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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 219 197 208
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +11
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 187 221 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.88% 1.02% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.29% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 139 115
Average daily rate
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£428 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £298 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £19.23 £25.78 £21.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.40% +18.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £23.65 £17.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.21 £29.85 £39.91
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -42.14%
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
16714 17075 15210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.73% 78.57% 76.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11868 11661 10681
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 236 247
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £67.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +27 54 £445 +3.48% 14
Croydon -7 6 £488 +8.33%
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £375 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 - -
Chessington - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Wembley - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Beckenham - - - - 2
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 135 (33.42%) Windows
2 133 (32.92%) Microsoft
3 103 (25.50%) SQL Server
3 103 (25.50%) VMware
4 102 (25.25%) Finance
5 99 (24.50%) SQL
6 88 (21.78%) ITIL
7 82 (20.30%) Business Continuity
8 78 (19.31%) Linux
8 78 (19.31%) Active Directory
9 64 (15.84%) Oracle
10 62 (15.35%) VMware Infrastructure
11 58 (14.36%) Service Delivery
12 55 (13.61%) MS Excel
13 52 (12.87%) Migration
14 51 (12.62%) Degree
15 49 (12.13%) Banking
16 48 (11.88%) MS Office
17 47 (11.63%) Firewall
17 47 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
18 46 (11.39%) Replication
19 45 (11.14%) MS Exchange
20 44 (10.89%) SAN
21 41 (10.15%) WAN
21 41 (10.15%) Java
21 41 (10.15%) Windows Server 2003
22 39 (9.65%) .NET
22 39 (9.65%) Data Modelling
22 39 (9.65%) Cisco
23 38 (9.41%) LAN

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (11.14%) MS Exchange
2 30 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (6.68%) Apache
4 25 (6.19%) SharePoint
5 20 (4.95%) Tomcat
6 19 (4.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 19 (4.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (3.71%) IIS
8 14 (3.47%) Confluence
9 11 (2.72%) nginx
10 10 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (1.73%) Lync
11 7 (1.73%) Node.js
11 7 (1.73%) WebSphere
11 7 (1.73%) FileNet
12 6 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (1.49%) MediaWiki
12 6 (1.49%) OpenStack
13 5 (1.24%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 55 (13.61%) MS Excel
2 48 (11.88%) MS Office
3 29 (7.18%) MS Visio
4 27 (6.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.50%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (4.95%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.25%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.98%) SaaS
3 7 (1.73%) Amazon ELB
4 6 (1.49%) Office 365
5 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.25%) GitHub
6 1 (0.25%) IaaS
6 1 (0.25%) PaaS
6 1 (0.25%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (11.63%) Firewall
2 44 (10.89%) SAN
3 41 (10.15%) WAN
4 38 (9.41%) LAN
5 28 (6.93%) DNS
6 23 (5.69%) Network Security
7 22 (5.45%) HTTP
8 17 (4.21%) TCP/IP
8 17 (4.21%) Internet
9 12 (2.97%) MPLS
9 12 (2.97%) LDAP
10 11 (2.72%) VPN
11 9 (2.23%) BIG-IP
12 8 (1.98%) NAS
12 8 (1.98%) DHCP
12 8 (1.98%) BGP
12 8 (1.98%) DSL
13 7 (1.73%) OSPF
13 7 (1.73%) VLAN
14 6 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (25.50%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 26 (6.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (6.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (5.45%) Oracle Database
5 15 (3.71%) NoSQL
6 14 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (3.22%) Relational Database
7 13 (3.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (2.72%) MySQL
10 9 (2.23%) MongoDB
11 7 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.73%) DTS
11 7 (1.73%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.73%) Redis
12 6 (1.49%) DB2
13 5 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 22 (5.45%) Visual Studio
2 19 (4.70%) Git (software)
3 16 (3.96%) JIRA
4 13 (3.22%) Hudson
4 13 (3.22%) Jenkins
5 12 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.73%) Mercurial
7 6 (1.49%) Subversion
8 3 (0.74%) AdminStudio
9 2 (0.50%) Maven
9 2 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.25%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.25%) Toad
10 1 (0.25%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.25%) ProC
10 1 (0.25%) JMeter
10 1 (0.25%) WinDbg
10 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.25%) GDB
General
1 102 (25.25%) Finance
2 49 (12.13%) Banking
3 21 (5.20%) Investment Banking
4 17 (4.21%) Legal
5 16 (3.96%) Retail
6 14 (3.47%) Financial Institution
7 12 (2.97%) Law
7 12 (2.97%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.73%) Retail Banking
8 7 (1.73%) Back Office
9 6 (1.49%) International Banking
9 6 (1.49%) Publishing
10 5 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.74%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.74%) Advertising
11 3 (0.74%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.50%) Billing
13 1 (0.25%) Local Government
13 1 (0.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 61 (15.10%) Analyst
2 58 (14.36%) DBA
3 33 (8.17%) Administrator
3 33 (8.17%) SQL DBA
4 32 (7.92%) Architect
5 29 (7.18%) Consultant
6 27 (6.68%) Author
6 27 (6.68%) Technical Author
7 20 (4.95%) Developer
8 19 (4.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 17 (4.21%) Systems Administrator
9 17 (4.21%) DevOps Engineer
10 15 (3.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 13 (3.22%) Support Analyst
12 12 (2.97%) Support Engineer
12 12 (2.97%) Service Manager
12 12 (2.97%) SQL Server DBA
13 10 (2.48%) Network Engineer
13 10 (2.48%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (2.48%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (9.65%) .NET
2 29 (7.18%) Web Services
3 27 (6.68%) XML
4 21 (5.20%) .NET Framework
5 20 (4.95%) Oracle Fusion
6 19 (4.70%) JSON
6 19 (4.70%) REST
7 13 (3.22%) Middleware
8 8 (1.98%) RESTful
9 7 (1.73%) Play Framework
9 7 (1.73%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (1.24%) J2EE
11 2 (0.50%) LAMP
12 1 (0.25%) XMPP
12 1 (0.25%) jQuery
12 1 (0.25%) SPNEGO
12 1 (0.25%) RabbitMQ
12 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
12 1 (0.25%) CSS
12 1 (0.25%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 46 (11.39%) Replication
2 36 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (7.43%) Computer Science
4 26 (6.44%) Clustering
5 23 (5.69%) Management Information System
6 21 (5.20%) Blackberry
7 14 (3.47%) Open Source
8 9 (2.23%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.23%) Thin Client
8 9 (2.23%) Fat Client
9 8 (1.98%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.49%) Wiki
10 6 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (1.49%) Hedge funds
11 5 (1.24%) Statistics
12 4 (0.99%) HACMP
12 4 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (0.99%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.99%) Mobile Computing
13 3 (0.74%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 135 (33.42%) Windows
2 78 (19.31%) Linux
3 47 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (10.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (8.66%) UNIX
6 29 (7.18%) Windows 7
7 26 (6.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (4.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (3.22%) Ubuntu
9 13 (3.22%) Solaris
10 11 (2.72%) AIX
11 9 (2.23%) CentOS
12 7 (1.73%) SUSE
13 6 (1.49%) Windows XP
13 6 (1.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 6 (1.49%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (1.24%) Debian
14 5 (1.24%) HPUX
15 3 (0.74%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (21.78%) ITIL
2 82 (20.30%) Business Continuity
3 58 (14.36%) Service Delivery
4 52 (12.87%) Migration
5 39 (9.65%) Data Modelling
6 36 (8.91%) BCP
7 34 (8.42%) Service Management
7 34 (8.42%) High Availability
8 33 (8.17%) Performance Tuning
9 30 (7.43%) Capacity Planning
10 29 (7.18%) Release Management
11 28 (6.93%) OO
11 28 (6.93%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (6.68%) Business Continuity Planning
13 25 (6.19%) Enterprise Architecture
14 23 (5.69%) Software Engineering
14 23 (5.69%) UML
14 23 (5.69%) DevOps
15 21 (5.20%) User Acceptance Testing
15 21 (5.20%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (24.50%) SQL
2 41 (10.15%) Java
3 37 (9.16%) PowerShell
4 31 (7.67%) T-SQL
5 25 (6.19%) C#
6 23 (5.69%) Bash Shell
7 21 (5.20%) Perl
8 19 (4.70%) Shell Script
9 14 (3.47%) Python
10 13 (3.22%) Ruby
11 11 (2.72%) VBScript
12 7 (1.73%) Groovy
13 4 (0.99%) PHP
14 3 (0.74%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.74%) C
15 2 (0.50%) VB
15 2 (0.50%) C++
15 2 (0.50%) JavaScript
16 1 (0.25%) ABAP
16 1 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 51 (12.62%) Degree
2 27 (6.68%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.47%) SC Cleared
4 13 (3.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.73%) MCSE
6 7 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.49%) MCITP
8 5 (1.24%) IBM Certification
8 5 (1.24%) CCNA
9 4 (0.99%) CISSP
9 4 (0.99%) MCSA
9 4 (0.99%) CCNP
9 4 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.74%) VCP4
10 3 (0.74%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.74%) CCIE
10 3 (0.74%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.44%) SLA
2 9 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.74%) COBIT
3 3 (0.74%) QA
4 2 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.50%) WAI
5 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.25%) BS7799
5 1 (0.25%) HL7
5 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 78 (19.31%) Active Directory
2 62 (15.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (4.46%) vSphere
3 18 (4.46%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (3.47%) Hyper-V
5 13 (3.22%) XenApp
6 12 (2.97%) Oracle RAC
6 12 (2.97%) VMware ESX
7 9 (2.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 8 (1.98%) Oracle RMAN
8 8 (1.98%) NLBS
9 7 (1.73%) VirtualBox
9 7 (1.73%) Xen
9 7 (1.73%) Varnish
10 6 (1.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 6 (1.49%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.49%) Samba
10 6 (1.49%) XenServer
10 6 (1.49%) Postfix
11 4 (0.99%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 28 (6.93%) Puppet
2 13 (3.22%) NetBackup
3 12 (2.97%) SCCM
3 12 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (2.72%) WSUS
4 11 (2.72%) SCOM
5 9 (2.23%) Data Guard
6 7 (1.73%) Vagrant
6 7 (1.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 6 (1.49%) Backup Exec
7 6 (1.49%) ZABBIX
8 4 (0.99%) Salt
8 4 (0.99%) ARCserve
9 3 (0.74%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.74%) logstash
10 2 (0.50%) SCSM
10 2 (0.50%) Ansible
10 2 (0.50%) Kibana
10 2 (0.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 133 (32.92%) Microsoft
2 103 (25.50%) VMware
3 64 (15.84%) Oracle
4 39 (9.65%) Cisco
5 35 (8.66%) Citrix
6 30 (7.43%) Red Hat
7 22 (5.45%) HP
8 21 (5.20%) EMC
9 20 (4.95%) IBM
10 19 (4.70%) Salesforce.com
11 17 (4.21%) NetApp
12 16 (3.96%) Sybase
13 15 (3.71%) Dell
14 10 (2.48%) SAP
14 10 (2.48%) Symantec
15 9 (2.23%) CheckPoint
16 8 (1.98%) Veritas
16 8 (1.98%) Business Objects
17 6 (1.49%) Reuters
17 6 (1.49%) Bloomberg
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stanmore, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nakama
Rate: From £450 to £475 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £500 to £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Rate: Day Rate Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cancer Research UK
Rate: £38000 - £43000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £325 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £400 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago