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 25 May 2016 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 118 99 117
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +18
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 25 38 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.86% 1.27% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.66% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 19
Median daily rate £400 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £328 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £23.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £30.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+21.31% +50.61%
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
2285 2290 2383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.17% 76.67% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1493 1517 1570
Median daily rate £393 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 97 124
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.00 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.16% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.65 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 May 2016.

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 25 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Wiltshire +2 9 £375 -13.79% 3
Bristol - 5 £425 - 5
Gloucestershire -7 4 £356 -5.00% 1
Dorset -10 4 £150 -70.00%
Devon - 1 - - 2
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 27 (50.00%) Windows
2 22 (40.74%) ITIL
3 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 19 (35.19%) VMware
5 17 (31.48%) Finance
5 17 (31.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (27.78%) Migration
6 15 (27.78%) Active Directory
7 14 (25.93%) Service Delivery
7 14 (25.93%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (25.93%) Windows Server
8 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (20.37%) MS Exchange
9 10 (18.52%) MCSE
9 10 (18.52%) MCSA
9 10 (18.52%) SQL
9 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
9 10 (18.52%) Capacity Management
9 10 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (18.52%) vSphere
9 10 (18.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (16.67%) PowerShell
10 9 (16.67%) Process Improvement
10 9 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (16.67%) Linux
10 9 (16.67%) Citrix
10 9 (16.67%) NetApp

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 11 (20.37%) MS Exchange
2 10 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.70%) IIS
5 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.85%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) SAP CRM
1 2 (3.70%) SAP ERP
1 2 (3.70%) SAP SCM
2 1 (1.85%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (7.41%) Amazon S3
2 4 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.85%) IaaS
3 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) VPN
2 8 (14.81%) DNS
2 8 (14.81%) SAN
3 7 (12.96%) DHCP
4 6 (11.11%) LAN
5 5 (9.26%) WAN
6 4 (7.41%) HTTPS
6 4 (7.41%) SSL
7 3 (5.56%) LDAP
7 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.85%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.85%) Internet
8 1 (1.85%) IPv6
8 1 (1.85%) NAS
8 1 (1.85%) NX-OS
8 1 (1.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.70%) SAP BI
3 2 (3.70%) SAP BW
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.85%) MS Access
4 1 (1.85%) OLAP
4 1 (1.85%) OLTP
4 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (31.48%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Analyst
2 8 (14.81%) Test Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Administrator
5 4 (7.41%) Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) ERP Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) IT Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Network Support
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) VMware Specialist
7 2 (3.70%) DBA
7 2 (3.70%) IT Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Senior IT Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) SOX Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) Web Services
2 4 (7.41%) CSS
2 4 (7.41%) HTML
3 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
3 3 (5.56%) React
4 1 (1.85%) .NET
4 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.85%) ADO.NET
4 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.85%) DHTML
4 1 (1.85%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.85%) LINQ
4 1 (1.85%) Middleware
4 1 (1.85%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.85%) SAP PI
4 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.81%) Management Information System
3 7 (12.96%) Computer Science
4 6 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.70%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.85%) CESG
6 1 (1.85%) Clustering
6 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.85%) Replication
6 1 (1.85%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (50.00%) Windows
2 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (25.93%) Windows Server
3 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (16.67%) Linux
4 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.41%) Unix
6 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.85%) HPUX
8 1 (1.85%) Solaris
8 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) ITIL
2 15 (27.78%) Migration
3 14 (25.93%) Service Delivery
4 10 (18.52%) Capacity Management
5 9 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 9 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 8 (14.81%) Load Testing
6 8 (14.81%) Non-Functional Testing
6 8 (14.81%) Performance Testing
7 5 (9.26%) ERP
7 5 (9.26%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (7.41%) Change Management
8 4 (7.41%) Data Analysis
8 4 (7.41%) Load Balancing
8 4 (7.41%) Release Management
9 3 (5.56%) Business Continuity
9 3 (5.56%) System Testing
9 3 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) SQL
2 9 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.56%) Groovy
3 3 (5.56%) Java
3 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.85%) Bourne shell
5 1 (1.85%) C
5 1 (1.85%) C#
5 1 (1.85%) Korn
5 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (18.52%) MCSA
2 10 (18.52%) MCSE
2 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (14.81%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.41%) CCNA
4 4 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.70%) Degree
6 1 (1.85%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) JSP 440
2 2 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.70%) SSAE 16
3 1 (1.85%) HMG Infosec
3 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.85%) ISO22301
3 1 (1.85%) RMADS
System Software
1 17 (31.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (27.78%) Active Directory
3 14 (25.93%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (18.52%) vSphere
5 9 (16.67%) Firmware
6 8 (14.81%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.85%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) WSUS
2 1 (1.85%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (1.85%) SCCM
2 1 (1.85%) SCOM
2 1 (1.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 19 (35.19%) VMware
3 9 (16.67%) Citrix
3 9 (16.67%) NetApp
4 6 (11.11%) Sophos
5 5 (9.26%) Cisco
6 4 (7.41%) Oracle
7 3 (5.56%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.56%) Juniper
7 3 (5.56%) Nokia
7 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.70%) Forcepoint
8 2 (3.70%) HP
8 2 (3.70%) SAP
9 1 (1.85%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.85%) EMC
9 1 (1.85%) IBM
9 1 (1.85%) Splunk
9 1 (1.85%) Veeam
9 1 (1.85%) Veritas
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