The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 55 55 49
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.18% 0.16% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.22% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£325 - £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £378 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+48.78% -18.00%
Disaster Recovery
East of 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 Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
412 449 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 75.46% 73.37% 74.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 260 157
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £240 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 54
Average hourly rate £39.00 £30.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.86% -6.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Chelmsford - 1 £325 -
Disaster Recovery
East of England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) iSeries
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) BMC
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) AS400
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (50.00%) HPUX
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) iSeries
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) AS400
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (50.00%) HPUX
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Database Security
2 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) BMC
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) VMware