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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 101 157 144
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -13
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 56 44 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.60% 0.79% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 0.97% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 39 43
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £310 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £580 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £30.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+39.34% +74.28%
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
2959 4515 4980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.76% 80.58% 79.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2397 3527 3669
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 41 48
Median hourly rate £19.00 £27.37 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% +16.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £13.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.26 £92.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 35 (37.63%) Windows
2 29 (31.18%) Microsoft
3 27 (29.03%) Finance
4 22 (23.66%) ITIL
5 21 (22.58%) SQL
6 20 (21.51%) Active Directory
7 17 (18.28%) SQL Server
7 17 (18.28%) VMware
7 17 (18.28%) Business Continuity
8 16 (17.20%) Linux
9 15 (16.13%) Unix
9 15 (16.13%) MS Excel
10 14 (15.05%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (13.98%) Data Centre
11 13 (13.98%) Windows Server
11 13 (13.98%) Oracle
11 13 (13.98%) Project Management
12 12 (12.90%) Replication
13 11 (11.83%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (11.83%) Asset Management
13 11 (11.83%) HP
13 11 (11.83%) Citrix
13 11 (11.83%) Security Cleared
13 11 (11.83%) Performance Tuning
14 10 (10.75%) Root Cause Analysis
14 10 (10.75%) PowerShell
14 10 (10.75%) Workflow
15 9 (9.68%) Clustering
15 9 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (9.68%) Banking

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 9 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.38%) IBM Domino
3 4 (4.30%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (3.23%) CMS
4 3 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.23%) JBoss
4 3 (3.23%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.23%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.15%) CloudStack
5 2 (2.15%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.15%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.15%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.08%) Apache
6 1 (1.08%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.08%) Confluence
6 1 (1.08%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.08%) IIS
6 1 (1.08%) MediaWiki
6 1 (1.08%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.45%) MS Office
3 3 (3.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.15%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.08%) Documaker
3 1 (1.08%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) SaaS
2 3 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.15%) Office 365
4 1 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.68%) Internet
2 8 (8.60%) DNS
3 5 (5.38%) DHCP
3 5 (5.38%) Firewall
3 5 (5.38%) SAN
3 5 (5.38%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.30%) Network Security
5 2 (2.15%) Extranet
5 2 (2.15%) LAN
6 1 (1.08%) BGP
6 1 (1.08%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.08%) IPsec
6 1 (1.08%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.08%) LDAP
6 1 (1.08%) OSPF
6 1 (1.08%) SMTP
6 1 (1.08%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.08%) VLAN
6 1 (1.08%) VPN
6 1 (1.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.28%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.15%) MySQL
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.15%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (1.08%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.08%) Big Data
7 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.08%) Impala
7 1 (1.08%) Mahout
7 1 (1.08%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.23%) Subversion
2 2 (2.15%) AdminStudio
2 2 (2.15%) InstallShield
2 2 (2.15%) MSI
2 2 (2.15%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.08%) Hudson
3 1 (1.08%) JIRA
General
1 27 (29.03%) Finance
2 9 (9.68%) Banking
3 6 (6.45%) Marketing
4 5 (5.38%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.23%) Front Office
6 2 (2.15%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.08%) Publishing
7 1 (1.08%) Retail
7 1 (1.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (19.35%) Analyst
2 11 (11.83%) Administrator
2 11 (11.83%) DBA
3 10 (10.75%) Business Analyst
4 9 (9.68%) Consultant
5 8 (8.60%) Architect
5 8 (8.60%) Project Manager
5 8 (8.60%) SQL DBA
6 7 (7.53%) Senior DBA
6 7 (7.53%) Senior SQL DBA
7 6 (6.45%) Senior SQL Server DBA
7 6 (6.45%) SQL Server DBA
8 4 (4.30%) Backup Administrator
8 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Active Directory Support
9 3 (3.23%) CLAS Architect
9 3 (3.23%) CLAS Consultant
9 3 (3.23%) Technical Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.23%) ELK Stack
1 3 (3.23%) LAMP
2 2 (2.15%) .NET
3 1 (1.08%) CSS
3 1 (1.08%) CSS3
3 1 (1.08%) HTML
3 1 (1.08%) HTML5
3 1 (1.08%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.08%) JRules
3 1 (1.08%) JSON
3 1 (1.08%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.08%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.08%) Middleware
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (1.08%) WebCenter
3 1 (1.08%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.98%) Data Centre
2 12 (12.90%) Replication
3 9 (9.68%) Clustering
4 4 (4.30%) Device Driver
4 4 (4.30%) Fat Client
4 4 (4.30%) Thin Client
5 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.15%) HP Storage
6 2 (2.15%) Video on Demand
6 2 (2.15%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.08%) Celerra
7 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.08%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.08%) EMC Centera
7 1 (1.08%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.08%) IPTV
7 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.08%) Symmetrix
7 1 (1.08%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 35 (37.63%) Windows
2 16 (17.20%) Linux
3 15 (16.13%) Unix
4 13 (13.98%) Windows Server
5 8 (8.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.30%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.15%) Solaris
8 2 (2.15%) Windows Phone
8 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.08%) AIX
9 1 (1.08%) CentOS
9 1 (1.08%) Debian
9 1 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.08%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.66%) ITIL
2 17 (18.28%) Business Continuity
3 13 (13.98%) Project Management
4 11 (11.83%) Asset Management
4 11 (11.83%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (11.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (10.75%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (10.75%) Workflow
6 9 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (9.68%) Business Analysis
6 9 (9.68%) High Availability
7 7 (7.53%) Change Control
7 7 (7.53%) Configuration Management
7 7 (7.53%) Information Security
7 7 (7.53%) Migration
8 6 (6.45%) Business Continuity Planning
8 6 (6.45%) Campaign Management
8 6 (6.45%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (6.45%) Problem Management
8 6 (6.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.58%) SQL
2 10 (10.75%) PowerShell
3 7 (7.53%) Shell Script
4 6 (6.45%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.30%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.30%) Java
5 4 (4.30%) Perl
5 4 (4.30%) Python
5 4 (4.30%) Ruby
6 3 (3.23%) PHP
7 2 (2.15%) C#
7 2 (2.15%) C++
8 1 (1.08%) C
8 1 (1.08%) Korn
8 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.08%) R
8 1 (1.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (11.83%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.60%) DV Cleared
3 4 (4.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (3.23%) CLAS
4 3 (3.23%) Degree
4 3 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.15%) MCSE
5 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.08%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.08%) CCNA
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.08%) CISSP
6 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.08%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (21.51%) Active Directory
2 14 (15.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.53%) XenApp
3 7 (7.53%) XenDesktop
4 5 (5.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (4.30%) Terminal Services
6 3 (3.23%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (2.15%) NFS
7 2 (2.15%) UAG
7 2 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.15%) vSphere
7 2 (2.15%) Xen
7 2 (2.15%) XenServer
8 1 (1.08%) Apache Flume
8 1 (1.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (1.08%) HDFS
8 1 (1.08%) iptables
8 1 (1.08%) KVM
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (8.60%) Puppet
1 8 (8.60%) SCCM
2 7 (7.53%) Tivoli
3 6 (6.45%) Backup Exec
3 6 (6.45%) SCOM
3 6 (6.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (4.30%) HP SIM
4 4 (4.30%) SCOrch
5 3 (3.23%) Ganglia
5 3 (3.23%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (3.23%) Kibana
5 3 (3.23%) logstash
6 2 (2.15%) Ansible
6 2 (2.15%) Cobbler
6 2 (2.15%) Control-M
6 2 (2.15%) IBM BigFix
6 2 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.15%) Salt
6 2 (2.15%) Terraform
6 2 (2.15%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 29 (31.18%) Microsoft
2 17 (18.28%) VMware
3 13 (13.98%) Oracle
4 11 (11.83%) Citrix
4 11 (11.83%) HP
5 9 (9.68%) Red Hat
6 8 (8.60%) IBM
6 8 (8.60%) NetApp
7 7 (7.53%) SAP
8 6 (6.45%) Lotus
8 6 (6.45%) Symantec
9 5 (5.38%) EMC
10 4 (4.30%) Bloomberg
10 4 (4.30%) Cisco
10 4 (4.30%) Reuters
10 4 (4.30%) Splunk
10 4 (4.30%) Sybase
11 3 (3.23%) Adobe
11 3 (3.23%) TIBCO
12 2 (2.15%) Sun