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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 156 117 163
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +46
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 98 126 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.05% 1.43% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 2.00% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 48 44
Average daily rate
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£475 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £490 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.63%
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
6815 6314 7146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.19% 71.91% 71.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3862 3500 3408
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £257 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 247 316
Average hourly rate £20.00 £29.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.20% -9.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.08 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 15 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the South East region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014. 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -18 33 £545 +68.99% 7
Surrey +8 24 £475 +18.75% 8
Hampshire -15 20 £425 +6.25% 4
Buckinghamshire -7 13 £325 -13.33%
Kent -6 4 £531 +32.81% 1
Oxfordshire -12 3 £475 +35.71% 1
Middlesex +1 1 £425 -5.55%
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
West Sussex - - - - 3
M4 Corridor - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 72 (42.60%) Windows
2 67 (39.64%) Active Directory
3 54 (31.95%) Microsoft
3 54 (31.95%) VMware
4 43 (25.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 42 (24.85%) Clustering
6 36 (21.30%) Security Cleared
7 35 (20.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 34 (20.12%) ITIL
8 34 (20.12%) SQL
9 32 (18.93%) Linux
10 29 (17.16%) SC Cleared
11 28 (16.57%) SharePoint
11 28 (16.57%) Business Continuity
12 27 (15.98%) DNS
12 27 (15.98%) SAN
12 27 (15.98%) Hyper-V
13 26 (15.38%) Citrix
14 25 (14.79%) UNIX
15 23 (13.61%) SOA
15 23 (13.61%) SLA
15 23 (13.61%) BizTalk Server
15 23 (13.61%) Windows Server 2003
15 23 (13.61%) Exchange Server 2013
16 22 (13.02%) Degree
16 22 (13.02%) Change Management
16 22 (13.02%) Microsoft Certification
16 22 (13.02%) MS Excel
16 22 (13.02%) Oracle
17 21 (12.43%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 28 (16.57%) SharePoint
2 23 (13.61%) BizTalk Server
2 23 (13.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 19 (11.24%) Lync
3 19 (11.24%) MS Exchange
4 17 (10.06%) SharePoint 2013
5 16 (9.47%) SharePoint 2010
5 16 (9.47%) IIS
6 13 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (4.14%) WebLogic
10 6 (3.55%) Apache
10 6 (3.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (2.96%) Tomcat
12 4 (2.37%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2000
13 3 (1.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (1.78%) CMS
14 2 (1.18%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 22 (13.02%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.92%) MS Project
3 4 (2.37%) MS Office
4 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (9.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 16 (9.47%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (7.10%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (3.55%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (2.96%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.59%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.59%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.06%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.55%) Office 365
3 3 (1.78%) SaaS
4 1 (0.59%) PaaS
4 1 (0.59%) IaaS
4 1 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.59%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 27 (15.98%) DNS
1 27 (15.98%) SAN
2 21 (12.43%) Firewall
3 20 (11.83%) DHCP
4 17 (10.06%) LAN
5 12 (7.10%) WAN
6 10 (5.92%) NAS
7 8 (4.73%) TCP/IP
8 7 (4.14%) Broadband
9 6 (3.55%) LDAP
9 6 (3.55%) SMTP
10 5 (2.96%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (2.96%) VoIP
11 4 (2.37%) HTTP
11 4 (2.37%) Internet
12 3 (1.78%) Cisco ICM
12 3 (1.78%) VPN
12 3 (1.78%) Intranet
12 3 (1.78%) PABX
13 2 (1.18%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.06%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.73%) MySQL
4 6 (3.55%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.96%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (2.96%) SQLPlus
6 4 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.37%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.37%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.78%) OLTP
7 3 (1.78%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.18%) DB2
9 1 (0.59%) OLAP
9 1 (0.59%) Informix
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.59%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.59%) Trac
2 1 (0.59%) Ant
2 1 (0.59%) Subversion
2 1 (0.59%) Maven
General
1 18 (10.65%) Finance
2 14 (8.28%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.73%) Banking
4 3 (1.78%) Legal
4 3 (1.78%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.18%) Marketing
5 2 (1.18%) Retail
6 1 (0.59%) Billing
6 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.59%) Local Government
6 1 (0.59%) Electronics
6 1 (0.59%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.59%) Automotive
6 1 (0.59%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 37 (21.89%) Architect
2 23 (13.61%) Technical Architect
3 17 (10.06%) Administrator
4 13 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 12 (7.10%) Analyst
5 12 (7.10%) Infrastructure Architect
6 11 (6.51%) DBA
7 10 (5.92%) Consultant
7 10 (5.92%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (3.55%) Infrastructure Manager
9 6 (3.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (3.55%) Storage Specialist
10 5 (2.96%) Senior Architect
10 5 (2.96%) Oracle DBA
10 5 (2.96%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 5 (2.96%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (2.96%) Support Analyst
10 5 (2.96%) Support Engineer
11 4 (2.37%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.69%) .NET
1 13 (7.69%) Application Packaging
2 10 (5.92%) Middleware
3 7 (4.14%) Web Services
4 6 (3.55%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (2.96%) WebCenter
5 5 (2.96%) Flash
6 4 (2.37%) YAML
7 2 (1.18%) ISPF
7 2 (1.18%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.59%) Java SE
8 1 (0.59%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (24.85%) Clustering
2 12 (7.10%) Replication
3 11 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.92%) Blackberry
4 10 (5.92%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.55%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.96%) HACMP
7 4 (2.37%) Firmware
7 4 (2.37%) Statistics
8 3 (1.78%) EMC Centera
9 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.18%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.18%) CMDB
9 2 (1.18%) Economics
9 2 (1.18%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.59%) NHS
10 1 (0.59%) DTV
10 1 (0.59%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.59%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 72 (42.60%) Windows
2 35 (20.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (18.93%) Linux
4 25 (14.79%) UNIX
5 23 (13.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (9.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (8.88%) Windows 2000
8 13 (7.69%) Solaris
9 11 (6.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (5.33%) AIX
10 9 (5.33%) Windows NT
11 7 (4.14%) Windows 2000 Server
12 6 (3.55%) Windows 7
13 4 (2.37%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.59%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.12%) ITIL
2 28 (16.57%) Business Continuity
3 23 (13.61%) SOA
4 22 (13.02%) Change Management
5 21 (12.43%) Service Management
6 17 (10.06%) CRM
6 17 (10.06%) Migration
7 14 (8.28%) Root Cause Analysis
8 13 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 13 (7.69%) High Availability
9 12 (7.10%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (6.51%) Technical Architecture
10 11 (6.51%) Project Management
11 9 (5.33%) PRINCE2
12 8 (4.73%) Enterprise Architecture
13 6 (3.55%) Mentoring
14 5 (2.96%) Knowledge Management
14 5 (2.96%) Problem Management
14 5 (2.96%) Network Architecture
14 5 (2.96%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 34 (20.12%) SQL
2 9 (5.33%) Java
3 8 (4.73%) Shell Script
4 7 (4.14%) C
4 7 (4.14%) PL/SQL
5 5 (2.96%) Perl
6 4 (2.37%) PHP
6 4 (2.37%) Python
6 4 (2.37%) Ruby
6 4 (2.37%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.37%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.18%) REXX
7 2 (1.18%) JCL
7 2 (1.18%) AWK
7 2 (1.18%) C++
8 1 (0.59%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.59%) C#
8 1 (0.59%) sed
8 1 (0.59%) Korn
Qualifications
1 36 (21.30%) Security Cleared
2 29 (17.16%) SC Cleared
3 22 (13.02%) Degree
3 22 (13.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (7.10%) MCSE
5 7 (4.14%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (4.14%) MCTS
6 6 (3.55%) MCITP
7 5 (2.96%) MCP
7 5 (2.96%) CCNA
7 5 (2.96%) MCSA
8 4 (2.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.78%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.78%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.18%) OCP
10 2 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.18%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.61%) SLA
2 4 (2.37%) QA
3 3 (1.78%) BS25999
4 2 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.18%) COBIT
5 1 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.59%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.59%) JSP 440
System Software
1 67 (39.64%) Active Directory
2 43 (25.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (15.98%) Hyper-V
4 20 (11.83%) VMware ESX
5 11 (6.51%) vSphere
6 10 (5.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 10 (5.92%) Terminal Services
7 8 (4.73%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (4.14%) ISA Server
9 6 (3.55%) vCloud
10 5 (2.96%) XenApp
11 4 (2.37%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (1.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (1.78%) SRDF
12 3 (1.78%) XenDesktop
12 3 (1.78%) KVM
13 2 (1.18%) NFS
13 2 (1.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 2 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
14 1 (0.59%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (7.10%) NetBackup
2 10 (5.92%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (5.33%) Backup Exec
4 8 (4.73%) SCOM
5 7 (4.14%) BladeLogic
6 6 (3.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (3.55%) Tivoli
6 6 (3.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (3.55%) ARCserve
7 4 (2.37%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (2.37%) Puppet
7 4 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (2.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (2.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (1.18%) MAINVIEW
8 2 (1.18%) Data Guard
8 2 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (1.18%) SCCM
9 1 (0.59%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 54 (31.95%) Microsoft
1 54 (31.95%) VMware
2 26 (15.38%) Citrix
3 22 (13.02%) Oracle
4 14 (8.28%) EMC
5 13 (7.69%) IBM
6 12 (7.10%) Intel
6 12 (7.10%) Cisco
6 12 (7.10%) Veritas
7 11 (6.51%) Symantec
7 11 (6.51%) Brocade
8 8 (4.73%) Red Hat
8 8 (4.73%) HP
9 7 (4.14%) NetApp
10 6 (3.55%) JBoss
11 5 (2.96%) BMC
11 5 (2.96%) Sophos
11 5 (2.96%) Acronis
12 4 (2.37%) 3PAR
13 3 (1.78%) Verint
Surrey
NST Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
IT Retail People Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Competitive Day Rate Excellent Working Environment
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 11 days ago
Surrey
Greythorn
Rate: £45 per hour
Posted: 20 days ago