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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 47 29 37
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +8
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 3 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.82% 2.82% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 3.87% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Median daily rate £425 £489 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.08% +2.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £30.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+21.31% +48.78%
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
270 181 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 73.77% 72.98% 72.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 99 101
Median daily rate £425 £350 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £11.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+182.60% -34.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing Disaster Recovery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the Kent region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £425 -
Disaster Recovery
South East

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 7 (50.00%) Finance
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (42.86%) LDAP
3 5 (35.71%) DNS
3 5 (35.71%) Perl
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) Unix
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (35.71%) Veritas
3 5 (35.71%) Clustering
3 5 (35.71%) Capacity Management
3 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (35.71%) Contingency Planning
4 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (28.57%) Process Improvement
4 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) Firmware
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) Python
5 3 (21.43%) NFS
5 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 3 (21.43%) HACMP
5 3 (21.43%) PowerShell

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) LDAP
2 5 (35.71%) DNS
3 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 2 (14.29%) DHCP
4 2 (14.29%) Firewall
4 2 (14.29%) SAN
4 2 (14.29%) VLAN
4 2 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.14%) WatiN
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) DBA
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
2 2 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Project Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior SQL DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Unix Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (35.71%) Clustering
2 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 3 (21.43%) HACMP
4 2 (14.29%) Grid Computing
5 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Unix
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (14.29%) AIX
3 2 (14.29%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Capacity Management
1 5 (35.71%) Contingency Planning
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Process Improvement
2 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Perl
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 3 (21.43%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 4 (28.57%) Firmware
4 3 (21.43%) NFS
4 3 (21.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Clusterware
5 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
5 2 (14.29%) XenServer
6 1 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) SCOM
2 2 (14.29%) SCOrch
2 2 (14.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (14.29%) WSUS
3 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Veritas
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) Dell
4 2 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.14%) Symantec