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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 226 180 204
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +24
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 465 559 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.95% 1.17% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.55% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 341 247
Average daily rate
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£400 £415 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 29 15
Average hourly rate £27.25 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.25% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.65 £52.50 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £20.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+50.61% -4.70%
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
37734 36043 31566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.70% 75.13% 74.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24299 23133 19378
Average daily rate £418 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -4.76%
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 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1110 988
Average hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -61 187 £400 -6.97% 57
South East +11 107 £350 -17.64% 44
South West +19 38 £450 +5.88% 14
East Midlands +15 32 £325 -35.00% 12
East of England +3 26 £359 +2.50% 16
North West -19 26 £475 +74.31% 17
West Midlands -23 22 £400 +13.47% 9
Yorkshire -47 19 £338 +3.84% 10
North East -16 5 £430 +52.48%
Disaster Recovery
UK

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 311 (32.70%) Windows
2 258 (27.13%) Microsoft
3 251 (26.39%) VMware
4 216 (22.71%) SQL
5 207 (21.77%) Business Continuity
6 204 (21.45%) Active Directory
7 200 (21.03%) ITIL
8 188 (19.77%) SQL Server
9 180 (18.93%) Finance
10 174 (18.30%) VMware Infrastructure
11 172 (18.09%) Oracle
12 142 (14.93%) Migration
13 140 (14.72%) Linux
14 136 (14.30%) UNIX
15 123 (12.93%) SAN
16 117 (12.30%) Windows Server 2008
17 115 (12.09%) WAN
17 115 (12.09%) Firewall
18 112 (11.78%) Citrix
19 105 (11.04%) LAN
20 96 (10.09%) Windows Server 2003
20 96 (10.09%) Security Cleared
21 95 (9.99%) Service Delivery
22 93 (9.78%) MS Exchange
23 92 (9.67%) HP
24 91 (9.57%) Service Management
25 88 (9.25%) Clustering
26 87 (9.15%) MS Excel
26 87 (9.15%) Cisco
27 84 (8.83%) Project Management

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 93 (9.78%) MS Exchange
2 59 (6.20%) SharePoint
3 56 (5.89%) IIS
4 44 (4.63%) Apache
5 42 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 30 (3.15%) Lync
7 24 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2007
7 24 (2.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 19 (2.00%) nginx
9 18 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
9 18 (1.89%) WebSphere
9 18 (1.89%) Tomcat
10 17 (1.79%) WebLogic
11 16 (1.68%) Confluence
11 16 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
12 15 (1.58%) MediaWiki
13 14 (1.47%) Oracle 10gAS
13 14 (1.47%) FileNet
14 13 (1.37%) NetWeaver
14 13 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 87 (9.15%) MS Excel
2 53 (5.57%) MS Office
3 32 (3.36%) MS Visio
4 30 (3.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.42%) PaintShop Pro
6 3 (0.32%) MS Project
7 2 (0.21%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.21%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 39 (4.10%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (2.10%) Oracle Applications
3 18 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.32%) Exstream
7 3 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.21%) Agresso
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.11%) BASE24
9 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.11%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.11%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.15%) Office 365
2 17 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.26%) SaaS
4 12 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (1.16%) PaaS
6 10 (1.05%) IaaS
7 7 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (0.42%) Mimecast
8 4 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.32%) Yammer
10 2 (0.21%) Rackspace Cloud
10 2 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 123 (12.93%) SAN
2 115 (12.09%) WAN
2 115 (12.09%) Firewall
3 105 (11.04%) LAN
4 75 (7.89%) DNS
5 44 (4.63%) MPLS
5 44 (4.63%) Network Security
6 43 (4.52%) TCP/IP
6 43 (4.52%) VPN
7 40 (4.21%) NAS
8 36 (3.79%) Internet
9 34 (3.58%) VoIP
10 33 (3.47%) LDAP
10 33 (3.47%) VLAN
11 32 (3.36%) DHCP
12 31 (3.26%) EIGRP
13 28 (2.94%) OSPF
13 28 (2.94%) BGP
14 26 (2.73%) Wireless
15 23 (2.42%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (19.77%) SQL Server
2 62 (6.52%) Oracle Database
3 60 (6.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 50 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 46 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 35 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
6 35 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 30 (3.15%) DB2
7 30 (3.15%) MySQL
8 29 (3.05%) Relational Database
9 25 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
10 24 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
11 20 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
11 20 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
12 19 (2.00%) SAP HANA
13 15 (1.58%) OLTP
14 14 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 12 (1.26%) NoSQL
15 12 (1.26%) RDBMS
16 11 (1.16%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 28 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 27 (2.84%) Visual Studio
3 22 (2.31%) Hudson
4 21 (2.21%) Jenkins
5 19 (2.00%) JIRA
6 18 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (1.89%) Subversion
7 8 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (0.74%) Mercurial
9 6 (0.63%) LoadRunner
10 5 (0.53%) JMeter
11 4 (0.42%) SoapUI
11 4 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.42%) Toad
12 3 (0.32%) AdminStudio
12 3 (0.32%) QuickTest Pro
12 3 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (0.32%) Maven
13 2 (0.21%) Gerrit
13 2 (0.21%) Artifactory
General
1 180 (18.93%) Finance
2 50 (5.26%) Banking
3 32 (3.36%) Telecoms
4 29 (3.05%) Retail
5 17 (1.79%) Legal
5 17 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 14 (1.47%) Investment Banking
7 13 (1.37%) Back Office
8 12 (1.26%) Billing
9 11 (1.16%) Publishing
10 8 (0.84%) Local Government
10 8 (0.84%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.84%) Law
11 6 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.53%) Automotive
13 4 (0.42%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.42%) Marketing
13 4 (0.42%) Front Office
14 3 (0.32%) Advertising
14 3 (0.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 136 (14.30%) DBA
2 130 (13.67%) Analyst
3 118 (12.41%) Architect
4 81 (8.52%) Consultant
5 68 (7.15%) Administrator
6 66 (6.94%) SQL DBA
7 48 (5.05%) Project Manager
8 43 (4.52%) Technical Architect
9 40 (4.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 38 (4.00%) Developer
11 33 (3.47%) Solutions Architect
12 32 (3.36%) Infrastructure Architect
12 32 (3.36%) Technical Author
12 32 (3.36%) Author
13 31 (3.26%) SQL Server DBA
14 26 (2.73%) Oracle DBA
14 26 (2.73%) Service Manager
15 24 (2.52%) Business Analyst
16 23 (2.42%) Systems Administrator
16 23 (2.42%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (5.36%) .NET
2 44 (4.63%) Middleware
3 35 (3.68%) Web Services
3 35 (3.68%) XML
4 27 (2.84%) Oracle Fusion
5 18 (1.89%) .NET Framework
6 17 (1.79%) JSON
6 17 (1.79%) REST
7 14 (1.47%) HTML
7 14 (1.47%) CSS
8 9 (0.95%) Ruby on Rails
9 8 (0.84%) J2EE
9 8 (0.84%) SAP Basis
10 7 (0.74%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 7 (0.74%) Flash
10 7 (0.74%) Play Framework
11 6 (0.63%) SOAP
11 6 (0.63%) LAMP
12 5 (0.53%) XMPP
12 5 (0.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 88 (9.25%) Clustering
2 81 (8.52%) Replication
3 63 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (5.47%) Management Information System
5 32 (3.36%) Computer Science
6 25 (2.63%) Blackberry
7 23 (2.42%) NHS
8 20 (2.10%) Client/Server
9 19 (2.00%) User Experience
10 18 (1.89%) Statistics
11 15 (1.58%) Wiki
12 14 (1.47%) Fat Client
12 14 (1.47%) Thin Client
13 12 (1.26%) PKI
13 12 (1.26%) Celerra
13 12 (1.26%) HACMP
14 11 (1.16%) Mainframe
15 10 (1.05%) Open Source
15 10 (1.05%) Public Cloud
16 9 (0.95%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 311 (32.70%) Windows
2 140 (14.72%) Linux
3 136 (14.30%) UNIX
4 117 (12.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 96 (10.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 81 (8.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 55 (5.78%) Solaris
8 51 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 39 (4.10%) AIX
10 30 (3.15%) Windows 7
11 24 (2.52%) HPUX
12 18 (1.89%) CentOS
13 15 (1.58%) Ubuntu
14 12 (1.26%) Debian
14 12 (1.26%) SUSE
15 10 (1.05%) Windows XP
16 9 (0.95%) Windows 2000
17 8 (0.84%) Windows NT
18 7 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
19 4 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (21.77%) Business Continuity
2 200 (21.03%) ITIL
3 142 (14.93%) Migration
4 95 (9.99%) Service Delivery
5 91 (9.57%) Service Management
6 84 (8.83%) Project Management
7 83 (8.73%) Performance Tuning
8 73 (7.68%) BCP
9 69 (7.26%) High Availability
10 63 (6.62%) Capacity Planning
11 58 (6.10%) Business Continuity Planning
12 53 (5.57%) Change Management
13 52 (5.47%) Data Modelling
13 52 (5.47%) Incident Management
14 48 (5.05%) Configuration Management
15 47 (4.94%) Problem Management
16 46 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
17 40 (4.21%) UML
17 40 (4.21%) DevOps
18 37 (3.89%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 216 (22.71%) SQL
2 69 (7.26%) PowerShell
3 53 (5.57%) Java
4 48 (5.05%) T-SQL
5 43 (4.52%) Shell Script
6 38 (4.00%) C#
7 37 (3.89%) Perl
8 27 (2.84%) PL/SQL
9 26 (2.73%) Bash Shell
10 22 (2.31%) Ruby
11 19 (2.00%) Python
12 18 (1.89%) VBScript
13 12 (1.26%) JavaScript
14 9 (0.95%) PHP
14 9 (0.95%) VB
15 7 (0.74%) ABAP
15 7 (0.74%) Groovy
16 5 (0.53%) C
17 4 (0.42%) Korn
17 4 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 96 (10.09%) Security Cleared
2 75 (7.89%) SC Cleared
3 70 (7.36%) Degree
4 55 (5.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (3.05%) MCSE
7 27 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
8 26 (2.73%) MCITP
9 24 (2.52%) CCNA
10 23 (2.42%) MCTS
11 20 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 16 (1.68%) DV Cleared
12 16 (1.68%) ISEB
13 10 (1.05%) MCP
14 9 (0.95%) CISSP
14 9 (0.95%) ISTQB
15 8 (0.84%) CCNP
15 8 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 7 (0.74%) Microsoft Certified Master
17 6 (0.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (7.68%) SLA
2 35 (3.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (2.31%) QA
4 10 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.74%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.53%) COBIT
7 3 (0.32%) BS7799
7 3 (0.32%) HL7
8 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.21%) DICOM
9 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.11%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.11%) BS25999
System Software
1 204 (21.45%) Active Directory
2 174 (18.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (5.78%) vSphere
4 54 (5.68%) Hyper-V
5 41 (4.31%) XenApp
6 40 (4.21%) VMware ESX
7 28 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
8 22 (2.31%) XenServer
9 20 (2.10%) Terminal Services
10 18 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
10 18 (1.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 16 (1.68%) Samba
11 16 (1.68%) iptables
12 15 (1.58%) Postfix
13 14 (1.47%) XenDesktop
13 14 (1.47%) VMware Server
14 12 (1.26%) NLBS
15 8 (0.84%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 8 (0.84%) Xen
16 7 (0.74%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 42 (4.42%) Puppet
2 26 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (2.73%) Oracle RMAN
3 25 (2.63%) NetBackup
4 24 (2.52%) SCCM
5 22 (2.31%) Tivoli
6 19 (2.00%) SCOM
7 16 (1.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 15 (1.58%) ZABBIX
9 13 (1.37%) AirWatch
9 13 (1.37%) WSUS
10 12 (1.26%) Data Guard
11 11 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
12 10 (1.05%) OpenView
13 9 (0.95%) Salt
14 8 (0.84%) HP SIM
14 8 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
14 8 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
15 7 (0.74%) XenMobile
15 7 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 258 (27.13%) Microsoft
2 251 (26.39%) VMware
3 172 (18.09%) Oracle
4 112 (11.78%) Citrix
5 92 (9.67%) HP
6 87 (9.15%) Cisco
7 66 (6.94%) Red Hat
8 65 (6.83%) IBM
9 51 (5.36%) EMC
10 47 (4.94%) NetApp
11 37 (3.89%) SAP
12 30 (3.15%) CheckPoint
13 28 (2.94%) Dell
14 26 (2.73%) 3PAR
15 24 (2.52%) Symantec
16 22 (2.31%) Veritas
17 16 (1.68%) Brocade
17 16 (1.68%) McAfee
18 15 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
19 13 (1.37%) SolarWinds
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £351 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Resourcing People Ltd.
Rate: From £33,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Thames Tideway Tunnel
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Heat Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Brighton
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago