The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Reading region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 61 54 75
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +21
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 9 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.99% 1.82% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 2.63% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £393 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% +20.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £315 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £438 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £373 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.07% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -22.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
630 647 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 69.46% 69.12% 67.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 277 299
Average daily rate £400 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 15
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.70% +93.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £36.85 £26.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Disaster Recovery
Berkshire

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 25 (69.44%) Active Directory
2 24 (66.67%) Windows
3 15 (41.67%) DNS
4 14 (38.89%) VMware
5 13 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (27.78%) Degree
6 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (27.78%) ITIL
7 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
8 8 (22.22%) Firewall
9 7 (19.44%) Service Management
9 7 (19.44%) Linux
9 7 (19.44%) DHCP
9 7 (19.44%) MCITP
9 7 (19.44%) High Availability
10 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (16.67%) MCTS
10 6 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
10 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 5 (13.89%) Replication
11 5 (13.89%) HP
11 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
11 5 (13.89%) Test Scripting
11 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (13.89%) Statistics
11 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (11.11%) PABX
12 4 (11.11%) Bash Shell
12 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (8.33%) Live Communications Server
4 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2000
4 3 (8.33%) IIS
4 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (8.33%) Lync
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.78%) Apache
5 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.56%) Office 365
3 1 (2.78%) SaaS
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 15 (41.67%) DNS
2 8 (22.22%) Firewall
3 7 (19.44%) DHCP
4 4 (11.11%) HTTP
4 4 (11.11%) LAN
4 4 (11.11%) WAN
4 4 (11.11%) SAN
4 4 (11.11%) Intranet
4 4 (11.11%) PABX
5 3 (8.33%) Internet
5 3 (8.33%) RTP
5 3 (8.33%) VPN
5 3 (8.33%) PBX
5 3 (8.33%) PSTN
6 1 (2.78%) SMTP
6 1 (2.78%) SNMP
6 1 (2.78%) FTP
6 1 (2.78%) LDAP
6 1 (2.78%) SSL
6 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (8.33%) MySQL
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.78%) MS Access
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Maven
1 3 (8.33%) TeamCity
1 3 (8.33%) Ant
2 2 (5.56%) Hudson
2 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.78%) Trac
3 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (16.67%) Consultant
2 4 (11.11%) Support Specialist
2 4 (11.11%) Administrator
3 3 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (8.33%) Architect
3 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Wintel Architect
4 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Tester
4 2 (5.56%) Release Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Tester
4 2 (5.56%) Network Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Server Administrator
4 2 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (5.56%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) Web Services
2 2 (5.56%) XML
2 2 (5.56%) SOAP
2 2 (5.56%) REST
3 1 (2.78%) Flash
3 1 (2.78%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Statistics
1 5 (13.89%) Replication
2 4 (11.11%) Clustering
2 4 (11.11%) Firmware
3 3 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 3 (8.33%) PKI
4 1 (2.78%) IVR
4 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.78%) Open Source
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 24 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (19.44%) Linux
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (11.11%) UNIX
6 3 (8.33%) Solaris
6 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.78%) AIX
8 1 (2.78%) FreeBSD
8 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.78%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) ITIL
2 7 (19.44%) Service Management
2 7 (19.44%) High Availability
3 6 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (13.89%) Test Scripting
5 4 (11.11%) Business Continuity
5 4 (11.11%) Migration
5 4 (11.11%) Document Management
6 3 (8.33%) Project Management
6 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (8.33%) Workflow
6 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
6 3 (8.33%) Change Control
7 2 (5.56%) Capacity Management
7 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.56%) Release Management
7 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.33%) SQL
3 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.78%) AWK
4 1 (2.78%) Python
4 1 (2.78%) C
4 1 (2.78%) Java
4 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (27.78%) Degree
2 7 (19.44%) MCITP
3 6 (16.67%) MCTS
4 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
5 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 4 (11.11%) MCP
5 4 (11.11%) MCSA
6 3 (8.33%) CCNA
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.78%) MCDST
7 1 (2.78%) BC Cleared
7 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (2.78%) MCSE
7 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.78%) PMP
7 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 25 (69.44%) Active Directory
2 13 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 4 (11.11%) XenApp
4 3 (8.33%) KVM
4 3 (8.33%) Terminal Services
4 3 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.78%) NFS
5 1 (2.78%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) NetBackup
1 4 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 3 (8.33%) ARCserve
2 3 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (8.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (5.56%) Puppet
3 2 (5.56%) Vagrant
3 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.78%) Nagios
4 1 (2.78%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) VMware
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.89%) HP
4 4 (11.11%) Symantec
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco
4 4 (11.11%) Citrix
5 3 (8.33%) Avaya
5 3 (8.33%) Lotus
5 3 (8.33%) Nortel
6 2 (5.56%) NetApp
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle
7 1 (2.78%) Brocade
7 1 (2.78%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.78%) Verint
7 1 (2.78%) Siemens
7 1 (2.78%) StorageTek
7 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.78%) BT
7 1 (2.78%) Genesys
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