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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 220 194 242
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +48
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 487 502 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.92% 1.05% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.40% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 273 206
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £358 £370
% change year-on-year
+18.88% -3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 21
Average hourly rate £30.75 £27.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.26 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.25 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +42.85%
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
39087 35732 35760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.81% 74.62% 72.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 25636 22661 21299
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1093 1059 1320
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.30 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.08% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.99 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 31 October 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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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 -7 210 £405 +1.25% 57
South East -17 121 £500 +33.33% 29
South West -6 35 £513 +28.12% 12
Yorkshire -2 27 £350 +7.69% 21
North West -7 26 £400 +11.88% 18
West Midlands -5 23 £360 +4.34% 10
North East -17 22 £379 - 1
East of England -49 14 £345 +2.98% 10
East Midlands -15 9 £350 - 9
Midlands - - - -
Disaster Recovery
UK

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 344 (37.03%) Windows
2 271 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 221 (23.79%) SQL
4 219 (23.57%) VMware
5 213 (22.93%) Active Directory
6 182 (19.59%) Business Continuity
7 180 (19.38%) Finance
8 164 (17.65%) ITIL
9 154 (16.58%) Linux
10 150 (16.15%) VMware Infrastructure
11 147 (15.82%) SQL Server
12 138 (14.85%) Oracle
13 133 (14.32%) SAN
14 130 (13.99%) Migration
15 129 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
16 125 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
17 124 (13.35%) Firewall
18 117 (12.59%) UNIX
19 108 (11.63%) Citrix
19 108 (11.63%) Service Management
20 106 (11.41%) Security Cleared
21 105 (11.30%) MS Excel
22 103 (11.09%) Clustering
23 102 (10.98%) Cisco
24 99 (10.66%) WAN
25 98 (10.55%) HP
26 83 (8.93%) LAN
27 81 (8.72%) SharePoint
28 80 (8.61%) DNS
29 79 (8.50%) Replication

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 81 (8.72%) SharePoint
2 75 (8.07%) MS Exchange
3 51 (5.49%) Lync
4 48 (5.17%) IIS
4 48 (5.17%) BizTalk Server
5 47 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 43 (4.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 41 (4.41%) SharePoint 2010
8 37 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2010
9 34 (3.66%) Apache
10 30 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
11 27 (2.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 22 (2.37%) Tomcat
13 20 (2.15%) Confluence
14 19 (2.05%) JBoss
15 15 (1.61%) WebLogic
15 15 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
16 13 (1.40%) nginx
17 11 (1.18%) MediaWiki
18 10 (1.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 105 (11.30%) MS Excel
2 46 (4.95%) MS Office
3 19 (2.05%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.51%) MS Project
5 9 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.11%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 42 (4.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (4.09%) Dynamics AX
3 30 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
4 21 (2.26%) Oracle Applications
5 16 (1.72%) Oracle EBS R12
6 11 (1.18%) Oracle Payables
6 11 (1.18%) Oracle Receivables
6 11 (1.18%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.43%) Academy Housing
8 3 (0.32%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
9 2 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.22%) TrackWise
9 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.11%) Teamcenter
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.11%) Agresso
10 1 (0.11%) arcHouse
10 1 (0.11%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 40 (4.31%) Cloud Computing
2 15 (1.61%) Office 365
3 14 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (1.18%) SaaS
6 6 (0.65%) IaaS
7 4 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.43%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.32%) PaaS
9 2 (0.22%) GitHub
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 133 (14.32%) SAN
2 124 (13.35%) Firewall
3 99 (10.66%) WAN
4 83 (8.93%) LAN
5 80 (8.61%) DNS
6 63 (6.78%) TCP/IP
7 47 (5.06%) DHCP
8 36 (3.88%) Network Security
9 32 (3.44%) Internet
10 31 (3.34%) LDAP
10 31 (3.34%) NAS
11 28 (3.01%) MPLS
12 25 (2.69%) VPN
13 20 (2.15%) BGP
14 18 (1.94%) VoIP
15 17 (1.83%) OSPF
16 15 (1.61%) IPsec
16 15 (1.61%) EIGRP
16 15 (1.61%) IP Telephony
17 14 (1.51%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (15.82%) SQL Server
2 54 (5.81%) Oracle Database
3 46 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 33 (3.55%) MySQL
5 30 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 27 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 22 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 21 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
9 19 (2.05%) DB2
9 19 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (1.83%) Oracle Database 10g
10 17 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
10 17 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
11 14 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (1.40%) DTS
13 11 (1.18%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.97%) SAP HANA
15 8 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 24 (2.58%) Git (software)
1 24 (2.58%) JIRA
1 24 (2.58%) Jenkins
2 17 (1.83%) Subversion
3 13 (1.40%) Hudson
3 13 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
5 8 (0.86%) Visual Studio
5 8 (0.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 8 (0.86%) Maven
6 6 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (0.54%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (0.32%) Selenium
8 3 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.32%) JMeter
8 3 (0.32%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.22%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.22%) JUnit
9 2 (0.22%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.22%) IntelliJ
General
1 180 (19.38%) Finance
2 73 (7.86%) Banking
3 36 (3.88%) Telecoms
4 26 (2.80%) Retail
5 20 (2.15%) Investment Banking
6 19 (2.05%) Legal
7 15 (1.61%) Front Office
8 13 (1.40%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.18%) Publishing
9 11 (1.18%) General Ledger
10 8 (0.86%) Law
10 8 (0.86%) Retail Banking
11 7 (0.75%) Marketing
11 7 (0.75%) Local Government
11 7 (0.75%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.65%) Back Office
13 5 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.54%) International Banking
13 5 (0.54%) German Language
14 3 (0.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 117 (12.59%) Architect
2 93 (10.01%) Analyst
3 83 (8.93%) DBA
4 66 (7.10%) Consultant
5 64 (6.89%) Project Manager
6 57 (6.14%) Infrastructure Architect
7 55 (5.92%) Administrator
8 42 (4.52%) SQL DBA
9 41 (4.41%) Technical Architect
10 38 (4.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 38 (4.09%) Service Manager
11 26 (2.80%) Support Engineer
12 25 (2.69%) Systems Administrator
12 25 (2.69%) Oracle DBA
13 20 (2.15%) Support Analyst
13 20 (2.15%) DevOps Engineer
14 19 (2.05%) SQL Server DBA
15 18 (1.94%) Tester
15 18 (1.94%) Wintel Engineer
16 17 (1.83%) IT Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (5.49%) .NET
2 38 (4.09%) Web Services
3 31 (3.34%) Middleware
3 31 (3.34%) Application Packaging
4 14 (1.51%) LAMP
5 9 (0.97%) XML
6 8 (0.86%) .NET Framework
7 7 (0.75%) Flash
8 6 (0.65%) J2EE
9 5 (0.54%) WebCenter
10 4 (0.43%) XMPP
10 4 (0.43%) YAML
10 4 (0.43%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (0.43%) RESTful
11 3 (0.32%) SAP Basis
11 3 (0.32%) EJB
11 3 (0.32%) JSP
11 3 (0.32%) RabbitMQ
12 2 (0.22%) Java EE
12 2 (0.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 103 (11.09%) Clustering
2 79 (8.50%) Replication
3 73 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (6.24%) Management Information System
5 37 (3.98%) Blackberry
6 21 (2.26%) Client/Server
6 21 (2.26%) Open Source
7 17 (1.83%) Computer Science
8 15 (1.61%) HACMP
9 13 (1.40%) Thin Client
9 13 (1.40%) Fat Client
10 12 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.18%) Mobile App
11 11 (1.18%) Wiki
12 9 (0.97%) Mainframe
12 9 (0.97%) Statistics
13 8 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
13 8 (0.86%) CLARiiON
13 8 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (0.86%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 344 (37.03%) Windows
2 154 (16.58%) Linux
3 129 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 125 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 117 (12.59%) UNIX
6 79 (8.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 52 (5.60%) Windows 7
8 44 (4.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 39 (4.20%) Solaris
10 28 (3.01%) AIX
11 20 (2.15%) Ubuntu
12 15 (1.61%) Debian
12 15 (1.61%) Windows 2000
12 15 (1.61%) Windows XP
13 14 (1.51%) Windows 8
14 13 (1.40%) Windows 2000 Server
14 13 (1.40%) CentOS
15 9 (0.97%) Windows NT
16 7 (0.75%) SUSE
16 7 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (19.59%) Business Continuity
2 164 (17.65%) ITIL
3 130 (13.99%) Migration
4 108 (11.63%) Service Management
5 68 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
6 64 (6.89%) Service Delivery
7 60 (6.46%) Capacity Planning
8 56 (6.03%) Change Management
9 53 (5.71%) Project Management
10 51 (5.49%) High Availability
11 50 (5.38%) CRM
12 49 (5.27%) BCP
12 49 (5.27%) Problem Management
13 43 (4.63%) Incident Management
14 42 (4.52%) Risk Management
15 39 (4.20%) Information Security
16 38 (4.09%) PRINCE2
17 37 (3.98%) Agile Software Development
18 36 (3.88%) Business Continuity Planning
19 34 (3.66%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 221 (23.79%) SQL
2 54 (5.81%) PowerShell
3 49 (5.27%) Java
4 44 (4.74%) Shell Script
5 39 (4.20%) Perl
6 38 (4.09%) T-SQL
7 24 (2.58%) Ruby
7 24 (2.58%) Bash Shell
8 22 (2.37%) Python
9 19 (2.05%) PL/SQL
10 16 (1.72%) VB
10 16 (1.72%) PHP
10 16 (1.72%) C
11 10 (1.08%) C#
12 6 (0.65%) C++
12 6 (0.65%) VBA
12 6 (0.65%) AWK
13 5 (0.54%) sed
13 5 (0.54%) Korn
14 4 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 106 (11.41%) Security Cleared
2 73 (7.86%) SC Cleared
3 66 (7.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 60 (6.46%) Degree
5 44 (4.74%) MCSE
6 27 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
8 19 (2.05%) CCNA
9 17 (1.83%) ISEB
10 15 (1.61%) MCITP
11 14 (1.51%) MCTS
12 13 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 12 (1.29%) CISSP
14 11 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 10 (1.08%) PMI Certification
15 10 (1.08%) MCSA
16 9 (0.97%) CISA
17 7 (0.75%) CCNP
17 7 (0.75%) DV Cleared
18 6 (0.65%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (6.03%) SLA
2 52 (5.60%) QA
3 24 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.65%) COBIT
6 4 (0.43%) BS7799
6 4 (0.43%) BS25999
6 4 (0.43%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.32%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.22%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.22%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.22%) WAI
9 1 (0.11%) HL7
9 1 (0.11%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.11%) GxP
9 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 213 (22.93%) Active Directory
2 150 (16.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (7.53%) Hyper-V
4 54 (5.81%) VMware ESX
5 46 (4.95%) vSphere
6 26 (2.80%) Oracle RAC
7 19 (2.05%) XenApp
8 16 (1.72%) Oracle RMAN
9 15 (1.61%) XenDesktop
10 14 (1.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 13 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (1.40%) Terminal Services
11 13 (1.40%) Samba
12 12 (1.29%) NLBS
13 11 (1.18%) Postfix
13 11 (1.18%) ISA Server
13 11 (1.18%) vCloud
13 11 (1.18%) XenServer
14 10 (1.08%) Firmware
14 10 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 43 (4.63%) NetBackup
2 40 (4.31%) Puppet
3 37 (3.98%) SCOM
4 27 (2.91%) SCCM
5 22 (2.37%) BladeLogic
5 22 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (2.05%) Data Guard
7 17 (1.83%) ZABBIX
7 17 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
7 17 (1.83%) Backup Exec
8 16 (1.72%) WSUS
9 15 (1.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 11 (1.18%) EMC NetWorker
11 10 (1.08%) Salt
12 9 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 9 (0.97%) ARCserve
12 9 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
13 8 (0.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 8 (0.86%) MOM
13 8 (0.86%) WMI
Vendors
1 271 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 219 (23.57%) VMware
3 138 (14.85%) Oracle
4 108 (11.63%) Citrix
5 102 (10.98%) Cisco
6 98 (10.55%) HP
7 66 (7.10%) Red Hat
8 48 (5.17%) IBM
8 48 (5.17%) EMC
9 47 (5.06%) NetApp
10 34 (3.66%) Veritas
10 34 (3.66%) SAP
10 34 (3.66%) Symantec
11 22 (2.37%) CheckPoint
12 19 (2.05%) Brocade
13 17 (1.83%) Dell
13 17 (1.83%) Sybase
13 17 (1.83%) Intel
14 15 (1.61%) BMC
14 15 (1.61%) SolarWinds
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