Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 13 December 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
England > South West
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 170 174
Rank change year-on-year +36 +4 -2
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 104 28 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.61% 0.50% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 0.60% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 19 18
South West median daily rate £410 £473 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.23% +40.00% -10.00%
10th Percentile £254 £335 £170
90th Percentile £550 £510 £409
England median daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South West median hourly rate - £37.00 -
England median hourly rate £19.97 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.57% +18.18% +44.74%

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 the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,562 4,680 4,634
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.98% 83.36% 82.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,555 2,932 3,121
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £253 £238
90th Percentile £575 £559 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 201 292
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £33.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.24% - -15.65%
10th Percentile £13.05 £11.72 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.84
% change year-on-year -10.88% +8.10% +3.80%

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Disaster Recovery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Disaster Recovery in the South West

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Disaster Recovery in the South West

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery in the South West over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Disaster Recovery in the South West

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disaster Recovery in the South West

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
Gloucestershire +20 36 £483 - 7
Wiltshire -9 26 £525 +10.53% 5
Bristol -18 15 £410 +9.33% 4
Somerset +5 10 £225 - 1
Devon - 9 £275 - 1
Dorset - 6 £313 -
Disaster Recovery
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 South West region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 48 (46.15%) Windows
2 41 (39.42%) Linux
3 40 (38.46%) Windows Server
4 36 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (28.85%) High Availability
6 29 (27.88%) Problem-Solving
7 28 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (26.92%) Oracle
8 26 (25.00%) VMware
9 24 (23.08%) SQL
10 23 (22.12%) SQL Server
10 23 (22.12%) Security Cleared
11 21 (20.19%) DV Cleared
12 20 (19.23%) Finance
12 20 (19.23%) Clustering
12 20 (19.23%) HP
13 18 (17.31%) Microsoft
13 18 (17.31%) Active Directory
14 16 (15.38%) Unix
14 16 (15.38%) Big Data
15 15 (14.42%) Middleware
15 15 (14.42%) ITIL
15 15 (14.42%) NetApp
15 15 (14.42%) SAN
16 14 (13.46%) PowerShell
16 14 (13.46%) NAS
17 13 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
17 13 (12.50%) Cisco
18 12 (11.54%) MySQL
18 12 (11.54%) SAP

Disaster Recovery
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 11 (10.58%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (6.73%) JBoss
3 7 (6.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 7 (6.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (6.73%) WebLogic
4 6 (5.77%) Apache
5 4 (3.85%) IIS
6 3 (2.88%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.88%) Confluence
6 3 (2.88%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.88%) Site Server
6 3 (2.88%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.88%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.92%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (1.92%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (6.73%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.92%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.92%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.62%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.69%) Office 365
3 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.77%) OpenShift
4 4 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.92%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.42%) SAN
2 14 (13.46%) NAS
3 8 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (6.73%) HTTP
4 7 (6.73%) Internet
4 7 (6.73%) Intranet
4 7 (6.73%) LAN
4 7 (6.73%) TCP/IP
4 7 (6.73%) WAN
5 6 (5.77%) iSCSI
5 6 (5.77%) WLAN
6 5 (4.81%) DNS
6 5 (4.81%) Firewall
7 4 (3.85%) VLAN
8 3 (2.88%) DHCP
8 3 (2.88%) IPv6
9 2 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (1.92%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.92%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (22.12%) SQL Server
2 16 (15.38%) Big Data
3 12 (11.54%) MySQL
4 11 (10.58%) MongoDB
4 11 (10.58%) Oracle Database
4 11 (10.58%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.85%) MarkLogic
6 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.96%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 11 (10.58%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.62%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (3.85%) Maven
4 2 (1.92%) JIRA
5 1 (0.96%) MSI
General
1 20 (19.23%) Finance
2 4 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (0.96%) Publishing
3 1 (0.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (21.15%) Architect
2 16 (15.38%) Analyst
3 12 (11.54%) DBA
3 12 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (9.62%) Administrator
5 8 (7.69%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 8 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 8 (7.69%) Data Centre Analyst
5 8 (7.69%) Server Support
5 8 (7.69%) Windows Server Support
6 6 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery Architect
6 6 (5.77%) DV Cleared DBA
7 5 (4.81%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (4.81%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (4.81%) Server Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) Server Support Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) Windows Server Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.42%) Middleware
2 10 (9.62%) XML
3 6 (5.77%) Java EE
3 6 (5.77%) JSON
4 5 (4.81%) .NET
5 4 (3.85%) Spring
5 4 (3.85%) Spring Boot
6 3 (2.88%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (1.92%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (19.23%) Clustering
3 12 (11.54%) Replication
4 10 (9.62%) Data Centre
5 6 (5.77%) HP Storage
5 6 (5.77%) PKI
6 4 (3.85%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (3.85%) User Experience
7 3 (2.88%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.92%) PMI
9 1 (0.96%) CESG
9 1 (0.96%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.96%) CMDB
9 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 48 (46.15%) Windows
2 41 (39.42%) Linux
3 40 (38.46%) Windows Server
4 28 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (15.38%) Unix
6 12 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (6.73%) Windows 10
8 6 (5.77%) CentOS
9 5 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (2.88%) AIX
10 3 (2.88%) zOS
11 2 (1.92%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.92%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.96%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.85%) High Availability
2 29 (27.88%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (14.42%) ITIL
4 13 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 12 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 12 (11.54%) Service Delivery
6 11 (10.58%) Data Security
6 11 (10.58%) DevOps
6 11 (10.58%) Task Automation
7 10 (9.62%) Data Protection
7 10 (9.62%) ITIL V3
7 10 (9.62%) Service Management
8 8 (7.69%) Security Patching
8 8 (7.69%) Storage Management
9 7 (6.73%) Business Continuity
9 7 (6.73%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (6.73%) Identity Management
9 7 (6.73%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (6.73%) SOA
10 6 (5.77%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (23.08%) SQL
2 14 (13.46%) PowerShell
3 11 (10.58%) Java
3 11 (10.58%) Shell Script
4 10 (9.62%) Python
5 8 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (22.12%) Security Cleared
2 21 (20.19%) DV Cleared
3 8 (7.69%) Degree
4 6 (5.77%) AWS Certification
4 6 (5.77%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.77%) SNIA Certification
5 4 (3.85%) CCNA
5 4 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.92%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.92%) PMP
7 1 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.96%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (17.31%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.58%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (9.62%) Docker
3 10 (9.62%) vSphere
3 10 (9.62%) XenApp
4 8 (7.69%) VMware Server
5 7 (6.73%) Firmware
5 7 (6.73%) Hyper-V
6 6 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.92%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.96%) Cygwin
8 1 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (10.58%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 8 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
2 8 (7.69%) SCCM
3 6 (5.77%) Ansible
3 6 (5.77%) Tivoli
4 5 (4.81%) NetBackup
4 5 (4.81%) WSUS
5 4 (3.85%) Puppet
5 4 (3.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.92%) SCDPM
6 2 (1.92%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.96%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.96%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.96%) Nagios
7 1 (0.96%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 28 (26.92%) Oracle
2 26 (25.00%) VMware
3 20 (19.23%) HP
4 18 (17.31%) Microsoft
5 15 (14.42%) NetApp
6 13 (12.50%) Cisco
7 12 (11.54%) SAP
8 11 (10.58%) Sybase
9 10 (9.62%) Citrix
9 10 (9.62%) EMC
9 10 (9.62%) Veritas
10 8 (7.69%) CommVault
11 6 (5.77%) Brocade
11 6 (5.77%) Red Hat
12 5 (4.81%) Unisys
13 4 (3.85%) Dell
13 4 (3.85%) IBM
14 3 (2.88%) APTARE
14 3 (2.88%) Juniper
15 2 (1.92%) JDA