The first table below looks at the demand for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Croydon region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 14 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 11 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 10.38% - 2.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.42% - 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 3
Average daily rate £488 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £27.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-35.18% -16.92%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
67 47 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 63.21% 72.31% 78.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 31 85
Average daily rate £450 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Disaster Recovery
London

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Croydon region.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Croydon region.

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon region citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Disaster Recovery.

1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (68.75%) Linux
4 10 (62.50%) Citrix
4 10 (62.50%) SAN
4 10 (62.50%) Red Hat
4 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (62.50%) Telecoms
4 10 (62.50%) VMware
4 10 (62.50%) VMware ESX
4 10 (62.50%) SUSE
4 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (62.50%) vSphere
4 10 (62.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (43.75%) IIS
6 6 (37.50%) UNIX
6 6 (37.50%) Cisco
6 6 (37.50%) Avaya
7 5 (31.25%) XenApp
7 5 (31.25%) XenDesktop
7 5 (31.25%) NetScaler
7 5 (31.25%) Wyse
7 5 (31.25%) AppSense
7 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
7 5 (31.25%) Hitachi
7 5 (31.25%) EMC
7 5 (31.25%) Intel
8 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (25.00%) NetApp

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon region citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Disaster Recovery. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (43.75%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) SAN
2 5 (31.25%) NetScaler
2 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
3 4 (25.00%) OSPF
3 4 (25.00%) LAN
3 4 (25.00%) WAN
3 4 (25.00%) VLAN
4 2 (12.50%) Internet
General
1 10 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Wintel Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) Senior Wintel Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Citrix Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Citrix Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 4 (25.00%) Replication
2 3 (18.75%) AS400
3 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 2 (12.50%) Clustering
4 1 (6.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Linux
3 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (62.50%) SUSE
3 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (37.50%) UNIX
5 3 (18.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (25.00%) Data Virtualisation
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) BCP
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 2 (12.50%) Software Distribution
5 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
5 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) VBScript
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (25.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (62.50%) VMware ESX
2 10 (62.50%) vSphere
3 5 (31.25%) XenApp
3 5 (31.25%) XenDesktop
4 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (25.00%) SRDF
4 4 (25.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) BladeLogic
2 2 (12.50%) WSUS
2 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Citrix
1 10 (62.50%) Red Hat
1 10 (62.50%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) Avaya
3 5 (31.25%) Wyse
3 5 (31.25%) AppSense
3 5 (31.25%) Hitachi
3 5 (31.25%) EMC
3 5 (31.25%) Intel
4 4 (25.00%) NetApp
4 4 (25.00%) Symantec
4 4 (25.00%) IBM
4 4 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (25.00%) Brocade
5 3 (18.75%) BMC
6 1 (6.25%) Cadence
6 1 (6.25%) Dell
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle