Period
to 16 August 2018

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 August 2018 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 129 143
Rank change year-on-year 0 +14 -14
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 43 29 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.09% 0.76% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 0.91% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 20
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% +16.13%
10th Percentile £292 £275 £289
90th Percentile £558 £575 £498
South East median daily rate £445 £386 £395
% change year-on-year +15.21% -2.22% +12.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Berkshire median hourly rate - £45.00 £43.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.97% -
South East median hourly rate £49.50 £45.00 £43.28
% change year-on-year +10.00% +3.97% +43.07%

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 3,350 3,176 3,912
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.13% 82.95% 81.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,673 1,539 2,105
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.29% +6.54%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £256
90th Percentile £575 £588 £550
South East median daily rate £430 £416 £400
% change year-on-year +3.37% +4.00% +6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 123 129
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.75 £15.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.00% -9.09% -26.67%
10th Percentile £8.05 £11.25 £11.20
90th Percentile £48.75 £38.75 £38.50
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £19.66 £22.50
% change year-on-year +27.16% -12.62% -

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 August 2018.

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 August 2018. 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 +6 23 £400 -21.95% 6
Slough 0 8 £425 +41.67% 3
Bracknell -5 3 £500 -9.09%
Disaster Recovery
South East

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, 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 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
2 17 (39.53%) Windows
3 16 (37.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (30.23%) PowerShell
5 11 (25.58%) ITIL
5 11 (25.58%) Oracle
5 11 (25.58%) Active Directory
6 10 (23.26%) SQL
6 10 (23.26%) Linux
6 10 (23.26%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (20.93%) Power BI
7 9 (20.93%) Migration
7 9 (20.93%) VMware
8 8 (18.60%) SOA
8 8 (18.60%) Office 365
9 7 (16.28%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
9 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (16.28%) Project Management
9 7 (16.28%) Firewall
9 7 (16.28%) Degree
10 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
10 6 (13.95%) TIBCO
10 6 (13.95%) Public Cloud
10 6 (13.95%) High Availability
10 6 (13.95%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (11.63%) Veeam
11 5 (11.63%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (11.63%) IaaS

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 4 (9.30%) IIS
1 4 (9.30%) OpenStack
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
1 4 (9.30%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (6.98%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.65%) Apache
3 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (4.65%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (4.65%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 16 (37.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (18.60%) Office 365
3 7 (16.28%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (11.63%) IaaS
5 3 (6.98%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.33%) PaaS
6 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) Firewall
2 5 (11.63%) DNS
3 2 (4.65%) DHCP
3 2 (4.65%) FTP
3 2 (4.65%) Internet
3 2 (4.65%) NAS
3 2 (4.65%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (4.65%) SAN
3 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.65%) Unified Communications
3 2 (4.65%) VoIP
3 2 (4.65%) VPN
4 1 (2.33%) CTI
4 1 (2.33%) H.323
4 1 (2.33%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.33%) QSIG
4 1 (2.33%) SCCP
4 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) Power BI
2 3 (6.98%) Big Data
2 3 (6.98%) Cosmos DB
2 3 (6.98%) Data Lake
2 3 (6.98%) Hadoop
2 3 (6.98%) HDInsight
2 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Bitbucket
2 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.63%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (16.28%) Architect
1 7 (16.28%) Consultant
2 4 (9.30%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 4 (9.30%) Project Manager
2 4 (9.30%) Team Leader
2 4 (9.30%) TIBCO Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Azure Architect
3 3 (6.98%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Backup Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Field Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) SharePoint Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Technical Manager
3 3 (6.98%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (4.65%) Active Directory Support
4 2 (4.65%) Cloud Consultant
4 2 (4.65%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (4.65%) Wintel Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) Middleware
1 4 (9.30%) REST
1 4 (9.30%) SOAP
1 4 (9.30%) Web Services
2 3 (6.98%) .NET
2 3 (6.98%) Kafka
3 2 (4.65%) EDI
3 2 (4.65%) OAuth
3 2 (4.65%) Rendezvous
3 2 (4.65%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (4.65%) WCF
3 2 (4.65%) XSLT
4 1 (2.33%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Public Cloud
2 5 (11.63%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.30%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.30%) Replication
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.33%) IVR
5 1 (2.33%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.33%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) Windows
2 10 (23.26%) Linux
3 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.98%) Unix
5 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.65%) Solaris
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) ITIL
2 10 (23.26%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (20.93%) Migration
4 8 (18.60%) SOA
5 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (16.28%) Project Management
6 6 (13.95%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (13.95%) High Availability
7 5 (11.63%) Business Continuity
8 4 (9.30%) Analytics
8 4 (9.30%) Functional Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
8 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
8 4 (9.30%) Performance Optimisation
8 4 (9.30%) Service Management
9 3 (6.98%) Critical Thinking
9 3 (6.98%) Data Mapping
9 3 (6.98%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) PowerShell
2 10 (23.26%) SQL
3 5 (11.63%) Shell Script
4 4 (9.30%) Python
5 2 (4.65%) Java
5 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.65%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.65%) MCITP
3 2 (4.65%) MCTS
3 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) CCIE
4 1 (2.33%) CCNA
4 1 (2.33%) CCNP
4 1 (2.33%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (2.33%) CISA
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.33%) CISM
4 1 (2.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) SLA
3 1 (2.33%) ISO 31000
3 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 11 (25.58%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) SCCM
1 4 (9.30%) SCOM
1 4 (9.30%) Terraform
2 2 (4.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (4.65%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.58%) Oracle
3 9 (20.93%) VMware
4 6 (13.95%) TIBCO
5 5 (11.63%) Veeam
6 4 (9.30%) HP
6 4 (9.30%) Remedy
7 2 (4.65%) BMC
7 2 (4.65%) Cisco
7 2 (4.65%) Fiorano
7 2 (4.65%) MuleSoft
7 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.33%) Asigra
8 1 (2.33%) CommVault