The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 208 189 210
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +21
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 493 500 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.04% 1.09% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.45% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 274 198
Average daily rate
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£425 £415 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.53% +10.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £580 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 19
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £35.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -42.14%
Disaster Recovery
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36276 34482 29909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.17% 75.38% 73.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23210 21106 18166
Average daily rate £425 £408 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 964 1079 1107
Average hourly rate £28.19 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.33 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 -22 187 £428 +0.58% 54
South East -40 104 £450 +12.50% 38
Yorkshire +21 53 £340 +21.42% 20
North West -6 43 £325 -43.72% 24
South West -19 35 £450 +15.75% 15
West Midlands -10 26 £363 -2.68% 3
East of England +2 21 £450 +18.81% 16
East Midlands +13 19 £325 -7.14% 18
North East 0 4 £492 +51.44% 1
Disaster Recovery
UK

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 377 (37.33%) Windows
2 338 (33.47%) Microsoft
3 258 (25.54%) VMware
4 254 (25.15%) SQL
5 241 (23.86%) Active Directory
6 204 (20.20%) SQL Server
7 201 (19.90%) ITIL
8 199 (19.70%) Finance
9 193 (19.11%) Business Continuity
10 172 (17.03%) VMware Infrastructure
11 165 (16.34%) Oracle
12 155 (15.35%) Migration
13 152 (15.05%) Linux
14 143 (14.16%) Clustering
15 140 (13.86%) Windows Server 2008
16 133 (13.17%) UNIX
17 129 (12.77%) Firewall
18 126 (12.48%) Security Cleared
19 119 (11.78%) SAN
20 115 (11.39%) MS Excel
21 112 (11.09%) Windows Server 2003
22 110 (10.89%) Service Delivery
23 108 (10.69%) Citrix
24 105 (10.40%) Windows Server 2012
25 102 (10.10%) SharePoint
26 98 (9.70%) SC Cleared
27 97 (9.60%) Replication
28 96 (9.50%) WAN
29 95 (9.41%) Cisco
30 90 (8.91%) Degree

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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
1 102 (10.10%) SharePoint
2 87 (8.61%) MS Exchange
3 61 (6.04%) IIS
4 58 (5.74%) Lync
4 58 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 54 (5.35%) SharePoint 2013
6 51 (5.05%) Apache
7 47 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
8 45 (4.46%) SharePoint 2010
9 44 (4.36%) Exchange Server 2010
10 34 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2007
11 26 (2.57%) Tomcat
12 25 (2.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 25 (2.48%) Confluence
13 22 (2.18%) nginx
14 20 (1.98%) WebLogic
15 17 (1.68%) NetWeaver
15 17 (1.68%) MediaWiki
16 13 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
17 12 (1.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 115 (11.39%) MS Excel
2 63 (6.24%) MS Office
3 33 (3.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 31 (3.07%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.30%) MS Project
5 3 (0.30%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.20%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 48 (4.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 47 (4.65%) Oracle EBS
3 41 (4.06%) Dynamics AX
4 21 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
5 18 (1.78%) Oracle EBS R12
6 7 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
6 7 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
6 7 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.30%) Exstream
9 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.20%) Agresso
9 2 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.099%) thinkFolio
10 1 (0.099%) BASE24
10 1 (0.099%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.099%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 50 (4.95%) Cloud Computing
2 28 (2.77%) Office 365
3 21 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (1.68%) SaaS
5 9 (0.89%) PaaS
5 9 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (0.69%) IaaS
6 7 (0.69%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.099%) Yammer
7 1 (0.099%) GitHub
7 1 (0.099%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.099%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.099%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.099%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 129 (12.77%) Firewall
2 119 (11.78%) SAN
3 96 (9.50%) WAN
4 88 (8.71%) DNS
5 85 (8.42%) LAN
6 57 (5.64%) TCP/IP
7 42 (4.16%) NAS
8 41 (4.06%) DHCP
9 40 (3.96%) Network Security
10 39 (3.86%) LDAP
11 38 (3.76%) Internet
12 34 (3.37%) MPLS
13 30 (2.97%) VPN
13 30 (2.97%) EIGRP
14 28 (2.77%) OSPF
14 28 (2.77%) BGP
15 24 (2.38%) HTTP
16 23 (2.28%) VLAN
17 21 (2.08%) IPsec
18 16 (1.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (20.20%) SQL Server
2 58 (5.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 57 (5.64%) Oracle Database
4 40 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 37 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 32 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
7 27 (2.67%) Relational Database
8 26 (2.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 26 (2.57%) PostgreSQL
9 25 (2.48%) MySQL
10 22 (2.18%) SAP HANA
11 20 (1.98%) DB2
12 19 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
13 18 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
13 18 (1.78%) NoSQL
14 17 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
15 15 (1.49%) OLTP
16 13 (1.29%) RDBMS
16 13 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 10 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 35 (3.47%) Git (software)
2 32 (3.17%) Visual Studio
3 28 (2.77%) Jenkins
4 27 (2.67%) JIRA
5 25 (2.48%) Hudson
6 20 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (1.88%) Subversion
8 11 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
9 7 (0.69%) Mercurial
10 6 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.40%) Maven
12 3 (0.30%) AdminStudio
12 3 (0.30%) Toad
13 2 (0.20%) QuickTest Pro
13 2 (0.20%) LoadRunner
13 2 (0.20%) Selenium
13 2 (0.20%) GitLab
13 2 (0.20%) Cucumber
14 1 (0.099%) Ant
14 1 (0.099%) WinDbg
General
1 199 (19.70%) Finance
2 68 (6.73%) Banking
3 37 (3.66%) Telecoms
4 29 (2.87%) Legal
5 25 (2.48%) Retail
6 22 (2.18%) Investment Banking
7 14 (1.39%) Financial Institution
8 12 (1.19%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.19%) Law
8 12 (1.19%) Publishing
9 8 (0.79%) Back Office
10 7 (0.69%) General Ledger
10 7 (0.69%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.59%) International Banking
11 6 (0.59%) Billing
11 6 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.50%) Local Government
13 4 (0.40%) Advertising
13 4 (0.40%) Front Office
13 4 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 146 (14.46%) Architect
2 142 (14.06%) Analyst
3 119 (11.78%) DBA
4 76 (7.52%) Consultant
5 65 (6.44%) Administrator
6 63 (6.24%) SQL DBA
7 57 (5.64%) Technical Architect
8 45 (4.46%) Infrastructure Architect
9 40 (3.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 38 (3.76%) Project Manager
11 36 (3.56%) Developer
12 35 (3.47%) Author
12 35 (3.47%) Technical Author
13 29 (2.87%) DevOps Engineer
14 25 (2.48%) Solutions Architect
14 25 (2.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 25 (2.48%) Wintel Engineer
15 23 (2.28%) Support Engineer
15 23 (2.28%) Systems Administrator
15 23 (2.28%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (8.71%) .NET
2 44 (4.36%) Middleware
3 37 (3.66%) Web Services
4 36 (3.56%) XML
5 32 (3.17%) Application Packaging
5 32 (3.17%) Oracle Fusion
6 27 (2.67%) .NET Framework
7 21 (2.08%) JSON
7 21 (2.08%) REST
8 13 (1.29%) HTML
8 13 (1.29%) CSS
9 11 (1.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 9 (0.89%) LAMP
11 8 (0.79%) J2EE
11 8 (0.79%) Flash
11 8 (0.79%) RESTful
12 7 (0.69%) Play Framework
12 7 (0.69%) SAP Basis
12 7 (0.69%) Ruby on Rails
13 4 (0.40%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 143 (14.16%) Clustering
2 97 (9.60%) Replication
3 89 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (4.75%) Management Information System
5 37 (3.66%) Computer Science
6 31 (3.07%) Blackberry
7 22 (2.18%) Open Source
8 20 (1.98%) Statistics
9 18 (1.78%) NHS
10 17 (1.68%) Wiki
10 17 (1.68%) User Experience
11 16 (1.58%) Data Integration
12 14 (1.39%) Client/Server
13 13 (1.29%) PKI
13 13 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
14 12 (1.19%) Mainframe
14 12 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
14 12 (1.19%) HACMP
14 12 (1.19%) CLARiiON
15 11 (1.09%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 377 (37.33%) Windows
2 152 (15.05%) Linux
3 140 (13.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 133 (13.17%) UNIX
5 112 (11.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 105 (10.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 47 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 46 (4.55%) Solaris
9 44 (4.36%) Windows 7
10 33 (3.27%) AIX
11 25 (2.48%) HPUX
11 25 (2.48%) Ubuntu
12 24 (2.38%) Windows 2000
13 20 (1.98%) CentOS
14 17 (1.68%) Windows XP
14 17 (1.68%) Debian
15 16 (1.58%) Windows NT
16 14 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
17 8 (0.79%) SUSE
18 7 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (19.90%) ITIL
2 193 (19.11%) Business Continuity
3 155 (15.35%) Migration
4 110 (10.89%) Service Delivery
5 89 (8.81%) Service Management
6 85 (8.42%) Performance Tuning
7 79 (7.82%) High Availability
8 67 (6.63%) Capacity Planning
9 63 (6.24%) Project Management
9 63 (6.24%) Data Modelling
10 62 (6.14%) BCP
11 57 (5.64%) Change Management
12 56 (5.54%) CRM
13 52 (5.15%) Incident Management
14 51 (5.05%) Configuration Management
15 50 (4.95%) Agile Software Development
16 47 (4.65%) Enterprise Architecture
16 47 (4.65%) Release Management
16 47 (4.65%) Business Continuity Planning
17 44 (4.36%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 254 (25.15%) SQL
2 74 (7.33%) PowerShell
3 64 (6.34%) Java
4 51 (5.05%) T-SQL
5 46 (4.55%) C#
6 44 (4.36%) Perl
7 41 (4.06%) Shell Script
8 34 (3.37%) Bash Shell
9 25 (2.48%) PL/SQL
10 24 (2.38%) Ruby
11 22 (2.18%) Python
12 15 (1.49%) VBScript
13 12 (1.19%) JavaScript
14 11 (1.09%) C
14 11 (1.09%) PHP
15 7 (0.69%) Groovy
16 6 (0.59%) ABAP
17 5 (0.50%) VB
17 5 (0.50%) AWK
18 4 (0.40%) sed
Qualifications
1 126 (12.48%) Security Cleared
2 98 (9.70%) SC Cleared
3 90 (8.91%) Degree
4 70 (6.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 45 (4.46%) MCSE
6 27 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (2.38%) CCNA
8 22 (2.18%) VCP4
9 21 (2.08%) MCITP
10 20 (1.98%) MCTS
11 17 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
12 14 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 12 (1.19%) DV Cleared
14 10 (0.99%) ISEB
14 10 (0.99%) MCP
15 9 (0.89%) CISSP
16 8 (0.79%) MCSA
17 6 (0.59%) CCNP
17 6 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 6 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (7.92%) SLA
2 26 (2.57%) QA
3 18 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.69%) COBIT
5 6 (0.59%) BS7799
6 5 (0.50%) HL7
7 4 (0.40%) DICOM
8 3 (0.30%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.20%) WAI
9 2 (0.20%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.099%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 241 (23.86%) Active Directory
2 172 (17.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (8.51%) Hyper-V
4 46 (4.55%) VMware ESX
5 43 (4.26%) vSphere
6 40 (3.96%) XenApp
7 28 (2.77%) Oracle RAC
8 27 (2.67%) Terminal Services
9 24 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
9 24 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
10 21 (2.08%) XenServer
11 18 (1.78%) Samba
12 17 (1.68%) XenDesktop
12 17 (1.68%) Postfix
13 14 (1.39%) Firmware
14 13 (1.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 12 (1.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 9 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 9 (0.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 9 (0.89%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 50 (4.95%) Puppet
2 41 (4.06%) NetBackup
3 33 (3.27%) SCOM
4 30 (2.97%) SCCM
5 25 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (2.18%) ZABBIX
7 20 (1.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 14 (1.39%) Backup Exec
8 14 (1.39%) WSUS
9 13 (1.29%) EMC NetWorker
9 13 (1.29%) Data Guard
10 12 (1.19%) ARCserve
10 12 (1.19%) Tivoli
11 10 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
11 10 (0.99%) Salt
12 7 (0.69%) XenMobile
12 7 (0.69%) Vagrant
12 7 (0.69%) SCVMM
12 7 (0.69%) BladeLogic
13 6 (0.59%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 338 (33.47%) Microsoft
2 258 (25.54%) VMware
3 165 (16.34%) Oracle
4 108 (10.69%) Citrix
5 95 (9.41%) Cisco
6 89 (8.81%) HP
7 69 (6.83%) Red Hat
8 62 (6.14%) EMC
9 57 (5.64%) IBM
10 48 (4.75%) NetApp
11 39 (3.86%) SAP
12 33 (3.27%) Symantec
13 31 (3.07%) Veritas
14 29 (2.87%) Dell
15 23 (2.28%) McAfee
16 21 (2.08%) Brocade
17 20 (1.98%) CheckPoint
18 19 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
18 19 (1.88%) 3PAR
19 17 (1.68%) Intel
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Stanmore, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Nakama
Rate: From £450 to £475 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, United Kingdom
Leeds City College
Rate: Commencing at £18,764 with progression to £20,485 pa
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £500 to £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chesterfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £16.00 - £22.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Rate: Day Rate Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £240 - £280 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Cancer Research UK
Rate: £38000 - £43000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 11 days ago
North West England
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Leicester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago