Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 177 186
Rank change year-on-year +25 +9 -36
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 69 31 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.14% 0.56% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 0.68% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 17 18
South West median daily rate £380 £403 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.59% +17.52% -8.67%
10th Percentile £267 £308 £228
90th Percentile £538 £523 £447
England median daily rate £438 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +9.38% -4.76% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
South West median hourly rate - £47.50 -
England median hourly rate £22.93 £35.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year -34.49% +28.44% +2.83%

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 5,167 4,583 4,781
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.38% 83.13% 81.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,196 2,897 3,170
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £255 £238
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 190 267
South West median hourly rate £41.52 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.61% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.79 £12.48
90th Percentile £49.88 £48.88 £47.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.66 £22.50
% change year-on-year -14.84% +9.60% +3.85%

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 October 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 18 October 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
Bristol -4 21 £410 +14.69% 9
Gloucestershire +14 16 £325 -
Wiltshire -10 15 £525 +10.53%
Dorset +4 8 £313 +4.17% 3
Somerset 0 5 £388 - 1
Devon - 4 £341 -
Disaster Recovery
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 39 (56.52%) Windows
2 32 (46.38%) Windows Server
3 25 (36.23%) Microsoft
4 23 (33.33%) VMware
5 21 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (28.99%) Finance
6 20 (28.99%) ITIL
6 20 (28.99%) Linux
7 18 (26.09%) Active Directory
8 16 (23.19%) MS Exchange
8 16 (23.19%) Capacity Planning
9 14 (20.29%) SQL
9 14 (20.29%) Service Delivery
10 13 (18.84%) Service Management
10 13 (18.84%) SQL Server
10 13 (18.84%) Citrix
10 13 (18.84%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (18.84%) ITIL V3
10 13 (18.84%) XenApp
10 13 (18.84%) vSphere
11 12 (17.39%) High Availability
11 12 (17.39%) Clustering
11 12 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Clustering
12 11 (15.94%) SAN
12 11 (15.94%) CommVault
12 11 (15.94%) NetApp
12 11 (15.94%) DevOps
12 11 (15.94%) Security Patching
13 10 (14.49%) Data Centre

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 (23.19%) MS Exchange
2 13 (18.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.80%) IIS
3 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (4.35%) Confluence
4 3 (4.35%) Site Server
4 3 (4.35%) Skype for Business
4 3 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.90%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (2.90%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.45%) JBoss
6 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) SAP ERP
1 2 (2.90%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.70%) Office 365
3 4 (5.80%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (5.80%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (4.35%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.94%) SAN
2 10 (14.49%) NAS
3 7 (10.14%) Firewall
4 6 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.80%) DNS
5 4 (5.80%) VLAN
6 3 (4.35%) Internet
6 3 (4.35%) IPv6
6 3 (4.35%) LAN
6 3 (4.35%) Skype
7 2 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.90%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (2.90%) DHCP
7 2 (2.90%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.90%) Intranet
7 2 (2.90%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.90%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.90%) SMTP
8 1 (1.45%) WAN
8 1 (1.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) MarkLogic
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.45%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (5.80%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.80%) Maven
3 2 (2.90%) JIRA
General
1 20 (28.99%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Back Office
4 1 (1.45%) Publishing
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (15.94%) Analyst
2 10 (14.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (13.04%) Architect
4 8 (11.59%) Data Analyst
4 8 (11.59%) Data Centre Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (5.80%) AWS Architect
6 4 (5.80%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) NetBackup Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.35%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 3 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.35%) Linux Specialist
7 3 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Server Support
7 3 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.35%) Test Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Windows Server Support
8 2 (2.90%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) .NET
1 4 (5.80%) Spring
1 4 (5.80%) Spring Boot
1 4 (5.80%) XML
2 3 (4.35%) Middleware
2 3 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (2.90%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (17.39%) Clustering
3 10 (14.49%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.80%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.80%) User Experience
5 2 (2.90%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.90%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.90%) PMI
6 1 (1.45%) CESG
6 1 (1.45%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.45%) CMDB
6 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.45%) Replication
6 1 (1.45%) VAX
6 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (56.52%) Windows
2 32 (46.38%) Windows Server
3 20 (28.99%) Linux
4 7 (10.14%) Unix
5 6 (8.70%) CentOS
5 6 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.35%) AIX
7 3 (4.35%) zOS
8 2 (2.90%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.90%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.99%) ITIL
2 16 (23.19%) Capacity Planning
3 14 (20.29%) Service Delivery
4 13 (18.84%) ITIL V3
4 13 (18.84%) Service Management
5 12 (17.39%) High Availability
5 12 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (15.94%) DevOps
6 11 (15.94%) Security Patching
7 10 (14.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 7 (10.14%) Capacity Management
8 7 (10.14%) Compliance Audit
8 7 (10.14%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (10.14%) Migration
8 7 (10.14%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (8.70%) Business Continuity
10 5 (7.25%) Process Improvement
11 4 (5.80%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (5.80%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.29%) SQL
2 4 (5.80%) Java
2 4 (5.80%) Perl
2 4 (5.80%) Python
3 2 (2.90%) Assembly Language
3 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.90%) COBOL
4 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.70%) AWS Certification
3 5 (7.25%) Degree
3 5 (7.25%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.80%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.90%) CCNA
5 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.90%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.90%) PMP
6 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.45%) MCSA
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) JSP 440
1 2 (2.90%) RMADS
2 1 (1.45%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 13 (18.84%) vSphere
2 13 (18.84%) XenApp
3 10 (14.49%) Firmware
4 8 (11.59%) VMware Server
5 6 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (5.80%) Docker
6 4 (5.80%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.90%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (5.80%) NetBackup
2 4 (5.80%) Puppet
2 4 (5.80%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (2.90%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.90%) SCCM
3 2 (2.90%) SCDPM
3 2 (2.90%) vCenter Server
3 2 (2.90%) WSUS
4 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 25 (36.23%) Microsoft
2 23 (33.33%) VMware
3 13 (18.84%) Citrix
4 11 (15.94%) CommVault
4 11 (15.94%) NetApp
5 9 (13.04%) Oracle
6 7 (10.14%) EMC
7 6 (8.70%) Cisco
7 6 (8.70%) Red Hat
7 6 (8.70%) SAP
8 5 (7.25%) Unisys
9 4 (5.80%) Dell
9 4 (5.80%) McAfee
9 4 (5.80%) Veritas
10 3 (4.35%) APTARE
10 3 (4.35%) IBM
11 2 (2.90%) HP
11 2 (2.90%) JDA
11 2 (2.90%) Juniper
11 2 (2.90%) Sophos