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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 233 232 238
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 211 207 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.86% 0.84% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.08% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 120 95
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+15.64% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 8
Average hourly rate £32.43 £17.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.73% -26.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.30 £17.00 £50.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.80 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.79% +2.63%
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
19003 19168 19421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.68% 77.47% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13405 13408 13084
Average daily rate £450 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 242 373
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the London region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 September 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
City of London +16 55 £463 +15.54% 19
Croydon 0 5 £400 +35.59% 1
West Drayton - 5 £475 - 1
Westminster - 1 £360 -
Carshalton - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 167 (35.38%) Windows
2 128 (27.12%) Microsoft
3 118 (25.00%) SQL
4 111 (23.52%) VMware
5 108 (22.88%) Linux
6 107 (22.67%) ITIL
7 103 (21.82%) Finance
8 101 (21.40%) SQL Server
9 98 (20.76%) Business Continuity
10 88 (18.64%) Oracle
11 87 (18.43%) Active Directory
12 82 (17.37%) Migration
13 78 (16.53%) UNIX
14 73 (15.47%) SAN
14 73 (15.47%) VMware Infrastructure
15 72 (15.25%) Banking
16 65 (13.77%) MS Excel
17 59 (12.50%) Replication
18 58 (12.29%) Service Management
19 56 (11.86%) Cisco
20 49 (10.38%) Firewall
21 48 (10.17%) HP
21 48 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
22 47 (9.96%) Citrix
22 47 (9.96%) WAN
23 46 (9.75%) Oracle Database
24 45 (9.53%) Performance Tuning
25 43 (9.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 41 (8.69%) Red Hat
27 39 (8.26%) Windows Server 2003

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 38 (8.05%) MS Exchange
2 22 (4.66%) SharePoint
3 21 (4.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 20 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (3.39%) WebLogic
6 15 (3.18%) Tomcat
7 14 (2.97%) IIS
8 12 (2.54%) Lync
9 11 (2.33%) Apache
10 9 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (1.69%) Confluence
12 7 (1.48%) WebSphere
13 6 (1.27%) Office Communications Server
14 5 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (1.06%) CMS
15 4 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
15 4 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
16 3 (0.64%) OpenStack
16 3 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
16 3 (0.64%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 65 (13.77%) MS Excel
2 30 (6.36%) MS Office
3 5 (1.06%) MS Project
4 4 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.64%) Academy Housing
3 3 (0.64%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.21%) Agresso
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.21%) Global One
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.69%) Office 365
3 5 (1.06%) SaaS
4 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.42%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.42%) GitHub
6 1 (0.21%) IaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 73 (15.47%) SAN
2 49 (10.38%) Firewall
3 47 (9.96%) WAN
4 35 (7.42%) DNS
5 34 (7.20%) LAN
6 33 (6.99%) TCP/IP
7 21 (4.45%) Internet
7 21 (4.45%) MPLS
8 18 (3.81%) VPN
8 18 (3.81%) DHCP
9 16 (3.39%) VoIP
10 12 (2.54%) IP Telephony
10 12 (2.54%) Network Security
11 10 (2.12%) NAS
11 10 (2.12%) Cisco IPT
12 9 (1.91%) BIG-IP
12 9 (1.91%) VLAN
12 9 (1.91%) DSL
13 8 (1.69%) SSH
14 7 (1.48%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (21.40%) SQL Server
2 46 (9.75%) Oracle Database
3 38 (8.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (5.08%) Relational Database
5 23 (4.87%) Oracle Database 10g
6 22 (4.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (4.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 20 (4.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 20 (4.24%) SQL Server 2005
9 18 (3.81%) MySQL
10 17 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
11 15 (3.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 14 (2.97%) DB2
13 12 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (2.33%) RDBMS
15 8 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
16 7 (1.48%) DTS
17 6 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
17 6 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 6 (1.27%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 15 (3.18%) JIRA
2 12 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.69%) Maven
3 8 (1.69%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.69%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (1.27%) Toad
5 5 (1.06%) JUnit
5 5 (1.06%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (1.06%) Subversion
6 4 (0.85%) JMeter
6 4 (0.85%) LoadRunner
7 3 (0.64%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.42%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.42%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.42%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.21%) EasyMock
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.21%) Selenium
General
1 103 (21.82%) Finance
2 72 (15.25%) Banking
3 23 (4.87%) Investment Banking
4 19 (4.03%) Retail
5 17 (3.60%) Front Office
6 12 (2.54%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.91%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.69%) Legal
8 8 (1.69%) Back Office
9 6 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.27%) Marketing
10 5 (1.06%) Law
10 5 (1.06%) Publishing
10 5 (1.06%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.85%) Local Government
12 3 (0.64%) International Banking
12 3 (0.64%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.42%) Electronics
13 2 (0.42%) German Language
14 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 52 (11.02%) Analyst
1 52 (11.02%) DBA
2 50 (10.59%) Architect
3 35 (7.42%) Administrator
4 34 (7.20%) Project Manager
5 33 (6.99%) Consultant
6 26 (5.51%) Infrastructure Architect
7 25 (5.30%) SQL DBA
8 17 (3.60%) Support Analyst
9 14 (2.97%) Solutions Architect
9 14 (2.97%) Developer
9 14 (2.97%) Oracle DBA
9 14 (2.97%) SQL Server DBA
9 14 (2.97%) IT Director
10 13 (2.75%) Service Manager
11 12 (2.54%) Applications Support
11 12 (2.54%) Tester
12 11 (2.33%) Systems Administrator
12 11 (2.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (2.33%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.30%) Web Services
2 19 (4.03%) Middleware
3 12 (2.54%) .NET
4 10 (2.12%) EJB
5 9 (1.91%) XMPP
6 7 (1.48%) XML
7 6 (1.27%) JSP
8 5 (1.06%) J2EE
8 5 (1.06%) Java EE
9 4 (0.85%) Oracle Streams
9 4 (0.85%) JPA
9 4 (0.85%) EJB 3.0
9 4 (0.85%) Swing
9 4 (0.85%) JMS
9 4 (0.85%) Hibernate
9 4 (0.85%) JDO
10 3 (0.64%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (0.42%) RESTful
11 2 (0.42%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.42%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 59 (12.50%) Replication
2 32 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (6.14%) Management Information System
4 25 (5.30%) Blackberry
5 22 (4.66%) Client/Server
6 16 (3.39%) Clustering
7 12 (2.54%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.33%) Open Source
9 10 (2.12%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.91%) Fat Client
10 9 (1.91%) Thin Client
11 7 (1.48%) HACMP
11 7 (1.48%) PMI
11 7 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (1.48%) Credit Risk
12 6 (1.27%) Statistics
12 6 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (1.06%) Mainframe
14 4 (0.85%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 167 (35.38%) Windows
2 108 (22.88%) Linux
3 78 (16.53%) UNIX
4 48 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (9.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 39 (8.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (6.14%) Solaris
8 26 (5.51%) Windows 7
9 20 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (2.75%) AIX
11 9 (1.91%) Windows XP
12 6 (1.27%) SUSE
12 6 (1.27%) Ubuntu
12 6 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
12 6 (1.27%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.64%) CentOS
14 3 (0.64%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.64%) Android
14 3 (0.64%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (22.67%) ITIL
2 98 (20.76%) Business Continuity
3 82 (17.37%) Migration
4 58 (12.29%) Service Management
5 45 (9.53%) Performance Tuning
6 36 (7.63%) Project Management
7 33 (6.99%) Capacity Planning
8 32 (6.78%) High Availability
9 31 (6.57%) Incident Management
10 30 (6.36%) BCP
11 26 (5.51%) Performance Testing
12 25 (5.30%) PRINCE2
13 24 (5.08%) Change Management
13 24 (5.08%) Risk Management
14 22 (4.66%) Service Delivery
14 22 (4.66%) Capacity Management
15 21 (4.45%) Problem Management
15 21 (4.45%) Configuration Management
15 21 (4.45%) Stakeholder Management
16 20 (4.24%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 118 (25.00%) SQL
2 37 (7.84%) PowerShell
3 32 (6.78%) Java
4 31 (6.57%) Shell Script
5 26 (5.51%) Perl
6 25 (5.30%) T-SQL
7 14 (2.97%) VB
8 13 (2.75%) C
8 13 (2.75%) Python
9 8 (1.69%) Bash Shell
9 8 (1.69%) Ruby
9 8 (1.69%) PL/SQL
10 7 (1.48%) VBA
11 6 (1.27%) VBScript
12 5 (1.06%) C++
13 2 (0.42%) COBOL
13 2 (0.42%) PHP
13 2 (0.42%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.21%) C#
14 1 (0.21%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 38 (8.05%) Degree
2 35 (7.42%) Security Cleared
3 29 (6.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (3.81%) SC Cleared
5 17 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (2.75%) CCNA
6 13 (2.75%) MCITP
7 12 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (2.33%) MCSA
9 10 (2.12%) MCSE
9 10 (2.12%) OCP
9 10 (2.12%) PMI Certification
9 10 (2.12%) Oracle Certification
10 9 (1.91%) DV Cleared
11 8 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 8 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (1.48%) ISEB
12 7 (1.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (1.27%) VCDX
13 6 (1.27%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.08%) QA
2 16 (3.39%) SLA
3 13 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (1.27%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.21%) HL7
6 1 (0.21%) COBIT
System Software
1 87 (18.43%) Active Directory
2 73 (15.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (7.20%) VMware ESX
4 30 (6.36%) Oracle RAC
5 25 (5.30%) vSphere
6 22 (4.66%) Hyper-V
7 16 (3.39%) XenApp
7 16 (3.39%) Oracle RMAN
8 9 (1.91%) Xen
9 8 (1.69%) NLBS
9 8 (1.69%) XenDesktop
10 7 (1.48%) RHEV
11 6 (1.27%) PowerHA
12 5 (1.06%) GPFS
12 5 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.64%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.64%) KVM
14 3 (0.64%) UAG
Systems Management
1 29 (6.14%) Data Guard
2 19 (4.03%) Puppet
3 16 (3.39%) SCOM
4 14 (2.97%) BladeLogic
5 12 (2.54%) SCCM
6 10 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (1.91%) Cisco CUCM
7 9 (1.91%) WSUS
7 9 (1.91%) OPNET
8 8 (1.69%) WMI
9 7 (1.48%) NetBackup
10 6 (1.27%) Backup Exec
10 6 (1.27%) Control-M
10 6 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 5 (1.06%) MOM
11 5 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (1.06%) Oracle Statspack
11 5 (1.06%) Ansible
11 5 (1.06%) Salt
12 4 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 128 (27.12%) Microsoft
2 111 (23.52%) VMware
3 88 (18.64%) Oracle
4 56 (11.86%) Cisco
5 48 (10.17%) HP
6 47 (9.96%) Citrix
7 41 (8.69%) Red Hat
8 25 (5.30%) IBM
9 22 (4.66%) NetApp
10 20 (4.24%) SAP
11 16 (3.39%) Sybase
11 16 (3.39%) EMC
11 16 (3.39%) SolarWinds
12 15 (3.18%) JBoss
12 15 (3.18%) Veritas
13 14 (2.97%) Cyber-Ark
14 13 (2.75%) Remedy
14 13 (2.75%) Dell
15 12 (2.54%) CheckPoint
16 11 (2.33%) Symantec
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Posted: 10 hours ago
London
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Rate: £350 - £380 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Rate: £400 - £475 per day + + Extension
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Cititec
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Endemol UK
Rate: Up to £25,500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £275 to £425 per day 6 months + Possibly higher rate for experts!
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Docklands
iKonnect
Rate: £300 - £405 per day
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City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £405 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Docklands
iKonnect
Rate: £300 - £405 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £405.00 per day
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West London
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Rate: £35.00 - £40.00 per hour
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