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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 222 215 239
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +24
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 210 231 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.85% 0.91% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.18% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 162 92
Average daily rate
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£405 £400 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £265 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £358 £370
% change year-on-year
+18.88% -3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.79% +5.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £18.50 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £23.55 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +42.85%
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
19024 19638 18030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.45% 77.75% 75.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13887 13776 12360
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 240 294
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -29.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 31 October 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
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 31 October 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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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 +1 44 £463 +15.62% 17
Croydon -17 6 £400 -10.11% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -6 3 £375 -3.22% 1
West Drayton - 3 £475 -
Uxbridge -5 2 £411 -8.61%
Wimbledon - 2 £375 -
Westminster - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Carshalton - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Stanmore - - - -
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 154 (34.92%) Windows
2 121 (27.44%) Microsoft
3 110 (24.94%) Finance
4 106 (24.04%) SQL
5 100 (22.68%) VMware
6 91 (20.63%) Business Continuity
7 85 (19.27%) SQL Server
7 85 (19.27%) Active Directory
8 84 (19.05%) Linux
9 73 (16.55%) ITIL
10 66 (14.97%) SAN
11 65 (14.74%) Oracle
11 65 (14.74%) Migration
11 65 (14.74%) VMware Infrastructure
12 60 (13.61%) Banking
13 59 (13.38%) Cisco
14 55 (12.47%) MS Excel
15 53 (12.02%) UNIX
15 53 (12.02%) Firewall
16 51 (11.56%) WAN
16 51 (11.56%) Windows Server 2008
17 49 (11.11%) Service Management
17 49 (11.11%) Replication
18 47 (10.66%) Windows Server 2003
19 46 (10.43%) Citrix
20 40 (9.07%) MS Exchange
21 38 (8.62%) HP
21 38 (8.62%) Oracle Database
21 38 (8.62%) Performance Tuning
22 36 (8.16%) Windows 7

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 40 (9.07%) MS Exchange
2 26 (5.90%) SharePoint
2 26 (5.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 17 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (3.63%) IIS
5 15 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (2.72%) Tomcat
7 11 (2.49%) Lync
8 10 (2.27%) Confluence
9 8 (1.81%) WebLogic
10 7 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (1.36%) Apache
11 6 (1.36%) JBoss
11 6 (1.36%) NetWeaver
11 6 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (1.13%) Office Communications Server
13 4 (0.91%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.91%) Documentum
14 3 (0.68%) CMS
Applications
1 55 (12.47%) MS Excel
2 26 (5.90%) MS Office
3 9 (2.04%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.68%) Academy Housing
1 3 (0.68%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
1 3 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.13%) SaaS
3 4 (0.91%) Office 365
4 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.45%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.45%) GitHub
6 1 (0.23%) IaaS
6 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 66 (14.97%) SAN
2 53 (12.02%) Firewall
3 51 (11.56%) WAN
4 36 (8.16%) LAN
5 28 (6.35%) DNS
6 21 (4.76%) Internet
7 20 (4.54%) MPLS
7 20 (4.54%) TCP/IP
8 16 (3.63%) Network Security
9 13 (2.95%) DHCP
9 13 (2.95%) DSL
9 13 (2.95%) BIG-IP
10 10 (2.27%) VPN
11 8 (1.81%) VoIP
11 8 (1.81%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (1.81%) NAS
12 7 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (1.59%) LDAP
12 7 (1.59%) IP Telephony
12 7 (1.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (19.27%) SQL Server
2 38 (8.62%) Oracle Database
3 24 (5.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (4.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 16 (3.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (3.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (3.17%) DB2
8 13 (2.95%) MySQL
9 12 (2.72%) Oracle Database 11g
10 11 (2.49%) Oracle Database 10g
10 11 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (2.04%) RDBMS
12 9 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (1.81%) SAP HANA
13 8 (1.81%) DTS
14 7 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
16 5 (1.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (3.17%) JIRA
2 12 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (2.49%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.27%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.59%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 6 (1.36%) Maven
6 6 (1.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.68%) JMeter
7 3 (0.68%) Subversion
8 2 (0.45%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.45%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.45%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.45%) JUnit
8 2 (0.45%) Selenium
8 2 (0.45%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.23%) Hudson
9 1 (0.23%) FishEye
9 1 (0.23%) TestNG
9 1 (0.23%) EasyMock
General
1 110 (24.94%) Finance
2 60 (13.61%) Banking
3 21 (4.76%) Retail
4 18 (4.08%) Investment Banking
5 14 (3.17%) Front Office
6 10 (2.27%) Legal
7 8 (1.81%) Publishing
8 7 (1.59%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.59%) Retail Banking
8 7 (1.59%) Law
8 7 (1.59%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.36%) Back Office
9 6 (1.36%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.13%) International Banking
11 4 (0.91%) Marketing
11 4 (0.91%) Local Government
12 2 (0.45%) German Language
13 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 52 (11.79%) Analyst
2 49 (11.11%) DBA
3 45 (10.20%) Architect
4 35 (7.94%) Consultant
5 30 (6.80%) Project Manager
6 26 (5.90%) Administrator
7 25 (5.67%) SQL DBA
7 25 (5.67%) Infrastructure Architect
8 17 (3.85%) IT Director
9 16 (3.63%) Support Analyst
10 15 (3.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (2.95%) Service Manager
11 13 (2.95%) Oracle DBA
11 13 (2.95%) SQL Server DBA
11 13 (2.95%) Developer
11 13 (2.95%) DevOps Engineer
12 12 (2.72%) Support Engineer
12 12 (2.72%) 3rd Line Support
13 11 (2.49%) Applications Support
13 11 (2.49%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.90%) Web Services
2 17 (3.85%) Middleware
3 13 (2.95%) .NET
4 4 (0.91%) J2EE
4 4 (0.91%) XMPP
4 4 (0.91%) RESTful
5 3 (0.68%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (0.68%) EJB
5 3 (0.68%) XML
6 2 (0.45%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.45%) Java EE
6 2 (0.45%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.45%) LAMP
6 2 (0.45%) HTML
6 2 (0.45%) JSP
6 2 (0.45%) Oracle Streams
6 2 (0.45%) jQuery
7 1 (0.23%) JPA
7 1 (0.23%) EJB 3.0
7 1 (0.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 49 (11.11%) Replication
2 29 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (6.35%) Management Information System
4 27 (6.12%) Blackberry
5 18 (4.08%) Client/Server
6 15 (3.40%) Clustering
6 15 (3.40%) Open Source
7 14 (3.17%) Computer Science
8 12 (2.72%) Thin Client
8 12 (2.72%) Fat Client
9 11 (2.49%) Mobile App
10 10 (2.27%) HACMP
11 8 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (1.13%) Hedge funds
14 4 (0.91%) RMADS
14 4 (0.91%) PMI
15 3 (0.68%) AS400
15 3 (0.68%) Mainframe
15 3 (0.68%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 154 (34.92%) Windows
2 84 (19.05%) Linux
3 53 (12.02%) UNIX
4 51 (11.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (10.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 36 (8.16%) Windows 7
7 26 (5.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (3.17%) AIX
10 11 (2.49%) Solaris
11 10 (2.27%) Windows XP
12 8 (1.81%) Ubuntu
13 7 (1.59%) SUSE
13 7 (1.59%) Windows 8
14 6 (1.36%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (1.13%) CentOS
16 4 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.91%) Windows Vista
17 3 (0.68%) VMS
18 2 (0.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (20.63%) Business Continuity
2 73 (16.55%) ITIL
3 65 (14.74%) Migration
4 49 (11.11%) Service Management
5 38 (8.62%) Performance Tuning
6 34 (7.71%) BCP
7 32 (7.26%) High Availability
8 28 (6.35%) Capacity Planning
9 26 (5.90%) Incident Management
10 25 (5.67%) Risk Management
10 25 (5.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 24 (5.44%) Business Continuity Planning
12 23 (5.22%) Project Management
13 22 (4.99%) Service Delivery
13 22 (4.99%) Change Management
13 22 (4.99%) Asset Management
14 21 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (4.76%) Problem Management
15 19 (4.31%) Performance Testing
16 17 (3.85%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (24.04%) SQL
2 34 (7.71%) PowerShell
3 27 (6.12%) T-SQL
4 23 (5.22%) Shell Script
5 22 (4.99%) Java
6 18 (4.08%) Perl
7 11 (2.49%) Python
7 11 (2.49%) VB
8 9 (2.04%) Bash Shell
9 8 (1.81%) C
10 7 (1.59%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.13%) Ruby
12 4 (0.91%) VBScript
13 3 (0.68%) VBA
14 2 (0.45%) C#
14 2 (0.45%) C++
14 2 (0.45%) COBOL
14 2 (0.45%) JavaScript
15 1 (0.23%) PHP
15 1 (0.23%) JCL
Qualifications
1 31 (7.03%) Security Cleared
2 27 (6.12%) Degree
3 21 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (3.17%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.04%) MCITP
6 9 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (1.81%) MCSE
8 7 (1.59%) CCNA
8 7 (1.59%) PMI Certification
8 7 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (1.36%) MCTS
9 6 (1.36%) ISEB
9 6 (1.36%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (1.36%) VCDX
9 6 (1.36%) VCAP
9 6 (1.36%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.13%) CISSP
10 5 (1.13%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.76%) QA
2 14 (3.17%) SLA
3 10 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.68%) COBIT
6 2 (0.45%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.45%) WAI
7 1 (0.23%) HL7
7 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.23%) BS7799
7 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 85 (19.27%) Active Directory
2 65 (14.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (7.71%) VMware ESX
4 21 (4.76%) Hyper-V
5 18 (4.08%) Oracle RAC
6 16 (3.63%) vSphere
7 15 (3.40%) XenApp
8 12 (2.72%) NLBS
8 12 (2.72%) Oracle RMAN
9 9 (2.04%) Xen
9 9 (2.04%) PowerHA
9 9 (2.04%) XenDesktop
10 8 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (1.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 5 (1.13%) GPFS
12 5 (1.13%) UAG
13 4 (0.91%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.68%) MetaFrame
15 2 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.45%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 17 (3.85%) Puppet
2 15 (3.40%) Data Guard
3 14 (3.17%) SCOM
4 13 (2.95%) BladeLogic
5 12 (2.72%) WSUS
6 11 (2.49%) SCCM
7 9 (2.04%) NetBackup
7 9 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (1.81%) WMI
9 7 (1.59%) MOM
10 6 (1.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 6 (1.36%) Salt
11 5 (1.13%) Ansible
11 5 (1.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 5 (1.13%) MIMEsweeper
11 5 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
12 4 (0.91%) Foglight
12 4 (0.91%) OPNET
12 4 (0.91%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 121 (27.44%) Microsoft
2 100 (22.68%) VMware
3 65 (14.74%) Oracle
4 59 (13.38%) Cisco
5 46 (10.43%) Citrix
6 38 (8.62%) HP
7 27 (6.12%) Red Hat
8 24 (5.44%) NetApp
8 24 (5.44%) IBM
9 17 (3.85%) SAP
9 17 (3.85%) EMC
9 17 (3.85%) CheckPoint
10 15 (3.40%) Sybase
11 14 (3.17%) Cyber-Ark
12 13 (2.95%) Dell
12 13 (2.95%) Symantec
13 11 (2.49%) SolarWinds
14 9 (2.04%) Business Objects
15 8 (1.81%) Hitachi
16 6 (1.36%) Remedy
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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London
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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JM
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