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 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 52 46 49
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 18 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.10% 2.45% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 3.43% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 7
Average daily rate
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£310 £373 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.77% +14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £371 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £375 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £358 £370
% change year-on-year
+18.88% -3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +42.85%
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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
666 496 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.53% 71.37% 71.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 240 244
Average daily rate £360 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 32 26
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.23 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (52.38%) Change Management
3 10 (47.62%) VMware
3 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (47.62%) Windows 2000
3 10 (47.62%) SLA
3 10 (47.62%) MCSE
3 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (42.86%) BladeLogic
4 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 9 (42.86%) Windows NT
4 9 (42.86%) IIS
4 9 (42.86%) Intel
4 9 (42.86%) Citrix
4 9 (42.86%) Terminal Services
4 9 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (42.86%) ISA Server
5 8 (38.10%) VMware ESX
5 8 (38.10%) Clustering
5 8 (38.10%) SAN
5 8 (38.10%) Degree
5 8 (38.10%) Windows 2000 Server
5 8 (38.10%) NAS
5 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
6 7 (33.33%) SCOM
6 7 (33.33%) UNIX

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 9 (42.86%) IIS
1 9 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) SAN
1 8 (38.10%) NAS
2 4 (19.05%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) Broadband
3 2 (9.52%) Network Security
4 1 (4.76%) tcpdump
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.76%) LAN
4 1 (4.76%) WAN
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) Wireshark
4 1 (4.76%) OSPF
4 1 (4.76%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) Informix
1 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Administrator
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Informix DBA
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Capacity Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Service Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Transition Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
1 1 (4.76%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Clustering
2 4 (19.05%) Mainframe
3 3 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows 2000
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (42.86%) Windows NT
4 8 (38.10%) Windows 2000 Server
5 7 (33.33%) UNIX
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.76%) Solaris
7 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Change Management
2 5 (23.81%) Migration
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Service Management
3 3 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 3 (14.29%) V-Model
3 3 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.76%) Change Control
5 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.76%) Database Security
5 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.76%) Load Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (47.62%) MCSE
3 8 (38.10%) Degree
4 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) CCNP
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.76%) CCSA
5 1 (4.76%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (47.62%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (42.86%) Terminal Services
2 9 (42.86%) ISA Server
2 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
3 8 (38.10%) VMware ESX
4 2 (9.52%) vSphere
4 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) BladeLogic
2 7 (33.33%) SCOM
3 6 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (4.76%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (47.62%) VMware
3 9 (42.86%) Intel
3 9 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) IBM
4 3 (14.29%) McAfee
5 1 (4.76%) SAP
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) Veritas
5 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.76%) Remedy