The first table below looks at the demand for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 1 August 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 England 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 220 215 247
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +32
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 433 441 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.88% 0.95% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.29% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 210 191
Average daily rate
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£415 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.48% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 19
Average hourly rate £23.75 £19.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.79% -15.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.77 £11.20 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.85 £25.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £18.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-22.97% -10.84%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36751 34198 37638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.46% 73.37% 71.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 23125 21216 22145
Average daily rate £408 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1079 977 1381
Average hourly rate £23.00 £31.00 £32.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% -3.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.26 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £48.84 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Disaster Recovery
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Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in England

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the England region.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in England

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Histogram in England

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the England region.

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in England

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +14 224 £425 -0.58% 57
South East -47 61 £425 +13.33% 32
Yorkshire +14 34 £363 +70.58% 5
East of England -9 31 £363 +2.11% 8
South West -19 27 £425 +41.66% 14
North West -8 15 £375 -10.44% 13
North East -16 14 £418 +23.98% 5
West Midlands -19 13 £375 +9.48% 10
East Midlands -7 6 £500 +42.85% 5
Disaster Recovery
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Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 395 (38.24%) Windows
2 263 (25.46%) Microsoft
3 256 (24.78%) SQL
4 254 (24.59%) VMware
5 238 (23.04%) ITIL
6 231 (22.36%) Linux
7 216 (20.91%) Business Continuity
8 187 (18.10%) VMware Infrastructure
9 178 (17.23%) SQL Server
10 173 (16.75%) Oracle
11 172 (16.65%) UNIX
11 172 (16.65%) Active Directory
12 169 (16.36%) Finance
13 147 (14.23%) SAN
14 139 (13.46%) Migration
15 137 (13.26%) HP
16 121 (11.71%) WAN
17 118 (11.42%) Cisco
18 113 (10.94%) LAN
18 113 (10.94%) Firewall
18 113 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
19 105 (10.16%) Service Management
19 105 (10.16%) MS Excel
20 102 (9.87%) Citrix
21 101 (9.78%) Project Management
22 96 (9.29%) SLA
22 96 (9.29%) Security Cleared
23 93 (9.00%) Performance Tuning
24 92 (8.91%) Windows Server 2003
25 89 (8.62%) Banking

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 83 (8.03%) MS Exchange
2 58 (5.61%) SharePoint
3 53 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 41 (3.97%) Apache
5 37 (3.58%) IIS
6 34 (3.29%) Tomcat
7 32 (3.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 27 (2.61%) WebLogic
9 25 (2.42%) Lync
10 22 (2.13%) Confluence
11 20 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
12 19 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2007
13 18 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2003
14 15 (1.45%) nginx
15 13 (1.26%) WebSphere
15 13 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
16 12 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
16 12 (1.16%) MediaWiki
17 11 (1.06%) CMS
18 10 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 105 (10.16%) MS Excel
2 64 (6.20%) MS Office
3 28 (2.71%) MS Project
3 28 (2.71%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.097%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 34 (3.29%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (2.32%) Oracle Applications
3 19 (1.84%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (0.97%) Oracle Payables
4 10 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.87%) Oracle General Ledger
5 9 (0.87%) Oracle Receivables
6 8 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.48%) RMDS
8 3 (0.29%) Agresso
8 3 (0.29%) Academy Housing
8 3 (0.29%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
8 3 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.19%) TrackWise
9 2 (0.19%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.097%) Global One
10 1 (0.097%) Oracle Payroll
10 1 (0.097%) BASE24
10 1 (0.097%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.65%) Office 365
2 11 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.77%) SaaS
4 7 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.29%) IaaS
6 2 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.19%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.097%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 147 (14.23%) SAN
2 121 (11.71%) WAN
3 113 (10.94%) LAN
3 113 (10.94%) Firewall
4 79 (7.65%) DNS
5 66 (6.39%) TCP/IP
6 55 (5.32%) VPN
7 51 (4.94%) DHCP
8 39 (3.78%) Internet
9 38 (3.68%) VoIP
10 37 (3.58%) IP Telephony
11 36 (3.48%) MPLS
12 34 (3.29%) Network Security
13 25 (2.42%) LDAP
13 25 (2.42%) NAS
14 23 (2.23%) BGP
15 21 (2.03%) VLAN
16 20 (1.94%) OSPF
17 17 (1.65%) IPsec
18 15 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (17.23%) SQL Server
2 70 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 65 (6.29%) Oracle Database
4 61 (5.91%) Relational Database
5 53 (5.13%) MySQL
6 49 (4.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 44 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 36 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 32 (3.10%) Oracle Database 11g
10 31 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 30 (2.90%) Oracle Database 10g
12 27 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 22 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
14 20 (1.94%) RDBMS
14 20 (1.94%) DB2
15 19 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
17 14 (1.36%) Oracle BI EE
18 13 (1.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 10 (0.97%) DTS
Development Applications
1 32 (3.10%) Jenkins
2 30 (2.90%) Git (software)
3 29 (2.81%) JIRA
4 21 (2.03%) Hudson
5 18 (1.74%) Subversion
6 14 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (1.16%) QuickTest Pro
8 11 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
9 9 (0.87%) Maven
10 7 (0.68%) LoadRunner
10 7 (0.68%) Visual Studio
11 6 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 6 (0.58%) Toad
12 5 (0.48%) JUnit
12 5 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 5 (0.48%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.39%) JProfiler
14 3 (0.29%) ClearQuest
14 3 (0.29%) Eclipse
14 3 (0.29%) ClearCase
General
1 169 (16.36%) Finance
2 89 (8.62%) Banking
3 61 (5.91%) Telecoms
4 29 (2.81%) Investment Banking
5 22 (2.13%) Legal
6 20 (1.94%) Retail
7 19 (1.84%) Front Office
8 16 (1.55%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.26%) Marketing
10 11 (1.06%) Back Office
11 9 (0.87%) Publishing
11 9 (0.87%) General Ledger
12 7 (0.68%) Law
13 5 (0.48%) Automotive
14 4 (0.39%) Local Government
14 4 (0.39%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.39%) German Language
14 4 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.29%) Electronics
15 3 (0.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 119 (11.52%) Architect
1 119 (11.52%) DBA
2 113 (10.94%) Analyst
3 86 (8.33%) Administrator
4 72 (6.97%) Project Manager
5 68 (6.58%) Consultant
6 66 (6.39%) SQL DBA
7 61 (5.91%) Infrastructure Architect
8 38 (3.68%) SQL Server DBA
9 31 (3.00%) Service Manager
9 31 (3.00%) Oracle DBA
9 31 (3.00%) Support Analyst
10 29 (2.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 27 (2.61%) Solutions Architect
12 25 (2.42%) Systems Administrator
12 25 (2.42%) Support Engineer
13 24 (2.32%) Developer
14 23 (2.23%) DevOps Engineer
15 22 (2.13%) Test Manager
15 22 (2.13%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (5.52%) Middleware
2 37 (3.58%) Web Services
3 24 (2.32%) .NET
4 17 (1.65%) LAMP
5 16 (1.55%) Oracle Fusion
6 13 (1.26%) XML
6 13 (1.26%) XMPP
7 10 (0.97%) RESTful
7 10 (0.97%) EJB
7 10 (0.97%) J2EE
8 7 (0.68%) HTML
