Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 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
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 124 174 161
Rank change year-on-year +50 -13 -16
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 103 25 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.66% 0.49% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 0.59% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 17 27
South West median daily rate £440 £393 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.10% +16.30% -10.00%
10th Percentile £250 £258 £291
90th Percentile £569 £600 £410
England median daily rate £455 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +1.11% +12.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
South West median hourly rate £15.45 £14.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.32% -70.53% +102.13%
10th Percentile £14.60 £13.50 £46.25
90th Percentile £16.57 £14.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £17.00 £30.00 £19.88
% change year-on-year -43.33% +50.94% -20.50%

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 5,257 4,251 4,427
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 84.49% 82.85% 83.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,394 2,604 2,912
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £283 £263 £240
90th Percentile £613 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £463 £445
% change year-on-year +2.70% +3.93% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 283 189 235
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -22.08% -3.75%
10th Percentile £12.36 £11.18 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £48.75 £51.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +6.38%

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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 2019. 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 +21 37 £485 +46.97%
Wiltshire -10 29 £440 +11.82%
Bristol -13 13 £388 -17.99%
Devon - 8 £275 -
Dorset +15 7 - -
Somerset +12 6 £250 -
Avon - 1 £250 -
Disaster Recovery
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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 42 (40.78%) Windows
2 34 (33.01%) High Availability
3 33 (32.04%) SQL
4 30 (29.13%) Security Cleared
5 29 (28.16%) Linux
6 28 (27.18%) HP
6 28 (27.18%) Problem-Solving
7 26 (25.24%) Windows Server
7 26 (25.24%) SQL Server
7 26 (25.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (25.24%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (23.30%) DV Cleared
8 24 (23.30%) Oracle
9 23 (22.33%) VMware
9 23 (22.33%) PowerShell
10 17 (16.50%) Microsoft Azure
10 17 (16.50%) Big Data
11 15 (14.56%) Microsoft
12 14 (13.59%) NetApp
12 14 (13.59%) Internet
12 14 (13.59%) Finance
12 14 (13.59%) Cloud Computing
12 14 (13.59%) Data Protection
12 14 (13.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 13 (12.62%) Task Automation
13 13 (12.62%) Storage Management
13 13 (12.62%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
13 13 (12.62%) iSCSI
13 13 (12.62%) Oracle RAC
13 13 (12.62%) NAS

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 (6.80%) IIS
1 7 (6.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 7 (6.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 7 (6.80%) WebLogic
2 6 (5.83%) Apache
2 6 (5.83%) JBoss
3 5 (4.85%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (6.80%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (13.59%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (7.77%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (6.80%) Office 365
5 6 (5.83%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.97%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.97%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.97%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.59%) Internet
2 13 (12.62%) Fibre Channel
2 13 (12.62%) iSCSI
2 13 (12.62%) NAS
3 12 (11.65%) SAN
4 9 (8.74%) LAN
4 9 (8.74%) WAN
5 7 (6.80%) HTTP
5 7 (6.80%) WLAN
6 5 (4.85%) Intranet
7 2 (1.94%) DHCP
7 2 (1.94%) DNS
7 2 (1.94%) Firewall
8 1 (0.97%) IPv4
8 1 (0.97%) Network Security
8 1 (0.97%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.97%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.97%) Skype
8 1 (0.97%) SSH
8 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.24%) SQL Server
2 17 (16.50%) Big Data
3 13 (12.62%) MongoDB
3 13 (12.62%) MySQL
4 12 (11.65%) Oracle Database
4 12 (11.65%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (1.94%) DB2
7 2 (1.94%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.97%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (0.97%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.97%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.97%) Power BI
8 1 (0.97%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (6.80%) Git (software)
1 7 (6.80%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.97%) MSI
General
1 14 (13.59%) Finance
2 7 (6.80%) Legal
3 6 (5.83%) Banking
4 4 (3.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (19.42%) DBA
2 16 (15.53%) Architect
3 15 (14.56%) Analyst
4 14 (13.59%) Administrator
4 14 (13.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (10.68%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 11 (10.68%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (10.68%) Server Support
5 11 (10.68%) Windows Server Support
6 9 (8.74%) SQL DBA
7 8 (7.77%) Disaster Recovery Architect
7 8 (7.77%) DV Cleared DBA
7 8 (7.77%) Storage Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (4.85%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 5 (4.85%) Oracle DBA
9 5 (4.85%) Server Analyst
9 5 (4.85%) Server Support Analyst
9 5 (4.85%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.85%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.65%) Middleware
2 7 (6.80%) .NET
3 6 (5.83%) Java EE
3 6 (5.83%) JSON
3 6 (5.83%) XML
4 1 (0.97%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.97%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (25.24%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.62%) Clustering
2 13 (12.62%) HP Storage
2 13 (12.62%) Replication
3 7 (6.80%) PKI
4 2 (1.94%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.94%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.94%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.94%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.97%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.97%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 42 (40.78%) Windows
2 29 (28.16%) Linux
3 26 (25.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (25.24%) Windows Server
4 13 (12.62%) Unix
5 11 (10.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.85%) Windows 10
7 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.94%) AIX
9 1 (0.97%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.97%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (33.01%) High Availability
2 28 (27.18%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (13.59%) Data Protection
3 14 (13.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 13 (12.62%) Data Security
4 13 (12.62%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (12.62%) Root Cause Analysis
4 13 (12.62%) Storage Management
4 13 (12.62%) Task Automation
5 12 (11.65%) Business Continuity
6 9 (8.74%) Service Delivery
7 8 (7.77%) Incident Management
7 8 (7.77%) Service Design
8 7 (6.80%) Mentoring
8 7 (6.80%) SOA
8 7 (6.80%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (5.83%) Capacity Management
10 5 (4.85%) Identity Management
10 5 (4.85%) Resource Management
11 4 (3.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (32.04%) SQL
2 23 (22.33%) PowerShell
3 13 (12.62%) Shell Script
4 7 (6.80%) Java
4 7 (6.80%) Python
5 6 (5.83%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (29.13%) Security Cleared
2 24 (23.30%) DV Cleared
3 9 (8.74%) SNIA Certification
4 8 (7.77%) Degree
4 8 (7.77%) MCSE
4 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (6.80%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.85%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.88%) CCNA
7 4 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.94%) CCNP
9 1 (0.97%) CCENT
9 1 (0.97%) MCSA
9 1 (0.97%) RHCE
9 1 (0.97%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (12.62%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (10.68%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.83%) Docker
3 6 (5.83%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.94%) Firmware
6 1 (0.97%) Cygwin
6 1 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.97%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.97%) XenApp
6 1 (0.97%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.97%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (12.62%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 9 (8.74%) Tivoli
3 7 (6.80%) Ansible
3 7 (6.80%) SCCM
4 5 (4.85%) WSUS
5 1 (0.97%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.97%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.97%) Nagios
5 1 (0.97%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.97%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 28 (27.18%) HP
2 24 (23.30%) Oracle
3 23 (22.33%) VMware
4 15 (14.56%) Microsoft
5 14 (13.59%) NetApp
6 13 (12.62%) Brocade
6 13 (12.62%) EMC
7 12 (11.65%) Cisco
7 12 (11.65%) Sybase
8 9 (8.74%) SAP
8 9 (8.74%) Veritas
9 3 (2.91%) Dell
9 3 (2.91%) IBM
9 3 (2.91%) Juniper
9 3 (2.91%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.94%) DataCore
10 2 (1.94%) Unisys
11 1 (0.97%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.97%) Intel
11 1 (0.97%) SolarWinds