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 27 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 232 226 217
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 501 454 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.97% 0.92% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.20% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 291 212
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £414 £371
% change year-on-year
-15.40% +11.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 21
Average hourly rate £22.75 £23.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.19% +20.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £10.88 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £34.80 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £14.25 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+45.61% -14.92%
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
40203 37761 34933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.79% 76.46% 75.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 26653 23843 21631
Average daily rate £420 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -0.60%
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 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1061 1097 1040
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 27 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 27 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 27 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 -16 216 £400 -10.11% 53
South East +29 114 £345 -18.82% 26
South West +10 36 £425 - 8
North West 0 35 £399 -16.05% 12
East of England -2 31 £325 -7.14% 12
Yorkshire -31 30 £325 -5.79% 18
West Midlands +3 17 £400 +14.28% 12
East Midlands +5 12 £350 -30.00% 6
North East -31 8 £275 -34.27% 1
Disaster Recovery
UK

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 342 (35.92%) Windows
2 263 (27.63%) Microsoft
3 247 (25.95%) VMware
4 232 (24.37%) Active Directory
5 229 (24.05%) SQL
6 216 (22.69%) Business Continuity
7 214 (22.48%) SQL Server
8 199 (20.90%) ITIL
9 184 (19.33%) Data Centre
10 174 (18.28%) Finance
11 173 (18.17%) VMware Infrastructure
12 154 (16.18%) Oracle
13 152 (15.97%) SAN
14 147 (15.44%) Windows Server 2008
15 145 (15.23%) UNIX
16 140 (14.71%) Migration
17 135 (14.18%) Linux
18 134 (14.08%) Firewall
19 132 (13.87%) Cisco
20 118 (12.39%) WAN
21 115 (12.08%) Windows Server 2003
22 113 (11.87%) Citrix
23 110 (11.55%) LAN
24 109 (11.45%) Performance Tuning
25 106 (11.13%) Windows Server 2012
26 104 (10.92%) HP
26 104 (10.92%) MS Exchange
27 102 (10.71%) Clustering
28 99 (10.40%) Service Management
28 99 (10.40%) Security Cleared

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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
1 104 (10.92%) MS Exchange
2 64 (6.72%) IIS
3 53 (5.57%) SharePoint
4 46 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 33 (3.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 32 (3.36%) Lync
7 24 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2007
8 23 (2.42%) Apache
9 19 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 18 (1.89%) WebLogic
11 14 (1.47%) Tomcat
11 14 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
12 13 (1.37%) Oracle 10gAS
12 13 (1.37%) NetWeaver
13 11 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
13 11 (1.16%) WebSphere
14 10 (1.05%) Confluence
15 9 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
16 8 (0.84%) Documentum
17 7 (0.74%) JBoss
Applications
1 76 (7.98%) MS Excel
2 49 (5.15%) MS Office
3 21 (2.21%) MS Visio
4 17 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.05%) MS Project
6 4 (0.42%) PaintShop Pro
7 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 19 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
1 19 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
2 16 (1.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.21%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.11%) assyst
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.11%) BASE24
6 1 (0.11%) Global One
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.31%) Office 365
2 16 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.84%) PaaS
5 7 (0.74%) SaaS
5 7 (0.74%) IaaS
6 5 (0.53%) GitHub
7 4 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.42%) Yammer
8 3 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.21%) Rackspace Cloud
9 2 (0.21%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.11%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 152 (15.97%) SAN
2 134 (14.08%) Firewall
3 118 (12.39%) WAN
4 110 (11.55%) LAN
5 70 (7.35%) DNS
6 59 (6.20%) TCP/IP
7 54 (5.67%) MPLS
8 49 (5.15%) NAS
9 46 (4.83%) Internet
10 45 (4.73%) VPN
11 43 (4.52%) VoIP
12 39 (4.10%) DHCP
12 39 (4.10%) VLAN
13 37 (3.89%) Network Security
14 30 (3.15%) Wireless
15 25 (2.63%) DSL
16 24 (2.52%) Cisco ASA
17 23 (2.42%) BIG-IP
17 23 (2.42%) EIGRP
18 22 (2.31%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (22.48%) SQL Server
2 68 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 64 (6.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 57 (5.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 55 (5.78%) Oracle Database
6 43 (4.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 38 (3.99%) Relational Database
8 33 (3.47%) MySQL
8 33 (3.47%) DB2
9 32 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
10 26 (2.73%) SQL Server 2005
10 26 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
11 20 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 19 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
13 16 (1.68%) OLTP
14 14 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
14 14 (1.47%) Big Data
15 13 (1.37%) SAP HANA
15 13 (1.37%) DB2 UDB
16 10 (1.05%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 20 (2.10%) Git (software)
2 19 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (2.00%) Jenkins
3 17 (1.79%) LoadRunner
3 17 (1.79%) Subversion
4 13 (1.37%) JIRA
5 10 (1.05%) JMeter
6 8 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (0.74%) Hudson
7 7 (0.74%) SoapUI
7 7 (0.74%) Maven
7 7 (0.74%) Visual Studio
8 6 (0.63%) MSBuild
8 6 (0.63%) TeamCity
8 6 (0.63%) WinDbg
9 5 (0.53%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.53%) IntelliJ
10 4 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.42%) Selenium
General
1 174 (18.28%) Finance
2 52 (5.46%) Banking
3 42 (4.41%) Telecoms
4 40 (4.20%) Retail
5 19 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 18 (1.89%) Legal
7 15 (1.58%) Billing
8 14 (1.47%) Investment Banking
9 8 (0.84%) Law
9 8 (0.84%) Publishing
10 7 (0.74%) Back Office
10 7 (0.74%) Local Government
10 7 (0.74%) Spanish Language
11 5 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.42%) Front Office
12 4 (0.42%) Automotive
12 4 (0.42%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.32%) Marketing
14 2 (0.21%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.21%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 144 (15.13%) DBA
2 131 (13.76%) Analyst
3 106 (11.13%) Architect
4 78 (8.19%) Consultant
5 72 (7.56%) SQL DBA
6 66 (6.93%) Administrator
7 56 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 39 (4.10%) Developer
9 38 (3.99%) Technical Architect
10 37 (3.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 32 (3.36%) SQL Server DBA
12 29 (3.05%) Infrastructure Architect
13 28 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
14 26 (2.73%) Solutions Architect
14 26 (2.73%) Service Manager
15 23 (2.42%) Test Analyst
16 21 (2.21%) Support Engineer
16 21 (2.21%) Oracle DBA
16 21 (2.21%) Operations Analyst
16 21 (2.21%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (4.20%) Middleware
2 39 (4.10%) .NET
3 18 (1.89%) Web Services
4 15 (1.58%) XML
5 13 (1.37%) Oracle Fusion
6 11 (1.16%) J2EE
7 10 (1.05%) CSS
8 9 (0.95%) HTML
9 8 (0.84%) SOAP
9 8 (0.84%) SAP Basis
9 8 (0.84%) RESTful
10 7 (0.74%) XMPP
11 4 (0.42%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.42%) LAMP
11 4 (0.42%) WCF
11 4 (0.42%) 802.1X
12 3 (0.32%) WebCenter
12 3 (0.32%) Oracle ADF
12 3 (0.32%) XSD
12 3 (0.32%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 184 (19.33%) Data Centre
2 102 (10.71%) Clustering
3 78 (8.19%) Replication
4 73 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
5 57 (5.99%) Management Information System
6 41 (4.31%) Blackberry
7 23 (2.42%) Computer Science
8 19 (2.00%) Fat Client
8 19 (2.00%) Thin Client
8 19 (2.00%) Statistics
9 18 (1.89%) EMC VNX
10 17 (1.79%) Client/Server
11 14 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
12 13 (1.37%) NHS
12 13 (1.37%) HACMP
12 13 (1.37%) Public Cloud
12 13 (1.37%) Mobile App
13 12 (1.26%) Celerra
13 12 (1.26%) Mainframe
14 11 (1.16%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 342 (35.92%) Windows
2 147 (15.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 145 (15.23%) UNIX
4 135 (14.18%) Linux
5 115 (12.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 106 (11.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 48 (5.04%) Solaris
8 44 (4.62%) Windows 7
9 41 (4.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 30 (3.15%) AIX
11 17 (1.79%) HPUX
12 16 (1.68%) Ubuntu
12 16 (1.68%) CentOS
13 15 (1.58%) SUSE
14 9 (0.95%) Windows 8
15 7 (0.74%) Debian
15 7 (0.74%) Windows 2000
15 7 (0.74%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.63%) Windows NT
16 6 (0.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (22.69%) Business Continuity
2 199 (20.90%) ITIL
3 140 (14.71%) Migration
4 109 (11.45%) Performance Tuning
5 99 (10.40%) Service Management
6 87 (9.14%) Project Management
7 77 (8.09%) BCP
8 69 (7.25%) Service Delivery
9 64 (6.72%) High Availability
9 64 (6.72%) Business Continuity Planning
10 63 (6.62%) Problem Management
11 60 (6.30%) Agile Software Development
12 57 (5.99%) Capacity Planning
13 54 (5.67%) Change Management
14 53 (5.57%) Configuration Management
15 49 (5.15%) Incident Management
16 47 (4.94%) Load Balancing
17 44 (4.62%) PRINCE2
18 40 (4.20%) Information Security
19 38 (3.99%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 229 (24.05%) SQL
2 90 (9.45%) PowerShell
3 62 (6.51%) T-SQL
4 42 (4.41%) Perl
5 41 (4.31%) Shell Script
6 26 (2.73%) Java
7 25 (2.63%) Python
8 24 (2.52%) C#
9 22 (2.31%) PL/SQL
10 20 (2.10%) VBScript
11 13 (1.37%) VB
12 11 (1.16%) Bash Shell
13 10 (1.05%) Ruby
14 9 (0.95%) PHP
15 7 (0.74%) C++
16 6 (0.63%) JavaScript
16 6 (0.63%) C
16 6 (0.63%) C++/CLI
17 5 (0.53%) Korn
17 5 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 99 (10.40%) Security Cleared
2 74 (7.77%) SC Cleared
3 58 (6.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 57 (5.99%) Degree
5 39 (4.10%) MCSE
6 33 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
8 21 (2.21%) CCNA
9 19 (2.00%) ISEB
9 19 (2.00%) MCITP
10 17 (1.79%) CISSP
11 16 (1.68%) MCTS
12 15 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 14 (1.47%) DV Cleared
14 13 (1.37%) ISTQB
14 13 (1.37%) MCSA
15 12 (1.26%) CCNP
15 12 (1.26%) CISM
16 11 (1.16%) CISA
17 9 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (5.88%) SLA
2 38 (3.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (3.47%) QA
4 9 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (0.95%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.42%) BS7799
5 4 (0.42%) COBIT
6 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.11%) BS25999
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 232 (24.37%) Active Directory
2 173 (18.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (7.77%) Hyper-V
4 64 (6.72%) vSphere
5 45 (4.73%) VMware ESX
6 39 (4.10%) XenApp
7 31 (3.26%) VMware ESXi
8 25 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
9 23 (2.42%) NLBS
10 21 (2.21%) XenDesktop
11 15 (1.58%) Terminal Services
12 14 (1.47%) XenServer
12 14 (1.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 13 (1.37%) VMware Server
13 13 (1.37%) Xen
14 10 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
15 9 (0.95%) Postfix
16 8 (0.84%) Firmware
16 8 (0.84%) Samba
16 8 (0.84%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 48 (5.04%) SCCM
2 30 (3.15%) WSUS
3 27 (2.84%) Puppet
4 24 (2.52%) NetBackup
5 21 (2.21%) Oracle RMAN
6 19 (2.00%) SCOM
7 18 (1.89%) Tivoli
8 17 (1.79%) OpenView
9 15 (1.58%) HP Quality Center
9 15 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
10 14 (1.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 10 (1.05%) Nessus
11 10 (1.05%) AirWatch
12 9 (0.95%) Data Guard
12 9 (0.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 8 (0.84%) HP SIM
14 7 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
14 7 (0.74%) ZABBIX
14 7 (0.74%) Backup Exec
15 6 (0.63%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 263 (27.63%) Microsoft
2 247 (25.95%) VMware
3 154 (16.18%) Oracle
4 132 (13.87%) Cisco
5 113 (11.87%) Citrix
6 104 (10.92%) HP
7 57 (5.99%) EMC
7 57 (5.99%) Red Hat
8 51 (5.36%) IBM
9 50 (5.25%) NetApp
10 48 (5.04%) CheckPoint
11 34 (3.57%) Dell
12 33 (3.47%) Veritas
13 28 (2.94%) SAP
14 27 (2.84%) 3PAR
15 24 (2.52%) Symantec
16 20 (2.10%) Veeam
16 20 (2.10%) Brocade
17 17 (1.79%) SolarWinds
18 16 (1.68%) Juniper
Plymouth, Devon
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 11 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Salt
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £401 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Rate: Up to £85,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £380 per day 8 weeks initially
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago