The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 55 45 55
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 23 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.58% 2.29% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.41% 3.23% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Average daily rate
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£263 £370 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.05% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £342 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £374 £402
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 £23.50 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-21.66% +42.85%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
674 495 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 75.73% 70.92% 72.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 243 186
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 22
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £62.50 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Milton Keynes region.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Milton Keynes region.

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 28 (80.00%) Windows
2 22 (62.86%) VMware
3 21 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
4 19 (54.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (51.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (51.43%) MCSE
5 18 (51.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (48.57%) MS Excel
7 16 (45.71%) Intel
7 16 (45.71%) VMware ESX
8 15 (42.86%) Change Management
8 15 (42.86%) IIS
9 14 (40.00%) SLA
9 14 (40.00%) Windows 2000
9 14 (40.00%) Finance
9 14 (40.00%) Clustering
10 13 (37.14%) BladeLogic
10 13 (37.14%) UNIX
10 13 (37.14%) Windows NT
11 12 (34.29%) Citrix
11 12 (34.29%) Terminal Services
11 12 (34.29%) BizTalk Server
11 12 (34.29%) SAN
11 12 (34.29%) ISA Server
11 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
11 12 (34.29%) Windows 2000 Server
11 12 (34.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 12 (34.29%) NAS
12 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2012

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 15 (42.86%) IIS
2 12 (34.29%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (48.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) SAN
1 12 (34.29%) NAS
2 5 (14.29%) Broadband
2 5 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (5.71%) Network Security
4 1 (2.86%) OSPF
4 1 (2.86%) BGP
4 1 (2.86%) LAN
4 1 (2.86%) WAN
4 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.86%) tcpdump
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (11.43%) OLTP
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.86%) Informix
3 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
General
1 14 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Administrator
2 7 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
3 6 (17.14%) Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) Virtualisation Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Security Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) DBA
7 1 (2.86%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.86%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Web Services
1 1 (2.86%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) Clustering
2 6 (17.14%) Mainframe
3 4 (11.43%) Open Source
3 4 (11.43%) Client/Server
3 4 (11.43%) N-Tier
4 2 (5.71%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 28 (80.00%) Windows
2 18 (51.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 18 (51.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (40.00%) Windows 2000
4 13 (37.14%) UNIX
4 13 (37.14%) Windows NT
5 12 (34.29%) Windows 2000 Server
6 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
7 4 (11.43%) Windows XP
8 3 (8.57%) Solaris
8 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (5.71%) AIX
10 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Change Management
2 10 (28.57%) Migration
2 10 (28.57%) ITIL
3 7 (20.00%) Service Management
3 7 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 4 (11.43%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (11.43%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (11.43%) Data Migration
5 4 (11.43%) Reverse Engineering
5 4 (11.43%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (11.43%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (11.43%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (8.57%) V-Model
6 3 (8.57%) Requirements Management
7 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.86%) Database Security
8 1 (2.86%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (54.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (51.43%) MCSE
3 11 (31.43%) Degree
4 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.86%) CCNP
5 1 (2.86%) CCSE
5 1 (2.86%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (45.71%) VMware ESX
3 12 (34.29%) Terminal Services
3 12 (34.29%) ISA Server
3 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
3 12 (34.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.71%) vSphere
4 2 (5.71%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 13 (37.14%) BladeLogic
2 10 (28.57%) SCOM
3 7 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (11.43%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.86%) Control-M
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) VMware
2 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
3 16 (45.71%) Intel
4 12 (34.29%) Citrix
5 8 (22.86%) IBM
5 8 (22.86%) McAfee
6 3 (8.57%) Oracle
7 2 (5.71%) NetApp
8 1 (2.86%) Remedy
8 1 (2.86%) Veritas
8 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.86%) SAP
8 1 (2.86%) Cisco