The first table below looks at the demand for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 142 156 151
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 69 41 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.07% 0.66% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 0.88% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 29 45
Average daily rate £438 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £221 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £27.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-35.18% -16.92%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4902 4666 5879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.95% 74.87% 72.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3582 3576 4142
Average daily rate £450 £450 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 50 92
Average hourly rate £25.00 £135.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.48% +440.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £17.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £135.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Disaster Recovery
London

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the City of London region.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the City of London region.

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Disaster Recovery.

1 47 (41.59%) ITIL
2 39 (34.51%) Windows
3 27 (23.89%) Finance
3 27 (23.89%) SQL Server
3 27 (23.89%) Active Directory
4 26 (23.01%) Cisco
4 26 (23.01%) Linux
4 26 (23.01%) VMware
5 25 (22.12%) SQL
6 24 (21.24%) Microsoft
7 22 (19.47%) Business Continuity
8 19 (16.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (15.93%) Service Management
9 18 (15.93%) Oracle
10 17 (15.04%) UNIX
10 17 (15.04%) Firewall
11 16 (14.16%) Security Cleared
12 15 (13.27%) MS Exchange
13 14 (12.39%) WAN
13 14 (12.39%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (11.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (11.50%) IP Telephony
15 12 (10.62%) Blackberry
15 12 (10.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 12 (10.62%) Windows XP
15 12 (10.62%) LAN
15 12 (10.62%) TCP/IP
15 12 (10.62%) CCNA
15 12 (10.62%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (10.62%) SQL Server 2008

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Disaster Recovery. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (13.27%) MS Exchange
2 12 (10.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (9.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.42%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.54%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.54%) IBM Notes
5 4 (3.54%) Confluence
5 4 (3.54%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.65%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.77%) Apache
7 2 (1.77%) IIS
7 2 (1.77%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.88%) nginx
8 1 (0.88%) Documentum
8 1 (0.88%) CICS
Applications
1 8 (7.08%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.31%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Academy Housing
1 2 (1.77%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
2 1 (0.88%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.88%) Magento
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) GitHub
1 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.04%) Firewall
2 14 (12.39%) WAN
3 13 (11.50%) IP Telephony
4 12 (10.62%) LAN
4 12 (10.62%) TCP/IP
5 11 (9.73%) VPN
6 9 (7.96%) VoIP
7 8 (7.08%) SAN
8 7 (6.19%) MPLS
9 6 (5.31%) DNS
10 5 (4.42%) Cisco IPT
10 5 (4.42%) Unified Communications
10 5 (4.42%) SSL
10 5 (4.42%) Internet
11 4 (3.54%) SSH
12 3 (2.65%) Reverse Proxy
12 3 (2.65%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (2.65%) NetScaler
12 3 (2.65%) DHCP
12 3 (2.65%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.89%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (9.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (8.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (8.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (7.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (5.31%) Oracle Database
7 5 (4.42%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (3.54%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.65%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (2.65%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.77%) DB2
10 2 (1.77%) MySQL
11 1 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.88%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 5 (4.42%) Jenkins
1 5 (4.42%) JIRA
2 4 (3.54%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.88%) CA Gen
3 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.88%) Toad
3 1 (0.88%) ClearQuest
General
1 27 (23.89%) Finance
2 11 (9.73%) Banking
3 5 (4.42%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.42%) Law
3 5 (4.42%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.54%) Back Office
5 3 (2.65%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.77%) Front Office
7 1 (0.88%) Marketing
7 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (24.78%) Analyst
2 14 (12.39%) DBA
3 12 (10.62%) Architect
3 12 (10.62%) Administrator
4 10 (8.85%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (8.85%) SQL DBA
4 10 (8.85%) Service Analyst
5 9 (7.96%) Support Analyst
5 9 (7.96%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (6.19%) Applications Support
7 6 (5.31%) SQL Server DBA
7 6 (5.31%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (4.42%) Designer
8 5 (4.42%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (4.42%) Network Administrator
9 4 (3.54%) Cisco Administrator
9 4 (3.54%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (3.54%) Network Support
9 4 (3.54%) UNIX Administrator
9 4 (3.54%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.42%) XMPP
2 4 (3.54%) RESTful
3 3 (2.65%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (2.65%) OAuth
3 3 (2.65%) .NET
3 3 (2.65%) J2EE
3 3 (2.65%) Middleware
3 3 (2.65%) SAML
4 2 (1.77%) Web Services
5 1 (0.88%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.88%) XSD
5 1 (0.88%) XSLT
5 1 (0.88%) CSS
5 1 (0.88%) WSH
5 1 (0.88%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.62%) Blackberry
2 10 (8.85%) Replication
2 10 (8.85%) Clustering
2 10 (8.85%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.08%) iPhone
4 5 (4.42%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.42%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.65%) PKI
6 2 (1.77%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.77%) Open Source
6 2 (1.77%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.88%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.88%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.88%) Derivative
7 1 (0.88%) Statistics
7 1 (0.88%) iSeries
7 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.88%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 39 (34.51%) Windows
2 26 (23.01%) Linux
3 17 (15.04%) UNIX
4 14 (12.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (11.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (10.62%) Windows XP
7 9 (7.96%) Solaris
8 8 (7.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (7.08%) Windows Mobile
8 8 (7.08%) Android
9 7 (6.19%) Windows 7
10 5 (4.42%) Ubuntu
11 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.77%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (41.59%) ITIL
2 22 (19.47%) Business Continuity
3 18 (15.93%) Service Management
4 12 (10.62%) Capacity Planning
5 11 (9.73%) High Availability
5 11 (9.73%) Configuration Management
6 10 (8.85%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (8.85%) Information Security
6 10 (8.85%) Project Management
7 9 (7.96%) Release Management
7 9 (7.96%) Migration
7 9 (7.96%) BCP
8 8 (7.08%) Change Management
8 8 (7.08%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (6.19%) TOGAF
10 6 (5.31%) Incident Management
10 6 (5.31%) Performance Management
11 5 (4.42%) Problem Management
11 5 (4.42%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (4.42%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.12%) SQL
2 9 (7.96%) Java
3 7 (6.19%) VB
4 6 (5.31%) T-SQL
4 6 (5.31%) Python
5 5 (4.42%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.54%) Perl
7 3 (2.65%) VBScript
8 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.77%) PHP
8 2 (1.77%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.77%) C
8 2 (1.77%) C#
9 1 (0.88%) R
9 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.88%) Ruby
9 1 (0.88%) COBOL
9 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (14.16%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.62%) CCNA
2 12 (10.62%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (8.85%) DV Cleared
4 7 (6.19%) SC Cleared
5 6 (5.31%) Degree
6 5 (4.42%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (4.42%) CCNP
7 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (3.54%) Sun Certification
8 3 (2.65%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.77%) MCSE
10 1 (0.88%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.88%) CISM
10 1 (0.88%) MCP
10 1 (0.88%) MCSA
10 1 (0.88%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.88%) CCIE
10 1 (0.88%) CCDA
10 1 (0.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (23.89%) Active Directory
2 19 (16.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.31%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.42%) KVM
4 5 (4.42%) XenApp
4 5 (4.42%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.65%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.77%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.88%) NLBS
7 1 (0.88%) XenServer
7 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.88%) NFS
7 1 (0.88%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.88%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (4.42%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (4.42%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (4.42%) Nagios
2 4 (3.54%) Puppet
2 4 (3.54%) Ganglia
3 3 (2.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (2.65%) WSUS
4 2 (1.77%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.77%) SCOM
5 1 (0.88%) SCCM
5 1 (0.88%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (0.88%) OpenNMS
5 1 (0.88%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.88%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.88%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.88%) Control-M
Vendors
1 26 (23.01%) Cisco
1 26 (23.01%) VMware
2 24 (21.24%) Microsoft
3 18 (15.93%) Oracle
4 9 (7.96%) HP
4 9 (7.96%) McAfee
5 8 (7.08%) Citrix
6 7 (6.19%) Red Hat
7 5 (4.42%) SolarWinds
7 5 (4.42%) OPNET
8 4 (3.54%) CA
8 4 (3.54%) Lotus
8 4 (3.54%) Sun
8 4 (3.54%) Atlassian
9 3 (2.65%) Infoblox
9 3 (2.65%) Nimsoft
9 3 (2.65%) Sybase
9 3 (2.65%) Juniper
10 2 (1.77%) NetApp
10 2 (1.77%) Veritas
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