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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 59 54 55
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 8 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.98% 1.95% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 2.67% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 5
Average daily rate
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£340 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £336 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £22.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+23.86% +31.34%
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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
593 673 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 72.41% 72.99% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 299 258
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 13 18
Average hourly rate £21.55 £19.00 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.42% -37.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £22.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.03 £22.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 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 10 (34.48%) Service Management
2 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (27.59%) ITIL
2 8 (27.59%) DNS
2 8 (27.59%) MCTS
2 8 (27.59%) MCITP
3 7 (24.14%) Degree
3 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
3 7 (24.14%) Windows
3 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
4 6 (20.69%) SQL
4 6 (20.69%) Incident Management
4 6 (20.69%) Customer Engagement
5 5 (17.24%) Office 365
5 5 (17.24%) IMAP
5 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
5 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
5 5 (17.24%) Clustering
5 5 (17.24%) Business Continuity
5 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
5 5 (17.24%) MS Office
5 5 (17.24%) ISEB
5 5 (17.24%) POP3
5 5 (17.24%) SMTP
5 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
6 4 (13.79%) IIS
6 4 (13.79%) SOAP
6 4 (13.79%) XML
6 4 (13.79%) IBM Notes

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.79%) IIS
2 4 (13.79%) IBM Notes
2 4 (13.79%) GroupWise
3 3 (10.34%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (6.90%) Lync
4 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.45%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Office 365
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) DNS
2 5 (17.24%) IMAP
2 5 (17.24%) POP3
2 5 (17.24%) SMTP
3 4 (13.79%) SAN
4 3 (10.34%) DHCP
5 2 (6.90%) LAN
5 2 (6.90%) WAN
6 1 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) DB2
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) SoapUI
2 2 (6.90%) Fiddler
2 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Field Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Test Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) DBA
4 3 (10.34%) Coordinator
4 3 (10.34%) Server Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Exchange Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Test Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Network Design Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Mainframe DBA
5 2 (6.90%) SQL DBA
5 2 (6.90%) Functional Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Network Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Functional Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) DB2 DBA
6 1 (3.45%) Incident Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Exchange Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) SOAP
1 4 (13.79%) XML
2 2 (6.90%) XSD
2 2 (6.90%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Clustering
2 4 (13.79%) Replication
3 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.90%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.45%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Service Management
2 8 (27.59%) ITIL
3 6 (20.69%) Incident Management
3 6 (20.69%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
4 5 (17.24%) Business Continuity
5 4 (13.79%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.90%) ISMS
7 2 (6.90%) Network Management
7 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.90%) Cyber Security
7 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (6.90%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (6.90%) Information Security
7 2 (6.90%) Information Security Management
7 2 (6.90%) Security Management
7 2 (6.90%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
2 2 (6.90%) REXX
3 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (27.59%) MCTS
1 8 (27.59%) MCITP
2 7 (24.14%) Degree
3 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
3 5 (17.24%) ISEB
4 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.45%) MCP
6 1 (3.45%) MCDBA
6 1 (3.45%) CCNP
6 1 (3.45%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
1 3 (10.34%) QA
2 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Novell
2 4 (13.79%) Lotus
3 3 (10.34%) HP
4 2 (6.90%) CA
5 1 (3.45%) Peregrine
5 1 (3.45%) Remedy
5 1 (3.45%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) Capita
5 1 (3.45%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
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