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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Disaster Recovery
UK
Rank 242 268 215
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -53
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 434 443 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.97% 0.89% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.09% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 260 317
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £261 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £546 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 14
Median hourly rate £23.69 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.25% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £15.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £53.04 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.69 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-5.25% +13.63%

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
36787 40770 39839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.22% 81.73% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24383 26360 25795
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 934 1195 1065
Median hourly rate £33.28 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 -16 379 £400 - 127
London -33 142 £525 +16.66% 57
South East -30 65 £425 +4.93% 23
Scotland +36 34 £350 -6.66% 7
North East 0 32 £356 +30.73%
North West +30 31 £350 +16.66% 14
City of London -12 31 £525 +10.52% 14
Tyne and Wear +1 29 £363 +28.31%
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 29 £363 +28.31%
East Midlands +20 26 £200 -50.00% 5
East of England -11 26 £400 +3.22% 3
Yorkshire +32 25 £350 +5.66% 11
Northamptonshire +7 22 £200 -46.66% 2
Berkshire -17 22 £425 -5.55% 8
Reading +10 21 £425 -10.52% 5
Edinburgh +30 19 £400 +8.47% 3
Surrey +9 19 £400 -3.03% 1
Northampton +6 19 £200 -46.66% 2
West Yorkshire +23 16 £325 -1.88% 8
South West +10 16 £348 -7.33% 8
Leeds +13 14 £275 -16.98% 6
West Midlands -6 14 £425 +36.00% 5
Lancashire +12 11 £363 +66.66% 1
Wales - 10 £363 -
South Wales - 10 £363 -
Luton +15 9 £600 +28.00%
Bedfordshire +7 9 £600 +54.83%
Hampshire +5 9 £275 -6.77% 10
Manchester +5 8 £350 +16.66% 9
South Yorkshire +1 8 £350 - 1

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 245 (29.52%) Windows
2 226 (27.23%) Microsoft
3 198 (23.86%) High Availability
4 187 (22.53%) Migration
5 177 (21.33%) ITIL
6 168 (20.24%) SQL
6 168 (20.24%) Data Centre
7 160 (19.28%) Linux
8 158 (19.04%) Business Continuity
9 157 (18.92%) VMware
10 147 (17.71%) Finance
11 140 (16.87%) Active Directory
12 135 (16.27%) Agile Software Development
13 134 (16.14%) SQL Server
14 133 (16.02%) Oracle
15 115 (13.86%) Firewall
16 110 (13.25%) Cisco
17 109 (13.13%) Amazon AWS
18 105 (12.65%) Microsoft Azure
18 105 (12.65%) Windows Server
19 103 (12.41%) VMware Infrastructure
20 94 (11.33%) DevOps
21 91 (10.96%) Unix
22 89 (10.72%) Security Cleared
22 89 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
23 88 (10.60%) Change Management
24 87 (10.48%) Project Management
25 85 (10.24%) Performance Tuning
26 79 (9.52%) MS Excel
26 79 (9.52%) WAN

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 52 (6.27%) MS Exchange
2 49 (5.90%) SharePoint
3 43 (5.18%) IIS
4 36 (4.34%) Skype for Business
5 28 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
6 27 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 17 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (1.45%) WebLogic
9 11 (1.33%) Apache
9 11 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (0.72%) MQSeries
12 6 (0.72%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.60%) Oracle Application Server
13 5 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.48%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 79 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 31 (3.73%) MS Office
3 19 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.60%) MS Project
5 3 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.45%) SAP BPC
1 12 (1.45%) SAP MII
2 9 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.24%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.24%) Primavera
7 1 (0.12%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.12%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.12%) Orchard Housing
7 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.12%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 109 (13.13%) Amazon AWS
2 105 (12.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (6.39%) AWS CloudFormation
4 48 (5.78%) Office 365
5 46 (5.54%) IaaS
6 34 (4.10%) PaaS
7 28 (3.37%) SaaS
8 26 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
9 25 (3.01%) Azure Active Directory
9 25 (3.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 16 (1.93%) OneDrive
10 16 (1.93%) Yammer
11 10 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (0.84%) Heroku
13 5 (0.60%) Mimecast
14 4 (0.48%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.36%) HP Helion
16 2 (0.24%) G Suite
16 2 (0.24%) Trello
17 1 (0.12%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 115 (13.86%) Firewall
2 79 (9.52%) WAN
3 75 (9.04%) DNS
4 65 (7.83%) LAN
5 60 (7.23%) SAN
6 43 (5.18%) TCP/IP
6 43 (5.18%) VoIP
7 39 (4.70%) VPN
8 35 (4.22%) DHCP
9 28 (3.37%) Unified Communications
10 23 (2.77%) Network Security
11 19 (2.29%) Skype
12 18 (2.17%) NAS
13 17 (2.05%) LDAP
13 17 (2.05%) MPLS
14 16 (1.93%) Internet
15 15 (1.81%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (1.81%) SSL
15 15 (1.81%) VLAN
15 15 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (16.14%) SQL Server
2 53 (6.39%) Oracle Database
3 33 (3.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (3.61%) Amazon RDS
5 29 (3.49%) MySQL
6 25 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
7 23 (2.77%) DB2
7 23 (2.77%) SQL Server 2014
8 21 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 20 (2.41%) BusinessObjects
10 19 (2.29%) Relational Database
11 18 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
12 17 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (1.81%) SAP BW
14 13 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
15 12 (1.45%) MaxDB
15 12 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
16 11 (1.33%) MongoDB
17 10 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (1.81%) Git (software)
1 15 (1.81%) Jenkins
2 14 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (1.45%) NWDI
3 12 (1.45%) Selenium
4 10 (1.20%) JIRA
5 9 (1.08%) HP UFT
6 8 (0.96%) JMeter
6 8 (0.96%) LoadRunner
6 8 (0.96%) SoapUI
7 7 (0.84%) TeamCity
8 6 (0.72%) JUnit
8 6 (0.72%) Rational Performance Tester
9 5 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (0.60%) Subversion
10 4 (0.48%) MSBuild
10 4 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.36%) The Grinder
11 3 (0.36%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.36%) WinRunner
General
1 147 (17.71%) Finance
2 47 (5.66%) Banking
3 37 (4.46%) Telecoms
4 17 (2.05%) Manufacturing
5 16 (1.93%) Retail
6 15 (1.81%) Investment Banking
6 15 (1.81%) Local Government
7 12 (1.45%) Legal
8 10 (1.20%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.96%) Electronics
10 7 (0.84%) Billing
10 7 (0.84%) Law
10 7 (0.84%) Marketing
11 4 (0.48%) Back Office
11 4 (0.48%) Front Office
11 4 (0.48%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.36%) Advertising
13 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.24%) Publishing
14 1 (0.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 105 (12.65%) Architect
2 90 (10.84%) DBA
3 79 (9.52%) Administrator
4 69 (8.31%) Analyst
5 48 (5.78%) SQL DBA
6 45 (5.42%) DevOps Engineer
7 41 (4.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 39 (4.70%) Consultant
9 37 (4.46%) Technical Architect
10 36 (4.34%) Infrastructure Architect
10 36 (4.34%) Project Manager
11 35 (4.22%) Support Engineer
12 33 (3.98%) Network Engineer
13 30 (3.61%) AWS Engineer
14 28 (3.37%) Oracle DBA
15 27 (3.25%) Developer
15 27 (3.25%) Windows Engineer
16 25 (3.01%) AWS DevOps
17 22 (2.65%) Cloud Architect
18 20 (2.41%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.13%) ELK Stack
2 24 (2.89%) Django
3 20 (2.41%) Web Services
4 19 (2.29%) .NET
4 19 (2.29%) boto
5 15 (1.81%) Middleware
5 15 (1.81%) SAP Basis
6 10 (1.20%) HTML
7 9 (1.08%) J2EE
7 9 (1.08%) SOAP
8 7 (0.84%) XML
9 6 (0.72%) REST
10 5 (0.60%) 802.1X
10 5 (0.60%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 4 (0.48%) ASP.NET
11 4 (0.48%) HTML5
11 4 (0.48%) JSON
11 4 (0.48%) LAMP
12 3 (0.36%) Oracle Fusion
12 3 (0.36%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 168 (20.24%) Data Centre
2 89 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (8.19%) Replication
4 50 (6.02%) Clustering
5 43 (5.18%) Management Information System
6 25 (3.01%) Public Cloud
7 15 (1.81%) Mainframe
8 13 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (1.57%) IVR
9 12 (1.45%) Computer Science
9 12 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
10 10 (1.20%) Fat Client
10 10 (1.20%) Thin Client
11 9 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
11 9 (1.08%) PKI
12 8 (0.96%) Private Cloud
13 7 (0.84%) Blackberry
13 7 (0.84%) EMC VMAX
13 7 (0.84%) HACMP
14 6 (0.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 245 (29.52%) Windows
2 160 (19.28%) Linux
3 105 (12.65%) Windows Server
4 91 (10.96%) Unix
5 70 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 49 (5.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 39 (4.70%) Solaris
8 34 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 26 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (3.01%) AIX
11 24 (2.89%) Windows 7
12 13 (1.57%) HPUX
12 13 (1.57%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.84%) MVS
13 7 (0.84%) Windows 10
14 6 (0.72%) OS/400
14 6 (0.72%) VME
15 4 (0.48%) SUSE
15 4 (0.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 4 (0.48%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (23.86%) High Availability
2 187 (22.53%) Migration
3 177 (21.33%) ITIL
4 158 (19.04%) Business Continuity
5 135 (16.27%) Agile Software Development
6 94 (11.33%) DevOps
7 88 (10.60%) Change Management
8 87 (10.48%) Project Management
9 85 (10.24%) Performance Tuning
10 68 (8.19%) Load Balancing
11 65 (7.83%) Service Management
12 61 (7.35%) PRINCE2
13 60 (7.23%) Capacity Planning
14 53 (6.39%) Problem Management
15 52 (6.27%) Service Delivery
16 48 (5.78%) Incident Management
16 48 (5.78%) ITIL V3
17 47 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
18 45 (5.42%) Configuration Management
19 44 (5.30%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 168 (20.24%) SQL
2 72 (8.67%) PowerShell
2 72 (8.67%) Python
3 33 (3.98%) Java
4 32 (3.86%) T-SQL
5 14 (1.69%) Perl
6 12 (1.45%) C#
7 11 (1.33%) C
7 11 (1.33%) PL/SQL
7 11 (1.33%) VB
8 10 (1.20%) Ruby
9 9 (1.08%) Shell Script
10 8 (0.96%) C++
10 8 (0.96%) VBScript
11 7 (0.84%) JavaScript
12 6 (0.72%) PHP
13 5 (0.60%) AWK
13 5 (0.60%) COBOL
14 4 (0.48%) Groovy
15 3 (0.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 89 (10.72%) Security Cleared
2 57 (6.87%) SC Cleared
3 52 (6.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 49 (5.90%) Cisco Certification
5 46 (5.54%) Degree
6 38 (4.58%) MCSE
7 29 (3.49%) CCNA
8 16 (1.93%) CCIE
8 16 (1.93%) MCITP
8 16 (1.93%) MCP
9 15 (1.81%) CCNP
10 13 (1.57%) ISEB
11 12 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (1.33%) BC Cleared
12 11 (1.33%) MCSA
13 9 (1.08%) CISSP
14 8 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
15 7 (0.84%) DV Cleared
16 6 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
16 6 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (6.02%) SLA
2 42 (5.06%) PCI DSS
3 20 (2.41%) QA
4 15 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (1.57%) Disclosure Scotland
6 7 (0.84%) ISO22301
7 6 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.36%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.24%) BS25999
9 2 (0.24%) COBIT
10 1 (0.12%) BS7799
10 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 140 (16.87%) Active Directory
2 103 (12.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (5.06%) Hyper-V
4 36 (4.34%) Docker
5 23 (2.77%) XenApp
6 20 (2.41%) vSphere
7 16 (1.93%) NFS
8 15 (1.81%) Oracle RAC
9 13 (1.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 12 (1.45%) Veritas File System
11 11 (1.33%) Terminal Services
11 11 (1.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 11 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
12 10 (1.20%) SRDF
12 10 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
13 8 (0.96%) Firmware
13 8 (0.96%) VMware ESX
14 7 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
14 7 (0.84%) Virtual Desktop
14 7 (0.84%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 44 (5.30%) Puppet
2 38 (4.58%) SCCM
3 33 (3.98%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (3.73%) Ansible
5 25 (3.01%) SCOM
6 24 (2.89%) logstash
7 22 (2.65%) Kibana
8 20 (2.41%) NetBackup
9 16 (1.93%) Microsoft Clustering
9 16 (1.93%) Nagios
10 15 (1.81%) Oracle RMAN
11 14 (1.69%) Data Guard
12 12 (1.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 11 (1.33%) Backup Exec
13 11 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 9 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
15 7 (0.84%) Cisco UCCX
16 6 (0.72%) EMC Navisphere
16 6 (0.72%) Tivoli
16 6 (0.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 226 (27.23%) Microsoft
2 157 (18.92%) VMware
3 133 (16.02%) Oracle
4 110 (13.25%) Cisco
5 57 (6.87%) Citrix
6 51 (6.14%) HP
7 47 (5.66%) IBM
8 38 (4.58%) NetApp
9 34 (4.10%) CheckPoint
10 32 (3.86%) SAP
11 31 (3.73%) EMC
12 30 (3.61%) Red Hat
13 29 (3.49%) Veritas
14 23 (2.77%) Sun
15 21 (2.53%) Juniper
15 21 (2.53%) SaltStack
16 16 (1.93%) Dell
16 16 (1.93%) Sybase
17 15 (1.81%) F5
17 15 (1.81%) Remedy
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Scotland
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
LA International
Rate: .
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Difrent
Rate: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum FTC 18-24 months
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £380 - £425 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
World First
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Basildon
aap3
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago