The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 47 45 42
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 3 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.58% 1.79% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 2.45% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 6
Average daily rate
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£475 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.70% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £299 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £368 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.69% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -13.33%
Disaster Recovery
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
371 367 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 71.21% 73.11% 67.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 246 184
Average daily rate £360 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £165 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 20 23
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £12.00 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £45.00 £20.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Oxfordshire region.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Oxfordshire region.

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -6 1 - -
Thame - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Disaster Recovery
South East

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) SLA
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Economics
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) BS25999
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) MPLS
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (14.29%) Support Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Service Support Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Service Continuity Specialist
1 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
1 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (14.29%) Architect
1 1 (14.29%) Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Flash
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Economics
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) DTV
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) BCP
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) CCIE
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) BS25999
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) NetApp
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Sun
1 1 (14.29%) EMC
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
1 1 (14.29%) VMware