8 7 (0.68%) Flash
8 7 (0.68%) JSP
9 6 (0.58%) SOAP
10 5 (0.48%) WebCenter
10 5 (0.48%) REST
10 5 (0.48%) Application Packaging
10 5 (0.48%) Java EE
11 4 (0.39%) Ajax
11 4 (0.39%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 85 (8.23%) Replication
2 73 (7.07%) Clustering
3 60 (5.81%) Management Information System
4 45 (4.36%) Blackberry
5 29 (2.81%) Open Source
6 23 (2.23%) Mobile App
7 20 (1.94%) Mainframe
8 18 (1.74%) Client/Server
9 17 (1.65%) Thin Client
9 17 (1.65%) Statistics
9 17 (1.65%) Fat Client
10 15 (1.45%) Firmware
10 15 (1.45%) Computer Science
11 14 (1.36%) Wiki
12 12 (1.16%) IVR
13 11 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
14 10 (0.97%) iPhone
15 9 (0.87%) NHS
15 9 (0.87%) HACMP
16 8 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 395 (38.24%) Windows
2 231 (22.36%) Linux
3 172 (16.65%) UNIX
4 113 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 92 (8.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 68 (6.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 67 (6.49%) Solaris
8 56 (5.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 50 (4.84%) Windows 7
10 33 (3.19%) AIX
11 30 (2.90%) Windows XP
12 21 (2.03%) Ubuntu
13 15 (1.45%) Debian
14 12 (1.16%) CentOS
15 11 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
16 10 (0.97%) Windows 8
17 9 (0.87%) Windows 2000
17 9 (0.87%) Android
18 8 (0.77%) Windows NT
18 8 (0.77%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (23.04%) ITIL
2 216 (20.91%) Business Continuity
3 139 (13.46%) Migration
4 105 (10.16%) Service Management
5 101 (9.78%) Project Management
6 93 (9.00%) Performance Tuning
7 87 (8.42%) Capacity Planning
8 71 (6.87%) High Availability
9 69 (6.68%) Change Management
10 60 (5.81%) Service Delivery
11 56 (5.42%) BCP
12 54 (5.23%) Configuration Management
13 51 (4.94%) Problem Management
14 50 (4.84%) Incident Management
15 47 (4.55%) Load Balancing
15 47 (4.55%) DevOps
16 46 (4.45%) PRINCE2
17 44 (4.26%) Performance Testing
18 41 (3.97%) Data Protection
19 39 (3.78%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 256 (24.78%) SQL
2 82 (7.94%) Java
3 56 (5.42%) PowerShell
4 51 (4.94%) Shell Script
5 44 (4.26%) T-SQL
6 38 (3.68%) Perl
7 30 (2.90%) Bash Shell
8 28 (2.71%) PL/SQL
9 27 (2.61%) C
10 23 (2.23%) VB
10 23 (2.23%) PHP
10 23 (2.23%) Ruby
11 15 (1.45%) Python
12 10 (0.97%) VBScript
13 8 (0.77%) JavaScript
13 8 (0.77%) C++
14 7 (0.68%) C#
14 7 (0.68%) VBA
15 5 (0.48%) JCL
15 5 (0.48%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 96 (9.29%) Security Cleared
2 61 (5.91%) Degree
3 58 (5.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 56 (5.42%) SC Cleared
5 44 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (3.10%) CCNA
7 28 (2.71%) MCSE
8 25 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
9 23 (2.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 22 (2.13%) MCSA
11 18 (1.74%) DV Cleared
12 17 (1.65%) CCNP
12 17 (1.65%) MCITP
13 14 (1.36%) MCP
14 13 (1.26%) OCP
14 13 (1.26%) Oracle Certification
14 13 (1.26%) MCTS
15 12 (1.16%) VCAP
15 12 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 11 (1.06%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (9.29%) SLA
2 50 (4.84%) QA
3 33 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (1.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.77%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.68%) BS25999
7 6 (0.58%) COBIT
7 6 (0.58%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.19%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.097%) Basel II
9 1 (0.097%) GxP
9 1 (0.097%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.097%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.097%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.097%) HL7
9 1 (0.097%) COREP
System Software
1 187 (18.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 172 (16.65%) Active Directory
3 58 (5.61%) VMware ESX
4 54 (5.23%) vSphere
5 49 (4.74%) Hyper-V
6 42 (4.07%) Oracle RAC
7 26 (2.52%) XenApp
8 20 (1.94%) Oracle RMAN
9 15 (1.45%) Samba
10 14 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
10 14 (1.36%) Postfix
10 14 (1.36%) XenServer
11 11 (1.06%) XenDesktop
11 11 (1.06%) GPFS
12 10 (0.97%) KVM
12 10 (0.97%) Xen
13 9 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 9 (0.87%) RHEV
14 6 (0.58%) NLBS
14 6 (0.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 45 (4.36%) Puppet
2 34 (3.29%) Data Guard
3 31 (3.00%) SCOM
4 26 (2.52%) SCCM
5 25 (2.42%) HP Quality Center
6 24 (2.32%) Opscode Chef
7 21 (2.03%) NetBackup
8 19 (1.84%) Backup Exec
8 19 (1.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 16 (1.55%) BladeLogic
9 16 (1.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 15 (1.45%) ZABBIX
11 14 (1.36%) Salt
11 14 (1.36%) Tivoli
12 13 (1.26%) OPNET
12 13 (1.26%) Cisco CUCM
13 12 (1.16%) Ansible
13 12 (1.16%) WMI
14 11 (1.06%) WSUS
15 10 (0.97%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 263 (25.46%) Microsoft
2 254 (24.59%) VMware
3 173 (16.75%) Oracle
4 137 (13.26%) HP
5 118 (11.42%) Cisco
6 102 (9.87%) Citrix
7 85 (8.23%) Red Hat
8 58 (5.61%) NetApp
9 54 (5.23%) IBM
10 39 (3.78%) EMC
11 33 (3.19%) Symantec
12 29 (2.81%) Sybase
13 28 (2.71%) SAP
14 24 (2.32%) Veritas
15 23 (2.23%) SolarWinds
16 21 (2.03%) Remedy
16 21 (2.03%) Brocade
17 20 (1.94%) JBoss
18 19 (1.84%) Avaya
18 19 (1.84%) Sun
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