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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 120 106 126
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +20
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 19 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.58% 0.49% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.69% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 5
Average daily rate
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£438 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £174 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.65 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.02% +2.63%
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
2371 1588 2188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.71% 70.96% 69.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1574 1069 1307
Average daily rate £395 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 78 148
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £11.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £43.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 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
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 17 September 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
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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
Bristol -6 11 £388 +38.39% 4
Wiltshire -7 8 £460 +308.88% 2
Dorset - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 2
Somerset - - - - 1
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 31 (62.00%) Windows
2 24 (48.00%) VMware
3 21 (42.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (40.00%) Linux
5 19 (38.00%) WAN
6 18 (36.00%) LAN
7 17 (34.00%) Firewall
7 17 (34.00%) Capacity Planning
8 16 (32.00%) Bash Shell
8 16 (32.00%) Network Security
8 16 (32.00%) SQL
8 16 (32.00%) Red Hat
8 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (30.00%) Apache
9 15 (30.00%) LAMP
9 15 (30.00%) Samba
9 15 (30.00%) Debian
9 15 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (30.00%) Ruby
9 15 (30.00%) Puppet
9 15 (30.00%) nginx
9 15 (30.00%) ZABBIX
9 15 (30.00%) Hudson
9 15 (30.00%) Jenkins
9 15 (30.00%) DevOps
10 14 (28.00%) Postfix
10 14 (28.00%) Git (software)
10 14 (28.00%) Ubuntu
10 14 (28.00%) LDAP
10 14 (28.00%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 15 (30.00%) Apache
1 15 (30.00%) nginx
2 13 (26.00%) Confluence
2 13 (26.00%) MediaWiki
3 4 (8.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (6.00%) Lync
4 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.00%) NetWeaver
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Agresso
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.00%) WAN
2 18 (36.00%) LAN
3 17 (34.00%) Firewall
4 16 (32.00%) Network Security
5 14 (28.00%) LDAP
5 14 (28.00%) VPN
6 13 (26.00%) OSPF
6 13 (26.00%) BGP
6 13 (26.00%) IPv6
6 13 (26.00%) IPsec
6 13 (26.00%) EIGRP
7 5 (10.00%) IP Telephony
8 2 (4.00%) NAS
8 2 (4.00%) SAN
8 2 (4.00%) DNS
9 1 (2.00%) 2G
9 1 (2.00%) DHCP
9 1 (2.00%) VoIP
9 1 (2.00%) 3G
9 1 (2.00%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.00%) MySQL
2 13 (26.00%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (26.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.00%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (30.00%) Hudson
1 15 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (28.00%) Git (software)
3 13 (26.00%) Subversion
3 13 (26.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (16.00%) Systems Administrator
1 8 (16.00%) Administrator
2 6 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (12.00%) Test Manager
2 6 (12.00%) Linux Administrator
2 6 (12.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (10.00%) Consultant
4 4 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Storage Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Architect
7 1 (2.00%) DBA
7 1 (2.00%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.00%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Support Specialist
7 1 (2.00%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.00%) LAMP
2 2 (4.00%) Middleware
3 1 (2.00%) SAP XI
3 1 (2.00%) SAP Basis
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Wiki
2 5 (10.00%) IVR
3 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.00%) Clustering
4 2 (4.00%) iPhone
4 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.00%) NHS
5 1 (2.00%) Firmware
5 1 (2.00%) iPad
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 31 (62.00%) Windows
2 20 (40.00%) Linux
3 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (30.00%) Debian
5 14 (28.00%) Ubuntu
6 7 (14.00%) CentOS
7 5 (10.00%) Windows 7
8 4 (8.00%) UNIX
9 2 (4.00%) Android
9 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (4.00%) Solaris
10 1 (2.00%) HPUX
10 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) Capacity Planning
2 15 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (30.00%) DevOps
3 13 (26.00%) Data Modelling
4 5 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 5 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (10.00%) Project Management
4 5 (10.00%) ITIL
4 5 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (10.00%) System Testing
4 5 (10.00%) Matrix Management
4 5 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 5 (10.00%) WFM
5 4 (8.00%) Time Management
5 4 (8.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (6.00%) Data Security
6 3 (6.00%) Change Management
6 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) Bash Shell
1 16 (32.00%) SQL
2 15 (30.00%) Ruby
3 14 (28.00%) Perl
4 13 (26.00%) PHP
4 13 (26.00%) Java
5 1 (2.00%) Python
5 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) CCNA
2 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.00%) MCP
3 1 (2.00%) OCP
3 1 (2.00%) OCA
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.00%) SAP Certification
3 1 (2.00%) RHCE
3 1 (2.00%) ISEB
3 1 (2.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (42.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (30.00%) Samba
3 14 (28.00%) Postfix
4 13 (26.00%) XenServer
5 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (8.00%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (30.00%) Puppet
1 15 (30.00%) ZABBIX
2 5 (10.00%) Cisco IPCC
2 5 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.00%) Salt
4 2 (4.00%) SCCM
4 2 (4.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.00%) MOM
5 1 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.00%) ARCserve
5 1 (2.00%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (2.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (48.00%) VMware
2 16 (32.00%) Red Hat
3 13 (26.00%) Citrix
4 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (14.00%) HP
6 5 (10.00%) Genesys
6 5 (10.00%) Empirix
6 5 (10.00%) Siemens
6 5 (10.00%) Verint
7 3 (6.00%) Symantec
7 3 (6.00%) NetApp
8 2 (4.00%) RightFax
8 2 (4.00%) Isilon
8 2 (4.00%) EMC
8 2 (4.00%) TIBCO
8 2 (4.00%) Business Objects
8 2 (4.00%) Oracle
9 1 (2.00%) SAP
9 1 (2.00%) Veritas
9 1 (2.00%) Intel
Bristol, Avon
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