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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 35 34 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 3 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.04% 1.46% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 2.31% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£250 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-30.83% +42.85%
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
205 173 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 70.93% 63.14% 57.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 101 109
Average daily rate £375 £400 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 43
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 22 December 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
West Malling - - - -
Disaster Recovery
South East

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 December 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%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) AIX
2 3 (42.86%) Solaris
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) LDAP
2 3 (42.86%) NFS
2 3 (42.86%) Veritas
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Puppet
2 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) JBoss
3 2 (28.57%) Apache
3 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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%) JBoss
1 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LDAP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
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 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Senior SQL Server DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Senior SQL DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) AIX
1 3 (42.86%) Solaris
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
1 3 (42.86%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) C
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) HP ASE
2 1 (14.29%) NCDA
2 1 (14.29%) MCSA
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PMP
2 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) NFS
2 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
1 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Veritas
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp