The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 225 216 244
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +28
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 450 443 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.93% 0.95% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 1.30% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 212 190
Average daily rate
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£425 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £277 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £371 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.78% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 20
Average hourly rate £23.50 £19.50 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.51% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £10.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.80 £25.00 £36.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £16.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.92% -25.55%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36184 34070 37593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.46% 73.31% 71.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 22865 21114 22100
Average daily rate £405 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1063 1001 1360
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.84 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Disaster Recovery
UK

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +22 239 £445 +4.70% 59
South East -51 66 £425 +14.86% 35
Yorkshire +20 35 £345 +62.35% 8
East of England -11 31 £350 - 7
South West -20 25 £425 +25.92% 12
North West -7 15 £475 +11.76% 11
North East -17 14 £418 +23.98% 1
West Midlands -22 13 £350 +2.18% 9
East Midlands -1 5 £500 +42.85% 3
Disaster Recovery
UK

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 406 (37.87%) Windows
2 272 (25.37%) SQL
2 272 (25.37%) Microsoft
3 263 (24.53%) VMware
4 247 (23.04%) ITIL
5 238 (22.20%) Linux
6 224 (20.90%) Business Continuity
7 195 (18.19%) Oracle
8 193 (18.00%) SQL Server
9 188 (17.54%) UNIX
10 185 (17.26%) VMware Infrastructure
11 178 (16.60%) Active Directory
12 176 (16.42%) Finance
13 162 (15.11%) SAN
14 150 (13.99%) HP
15 148 (13.81%) Migration
16 122 (11.38%) Cisco
17 121 (11.29%) WAN
18 115 (10.73%) Firewall
19 114 (10.63%) Windows Server 2008
20 113 (10.54%) LAN
21 106 (9.89%) Citrix
21 106 (9.89%) Service Management
22 104 (9.70%) SLA
23 102 (9.51%) Project Management
24 100 (9.33%) MS Excel
25 98 (9.14%) Performance Tuning
26 96 (8.96%) Security Cleared
27 93 (8.68%) MS Exchange
28 91 (8.49%) Windows Server 2003

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 93 (8.68%) MS Exchange
2 60 (5.60%) SharePoint
3 52 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 43 (4.01%) Apache
5 42 (3.92%) IIS
6 35 (3.26%) Tomcat
7 33 (3.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 29 (2.71%) WebLogic
9 28 (2.61%) Lync
10 21 (1.96%) Confluence
11 20 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
12 19 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2003
13 18 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
14 15 (1.40%) nginx
15 13 (1.21%) WebSphere
15 13 (1.21%) MS Project Server
15 13 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
16 11 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
16 11 (1.03%) MediaWiki
16 11 (1.03%) CMS
Applications
1 100 (9.33%) MS Excel
2 62 (5.78%) MS Office
3 31 (2.89%) MS Project
4 26 (2.43%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.093%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 35 (3.26%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (2.24%) Oracle Applications
3 19 (1.77%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
4 10 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.84%) Oracle General Ledger
5 9 (0.84%) Oracle Receivables
6 8 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.47%) RMDS
8 3 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.28%) Academy Housing
8 3 (0.28%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (0.28%) Agresso
9 2 (0.19%) TrackWise
9 2 (0.19%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.093%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.093%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.093%) assyst
10 1 (0.093%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.59%) Office 365
2 11 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (0.75%) SaaS
6 3 (0.28%) IaaS
7 2 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.19%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.093%) IBM SmartCloud
8 1 (0.093%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 162 (15.11%) SAN
2 121 (11.29%) WAN
3 115 (10.73%) Firewall
4 113 (10.54%) LAN
5 86 (8.02%) DNS
6 64 (5.97%) TCP/IP
7 56 (5.22%) VPN
8 51 (4.76%) DHCP
9 40 (3.73%) Internet
10 39 (3.64%) VoIP
11 37 (3.45%) IP Telephony
12 34 (3.17%) Network Security
13 33 (3.08%) MPLS
14 24 (2.24%) NAS
15 22 (2.05%) LDAP
16 20 (1.87%) VLAN
16 20 (1.87%) BGP
17 17 (1.59%) OSPF
18 16 (1.49%) Wireless
19 15 (1.40%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 73 (6.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 69 (6.44%) Oracle Database
4 61 (5.69%) Relational Database
5 58 (5.41%) MySQL
6 55 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 48 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 35 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 34 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
9 34 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
10 31 (2.89%) Oracle Database 10g
11 27 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 22 (2.05%) DB2
13 21 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
14 19 (1.77%) RDBMS
15 18 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
15 18 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (1.31%) Oracle BI EE
17 13 (1.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 11 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 32 (2.99%) Jenkins
2 29 (2.71%) JIRA
3 28 (2.61%) Git (software)
4 20 (1.87%) Hudson
5 16 (1.49%) Subversion
6 15 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (1.12%) QuickTest Pro
8 11 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
9 9 (0.84%) Maven
10 8 (0.75%) LoadRunner
11 7 (0.65%) Visual Studio
12 6 (0.56%) Toad
12 6 (0.56%) ClearQuest
13 5 (0.47%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 4 (0.37%) JProfiler
14 4 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 4 (0.37%) JUnit
15 3 (0.28%) Ant
15 3 (0.28%) ClearCase
General
1 176 (16.42%) Finance
2 89 (8.30%) Banking
3 68 (6.34%) Telecoms
4 30 (2.80%) Investment Banking
5 25 (2.33%) Legal
6 21 (1.96%) Retail
7 19 (1.77%) Front Office
8 18 (1.68%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.59%) Marketing
10 11 (1.03%) Back Office
11 9 (0.84%) General Ledger
12 8 (0.75%) Law
12 8 (0.75%) Publishing
13 5 (0.47%) Automotive
14 4 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.37%) Local Government
14 4 (0.37%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.37%) German Language
15 3 (0.28%) Electronics
16 2 (0.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 127 (11.85%) DBA
2 122 (11.38%) Architect
2 122 (11.38%) Analyst
3 97 (9.05%) Administrator
4 77 (7.18%) Project Manager
5 69 (6.44%) Consultant
5 69 (6.44%) SQL DBA
6 66 (6.16%) Infrastructure Architect
7 41 (3.82%) SQL Server DBA
8 33 (3.08%) Oracle DBA
9 32 (2.99%) Support Analyst
10 31 (2.89%) Systems Administrator
11 30 (2.80%) Service Manager
12 28 (2.61%) Support Engineer
13 26 (2.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 26 (2.43%) Solutions Architect
14 25 (2.33%) Developer
14 25 (2.33%) DevOps Engineer
15 22 (2.05%) Technical Architect
15 22 (2.05%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (5.60%) Middleware
2 32 (2.99%) Web Services
3 22 (2.05%) .NET
4 20 (1.87%) Oracle Fusion
5 16 (1.49%) LAMP
6 13 (1.21%) XMPP
6 13 (1.21%) XML
7 12 (1.12%) RESTful
8 11 (1.03%) J2EE
9 10 (0.93%) EJB
10 7 (0.65%) JSP
10 7 (0.65%) HTML
11 6 (0.56%) Flash
12 5 (0.47%) SOAP
12 5 (0.47%) Java EE
12 5 (0.47%) Application Packaging
12 5 (0.47%) WebCenter
13 4 (0.37%) REST
13 4 (0.37%) Ajax
13 4 (0.37%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 91 (8.49%) Replication
2 82 (7.65%) Clustering
3 61 (5.69%) Management Information System
4 46 (4.29%) Blackberry
5 31 (2.89%) Open Source
6 27 (2.52%) Mobile App
7 19 (1.77%) Mainframe
7 19 (1.77%) Client/Server
8 17 (1.59%) Thin Client
8 17 (1.59%) Statistics
8 17 (1.59%) Fat Client
9 14 (1.31%) Wiki
10 13 (1.21%) Computer Science
10 13 (1.21%) Firmware
11 12 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
11 12 (1.12%) IVR
12 11 (1.03%) HACMP
13 10 (0.93%) NHS
13 10 (0.93%) iPhone
14 9 (0.84%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 406 (37.87%) Windows
2 238 (22.20%) Linux
3 188 (17.54%) UNIX
4 114 (10.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 91 (8.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 77 (7.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 76 (7.09%) Solaris
8 57 (5.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 50 (4.66%) Windows 7
10 36 (3.36%) AIX
11 34 (3.17%) Windows XP
12 20 (1.87%) Ubuntu
13 14 (1.31%) Debian
14 12 (1.12%) Windows 8
15 11 (1.03%) CentOS
16 10 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
17 9 (0.84%) SUSE
17 9 (0.84%) Windows 2000
17 9 (0.84%) Android
18 8 (0.75%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (23.04%) ITIL
2 224 (20.90%) Business Continuity
3 148 (13.81%) Migration
4 106 (9.89%) Service Management
5 102 (9.51%) Project Management
6 98 (9.14%) Performance Tuning
7 84 (7.84%) Capacity Planning
8 74 (6.90%) High Availability
9 71 (6.62%) Change Management
10 63 (5.88%) Service Delivery
11 58 (5.41%) BCP
12 55 (5.13%) Configuration Management
13 53 (4.94%) Load Balancing
13 53 (4.94%) Problem Management
14 51 (4.76%) Incident Management
14 51 (4.76%) DevOps
15 50 (4.66%) PRINCE2
16 45 (4.20%) Performance Testing
17 43 (4.01%) Data Protection
18 42 (3.92%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 272 (25.37%) SQL
2 85 (7.93%) Java
3 54 (5.04%) PowerShell
4 50 (4.66%) Shell Script
5 46 (4.29%) T-SQL
6 42 (3.92%) Perl
7 29 (2.71%) C
7 29 (2.71%) Bash Shell
8 28 (2.61%) PL/SQL
9 25 (2.33%) VB
10 22 (2.05%) PHP
10 22 (2.05%) Ruby
11 14 (1.31%) Python
12 11 (1.03%) VBScript
13 8 (0.75%) JavaScript
14 7 (0.65%) C#
14 7 (0.65%) C++
14 7 (0.65%) VBA
15 5 (0.47%) JCL
15 5 (0.47%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 96 (8.96%) Security Cleared
2 60 (5.60%) Degree
3 59 (5.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 58 (5.41%) SC Cleared
5 46 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
6 36 (3.36%) CCNA
7 27 (2.52%) MCSE
8 25 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
9 23 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 22 (2.05%) MCSA
11 20 (1.87%) DV Cleared
12 18 (1.68%) MCP
12 18 (1.68%) MCITP
13 16 (1.49%) CCNP
14 14 (1.31%) OCP
14 14 (1.31%) Oracle Certification
14 14 (1.31%) MCTS
15 12 (1.12%) PMI Certification
15 12 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 12 (1.12%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (9.70%) SLA
2 50 (4.66%) QA
3 31 (2.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.65%) BS25999
6 6 (0.56%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.56%) COBIT
6 6 (0.56%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.19%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.093%) HL7
8 1 (0.093%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.093%) COREP
8 1 (0.093%) GxP
8 1 (0.093%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.093%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.093%) Basel II
System Software
1 185 (17.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 178 (16.60%) Active Directory
3 58 (5.41%) VMware ESX
4 55 (5.13%) vSphere
5 52 (4.85%) Hyper-V
6 43 (4.01%) Oracle RAC
7 28 (2.61%) XenApp
8 22 (2.05%) Oracle RMAN
9 19 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
10 14 (1.31%) Samba
11 13 (1.21%) XenServer
11 13 (1.21%) Postfix
12 11 (1.03%) Xen
12 11 (1.03%) GPFS
13 10 (0.93%) XenDesktop
13 10 (0.93%) KVM
14 9 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 9 (0.84%) NFS
15 8 (0.75%) RHEV
15 8 (0.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 44 (4.10%) Puppet
2 35 (3.26%) Data Guard
3 30 (2.80%) SCOM
3 30 (2.80%) HP Quality Center
4 27 (2.52%) SCCM
5 24 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (2.05%) NetBackup
7 20 (1.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 19 (1.77%) Backup Exec
9 17 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 15 (1.40%) Tivoli
10 15 (1.40%) BladeLogic
11 14 (1.31%) ZABBIX
11 14 (1.31%) Ansible
11 14 (1.31%) Salt
12 13 (1.21%) Cisco CUCM
12 13 (1.21%) WMI
12 13 (1.21%) WSUS
12 13 (1.21%) OPNET
13 10 (0.93%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 272 (25.37%) Microsoft
2 263 (24.53%) VMware
3 195 (18.19%) Oracle
4 150 (13.99%) HP
5 122 (11.38%) Cisco
6 106 (9.89%) Citrix
7 89 (8.30%) Red Hat
8 64 (5.97%) NetApp
9 58 (5.41%) IBM
10 42 (3.92%) EMC
11 32 (2.99%) Symantec
12 30 (2.80%) Sybase
12 30 (2.80%) SAP
13 24 (2.24%) Sun
13 24 (2.24%) Veritas
14 22 (2.05%) SolarWinds
15 21 (1.96%) Avaya
15 21 (1.96%) Brocade
16 20 (1.87%) Remedy
17 19 (1.77%) Dell
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: Yesterday
London
LA International
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £65000 - £80000 per annum + competitive Package and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £400 - 600 per day + Some Travel Expenses
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £280 - £281 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Anantha
Rate: 400
Posted: 9 days ago
Middlesex
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £301 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Middlesex
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £351 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Baker & McKenzie
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Wolverhampton
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago