Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
England > South West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 184 156
Rank change year-on-year +15 -28 -4
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 28 25 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.50% 0.43% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.54% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 34
South West median daily rate £473 £350 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.00% -10.54% -13.06%
10th Percentile £340 £214 £269
90th Percentile £526 £414 £488
England median daily rate £400 £425 £396
% change year-on-year -5.88% +7.26% -6.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
South West median hourly rate £47.50 - -
England median hourly rate £28.25 £27.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year +2.73% +32.53% -15.31%

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 4570 4641 5272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.33% 79.92% 79.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2882 3120 3572
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £260 £238 £255
90th Percentile £556 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 269 254
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +48.08%
10th Percentile £12.19 £12.00 £13.86
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.76
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%

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 18 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery in the South West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 November 2017. 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
Wiltshire +3 10 £475 +35.71% 1
Bristol -9 9 £384 +18.08% 3
Gloucestershire +12 4 - -
Somerset - 3 - - 2
Dorset +10 1 - - 1
Disaster Recovery
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 South West region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 15 (53.57%) Windows
1 15 (53.57%) Linux
1 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
3 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
4 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (35.71%) Windows Server
5 9 (32.14%) VPN
5 9 (32.14%) SQL
6 8 (28.57%) DNS
7 7 (25.00%) Ethernet
7 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 7 (25.00%) NVQ Level 4
7 7 (25.00%) Programme Management
7 7 (25.00%) VMware
7 7 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (25.00%) Windows 10
7 7 (25.00%) DV Cleared
7 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 7 (25.00%) Apple iOS
8 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
8 6 (21.43%) Manufacturing
8 6 (21.43%) Electronics
8 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
8 6 (21.43%) Marketing
8 6 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
8 6 (21.43%) 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 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (17.86%) Office 365
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.57%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) VPN
2 8 (28.57%) DNS
3 7 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 6 (21.43%) DHCP
5 5 (17.86%) Firewall
6 3 (10.71%) Extranet
6 3 (10.71%) Intranet
6 3 (10.71%) SSL
7 2 (7.14%) Internet
7 2 (7.14%) IPsec
7 2 (7.14%) SAN
7 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.57%) IP Telephony
8 1 (3.57%) LAN
8 1 (3.57%) LDAP
8 1 (3.57%) NAS
8 1 (3.57%) VLAN
8 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) MySQL
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Electronics
2 6 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 6 (21.43%) Marketing
2 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Back Office
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Administrator
2 7 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (14.29%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) DBA
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (10.71%) SharePoint Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) IT Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) IT Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Linux Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) SQL DBA
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (17.86%) RIA
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 2 (7.14%) Replication
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Reinsurance
4 1 (3.57%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Linux
1 15 (53.57%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) Windows Server
2 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 7 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.71%) CentOS
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.14%) SUSE
7 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (17.86%) ITIL
3 5 (17.86%) Migration
3 5 (17.86%) Process Improvement
3 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
4 4 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 4 (14.29%) Compliance Audit
4 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (10.71%) Business Continuity
5 3 (10.71%) Project Management
5 3 (10.71%) Test Management
5 3 (10.71%) Web Development
6 2 (7.14%) ITSM
6 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 2 (7.14%) Security Management
6 2 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
3 3 (10.71%) PHP
4 2 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 7 (25.00%) NVQ Level 4
3 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) CASP
4 1 (3.57%) CISM
4 1 (3.57%) CISSP
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.57%) PMO
1 1 (3.57%) RMADS
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 4 (14.29%) Firmware
3 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (10.71%) Samba
4 3 (10.71%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Nagios
1 3 (10.71%) Webmin
1 3 (10.71%) Xymon
2 2 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 2 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) VMware
3 6 (21.43%) SAP
4 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
5 4 (14.29%) IBM
6 3 (10.71%) Citrix
6 3 (10.71%) Veeam
7 2 (7.14%) EMC
7 2 (7.14%) Unisys
7 2 (7.14%) Veritas
8 1 (3.57%) CyberSource
8 1 (3.57%) HP
8 1 (3.57%) Jitterbit
8 1 (3.57%) McAfee
8 1 (3.57%) Sage
8 1 (3.57%) Sun