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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 233 249 217
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -32
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 527 428 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.99% 0.84% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.10% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 264 211
Average daily rate
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£393 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £410 £360
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 17
Average hourly rate £23.25 £23.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.06% +20.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £11.50 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.05 £33.00 £24.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.95 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +3.63%
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
41497 39075 36704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.31% 76.38% 75.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 27575 24692 22997
Average daily rate £425 £413 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1127 1093 1036
Average hourly rate £31.00 £24.12 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.52% -19.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +4 213 £448 -0.55% 49
South East +48 143 £350 -22.22% 35
Yorkshire -10 40 £300 -18.91% 21
North West -17 33 £398 -0.62% 12
South West -1 30 £398 -11.66% 3
West Midlands +16 29 £375 +3.44% 7
East Midlands -1 19 £338 -18.77% 7
East of England -7 18 £325 -7.14% 7
North East -33 9 £278 -33.61% 2
Disaster Recovery
UK

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 370 (37.34%) Windows
2 258 (26.03%) VMware
3 256 (25.83%) Microsoft
4 234 (23.61%) Business Continuity
5 232 (23.41%) SQL
6 225 (22.70%) Active Directory
7 210 (21.19%) ITIL
8 207 (20.89%) SQL Server
9 205 (20.69%) Finance
10 179 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
11 171 (17.26%) Data Centre
12 166 (16.75%) SAN
13 153 (15.44%) Oracle
14 150 (15.14%) Windows Server 2008
15 147 (14.83%) Linux
16 142 (14.33%) UNIX
17 140 (14.13%) Cisco
18 137 (13.82%) Firewall
19 119 (12.01%) Migration
20 118 (11.91%) HP
21 110 (11.10%) Citrix
21 110 (11.10%) Performance Tuning
22 108 (10.90%) Windows Server 2012
22 108 (10.90%) LAN
23 107 (10.80%) Windows Server 2003
24 106 (10.70%) Project Management
24 106 (10.70%) PowerShell
25 104 (10.49%) WAN
25 104 (10.49%) Service Management
26 103 (10.39%) Clustering

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 101 (10.19%) MS Exchange
2 54 (5.45%) IIS
2 54 (5.45%) SharePoint
3 42 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 33 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 24 (2.42%) Lync
6 22 (2.22%) Apache
7 21 (2.12%) Tomcat
8 19 (1.92%) WebLogic
8 19 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
9 17 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
10 15 (1.51%) JBoss
11 13 (1.31%) WebSphere
12 12 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
13 11 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
14 10 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
15 8 (0.81%) OpenStack
16 7 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
16 7 (0.71%) Documentum
17 6 (0.61%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 83 (8.38%) MS Excel
2 46 (4.64%) MS Office
3 19 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 18 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.91%) MS Project
6 4 (0.40%) PaintShop Pro
7 3 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.10%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 10 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.20%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.20%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
5 1 (0.10%) assyst
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.10%) Global One
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (2.02%) Office 365
2 10 (1.01%) GitHub
2 10 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.81%) SaaS
4 7 (0.71%) PaaS
5 5 (0.50%) IaaS
6 4 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.30%) Yammer
8 2 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.10%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.10%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.10%) Force.com
9 1 (0.10%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 166 (16.75%) SAN
2 137 (13.82%) Firewall
3 108 (10.90%) LAN
4 104 (10.49%) WAN
5 74 (7.47%) TCP/IP
5 74 (7.47%) DNS
6 46 (4.64%) MPLS
6 46 (4.64%) DHCP
7 45 (4.54%) VPN
8 39 (3.94%) VoIP
8 39 (3.94%) NAS
9 35 (3.53%) VLAN
10 34 (3.43%) Network Security
10 34 (3.43%) Internet
11 25 (2.52%) DSL
11 25 (2.52%) BIG-IP
12 22 (2.22%) Wireless
12 22 (2.22%) SSL
13 18 (1.82%) PBX
14 17 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (20.89%) SQL Server
2 70 (7.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 64 (6.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 64 (6.46%) Oracle Database
4 60 (6.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 47 (4.74%) Relational Database
6 44 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 44 (4.44%) MySQL
7 34 (3.43%) Oracle Database 11g
7 34 (3.43%) DB2
8 31 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
9 29 (2.93%) SQL Server 2005
10 26 (2.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 21 (2.12%) Oracle Reports
12 16 (1.61%) OLTP
12 16 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (1.51%) RDBMS
14 13 (1.31%) Big Data
15 12 (1.21%) DB2 UDB
16 11 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 27 (2.72%) LoadRunner
2 25 (2.52%) Jenkins
3 18 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (1.61%) Git (software)
4 16 (1.61%) JMeter
4 16 (1.61%) Subversion
5 15 (1.51%) Maven
6 13 (1.31%) TeamCity
7 12 (1.21%) JIRA
8 11 (1.11%) Eclipse
8 11 (1.11%) IntelliJ
9 8 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 7 (0.71%) Visual Studio
11 6 (0.61%) SoapUI
11 6 (0.61%) MSBuild
11 6 (0.61%) Talend Open Studio
11 6 (0.61%) WinDbg
12 5 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (0.50%) Selenium
13 4 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 205 (20.69%) Finance
2 61 (6.16%) Banking
3 48 (4.84%) Telecoms
4 43 (4.34%) Retail
5 23 (2.32%) Legal
6 18 (1.82%) Manufacturing
7 17 (1.72%) Investment Banking
8 14 (1.41%) Billing
9 13 (1.31%) Law
10 12 (1.21%) Back Office
11 9 (0.91%) Publishing
11 9 (0.91%) Local Government
12 8 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.71%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.40%) Front Office
15 3 (0.30%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.30%) Automotive
15 3 (0.30%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.20%) Electronics
16 2 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 140 (14.13%) DBA
2 119 (12.01%) Analyst
3 98 (9.89%) Architect
4 82 (8.27%) Consultant
5 73 (7.37%) SQL DBA
6 69 (6.96%) Project Manager
7 63 (6.36%) Administrator
8 48 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 42 (4.24%) SQL Server DBA
10 34 (3.43%) Infrastructure Architect
10 34 (3.43%) Developer
11 32 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
12 31 (3.13%) Support Engineer
12 31 (3.13%) Oracle DBA
13 28 (2.83%) Test Analyst
14 27 (2.72%) Technical Architect
14 27 (2.72%) Operations Engineer
15 26 (2.62%) Systems Engineer
16 23 (2.32%) Operations Analyst
17 22 (2.22%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (3.73%) .NET
1 37 (3.73%) Middleware
2 23 (2.32%) Web Services
3 18 (1.82%) J2EE
4 16 (1.61%) CSS
5 15 (1.51%) XML
6 14 (1.41%) HTML
7 8 (0.81%) RESTful
8 7 (0.71%) SOAP
8 7 (0.71%) XMPP
9 6 (0.61%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (0.50%) WebCenter
10 5 (0.50%) 802.1X
10 5 (0.50%) SAP Basis
11 4 (0.40%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.40%) XSLT
11 4 (0.40%) HTML5
11 4 (0.40%) REST
11 4 (0.40%) WCF
12 3 (0.30%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 171 (17.26%) Data Centre
2 103 (10.39%) Clustering
3 88 (8.88%) Replication
4 84 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
5 60 (6.05%) Management Information System
6 44 (4.44%) Blackberry
7 25 (2.52%) Client/Server
8 22 (2.22%) Computer Science
9 20 (2.02%) Fat Client
9 20 (2.02%) Thin Client
10 16 (1.61%) Public Cloud
10 16 (1.61%) EMC VMAX
11 15 (1.51%) NHS
12 14 (1.41%) HACMP
12 14 (1.41%) Mainframe
13 13 (1.31%) Mobile App
13 13 (1.31%) Enterprise Storage
14 10 (1.01%) User Experience
14 10 (1.01%) Smart Meter
15 9 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 370 (37.34%) Windows
2 150 (15.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 147 (14.83%) Linux
4 142 (14.33%) UNIX
5 108 (10.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 107 (10.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 53 (5.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 51 (5.15%) Windows 7
8 51 (5.15%) Solaris
9 33 (3.33%) AIX
10 15 (1.51%) SUSE
11 14 (1.41%) Ubuntu
12 12 (1.21%) Windows XP
12 12 (1.21%) Windows 8
13 8 (0.81%) CentOS
14 7 (0.71%) Android
15 6 (0.61%) Data ONTAP
16 5 (0.50%) HPUX
17 4 (0.40%) VMS
18 3 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (23.61%) Business Continuity
2 210 (21.19%) ITIL
3 119 (12.01%) Migration
4 110 (11.10%) Performance Tuning
5 106 (10.70%) Project Management
6 104 (10.49%) Service Management
7 85 (8.58%) BCP
8 77 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
9 74 (7.47%) Problem Management
9 74 (7.47%) Business Continuity Planning
10 67 (6.76%) Service Delivery
11 64 (6.46%) PRINCE2
12 63 (6.36%) Change Management
13 53 (5.35%) Performance Management
14 52 (5.25%) Load Balancing
14 52 (5.25%) High Availability
15 46 (4.64%) Incident Management
16 45 (4.54%) Information Security
17 44 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
18 43 (4.34%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 232 (23.41%) SQL
2 106 (10.70%) PowerShell
3 70 (7.06%) T-SQL
4 48 (4.84%) Perl
5 47 (4.74%) Shell Script
6 38 (3.83%) Java
7 26 (2.62%) C#
8 23 (2.32%) Python
9 17 (1.72%) PL/SQL
10 16 (1.61%) VBScript
11 12 (1.21%) VB
12 10 (1.01%) JavaScript
12 10 (1.01%) Korn
13 8 (0.81%) C
14 7 (0.71%) C++
14 7 (0.71%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.61%) C++/CLI
15 6 (0.61%) VBA
16 5 (0.50%) Ruby
16 5 (0.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 88 (8.88%) Security Cleared
2 63 (6.36%) Degree
3 59 (5.95%) SC Cleared
4 53 (5.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (3.53%) MCSE
6 31 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (2.22%) CISSP
7 22 (2.22%) ISEB
7 22 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 19 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
9 17 (1.72%) CCNA
10 15 (1.51%) ISTQB
11 14 (1.41%) MCSA
12 13 (1.31%) MCTS
13 12 (1.21%) CISA
13 12 (1.21%) CISM
13 12 (1.21%) CCNP
14 11 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 11 (1.11%) PMI Certification
14 11 (1.11%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.64%) SLA
2 39 (3.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (3.43%) QA
4 13 (1.31%) PCI DSS
5 12 (1.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.71%) COBIT
7 3 (0.30%) BS7799
7 3 (0.30%) GxP
8 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.20%) BS25999
9 1 (0.10%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.10%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.10%) TickIT
System Software
1 225 (22.70%) Active Directory
2 179 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (7.37%) Hyper-V
4 68 (6.86%) vSphere
5 42 (4.24%) VMware ESX
6 34 (3.43%) VMware ESXi
7 30 (3.03%) XenApp
8 26 (2.62%) Oracle RAC
9 25 (2.52%) NLBS
10 20 (2.02%) XenDesktop
11 15 (1.51%) Xen
12 14 (1.41%) SRDF
13 13 (1.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 11 (1.11%) VMware Server
15 10 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
15 10 (1.01%) NFS
16 9 (0.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 9 (0.91%) vCloud
17 7 (0.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 5 (0.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 50 (5.05%) SCCM
2 44 (4.44%) NetBackup
3 34 (3.43%) WSUS
4 25 (2.52%) Oracle RMAN
4 25 (2.52%) Puppet
5 23 (2.32%) SCOM
6 18 (1.82%) Tivoli
7 16 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
8 14 (1.41%) OpenView
8 14 (1.41%) Data Guard
8 14 (1.41%) Nessus
9 13 (1.31%) Backup Exec
10 9 (0.91%) BMC PATROL
10 9 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
11 8 (0.81%) Nagios
11 8 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 8 (0.81%) Ansible
11 8 (0.81%) logstash
11 8 (0.81%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 258 (26.03%) VMware
2 256 (25.83%) Microsoft
3 153 (15.44%) Oracle
4 140 (14.13%) Cisco
5 118 (11.91%) HP
6 110 (11.10%) Citrix
7 74 (7.47%) EMC
8 73 (7.37%) Red Hat
9 72 (7.27%) NetApp
10 71 (7.16%) IBM
11 44 (4.44%) CheckPoint
12 36 (3.63%) Dell
13 34 (3.43%) Veritas
14 33 (3.33%) Brocade
15 30 (3.03%) Symantec
16 27 (2.72%) F5
17 24 (2.42%) 3PAR
17 24 (2.42%) SAP
18 23 (2.32%) Juniper
19 21 (2.12%) Veeam
Central London / West End
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day Initial 3 Month Contract
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Blues Point Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Networking People
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Rate: Good/negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Professionals in Law
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £36000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £36000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Cobham
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago