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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 123 117 99
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -18
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 19 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.61% 0.95% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 1.23% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 10
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £256 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £575 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £411 £365
% change year-on-year
-14.89% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.95 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +3.63%
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
2372 2447 1750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.95% 77.76% 72.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1426 1471 884
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 151 125
Average hourly rate £31.50 £29.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.64 £43.61 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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
Bedfordshire +10 6 £356 -28.75%
Hertfordshire +5 5 - - 4
Essex -8 5 £325 -13.33% 1
Suffolk - 2 £225 -
Norfolk - 1 £188 -
Disaster Recovery
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 16 (33.33%) Windows
2 14 (29.17%) Active Directory
3 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 10 (20.83%) Linux
4 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 10 (20.83%) Migration
4 10 (20.83%) VMware
5 8 (16.67%) Replication
5 8 (16.67%) Cisco
5 8 (16.67%) SQL
5 8 (16.67%) ITIL
5 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (14.58%) Capacity Management
6 7 (14.58%) Patch Management
6 7 (14.58%) UNIX
6 7 (14.58%) Clustering
6 7 (14.58%) Finance
7 6 (12.50%) Oracle
7 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
7 6 (12.50%) SAN
7 6 (12.50%) Data Centre
7 6 (12.50%) Database Security
7 6 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (12.50%) High Availability
8 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (10.42%) Hyper-V
8 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (10.42%) Progress

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.33%) OpenEdge
3 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.17%) Lync
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.08%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Office
2 2 (4.17%) MS Project
2 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) SAN
2 5 (10.42%) Firewall
3 4 (8.33%) DNS
3 4 (8.33%) PBX
3 4 (8.33%) IP Telephony
3 4 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (6.25%) VoIP
4 3 (6.25%) DHCP
4 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.25%) Internet
5 2 (4.17%) H.323
5 2 (4.17%) WAN
5 2 (4.17%) ATM
5 2 (4.17%) ISDN
5 2 (4.17%) NAS
5 2 (4.17%) VLAN
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (4.17%) Frame Relay
6 1 (2.08%) LDAP
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.33%) MySQL
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.08%) Sybase IQ
6 1 (2.08%) SAP HANA
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.17%) Publishing
3 2 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Local Government
4 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) DBA
2 7 (14.58%) Progress DBA
3 6 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
3 6 (12.50%) Consultant
3 6 (12.50%) SQL DBA
4 5 (10.42%) Administrator
5 4 (8.33%) Security Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.17%) MySQL DBA
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (4.17%) VoIP Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
7 1 (2.08%) Disaster Recovery Specialist
7 1 (2.08%) Disaster Recovery Consultant
7 1 (2.08%) Storage Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) COM
1 1 (2.08%) Web Services
1 1 (2.08%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Replication
2 7 (14.58%) Clustering
3 6 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.17%) HACMP
5 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.17%) Mainframe
5 2 (4.17%) IVR
5 2 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (4.17%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (2.08%) EFT
6 1 (2.08%) EMC VNX
6 1 (2.08%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.08%) Celerra
6 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.08%) Symmetrix DMX
6 1 (2.08%) HP Storage
6 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (33.33%) Windows
2 10 (20.83%) Linux
3 7 (14.58%) UNIX
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.25%) Solaris
6 2 (4.17%) AIX
6 2 (4.17%) Android
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.08%) HPUX
7 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.08%) VMS
7 1 (2.08%) OS/400
7 1 (2.08%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) Migration
2 8 (16.67%) ITIL
2 8 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (14.58%) Capacity Management
3 7 (14.58%) Patch Management
4 6 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (12.50%) High Availability
4 6 (12.50%) Database Security
5 4 (8.33%) Business Continuity
6 3 (6.25%) Information Security
6 3 (6.25%) Security Management
6 3 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (6.25%) Data Protection
6 3 (6.25%) Change Control
6 3 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.17%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (4.17%) Test Strategy
7 2 (4.17%) SIEM
7 2 (4.17%) Office Automation
7 2 (4.17%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) SQL
2 5 (10.42%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.17%) Python
3 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.17%) Perl
4 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (6.25%) MCSE
1 3 (6.25%) MCSA
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
1 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) MCDBA
3 1 (2.08%) CCNP
3 1 (2.08%) CISSP
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.08%) OCP
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.08%) CCVP
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.08%) ISSMP
3 1 (2.08%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.08%) TickIT
System Software
1 14 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.42%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.17%) PowerHA
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.08%) XenApp
5 1 (2.08%) vSphere
5 1 (2.08%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) SCCM
1 2 (4.17%) SCOM
1 2 (4.17%) Data Guard
1 2 (4.17%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.08%) ARCserve
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
1 10 (20.83%) VMware
2 8 (16.67%) Cisco
3 6 (12.50%) Oracle
4 5 (10.42%) Progress
5 3 (6.25%) IBM
5 3 (6.25%) HP
6 2 (4.17%) EMC
6 2 (4.17%) Citrix
6 2 (4.17%) Cyber-Ark
6 2 (4.17%) NetApp
6 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.08%) Symantec
7 1 (2.08%) McAfee
7 1 (2.08%) Avaya
7 1 (2.08%) Juniper
7 1 (2.08%) Sybase
7 1 (2.08%) SAP
7 1 (2.08%) Altiris
7 1 (2.08%) Brocade