The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 55 44 47
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.93% 0.24% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.35% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-30.83% +42.85%
Disaster Recovery
Wales

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 Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
422 283 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 78.44% 68.52% 74.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 158 193
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.17 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% +38.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.00 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.65 £190.00 £16.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the South Wales region.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the South Wales region.

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
Bridgend - 4 £450 -
Cardiff - - - -
Newport - - - -
Disaster Recovery
Wales

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 5 (38.46%) Citrix
3 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (38.46%) XenApp
4 4 (30.77%) MCP
4 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Terminal Services
4 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
4 4 (30.77%) Firewall
4 4 (30.77%) Information Security Management
4 4 (30.77%) Security Management
4 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
4 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
4 4 (30.77%) VMware ESX
4 4 (30.77%) Business Continuity
4 4 (30.77%) Information Security
4 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
4 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2000
4 4 (30.77%) SCADA
4 4 (30.77%) Network Security
4 4 (30.77%) ISMS
4 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
1 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2000
1 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (23.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
1 4 (30.77%) Network Security
2 2 (15.38%) ISDN
2 2 (15.38%) PBX
2 2 (15.38%) H.323
3 1 (7.69%) VoIP
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Security Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) IT Security Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Security Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Senior IT Security Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Wintel Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Change Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Voice Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Support
5 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
1 4 (30.77%) SCADA
2 3 (23.08%) Clustering
2 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
3 2 (15.38%) LPAR
3 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) AIX
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
2 4 (30.77%) ISMS
2 4 (30.77%) Information Security Management
2 4 (30.77%) Security Management
2 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
2 4 (30.77%) Business Continuity
2 4 (30.77%) Information Security
2 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
3 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
3 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
3 2 (15.38%) Coaching
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) MCP
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (38.46%) XenApp
2 4 (30.77%) Terminal Services
2 4 (30.77%) VMware ESX
3 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
4 2 (15.38%) NFS
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (15.38%) Tivoli
2 2 (15.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (7.69%) ARCserve
3 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Citrix
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Symantec
4 3 (23.08%) McAfee
5 2 (15.38%) EMC
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 2 (15.38%) IBM
5 2 (15.38%) Avaya
5 2 (15.38%) Siemens
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
6 1 (7.69%) Sophos
6 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow