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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 147 159 180
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +21
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 54 65 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.93% 0.91% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.19% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 48 21
Average daily rate
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£475 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.08% -0.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £268 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
Average hourly rate £32.03 - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.65 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.02% +2.63%
Disaster Recovery
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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
4405 5477 5968
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.94% 76.58% 75.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3304 4048 4398
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £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 72 92
Average hourly rate £21.75 £21.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.16% -28.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.20 £15.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £54.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 45 (34.62%) Windows
2 39 (30.00%) SQL
3 36 (27.69%) Microsoft
4 32 (24.62%) ITIL
5 31 (23.85%) SQL Server
6 29 (22.31%) Business Continuity
7 26 (20.00%) VMware
7 26 (20.00%) Finance
7 26 (20.00%) Linux
8 25 (19.23%) Migration
9 24 (18.46%) Banking
9 24 (18.46%) Cisco
10 23 (17.69%) Oracle
11 22 (16.92%) Active Directory
11 22 (16.92%) Firewall
12 21 (16.15%) UNIX
13 20 (15.38%) MS Excel
14 18 (13.85%) SAN
14 18 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (13.08%) HP
16 15 (11.54%) Client/Server
16 15 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
17 14 (10.77%) Windows 7
17 14 (10.77%) Replication
17 14 (10.77%) LAN
18 13 (10.00%) WAN
18 13 (10.00%) Incident Management
19 12 (9.23%) Solaris
19 12 (9.23%) Service Management
20 11 (8.46%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 10 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.62%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (3.08%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.08%) Confluence
5 3 (2.31%) IIS
5 3 (2.31%) Apache
6 2 (1.54%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.54%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.54%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.54%) Lync
7 1 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.77%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.77%) Documentum
7 1 (0.77%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.62%) MS Office
3 2 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Academy Housing
1 3 (2.31%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
2 1 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.77%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.77%) SaaS
1 1 (0.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.92%) Firewall
2 18 (13.85%) SAN
3 14 (10.77%) LAN
4 13 (10.00%) WAN
5 10 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 10 (7.69%) DNS
5 10 (7.69%) IP Telephony
6 9 (6.92%) VoIP
6 9 (6.92%) VPN
6 9 (6.92%) MPLS
7 8 (6.15%) Internet
8 7 (5.38%) Cisco IPT
9 6 (4.62%) SSH
10 5 (3.85%) Network Security
10 5 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (3.85%) DHCP
11 4 (3.08%) ISDN
11 4 (3.08%) Wireless
11 4 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (2.31%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (23.85%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (4.62%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.31%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.31%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.31%) MySQL
6 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.54%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.54%) DB2
6 2 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.54%) IDOL
6 2 (1.54%) Big Data
6 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.54%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (6.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.08%) JIRA
3 2 (1.54%) Maven
3 2 (1.54%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.54%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.77%) Toad
General
1 26 (20.00%) Finance
2 24 (18.46%) Banking
3 10 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.85%) Legal
4 5 (3.85%) Front Office
5 4 (3.08%) Marketing
6 3 (2.31%) Local Government
6 3 (2.31%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.31%) Law
7 2 (1.54%) Back Office
7 2 (1.54%) German Language
8 1 (0.77%) French Language
8 1 (0.77%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.77%) Electronics
8 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (13.85%) Analyst
2 15 (11.54%) DBA
3 14 (10.77%) Administrator
4 11 (8.46%) Architect
5 9 (6.92%) SQL DBA
5 9 (6.92%) Network Support
5 9 (6.92%) Support Analyst
6 8 (6.15%) Consultant
7 7 (5.38%) Quality Manager
7 7 (5.38%) Service Manager
7 7 (5.38%) Network Administrator
8 6 (4.62%) Cisco Administrator
8 6 (4.62%) Cisco Support
8 6 (4.62%) Applications Support
9 5 (3.85%) Technical Architect
9 5 (3.85%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.85%) UNIX Administrator
9 5 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (3.85%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.08%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.38%) XMPP
2 6 (4.62%) Web Services
3 5 (3.85%) Middleware
4 3 (2.31%) .NET
5 2 (1.54%) J2EE
5 2 (1.54%) RESTful
6 1 (0.77%) Java EE
6 1 (0.77%) WCF
6 1 (0.77%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.77%) LAMP
6 1 (0.77%) EJB
6 1 (0.77%) JSP
6 1 (0.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.54%) Client/Server
2 14 (10.77%) Replication
3 9 (6.92%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.62%) Clustering
5 5 (3.85%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.31%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.31%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.54%) NHS
7 2 (1.54%) RMADS
7 2 (1.54%) iPhone
7 2 (1.54%) Derivative
8 1 (0.77%) Statistics
8 1 (0.77%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.77%) CMDB
8 1 (0.77%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.77%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.77%) Social Media
8 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.77%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (34.62%) Windows
2 26 (20.00%) Linux
3 21 (16.15%) UNIX
4 15 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (10.77%) Windows 7
6 12 (9.23%) Solaris
7 11 (8.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (5.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (4.62%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.31%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.54%) Android
12 2 (1.54%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.77%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.77%) SmartOS
13 1 (0.77%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.62%) ITIL
2 29 (22.31%) Business Continuity
3 25 (19.23%) Migration
4 13 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 12 (9.23%) Service Management
6 10 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (6.92%) Performance Testing
7 9 (6.92%) Project Management
7 9 (6.92%) BCP
8 8 (6.15%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (5.38%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (4.62%) PRINCE2
10 6 (4.62%) Information Security
10 6 (4.62%) Problem Management
10 6 (4.62%) Integration Testing
11 5 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (3.85%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 39 (30.00%) SQL
2 9 (6.92%) Java
3 6 (4.62%) T-SQL
3 6 (4.62%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.08%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.08%) Perl
5 3 (2.31%) VB
5 3 (2.31%) Python
6 2 (1.54%) VBA
7 1 (0.77%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.77%) Ruby
7 1 (0.77%) VBScript
7 1 (0.77%) PHP
7 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.77%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (7.69%) CCNA
1 10 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (6.15%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.38%) Degree
3 7 (5.38%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.85%) Sun Certification
4 5 (3.85%) ISEB
5 4 (3.08%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.08%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (2.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.54%) CCNP
7 2 (1.54%) CCDA
7 2 (1.54%) CCA
7 2 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.54%) VCAP
7 2 (1.54%) VCDX
8 1 (0.77%) MCITP
8 1 (0.77%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (3.08%) QA
3 3 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.77%) HL7
4 1 (0.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (16.92%) Active Directory
2 18 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.62%) VMware ESX
3 6 (4.62%) RHEV
3 6 (4.62%) XenApp
4 5 (3.85%) vSphere
5 4 (3.08%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.08%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.54%) KVM
6 2 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.77%) NLBS
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.77%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.77%) XenServer
7 1 (0.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.77%) Veritas File System
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.77%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (5.38%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (5.38%) OPNET
2 5 (3.85%) SCCM
3 4 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (2.31%) Puppet
4 3 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.31%) Nagios
5 2 (1.54%) Control-M
5 2 (1.54%) Foglight
5 2 (1.54%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (1.54%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (1.54%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.54%) Ganglia
5 2 (1.54%) WSUS
5 2 (1.54%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.77%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.77%) SCOM
6 1 (0.77%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.77%) Ansible
6 1 (0.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 36 (27.69%) Microsoft
2 26 (20.00%) VMware
3 24 (18.46%) Cisco
4 23 (17.69%) Oracle
5 17 (13.08%) HP
6 10 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 10 (7.69%) Citrix
7 8 (6.15%) Sun
7 8 (6.15%) SolarWinds
8 6 (4.62%) Sybase
9 4 (3.08%) Juniper
10 3 (2.31%) Civica
10 3 (2.31%) Capita
10 3 (2.31%) Orchard
10 3 (2.31%) hybris
10 3 (2.31%) AppSense
10 3 (2.31%) SAP
10 3 (2.31%) Remedy
10 3 (2.31%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.31%) Hitachi
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