The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 139 156 149
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 144 112 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.49% 1.13% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 1.44% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 51 45
Median daily rate £375 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 15
Median hourly rate £48.00 £35.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.17% +101.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.85 £33.45 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £37.05 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £28.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+51.78% +60.00%
Disaster Recovery
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7671 7763 6981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.55% 78.00% 74.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4717 4375 3880
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 286 279
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +4 29 £388 +12.72% 3
Hampshire +2 25 £325 -23.52% 5
Oxfordshire +23 24 £250 -14.89% 4
Berkshire -8 20 £425 +9.67% 9
Buckinghamshire +16 16 £358 -20.55%
West Sussex -7 13 £371 +6.07% 1
Kent -15 9 £400 -18.20%
East Sussex 0 8 £400 +1.58% 4
Sussex - 1 - -
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 South East region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 123 (45.39%) Windows
2 90 (33.21%) Linux
3 78 (28.78%) Active Directory
4 76 (28.04%) Oracle
4 76 (28.04%) Unix
5 69 (25.46%) Windows Server
6 68 (25.09%) ITIL
7 65 (23.99%) Migration
7 65 (23.99%) VMware
8 63 (23.25%) Microsoft
9 60 (22.14%) SQL
10 57 (21.03%) SAN
11 54 (19.93%) Finance
11 54 (19.93%) VMware Infrastructure
12 51 (18.82%) High Availability
13 48 (17.71%) Firewall
14 46 (16.97%) Red Hat
15 44 (16.24%) WAN
15 44 (16.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 42 (15.50%) Business Continuity
17 39 (14.39%) LAN
17 39 (14.39%) SQL Server
17 39 (14.39%) MS Exchange
17 39 (14.39%) Analytical Skills
18 38 (14.02%) Veritas
18 38 (14.02%) Management Information System
19 37 (13.65%) Solaris
19 37 (13.65%) Security Cleared
20 36 (13.28%) DNS
20 36 (13.28%) Data Centre

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 39 (14.39%) MS Exchange
2 26 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (6.27%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.32%) WordPress
5 8 (2.95%) Skype for Business
6 6 (2.21%) IIS
6 6 (2.21%) Live Communications Server
6 6 (2.21%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.11%) JBoss
7 3 (1.11%) MQSeries
7 3 (1.11%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.37%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.37%) Jetty
9 1 (0.37%) nginx
9 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 20 (7.38%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.27%) MS Visio
3 13 (4.80%) PaintShop Pro
4 10 (3.69%) MS Office
5 3 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.37%) MS Project
6 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.21%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (2.21%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (1.48%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.37%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.32%) Office 365
4 5 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.37%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 57 (21.03%) SAN
2 48 (17.71%) Firewall
3 44 (16.24%) WAN
4 39 (14.39%) LAN
5 36 (13.28%) DNS
6 24 (8.86%) Fibre Channel
7 21 (7.75%) TCP/IP
8 17 (6.27%) DHCP
9 12 (4.43%) LDAP
10 11 (4.06%) SSL
11 10 (3.69%) Intranet
11 10 (3.69%) NAS
11 10 (3.69%) Network Security
12 9 (3.32%) VoIP
12 9 (3.32%) VPN
13 8 (2.95%) Skype
14 5 (1.85%) Internet
14 5 (1.85%) PBX
14 5 (1.85%) PSTN
14 5 (1.85%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (14.39%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.12%) MySQL
3 17 (6.27%) VLDB
4 14 (5.17%) DB2
4 14 (5.17%) OLTP
5 11 (4.06%) Oracle Database
6 10 (3.69%) DB2 UDB
6 10 (3.69%) NoSQL
6 10 (3.69%) Oracle Database 12c
6 10 (3.69%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (3.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (2.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (2.58%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (2.58%) Big Data
8 7 (2.58%) Riak
9 6 (2.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (2.21%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (2.95%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.58%) Ant
2 7 (2.58%) Maven
3 3 (1.11%) SpecFlow
3 3 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.11%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.11%) WatiN
3 3 (1.11%) XMLSpy
4 2 (0.74%) FitNesse
4 2 (0.74%) MSTest
4 2 (0.74%) NCrunch
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
General
1 54 (19.93%) Finance
2 12 (4.43%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.69%) Banking
3 10 (3.69%) Retail
4 6 (2.21%) Back Office
5 5 (1.85%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.74%) Advertising
6 2 (0.74%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.74%) Publishing
7 1 (0.37%) Automotive
7 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (20.66%) Administrator
2 47 (17.34%) Analyst
3 33 (12.18%) DBA
4 28 (10.33%) Unix Administrator
5 24 (8.86%) Architect
6 23 (8.49%) Support Engineer
7 19 (7.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 19 (7.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 15 (5.54%) 3rd Line Support
8 15 (5.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 15 (5.54%) Systems Administrator
9 14 (5.17%) Linux Administrator
9 14 (5.17%) SQL DBA
10 13 (4.80%) Developer
10 13 (4.80%) Infrastructure Architect
11 12 (4.43%) Consultant
11 12 (4.43%) Systems Support Engineer
12 11 (4.06%) Author
12 11 (4.06%) Security Analyst
12 11 (4.06%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.90%) Middleware
2 12 (4.43%) Web Services
3 8 (2.95%) RESTful
4 7 (2.58%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 5 (1.85%) .NET
6 4 (1.48%) SOAP
7 3 (1.11%) EDI
7 3 (1.11%) IBM Integration Bus
7 3 (1.11%) JMS
7 3 (1.11%) JSON
7 3 (1.11%) REST
7 3 (1.11%) SAP Basis
7 3 (1.11%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (1.11%) WSDL
7 3 (1.11%) XML
7 3 (1.11%) XSD
7 3 (1.11%) XSL
7 3 (1.11%) XSLT
8 2 (0.74%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.37%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 39 (14.39%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (14.02%) Management Information System
3 36 (13.28%) Data Centre
4 30 (11.07%) Computer Science
5 27 (9.96%) Replication
6 24 (8.86%) Clustering
7 16 (5.90%) EMC VMAX
8 9 (3.32%) HACMP
9 8 (2.95%) Statistics
10 7 (2.58%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (1.85%) FMCG
11 5 (1.85%) Public Cloud
12 4 (1.48%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (1.48%) Mainframe
13 3 (1.11%) Client/Server
13 3 (1.11%) Data Integration
13 3 (1.11%) DataPower
13 3 (1.11%) LPAR
13 3 (1.11%) RSA SecurID
13 3 (1.11%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 123 (45.39%) Windows
2 90 (33.21%) Linux
3 76 (28.04%) Unix
4 69 (25.46%) Windows Server
5 44 (16.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 37 (13.65%) Solaris
7 26 (9.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (9.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (7.01%) AIX
10 18 (6.64%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (3.32%) Windows 7
12 5 (1.85%) zOS
13 3 (1.11%) VMS
13 3 (1.11%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.74%) Debian
15 1 (0.37%) CentOS
15 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (25.09%) ITIL
2 65 (23.99%) Migration
3 51 (18.82%) High Availability
4 42 (15.50%) Business Continuity
5 31 (11.44%) Performance Tuning
5 31 (11.44%) Project Management
6 24 (8.86%) Information Security
7 22 (8.12%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (8.12%) Change Management
8 20 (7.38%) SDLC
9 19 (7.01%) Problem Management
10 18 (6.64%) Data Migration
10 18 (6.64%) Incident Management
11 15 (5.54%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (5.17%) Capacity Management
13 13 (4.80%) Kalman Filter
14 12 (4.43%) DevOps
14 12 (4.43%) Web Filtering
15 11 (4.06%) Performance Analysis
15 11 (4.06%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (22.14%) SQL
2 28 (10.33%) PowerShell
3 20 (7.38%) Java
4 17 (6.27%) Perl
5 15 (5.54%) Shell Script
6 14 (5.17%) Ruby
7 10 (3.69%) Python
8 7 (2.58%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.85%) AWK
9 5 (1.85%) Korn
10 4 (1.48%) sed
10 4 (1.48%) VB
11 3 (1.11%) ABAP
11 3 (1.11%) C#
12 2 (0.74%) C
12 2 (0.74%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.74%) VBScript
13 1 (0.37%) COBOL
13 1 (0.37%) PHP
13 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (13.65%) Security Cleared
2 34 (12.55%) Degree
3 30 (11.07%) SC Cleared
4 20 (7.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (2.95%) CCNA
5 8 (2.95%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.58%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.85%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (1.85%) MCSA
7 5 (1.85%) MCSE
7 5 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.48%) DBS Check
8 4 (1.48%) MCITP
8 4 (1.48%) MCTS
9 3 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.11%) ISEB
10 2 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.74%) OCP
10 2 (0.74%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.59%) SLA
2 7 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.21%) COBIT
4 4 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.11%) ISO22301
5 3 (1.11%) QA
6 1 (0.37%) BS7799
System Software
1 78 (28.78%) Active Directory
2 54 (19.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (10.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 26 (9.59%) Hyper-V
5 21 (7.75%) vSphere
6 16 (5.90%) GlusterFS
7 14 (5.17%) VMware ESX
8 10 (3.69%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (2.21%) NFS
10 5 (1.85%) Veritas File System
10 5 (1.85%) XenApp
11 4 (1.48%) Firmware
11 4 (1.48%) RHEV
12 3 (1.11%) Oracle Clusterware
13 2 (0.74%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 2 (0.74%) XenServer
14 1 (0.37%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 31 (11.44%) NetBackup
2 24 (8.86%) SCCM
3 23 (8.49%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 22 (8.12%) Puppet
5 18 (6.64%) Oracle ZFS
5 18 (6.64%) SCOM
6 16 (5.90%) Red Hat Satellite
7 13 (4.80%) SCVMM
7 13 (4.80%) Windows Intune
8 8 (2.95%) Data Guard
9 6 (2.21%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (2.21%) Tivoli
10 5 (1.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 5 (1.85%) Nagios
10 5 (1.85%) WSUS
11 4 (1.48%) Foglight
11 4 (1.48%) Legato
12 3 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
13 2 (0.74%) Backup Exec
13 2 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 76 (28.04%) Oracle
2 65 (23.99%) VMware
3 63 (23.25%) Microsoft
4 46 (16.97%) Red Hat
5 38 (14.02%) Veritas
6 35 (12.92%) EMC
7 33 (12.18%) HP
8 31 (11.44%) IBM
9 27 (9.96%) Brocade
9 27 (9.96%) Sun
10 23 (8.49%) StorageTek
11 22 (8.12%) Cisco
12 16 (5.90%) Citrix
13 15 (5.54%) NetApp
14 14 (5.17%) CheckPoint
15 13 (4.80%) Intel Security
15 13 (4.80%) RightScale
16 12 (4.43%) AppSense
17 11 (4.06%) Juniper
18 10 (3.69%) Remedy
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