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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 143 120 179
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +59
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 113 117 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.16% 1.36% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.90% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 46 37
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£506 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £203 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £358 £370
% change year-on-year
+11.88% -3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 7
Average hourly rate £24.50 £20.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.98% -3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +42.85%
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
7089 6153 6619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.94% 71.57% 71.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4032 3421 3194
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 241 331
Average hourly rate £21.00 £33.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.31% +59.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +9 41 £545 +51.38% 8
Surrey -5 21 £538 +34.37% 4
Buckinghamshire -5 20 £318 -14.76% 1
Hampshire -19 20 £350 -8.19% 12
Oxfordshire -9 4 £333 +189.13% 5
West Sussex -1 3 £323 +89.70% 3
Kent -6 3 £550 +46.66%
East Sussex -9 1 - -
Middlesex - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 74 (40.88%) Windows
2 69 (38.12%) Active Directory
3 64 (35.36%) Microsoft
4 54 (29.83%) Clustering
5 51 (28.18%) VMware
6 39 (21.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 38 (20.99%) SQL
8 36 (19.89%) ITIL
9 35 (19.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 34 (18.78%) Business Continuity
11 33 (18.23%) SharePoint
11 33 (18.23%) SAN
11 33 (18.23%) BizTalk Server
11 33 (18.23%) Hyper-V
12 32 (17.68%) Security Cleared
13 30 (16.57%) DNS
14 29 (16.02%) Linux
14 29 (16.02%) Exchange Server 2013
15 28 (15.47%) Lync
16 27 (14.92%) Windows Server 2003
17 26 (14.36%) UNIX
17 26 (14.36%) Finance
17 26 (14.36%) Migration
17 26 (14.36%) SC Cleared
18 25 (13.81%) SharePoint 2013
18 25 (13.81%) CRM
18 25 (13.81%) MS Excel
19 24 (13.26%) SOA
19 24 (13.26%) Citrix
19 24 (13.26%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 33 (18.23%) SharePoint
1 33 (18.23%) BizTalk Server
2 29 (16.02%) Exchange Server 2013
3 28 (15.47%) Lync
4 25 (13.81%) SharePoint 2013
5 24 (13.26%) SharePoint 2010
6 17 (9.39%) MS Exchange
7 16 (8.84%) IIS
8 11 (6.08%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (3.31%) JBoss
12 3 (1.66%) Apache
12 3 (1.66%) Tomcat
12 3 (1.66%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (1.66%) CMS
12 3 (1.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (1.66%) WebLogic
13 2 (1.10%) IBM Notes
13 2 (1.10%) GroupWise
Applications
1 25 (13.81%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.42%) MS Project
3 5 (2.76%) MS Office
4 3 (1.66%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (12.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 23 (12.71%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (4.42%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (2.76%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.66%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.55%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.55%) arcHouse
6 1 (0.55%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 24 (13.26%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (5.52%) Office 365
3 8 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.31%) SaaS
5 3 (1.66%) PaaS
5 3 (1.66%) IaaS
6 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 33 (18.23%) SAN
2 30 (16.57%) DNS
3 20 (11.05%) Firewall
3 20 (11.05%) DHCP
4 14 (7.73%) LAN
5 12 (6.63%) NAS
6 9 (4.97%) WAN
7 8 (4.42%) Broadband
8 7 (3.87%) LDAP
8 7 (3.87%) TCP/IP
9 6 (3.31%) SMTP
10 5 (2.76%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (2.21%) VoIP
12 3 (1.66%) GSM
12 3 (1.66%) FTP
12 3 (1.66%) DMZ
12 3 (1.66%) Internet
12 3 (1.66%) HTTPS
12 3 (1.66%) Cisco ICM
13 2 (1.10%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.05%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.76%) MySQL
4 5 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.76%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (2.21%) OLTP
6 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.66%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (1.66%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.10%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.10%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.55%) Informix
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.55%) MS Access
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.55%) Trac
2 1 (0.55%) Ant
2 1 (0.55%) Subversion
2 1 (0.55%) Maven
General
1 26 (14.36%) Finance
2 16 (8.84%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.97%) Banking
4 4 (2.21%) Retail
4 4 (2.21%) Legal
4 4 (2.21%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.10%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.55%) Billing
6 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.55%) Local Government
6 1 (0.55%) Marketing
6 1 (0.55%) Electronics
6 1 (0.55%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 44 (24.31%) Architect
2 29 (16.02%) Technical Architect
3 18 (9.94%) Project Manager
4 15 (8.29%) Administrator
5 13 (7.18%) Analyst
5 13 (7.18%) Infrastructure Architect
6 11 (6.08%) Consultant
7 8 (4.42%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (4.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (4.42%) DBA
7 8 (4.42%) Senior Architect
8 6 (3.31%) Storage Specialist
8 6 (3.31%) Support Engineer
8 6 (3.31%) Field Engineer
8 6 (3.31%) Test Manager
8 6 (3.31%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (3.31%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (3.31%) Senior Technical Architect
9 5 (2.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 5 (2.76%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.05%) .NET
2 18 (9.94%) Application Packaging
3 6 (3.31%) Web Services
3 6 (3.31%) Flash
4 5 (2.76%) Middleware
4 5 (2.76%) WebCenter
5 4 (2.21%) YAML
5 4 (2.21%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.66%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.55%) Java SE
7 1 (0.55%) JSP
7 1 (0.55%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 54 (29.83%) Clustering
2 15 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.18%) Replication
4 10 (5.52%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.42%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.76%) HACMP
6 5 (2.76%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.21%) Open Source
8 3 (1.66%) CMDB
8 3 (1.66%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.66%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.66%) EMC Centera
9 2 (1.10%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.10%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.10%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.55%) Celerra
10 1 (0.55%) NHS
10 1 (0.55%) DTV
10 1 (0.55%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 74 (40.88%) Windows
2 35 (19.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (16.02%) Linux
4 27 (14.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (14.36%) UNIX
6 17 (9.39%) Windows 2000
7 16 (8.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (8.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (7.18%) Solaris
9 11 (6.08%) Windows NT
10 9 (4.97%) AIX
10 9 (4.97%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (2.76%) Windows 7
12 4 (2.21%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.55%) VMS
13 1 (0.55%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.55%) HPUX
13 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.55%) SELinux
13 1 (0.55%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (19.89%) ITIL
2 34 (18.78%) Business Continuity
3 26 (14.36%) Migration
4 25 (13.81%) CRM
5 24 (13.26%) SOA
5 24 (13.26%) Change Management
6 23 (12.71%) Service Management
7 15 (8.29%) Service Delivery
8 13 (7.18%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (6.08%) PRINCE2
9 11 (6.08%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (5.52%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (5.52%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (5.52%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (4.42%) Project Management
12 6 (3.31%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (3.31%) Data Migration
12 6 (3.31%) Mentoring
13 5 (2.76%) Performance Analysis
13 5 (2.76%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 38 (20.99%) SQL
2 10 (5.52%) Java
2 10 (5.52%) Shell Script
3 9 (4.97%) Perl
4 7 (3.87%) Python
5 4 (2.21%) AWK
5 4 (2.21%) Ruby
5 4 (2.21%) PHP
6 3 (1.66%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.66%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.66%) C
6 3 (1.66%) C#
6 3 (1.66%) Korn
6 3 (1.66%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.66%) sed
7 2 (1.10%) C++
8 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 32 (17.68%) Security Cleared
2 26 (14.36%) SC Cleared
3 22 (12.15%) Degree
3 22 (12.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (7.73%) MCSE
5 7 (3.87%) MCTS
6 6 (3.31%) MCITP
7 4 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (2.21%) MCP
7 4 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.66%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.10%) CCNA
9 2 (1.10%) ISEB
9 2 (1.10%) MCSA
9 2 (1.10%) PgMP
10 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.71%) SLA
2 6 (3.31%) QA
3 2 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.55%) COBIT
4 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.55%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.55%) BS25999
4 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 69 (38.12%) Active Directory
2 39 (21.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (18.23%) Hyper-V
4 19 (10.50%) VMware ESX
5 10 (5.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 10 (5.52%) Terminal Services
5 10 (5.52%) ISA Server
5 10 (5.52%) vSphere
6 7 (3.87%) vCloud
7 5 (2.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (2.21%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (1.66%) XenApp
9 3 (1.66%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (1.66%) NFS
10 2 (1.10%) SRDF
10 2 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.10%) Firmware
11 1 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (7.18%) SCOM
2 12 (6.63%) NetBackup
3 9 (4.97%) BladeLogic
4 8 (4.42%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (3.87%) Backup Exec
5 7 (3.87%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (3.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (3.31%) Puppet
6 6 (3.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 5 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (2.76%) SCCM
8 4 (2.21%) Tivoli
8 4 (2.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (2.21%) ARCserve
9 3 (1.66%) WSUS
10 2 (1.10%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 2 (1.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (1.10%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (1.10%) Control-M
11 1 (0.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 64 (35.36%) Microsoft
2 51 (28.18%) VMware
3 24 (13.26%) Citrix
4 21 (11.60%) Oracle
5 18 (9.94%) EMC
6 14 (7.73%) Intel
6 14 (7.73%) Cisco
6 14 (7.73%) Veritas
7 13 (7.18%) Red Hat
8 12 (6.63%) IBM
9 11 (6.08%) Symantec
9 11 (6.08%) Brocade
10 9 (4.97%) HP
11 7 (3.87%) Sun
12 6 (3.31%) BMC
13 5 (2.76%) NetApp
13 5 (2.76%) Sophos
13 5 (2.76%) Acronis
14 4 (2.21%) 3PAR
14 4 (2.21%) SAP
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