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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 151 130 139
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +9
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 106 119 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.12% 1.37% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 1.87% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 58 36
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £254 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £522 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 9
Average hourly rate £46.25 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+164.28% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £16.90 £24.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.25 £17.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -41.66%
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 6365 5452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.71% 73.09% 71.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3943 3431 2694
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 252 303
Average hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.50 £48.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -11 34 £425 -2.85% 12
Hampshire -16 20 £475 +35.71% 4
Buckinghamshire -8 18 £365 -10.15% 4
Oxfordshire -6 16 £375 +5.26% 3
Surrey +1 15 £600 +19.10% 4
Kent -12 1 £550 +4.76% 4
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 103 (40.23%) Windows
2 89 (34.77%) Active Directory
3 81 (31.64%) Microsoft
4 73 (28.52%) SQL
5 61 (23.83%) Clustering
6 58 (22.66%) VMware
7 54 (21.09%) ITIL
8 49 (19.14%) Finance
9 46 (17.97%) Migration
9 46 (17.97%) Business Continuity
9 46 (17.97%) SAN
10 44 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
11 43 (16.80%) UNIX
12 39 (15.23%) MS Excel
13 37 (14.45%) Oracle
14 36 (14.06%) DNS
14 36 (14.06%) Hyper-V
15 35 (13.67%) Security Cleared
15 35 (13.67%) CRM
15 35 (13.67%) SharePoint
16 34 (13.28%) Windows Server 2008
17 33 (12.89%) Microsoft Certification
18 32 (12.50%) Lync
19 31 (12.11%) Exchange Server 2013
19 31 (12.11%) SC Cleared
19 31 (12.11%) Dynamics CRM
19 31 (12.11%) BizTalk Server
20 29 (11.33%) SharePoint 2013
21 28 (10.94%) Degree
21 28 (10.94%) Windows Server 2003

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 35 (13.67%) SharePoint
2 32 (12.50%) Lync
3 31 (12.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 31 (12.11%) BizTalk Server
4 29 (11.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 27 (10.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 19 (7.42%) MS Exchange
6 19 (7.42%) IIS
7 15 (5.86%) WebLogic
8 12 (4.69%) Oracle 10gAS
9 7 (2.73%) IBM Notes
9 7 (2.73%) GroupWise
10 5 (1.95%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (1.17%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (1.17%) Live Communications Server
12 2 (0.78%) Apache
12 2 (0.78%) Confluence
12 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.78%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 39 (15.23%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.34%) MS Office
3 3 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.39%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 31 (12.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (10.16%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
4 15 (5.86%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.39%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 26 (10.16%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (4.69%) Office 365
3 7 (2.73%) SaaS
4 6 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.17%) PaaS
5 3 (1.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (17.97%) SAN
2 36 (14.06%) DNS
3 24 (9.38%) Firewall
4 16 (6.25%) DHCP
5 14 (5.47%) LAN
5 14 (5.47%) NAS
6 13 (5.08%) LDAP
7 12 (4.69%) WAN
8 11 (4.30%) SMTP
9 9 (3.52%) TCP/IP
10 8 (3.13%) POP3
10 8 (3.13%) IMAP
11 4 (1.56%) Internet
11 4 (1.56%) GSM
12 3 (1.17%) VPN
12 3 (1.17%) FTP
12 3 (1.17%) Broadband
12 3 (1.17%) PBX
12 3 (1.17%) PSTN
12 3 (1.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.98%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.64%) Oracle Database
3 12 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (4.69%) Oracle Discoverer
4 11 (4.30%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (3.52%) OLTP
6 8 (3.13%) DB2
7 7 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.95%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (1.95%) SAP BW
9 5 (1.95%) SAP Data Services
9 5 (1.95%) SAP HANA
9 5 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.17%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.17%) MySQL
12 2 (0.78%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Subversion
1 2 (0.78%) JIRA
1 2 (0.78%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.78%) Hudson
1 2 (0.78%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.39%) GitLab
2 1 (0.39%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 49 (19.14%) Finance
2 13 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.91%) Banking
4 7 (2.73%) Retail
5 4 (1.56%) Legal
6 3 (1.17%) Automotive
7 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.78%) Marketing
8 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.39%) Billing
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 53 (20.70%) Architect
2 34 (13.28%) Technical Architect
3 31 (12.11%) DBA
4 29 (11.33%) Consultant
5 25 (9.77%) Analyst
6 24 (9.38%) Project Manager
7 22 (8.59%) Administrator
8 16 (6.25%) Field Engineer
9 15 (5.86%) Infrastructure Architect
10 10 (3.91%) Oracle DBA
11 9 (3.52%) Senior Technical Architect
11 9 (3.52%) SQL DBA
11 9 (3.52%) Senior Architect
12 8 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
12 8 (3.13%) Server Engineer
13 7 (2.73%) Citrix Consultant
13 7 (2.73%) Support Engineer
13 7 (2.73%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 6 (2.34%) Test Manager
14 6 (2.34%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.77%) .NET
2 20 (7.81%) Middleware
2 20 (7.81%) Application Packaging
3 14 (5.47%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (1.56%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.17%) Flash
6 2 (0.78%) HTML
6 2 (0.78%) CSS
6 2 (0.78%) Web Services
7 1 (0.39%) XML
7 1 (0.39%) SOAP
7 1 (0.39%) LAMP
7 1 (0.39%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 61 (23.83%) Clustering
2 25 (9.77%) Replication
3 19 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.91%) Mainframe
4 10 (3.91%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.13%) PKI
5 8 (3.13%) Statistics
6 7 (2.73%) User Experience
7 6 (2.34%) Performance Metrics
7 6 (2.34%) Open Source
7 6 (2.34%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.95%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.56%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.56%) HACMP
10 3 (1.17%) CLARiiON
10 3 (1.17%) Symmetrix
10 3 (1.17%) EMC Centera
10 3 (1.17%) Reference Data
10 3 (1.17%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.17%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 103 (40.23%) Windows
2 43 (16.80%) UNIX
3 34 (13.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (10.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (10.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (10.16%) Linux
6 18 (7.03%) HPUX
7 17 (6.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (6.25%) Windows 2000
9 15 (5.86%) Windows NT
10 12 (4.69%) AIX
10 12 (4.69%) Windows 2000 Server
11 11 (4.30%) Windows 7
12 10 (3.91%) Solaris
13 6 (2.34%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.78%) VMS
14 2 (0.78%) CentOS
14 2 (0.78%) Debian
14 2 (0.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (21.09%) ITIL
2 46 (17.97%) Migration
2 46 (17.97%) Business Continuity
3 35 (13.67%) CRM
4 27 (10.55%) Performance Tuning
5 26 (10.16%) Service Management
6 25 (9.77%) Change Management
7 23 (8.98%) Project Management
7 23 (8.98%) SOA
8 21 (8.20%) Incident Management
9 20 (7.81%) Service Delivery
10 15 (5.86%) BCP
10 15 (5.86%) Load Balancing
11 14 (5.47%) Enterprise Architecture
11 14 (5.47%) Data Migration
11 14 (5.47%) Configuration Management
12 13 (5.08%) Customer Engagement
12 13 (5.08%) Performance Analysis
13 12 (4.69%) Business Continuity Planning
13 12 (4.69%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 73 (28.52%) SQL
2 20 (7.81%) Shell Script
3 16 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 12 (4.69%) PowerShell
5 11 (4.30%) Java
6 10 (3.91%) Perl
7 8 (3.13%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.95%) ABAP
8 5 (1.95%) Python
8 5 (1.95%) C#
9 4 (1.56%) C
10 3 (1.17%) sed
10 3 (1.17%) Korn
10 3 (1.17%) AWK
11 2 (0.78%) Ruby
11 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.78%) REXX
12 1 (0.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (13.67%) Security Cleared
2 33 (12.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (12.11%) SC Cleared
4 28 (10.94%) Degree
5 16 (6.25%) MCTS
6 15 (5.86%) MCITP
7 14 (5.47%) MCSE
8 7 (2.73%) VCP4
9 6 (2.34%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.17%) MCP
11 3 (1.17%) ISEB
12 2 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.39%) MCSA
13 1 (0.39%) HP ASE
13 1 (0.39%) HP APS
13 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.39%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.39%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.55%) SLA
2 6 (2.34%) QA
3 4 (1.56%) HL7
3 4 (1.56%) DICOM
4 3 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 89 (34.77%) Active Directory
2 44 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (14.06%) Hyper-V
4 16 (6.25%) VMware ESX
4 16 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
5 14 (5.47%) Oracle RMAN
6 11 (4.30%) XenDesktop
7 8 (3.13%) XenApp
8 7 (2.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 7 (2.73%) ISA Server
9 6 (2.34%) Firmware
9 6 (2.34%) Terminal Services
9 6 (2.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (1.56%) vSphere
11 3 (1.17%) vCloud
11 3 (1.17%) XenServer
12 2 (0.78%) Postfix
12 2 (0.78%) NFS
12 2 (0.78%) Samba
12 2 (0.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 14 (5.47%) SCOM
2 13 (5.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (2.73%) EMC NetWorker
3 7 (2.73%) NetBackup
3 7 (2.73%) BladeLogic
3 7 (2.73%) XenMobile
4 6 (2.34%) ARCserve
5 5 (1.95%) Puppet
5 5 (1.95%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (1.56%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 4 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.56%) OpenView
6 4 (1.56%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.56%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.56%) SCCM
7 3 (1.17%) WSUS
7 3 (1.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 3 (1.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 81 (31.64%) Microsoft
2 58 (22.66%) VMware
3 37 (14.45%) Oracle
4 26 (10.16%) HP
5 21 (8.20%) Citrix
6 20 (7.81%) IBM
7 17 (6.64%) EMC
8 14 (5.47%) Intel
8 14 (5.47%) Cisco
8 14 (5.47%) Red Hat
9 11 (4.30%) McAfee
9 11 (4.30%) 3PAR
10 9 (3.52%) Lotus
10 9 (3.52%) SAP
11 8 (3.13%) Sun
11 8 (3.13%) Veritas
12 7 (2.73%) NetApp
12 7 (2.73%) Novell
12 7 (2.73%) Symantec
12 7 (2.73%) Brocade
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