The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Disaster Recovery
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 59 65 54
Rank change year-on-year +6 -11  
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 4 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.60% 1.79% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 2.31% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 13
Median daily rate £481 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.94% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £379 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £375 £383
% change year-on-year -0.66% -1.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £63.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £48.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year -54.16% +36.17%  

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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 537 778 708
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 80.27% 77.18% 72.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 418 401
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 11
Median hourly rate £17.59 £38.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.60% +72.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.35 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.33 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Reading

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Reading

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

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

1 17 (54.84%) Cisco
2 15 (48.39%) High Availability
3 10 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
4 9 (29.03%) CCIE
5 8 (25.81%) Telecoms
6 7 (22.58%) Migration
6 7 (22.58%) IBM
6 7 (22.58%) VoIP
6 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
6 7 (22.58%) Customer Requirements
7 6 (19.35%) IVR
7 6 (19.35%) CTI
7 6 (19.35%) NetApp
8 5 (16.13%) CCNP
8 5 (16.13%) Juniper
8 5 (16.13%) Linux
8 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
8 5 (16.13%) Office 365
8 5 (16.13%) Unified Communications
9 4 (12.90%) Palo Alto
9 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (12.90%) PBX
9 4 (12.90%) PSTN
9 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
9 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
9 4 (12.90%) VMware
10 3 (9.68%) Scrum
10 3 (9.68%) Replication
10 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) VoIP
2 6 (19.35%) CTI
3 5 (16.13%) Unified Communications
4 4 (12.90%) PBX
4 4 (12.90%) PSTN
5 3 (9.68%) H.323
5 3 (9.68%) QSIG
5 3 (9.68%) SAN
5 3 (9.68%) SCCP
6 2 (6.45%) Firewall
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.23%) LAN
7 1 (3.23%) WAN
7 1 (3.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
1 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 8 (25.81%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Consultant
2 6 (19.35%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Exchange Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) Office 365 Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Network Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Storage Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) DBA
5 3 (9.68%) IBM Storage Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) SQL DBA
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Developer
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Design Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.23%) Network Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Celery
1 1 (3.23%) CSS
1 1 (3.23%) Django
1 1 (3.23%) HTML
1 1 (3.23%) jQuery
1 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
2 6 (19.35%) IVR
3 3 (9.68%) Replication
4 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.45%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (6.45%) EMC VNX
4 2 (6.45%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (6.45%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.23%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) AIX
2 3 (9.68%) Unix
2 3 (9.68%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) Solaris
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) High Availability
2 7 (22.58%) Customer Requirements
2 7 (22.58%) Migration
3 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity
3 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
3 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (9.68%) Scrum
4 2 (6.45%) IT Strategy
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (3.23%) AOP
5 1 (3.23%) API Development
5 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement Process
5 1 (3.23%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.23%) Presales
5 1 (3.23%) Prototyping
5 1 (3.23%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
1 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
2 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (29.03%) CCIE
3 5 (16.13%) CCNP
4 3 (9.68%) Degree
4 3 (9.68%) MCITP
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.45%) CCNA
6 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.23%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) SCOM
2 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Cisco
2 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
3 7 (22.58%) IBM
4 6 (19.35%) NetApp
5 5 (16.13%) Juniper
6 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
6 4 (12.90%) Palo Alto
6 4 (12.90%) VMware
7 3 (9.68%) EMC
7 3 (9.68%) Oracle
8 2 (6.45%) Citrix
9 1 (3.23%) Google
9 1 (3.23%) HP
9 1 (3.23%) Sun