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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 40 37 30
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.34% 0.70% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 1.03% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
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£513 £309 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.85% -25.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.16% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -14.44%
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
224 195 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 74.92% 68.66% 68.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 119 97
Average daily rate £350 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £15.00 £16.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £36.00 £79.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 21 August 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
Dartford - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Rochester - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 1
West Malling - - - - 1
Disaster Recovery
South East

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 August 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%) UNIX
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) AIX
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) JBoss
3 2 (28.57%) Apache
3 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) LDAP
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
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

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LDAP
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
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 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Senior DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (28.57%) SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Oracle DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Senior SQL Server DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Senior SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) HACMP
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
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%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) C
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) OCP
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Certification
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
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