The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 128 151 164
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +13
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 121 84 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.22% 0.99% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.40% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 47 43
Average daily rate £425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £496 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £27.00 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.18% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £27.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £27.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £27.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-35.18% -16.92%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6998 6005 6976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.77% 70.69% 65.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3883 3118 3325
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 258 355
Average hourly rate £26.50 £29.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.92% +8.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Disaster Recovery
England

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 16 April 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
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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +10 44 £416 +18.85% 16
Hampshire +14 30 £430 -8.99% 5
Buckinghamshire -4 21 £419 - 5
Surrey -8 11 £488 +30.00% 8
Oxfordshire -12 7 £356 +19.74%
Kent +7 4 £525 +16.66% 1
Home Counties +2 2 £500 -
West Sussex +1 1 £200 -46.66% 2
Middlesex -7 1 £625 +5.04%
East Sussex - - - - 1
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 93 (42.66%) Windows
2 55 (25.23%) Linux
3 54 (24.77%) ITIL
4 53 (24.31%) SQL
4 53 (24.31%) Active Directory
5 49 (22.48%) VMware
6 45 (20.64%) Oracle
7 42 (19.27%) UNIX
8 38 (17.43%) Microsoft
8 38 (17.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 37 (16.97%) SAN
10 36 (16.51%) DNS
11 35 (16.06%) SLA
12 31 (14.22%) MS Exchange
12 31 (14.22%) Telecoms
13 30 (13.76%) Project Management
13 30 (13.76%) Cisco
14 29 (13.30%) Firewall
15 28 (12.84%) Security Cleared
16 27 (12.39%) IBM
17 26 (11.93%) Finance
18 25 (11.47%) AIX
19 23 (10.55%) SQL Server
19 23 (10.55%) Business Continuity
19 23 (10.55%) Windows Server 2008
20 22 (10.09%) Migration
20 22 (10.09%) HP
21 21 (9.63%) LAN
21 21 (9.63%) Solaris
21 21 (9.63%) High Availability

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 31 (14.22%) MS Exchange
2 14 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (5.96%) IIS
4 12 (5.50%) Lync
5 10 (4.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (4.59%) Apache
5 10 (4.59%) WebLogic
6 9 (4.13%) SharePoint
7 7 (3.21%) Live Communications Server
8 5 (2.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (2.29%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (2.29%) MS Project Server
9 4 (1.83%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2000
10 2 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.92%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
10 2 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.46%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.46%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 12 (5.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.21%) MS Project
3 6 (2.75%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.83%) MS Office
5 3 (1.38%) Acrobat
5 3 (1.38%) PaintShop Pro
6 2 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (5.05%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (4.59%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.92%) RMDS
4 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.46%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.13%) Office 365
2 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.92%) SaaS
4 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (16.97%) SAN
2 36 (16.51%) DNS
3 29 (13.30%) Firewall
4 21 (9.63%) LAN
5 19 (8.72%) WAN
6 17 (7.80%) DHCP
7 13 (5.96%) PBX
7 13 (5.96%) TCP/IP
8 11 (5.05%) RTP
8 11 (5.05%) PSTN
9 10 (4.59%) VPN
9 10 (4.59%) Network Security
10 7 (3.21%) Intranet
10 7 (3.21%) Connectrix
11 6 (2.75%) Internet
11 6 (2.75%) NAS
11 6 (2.75%) VoIP
11 6 (2.75%) Ethernet
12 4 (1.83%) HTTP
12 4 (1.83%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.55%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.88%) MySQL
3 13 (5.96%) Oracle Database
4 10 (4.59%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (3.21%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.21%) SQLPlus
5 7 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.83%) OLAP
9 2 (0.92%) DB2
9 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.92%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.92%) Hudson
2 2 (0.92%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.92%) JIRA
2 2 (0.92%) TeamCity
2 2 (0.92%) Ant
2 2 (0.92%) Maven
3 1 (0.46%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (14.22%) Telecoms
2 26 (11.93%) Finance
3 9 (4.13%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.21%) Marketing
4 7 (3.21%) Back Office
5 3 (1.38%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.92%) Billing
6 2 (0.92%) Banking
6 2 (0.92%) Retail
6 2 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.92%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.46%) Automotive
7 1 (0.46%) Law
7 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.46%) French Language
7 1 (0.46%) German Language
7 1 (0.46%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.46%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 29 (13.30%) Administrator
2 25 (11.47%) Consultant
3 20 (9.17%) Project Manager
4 18 (8.26%) Architect
5 17 (7.80%) DBA
6 15 (6.88%) Support Engineer
7 13 (5.96%) Analyst
8 12 (5.50%) Oracle DBA
9 9 (4.13%) Infrastructure Manager
10 8 (3.67%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (3.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 8 (3.67%) Senior Manager
11 7 (3.21%) Test Manager
11 7 (3.21%) Service Manager
11 7 (3.21%) Support Consultant
11 7 (3.21%) Senior Project Manager
12 6 (2.75%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (2.75%) 3rd Line Support
12 6 (2.75%) Storage Administrator
12 6 (2.75%) OSS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.96%) Middleware
2 10 (4.59%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (3.67%) .NET
4 7 (3.21%) Web Services
5 3 (1.38%) JTAPI
6 2 (0.92%) SOAP
6 2 (0.92%) ISPF
6 2 (0.92%) XML
6 2 (0.92%) REST
7 1 (0.46%) WebCenter
7 1 (0.46%) Flash
7 1 (0.46%) CSS
7 1 (0.46%) JDBC
7 1 (0.46%) AOM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.72%) Replication
2 14 (6.42%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.96%) Clustering
4 7 (3.21%) CLARiiON
4 7 (3.21%) EMC Centera
4 7 (3.21%) PKI
4 7 (3.21%) HACMP
5 5 (2.29%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.29%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.29%) Statistics
5 5 (2.29%) IVR
6 4 (1.83%) iSeries
6 4 (1.83%) Firmware
7 3 (1.38%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (1.38%) Symmetrix DMX
8 2 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.92%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.92%) LPAR
8 2 (0.92%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 93 (42.66%) Windows
2 55 (25.23%) Linux
3 42 (19.27%) UNIX
4 25 (11.47%) AIX
5 23 (10.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (9.63%) Solaris
7 15 (6.88%) Windows 7
7 15 (6.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (5.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (5.05%) Windows XP
11 7 (3.21%) Windows NT
12 6 (2.75%) Windows 2000
13 5 (2.29%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.46%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.46%) CentOS
14 1 (0.46%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (24.77%) ITIL
2 30 (13.76%) Project Management
3 23 (10.55%) Business Continuity
4 22 (10.09%) Migration
5 21 (9.63%) High Availability
6 20 (9.17%) Service Management
7 17 (7.80%) Service Delivery
8 15 (6.88%) Change Management
9 14 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (5.96%) SOA
11 12 (5.50%) Network Load Balancing
12 9 (4.13%) PRINCE2
12 9 (4.13%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (3.67%) PRINCE
13 8 (3.67%) Incident Management
13 8 (3.67%) Release Management
13 8 (3.67%) Problem Management
13 8 (3.67%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (3.67%) Capacity Management
13 8 (3.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 53 (24.31%) SQL
2 13 (5.96%) Shell Script
3 10 (4.59%) PowerShell
4 9 (4.13%) Perl
4 9 (4.13%) PL/SQL
5 7 (3.21%) C
6 6 (2.75%) PHP
7 4 (1.83%) Korn
8 3 (1.38%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.38%) RPG
8 3 (1.38%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.92%) sed
9 2 (0.92%) Java
9 2 (0.92%) VB
9 2 (0.92%) REXX
9 2 (0.92%) JCL
9 2 (0.92%) AWK
10 1 (0.46%) ABAP
10 1 (0.46%) VBScript
10 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (12.84%) Security Cleared
2 20 (9.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (7.80%) SC Cleared
4 15 (6.88%) Degree
5 12 (5.50%) DV Cleared
6 10 (4.59%) MCITP
7 9 (4.13%) MCSE
8 6 (2.75%) CCNA
8 6 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (2.75%) MCTS
9 4 (1.83%) VCDX
9 4 (1.83%) VCAP
9 4 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.83%) MCP
9 4 (1.83%) MCSA
10 3 (1.38%) HNC
10 3 (1.38%) HND
10 3 (1.38%) CCNP
10 3 (1.38%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (16.06%) SLA
2 4 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.38%) BS25999
4 2 (0.92%) QA
5 1 (0.46%) COBIT
5 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 53 (24.31%) Active Directory
2 38 (17.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (6.42%) Oracle RAC
4 12 (5.50%) VMware ESX
4 12 (5.50%) vSphere
5 11 (5.05%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (3.67%) SRDF
6 8 (3.67%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (1.38%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (1.38%) KVM
9 2 (0.92%) PowerHA
9 2 (0.92%) XenApp
9 2 (0.92%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.92%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.92%) Xen
10 1 (0.46%) NFS
10 1 (0.46%) Nmap
10 1 (0.46%) XenServer
10 1 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 13 (5.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 12 (5.50%) NetBackup
3 10 (4.59%) Tivoli
4 7 (3.21%) Backup Exec
4 7 (3.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (3.21%) EMC TimeFinder
4 7 (3.21%) EMC Navisphere
5 6 (2.75%) CiscoWorks
5 6 (2.75%) NSN NetAct
5 6 (2.75%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (2.29%) SCCM
7 4 (1.83%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (1.38%) Data Guard
8 3 (1.38%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (1.38%) WSUS
9 2 (0.92%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.92%) MOM
9 2 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.92%) MAINVIEW
9 2 (0.92%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 49 (22.48%) VMware
2 45 (20.64%) Oracle
3 38 (17.43%) Microsoft
4 30 (13.76%) Cisco
5 27 (12.39%) IBM
6 22 (10.09%) HP
7 19 (8.72%) EMC
8 16 (7.34%) NetApp
8 16 (7.34%) Red Hat
9 12 (5.50%) Brocade
10 10 (4.59%) Citrix
11 8 (3.67%) Veritas
12 7 (3.21%) Avaya
12 7 (3.21%) Dell
12 7 (3.21%) LANDesk
13 6 (2.75%) Greenplum
13 6 (2.75%) Symantec
13 6 (2.75%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 6 (2.75%) Verint
13 6 (2.75%) Velocent
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