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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 244 221 215
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -6
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 432 487 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.92% 1.03% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.33% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 291 263
Average daily rate £388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.34% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 23
Average hourly rate £40.00 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.21% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £38.80 £130.17
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.50 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+172.97% +5.71%
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
38418 36663 34938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.41% 77.86% 77.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25454 23704 21566
Average daily rate £430 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1094 997 1101
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 -3 175 £450 +13.20% 56
South East +20 121 £400 -5.88% 38
East of England +9 25 £363 -19.44% 9
North West -22 25 £375 +15.38% 22
South West -2 23 £350 -22.22% 10
East Midlands -2 22 £410 +192.85% 10
North East -3 21 £288 -41.58% 1
West Midlands -26 15 £250 -28.57% 16
Yorkshire -66 8 £339 -9.66% 14
Disaster Recovery
UK

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 369 (39.05%) Windows
2 234 (24.76%) VMware
3 231 (24.44%) Microsoft
4 224 (23.70%) Finance
5 208 (22.01%) Linux
6 202 (21.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 200 (21.16%) SQL Server
8 198 (20.95%) ITIL
9 194 (20.53%) Unix
9 194 (20.53%) Oracle
10 193 (20.42%) SQL
10 193 (20.42%) Active Directory
11 183 (19.37%) Business Continuity
11 183 (19.37%) Windows Server
12 162 (17.14%) Data Centre
13 158 (16.72%) High Availability
14 140 (14.81%) Migration
15 131 (13.86%) SAN
16 130 (13.76%) Windows Server 2008
17 127 (13.44%) Firewall
18 114 (12.06%) Red Hat
19 110 (11.64%) PowerShell
20 109 (11.53%) Windows Server 2012
21 103 (10.90%) WAN
22 102 (10.79%) LAN
22 102 (10.79%) HP
23 99 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
24 97 (10.26%) Project Management
24 97 (10.26%) Cisco
24 97 (10.26%) Service Management

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 76 (8.04%) MS Exchange
2 51 (5.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (5.29%) IIS
4 38 (4.02%) SharePoint
5 16 (1.69%) Apache
6 14 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (1.48%) JBoss
6 14 (1.48%) WebSphere
7 13 (1.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 12 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (1.16%) CMS
9 11 (1.16%) Tomcat
10 9 (0.95%) WebLogic
11 8 (0.85%) OpenStack
11 8 (0.85%) Skype for Business
12 7 (0.74%) Confluence
12 7 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (0.53%) IBM Domino
13 5 (0.53%) Smallworld
Applications
1 91 (9.63%) MS Excel
2 36 (3.81%) MS Office
3 29 (3.07%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.38%) PaintShop Pro
5 8 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.63%) MS Project
7 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.11%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 11 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.42%) SAP HR
3 4 (0.42%) SAP Payroll
4 3 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.32%) Relativity
4 3 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.21%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.21%) Salerio
6 1 (0.11%) Documaker
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
6 1 (0.11%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.11%) SAP AFS
6 1 (0.11%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.11%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 43 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (3.07%) Office 365
4 11 (1.16%) GitHub
5 8 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (0.74%) IaaS
6 7 (0.74%) SaaS
7 4 (0.42%) PaaS
8 3 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.32%) IBM PureFlex
9 2 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.11%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.11%) HP Helion
10 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 131 (13.86%) SAN
2 127 (13.44%) Firewall
3 103 (10.90%) WAN
4 102 (10.79%) LAN
5 90 (9.52%) DNS
6 59 (6.24%) DHCP
7 57 (6.03%) TCP/IP
8 42 (4.44%) Network Security
9 35 (3.70%) VPN
10 34 (3.60%) NAS
11 27 (2.86%) Internet
11 27 (2.86%) VoIP
12 26 (2.75%) Wireless
13 22 (2.33%) LDAP
14 21 (2.22%) VLAN
15 20 (2.12%) Wi-Fi
16 17 (1.80%) Fibre Channel
17 15 (1.59%) iSCSI
18 14 (1.48%) Cisco Nexus
18 14 (1.48%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (21.16%) SQL Server
2 70 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 55 (5.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 51 (5.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 50 (5.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 48 (5.08%) MySQL
7 46 (4.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 33 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 32 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
10 31 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
10 31 (3.28%) Relational Database
11 29 (3.07%) DB2
12 24 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
12 24 (2.54%) Oracle Database 10g
13 21 (2.22%) OLTP
14 19 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 19 (2.01%) Sybase ASE
15 18 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
16 15 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
16 15 (1.59%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 30 (3.17%) Jenkins
2 26 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (1.90%) LoadRunner
3 18 (1.90%) Maven
4 17 (1.80%) JIRA
5 13 (1.38%) JMeter
6 11 (1.16%) FitNesse
6 11 (1.16%) NCrunch
6 11 (1.16%) SpecFlow
7 10 (1.06%) Eclipse
7 10 (1.06%) Gatling
7 10 (1.06%) IntelliJ
8 9 (0.95%) WatiN
9 7 (0.74%) Ant
10 6 (0.63%) Git (software)
10 6 (0.63%) MSTest
11 5 (0.53%) HP UFT
11 5 (0.53%) Subversion
12 3 (0.32%) Selenium
12 3 (0.32%) TeamCity
General
1 224 (23.70%) Finance
2 76 (8.04%) Banking
3 57 (6.03%) Telecoms
4 40 (4.23%) Investment Banking
5 38 (4.02%) Retail
6 18 (1.90%) Back Office
7 15 (1.59%) Financial Institution
8 13 (1.38%) Local Government
8 13 (1.38%) Publishing
9 12 (1.27%) Manufacturing
10 11 (1.16%) Marketing
11 10 (1.06%) Legal
11 10 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.85%) Front Office
13 6 (0.63%) Billing
14 3 (0.32%) Electronics
14 3 (0.32%) French Language
14 3 (0.32%) Law
15 2 (0.21%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 122 (12.91%) Architect
2 121 (12.80%) DBA
3 112 (11.85%) Analyst
4 87 (9.21%) Administrator
5 62 (6.56%) Project Manager
6 61 (6.46%) Consultant
7 59 (6.24%) SQL DBA
8 43 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
9 41 (4.34%) IT Manager
9 41 (4.34%) Systems Administrator
10 37 (3.92%) Unix Administrator
11 34 (3.60%) Oracle DBA
12 33 (3.49%) 3rd Line Support
12 33 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
13 32 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 32 (3.39%) Support Engineer
14 30 (3.17%) SQL Server DBA
14 30 (3.17%) Sybase DBA
15 29 (3.07%) Disaster Recovery Manager
16 27 (2.86%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (5.71%) Middleware
2 51 (5.40%) Web Services
3 27 (2.86%) .NET
4 12 (1.27%) HTML
5 11 (1.16%) CSS
6 9 (0.95%) RESTful
7 7 (0.74%) J2EE
7 7 (0.74%) SAP PI
8 6 (0.63%) BAPI
8 6 (0.63%) jQuery
8 6 (0.63%) SAP ALE
8 6 (0.63%) SAP XI
9 5 (0.53%) ELK Stack
9 5 (0.53%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (0.53%) HTML5
9 5 (0.53%) WinForms
10 4 (0.42%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.42%) COM+
10 4 (0.42%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (0.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 162 (17.14%) Data Centre
2 99 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
3 92 (9.74%) Clustering
4 84 (8.89%) Management Information System
5 83 (8.78%) Replication
6 30 (3.17%) Client/Server
7 27 (2.86%) Computer Science
8 26 (2.75%) Public Cloud
9 22 (2.33%) HACMP
10 20 (2.12%) EMC VMAX
11 16 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
12 14 (1.48%) Mainframe
13 13 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
14 12 (1.27%) EMC VNX
15 11 (1.16%) N-Tier
16 10 (1.06%) Hedge funds
17 9 (0.95%) CESG
17 9 (0.95%) Mobile App
17 9 (0.95%) Private Cloud
18 8 (0.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 369 (39.05%) Windows
2 208 (22.01%) Linux
3 194 (20.53%) Unix
4 183 (19.37%) Windows Server
5 130 (13.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 109 (11.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 92 (9.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 73 (7.72%) Solaris
9 68 (7.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 48 (5.08%) AIX
11 28 (2.96%) Windows 7
12 15 (1.59%) Windows XP
13 12 (1.27%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.74%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.53%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.53%) Windows 10
16 4 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (0.42%) SUSE
17 3 (0.32%) Debian
17 3 (0.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (20.95%) ITIL
2 183 (19.37%) Business Continuity
3 158 (16.72%) High Availability
4 140 (14.81%) Migration
5 97 (10.26%) Project Management
5 97 (10.26%) Service Management
6 87 (9.21%) Change Management
7 85 (8.99%) Performance Tuning
8 82 (8.68%) Agile Software Development
9 68 (7.20%) Incident Management
10 59 (6.24%) Information Security
11 56 (5.93%) Service Delivery
12 54 (5.71%) Configuration Management
13 52 (5.50%) Problem Management
13 52 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
14 46 (4.87%) Load Balancing
14 46 (4.87%) Performance Monitoring
15 42 (4.44%) ITSM
16 41 (4.34%) Capacity Management
17 40 (4.23%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 193 (20.42%) SQL
2 110 (11.64%) PowerShell
3 62 (6.56%) Java
4 53 (5.61%) Shell Script
5 41 (4.34%) T-SQL
6 38 (4.02%) Perl
7 21 (2.22%) Ruby
8 18 (1.90%) C
8 18 (1.90%) JavaScript
9 17 (1.80%) C#
10 16 (1.69%) Python
11 10 (1.06%) PL/SQL
12 9 (0.95%) PHP
12 9 (0.95%) VBScript
13 7 (0.74%) VBA
14 6 (0.63%) AWK
14 6 (0.63%) VB
15 5 (0.53%) C++
15 5 (0.53%) C-shell
15 5 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 96 (10.16%) Security Cleared
2 71 (7.51%) SC Cleared
3 65 (6.88%) Degree
4 40 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
6 31 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 28 (2.96%) MCSE
8 24 (2.54%) CCNA
9 22 (2.33%) MCSA
10 18 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (1.59%) CCNP
12 13 (1.38%) CISSP
12 13 (1.38%) PMI Certification
13 10 (1.06%) DV Cleared
13 10 (1.06%) MCP
14 9 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 8 (0.85%) PMP
16 6 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
16 6 (0.63%) IBM AIX Certification
16 6 (0.63%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (6.35%) SLA
2 33 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (3.39%) QA
4 26 (2.75%) PCI DSS
5 15 (1.59%) COBIT
6 11 (1.16%) ISO22301
7 6 (0.63%) GPG13
7 6 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.63%) WAI
7 6 (0.63%) WCAG
8 5 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (0.42%) ISO27002
10 3 (0.32%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.32%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.32%) TickIT
11 2 (0.21%) BS25999
11 2 (0.21%) SAS 70
11 2 (0.21%) SSAE 16
12 1 (0.11%) RMADS
System Software
1 202 (21.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 193 (20.42%) Active Directory
3 60 (6.35%) Hyper-V
4 55 (5.82%) vSphere
5 28 (2.96%) NFS
5 28 (2.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 27 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
6 27 (2.86%) XenApp
7 24 (2.54%) VMware ESX
8 23 (2.43%) Oracle RAC
9 14 (1.48%) XenDesktop
10 13 (1.38%) vCloud
11 12 (1.27%) GPFS
12 11 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (0.95%) RHEV
14 8 (0.85%) GlusterFS
15 7 (0.74%) Firmware
15 7 (0.74%) Veritas File System
16 6 (0.63%) SRDF
17 4 (0.42%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 54 (5.71%) SCCM
2 40 (4.23%) NetBackup
3 39 (4.13%) Puppet
4 35 (3.70%) SCOM
5 27 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
6 22 (2.33%) Data Guard
7 18 (1.90%) SCVMM
8 16 (1.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 14 (1.48%) Windows Intune
9 14 (1.48%) WSUS
10 13 (1.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 13 (1.38%) Oracle ZFS
11 12 (1.27%) Tivoli
12 11 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
13 10 (1.06%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 9 (0.95%) Foglight
14 9 (0.95%) logstash
15 8 (0.85%) Nagios
15 8 (0.85%) Red Hat Satellite
15 8 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 234 (24.76%) VMware
2 231 (24.44%) Microsoft
3 194 (20.53%) Oracle
4 114 (12.06%) Red Hat
5 102 (10.79%) HP
6 97 (10.26%) Cisco
7 94 (9.95%) EMC
8 77 (8.15%) Citrix
9 74 (7.83%) IBM
10 69 (7.30%) NetApp
11 62 (6.56%) SAP
12 42 (4.44%) Veritas
13 40 (4.23%) Sun
14 39 (4.13%) Sybase
15 38 (4.02%) Brocade
16 32 (3.39%) Dell
17 29 (3.07%) Juniper
18 27 (2.86%) F5
19 26 (2.75%) Symantec
20 20 (2.12%) CheckPoint
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