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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 226 190 225
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +35
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 202 259 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.88% 1.13% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.43% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 178 117
Average daily rate
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£373 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.36% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £28.02 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+23.86% +25.71%
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
18011 18102 18653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.78% 79.00% 78.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12843 12763 12895
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 229 282
Average hourly rate £22.18 £20.00 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% -28.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £13.30 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.30 £50.00 £56.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -29 43 £431 +11.29% 15
Croydon -3 13 £325 -12.75% 2
Canary Wharf - 7 £475 -
Kingston Upon Thames +4 4 £275 -26.66% 1
Hendon - 1 - -
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 134 (34.45%) Windows
2 114 (29.31%) Microsoft
3 111 (28.53%) VMware
4 109 (28.02%) Active Directory
5 105 (26.99%) Finance
5 105 (26.99%) Business Continuity
6 99 (25.45%) SQL
7 96 (24.68%) ITIL
8 84 (21.59%) SQL Server
9 76 (19.54%) VMware Infrastructure
10 75 (19.28%) Data Centre
11 70 (17.99%) Linux
12 66 (16.97%) Windows Server 2008
13 63 (16.20%) Oracle
13 63 (16.20%) LAN
14 62 (15.94%) SAN
15 61 (15.68%) WAN
16 58 (14.91%) BCP
16 58 (14.91%) Cisco
17 56 (14.40%) Windows Server 2003
18 55 (14.14%) Firewall
19 50 (12.85%) Migration
20 48 (12.34%) Citrix
20 48 (12.34%) MS Exchange
21 45 (11.57%) HP
21 45 (11.57%) Windows Server 2012
22 44 (11.31%) MS Excel
23 43 (11.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 40 (10.28%) Service Management
24 40 (10.28%) Problem Management

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 48 (12.34%) MS Exchange
2 26 (6.68%) IIS
3 25 (6.43%) SharePoint
4 24 (6.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 22 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (3.86%) Lync
6 15 (3.86%) WebSphere
7 14 (3.60%) Apache
8 10 (2.57%) Tomcat
9 9 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (1.80%) Confluence
11 7 (1.80%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (1.80%) FileNet
12 6 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (1.29%) WebLogic
14 4 (1.03%) WebSphere Process Server
14 4 (1.03%) MediaWiki
14 4 (1.03%) nginx
Applications
1 44 (11.31%) MS Excel
2 34 (8.74%) MS Office
3 18 (4.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (4.11%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.29%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.51%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.26%) Global One
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.34%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.06%) SaaS
2 8 (2.06%) PaaS
3 4 (1.03%) IaaS
3 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.77%) Yammer
4 3 (0.77%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.51%) Rackspace Cloud
5 2 (0.51%) Office 365
5 2 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.51%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.26%) GitHub
6 1 (0.26%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 63 (16.20%) LAN
2 62 (15.94%) SAN
3 61 (15.68%) WAN
4 55 (14.14%) Firewall
5 35 (9.00%) MPLS
6 22 (5.66%) TCP/IP
7 21 (5.40%) DNS
7 21 (5.40%) DSL
7 21 (5.40%) BIG-IP
7 21 (5.40%) Network Security
8 18 (4.63%) VPN
9 16 (4.11%) VLAN
10 14 (3.60%) VoIP
11 11 (2.83%) SSL
12 9 (2.31%) Internet
12 9 (2.31%) LDAP
13 8 (2.06%) SNMP
13 8 (2.06%) Wireless
13 8 (2.06%) NetScaler
13 8 (2.06%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (21.59%) SQL Server
2 43 (11.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (7.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (6.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (5.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (4.37%) Oracle Database
7 12 (3.08%) Big Data
7 12 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (3.08%) DB2
7 12 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (2.83%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (2.57%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (2.06%) MySQL
10 8 (2.06%) DTS
11 7 (1.80%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.80%) Relational Database
12 6 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (1.54%) MongoDB
13 5 (1.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (2.83%) Git (software)
1 11 (2.83%) Jenkins
2 10 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.06%) JIRA
4 6 (1.54%) LoadRunner
4 6 (1.54%) Subversion
5 5 (1.29%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.29%) Hudson
6 3 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.77%) Maven
6 3 (0.77%) AdminStudio
6 3 (0.77%) JMeter
6 3 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.51%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.51%) Selenium
7 2 (0.51%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.51%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.26%) GCC
8 1 (0.26%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.26%) Mercurial
General
1 105 (26.99%) Finance
2 32 (8.23%) Banking
3 15 (3.86%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.86%) Investment Banking
4 12 (3.08%) Retail
5 11 (2.83%) Back Office
6 8 (2.06%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.06%) Legal
7 7 (1.80%) Billing
8 6 (1.54%) Law
9 5 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.29%) Publishing
9 5 (1.29%) Local Government
10 4 (1.03%) Front Office
11 3 (0.77%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.26%) Advertising
13 1 (0.26%) French Language
13 1 (0.26%) German Language
13 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 59 (15.17%) Analyst
2 42 (10.80%) DBA
3 39 (10.03%) Architect
4 37 (9.51%) Administrator
5 35 (9.00%) Developer
6 28 (7.20%) Project Manager
7 24 (6.17%) Consultant
7 24 (6.17%) SQL DBA
8 22 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 17 (4.37%) Solutions Architect
9 17 (4.37%) 3rd Line Support
9 17 (4.37%) Infrastructure Architect
9 17 (4.37%) Wintel Engineer
9 17 (4.37%) Operations Engineer
10 15 (3.86%) Operations Analyst
11 13 (3.34%) Systems Administrator
11 13 (3.34%) Technical Architect
11 13 (3.34%) SQL Server DBA
12 12 (3.08%) Infrastructure Manager
13 10 (2.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.94%) .NET
2 20 (5.14%) Web Services
3 14 (3.60%) Middleware
4 9 (2.31%) XML
5 8 (2.06%) J2EE
6 7 (1.80%) XMPP
6 7 (1.80%) Oracle Fusion
6 7 (1.80%) RESTful
7 6 (1.54%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.03%) JSON
8 4 (1.03%) REST
9 3 (0.77%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (0.77%) CSS
10 2 (0.51%) SOAP
10 2 (0.51%) Flash
10 2 (0.51%) Oracle ADF
10 2 (0.51%) SAML
10 2 (0.51%) Rendezvous
10 2 (0.51%) HTML
10 2 (0.51%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 75 (19.28%) Data Centre
2 40 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (8.23%) Clustering
4 29 (7.46%) Replication
5 26 (6.68%) Blackberry
6 22 (5.66%) Computer Science
7 21 (5.40%) Management Information System
8 14 (3.60%) Thin Client
8 14 (3.60%) Fat Client
9 13 (3.34%) Mobile App
10 10 (2.57%) Public Cloud
11 9 (2.31%) PKI
11 9 (2.31%) Client/Server
12 8 (2.06%) Fixed Income
13 7 (1.80%) Data Protection Act
14 5 (1.29%) iPad
14 5 (1.29%) NHS
15 4 (1.03%) Mainframe
15 4 (1.03%) Wiki
15 4 (1.03%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 134 (34.45%) Windows
2 70 (17.99%) Linux
3 66 (16.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 56 (14.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 45 (11.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (9.77%) UNIX
7 25 (6.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (6.43%) Windows 7
8 16 (4.11%) AIX
9 12 (3.08%) SUSE
10 11 (2.83%) Solaris
11 9 (2.31%) CentOS
12 8 (2.06%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.03%) Android
14 3 (0.77%) Debian
15 2 (0.51%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.51%) HPUX
15 2 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.51%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (26.99%) Business Continuity
2 96 (24.68%) ITIL
3 58 (14.91%) BCP
4 50 (12.85%) Migration
5 40 (10.28%) Service Management
5 40 (10.28%) Problem Management
5 40 (10.28%) Business Continuity Planning
6 38 (9.77%) Project Management
7 36 (9.25%) Service Delivery
8 31 (7.97%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (7.71%) Capacity Planning
10 29 (7.46%) Performance Management
10 29 (7.46%) Performance Tuning
11 28 (7.20%) Data Modelling
12 24 (6.17%) PRINCE2
13 20 (5.14%) High Availability
14 19 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
14 19 (4.88%) DevOps
14 19 (4.88%) Change Management
15 18 (4.63%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 99 (25.45%) SQL
2 40 (10.28%) PowerShell
3 31 (7.97%) T-SQL
4 23 (5.91%) Java
5 16 (4.11%) Perl
6 14 (3.60%) Shell Script
7 13 (3.34%) C#
8 10 (2.57%) VBScript
9 8 (2.06%) VB
9 8 (2.06%) Python
9 8 (2.06%) Ruby
10 5 (1.29%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.29%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.03%) PHP
11 4 (1.03%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.03%) Korn
12 3 (0.77%) NATURAL
13 2 (0.51%) ABAP
13 2 (0.51%) VBA
14 1 (0.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 35 (9.00%) Degree
2 25 (6.43%) Security Cleared
3 18 (4.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (3.60%) SC Cleared
5 13 (3.34%) MCSE
6 12 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.80%) CCNP
9 6 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (1.29%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.29%) CCNA
10 5 (1.29%) MCSA
10 5 (1.29%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (1.29%) CISSP
10 5 (1.29%) IBM Certification
10 5 (1.29%) CISA
10 5 (1.29%) CISM
11 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 4 (1.03%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.88%) SLA
2 11 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.31%) PCI DSS
4 8 (2.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (1.80%) QA
6 3 (0.77%) BS7799
7 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.26%) PMBOK
System Software
1 109 (28.02%) Active Directory
2 76 (19.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (10.03%) vSphere
4 27 (6.94%) Hyper-V
5 20 (5.14%) NLBS
6 18 (4.63%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (4.11%) XenApp
8 13 (3.34%) VMware ESX
9 11 (2.83%) Xen
10 10 (2.57%) Oracle RAC
11 7 (1.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 7 (1.80%) XenServer
11 7 (1.80%) vCloud
12 6 (1.54%) Postfix
13 5 (1.29%) VMware Server
14 4 (1.03%) Samba
14 4 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (1.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 4 (1.03%) Oracle Clusterware
14 4 (1.03%) iptables
Systems Management
1 19 (4.88%) WSUS
2 18 (4.63%) Puppet
3 16 (4.11%) SCCM
4 9 (2.31%) Tivoli
5 8 (2.06%) Data Guard
6 7 (1.80%) SCOM
6 7 (1.80%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (1.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 7 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (1.54%) BladeLogic
8 5 (1.29%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (1.29%) OpenView
9 4 (1.03%) Nessus
9 4 (1.03%) ZABBIX
9 4 (1.03%) HP SIM
9 4 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.77%) SCSM
10 3 (0.77%) Ansible
10 3 (0.77%) logstash
10 3 (0.77%) Salt
Vendors
1 114 (29.31%) Microsoft
2 111 (28.53%) VMware
3 63 (16.20%) Oracle
4 58 (14.91%) Cisco
5 48 (12.34%) Citrix
6 45 (11.57%) HP
7 32 (8.23%) IBM
8 30 (7.71%) CheckPoint
9 29 (7.46%) Red Hat
10 26 (6.68%) Dell
11 21 (5.40%) NetApp
12 20 (5.14%) EMC
13 14 (3.60%) 3PAR
14 10 (2.57%) Juniper
14 10 (2.57%) SAP
15 9 (2.31%) CommVault
16 8 (2.06%) F5
17 7 (1.80%) Brocade
17 7 (1.80%) Rackspace
18 6 (1.54%) Kofax
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £490.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 25 days ago