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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 54 60 50
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 10 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.19% 1.19% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.63% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 5
Average daily rate
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£318 £420 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.40% +29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £160 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £420 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.69% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -13.33%
Disaster Recovery
Buckinghamshire

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
637 553 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 76.01% 72.96% 69.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 299 262
Average daily rate £375 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 29
Average hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +55.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £44.97 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) VMware
3 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (45.45%) SLA
4 9 (40.91%) UNIX
4 9 (40.91%) Change Management
5 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 8 (36.36%) Intel
5 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (31.82%) Windows NT
6 7 (31.82%) Windows 2000
6 7 (31.82%) MCSE
7 6 (27.27%) SQL
7 6 (27.27%) SAN
7 6 (27.27%) Finance
7 6 (27.27%) Clustering
8 5 (22.73%) VMware ESX
8 5 (22.73%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (22.73%) BladeLogic
8 5 (22.73%) Degree
8 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
8 5 (22.73%) Mainframe
8 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
9 4 (18.18%) IIS
9 4 (18.18%) Linux
9 4 (18.18%) Citrix
9 4 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (18.18%) ISA Server

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (18.18%) IIS
1 4 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) SAN
2 4 (18.18%) NAS
3 3 (13.64%) Broadband
4 2 (9.09%) LAN
4 2 (9.09%) WAN
4 2 (9.09%) Firewall
5 1 (4.55%) tcpdump
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (4.55%) Network Security
5 1 (4.55%) Wireshark
5 1 (4.55%) OSPF
5 1 (4.55%) BGP
5 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.09%) DB2
2 2 (9.09%) OLTP
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) Informix
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
1 4 (18.18%) Analyst
1 4 (18.18%) DBA
1 4 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (9.09%) DB2 DBA
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Informix DBA
3 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) ISPF
2 1 (4.55%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Clustering
2 5 (22.73%) Mainframe
3 2 (9.09%) N-Tier
3 2 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.55%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) UNIX
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (31.82%) Windows NT
4 7 (31.82%) Windows 2000
5 5 (22.73%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (18.18%) Linux
7 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (13.64%) Solaris
8 2 (9.09%) AIX
9 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Change Management
2 4 (18.18%) Migration
2 4 (18.18%) Service Management
2 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (13.64%) V-Model
3 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) Database Tuning
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.55%) Change Control
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.55%) Database Security
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.55%) Release Management
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.55%) ERP
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) REXX
2 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 2 (9.09%) JCL
3 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (31.82%) MCSE
3 5 (22.73%) Degree
4 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) CCSA
5 1 (4.55%) MCDST
5 1 (4.55%) CCSE
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.55%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (45.45%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (22.73%) VMware ESX
2 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
3 4 (18.18%) ISA Server
3 4 (18.18%) Terminal Services
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (9.09%) vSphere
5 1 (4.55%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) BladeLogic
2 4 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (18.18%) SCOM
3 2 (9.09%) MAINVIEW
4 1 (4.55%) WSUS
4 1 (4.55%) Control-M
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) VMware
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) Intel
3 4 (18.18%) Citrix
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco
5 2 (9.09%) IBM
5 2 (9.09%) BMC
5 2 (9.09%) NetApp
6 1 (4.55%) Teradata
6 1 (4.55%) ION Trading
6 1 (4.55%) Remedy
6 1 (4.55%) Veritas
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.55%) Cognos
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
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