The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 223 232 184
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -48
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 616 523 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.11% 0.93% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.19% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 298 376
Median daily rate £400 £395 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -7.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 37
Median hourly rate £20.90 £26.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.13% +51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.70 £39.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £28.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+51.78% +60.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45312 44104 42407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.52% 78.83% 77.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 29953 27498 26558
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1036 1290 1223
Median hourly rate £33.99 £29.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £48.46 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the UK.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the UK.

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +12 568 £400 - 137
London +49 252 £431 +1.47% 51
South East +18 147 £375 -3.22% 30
City of London +54 52 £475 +8.57% 7
North West -2 51 £375 -14.04% 9
Scotland -9 38 £400 +8.84% 2
South West -2 32 £375 -11.76% 11
Surrey +6 30 £388 +12.72% 5
Hampshire +9 25 £325 -22.61% 6
Oxfordshire +23 24 £250 -14.89% 4
Berkshire -12 22 £425 +9.67% 7
North East -18 21 £273 -36.62% 2
Tyne and Wear -24 21 £273 -36.62% 1
Manchester -8 19 £375 -21.05% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -24 19 £270 -37.20%
Yorkshire -4 18 £383 +33.04% 16
Lancashire +18 17 £375 -
East of England +1 17 £325 -21.21% 8
Buckinghamshire +18 16 £358 -20.55%
Edinburgh -8 16 £438 +9.37% 1
West Midlands -21 16 £370 -7.50% 6
Oxford +19 15 £250 -13.04% 1
West Yorkshire -5 14 £388 +34.78% 13
Glasgow +4 13 £338 -3.57%
Leeds -8 13 £400 +12.28% 10
West Sussex -14 13 £371 +6.07% 2
Milton Keynes +6 12 £358 -20.55%
Wiltshire +2 11 £375 -13.79% 2
Cheshire 0 11 £425 +6.91% 1
Reading -8 11 £450 +32.35% 2

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 410 (37.75%) Windows
2 288 (26.52%) ITIL
3 266 (24.49%) Microsoft
4 250 (23.02%) Finance
5 249 (22.93%) Linux
6 243 (22.38%) Active Directory
7 237 (21.82%) VMware
8 219 (20.17%) SQL
9 217 (19.98%) Windows Server
10 210 (19.34%) Unix
11 204 (18.78%) SQL Server
12 201 (18.51%) VMware Infrastructure
13 189 (17.40%) High Availability
14 186 (17.13%) Oracle
15 170 (15.65%) Business Continuity
16 166 (15.29%) Data Centre
17 155 (14.27%) Migration
18 142 (13.08%) Red Hat
19 136 (12.52%) Project Management
20 133 (12.25%) Security Cleared
21 132 (12.15%) SAN
22 127 (11.69%) DNS
23 123 (11.33%) Firewall
24 122 (11.23%) HP
25 112 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
26 111 (10.22%) Windows Server 2008
26 111 (10.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 108 (9.94%) WAN
28 107 (9.85%) MS Excel
29 105 (9.67%) PowerShell

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 91 (8.38%) MS Exchange
2 57 (5.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 56 (5.16%) SharePoint
4 36 (3.31%) IIS
5 28 (2.58%) Skype for Business
6 24 (2.21%) WebSphere
7 22 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 20 (1.84%) OpenStack
9 19 (1.75%) Confluence
10 17 (1.57%) Apache
11 12 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
11 12 (1.10%) Live Communications Server
11 12 (1.10%) Tomcat
11 12 (1.10%) WordPress
12 11 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
13 10 (0.92%) JBoss
13 10 (0.92%) WebLogic
14 9 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
14 9 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 9 (0.83%) CMS
Applications
1 107 (9.85%) MS Excel
2 35 (3.22%) MS Office
3 26 (2.39%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.20%) PaintShop Pro
5 11 (1.01%) MS Project
6 6 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (0.46%) Markit EDM
4 5 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.37%) SAP HR
5 4 (0.37%) SAP Payroll
5 4 (0.37%) SimCorp Dimension
6 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.18%) Salerio
7 2 (0.18%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.18%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.18%) SAP SCM
8 1 (0.092%) Cognos Planning
8 1 (0.092%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.092%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.092%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 50 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (4.33%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (3.41%) Office 365
4 13 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.74%) GitHub
7 7 (0.64%) SaaS
8 6 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.55%) IaaS
8 6 (0.55%) PaaS
9 5 (0.46%) Yammer
10 4 (0.37%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.37%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.092%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 132 (12.15%) SAN
2 127 (11.69%) DNS
3 123 (11.33%) Firewall
4 108 (9.94%) WAN
5 95 (8.75%) LAN
6 58 (5.34%) DHCP
7 52 (4.79%) TCP/IP
8 46 (4.24%) VPN
9 41 (3.78%) Network Security
10 31 (2.85%) Internet
11 30 (2.76%) LDAP
12 29 (2.67%) Fibre Channel
13 25 (2.30%) SSL
14 22 (2.03%) Wireless
15 21 (1.93%) NAS
16 20 (1.84%) Skype
17 17 (1.57%) Intranet
17 17 (1.57%) VoIP
18 16 (1.47%) HTTP
19 15 (1.38%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (18.78%) SQL Server
2 61 (5.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 54 (4.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 49 (4.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 42 (3.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 39 (3.59%) MySQL
7 38 (3.50%) Oracle Database
8 35 (3.22%) DB2
8 35 (3.22%) Relational Database
9 34 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 31 (2.85%) SQL Server 2005
11 29 (2.67%) SQL Server 2014
12 25 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
13 23 (2.12%) VLDB
14 22 (2.03%) NoSQL
15 18 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
16 17 (1.57%) OLTP
17 16 (1.47%) Big Data
18 15 (1.38%) Sybase ASE
19 14 (1.29%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 40 (3.68%) Jenkins
2 28 (2.58%) JIRA
3 23 (2.12%) Git (software)
3 23 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (1.84%) LoadRunner
5 14 (1.29%) Maven
6 7 (0.64%) Ant
6 7 (0.64%) JMeter
7 6 (0.55%) Eclipse
7 6 (0.55%) Gatling
7 6 (0.55%) IntelliJ
7 6 (0.55%) Subversion
7 6 (0.55%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.37%) SpecFlow
8 4 (0.37%) WatiN
9 3 (0.28%) FitNesse
9 3 (0.28%) HP UFT
9 3 (0.28%) NCrunch
9 3 (0.28%) Selenium
9 3 (0.28%) XMLSpy
General
1 250 (23.02%) Finance
2 79 (7.27%) Banking
3 40 (3.68%) Telecoms
4 34 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 33 (3.04%) Retail
6 27 (2.49%) Front Office
7 20 (1.84%) Financial Institution
8 18 (1.66%) Marketing
9 15 (1.38%) Back Office
10 9 (0.83%) Legal
11 8 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.64%) Local Government
12 7 (0.64%) Publishing
12 7 (0.64%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.37%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.28%) Billing
14 3 (0.28%) International Banking
15 2 (0.18%) Advertising
15 2 (0.18%) Games
15 2 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 166 (15.29%) Analyst
2 120 (11.05%) Administrator
3 104 (9.58%) DBA
4 99 (9.12%) Architect
5 70 (6.45%) Consultant
6 59 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 58 (5.34%) SQL DBA
8 52 (4.79%) Systems Administrator
9 49 (4.51%) Developer
9 49 (4.51%) Unix Administrator
10 47 (4.33%) Support Engineer
11 38 (3.50%) Project Manager
11 38 (3.50%) Support Analyst
12 34 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
12 34 (3.13%) IT Manager
12 34 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
13 31 (2.85%) Service Manager
13 31 (2.85%) Test Analyst
14 29 (2.67%) Business Analyst
14 29 (2.67%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (5.25%) Middleware
2 52 (4.79%) Web Services
3 31 (2.85%) .NET
4 24 (2.21%) RESTful
5 21 (1.93%) CSS
5 21 (1.93%) HTML
6 18 (1.66%) XML
7 13 (1.20%) ELK Stack
7 13 (1.20%) JSON
7 13 (1.20%) SOAP
8 11 (1.01%) jQuery
9 9 (0.83%) AngularJS
9 9 (0.83%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 9 (0.83%) WebSphere MQ
10 8 (0.74%) HTML5
10 8 (0.74%) REST
11 7 (0.64%) CSS3
12 6 (0.55%) .NET Framework
12 6 (0.55%) FIX Protocol
12 6 (0.55%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 166 (15.29%) Data Centre
2 112 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
3 104 (9.58%) Clustering
4 86 (7.92%) Management Information System
5 84 (7.73%) Replication
6 53 (4.88%) Computer Science
7 26 (2.39%) HACMP
8 21 (1.93%) EMC VMAX
8 21 (1.93%) Mainframe
9 18 (1.66%) Client/Server
10 17 (1.57%) Mobile App
11 15 (1.38%) Hedge funds
12 13 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
12 13 (1.20%) Public Cloud
13 12 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (1.01%) Statistics
15 9 (0.83%) Equities
15 9 (0.83%) Private Cloud
15 9 (0.83%) User Experience
16 8 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 410 (37.75%) Windows
2 249 (22.93%) Linux
3 217 (19.98%) Windows Server
4 210 (19.34%) Unix
5 111 (10.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 111 (10.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 105 (9.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 88 (8.10%) Solaris
8 78 (7.18%) AIX
9 62 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 34 (3.13%) Windows 7
11 14 (1.29%) Mac OS X
12 12 (1.10%) CentOS
12 12 (1.10%) Windows XP
13 11 (1.01%) Windows 8
14 10 (0.92%) Ubuntu
15 8 (0.74%) zOS
16 7 (0.64%) Windows 10
16 7 (0.64%) Windows Phone
17 6 (0.55%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (26.52%) ITIL
2 189 (17.40%) High Availability
3 170 (15.65%) Business Continuity
4 155 (14.27%) Migration
5 136 (12.52%) Project Management
6 101 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
7 98 (9.02%) Performance Tuning
8 88 (8.10%) Change Management
9 81 (7.46%) Service Management
10 77 (7.09%) Incident Management
11 75 (6.91%) Problem Management
12 74 (6.81%) Service Delivery
13 73 (6.72%) Information Security
14 72 (6.63%) Configuration Management
15 61 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
16 59 (5.43%) Open Source
17 54 (4.97%) Capacity Planning
18 50 (4.60%) Capacity Management
19 49 (4.51%) CRM
20 46 (4.24%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 219 (20.17%) SQL
2 105 (9.67%) PowerShell
3 58 (5.34%) Java
3 58 (5.34%) Shell Script
4 53 (4.88%) T-SQL
5 43 (3.96%) Perl
6 31 (2.85%) JavaScript
6 31 (2.85%) Python
7 24 (2.21%) Ruby
8 19 (1.75%) C#
9 18 (1.66%) C
10 16 (1.47%) PHP
10 16 (1.47%) VB
11 14 (1.29%) VBScript
12 13 (1.20%) Bash Shell
13 12 (1.10%) VBA
14 9 (0.83%) PL/SQL
15 8 (0.74%) Korn
16 6 (0.55%) AWK
16 6 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 133 (12.25%) Security Cleared
2 104 (9.58%) SC Cleared
3 70 (6.45%) Degree
4 50 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (2.58%) MCSE
6 25 (2.30%) CCNA
6 25 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 20 (1.84%) DV Cleared
7 20 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
8 18 (1.66%) MCSA
9 17 (1.57%) IBM AIX Certification
10 14 (1.29%) CISSP
11 12 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 11 (1.01%) CLAS
12 11 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 9 (0.83%) MCITP
14 8 (0.74%) CCNP
14 8 (0.74%) MCTS
14 8 (0.74%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (6.26%) SLA
2 35 (3.22%) QA
3 32 (2.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (1.01%) COBIT
6 10 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
6 10 (0.92%) ISO22301
7 8 (0.74%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.55%) GPG13
8 6 (0.55%) WAI
8 6 (0.55%) WCAG
9 5 (0.46%) Basel II
9 5 (0.46%) COREP
10 3 (0.28%) Basel III
10 3 (0.28%) CRD IV
11 2 (0.18%) BS25999
11 2 (0.18%) BS7799
11 2 (0.18%) FINREP
11 2 (0.18%) ISO27005
11 2 (0.18%) JSP 440
System Software
1 243 (22.38%) Active Directory
2 201 (18.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (7.00%) Hyper-V
4 52 (4.79%) vSphere
5 43 (3.96%) VMware ESXi
6 33 (3.04%) VMware ESX
7 32 (2.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 28 (2.58%) XenApp
9 25 (2.30%) Firmware
10 21 (1.93%) NFS
11 17 (1.57%) GlusterFS
11 17 (1.57%) GPFS
11 17 (1.57%) XenDesktop
12 12 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
12 12 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
13 9 (0.83%) RHEV
13 9 (0.83%) vCloud
14 8 (0.74%) iptables
14 8 (0.74%) KVM
14 8 (0.74%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 76 (7.00%) SCCM
2 65 (5.99%) Puppet
3 55 (5.06%) SCOM
4 46 (4.24%) NetBackup
5 26 (2.39%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 21 (1.93%) Nagios
7 20 (1.84%) Tivoli
8 19 (1.75%) Oracle ZFS
9 17 (1.57%) Data Guard
9 17 (1.57%) Red Hat Satellite
10 16 (1.47%) SCVMM
10 16 (1.47%) WSUS
11 15 (1.38%) Backup Exec
12 14 (1.29%) logstash
12 14 (1.29%) Oracle RMAN
13 13 (1.20%) Windows Intune
14 12 (1.10%) Kibana
15 11 (1.01%) EMC NetWorker
15 11 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 9 (0.83%) Foglight
Vendors
1 266 (24.49%) Microsoft
2 237 (21.82%) VMware
3 186 (17.13%) Oracle
4 142 (13.08%) Red Hat
5 122 (11.23%) HP
6 98 (9.02%) Citrix
7 83 (7.64%) IBM
8 78 (7.18%) Cisco
9 74 (6.81%) EMC
10 62 (5.71%) Veritas
11 51 (4.70%) NetApp
12 50 (4.60%) SAP
13 36 (3.31%) Sun
14 32 (2.95%) Sybase
15 29 (2.67%) Brocade
16 27 (2.49%) Dell
16 27 (2.49%) Symantec
17 24 (2.21%) StorageTek
18 22 (2.03%) ServiceNow
19 21 (1.93%) CheckPoint
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Eden Lea UK Limited
Rate: Negotiable day rate
Posted: 5 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £390 to £400 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Above Market Rates
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
I4 Recruitment
Rate: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Salt
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Simon James IT
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £200 - 260 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £300.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £45,671 to £60,774 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Greenock
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £380.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheltenham
aap3
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £375 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago