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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 143 139 150
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 112 108 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.13% 1.16% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.61% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 45 55
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£388 £425 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £261 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £515 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 3
Average hourly rate £35.25 £17.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.42% -35.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -35.18%
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
7474 6705 6047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.13% 72.07% 70.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4217 3738 3163
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 262 261
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.32 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 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
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 1 May 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 -4 35 £388 -3.12% 14
Hampshire -2 24 £425 -1.16% 12
Surrey +12 19 £344 -29.48% 7
Buckinghamshire -19 11 £450 +7.46% 1
Oxfordshire -15 9 £294 -17.54% 2
East Sussex - 9 £394 -
Kent -2 5 £489 -6.85%
West Sussex -17 1 £350 +75.00%
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 87 (36.10%) Windows
2 63 (26.14%) Microsoft
3 62 (25.73%) Active Directory
4 58 (24.07%) VMware
5 57 (23.65%) SQL
6 49 (20.33%) ITIL
6 49 (20.33%) Business Continuity
7 48 (19.92%) Finance
8 44 (18.26%) UNIX
9 41 (17.01%) SAN
10 39 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
11 36 (14.94%) Migration
11 36 (14.94%) MS Excel
12 35 (14.52%) Service Management
13 34 (14.11%) Oracle
14 33 (13.69%) Clustering
14 33 (13.69%) Security Cleared
14 33 (13.69%) Performance Tuning
15 30 (12.45%) Project Management
15 30 (12.45%) Microsoft Certification
15 30 (12.45%) DNS
15 30 (12.45%) SLA
16 29 (12.03%) HP
16 29 (12.03%) Replication
16 29 (12.03%) SC Cleared
16 29 (12.03%) Windows Server 2008
17 27 (11.20%) Citrix
17 27 (11.20%) SQL Server
17 27 (11.20%) MS Exchange
18 25 (10.37%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 27 (11.20%) MS Exchange
2 21 (8.71%) IIS
3 14 (5.81%) WebLogic
4 13 (5.39%) Oracle 10gAS
5 12 (4.98%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (3.73%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (3.32%) Lync
8 7 (2.90%) IBM Notes
8 7 (2.90%) GroupWise
9 5 (2.07%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (2.07%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.24%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (1.24%) Live Communications Server
10 3 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.24%) Apache
11 2 (0.83%) JBoss
11 2 (0.83%) MediaWiki
11 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 36 (14.94%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.73%) MS Office
3 4 (1.66%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.83%) PaintShop Pro
4 2 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.41%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (6.64%) Oracle EBS R12
2 15 (6.22%) Oracle Applications
2 15 (6.22%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (3.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.73%) Office 365
2 5 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (17.01%) SAN
2 30 (12.45%) DNS
3 24 (9.96%) Firewall
4 23 (9.54%) LAN
5 21 (8.71%) WAN
6 14 (5.81%) LDAP
7 13 (5.39%) TCP/IP
8 12 (4.98%) DHCP
9 11 (4.56%) SMTP
10 10 (4.15%) VPN
11 9 (3.73%) Network Security
12 8 (3.32%) POP3
12 8 (3.32%) NAS
12 8 (3.32%) IMAP
13 7 (2.90%) VoIP
14 6 (2.49%) iSCSI
15 3 (1.24%) IP Telephony
15 3 (1.24%) PBX
15 3 (1.24%) PSTN
15 3 (1.24%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.20%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.88%) Oracle Database
3 18 (7.47%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (5.81%) OLTP
5 13 (5.39%) Oracle Discoverer
6 12 (4.98%) DB2
6 12 (4.98%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (2.90%) MySQL
10 6 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (2.07%) SAP Data Services
11 5 (2.07%) SAP HANA
11 5 (2.07%) SAP BW
11 5 (2.07%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (1.24%) Relational Database
14 1 (0.41%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 4 (1.66%) SoapUI
2 3 (1.24%) Subversion
3 2 (0.83%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.83%) Hudson
3 2 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.83%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.83%) JIRA
3 2 (0.83%) Fiddler
General
1 48 (19.92%) Finance
2 13 (5.39%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.90%) Retail
4 6 (2.49%) Banking
5 5 (2.07%) Automotive
6 3 (1.24%) Marketing
6 3 (1.24%) Legal
7 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.83%) Electronics
7 2 (0.83%) Billing
8 1 (0.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (15.35%) DBA
2 32 (13.28%) Architect
3 26 (10.79%) Consultant
4 25 (10.37%) Analyst
5 24 (9.96%) Administrator
6 21 (8.71%) Project Manager
7 14 (5.81%) Infrastructure Architect
8 12 (4.98%) Field Engineer
8 12 (4.98%) SQL DBA
9 10 (4.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (4.15%) Oracle DBA
