The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 64 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.67% 0.38% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£213 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £371 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.78% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -14.44%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
570 390 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.72% 73.17% 70.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 198 338
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 39
Average hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.23 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 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
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
Watford - 2 £213 - 1
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Disaster Recovery
East of England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) Citrix
3 9 (47.37%) Load Balancing
4 7 (36.84%) NetScaler
4 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
4 7 (36.84%) VMware
5 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
6 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
6 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (21.05%) vSphere
7 4 (21.05%) Migration
7 4 (21.05%) SAN
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (15.79%) Symantec
8 3 (15.79%) Firewall
8 3 (15.79%) SQL
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
8 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (15.79%) Clustering
9 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
9 2 (10.53%) Backup Exec
9 2 (10.53%) Acronis
9 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
9 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (10.53%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) NetScaler
1 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
2 4 (21.05%) SAN
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall
4 2 (10.53%) DHCP
4 2 (10.53%) DNS
5 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (5.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) DB2
3 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.26%) DTS
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Server Engineer
1 7 (36.84%) Citrix Engineer
1 7 (36.84%) Citrix Server Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) SQL DBA
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Programmer
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Programmer
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) DBA
4 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) EqualLogic
2 2 (10.53%) Replication
2 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) FMCG
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.26%) AIX
4 1 (5.26%) HPUX
4 1 (5.26%) Solaris
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Load Balancing
2 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (21.05%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) BCP
5 1 (5.26%) Validation
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) High Availability
5 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) MBA
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (21.05%) vSphere
4 2 (10.53%) vCloud
4 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.26%) KVM
5 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
1 2 (10.53%) Backup Exec
1 2 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) Citrix
3 7 (36.84%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) Symantec
5 2 (10.53%) Acronis
5 2 (10.53%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Sophos
5 2 (10.53%) CommVault
5 2 (10.53%) NetApp
5 2 (10.53%) Veritas
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.26%) Hitachi
6 1 (5.26%) Sun
6 1 (5.26%) Dell
6 1 (5.26%) EMC
6 1 (5.26%) Juniper
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco
6 1 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) Sybase
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle
Watford, United Kingdom
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Rate: £120k + (Day rate or fixed term contract)
Posted: 16 days ago