The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 Hertfordshire 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 53 58 72
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +14
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.04% 0.16% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 0.21% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£346 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £371 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.57% -22.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
492 466 660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.11% 75.65% 68.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 236 298
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 20 46
Average hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £12.55 £12.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Disaster Recovery
East of England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 July 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
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £346 -
Watford - 1 £213 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - - 1
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Disaster Recovery
East of England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 9 (50.00%) Citrix
3 9 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 8 (44.44%) NetScaler
4 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 5 (27.78%) VMware
6 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 4 (22.22%) Migration
6 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 3 (16.67%) SAN
8 2 (11.11%) CommVault
8 2 (11.11%) Project Management
8 2 (11.11%) NetApp
8 2 (11.11%) Symantec
8 2 (11.11%) Change Management
8 2 (11.11%) Firewall
8 2 (11.11%) HP
8 2 (11.11%) SQL
8 2 (11.11%) DB2
8 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (11.11%) vSphere
8 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
9 1 (5.56%) Replication

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
1 8 (44.44%) NetScaler
2 3 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) NAS
4 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (5.56%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Server Engineer
1 8 (44.44%) Citrix Engineer
1 8 (44.44%) Citrix Server Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Programmer
2 2 (11.11%) Systems Programmer
2 2 (11.11%) Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) SQL DBA
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) DBA
3 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Business Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.56%) Replication
1 1 (5.56%) Clustering
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.56%) FMCG
1 1 (5.56%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) AIX
3 1 (5.56%) HPUX
3 1 (5.56%) Solaris
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) Validation
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.56%) BCP
5 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.56%) High Availability
5 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) MCSE
1 1 (5.56%) MCSA
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.56%) MBA
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) vCloud
3 1 (5.56%) KVM
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) Citrix
3 5 (27.78%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) CommVault
4 2 (11.11%) NetApp
4 2 (11.11%) Symantec
4 2 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Dell
5 1 (5.56%) EMC
5 1 (5.56%) Sun
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle
5 1 (5.56%) Sybase
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) Sophos
5 1 (5.56%) Veritas
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.56%) Hitachi
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper
5 1 (5.56%) Tripwire