9 10 (4.15%) Support Engineer
9 10 (4.15%) Technical Architect
10 9 (3.73%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (3.73%) UNIX Administrator
10 9 (3.73%) Infrastructure Manager
11 8 (3.32%) Service Manager
11 8 (3.32%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 7 (2.90%) Virtualisation Architect
12 7 (2.90%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.71%) Middleware
2 13 (5.39%) Oracle Fusion
3 6 (2.49%) .NET
4 4 (1.66%) SOAP
4 4 (1.66%) XML
5 2 (0.83%) XSD
5 2 (0.83%) Web Services
5 2 (0.83%) CSS
5 2 (0.83%) HTML
5 2 (0.83%) Flash
5 2 (0.83%) Application Packaging
5 2 (0.83%) WCF
6 1 (0.41%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.69%) Clustering
2 29 (12.03%) Replication
3 19 (7.88%) Management Information System
4 12 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.15%) N-Tier
6 9 (3.73%) Statistics
6 9 (3.73%) Mainframe
7 8 (3.32%) PKI
8 7 (2.90%) HACMP
8 7 (2.90%) User Experience
9 6 (2.49%) Performance Metrics
10 5 (2.07%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.66%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.24%) Symmetrix DMX
12 3 (1.24%) Open Source
12 3 (1.24%) CLARiiON
12 3 (1.24%) Symmetrix
12 3 (1.24%) EMC Centera
13 2 (0.83%) AS400
13 2 (0.83%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 87 (36.10%) Windows
2 44 (18.26%) UNIX
3 29 (12.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (9.96%) Linux
4 24 (9.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (7.47%) HPUX
5 18 (7.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (7.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (7.05%) Solaris
7 16 (6.64%) AIX
8 11 (4.56%) Windows 2000
8 11 (4.56%) Windows NT
9 8 (3.32%) Windows 7
9 8 (3.32%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (2.49%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.83%) CentOS
12 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.41%) VMS
12 1 (0.41%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (20.33%) ITIL
1 49 (20.33%) Business Continuity
2 36 (14.94%) Migration
3 35 (14.52%) Service Management
4 33 (13.69%) Performance Tuning
5 30 (12.45%) Project Management
6 25 (10.37%) Service Delivery
6 25 (10.37%) Change Management
6 25 (10.37%) Incident Management
7 17 (7.05%) Performance Analysis
7 17 (7.05%) Data Migration
8 16 (6.64%) Load Balancing
9 15 (6.22%) BCP
10 14 (5.81%) Configuration Management
10 14 (5.81%) Mobile Device Management
11 13 (5.39%) Business Continuity Planning
11 13 (5.39%) Customer Engagement
11 13 (5.39%) Technical Architecture
11 13 (5.39%) Information Security
11 13 (5.39%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (23.65%) SQL
2 20 (8.30%) Shell Script
3 15 (6.22%) PowerShell
3 15 (6.22%) PL/SQL
4 10 (4.15%) T-SQL
4 10 (4.15%) Java
5 8 (3.32%) Perl
6 5 (2.07%) Bash Shell
6 5 (2.07%) ABAP
7 4 (1.66%) Python
8 3 (1.24%) REXX
9 2 (0.83%) C
9 2 (0.83%) C#
9 2 (0.83%) Ruby
10 1 (0.41%) PHP
10 1 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (13.69%) Security Cleared
2 30 (12.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (12.03%) SC Cleared
4 23 (9.54%) Degree
5 18 (7.47%) MCTS
6 17 (7.05%) MCITP
7 10 (4.15%) MCSE
8 6 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (2.49%) DV Cleared
9 5 (2.07%) ISTQB
9 5 (2.07%) ISEB
10 3 (1.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.24%) MCP
11 2 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.83%) CCNA
11 2 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.41%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.41%) HP ASE
12 1 (0.41%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (12.45%) SLA
2 10 (4.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.66%) QA
3 4 (1.66%) HL7
3 4 (1.66%) DICOM
4 1 (0.41%) COBIT
4 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 62 (25.73%) Active Directory
2 39 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (7.05%) Oracle RAC
4 12 (4.98%) Hyper-V
5 11 (4.56%) XenDesktop
5 11 (4.56%) VMware ESX
6 10 (4.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 10 (4.15%) vSphere
7 8 (3.32%) XenApp
8 5 (2.07%) Firmware
9 4 (1.66%) ISA Server
9 4 (1.66%) NFS
9 4 (1.66%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.24%) XenServer
10 3 (1.24%) GPFS
10 3 (1.24%) Samba
10 3 (1.24%) iptables
11 2 (0.83%) RACF
Systems Management
1 17 (7.05%) Oracle RMAN
2 13 (5.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (4.15%) SCOM
4 8 (3.32%) NetBackup
5 7 (2.90%) XenMobile
5 7 (2.90%) AirWatch
6 6 (2.49%) Puppet
7 5 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (2.07%) Tivoli
8 4 (1.66%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (1.66%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 4 (1.66%) BladeLogic
9 3 (1.24%) SCCM
9 3 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (1.24%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (1.24%) ARCserve
9 3 (1.24%) OpenView
10 2 (0.83%) Nagios
10 2 (0.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.83%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 63 (26.14%) Microsoft
2 58 (24.07%) VMware
3 34 (14.11%) Oracle
4 29 (12.03%) HP
5 27 (11.20%) Citrix
6 17 (7.05%) IBM
7 14 (5.81%) Intel
7 14 (5.81%) Red Hat
8 13 (5.39%) 3PAR
9 10 (4.15%) Veritas
10 9 (3.73%) SAP
10 9 (3.73%) Lotus
10 9 (3.73%) EMC
10 9 (3.73%) McAfee
11 8 (3.32%) Symantec
11 8 (3.32%) Cisco
12 7 (2.90%) Novell
13 6 (2.49%) NetApp
13 6 (2.49%) CA
14 5 (2.07%) Business Objects
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