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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 41 58 90
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +32
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 27 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.11% 2.46% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.62% 3.41% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 4
Average daily rate
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£561 £293 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.88% -22.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £225 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £398 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+15.64% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.80 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.79% +2.63%
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
584 733 933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.20% 72.07% 67.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 374 282
Average daily rate £425 £365 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £38.50 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 37 (82.22%) Active Directory
2 22 (48.89%) Windows
3 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 20 (44.44%) SharePoint
5 19 (42.22%) Clustering
6 18 (40.00%) Hyper-V
6 18 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (35.56%) Lync
7 16 (35.56%) SharePoint 2013
8 15 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 15 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
8 15 (33.33%) CRM
8 15 (33.33%) SQL
8 15 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
8 15 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
9 14 (31.11%) DNS
10 12 (26.67%) Application Packaging
11 11 (24.44%) VMware
11 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (22.22%) .NET
13 9 (20.00%) DHCP
13 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (20.00%) Degree
14 8 (17.78%) SOA
15 7 (15.56%) Replication
15 7 (15.56%) Firewall
15 7 (15.56%) Enterprise Architecture
15 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
15 7 (15.56%) Office 365

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 18 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 16 (35.56%) Lync
3 16 (35.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 15 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 15 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
6 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (2.22%) GroupWise
8 1 (2.22%) Apache
8 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
8 1 (2.22%) IIS
8 1 (2.22%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS Project
3 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 15 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (15.56%) Office 365
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.11%) DNS
2 9 (20.00%) DHCP
3 7 (15.56%) Firewall
4 4 (8.89%) HTTP
4 4 (8.89%) LAN
4 4 (8.89%) WAN
5 3 (6.67%) Internet
5 3 (6.67%) VPN
6 2 (4.44%) PABX
6 2 (4.44%) SMTP
6 2 (4.44%) Intranet
7 1 (2.22%) SAN
7 1 (2.22%) SSL
7 1 (2.22%) LDAP
7 1 (2.22%) SNMP
7 1 (2.22%) POP3
7 1 (2.22%) Wireless
7 1 (2.22%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (6.67%) MySQL
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.22%) MS Access
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Ant
1 1 (2.22%) Subversion
1 1 (2.22%) Maven
1 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.22%) Trac
General
1 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Architect
1 18 (40.00%) Technical Architect
2 6 (13.33%) Field Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Administrator
3 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.67%) Senior Technical Architect
4 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) Wintel Architect
4 3 (6.67%) Senior Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.44%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Support Specialist
5 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Tester
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) Application Packaging
2 10 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.22%) Web Services
4 1 (2.22%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (42.22%) Clustering
2 7 (15.56%) Replication
3 3 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.67%) Statistics
4 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) Firmware
5 1 (2.22%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 22 (48.89%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.11%) Linux
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) Solaris
5 1 (2.22%) FreeBSD
5 1 (2.22%) UNIX
5 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) CRM
2 8 (17.78%) SOA
3 7 (15.56%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (13.33%) ITIL
5 5 (11.11%) Service Management
5 5 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
5 5 (11.11%) High Availability
6 4 (8.89%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.67%) Business Continuity
7 3 (6.67%) Workflow
7 3 (6.67%) Change Control
8 2 (4.44%) Data Architecture
8 2 (4.44%) Document Management
8 2 (4.44%) Migration
8 2 (4.44%) Data Modelling
9 1 (2.22%) PRINCE
9 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.22%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (8.89%) Bash Shell
3 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.22%) Python
4 1 (2.22%) Java
4 1 (2.22%) AWK
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (20.00%) Degree
2 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.33%) MCITP
3 5 (11.11%) MCTS
3 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.89%) MCP
4 4 (8.89%) MCSA
5 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.67%) CCNA
5 3 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (2.22%) MCSE
7 1 (2.22%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 37 (82.22%) Active Directory
2 18 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.89%) XenApp
5 3 (6.67%) Terminal Services
5 3 (6.67%) VMware ESX
5 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (6.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (8.89%) Backup Exec
3 3 (6.67%) ARCserve
3 3 (6.67%) NetBackup
3 3 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.22%) Nagios
4 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (24.44%) VMware
3 4 (8.89%) Citrix
3 4 (8.89%) Symantec
4 2 (4.44%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) Novell
5 1 (2.22%) Lotus
Reading, Oxfordshire
Swan It Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 16 days ago