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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 141 173 124
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -49
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 139 78 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.40% 0.85% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.15% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 43 48
Average daily rate
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£350 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £413 £365
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +13.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 7
Average hourly rate £21.75 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.09%
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
7601 6804 6394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.70% 74.39% 73.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4657 3831 3521
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 260 258
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.30 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Surrey +16 38 £350 -22.22% 11
Buckinghamshire +12 36 £391 +20.15% 4
Hampshire -6 22 £400 -5.88% 4
Oxfordshire -7 19 £325 -31.57% 2
Berkshire -5 16 £420 -5.35% 9
Middlesex +6 3 £438 +2.94%
East Sussex -2 3 £310 - 1
West Sussex - 3 £335 - 1
Kent +4 2 £325 -36.58% 3
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 98 (40.66%) Windows
2 68 (28.22%) VMware
3 62 (25.73%) UNIX
3 62 (25.73%) SQL
4 58 (24.07%) Microsoft
5 57 (23.65%) SQL Server
5 57 (23.65%) ITIL
6 50 (20.75%) Business Continuity
7 49 (20.33%) Data Centre
8 48 (19.92%) Oracle
8 48 (19.92%) Linux
9 47 (19.50%) Active Directory
9 47 (19.50%) Finance
10 44 (18.26%) VMware Infrastructure
11 42 (17.43%) Performance Tuning
12 41 (17.01%) PowerShell
13 32 (13.28%) Project Management
13 32 (13.28%) Service Management
13 32 (13.28%) Citrix
13 32 (13.28%) Windows Server 2008
14 31 (12.86%) SAN
15 30 (12.45%) Red Hat
16 28 (11.62%) Service Delivery
16 28 (11.62%) Clustering
16 28 (11.62%) Migration
17 27 (11.20%) Perl
18 25 (10.37%) SLA
18 25 (10.37%) Cisco
19 24 (9.96%) Firewall
19 24 (9.96%) Performance Monitoring

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (8.30%) MS Exchange
2 19 (7.88%) IIS
3 13 (5.39%) WebLogic
4 11 (4.56%) JBoss
5 10 (4.15%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.73%) Apache
6 9 (3.73%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (2.07%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.66%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.24%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.24%) Oracle 10gAS
11 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.83%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.41%) Captiva
12 1 (0.41%) Lync
12 1 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.41%) Documentum
Applications
1 20 (8.30%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.07%) MS Office
2 5 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.66%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.66%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 5 (2.07%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.66%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.66%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.66%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.83%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.41%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.73%) Office 365
2 4 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (12.86%) SAN
2 24 (9.96%) Firewall
3 22 (9.13%) DNS
4 19 (7.88%) TCP/IP
5 18 (7.47%) LAN
5 18 (7.47%) WAN
6 12 (4.98%) DHCP
7 10 (4.15%) VPN
7 10 (4.15%) Network Security
8 8 (3.32%) Intranet
8 8 (3.32%) Internet
8 8 (3.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 8 (3.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 6 (2.49%) VoIP
9 6 (2.49%) iSCSI
9 6 (2.49%) NAS
9 6 (2.49%) Radio Access Network
10 5 (2.07%) LDAP
11 4 (1.66%) SSH
11 4 (1.66%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (23.65%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.30%) MySQL
3 17 (7.05%) DB2
3 17 (7.05%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (7.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (6.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (6.22%) OLTP
5 15 (6.22%) Oracle Database
6 12 (4.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (4.98%) DB2 UDB
7 11 (4.56%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (4.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (3.73%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.90%) Microsoft Power View
10 6 (2.49%) SSDT
11 5 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.24%) Oracle Discoverer
13 2 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
14 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 10 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (3.32%) Subversion
3 6 (2.49%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.49%) Talend Open Studio
3 6 (2.49%) TeamCity
3 6 (2.49%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.49%) WinDbg
3 6 (2.49%) MSBuild
3 6 (2.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.24%) SoapUI
4 3 (1.24%) JIRA
5 2 (0.83%) Fiddler
5 2 (0.83%) WebLogic Workshop
5 2 (0.83%) Maven
6 1 (0.41%) MSI
6 1 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 47 (19.50%) Finance
2 17 (7.05%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.15%) Banking
4 7 (2.90%) Retail
4 7 (2.90%) Back Office
5 6 (2.49%) Legal
5 6 (2.49%) Spanish Language
6 5 (2.07%) Billing
7 4 (1.66%) Automotive
7 4 (1.66%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.24%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.24%) Local Government
9 1 (0.41%) Marketing
9 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.41%) Electronics
9 1 (0.41%) Publishing
9 1 (0.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (15.35%) DBA
2 36 (14.94%) Architect
