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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 59 52 46
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 13 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.58% 1.90% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 2.58% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 10
Average daily rate
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£318 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 - £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+15.64% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.80 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.79% +2.63%
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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
630 542 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 76.64% 73.54% 71.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 273 254
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 38
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +35.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £19.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 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 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) SLA
3 12 (60.00%) Intel
3 12 (60.00%) Change Management
3 12 (60.00%) VMware
3 12 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (55.00%) Windows 2000
4 11 (55.00%) MCSE
5 10 (50.00%) Windows NT
5 10 (50.00%) UNIX
6 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
6 9 (45.00%) Clustering
6 9 (45.00%) Degree
7 8 (40.00%) BladeLogic
7 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 8 (40.00%) VMware ESX
7 8 (40.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 8 (40.00%) NAS
7 8 (40.00%) IIS
7 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (40.00%) Citrix
7 8 (40.00%) Terminal Services
7 8 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (40.00%) SAN
7 8 (40.00%) ISA Server
8 7 (35.00%) Finance

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (40.00%) IIS
1 8 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) NAS
1 8 (40.00%) SAN
2 4 (20.00%) Broadband
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) OSPF
3 1 (5.00%) BGP
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.00%) tcpdump
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security
3 1 (5.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (10.00%) OLTP
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.00%) Informix
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Spanish Language
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Administrator
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) DBA
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Server Support
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Virtualisation Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Clustering
2 6 (30.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (5.00%) HACMP
4 1 (5.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (55.00%) Windows 2000
3 10 (50.00%) Windows NT
3 10 (50.00%) UNIX
4 8 (40.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (10.00%) Solaris
6 2 (10.00%) Linux
7 1 (5.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Change Management
2 4 (20.00%) Service Management
3 3 (15.00%) V-Model
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.00%) Database Tuning
5 1 (5.00%) Database Security
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) REXX
2 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (55.00%) MCSE
2 9 (45.00%) Degree
3 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.00%) CCNP
4 1 (5.00%) CCSA
4 1 (5.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (65.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 8 (40.00%) VMware ESX
2 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (40.00%) Terminal Services
2 8 (40.00%) ISA Server
3 2 (10.00%) vSphere
3 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.00%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) BladeLogic
2 7 (35.00%) SCOM
3 5 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (5.00%) MAINVIEW
4 1 (5.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Intel
1 12 (60.00%) VMware
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) NetApp
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) Veritas
5 1 (5.00%) BMC
5 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.00%) Remedy
5 1 (5.00%) ION Trading
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