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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 64 52 50
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 10 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.11% 1.97% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 2.72% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -35.18%
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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
694 626 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 76.77% 72.62% 72.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 352 237
Average daily rate £368 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.97 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.46% +3.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 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 27 (77.14%) Windows
2 23 (65.71%) VMware
3 18 (51.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (48.57%) Finance
4 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
5 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
6 12 (34.29%) Intel
6 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (34.29%) UNIX
6 12 (34.29%) ITIL
6 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
6 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (28.57%) SLA
7 10 (28.57%) VMware ESX
8 9 (25.71%) Migration
8 9 (25.71%) Service Management
8 9 (25.71%) Service Delivery
8 9 (25.71%) N-Tier
8 9 (25.71%) OLTP
8 9 (25.71%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
9 8 (22.86%) Requirements Management
9 8 (22.86%) Windows 2000 Server
9 8 (22.86%) Windows NT
9 8 (22.86%) Windows 2000
9 8 (22.86%) MCSE
9 8 (22.86%) IBM
9 8 (22.86%) Citrix
9 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 6 (17.14%) IIS
2 5 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) NAS
1 4 (11.43%) SAN
1 4 (11.43%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) OLTP
1 9 (25.71%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 17 (48.57%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Architect
1 8 (22.86%) Infrastructure Architect
2 7 (20.00%) Virtualisation Architect
3 5 (14.29%) Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Consultant
3 5 (14.29%) Citrix Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Administrator
4 4 (11.43%) Security Specialist
4 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.57%) Citrix Specialist
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (8.57%) Citrix Technical Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Information Security Risk Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Security Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Information Risk Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Risk Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Information Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Information Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) N-Tier
2 8 (22.86%) Clustering
3 6 (17.14%) Mainframe
4 5 (14.29%) User Experience
5 4 (11.43%) Client/Server
6 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
6 3 (8.57%) Open Source
7 2 (5.71%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 27 (77.14%) Windows
2 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (34.29%) UNIX
3 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (22.86%) Windows 2000 Server
4 8 (22.86%) Windows NT
4 8 (22.86%) Windows 2000
5 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
6 4 (11.43%) Solaris
6 4 (11.43%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.71%) Linux
7 2 (5.71%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) ITIL
2 9 (25.71%) Migration
2 9 (25.71%) Service Management
2 9 (25.71%) Service Delivery
3 8 (22.86%) Requirements Management
3 8 (22.86%) Change Management
4 6 (17.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (17.14%) Incident Management
4 6 (17.14%) Data Migration
4 6 (17.14%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (14.29%) Release Management
5 5 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (11.43%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (8.57%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (8.57%) Information Security
7 3 (8.57%) Asset Management
7 3 (8.57%) Malware Analysis
8 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.71%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
2 7 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) MCSE
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) Degree
4 2 (5.71%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (51.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
3 10 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 5 (14.29%) XenApp
4 5 (14.29%) XenDesktop
5 4 (11.43%) Firmware
6 3 (8.57%) ISA Server
6 3 (8.57%) Terminal Services
6 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (5.71%) GPFS
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) SCOM
1 5 (14.29%) XenMobile
1 5 (14.29%) AirWatch
2 4 (11.43%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 4 (11.43%) BladeLogic
2 4 (11.43%) Tivoli
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 23 (65.71%) VMware
2 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
3 12 (34.29%) Intel
4 8 (22.86%) IBM
4 8 (22.86%) Citrix
4 8 (22.86%) McAfee
5 7 (20.00%) Oracle
6 2 (5.71%) NetApp
7 1 (2.86%) AppSense