The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 97 117 115
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -2
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 45 10 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.34% 0.42% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 0.60% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 8 18
Average daily rate £414 £376 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.96% +15.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £199 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 8
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £40.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 - £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 - £42.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £27.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-35.18% -16.92%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2533 1670 2541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.39% 69.96% 70.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1556 1042 1512
Average daily rate £375 £350 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 62 156
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Disaster Recovery
England

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 16 April 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the South West region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Histogram 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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -2 18 £470 +16.40% 2
Bristol -6 11 £425 +112.50% 3
Gloucestershire +7 6 £350 -17.64% 1
Dorset -3 5 £416 - 1
Somerset - 4 £160 - 2
Devon - - - -
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 30 (53.57%) Windows
2 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 18 (32.14%) SQL
4 16 (28.57%) VMware
5 15 (26.79%) UNIX
6 14 (25.00%) Linux
6 14 (25.00%) Oracle
6 14 (25.00%) LAN
6 14 (25.00%) WAN
7 13 (23.21%) HP
7 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
7 13 (23.21%) ITIL
8 12 (21.43%) Active Directory
9 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
9 11 (19.64%) Migration
9 11 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (17.86%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (17.86%) MS Exchange
11 9 (16.07%) Windows 7
12 8 (14.29%) Git (software)
12 8 (14.29%) Hudson
12 8 (14.29%) Jenkins
12 8 (14.29%) Relational Database
12 8 (14.29%) PowerShell
12 8 (14.29%) Red Hat
12 8 (14.29%) Finance
12 8 (14.29%) Change Management
12 8 (14.29%) Business Continuity
12 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
13 7 (12.50%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 10 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.71%) Lync
2 6 (10.71%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (10.71%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.93%) Apache
3 5 (8.93%) nginx
4 4 (7.14%) MS Project Server
4 4 (7.14%) Confluence
4 4 (7.14%) MediaWiki
4 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.36%) CMS
5 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (3.57%) ColdFusion
6 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.57%) Tuxedo
7 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.93%) MS Visio
2 5 (8.93%) MS Office
3 4 (7.14%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.00%) LAN
1 14 (25.00%) WAN
2 7 (12.50%) Firewall
3 6 (10.71%) VPN
3 6 (10.71%) DNS
4 5 (8.93%) SAN
4 5 (8.93%) IPsec
4 5 (8.93%) Network Security
4 5 (8.93%) IP Telephony
5 4 (7.14%) EIGRP
5 4 (7.14%) Intranet
5 4 (7.14%) OSPF
5 4 (7.14%) BGP
5 4 (7.14%) LDAP
5 4 (7.14%) IPv6
6 3 (5.36%) DHCP
6 3 (5.36%) FTP
6 3 (5.36%) SSH
7 2 (3.57%) iSCSI
7 2 (3.57%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.93%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (7.14%) DB2
4 4 (7.14%) MySQL
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.57%) Sybase ASE
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 8 (14.29%) Hudson
1 8 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.14%) Subversion
2 4 (7.14%) JIRA
3 3 (5.36%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.57%) LoadRunner
4 2 (3.57%) PVCS
General
1 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
2 8 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (16.07%) Architect
1 9 (16.07%) Analyst
2 7 (12.50%) Administrator
2 7 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (8.93%) Test Manager
4 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (7.14%) SharePoint Architect
5 3 (5.36%) DBA
5 3 (5.36%) Consultant
5 3 (5.36%) Service Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (5.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.57%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (3.57%) SQL DBA
6 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (3.57%) IT Support
6 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
6 2 (3.57%) Service Design Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) LAMP
2 4 (7.14%) .NET
3 2 (3.57%) HTML5
3 2 (3.57%) CSS3
3 2 (3.57%) Middleware
3 2 (3.57%) CSS
3 2 (3.57%) XHTML
3 2 (3.57%) HTML
4 1 (1.79%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Wiki
2 5 (8.93%) IVR
3 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.57%) Statistics
5 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.79%) NHS
5 1 (1.79%) Clustering
5 1 (1.79%) Open Source
5 1 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.79%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.79%) iPhone
5 1 (1.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 30 (53.57%) Windows
2 15 (26.79%) UNIX
3 14 (25.00%) Linux
4 9 (16.07%) Windows 7
5 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (10.71%) Windows XP
7 5 (8.93%) Solaris
7 5 (8.93%) Debian
7 5 (8.93%) Ubuntu
8 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.79%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) ITIL
2 11 (19.64%) Migration
3 10 (17.86%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (14.29%) Change Management
4 8 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 7 (12.50%) Project Management
6 6 (10.71%) Change Control
7 5 (8.93%) Data Security
7 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
7 5 (8.93%) Waterfall
7 5 (8.93%) Test Automation
7 5 (8.93%) Matrix Management
7 5 (8.93%) Release Management
7 5 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (8.93%) Performance Testing
7 5 (8.93%) WFM
7 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.93%) System Testing
7 5 (8.93%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (8.93%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.14%) SQL
2 8 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 7 (12.50%) Perl
3 7 (12.50%) Java
4 5 (8.93%) Bash Shell
4 5 (8.93%) Ruby
5 4 (7.14%) PHP
6 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.57%) C
7 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.14%) MCTS
2 4 (7.14%) MCP
3 3 (5.36%) MCSE
3 3 (5.36%) CCNA
3 3 (5.36%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) SLA
2 3 (5.36%) ISO 9001
2 3 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 11 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.93%) NFS
3 5 (8.93%) Samba
3 5 (8.93%) Postfix
4 4 (7.14%) XenServer
4 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (5.36%) VMware Server
6 2 (3.57%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (8.93%) Cisco IPCC
2 5 (8.93%) Puppet
2 5 (8.93%) ZABBIX
3 3 (5.36%) SCOrch
3 3 (5.36%) SCSM
3 3 (5.36%) WSUS
3 3 (5.36%) SCOM
4 2 (3.57%) CA Wily
4 2 (3.57%) nmon
5 1 (1.79%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.79%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.79%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 16 (28.57%) VMware
3 14 (25.00%) Oracle
4 13 (23.21%) HP
5 8 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 7 (12.50%) Citrix
7 6 (10.71%) NetApp
8 5 (8.93%) Sun
8 5 (8.93%) Genesys
8 5 (8.93%) Empirix
8 5 (8.93%) Siemens
8 5 (8.93%) Verint
9 4 (7.14%) Symantec
10 3 (5.36%) Cisco
10 3 (5.36%) StorageTek
10 3 (5.36%) 3PAR
11 2 (3.57%) FalconStor
11 2 (3.57%) Acronis
11 2 (3.57%) Sybase
12 1 (1.79%) SAP
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