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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 229 172 221
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +49
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 450 605 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.89% 1.22% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.62% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 353 217
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 38 10
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £10.00 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.10 £52.50 £27.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+88.57% -35.18%
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
38743 37390 31855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.59% 75.29% 74.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 24566 23724 19449
Average daily rate £423 £403 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.96% -2.42%
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 £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1119 1085 996
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.37 £13.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 28 April 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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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 -72 158 £425 -2.85% 44
South East -25 105 £398 -6.47% 46
North West -5 43 £475 +46.15% 18
South West +10 36 £425 +1.79% 10
East Midlands +27 35 £288 - 8
Yorkshire -44 26 £288 -11.53% 3
West Midlands -28 22 £400 +9.58% 14
East of England -4 15 £438 +11.82% 19
North East -3 8 £441 +61.73% 3
Disaster Recovery
UK

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 334 (35.19%) Windows
2 274 (28.87%) Microsoft
3 258 (27.19%) VMware
4 220 (23.18%) SQL
5 210 (22.13%) Active Directory
6 206 (21.71%) ITIL
7 197 (20.76%) SQL Server
8 196 (20.65%) Business Continuity
9 179 (18.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 164 (17.28%) Finance
10 164 (17.28%) Oracle
11 143 (15.07%) Migration
12 137 (14.44%) Linux
13 130 (13.70%) UNIX
14 127 (13.38%) SAN
15 122 (12.86%) Windows Server 2008
16 115 (12.12%) Firewall
17 113 (11.91%) WAN
18 109 (11.49%) Security Cleared
19 106 (11.17%) Citrix
20 105 (11.06%) MS Excel
21 104 (10.96%) Clustering
22 103 (10.85%) LAN
23 98 (10.33%) Service Delivery
24 96 (10.12%) HP
24 96 (10.12%) Windows Server 2012
25 93 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
25 93 (9.80%) MS Exchange
25 93 (9.80%) Service Management
26 90 (9.48%) Replication

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 93 (9.80%) MS Exchange
2 60 (6.32%) IIS
3 58 (6.11%) SharePoint
4 45 (4.74%) Apache
5 41 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2010
6 31 (3.27%) Lync
7 24 (2.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 24 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
8 23 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2013
9 22 (2.32%) WebLogic
10 20 (2.11%) nginx
11 19 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
12 18 (1.90%) Oracle 10gAS
13 17 (1.79%) Tomcat
13 17 (1.79%) Confluence
13 17 (1.79%) WebSphere
14 15 (1.58%) MediaWiki
15 14 (1.48%) FileNet
16 13 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
16 13 (1.37%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 105 (11.06%) MS Excel
2 63 (6.64%) MS Office
3 34 (3.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 33 (3.48%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.21%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.21%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.11%) MS Project
6 1 (0.11%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 48 (5.06%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (2.53%) Oracle Applications
3 22 (2.32%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.32%) Exstream
7 3 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.21%) Agresso
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.11%) BASE24
9 1 (0.11%) ION MarketView
9 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.11%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 33 (3.48%) Office 365
2 21 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.37%) SaaS
5 11 (1.16%) PaaS
6 10 (1.05%) IaaS
7 7 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (0.42%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.21%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 127 (13.38%) SAN
2 115 (12.12%) Firewall
3 113 (11.91%) WAN
4 103 (10.85%) LAN
5 79 (8.32%) DNS
6 45 (4.74%) TCP/IP
7 44 (4.64%) VPN
8 43 (4.53%) MPLS
8 43 (4.53%) Network Security
8 43 (4.53%) NAS
9 37 (3.90%) DHCP
10 35 (3.69%) LDAP
11 33 (3.48%) Internet
11 33 (3.48%) VLAN
12 32 (3.37%) EIGRP
13 31 (3.27%) OSPF
14 30 (3.16%) BGP
15 25 (2.63%) VoIP
15 25 (2.63%) Wireless
16 23 (2.42%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (20.76%) SQL Server
2 65 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 65 (6.85%) Oracle Database
3 45 (4.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 45 (4.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 40 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
5 33 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 25 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 24 (2.53%) Relational Database
7 24 (2.53%) MySQL
7 24 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
7 24 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 22 (2.32%) DB2
9 19 (2.00%) SAP HANA
10 18 (1.90%) OLTP
11 17 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
12 15 (1.58%) Oracle Discoverer
13 14 (1.48%) NoSQL
14 13 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 12 (1.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 31 (3.27%) Visual Studio
2 26 (2.74%) Git (software)
3 23 (2.42%) Hudson
4 20 (2.11%) Jenkins
5 19 (2.00%) JIRA
6 18 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (1.69%) Subversion
8 8 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
9 7 (0.74%) Mercurial
10 4 (0.42%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.42%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.32%) AdminStudio
11 3 (0.32%) Toad
11 3 (0.32%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.21%) JMeter
12 2 (0.21%) Fiddler
13 1 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (0.11%) Talend Open Studio
13 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
General
1 164 (17.28%) Finance
2 49 (5.16%) Banking
3 30 (3.16%) Telecoms
4 26 (2.74%) Retail
5 20 (2.11%) Legal
6 16 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.37%) Investment Banking
8 12 (1.26%) Billing
8 12 (1.26%) Back Office
9 10 (1.05%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.05%) Publishing
10 9 (0.95%) Law
11 6 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.53%) Automotive
12 5 (0.53%) Advertising
12 5 (0.53%) Local Government
13 4 (0.42%) Marketing
13 4 (0.42%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.32%) Front Office
14 3 (0.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 134 (14.12%) Analyst
2 132 (13.91%) DBA
3 117 (12.33%) Architect
4 82 (8.64%) Consultant
5 71 (7.48%) Administrator
6 68 (7.17%) SQL DBA
7 39 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 39 (4.11%) Technical Architect
8 38 (4.00%) Developer
8 38 (4.00%) Project Manager
9 36 (3.79%) Infrastructure Architect
10 34 (3.58%) Author
10 34 (3.58%) Technical Author
11 32 (3.37%) Solutions Architect
12 31 (3.27%) Oracle DBA
12 31 (3.27%) SQL Server DBA
13 24 (2.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 24 (2.53%) DevOps Engineer
14 23 (2.42%) Systems Administrator
14 23 (2.42%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (5.90%) .NET
2 48 (5.06%) Middleware
3 40 (4.21%) Web Services
4 39 (4.11%) XML
5 35 (3.69%) Oracle Fusion
6 22 (2.32%) .NET Framework
7 21 (2.21%) REST
7 21 (2.21%) JSON
8 13 (1.37%) HTML
8 13 (1.37%) CSS
9 9 (0.95%) Ruby on Rails
10 8 (0.84%) J2EE
11 7 (0.74%) LAMP
11 7 (0.74%) SAP Basis
11 7 (0.74%) Play Framework
11 7 (0.74%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 6 (0.63%) Flash
12 6 (0.63%) SOAP
13 4 (0.42%) XSD
13 4 (0.42%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 104 (10.96%) Clustering
2 90 (9.48%) Replication
3 71 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (5.27%) Management Information System
5 38 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 28 (2.95%) Blackberry
7 23 (2.42%) Statistics
8 19 (2.00%) NHS
8 19 (2.00%) User Experience
9 16 (1.69%) PKI
10 15 (1.58%) Wiki
11 14 (1.48%) HACMP
11 14 (1.48%) Mainframe
12 13 (1.37%) Client/Server
13 12 (1.26%) Celerra
13 12 (1.26%) Data Integration
14 11 (1.16%) Open Source
14 11 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (1.05%) Public Cloud
15 10 (1.05%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 334 (35.19%) Windows
2 137 (14.44%) Linux
3 130 (13.70%) UNIX
4 122 (12.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 96 (10.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 93 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 49 (5.16%) Solaris
7 49 (5.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 40 (4.21%) Windows 7
9 36 (3.79%) AIX
10 29 (3.06%) HPUX
11 18 (1.90%) Ubuntu
11 18 (1.90%) Windows 2000
11 18 (1.90%) CentOS
12 14 (1.48%) Debian
13 12 (1.26%) Windows NT
13 12 (1.26%) Windows XP
14 11 (1.16%) SUSE
15 10 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
16 6 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (21.71%) ITIL
2 196 (20.65%) Business Continuity
3 143 (15.07%) Migration
4 98 (10.33%) Service Delivery
5 93 (9.80%) Service Management
6 85 (8.96%) Project Management
7 84 (8.85%) Performance Tuning
8 81 (8.54%) High Availability
9 72 (7.59%) BCP
10 67 (7.06%) Capacity Planning
11 57 (6.01%) Business Continuity Planning
12 56 (5.90%) Data Modelling
13 55 (5.80%) Configuration Management
14 51 (5.37%) Change Management
15 49 (5.16%) Incident Management
16 42 (4.43%) Agile Software Development
16 42 (4.43%) Problem Management
17 40 (4.21%) Load Balancing
17 40 (4.21%) UML
18 33 (3.48%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 220 (23.18%) SQL
2 60 (6.32%) Java
2 60 (6.32%) PowerShell
3 48 (5.06%) T-SQL
4 44 (4.64%) Shell Script
5 41 (4.32%) C#
6 36 (3.79%) Perl
7 31 (3.27%) PL/SQL
8 29 (3.06%) Bash Shell
9 21 (2.21%) Ruby
10 17 (1.79%) Python
11 15 (1.58%) VBScript
12 12 (1.26%) JavaScript
13 10 (1.05%) PHP
14 8 (0.84%) C
15 7 (0.74%) Groovy
16 6 (0.63%) VB
16 6 (0.63%) ABAP
17 5 (0.53%) Korn
18 4 (0.42%) C++
Qualifications
1 109 (11.49%) Security Cleared
2 88 (9.27%) SC Cleared
3 78 (8.22%) Degree
4 61 (6.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 33 (3.48%) MCSE
6 29 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (2.74%) MCITP
7 26 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
8 25 (2.63%) CCNA
9 23 (2.42%) MCTS
10 18 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 16 (1.69%) DV Cleared
12 12 (1.26%) ISEB
13 10 (1.05%) CISSP
13 10 (1.05%) MCP
14 9 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 8 (0.84%) MCSA
15 8 (0.84%) CCNP
16 7 (0.74%) ISTQB
16 7 (0.74%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (7.38%) SLA
2 31 (3.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (1.90%) QA
4 11 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (0.95%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.63%) COBIT
7 5 (0.53%) HL7
8 4 (0.42%) DICOM
8 4 (0.42%) BS7799
9 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.11%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.11%) BS25999
9 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
System Software
1 210 (22.13%) Active Directory
2 179 (18.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (6.43%) Hyper-V
4 53 (5.58%) vSphere
5 38 (4.00%) XenApp
6 36 (3.79%) VMware ESX
7 33 (3.48%) Oracle RAC
8 24 (2.53%) Terminal Services
9 22 (2.32%) XenServer
10 21 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
11 18 (1.90%) iptables
12 17 (1.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 17 (1.79%) Samba
13 15 (1.58%) Postfix
14 14 (1.48%) XenDesktop
14 14 (1.48%) VMware Server
15 12 (1.26%) Firmware
16 11 (1.16%) NLBS
17 8 (0.84%) EMC RecoverPoint
18 7 (0.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 40 (4.21%) Puppet
2 32 (3.37%) Oracle RMAN
3 24 (2.53%) SCCM
3 24 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (2.42%) NetBackup
5 22 (2.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 19 (2.00%) Tivoli
7 18 (1.90%) SCOM
8 16 (1.69%) ZABBIX
9 14 (1.48%) Data Guard
10 13 (1.37%) AirWatch
11 12 (1.26%) WSUS
12 11 (1.16%) Backup Exec
12 11 (1.16%) ARCserve
13 9 (0.95%) EMC NetWorker
14 8 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
14 8 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
14 8 (0.84%) Salt
15 7 (0.74%) XenMobile
15 7 (0.74%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 274 (28.87%) Microsoft
2 258 (27.19%) VMware
3 164 (17.28%) Oracle
4 106 (11.17%) Citrix
5 96 (10.12%) HP
6 86 (9.06%) Cisco
7 63 (6.64%) IBM
8 61 (6.43%) Red Hat
9 54 (5.69%) NetApp
10 53 (5.58%) EMC
11 38 (4.00%) SAP
12 37 (3.90%) Dell
13 34 (3.58%) 3PAR
14 30 (3.16%) CheckPoint
15 22 (2.32%) Symantec
16 21 (2.21%) Veritas
17 20 (2.11%) Brocade
18 19 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
19 16 (1.69%) Intel
20 15 (1.58%) Juniper
Glastonbury, Somerset
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 hours ago
Slough
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stockport
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Excellent Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITVE
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago