The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 116 99 118
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +19
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 30 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.95% 0.92% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 1.30% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £355 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +3.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £263 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £373 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.01% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.70 £19.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -14.44%
Disaster Recovery
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2410 1690 2096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.17% 70.98% 68.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1446 863 1094
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 114 213
Average hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.80 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 29 August 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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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
Essex -7 9 £375 +2.73% 6
Bedfordshire - 8 £500 - 2
Hertfordshire -10 7 £213 - 5
Cambridgeshire -3 6 £350 +62.79% 8
Suffolk - - - -
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 24 (41.38%) Windows
1 24 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 18 (31.03%) Active Directory
3 16 (27.59%) Citrix
3 16 (27.59%) VMware
4 14 (24.14%) TCP/IP
5 13 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (20.69%) Load Balancing
6 12 (20.69%) Business Continuity
6 12 (20.69%) MS Exchange
6 12 (20.69%) SQL
7 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (17.24%) vSphere
8 10 (17.24%) SAN
8 10 (17.24%) Firewall
9 9 (15.52%) DNS
9 9 (15.52%) WAN
10 8 (13.79%) LAN
10 8 (13.79%) MS Excel
10 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
10 8 (13.79%) Information Security
11 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (12.07%) ITIL
11 7 (12.07%) Project Management
12 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (10.34%) DHCP
12 6 (10.34%) HP
12 6 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (10.34%) NetScaler

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 12 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.17%) IIS
5 2 (3.45%) Apache
5 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.62%) MS Office
3 3 (5.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.72%) BASE24
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.14%) TCP/IP
2 10 (17.24%) SAN
2 10 (17.24%) Firewall
3 9 (15.52%) DNS
3 9 (15.52%) WAN
4 8 (13.79%) LAN
5 6 (10.34%) DHCP
5 6 (10.34%) NetScaler
6 3 (5.17%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (5.17%) Network Security
6 3 (5.17%) HTTP
6 3 (5.17%) VoIP
6 3 (5.17%) OSPF
6 3 (5.17%) BGP
7 2 (3.45%) MPLS
7 2 (3.45%) Wireshark
7 2 (3.45%) VPN
7 2 (3.45%) tcpdump
8 1 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.72%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.45%) MySQL
3 2 (3.45%) DTS
3 2 (3.45%) DB2
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.72%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
1 6 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Law
2 1 (1.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (13.79%) Server Engineer
2 7 (12.07%) Service Manager
3 6 (10.34%) Administrator
3 6 (10.34%) Architect
3 6 (10.34%) Citrix Engineer
3 6 (10.34%) Citrix Server Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) DBA
4 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Technical Manager
5 4 (6.90%) SQL DBA
5 4 (6.90%) Network Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Technical Services Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Support Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Service Continuity Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Technical Support
6 3 (5.17%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) HTML
1 2 (3.45%) Ajax
2 1 (1.72%) REST
2 1 (1.72%) ATL
2 1 (1.72%) SOAP
2 1 (1.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Clustering
2 3 (5.17%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.17%) Replication
3 2 (3.45%) EqualLogic
3 2 (3.45%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.72%) Tandem
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.72%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 24 (41.38%) Windows
2 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.17%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.17%) Windows 8
4 3 (5.17%) Linux
4 3 (5.17%) Windows 2000
4 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.45%) AIX
6 1 (1.72%) HPUX
6 1 (1.72%) Solaris
6 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.69%) Business Continuity
1 12 (20.69%) Load Balancing
2 8 (13.79%) Information Security
3 7 (12.07%) ITIL
3 7 (12.07%) Project Management
4 6 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (8.62%) Service Delivery
5 5 (8.62%) Migration
6 4 (6.90%) Supplier Management
6 4 (6.90%) Service Management
6 4 (6.90%) Operations Management
7 3 (5.17%) Network Management
7 3 (5.17%) Change Management
7 3 (5.17%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.17%) TOGAF
8 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.45%) OOP
8 2 (3.45%) OO
8 2 (3.45%) BCP
8 2 (3.45%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.69%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.45%) PHP5
3 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.45%) PHP
3 2 (3.45%) C
3 2 (3.45%) Java
3 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.72%) Perl
4 1 (1.72%) C#
4 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.72%) REXX
4 1 (1.72%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) MCSE
1 3 (5.17%) MCSA
1 3 (5.17%) CCNP
1 3 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (5.17%) Degree
1 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
1 3 (5.17%) CCSE
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (3.45%) VCP5
2 2 (3.45%) CCDP
2 2 (3.45%) MCP
2 2 (3.45%) CCSA
3 1 (1.72%) ISEB
3 1 (1.72%) CISSP
3 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.72%) CISA
3 1 (1.72%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 13 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (17.24%) vSphere
4 5 (8.62%) VMware ESX
5 3 (5.17%) vCloud
5 3 (5.17%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.72%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (5.17%) NetBackup
1 3 (5.17%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.45%) SCOM
3 1 (1.72%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 16 (27.59%) Citrix
2 16 (27.59%) VMware
3 6 (10.34%) HP
4 5 (8.62%) Cisco
5 4 (6.90%) Oracle
5 4 (6.90%) Symantec
6 3 (5.17%) Sophos
6 3 (5.17%) Acronis
6 3 (5.17%) IBM
6 3 (5.17%) CommVault
6 3 (5.17%) NetApp
6 3 (5.17%) Veritas
6 3 (5.17%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.45%) Intel
7 2 (3.45%) Splunk
7 2 (3.45%) Tripwire
8 1 (1.72%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.72%) 3PAR
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