Period
to 16 January 2019

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 6 months to 16 January 2019 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
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 111 134 123
Rank change year-on-year +23 -11 -22
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 65 39 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.57% 0.95% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.12% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 23 17
Berkshire median daily rate £444 £513 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.41% +20.59% -5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £275 £345
90th Percentile £538 £650 £524
South East median daily rate £425 £403 £425
% change year-on-year +5.59% -5.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £43.28
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £22.85 £27.50
% change year-on-year +86.04% -16.93% -45.00%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,549 3,467 3,331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.81% 84.33% 83.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,694 1,814 1,756
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £269 £250
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 87 124
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.75 £14.50 £18.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.10% -20.66% -27.67%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.48
90th Percentile £49.13 £41.90 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £26.95 £24.02 £22.50
% change year-on-year +12.21% +6.76% -20.35%

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Disaster Recovery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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 6 months to 16 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +13 37 £475 +11.76% 8
Slough 0 9 £425 +41.67%
Newbury - 4 £413 -
Bracknell -3 2 - - 1
Wokingham - 2 £375 -
Disaster Recovery
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 43 (66.15%) Windows
2 41 (63.08%) Microsoft
3 38 (58.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 37 (56.92%) PowerShell
5 31 (47.69%) DNS
6 26 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 21 (32.31%) Internet
7 21 (32.31%) TCP/IP
7 21 (32.31%) Web Services
7 21 (32.31%) Security Cleared
8 20 (30.77%) Reverse Proxy
8 20 (30.77%) VPN
9 19 (29.23%) Azure Active Directory
10 15 (23.08%) Software Licensing
11 14 (21.54%) Office 365
11 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Licensing
11 14 (21.54%) ITIL
12 13 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
12 13 (20.00%) Firewall
12 13 (20.00%) DV Cleared
12 13 (20.00%) Replication
13 12 (18.46%) Public Cloud
14 11 (16.92%) VMware
14 11 (16.92%) SC Cleared
14 11 (16.92%) Project Management
14 11 (16.92%) SAN
15 10 (15.38%) QA
15 10 (15.38%) Technical Leadership
15 10 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
15 10 (15.38%) NAS

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 2 (3.08%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 38 (58.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (29.23%) Azure Active Directory
3 14 (21.54%) Office 365
4 9 (13.85%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (13.85%) SaaS
5 8 (12.31%) IaaS
5 8 (12.31%) PaaS
6 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (3.08%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.54%) GitHub
7 1 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 31 (47.69%) DNS
2 21 (32.31%) Internet
2 21 (32.31%) TCP/IP
3 20 (30.77%) Reverse Proxy
3 20 (30.77%) VPN
4 13 (20.00%) Firewall
5 11 (16.92%) SAN
6 10 (15.38%) NAS
7 5 (7.69%) DHCP
8 3 (4.62%) Network Security
9 1 (1.54%) HTTP
9 1 (1.54%) LAN
9 1 (1.54%) SMTP
9 1 (1.54%) WAN
9 1 (1.54%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database
1 4 (6.15%) Power BI
1 4 (6.15%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.08%) Big Data
3 2 (3.08%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (3.08%) Data Lake
3 2 (3.08%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.08%) HDInsight
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.54%) MySQL
4 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.54%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.54%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.54%) CF BOSH
3 1 (1.54%) GitLab
General
1 4 (6.15%) Retail
2 1 (1.54%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (32.31%) Architect
2 11 (16.92%) Consultant
3 9 (13.85%) Active Directory Consultant
4 7 (10.77%) Azure Consultant
4 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (9.23%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 5 (7.69%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.15%) Active Directory Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Cloud Consultant
7 4 (6.15%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
7 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 4 (6.15%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.62%) Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Network Architect
9 2 (3.08%) Citrix Consultant
9 2 (3.08%) Technical Architect
9 2 (3.08%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (32.31%) Web Services
2 2 (3.08%) .NET
2 2 (3.08%) Kafka
3 1 (1.54%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Licensing
2 13 (20.00%) Replication
3 12 (18.46%) Public Cloud
4 5 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.69%) Private Cloud
4 5 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.54%) HACMP
7 1 (1.54%) LPAR
7 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.54%) PKI
7 1 (1.54%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 43 (66.15%) Windows
2 8 (12.31%) Windows 10
3 6 (9.23%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.15%) Android
5 4 (6.15%) Apple iOS
5 4 (6.15%) Linux
6 1 (1.54%) AIX
6 1 (1.54%) Solaris
6 1 (1.54%) Unix
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.08%) Software Licensing
2 14 (21.54%) ITIL
3 11 (16.92%) Project Management
4 10 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
4 10 (15.38%) Technical Leadership
5 8 (12.31%) Migration
6 7 (10.77%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (10.77%) Service Design
6 7 (10.77%) SOA
7 6 (9.23%) Computer Science
7 6 (9.23%) Service Management
8 5 (7.69%) Business Continuity
9 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (6.15%) Information Security
9 4 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.62%) Analytics
10 3 (4.62%) DevOps
10 3 (4.62%) Thought Leadership
10 3 (4.62%) Use Case
11 2 (3.08%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.92%) PowerShell
2 7 (10.77%) SQL
3 2 (3.08%) Ruby
3 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.54%) Perl
4 1 (1.54%) Python
4 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (32.31%) Security Cleared
2 13 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 11 (16.92%) SC Cleared
4 6 (9.23%) Degree
4 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.62%) MCITP
5 3 (4.62%) MCTS
6 1 (1.54%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.54%) CCNP
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.54%) ISEB
6 1 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.38%) QA
2 3 (4.62%) PMO
3 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.62%) XenApp
3 3 (4.62%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.08%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.54%) Docker
5 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (3.08%) Ansible
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.08%) Puppet
2 2 (3.08%) SCCM
2 2 (3.08%) SCOM
2 2 (3.08%) Terraform
3 1 (1.54%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.54%) Mesos
3 1 (1.54%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 41 (63.08%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.92%) VMware
3 6 (9.23%) Oracle
4 3 (4.62%) Citrix
4 3 (4.62%) HP
5 2 (3.08%) Veeam
6 1 (1.54%) Brocade
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco
6 1 (1.54%) Google
6 1 (1.54%) Greenplum
6 1 (1.54%) IBM
6 1 (1.54%) NetApp
6 1 (1.54%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.54%) SAP
6 1 (1.54%) Sun
6 1 (1.54%) TIBCO