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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Disaster Recovery
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 55 55 53
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 13 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.84% 2.47% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 3.14% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 13
Median daily rate £400 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £425 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £63.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.69 £25.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-5.25% +20.48%

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
572 732 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 80.91% 78.63% 70.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 444 352
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 8
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +61.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Disaster Recovery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 19 (59.38%) Cisco
2 17 (53.13%) High Availability
3 12 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (34.38%) CCIE
5 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
5 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
6 8 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 8 (25.00%) Migration
7 7 (21.88%) Juniper
7 7 (21.88%) VoIP
8 6 (18.75%) NetApp
8 6 (18.75%) CheckPoint
8 6 (18.75%) CTI
8 6 (18.75%) IBM
8 6 (18.75%) IVR
9 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
9 5 (15.63%) Unified Communications
9 5 (15.63%) Office 365
9 5 (15.63%) CCNP
9 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
10 4 (12.50%) PBX
10 4 (12.50%) PSTN
10 4 (12.50%) Windows
10 4 (12.50%) AIX
10 4 (12.50%) Linux
10 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 4 (12.50%) EMC
10 4 (12.50%) VMware
10 4 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
10 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) VoIP
2 6 (18.75%) CTI
3 5 (15.63%) Unified Communications
4 4 (12.50%) PBX
4 4 (12.50%) PSTN
5 3 (9.38%) H.323
5 3 (9.38%) QSIG
5 3 (9.38%) SAN
5 3 (9.38%) SCCP
6 2 (6.25%) LAN
6 2 (6.25%) Network Security
6 2 (6.25%) WAN
6 2 (6.25%) WLAN
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 8 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Consultant
2 6 (18.75%) Network Consultant
2 6 (18.75%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Exchange Consultant
3 5 (15.63%) Office 365 Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) DBA
5 3 (9.38%) Developer
5 3 (9.38%) IBM Storage Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) SQL DBA
5 3 (9.38%) SQL Developer
5 3 (9.38%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Design Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Support Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) VMware Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
2 6 (18.75%) IVR
3 3 (9.38%) Replication
4 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (6.25%) EMC VNX
4 2 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (6.25%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.13%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) AIX
1 4 (12.50%) Linux
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Solaris
2 2 (6.25%) Unix
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) High Availability
2 8 (25.00%) Migration
3 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
4 4 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
5 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.38%) Business Continuity
5 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.38%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (9.38%) Scrum
6 2 (6.25%) Capacity Management
6 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (6.25%) Validation
7 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement Process
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.13%) Project Management
7 1 (3.13%) Release Management
7 1 (3.13%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
1 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
2 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (34.38%) CCIE
3 5 (15.63%) CCNP
4 3 (9.38%) Degree
4 3 (9.38%) MCITP
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.25%) CCNA
5 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
5 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (6.25%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (6.25%) SCCM
1 2 (6.25%) SCOM
1 2 (6.25%) WSUS
2 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Cisco
2 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
3 7 (21.88%) Juniper
4 6 (18.75%) CheckPoint
4 6 (18.75%) IBM
4 6 (18.75%) NetApp
5 4 (12.50%) EMC
5 4 (12.50%) Palo Alto
5 4 (12.50%) VMware
6 3 (9.38%) Oracle
7 2 (6.25%) Citrix
7 2 (6.25%) F5