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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 168 121 178
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +57
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 81 115 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.87% 1.31% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.83% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 48 37
Average daily rate
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£444 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.01% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.70 £19.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -14.44%
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
6767 6276 6920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.84% 71.75% 70.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3811 3439 3310
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 246 324
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.84 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -2 21 £450 +12.50% 5
Hampshire -11 21 £425 +6.25% 7
Berkshire -25 17 £444 +36.53% 7
Buckinghamshire -4 13 £325 -13.33% 1
Kent -5 5 £513 +28.12% 2
Oxfordshire -5 3 £475 +35.71% 2
East Sussex - 2 - -
Middlesex -4 1 £425 -5.55%
West Sussex - - - - 2
M4 Corridor - - - -
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 65 (42.76%) Windows
2 51 (33.55%) VMware
3 45 (29.61%) Active Directory
4 41 (26.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 38 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 36 (23.68%) ITIL
7 35 (23.03%) Security Cleared
8 34 (22.37%) Linux
9 31 (20.39%) Business Continuity
9 31 (20.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 30 (19.74%) SAN
11 27 (17.76%) UNIX
11 27 (17.76%) SC Cleared
12 26 (17.11%) SLA
13 25 (16.45%) Clustering
14 22 (14.47%) Citrix
14 22 (14.47%) Oracle
14 22 (14.47%) Degree
15 21 (13.82%) Microsoft Certification
15 21 (13.82%) DNS
15 21 (13.82%) Windows Server 2003
15 21 (13.82%) Service Management
16 20 (13.16%) Firewall
16 20 (13.16%) SQL
17 18 (11.84%) MS Excel
17 18 (11.84%) Finance
17 18 (11.84%) Migration
17 18 (11.84%) VMware ESX
17 18 (11.84%) Change Management
18 17 (11.18%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 17 (11.18%) MS Exchange
2 13 (8.55%) IIS
3 12 (7.89%) SharePoint
3 12 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (4.61%) WebLogic
4 7 (4.61%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (3.95%) Apache
5 6 (3.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (3.29%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.97%) CMS
8 3 (1.97%) Lync
8 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (1.32%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.32%) GroupWise
10 1 (0.66%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 18 (11.84%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.58%) MS Project
3 4 (2.63%) MS Office
4 2 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (7.24%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (3.95%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (3.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.63%) Office 365
3 2 (1.32%) SaaS
4 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.66%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 30 (19.74%) SAN
2 21 (13.82%) DNS
3 20 (13.16%) Firewall
4 17 (11.18%) LAN
5 15 (9.87%) DHCP
6 12 (7.89%) WAN
7 10 (6.58%) NAS
8 8 (5.26%) Broadband
8 8 (5.26%) TCP/IP
9 6 (3.95%) LDAP
9 6 (3.95%) VoIP
9 6 (3.95%) SMTP
10 4 (2.63%) VPN
10 4 (2.63%) HTTP
10 4 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (2.63%) Internet
11 3 (1.97%) Cisco ICM
11 3 (1.97%) Intranet
11 3 (1.97%) PABX
12 2 (1.32%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.92%) MySQL
2 9 (5.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.95%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.29%) SQLPlus
5 4 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.63%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.97%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.97%) OLTP
6 3 (1.97%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.32%) DB2
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.66%) OLAP
8 1 (0.66%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Maven
1 2 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (1.32%) TeamCity
1 2 (1.32%) Ant
2 1 (0.66%) Subversion
2 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.66%) Hudson
2 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.66%) Trac
General
1 18 (11.84%) Finance
2 11 (7.24%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.63%) Banking
4 2 (1.32%) Retail
4 2 (1.32%) Marketing
4 2 (1.32%) Automotive
5 1 (0.66%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.66%) Billing
5 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.66%) Local Government
5 1 (0.66%) Electronics
5 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 20 (13.16%) Architect
2 17 (11.18%) Project Manager
2 17 (11.18%) Administrator
3 13 (8.55%) Analyst
4 11 (7.24%) DBA
5 10 (6.58%) Consultant
5 10 (6.58%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (6.58%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (4.61%) Infrastructure Manager
6 7 (4.61%) Technical Architect
6 7 (4.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (3.95%) Support Analyst
7 6 (3.95%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 5 (3.29%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (3.29%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (3.29%) Storage Specialist
9 4 (2.63%) Designer
9 4 (2.63%) Tivoli Specialist
9 4 (2.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (2.63%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.58%) Middleware
2 8 (5.26%) Web Services
3 6 (3.95%) Flash
3 6 (3.95%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (3.29%) WebCenter
5 4 (2.63%) YAML
6 2 (1.32%) ISPF
7 1 (0.66%) Java SE
7 1 (0.66%) AOM
7 1 (0.66%) XML
7 1 (0.66%) JSP
7 1 (0.66%) SOAP
7 1 (0.66%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.45%) Clustering
2 10 (6.58%) Replication
3 9 (5.92%) Blackberry
3 9 (5.92%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.61%) Mainframe
5 5 (3.29%) HACMP
6 4 (2.63%) Firmware
6 4 (2.63%) Statistics
7 3 (1.97%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.32%) CMDB
8 2 (1.32%) EMC Centera
8 2 (1.32%) Economics
8 2 (1.32%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.66%) PMI
9 1 (0.66%) NHS
9 1 (0.66%) DTV
9 1 (0.66%) Celerra
9 1 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.66%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 65 (42.76%) Windows
2 34 (22.37%) Linux
3 31 (20.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (17.76%) UNIX
5 21 (13.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (9.21%) Solaris
7 13 (8.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (7.89%) Windows 2000
9 10 (6.58%) AIX
9 10 (6.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (5.92%) Windows NT
11 7 (4.61%) Windows 2000 Server
12 6 (3.95%) Windows 7
13 4 (2.63%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.66%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.66%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (23.68%) ITIL
2 31 (20.39%) Business Continuity
3 21 (13.82%) Service Management
4 18 (11.84%) Change Management
4 18 (11.84%) Migration
5 15 (9.87%) Root Cause Analysis
6 14 (9.21%) SOA
7 13 (8.55%) Service Delivery
7 13 (8.55%) Project Management
7 13 (8.55%) High Availability
8 11 (7.24%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (6.58%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (5.92%) PRINCE2
11 6 (3.95%) Change Control
12 5 (3.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (3.29%) Risk Management
12 5 (3.29%) Knowledge Management
12 5 (3.29%) Problem Management
12 5 (3.29%) Network Architecture
12 5 (3.29%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.16%) SQL
2 9 (5.92%) Shell Script
3 8 (5.26%) Java
4 7 (4.61%) C
4 7 (4.61%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.63%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.63%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.63%) Ruby
5 4 (2.63%) Perl
5 4 (2.63%) PHP
6 3 (1.97%) Python
7 2 (1.32%) REXX
7 2 (1.32%) C++
7 2 (1.32%) JCL
7 2 (1.32%) AWK
8 1 (0.66%) Korn
8 1 (0.66%) sed
8 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (23.03%) Security Cleared
2 27 (17.76%) SC Cleared
3 22 (14.47%) Degree
4 21 (13.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (7.24%) MCSE
6 7 (4.61%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (3.95%) MCTS
8 5 (3.29%) MCITP
8 5 (3.29%) DV Cleared
8 5 (3.29%) MCSA
8 5 (3.29%) MCP
8 5 (3.29%) CCNA
9 4 (2.63%) PMI Certification
9 4 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.32%) MCDST
11 2 (1.32%) CISA
11 2 (1.32%) CISM
11 2 (1.32%) OCP
11 2 (1.32%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (17.11%) SLA
2 4 (2.63%) BS25999
2 4 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.32%) COBIT
3 2 (1.32%) QA
3 2 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.66%) JSP 440
System Software
1 45 (29.61%) Active Directory
2 41 (26.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (11.84%) VMware ESX
4 12 (7.89%) Hyper-V
5 9 (5.92%) Terminal Services
5 9 (5.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 9 (5.92%) vSphere
6 8 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (3.95%) ISA Server
8 5 (3.29%) XenApp
8 5 (3.29%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.97%) vCloud
9 3 (1.97%) KVM
9 3 (1.97%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (1.32%) SRDF
10 2 (1.32%) NFS
10 2 (1.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.66%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (6.58%) NetBackup
2 8 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (4.61%) Backup Exec
3 7 (4.61%) BladeLogic
3 7 (4.61%) SCOM
3 7 (4.61%) Tivoli
3 7 (4.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (3.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (3.95%) ARCserve
5 5 (3.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (3.29%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (3.29%) Puppet
5 5 (3.29%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.32%) SCCM
7 2 (1.32%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.32%) MAINVIEW
8 1 (0.66%) Control-M
8 1 (0.66%) Nagios
8 1 (0.66%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 51 (33.55%) VMware
2 38 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 22 (14.47%) Oracle
3 22 (14.47%) Citrix
4 15 (9.87%) Cisco
5 13 (8.55%) IBM
5 13 (8.55%) EMC
6 11 (7.24%) Brocade
7 10 (6.58%) Intel
7 10 (6.58%) Symantec
8 9 (5.92%) Veritas
8 9 (5.92%) HP
9 7 (4.61%) Red Hat
9 7 (4.61%) NetApp
10 6 (3.95%) JBoss
11 4 (2.63%) BMC
11 4 (2.63%) CA
11 4 (2.63%) 3PAR
12 3 (1.97%) Acronis
12 3 (1.97%) F5
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