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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 178 127 154
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +27
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 66 113 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.73% 1.34% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 1.91% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 54 28
Average daily rate
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£425 £370 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £311 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £371 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.78% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% +18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £16.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.92% -25.55%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6570 5929 6796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.65% 70.32% 69.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3611 3149 3239
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 266 319
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.93 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 17 £400 -11.11% 7
Hampshire -14 17 £425 +14.09% 7
Berkshire -22 16 £450 +21.62% 4
Buckinghamshire -16 7 £488 +17.46% 4
Oxfordshire -23 4 £425 +23.18% 3
Kent 0 2 £475 - 1
Middlesex -1 2 £438 -14.63% 2
East Sussex - 1 - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
M4 Corridor - - - -
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 71 (39.23%) Windows
2 47 (25.97%) VMware
3 43 (23.76%) Linux
3 43 (23.76%) ITIL
3 43 (23.76%) Active Directory
4 35 (19.34%) Oracle
5 34 (18.78%) SQL
5 34 (18.78%) Business Continuity
5 34 (18.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 33 (18.23%) Security Cleared
6 33 (18.23%) Microsoft
7 30 (16.57%) UNIX
8 29 (16.02%) SLA
9 25 (13.81%) SAN
9 25 (13.81%) Firewall
9 25 (13.81%) Telecoms
10 24 (13.26%) Migration
10 24 (13.26%) DNS
11 23 (12.71%) Finance
11 23 (12.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (12.15%) SC Cleared
12 22 (12.15%) Cisco
13 20 (11.05%) High Availability
14 19 (10.50%) Service Delivery
14 19 (10.50%) HP
15 18 (9.94%) Service Management
15 18 (9.94%) Project Management
16 17 (9.39%) Change Management
16 17 (9.39%) Degree
17 16 (8.84%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 13 (7.18%) SharePoint
1 13 (7.18%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.97%) WebLogic
3 8 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (4.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (3.31%) Lync
4 6 (3.31%) Apache
5 5 (2.76%) IIS
5 5 (2.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (2.76%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (2.76%) MS Project Server
5 5 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.66%) CMS
7 3 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2000
7 3 (1.66%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.10%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
8 2 (1.10%) Live Communications Server
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 13 (7.18%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.08%) MS Project
3 4 (2.21%) MS Office
4 2 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (7.18%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (4.42%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (2.76%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.31%) Office 365
2 5 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.21%) SaaS
4 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (13.81%) SAN
1 25 (13.81%) Firewall
2 24 (13.26%) DNS
3 14 (7.73%) LAN
3 14 (7.73%) WAN
3 14 (7.73%) DHCP
4 8 (4.42%) TCP/IP
4 8 (4.42%) VoIP
4 8 (4.42%) Broadband
5 7 (3.87%) PBX
6 5 (2.76%) PSTN
6 5 (2.76%) VPN
6 5 (2.76%) Internet
6 5 (2.76%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (2.76%) NAS
7 4 (2.21%) PABX
7 4 (2.21%) RTP
7 4 (2.21%) LDAP
7 4 (2.21%) Intranet
7 4 (2.21%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.84%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.42%) Oracle BI EE
3 7 (3.87%) SQLPlus
3 7 (3.87%) MySQL
3 7 (3.87%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.76%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.21%) OLAP
6 3 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.66%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.10%) OLTP
7 2 (1.10%) DB2
8 1 (0.55%) Informix
8 1 (0.55%) MS Access
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (1.66%) Maven
1 3 (1.66%) TeamCity
1 3 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (1.66%) Ant
2 2 (1.10%) Hudson
2 2 (1.10%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.55%) Trac
3 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.55%) Subversion
General
1 25 (13.81%) Telecoms
2 23 (12.71%) Finance
3 8 (4.42%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.76%) Marketing
5 3 (1.66%) Banking
5 3 (1.66%) Retail
6 2 (1.10%) Automotive
7 1 (0.55%) Law
7 1 (0.55%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.55%) Billing
7 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Local Government
7 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.55%) Back Office
7 1 (0.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 25 (13.81%) Architect
2 20 (11.05%) Project Manager
2 20 (11.05%) Administrator
3 18 (9.94%) Analyst
4 14 (7.73%) Consultant
4 14 (7.73%) DBA
5 10 (5.52%) Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (4.42%) Infrastructure Manager
6 8 (4.42%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (3.87%) Technical Architect
7 7 (3.87%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 7 (3.87%) Oracle DBA
8 6 (3.31%) Senior Manager
8 6 (3.31%) Senior Project Manager
8 6 (3.31%) Support Analyst
8 6 (3.31%) Designer
9 5 (2.76%) Support Engineer
10 4 (2.21%) Support Specialist
10 4 (2.21%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (2.21%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.63%) Middleware
2 9 (4.97%) Web Services
3 8 (4.42%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (2.76%) WebCenter
5 4 (2.21%) Flash
6 3 (1.66%) .NET
7 2 (1.10%) SOAP
7 2 (1.10%) XML
7 2 (1.10%) REST
7 2 (1.10%) ISPF
8 1 (0.55%) Java SE
8 1 (0.55%) AOM
8 1 (0.55%) CSS
8 1 (0.55%) JDBC
8 1 (0.55%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.29%) Clustering
2 12 (6.63%) Replication
3 11 (6.08%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.42%) Blackberry
5 6 (3.31%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.76%) Firmware
6 5 (2.76%) Statistics
7 4 (2.21%) HACMP
8 3 (1.66%) IVR
8 3 (1.66%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (1.66%) iSeries
9 2 (1.10%) Open Source
9 2 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.10%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.10%) CMDB
9 2 (1.10%) Economics
9 2 (1.10%) PKI
9 2 (1.10%) EMC Centera
9 2 (1.10%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.55%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 71 (39.23%) Windows
2 43 (23.76%) Linux
3 30 (16.57%) UNIX
4 23 (12.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (8.29%) Solaris
6 14 (7.73%) AIX
7 13 (7.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (6.08%) Windows 7
8 11 (6.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (6.08%) Windows XP
9 9 (4.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (4.42%) Windows NT
10 8 (4.42%) Windows 2000
11 4 (2.21%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.66%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.55%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.55%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (23.76%) ITIL
2 34 (18.78%) Business Continuity
3 24 (13.26%) Migration
4 20 (11.05%) High Availability
5 19 (10.50%) Service Delivery
6 18 (9.94%) Project Management
6 18 (9.94%) Service Management
7 17 (9.39%) Change Management
8 16 (8.84%) SOA
9 14 (7.73%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (6.63%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (6.08%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (5.52%) Technical Architecture
13 9 (4.97%) PRINCE2
14 8 (4.42%) Release Management
15 6 (3.31%) Incident Management
15 6 (3.31%) Time Management
15 6 (3.31%) Configuration Management
15 6 (3.31%) TOGAF
15 6 (3.31%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 34 (18.78%) SQL
2 10 (5.52%) PL/SQL
3 9 (4.97%) Shell Script
4 8 (4.42%) PowerShell
5 6 (3.31%) C
5 6 (3.31%) Java
6 4 (2.21%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.66%) AWK
8 2 (1.10%) sed
8 2 (1.10%) JCL
8 2 (1.10%) Perl
8 2 (1.10%) PHP
8 2 (1.10%) REXX
9 1 (0.55%) RPG
9 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.55%) C#
9 1 (0.55%) VB
9 1 (0.55%) Python
9 1 (0.55%) Korn
Qualifications
1 33 (18.23%) Security Cleared
2 22 (12.15%) SC Cleared
3 17 (9.39%) Degree
4 14 (7.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (4.97%) DV Cleared
6 6 (3.31%) MCITP
6 6 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.76%) CCNA
7 5 (2.76%) MCTS
7 5 (2.76%) MCP
7 5 (2.76%) MCSE
7 5 (2.76%) MCSA
8 4 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.66%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.10%) CISA
10 2 (1.10%) CISM
10 2 (1.10%) MCDST
10 2 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.10%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (16.02%) SLA
2 4 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.21%) QA
2 4 (2.21%) BS25999
3 2 (1.10%) COBIT
3 2 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.55%) JSP 440
System Software
1 43 (23.76%) Active Directory
2 34 (18.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.08%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.52%) VMware ESX
4 10 (5.52%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (3.31%) vSphere
5 6 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.76%) XenApp
7 3 (1.66%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.66%) KVM
7 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.10%) SRDF
8 2 (1.10%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.55%) Nmap
9 1 (0.55%) XenServer
9 1 (0.55%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.55%) NFS
9 1 (0.55%) GPFS
9 1 (0.55%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (4.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 9 (4.97%) Tivoli
1 9 (4.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 8 (4.42%) NetBackup
3 6 (3.31%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.76%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (2.21%) CiscoWorks
5 4 (2.21%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.66%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.66%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.66%) ARCserve
6 3 (1.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.10%) Puppet
7 2 (1.10%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.10%) MAINVIEW
7 2 (1.10%) SCCM
7 2 (1.10%) SCOM
7 2 (1.10%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.55%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 47 (25.97%) VMware
2 35 (19.34%) Oracle
3 33 (18.23%) Microsoft
4 22 (12.15%) Cisco
5 19 (10.50%) HP
6 13 (7.18%) Citrix
6 13 (7.18%) IBM
7 12 (6.63%) EMC
8 9 (4.97%) Red Hat
9 8 (4.42%) NetApp
10 7 (3.87%) Symantec
10 7 (3.87%) Brocade
11 6 (3.31%) Intel
12 5 (2.76%) Avaya
12 5 (2.76%) LANDesk
13 4 (2.21%) Verint
13 4 (2.21%) Juniper
13 4 (2.21%) JBoss
13 4 (2.21%) Remedy
13 4 (2.21%) BMC
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