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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 230 189 215
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +26
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 178 251 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.82% 1.11% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.41% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 176 108
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £580 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +40.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £16.70 £16.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.37 £23.90 £16.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £17.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+88.57% -38.59%
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
16967 17800 15845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.63% 78.58% 77.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11940 12426 11170
Average daily rate £450 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 240 211
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -16.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £57.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 March 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
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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 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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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 55 £443 -0.28% 17
Croydon -7 8 £488 +1.29%
Kingston Upon Thames -2 2 £356 -5.00%
Uxbridge - 2 £425 - 1
Bromley - 1 - -
Chessington - 1 - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Beckenham - - - - 1
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 127 (34.05%) Windows
2 126 (33.78%) Microsoft
3 102 (27.35%) VMware
4 96 (25.74%) SQL Server
5 88 (23.59%) SQL
6 87 (23.32%) Finance
7 86 (23.06%) ITIL
8 82 (21.98%) Business Continuity
9 80 (21.45%) Active Directory
10 76 (20.38%) Linux
11 63 (16.89%) VMware Infrastructure
12 62 (16.62%) Oracle
13 52 (13.94%) Windows Server 2008
14 51 (13.67%) MS Excel
14 51 (13.67%) Degree
15 50 (13.40%) Service Delivery
16 48 (12.87%) Migration
17 47 (12.60%) SAN
18 44 (11.80%) MS Exchange
18 44 (11.80%) MS Office
18 44 (11.80%) Windows Server 2003
18 44 (11.80%) Replication
19 42 (11.26%) Firewall
20 41 (10.99%) .NET
20 41 (10.99%) WAN
21 39 (10.46%) LAN
21 39 (10.46%) Java
22 38 (10.19%) Data Modelling
22 38 (10.19%) Windows Server 2012
23 37 (9.92%) Analytical Skills

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 44 (11.80%) MS Exchange
2 30 (8.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (7.51%) Apache
4 26 (6.97%) SharePoint
5 20 (5.36%) Tomcat
6 19 (5.09%) IIS
7 18 (4.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 17 (4.56%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (2.95%) nginx
9 11 (2.95%) Confluence
10 10 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (2.68%) Lync
11 9 (2.41%) WebSphere
12 7 (1.88%) Node.js
12 7 (1.88%) FileNet
12 7 (1.88%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (1.61%) MediaWiki
13 6 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (1.34%) Office Communications Server
14 5 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 51 (13.67%) MS Excel
2 44 (11.80%) MS Office
3 26 (6.97%) MS Visio
4 24 (6.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.54%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 21 (5.63%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.27%) Agresso
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.27%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.88%) Office 365
3 7 (1.88%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.07%) IaaS
5 4 (1.07%) SaaS
6 2 (0.54%) PaaS
6 2 (0.54%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (12.60%) SAN
2 42 (11.26%) Firewall
3 41 (10.99%) WAN
4 39 (10.46%) LAN
5 27 (7.24%) DNS
6 21 (5.63%) Network Security
7 20 (5.36%) HTTP
8 16 (4.29%) TCP/IP
9 13 (3.49%) LDAP
9 13 (3.49%) Internet
10 11 (2.95%) MPLS
10 11 (2.95%) VPN
11 9 (2.41%) NAS
12 8 (2.14%) BIG-IP
13 7 (1.88%) VLAN
13 7 (1.88%) DHCP
13 7 (1.88%) OSPF
13 7 (1.88%) BGP
13 7 (1.88%) DSL
14 6 (1.61%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (25.74%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (6.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (5.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (5.90%) Oracle Database
5 15 (4.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (3.49%) NoSQL
7 12 (3.22%) Relational Database
8 11 (2.95%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.88%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.88%) MySQL
10 7 (1.88%) MongoDB
10 7 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (1.88%) Redis
11 6 (1.61%) Big Data
12 4 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (1.07%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 22 (5.90%) Visual Studio
2 17 (4.56%) Git (software)
3 14 (3.75%) JIRA
4 13 (3.49%) Hudson
5 10 (2.68%) Jenkins
6 8 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (1.88%) Mercurial
8 6 (1.61%) Subversion
9 3 (0.80%) AdminStudio
10 2 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.27%) Toad
11 1 (0.27%) ProC
11 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (0.27%) GDB
11 1 (0.27%) GitLab
General
1 87 (23.32%) Finance
2 35 (9.38%) Banking
3 15 (4.02%) Investment Banking
3 15 (4.02%) Legal
4 11 (2.95%) Law
4 11 (2.95%) Financial Institution
5 10 (2.68%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.68%) Retail
6 8 (2.14%) Back Office
7 7 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.61%) Billing
8 6 (1.61%) Publishing
9 4 (1.07%) Advertising
10 3 (0.80%) Private Banking
10 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.54%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.27%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (14.48%) DBA
2 52 (13.94%) Analyst
3 34 (9.12%) Architect
4 33 (8.85%) SQL DBA
5 32 (8.58%) Administrator
6 30 (8.04%) Consultant
7 26 (6.97%) Author
7 26 (6.97%) Technical Author
8 22 (5.90%) Developer
9 18 (4.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (4.29%) Systems Administrator
11 15 (4.02%) Solutions Architect
11 15 (4.02%) DevOps Engineer
12 13 (3.49%) SQL Server DBA
13 12 (3.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 12 (3.22%) Support Analyst
14 11 (2.95%) Support Engineer
14 11 (2.95%) Technical Architect
15 10 (2.68%) Wintel Engineer
16 9 (2.41%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (10.99%) .NET
2 29 (7.77%) Web Services
3 28 (7.51%) XML
4 21 (5.63%) Oracle Fusion
5 20 (5.36%) .NET Framework
6 19 (5.09%) JSON
6 19 (5.09%) REST
7 16 (4.29%) Middleware
8 9 (2.41%) Ruby on Rails
9 7 (1.88%) Play Framework
10 6 (1.61%) RESTful
10 6 (1.61%) J2EE
11 2 (0.54%) Flash
11 2 (0.54%) LAMP
12 1 (0.27%) XMPP
12 1 (0.27%) jQuery
12 1 (0.27%) SPNEGO
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 1 (0.27%) EDI
12 1 (0.27%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 44 (11.80%) Replication
2 37 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (8.85%) Clustering
4 32 (8.58%) Computer Science
5 23 (6.17%) Management Information System
6 20 (5.36%) Blackberry
7 11 (2.95%) Open Source
8 10 (2.68%) Fat Client
8 10 (2.68%) Thin Client
9 9 (2.41%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.88%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (1.61%) Statistics
11 6 (1.61%) Wiki
11 6 (1.61%) Hedge funds
12 5 (1.34%) Data Integration
13 4 (1.07%) HACMP
13 4 (1.07%) Enterprise Storage
13 4 (1.07%) Mobile Computing
14 3 (0.80%) Public Cloud
14 3 (0.80%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 127 (34.05%) Windows
2 76 (20.38%) Linux
3 52 (13.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (11.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 38 (10.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (8.31%) UNIX
7 22 (5.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (5.63%) Windows 7
9 12 (3.22%) Solaris
10 11 (2.95%) Ubuntu
10 11 (2.95%) CentOS
11 10 (2.68%) AIX
12 9 (2.41%) SUSE
13 6 (1.61%) HPUX
13 6 (1.61%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (1.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 5 (1.34%) Debian
15 2 (0.54%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.54%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (23.06%) ITIL
2 82 (21.98%) Business Continuity
3 50 (13.40%) Service Delivery
4 48 (12.87%) Migration
5 38 (10.19%) Data Modelling
6 36 (9.65%) BCP
7 30 (8.04%) High Availability
8 28 (7.51%) Capacity Planning
8 28 (7.51%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (7.24%) Enterprise Architecture
9 27 (7.24%) OO
9 27 (7.24%) Service Management
9 27 (7.24%) Business Continuity Planning
10 26 (6.97%) Performance Tuning
11 24 (6.43%) Release Management
11 24 (6.43%) Project Management
12 23 (6.17%) UML
12 23 (6.17%) Software Engineering
13 21 (5.63%) Change Management
13 21 (5.63%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 88 (23.59%) SQL
2 39 (10.46%) Java
3 33 (8.85%) PowerShell
4 26 (6.97%) T-SQL
5 25 (6.70%) C#
6 22 (5.90%) Shell Script
6 22 (5.90%) Bash Shell
7 20 (5.36%) Perl
8 14 (3.75%) Ruby
8 14 (3.75%) Python
9 10 (2.68%) VBScript
10 7 (1.88%) Groovy
11 5 (1.34%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.07%) PHP
13 3 (0.80%) C
13 3 (0.80%) C++
13 3 (0.80%) VB
14 2 (0.54%) JavaScript
15 1 (0.27%) ABAP
15 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 51 (13.67%) Degree
2 25 (6.70%) Security Cleared
3 16 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (4.02%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.95%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (2.68%) MCSE
7 6 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.61%) MCITP
8 5 (1.34%) IBM Certification
9 4 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.07%) CCNA
9 4 (1.07%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.80%) CISSP
10 3 (0.80%) MCSA
10 3 (0.80%) CCIE
10 3 (0.80%) CCNP
11 2 (0.54%) MCP
11 2 (0.54%) ISEB
11 2 (0.54%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.90%) SLA
2 8 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.54%) QA
4 2 (0.54%) WAI
5 1 (0.27%) COBIT
5 1 (0.27%) HL7
5 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.27%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.27%) BS7799
System Software
1 80 (21.45%) Active Directory
2 63 (16.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (6.97%) vSphere
4 20 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (4.02%) Hyper-V
6 13 (3.49%) Oracle RAC
6 13 (3.49%) XenApp
7 10 (2.68%) VMware ESX
8 7 (1.88%) NLBS
8 7 (1.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 7 (1.88%) Varnish
8 7 (1.88%) VirtualBox
8 7 (1.88%) iptables
9 6 (1.61%) XenServer
9 6 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 6 (1.61%) Postfix
9 6 (1.61%) Samba
10 5 (1.34%) Xen
10 5 (1.34%) Terminal Services
11 4 (1.07%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 27 (7.24%) Puppet
2 13 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (3.22%) SCCM
4 11 (2.95%) SCOM
5 10 (2.68%) Data Guard
5 10 (2.68%) NetBackup
6 9 (2.41%) WSUS
7 8 (2.14%) Oracle RMAN
7 8 (2.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 7 (1.88%) Vagrant
9 6 (1.61%) ZABBIX
9 6 (1.61%) Tivoli
9 6 (1.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (1.61%) Backup Exec
10 5 (1.34%) HP SIM
11 4 (1.07%) Salt
11 4 (1.07%) ARCserve
12 3 (0.80%) SCOrch
13 2 (0.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 2 (0.54%) OpenView
Vendors
1 126 (33.78%) Microsoft
2 102 (27.35%) VMware
3 62 (16.62%) Oracle
4 35 (9.38%) Cisco
5 33 (8.85%) Red Hat
6 30 (8.04%) Citrix
7 27 (7.24%) HP
8 25 (6.70%) EMC
9 24 (6.43%) IBM
10 19 (5.09%) Salesforce.com
11 18 (4.83%) NetApp
12 17 (4.56%) Dell
13 14 (3.75%) Sybase
14 13 (3.49%) SAP
15 9 (2.41%) Symantec
15 9 (2.41%) 3PAR
16 8 (2.14%) CheckPoint
17 7 (1.88%) Veritas
17 7 (1.88%) Business Objects
18 6 (1.61%) Kofax
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London, South East, United Kingdom
Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Rate: Up to £30k
Posted: 11 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £650.00 - £900.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago