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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 65 59 48
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 4 8 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.43% 0.90% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 1.31% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 7
Average daily rate
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£358 £700 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.92% +89.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £700 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £700 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £413 £373
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -14.28%
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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
672 612 674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 71.87% 69.23% 71.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 281 292
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 16
Average hourly rate £21.55 £18.04 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.48% -40.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £15.15 £17.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.03 £22.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 8 (33.33%) Service Management
2 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 5 (20.83%) ISTQB
3 5 (20.83%) MCTS
3 5 (20.83%) MCITP
3 5 (20.83%) Degree
3 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
3 5 (20.83%) Business Continuity
3 5 (20.83%) Office 365
3 5 (20.83%) DNS
3 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
3 5 (20.83%) ISEB
3 5 (20.83%) Windows
3 5 (20.83%) MS Office
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (16.67%) Replication
4 4 (16.67%) SOAP
4 4 (16.67%) XML
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 4 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Clustering
5 3 (12.50%) QA

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (8.33%) IIS
1 2 (8.33%) IBM Notes
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (8.33%) GroupWise
1 2 (8.33%) Office Communications Server
1 2 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (4.17%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Office 365
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) DNS
2 3 (12.50%) DHCP
3 2 (8.33%) SAN
3 2 (8.33%) IMAP
3 2 (8.33%) LAN
3 2 (8.33%) WAN
3 2 (8.33%) POP3
3 2 (8.33%) SMTP
4 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) DB2
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (8.33%) Fiddler
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Analyst
1 4 (16.67%) Test Analyst
1 4 (16.67%) Field Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) DBA
2 3 (12.50%) Coordinator
2 3 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 2 (8.33%) Network Design Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Functional Test Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Architect
3 2 (8.33%) SQL DBA
3 2 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Network Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) DB2 DBA
4 1 (4.17%) Incident Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) SOAP
1 4 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (8.33%) XSD
2 2 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Replication
2 3 (12.50%) Clustering
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) DTV
3 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Service Management
2 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 5 (20.83%) Business Continuity
3 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
4 4 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (8.33%) ISMS
6 2 (8.33%) Test Planning
6 2 (8.33%) Cyber Security
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Network Management
6 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
6 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (8.33%) Information Security
6 2 (8.33%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.17%) REXX
3 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) ISEB
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (20.83%) MCTS
1 5 (20.83%) MCITP
1 5 (20.83%) ISTQB
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.17%) MCP
4 1 (4.17%) MCDBA
4 1 (4.17%) CCNP
4 1 (4.17%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
1 3 (12.50%) QA
2 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (8.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (8.33%) Novell
3 2 (8.33%) Lotus
4 1 (4.17%) Remedy
4 1 (4.17%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Capita
4 1 (4.17%) Peregrine
4 1 (4.17%) CA
4 1 (4.17%) SAP