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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 150 161 122
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -39
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 107 79 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.15% 0.88% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.23% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 34 71
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£350 £425 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £365 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £497 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 6
Average hourly rate £33.00 £19.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% -9.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £20.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+50.61% -4.70%
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
7059 6436 5756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.65% 71.88% 70.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3994 3588 3039
Average daily rate £393 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 263 240
Average hourly rate £27.25 £27.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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
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 22 May 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
Berkshire +1 32 £369 -11.35% 15
Hampshire +3 24 £410 -4.09% 7
Surrey +13 17 £344 -21.42% 9
Buckinghamshire -2 13 £350 -12.50% 3
East Sussex - 11 £338 - 1
Oxfordshire -19 6 £294 -22.95% 3
Kent +6 5 £489 -2.68% 4
West Sussex - 1 £350 - 1
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 70 (32.71%) Windows
2 47 (21.96%) ITIL
2 47 (21.96%) SQL
2 47 (21.96%) Microsoft
2 47 (21.96%) Active Directory
2 47 (21.96%) VMware
3 46 (21.50%) Finance
4 43 (20.09%) UNIX
5 40 (18.69%) Business Continuity
6 35 (16.36%) Service Management
7 33 (15.42%) Migration
8 31 (14.49%) Oracle
8 31 (14.49%) SAN
8 31 (14.49%) Performance Tuning
9 29 (13.55%) VMware Infrastructure
10 28 (13.08%) Security Cleared
10 28 (13.08%) DNS
11 27 (12.62%) Microsoft Certification
11 27 (12.62%) MS Excel
12 26 (12.15%) MS Exchange
12 26 (12.15%) HP
12 26 (12.15%) SLA
12 26 (12.15%) SC Cleared
13 25 (11.68%) Windows Server 2008
13 25 (11.68%) Linux
13 25 (11.68%) Project Management
14 24 (11.21%) Service Delivery
14 24 (11.21%) Firewall
14 24 (11.21%) Citrix
14 24 (11.21%) Incident Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 26 (12.15%) MS Exchange
2 18 (8.41%) IIS
3 10 (4.67%) WebLogic
4 9 (4.21%) Oracle 10gAS
5 7 (3.27%) IBM Notes
5 7 (3.27%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.27%) GroupWise
6 5 (2.34%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (2.34%) Lync
7 4 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.40%) Apache
8 3 (1.40%) Live Communications Server
8 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.93%) Confluence
9 2 (0.93%) MediaWiki
9 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.93%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.93%) JBoss
Applications
1 27 (12.62%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.80%) MS Office
3 4 (1.87%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.87%) PaintShop Pro
4 1 (0.47%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (5.61%) Oracle EBS R12
2 11 (5.14%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (5.14%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.74%) Office 365
2 4 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.40%) SaaS
4 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (14.49%) SAN
2 28 (13.08%) DNS
3 24 (11.21%) Firewall
4 21 (9.81%) LAN
5 20 (9.35%) WAN
6 11 (5.14%) LDAP
7 10 (4.67%) TCP/IP
8 9 (4.21%) VPN
8 9 (4.21%) SMTP
8 9 (4.21%) Network Security
9 8 (3.74%) IMAP
9 8 (3.74%) DHCP
9 8 (3.74%) POP3
10 6 (2.80%) iSCSI
10 6 (2.80%) VoIP
11 4 (1.87%) NAS
12 3 (1.40%) RTP
12 3 (1.40%) PBX
12 3 (1.40%) PSTN
13 2 (0.93%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.94%) Oracle Database
3 16 (7.48%) DB2
4 14 (6.54%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (4.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (4.67%) OLTP
6 9 (4.21%) MySQL
6 9 (4.21%) Oracle Discoverer
7 8 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.34%) SAP BW
9 5 (2.34%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (2.34%) SAP Data Services
9 5 (2.34%) SAP HANA
10 4 (1.87%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.87%) DB2 UDB
11 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (1.87%) SoapUI
1 4 (1.87%) Subversion
2 2 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.93%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.93%) Hudson
2 2 (0.93%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.93%) JIRA
2 2 (0.93%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 46 (21.50%) Finance
2 11 (5.14%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.80%) Banking
3 6 (2.80%) Retail
4 5 (2.34%) Automotive
5 3 (1.40%) Marketing
6 2 (0.93%) Local Government
6 2 (0.93%) Billing
6 2 (0.93%) Electronics
6 2 (0.93%) Legal
6 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Back Office
7 1 (0.47%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 33 (15.42%) DBA
2 25 (11.68%) Architect
3 24 (11.21%) Consultant
4 22 (10.28%) Analyst
5 18 (8.41%) Project Manager
6 16 (7.48%) Administrator
7 12 (5.61%) Field Engineer
8 10 (4.67%) Infrastructure Architect
8 10 (4.67%) Service Manager
9 9 (4.21%) UNIX Administrator
9 9 (4.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (4.21%) SQL DBA
9 9 (4.21%) Support Engineer
10 7 (3.27%) Oracle DBA
10 7 (3.27%) Citrix Consultant
11 6 (2.80%) Test Leader
11 6 (2.80%) Exchange Engineer
11 6 (2.80%) Incident Manager
11 6 (2.80%) Test Analyst
11 6 (2.80%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.41%) Middleware
2 9 (4.21%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (1.87%) SOAP
3 4 (1.87%) XML
3 4 (1.87%) .NET
4 2 (0.93%) WCF
4 2 (0.93%) XSD
4 2 (0.93%) CSS
4 2 (0.93%) HTML
4 2 (0.93%) Flash
5 1 (0.47%) LAMP
5 1 (0.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.81%) Clustering
2 20 (9.35%) Replication
2 20 (9.35%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.27%) Mainframe
4 7 (3.27%) N-Tier
4 7 (3.27%) HACMP
4 7 (3.27%) User Experience
5 6 (2.80%) Performance Metrics
5 6 (2.80%) Statistics
6 4 (1.87%) PKI
6 4 (1.87%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.40%) CLARiiON
7 3 (1.40%) Symmetrix
7 3 (1.40%) EMC Centera
7 3 (1.40%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.40%) Symmetrix DMX
8 2 (0.93%) Open Source
8 2 (0.93%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.93%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 70 (32.71%) Windows
2 43 (20.09%) UNIX
3 25 (11.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (11.68%) Linux
4 21 (9.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (7.94%) AIX
5 17 (7.94%) Solaris
6 16 (7.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (6.54%) HPUX
8 13 (6.07%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (3.27%) Windows NT
9 7 (3.27%) Windows 2000
10 5 (2.34%) Windows XP
10 5 (2.34%) Windows 7
11 4 (1.87%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.93%) CentOS
13 1 (0.47%) Debian
13 1 (0.47%) VMS
13 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (21.96%) ITIL
2 40 (18.69%) Business Continuity
3 35 (16.36%) Service Management
4 33 (15.42%) Migration
5 31 (14.49%) Performance Tuning
6 25 (11.68%) Project Management
7 24 (11.21%) Service Delivery
7 24 (11.21%) Incident Management
8 21 (9.81%) Change Management
9 17 (7.94%) Data Migration
9 17 (7.94%) Performance Analysis
10 14 (6.54%) BCP
11 13 (6.07%) Customer Engagement
11 13 (6.07%) Mobile Device Management
12 12 (5.61%) Business Continuity Planning
12 12 (5.61%) Load Balancing
12 12 (5.61%) Configuration Management
12 12 (5.61%) Security Management
13 11 (5.14%) Information Security
13 11 (5.14%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (21.96%) SQL
2 17 (7.94%) Shell Script
3 16 (7.48%) PowerShell
4 11 (5.14%) PL/SQL
5 9 (4.21%) T-SQL
5 9 (4.21%) Java
5 9 (4.21%) Perl
6 5 (2.34%) Python
6 5 (2.34%) ABAP
6 5 (2.34%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.40%) REXX
8 2 (0.93%) Ruby
8 2 (0.93%) VBScript
8 2 (0.93%) C
8 2 (0.93%) C#
9 1 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (13.08%) Security Cleared
2 27 (12.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (12.15%) SC Cleared
4 18 (8.41%) MCTS
4 18 (8.41%) MCITP
4 18 (8.41%) Degree
5 8 (3.74%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (3.74%) MCSE
6 7 (3.27%) ISTQB
7 6 (2.80%) DV Cleared
7 6 (2.80%) ISEB
8 4 (1.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.40%) MCP
9 3 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.93%) CCNA
10 2 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.47%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.47%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.15%) SLA
2 10 (4.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.27%) QA
4 2 (0.93%) HL7
4 2 (0.93%) DICOM
4 2 (0.93%) COBIT
System Software
1 47 (21.96%) Active Directory
2 29 (13.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (6.07%) Oracle RAC
4 12 (5.61%) vSphere
5 11 (5.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 9 (4.21%) XenDesktop
7 8 (3.74%) Hyper-V
7 8 (3.74%) XenApp
7 8 (3.74%) VMware ESX
8 5 (2.34%) Firmware
8 5 (2.34%) NFS
8 5 (2.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (1.40%) Samba
9 3 (1.40%) iptables
9 3 (1.40%) XenServer
10 2 (0.93%) Postfix
10 2 (0.93%) GPFS
10 2 (0.93%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.93%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.93%) RACF
Systems Management
1 13 (6.07%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (4.67%) NetBackup
3 9 (4.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (3.74%) Tivoli
5 7 (3.27%) SCOM
5 7 (3.27%) AirWatch
5 7 (3.27%) XenMobile
5 7 (3.27%) Puppet
6 6 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.87%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 4 (1.87%) SCCM
7 4 (1.87%) OpenView
8 3 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.93%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.93%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.93%) Cacti
9 2 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.93%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 47 (21.96%) Microsoft
1 47 (21.96%) VMware
2 31 (14.49%) Oracle
3 26 (12.15%) HP
4 24 (11.21%) Citrix
5 18 (8.41%) IBM
6 16 (7.48%) Red Hat
7 11 (5.14%) Veritas
8 9 (4.21%) McAfee
8 9 (4.21%) SAP
8 9 (4.21%) EMC
8 9 (4.21%) Lotus
9 8 (3.74%) Symantec
9 8 (3.74%) Intel
10 7 (3.27%) Cisco
10 7 (3.27%) Novell
10 7 (3.27%) 3PAR
11 5 (2.34%) Business Objects
11 5 (2.34%) NetApp
12 4 (1.87%) Sun
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