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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 108 108 94
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 34 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.09% 0.90% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 1.19% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +47.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £353 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £472 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £411 £370
% change year-on-year
-14.89% +11.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £10.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £25.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+6.88% +52.20%
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
2358 2178 1435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.75% 75.49% 70.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1584 1453 902
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 117 62
Average hourly rate £38.00 £33.84 £21.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.29% +58.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.96 £16.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Somerset +19 15 £470 +47.45%
Dorset 0 6 £375 -16.66% 3
Wiltshire -2 3 £310 -34.04% 5
Bristol -10 3 £399 -6.17%
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 31 (41.89%) Windows
2 26 (35.14%) VMware
3 24 (32.43%) Microsoft
4 23 (31.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (28.38%) Data Centre
6 19 (25.68%) Citrix
7 18 (24.32%) SQL Server
8 17 (22.97%) SQL
9 16 (21.62%) Active Directory
9 16 (21.62%) Security Cleared
10 14 (18.92%) SC Cleared
11 13 (17.57%) Clustering
11 13 (17.57%) Firewall
11 13 (17.57%) DevOps
12 12 (16.22%) ITIL
12 12 (16.22%) Linux
13 11 (14.86%) SharePoint
13 11 (14.86%) Business Continuity
13 11 (14.86%) TOGAF
13 11 (14.86%) Capacity Planning
14 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
16 8 (10.81%) NAS
16 8 (10.81%) Retail
16 8 (10.81%) Client/Server
16 8 (10.81%) Oracle
17 7 (9.46%) UML
17 7 (9.46%) MS Exchange
17 7 (9.46%) LAN
17 7 (9.46%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 11 (14.86%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.46%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.11%) Apache
3 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (8.11%) nginx
3 6 (8.11%) Confluence
3 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.11%) MediaWiki
4 4 (5.41%) IIS
5 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.35%) CMS
7 1 (1.35%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.05%) IaaS
3 2 (2.70%) Office 365
4 1 (1.35%) Yammer
4 1 (1.35%) SaaS
4 1 (1.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.57%) Firewall
2 8 (10.81%) NAS
3 7 (9.46%) VPN
3 7 (9.46%) LAN
3 7 (9.46%) WAN
4 6 (8.11%) LDAP
4 6 (8.11%) SAN
4 6 (8.11%) Network Security
5 5 (6.76%) IPv6
5 5 (6.76%) IPsec
5 5 (6.76%) OSPF
5 5 (6.76%) BGP
5 5 (6.76%) EIGRP
6 3 (4.05%) DNS
7 2 (2.70%) Wireless
7 2 (2.70%) VoIP
7 2 (2.70%) DHCP
8 1 (1.35%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.35%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.46%) Oracle Database
3 6 (8.11%) MySQL
3 6 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (5.41%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (4.05%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (4.05%) MS Access
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.35%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.35%) OLTP
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Subversion
1 6 (8.11%) JIRA
1 6 (8.11%) Git (software)
1 6 (8.11%) Hudson
1 6 (8.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.35%) Ant
General
1 8 (10.81%) Retail
2 7 (9.46%) Banking
3 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.70%) Finance
5 1 (1.35%) Advertising
5 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (17.57%) Architect
2 9 (12.16%) Consultant
2 9 (12.16%) DBA
3 8 (10.81%) Technical Architect
4 7 (9.46%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) SQL DBA
6 5 (6.76%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (6.76%) Network Analyst
6 5 (6.76%) Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.41%) Storage Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Administrator
8 3 (4.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) NAS Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) NetApp Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.70%) Services Delivery Manager
9 2 (2.70%) Service Manager
9 2 (2.70%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.76%) .NET
2 2 (2.70%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.70%) Web Services
2 2 (2.70%) LAMP
3 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.35%) Java EE
3 1 (1.35%) JSON
3 1 (1.35%) XSD
3 1 (1.35%) WSDL
3 1 (1.35%) Middleware
3 1 (1.35%) REST
3 1 (1.35%) JSP
3 1 (1.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.38%) Data Centre
2 13 (17.57%) Clustering
3 8 (10.81%) Client/Server
4 6 (8.11%) Wiki
5 4 (5.41%) Replication
6 3 (4.05%) Device Driver
7 2 (2.70%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.70%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.35%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.35%) GIS
8 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 31 (41.89%) Windows
2 12 (16.22%) Linux
3 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (8.11%) Debian
4 6 (8.11%) Ubuntu
4 6 (8.11%) CentOS
5 5 (6.76%) UNIX
6 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.05%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.70%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.70%) SUSE
8 2 (2.70%) Solaris
9 1 (1.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.57%) DevOps
2 12 (16.22%) ITIL
3 11 (14.86%) Business Continuity
3 11 (14.86%) TOGAF
3 11 (14.86%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (9.46%) Time Management
5 7 (9.46%) Programme Management
5 7 (9.46%) UML
6 6 (8.11%) Migration
6 6 (8.11%) Information Security
6 6 (8.11%) Load Balancing
6 6 (8.11%) Build Automation
6 6 (8.11%) Mentoring
7 5 (6.76%) High Availability
7 5 (6.76%) Database Security
7 5 (6.76%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (6.76%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.76%) Project Management
8 4 (5.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.97%) SQL
2 6 (8.11%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.41%) Java
4 3 (4.05%) Perl
4 3 (4.05%) PHP
4 3 (4.05%) C#
4 3 (4.05%) Ruby
4 3 (4.05%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.35%) VB
5 1 (1.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.92%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.11%) CCNA
3 6 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (5.41%) ISEB
6 3 (4.05%) DV Cleared
6 3 (4.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.70%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.70%) MCP
7 2 (2.70%) MCSE
7 2 (2.70%) MCSA
7 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.35%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.35%) Degree
8 1 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.35%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.76%) SLA
3 3 (4.05%) QA
4 2 (2.70%) COBIT
5 1 (1.35%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 23 (31.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (21.62%) Active Directory
3 6 (8.11%) Samba
3 6 (8.11%) Postfix
3 6 (8.11%) XenServer
3 6 (8.11%) VMware Server
3 6 (8.11%) iptables
4 5 (6.76%) XenApp
5 4 (5.41%) VMware ESX
5 4 (5.41%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.05%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.70%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.70%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) Puppet
2 6 (8.11%) ZABBIX
3 3 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.05%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.70%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.70%) Salt
4 2 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.35%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.35%) SCCM
5 1 (1.35%) SCOM
5 1 (1.35%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.35%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 26 (35.14%) VMware
2 24 (32.43%) Microsoft
3 19 (25.68%) Citrix
4 8 (10.81%) Oracle
5 7 (9.46%) Red Hat
5 7 (9.46%) EMC
6 5 (6.76%) Symantec
6 5 (6.76%) Cisco
7 4 (5.41%) HP
8 3 (4.05%) NetApp
8 3 (4.05%) Zerto
8 3 (4.05%) Veeam
8 3 (4.05%) Isilon
9 2 (2.70%) Sophos
9 2 (2.70%) Websense
9 2 (2.70%) Juniper
9 2 (2.70%) CommVault
9 2 (2.70%) Hitachi
10 1 (1.35%) Nokia
10 1 (1.35%) Veritas