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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 55 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 19 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.85% 2.35% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 3.10% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+88.57% -35.18%
Disaster Recovery
Berkshire

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
683 807 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 66.44% 75.99% 72.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 409 245
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 15
Average hourly rate £21.55 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.68% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £15.18 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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 15 (44.12%) Active Directory
2 14 (41.18%) Windows
3 13 (38.24%) DNS
3 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
3 13 (38.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (38.24%) MCTS
3 13 (38.24%) MCITP
4 12 (35.29%) Clustering
4 12 (35.29%) Degree
4 12 (35.29%) ITIL
5 11 (32.35%) SQL
5 11 (32.35%) MS Exchange
5 11 (32.35%) Service Management
6 10 (29.41%) Customer Engagement
7 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
8 8 (23.53%) IIS
8 8 (23.53%) POP3
8 8 (23.53%) SMTP
8 8 (23.53%) Lotus
8 8 (23.53%) IMAP
9 7 (20.59%) Lync
9 7 (20.59%) SAN
9 7 (20.59%) GroupWise
9 7 (20.59%) Novell
9 7 (20.59%) IBM Notes
10 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
10 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
11 5 (14.71%) Office 365
11 5 (14.71%) Office Communications Server
12 4 (11.76%) BizTalk Server

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (32.35%) MS Exchange
2 8 (23.53%) IIS
3 7 (20.59%) IBM Notes
3 7 (20.59%) GroupWise
3 7 (20.59%) Lync
4 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
5 5 (14.71%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (8.82%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (5.88%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (8.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Office 365
2 3 (8.82%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) DNS
2 8 (23.53%) POP3
2 8 (23.53%) SMTP
2 8 (23.53%) IMAP
3 7 (20.59%) SAN
4 3 (8.82%) DHCP
5 2 (5.88%) PBX
5 2 (5.88%) PSTN
5 2 (5.88%) RTP
6 1 (2.94%) Firewall
6 1 (2.94%) Wireless
6 1 (2.94%) NGN
6 1 (2.94%) 3GPP
6 1 (2.94%) LTE
6 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.94%) Internet
6 1 (2.94%) UTRAN
6 1 (2.94%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) DB2
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) SoapUI
2 2 (5.88%) Fiddler
2 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Field Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Exchange Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Server Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Test Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) DBA
4 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Mainframe DBA
6 2 (5.88%) Exchange Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Functional Test Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Coordinator
6 2 (5.88%) Support Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Functional Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) DB2 DBA
6 2 (5.88%) SQL DBA
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) SOAP
1 4 (11.76%) XML
2 2 (5.88%) XSD
2 2 (5.88%) Application Packaging
2 2 (5.88%) WCF
2 2 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Clustering
2 4 (11.76%) Replication
3 3 (8.82%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.88%) PKI
5 1 (2.94%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.94%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.94%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) ITIL
2 11 (32.35%) Service Management
3 10 (29.41%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (8.82%) CRM
5 2 (5.88%) SOA
5 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (5.88%) Information Security
5 2 (5.88%) Information Security Management
5 2 (5.88%) Security Management
5 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
5 2 (5.88%) ISMS
5 2 (5.88%) Cyber Security
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.94%) High Availability
6 1 (2.94%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) REXX
3 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (38.24%) MCTS
1 13 (38.24%) MCITP
2 12 (35.29%) Degree
3 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.88%) ISEB
4 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) MCP
5 1 (2.94%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (44.12%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.88%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) Lotus
3 7 (20.59%) Novell
4 3 (8.82%) CA
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco
5 2 (5.88%) Nortel
5 2 (5.88%) Avaya
5 2 (5.88%) VMware
6 1 (2.94%) Comverse
6 1 (2.94%) Ericsson
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle
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