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 3 months to 28 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
England / South West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 123 108
Rank change year-on-year +10 -15  
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 29 17 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.06% 0.57% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 0.72% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 21
Median daily rate £365 £393 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.00% -1.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £305 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £495 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £386 £369
% change year-on-year -2.91% +4.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £43.28 £28.00
% change year-on-year +9.75% +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 the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2243 2364 2422
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.92% 78.91% 78.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5200 5507 5650
Median daily rate £400 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +0.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £613 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 283 297
Median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £19.75 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £46.20 £55.00
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 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 3 months to 28 June 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
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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset +18 10 £300 - 3
Bristol +3 9 £389 -6.32% 3
Wiltshire -3 5 £420 +12.00% 1
Somerset - 5 - -
Disaster Recovery
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 South West region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 33 (75.00%) Windows
2 26 (59.09%) Microsoft
3 24 (54.55%) Linux
4 19 (43.18%) Active Directory
4 19 (43.18%) VMware
4 19 (43.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (38.64%) Windows Server
6 16 (36.36%) PowerShell
6 16 (36.36%) MS Exchange
7 15 (34.09%) DNS
7 15 (34.09%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (31.82%) Security Cleared
8 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (31.82%) Finance
8 14 (31.82%) Migration
9 13 (29.55%) SQL
10 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
10 12 (27.27%) SAN
11 11 (25.00%) Citrix
11 11 (25.00%) Oracle
12 10 (22.73%) VPN
12 10 (22.73%) Red Hat
12 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
12 10 (22.73%) Windows 7
13 9 (20.45%) McAfee ePO
13 9 (20.45%) WSUS
13 9 (20.45%) McAfee
14 8 (18.18%) Firmware
14 8 (18.18%) Veeam
14 8 (18.18%) Office 365

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 16 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 15 (34.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
3 5 (11.36%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (11.36%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.55%) Apache
5 2 (4.55%) IIS
5 2 (4.55%) OpenStack
5 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Office 365
2 5 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon Glacier
3 1 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.09%) DNS
2 12 (27.27%) SAN
3 10 (22.73%) VPN
4 7 (15.91%) DHCP
4 7 (15.91%) Firewall
5 6 (13.64%) LAN
5 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
6 5 (11.36%) Extranet
6 5 (11.36%) Intranet
6 5 (11.36%) NAS
6 5 (11.36%) NetScaler
6 5 (11.36%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (11.36%) SSL
6 5 (11.36%) WAN
6 5 (11.36%) Wireless
7 3 (6.82%) LDAP
8 2 (4.55%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.27%) DAB
9 1 (2.27%) Internet
9 1 (2.27%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) MySQL
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.82%) DB2
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.27%) FileMaker
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.27%) Redmine
General
1 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.55%) Electronics
3 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Analyst
2 10 (22.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Administrator
3 5 (11.36%) Security Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) SharePoint Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.09%) Information Security Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) IT Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Messaging Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Active Directory Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Graduate
6 2 (4.55%) Graduate Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Graduate IT Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Information Security Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Trainee
6 2 (4.55%) Trainee Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Trainee Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) LAPP Stack
1 2 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) LAMP
2 1 (2.27%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) RIA
2 4 (9.09%) iPad
3 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.55%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.55%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) Clustering
5 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.27%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (2.27%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 33 (75.00%) Windows
2 24 (54.55%) Linux
3 19 (43.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (38.64%) Windows Server
5 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (22.73%) Windows 7
7 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (11.36%) CentOS
9 4 (9.09%) Unix
10 3 (6.82%) Windows 10
11 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
11 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (4.55%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Migration
2 7 (15.91%) Application Packaging
2 7 (15.91%) Change Management
2 7 (15.91%) Compliance Audit
2 7 (15.91%) Patch Management
2 7 (15.91%) Process Improvement
3 6 (13.64%) Business Continuity
3 6 (13.64%) ITIL
3 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery
4 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (11.36%) Information Security
4 5 (11.36%) Information Security Management
4 5 (11.36%) ISMS
4 5 (11.36%) Load Balancing
4 5 (11.36%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (11.36%) Security Architecture
4 5 (11.36%) Security Management
4 5 (11.36%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (11.36%) Test Management
4 5 (11.36%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 13 (29.55%) SQL
3 5 (11.36%) PHP
4 4 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.82%) Perl
5 3 (6.82%) Python
6 2 (4.55%) Ruby
7 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.36%) SANS
4 2 (4.55%) AWS Certification
4 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.82%) SLA
3 1 (2.27%) COBIT
3 1 (2.27%) RMADS
System Software
1 19 (43.18%) Active Directory
2 8 (18.18%) Firmware
3 7 (15.91%) Hyper-V
4 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (11.36%) Samba
5 5 (11.36%) Squid
6 2 (4.55%) Xen
7 1 (2.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (2.27%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) McAfee ePO
1 9 (20.45%) WSUS
2 5 (11.36%) Nagios
2 5 (11.36%) Webmin
2 5 (11.36%) Xymon
3 3 (6.82%) Backup Exec
3 3 (6.82%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (4.55%) Puppet
4 2 (4.55%) SCCM
5 1 (2.27%) EMC Navisphere
5 1 (2.27%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (2.27%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.27%) SCOM
5 1 (2.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 26 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 19 (43.18%) VMware
3 11 (25.00%) Citrix
3 11 (25.00%) Oracle
4 10 (22.73%) Red Hat
5 9 (20.45%) McAfee
6 8 (18.18%) Veeam
7 5 (11.36%) Aruba
7 5 (11.36%) CheckPoint
7 5 (11.36%) Juniper
8 4 (9.09%) IBM
8 4 (9.09%) Sage
9 3 (6.82%) Intel
9 3 (6.82%) IronPort
9 3 (6.82%) RightFax
10 2 (4.55%) arcserve
10 2 (4.55%) EMC
10 2 (4.55%) Informatica
10 2 (4.55%) SAP
10 2 (4.55%) Teradata
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