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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 58 57 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 18 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.84% 1.31% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 1.72% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Average daily rate
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£369 £318 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.14% -24.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £410 £360
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.95 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +3.63%
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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
778 641 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 79.47% 76.31% 74.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 380 308
Average daily rate £390 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 27
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -48.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.91 £10.99 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £16.50 £66.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 17 (51.52%) UNIX
2 16 (48.48%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (48.48%) Performance Monitoring
3 14 (42.42%) Finance
3 14 (42.42%) Oracle
3 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
4 12 (36.36%) VMware
4 12 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (33.33%) DB2 UDB
5 11 (33.33%) DB2
6 10 (30.30%) Clustering
7 8 (24.24%) Windows
8 7 (21.21%) SQL
8 7 (21.21%) Linux
8 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
8 7 (21.21%) Tivoli
8 7 (21.21%) Migration
8 7 (21.21%) Data Migration
9 6 (18.18%) Spanish Language
9 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database
9 6 (18.18%) ITIL
10 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (15.15%) N-Tier
10 5 (15.15%) SAN
10 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
10 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
10 5 (15.15%) OLTP
10 5 (15.15%) Intel
10 5 (15.15%) Citrix

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 3 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) SAN
2 3 (9.09%) Broadband
3 2 (6.06%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
2 11 (33.33%) DB2
2 11 (33.33%) DB2 UDB
3 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (15.15%) OLTP
5 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Spanish Language
3 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Automotive
4 1 (3.03%) Publishing
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) DBA
2 10 (30.30%) DB2 DBA
3 6 (18.18%) Architect
3 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Citrix Specialist
5 4 (12.12%) Virtualisation Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (9.09%) SQL DBA
6 3 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Citrix Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Security Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Information Security Risk Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Designer
8 1 (3.03%) Information Risk Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Designer
8 1 (3.03%) Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Clustering
2 5 (15.15%) N-Tier
2 5 (15.15%) User Experience
2 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
3 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
4 3 (9.09%) LPAR
4 3 (9.09%) HACMP
5 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) UNIX
2 8 (24.24%) Windows
3 7 (21.21%) Linux
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (12.12%) Solaris
7 3 (9.09%) VMS
7 3 (9.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Performance Tuning
1 16 (48.48%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (21.21%) Migration
2 7 (21.21%) Data Migration
3 6 (18.18%) ITIL
4 5 (15.15%) Service Management
4 5 (15.15%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
5 4 (12.12%) Requirements Management
6 3 (9.09%) Change Management
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Security Management
7 2 (6.06%) Information Security
7 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
7 2 (6.06%) Network Design
7 2 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
8 1 (3.03%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
3 3 (9.09%) sed
3 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 3 (9.09%) AWK
3 3 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) CISSP
3 1 (3.03%) ISSMP
3 1 (3.03%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
2 5 (15.15%) XenApp
2 5 (15.15%) XenDesktop
2 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) VMware ESX
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (9.09%) Veritas File System
3 3 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Tivoli
2 5 (15.15%) XenMobile
2 5 (15.15%) AirWatch
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Oracle
2 12 (36.36%) VMware
3 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
4 5 (15.15%) Intel
4 5 (15.15%) Citrix
4 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
5 3 (9.09%) Veritas
5 3 (9.09%) Symantec
5 3 (9.09%) 3PAR
5 3 (9.09%) IBM
5 3 (9.09%) EMC
6 2 (6.06%) NetApp
6 2 (6.06%) HP
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco
6 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint