The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 / Kent
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 36 39
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3  
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 1 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.41% 0.91% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 1.15% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £445 £466
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.40%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £369
% change year-on-year - +1.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Kent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 202 260 211
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 83.47% 78.55% 77.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 176 120
Median daily rate £350 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £750 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 4
Median hourly rate £22.52 £20.83 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +81.13%  
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 Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Kent

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Kent

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 Kent region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) NFS
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) YAML
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins

Disaster Recovery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) IT Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) YAML
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Contingency Planning
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) NFS
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware