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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 170 206 199
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -7
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 632 376 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.23% 0.87% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.20% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 222 254
Average daily rate £419 £378 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.92% +7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £521 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 10 25
Average hourly rate £17.50 £26.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £16.95 £20.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £34.25 £43.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £27.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-35.18% -16.92%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37958 31464 38928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.95% 73.02% 69.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 19227 22646
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 981 1339
Average hourly rate £27.88 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 18 April 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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +51 297 £438 +9.37% 71
South East +19 119 £425 +13.33% 35
West Midlands +16 48 £360 +29.14% 11
Yorkshire 0 46 £325 -4.41% 6
South West +12 44 £416 +12.50% 5
East of England -14 35 £383 +33.04% 22
North West -8 30 £319 -19.04% 16
North East -27 8 £278 -7.65% 2
East Midlands -8 7 £400 -3.03% 9
Disaster Recovery
UK

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 439 (41.03%) Windows
2 304 (28.41%) SQL
3 294 (27.48%) Microsoft
4 270 (25.23%) ITIL
5 249 (23.27%) VMware
6 240 (22.43%) Linux
7 221 (20.65%) Oracle
7 221 (20.65%) SQL Server
8 214 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 195 (18.22%) UNIX
10 192 (17.94%) Business Continuity
11 180 (16.82%) Finance
12 174 (16.26%) VMware Infrastructure
13 158 (14.77%) SAN
14 130 (12.15%) Migration
14 130 (12.15%) HP
14 130 (12.15%) Windows Server 2008
15 129 (12.06%) WAN
16 128 (11.96%) LAN
17 125 (11.68%) SLA
18 122 (11.40%) MS Exchange
19 120 (11.21%) Cisco
20 117 (10.93%) Project Management
21 115 (10.75%) High Availability
22 110 (10.28%) Citrix
23 109 (10.19%) Firewall
24 107 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
25 103 (9.63%) DNS
25 103 (9.63%) Service Management
26 101 (9.44%) Performance Tuning

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 122 (11.40%) MS Exchange
2 59 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 57 (5.33%) SharePoint
4 54 (5.05%) IIS
5 50 (4.67%) Apache
6 35 (3.27%) Tomcat
7 33 (3.08%) Lync
8 28 (2.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 23 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2003
10 22 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
11 21 (1.96%) WebLogic
12 20 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
13 14 (1.31%) MS Project Server
14 13 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
15 10 (0.93%) Confluence
15 10 (0.93%) nginx
15 10 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 9 (0.84%) CMS
16 9 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
16 9 (0.84%) WebSphere
Applications
1 82 (7.66%) MS Excel
2 60 (5.61%) MS Office
3 25 (2.34%) MS Project
4 21 (1.96%) MS Visio
5 15 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.28%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.28%) PaintShop Pro
7 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.093%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 29 (2.71%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (1.50%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.75%) RMDS
5 7 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.37%) Agresso
7 3 (0.28%) Cerner Millennium
8 2 (0.19%) Academy Housing
8 2 (0.19%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
8 2 (0.19%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.19%) Summit
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.093%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.093%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.093%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 1 (0.093%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.093%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.78%) PaaS
1 19 (1.78%) IaaS
2 17 (1.59%) Office 365
3 13 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.65%) SaaS
5 5 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.093%) GitHub
6 1 (0.093%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 158 (14.77%) SAN
2 129 (12.06%) WAN
3 128 (11.96%) LAN
4 109 (10.19%) Firewall
5 103 (9.63%) DNS
6 72 (6.73%) TCP/IP
7 54 (5.05%) DHCP
8 51 (4.77%) VPN
9 44 (4.11%) Network Security
10 39 (3.64%) Internet
11 32 (2.99%) VoIP
12 27 (2.52%) IP Telephony
13 26 (2.43%) NetScaler
14 23 (2.15%) MPLS
15 22 (2.06%) NAS
16 21 (1.96%) VLAN
17 20 (1.87%) LDAP
17 20 (1.87%) PBX
17 20 (1.87%) Intranet
18 18 (1.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (20.65%) SQL Server
2 89 (8.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 83 (7.76%) Oracle Database
4 77 (7.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 75 (7.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 60 (5.61%) MySQL
7 47 (4.39%) Relational Database
8 45 (4.21%) SQL Server 2005
8 45 (4.21%) SQL Server 2012
9 44 (4.11%) Oracle Database 11g
10 34 (3.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 30 (2.80%) Oracle Database 10g
12 25 (2.34%) Big Data
13 20 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
14 18 (1.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 16 (1.50%) DB2
15 16 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
16 14 (1.31%) SQL Server 2000
16 14 (1.31%) RDBMS
17 12 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 19 (1.78%) Jenkins
2 17 (1.59%) Git (software)
3 15 (1.40%) JIRA
4 14 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (1.03%) LoadRunner
5 11 (1.03%) Hudson
6 9 (0.84%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (0.75%) ClearQuest
8 6 (0.56%) Subversion
9 5 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.47%) Toad
10 4 (0.37%) Maven
10 4 (0.37%) JProfiler
10 4 (0.37%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.37%) InstallShield
10 4 (0.37%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.37%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.28%) Ant
11 3 (0.28%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.19%) PVCS
General
1 180 (16.82%) Finance
2 95 (8.88%) Telecoms
3 69 (6.45%) Banking
4 26 (2.43%) Legal
5 23 (2.15%) Back Office
5 23 (2.15%) Retail
6 21 (1.96%) Manufacturing
7 20 (1.87%) Marketing
8 19 (1.78%) Investment Banking
9 10 (0.93%) Law
10 9 (0.84%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.56%) Publishing
13 4 (0.37%) Automotive
13 4 (0.37%) Front Office
14 3 (0.28%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.19%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.19%) Local Government
15 2 (0.19%) Billing
15 2 (0.19%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 151 (14.11%) Architect
2 140 (13.08%) DBA
3 133 (12.43%) Analyst
4 119 (11.12%) Administrator
5 85 (7.94%) SQL DBA
6 67 (6.26%) Infrastructure Architect
6 67 (6.26%) Consultant
7 58 (5.42%) Project Manager
8 51 (4.77%) SQL Server DBA
9 41 (3.83%) Oracle DBA
10 39 (3.64%) Support Engineer
11 38 (3.55%) Systems Administrator
12 36 (3.36%) Support Analyst
13 32 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
14 28 (2.62%) Technical Architect
15 25 (2.34%) Developer
16 24 (2.24%) Network Engineer
16 24 (2.24%) Service Analyst
17 21 (1.96%) Senior Manager
17 21 (1.96%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (4.95%) Middleware
2 38 (3.55%) .NET
3 30 (2.80%) Oracle Fusion
4 20 (1.87%) Web Services
5 13 (1.21%) J2EE
6 12 (1.12%) RESTful
7 11 (1.03%) HTML
8 8 (0.75%) XMPP
8 8 (0.75%) XML
9 7 (0.65%) JMS
9 7 (0.65%) SAML
9 7 (0.65%) LAMP
9 7 (0.65%) OAuth
10 6 (0.56%) Application Packaging
10 6 (0.56%) EJB
10 6 (0.56%) CSS
11 5 (0.47%) SOAP
12 4 (0.37%) ISPF
12 4 (0.37%) ActiveMQ
12 4 (0.37%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 98 (9.16%) Clustering
2 90 (8.41%) Replication
3 70 (6.54%) Management Information System
4 37 (3.46%) Blackberry
5 22 (2.06%) Open Source
6 21 (1.96%) Thin Client
6 21 (1.96%) Fat Client
6 21 (1.96%) Mobile App
7 20 (1.87%) Statistics
8 19 (1.78%) PKI
9 18 (1.68%) Mainframe
10 17 (1.59%) HACMP
11 13 (1.21%) Client/Server
12 12 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
12 12 (1.12%) iSeries
12 12 (1.12%) NHS
13 11 (1.03%) Firmware
13 11 (1.03%) CLARiiON
13 11 (1.03%) Wiki
14 10 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 439 (41.03%) Windows
2 240 (22.43%) Linux
3 195 (18.22%) UNIX
4 130 (12.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 107 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 78 (7.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 77 (7.20%) Solaris
8 56 (5.23%) AIX
9 51 (4.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 47 (4.39%) Windows 7
11 40 (3.74%) Windows XP
12 19 (1.78%) MVS
12 19 (1.78%) VME
13 11 (1.03%) CentOS
13 11 (1.03%) Ubuntu
14 10 (0.93%) SUSE
15 8 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
15 8 (0.75%) Android
15 8 (0.75%) Windows 2000
15 8 (0.75%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (25.23%) ITIL
2 192 (17.94%) Business Continuity
3 130 (12.15%) Migration
4 117 (10.93%) Project Management
5 115 (10.75%) High Availability
6 103 (9.63%) Service Management
7 101 (9.44%) Performance Tuning
8 84 (7.85%) Change Management
9 65 (6.07%) Load Balancing
9 65 (6.07%) Problem Management
10 63 (5.89%) Incident Management
11 62 (5.79%) Capacity Planning
12 58 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
13 53 (4.95%) Service Delivery
14 48 (4.49%) BCP
15 47 (4.39%) PRINCE2
16 46 (4.30%) Data Protection
17 44 (4.11%) Asset Management
17 44 (4.11%) Configuration Management
18 39 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 304 (28.41%) SQL
2 62 (5.79%) Java
3 60 (5.61%) PowerShell
4 56 (5.23%) T-SQL
5 40 (3.74%) Shell Script
6 35 (3.27%) Perl
7 24 (2.24%) C
8 23 (2.15%) PHP
9 21 (1.96%) VB
9 21 (1.96%) Bash Shell
10 19 (1.78%) PL/SQL
11 18 (1.68%) VBScript
12 13 (1.21%) JavaScript
13 9 (0.84%) Python
13 9 (0.84%) C#
13 9 (0.84%) Ruby
14 7 (0.65%) Korn
15 6 (0.56%) ABAP
16 4 (0.37%) JCL
16 4 (0.37%) REXX
Qualifications
1 86 (8.04%) Security Cleared
2 72 (6.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 63 (5.89%) Degree
4 57 (5.33%) SC Cleared
5 54 (5.05%) Cisco Certification
6 46 (4.30%) CCNA
7 36 (3.36%) MCSE
8 25 (2.34%) CCNP
9 22 (2.06%) DV Cleared
9 22 (2.06%) MCP
10 20 (1.87%) MCITP
11 19 (1.78%) MCSA
12 18 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 15 (1.40%) OCP
13 15 (1.40%) Oracle Certification
14 14 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
14 14 (1.31%) Citrix Certification
15 13 (1.21%) CISSP
16 12 (1.12%) ISTQB
16 12 (1.12%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (11.68%) SLA
2 26 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (2.34%) QA
4 14 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (1.12%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.56%) BS25999
6 6 (0.56%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.47%) COBIT
8 3 (0.28%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.093%) Data Quality
System Software
1 214 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 174 (16.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (6.54%) VMware ESX
4 51 (4.77%) vSphere
5 49 (4.58%) Oracle RAC
6 45 (4.21%) Hyper-V
7 35 (3.27%) XenApp
8 26 (2.43%) VMware ESXi
9 21 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
10 13 (1.21%) SRDF
10 13 (1.21%) Xen
11 12 (1.12%) XenDesktop
12 10 (0.93%) NFS
13 9 (0.84%) KVM
13 9 (0.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 9 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 8 (0.75%) PowerHA
15 7 (0.65%) XenServer
16 6 (0.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 6 (0.56%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 34 (3.18%) NetBackup
2 33 (3.08%) Data Guard
3 32 (2.99%) Puppet
4 31 (2.90%) SCOM
5 29 (2.71%) HP Quality Center
6 28 (2.62%) SCCM
7 24 (2.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 20 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
9 18 (1.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 18 (1.68%) Backup Exec
9 18 (1.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 16 (1.50%) Tivoli
11 14 (1.31%) WSUS
11 14 (1.31%) Cisco CUCM
12 11 (1.03%) Foglight
13 9 (0.84%) Ansible
14 8 (0.75%) EMC TimeFinder
14 8 (0.75%) EMC Navisphere
14 8 (0.75%) ARCserve
14 8 (0.75%) SCSM
Vendors
1 294 (27.48%) Microsoft
2 249 (23.27%) VMware
3 221 (20.65%) Oracle
4 130 (12.15%) HP
5 120 (11.21%) Cisco
6 110 (10.28%) Citrix
7 81 (7.57%) Red Hat
8 75 (7.01%) IBM
9 70 (6.54%) NetApp
10 56 (5.23%) EMC
11 35 (3.27%) Symantec
12 33 (3.08%) SAP
13 32 (2.99%) Veritas
14 30 (2.80%) Sun
15 27 (2.52%) Avaya
16 26 (2.43%) Brocade
17 24 (2.24%) Dell
17 24 (2.24%) Remedy
18 21 (1.96%) CA
19 18 (1.68%) Sybase
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Rate: 600 to 700 per day GBP
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton
Computer Futures
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Jumar
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Apeiro Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Acumin
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Wolverhampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £375 per day + DOE
Posted: 9 days ago
Wednesbury, West Midlands (County)
Woodgreen Academy
Rate: From £22,500 to £26,500 per annum ,fixed term Contract (2 years)
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Provisio Solutions
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Paddington, London
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Rate: Contract £500-£650 per day - initial 6 month contract
Posted: 13 days ago