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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Disaster Recovery
UK / England
Rank 254 245 214
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -31
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 377 435 500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.91% 0.95% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.16% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 251 305
Median daily rate £400 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £264 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 20 13
Median hourly rate £23.69 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.25% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.64 £15.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.74 £54.90 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.69 £25.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-5.25% +20.48%

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
34247 37536 36338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.42% 81.99% 78.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 22846 24700 23777
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 844 1095 972
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Disaster Recovery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -16 145 £525 +16.66% 51
South East -36 61 £425 +3.65% 28
North East +3 31 £356 +27.23% 4
North West +35 30 £350 +7.69% 14
East Midlands +11 26 £200 -50.61% 3
Yorkshire +30 25 £350 +5.66% 10
East of England -5 24 £400 +6.66% 6
South West -12 17 £348 -7.33% 7
West Midlands -9 16 £403 +29.83% 6
Midlands +2 2 £450 -
Disaster Recovery
UK

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 222 (29.48%) Windows
2 200 (26.56%) Microsoft
3 195 (25.90%) High Availability
4 177 (23.51%) Migration
5 168 (22.31%) ITIL
6 164 (21.78%) Data Centre
7 156 (20.72%) Linux
8 151 (20.05%) SQL
9 148 (19.65%) Business Continuity
10 127 (16.87%) VMware
10 127 (16.87%) Finance
11 121 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
12 114 (15.14%) Oracle
12 114 (15.14%) SQL Server
13 113 (15.01%) Active Directory
14 112 (14.87%) Firewall
15 109 (14.48%) Amazon AWS
16 107 (14.21%) Cisco
17 98 (13.01%) Microsoft Azure
18 95 (12.62%) Windows Server
19 90 (11.95%) Unix
19 90 (11.95%) DevOps
20 88 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
21 85 (11.29%) Project Management
22 83 (11.02%) Change Management
23 82 (10.89%) WAN
24 81 (10.76%) Security Cleared
25 79 (10.49%) Performance Tuning
26 78 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
27 71 (9.43%) DNS

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 46 (6.11%) SharePoint
2 41 (5.44%) MS Exchange
3 37 (4.91%) IIS
4 33 (4.38%) Skype for Business
5 26 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
6 19 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 18 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 18 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (1.86%) WebLogic
9 10 (1.33%) Apache
10 8 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (0.93%) Oracle Application Server
12 6 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (0.80%) MQSeries
12 6 (0.80%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
13 4 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.40%) Oracle 10gAS
14 3 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 66 (8.76%) MS Excel
2 25 (3.32%) MS Office
3 18 (2.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.66%) MS Project
5 3 (0.40%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.27%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.27%) Primavera
4 2 (0.27%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.27%) SAP MII
5 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.13%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.13%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.13%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.13%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 109 (14.48%) Amazon AWS
2 98 (13.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (6.91%) AWS CloudFormation
4 49 (6.51%) Office 365
5 44 (5.84%) IaaS
6 31 (4.12%) PaaS
7 27 (3.59%) SaaS
8 25 (3.32%) Amazon EC2
9 24 (3.19%) Azure Active Directory
9 24 (3.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 17 (2.26%) OneDrive
10 17 (2.26%) Yammer
11 7 (0.93%) Heroku
12 6 (0.80%) Mimecast
13 5 (0.66%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (0.40%) HP Helion
15 1 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
15 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 112 (14.87%) Firewall
2 82 (10.89%) WAN
3 71 (9.43%) DNS
4 69 (9.16%) LAN
5 58 (7.70%) SAN
6 43 (5.71%) VoIP
7 38 (5.05%) VPN
8 37 (4.91%) TCP/IP
9 29 (3.85%) DHCP
10 28 (3.72%) Unified Communications
11 24 (3.19%) Network Security
12 21 (2.79%) NAS
13 20 (2.66%) Skype
14 18 (2.39%) LDAP
15 16 (2.12%) MPLS
15 16 (2.12%) SSL
15 16 (2.12%) Wireless
16 15 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
16 15 (1.99%) VLAN
17 14 (1.86%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (15.14%) SQL Server
2 50 (6.64%) Oracle Database
3 33 (4.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (4.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (4.12%) Amazon RDS
5 28 (3.72%) MySQL
6 23 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 22 (2.92%) DB2
8 21 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 21 (2.79%) SQL Server 2014
8 21 (2.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 18 (2.39%) Relational Database
10 17 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
12 12 (1.59%) Oracle Database 12c
13 11 (1.46%) MongoDB
13 11 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
14 10 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
15 9 (1.20%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 15 (1.99%) Jenkins
2 14 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (1.73%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.33%) JIRA
5 7 (0.93%) TeamCity
6 6 (0.80%) HP UFT
6 6 (0.80%) JUnit
6 6 (0.80%) Selenium
7 5 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (0.66%) Subversion
8 4 (0.53%) MSBuild
8 4 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.53%) SoapUI
8 4 (0.53%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.27%) JMeter
9 2 (0.27%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.27%) LoadUI
9 2 (0.27%) NuGet
9 2 (0.27%) NWDI
9 2 (0.27%) WinDbg
General
1 127 (16.87%) Finance
2 38 (5.05%) Banking
3 37 (4.91%) Telecoms
4 18 (2.39%) Retail
5 15 (1.99%) Legal
6 14 (1.86%) Local Government
7 11 (1.46%) Investment Banking
7 11 (1.46%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.33%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.06%) Electronics
10 7 (0.93%) Billing
10 7 (0.93%) Marketing
11 6 (0.80%) Law
12 4 (0.53%) Back Office
13 3 (0.40%) Front Office
13 3 (0.40%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.27%) Advertising
14 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.27%) Publishing
15 1 (0.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 91 (12.08%) Architect
2 90 (11.95%) DBA
3 67 (8.90%) Administrator
4 58 (7.70%) Analyst
5 50 (6.64%) SQL DBA
6 41 (5.44%) DevOps Engineer
7 37 (4.91%) Project Manager
8 35 (4.65%) Consultant
8 35 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
9 34 (4.52%) Network Engineer
10 33 (4.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 30 (3.98%) Support Engineer
12 29 (3.85%) AWS Engineer
12 29 (3.85%) Technical Architect
13 28 (3.72%) Oracle DBA
14 27 (3.59%) Developer
15 23 (3.05%) AWS DevOps
16 22 (2.92%) Cloud Architect
16 22 (2.92%) Windows Engineer
17 19 (2.52%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.45%) ELK Stack
2 23 (3.05%) Django
3 21 (2.79%) .NET
4 19 (2.52%) boto
4 19 (2.52%) Web Services
5 15 (1.99%) Middleware
6 10 (1.33%) HTML
7 7 (0.93%) XML
8 6 (0.80%) J2EE
9 5 (0.66%) 802.1X
9 5 (0.66%) ASP.NET
9 5 (0.66%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 5 (0.66%) REST
9 5 (0.66%) SAP Basis
9 5 (0.66%) SOAP
10 4 (0.53%) HTML5
10 4 (0.53%) JSON
11 3 (0.40%) Kafka
11 3 (0.40%) LAMP
11 3 (0.40%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 164 (21.78%) Data Centre
2 78 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (9.03%) Replication
4 41 (5.44%) Clustering
5 35 (4.65%) Management Information System
6 25 (3.32%) Public Cloud
7 13 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (1.73%) IVR
8 12 (1.59%) Computer Science
8 12 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
9 10 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
9 10 (1.33%) Fat Client
9 10 (1.33%) Thin Client
10 9 (1.20%) Mainframe
11 8 (1.06%) Private Cloud
12 6 (0.80%) AS400
12 6 (0.80%) Driving Licence
12 6 (0.80%) HACMP
