The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 94 119 99
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -20
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 40 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.33% 0.94% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 1.23% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 9
Average daily rate
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£438 £425 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +47.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £344 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £471 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £30.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +72.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £21.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+43.52% -15.00%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2254 2281 1459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 74.96% 76.98% 71.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1515 1521 913
Average daily rate £400 £353 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 116 67
Average hourly rate £36.40 £33.84 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.56% +9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
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 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 29 May 2015.

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 29 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
Somerset +28 16 £470 +13.93%
Dorset +9 11 £375 -16.66% 1
Gloucestershire -1 4 £375 -
Wiltshire 0 3 £393 -16.48% 3
Bristol -5 1 - - 1
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 35 (44.87%) Windows
2 32 (41.03%) VMware
3 29 (37.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 24 (30.77%) Citrix
4 24 (30.77%) Data Centre
5 19 (24.36%) Active Directory
5 19 (24.36%) Security Cleared
6 18 (23.08%) SQL
7 17 (21.79%) SQL Server
7 17 (21.79%) DevOps
8 16 (20.51%) SC Cleared
9 15 (19.23%) Firewall
10 14 (17.95%) Capacity Planning
10 14 (17.95%) Clustering
11 13 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (16.67%) Linux
12 12 (15.38%) SharePoint
12 12 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (14.10%) WAN
13 11 (14.10%) Puppet
14 10 (12.82%) Git (software)
14 10 (12.82%) Business Continuity
14 10 (12.82%) TOGAF
14 10 (12.82%) LAN
14 10 (12.82%) ITIL
14 10 (12.82%) Jenkins
15 9 (11.54%) Build Automation
15 9 (11.54%) VPN
15 9 (11.54%) Red Hat

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 12 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.26%) nginx
2 8 (10.26%) Confluence
2 8 (10.26%) MediaWiki
2 8 (10.26%) Apache
3 7 (8.97%) MS Exchange
3 7 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.13%) IIS
6 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2000
6 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.28%) CMS
8 1 (1.28%) Lync
8 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.13%) IaaS
3 2 (2.56%) Office 365
3 2 (2.56%) SaaS
3 2 (2.56%) PaaS
4 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.28%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.23%) Firewall
2 11 (14.10%) WAN
3 10 (12.82%) LAN
4 9 (11.54%) VPN
4 9 (11.54%) NAS
5 8 (10.26%) Network Security
5 8 (10.26%) LDAP
6 7 (8.97%) IPv6
6 7 (8.97%) IPsec
6 7 (8.97%) OSPF
6 7 (8.97%) BGP
6 7 (8.97%) EIGRP
7 6 (7.69%) SAN
8 3 (3.85%) DNS
9 2 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (2.56%) Wireless
9 2 (2.56%) VoIP
9 2 (2.56%) DHCP
9 2 (2.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.79%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (10.26%) MySQL
2 8 (10.26%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.41%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (3.85%) MS Access
5 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.56%) OLTP
6 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.28%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (12.82%) Git (software)
1 10 (12.82%) Jenkins
2 8 (10.26%) Hudson
2 8 (10.26%) JIRA
2 8 (10.26%) Subversion
3 1 (1.28%) Ant
3 1 (1.28%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.28%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.28%) Maven
3 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.28%) MSBuild
General
1 7 (8.97%) Retail
2 6 (7.69%) Banking
3 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.28%) Finance
5 1 (1.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (15.38%) Architect
1 12 (15.38%) Consultant
2 10 (12.82%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (10.26%) Technical Architect
3 8 (10.26%) DBA
4 5 (6.41%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (6.41%) Analyst
4 5 (6.41%) Storage Engineer
4 5 (6.41%) Network Analyst
4 5 (6.41%) SQL DBA
5 4 (5.13%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (5.13%) Project Manager
6 3 (3.85%) Administrator
6 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (3.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (2.56%) Backup Engineer
7 2 (2.56%) Wintel Consultant
7 2 (2.56%) Service Manager
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (2.56%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.69%) .NET
2 4 (5.13%) LAMP
3 3 (3.85%) Web Services
4 2 (2.56%) REST
4 2 (2.56%) Java EE
4 2 (2.56%) JSON
4 2 (2.56%) Application Packaging
4 2 (2.56%) Middleware
4 2 (2.56%) WSDL
4 2 (2.56%) XSD
4 2 (2.56%) SOAP
5 1 (1.28%) JSP
5 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 14 (17.95%) Clustering
3 8 (10.26%) Wiki
3 8 (10.26%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.13%) Replication
5 3 (3.85%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.85%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.28%) GIS
6 1 (1.28%) Statistics
6 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.28%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 35 (44.87%) Windows
2 13 (16.67%) Linux
3 12 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (10.26%) CentOS
4 8 (10.26%) Ubuntu
4 8 (10.26%) Debian
5 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.13%) UNIX
6 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.28%) AIX
7 1 (1.28%) Solaris
7 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.28%) SUSE
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.79%) DevOps
2 14 (17.95%) Capacity Planning
3 13 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (12.82%) Business Continuity
4 10 (12.82%) TOGAF
4 10 (12.82%) ITIL
5 9 (11.54%) Build Automation
6 8 (10.26%) UML
7 7 (8.97%) Data Modelling
7 7 (8.97%) Programme Management
7 7 (8.97%) Time Management
8 6 (7.69%) Information Security
8 6 (7.69%) Load Balancing
8 6 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (7.69%) Project Management
9 5 (6.41%) Migration
9 5 (6.41%) Performance Management
9 5 (6.41%) High Availability
9 5 (6.41%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.41%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.08%) SQL
2 8 (10.26%) PowerShell
3 6 (7.69%) Java
4 5 (6.41%) Perl
4 5 (6.41%) PHP
4 5 (6.41%) C#
4 5 (6.41%) Ruby
4 5 (6.41%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.28%) VB
5 1 (1.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (24.36%) Security Cleared
2 16 (20.51%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 6 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (7.69%) CCNA
5 5 (6.41%) MCP
6 2 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.56%) ISEB
7 1 (1.28%) MCSE
7 1 (1.28%) MCSA
7 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.28%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.41%) SLA
3 3 (3.85%) QA
4 2 (2.56%) COBIT
5 1 (1.28%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 29 (37.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (24.36%) Active Directory
3 8 (10.26%) Postfix
3 8 (10.26%) XenApp
3 8 (10.26%) XenServer
3 8 (10.26%) Samba
3 8 (10.26%) iptables
4 7 (8.97%) VMware Server
5 5 (6.41%) VMware ESX
5 5 (6.41%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.85%) Terminal Services
6 3 (3.85%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.56%) vSphere
7 2 (2.56%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (14.10%) Puppet
2 8 (10.26%) ZABBIX
3 7 (8.97%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.13%) Salt
5 3 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (3.85%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.56%) SCCM
6 2 (2.56%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.28%) ARCserve
7 1 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.28%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.28%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.28%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.28%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 32 (41.03%) VMware
2 24 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 24 (30.77%) Citrix
3 9 (11.54%) Red Hat
4 8 (10.26%) EMC
4 8 (10.26%) Oracle
5 6 (7.69%) Symantec
5 6 (7.69%) Cisco
6 5 (6.41%) NetApp
7 4 (5.13%) Isilon
7 4 (5.13%) Sophos
7 4 (5.13%) McAfee
7 4 (5.13%) HP
8 3 (3.85%) Veeam
8 3 (3.85%) Zerto
9 2 (2.56%) F5
9 2 (2.56%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.56%) Nokia
9 2 (2.56%) CommVault
9 2 (2.56%) Hitachi