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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 51 51 59
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 19 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.38% 1.14% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.19% 1.57% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £380 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £368
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £22.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +12.82%
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
595 446 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 74.56% 72.76% 79.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 209 255
Average daily rate £390 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 29 22
Average hourly rate £33.00 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.70 £14.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.30 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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 1 July 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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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
Welwyn Garden City -4 9 £350 +1.08%
Watford - 6 £320 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £350 - 2
Disaster Recovery
East of England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 10 (35.71%) UNIX
2 9 (32.14%) VMware
2 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (32.14%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (28.57%) Migration
3 8 (28.57%) Windows
4 7 (25.00%) EMC
4 7 (25.00%) NetApp
4 7 (25.00%) Replication
4 7 (25.00%) Clustering
4 7 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 7 (25.00%) Patch Management
5 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
5 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
5 6 (21.43%) SAN
5 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
6 5 (17.86%) Perl
6 5 (17.86%) Progress
6 5 (17.86%) NAS
6 5 (17.86%) Brocade
6 5 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
7 4 (14.29%) EMC VNX
7 4 (14.29%) EMC VMAX
7 4 (14.29%) HP StoreVirtual
7 4 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (14.29%) Celerra
7 4 (14.29%) Symmetrix DMX
7 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 4 (14.29%) OpenEdge
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Project
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
1 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) SAN
2 5 (17.86%) NAS
3 2 (7.14%) DHCP
3 2 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) LDAP
4 1 (3.57%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) MySQL
1 4 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) DBA
2 7 (25.00%) Progress DBA
3 6 (21.43%) Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Consultant
5 4 (14.29%) Storage Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (10.71%) Architect
6 3 (10.71%) Technical Architect
6 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) MySQL DBA
7 2 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Administrator
8 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (3.57%) Service Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Operations Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) UNIX Specialist
8 1 (3.57%) Storage Specialist
8 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Replication
1 7 (25.00%) Clustering
2 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
3 4 (14.29%) EMC VNX
3 4 (14.29%) EMC VMAX
3 4 (14.29%) HP StoreVirtual
3 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.29%) Celerra
3 4 (14.29%) Symmetrix DMX
3 4 (14.29%) CLARiiON
3 4 (14.29%) Symmetrix
3 4 (14.29%) EMC Centera
4 2 (7.14%) HP Storage
5 1 (3.57%) User Experience
5 1 (3.57%) HACMP
5 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) UNIX
2 8 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (14.29%) AIX
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (10.71%) Solaris
4 3 (10.71%) Linux
5 1 (3.57%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (28.57%) Migration
3 7 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 7 (25.00%) Patch Management
4 5 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (14.29%) Project Management
5 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 3 (10.71%) High Availability
7 2 (7.14%) SIEM
7 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
7 2 (7.14%) Operations Management
7 2 (7.14%) ERP
7 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.14%) Office Automation
7 2 (7.14%) Release Management
7 2 (7.14%) Open Source
8 1 (3.57%) Service Continuity Management
8 1 (3.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) Perl
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) Python
2 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
2 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 4 (14.29%) PowerHA
4 3 (10.71%) VMware ESX
4 3 (10.71%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
1 2 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) VMware
2 7 (25.00%) EMC
2 7 (25.00%) NetApp
3 5 (17.86%) Progress
3 5 (17.86%) Brocade
4 4 (14.29%) 3PAR
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco
4 4 (14.29%) IBM
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle
4 4 (14.29%) HP
5 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 2 (7.14%) Cyber-Ark