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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 157 182 133
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -49
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 116 61 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.22% 0.66% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 0.89% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 36 49
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £356 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £413 £370
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +11.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £81.25 - £19.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 - £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £134.25 - £19.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £14.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+3.50% -22.97%
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
7343 6851 6117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.28% 74.64% 72.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4443 3749 3299
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 257 264
Average hourly rate £23.75 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.95% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £13.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 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 4 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 4 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 +9 31 £338 -20.58% 7
Buckinghamshire +21 30 £389 -20.20% 8
Hampshire -5 19 £400 -5.88% 7
Oxfordshire -7 14 £325 -31.57% 1
Berkshire -4 12 £425 -2.85% 5
Kent 0 5 £419 -11.84%
Middlesex 0 2 £425 -2.85%
East Sussex -7 2 £338 - 2
West Sussex - 2 £335 - 3
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 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 84 (36.52%) Windows
2 63 (27.39%) SQL
3 60 (26.09%) VMware
4 58 (25.22%) UNIX
5 56 (24.35%) Microsoft
6 51 (22.17%) ITIL
6 51 (22.17%) Business Continuity
7 50 (21.74%) Data Centre
8 49 (21.30%) SQL Server
9 46 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
10 44 (19.13%) Oracle
11 43 (18.70%) Linux
12 41 (17.83%) Active Directory
13 39 (16.96%) VMware Infrastructure
14 37 (16.09%) Finance
15 35 (15.22%) PowerShell
16 32 (13.91%) Migration
16 32 (13.91%) Service Management
17 30 (13.04%) Citrix
17 30 (13.04%) SAN
17 30 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
18 29 (12.61%) Service Delivery
19 27 (11.74%) Project Management
19 27 (11.74%) SLA
20 25 (10.87%) HP
20 25 (10.87%) Clustering
20 25 (10.87%) Load Balancing
21 24 (10.43%) Management Information System
21 24 (10.43%) Red Hat
21 24 (10.43%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 21 (9.13%) MS Exchange
2 19 (8.26%) IIS
3 14 (6.09%) WebLogic
4 9 (3.91%) Oracle 10gAS
5 8 (3.48%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.04%) JBoss
7 6 (2.61%) Apache
7 6 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.17%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (1.30%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.87%) GroupWise
11 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.87%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.87%) Lync
11 2 (0.87%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.43%) nginx
Applications
1 20 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.61%) MS Office
3 4 (1.74%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.74%) PaintShop Pro
4 2 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.43%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
1 10 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.43%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.43%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.48%) Office 365
2 4 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (13.04%) SAN
2 22 (9.57%) Firewall
3 19 (8.26%) DNS
4 18 (7.83%) LAN
5 17 (7.39%) WAN
6 14 (6.09%) TCP/IP
7 11 (4.78%) VPN
7 11 (4.78%) Network Security
8 8 (3.48%) Intranet
8 8 (3.48%) Internet
9 7 (3.04%) DHCP
10 6 (2.61%) VoIP
10 6 (2.61%) LDAP
10 6 (2.61%) iSCSI
10 6 (2.61%) NAS
11 4 (1.74%) Radio Access Network
11 4 (1.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 4 (1.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 3 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (1.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (21.30%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.26%) MySQL
3 18 (7.83%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (6.96%) OLTP
4 16 (6.96%) DB2
4 16 (6.96%) Oracle Database
5 15 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (5.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (4.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (4.78%) DB2 UDB
8 10 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (4.35%) Relational Database
9 9 (3.91%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (3.91%) Oracle Discoverer
10 8 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (2.61%) SSDT
12 4 (1.74%) Microsoft Power View
13 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (3.91%) Subversion
2 8 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.04%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.61%) WinDbg
4 6 (2.61%) MSBuild
4 6 (2.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (2.61%) Visual Studio
4 6 (2.61%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.74%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (1.74%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.87%) JIRA
6 2 (0.87%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.43%) WebLogic Workshop
7 1 (0.43%) Maven
7 1 (0.43%) Hudson
7 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
General
1 37 (16.09%) Finance
2 14 (6.09%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.48%) Retail
4 7 (3.04%) Banking
5 6 (2.61%) Spanish Language
6 5 (2.17%) Back Office
6 5 (2.17%) Legal
7 4 (1.74%) Automotive
8 3 (1.30%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.30%) Billing
9 2 (0.87%) Local Government
9 2 (0.87%) Marketing
9 2 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.43%) Electronics
10 1 (0.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (17.39%) DBA
2 28 (12.17%) Architect
3 25 (10.87%) Administrator
4 20 (8.70%) Consultant
5 18 (7.83%) Analyst
6 16 (6.96%) SQL DBA
7 12 (5.22%) Service Manager
8 11 (4.78%) Support Engineer
8 11 (4.78%) Infrastructure Architect
9 10 (4.35%) Project Manager
9 10 (4.35%) DB2 DBA
10 8 (3.48%) Linux Administrator
10 8 (3.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (3.04%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (3.04%) Incident Manager
12 6 (2.61%) Server Administrator
12 6 (2.61%) Delivery Manager
12 6 (2.61%) Virtualisation Architect
12 6 (2.61%) IT Support
12 6 (2.61%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.39%) Middleware
2 12 (5.22%) .NET
3 9 (3.91%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (3.04%) J2EE
5 6 (2.61%) CSS
5 6 (2.61%) HTML
6 4 (1.74%) SOAP
6 4 (1.74%) XML
7 2 (0.87%) XSD
7 2 (0.87%) WCF
7 2 (0.87%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.87%) REST
8 1 (0.43%) Spring
8 1 (0.43%) JSON
8 1 (0.43%) LAMP
8 1 (0.43%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.43%) jQuery
8 1 (0.43%) WebCenter
8 1 (0.43%) HTML5
8 1 (0.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 50 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 25 (10.87%) Clustering
3 24 (10.43%) Management Information System
4 18 (7.83%) Replication
4 18 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.91%) HACMP
6 8 (3.48%) N-Tier
6 8 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.61%) User Experience
7 6 (2.61%) Statistics
8 4 (1.74%) Ontologies
8 4 (1.74%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.30%) CLARiiON
9 3 (1.30%) Symmetrix
9 3 (1.30%) EMC Centera
9 3 (1.30%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.30%) LPAR
9 3 (1.30%) Symmetrix DMX
9 3 (1.30%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.87%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 84 (36.52%) Windows
2 58 (25.22%) UNIX
3 43 (18.70%) Linux
4 30 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (8.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (8.26%) Solaris
6 15 (6.52%) AIX
6 15 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (5.65%) HPUX
8 7 (3.04%) Windows 7
9 6 (2.61%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.74%) Windows 2000
10 4 (1.74%) Windows NT
11 3 (1.30%) VMS
12 2 (0.87%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.43%) Debian
13 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (22.17%) ITIL
1 51 (22.17%) Business Continuity
2 46 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 32 (13.91%) Migration
3 32 (13.91%) Service Management
4 29 (12.61%) Service Delivery
5 27 (11.74%) Project Management
6 25 (10.87%) Load Balancing
7 23 (10.00%) Incident Management
8 21 (9.13%) Data Migration
9 19 (8.26%) Configuration Management
10 18 (7.83%) Change Management
11 17 (7.39%) Performance Analysis
11 17 (7.39%) Performance Monitoring
12 16 (6.96%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (6.52%) Security Management
14 14 (6.09%) BCP
14 14 (6.09%) Business Continuity Planning
15 12 (5.22%) ITSM
15 12 (5.22%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 63 (27.39%) SQL
2 35 (15.22%) PowerShell
3 24 (10.43%) Perl
4 19 (8.26%) Shell Script
5 15 (6.52%) T-SQL
6 11 (4.78%) C#
7 10 (4.35%) PL/SQL
7 10 (4.35%) Python
8 9 (3.91%) Java
9 6 (2.61%) C++
9 6 (2.61%) C++/CLI
10 4 (1.74%) Korn
10 4 (1.74%) VBScript
10 4 (1.74%) C
10 4 (1.74%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.30%) sed
11 3 (1.30%) AWK
12 1 (0.43%) Ruby
12 1 (0.43%) REXX
12 1 (0.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (9.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (9.57%) Degree
3 21 (9.13%) SC Cleared
4 14 (6.09%) MCTS
5 10 (4.35%) MCITP
6 8 (3.48%) ISTQB
6 8 (3.48%) DV Cleared
6 8 (3.48%) MCSE
7 6 (2.61%) ISEB
7 6 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (1.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.30%) CCNA
9 3 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.30%) HND
10 2 (0.87%) CISSP
10 2 (0.87%) CISA
10 2 (0.87%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (11.74%) SLA
2 12 (5.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.91%) QA
4 3 (1.30%) COBIT
5 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.43%) BS25999
5 1 (0.43%) GxP
System Software
1 41 (17.83%) Active Directory
2 39 (16.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (8.26%) VMware ESX
4 17 (7.39%) vSphere
5 16 (6.96%) Hyper-V
6 13 (5.65%) Oracle RAC
7 11 (4.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 9 (3.91%) XenDesktop
9 8 (3.48%) XenApp
10 4 (1.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 4 (1.74%) NFS
11 3 (1.30%) Veritas File System
12 2 (0.87%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.87%) XenServer
12 2 (0.87%) Samba
12 2 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.87%) Firmware
12 2 (0.87%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.87%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (6.09%) SCCM
2 13 (5.65%) SCOM
2 13 (5.65%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (4.78%) NetBackup
4 10 (4.35%) Tivoli
5 9 (3.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (3.04%) BMC PATROL
7 6 (2.61%) Puppet
7 6 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (2.17%) XenMobile
8 5 (2.17%) AirWatch
9 4 (1.74%) OpenView
9 4 (1.74%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (1.74%) OPNET
10 3 (1.30%) HP SIM
10 3 (1.30%) WSUS
11 2 (0.87%) Cacti
11 2 (0.87%) SolarWinds Orion
11 2 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 60 (26.09%) VMware
2 56 (24.35%) Microsoft
3 44 (19.13%) Oracle
4 30 (13.04%) Citrix
5 25 (10.87%) HP
6 24 (10.43%) Red Hat
7 19 (8.26%) Cisco
8 15 (6.52%) IBM
9 13 (5.65%) Veritas
10 11 (4.78%) Symantec
10 11 (4.78%) EMC
11 10 (4.35%) Intel
11 10 (4.35%) NetApp
11 10 (4.35%) 3PAR
12 8 (3.48%) BMC
12 8 (3.48%) Remedy
13 6 (2.61%) F5
13 6 (2.61%) Perforce
13 6 (2.61%) SolarWinds
14 5 (2.17%) McAfee
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Winchester, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: Market Rates Apply
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Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market rate
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Horsham, West Sussex
Stafford-Sharp Associates
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Amersham
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Buckinghamshire
Recruit121
Rate: £0 - £350 per day
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