The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 226 165 213
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +48
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 187 289 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.84% 1.28% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.64% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 207 121
Average daily rate
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£400 £430 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £316 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -16.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £20.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+50.61% -4.70%
Disaster Recovery
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17318 17624 17111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.13% 77.89% 77.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12201 12641 11801
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 227 267
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.88 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -34.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in London

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the London region.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in London

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Histogram in London

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the London region.

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in London

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 22 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London -20 44 £438 +6.06% 12
Croydon -2 13 £338 -38.63% 1
Canary Wharf - 5 £475 -
Kingston Upon Thames 0 2 £281 -25.00% 2
Chessington - 2 - -
Hayes -3 1 £280 -
Ilford - 1 - -
Stanmore - 1 £400 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 £425 - 1
Hammersmith - 1 £775 -
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 117 (31.88%) Windows
2 114 (31.06%) VMware
3 111 (30.25%) Microsoft
4 95 (25.89%) ITIL
5 94 (25.61%) Finance
6 91 (24.80%) Active Directory
7 90 (24.52%) SQL
8 88 (23.98%) Business Continuity
9 84 (22.89%) SQL Server
10 78 (21.25%) VMware Infrastructure
11 71 (19.35%) Linux
12 68 (18.53%) Oracle
13 53 (14.44%) SAN
14 52 (14.17%) LAN
15 51 (13.90%) WAN
16 50 (13.62%) Service Delivery
16 50 (13.62%) BCP
17 49 (13.35%) Windows Server 2008
18 45 (12.26%) Migration
18 45 (12.26%) MS Excel
18 45 (12.26%) Degree
19 41 (11.17%) Citrix
19 41 (11.17%) Firewall
19 41 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
20 40 (10.90%) Windows Server 2003
20 40 (10.90%) MS Exchange
21 39 (10.63%) UNIX
22 38 (10.35%) MS Office
22 38 (10.35%) Cisco
22 38 (10.35%) HP

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 40 (10.90%) MS Exchange
2 25 (6.81%) Apache
3 22 (5.99%) IIS
4 21 (5.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (5.72%) SharePoint
5 18 (4.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 17 (4.63%) Tomcat
7 15 (4.09%) WebSphere
8 11 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (3.00%) Lync
9 10 (2.72%) nginx
10 9 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (1.91%) FileNet
11 7 (1.91%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (1.91%) Node.js
12 6 (1.63%) Confluence
13 5 (1.36%) MediaWiki
14 4 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (1.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 45 (12.26%) MS Excel
2 38 (10.35%) MS Office
3 27 (7.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (7.08%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.54%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (4.63%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.27%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.27%) Agresso
3 1 (0.27%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (1.91%) SaaS
3 7 (1.91%) Amazon ELB
4 6 (1.63%) PaaS
5 4 (1.09%) Mimecast
5 4 (1.09%) IaaS
6 2 (0.54%) Yammer
6 2 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.54%) Rackspace Cloud
6 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (14.44%) SAN
2 52 (14.17%) LAN
3 51 (13.90%) WAN
4 41 (11.17%) Firewall
5 24 (6.54%) DNS
5 24 (6.54%) MPLS
6 22 (5.99%) Network Security
7 18 (4.90%) TCP/IP
8 16 (4.36%) VPN
9 15 (4.09%) HTTP
10 13 (3.54%) BIG-IP
10 13 (3.54%) DSL
11 12 (3.27%) LDAP
11 12 (3.27%) VLAN
12 10 (2.72%) Internet
13 8 (2.18%) VoIP
14 7 (1.91%) DHCP
14 7 (1.91%) SSL
14 7 (1.91%) NetScaler
15 6 (1.63%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (22.89%) SQL Server
2 34 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (7.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (5.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (4.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (3.54%) Oracle Database
7 11 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (3.00%) Big Data
8 10 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (2.45%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (2.45%) DB2
9 9 (2.45%) NoSQL
10 8 (2.18%) MySQL
10 8 (2.18%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (1.91%) Redis
12 6 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (1.36%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.36%) DTS
13 5 (1.36%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 17 (4.63%) Visual Studio
2 16 (4.36%) Git (software)
3 12 (3.27%) Hudson
4 9 (2.45%) Jenkins
5 8 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (2.18%) JIRA
6 7 (1.91%) Mercurial
7 6 (1.63%) Subversion
8 3 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.82%) AdminStudio
9 2 (0.54%) Artifactory
9 2 (0.54%) Gerrit
9 2 (0.54%) JMeter
9 2 (0.54%) Maven
10 1 (0.27%) Selenium
10 1 (0.27%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.27%) Toad
10 1 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.27%) LoadRunner
General
1 94 (25.61%) Finance
2 30 (8.17%) Banking
3 14 (3.81%) Investment Banking
4 13 (3.54%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.00%) Back Office
6 9 (2.45%) Retail
6 9 (2.45%) Legal
7 8 (2.18%) Law
7 8 (2.18%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.91%) Billing
9 5 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.36%) Publishing
10 4 (1.09%) Local Government
11 3 (0.82%) Private Banking
11 3 (0.82%) Front Office
12 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.54%) Advertising
13 1 (0.27%) French Language
13 1 (0.27%) German Language
13 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 49 (13.35%) Analyst
2 45 (12.26%) DBA
3 39 (10.63%) Administrator
4 38 (10.35%) Architect
5 29 (7.90%) SQL DBA
6 23 (6.27%) Developer
6 23 (6.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 22 (5.99%) Consultant
8 20 (5.45%) Project Manager
9 19 (5.18%) Author
9 19 (5.18%) Technical Author
10 16 (4.36%) Systems Administrator
10 16 (4.36%) Solutions Architect
11 15 (4.09%) Technical Architect
11 15 (4.09%) SQL Server DBA
11 15 (4.09%) Infrastructure Architect
12 13 (3.54%) Wintel Engineer
13 12 (3.27%) Operations Engineer
13 12 (3.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 12 (3.27%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (9.81%) .NET
2 31 (8.45%) Web Services
3 25 (6.81%) XML
4 17 (4.63%) Oracle Fusion
5 16 (4.36%) .NET Framework
5 16 (4.36%) Middleware
6 15 (4.09%) JSON
6 15 (4.09%) REST
7 9 (2.45%) Ruby on Rails
8 7 (1.91%) Play Framework
9 6 (1.63%) J2EE
10 5 (1.36%) XMPP
10 5 (1.36%) RESTful
11 2 (0.54%) Flash
11 2 (0.54%) Apache Flex
12 1 (0.27%) SAP Basis
12 1 (0.27%) ActiveMQ
12 1 (0.27%) MDX
12 1 (0.27%) WebSphere MQ
12 1 (0.27%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (9.81%) Replication
3 32 (8.72%) Clustering
4 29 (7.90%) Computer Science
5 21 (5.72%) Management Information System
6 17 (4.63%) Blackberry
7 12 (3.27%) Thin Client
7 12 (3.27%) Fat Client
8 9 (2.45%) Mobile App
9 8 (2.18%) Public Cloud
9 8 (2.18%) PKI
10 7 (1.91%) Data Protection Act
10 7 (1.91%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.91%) Open Source
11 6 (1.63%) NHS
12 5 (1.36%) Wiki
13 4 (1.09%) iPad
13 4 (1.09%) Hedge funds
13 4 (1.09%) AS400
13 4 (1.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 117 (31.88%) Windows
2 71 (19.35%) Linux
3 49 (13.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (10.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 39 (10.63%) UNIX
6 33 (8.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (7.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (4.63%) Solaris
9 16 (4.36%) Windows 7
9 16 (4.36%) AIX
10 10 (2.72%) SUSE
11 8 (2.18%) CentOS
12 6 (1.63%) HPUX
12 6 (1.63%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.82%) Debian
14 3 (0.82%) Android
14 3 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (25.89%) ITIL
2 88 (23.98%) Business Continuity
3 50 (13.62%) Service Delivery
3 50 (13.62%) BCP
4 45 (12.26%) Migration
5 37 (10.08%) Data Modelling
6 35 (9.54%) Project Management
6 35 (9.54%) Business Continuity Planning
7 31 (8.45%) Service Management
8 30 (8.17%) Performance Tuning
9 27 (7.36%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (7.36%) Capacity Planning
10 26 (7.08%) Problem Management
11 24 (6.54%) High Availability
12 22 (5.99%) Enterprise Architecture
13 19 (5.18%) UML
13 19 (5.18%) OO
13 19 (5.18%) Software Engineering
13 19 (5.18%) DevOps
14 18 (4.90%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (24.52%) SQL
2 35 (9.54%) PowerShell
3 31 (8.45%) Java
4 24 (6.54%) T-SQL
5 21 (5.72%) C#
6 20 (5.45%) Shell Script
7 15 (4.09%) Perl
7 15 (4.09%) Ruby
7 15 (4.09%) Bash Shell
8 12 (3.27%) VBScript
8 12 (3.27%) Python
9 7 (1.91%) Groovy
10 6 (1.63%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.09%) VB
11 4 (1.09%) Korn
12 2 (0.54%) ABAP
12 2 (0.54%) PHP
13 1 (0.27%) C
13 1 (0.27%) C++
13 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 45 (12.26%) Degree
2 21 (5.72%) Security Cleared
3 17 (4.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (3.54%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (3.27%) SC Cleared
6 11 (3.00%) MCSE
7 8 (2.18%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (1.36%) CCNP
9 5 (1.36%) IBM Certification
10 4 (1.09%) CCNA
10 4 (1.09%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.09%) MCITP
11 3 (0.82%) CISM
11 3 (0.82%) MCSA
11 3 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.82%) CISSP
11 3 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.82%) ISEB
11 3 (0.82%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.72%) SLA
2 12 (3.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (1.91%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.82%) QA
6 2 (0.54%) BS7799
7 1 (0.27%) HL7
7 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.27%) PMBOK
System Software
1 91 (24.80%) Active Directory
2 78 (21.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (10.08%) vSphere
4 21 (5.72%) Hyper-V
5 14 (3.81%) XenApp
6 13 (3.54%) VMware ESX
6 13 (3.54%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (3.27%) NLBS
8 11 (3.00%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (2.18%) XenServer
9 8 (2.18%) Xen
10 7 (1.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 7 (1.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 7 (1.91%) VirtualBox
10 7 (1.91%) Varnish
10 7 (1.91%) vCloud
11 5 (1.36%) Samba
11 5 (1.36%) VMware Server
11 5 (1.36%) Postfix
11 5 (1.36%) iptables
Systems Management
1 24 (6.54%) Puppet
2 14 (3.81%) SCCM
3 13 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (3.00%) WSUS
5 10 (2.72%) SCOM
6 8 (2.18%) Data Guard
6 8 (2.18%) Oracle RMAN
7 7 (1.91%) NetBackup
7 7 (1.91%) Tivoli
7 7 (1.91%) Vagrant
8 5 (1.36%) ZABBIX
8 5 (1.36%) HP SIM
9 4 (1.09%) Salt
9 4 (1.09%) OpenView
9 4 (1.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (1.09%) BladeLogic
10 3 (0.82%) Control-M
10 3 (0.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.82%) SCSM
10 3 (0.82%) Ansible
Vendors
1 114 (31.06%) VMware
2 111 (30.25%) Microsoft
3 68 (18.53%) Oracle
4 41 (11.17%) Citrix
5 38 (10.35%) Cisco
5 38 (10.35%) HP
6 34 (9.26%) Red Hat
7 29 (7.90%) IBM
8 21 (5.72%) Dell
9 19 (5.18%) CheckPoint
10 17 (4.63%) EMC
11 16 (4.36%) NetApp
12 15 (4.09%) Salesforce.com
13 14 (3.81%) 3PAR
14 11 (3.00%) SAP
15 8 (2.18%) CommVault
15 8 (2.18%) Juniper
16 7 (1.91%) Veritas
16 7 (1.91%) F5
17 6 (1.63%) Rackspace
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £351 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Resourcing People Ltd.
Rate: From £33,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Thames Tideway Tunnel
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £425.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London/New York/Home
Talent Analytix
Rate: £425 - £500+ per day + expenses
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
FRAGOMEN
Rate: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 24 days ago