The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 72 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 5 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.50% 1.27% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 1.85% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £569 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.67% +75.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £411 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £700 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £413 £365
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +13.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.09%
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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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
730 596 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 72.71% 69.06% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 307 355
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 20
Average hourly rate £37.09 £19.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.21% -34.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.67 £59.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 7 (33.33%) Service Management
2 5 (23.81%) Replication
2 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
2 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
3 4 (19.05%) Office 365
3 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
3 4 (19.05%) HP
3 4 (19.05%) ISEB
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 4 (19.05%) MS Office
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) Windows
4 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 3 (14.29%) SOAP
4 3 (14.29%) XML
4 3 (14.29%) SLA
4 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 3 (14.29%) DHCP
4 3 (14.29%) DNS
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (14.29%) MCTS
4 3 (14.29%) MCITP
4 3 (14.29%) Degree
4 3 (14.29%) QA
4 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 3 (14.29%) SoapUI

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.76%) Lync
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
2 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (4.76%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Office 365
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) DHCP
1 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) LAN
2 2 (9.52%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) IPv6
3 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) DB2
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 2 (9.52%) Fiddler
2 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) MSI
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (14.29%) Analyst
1 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
1 3 (14.29%) DBA
1 3 (14.29%) Architect
1 3 (14.29%) Test Leader
2 2 (9.52%) Coordinator
2 2 (9.52%) Network Design Architect
2 2 (9.52%) SQL DBA
2 2 (9.52%) Network Architect
2 2 (9.52%) Senior Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Field Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Service Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Administrator
3 1 (4.76%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) DB2 DBA
3 1 (4.76%) Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) SOAP
1 3 (14.29%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) XSD
2 2 (9.52%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Replication
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) Clustering
4 1 (4.76%) DTV
4 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Service Management
2 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
2 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 3 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.52%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Test Planning
5 2 (9.52%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (9.52%) Network Management
5 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
5 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
5 2 (9.52%) Network Design
5 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
5 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.76%) REXX
3 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ISEB
1 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) MCTS
2 3 (14.29%) MCITP
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.76%) PMP
3 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (4.76%) MCP
3 1 (4.76%) MCDBA
3 1 (4.76%) CCNP
3 1 (4.76%) CCNA
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
1 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) RACF
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (9.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (4.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Capita
4 1 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) EMC
4 1 (4.76%) CA
4 1 (4.76%) Peregrine
4 1 (4.76%) Remedy