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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 103 100 112
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 39 43 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.20% 1.40% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 1.84% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 11
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£435 £413 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £279 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+88.57% -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
2473 2333 1748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 76.07% 76.02% 71.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1606 1423 1101
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 92 70
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £12.31 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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
Dorset +12 11 £413 -0.90% 1
Wiltshire -6 11 £435 -5.43% 2
Bristol -4 8 £450 +12.50% 3
Gloucestershire -12 6 £450 +28.57%
Somerset -4 3 £425 +165.62% 1
Cornwall - - - - 1
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (42.67%) Windows
2 31 (41.33%) VMware
3 28 (37.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (37.33%) Active Directory
4 26 (34.67%) Microsoft
4 26 (34.67%) Clustering
5 22 (29.33%) SQL
6 19 (25.33%) .NET
6 19 (25.33%) SharePoint
6 19 (25.33%) Citrix
7 18 (24.00%) Security Cleared
8 16 (21.33%) CRM
8 16 (21.33%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (21.33%) DevOps
9 15 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 15 (20.00%) Hyper-V
9 15 (20.00%) Lync
9 15 (20.00%) Linux
10 14 (18.67%) Firewall
10 14 (18.67%) BizTalk Server
10 14 (18.67%) Cloud Computing
10 14 (18.67%) Dynamics CRM
10 14 (18.67%) Dynamics AX
10 14 (18.67%) SharePoint 2013
11 13 (17.33%) SharePoint 2010
11 13 (17.33%) Puppet
11 13 (17.33%) Capacity Planning
11 13 (17.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (16.00%) Data Modelling
12 12 (16.00%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 19 (25.33%) SharePoint
2 15 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 15 (20.00%) Lync
3 14 (18.67%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (18.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 13 (17.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 10 (13.33%) Apache
6 9 (12.00%) Confluence
6 9 (12.00%) nginx
6 9 (12.00%) MediaWiki
7 7 (9.33%) MS Exchange
7 7 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (5.33%) IIS
10 3 (4.00%) WebLogic
10 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2000
10 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (1.33%) CMS
12 1 (1.33%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (18.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 14 (18.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.67%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.00%) IaaS
4 2 (2.67%) SaaS
4 2 (2.67%) PaaS
5 1 (1.33%) Yammer
5 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.67%) Firewall
2 12 (16.00%) WAN
3 11 (14.67%) LAN
4 10 (13.33%) VPN
5 9 (12.00%) LDAP
5 9 (12.00%) Network Security
6 8 (10.67%) IPv6
6 8 (10.67%) OSPF
6 8 (10.67%) BGP
6 8 (10.67%) EIGRP
6 8 (10.67%) IPsec
7 6 (8.00%) NAS
8 4 (5.33%) SAN
9 2 (2.67%) DHCP
9 2 (2.67%) Ethernet
9 2 (2.67%) DNS
9 2 (2.67%) Wireless
9 2 (2.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (2.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (1.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (12.00%) MySQL
3 6 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.67%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.67%) OLTP
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.33%) DB2
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 12 (16.00%) Git (software)
1 12 (16.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (12.00%) Hudson
2 9 (12.00%) Subversion
2 9 (12.00%) JIRA
3 1 (1.33%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.33%) Ant
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.33%) Maven
General
1 7 (9.33%) Retail
2 4 (5.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.33%) Finance
3 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (22.67%) Architect
2 12 (16.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (14.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (13.33%) Consultant
5 6 (8.00%) Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) DBA
6 5 (6.67%) Network Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Storage Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) DevOps Consultant
8 3 (4.00%) Backup Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Administrator
8 3 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.00%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.67%) Services Delivery Manager
9 2 (2.67%) Network Administrator
9 2 (2.67%) Team Leader
9 2 (2.67%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.33%) .NET
2 12 (16.00%) Application Packaging
3 5 (6.67%) LAMP
4 3 (4.00%) Middleware
4 3 (4.00%) Web Services
5 2 (2.67%) Java EE
5 2 (2.67%) JSON
5 2 (2.67%) REST
5 2 (2.67%) WSDL
5 2 (2.67%) Flash
5 2 (2.67%) XSD
5 2 (2.67%) SOAP
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (1.33%) JSP
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (34.67%) Clustering
2 9 (12.00%) Wiki
3 4 (5.33%) Reference Data
3 4 (5.33%) Data Integration
4 3 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.00%) Replication
4 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.67%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.67%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.33%) GIS
6 1 (1.33%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 32 (42.67%) Windows
2 15 (20.00%) Linux
3 13 (17.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (12.00%) Debian
4 9 (12.00%) CentOS
4 9 (12.00%) Ubuntu
5 6 (8.00%) UNIX
6 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.67%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.33%) AIX
9 1 (1.33%) Solaris
9 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.33%) CRM
1 16 (21.33%) Continuous Integration
1 16 (21.33%) DevOps
2 13 (17.33%) Capacity Planning
3 12 (16.00%) Data Modelling
4 10 (13.33%) Build Automation
5 8 (10.67%) ITIL
6 7 (9.33%) Time Management
7 6 (8.00%) Data Architecture
7 6 (8.00%) Database Theory
7 6 (8.00%) Relational Database Theory
8 5 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (6.67%) Load Balancing
9 4 (5.33%) Business Continuity
9 4 (5.33%) Performance Management
9 4 (5.33%) Migration
9 4 (5.33%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.33%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.33%) Project Management
9 4 (5.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (29.33%) SQL
2 7 (9.33%) C#
2 7 (9.33%) Java
3 6 (8.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (8.00%) Ruby
3 6 (8.00%) Perl
3 6 (8.00%) PHP
4 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.33%) C
5 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.33%) COBOL
5 1 (1.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.00%) DV Cleared
3 6 (8.00%) CCNA
3 6 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.67%) MCP
4 5 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (4.00%) ISEB
6 2 (2.67%) Degree
6 2 (2.67%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) QA
2 2 (2.67%) COBIT
2 2 (2.67%) SLA
3 1 (1.33%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (37.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 28 (37.33%) Active Directory
2 15 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (12.00%) iptables
3 9 (12.00%) Samba
3 9 (12.00%) Postfix
3 9 (12.00%) XenServer
4 7 (9.33%) VMware Server
5 6 (8.00%) XenApp
6 5 (6.67%) VMware ESX
7 3 (4.00%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.67%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (2.67%) vSphere
8 2 (2.67%) Firmware
8 2 (2.67%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (17.33%) Puppet
2 9 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (12.00%) ZABBIX
3 5 (6.67%) Salt
4 4 (5.33%) Data Guard
5 3 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (4.00%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.67%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.33%) ARCserve
7 1 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.33%) SCCM
7 1 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.33%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 31 (41.33%) VMware
2 26 (34.67%) Microsoft
3 19 (25.33%) Citrix
4 9 (12.00%) Red Hat
5 7 (9.33%) Symantec
6 6 (8.00%) Oracle
6 6 (8.00%) EMC
7 4 (5.33%) NetApp
7 4 (5.33%) McAfee
7 4 (5.33%) Sophos
8 3 (4.00%) Cisco
8 3 (4.00%) IBM
8 3 (4.00%) Isilon
9 2 (2.67%) F5
9 2 (2.67%) HP
9 2 (2.67%) Dell
9 2 (2.67%) Juniper
9 2 (2.67%) Nokia
9 2 (2.67%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.67%) Websense