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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 118 104 103
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 26 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.83% 0.65% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.91% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 16
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£450 £355 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £160 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+12.91% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £14.75 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+32.20% -44.33%
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
2262 1757 1761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.25% 70.90% 69.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1526 1136 1101
Average daily rate £413 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 94 102
Average hourly rate £36.40 £27.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.81% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £13.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £37.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Bristol +1 11 £450 - 7
Dorset +1 7 - - 3
Wiltshire -12 5 £550 +41.47%
Gloucestershire -17 3 £450 +50.00% 6
Somerset - - - -
Avon - - - -
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 25 (40.32%) Windows
1 25 (40.32%) Microsoft
2 24 (38.71%) Active Directory
3 22 (35.48%) SQL
4 21 (33.87%) VMware
4 21 (33.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (32.26%) Clustering
6 15 (24.19%) .NET
6 15 (24.19%) CRM
6 15 (24.19%) SharePoint
6 15 (24.19%) Hyper-V
6 15 (24.19%) Security Cleared
7 14 (22.58%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (22.58%) Lync
7 14 (22.58%) Dynamics CRM
7 14 (22.58%) Dynamics AX
7 14 (22.58%) Linux
7 14 (22.58%) BizTalk Server
7 14 (22.58%) SharePoint 2013
8 13 (20.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (20.97%) Citrix
8 13 (20.97%) SharePoint 2010
9 11 (17.74%) Application Packaging
9 11 (17.74%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (17.74%) Data Modelling
9 11 (17.74%) DevOps
10 10 (16.13%) Jenkins
10 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (16.13%) Firewall
10 10 (16.13%) Capacity Planning

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 15 (24.19%) SharePoint
2 14 (22.58%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (22.58%) Lync
2 14 (22.58%) SharePoint 2013
3 13 (20.97%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (20.97%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (12.90%) Apache
5 7 (11.29%) nginx
5 7 (11.29%) Confluence
5 7 (11.29%) MediaWiki
6 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (8.06%) MS Exchange
7 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (4.84%) WebLogic
8 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.61%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (1.61%) IIS
10 1 (1.61%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (22.58%) Dynamics CRM
1 14 (22.58%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.61%) Agresso
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.58%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.23%) SaaS
3 2 (3.23%) PaaS
3 2 (3.23%) IaaS
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.13%) Firewall
2 9 (14.52%) LDAP
2 9 (14.52%) WAN
3 8 (12.90%) LAN
4 7 (11.29%) VPN
5 6 (9.68%) IPv6
5 6 (9.68%) IPsec
5 6 (9.68%) OSPF
5 6 (9.68%) BGP
5 6 (9.68%) EIGRP
5 6 (9.68%) Network Security
6 2 (3.23%) LTE
6 2 (3.23%) NAS
6 2 (3.23%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (3.23%) 2G
6 2 (3.23%) DNS
6 2 (3.23%) Ethernet
6 2 (3.23%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) MySQL
1 7 (11.29%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database
3 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (3.23%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (3.23%) OLTP
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.61%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.61%) DB2
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Git (software)
1 10 (16.13%) Jenkins
2 7 (11.29%) Hudson
2 7 (11.29%) Subversion
2 7 (11.29%) JIRA
3 2 (3.23%) Maven
4 1 (1.61%) Selenium
4 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.61%) Ant
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.61%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.61%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.61%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (9.68%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (29.03%) Architect
2 12 (19.35%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (12.90%) Consultant
4 7 (11.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) DBA
6 4 (6.45%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) DevOps Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Backup Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.23%) Administrator
8 2 (3.23%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.23%) SQL DBA
8 2 (3.23%) Network Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Security Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Test Team Leader
8 2 (3.23%) Wintel Consultant
8 2 (3.23%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.19%) .NET
2 11 (17.74%) Application Packaging
3 5 (8.06%) LAMP
4 4 (6.45%) Middleware
5 3 (4.84%) Web Services
6 2 (3.23%) XSD
6 2 (3.23%) Flash
6 2 (3.23%) WSDL
6 2 (3.23%) SOAP
6 2 (3.23%) REST
6 2 (3.23%) Java EE
6 2 (3.23%) JSON
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.61%) SAP XI
7 1 (1.61%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 20 (32.26%) Clustering
2 7 (11.29%) Wiki
3 5 (8.06%) Data Integration
4 4 (6.45%) Reference Data
4 4 (6.45%) Blackberry
4 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.23%) Replication
5 2 (3.23%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.23%) iPhone
5 2 (3.23%) iPad
5 2 (3.23%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.61%) NHS
6 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.61%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (40.32%) Windows
2 14 (22.58%) Linux
3 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (11.29%) Debian
4 7 (11.29%) Ubuntu
4 7 (11.29%) CentOS
5 6 (9.68%) UNIX
6 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.23%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.23%) Android
6 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.61%) AIX
7 1 (1.61%) Solaris
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.19%) CRM
2 11 (17.74%) Data Modelling
2 11 (17.74%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (17.74%) DevOps
3 10 (16.13%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (14.52%) Build Automation
5 7 (11.29%) Business Continuity
6 6 (9.68%) Service Delivery
6 6 (9.68%) ITIL
6 6 (9.68%) Data Architecture
7 5 (8.06%) Time Management
7 5 (8.06%) Database Theory
7 5 (8.06%) Relational Database Theory
7 5 (8.06%) Change Management
8 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (6.45%) People Management
8 4 (6.45%) Performance Management
9 3 (4.84%) Release Management
9 3 (4.84%) Change Control
9 3 (4.84%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (35.48%) SQL
2 7 (11.29%) Java
2 7 (11.29%) Perl
2 7 (11.29%) Bash Shell
3 5 (8.06%) Ruby
3 5 (8.06%) PHP
4 4 (6.45%) C#
5 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.23%) Python
7 1 (1.61%) C
7 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.61%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 15 (24.19%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared
2 6 (9.68%) DV Cleared
3 5 (8.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (8.06%) MCP
4 3 (4.84%) ISEB
4 3 (4.84%) Degree
5 2 (3.23%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.61%) SAP Certification
6 1 (1.61%) CCNA
6 1 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
2 3 (4.84%) SLA
3 2 (3.23%) COBIT
3 2 (3.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 24 (38.71%) Active Directory
2 21 (33.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (24.19%) Hyper-V
4 7 (11.29%) Postfix
4 7 (11.29%) Samba
4 7 (11.29%) XenServer
5 6 (9.68%) XenApp
6 5 (8.06%) VMware Server
7 3 (4.84%) Firmware
7 3 (4.84%) Terminal Services
7 3 (4.84%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (16.13%) Puppet
2 8 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (11.29%) ZABBIX
4 5 (8.06%) Salt
5 3 (4.84%) Data Guard
5 3 (4.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (3.23%) NSN NetAct
6 2 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.61%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.61%) SCCM
7 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.61%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 25 (40.32%) Microsoft
2 21 (33.87%) VMware
3 13 (20.97%) Citrix
4 9 (14.52%) Red Hat
5 7 (11.29%) Oracle
6 5 (8.06%) IBM
6 5 (8.06%) Symantec
7 4 (6.45%) McAfee
8 3 (4.84%) Sophos
8 3 (4.84%) NetApp
9 2 (3.23%) Nokia
9 2 (3.23%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.23%) TIBCO
9 2 (3.23%) Cisco
9 2 (3.23%) Business Objects
9 2 (3.23%) Dell
9 2 (3.23%) EMC
9 2 (3.23%) Intel
9 2 (3.23%) IronPort
9 2 (3.23%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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