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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 237 219 252
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +33
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 204 224 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.83% 0.88% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.14% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 153 94
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 11
Average hourly rate £35.50 £19.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.05% -15.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.07 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.05 £21.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.40 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-22.00% +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
19071 19669 18770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.41% 77.64% 75.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13778 13777 12793
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 231 331
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -38.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £50.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 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 21 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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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 +2 44 £410 +2.50% 10
Croydon -17 6 £400 -10.11% 1
West Drayton - 3 £475 -
Uxbridge -7 2 £411 -8.61%
Beckenham - - - -
Carshalton - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 3
Sidcup - - - -
Stanmore - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 157 (35.84%) Windows
2 124 (28.31%) Microsoft
3 109 (24.89%) SQL
4 104 (23.74%) VMware
5 101 (23.06%) Finance
6 92 (21.00%) Business Continuity
7 89 (20.32%) SQL Server
8 87 (19.86%) Active Directory
9 85 (19.41%) ITIL
10 80 (18.26%) Linux
11 72 (16.44%) Migration
12 68 (15.53%) Oracle
13 66 (15.07%) VMware Infrastructure
14 65 (14.84%) SAN
15 64 (14.61%) Banking
16 57 (13.01%) MS Excel
16 57 (13.01%) Cisco
16 57 (13.01%) Windows Server 2008
17 56 (12.79%) UNIX
18 52 (11.87%) Firewall
19 51 (11.64%) WAN
20 50 (11.42%) Replication
21 49 (11.19%) Service Management
22 47 (10.73%) Windows Server 2003
22 47 (10.73%) Citrix
23 44 (10.05%) MS Exchange
24 41 (9.36%) Performance Tuning
25 39 (8.90%) HP
26 37 (8.45%) Oracle Database
26 37 (8.45%) PowerShell

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 44 (10.05%) MS Exchange
2 26 (5.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 25 (5.71%) SharePoint
4 21 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (3.42%) IIS
6 14 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (2.97%) Lync
8 10 (2.28%) WebLogic
9 9 (2.05%) Tomcat
9 9 (2.05%) Confluence
10 7 (1.60%) Office Communications Server
10 7 (1.60%) JBoss
11 6 (1.37%) NetWeaver
11 6 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.91%) Apache
13 4 (0.91%) Documentum
14 3 (0.68%) CMS
14 3 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 57 (13.01%) MS Excel
2 29 (6.62%) MS Office
3 9 (2.05%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.14%) 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 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.60%) Office 365
3 5 (1.14%) SaaS
4 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.46%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.46%) GitHub
6 1 (0.23%) IaaS
6 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 65 (14.84%) SAN
2 52 (11.87%) Firewall
3 51 (11.64%) WAN
4 36 (8.22%) LAN
5 32 (7.31%) DNS
6 21 (4.79%) MPLS
7 20 (4.57%) Internet
7 20 (4.57%) TCP/IP
8 15 (3.42%) Network Security
9 14 (3.20%) DHCP
10 13 (2.97%) DSL
10 13 (2.97%) BIG-IP
11 11 (2.51%) VPN
12 10 (2.28%) VoIP
13 8 (1.83%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (1.83%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (1.60%) NAS
14 7 (1.60%) Wireless
14 7 (1.60%) IP Telephony
15 6 (1.37%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (20.32%) SQL Server
2 37 (8.45%) Oracle Database
3 30 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (4.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (3.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (3.65%) Relational Database
6 16 (3.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (3.20%) MySQL
7 14 (3.20%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (3.20%) DB2
8 13 (2.97%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (2.05%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.83%) DTS
10 8 (1.83%) SAP HANA
11 7 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (1.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (3.65%) JIRA
2 12 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (2.05%) Jenkins
4 8 (1.83%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.60%) Maven
5 7 (1.60%) Visual Studio
6 6 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 6 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.68%) Toad
7 3 (0.68%) JMeter
7 3 (0.68%) Subversion
7 3 (0.68%) JUnit
8 2 (0.46%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.46%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.46%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.46%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.46%) Selenium
8 2 (0.46%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.23%) FishEye
9 1 (0.23%) TestNG
General
1 101 (23.06%) Finance
2 64 (14.61%) Banking
3 20 (4.57%) Investment Banking
4 19 (4.34%) Retail
5 15 (3.42%) Front Office
6 9 (2.05%) Legal
7 8 (1.83%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.60%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.60%) Publishing
8 7 (1.60%) Law
9 6 (1.37%) Back Office
9 6 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.37%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.37%) Retail Banking
10 5 (1.14%) International Banking
11 4 (0.91%) Marketing
11 4 (0.91%) Local Government
12 2 (0.46%) German Language
13 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 52 (11.87%) Analyst
2 50 (11.42%) DBA
3 46 (10.50%) Architect
4 35 (7.99%) Consultant
5 31 (7.08%) Project Manager
6 29 (6.62%) SQL DBA
7 27 (6.16%) Administrator
8 25 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
9 16 (3.65%) Support Analyst
10 15 (3.42%) SQL Server DBA
11 13 (2.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (2.97%) Service Manager
11 13 (2.97%) Support Engineer
11 13 (2.97%) Developer
12 12 (2.74%) Applications Support
12 12 (2.74%) 3rd Line Support
13 11 (2.51%) Oracle DBA
13 11 (2.51%) DevOps Engineer
14 10 (2.28%) IT Director
14 10 (2.28%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.94%) Web Services
2 18 (4.11%) Middleware
3 13 (2.97%) .NET
4 5 (1.14%) XMPP
5 4 (0.91%) J2EE
5 4 (0.91%) EJB
6 3 (0.68%) XML
6 3 (0.68%) RESTful
6 3 (0.68%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (0.68%) Java EE
7 2 (0.46%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.46%) HTML
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle Streams
7 2 (0.46%) jQuery
7 2 (0.46%) JPA
7 2 (0.46%) EJB 3.0
7 2 (0.46%) Swing
7 2 (0.46%) JMS
7 2 (0.46%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.46%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.42%) Replication
2 36 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (6.85%) Blackberry
4 23 (5.25%) Management Information System
5 17 (3.88%) Client/Server
6 16 (3.65%) Clustering
7 13 (2.97%) Computer Science
7 13 (2.97%) Open Source
8 12 (2.74%) Fat Client
8 12 (2.74%) Thin Client
9 10 (2.28%) HACMP
9 10 (2.28%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.14%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.91%) RMADS
12 4 (0.91%) PMI
12 4 (0.91%) Credit Risk
13 3 (0.68%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.68%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 157 (35.84%) Windows
2 80 (18.26%) Linux
3 57 (13.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 56 (12.79%) UNIX
5 47 (10.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (7.99%) Windows 7
7 28 (6.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (5.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (3.20%) AIX
10 13 (2.97%) Solaris
11 10 (2.28%) Windows XP
12 7 (1.60%) SUSE
12 7 (1.60%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.37%) Ubuntu
14 5 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (0.91%) CentOS
15 4 (0.91%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.68%) VMS
16 3 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
17 2 (0.46%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (21.00%) Business Continuity
2 85 (19.41%) ITIL
3 72 (16.44%) Migration
4 49 (11.19%) Service Management
5 41 (9.36%) Performance Tuning
6 35 (7.99%) BCP
7 34 (7.76%) Capacity Planning
8 31 (7.08%) High Availability
9 29 (6.62%) Incident Management
10 25 (5.71%) Business Continuity Planning
11 24 (5.48%) Problem Management
11 24 (5.48%) User Acceptance Testing
11 24 (5.48%) Project Management
11 24 (5.48%) Risk Management
12 22 (5.02%) Service Delivery
12 22 (5.02%) Change Management
13 20 (4.57%) Performance Testing
14 19 (4.34%) Asset Management
15 18 (4.11%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (4.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 109 (24.89%) SQL
2 37 (8.45%) PowerShell
3 32 (7.31%) T-SQL
4 23 (5.25%) Shell Script
5 22 (5.02%) Java
6 16 (3.65%) Perl
7 12 (2.74%) Python
8 11 (2.51%) VB
9 10 (2.28%) C
10 7 (1.60%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.37%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.14%) Ruby
13 4 (0.91%) VBA
13 4 (0.91%) VBScript
14 2 (0.46%) C#
14 2 (0.46%) C++
14 2 (0.46%) COBOL
14 2 (0.46%) PHP
15 1 (0.23%) JavaScript
15 1 (0.23%) JCL
Qualifications
1 29 (6.62%) Security Cleared
2 26 (5.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (5.94%) Degree
3 14 (3.20%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.20%) MCITP
4 12 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (2.05%) MCSE
6 9 (2.05%) MCSA
7 8 (1.83%) CCNA
7 8 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (1.60%) PMI Certification
8 7 (1.60%) OCP
8 7 (1.60%) Oracle Certification
8 7 (1.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (1.37%) DV Cleared
9 6 (1.37%) VCDX
9 6 (1.37%) VCAP
9 6 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.02%) QA
2 15 (3.42%) SLA
3 9 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.46%) WAI
5 2 (0.46%) COBIT
6 1 (0.23%) HL7
6 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 87 (19.86%) Active Directory
2 66 (15.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (7.76%) VMware ESX
4 22 (5.02%) Hyper-V
5 20 (4.57%) Oracle RAC
6 18 (4.11%) vSphere
7 15 (3.42%) XenApp
8 12 (2.74%) NLBS
9 10 (2.28%) Xen
10 9 (2.05%) Oracle RMAN
10 9 (2.05%) XenDesktop
10 9 (2.05%) PowerHA
11 8 (1.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 6 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (1.14%) GPFS
14 4 (0.91%) UAG
15 3 (0.68%) Terminal Services
16 2 (0.46%) MetaFrame
16 2 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
16 2 (0.46%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 15 (3.42%) Data Guard
2 13 (2.97%) BladeLogic
2 13 (2.97%) SCOM
2 13 (2.97%) Puppet
3 11 (2.51%) SCCM
3 11 (2.51%) WSUS
4 8 (1.83%) NetBackup
4 8 (1.83%) WMI
4 8 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.37%) MOM
6 5 (1.14%) OPNET
6 5 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (1.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (1.14%) Ansible
6 5 (1.14%) Salt
7 4 (0.91%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.91%) MIMEsweeper
7 4 (0.91%) Foglight
7 4 (0.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 124 (28.31%) Microsoft
2 104 (23.74%) VMware
3 68 (15.53%) Oracle
4 57 (13.01%) Cisco
5 47 (10.73%) Citrix
6 39 (8.90%) HP
7 27 (6.16%) Red Hat
8 24 (5.48%) IBM
9 23 (5.25%) NetApp
10 17 (3.88%) CheckPoint
10 17 (3.88%) Sybase
10 17 (3.88%) SAP
11 16 (3.65%) EMC
12 14 (3.20%) Cyber-Ark
13 12 (2.74%) SolarWinds
13 12 (2.74%) Dell
14 11 (2.51%) Symantec
15 10 (2.28%) Hitachi
16 9 (2.05%) Business Objects
17 6 (1.37%) Juniper
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