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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 162 148 177
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +29
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 109 102 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.20% 1.11% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.41% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 49 33
Median daily rate £400 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% +69.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.33 £33.00 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.10 £33.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £30.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+21.31% +48.78%
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
7301 7238 6826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.09% 78.67% 75.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4511 4149 3783
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 245 272
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £26.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Disaster Recovery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

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 31 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -5 26 £405 +15.71% 13
Oxfordshire +24 22 £375 +27.65% 2
Berkshire -18 19 £425 +9.67% 2
Hampshire -3 14 £400 - 3
West Sussex -17 14 £371 +6.07% 1
Buckinghamshire +14 10 £355 +1.42% 3
Kent -18 3 £425 -13.08% 2
East Sussex -8 1 £375 +11.11% 2
Sussex - 1 - -
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 109 (41.76%) Windows
2 86 (32.95%) Linux
3 69 (26.44%) Active Directory
4 68 (26.05%) ITIL
4 68 (26.05%) Unix
5 67 (25.67%) Oracle
6 62 (23.75%) VMware
6 62 (23.75%) Windows Server
7 61 (23.37%) SAN
8 57 (21.84%) Finance
8 57 (21.84%) High Availability
9 56 (21.46%) Migration
10 54 (20.69%) Microsoft
11 51 (19.54%) SQL
12 49 (18.77%) VMware Infrastructure
13 47 (18.01%) Firewall
14 46 (17.62%) Red Hat
15 45 (17.24%) Veritas
16 44 (16.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 43 (16.48%) Business Continuity
17 43 (16.48%) Solaris
18 41 (15.71%) EMC
19 40 (15.33%) WAN
20 39 (14.94%) MS Exchange
21 38 (14.56%) NetBackup
22 37 (14.18%) Management Information System
23 36 (13.79%) SQL Server
23 36 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
24 35 (13.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
24 35 (13.41%) LAN

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 39 (14.94%) MS Exchange
2 24 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (7.28%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.45%) Skype for Business
4 9 (3.45%) WordPress
5 7 (2.68%) IIS
6 6 (2.30%) Live Communications Server
7 5 (1.92%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.15%) MQSeries
8 3 (1.15%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.77%) JBoss
9 2 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.38%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.38%) nginx
10 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 20 (7.66%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.36%) MS Visio
3 11 (4.21%) PaintShop Pro
4 7 (2.68%) MS Office
5 3 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.38%) MS Project
6 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.30%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.92%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (1.53%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.77%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.38%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.83%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.68%) Office 365
4 3 (1.15%) Yammer
5 2 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 61 (23.37%) SAN
2 47 (18.01%) Firewall
3 40 (15.33%) WAN
4 35 (13.41%) LAN
5 34 (13.03%) DNS
6 31 (11.88%) Fibre Channel
7 22 (8.43%) TCP/IP
8 14 (5.36%) DHCP
8 14 (5.36%) LDAP
9 12 (4.60%) SSL
10 11 (4.21%) VPN
11 10 (3.83%) Intranet
11 10 (3.83%) NAS
12 9 (3.45%) Network Security
12 9 (3.45%) Skype
12 9 (3.45%) VoIP
13 5 (1.92%) Internet
13 5 (1.92%) MPLS
13 5 (1.92%) PBX
13 5 (1.92%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 25 (9.58%) MySQL
3 21 (8.05%) VLDB
4 16 (6.13%) OLTP
5 9 (3.45%) NoSQL
5 9 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.07%) Oracle Database
6 8 (3.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.68%) DB2
7 7 (2.68%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (2.30%) Big Data
8 6 (2.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (2.30%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.30%) Riak
9 4 (1.53%) DB2 UDB
9 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.53%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 7 (2.68%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.30%) Ant
2 6 (2.30%) Maven
3 3 (1.15%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.15%) XMLSpy
4 2 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.38%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.38%) WatiN
General
1 57 (21.84%) Finance
2 10 (3.83%) Banking
3 9 (3.45%) Retail
3 9 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.92%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.15%) Back Office
6 2 (0.77%) Advertising
6 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.77%) Publishing
7 1 (0.38%) Automotive
7 1 (0.38%) Billing
7 1 (0.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 61 (23.37%) Administrator
2 45 (17.24%) Analyst
3 34 (13.03%) Unix Administrator
4 23 (8.81%) DBA
5 22 (8.43%) Support Engineer
6 20 (7.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 19 (7.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 19 (7.28%) Architect
8 16 (6.13%) Linux Administrator
8 16 (6.13%) Systems Administrator
9 15 (5.75%) 3rd Line Support
9 15 (5.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 13 (4.98%) Consultant
11 12 (4.60%) Security Analyst
