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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 228 232 244
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 213 205 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.90% 0.85% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.07% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 139 111
Average daily rate
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£448 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £552 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £410 £360
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.82 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.35% +31.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.95 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +3.63%
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
18940 19187 19819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.97% 79.17% 78.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13551 13366 13861
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 220 235
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.62 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £53.00 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +1 48 £450 -2.75% 9
Croydon -11 12 £500 +25.00% 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £375 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £450 -
Uxbridge +6 2 £450 +9.42%
Westminster +1 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £490 -
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 153 (38.44%) Windows
2 128 (32.16%) Business Continuity
3 117 (29.40%) Finance
4 116 (29.15%) VMware
5 103 (25.88%) Active Directory
6 102 (25.63%) Microsoft
7 99 (24.87%) SQL
8 84 (21.11%) VMware Infrastructure
9 83 (20.85%) ITIL
10 71 (17.84%) SAN
10 71 (17.84%) Data Centre
11 69 (17.34%) Linux
12 67 (16.83%) Windows Server 2008
13 65 (16.33%) Cisco
14 64 (16.08%) SQL Server
15 63 (15.83%) BCP
15 63 (15.83%) LAN
16 57 (14.32%) Windows Server 2003
17 55 (13.82%) WAN
18 54 (13.57%) Oracle
19 53 (13.32%) Firewall
20 52 (13.07%) Service Management
20 52 (13.07%) Citrix
21 49 (12.31%) HP
22 48 (12.06%) Business Continuity Planning
23 47 (11.81%) Agile Software Development
24 45 (11.31%) Problem Management
24 45 (11.31%) MS Exchange
24 45 (11.31%) Project Management
25 44 (11.06%) Migration

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 45 (11.31%) MS Exchange
2 28 (7.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 21 (5.28%) IIS
4 20 (5.03%) SharePoint
5 15 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (3.52%) Lync
7 11 (2.76%) Tomcat
8 9 (2.26%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.76%) Apache
9 7 (1.76%) OpenStack
9 7 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.51%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (1.26%) Confluence
11 5 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (1.26%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
13 2 (0.50%) WordPress
13 2 (0.50%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 36 (9.05%) MS Excel
2 32 (8.04%) MS Office
3 10 (2.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.26%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.26%) MS Project
6 3 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.25%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (0.50%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.25%) Global One
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.51%) GitHub
3 7 (1.76%) SaaS
3 7 (1.76%) PaaS
4 4 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.75%) Yammer
6 2 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.50%) IaaS
6 2 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.25%) Force.com
7 1 (0.25%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.25%) Office 365
7 1 (0.25%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 71 (17.84%) SAN
2 63 (15.83%) LAN
3 55 (13.82%) WAN
4 53 (13.32%) Firewall
5 38 (9.55%) MPLS
6 27 (6.78%) TCP/IP
7 25 (6.28%) BIG-IP
8 24 (6.03%) DSL
9 20 (5.03%) DNS
10 18 (4.52%) VLAN
11 17 (4.27%) Network Security
12 15 (3.77%) VPN
13 13 (3.27%) VoIP
14 12 (3.02%) SSL
15 11 (2.76%) SNMP
16 10 (2.51%) NAS
17 9 (2.26%) NetScaler
17 9 (2.26%) Cisco Nexus
17 9 (2.26%) Internet
18 8 (2.01%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (16.08%) SQL Server
2 42 (10.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (6.28%) Oracle Database
5 20 (5.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (4.77%) Relational Database
7 17 (4.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (4.02%) Oracle Database 11g
9 14 (3.52%) MySQL
9 14 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (3.27%) Big Data
10 13 (3.27%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (2.76%) DB2
12 8 (2.01%) Sybase ASE
12 8 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (1.76%) DTS
13 7 (1.76%) MongoDB
14 6 (1.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (1.51%) SQL Server 2000
15 5 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (5.03%) LoadRunner
1 20 (5.03%) Jenkins
2 13 (3.27%) JMeter
2 13 (3.27%) Maven
3 11 (2.76%) Eclipse
3 11 (2.76%) IntelliJ
4 10 (2.51%) Git (software)
5 8 (2.01%) JIRA
6 7 (1.76%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.01%) Subversion
9 3 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.75%) Selenium
9 3 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.50%) Gerrit
10 2 (0.50%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.50%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.50%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.25%) JUnit
11 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 117 (29.40%) Finance
2 34 (8.54%) Banking
3 18 (4.52%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.52%) Retail
5 13 (3.27%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.51%) Law
6 10 (2.51%) Legal
7 9 (2.26%) Billing
8 5 (1.26%) Local Government
8 5 (1.26%) Back Office
9 4 (1.01%) Front Office
9 4 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.01%) Publishing
10 3 (0.75%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.25%) Advertising
11 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.25%) French Language
11 1 (0.25%) German Language
11 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 64 (16.08%) Analyst
2 41 (10.30%) Project Manager
3 38 (9.55%) DBA
4 31 (7.79%) Architect
5 28 (7.04%) Developer
6 24 (6.03%) Administrator
7 20 (5.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 20 (5.03%) SQL DBA
8 19 (4.77%) 3rd Line Support
8 19 (4.77%) Operations Analyst
9 18 (4.52%) Operations Engineer
10 17 (4.27%) Consultant
11 16 (4.02%) Infrastructure Architect
11 16 (4.02%) Wintel Engineer
12 15 (3.77%) DevOps Engineer
12 15 (3.77%) Test Analyst
13 14 (3.52%) SQL Server DBA
14 12 (3.02%) Oracle DBA
14 12 (3.02%) Tester
15 11 (2.76%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.27%) .NET
2 14 (3.52%) Middleware
3 12 (3.02%) Web Services
4 8 (2.01%) RESTful
5 6 (1.51%) XMPP
5 6 (1.51%) CSS
6 4 (1.01%) HTML
7 3 (0.75%) Apache Flex
7 3 (0.75%) WebCenter
7 3 (0.75%) SOAP
7 3 (0.75%) J2EE
7 3 (0.75%) XML
7 3 (0.75%) Oracle ADF
7 3 (0.75%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.50%) Marionette.js
8 2 (0.50%) SAML
8 2 (0.50%) Rendezvous
8 2 (0.50%) HTML5
8 2 (0.50%) Ultra Messaging
8 2 (0.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 71 (17.84%) Data Centre
2 38 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (8.54%) Clustering
4 31 (7.79%) Blackberry
5 27 (6.78%) Replication
6 21 (5.28%) Management Information System
7 17 (4.27%) Thin Client
7 17 (4.27%) Fat Client
8 15 (3.77%) Computer Science
9 13 (3.27%) Client/Server
10 12 (3.02%) Mobile App
11 9 (2.26%) Public Cloud
11 9 (2.26%) Fixed Income
12 8 (2.01%) NHS
12 8 (2.01%) Mainframe
12 8 (2.01%) Hedge funds
13 7 (1.76%) PKI
14 5 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 4 (1.01%) PMI
15 4 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 153 (38.44%) Windows
2 69 (17.34%) Linux
3 67 (16.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 57 (14.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 44 (11.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (10.30%) UNIX
7 33 (8.29%) Windows 7
8 30 (7.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (3.77%) AIX
10 13 (3.27%) SUSE
11 9 (2.26%) Solaris
12 5 (1.26%) Windows XP
12 5 (1.26%) Android
13 4 (1.01%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.01%) CentOS
14 2 (0.50%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.50%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.50%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (32.16%) Business Continuity
2 83 (20.85%) ITIL
3 63 (15.83%) BCP
4 52 (13.07%) Service Management
5 48 (12.06%) Business Continuity Planning
6 47 (11.81%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (11.31%) Project Management
7 45 (11.31%) Problem Management
8 44 (11.06%) Migration
9 39 (9.80%) PRINCE2
10 37 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
11 35 (8.79%) Performance Management
12 30 (7.54%) DevOps
13 28 (7.04%) Non-Functional Testing
14 27 (6.78%) Performance Testing
15 26 (6.53%) Service Delivery
16 23 (5.78%) Change Management
16 23 (5.78%) ITSM
16 23 (5.78%) Open Source
17 21 (5.28%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 99 (24.87%) SQL
2 40 (10.05%) PowerShell
3 28 (7.04%) T-SQL
4 23 (5.78%) Shell Script
5 20 (5.03%) Java
6 15 (3.77%) Perl
7 13 (3.27%) C#
8 7 (1.76%) JavaScript
8 7 (1.76%) Python
8 7 (1.76%) VBScript
8 7 (1.76%) VB
9 5 (1.26%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.26%) Ruby
10 4 (1.01%) Korn
11 3 (0.75%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.75%) PHP
11 3 (0.75%) VBA
11 3 (0.75%) NATURAL
12 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.25%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 27 (6.78%) Security Cleared
2 24 (6.03%) Degree
3 19 (4.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (3.52%) MCSE
4 14 (3.52%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (3.02%) SC Cleared
6 9 (2.26%) CISSP
7 8 (2.01%) CCNP
7 8 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (2.01%) PMI Certification
7 8 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (1.76%) CISA
8 7 (1.76%) CISM
8 7 (1.76%) MCSA
9 6 (1.51%) CCNA
9 6 (1.51%) ISEB
10 5 (1.26%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (1.01%) PMP
11 4 (1.01%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (2.76%) QA
3 10 (2.51%) PCI DSS
4 8 (2.01%) SLA
4 8 (2.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.75%) BS7799
6 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.25%) PMBOK
System Software
1 103 (25.88%) Active Directory
2 84 (21.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (9.30%) vSphere
4 32 (8.04%) Hyper-V
5 25 (6.28%) NLBS
6 19 (4.77%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (4.27%) XenApp
8 16 (4.02%) VMware ESX
9 15 (3.77%) Xen
10 12 (3.02%) Oracle RAC
11 9 (2.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 9 (2.26%) vCloud
12 6 (1.51%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (1.26%) XenServer
13 5 (1.26%) XenDesktop
14 4 (1.01%) VMware Server
14 4 (1.01%) Oracle Clusterware
15 3 (0.75%) NFS
15 3 (0.75%) Postfix
16 2 (0.50%) Samba
Systems Management
1 26 (6.53%) WSUS
2 18 (4.52%) SCCM
2 18 (4.52%) Puppet
3 13 (3.27%) Oracle RMAN
4 11 (2.76%) Data Guard
5 9 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (2.01%) Nessus
6 8 (2.01%) OpenView
6 8 (2.01%) logstash
7 7 (1.76%) Ansible
7 7 (1.76%) Tivoli
8 6 (1.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (1.51%) BladeLogic
8 6 (1.51%) Nagios
8 6 (1.51%) ITRS Geneos
8 6 (1.51%) Cisco CUCM
8 6 (1.51%) Icinga
9 5 (1.26%) Salt
10 4 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.75%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 116 (29.15%) VMware
2 102 (25.63%) Microsoft
3 65 (16.33%) Cisco
4 54 (13.57%) Oracle
5 52 (13.07%) Citrix
6 49 (12.31%) HP
7 35 (8.79%) CheckPoint
8 33 (8.29%) Red Hat
9 31 (7.79%) NetApp
10 27 (6.78%) IBM
11 26 (6.53%) Dell
12 24 (6.03%) EMC
13 13 (3.27%) SAP
14 12 (3.02%) 3PAR
15 11 (2.76%) SOASTA, Inc
15 11 (2.76%) Sybase
15 11 (2.76%) Juniper
16 10 (2.51%) Veritas
16 10 (2.51%) F5
17 9 (2.26%) Brocade
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