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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 71 48 76
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +28
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 8 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.96% 1.14% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 1.62% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£340 £329 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% -15.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £358 £370
% change year-on-year
+11.88% -3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
635 370 680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.05% 70.08% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 175 342
Average daily rate £400 £370 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -10.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 36
Average hourly rate £16.00 £41.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.67% +108.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.65 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £50.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 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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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 -7 4 - -
Welwyn Garden City -6 2 £340 -
Watford -3 1 £213 -29.16% 1
Potters Bar - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Tring - - - -
Disaster Recovery
East of England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 9 (60.00%) Windows
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (60.00%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) vSphere
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (40.00%) Clustering
4 6 (40.00%) Firewall
5 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 5 (33.33%) Symantec
5 5 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (33.33%) Sophos
5 5 (33.33%) Blackberry
5 5 (33.33%) NetBackup
5 5 (33.33%) Backup Exec
5 5 (33.33%) VMware ESX
5 5 (33.33%) IIS
5 5 (33.33%) Windows 2000
5 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 5 (33.33%) DHCP
5 5 (33.33%) DNS
5 5 (33.33%) Veritas
5 5 (33.33%) Citrix

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (33.33%) IIS
4 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) DHCP
2 5 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (26.67%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) NAS
4 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (6.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) DB2
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) DTS
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) SQL DBA
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Programmer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) DBA
3 2 (13.33%) Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Storage Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Senior DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Clustering
2 5 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (13.33%) Replication
3 2 (13.33%) EqualLogic
4 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) Windows 2000
4 2 (13.33%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) AIX
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (13.33%) Change Management
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) BCP
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.67%) REXX
2 1 (6.67%) JCL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) MCSA
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) vSphere
3 5 (33.33%) vCloud
3 5 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (6.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 5 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Citrix
3 5 (33.33%) Veritas
3 5 (33.33%) Symantec
3 5 (33.33%) Sophos
3 5 (33.33%) Acronis
4 2 (13.33%) CommVault
4 2 (13.33%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) Sun
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) Splunk
5 1 (6.67%) Tripwire
5 1 (6.67%) WatchGuard
5 1 (6.67%) IBM