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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 49 52 57
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 25 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.77% 1.39% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.58% 1.92% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£263 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-35.00% +42.85%
Disaster Recovery
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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
698 521 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.47% 72.26% 71.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 275 198
Average daily rate £350 £375 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 21 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £35.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 32 (82.05%) Windows
2 25 (64.10%) VMware
3 24 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 20 (51.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (48.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (46.15%) MCSE
7 18 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (43.59%) MS Excel
8 17 (43.59%) Intel
9 16 (41.03%) VMware ESX
10 15 (38.46%) SLA
10 15 (38.46%) IIS
10 15 (38.46%) Finance
11 14 (35.90%) Change Management
11 14 (35.90%) ITIL
11 14 (35.90%) Windows 2000
11 14 (35.90%) Citrix
11 14 (35.90%) Clustering
11 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
12 13 (33.33%) UNIX
12 13 (33.33%) Windows NT
12 13 (33.33%) BladeLogic
12 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (30.77%) Windows 2000 Server
13 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 12 (30.77%) NAS
13 12 (30.77%) SAN
13 12 (30.77%) ISA Server
13 12 (30.77%) Terminal Services

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (38.46%) IIS
2 12 (30.77%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (43.59%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.77%) SAN
1 12 (30.77%) NAS
2 7 (17.95%) Firewall
3 5 (12.82%) Broadband
4 2 (5.13%) Network Security
5 1 (2.56%) tcpdump
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.56%) LAN
5 1 (2.56%) WAN
5 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.56%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.56%) OSPF
5 1 (2.56%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (12.82%) OLTP
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) Analyst
1 7 (17.95%) Administrator
1 7 (17.95%) Windows Administrator
2 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (10.26%) Security Specialist
2 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (10.26%) Architect
2 4 (10.26%) Project Manager
3 3 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 3 (7.69%) Virtualisation Architect
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Citrix Consultant
4 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Consultant
4 2 (5.13%) Security Analyst
5 1 (2.56%) Service Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Database Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (2.56%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
1 1 (2.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Clustering
2 6 (15.38%) Open Source
2 6 (15.38%) Mainframe
3 5 (12.82%) N-Tier
4 4 (10.26%) Client/Server
5 2 (5.13%) HACMP
5 2 (5.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (82.05%) Windows
2 20 (51.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (35.90%) Windows 2000
5 13 (33.33%) Windows NT
5 13 (33.33%) UNIX
5 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (30.77%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
7 4 (10.26%) Windows XP
8 2 (5.13%) AIX
8 2 (5.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) ITIL
1 14 (35.90%) Change Management
2 11 (28.21%) Migration
3 8 (20.51%) Service Management
3 8 (20.51%) Incident Management
4 6 (15.38%) Ethical Hacking
4 6 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 6 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (12.82%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (12.82%) Reverse Engineering
5 5 (12.82%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (10.26%) Requirements Management
6 4 (10.26%) Data Migration
6 4 (10.26%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (7.69%) V-Model
8 2 (5.13%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (2.56%) Cyber Security
9 1 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.56%) Change Control
9 1 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.82%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (48.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (46.15%) MCSE
3 11 (28.21%) Degree
4 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
4 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) CCNP
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.56%) CCSA
5 1 (2.56%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (38.46%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (41.03%) VMware ESX
3 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
4 12 (30.77%) Terminal Services
4 12 (30.77%) ISA Server
4 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.13%) XenApp
5 2 (5.13%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.13%) vSphere
5 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.13%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 13 (33.33%) BladeLogic
2 10 (25.64%) SCOM
3 7 (17.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (10.26%) Tivoli
4 4 (10.26%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 2 (5.13%) XenMobile
6 1 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 25 (64.10%) VMware
2 21 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 17 (43.59%) Intel
4 14 (35.90%) Citrix
5 10 (25.64%) IBM
5 10 (25.64%) McAfee
6 4 (10.26%) Oracle
7 2 (5.13%) NetApp
8 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.56%) SAP
8 1 (2.56%) Cisco
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
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