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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 51 62 54
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 22 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.57% 0.56% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 0.72% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 5
Average daily rate
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£389 - £420
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 - £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 - £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £413 £373
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -14.28%
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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
670 692 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 78.27% 76.89% 72.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 429 278
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £258 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 22
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £13.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -13.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 16 (48.48%) UNIX
2 15 (45.45%) Finance
3 14 (42.42%) VMware
4 12 (36.36%) Oracle
4 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 12 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (36.36%) Performance Monitoring
5 10 (30.30%) Windows
5 10 (30.30%) Clustering
6 9 (27.27%) DB2
6 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 9 (27.27%) DB2 UDB
7 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (21.21%) Data Centre
7 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
7 7 (21.21%) Migration
7 7 (21.21%) Tivoli
8 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
8 6 (18.18%) OLTP
8 6 (18.18%) SLA
8 6 (18.18%) Intel
8 6 (18.18%) Linux
8 6 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (18.18%) N-Tier
8 6 (18.18%) Spanish Language
8 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
9 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
9 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
9 5 (15.15%) PowerShell

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) SAN
2 3 (9.09%) Firewall
2 3 (9.09%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 9 (27.27%) DB2
2 9 (27.27%) DB2 UDB
3 6 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (18.18%) OLTP
4 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
5 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Spanish Language
3 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) DBA
2 8 (24.24%) DB2 DBA
3 7 (21.21%) Architect
3 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Citrix Specialist
4 5 (15.15%) Virtualisation Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Citrix Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) Information Risk Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Risk Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Information Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Security Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security Risk Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Clustering
2 7 (21.21%) Data Centre
3 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 6 (18.18%) N-Tier
4 5 (15.15%) User Experience
5 3 (9.09%) HACMP
5 3 (9.09%) LPAR
6 2 (6.06%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) UNIX
2 10 (30.30%) Windows
3 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (18.18%) Linux
5 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (9.09%) VMS
6 3 (9.09%) AIX
6 3 (9.09%) Solaris
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000
7 2 (6.06%) Windows NT
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
1 12 (36.36%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (21.21%) Migration
3 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
4 5 (15.15%) Requirements Management
4 5 (15.15%) ITIL
4 5 (15.15%) Service Management
4 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
4 5 (15.15%) Change Management
4 5 (15.15%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) Information Security
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (6.06%) Release Management
6 2 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.06%) Network Design
6 2 (6.06%) Data Security
6 2 (6.06%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
1 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.09%) sed
2 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 3 (9.09%) AWK
2 3 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
3 5 (15.15%) VMware ESX
3 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
3 5 (15.15%) XenApp
3 5 (15.15%) XenDesktop
4 3 (9.09%) Veritas File System
4 3 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (6.06%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Tivoli
2 5 (15.15%) XenMobile
2 5 (15.15%) AirWatch
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) VMware
2 12 (36.36%) Oracle
3 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 6 (18.18%) Intel
5 5 (15.15%) Citrix
5 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
6 4 (12.12%) IBM
7 3 (9.09%) EMC
7 3 (9.09%) Symantec
7 3 (9.09%) Veritas
7 3 (9.09%) 3PAR
8 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
8 2 (6.06%) NetApp
8 2 (6.06%) HP
8 2 (6.06%) Cisco
9 1 (3.03%) McAfee
9 1 (3.03%) AppSense