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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 46 54 51
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 24 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.10% 1.09% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.98% 1.43% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £16.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -38.67%
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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
603 561 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.91% 76.53% 73.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 313 172
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £258 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 27
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -26.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £34.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 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 36 (85.71%) Windows
2 29 (69.05%) VMware
3 26 (61.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (59.52%) Microsoft
5 24 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (45.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (42.86%) Active Directory
7 18 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (42.86%) MS Excel
8 17 (40.48%) ITIL
8 17 (40.48%) SLA
8 17 (40.48%) MCSE
8 17 (40.48%) VMware ESX
8 17 (40.48%) Finance
9 16 (38.10%) Intel
9 16 (38.10%) Citrix
9 16 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (35.71%) UNIX
10 15 (35.71%) Windows 2000
10 15 (35.71%) Change Management
10 15 (35.71%) Clustering
11 14 (33.33%) Windows NT
11 14 (33.33%) IIS
12 13 (30.95%) Windows 2000 Server
13 12 (28.57%) BladeLogic
14 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 11 (26.19%) SCOM
14 11 (26.19%) NAS
14 11 (26.19%) SAN
14 11 (26.19%) Terminal Services

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 14 (33.33%) IIS
2 11 (26.19%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 18 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) NAS
1 11 (26.19%) SAN
2 6 (14.29%) Firewall
3 4 (9.52%) Broadband
4 1 (2.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) OLTP
1 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (40.48%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) Windows Administrator
1 8 (19.05%) Administrator
2 7 (16.67%) Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Citrix Consultant
3 5 (11.90%) Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Security Specialist
5 3 (7.14%) Citrix Technical Specialist
5 3 (7.14%) Virtualisation Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Citrix Specialist
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) Security Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Designer
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) WinForms
1 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Clustering
2 8 (19.05%) Mainframe
3 6 (14.29%) Open Source
4 5 (11.90%) User Experience
4 5 (11.90%) N-Tier
5 4 (9.52%) Client/Server
6 2 (4.76%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 36 (85.71%) Windows
2 24 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (45.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (35.71%) UNIX
5 15 (35.71%) Windows 2000
6 14 (33.33%) Windows NT
7 13 (30.95%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (9.52%) Windows XP
8 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
8 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (4.76%) AIX
9 2 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) ITIL
2 15 (35.71%) Change Management
3 11 (26.19%) Migration
4 8 (19.05%) Incident Management
4 8 (19.05%) Service Management
5 6 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 6 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
5 6 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (11.90%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (11.90%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (11.90%) Reverse Engineering
6 5 (11.90%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (9.52%) Requirements Management
7 4 (9.52%) Data Migration
7 4 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (7.14%) V-Model
8 3 (7.14%) Asset Management
8 3 (7.14%) Release Management
9 1 (2.38%) Cyber Security
9 1 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.90%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (40.48%) MCSE
3 10 (23.81%) Degree
4 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
4 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.76%) MCP
6 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (40.48%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (61.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 17 (40.48%) VMware ESX
4 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 11 (26.19%) Terminal Services
4 11 (26.19%) ISA Server
5 5 (11.90%) XenApp
5 5 (11.90%) XenDesktop
5 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.76%) Firmware
6 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.76%) vSphere
6 2 (4.76%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 12 (28.57%) BladeLogic
2 11 (26.19%) SCOM
3 6 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (11.90%) XenMobile
5 4 (9.52%) Tivoli
5 4 (9.52%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 1 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 29 (69.05%) VMware
2 25 (59.52%) Microsoft
3 16 (38.10%) Intel
3 16 (38.10%) Citrix
4 10 (23.81%) McAfee
4 10 (23.81%) IBM
5 4 (9.52%) Oracle
6 2 (4.76%) NetApp
7 1 (2.38%) SAP