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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Disaster Recovery
England / South East
Rank 170 134 122
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -12
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 61 120 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.84% 1.46% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.83% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 68 69
Median daily rate £425 £410 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -6.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £504 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Median hourly rate £27.50 £52.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.61% +40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.69 £25.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-5.25% +20.48%

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
5859 6552 7230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.36% 79.85% 78.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3462 3947 3964
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 288 244
Median hourly rate £38.50 £45.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.85 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +11 19 £400 - 3
Berkshire -9 14 £413 -8.33% 9
Hampshire +2 10 £344 +18.53% 7
Buckinghamshire -16 5 £400 +6.66% 4
Oxfordshire +2 3 £700 +180.00% 2
West Sussex +2 3 £525 +43.83%
Middlesex - 3 £420 -
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 43 (34.96%) High Availability
2 30 (24.39%) Cisco
3 29 (23.58%) Data Centre
4 28 (22.76%) Business Continuity
5 26 (21.14%) Microsoft
6 23 (18.70%) Windows
7 22 (17.89%) Migration
8 21 (17.07%) Oracle
8 21 (17.07%) SAN
9 19 (15.45%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (15.45%) Linux
9 19 (15.45%) VMware
10 18 (14.63%) Finance
10 18 (14.63%) Unix
10 18 (14.63%) SQL Server
11 17 (13.82%) NetApp
12 16 (13.01%) CheckPoint
12 16 (13.01%) Performance Tuning
12 16 (13.01%) Microsoft Azure
13 15 (12.20%) Windows Server
13 15 (12.20%) Firewall
14 14 (11.38%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (11.38%) Active Directory
14 14 (11.38%) LAN
15 13 (10.57%) VoIP
15 13 (10.57%) WAN
15 13 (10.57%) SQL
15 13 (10.57%) Telecoms
15 13 (10.57%) Replication
15 13 (10.57%) Amazon AWS

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 10 (8.13%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.44%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.63%) IIS
4 1 (0.81%) Apache
4 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.81%) Commerce Server
4 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.81%) SAS
4 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (6.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.63%) MS Project
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (10.57%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (5.69%) Office 365
4 3 (2.44%) HP Helion
5 2 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.81%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.81%) SaaS
6 1 (0.81%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.07%) SAN
2 15 (12.20%) Firewall
3 14 (11.38%) LAN
4 13 (10.57%) VoIP
4 13 (10.57%) WAN
5 11 (8.94%) FTP
5 11 (8.94%) NAS
6 10 (8.13%) Network Security
6 10 (8.13%) SSH
7 7 (5.69%) iSCSI
8 6 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (4.88%) CTI
9 5 (4.07%) SNMP
9 5 (4.07%) Unified Communications
9 5 (4.07%) VPN
10 4 (3.25%) DNS
10 4 (3.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 4 (3.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (3.25%) TCP/IP
10 4 (3.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.88%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.07%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.44%) DB2
5 3 (2.44%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.63%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (1.63%) MySQL
6 2 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.63%) Power BI
6 2 (1.63%) QlikView
6 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.63%) SSDT
7 1 (0.81%) DB2 UDB
7 1 (0.81%) GIS
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (7.32%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.69%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.69%) JIRA
3 3 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.63%) MSBuild
4 2 (1.63%) NuGet
4 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.63%) Subversion
4 2 (1.63%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.63%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.63%) WinDbg
General
1 18 (14.63%) Finance
2 13 (10.57%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.44%) Billing
4 2 (1.63%) Banking
4 2 (1.63%) Local Government
4 2 (1.63%) Marketing
5 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.81%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.81%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (14.63%) Architect
1 18 (14.63%) Consultant
2 12 (9.76%) Administrator
3 11 (8.94%) Cloud Architect
4 10 (8.13%) Analyst
4 10 (8.13%) DBA
4 10 (8.13%) Network Engineer
5 9 (7.32%) SQL DBA
6 8 (6.50%) Storage Administrator
7 7 (5.69%) AWS Architect
7 7 (5.69%) Azure Architect
7 7 (5.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (5.69%) Network Consultant
7 7 (5.69%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.69%) Unix Administrator
8 6 (4.88%) Design Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) Developer
8 6 (4.88%) SAN Storage Administrator
8 6 (4.88%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.88%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.69%) Middleware
2 3 (2.44%) .NET
2 3 (2.44%) REST
2 3 (2.44%) WSDL
3 2 (1.63%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.81%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.81%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.81%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.58%) Data Centre
2 13 (10.57%) Replication
3 11 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (8.13%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (5.69%) Clustering
5 7 (5.69%) IVR
5 7 (5.69%) Public Cloud
6 6 (4.88%) AS400
6 6 (4.88%) iSeries
7 5 (4.07%) Management Information System
8 4 (3.25%) EMC VNX
9 3 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.63%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.63%) EMC VMAX
10 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.63%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.63%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (1.63%) PMI
10 2 (1.63%) Reinsurance
10 2 (1.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.70%) Windows
2 19 (15.45%) Linux
3 18 (14.63%) Unix
4 15 (12.20%) Windows Server
5 12 (9.76%) Solaris
6 11 (8.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (8.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (6.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (4.88%) OS/400
9 5 (4.07%) HPUX
9 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (3.25%) AIX
11 2 (1.63%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (1.63%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.63%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.81%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (34.96%) High Availability
2 28 (22.76%) Business Continuity
3 22 (17.89%) Migration
4 16 (13.01%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (11.38%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (10.57%) Capacity Management
7 12 (9.76%) Load Balancing
7 12 (9.76%) Mentoring
7 12 (9.76%) Scrum
8 11 (8.94%) ITIL
9 9 (7.32%) TOGAF
10 8 (6.50%) DevOps
10 8 (6.50%) Incident Management
10 8 (6.50%) Project Management
10 8 (6.50%) SDLC
11 7 (5.69%) Configuration Management
11 7 (5.69%) SOA
11 7 (5.69%) Zachman Framework
12 6 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (4.07%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.57%) SQL
2 7 (5.69%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.88%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.25%) Perl
4 4 (3.25%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.44%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.63%) C#
6 2 (1.63%) C++
6 2 (1.63%) C++/CLI
6 2 (1.63%) Python
6 2 (1.63%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (15.45%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (8.94%) CCIE
3 10 (8.13%) Security Cleared
4 9 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (6.50%) CCNA
5 8 (6.50%) SC Cleared
6 7 (5.69%) CCNP
7 5 (4.07%) MCITP
7 5 (4.07%) MCP
8 4 (3.25%) Degree
8 4 (3.25%) MCSE
9 2 (1.63%) BC Cleared
9 2 (1.63%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.63%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.81%) CCDP
10 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.81%) MCSA
10 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.32%) SLA
2 5 (4.07%) ISO22301
3 4 (3.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (3.25%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (11.38%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 9 (7.32%) Veritas File System
5 8 (6.50%) NFS
6 7 (5.69%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (4.07%) Hyper-V
8 3 (2.44%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (1.63%) Firmware
9 2 (1.63%) XenApp
10 1 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.81%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (7.32%) Nagios
1 9 (7.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 8 (6.50%) SCOM
3 7 (5.69%) EMC Navisphere
3 7 (5.69%) SCCM
4 4 (3.25%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.44%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (2.44%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (2.44%) Unicenter
6 2 (1.63%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.63%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (1.63%) DatAdvantage
6 2 (1.63%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.63%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (1.63%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (1.63%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.63%) WSUS
7 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (24.39%) Cisco
2 26 (21.14%) Microsoft
3 21 (17.07%) Oracle
4 19 (15.45%) VMware
5 17 (13.82%) NetApp
6 16 (13.01%) CheckPoint
7 12 (9.76%) Red Hat
8 10 (8.13%) Brocade
8 10 (8.13%) Veritas
9 9 (7.32%) Sun
10 8 (6.50%) Citrix
10 8 (6.50%) EMC
10 8 (6.50%) IBM
10 8 (6.50%) Juniper
11 7 (5.69%) F5
11 7 (5.69%) HP
12 4 (3.25%) Palo Alto
12 4 (3.25%) Remedy
13 3 (2.44%) SAP
13 3 (2.44%) Symantec