11 12 (4.60%) SQL DBA
11 12 (4.60%) Systems Support Engineer
12 11 (4.21%) Developer
12 11 (4.21%) Support Analyst
13 10 (3.83%) Infrastructure Architect
14 9 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.60%) Middleware
2 10 (3.83%) Web Services
3 7 (2.68%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 7 (2.68%) RESTful
4 5 (1.92%) .NET
4 5 (1.92%) SOAP
5 4 (1.53%) REST
6 3 (1.15%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (1.15%) JMS
6 3 (1.15%) JSON
6 3 (1.15%) SAP Basis
6 3 (1.15%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (1.15%) WSDL
6 3 (1.15%) XML
6 3 (1.15%) XSD
6 3 (1.15%) XSL
6 3 (1.15%) XSLT
7 2 (0.77%) EDI
7 2 (0.77%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.38%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.18%) Management Information System
2 36 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (13.03%) Data Centre
4 33 (12.64%) Computer Science
5 27 (10.34%) Replication
6 20 (7.66%) EMC VMAX
7 19 (7.28%) Clustering
8 8 (3.07%) HACMP
8 8 (3.07%) Statistics
9 7 (2.68%) FMCG
10 5 (1.92%) EMC VNX
11 4 (1.53%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (1.53%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.53%) RSA SecurID
12 3 (1.15%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.15%) DataPower
12 3 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (1.15%) LPAR
12 3 (1.15%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.77%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 109 (41.76%) Windows
2 86 (32.95%) Linux
3 68 (26.05%) Unix
4 62 (23.75%) Windows Server
5 44 (16.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 43 (16.48%) Solaris
7 23 (8.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (8.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (6.51%) AIX
10 14 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (3.45%) Windows 7
12 5 (1.92%) zOS
13 4 (1.53%) VMS
14 3 (1.15%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.77%) Debian
15 2 (0.77%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.77%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (26.05%) ITIL
2 57 (21.84%) High Availability
3 56 (21.46%) Migration
4 43 (16.48%) Business Continuity
5 27 (10.34%) Information Security
6 26 (9.96%) Project Management
7 25 (9.58%) Change Management
7 25 (9.58%) Performance Tuning
8 22 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (7.66%) Problem Management
10 19 (7.28%) Incident Management
11 17 (6.51%) Data Migration
12 16 (6.13%) SDLC
13 14 (5.36%) Kalman Filter
14 13 (4.98%) Capacity Management
14 13 (4.98%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (4.98%) Web Filtering
15 12 (4.60%) Configuration Management
16 11 (4.21%) Service Delivery
16 11 (4.21%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (19.54%) SQL
2 19 (7.28%) PowerShell
3 17 (6.51%) Perl
4 16 (6.13%) Java
4 16 (6.13%) Shell Script
5 9 (3.45%) Python
6 8 (3.07%) Ruby
7 5 (1.92%) AWK
7 5 (1.92%) Korn
7 5 (1.92%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.53%) sed
9 3 (1.15%) ABAP
9 3 (1.15%) C#
9 3 (1.15%) VB
10 2 (0.77%) C
10 2 (0.77%) VBScript
11 1 (0.38%) COBOL
11 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.38%) PHP
11 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (13.41%) Security Cleared
2 29 (11.11%) Degree
2 29 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 17 (6.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.68%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.30%) CCNA
5 6 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.92%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (1.92%) MCSE
7 4 (1.53%) DBS Check
7 4 (1.53%) ISEB
8 3 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.15%) MCITP
8 3 (1.15%) MCSA
8 3 (1.15%) MCTS
8 3 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.77%) OCP
9 2 (0.77%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.58%) SLA
2 7 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.92%) COBIT
4 4 (1.53%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.15%) ISO22301
5 3 (1.15%) QA
6 1 (0.38%) BS7799
System Software
1 69 (26.44%) Active Directory
2 49 (18.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (13.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 21 (8.05%) Hyper-V
5 20 (7.66%) GlusterFS
6 15 (5.75%) VMware ESX
6 15 (5.75%) vSphere
7 10 (3.83%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (2.68%) NFS
9 6 (2.30%) XenApp
10 5 (1.92%) Firmware
10 5 (1.92%) Veritas File System
11 4 (1.53%) ISA Server
11 4 (1.53%) RHEV
12 3 (1.15%) Oracle Clusterware
13 2 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 2 (0.77%) XenServer
14 1 (0.38%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 38 (14.56%) NetBackup
2 29 (11.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 23 (8.81%) Oracle ZFS
4 21 (8.05%) Puppet
4 21 (8.05%) Red Hat Satellite
5 17 (6.51%) SCCM
6 12 (4.60%) SCOM
7 8 (3.07%) Data Guard
8 7 (2.68%) EMC NetWorker
8 7 (2.68%) Nagios
8 7 (2.68%) SCVMM
8 7 (2.68%) Windows Intune
9 5 (1.92%) WSUS
10 4 (1.53%) Foglight
10 4 (1.53%) HP Data Protector
10 4 (1.53%) Legato
11 3 (1.15%) MOM
11 3 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (1.15%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 67 (25.67%) Oracle
2 62 (23.75%) VMware
3 54 (20.69%) Microsoft
4 46 (17.62%) Red Hat
5 45 (17.24%) Veritas
6 41 (15.71%) EMC
7 33 (12.64%) Brocade
7 33 (12.64%) HP
8 32 (12.26%) Sun
9 29 (11.11%) StorageTek
10 27 (10.34%) IBM
11 24 (9.20%) Cisco
12 17 (6.51%) Citrix
13 15 (5.75%) CheckPoint
14 14 (5.36%) NetApp
15 13 (4.98%) Intel Security
16 12 (4.60%) AppSense
16 12 (4.60%) Juniper
17 10 (3.83%) Remedy
18 9 (3.45%) Blue Coat
Tonbridge
iKas International
Rate: £420 - £470 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £470 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £385 to £390 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £550 to £750 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago