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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 122 107 114
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 16 35 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.54% 1.13% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 1.46% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 17
Median daily rate £385 £399 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -6.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £328 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £500 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.28 £27.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+58.82% +60.29%
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
2295 2404 2384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.82% 77.55% 79.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1518 1636 1590
Median daily rate £388 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 106 122
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +8.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £16.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Disaster Recovery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -5 7 £375 +20.96% 3
Gloucestershire -1 3 £400 +6.66%
Bristol +8 2 £400 +0.31% 3
Dorset -14 2 - - 2
Devon - 1 - -
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 26 (52.00%) Windows
2 20 (40.00%) ITIL
2 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (36.00%) VMware
4 17 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (32.00%) Finance
6 14 (28.00%) Migration
6 14 (28.00%) Active Directory
6 14 (28.00%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (26.00%) Windows Server
8 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (22.00%) Service Delivery
10 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (20.00%) MCSA
10 10 (20.00%) MS Exchange
10 10 (20.00%) Capacity Management
10 10 (20.00%) vSphere
10 10 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (18.00%) PowerShell
11 9 (18.00%) Process Improvement
11 9 (18.00%) Vulnerability Management
11 9 (18.00%) Linux
11 9 (18.00%) MCSE
11 9 (18.00%) SQL
11 9 (18.00%) NetApp
11 9 (18.00%) Citrix
11 9 (18.00%) Firmware

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.00%) Commerce Server
6 1 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SAP CRM
1 2 (4.00%) SAP ERP
1 2 (4.00%) SAP SCM
2 1 (2.00%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (8.00%) Amazon S3
2 4 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.00%) IaaS
3 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) VPN
2 7 (14.00%) DNS
2 7 (14.00%) SAN
3 6 (12.00%) DHCP
3 6 (12.00%) LAN
3 6 (12.00%) WAN
4 4 (8.00%) HTTPS
4 4 (8.00%) SSL
5 3 (6.00%) LDAP
6 1 (2.00%) Firewall
6 1 (2.00%) Internet
6 1 (2.00%) IPv6
6 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.00%) SAP BI
2 2 (4.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.00%) OLAP
3 1 (2.00%) OLTP
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (32.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Banking
2 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Analyst
2 8 (16.00%) Test Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Administrator
4 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (8.00%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Developer
5 3 (6.00%) ERP Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) IT Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) VMware Specialist
6 2 (4.00%) IT Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Senior IT Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) SOX Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) Web Services
2 4 (8.00%) CSS
3 3 (6.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (6.00%) HTML
3 3 (6.00%) React
4 1 (2.00%) .NET
4 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.00%) ADO.NET
4 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.00%) LINQ
4 1 (2.00%) Middleware
4 1 (2.00%) SAP Basis
4 1 (2.00%) SAP PI
4 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.00%) Management Information System
3 7 (14.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.00%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.00%) CESG
6 1 (2.00%) Clustering
6 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.00%) Replication
6 1 (2.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (52.00%) Windows
2 13 (26.00%) Windows Server
2 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (18.00%) Linux
5 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (8.00%) Unix
7 2 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.00%) HPUX
8 1 (2.00%) Solaris
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) ITIL
2 14 (28.00%) Migration
3 11 (22.00%) Service Delivery
4 10 (20.00%) Capacity Management
5 9 (18.00%) Process Improvement
5 9 (18.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 8 (16.00%) Load Testing
6 8 (16.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 8 (16.00%) Performance Testing
6 8 (16.00%) Virtual Environments
7 5 (10.00%) ERP
7 5 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (8.00%) Change Management
8 4 (8.00%) Load Balancing
8 4 (8.00%) Release Management
9 3 (6.00%) Data Migration
9 3 (6.00%) Incident Management
9 3 (6.00%) System Testing
9 3 (6.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) PowerShell
1 9 (18.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) Groovy
2 3 (6.00%) Java
2 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.00%) Bourne shell
3 1 (2.00%) C
3 1 (2.00%) C#
3 1 (2.00%) Korn
3 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) MCSA
1 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (18.00%) MCSE
3 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (8.00%) CCNA
5 4 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.00%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (2.00%) Degree
7 1 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (4.00%) JSP 440
1 2 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (4.00%) SSAE 16
2 1 (2.00%) HMG Infosec
2 1 (2.00%) RMADS
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (28.00%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (20.00%) vSphere
4 9 (18.00%) Firmware
5 8 (16.00%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.00%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) WSUS
2 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (2.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (36.00%) VMware
3 9 (18.00%) Citrix
3 9 (18.00%) NetApp
4 6 (12.00%) Sophos
5 4 (8.00%) Oracle
6 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.00%) Forcepoint
7 2 (4.00%) SAP
8 1 (2.00%) Cisco
8 1 (2.00%) EMC
8 1 (2.00%) HP
8 1 (2.00%) IBM
8 1 (2.00%) Veeam
8 1 (2.00%) Veritas
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