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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 214 218 214
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 513 443 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.02% 0.94% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.26% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 259 211
Average daily rate
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£384 £382 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.45% +9.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £541 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 28
Average hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.70 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.50 £44.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-30.83% +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
37706 35111 32588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.60% 74.22% 72.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 25073 22066 19516
Average daily rate £425 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1051 1076 1369
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +8 213 £375 -6.25% 56
South East +4 134 £425 +14.86% 20
Yorkshire +10 43 £375 +49.70% 12
South West -12 35 £545 +39.74% 9
West Midlands +6 30 £395 +50.47% 13
North West -1 28 £325 -18.75% 16
North East - 12 £496 -
East Midlands +9 10 £260 -29.49% 10
East of England -35 7 £450 +33.33% 20
Midlands - - - -
Disaster Recovery
UK

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 365 (37.40%) Windows
2 317 (32.48%) Microsoft
3 238 (24.39%) Active Directory
4 233 (23.87%) VMware
5 228 (23.36%) SQL
6 202 (20.70%) Business Continuity
7 184 (18.85%) Finance
8 179 (18.34%) ITIL
9 163 (16.70%) SQL Server
10 151 (15.47%) Oracle
10 151 (15.47%) VMware Infrastructure
11 140 (14.34%) Linux
12 139 (14.24%) Windows Server 2008
13 133 (13.63%) Clustering
14 130 (13.32%) Migration
15 128 (13.11%) SAN
16 126 (12.91%) Windows Server 2003
17 119 (12.19%) Firewall
18 118 (12.09%) UNIX
18 118 (12.09%) MS Excel
19 109 (11.17%) Citrix
20 108 (11.07%) Service Management
21 104 (10.66%) Security Cleared
22 100 (10.25%) Cisco
22 100 (10.25%) DNS
23 97 (9.94%) WAN
24 93 (9.53%) HP
24 93 (9.53%) Analytical Skills
25 92 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
26 87 (8.91%) SharePoint

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 87 (8.91%) SharePoint
2 84 (8.61%) MS Exchange
3 60 (6.15%) Lync
4 57 (5.84%) IIS
5 54 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 52 (5.33%) BizTalk Server
7 47 (4.82%) SharePoint 2013
8 46 (4.71%) SharePoint 2010
9 39 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 38 (3.89%) Apache
11 31 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2007
12 26 (2.66%) Tomcat
12 26 (2.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 21 (2.15%) WebLogic
14 17 (1.74%) JBoss
15 16 (1.64%) Confluence
16 15 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
17 11 (1.13%) WebSphere
18 10 (1.02%) Oracle 10gAS
19 9 (0.92%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 118 (12.09%) MS Excel
2 63 (6.45%) MS Office
3 29 (2.97%) MS Visio
4 23 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.92%) MS Project
6 3 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.20%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.20%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.10%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 49 (5.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (4.51%) Oracle EBS
3 40 (4.10%) Dynamics AX
4 20 (2.05%) Oracle Applications
5 19 (1.95%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
6 6 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
6 6 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.41%) Academy Housing
8 3 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.31%) Agresso
8 3 (0.31%) Exstream
8 3 (0.31%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
8 3 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.10%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 42 (4.30%) Cloud Computing
2 21 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (2.05%) Office 365
4 11 (1.13%) SaaS
5 9 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.51%) IaaS
7 4 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.41%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.41%) PaaS
8 2 (0.20%) GitHub
9 1 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 128 (13.11%) SAN
2 119 (12.19%) Firewall
3 100 (10.25%) DNS
4 97 (9.94%) WAN
5 85 (8.71%) LAN
6 77 (7.89%) TCP/IP
7 53 (5.43%) DHCP
8 37 (3.79%) Internet
9 35 (3.59%) Network Security
10 34 (3.48%) LDAP
11 30 (3.07%) NAS
12 29 (2.97%) MPLS
13 22 (2.25%) HTTP
14 18 (1.84%) BGP
14 18 (1.84%) VPN
15 17 (1.74%) VLAN
16 16 (1.64%) OSPF
17 14 (1.43%) EIGRP
18 13 (1.33%) SMTP
18 13 (1.33%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (16.70%) SQL Server
2 57 (5.84%) Oracle Database
3 49 (5.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (2.66%) SQL Server 2012
7 25 (2.56%) Relational Database
7 25 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (2.46%) MySQL
9 23 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
10 17 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
11 16 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 15 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
13 14 (1.43%) DB2
13 14 (1.43%) DTS
13 14 (1.43%) RDBMS
14 12 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
16 9 (0.92%) OLTP
16 9 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 21 (2.15%) Visual Studio
2 19 (1.95%) Git (software)
2 19 (1.95%) Jenkins
3 18 (1.84%) JIRA
4 11 (1.13%) Subversion
5 10 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
7 8 (0.82%) Hudson
7 8 (0.82%) Maven
7 8 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.31%) Toad
8 3 (0.31%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.31%) JMeter
8 3 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.31%) Selenium
8 3 (0.31%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.20%) GitLab
9 2 (0.20%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.20%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.20%) Ant
General
1 184 (18.85%) Finance
2 66 (6.76%) Banking
3 39 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 30 (3.07%) Retail
5 28 (2.87%) Legal
6 21 (2.15%) Investment Banking
7 12 (1.23%) Front Office
8 9 (0.92%) Law
8 9 (0.92%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.82%) Retail Banking
9 8 (0.82%) Local Government
9 8 (0.82%) Publishing
9 8 (0.82%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.61%) International Banking
10 6 (0.61%) General Ledger
11 5 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.51%) Marketing
12 4 (0.41%) Automotive
13 3 (0.31%) Advertising
13 3 (0.31%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 126 (12.91%) Analyst
2 123 (12.60%) Architect
3 87 (8.91%) DBA
4 67 (6.86%) Consultant
5 58 (5.94%) Project Manager
6 55 (5.64%) Administrator
7 53 (5.43%) Infrastructure Architect
8 47 (4.82%) SQL DBA
9 41 (4.20%) Technical Architect
10 40 (4.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 29 (2.97%) Support Engineer
12 28 (2.87%) Service Manager
13 25 (2.56%) Network Engineer
14 24 (2.46%) Oracle DBA
15 23 (2.36%) Systems Administrator
16 22 (2.25%) Wintel Engineer
16 22 (2.25%) Developer
16 22 (2.25%) Support Analyst
17 21 (2.15%) SQL Server DBA
18 18 (1.84%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (7.07%) .NET
2 43 (4.41%) Web Services
3 36 (3.69%) Middleware
4 33 (3.38%) Application Packaging
5 22 (2.25%) Oracle Fusion
6 21 (2.15%) .NET Framework
7 18 (1.84%) XML
8 14 (1.43%) REST
9 13 (1.33%) JSON
10 10 (1.02%) Flash
11 9 (0.92%) LAMP
12 8 (0.82%) J2EE
13 6 (0.61%) RESTful
14 5 (0.51%) WebCenter
15 4 (0.41%) YAML
15 4 (0.41%) Java EE
16 3 (0.31%) SOAP
16 3 (0.31%) HTML
16 3 (0.31%) RabbitMQ
17 2 (0.20%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 133 (13.63%) Clustering
2 93 (9.53%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (8.30%) Replication
4 62 (6.35%) Management Information System
5 39 (4.00%) Blackberry
6 33 (3.38%) Computer Science
7 22 (2.25%) Open Source
8 19 (1.95%) HACMP
9 18 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (1.84%) Client/Server
10 16 (1.64%) Statistics
11 13 (1.33%) PKI
12 12 (1.23%) Fat Client
12 12 (1.23%) Mainframe
12 12 (1.23%) Thin Client
13 10 (1.02%) Data Integration
14 8 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
14 8 (0.82%) AS400
15 7 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
15 7 (0.72%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 365 (37.40%) Windows
2 140 (14.34%) Linux
3 139 (14.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 126 (12.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 118 (12.09%) UNIX
6 92 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 57 (5.84%) Windows 7
8 51 (5.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 38 (3.89%) Solaris
10 33 (3.38%) AIX
11 24 (2.46%) Windows 2000
12 20 (2.05%) Windows XP
13 19 (1.95%) Ubuntu
14 16 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
14 16 (1.64%) HPUX
15 13 (1.33%) Windows NT
16 11 (1.13%) Debian
16 11 (1.13%) Windows 8
17 10 (1.02%) CentOS
18 9 (0.92%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (20.70%) Business Continuity
2 179 (18.34%) ITIL
3 130 (13.32%) Migration
4 108 (11.07%) Service Management
5 87 (8.91%) Service Delivery
6 69 (7.07%) Performance Tuning
7 66 (6.76%) Project Management
8 58 (5.94%) Change Management
9 55 (5.64%) CRM
10 54 (5.53%) High Availability
11 52 (5.33%) BCP
11 52 (5.33%) Capacity Planning
12 48 (4.92%) Incident Management
12 48 (4.92%) Problem Management
13 46 (4.71%) Information Security
14 42 (4.30%) SOA
14 42 (4.30%) Risk Management
15 40 (4.10%) Stakeholder Management
16 39 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
17 38 (3.89%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 228 (23.36%) SQL
2 71 (7.27%) PowerShell
3 52 (5.33%) Java
4 47 (4.82%) Shell Script
5 43 (4.41%) T-SQL
6 38 (3.89%) Perl
7 23 (2.36%) C#
7 23 (2.36%) Python
8 22 (2.25%) Bash Shell
8 22 (2.25%) PL/SQL
9 19 (1.95%) Ruby
10 15 (1.54%) VB
11 14 (1.43%) C
12 12 (1.23%) PHP
13 10 (1.02%) VBScript
14 7 (0.72%) C++
15 5 (0.51%) VBA
15 5 (0.51%) AWK
16 4 (0.41%) sed
16 4 (0.41%) Korn
Qualifications
1 104 (10.66%) Security Cleared
2 85 (8.71%) Degree
3 79 (8.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 75 (7.68%) SC Cleared
5 56 (5.74%) MCSE
6 26 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (2.25%) ISEB
8 18 (1.84%) CCNA
9 17 (1.74%) MCITP
10 15 (1.54%) CISSP
10 15 (1.54%) MCTS
11 14 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (1.13%) MCSA
13 10 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 9 (0.92%) CCNP
14 9 (0.92%) CISA
14 9 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 7 (0.72%) PMI Certification
15 7 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 7 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (5.94%) SLA
2 37 (3.79%) QA
3 23 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.82%) COBIT
5 6 (0.61%) HL7
5 6 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.51%) BS7799
6 5 (0.51%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.41%) DICOM
8 2 (0.20%) BS25999
8 2 (0.20%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.20%) WAI
9 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.10%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 238 (24.39%) Active Directory
2 151 (15.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (8.40%) Hyper-V
4 63 (6.45%) VMware ESX
5 42 (4.30%) vSphere
6 23 (2.36%) Oracle RAC
7 21 (2.15%) Terminal Services
8 19 (1.95%) Oracle RMAN
8 19 (1.95%) XenApp
9 17 (1.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 17 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (1.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 15 (1.54%) XenDesktop
11 13 (1.33%) ISA Server
12 12 (1.23%) vCloud
13 11 (1.13%) Firmware
13 11 (1.13%) NLBS
13 11 (1.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 9 (0.92%) Xen
14 9 (0.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 49 (5.02%) NetBackup
2 39 (4.00%) Puppet
3 37 (3.79%) SCOM
4 33 (3.38%) SCCM
5 23 (2.36%) BladeLogic
5 23 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (2.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 18 (1.84%) WSUS
7 18 (1.84%) Backup Exec
8 16 (1.64%) Tivoli
9 13 (1.33%) ARCserve
9 13 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
10 12 (1.23%) ZABBIX
10 12 (1.23%) Data Guard
10 12 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
11 10 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 8 (0.82%) EMC NetWorker
12 8 (0.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 7 (0.72%) Salt
14 6 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 317 (32.48%) Microsoft
2 233 (23.87%) VMware
3 151 (15.47%) Oracle
4 109 (11.17%) Citrix
5 100 (10.25%) Cisco
6 93 (9.53%) HP
7 62 (6.35%) Red Hat
8 56 (5.74%) IBM
9 49 (5.02%) EMC
10 41 (4.20%) Veritas
11 40 (4.10%) NetApp
12 38 (3.89%) Symantec
13 31 (3.18%) Dell
14 29 (2.97%) SAP
15 23 (2.36%) CheckPoint
16 21 (2.15%) Intel
17 20 (2.05%) Sybase
18 18 (1.84%) Brocade
19 17 (1.74%) McAfee
20 16 (1.64%) 3PAR
West London
Wilson HCG
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £519.13 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £425.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Volt
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £150 - £175 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £275 - £300 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Rate: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £470.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Luton
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £430.00 - £530.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago