The first table below looks at the demand for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk 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 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 Suffolk 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 32 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.57% 2.07% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 2.90% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate £350 £460 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.91% +41.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £27.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-35.18% -16.92%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
164 138 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 64.57% 71.50% 66.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 104 102
Average daily rate £400 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 20
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.58 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.09% -58.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £19.58 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Disaster Recovery
East of England

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Suffolk region.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Suffolk region.

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 17 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
Ipswich -13 2 £350 -4.17%
Bury St Edmunds - - - - 2
Disaster Recovery
East of England

Disaster Recovery
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) DTS
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Ant
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) WSUS
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Database Security

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) DTS
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) DBA
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas