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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 230 222 255
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +33
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 456 466 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.87% 0.97% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.30% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 224 221
Average daily rate
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£438 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £365 £353
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +3.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 11
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -15.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.49 £9.55 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £30.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.63%
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
38820 35961 39230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.48% 74.48% 72.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 24656 22601 23180
Average daily rate £413 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1106 1012 1434
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +11 206 £450 +12.50% 61
South East -27 98 £475 +25.82% 28
East of England -26 33 £350 - 18
Yorkshire +5 28 £380 +18.75% 20
South West -12 21 £450 +20.00% 15
North West +2 20 £400 +14.94% 27
North East -18 20 £395 +24.25% 4
West Midlands -21 20 £365 -1.35% 7
East Midlands -13 8 £331 -5.42% 10
Disaster Recovery
UK

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 376 (38.80%) Windows
2 271 (27.97%) Microsoft
3 245 (25.28%) VMware
4 244 (25.18%) SQL
5 203 (20.95%) ITIL
6 200 (20.64%) Active Directory
7 192 (19.81%) Linux
8 185 (19.09%) Business Continuity
9 173 (17.85%) VMware Infrastructure
10 171 (17.65%) SQL Server
11 164 (16.92%) Finance
12 162 (16.72%) Oracle
13 147 (15.17%) UNIX
13 147 (15.17%) SAN
14 130 (13.42%) Migration
15 128 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
16 122 (12.59%) Firewall
17 119 (12.28%) Citrix
18 117 (12.07%) HP
18 117 (12.07%) Service Management
19 116 (11.97%) MS Excel
20 114 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
21 110 (11.35%) WAN
22 103 (10.63%) Security Cleared
23 100 (10.32%) Cisco
24 98 (10.11%) LAN
25 90 (9.29%) Clustering
26 87 (8.98%) DNS
27 85 (8.77%) Replication
27 85 (8.77%) Banking

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 84 (8.67%) MS Exchange
2 60 (6.19%) SharePoint
3 50 (5.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 47 (4.85%) IIS
5 44 (4.54%) Apache
6 34 (3.51%) Lync
7 29 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
8 26 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2007
9 25 (2.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 24 (2.48%) WebLogic
11 23 (2.37%) Tomcat
11 23 (2.37%) BizTalk Server
11 23 (2.37%) SharePoint 2010
12 21 (2.17%) Confluence
12 21 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
13 18 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2003
14 16 (1.65%) nginx
15 13 (1.34%) WebSphere
15 13 (1.34%) MediaWiki
16 10 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 116 (11.97%) MS Excel
2 53 (5.47%) MS Office
3 20 (2.06%) MS Visio
4 17 (1.75%) MS Project
5 7 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.10%) SPSS
6 1 (0.10%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 33 (3.41%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
4 17 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
4 17 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (1.03%) Oracle Payables
6 9 (0.93%) Oracle Receivables
6 9 (0.93%) Oracle General Ledger
7 8 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.41%) Academy Housing
9 3 (0.31%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
9 3 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.31%) Agresso
10 2 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
10 2 (0.21%) TrackWise
11 1 (0.10%) arcHouse
11 1 (0.10%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle Payroll
11 1 (0.10%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (1.75%) Office 365
3 13 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.72%) SaaS
5 4 (0.41%) IaaS
6 3 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.31%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.21%) GitHub
8 1 (0.10%) PaaS
8 1 (0.10%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 147 (15.17%) SAN
2 122 (12.59%) Firewall
3 110 (11.35%) WAN
4 98 (10.11%) LAN
5 87 (8.98%) DNS
6 79 (8.15%) TCP/IP
7 53 (5.47%) DHCP
8 49 (5.06%) VPN
9 35 (3.61%) Internet
10 34 (3.51%) Network Security
11 33 (3.41%) VoIP
12 32 (3.30%) MPLS
13 31 (3.20%) LDAP
14 29 (2.99%) NAS
15 24 (2.48%) IP Telephony
16 23 (2.37%) BGP
17 21 (2.17%) IPsec
18 20 (2.06%) OSPF
19 17 (1.75%) VLAN
20 16 (1.65%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 61 (6.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 59 (6.09%) Oracle Database
4 47 (4.85%) MySQL
5 44 (4.54%) Relational Database
6 39 (4.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 37 (3.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 29 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
8 29 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
9 28 (2.89%) SQL Server 2005
10 24 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
10 24 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (2.27%) DB2
12 21 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
13 20 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 18 (1.86%) Oracle Reports
15 14 (1.44%) RDBMS
15 14 (1.44%) SQL Server 2000
16 13 (1.34%) DTS
17 10 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 28 (2.89%) JIRA
2 25 (2.58%) Git (software)
2 25 (2.58%) Jenkins
3 21 (2.17%) Subversion
4 17 (1.75%) Hudson
5 16 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
7 9 (0.93%) Maven
7 9 (0.93%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (0.62%) Toad
8 6 (0.62%) Visual Studio
8 6 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (0.52%) JUnit
9 5 (0.52%) LoadRunner
10 4 (0.41%) JMeter
11 3 (0.31%) ClearCase
11 3 (0.31%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.31%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 164 (16.92%) Finance
2 85 (8.77%) Banking
3 47 (4.85%) Telecoms
4 26 (2.68%) Investment Banking
5 23 (2.37%) Retail
6 20 (2.06%) Front Office
7 17 (1.75%) Legal
8 15 (1.55%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.03%) Marketing
10 9 (0.93%) General Ledger
11 8 (0.83%) Publishing
11 8 (0.83%) Back Office
12 6 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.62%) Law
13 5 (0.52%) German Language
13 5 (0.52%) Local Government
13 5 (0.52%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.41%) Automotive
15 3 (0.31%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 106 (10.94%) Architect
2 99 (10.22%) Analyst
2 99 (10.22%) DBA
3 73 (7.53%) Administrator
4 66 (6.81%) Project Manager
5 56 (5.78%) Consultant
6 51 (5.26%) SQL DBA
7 49 (5.06%) Infrastructure Architect
8 38 (3.92%) Service Manager
9 36 (3.72%) Technical Architect
10 32 (3.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 30 (3.10%) SQL Server DBA
12 29 (2.99%) Support Analyst
13 28 (2.89%) Systems Administrator
14 27 (2.79%) Oracle DBA
15 24 (2.48%) Tester
16 23 (2.37%) Support Engineer
17 22 (2.27%) Developer
18 21 (2.17%) Network Engineer
19 20 (2.06%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (4.23%) Middleware
2 36 (3.72%) Web Services
3 28 (2.89%) .NET
4 18 (1.86%) LAMP
5 15 (1.55%) Application Packaging
6 11 (1.14%) XMPP
6 11 (1.14%) XML
7 10 (1.03%) EJB
8 9 (0.93%) Oracle Fusion
9 8 (0.83%) J2EE
10 7 (0.72%) JSP
11 5 (0.52%) Flash
11 5 (0.52%) Java EE
11 5 (0.52%) WebCenter
12 4 (0.41%) Swing
12 4 (0.41%) Hibernate
12 4 (0.41%) JDO
12 4 (0.41%) ISPF
12 4 (0.41%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 90 (9.29%) Clustering
2 85 (8.77%) Replication
3 68 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 57 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 38 (3.92%) Blackberry
6 23 (2.37%) Client/Server
7 19 (1.96%) Open Source
8 17 (1.75%) Computer Science
9 16 (1.65%) Statistics
10 15 (1.55%) HACMP
11 14 (1.44%) Mainframe
12 13 (1.34%) Wiki
13 11 (1.14%) Firmware
14 10 (1.03%) Thin Client
14 10 (1.03%) Fat Client
14 10 (1.03%) Mobile App
15 9 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
16 8 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
17 7 (0.72%) PMI
17 7 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 376 (38.80%) Windows
2 192 (19.81%) Linux
3 147 (15.17%) UNIX
4 128 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 114 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 77 (7.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 60 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 55 (5.68%) Solaris
9 42 (4.33%) Windows 7
10 31 (3.20%) AIX
11 21 (2.17%) Ubuntu
12 17 (1.75%) Debian
13 16 (1.65%) Windows 2000
14 15 (1.55%) Windows XP
15 14 (1.44%) Windows 2000 Server
16 12 (1.24%) CentOS
17 11 (1.14%) Windows 8
18 9 (0.93%) Windows NT
19 6 (0.62%) SUSE
20 5 (0.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (20.95%) ITIL
2 185 (19.09%) Business Continuity
3 130 (13.42%) Migration
4 117 (12.07%) Service Management
5 83 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
6 75 (7.74%) Project Management
7 69 (7.12%) Capacity Planning
8 62 (6.40%) High Availability
9 55 (5.68%) Change Management
10 54 (5.57%) Service Delivery
11 48 (4.95%) Problem Management
12 47 (4.85%) Incident Management
13 46 (4.75%) PRINCE2
13 46 (4.75%) BCP
14 41 (4.23%) Configuration Management
15 40 (4.13%) Performance Testing
16 39 (4.02%) Risk Management
16 39 (4.02%) DevOps
17 38 (3.92%) Change Control
18 36 (3.72%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 244 (25.18%) SQL
2 66 (6.81%) Java
3 53 (5.47%) PowerShell
4 46 (4.75%) Shell Script
4 46 (4.75%) Perl
5 44 (4.54%) T-SQL
6 30 (3.10%) Ruby
7 29 (2.99%) Bash Shell
8 23 (2.37%) PL/SQL
9 22 (2.27%) PHP
9 22 (2.27%) C
10 21 (2.17%) Python
10 21 (2.17%) VB
11 9 (0.93%) VBA
11 9 (0.93%) C++
12 7 (0.72%) VBScript
13 6 (0.62%) JCL
14 5 (0.52%) REXX
14 5 (0.52%) C#
15 4 (0.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 103 (10.63%) Security Cleared
2 74 (7.64%) SC Cleared
2 74 (7.64%) Degree
3 71 (7.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 42 (4.33%) MCSE
5 40 (4.13%) Cisco Certification
6 31 (3.20%) CCNA
7 25 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
8 21 (2.17%) MCSA
9 19 (1.96%) MCITP
10 17 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 17 (1.75%) ISEB
11 15 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 13 (1.34%) MCTS
12 13 (1.34%) DV Cleared
12 13 (1.34%) OCP
12 13 (1.34%) PMI Certification
12 13 (1.34%) Oracle Certification
13 12 (1.24%) CCNP
14 11 (1.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (7.64%) SLA
2 55 (5.68%) QA
3 28 (2.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.72%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.62%) BS25999
7 5 (0.52%) COBIT
7 5 (0.52%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.31%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.10%) HL7
9 1 (0.10%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.10%) COREP
9 1 (0.10%) GxP
9 1 (0.10%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.10%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.10%) Basel II
System Software
1 200 (20.64%) Active Directory
2 173 (17.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (6.40%) Hyper-V
4 61 (6.30%) VMware ESX
5 51 (5.26%) vSphere
6 40 (4.13%) Oracle RAC
7 23 (2.37%) XenApp
8 20 (2.06%) Oracle RMAN
9 16 (1.65%) Samba
10 15 (1.55%) XenServer
11 14 (1.44%) XenDesktop
11 14 (1.44%) Postfix
12 13 (1.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 12 (1.24%) Terminal Services
14 11 (1.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 11 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
15 9 (0.93%) Xen
15 9 (0.93%) GPFS
16 8 (0.83%) NLBS
16 8 (0.83%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 40 (4.13%) NetBackup
1 40 (4.13%) Puppet
2 36 (3.72%) SCOM
3 31 (3.20%) Data Guard
4 25 (2.58%) SCCM
5 24 (2.48%) HP Quality Center
5 24 (2.48%) Backup Exec
6 21 (2.17%) BladeLogic
7 19 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (1.75%) ZABBIX
9 16 (1.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 12 (1.24%) Norton AntiVirus
11 11 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 11 (1.14%) OPNET
11 11 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
12 10 (1.03%) WSUS
12 10 (1.03%) Tivoli
12 10 (1.03%) ARCserve
13 9 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 9 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 271 (27.97%) Microsoft
2 245 (25.28%) VMware
3 162 (16.72%) Oracle
4 119 (12.28%) Citrix
5 117 (12.07%) HP
6 100 (10.32%) Cisco
7 78 (8.05%) Red Hat
8 53 (5.47%) IBM
8 53 (5.47%) NetApp
9 42 (4.33%) EMC
10 36 (3.72%) Veritas
10 36 (3.72%) Symantec
11 33 (3.41%) SAP
12 24 (2.48%) JBoss
13 23 (2.37%) Sybase
13 23 (2.37%) Brocade
14 22 (2.27%) SolarWinds
15 21 (2.17%) Remedy
16 19 (1.96%) Dell
16 19 (1.96%) BMC
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