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 7 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 105 109 110
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 34 39 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.12% 1.19% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.55% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 25 6
Average daily rate
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£419 £415 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.90% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -35.18%
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
2309 2515 1540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.93% 76.86% 69.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1497 1594 953
Average daily rate £400 £365 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 115 65
Average hourly rate £37.00 £33.84 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +5.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £13.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £45.00
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 7 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 7 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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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
Dorset +12 12 £413 -1.19% 1
Wiltshire +6 9 £435 -7.44% 3
Somerset +13 5 £378 -8.48%
Gloucestershire -10 4 £375 +7.14% 1
Bristol -11 1 £450 +5.88% 2
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 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 32 (50.79%) VMware
2 31 (49.21%) Windows
3 29 (46.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (28.57%) Citrix
5 17 (26.98%) Active Directory
6 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 14 (22.22%) Linux
6 14 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 13 (20.63%) Capacity Planning
7 13 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (20.63%) Firewall
7 13 (20.63%) DevOps
8 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (17.46%) Clustering
9 11 (17.46%) SQL
9 11 (17.46%) WAN
9 11 (17.46%) Puppet
9 11 (17.46%) SC Cleared
10 10 (15.87%) Git (software)
10 10 (15.87%) Jenkins
10 10 (15.87%) LAN
10 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
11 9 (14.29%) ITIL
11 9 (14.29%) VPN
11 9 (14.29%) Build Automation
11 9 (14.29%) NAS
11 9 (14.29%) Time Management
11 9 (14.29%) VMware Server
12 8 (12.70%) Wiki
12 8 (12.70%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 7 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 8 (12.70%) nginx
1 8 (12.70%) Confluence
1 8 (12.70%) MediaWiki
1 8 (12.70%) Apache
2 7 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (6.35%) IIS
5 3 (4.76%) Lync
5 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2000
5 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.59%) CMS
7 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (7.94%) IaaS
2 2 (3.17%) SaaS
2 2 (3.17%) PaaS
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.59%) Office 365
3 1 (1.59%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.63%) Firewall
2 11 (17.46%) WAN
3 10 (15.87%) LAN
4 9 (14.29%) VPN
4 9 (14.29%) NAS
5 8 (12.70%) Network Security
5 8 (12.70%) LDAP
6 7 (11.11%) IPsec
6 7 (11.11%) OSPF
6 7 (11.11%) BGP
6 7 (11.11%) EIGRP
6 7 (11.11%) IPv6
7 4 (6.35%) SAN
8 2 (3.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (3.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (3.17%) DNS
8 2 (3.17%) DHCP
8 2 (3.17%) Ethernet
8 2 (3.17%) Wireless
9 1 (1.59%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.70%) MySQL
2 8 (12.70%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.17%) OLTP
4 2 (3.17%) MS Access
4 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Git (software)
1 10 (15.87%) Jenkins
2 8 (12.70%) JIRA
2 8 (12.70%) Subversion
2 8 (12.70%) Hudson
3 1 (1.59%) Ant
3 1 (1.59%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.59%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.59%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.59%) Maven
General
1 7 (11.11%) Banking
1 7 (11.11%) Retail
2 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.59%) Advertising
3 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (15.87%) DevOps Engineer
1 10 (15.87%) Consultant
2 6 (9.52%) Storage Engineer
3 5 (7.94%) Network Analyst
3 5 (7.94%) Analyst
4 4 (6.35%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (6.35%) Architect
4 4 (6.35%) Project Manager
4 4 (6.35%) DBA
4 4 (6.35%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Administrator
5 3 (4.76%) Backup Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (3.17%) Network Administrator
6 2 (3.17%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.17%) Team Leader
6 2 (3.17%) Wintel Consultant
6 2 (3.17%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) .NET
2 4 (6.35%) LAMP
3 3 (4.76%) Web Services
4 2 (3.17%) Java EE
4 2 (3.17%) JSON
4 2 (3.17%) Application Packaging
4 2 (3.17%) REST
4 2 (3.17%) WSDL
4 2 (3.17%) XSD
4 2 (3.17%) SOAP
4 2 (3.17%) Middleware
5 1 (1.59%) JSP
5 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Clustering
2 8 (12.70%) Wiki
3 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.76%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.17%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.17%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.17%) Replication
5 1 (1.59%) GIS
5 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.59%) Statistics
5 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 31 (49.21%) Windows
2 14 (22.22%) Linux
3 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (12.70%) Ubuntu
4 8 (12.70%) CentOS
4 8 (12.70%) Debian
5 5 (7.94%) UNIX
6 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.59%) SUSE
9 1 (1.59%) Solaris
9 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.59%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.63%) Capacity Planning
1 13 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
1 13 (20.63%) DevOps
2 9 (14.29%) ITIL
2 9 (14.29%) Build Automation
2 9 (14.29%) Time Management
3 7 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 6 (9.52%) Performance Management
4 6 (9.52%) Project Management
4 6 (9.52%) Business Continuity
5 5 (7.94%) Load Balancing
5 5 (7.94%) Database Theory
5 5 (7.94%) Relational Database Theory
6 4 (6.35%) People Management
6 4 (6.35%) Mentoring
6 4 (6.35%) High Availability
6 4 (6.35%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.35%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.35%) Migration
7 3 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.46%) SQL
2 6 (9.52%) Java
3 5 (7.94%) Perl
3 5 (7.94%) PHP
3 5 (7.94%) C#
3 5 (7.94%) Bash Shell
3 5 (7.94%) Ruby
4 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 11 (17.46%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.52%) DV Cleared
3 6 (9.52%) CCNA
3 6 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (7.94%) MCP
4 5 (7.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (4.76%) ISEB
6 2 (3.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (3.17%) ISTQB
6 2 (3.17%) Degree
7 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) COBIT
3 1 (1.59%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.59%) SLA
3 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (46.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (26.98%) Active Directory
3 9 (14.29%) VMware Server
4 8 (12.70%) Postfix
4 8 (12.70%) XenServer
4 8 (12.70%) Samba
4 8 (12.70%) iptables
5 6 (9.52%) XenApp
6 5 (7.94%) VMware ESX
7 3 (4.76%) Terminal Services
8 2 (3.17%) vSphere
8 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
8 2 (3.17%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 11 (17.46%) Puppet
2 8 (12.70%) ZABBIX
3 7 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (6.35%) Salt
5 3 (4.76%) NetBackup
5 3 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (3.17%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.59%) ARCserve
7 1 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.59%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.59%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.59%) SCCM
7 1 (1.59%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 32 (50.79%) VMware
2 18 (28.57%) Citrix
3 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 8 (12.70%) EMC
4 8 (12.70%) Red Hat
5 7 (11.11%) Symantec
6 6 (9.52%) NetApp
7 5 (7.94%) Oracle
7 5 (7.94%) Isilon
8 4 (6.35%) Sophos
8 4 (6.35%) McAfee
9 3 (4.76%) Cisco
10 2 (3.17%) F5
10 2 (3.17%) HP
10 2 (3.17%) Dell
10 2 (3.17%) IBM
10 2 (3.17%) Nokia
10 2 (3.17%) Juniper
10 2 (3.17%) Websense
10 2 (3.17%) CheckPoint
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