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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 59 51 46
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 15 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.79% 1.97% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 2.58% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -41.66%
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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
643 581 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 76.91% 76.35% 71.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 318 175
Average daily rate £375 £400 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 34
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.97 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.84% -11.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 2015, 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 34 (89.47%) Windows
2 26 (68.42%) VMware
3 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
4 21 (55.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (55.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (47.37%) Finance
6 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
7 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (42.11%) MS Excel
7 16 (42.11%) ITIL
8 14 (36.84%) SLA
8 14 (36.84%) VMware ESX
8 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (34.21%) Intel
9 13 (34.21%) UNIX
10 12 (31.58%) Windows NT
10 12 (31.58%) Windows 2000
10 12 (31.58%) MCSE
10 12 (31.58%) Clustering
10 12 (31.58%) Change Management
10 12 (31.58%) Windows 2000 Server
11 11 (28.95%) McAfee
11 11 (28.95%) Citrix
11 11 (28.95%) IBM
12 10 (26.32%) Migration
13 9 (23.68%) IIS
13 9 (23.68%) PowerShell
13 9 (23.68%) Incident Management
14 8 (21.05%) SCOM

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 9 (23.68%) IIS
2 6 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (42.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Firewall
1 7 (18.42%) SAN
1 7 (18.42%) NAS
2 3 (7.89%) Broadband
3 1 (2.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) OLTP
1 6 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (47.37%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (15.79%) Windows Administrator
1 6 (15.79%) Analyst
1 6 (15.79%) Administrator
2 5 (13.16%) Consultant
2 5 (13.16%) Architect
2 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (13.16%) Citrix Consultant
2 5 (13.16%) Security Specialist
3 4 (10.53%) Virtualisation Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (7.89%) Citrix Technical Specialist
4 3 (7.89%) Citrix Specialist
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) Security Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Network Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) WinForms
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Clustering
2 8 (21.05%) Mainframe
3 6 (15.79%) Open Source
3 6 (15.79%) N-Tier
4 5 (13.16%) User Experience
5 4 (10.53%) Client/Server
6 2 (5.26%) HACMP
6 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (89.47%) Windows
2 21 (55.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (34.21%) UNIX
6 12 (31.58%) Windows NT
6 12 (31.58%) Windows 2000
6 12 (31.58%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
7 4 (10.53%) Windows XP
8 2 (5.26%) AIX
8 2 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) ITIL
2 12 (31.58%) Change Management
3 10 (26.32%) Migration
4 9 (23.68%) Incident Management
5 7 (18.42%) Service Delivery
5 7 (18.42%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (15.79%) Ethical Hacking
6 6 (15.79%) Service Management
7 5 (13.16%) Release Management
7 5 (13.16%) Requirements Management
7 5 (13.16%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (13.16%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (13.16%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (13.16%) Reverse Engineering
8 4 (10.53%) Data Migration
8 4 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (7.89%) Asset Management
10 2 (5.26%) Information Security
10 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity
11 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.16%) SQL
3 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (31.58%) MCSE
3 7 (18.42%) Degree
4 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
4 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.26%) VCP4
5 2 (5.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (36.84%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (55.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
3 14 (36.84%) VMware ESX
4 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 6 (15.79%) Terminal Services
4 6 (15.79%) ISA Server
5 5 (13.16%) XenApp
5 5 (13.16%) XenDesktop
5 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
6 4 (10.53%) Firmware
7 2 (5.26%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) SCOM
2 7 (18.42%) BladeLogic
3 5 (13.16%) XenMobile
4 4 (10.53%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Tivoli
5 3 (7.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 26 (68.42%) VMware
2 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 13 (34.21%) Intel
4 11 (28.95%) McAfee
4 11 (28.95%) Citrix
4 11 (28.95%) IBM
5 4 (10.53%) Oracle
6 2 (5.26%) NetApp
7 1 (2.63%) AppSense
7 1 (2.63%) SAP