The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Essex 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 45 36 44
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 9 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.87% 3.25% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 4.67% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £369 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £278 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £405 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.48% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £18.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-22.97% -10.84%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
366 321 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 76.09% 69.63% 66.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 160 156
Average daily rate £400 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 47 58
Average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £20.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £42.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Disaster Recovery
East of England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 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
Colchester - 2 £350 -
Brentwood -5 1 - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
Disaster Recovery
East of England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 8 (53.33%) Business Continuity
2 6 (40.00%) Project Management
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) Information Security
3 5 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (26.67%) Operations Management
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (26.67%) HP
5 3 (20.00%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix
5 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
5 3 (20.00%) Clustering
5 3 (20.00%) vSphere
5 3 (20.00%) High Availability
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
6 2 (13.33%) Migration
6 2 (13.33%) Replication
6 2 (13.33%) Finance
6 2 (13.33%) Change Management
7 1 (6.67%) Foglight
7 1 (6.67%) Mainframe

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.67%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Automotive
2 1 (6.67%) Law
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) DBA
2 3 (20.00%) Service Continuity Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 3 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Business Manager
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Design Leader
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Business Continuity
2 6 (40.00%) Project Management
3 5 (33.33%) Information Security
3 5 (33.33%) Supplier Management
4 4 (26.67%) Operations Management
5 3 (20.00%) High Availability
6 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
6 2 (13.33%) Migration
6 2 (13.33%) Change Management
7 1 (6.67%) ITIL
7 1 (6.67%) ETL
7 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (6.67%) BCP
7 1 (6.67%) Database Tuning
7 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
7 1 (6.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
7 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
1 3 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Foglight
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) HP
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) 3PAR