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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 186 142 177
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +35
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 83 138 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.95% 1.41% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.78% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 69 44
Median daily rate £414 £350 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.21% -21.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £290 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £415
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £43.28 £21.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.98% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+83.87% -11.42%
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
7164 7766 7125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.72% 79.33% 76.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4368 4779 3989
Median daily rate £423 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 252 266
Median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 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
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 25 August 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 -18 18 £409 +21.18% 3
Berkshire +8 16 £465 +9.41% 6
Hampshire -5 14 £450 +12.50% 6
West Sussex +3 9 £365 +8.95% 2
Buckinghamshire -13 8 £371 -4.92%
Oxfordshire -15 6 £275 -15.38% 1
East Sussex +10 4 £488 +57.25% 1
Kent +8 3 £445 +36.92%
Middlesex +1 2 £413 -5.71%
Home Counties - 1 £440 -
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 60 (30.15%) Windows
2 57 (28.64%) Linux
3 56 (28.14%) ITIL
4 52 (26.13%) Oracle
5 50 (25.13%) Microsoft
6 49 (24.62%) High Availability
7 48 (24.12%) SAN
8 45 (22.61%) SQL
9 44 (22.11%) VMware
10 43 (21.61%) Active Directory
11 41 (20.60%) Unix
12 40 (20.10%) Windows Server
13 36 (18.09%) SQL Server
14 35 (17.59%) Migration
15 32 (16.08%) Finance
15 32 (16.08%) Firewall
16 31 (15.58%) Solaris
17 29 (14.57%) Veritas
17 29 (14.57%) NetBackup
17 29 (14.57%) Performance Tuning
18 28 (14.07%) Business Continuity
19 27 (13.57%) Data Centre
20 26 (13.07%) Cisco
20 26 (13.07%) WAN
20 26 (13.07%) VMware Infrastructure
21 25 (12.56%) HP
21 25 (12.56%) Red Hat
21 25 (12.56%) Project Management
22 24 (12.06%) SLA
22 24 (12.06%) DNS

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 22 (11.06%) MS Exchange
2 18 (9.05%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (3.52%) Skype for Business
5 6 (3.02%) WordPress
6 5 (2.51%) IIS
7 4 (2.01%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.51%) Live Communications Server
8 3 (1.51%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.01%) Apache
9 2 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.01%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.50%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 17 (8.54%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.02%) MS Office
3 3 (1.51%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.50%) MS Project
4 1 (0.50%) PaintShop Pro
4 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.51%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.02%) Office 365
4 4 (2.01%) Yammer
5 3 (1.51%) HP Helion
6 2 (1.01%) SaaS
7 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.50%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 48 (24.12%) SAN
2 32 (16.08%) Firewall
3 26 (13.07%) WAN
4 24 (12.06%) DNS
5 23 (11.56%) Fibre Channel
6 22 (11.06%) LAN
7 14 (7.04%) TCP/IP
8 11 (5.53%) LDAP
8 11 (5.53%) SSL
8 11 (5.53%) VPN
9 10 (5.03%) DHCP
9 10 (5.03%) Network Security
10 9 (4.52%) IPsec
10 9 (4.52%) NAS
11 7 (3.52%) Skype
11 7 (3.52%) VoIP
12 6 (3.02%) FTP
12 6 (3.02%) Internet
12 6 (3.02%) Intranet
13 4 (2.01%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.09%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.04%) MySQL
3 14 (7.04%) VLDB
4 13 (6.53%) OLTP
5 9 (4.52%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (3.02%) DB2
7 6 (3.02%) Oracle Database
7 6 (3.02%) Oracle Exadata
7 6 (3.02%) RDBMS
7 6 (3.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.51%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (2.01%) DB2 UDB
9 4 (2.01%) Sybase IQ
10 3 (1.51%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (1.51%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 5 (2.51%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.51%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.51%) XMLSpy
3 2 (1.01%) MSBuild
3 2 (1.01%) NuGet
3 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.01%) Subversion
3 2 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.01%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.01%) WinDbg
4 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 32 (16.08%) Finance
2 8 (4.02%) Banking
3 6 (3.02%) Billing
4 5 (2.51%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.01%) Retail
6 3 (1.51%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.01%) Publishing
8 1 (0.50%) Advertising
8 1 (0.50%) Automotive
8 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.50%) Legal
8 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 43 (21.61%) Administrator
2 35 (17.59%) Analyst
3 23 (11.56%) Unix Administrator
4 21 (10.55%) DBA
5 16 (8.04%) Architect
6 15 (7.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (7.04%) Support Analyst
8 13 (6.53%) 3rd Line Support
8 13 (6.53%) Consultant
8 13 (6.53%) Support Engineer
9 12 (6.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 12 (6.03%) Network Engineer
9 12 (6.03%) SQL DBA
10 10 (5.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (5.03%) Solaris Administrator
10 10 (5.03%) Systems Administrator
10 10 (5.03%) Systems Support Engineer
11 8 (4.02%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 8 (4.02%) Disaster Recovery Manager
11 8 (4.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.02%) .NET
2 7 (3.52%) REST
3 6 (3.02%) Middleware
3 6 (3.02%) WSDL
4 5 (2.51%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 5 (2.51%) SOAP
5 3 (1.51%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.51%) 802.1X
5 3 (1.51%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (1.51%) JMS
5 3 (1.51%) JSON
5 3 (1.51%) SAP Basis
5 3 (1.51%) Web Services
5 3 (1.51%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (1.51%) XML
5 3 (1.51%) XSD
5 3 (1.51%) XSL
5 3 (1.51%) XSLT
6 2 (1.01%) EDI
7 1 (0.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.57%) Data Centre
2 23 (11.56%) Replication
3 18 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (8.54%) Computer Science
4 17 (8.54%) Management Information System
5 11 (5.53%) EMC VMAX
6 10 (5.03%) Clustering
7 7 (3.52%) EMC VNX
8 6 (3.02%) Statistics
9 5 (2.51%) AS400
9 5 (2.51%) iSeries
9 5 (2.51%) RSA SecurID
10 4 (2.01%) FMCG
10 4 (2.01%) VCE vBlock
11 3 (1.51%) Blackberry
11 3 (1.51%) DataPower
11 3 (1.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (1.51%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.51%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (1.51%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 60 (30.15%) Windows
2 57 (28.64%) Linux
3 41 (20.60%) Unix
4 40 (20.10%) Windows Server
5 31 (15.58%) Solaris
6 21 (10.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (6.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (6.03%) Windows 7
9 10 (5.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (4.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (4.02%) AIX
12 5 (2.51%) OS/400
13 4 (2.01%) zOS
14 3 (1.51%) VMS
14 3 (1.51%) Windows 8
15 2 (1.01%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (1.01%) Mac OS
15 2 (1.01%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.50%) Debian
16 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (28.14%) ITIL
2 49 (24.62%) High Availability
3 35 (17.59%) Migration
4 29 (14.57%) Performance Tuning
5 28 (14.07%) Business Continuity
6 25 (12.56%) Project Management
7 19 (9.55%) Change Management
7 19 (9.55%) Problem Management
8 16 (8.04%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (6.53%) Incident Management
10 12 (6.03%) ITSM
10 12 (6.03%) Service Delivery
11 11 (5.53%) Configuration Management
11 11 (5.53%) Information Security
11 11 (5.53%) Service Management
12 10 (5.03%) Capacity Management
13 9 (4.52%) BCP
13 9 (4.52%) Patch Management
14 8 (4.02%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 45 (22.61%) SQL
2 14 (7.04%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.03%) Perl
4 8 (4.02%) Java
5 7 (3.52%) C#
5 7 (3.52%) Python
5 7 (3.52%) Shell Script
5 7 (3.52%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.01%) Korn
6 4 (2.01%) VB
7 3 (1.51%) ABAP
7 3 (1.51%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.51%) VBScript
8 2 (1.01%) C
8 2 (1.01%) C++
8 2 (1.01%) C++/CLI
9 1 (0.50%) PHP
9 1 (0.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (10.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (8.54%) Security Cleared
3 14 (7.04%) Degree
4 13 (6.53%) SC Cleared
5 11 (5.53%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (5.03%) MCSE
7 6 (3.02%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (3.02%) CCNA
7 6 (3.02%) CCNP
7 6 (3.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (3.02%) MCP
8 4 (2.01%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.51%) ISEB
9 3 (1.51%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.01%) CCSA
10 2 (1.01%) CCSE
10 2 (1.01%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (12.06%) SLA
2 6 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.02%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (2.01%) ISO22301
5 3 (1.51%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (1.01%) COBIT
6 2 (1.01%) QA
7 1 (0.50%) BS7799
7 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.50%) RMADS
System Software
1 43 (21.61%) Active Directory
2 26 (13.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (11.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 16 (8.04%) Hyper-V
5 13 (6.53%) VMware ESX
6 11 (5.53%) GlusterFS
7 9 (4.52%) XenApp
8 8 (4.02%) Firmware
9 7 (3.52%) vSphere
10 6 (3.02%) NFS
11 4 (2.01%) ISA Server
11 4 (2.01%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (1.51%) XenDesktop
13 2 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (1.01%) RHEV
13 2 (1.01%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 1 (0.50%) Dovecot
14 1 (0.50%) Oracle Clusterware
14 1 (0.50%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 29 (14.57%) NetBackup
2 21 (10.55%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 17 (8.54%) Oracle ZFS
3 17 (8.54%) SCCM
4 15 (7.54%) SCOM
5 12 (6.03%) Red Hat Satellite
6 10 (5.03%) Puppet
7 6 (3.02%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (3.02%) Nagios
8 5 (2.51%) Data Guard
9 4 (2.01%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (2.01%) Foglight
9 4 (2.01%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (2.01%) Legato
9 4 (2.01%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (2.01%) WSUS
10 3 (1.51%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 3 (1.51%) MOM
10 3 (1.51%) Tivoli
10 3 (1.51%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 52 (26.13%) Oracle
2 50 (25.13%) Microsoft
3 44 (22.11%) VMware
4 29 (14.57%) Veritas
5 26 (13.07%) Cisco
6 25 (12.56%) HP
6 25 (12.56%) Red Hat
7 23 (11.56%) Brocade
7 23 (11.56%) EMC
8 20 (10.05%) StorageTek
8 20 (10.05%) Sun
9 18 (9.05%) CheckPoint
10 17 (8.54%) Citrix
11 13 (6.53%) NetApp
12 12 (6.03%) Juniper
13 11 (5.53%) IBM
14 9 (4.52%) Blue Coat
15 8 (4.02%) F5
15 8 (4.02%) Remedy
16 7 (3.52%) Sybase