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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 132 171 191
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +20
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 67 60 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.16% 0.81% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.07% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 38 14
Average daily rate
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£450 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £358 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £371 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.78% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 5
Average hourly rate £31.43 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.72% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £23.50 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.66 £23.50 £50.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -14.44%
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
4340 5599 5984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.05% 76.01% 75.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3227 4197 4466
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 71 87
Average hourly rate £22.60 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.42% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 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 20 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 51 (35.66%) Windows
2 45 (31.47%) ITIL
3 40 (27.97%) SQL
4 39 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 34 (23.78%) SQL Server
6 33 (23.08%) Business Continuity
7 31 (21.68%) VMware
7 31 (21.68%) Linux
8 30 (20.98%) Cisco
9 27 (18.88%) Active Directory
10 24 (16.78%) Oracle
10 24 (16.78%) Finance
10 24 (16.78%) Firewall
11 23 (16.08%) Migration
11 23 (16.08%) Banking
11 23 (16.08%) VMware Infrastructure
12 22 (15.38%) UNIX
13 21 (14.69%) SAN
14 19 (13.29%) MS Excel
15 17 (11.89%) Windows Server 2008
16 16 (11.19%) Capacity Planning
16 16 (11.19%) Service Management
16 16 (11.19%) MS Exchange
16 16 (11.19%) LAN
16 16 (11.19%) WAN
16 16 (11.19%) HP
17 15 (10.49%) Replication
17 15 (10.49%) IP Telephony
17 15 (10.49%) Windows 7
17 15 (10.49%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 16 (11.19%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (4.90%) SharePoint
5 6 (4.20%) Confluence
5 6 (4.20%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.80%) IIS
6 4 (2.80%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.10%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.10%) Apache
8 2 (1.40%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.40%) Lync
8 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.70%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.70%) Documentum
9 1 (0.70%) SAS
9 1 (0.70%) CICS
Applications
1 19 (13.29%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.59%) MS Office
3 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Academy Housing
1 3 (2.10%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
2 1 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.70%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.70%) SaaS
1 1 (0.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.78%) Firewall
2 21 (14.69%) SAN
3 16 (11.19%) LAN
3 16 (11.19%) WAN
4 15 (10.49%) IP Telephony
5 12 (8.39%) VoIP
5 12 (8.39%) VPN
5 12 (8.39%) MPLS
6 10 (6.99%) TCP/IP
6 10 (6.99%) DNS
7 9 (6.29%) Cisco IPT
8 8 (5.59%) Internet
9 6 (4.20%) SSH
10 5 (3.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (3.50%) DHCP
11 4 (2.80%) ISDN
11 4 (2.80%) Network Security
11 4 (2.80%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (2.80%) Wireless
12 3 (2.10%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (23.78%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.20%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (3.50%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.80%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (2.10%) MySQL
7 3 (2.10%) DB2
7 3 (2.10%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.40%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.40%) IDOL
8 2 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.40%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (4.20%) JIRA
1 6 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.80%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.80%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.40%) Maven
4 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.70%) Toad
4 1 (0.70%) CA Gen
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 24 (16.78%) Finance
2 23 (16.08%) Banking
3 9 (6.29%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.80%) Marketing
4 4 (2.80%) Legal
4 4 (2.80%) Front Office
5 3 (2.10%) Back Office
5 3 (2.10%) Law
5 3 (2.10%) Local Government
5 3 (2.10%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.40%) German Language
7 1 (0.70%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.70%) French Language
7 1 (0.70%) Electronics
7 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (19.58%) Analyst
2 20 (13.99%) DBA
3 17 (11.89%) Architect
3 17 (11.89%) Administrator
4 13 (9.09%) SQL DBA
5 10 (6.99%) Infrastructure Architect
6 9 (6.29%) Network Support
6 9 (6.29%) Network Administrator
6 9 (6.29%) Support Analyst
6 9 (6.29%) Consultant
7 8 (5.59%) Cisco Administrator
8 7 (4.90%) Cisco Support
9 6 (4.20%) Service Analyst
9 6 (4.20%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (4.20%) Technical Architect
9 6 (4.20%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (3.50%) SQL Server DBA
10 5 (3.50%) UNIX Administrator
10 5 (3.50%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.29%) XMPP
2 6 (4.20%) Web Services
2 6 (4.20%) Middleware
3 4 (2.80%) .NET
3 4 (2.80%) RESTful
4 3 (2.10%) J2EE
5 2 (1.40%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.70%) Java EE
6 1 (0.70%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.70%) WCF
6 1 (0.70%) EJB
6 1 (0.70%) JSP
6 1 (0.70%) LAMP
6 1 (0.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.49%) Replication
2 12 (8.39%) Client/Server
2 12 (8.39%) Management Information System
3 11 (7.69%) Clustering
4 10 (6.99%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.50%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.50%) iPhone
6 3 (2.10%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.40%) NHS
7 2 (1.40%) RMADS
7 2 (1.40%) Derivative
8 1 (0.70%) Statistics
8 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.70%) CMDB
8 1 (0.70%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.70%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.70%) PACS
8 1 (0.70%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.70%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 51 (35.66%) Windows
2 31 (21.68%) Linux
3 22 (15.38%) UNIX
4 17 (11.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (10.49%) Windows 7
6 13 (9.09%) Solaris
7 12 (8.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (8.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (6.99%) Windows XP
9 7 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (3.50%) Android
10 5 (3.50%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (2.80%) Ubuntu
12 3 (2.10%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (2.10%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.40%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.70%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.70%) zOS
14 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.70%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (31.47%) ITIL
2 33 (23.08%) Business Continuity
3 23 (16.08%) Migration
4 16 (11.19%) Service Management
4 16 (11.19%) Capacity Planning
5 12 (8.39%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (8.39%) BCP
6 11 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 11 (7.69%) Project Management
6 11 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 10 (6.99%) Change Management
8 8 (5.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (5.59%) Performance Management
9 7 (4.90%) DevOps
9 7 (4.90%) Information Security
9 7 (4.90%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (4.20%) Performance Testing
10 6 (4.20%) Problem Management
10 6 (4.20%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (27.97%) SQL
2 13 (9.09%) Java
3 7 (4.90%) T-SQL
4 5 (3.50%) Perl
5 4 (2.80%) VB
5 4 (2.80%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.80%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.10%) Python
7 2 (1.40%) VBA
8 1 (0.70%) Ruby
8 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.70%) PHP
8 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.70%) VBScript
8 1 (0.70%) C++
8 1 (0.70%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 15 (10.49%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.39%) CCNA
2 12 (8.39%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (6.29%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (5.59%) DV Cleared
5 7 (4.90%) Degree
6 6 (4.20%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (3.50%) Sun Certification
8 3 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.10%) ISEB
8 3 (2.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.40%) CCNP
9 2 (1.40%) VCDX
9 2 (1.40%) VCAP
9 2 (1.40%) CCA
9 2 (1.40%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.40%) CCDA
10 1 (0.70%) MCP
10 1 (0.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (2.80%) QA
3 3 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.70%) HL7
4 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (18.88%) Active Directory
2 23 (16.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.90%) Hyper-V
3 7 (4.90%) XenApp
4 6 (4.20%) RHEV
5 5 (3.50%) vSphere
5 5 (3.50%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.80%) KVM
6 4 (2.80%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.40%) NLBS
8 2 (1.40%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.70%) XenServer
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.70%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.70%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 9 (6.29%) OPNET
1 9 (6.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.50%) Nagios
2 5 (3.50%) SCCM
2 5 (3.50%) Puppet
3 4 (2.80%) Ganglia
3 4 (2.80%) WSUS
4 2 (1.40%) SCOM
4 2 (1.40%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.40%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (1.40%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.40%) Control-M
4 2 (1.40%) Foglight
4 2 (1.40%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.70%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.70%) Ansible
5 1 (0.70%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 39 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 31 (21.68%) VMware
3 30 (20.98%) Cisco
4 24 (16.78%) Oracle
5 16 (11.19%) HP
6 11 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 10 (6.99%) SolarWinds
8 9 (6.29%) Citrix
9 8 (5.59%) Sun
10 7 (4.90%) Sybase
11 6 (4.20%) McAfee
12 5 (3.50%) CheckPoint
13 4 (2.80%) Veritas
13 4 (2.80%) Atlassian
13 4 (2.80%) Remedy
14 3 (2.10%) hybris
14 3 (2.10%) Civica
14 3 (2.10%) Capita
14 3 (2.10%) Orchard
14 3 (2.10%) AppSense
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: €500 - €800 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £500.00 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £270.00 - £297.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago