The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 East of England 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 113 92 104
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +12
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 36 25 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.12% 1.08% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 1.58% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 10
Average daily rate £391 £288 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.08% +5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £446 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £27.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-35.18% -16.92%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2324 1582 2149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 72.15% 68.60% 69.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1318 870 1066
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 120 198
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.65 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £41.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Disaster Recovery
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -1 12 £488 +77.27% 6
Essex -10 10 £379 -12.20% 6
Bedfordshire -17 5 £400 +19.40% 6
Suffolk -3 4 £350 -23.91% 2
Cambridgeshire -11 4 £190 -45.71% 2
Norfolk -1 1 £200 -11.11%
Disaster Recovery
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 28 (48.28%) Windows
2 26 (44.83%) Microsoft
3 22 (37.93%) SQL
4 20 (34.48%) SQL Server
5 15 (25.86%) Citrix
6 13 (22.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (20.69%) Oracle
8 11 (18.97%) UNIX
8 11 (18.97%) Clustering
8 11 (18.97%) Business Continuity
9 10 (17.24%) VMware
9 10 (17.24%) Active Directory
10 9 (15.52%) TCP/IP
10 9 (15.52%) Linux
10 9 (15.52%) Apache
10 9 (15.52%) MySQL
10 9 (15.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (13.79%) Load Balancing
11 8 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (13.79%) NetScaler
11 8 (13.79%) Business Continuity Planning
11 8 (13.79%) IIS
12 7 (12.07%) Solaris
12 7 (12.07%) Management Information System
12 7 (12.07%) Foglight
12 7 (12.07%) Legal
12 7 (12.07%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 9 (15.52%) Apache
2 8 (13.79%) IIS
3 5 (8.62%) MS Exchange
4 4 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.45%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) MS Office
2 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Agresso
2 1 (1.72%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) TCP/IP
2 8 (13.79%) NetScaler
3 7 (12.07%) Firewall
4 6 (10.34%) SAN
5 5 (8.62%) DNS
6 4 (6.90%) VPN
6 4 (6.90%) WAN
7 3 (5.17%) LAN
7 3 (5.17%) DHCP
8 2 (3.45%) Intranet
8 2 (3.45%) Internet
8 2 (3.45%) MPLS
8 2 (3.45%) FTP
8 2 (3.45%) HTTP
8 2 (3.45%) VoIP
8 2 (3.45%) SMTP
8 2 (3.45%) CTI
8 2 (3.45%) HTTPS
8 2 (3.45%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 13 (22.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (15.52%) MySQL
3 9 (15.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (6.90%) MS Access
5 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.72%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.72%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.72%) DTS
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.72%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Ant
1 1 (1.72%) Toad
General
1 7 (12.07%) Legal
2 6 (10.34%) Finance
3 4 (6.90%) Publishing
4 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.45%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.72%) Retail
6 1 (1.72%) Automotive
6 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) DBA
2 13 (22.41%) Analyst
3 11 (18.97%) SQL DBA
4 8 (13.79%) Server Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) Citrix Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) Citrix Server Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Administrator
6 6 (10.34%) SQL Server DBA
7 5 (8.62%) Business Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Support Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Support Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Desktop Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Business Continuity Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Project Manager
10 2 (3.45%) Architect
10 2 (3.45%) Desktop Support
10 2 (3.45%) Network Analyst
10 2 (3.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) HTML
2 2 (3.45%) JTAPI
2 2 (3.45%) Ajax
3 1 (1.72%) REST
3 1 (1.72%) .NET
3 1 (1.72%) SOAP
3 1 (1.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Clustering
2 7 (12.07%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.90%) AS400
3 4 (6.90%) iSeries
3 4 (6.90%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.45%) Replication
4 2 (3.45%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.45%) Open Source
4 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.72%) Tandem
5 1 (1.72%) PKI
5 1 (1.72%) FMCG
5 1 (1.72%) Statistics
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 28 (48.28%) Windows
2 11 (18.97%) UNIX
3 9 (15.52%) Linux
4 7 (12.07%) Solaris
5 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (8.62%) AIX
7 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (6.90%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.72%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.97%) Business Continuity
2 8 (13.79%) Load Balancing
2 8 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (13.79%) Business Continuity Planning
3 6 (10.34%) Information Security
4 5 (8.62%) High Availability
4 5 (8.62%) ITIL
4 5 (8.62%) Migration
4 5 (8.62%) Project Management
5 4 (6.90%) Quality Management
5 4 (6.90%) Change Control
5 4 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (6.90%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (6.90%) Data Protection
6 3 (5.17%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (5.17%) Data Security
6 3 (5.17%) Change Management
7 2 (3.45%) BCP
7 2 (3.45%) OOP
7 2 (3.45%) OO
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.93%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.45%) Java
2 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
2 2 (3.45%) C#
2 2 (3.45%) PHP
2 2 (3.45%) PHP5
3 1 (1.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.72%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.90%) VMware ESX
3 4 (6.90%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.45%) vSphere
4 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.72%) XenApp
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) Foglight
2 4 (6.90%) Tivoli
2 4 (6.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.72%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.72%) WSUS
4 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 15 (25.86%) Citrix
3 12 (20.69%) Oracle
4 10 (17.24%) VMware
5 5 (8.62%) HP
5 5 (8.62%) Cisco
5 5 (8.62%) IBM
6 4 (6.90%) BMC
6 4 (6.90%) NetApp
7 2 (3.45%) Juniper
7 2 (3.45%) Exinda
7 2 (3.45%) Verint
7 2 (3.45%) Riverbed
7 2 (3.45%) Altiris
8 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.72%) Sybase
8 1 (1.72%) Veritas
8 1 (1.72%) CA
8 1 (1.72%) Hitachi
8 1 (1.72%) Avaya
East Anglia
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Chelmsford
Hudson - London
Rate: £20.00 - £25.00 per hour
Posted: 22 days ago
Bedford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + DOE
Posted: 28 days ago