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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Disaster Recovery
England / South West
Rank 117 105 122
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +17
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 17 33 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.66% 1.14% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.39% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 27 13
Median daily rate £348 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £334 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £400 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.69 £25.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-5.25% +20.48%

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
2074 2373 2312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 80.08% 82.11% 75.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1664 1550
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 120 104
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £25.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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
Gloucestershire +5 7 £356 +4.77% 2
Wiltshire -4 5 £358 +2.14%
Devon +12 2 £160 -14.66% 1
Bristol +5 2 £345 -13.75% 3
Dorset +1 1 £325 -13.33% 1
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 11 (37.93%) ITIL
2 10 (34.48%) Migration
2 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 9 (31.03%) Linux
3 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
3 9 (31.03%) Replication
3 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
4 7 (24.14%) Incident Management
4 7 (24.14%) ITIL V3
4 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
5 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
5 6 (20.69%) Windows
5 6 (20.69%) MySQL
5 6 (20.69%) VMware
6 5 (17.24%) Finance
6 5 (17.24%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
6 5 (17.24%) Project Management
6 5 (17.24%) LAN
6 5 (17.24%) WAN
6 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
6 5 (17.24%) Cisco
6 5 (17.24%) DNS
6 5 (17.24%) Citrix
6 5 (17.24%) Skype for Business
6 5 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (17.24%) SDLC
7 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
7 4 (13.79%) Data Protection
7 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared

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 5 (17.24%) Skype for Business
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle 10gAS
2 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (3.45%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (3.45%) SAP CRM
2 1 (3.45%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.45%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) DNS
1 5 (17.24%) LAN
1 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
1 5 (17.24%) WAN
2 4 (13.79%) VoIP
3 3 (10.34%) Firewall
3 3 (10.34%) NetScaler
3 3 (10.34%) VPN
3 3 (10.34%) Wireless
4 2 (6.90%) DHCP
4 2 (6.90%) ISDN
4 2 (6.90%) MPLS
4 2 (6.90%) Skype
4 2 (6.90%) SSL
4 2 (6.90%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (6.90%) Unified Communications
4 2 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) MySQL
2 5 (17.24%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.90%) NonStop SQL
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (3.45%) Cognos Impromptu
5 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.45%) Lumira
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.45%) SAP BW
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) DBA
2 6 (20.69%) SQL DBA
3 5 (17.24%) Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) PostgreSQL DBA
4 4 (13.79%) Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) MySQL DBA
6 2 (6.90%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Network Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (6.90%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Server Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Replication
2 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.34%) Clustering
4 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.90%) CESG
4 2 (6.90%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.90%) Smartphone
5 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) Windows
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.90%) Solaris
4 2 (6.90%) Unix
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) ITIL
2 10 (34.48%) Migration
3 7 (24.14%) Incident Management
3 7 (24.14%) ITIL V3
4 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
5 5 (17.24%) Project Management
5 5 (17.24%) SDLC
6 4 (13.79%) Business Continuity
6 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (13.79%) Change Management
6 4 (13.79%) Data Protection
6 4 (13.79%) High Availability
6 4 (13.79%) Information Security
7 3 (10.34%) Security Management
7 3 (10.34%) Service Management
8 2 (6.90%) Information Security Management
8 2 (6.90%) ITSM
8 2 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Scrum
8 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
2 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (10.34%) CISSP
3 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) MCP
4 2 (6.90%) CCDA
4 2 (6.90%) CCNA
4 2 (6.90%) CLAS
4 2 (6.90%) CNA
4 2 (6.90%) CNE
4 2 (6.90%) ISEB
4 2 (6.90%) MCSA
4 2 (6.90%) MCSE
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.90%) Novell Certification
4 2 (6.90%) SANS
5 1 (3.45%) CCNP
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.90%) SLA
3 1 (3.45%) ISO22301
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (6.90%) SRDF
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Data Guard
1 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 2 (6.90%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (6.90%) WSUS
2 1 (3.45%) DatAdvantage
2 1 (3.45%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) VMware
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco
3 5 (17.24%) Citrix
4 4 (13.79%) Intel Security
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle
5 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
5 3 (10.34%) Juniper
6 2 (6.90%) Aruba
6 2 (6.90%) CommVault
6 2 (6.90%) EMC
6 2 (6.90%) IBM
6 2 (6.90%) Novell
7 1 (3.45%) Cognos
7 1 (3.45%) Intel
7 1 (3.45%) IronPort
7 1 (3.45%) Northgate
7 1 (3.45%) RightFax
7 1 (3.45%) SAP
7 1 (3.45%) Varonis