The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 24 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 56 55
Rank change year-on-year -10 -1  
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.94% 0.42% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.53% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £325 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.57% +46.15%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £43.28 £27.25
% change year-on-year -17.97% +58.82%  

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 Essex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 388 380 497
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 90.87% 80.34% 78.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 185 291
Median daily rate £500 £355 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.84% -11.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £228 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 92 39
Median hourly rate £36.00 £27.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.90% -26.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.72 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £42.50 £46.40
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 Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Essex

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Essex

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 24 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
Brentwood - 2 - -
Colchester - 2 £325 - 1
Disaster Recovery
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Essex region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) MaxDB
4 2 (25.00%) Database Mirroring
4 2 (25.00%) SAP Basis
4 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (25.00%) BC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) SAP MII
4 2 (25.00%) SAP BPC
4 2 (25.00%) NWDI
4 2 (25.00%) High Availability
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (25.00%) SAP BW
4 2 (25.00%) Sybase
4 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Clustering

Disaster Recovery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP BPC
1 2 (25.00%) SAP MII
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (25.00%) MaxDB
2 2 (25.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) NWDI
General
1 1 (12.50%) Billing
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) DBA
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Basis Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (25.00%) SQL DBA
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Governance Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Database Mirroring
2 2 (25.00%) High Availability
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) BC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
1 2 (25.00%) Sybase
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Sophos
2 1 (12.50%) Veeam
2 1 (12.50%) VMware