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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 137 152 132
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -20
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 36 53 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.02% 0.96% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.17% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 31 46
Median daily rate £460 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £315 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £415
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £31.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+83.87% -11.42%
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
3038 4525 4621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.18% 81.90% 79.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2436 3573 3439
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 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 42 47
Median hourly rate £16.08 £21.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.19% -2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 34 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 30 (37.50%) Windows
3 23 (28.75%) High Availability
4 22 (27.50%) SQL Server
4 22 (27.50%) Active Directory
5 20 (25.00%) ITIL
5 20 (25.00%) Migration
6 18 (22.50%) VMware
7 17 (21.25%) Finance
8 16 (20.00%) SQL
8 16 (20.00%) Data Centre
9 15 (18.75%) Business Continuity
9 15 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
10 14 (17.50%) Python
11 13 (16.25%) MS Excel
11 13 (16.25%) Puppet
11 13 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (16.25%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (16.25%) DevOps
12 11 (13.75%) Opscode Chef
12 11 (13.75%) Performance Tuning
12 11 (13.75%) Continuous Deployment
12 11 (13.75%) Data Migration
12 11 (13.75%) Clustering
12 11 (13.75%) SharePoint
12 11 (13.75%) Linux
12 11 (13.75%) Citrix
12 11 (13.75%) DNS
12 11 (13.75%) Replication
12 11 (13.75%) Project Management

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 11 (13.75%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.25%) Skype for Business
3 4 (5.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.75%) IIS
4 3 (3.75%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.75%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.50%) Apache
5 2 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.50%) CloudStack
5 2 (2.50%) JBoss
5 2 (2.50%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.25%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.25%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.25%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 13 (16.25%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.00%) MS Office
3 5 (6.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.25%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (11.25%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (7.50%) Office 365
4 4 (5.00%) SaaS
5 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.25%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.25%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.75%) DNS
2 8 (10.00%) Internet
3 7 (8.75%) Firewall
4 6 (7.50%) DHCP
4 6 (7.50%) TCP/IP
4 6 (7.50%) VoIP
5 4 (5.00%) Extranet
5 4 (5.00%) Network Security
5 4 (5.00%) SAN
6 2 (2.50%) IP Telephony
6 2 (2.50%) LAN
6 2 (2.50%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.25%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (1.25%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (1.25%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.25%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.25%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.25%) SSL
7 1 (1.25%) VLAN
7 1 (1.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.25%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.25%) Big Data
4 1 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.25%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.25%) Impala
4 1 (1.25%) Mahout
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.25%) Redis
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.50%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (2.50%) Subversion
3 1 (1.25%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.25%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.25%) MSI
General
1 17 (21.25%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Banking
3 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.75%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.25%) Front Office
5 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (16.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (12.50%) Analyst
3 9 (11.25%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
4 8 (10.00%) Administrator
4 8 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
4 8 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) DBA
5 7 (8.75%) SQL DBA
6 6 (7.50%) Architect
6 6 (7.50%) Consultant
6 6 (7.50%) Senior DBA
6 6 (7.50%) Senior SQL DBA
6 6 (7.50%) Senior SQL Server DBA
6 6 (7.50%) SQL Server DBA
7 5 (6.25%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (2.50%) .NET
2 2 (2.50%) LAMP
3 1 (1.25%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.25%) J2EE
3 1 (1.25%) Middleware
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.25%) SOAP
3 1 (1.25%) WebCenter
3 1 (1.25%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (13.75%) Clustering
2 11 (13.75%) Replication
3 4 (5.00%) Device Driver
3 4 (5.00%) Fat Client
3 4 (5.00%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.25%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.25%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.25%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.25%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.25%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 30 (37.50%) Windows
2 11 (13.75%) Linux
3 10 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 9 (11.25%) Unix
5 5 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.00%) Windows Phone
6 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.75%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.25%) AIX
8 1 (1.25%) CentOS
8 1 (1.25%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (1.25%) Solaris
8 1 (1.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.75%) High Availability
2 20 (25.00%) ITIL
2 20 (25.00%) Migration
3 15 (18.75%) Business Continuity
4 13 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (16.25%) DevOps
5 11 (13.75%) Continuous Deployment
5 11 (13.75%) Data Migration
5 11 (13.75%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (13.75%) Project Management
6 8 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (8.75%) Workflow
8 6 (7.50%) BCP
8 6 (7.50%) Business Continuity Planning
8 6 (7.50%) Database Security
8 6 (7.50%) Problem Management
8 6 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.25%) Asset Management
9 5 (6.25%) Capacity Management
9 5 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.00%) SQL
2 14 (17.50%) Python
3 10 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 6 (7.50%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.75%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.75%) Perl
7 2 (2.50%) Ruby
8 1 (1.25%) C
8 1 (1.25%) C#
8 1 (1.25%) Java
8 1 (1.25%) PHP
8 1 (1.25%) R
8 1 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.50%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (5.00%) MCSE
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (3.75%) CLAS
4 3 (3.75%) Degree
4 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.75%) Government Security Classifications
2 3 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.25%) QA
3 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (27.50%) Active Directory
2 13 (16.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (11.25%) XenApp
4 6 (7.50%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (7.50%) XenDesktop
5 4 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (5.00%) Terminal Services
5 4 (5.00%) UAG
6 3 (3.75%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (3.75%) vSphere
7 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.50%) Xen
7 2 (2.50%) XenServer
8 1 (1.25%) Apache Flume
8 1 (1.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (1.25%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.25%) KVM
8 1 (1.25%) NFS
8 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (16.25%) Puppet
2 11 (13.75%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (11.25%) Ansible
4 8 (10.00%) Backup Exec
4 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 8 (10.00%) SCOM
5 7 (8.75%) SCCM
6 4 (5.00%) HP SIM
6 4 (5.00%) IBM BigFix
6 4 (5.00%) SCOrch
6 4 (5.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 2 (2.50%) Cobbler
7 2 (2.50%) Salt
7 2 (2.50%) Terraform
7 2 (2.50%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.25%) Control-M
8 1 (1.25%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 34 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 18 (22.50%) VMware
3 11 (13.75%) Citrix
4 8 (10.00%) Symantec
5 7 (8.75%) Cisco
6 5 (6.25%) HP
6 5 (6.25%) IBM
6 5 (6.25%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.75%) Oracle
8 2 (2.50%) Bloomberg
8 2 (2.50%) Blue Coat
8 2 (2.50%) Dell
8 2 (2.50%) EMC
8 2 (2.50%) EnterpriseDB
8 2 (2.50%) NetApp
8 2 (2.50%) Pega
8 2 (2.50%) Reuters
9 1 (1.25%) Brocade
9 1 (1.25%) Cloudera
9 1 (1.25%) MapR