The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 132 143 160
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +17
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 43 43 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.25% 0.93% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 1.10% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 25 40
Median daily rate £475 £445 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.74% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £317 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £508 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £31.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £21.80
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -12.84%
Disaster Recovery
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3012 3900 4644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.58% 84.23% 80.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2403 3110 3488
Median daily rate £475 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 36 52
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.25 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Disaster Recovery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

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 27 September 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 27 (38.57%) Migration
2 26 (37.14%) High Availability
3 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
4 22 (31.43%) Windows
5 18 (25.71%) SQL Server
5 18 (25.71%) Active Directory
5 18 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
6 17 (24.29%) Python
7 16 (22.86%) Data Centre
8 15 (21.43%) DevOps
8 15 (21.43%) Continuous Deployment
8 15 (21.43%) Finance
8 15 (21.43%) VMware
8 15 (21.43%) Puppet
8 15 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (21.43%) Data Migration
9 14 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
10 13 (18.57%) Opscode Chef
10 13 (18.57%) ITIL
10 13 (18.57%) SQL
11 12 (17.14%) Business Continuity
12 11 (15.71%) Ansible
13 10 (14.29%) SharePoint
13 10 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (12.86%) PCI DSS
14 9 (12.86%) Linux
14 9 (12.86%) DNS
14 9 (12.86%) Clustering
14 9 (12.86%) Project Management
14 9 (12.86%) Windows Server

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 10 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.57%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.29%) IIS
3 3 (4.29%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.86%) Apache
4 2 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.43%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.43%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.14%) MS Office
2 5 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.43%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 18 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (10.00%) Office 365
4 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.86%) OneDrive
5 2 (2.86%) SaaS
5 2 (2.86%) Yammer
6 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.86%) DNS
2 7 (10.00%) Firewall
3 6 (8.57%) VoIP
4 5 (7.14%) SAN
5 4 (5.71%) DHCP
5 4 (5.71%) Extranet
5 4 (5.71%) Internet
5 4 (5.71%) Network Security
5 4 (5.71%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.86%) IP Telephony
6 2 (2.86%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.43%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (1.43%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.43%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.43%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.43%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.43%) SMTP
7 1 (1.43%) SSL
7 1 (1.43%) VLAN
7 1 (1.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.43%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.43%) Big Data
4 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.43%) Impala
4 1 (1.43%) Mahout
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.43%) Redis
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Eclipse
1 2 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (21.43%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Banking
3 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (17.14%) AWS DevOps
2 12 (17.14%) AWS Engineer
3 9 (12.86%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Administrator
5 5 (7.14%) Analyst
5 5 (7.14%) DBA
5 5 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.14%) SQL DBA
6 4 (5.71%) Architect
6 4 (5.71%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Senior DBA
6 4 (5.71%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Senior SQL DBA
6 4 (5.71%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Server Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) SQL Server DBA
6 4 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.43%) Web Services
2 1 (1.43%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.43%) J2EE
2 1 (1.43%) Middleware
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle ADF
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.43%) SOAP
2 1 (1.43%) WebCenter
2 1 (1.43%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.86%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.86%) Clustering
3 7 (10.00%) Replication
4 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.86%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.86%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.86%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.43%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.43%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.43%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.43%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.43%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.43%) PMI
6 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (31.43%) Windows
2 9 (12.86%) Linux
2 9 (12.86%) Windows Server
3 6 (8.57%) Unix
4 4 (5.71%) Windows Phone
4 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.43%) AIX
6 1 (1.43%) CentOS
6 1 (1.43%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (1.43%) Solaris
6 1 (1.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.57%) Migration
2 26 (37.14%) High Availability
3 15 (21.43%) Continuous Deployment
3 15 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (21.43%) Data Migration
3 15 (21.43%) DevOps
4 13 (18.57%) ITIL
5 12 (17.14%) Business Continuity
6 9 (12.86%) Project Management
7 7 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (7.14%) Capacity Management
9 4 (5.71%) Database Security
9 4 (5.71%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (5.71%) PRINCE2
9 4 (5.71%) Server Virtualisation
9 4 (5.71%) Software Deployment
9 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.29%) Business Continuity Planning
10 3 (4.29%) Change Management
10 3 (4.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 17 (24.29%) Python
2 13 (18.57%) SQL
3 7 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.71%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.29%) Perl
6 2 (2.86%) Java
6 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.43%) C
7 1 (1.43%) C#
7 1 (1.43%) PHP
7 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.43%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Degree
1 4 (5.71%) MCSE
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) IBM Certification
3 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.86%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 18 (25.71%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (8.57%) XenApp
4 4 (5.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (5.71%) UAG
4 4 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.86%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.86%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.86%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.43%) Apache Flume
6 1 (1.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (1.43%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.43%) Docker
6 1 (1.43%) HDFS
6 1 (1.43%) KVM
6 1 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.43%) NFS
6 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (21.43%) Puppet
2 13 (18.57%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (15.71%) Ansible
4 6 (8.57%) Backup Exec
4 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (8.57%) SCOM
5 4 (5.71%) IBM BigFix
5 4 (5.71%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 3 (4.29%) SCCM
7 2 (2.86%) HP SIM
7 2 (2.86%) SCOrch
8 1 (1.43%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (1.43%) Control-M
8 1 (1.43%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.43%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.43%) Oozie
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.43%) vMotion
Vendors
1 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 15 (21.43%) VMware
3 7 (10.00%) Citrix
4 6 (8.57%) Cisco
4 6 (8.57%) IBM
4 6 (8.57%) Symantec
5 4 (5.71%) HP
6 2 (2.86%) Dell
6 2 (2.86%) EMC
6 2 (2.86%) NetApp
6 2 (2.86%) Pega
6 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.86%) Sun
7 1 (1.43%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.43%) Brocade
7 1 (1.43%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.43%) Cognos
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle
7 1 (1.43%) Reuters
7 1 (1.43%) SunGard