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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 108 96
Rank change year-on-year +22 -12  
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 12 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.65% 0.59% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.73% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 10
Median daily rate £550 £450 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +25.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £229 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £575 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £369
% change year-on-year - +1.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £43.28 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £43.28 £28.00
% change year-on-year -17.97% +54.57%  

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 1497 1907 1910
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 81.45% 80.13% 79.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 1051 940
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 75 75
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery in Berkshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 27 June 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 +20 5 £550 +22.22% 5
Bracknell - 5 £550 -
Maidenhead -2 1 £525 +31.25% 3
Slough - 1 - -
Disaster Recovery
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (35.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (30.00%) Business Continuity
3 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 5 (25.00%) Firewall
3 5 (25.00%) BCP
3 5 (25.00%) Project Management
3 5 (25.00%) CCIE
3 5 (25.00%) CCNA
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) CISSP
4 4 (20.00%) Service Management
4 4 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (20.00%) Information Security
4 4 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
5 3 (15.00%) Splunk
5 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (15.00%) Network Security
5 3 (15.00%) Data Security
5 3 (15.00%) Web Services
5 3 (15.00%) CCNP
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (15.00%) BGP

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 1 (5.00%) Confluence
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (15.00%) BGP
3 3 (15.00%) Network Security
3 3 (15.00%) SAN
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.00%) CTI
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) DNS
4 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (5.00%) LAN
4 1 (5.00%) VoIP
4 1 (5.00%) WAN
4 1 (5.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Brand Awareness
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Genesys Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery Manager
3 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 2 (10.00%) IT Security Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Asset Management Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) DBA
4 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) Celery
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) Django
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) jQuery
2 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.00%) IVR
3 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Business Continuity
2 5 (25.00%) BCP
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
3 4 (20.00%) Information Security
3 4 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (20.00%) Service Management
3 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (15.00%) Data Security
4 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (10.00%) High Availability
5 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.00%) API Development
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement Process
6 1 (5.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (25.00%) CCIE
2 5 (25.00%) CCNA
3 4 (20.00%) CISSP
4 3 (15.00%) CCNP
5 1 (5.00%) AWS Certification
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (5.00%) MCDBA
5 1 (5.00%) MCP
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (15.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (10.00%) ISO 22301
3 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco
1 3 (15.00%) Genesys
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.00%) Splunk
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix
2 1 (5.00%) Google
2 1 (5.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) Sun
2 1 (5.00%) VMware