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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 37 33 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.38% 1.02% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 1.45% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate
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£531 £400 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £174 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.65 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.02% +2.63%
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
220 207 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 76.12% 70.41% 69.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 124 112
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £260 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.80 £13.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.05 £43.00 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
Maidstone - - - -
Rochester - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
West Malling - - - - 1
Disaster Recovery
South East

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) AIX
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Replication
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
3 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) YAML
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) NFS
3 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) OCP
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (28.57%) HACMP
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (28.57%) JBoss

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LDAP
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Senior DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Senior SQL Server DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Senior SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Oracle DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) HACMP
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) AIX
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
1 2 (28.57%) PHP
1 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) Python
1 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
1 2 (28.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) OCP
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PMP
2 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) SRDF
1 2 (28.57%) NFS
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
1 2 (28.57%) Data Guard
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) JBoss
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) EMC
2 2 (28.57%) Veritas