The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Kent region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 38 35 32
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.06% 1.09% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.63% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£475 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.48% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £18.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-22.97% -10.84%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
214 184 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 75.89% 66.91% 67.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 102 92
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £501 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% -12.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Disaster Recovery
South East

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 1 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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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 - - - -
Stansted - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 1
Disaster Recovery
South East

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 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%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (42.86%) High Availability
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) Clustering
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) AIX
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
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%) PL/SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Data Guard
3 2 (28.57%) SRDF
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (28.57%) Replication

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) DBA
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server DBA
2 3 (42.86%) SQL DBA
3 2 (28.57%) Senior DBA
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Senior SQL DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Clustering
2 2 (28.57%) HACMP
2 2 (28.57%) Replication
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) AIX
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (42.86%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
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
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) OCP
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) SRDF
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) NFS
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Data Guard
1 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) EMC
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) JBoss
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas
3 1 (14.29%) Sybase