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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 57 55 77
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +22
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 11 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.26% 2.19% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 2.98% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 4
Average daily rate
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£569 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £218 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £418 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.01% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.70 £19.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -14.44%
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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
588 738 846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.28% 73.51% 67.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 343 268
Average daily rate £400 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 August 2014, 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 19 (63.33%) Windows
1 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (36.67%) DNS
2 11 (36.67%) VMware
2 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (26.67%) Degree
3 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (23.33%) Linux
4 7 (23.33%) Firewall
5 6 (20.00%) ITIL
5 6 (20.00%) DHCP
5 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (16.67%) High Availability
6 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 5 (16.67%) Clustering
6 5 (16.67%) Replication
6 5 (16.67%) MCITP
7 4 (13.33%) Statistics
7 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (13.33%) Backup Exec
7 4 (13.33%) Business Continuity
7 4 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (13.33%) Service Management
7 4 (13.33%) LAN
7 4 (13.33%) WAN
7 4 (13.33%) MCSA

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (3.33%) Lync
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.33%) GroupWise
4 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.33%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Project
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.00%) Office 365
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) DNS
2 7 (23.33%) Firewall
3 6 (20.00%) DHCP
4 4 (13.33%) LAN
4 4 (13.33%) WAN
4 4 (13.33%) HTTP
4 4 (13.33%) SAN
5 3 (10.00%) PABX
5 3 (10.00%) VPN
5 3 (10.00%) Intranet
5 3 (10.00%) Internet
6 2 (6.67%) SMTP
7 1 (3.33%) NAS
7 1 (3.33%) IMAP
7 1 (3.33%) SNMP
7 1 (3.33%) SSL
7 1 (3.33%) POP3
7 1 (3.33%) LDAP
7 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (10.00%) MySQL
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Maven
1 2 (6.67%) Ant
1 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.33%) Hudson
2 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) Trac
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (13.33%) Consultant
1 4 (13.33%) Administrator
2 3 (10.00%) Wintel Architect
2 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Support Specialist
2 3 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (10.00%) Architect
2 3 (10.00%) Technical Architect
2 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (6.67%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Tester
3 2 (6.67%) Tester
3 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Field Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) REST
2 1 (3.33%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) SOAP
2 1 (3.33%) Flash
2 1 (3.33%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Clustering
1 5 (16.67%) Replication
2 4 (13.33%) Statistics
3 3 (10.00%) Firmware
3 3 (10.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.33%) Open Source
4 1 (3.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Linux
3 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.00%) UNIX
6 2 (6.67%) Solaris
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.33%) AIX
7 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.33%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) High Availability
3 4 (13.33%) Business Continuity
3 4 (13.33%) Service Management
3 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
3 4 (13.33%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (10.00%) Change Control
4 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (10.00%) Workflow
4 3 (10.00%) Migration
4 3 (10.00%) Document Management
5 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.33%) Release Management
6 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (3.33%) Dependency Management
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
2 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.33%) Java
4 1 (3.33%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) AWK
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Degree
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) MCITP
4 4 (13.33%) MCSA
4 4 (13.33%) MCP
4 4 (13.33%) MCTS
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (10.00%) CCNA
5 3 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (3.33%) BC Cleared
7 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.33%) MCSE
7 1 (3.33%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 4 (13.33%) XenApp
4 3 (10.00%) KVM
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (10.00%) Terminal Services
4 3 (10.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Backup Exec
2 3 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (10.00%) ARCserve
2 3 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (10.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.33%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.33%) Puppet
3 1 (3.33%) Nagios
3 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) VMware
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) Citrix
3 4 (13.33%) Symantec
4 3 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco
5 1 (3.33%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) CA
5 1 (3.33%) NetApp
5 1 (3.33%) Novell
5 1 (3.33%) Lotus
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) Brocade