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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 124 167 171
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +4
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 71 51 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.24% 0.72% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 0.94% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 28 20
Average daily rate
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£390 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £363 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £371 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.78% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Average hourly rate £31.43 £23.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.72% -10.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £23.10 £25.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.66 £36.70 £26.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £16.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.92% -25.55%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4351 5412 5829
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.97% 76.12% 74.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3228 4048 4323
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £301 £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 43 95 85
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.99 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.02% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.90 £16.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £48.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
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 22 July 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 22 July 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 (36.69%) ITIL
2 48 (34.53%) Windows
3 36 (25.90%) SQL
4 35 (25.18%) Microsoft
5 33 (23.74%) SQL Server
5 33 (23.74%) VMware
6 29 (20.86%) Cisco
7 28 (20.14%) Business Continuity
8 27 (19.42%) Linux
9 25 (17.99%) Oracle
9 25 (17.99%) VMware Infrastructure
10 23 (16.55%) Active Directory
10 23 (16.55%) Finance
11 22 (15.83%) SAN
11 22 (15.83%) UNIX
12 21 (15.11%) Firewall
12 21 (15.11%) Banking
13 20 (14.39%) Migration
14 17 (12.23%) IP Telephony
14 17 (12.23%) MS Excel
15 16 (11.51%) HP
15 16 (11.51%) Service Management
16 15 (10.79%) LAN
16 15 (10.79%) WAN
16 15 (10.79%) Java
16 15 (10.79%) Security Cleared
17 14 (10.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 14 (10.07%) Capacity Planning
17 14 (10.07%) Solaris
17 14 (10.07%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (10.07%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.32%) Confluence
4 6 (4.32%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.88%) OpenStack
5 4 (2.88%) IIS
5 4 (2.88%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.88%) IBM Notes
5 4 (2.88%) Apache
6 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.44%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.44%) Documentum
8 1 (0.72%) CICS
8 1 (0.72%) SAS
8 1 (0.72%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.72%) nginx
8 1 (0.72%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 17 (12.23%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.04%) MS Office
3 2 (1.44%) MS Project
4 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Academy Housing
1 3 (2.16%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.72%) Magento
2 1 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.72%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.72%) SaaS
1 1 (0.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (15.83%) SAN
2 21 (15.11%) Firewall
3 17 (12.23%) IP Telephony
4 15 (10.79%) LAN
4 15 (10.79%) WAN
5 12 (8.63%) VPN
5 12 (8.63%) VoIP
6 10 (7.19%) MPLS
6 10 (7.19%) TCP/IP
7 9 (6.47%) Cisco IPT
8 8 (5.76%) DNS
9 6 (4.32%) SSH
9 6 (4.32%) Internet
10 5 (3.60%) Network Security
11 4 (2.88%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (2.88%) ISDN
11 4 (2.88%) DHCP
12 3 (2.16%) Wireless
12 3 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (1.44%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (23.74%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (5.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (5.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (5.04%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (3.60%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.60%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.88%) MySQL
6 4 (2.88%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.44%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.44%) IDOL
8 2 (1.44%) DB2
8 2 (1.44%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (5.04%) JIRA
2 5 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.60%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.88%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.44%) Maven
5 1 (0.72%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.72%) Toad
5 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.72%) CA Gen
General
1 23 (16.55%) Finance
2 21 (15.11%) Banking
3 8 (5.76%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.60%) Marketing
5 4 (2.88%) Law
5 4 (2.88%) Legal
5 4 (2.88%) Front Office
6 3 (2.16%) Back Office
6 3 (2.16%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.16%) Local Government
7 2 (1.44%) German Language
8 1 (0.72%) Retail
8 1 (0.72%) Electronics
8 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.72%) French Language
8 1 (0.72%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 28 (20.14%) Analyst
2 18 (12.95%) DBA
3 17 (12.23%) Administrator
4 16 (11.51%) Architect
5 12 (8.63%) SQL DBA
6 10 (7.19%) Infrastructure Architect
7 9 (6.47%) Support Analyst
7 9 (6.47%) Service Analyst
7 9 (6.47%) Network Administrator
7 9 (6.47%) Service Desk Analyst
7 9 (6.47%) Network Support
8 8 (5.76%) Cisco Administrator
8 8 (5.76%) Consultant
9 7 (5.04%) Cisco Support
10 6 (4.32%) Technical Architect
10 6 (4.32%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (4.32%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (3.60%) UNIX Administrator
11 5 (3.60%) Project Manager
12 4 (2.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.47%) XMPP
2 7 (5.04%) Middleware
3 6 (4.32%) Web Services
4 4 (2.88%) RESTful
5 3 (2.16%) .NET
5 3 (2.16%) J2EE
5 3 (2.16%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.72%) XML
6 1 (0.72%) EJB
6 1 (0.72%) JSP
6 1 (0.72%) LAMP
6 1 (0.72%) Java EE
6 1 (0.72%) WCF
6 1 (0.72%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.35%) Management Information System
2 12 (8.63%) Replication
3 11 (7.91%) Client/Server
3 11 (7.91%) Blackberry
3 11 (7.91%) Clustering
4 7 (5.04%) iPhone
5 5 (3.60%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.16%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.44%) Derivative
7 2 (1.44%) RMADS
7 2 (1.44%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.44%) NHS
7 2 (1.44%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.72%) Firmware
8 1 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.72%) PMI
8 1 (0.72%) DTV
8 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.72%) iSeries
8 1 (0.72%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 48 (34.53%) Windows
2 27 (19.42%) Linux
3 22 (15.83%) UNIX
4 14 (10.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (10.07%) Solaris
5 13 (9.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (8.63%) Windows 7
7 11 (7.91%) Windows XP
8 8 (5.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (5.04%) Android
9 7 (5.04%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (3.60%) Ubuntu
10 5 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (2.16%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (1.44%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.72%) zOS
13 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.72%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.72%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (36.69%) ITIL
2 28 (20.14%) Business Continuity
3 20 (14.39%) Migration
4 16 (11.51%) Service Management
5 14 (10.07%) Capacity Planning
6 13 (9.35%) BCP
7 12 (8.63%) Configuration Management
7 12 (8.63%) Project Management
8 10 (7.19%) Information Security
9 9 (6.47%) Change Management
9 9 (6.47%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (6.47%) DevOps
10 8 (5.76%) Incident Management
10 8 (5.76%) TOGAF
10 8 (5.76%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (5.04%) PRINCE2
11 7 (5.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (5.04%) Performance Management
11 7 (5.04%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (4.32%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (25.90%) SQL
2 15 (10.79%) Java
3 6 (4.32%) T-SQL
4 5 (3.60%) VB
5 4 (2.88%) Perl
6 3 (2.16%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.16%) Python
6 3 (2.16%) PHP
6 3 (2.16%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.44%) Ruby
7 2 (1.44%) VBA
8 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.72%) VBScript
8 1 (0.72%) C
8 1 (0.72%) C++
8 1 (0.72%) COBOL
8 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (10.79%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.35%) CCNA
2 13 (9.35%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (6.47%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (5.76%) DV Cleared
5 7 (5.04%) Degree
6 6 (4.32%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (3.60%) Sun Certification
8 3 (2.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.44%) VCAP
9 2 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.44%) VCDX
9 2 (1.44%) MCP
9 2 (1.44%) MCSE
9 2 (1.44%) CCNP
9 2 (1.44%) CCDA
9 2 (1.44%) ISEB
10 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.72%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.16%) QA
3 1 (0.72%) SLA
3 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.72%) HL7
System Software
1 25 (17.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (16.55%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.04%) XenApp
3 7 (5.04%) RHEV
4 6 (4.32%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.60%) KVM
6 4 (2.88%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.88%) vSphere
6 4 (2.88%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.16%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.44%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.72%) XenServer
9 1 (0.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.72%) Veritas File System
9 1 (0.72%) NLBS
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (6.47%) OPNET
1 9 (6.47%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (4.32%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.60%) Nagios
3 5 (3.60%) Puppet
4 4 (2.88%) WSUS
4 4 (2.88%) SCCM
4 4 (2.88%) Ganglia
5 2 (1.44%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (1.44%) BladeLogic
5 2 (1.44%) SCOM
5 2 (1.44%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (1.44%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.44%) Control-M
6 1 (0.72%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.72%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.72%) Foglight
6 1 (0.72%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 35 (25.18%) Microsoft
2 33 (23.74%) VMware
3 29 (20.86%) Cisco
4 25 (17.99%) Oracle
5 16 (11.51%) HP
6 12 (8.63%) Red Hat
7 11 (7.91%) Citrix
8 10 (7.19%) SolarWinds
9 8 (5.76%) McAfee
10 7 (5.04%) Sun
10 7 (5.04%) Sybase
11 4 (2.88%) Atlassian
11 4 (2.88%) SAP
11 4 (2.88%) Veritas
11 4 (2.88%) Lotus
11 4 (2.88%) CA
12 3 (2.16%) Hitachi
12 3 (2.16%) NetApp
12 3 (2.16%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.16%) IBM
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £545 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Baker & McKenzie
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago