The first table below looks at the demand for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 30 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 West 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 108 99 111
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 26 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.85% 0.70% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 0.99% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £181 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £405 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £371 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £10.75 £17.50 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £17.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £17.50 £23.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -15.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2221 1510 2114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.46% 70.46% 69.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1476 979 1296
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 65 130
Average hourly rate £33.84 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.37% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 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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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
Bristol - 11 £425 - 4
Wiltshire -1 8 £470 +317.77% 4
Dorset -2 5 £450 +20.00% 2
Somerset - 2 £319 -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 41 (62.12%) Windows
2 27 (40.91%) VMware
3 22 (33.33%) Linux
3 22 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (30.30%) Capacity Planning
4 20 (30.30%) WAN
5 19 (28.79%) LAN
6 18 (27.27%) SQL
6 18 (27.27%) Firewall
7 17 (25.76%) Red Hat
7 17 (25.76%) Hudson
7 17 (25.76%) Jenkins
8 16 (24.24%) Git (software)
8 16 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
8 16 (24.24%) Relational Database
9 15 (22.73%) HP
9 15 (22.73%) Perl
9 15 (22.73%) Java
9 15 (22.73%) ITIL
9 15 (22.73%) Network Security
10 14 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (21.21%) Wiki
10 14 (21.21%) Ruby
10 14 (21.21%) ZABBIX
10 14 (21.21%) nginx
10 14 (21.21%) Bash Shell
10 14 (21.21%) Puppet
10 14 (21.21%) Apache
10 14 (21.21%) LAMP

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 14 (21.21%) nginx
1 14 (21.21%) Apache
2 12 (18.18%) Confluence
2 12 (18.18%) MediaWiki
3 7 (10.61%) SharePoint
4 6 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (7.58%) Lync
5 5 (7.58%) MS Exchange
6 4 (6.06%) MS Project Server
7 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (4.55%) CMS
8 2 (3.03%) ColdFusion
8 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
8 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (3.03%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (3.03%) Railo
9 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.52%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 9 (13.64%) MS Visio
2 6 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.06%) MS Project
4 3 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (30.30%) WAN
2 19 (28.79%) LAN
3 18 (27.27%) Firewall
4 15 (22.73%) Network Security
5 13 (19.70%) VPN
6 12 (18.18%) IPv6
6 12 (18.18%) LDAP
6 12 (18.18%) IPsec
6 12 (18.18%) OSPF
6 12 (18.18%) BGP
6 12 (18.18%) EIGRP
7 9 (13.64%) IP Telephony
8 5 (7.58%) SAN
9 4 (6.06%) Intranet
9 4 (6.06%) DNS
9 4 (6.06%) NAS
10 3 (4.55%) SSH
10 3 (4.55%) FTP
11 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
11 2 (3.03%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.24%) Relational Database
2 13 (19.70%) MySQL
3 12 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
8 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (3.03%) Sybase ASE
9 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 17 (25.76%) Hudson
1 17 (25.76%) Jenkins
2 16 (24.24%) Git (software)
3 12 (18.18%) Subversion
3 12 (18.18%) JIRA
4 3 (4.55%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.03%) PVCS
5 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (10.61%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.06%) Finance
3 2 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (15.15%) Test Manager
2 9 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (13.64%) Administrator
3 7 (10.61%) Analyst
4 6 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (7.58%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Architect
6 4 (6.06%) DBA
6 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Consultant
6 4 (6.06%) SharePoint Architect
6 4 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Support Specialist
8 2 (3.03%) Service Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Backup Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.21%) LAMP
2 4 (6.06%) .NET
3 2 (3.03%) CSS
3 2 (3.03%) HTML
3 2 (3.03%) XHTML
3 2 (3.03%) CSS3
3 2 (3.03%) HTML5
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.52%) Itk
4 1 (1.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.21%) Wiki
2 9 (13.64%) IVR
3 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.55%) Clustering
5 2 (3.03%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.03%) iPhone
6 1 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.52%) Open Source
6 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.52%) NHS
6 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 41 (62.12%) Windows
2 22 (33.33%) Linux
3 16 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (21.21%) Debian
5 13 (19.70%) Ubuntu
6 10 (15.15%) UNIX
6 10 (15.15%) Windows 7
7 7 (10.61%) Solaris
8 6 (9.09%) CentOS
9 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (4.55%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.52%) Android
11 1 (1.52%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.30%) Capacity Planning
2 15 (22.73%) ITIL
3 14 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (21.21%) DevOps
4 12 (18.18%) Data Modelling
5 9 (13.64%) Test Automation
5 9 (13.64%) System Testing
5 9 (13.64%) Waterfall
5 9 (13.64%) WFM
5 9 (13.64%) Matrix Management
5 9 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (13.64%) Performance Testing
5 9 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (12.12%) Project Management
7 7 (10.61%) Change Management
8 6 (9.09%) Change Control
9 5 (7.58%) Business Continuity
9 5 (7.58%) Time Management
9 5 (7.58%) Data Security
9 5 (7.58%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.27%) SQL
2 15 (22.73%) Perl
2 15 (22.73%) Java
3 14 (21.21%) Ruby
3 14 (21.21%) Bash Shell
4 12 (18.18%) PHP
5 8 (12.12%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.03%) C
7 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (6.06%) MCTS
2 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.03%) CCNA
2 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) MCP
3 1 (1.52%) OCP
3 1 (1.52%) OCA
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.52%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.61%) SLA
2 3 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.55%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (21.21%) Samba
3 13 (19.70%) Postfix
4 12 (18.18%) XenServer
5 7 (10.61%) Active Directory
6 5 (7.58%) VMware Server
6 5 (7.58%) NFS
7 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (4.55%) Hyper-V
8 2 (3.03%) VMware ESX
8 2 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.52%) Xen
9 1 (1.52%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 14 (21.21%) ZABBIX
1 14 (21.21%) Puppet
2 9 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (13.64%) Cisco IPCC
3 3 (4.55%) SCOM
4 2 (3.03%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.03%) SCCM
4 2 (3.03%) WSUS
4 2 (3.03%) SCOrch
4 2 (3.03%) SCSM
4 2 (3.03%) Salt
5 1 (1.52%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.52%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.52%) MOM
5 1 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.52%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 27 (40.91%) VMware
2 17 (25.76%) Red Hat
3 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
4 15 (22.73%) HP
5 12 (18.18%) Citrix
6 9 (13.64%) Verint
6 9 (13.64%) Empirix
6 9 (13.64%) Siemens
6 9 (13.64%) Oracle
6 9 (13.64%) Genesys
7 8 (12.12%) NetApp
8 5 (7.58%) Sun
9 4 (6.06%) Symantec
10 3 (4.55%) StorageTek
11 2 (3.03%) Cisco
11 2 (3.03%) EMC
11 2 (3.03%) Sybase
11 2 (3.03%) Acronis
11 2 (3.03%) 3PAR
11 2 (3.03%) Isilon
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