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 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 219 209 224
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 526 466 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.00% 0.98% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.32% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 271 212
Average daily rate
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£400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 16 25
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.75 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £46.25 £39.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-21.66% +42.85%
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
38903 35185 33514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.78% 74.30% 72.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 25676 22290 19923
Average daily rate £425 £403 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% -1.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1115 1049 1367
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 November 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 28 November 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 28 November 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
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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 +1 220 £375 -6.25% 63
South East +16 149 £475 +26.66% 35
South West -8 35 £535 +33.75% 11
Yorkshire -2 32 £350 +39.72% 23
North West +11 28 £350 -24.32% 18
West Midlands -9 25 £443 +68.57% 18
North East -14 19 £496 - 1
East Midlands 0 11 £260 -29.49% 9
East of England -43 6 £435 +29.85% 7
Midlands - - - -
Disaster Recovery
UK

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 378 (39.33%) Windows
2 311 (32.36%) Microsoft
3 238 (24.77%) VMware
4 237 (24.66%) Active Directory
5 234 (24.35%) SQL
6 191 (19.88%) Business Continuity
7 183 (19.04%) Finance
8 167 (17.38%) SQL Server
9 166 (17.27%) ITIL
10 155 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
11 149 (15.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 147 (15.30%) Linux
13 138 (14.36%) Oracle
14 135 (14.05%) SAN
15 133 (13.84%) Windows Server 2003
16 131 (13.63%) Migration
17 129 (13.42%) Clustering
18 122 (12.70%) Firewall
18 122 (12.70%) MS Excel
19 115 (11.97%) UNIX
20 111 (11.55%) Citrix
21 108 (11.24%) Security Cleared
22 106 (11.03%) Cisco
23 102 (10.61%) Service Management
24 101 (10.51%) WAN
24 101 (10.51%) HP
25 99 (10.30%) Windows Server 2012
26 96 (9.99%) DNS
27 90 (9.37%) Analytical Skills
28 87 (9.05%) LAN

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 86 (8.95%) SharePoint
2 83 (8.64%) MS Exchange
3 57 (5.93%) Lync
4 55 (5.72%) IIS
5 53 (5.52%) BizTalk Server
6 51 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 47 (4.89%) SharePoint 2013
8 46 (4.79%) SharePoint 2010
9 39 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2010
10 33 (3.43%) Apache
11 28 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2007
12 26 (2.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 25 (2.60%) Tomcat
14 19 (1.98%) JBoss
15 17 (1.77%) Confluence
15 17 (1.77%) WebLogic
16 15 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
17 10 (1.04%) WebSphere
18 9 (0.94%) nginx
18 9 (0.94%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 122 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 62 (6.45%) MS Office
3 25 (2.60%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.14%) MS Project
6 4 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.21%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.10%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 46 (4.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (4.16%) Dynamics AX
3 34 (3.54%) Oracle EBS
4 19 (1.98%) Oracle Applications
5 17 (1.77%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (0.83%) Oracle General Ledger
6 8 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
6 8 (0.83%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.42%) Academy Housing
8 3 (0.31%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
9 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.10%) arcHouse
10 1 (0.10%) assyst
10 1 (0.10%) Teamcenter
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.10%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 42 (4.37%) Cloud Computing
2 23 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (2.29%) Office 365
4 12 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (1.14%) SaaS
6 7 (0.73%) IaaS
7 4 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.42%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.31%) PaaS
9 2 (0.21%) GitHub
10 1 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 135 (14.05%) SAN
2 122 (12.70%) Firewall
3 101 (10.51%) WAN
4 96 (9.99%) DNS
5 87 (9.05%) LAN
6 77 (8.01%) TCP/IP
7 57 (5.93%) DHCP
8 36 (3.75%) NAS
9 34 (3.54%) Internet
10 32 (3.33%) Network Security
11 30 (3.12%) LDAP
12 27 (2.81%) MPLS
13 18 (1.87%) VPN
14 17 (1.77%) BGP
15 16 (1.66%) HTTP
16 15 (1.56%) VLAN
16 15 (1.56%) OSPF
17 14 (1.46%) DSL
17 14 (1.46%) VoIP
18 13 (1.35%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (17.38%) SQL Server
2 52 (5.41%) Oracle Database
3 50 (5.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (3.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 26 (2.71%) MySQL
7 25 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (2.60%) Relational Database
8 23 (2.39%) SQL Server 2005
9 16 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
10 15 (1.56%) DB2
11 14 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (1.35%) DTS
12 13 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
12 13 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
13 12 (1.25%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.94%) SAP HANA
14 9 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (0.94%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 21 (2.19%) JIRA
1 21 (2.19%) Jenkins
2 20 (2.08%) Git (software)
3 15 (1.56%) Visual Studio
4 14 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (1.25%) Subversion
6 9 (0.94%) Hudson
7 8 (0.83%) Maven
8 7 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 7 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.42%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.31%) Selenium
10 3 (0.31%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.31%) JMeter
11 2 (0.21%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.21%) JUnit
11 2 (0.21%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.21%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 183 (19.04%) Finance
2 70 (7.28%) Banking
3 39 (4.06%) Telecoms
4 29 (3.02%) Retail
5 24 (2.50%) Legal
6 21 (2.19%) Investment Banking
7 14 (1.46%) Front Office
8 10 (1.04%) Publishing
9 9 (0.94%) Retail Banking
9 9 (0.94%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.83%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.83%) Law
10 8 (0.83%) General Ledger
11 7 (0.73%) Local Government
11 7 (0.73%) Marketing
12 6 (0.62%) Back Office
12 6 (0.62%) International Banking
13 5 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.31%) German Language
14 3 (0.31%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 121 (12.59%) Architect
2 111 (11.55%) Analyst
3 82 (8.53%) DBA
4 67 (6.97%) Consultant
5 61 (6.35%) Project Manager
6 55 (5.72%) Infrastructure Architect
7 53 (5.52%) Administrator
8 47 (4.89%) SQL DBA
9 43 (4.47%) Technical Architect
10 40 (4.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 31 (3.23%) Service Manager
12 28 (2.91%) Support Engineer
13 24 (2.50%) Systems Administrator
13 24 (2.50%) Oracle DBA
14 23 (2.39%) Network Engineer
15 22 (2.29%) Developer
15 22 (2.29%) Support Analyst
15 22 (2.29%) Wintel Engineer
16 20 (2.08%) DevOps Engineer
16 20 (2.08%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (6.24%) .NET
2 41 (4.27%) Web Services
3 33 (3.43%) Application Packaging
4 32 (3.33%) Middleware
5 15 (1.56%) .NET Framework
6 13 (1.35%) Oracle Fusion
7 12 (1.25%) XML
8 10 (1.04%) LAMP
9 8 (0.83%) Flash
10 7 (0.73%) REST
10 7 (0.73%) J2EE
11 6 (0.62%) RESTful
11 6 (0.62%) JSON
12 5 (0.52%) WebCenter
13 4 (0.42%) YAML
14 3 (0.31%) Java EE
14 3 (0.31%) RabbitMQ
15 2 (0.21%) HTML
15 2 (0.21%) CSS
15 2 (0.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 129 (13.42%) Clustering
2 90 (9.37%) Analytical Skills
3 84 (8.74%) Replication
4 61 (6.35%) Management Information System
5 39 (4.06%) Blackberry
6 25 (2.60%) Computer Science
7 24 (2.50%) Open Source
8 23 (2.39%) Client/Server
9 19 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
10 18 (1.87%) HACMP
11 14 (1.46%) Statistics
12 12 (1.25%) Mobile App
12 12 (1.25%) Thin Client
12 12 (1.25%) Fat Client
13 11 (1.14%) PKI
13 11 (1.14%) Mainframe
14 10 (1.04%) Data Integration
15 8 (0.83%) CLARiiON
15 8 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
16 7 (0.73%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 378 (39.33%) Windows
2 149 (15.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 147 (15.30%) Linux
4 133 (13.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 115 (11.97%) UNIX
6 99 (10.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 64 (6.66%) Windows 7
8 47 (4.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 37 (3.85%) Solaris
10 30 (3.12%) AIX
11 24 (2.50%) Windows 2000
12 21 (2.19%) Windows XP
13 20 (2.08%) Ubuntu
14 16 (1.66%) Windows 2000 Server
15 14 (1.46%) Windows 8
16 13 (1.35%) Windows NT
17 12 (1.25%) Debian
18 10 (1.04%) CentOS
19 9 (0.94%) SUSE
19 9 (0.94%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (19.88%) Business Continuity
2 166 (17.27%) ITIL
3 131 (13.63%) Migration
4 102 (10.61%) Service Management
5 74 (7.70%) Service Delivery
6 71 (7.39%) Performance Tuning
7 61 (6.35%) Project Management
8 60 (6.24%) High Availability
9 58 (6.04%) Change Management
10 56 (5.83%) Capacity Planning
11 51 (5.31%) CRM
12 50 (5.20%) Problem Management
12 50 (5.20%) Incident Management
13 49 (5.10%) BCP
14 42 (4.37%) Risk Management
14 42 (4.37%) Information Security
15 40 (4.16%) Agile Software Development
16 39 (4.06%) Configuration Management
17 38 (3.95%) PRINCE2
17 38 (3.95%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 234 (24.35%) SQL
2 67 (6.97%) PowerShell
3 51 (5.31%) Java
4 44 (4.58%) Shell Script
5 43 (4.47%) T-SQL
6 35 (3.64%) Perl
7 24 (2.50%) Python
8 23 (2.39%) Bash Shell
9 20 (2.08%) PL/SQL
9 20 (2.08%) Ruby
10 19 (1.98%) VB
11 16 (1.66%) C#
12 14 (1.46%) C
13 12 (1.25%) PHP
14 7 (0.73%) C++
15 6 (0.62%) VBA
15 6 (0.62%) AWK
16 5 (0.52%) sed
16 5 (0.52%) Korn
16 5 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 108 (11.24%) Security Cleared
2 78 (8.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 76 (7.91%) SC Cleared
4 73 (7.60%) Degree
5 55 (5.72%) MCSE
6 24 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (1.98%) ISEB
8 16 (1.66%) CCNA
8 16 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (1.56%) MCITP
9 15 (1.56%) CISSP
10 13 (1.35%) MCTS
11 12 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 10 (1.04%) MCSA
13 9 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 9 (0.94%) CISA
13 9 (0.94%) PMI Certification
13 9 (0.94%) CCNP
14 7 (0.73%) DV Cleared
15 6 (0.62%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (5.93%) SLA
2 42 (4.37%) QA
3 20 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.73%) COBIT
5 6 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.52%) BS7799
7 3 (0.31%) HL7
7 3 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.21%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.21%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.21%) BS25999
8 2 (0.21%) DICOM
8 2 (0.21%) WAI
9 1 (0.10%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.10%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 237 (24.66%) Active Directory
2 155 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (8.43%) Hyper-V
4 61 (6.35%) VMware ESX
5 42 (4.37%) vSphere
6 24 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
7 19 (1.98%) XenApp
7 19 (1.98%) Terminal Services
8 17 (1.77%) XenDesktop
8 17 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (1.77%) Oracle RMAN
9 16 (1.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 15 (1.56%) Firmware
11 13 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 13 (1.35%) ISA Server
12 12 (1.25%) NLBS
13 11 (1.14%) vCloud
14 9 (0.94%) GPFS
14 9 (0.94%) Xen
14 9 (0.94%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 44 (4.58%) NetBackup
2 39 (4.06%) Puppet
3 34 (3.54%) SCOM
4 31 (3.23%) SCCM
5 26 (2.71%) BladeLogic
6 21 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (1.98%) WSUS
7 19 (1.98%) Backup Exec
8 17 (1.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 16 (1.66%) Data Guard
9 16 (1.66%) HP Quality Center
10 13 (1.35%) ZABBIX
11 12 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
12 11 (1.14%) Tivoli
12 11 (1.14%) ARCserve
13 10 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 9 (0.94%) EMC NetWorker
15 8 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 8 (0.83%) WMI
15 8 (0.83%) Salt
Vendors
1 311 (32.36%) Microsoft
2 238 (24.77%) VMware
3 138 (14.36%) Oracle
4 111 (11.55%) Citrix
5 106 (11.03%) Cisco
6 101 (10.51%) HP
7 61 (6.35%) Red Hat
8 55 (5.72%) IBM
9 54 (5.62%) EMC
10 47 (4.89%) NetApp
11 38 (3.95%) Veritas
12 36 (3.75%) Symantec
13 30 (3.12%) SAP
14 29 (3.02%) Dell
15 22 (2.29%) CheckPoint
15 22 (2.29%) Brocade
16 21 (2.19%) Intel
17 19 (1.98%) Sybase
18 15 (1.56%) 3PAR
18 15 (1.56%) BMC
London
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £0 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £9 - £10 per hour
Posted: 7 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 8 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
High Wycombe, Beaconsfield, Loudwater
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £470.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Skilliantech Limited
Rate: €450 - €470 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gosport, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Church International
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: €500 - €800 per day
Posted: 4 days ago