The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 35 39 41
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.05% 1.71% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 2.12% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £445 £419 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.26% -11.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £415
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £20.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+73.49% +45.61%
Disaster Recovery
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
225 236 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 78.67% 80.55% 78.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 140 129
Median daily rate £400 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Median hourly rate £20.83 £9.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.44% -48.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing Disaster Recovery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the Kent region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tonbridge - 2 £453 -
Disaster Recovery
South East

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (41.67%) Capacity Management
3 4 (33.33%) High Availability
3 4 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (33.33%) Firmware
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Clustering
3 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (25.00%) LDAP
4 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (16.67%) Banking
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Contingency Planning
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) C#

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) LDAP
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) VLAN
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (8.33%) WatiN
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) DBA
1 5 (41.67%) SQL DBA
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (16.67%) Senior DBA
3 2 (16.67%) Senior SQL DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Clustering
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Grid Computing
2 1 (8.33%) HACMP
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) AIX
2 1 (8.33%) Solaris
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Capacity Management
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) High Availability
2 4 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Firmware
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (8.33%) NFS
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOrch
2 1 (8.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) Veritas