12 6 (0.80%) iSeries
13 5 (0.66%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 222 (29.48%) Windows
2 156 (20.72%) Linux
3 95 (12.62%) Windows Server
4 90 (11.95%) Unix
5 58 (7.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (5.05%) Solaris
7 36 (4.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (3.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (3.32%) AIX
11 16 (2.12%) Windows 7
12 13 (1.73%) HPUX
13 10 (1.33%) Windows 10
14 7 (0.93%) MVS
15 6 (0.80%) OS/400
15 6 (0.80%) VME
16 5 (0.66%) SUSE
16 5 (0.66%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 5 (0.66%) VMS
16 5 (0.66%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (25.90%) High Availability
2 177 (23.51%) Migration
3 168 (22.31%) ITIL
4 148 (19.65%) Business Continuity
5 121 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
6 90 (11.95%) DevOps
7 85 (11.29%) Project Management
8 83 (11.02%) Change Management
9 79 (10.49%) Performance Tuning
10 70 (9.30%) Load Balancing
11 58 (7.70%) Service Management
12 57 (7.57%) PRINCE2
13 54 (7.17%) Capacity Planning
14 52 (6.91%) Problem Management
15 50 (6.64%) ITIL V3
16 48 (6.37%) Service Delivery
17 46 (6.11%) Continuous Integration
17 46 (6.11%) Incident Management
18 43 (5.71%) Configuration Management
19 36 (4.78%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 151 (20.05%) SQL
2 67 (8.90%) PowerShell
2 67 (8.90%) Python
3 32 (4.25%) T-SQL
4 25 (3.32%) Java
5 13 (1.73%) C#
6 12 (1.59%) Perl
6 12 (1.59%) VB
7 9 (1.20%) PL/SQL
7 9 (1.20%) Ruby
7 9 (1.20%) Shell Script
8 8 (1.06%) C++
9 7 (0.93%) C
9 7 (0.93%) VBScript
10 6 (0.80%) JavaScript
11 5 (0.66%) AWK
11 5 (0.66%) COBOL
11 5 (0.66%) PHP
12 3 (0.40%) JCL
12 3 (0.40%) VC++
Qualifications
1 81 (10.76%) Security Cleared
2 56 (7.44%) SC Cleared
3 48 (6.37%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (5.98%) Degree
5 42 (5.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (3.85%) CCNA
6 29 (3.85%) MCSE
7 16 (2.12%) CCIE
8 15 (1.99%) MCITP
9 14 (1.86%) CCNP
9 14 (1.86%) MCP
10 11 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (1.46%) MCSA
11 10 (1.33%) CISSP
12 8 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
13 7 (0.93%) BC Cleared
14 6 (0.80%) DV Cleared
14 6 (0.80%) ISEB
14 6 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 5 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.44%) SLA
2 39 (5.18%) PCI DSS
3 18 (2.39%) QA
4 13 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
6 9 (1.20%) ISO22301
7 5 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.40%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.27%) BS25999
9 2 (0.27%) COBIT
10 1 (0.13%) BS7799
10 1 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 113 (15.01%) Active Directory
2 88 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (4.38%) Docker
4 28 (3.72%) Hyper-V
5 17 (2.26%) NFS
5 17 (2.26%) Oracle RAC
5 17 (2.26%) XenApp
6 15 (1.99%) Virtual Servers
7 14 (1.86%) Veritas File System
8 13 (1.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 11 (1.46%) Terminal Services
10 10 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (1.33%) vSphere
11 8 (1.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 7 (0.93%) Firmware
12 7 (0.93%) SRDF
12 7 (0.93%) VMware ESX
12 7 (0.93%) XenDesktop
13 6 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 41 (5.44%) Puppet
2 33 (4.38%) SCCM
3 32 (4.25%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (3.98%) Ansible
5 25 (3.32%) SCOM
6 24 (3.19%) logstash
7 22 (2.92%) Kibana
8 17 (2.26%) Nagios
9 16 (2.12%) Data Guard
9 16 (2.12%) Oracle RMAN
10 14 (1.86%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 10 (1.33%) NetBackup
11 10 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 9 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
13 7 (0.93%) Cisco UCCX
13 7 (0.93%) EMC Navisphere
14 6 (0.80%) Failover Clustering
14 6 (0.80%) PowerCLI
14 6 (0.80%) SCOrch
14 6 (0.80%) WSUS
Vendors
1 200 (26.56%) Microsoft
2 127 (16.87%) VMware
3 114 (15.14%) Oracle
4 107 (14.21%) Cisco
5 47 (6.24%) Citrix
6 42 (5.58%) IBM
7 37 (4.91%) HP
7 37 (4.91%) NetApp
8 34 (4.52%) CheckPoint
9 31 (4.12%) Red Hat
10 25 (3.32%) EMC
10 25 (3.32%) Sun
11 22 (2.92%) Juniper
11 22 (2.92%) Veritas
12 21 (2.79%) SaltStack
12 21 (2.79%) SAP
13 17 (2.26%) Dell
14 15 (1.99%) F5
15 13 (1.73%) Remedy
16 12 (1.59%) Brocade
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