The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Disaster Recovery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Disaster Recovery
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 89 103
Rank change year-on-year +2 +14  
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 8 32 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.44% 1.30% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 1.62% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 21 24
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year - -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £63.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £48.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -54.16% +45.45%  

Disaster Recovery is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1460 1981 2226
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.35% 80.46% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 1024 1163
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 48 55
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Disaster Recovery as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Disaster Recovery in Berkshire

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Berkshire

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Berkshire

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 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
Reading +4 4 £481 +6.94% 4
Slough +3 2 £450 +38.46%
Disaster Recovery
South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 17 (45.95%) Cisco
2 15 (40.54%) High Availability
3 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
3 11 (29.73%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (27.03%) CCIE
5 8 (21.62%) Telecoms
6 7 (18.92%) Migration
6 7 (18.92%) IBM
6 7 (18.92%) VoIP
6 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
6 7 (18.92%) Customer Requirements
7 6 (16.22%) SAN
7 6 (16.22%) NetApp
7 6 (16.22%) CTI
7 6 (16.22%) Business Continuity
7 6 (16.22%) IVR
8 5 (13.51%) VMware
8 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (13.51%) Juniper
8 5 (13.51%) CCNP
8 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
8 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
8 5 (13.51%) Linux
8 5 (13.51%) Unified Communications
8 5 (13.51%) Office 365
8 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (10.81%) Palo Alto
9 4 (10.81%) Windows
9 4 (10.81%) MS Excel

Disaster Recovery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Office 365
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) VoIP
2 6 (16.22%) CTI
2 6 (16.22%) SAN
3 5 (13.51%) Unified Communications
4 4 (10.81%) PBX
4 4 (10.81%) PSTN
5 3 (8.11%) Firewall
5 3 (8.11%) H.323
5 3 (8.11%) QSIG
5 3 (8.11%) SCCP
6 2 (5.41%) BGP
6 2 (5.41%) LAN
7 1 (2.70%) DHCP
7 1 (2.70%) DNS
7 1 (2.70%) FTP
7 1 (2.70%) HTTP
7 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.70%) Telnet
7 1 (2.70%) WAN
7 1 (2.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.70%) GIS
4 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
1 1 (2.70%) Selenium
1 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (21.62%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Consultant
2 6 (16.22%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Exchange Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) Office 365 Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) DBA
4 4 (10.81%) Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Network Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) SQL DBA
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server DBA
4 4 (10.81%) Storage Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Architect
5 3 (8.11%) IBM Storage Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Developer
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Design Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Genesys Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) Celery
2 1 (2.70%) CSS
2 1 (2.70%) Django
2 1 (2.70%) HTML
2 1 (2.70%) jQuery
2 1 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
2 6 (16.22%) IVR
3 4 (10.81%) Replication
4 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (5.41%) EMC VNX
4 2 (5.41%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) Clustering
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.70%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) Windows
3 3 (8.11%) AIX
3 3 (8.11%) Unix
4 2 (5.41%) Solaris
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) High Availability
2 7 (18.92%) Customer Requirements
2 7 (18.92%) Migration
3 6 (16.22%) Business Continuity
4 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.11%) BCP
5 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (8.11%) Project Management
5 3 (8.11%) Scrum
6 2 (5.41%) Data Security
6 2 (5.41%) IT Strategy
6 2 (5.41%) ITIL
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Engineering
6 2 (5.41%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.70%) AOP
7 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.70%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (2.70%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
1 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
2 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (27.03%) CCIE
3 5 (13.51%) CCNP
3 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (8.11%) CCNA
4 3 (8.11%) Degree
4 3 (8.11%) MCITP
5 1 (2.70%) CISSP
5 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.70%) MCDBA
5 1 (2.70%) MCP
5 1 (2.70%) MCSE
5 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.70%) Firmware
3 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (5.41%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (5.41%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.70%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.70%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) SCOM
2 1 (2.70%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Cisco
2 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
3 7 (18.92%) IBM
4 6 (16.22%) NetApp
5 5 (13.51%) Juniper
5 5 (13.51%) VMware
6 4 (10.81%) CheckPoint
6 4 (10.81%) EMC
6 4 (10.81%) Palo Alto
7 3 (8.11%) Oracle
8 2 (5.41%) Citrix
8 2 (5.41%) Genesys
9 1 (2.70%) F5
9 1 (2.70%) Google
9 1 (2.70%) HP
9 1 (2.70%) Sun