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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 208 208 204
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 202 206 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.96% 0.94% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.20% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 138 115
Average daily rate
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£400 £420 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +15.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £286 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £605 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+12.91% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Average hourly rate £25.46 £23.75 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.20% -42.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £14.75 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+32.20% -44.33%
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
16368 17109 15026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.97% 78.24% 76.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 11726 11840 10436
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 240 307
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.56 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.49% -16.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £79.75 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +25 58 £433 +0.58% 25
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £375 -
Canary Wharf +6 2 - -
Croydon -7 2 £488 +8.33% 1
Bromley - 1 - - 1
Chiswick - 1 - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Wembley - - - - 1
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (36.96%) Windows
2 129 (31.16%) Microsoft
3 110 (26.57%) VMware
4 105 (25.36%) Finance
5 94 (22.71%) SQL Server
6 92 (22.22%) SQL
7 84 (20.29%) Business Continuity
8 83 (20.05%) Active Directory
9 82 (19.81%) Linux
10 76 (18.36%) ITIL
11 68 (16.43%) VMware Infrastructure
12 61 (14.73%) Oracle
13 55 (13.29%) MS Excel
13 55 (13.29%) Migration
14 54 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
15 53 (12.80%) Replication
16 52 (12.56%) Degree
17 51 (12.32%) Service Delivery
18 50 (12.08%) Firewall
18 50 (12.08%) SAN
19 49 (11.84%) WAN
20 48 (11.59%) Windows Server 2003
21 47 (11.35%) Cisco
22 45 (10.87%) MS Office
23 44 (10.63%) Banking
24 43 (10.39%) MS Exchange
24 43 (10.39%) Service Management
25 41 (9.90%) UNIX
26 40 (9.66%) Java
26 40 (9.66%) Citrix

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 43 (10.39%) MS Exchange
2 27 (6.52%) SharePoint
3 26 (6.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (5.31%) Apache
5 21 (5.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 19 (4.59%) Tomcat
7 17 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (3.38%) IIS
9 12 (2.90%) Confluence
10 9 (2.17%) nginx
10 9 (2.17%) Lync
11 8 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (1.69%) Node.js
12 7 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (1.69%) WebSphere
12 7 (1.69%) FileNet
13 6 (1.45%) NetWeaver
13 6 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (1.45%) Office Communications Server
13 6 (1.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 55 (13.29%) MS Excel
2 45 (10.87%) MS Office
3 26 (6.28%) MS Visio
4 23 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.48%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (4.83%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.24%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (1.69%) Amazon ELB
3 7 (1.69%) SaaS
3 7 (1.69%) Office 365
4 5 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.48%) GitHub
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 50 (12.08%) SAN
1 50 (12.08%) Firewall
2 49 (11.84%) WAN
3 39 (9.42%) LAN
4 31 (7.49%) DNS
5 23 (5.56%) HTTP
5 23 (5.56%) Network Security
6 19 (4.59%) TCP/IP
6 19 (4.59%) Internet
7 16 (3.86%) MPLS
8 11 (2.66%) DSL
8 11 (2.66%) DHCP
8 11 (2.66%) LDAP
8 11 (2.66%) BIG-IP
9 10 (2.42%) VPN
10 8 (1.93%) BGP
10 8 (1.93%) VLAN
10 8 (1.93%) NAS
11 7 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (1.69%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (22.71%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (5.80%) Oracle Database
4 23 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (5.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (3.62%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (3.14%) NoSQL
7 13 (3.14%) Relational Database
8 12 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (2.17%) MySQL
10 8 (1.93%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.93%) DB2
10 8 (1.93%) DTS
10 8 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (1.69%) MongoDB
11 7 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (1.69%) SAP HANA
11 7 (1.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (5.31%) Visual Studio
2 18 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 14 (3.38%) JIRA
4 12 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (2.90%) Jenkins
5 11 (2.66%) Hudson
6 7 (1.69%) Mercurial
7 5 (1.21%) Subversion
8 3 (0.72%) Maven
8 3 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.72%) JMeter
9 2 (0.48%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.48%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.48%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.48%) Selenium
9 2 (0.48%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.24%) GDB
10 1 (0.24%) PhantomJS
10 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.24%) GitLab
General
1 105 (25.36%) Finance
2 44 (10.63%) Banking
3 19 (4.59%) Investment Banking
4 16 (3.86%) Retail
4 16 (3.86%) Financial Institution
5 14 (3.38%) Legal
6 13 (3.14%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.93%) Publishing
7 8 (1.93%) Law
7 8 (1.93%) Back Office
8 7 (1.69%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.45%) International Banking
10 5 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.21%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.72%) Advertising
12 1 (0.24%) Front Office
12 1 (0.24%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.24%) Local Government
12 1 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 59 (14.25%) Analyst
2 48 (11.59%) DBA
3 34 (8.21%) Architect
3 34 (8.21%) Administrator
4 32 (7.73%) SQL DBA
5 28 (6.76%) Consultant
6 23 (5.56%) Author
6 23 (5.56%) Technical Author
7 19 (4.59%) Developer
7 19 (4.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 17 (4.11%) Systems Administrator
8 17 (4.11%) Infrastructure Architect
9 15 (3.62%) DevOps Engineer
10 14 (3.38%) Support Analyst
10 14 (3.38%) Support Engineer
10 14 (3.38%) Project Manager
10 14 (3.38%) SQL Server DBA
11 13 (3.14%) Service Manager
12 12 (2.90%) Network Engineer
13 10 (2.42%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (9.18%) .NET
2 33 (7.97%) Web Services
3 26 (6.28%) XML
4 21 (5.07%) .NET Framework
5 20 (4.83%) REST
5 20 (4.83%) Oracle Fusion
6 19 (4.59%) JSON
7 10 (2.42%) Middleware
8 7 (1.69%) Ruby on Rails
8 7 (1.69%) Play Framework
9 6 (1.45%) RESTful
10 3 (0.72%) J2EE
11 2 (0.48%) LAMP
12 1 (0.24%) XMPP
12 1 (0.24%) WebSphere MQ
12 1 (0.24%) CSS
12 1 (0.24%) SOAP
12 1 (0.24%) SPNEGO
12 1 (0.24%) RabbitMQ
12 1 (0.24%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 53 (12.80%) Replication
2 38 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (7.25%) Computer Science
4 25 (6.04%) Management Information System
5 24 (5.80%) Blackberry
6 20 (4.83%) Clustering
7 15 (3.62%) Open Source
8 11 (2.66%) Thin Client
8 11 (2.66%) Fat Client
9 10 (2.42%) Client/Server
10 9 (2.17%) HACMP
11 8 (1.93%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.21%) Hedge funds
12 5 (1.21%) Statistics
13 4 (0.97%) Wiki
13 4 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
13 4 (0.97%) Data Integration
13 4 (0.97%) Mobile Computing
14 3 (0.72%) Credit Risk
14 3 (0.72%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 153 (36.96%) Windows
2 82 (19.81%) Linux
3 54 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (11.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 41 (9.90%) UNIX
6 32 (7.73%) Windows 7
7 24 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (3.86%) AIX
10 12 (2.90%) Ubuntu
11 11 (2.66%) Solaris
12 8 (1.93%) SUSE
12 8 (1.93%) CentOS
13 7 (1.69%) Windows XP
14 6 (1.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 6 (1.45%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (1.21%) HPUX
16 4 (0.97%) Debian
17 3 (0.72%) Windows 8
18 2 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (20.29%) Business Continuity
2 76 (18.36%) ITIL
3 55 (13.29%) Migration
4 51 (12.32%) Service Delivery
5 43 (10.39%) Service Management
6 35 (8.45%) BCP
6 35 (8.45%) High Availability
7 34 (8.21%) Performance Tuning
8 28 (6.76%) OO
8 28 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (6.52%) Data Modelling
9 27 (6.52%) Business Continuity Planning
10 26 (6.28%) Capacity Planning
11 25 (6.04%) Release Management
12 23 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
13 22 (5.31%) Incident Management
14 21 (5.07%) DevOps
15 20 (4.83%) Enterprise Architecture
15 20 (4.83%) Problem Management
15 20 (4.83%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 92 (22.22%) SQL
2 40 (9.66%) Java
3 33 (7.97%) PowerShell
4 30 (7.25%) T-SQL
5 22 (5.31%) C#
5 22 (5.31%) Bash Shell
6 21 (5.07%) Perl
6 21 (5.07%) Shell Script
7 15 (3.62%) Python
8 11 (2.66%) Ruby
9 7 (1.69%) VBScript
9 7 (1.69%) Groovy
10 4 (0.97%) C
11 3 (0.72%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.48%) PHP
12 2 (0.48%) C++
12 2 (0.48%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.48%) VB
13 1 (0.24%) ABAP
13 1 (0.24%) VC++
Qualifications
1 52 (12.56%) Degree
2 26 (6.28%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (2.42%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.93%) MCSE
7 7 (1.69%) ISEB
7 7 (1.69%) MCITP
8 6 (1.45%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.21%) IBM Certification
9 5 (1.21%) CCIE
9 5 (1.21%) CCNP
9 5 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.97%) CCNA
10 4 (0.97%) MCSA
10 4 (0.97%) CISSP
10 4 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.97%) MCTS
10 4 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.31%) SLA
2 11 (2.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.45%) QA
4 3 (0.72%) COBIT
5 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.48%) WAI
5 2 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.24%) BS7799
6 1 (0.24%) HL7
System Software
1 83 (20.05%) Active Directory
2 68 (16.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (6.28%) VMware ESX
4 17 (4.11%) Hyper-V
4 17 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (3.62%) vSphere
6 14 (3.38%) XenApp
7 13 (3.14%) Oracle RAC
8 10 (2.42%) NLBS
9 9 (2.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 9 (2.17%) PowerHA
10 8 (1.93%) Xen
10 8 (1.93%) Oracle RMAN
10 8 (1.93%) Terminal Services
11 7 (1.69%) Varnish
11 7 (1.69%) VirtualBox
12 6 (1.45%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 4 (0.97%) Samba
13 4 (0.97%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 27 (6.52%) Puppet
2 15 (3.62%) NetBackup
3 14 (3.38%) WSUS
4 12 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (2.42%) SCOM
6 8 (1.93%) Data Guard
6 8 (1.93%) SCCM
6 8 (1.93%) Backup Exec
7 7 (1.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 7 (1.69%) Vagrant
8 5 (1.21%) MOM
8 5 (1.21%) ARCserve
8 5 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.97%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.97%) Salt
10 3 (0.72%) SCOrch
10 3 (0.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.72%) OpenView
10 3 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (0.72%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 129 (31.16%) Microsoft
2 110 (26.57%) VMware
3 61 (14.73%) Oracle
4 47 (11.35%) Cisco
5 40 (9.66%) Citrix
6 30 (7.25%) HP
7 27 (6.52%) Red Hat
8 26 (6.28%) IBM
9 23 (5.56%) EMC
10 21 (5.07%) NetApp
11 19 (4.59%) Salesforce.com
12 17 (4.11%) Dell
13 15 (3.62%) Sybase
14 14 (3.38%) Symantec
15 13 (3.14%) SAP
16 11 (2.66%) CheckPoint
17 10 (2.42%) Business Objects
17 10 (2.42%) Cyber-Ark
18 8 (1.93%) Veritas
19 6 (1.45%) Reuters
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