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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 240 239 195
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -44
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 545 513 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.02% 0.93% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 1.17% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 313 378
Median daily rate £400 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
+0.66% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 25
Median hourly rate £20.05 £28.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.39% +36.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.20 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £68.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £30.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+21.31% +48.78%

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
43957 43706 42107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.92% 79.33% 77.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29196 27767 26626
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 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1024 1244 1239
Median hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.36 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 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 30 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 30 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 +19 502 £400 +3.22% 124
London +36 239 £450 +16.50% 48
South East -9 108 £400 +8.47% 30
North West -1 40 £401 -13.35% 4
City of London +41 39 £475 +11.76% 7
Scotland -21 35 £400 +14.28% 3
Surrey +2 25 £410 +17.14% 13
South West -24 25 £400 -8.04% 15
Tyne and Wear -29 23 £263 -38.95% 1
North East -30 23 £263 -38.95% 1
Oxfordshire +16 22 £375 +27.65% 2
Yorkshire +8 22 £400 +18.51% 11
Manchester -3 22 £390 -10.85%
Newcastle upon Tyne -34 21 £248 -42.44% 1
Leeds +6 20 £400 +14.28% 4
West Yorkshire +4 20 £400 +14.28% 9
West Midlands -15 19 £325 -18.75% 5
Berkshire -24 19 £425 +9.67% 3
East of England -1 18 £340 -5.22% 4
Glasgow +2 14 £353 -0.70% 1
Hampshire -9 14 £400 -2.43% 3
West Sussex -12 14 £371 +6.07% 1
Oxford +13 13 £400 +39.13%
Edinburgh -6 11 £363 +3.57%
Cambridgeshire +14 10 £340 -24.44%
Cambridge +11 10 £340 -16.30%
Buckinghamshire +9 10 £355 +1.42% 3
Wiltshire -1 9 £375 -13.79% 3
Swindon +8 7 £375 -13.79% 2
Milton Keynes +6 7 £355 +1.42% 1

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 414 (38.66%) Windows
2 284 (26.52%) ITIL
3 262 (24.46%) Microsoft
4 252 (23.53%) Linux
5 251 (23.44%) Finance
6 242 (22.60%) Active Directory
7 236 (22.04%) VMware
8 214 (19.98%) Windows Server
9 205 (19.14%) Unix
9 205 (19.14%) SQL
10 200 (18.67%) SQL Server
10 200 (18.67%) High Availability
11 191 (17.83%) VMware Infrastructure
12 179 (16.71%) Oracle
13 166 (15.50%) Data Centre
14 163 (15.22%) Business Continuity
15 153 (14.29%) Migration
16 147 (13.73%) SAN
17 142 (13.26%) Red Hat
17 142 (13.26%) DNS
18 140 (13.07%) Firewall
19 134 (12.51%) HP
20 132 (12.32%) Security Cleared
21 131 (12.23%) Project Management
22 114 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
22 114 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
23 113 (10.55%) Citrix
24 111 (10.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 108 (10.08%) MS Excel
26 106 (9.90%) Clustering

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 (8.50%) MS Exchange
2 61 (5.70%) SharePoint
3 51 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 41 (3.83%) IIS
5 32 (2.99%) Skype for Business
6 25 (2.33%) WebSphere
7 21 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
8 20 (1.87%) OpenStack
9 19 (1.77%) Confluence
10 17 (1.59%) Apache
11 15 (1.40%) Tomcat
12 13 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
13 12 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
13 12 (1.12%) Live Communications Server
13 12 (1.12%) WebLogic
13 12 (1.12%) WordPress
14 11 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
15 10 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
15 10 (0.93%) Office Communications Server
16 9 (0.84%) CMS
Applications
1 108 (10.08%) MS Excel
2 30 (2.80%) MS Office
3 24 (2.24%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.21%) MS Project
5 11 (1.03%) PaintShop Pro
6 5 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.47%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (0.47%) SimCorp Dimension
4 4 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.37%) SAP HR
4 4 (0.37%) SAP Payroll
5 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.19%) Salerio
6 2 (0.19%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.19%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.19%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.093%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.093%) Cognos Planning
7 1 (0.093%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.093%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 49 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (4.01%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (3.73%) Office 365
4 12 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.65%) IaaS
6 7 (0.65%) Yammer
7 6 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.47%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.47%) PaaS
8 5 (0.47%) SaaS
9 4 (0.37%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.19%) GitHub
11 2 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.093%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 147 (13.73%) SAN
2 142 (13.26%) DNS
3 140 (13.07%) Firewall
4 101 (9.43%) WAN
5 90 (8.40%) LAN
6 63 (5.88%) DHCP
7 58 (5.42%) TCP/IP
8 46 (4.30%) VPN
9 39 (3.64%) Network Security
10 36 (3.36%) Fibre Channel
11 34 (3.17%) SSL
12 29 (2.71%) Internet
12 29 (2.71%) LDAP
13 24 (2.24%) NAS
14 21 (1.96%) Skype
15 19 (1.77%) HTTP
16 16 (1.49%) SMTP
16 16 (1.49%) VoIP
16 16 (1.49%) Wireless
17 15 (1.40%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (18.67%) SQL Server
2 63 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 52 (4.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 49 (4.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 37 (3.45%) MySQL
5 37 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 35 (3.27%) Oracle Database
6 35 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 33 (3.08%) DB2
8 32 (2.99%) Relational Database
9 28 (2.61%) SQL Server 2014
9 28 (2.61%) VLDB
10 27 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
11 21 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
12 20 (1.87%) NoSQL
12 20 (1.87%) OLTP
13 18 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (1.68%) RDBMS
14 17 (1.59%) Big Data
15 12 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 34 (3.17%) Jenkins
2 30 (2.80%) JIRA
3 24 (2.24%) Git (software)
4 20 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (1.21%) LoadRunner
6 8 (0.75%) Maven
7 7 (0.65%) Ant
8 6 (0.56%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.37%) Subversion
10 3 (0.28%) Selenium
10 3 (0.28%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.28%) WatiN
10 3 (0.28%) XMLSpy
11 2 (0.19%) Grunt
11 2 (0.19%) gulp
11 2 (0.19%) HP UFT
11 2 (0.19%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.19%) MSI
11 2 (0.19%) NCrunch
11 2 (0.19%) PHPUnit
General
1 251 (23.44%) Finance
2 76 (7.10%) Banking
3 35 (3.27%) Telecoms
4 34 (3.17%) Retail
5 27 (2.52%) Front Office
6 26 (2.43%) Investment Banking
7 18 (1.68%) Financial Institution
8 17 (1.59%) Marketing
9 12 (1.12%) Back Office
10 9 (0.84%) Legal
11 8 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (0.75%) Retail Banking
12 7 (0.65%) Billing
13 6 (0.56%) Publishing
14 5 (0.47%) Local Government
15 4 (0.37%) Games
15 4 (0.37%) Online Betting
16 3 (0.28%) International Banking
16 3 (0.28%) Manufacturing
17 2 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 164 (15.31%) Analyst
2 132 (12.32%) Administrator
3 94 (8.78%) Architect
4 90 (8.40%) DBA
5 73 (6.82%) Consultant
6 60 (5.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 58 (5.42%) SQL DBA
8 52 (4.86%) Unix Administrator
9 51 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
10 50 (4.67%) Developer
11 46 (4.30%) Support Engineer
12 38 (3.55%) Project Manager
13 37 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
14 34 (3.17%) Business Analyst
14 34 (3.17%) Support Analyst
15 32 (2.99%) Infrastructure Architect
16 30 (2.80%) 3rd Line Support
17 29 (2.71%) Test Analyst
17 29 (2.71%) VMware Engineer
17 29 (2.71%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (4.86%) Middleware
2 47 (4.39%) Web Services
3 30 (2.80%) .NET
4 23 (2.15%) RESTful
5 20 (1.87%) CSS
5 20 (1.87%) HTML
6 17 (1.59%) SOAP
6 17 (1.59%) XML
7 13 (1.21%) ELK Stack
8 11 (1.03%) JSON
9 10 (0.93%) jQuery
10 9 (0.84%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 9 (0.84%) REST
11 8 (0.75%) AngularJS
11 8 (0.75%) HTML5
11 8 (0.75%) Oracle Fusion
11 8 (0.75%) WebSphere MQ
12 6 (0.56%) .NET Framework
12 6 (0.56%) CSS3
12 6 (0.56%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 166 (15.50%) Data Centre
2 114 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 106 (9.90%) Clustering
4 89 (8.31%) Replication
5 79 (7.38%) Management Information System
6 58 (5.42%) Computer Science
7 27 (2.52%) HACMP
8 25 (2.33%) EMC VMAX
9 18 (1.68%) Mobile App
10 17 (1.59%) Mainframe
11 14 (1.31%) Client/Server
12 12 (1.12%) EMC VNX
12 12 (1.12%) Hedge funds
13 11 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (1.03%) Statistics
14 10 (0.93%) FMCG
14 10 (0.93%) Public Cloud
15 9 (0.84%) Blackberry
15 9 (0.84%) Equities
15 9 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 414 (38.66%) Windows
2 252 (23.53%) Linux
3 214 (19.98%) Windows Server
4 205 (19.14%) Unix
5 114 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 111 (10.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 104 (9.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 96 (8.96%) Solaris
9 83 (7.75%) AIX
10 61 (5.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 33 (3.08%) Windows 7
12 14 (1.31%) Mac OS X
13 12 (1.12%) CentOS
14 10 (0.93%) Windows Phone
14 10 (0.93%) Windows XP
15 9 (0.84%) HPUX
15 9 (0.84%) Windows 8
15 9 (0.84%) zOS
16 8 (0.75%) Ubuntu
17 7 (0.65%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (26.52%) ITIL
2 200 (18.67%) High Availability
3 163 (15.22%) Business Continuity
4 153 (14.29%) Migration
5 131 (12.23%) Project Management
6 101 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
7 91 (8.50%) Change Management
8 87 (8.12%) Performance Tuning
9 81 (7.56%) Configuration Management
10 80 (7.47%) Information Security
10 80 (7.47%) Problem Management
11 74 (6.91%) Incident Management
11 74 (6.91%) Service Delivery
12 73 (6.82%) Service Management
13 62 (5.79%) Stakeholder Management
14 59 (5.51%) Capacity Planning
15 55 (5.14%) Change Control
16 52 (4.86%) Open Source
17 50 (4.67%) Capacity Management
18 49 (4.58%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 205 (19.14%) SQL
2 95 (8.87%) PowerShell
3 55 (5.14%) Java
3 55 (5.14%) Shell Script
4 51 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 37 (3.45%) Python
6 36 (3.36%) Perl
7 30 (2.80%) JavaScript
8 19 (1.77%) C#
9 18 (1.68%) VB
10 17 (1.59%) Ruby
11 16 (1.49%) C
12 15 (1.40%) PHP
13 12 (1.12%) PL/SQL
13 12 (1.12%) VBA
14 11 (1.03%) Bash Shell
15 9 (0.84%) VBScript
16 7 (0.65%) Korn
17 6 (0.56%) AWK
17 6 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 132 (12.32%) Security Cleared
2 101 (9.43%) SC Cleared
3 68 (6.35%) Degree
4 63 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 38 (3.55%) MCSE
6 25 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 21 (1.96%) CCNA
7 21 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
8 19 (1.77%) DV Cleared
8 19 (1.77%) MCSA
9 18 (1.68%) IBM AIX Certification
10 12 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 11 (1.03%) ISTQB
11 11 (1.03%) PMI Certification
12 10 (0.93%) CISSP
12 10 (0.93%) CLAS
12 10 (0.93%) MCITP
12 10 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (0.75%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (6.16%) SLA
2 32 (2.99%) QA
3 30 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
6 10 (0.93%) COBIT
6 10 (0.93%) Government Security Classifications
6 10 (0.93%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.84%) ISO22301
8 6 (0.56%) Basel II
8 6 (0.56%) COREP
8 6 (0.56%) GPG13
8 6 (0.56%) WAI
8 6 (0.56%) WCAG
9 3 (0.28%) Basel III
9 3 (0.28%) CRD IV
9 3 (0.28%) FINREP
10 2 (0.19%) ISO27005
10 2 (0.19%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.19%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 242 (22.60%) Active Directory
2 191 (17.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (7.66%) Hyper-V
4 58 (5.42%) vSphere
5 43 (4.01%) VMware ESXi
6 37 (3.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 32 (2.99%) VMware ESX
8 30 (2.80%) Firmware
8 30 (2.80%) XenApp
9 20 (1.87%) GlusterFS
9 20 (1.87%) NFS
10 18 (1.68%) GPFS
11 15 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
11 15 (1.40%) XenDesktop
12 12 (1.12%) Sendmail
13 11 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
14 10 (0.93%) Postfix
15 9 (0.84%) RHEV
15 9 (0.84%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 8 (0.75%) KVM
Systems Management
1 67 (6.26%) Puppet
1 67 (6.26%) SCCM
2 59 (5.51%) NetBackup
3 47 (4.39%) SCOM
4 31 (2.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 25 (2.33%) Nagios
6 23 (2.15%) Oracle ZFS
7 21 (1.96%) Red Hat Satellite
8 19 (1.77%) Tivoli
9 17 (1.59%) Backup Exec
10 14 (1.31%) Data Guard
10 14 (1.31%) logstash
10 14 (1.31%) WSUS
11 12 (1.12%) EMC NetWorker
11 12 (1.12%) Kibana
11 12 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
11 12 (1.12%) SCVMM
12 11 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
12 11 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 9 (0.84%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 262 (24.46%) Microsoft
2 236 (22.04%) VMware
3 179 (16.71%) Oracle
4 142 (13.26%) Red Hat
5 134 (12.51%) HP
6 113 (10.55%) Citrix
7 84 (7.84%) IBM
8 79 (7.38%) EMC
9 77 (7.19%) Cisco
10 68 (6.35%) Veritas
11 54 (5.04%) NetApp
12 35 (3.27%) Sun
13 34 (3.17%) Brocade
13 34 (3.17%) SAP
14 30 (2.80%) Dell
15 29 (2.71%) StorageTek
16 28 (2.61%) Symantec
17 24 (2.24%) ServiceNow
17 24 (2.24%) Sybase
18 22 (2.05%) CheckPoint
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