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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 127 131 158
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +27
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 33 33 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.01% 0.96% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.15% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 41
Median daily rate £525 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £313 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £536 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.73% -13.63%
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
2866 2873 4626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.40% 83.91% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2274 2300 3617
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £308 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 52
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.70 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.60 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 41 (56.16%) High Availability
2 40 (54.79%) Migration
3 33 (45.21%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (41.10%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (41.10%) Data Migration
4 30 (41.10%) Python
4 30 (41.10%) DevOps
4 30 (41.10%) Continuous Deployment
5 29 (39.73%) AWS CloudFormation
6 28 (38.36%) Puppet
7 23 (31.51%) PCI DSS
8 22 (30.14%) Ansible
9 21 (28.77%) Finance
10 17 (23.29%) Opscode Chef
11 15 (20.55%) Data Centre
12 14 (19.18%) Windows
12 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
13 12 (16.44%) SQL Server
13 12 (16.44%) Web Services
13 12 (16.44%) VMware
13 12 (16.44%) Business Continuity
14 11 (15.07%) SQL
14 11 (15.07%) Linux
14 11 (15.07%) Active Directory
15 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (10.96%) ITIL
15 8 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
16 7 (9.59%) PowerShell
16 7 (9.59%) Financial Institution
17 6 (8.22%) Firewall

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 5 (6.85%) IIS
2 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.11%) Apache
3 3 (4.11%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Office
2 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.37%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 33 (45.21%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (39.73%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (5.48%) Office 365
5 2 (2.74%) OneDrive
5 2 (2.74%) Yammer
6 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) DNS
1 6 (8.22%) Firewall
1 6 (8.22%) VoIP
2 4 (5.48%) SAN
3 3 (4.11%) DHCP
3 3 (4.11%) LAN
4 2 (2.74%) IP Telephony
4 2 (2.74%) SSL
4 2 (2.74%) VLAN
4 2 (2.74%) WAN
4 2 (2.74%) Wireless
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (1.37%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.37%) Extranet
5 1 (1.37%) Internet
5 1 (1.37%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.37%) Network Security
5 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.37%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.37%) Ingres
5 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.37%) MySQL
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.37%) Redis
5 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Eclipse
1 2 (2.74%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (2.74%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.37%) JIRA
2 1 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (28.77%) Finance
2 7 (9.59%) Financial Institution
3 5 (6.85%) Banking
4 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (41.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (31.51%) AWS DevOps
2 23 (31.51%) AWS Engineer
3 9 (12.33%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
4 4 (5.48%) Developer
4 4 (5.48%) Support Engineer
5 3 (4.11%) Administrator
5 3 (4.11%) Analyst
5 3 (4.11%) DBA
5 3 (4.11%) SQL DBA
6 2 (2.74%) Architect
6 2 (2.74%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (2.74%) Desktop Support
6 2 (2.74%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (2.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (2.74%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (2.74%) SQL Developer
6 2 (2.74%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (2.74%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (2.74%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.44%) Web Services
2 2 (2.74%) Middleware
3 1 (1.37%) .NET
3 1 (1.37%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.37%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.37%) J2EE
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.37%) SOAP
3 1 (1.37%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.55%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.22%) Clustering
4 4 (5.48%) Replication
5 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.37%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.37%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.37%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.37%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.37%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.37%) NHS
5 1 (1.37%) PKI
5 1 (1.37%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.37%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.18%) Windows
2 11 (15.07%) Linux
3 4 (5.48%) Unix
4 3 (4.11%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.74%) CentOS
5 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.37%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (1.37%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.37%) Solaris
6 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (56.16%) High Availability
2 40 (54.79%) Migration
3 30 (41.10%) Continuous Deployment
3 30 (41.10%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (41.10%) Data Migration
3 30 (41.10%) DevOps
4 12 (16.44%) Business Continuity
5 8 (10.96%) ITIL
6 6 (8.22%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (8.22%) Project Management
7 4 (5.48%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.48%) Service Management
8 3 (4.11%) BCP
8 3 (4.11%) Change Management
8 3 (4.11%) ETL
8 3 (4.11%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.74%) Application Packaging
9 2 (2.74%) ITIL V3
9 2 (2.74%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.74%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 30 (41.10%) Python
2 11 (15.07%) SQL
3 7 (9.59%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.11%) Java
4 3 (4.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.37%) C
5 1 (1.37%) C#
5 1 (1.37%) Perl
5 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) Degree
2 2 (2.74%) MCSE
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.37%) CCA
3 1 (1.37%) CCNA
3 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.37%) IBM Certification
3 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.37%) JNCIA
3 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (31.51%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.48%) QA
3 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (15.07%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.11%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.74%) DFS Replication
4 2 (2.74%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.37%) Docker
5 1 (1.37%) NFS
5 1 (1.37%) UAG
5 1 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.37%) vSphere
5 1 (1.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 28 (38.36%) Puppet
2 22 (30.14%) Ansible
3 17 (23.29%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.37%) Casper Suite
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.37%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.37%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.37%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.37%) IBM BigFix
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (1.37%) SCCM
5 1 (1.37%) SCOM
5 1 (1.37%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 1 (1.37%) vMotion
Vendors
1 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.44%) VMware
3 6 (8.22%) Cisco
4 4 (5.48%) IBM
5 3 (4.11%) HP
5 3 (4.11%) Oracle
6 2 (2.74%) EMC
6 2 (2.74%) NetApp
6 2 (2.74%) Pega
6 2 (2.74%) Sun
6 2 (2.74%) WorldPay
7 1 (1.37%) Apple
7 1 (1.37%) Brocade
7 1 (1.37%) Citrix
7 1 (1.37%) Cognos
7 1 (1.37%) Dell
7 1 (1.37%) Juniper
7 1 (1.37%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.37%) Reuters