The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Milton Keynes 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 51 51 57
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 17 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.93% 0.19% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 0.26% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
Average daily rate £388 - £315
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 - £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £27.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-35.18% -16.92%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
622 386 534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 70.68% 73.24% 63.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 236 254
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 32
Average hourly rate £15.97 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.46% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £162.50 £17.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Disaster Recovery
Buckinghamshire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) SLA
2 10 (40.00%) Change Management
3 9 (36.00%) SAN
4 8 (32.00%) AIX
5 7 (28.00%) Migration
5 7 (28.00%) VMware
5 7 (28.00%) UNIX
6 6 (24.00%) IBM
6 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (24.00%) Linux
6 6 (24.00%) Clustering
6 6 (24.00%) Finance
6 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (20.00%) Business Continuity
8 4 (16.00%) Mainframe
8 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (16.00%) HACMP
8 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
8 4 (16.00%) Solaris
8 4 (16.00%) Release Management
8 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
9 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (12.00%) MCSE
9 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
9 3 (12.00%) SQL
9 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
9 3 (12.00%) Red Hat

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) SAN
2 3 (12.00%) Firewall
3 2 (8.00%) LAN
3 2 (8.00%) WAN
3 2 (8.00%) Network Security
4 1 (4.00%) VPN
4 1 (4.00%) Broadband
4 1 (4.00%) Intranet
4 1 (4.00%) Internet
4 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.00%) DB2
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Administrator
1 5 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) AIX Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) DBA
4 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Service Continuity Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.00%) DB2 DBA
5 1 (4.00%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Server Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery Manager
5 1 (4.00%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) ISPF
2 1 (4.00%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Clustering
2 4 (16.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (16.00%) HACMP
3 2 (8.00%) LPAR
3 2 (8.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) AIX
3 7 (28.00%) UNIX
4 6 (24.00%) Linux
5 4 (16.00%) Solaris
5 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (8.00%) Windows NT
7 2 (8.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
8 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Change Management
2 7 (28.00%) Migration
3 5 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 4 (16.00%) Release Management
5 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.00%) BCP
6 2 (8.00%) ITIL
6 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (8.00%) Service Continuity Management
6 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (8.00%) Database Tuning
6 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.00%) Matrix Management
7 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.00%) Change Control
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
1 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.00%) REXX
2 2 (8.00%) JCL
2 2 (8.00%) Perl
2 2 (8.00%) sed
2 2 (8.00%) AWK
3 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.00%) MCSE
3 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) MCDST
4 1 (4.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (40.00%) SLA
2 2 (8.00%) QA
3 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (8.00%) Terminal Server
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) MAINVIEW
1 2 (8.00%) MOM
2 1 (4.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (4.00%) WSUS
2 1 (4.00%) SCOM
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) VMware
2 6 (24.00%) IBM
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.00%) Genesys
4 2 (8.00%) BMC
4 2 (8.00%) EMC
4 2 (8.00%) Intel
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) 3PAR
4 2 (8.00%) Altiris
5 1 (4.00%) ION Trading
5 1 (4.00%) Teradata
5 1 (4.00%) Cognos
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) Remedy