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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 44 40 37
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.69% 0.76% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 0.97% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£419 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £413 £371
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £14.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+45.61% -18.57%
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
234 206 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 79.05% 78.03% 69.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 129 105
Average daily rate £338 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 18
Average hourly rate £9.00 £32.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.09% +17.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 6 (60.00%) UNIX
1 6 (60.00%) Solaris
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
1 6 (60.00%) Veritas
1 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (60.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 6 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (50.00%) AIX
2 5 (50.00%) Perl
3 4 (40.00%) MySQL
3 4 (40.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) LDAP
3 4 (40.00%) NFS
3 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) HACMP
3 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (40.00%) Symantec
3 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) Clustering
3 4 (40.00%) NetBackup
3 4 (40.00%) Puppet
3 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (40.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) LDAP
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) UNIX Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) HACMP
1 4 (40.00%) Clustering
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) UNIX
1 6 (60.00%) Solaris
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
1 6 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (50.00%) AIX
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Perl
2 4 (40.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (40.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (40.00%) NFS
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (20.00%) XenApp
3 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (20.00%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
1 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (10.00%) OpenView
3 1 (10.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Veritas
1 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Sun
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Dell