3 22 (9.13%) Administrator
4 20 (8.30%) Consultant
5 17 (7.05%) SQL DBA
6 16 (6.64%) Analyst
7 15 (6.22%) Support Engineer
8 13 (5.39%) Project Manager
8 13 (5.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (4.98%) Service Manager
9 12 (4.98%) Infrastructure Architect
10 11 (4.56%) DB2 DBA
11 9 (3.73%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (3.32%) Systems Administrator
12 8 (3.32%) Technical Architect
12 8 (3.32%) Senior Consultant
12 8 (3.32%) Middleware Engineer
13 7 (2.90%) UNIX Administrator
13 7 (2.90%) SQL Server DBA
13 7 (2.90%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.22%) Middleware
2 14 (5.81%) .NET
2 14 (5.81%) J2EE
3 9 (3.73%) CSS
3 9 (3.73%) HTML
4 4 (1.66%) XML
4 4 (1.66%) SAP Basis
5 3 (1.24%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (1.24%) SOAP
5 3 (1.24%) REST
6 2 (0.83%) XSD
6 2 (0.83%) JSP
6 2 (0.83%) COM+
6 2 (0.83%) WebCenter
6 2 (0.83%) HTML5
6 2 (0.83%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.83%) Spring
6 2 (0.83%) JSON
6 2 (0.83%) WCF
6 2 (0.83%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 49 (20.33%) Data Centre
2 28 (11.62%) Clustering
3 22 (9.13%) Management Information System
3 22 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (6.22%) Replication
5 9 (3.73%) HACMP
5 9 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.90%) User Experience
6 7 (2.90%) N-Tier
7 6 (2.49%) Ontologies
7 6 (2.49%) Smart Meter
8 4 (1.66%) Life Science
8 4 (1.66%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.66%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.66%) Statistics
9 3 (1.24%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.24%) LPAR
9 3 (1.24%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.83%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 98 (40.66%) Windows
2 62 (25.73%) UNIX
3 48 (19.92%) Linux
4 32 (13.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (8.71%) Solaris
6 20 (8.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (7.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (6.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (4.98%) AIX
10 8 (3.32%) Windows 7
11 6 (2.49%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.66%) HPUX
13 3 (1.24%) VMS
14 2 (0.83%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (23.65%) ITIL
2 50 (20.75%) Business Continuity
3 42 (17.43%) Performance Tuning
4 32 (13.28%) Project Management
4 32 (13.28%) Service Management
5 28 (11.62%) Migration
5 28 (11.62%) Service Delivery
6 24 (9.96%) Performance Monitoring
7 23 (9.54%) Load Balancing
8 20 (8.30%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (7.88%) Change Management
10 17 (7.05%) Data Migration
11 16 (6.64%) Incident Management
12 15 (6.22%) BCP
12 15 (6.22%) Business Continuity Planning
13 14 (5.81%) SDLC
13 14 (5.81%) Configuration Management
14 13 (5.39%) Security Management
14 13 (5.39%) ITSM
15 11 (4.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (25.73%) SQL
2 41 (17.01%) PowerShell
3 27 (11.20%) Perl
4 14 (5.81%) T-SQL
5 13 (5.39%) C#
5 13 (5.39%) Shell Script
6 12 (4.98%) Java
7 10 (4.15%) Python
8 6 (2.49%) Korn
8 6 (2.49%) C++/CLI
8 6 (2.49%) C++
8 6 (2.49%) C
9 5 (2.07%) VBScript
9 5 (2.07%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.24%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.24%) sed
10 3 (1.24%) AWK
11 2 (0.83%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.41%) REXX
Qualifications
1 23 (9.54%) Degree
2 21 (8.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (7.05%) Security Cleared
4 14 (5.81%) SC Cleared
5 13 (5.39%) MCTS
6 10 (4.15%) ISTQB
7 8 (3.32%) MCITP
8 7 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (2.90%) MCSE
9 6 (2.49%) ISEB
9 6 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (2.07%) DV Cleared
10 5 (2.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (1.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (1.66%) CCNA
11 4 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.66%) HND
12 3 (1.24%) CISSP
12 3 (1.24%) PMP
12 3 (1.24%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.37%) SLA
2 11 (4.56%) QA
3 10 (4.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.24%) COBIT
4 3 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.24%) GxP
5 1 (0.41%) BS25999
System Software
1 47 (19.50%) Active Directory
2 44 (18.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (8.71%) vSphere
4 19 (7.88%) VMware ESX
5 17 (7.05%) Hyper-V
6 10 (4.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 9 (3.73%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (2.90%) XenApp
8 7 (2.90%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 4 (1.66%) NFS
9 4 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.24%) RHEV
10 3 (1.24%) Veritas File System
11 2 (0.83%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.83%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.83%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.83%) GPFS
12 1 (0.41%) iptables
Systems Management
1 16 (6.64%) SCOM
2 14 (5.81%) SCCM
3 13 (5.39%) NetBackup
4 10 (4.15%) Tivoli
5 8 (3.32%) BMC PATROL
5 8 (3.32%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (2.49%) OPNET
7 5 (2.07%) Puppet
7 5 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (2.07%) XenMobile
7 5 (2.07%) AirWatch
8 3 (1.24%) HP SIM
8 3 (1.24%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (1.24%) WSUS
8 3 (1.24%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.83%) Nagios
9 2 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.83%) Nessus
9 2 (0.83%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 68 (28.22%) VMware
2 58 (24.07%) Microsoft
3 48 (19.92%) Oracle
4 32 (13.28%) Citrix
5 30 (12.45%) Red Hat
6 25 (10.37%) Cisco
7 23 (9.54%) HP
8 15 (6.22%) IBM
9 14 (5.81%) EMC
10 11 (4.56%) Veritas
11 10 (4.15%) Symantec
11 10 (4.15%) NetApp
11 10 (4.15%) F5
12 9 (3.73%) 3PAR
12 9 (3.73%) BMC
12 9 (3.73%) Intel
12 9 (3.73%) Remedy
13 7 (2.90%) SAP
14 6 (2.49%) Perforce
14 6 (2.49%) Greenplum
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