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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 235 201 213
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +12
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 481 498 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.95% 1.04% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.36% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 317 237
Average daily rate
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£359 £420 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.48% +8.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £411 £370
% change year-on-year
-14.89% +11.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 21
Average hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £11.82 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £52.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £25.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+6.88% +52.20%
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
39339 36598 33493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.63% 76.43% 75.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 25883 23216 20586
Average daily rate £415 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1105 1023
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -45 202 £368 -15.51% 60
South East +19 105 £350 -17.64% 35
North West +2 37 £400 -5.88% 16
East of England +7 34 £343 -2.14% 11
South West 0 34 £400 -5.88% 11
Yorkshire -28 26 £300 -7.69% 19
East Midlands +6 18 £300 -40.00% 6
West Midlands -12 14 £400 +10.34% 11
North East -24 10 £288 -29.87% 2
Disaster Recovery
UK

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 341 (34.73%) Windows
2 278 (28.31%) Microsoft
3 254 (25.87%) VMware
4 236 (24.03%) SQL
5 227 (23.12%) Active Directory
6 216 (22.00%) ITIL
7 215 (21.89%) SQL Server
8 214 (21.79%) Business Continuity
9 190 (19.35%) Data Centre
10 183 (18.64%) Finance
11 179 (18.23%) VMware Infrastructure
12 162 (16.50%) Oracle
13 152 (15.48%) Migration
14 143 (14.56%) UNIX
15 142 (14.46%) SAN
15 142 (14.46%) Firewall
15 142 (14.46%) Windows Server 2008
16 140 (14.26%) Linux
17 124 (12.63%) WAN
18 116 (11.81%) LAN
18 116 (11.81%) Citrix
19 115 (11.71%) Cisco
20 110 (11.20%) Windows Server 2003
21 104 (10.59%) Security Cleared
22 103 (10.49%) Service Management
23 102 (10.39%) HP
23 102 (10.39%) MS Exchange
24 100 (10.18%) Clustering
25 99 (10.08%) Performance Tuning
26 98 (9.98%) Windows Server 2012

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (10.39%) MS Exchange
2 66 (6.72%) SharePoint
3 55 (5.60%) IIS
4 47 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 31 (3.16%) Lync
6 29 (2.95%) Apache
6 29 (2.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 25 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2007
8 20 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
9 17 (1.73%) WebSphere
9 17 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2003
10 16 (1.63%) Confluence
11 15 (1.53%) WebLogic
12 14 (1.43%) FileNet
12 14 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
13 13 (1.32%) MediaWiki
13 13 (1.32%) Oracle 10gAS
13 13 (1.32%) NetWeaver
14 12 (1.22%) Tomcat
14 12 (1.22%) nginx
Applications
1 87 (8.86%) MS Excel
2 50 (5.09%) MS Office
3 24 (2.44%) MS Visio
4 22 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.81%) MS Project
6 4 (0.41%) PaintShop Pro
7 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 24 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (1.93%) Oracle Applications
3 16 (1.63%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.20%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.10%) BASE24
7 1 (0.10%) Global One
7 1 (0.10%) assyst
7 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 31 (3.16%) Office 365
2 15 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.22%) SaaS
4 12 (1.22%) PaaS
5 8 (0.81%) IaaS
6 7 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (0.41%) Yammer
8 2 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.20%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.20%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.10%) GitHub
9 1 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.10%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 142 (14.46%) SAN
1 142 (14.46%) Firewall
2 124 (12.63%) WAN
3 116 (11.81%) LAN
4 72 (7.33%) DNS
5 52 (5.30%) TCP/IP
6 51 (5.19%) MPLS
7 50 (5.09%) VPN
8 45 (4.58%) NAS
9 43 (4.38%) VoIP
10 41 (4.18%) Network Security
11 38 (3.87%) Internet
12 37 (3.77%) VLAN
13 35 (3.56%) DHCP
14 29 (2.95%) Wireless
15 27 (2.75%) EIGRP
16 26 (2.65%) LDAP
16 26 (2.65%) BGP
17 25 (2.55%) OSPF
17 25 (2.55%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (21.89%) SQL Server
2 69 (7.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 60 (6.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 58 (5.91%) Oracle Database
5 57 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 43 (4.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 36 (3.67%) DB2
8 35 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
9 34 (3.46%) MySQL
10 33 (3.36%) Relational Database
11 28 (2.85%) Oracle Database 11g
12 27 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
13 22 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
14 19 (1.93%) SAP HANA
15 16 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 15 (1.53%) OLTP
16 15 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
17 12 (1.22%) Big Data
17 12 (1.22%) SSDT
18 10 (1.02%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 27 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (2.65%) Git (software)
3 22 (2.24%) Subversion
4 20 (2.04%) Visual Studio
4 20 (2.04%) Jenkins
5 19 (1.93%) JIRA
6 15 (1.53%) Hudson
7 12 (1.22%) LoadRunner
8 6 (0.61%) JMeter
8 6 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.51%) WinDbg
9 5 (0.51%) SoapUI
9 5 (0.51%) MSBuild
9 5 (0.51%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.31%) AdminStudio
11 3 (0.31%) Maven
11 3 (0.31%) Selenium
General
1 183 (18.64%) Finance
2 54 (5.50%) Banking
3 41 (4.18%) Telecoms
4 33 (3.36%) Retail
5 16 (1.63%) Legal
5 16 (1.63%) Manufacturing
6 15 (1.53%) Investment Banking
7 13 (1.32%) Back Office
8 12 (1.22%) Publishing
8 12 (1.22%) Billing
9 8 (0.81%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.71%) Local Government
11 6 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.61%) Law
12 5 (0.51%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.41%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.41%) Front Office
14 3 (0.31%) Automotive
14 3 (0.31%) Private Banking
14 3 (0.31%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 145 (14.77%) DBA
2 130 (13.24%) Analyst
3 114 (11.61%) Architect
4 82 (8.35%) Consultant
5 75 (7.64%) Administrator
6 74 (7.54%) SQL DBA
7 53 (5.40%) Project Manager
8 51 (5.19%) Developer
9 43 (4.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 42 (4.28%) Technical Architect
11 33 (3.36%) SQL Server DBA
12 32 (3.26%) Infrastructure Architect
12 32 (3.26%) Solutions Architect
13 27 (2.75%) Service Manager
14 26 (2.65%) 3rd Line Support
15 25 (2.55%) Infrastructure Manager
16 24 (2.44%) Author
16 24 (2.44%) Technical Author
17 23 (2.34%) Oracle DBA
18 22 (2.24%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (4.58%) .NET
2 42 (4.28%) Middleware
3 26 (2.65%) Web Services
4 22 (2.24%) XML
5 16 (1.63%) CSS
5 16 (1.63%) Oracle Fusion
6 15 (1.53%) HTML
7 8 (0.81%) SOAP
7 8 (0.81%) J2EE
7 8 (0.81%) SAP Basis
7 8 (0.81%) XMPP
7 8 (0.81%) .NET Framework
8 7 (0.71%) RESTful
9 6 (0.61%) REST
10 5 (0.51%) JSON
11 4 (0.41%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (0.41%) LAMP
11 4 (0.41%) XSD
11 4 (0.41%) Flash
11 4 (0.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 190 (19.35%) Data Centre
2 100 (10.18%) Clustering
3 85 (8.66%) Replication
4 70 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
5 59 (6.01%) Management Information System
6 35 (3.56%) Blackberry
7 25 (2.55%) NHS
8 24 (2.44%) Computer Science
9 20 (2.04%) User Experience
10 18 (1.83%) Statistics
10 18 (1.83%) EMC VNX
11 17 (1.73%) Client/Server
12 16 (1.63%) Thin Client
12 16 (1.63%) Fat Client
13 14 (1.43%) HP Storage
13 14 (1.43%) Mainframe
14 13 (1.32%) HACMP
14 13 (1.32%) Wiki
15 12 (1.22%) Celerra
15 12 (1.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 341 (34.73%) Windows
2 143 (14.56%) UNIX
3 142 (14.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 140 (14.26%) Linux
5 110 (11.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 98 (9.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 51 (5.19%) Solaris
8 40 (4.07%) AIX
8 40 (4.07%) Windows 7
9 39 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (2.14%) CentOS
11 19 (1.93%) HPUX
12 18 (1.83%) Ubuntu
13 12 (1.22%) SUSE
14 10 (1.02%) Debian
15 9 (0.92%) Windows 2000
16 8 (0.81%) Windows NT
17 7 (0.71%) Windows XP
17 7 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
17 7 (0.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (22.00%) ITIL
2 214 (21.79%) Business Continuity
3 152 (15.48%) Migration
4 103 (10.49%) Service Management
5 99 (10.08%) Performance Tuning
6 85 (8.66%) Project Management
7 81 (8.25%) Service Delivery
8 79 (8.04%) BCP
9 68 (6.92%) Capacity Planning
10 63 (6.42%) High Availability
10 63 (6.42%) Business Continuity Planning
11 61 (6.21%) Problem Management
11 61 (6.21%) Change Management
12 58 (5.91%) Agile Software Development
13 54 (5.50%) Incident Management
14 50 (5.09%) Configuration Management
15 40 (4.07%) Data Modelling
15 40 (4.07%) Change Control
16 39 (3.97%) PRINCE2
16 39 (3.97%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 236 (24.03%) SQL
2 80 (8.15%) PowerShell
3 62 (6.31%) T-SQL
4 43 (4.38%) Perl
5 41 (4.18%) Java
5 41 (4.18%) Shell Script
6 33 (3.36%) C#
7 24 (2.44%) Python
8 23 (2.34%) PL/SQL
9 19 (1.93%) VBScript
10 16 (1.63%) Bash Shell
11 15 (1.53%) Ruby
11 15 (1.53%) JavaScript
12 11 (1.12%) VB
13 9 (0.92%) PHP
14 7 (0.71%) ABAP
15 6 (0.61%) C
15 6 (0.61%) C++
16 5 (0.51%) VBA
16 5 (0.51%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 104 (10.59%) Security Cleared
2 78 (7.94%) SC Cleared
3 64 (6.52%) Degree
4 55 (5.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 34 (3.46%) MCSE
6 29 (2.95%) ITIL Certification
7 28 (2.85%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (2.14%) MCITP
9 20 (2.04%) CCNA
10 19 (1.93%) MCTS
10 19 (1.93%) DV Cleared
11 18 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 17 (1.73%) ISEB
13 12 (1.22%) CISSP
14 10 (1.02%) MCSA
14 10 (1.02%) ISTQB
15 9 (0.92%) CISM
15 9 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 8 (0.81%) Microsoft Certified Master
16 8 (0.81%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (7.43%) SLA
2 37 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (2.85%) QA
4 10 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (0.92%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.51%) COBIT
7 4 (0.41%) BS7799
8 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.10%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.10%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.10%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.10%) BS25999
System Software
1 227 (23.12%) Active Directory
2 179 (18.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (7.03%) Hyper-V
4 57 (5.80%) vSphere
5 43 (4.38%) XenApp
6 41 (4.18%) VMware ESX
7 28 (2.85%) Oracle RAC
7 28 (2.85%) VMware ESXi
8 20 (2.04%) NLBS
9 19 (1.93%) XenServer
9 19 (1.93%) XenDesktop
10 18 (1.83%) Terminal Services
11 15 (1.53%) Postfix
11 15 (1.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 14 (1.43%) Samba
12 14 (1.43%) VMware Server
12 14 (1.43%) iptables
13 10 (1.02%) Xen
14 9 (0.92%) Firmware
15 8 (0.81%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 40 (4.07%) SCCM
2 34 (3.46%) Puppet
3 25 (2.55%) WSUS
4 24 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
5 22 (2.24%) NetBackup
6 21 (2.14%) SCOM
7 18 (1.83%) Tivoli
7 18 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
9 14 (1.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 14 (1.43%) OpenView
10 13 (1.32%) ZABBIX
10 13 (1.32%) AirWatch
11 12 (1.22%) Data Guard
12 9 (0.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 8 (0.81%) Nessus
13 8 (0.81%) HP SIM
13 8 (0.81%) XenMobile
14 7 (0.71%) Salt
14 7 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 278 (28.31%) Microsoft
2 254 (25.87%) VMware
3 162 (16.50%) Oracle
4 116 (11.81%) Citrix
5 115 (11.71%) Cisco
6 102 (10.39%) HP
7 64 (6.52%) IBM
8 56 (5.70%) Red Hat
9 55 (5.60%) EMC
10 49 (4.99%) NetApp
11 43 (4.38%) CheckPoint
12 35 (3.56%) SAP
13 31 (3.16%) Dell
14 28 (2.85%) Veritas
14 28 (2.85%) 3PAR
15 26 (2.65%) Symantec
16 19 (1.93%) Brocade
17 17 (1.73%) Veeam
17 17 (1.73%) SolarWinds
18 14 (1.43%) Juniper
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £490.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £370 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Triple Seven
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Nottingham but with travel throughout Derbyshire,...
DLNRCRC
Rate: Band 3 - £22,039 - 27,373
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 21 days ago