The first table below looks at the demand for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Dorset 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 24 21 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 5 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.26% 5.42% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 6.91% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 4
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£450 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +17.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £371 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.75 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.57% -22.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
150 188 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 67.87% 78.33% 73.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 110 129
Average daily rate £350 £376 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.79% +0.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 15
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.66 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.38% -68.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £11.48 £23.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £20.90 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Disaster Recovery
South West

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +1 2 - - 2
Disaster Recovery
South West

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 7 (70.00%) VMware
1 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Server
2 5 (50.00%) Time Management
2 5 (50.00%) UNIX
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) NAS
3 4 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Symantec
5 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (20.00%) Banking
5 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) NFS
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) EMC
5 2 (20.00%) SAN
5 2 (20.00%) NetApp
5 2 (20.00%) Isilon
5 2 (20.00%) FalconStor
5 2 (20.00%) IaaS
5 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) NAS
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Backup Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) UNIX
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Time Management
2 4 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Server
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (20.00%) NFS
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (10.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Symantec
3 2 (20.00%) Isilon
3 2 (20.00%) FalconStor
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) EMC
3 2 (20.00%) NetApp