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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank - 42 44
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 0 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 2.38% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.64% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 2
Average daily rate
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- £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+16.42% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.80 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-27.33% +42.85%
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
428 357 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 81.37% 65.38% 64.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 212 143
Average daily rate £425 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £250 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 40 45
Average hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £26.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% +2.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.19 £37.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Basildon - - - - 1
Brentwood - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Loughton - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
Disaster Recovery
East of England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 6 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 5 (55.56%) Information Security
2 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (44.44%) Operations Management
3 4 (44.44%) Supplier Management
3 4 (44.44%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 3 (33.33%) vSphere
4 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 1 (11.11%) Law
6 1 (11.11%) Legal
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 1 (11.11%) IBM
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (11.11%) SAN
6 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
6 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Law
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Service Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Service Continuity Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Design Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Business Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 5 (55.56%) Information Security
3 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 4 (44.44%) Supplier Management
3 4 (44.44%) Operations Management
4 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
1 3 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) HP
1 3 (33.33%) Citrix
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft