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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 121 159 182
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +23
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 72 61 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.25% 0.86% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.13% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 34 17
Average daily rate
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£418 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £343 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.48% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 4
Average hourly rate £31.43 £23.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.72% -38.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £23.10 £24.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.66 £36.70 £50.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £18.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-22.97% -10.84%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4343 5387 5824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.37% 76.00% 74.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3231 4024 4330
Average daily rate £450 £450 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 92 87
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.97 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.98% +1.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £16.90 £16.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £52.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 49 (35.51%) Windows
2 48 (34.78%) ITIL
3 36 (26.09%) SQL
3 36 (26.09%) Microsoft
4 33 (23.91%) SQL Server
5 31 (22.46%) VMware
5 31 (22.46%) Business Continuity
6 30 (21.74%) Cisco
7 28 (20.29%) Linux
8 25 (18.12%) VMware Infrastructure
9 24 (17.39%) Active Directory
10 23 (16.67%) Oracle
10 23 (16.67%) UNIX
10 23 (16.67%) Firewall
11 22 (15.94%) Finance
11 22 (15.94%) Banking
12 21 (15.22%) Migration
12 21 (15.22%) SAN
13 18 (13.04%) MS Excel
14 17 (12.32%) IP Telephony
15 16 (11.59%) LAN
15 16 (11.59%) WAN
15 16 (11.59%) Capacity Planning
16 15 (10.87%) Security Cleared
16 15 (10.87%) Windows 7
16 15 (10.87%) HP
16 15 (10.87%) Service Management
17 14 (10.14%) Management Information System
17 14 (10.14%) MS Exchange
17 14 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 14 (10.14%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.07%) SharePoint
5 6 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.35%) Confluence
6 4 (2.90%) IIS
6 4 (2.90%) IBM Notes
6 4 (2.90%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.17%) Apache
8 2 (1.45%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.72%) Lync
9 1 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.72%) SAS
9 1 (0.72%) Documentum
9 1 (0.72%) CICS
9 1 (0.72%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 18 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.80%) MS Office
3 2 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.17%) Academy Housing
1 3 (2.17%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
2 1 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Office 365
1 1 (0.72%) SaaS
1 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.72%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (16.67%) Firewall
2 21 (15.22%) SAN
3 17 (12.32%) IP Telephony
4 16 (11.59%) LAN
4 16 (11.59%) WAN
5 12 (8.70%) VPN
5 12 (8.70%) VoIP
6 11 (7.97%) MPLS
7 10 (7.25%) TCP/IP
8 9 (6.52%) Cisco IPT
8 9 (6.52%) DNS
9 8 (5.80%) Internet
10 6 (4.35%) SSH
11 5 (3.62%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (2.90%) Wireless
12 4 (2.90%) ISDN
12 4 (2.90%) DHCP
12 4 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (2.90%) Network Security
13 2 (1.45%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.07%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (5.07%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (3.62%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.62%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.62%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.90%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.17%) MySQL
7 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.45%) IDOL
8 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.45%) DB2
8 2 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (4.35%) JIRA
2 5 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.90%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.90%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.45%) Maven
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.72%) CA Gen
5 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.72%) Toad
General
1 22 (15.94%) Finance
1 22 (15.94%) Banking
2 8 (5.80%) Investment Banking
3 4 (2.90%) Legal
3 4 (2.90%) Front Office
3 4 (2.90%) Marketing
4 3 (2.17%) Local Government
4 3 (2.17%) Back Office
4 3 (2.17%) Law
4 3 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.45%) German Language
6 1 (0.72%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.72%) French Language
6 1 (0.72%) Retail
6 1 (0.72%) Electronics
6 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (20.29%) Analyst
2 19 (13.77%) DBA
3 17 (12.32%) Administrator
3 17 (12.32%) Architect
4 13 (9.42%) SQL DBA
5 10 (7.25%) Infrastructure Architect
6 9 (6.52%) Network Administrator
6 9 (6.52%) Network Support
6 9 (6.52%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (6.52%) Consultant
6 9 (6.52%) Service Analyst
6 9 (6.52%) Support Analyst
7 8 (5.80%) Cisco Administrator
8 7 (5.07%) Cisco Support
9 6 (4.35%) Technical Architect
9 6 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (3.62%) SQL Server DBA
10 5 (3.62%) UNIX Administrator
10 5 (3.62%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.52%) XMPP
2 6 (4.35%) Middleware
2 6 (4.35%) Web Services
3 4 (2.90%) RESTful
4 3 (2.17%) .NET
4 3 (2.17%) J2EE
5 2 (1.45%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.72%) WCF
6 1 (0.72%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.72%) Java EE
6 1 (0.72%) EJB
6 1 (0.72%) JSP
6 1 (0.72%) XML
6 1 (0.72%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.14%) Management Information System
2 13 (9.42%) Replication
3 12 (8.70%) Clustering
4 11 (7.97%) Client/Server
4 11 (7.97%) Blackberry
5 7 (5.07%) iPhone
6 4 (2.90%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.17%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.45%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.45%) NHS
8 2 (1.45%) Derivative
8 2 (1.45%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.45%) RMADS
9 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.72%) Social Media
9 1 (0.72%) Open Source
9 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.72%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 49 (35.51%) Windows
2 28 (20.29%) Linux
3 23 (16.67%) UNIX
4 15 (10.87%) Windows 7
5 14 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (9.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (9.42%) Windows XP
6 13 (9.42%) Solaris
7 9 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (5.07%) Android
8 7 (5.07%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.90%) Ubuntu
11 3 (2.17%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.17%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.72%) SmartOS
12 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.72%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.72%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (34.78%) ITIL
2 31 (22.46%) Business Continuity
3 21 (15.22%) Migration
4 16 (11.59%) Capacity Planning
5 15 (10.87%) Service Management
6 13 (9.42%) BCP
7 12 (8.70%) Configuration Management
8 11 (7.97%) Project Management
9 10 (7.25%) Change Management
9 10 (7.25%) Incident Management
9 10 (7.25%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (6.52%) Information Security
11 7 (5.07%) DevOps
11 7 (5.07%) Performance Management
11 7 (5.07%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (5.07%) TOGAF
11 7 (5.07%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (4.35%) PRINCE2
12 6 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (4.35%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (26.09%) SQL
2 13 (9.42%) Java
3 6 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 4 (2.90%) Perl
4 4 (2.90%) VB
5 3 (2.17%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.17%) Python
5 3 (2.17%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.45%) VBA
6 2 (1.45%) PHP
7 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.72%) Ruby
7 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.72%) VBScript
7 1 (0.72%) C
7 1 (0.72%) C++
7 1 (0.72%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 15 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.70%) CCNA
2 12 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (6.52%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (5.80%) DV Cleared
5 6 (4.35%) Degree
5 6 (4.35%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.62%) Sun Certification
7 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.45%) CCNP
9 2 (1.45%) CCDA
9 2 (1.45%) VCDX
9 2 (1.45%) VCAP
10 1 (0.72%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.72%) MCSE
10 1 (0.72%) MCSA
10 1 (0.72%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.72%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.17%) QA
2 3 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.72%) HL7
3 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (18.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (17.39%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.07%) RHEV
3 7 (5.07%) XenApp
3 7 (5.07%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.62%) vSphere
4 5 (3.62%) KVM
5 4 (2.90%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.17%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.45%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.72%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.72%) XenServer
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.72%) NLBS
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (6.52%) Cisco CUCM
1 9 (6.52%) OPNET
2 5 (3.62%) Puppet
2 5 (3.62%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.62%) SCCM
2 5 (3.62%) Nagios
3 4 (2.90%) Ganglia
4 3 (2.17%) WSUS
5 2 (1.45%) Control-M
5 2 (1.45%) BladeLogic
5 2 (1.45%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (1.45%) SCOM
5 2 (1.45%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.45%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.72%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.72%) Ansible
6 1 (0.72%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (0.72%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.72%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 36 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 31 (22.46%) VMware
3 30 (21.74%) Cisco
4 23 (16.67%) Oracle
5 15 (10.87%) HP
6 12 (8.70%) Red Hat
7 10 (7.25%) Citrix
7 10 (7.25%) SolarWinds
8 8 (5.80%) McAfee
8 8 (5.80%) Sun
9 7 (5.07%) Sybase
10 4 (2.90%) Veritas
10 4 (2.90%) Lotus
10 4 (2.90%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.90%) Remedy
10 4 (2.90%) Atlassian
11 3 (2.17%) hybris
11 3 (2.17%) Civica
11 3 (2.17%) Capita
11 3 (2.17%) Orchard
City of London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £380 - £435 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hudson - London
Rate: Day Rate Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £65000 - £80000 per annum + competitive Package and Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Baker & McKenzie
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago