The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 23 30 27
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 4 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.58% 2.34% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 3.11% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Average daily rate £325 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £403 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.83% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+170.27% +5.71%
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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
207 225 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 81.82% 75.25% 74.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 138 105
Average daily rate £390 £350 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -15.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% +57.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £33.10 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £35.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Slough region.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Slough region.

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) V-Model
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) NetApp
3 2 (28.57%) ISO22301
3 2 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (14.29%) Presales
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Business Test Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery Test Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) FMCG
2 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
2 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) V-Model
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Presales
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO22301
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) HP
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) EMC