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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 269 236 241
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +5
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 489 560 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.91% 0.98% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.23% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 338 317
Median daily rate £400 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £413
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 17
Median hourly rate £25.50 £19.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.21% -19.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £31.60 £34.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £20.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+73.49% +45.61%

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
44570 45659 42979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.76% 79.96% 78.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 29477 29618 26643
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 £295 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1040 1201 1204
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.60 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.33% +14.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.16 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -18 461 £400 +6.66% 135
London 0 220 £450 +12.50% 48
South East -18 82 £410 +20.58% 27
Yorkshire +3 33 £390 +20.00% 7
North West -9 31 £400 +0.31% 23
North East -20 26 £225 -18.91% 2
City of London +18 25 £450 +2.68% 8
Newcastle upon Tyne -19 25 £225 -7.69% 2
Tyne and Wear -20 25 £225 -7.69% 2
East of England +9 23 £350 +7.69% 5
Surrey -14 23 £409 +31.93% 6
West Midlands -19 22 £363 -9.37% 7
Leeds +6 18 £425 +41.66% 3
West Yorkshire -1 18 £425 +41.66% 4
Scotland -24 17 £381 +6.64% 4
Berkshire +1 13 £450 +32.35% 2
Manchester -4 12 £400 - 14
Hampshire -8 12 £450 +12.50% 7
West Sussex +5 11 £365 - 8
Edinburgh -5 11 £363 +16.00% 4
East Midlands +1 10 £400 +14.28% 6
Cambridge +25 9 £350 -3.44% 1
Cambridgeshire +23 9 £350 -18.84% 1
North Yorkshire +5 9 £390 +5.40%
York +2 9 £390 +5.40%
South West -31 9 £355 -16.47% 9
Oxfordshire +2 8 £438 +34.61%
Gatwick - 8 £365 -
Essex +2 6 £475 +46.15% 1
Merseyside -1 6 £475 - 2

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 382 (34.76%) Windows
2 276 (25.11%) Microsoft
3 270 (24.57%) ITIL
4 253 (23.02%) High Availability
5 252 (22.93%) Active Directory
6 249 (22.66%) Finance
7 235 (21.38%) Linux
8 234 (21.29%) VMware
9 227 (20.66%) SQL
10 213 (19.38%) SQL Server
11 198 (18.02%) Unix
11 198 (18.02%) Windows Server
12 197 (17.93%) Oracle
13 174 (15.83%) Business Continuity
14 172 (15.65%) VMware Infrastructure
15 168 (15.29%) Firewall
16 166 (15.10%) Data Centre
17 165 (15.01%) SAN
18 148 (13.47%) Migration
19 137 (12.47%) DNS
20 134 (12.19%) Red Hat
20 134 (12.19%) Project Management
21 132 (12.01%) Security Cleared
22 126 (11.46%) Citrix
23 123 (11.19%) HP
24 122 (11.10%) Clustering
25 119 (10.83%) MS Excel
26 109 (9.92%) Performance Tuning
27 105 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
28 102 (9.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 81 (7.37%) SharePoint
2 74 (6.73%) MS Exchange
3 46 (4.19%) Skype for Business
4 39 (3.55%) IIS
5 34 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 25 (2.27%) Apache
7 23 (2.09%) Confluence
8 21 (1.91%) BizTalk Server
8 21 (1.91%) WebSphere
9 18 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
10 17 (1.55%) Tomcat
11 16 (1.46%) OpenStack
12 15 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
13 14 (1.27%) JBoss
14 13 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
14 13 (1.18%) WebLogic
15 11 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
16 10 (0.91%) nginx
16 10 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
16 10 (0.91%) WordPress
Applications
1 119 (10.83%) MS Excel
2 35 (3.18%) MS Office
3 19 (1.73%) MS Project
4 18 (1.64%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.55%) PaintShop Pro
6 3 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.18%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 23 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.55%) SimCorp Dimension
4 5 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.27%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.18%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.18%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.18%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.18%) SAP SCM
8 1 (0.091%) CODA-Financials
8 1 (0.091%) Cognos Planning
8 1 (0.091%) Documaker
8 1 (0.091%) Eikon
8 1 (0.091%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 62 (5.64%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (5.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (4.82%) Office 365
4 24 (2.18%) Azure Active Directory
4 24 (2.18%) PaaS
5 16 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
6 14 (1.27%) Yammer
7 12 (1.09%) IaaS
8 11 (1.00%) OneDrive
9 10 (0.91%) Heroku
10 8 (0.73%) Google Apps
11 7 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.64%) SaaS
12 5 (0.45%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.45%) Trello
12 5 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.36%) Basecamp
14 1 (0.091%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 168 (15.29%) Firewall
2 165 (15.01%) SAN
3 137 (12.47%) DNS
4 96 (8.74%) WAN
5 82 (7.46%) LAN
6 66 (6.01%) TCP/IP
7 56 (5.10%) DHCP
8 52 (4.73%) VPN
9 43 (3.91%) Network Security
10 41 (3.73%) Fibre Channel
10 41 (3.73%) SSL
11 34 (3.09%) Internet
12 30 (2.73%) LDAP
13 27 (2.46%) Skype
14 21 (1.91%) VoIP
15 19 (1.73%) NAS
16 18 (1.64%) IPsec
17 17 (1.55%) SMTP
18 16 (1.46%) BGP
18 16 (1.46%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (19.38%) SQL Server
2 62 (5.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 54 (4.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 50 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 43 (3.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 37 (3.37%) MySQL
7 36 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 35 (3.18%) DB2
9 34 (3.09%) Oracle Database
10 31 (2.82%) SQL Server 2014
11 30 (2.73%) Relational Database
12 27 (2.46%) VLDB
13 24 (2.18%) Oracle Database 11g
14 22 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
14 22 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
15 21 (1.91%) OLTP
16 20 (1.82%) RDBMS
17 17 (1.55%) Big Data
18 16 (1.46%) Hadoop
18 16 (1.46%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 38 (3.46%) JIRA
2 35 (3.18%) Git (software)
3 31 (2.82%) Jenkins
4 20 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (1.00%) LoadRunner
6 10 (0.91%) Subversion
7 7 (0.64%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.45%) Hudson
9 4 (0.36%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.36%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.27%) SonarQube
10 3 (0.27%) XMLSpy
11 2 (0.18%) AdminStudio
11 2 (0.18%) InstallShield
11 2 (0.18%) Introscope
11 2 (0.18%) MSI
11 2 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.18%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.18%) WatiN
General
1 249 (22.66%) Finance
2 77 (7.01%) Banking
3 32 (2.91%) Retail
4 30 (2.73%) Telecoms
5 28 (2.55%) Financial Institution
6 23 (2.09%) Front Office
7 21 (1.91%) Investment Banking
8 14 (1.27%) Marketing
9 12 (1.09%) Billing
10 9 (0.82%) Games
10 9 (0.82%) Legal
11 8 (0.73%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.55%) Back Office
12 6 (0.55%) Local Government
13 5 (0.45%) Law
13 5 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.45%) Publishing
14 4 (0.36%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.36%) Online Betting
15 2 (0.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 149 (13.56%) Analyst
2 143 (13.01%) Administrator
3 99 (9.01%) DBA
4 96 (8.74%) Architect
5 79 (7.19%) Consultant
6 70 (6.37%) SQL DBA
7 69 (6.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 55 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
9 50 (4.55%) Unix Administrator
10 48 (4.37%) Developer
11 45 (4.09%) Support Engineer
12 39 (3.55%) Project Manager
13 36 (3.28%) SQL Server DBA
14 35 (3.18%) DevOps Engineer
15 31 (2.82%) Linux Administrator
15 31 (2.82%) Support Analyst
16 30 (2.73%) Infrastructure Architect
16 30 (2.73%) Infrastructure Manager
17 29 (2.64%) Solutions Architect
17 29 (2.64%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (3.55%) Middleware
2 31 (2.82%) Web Services
3 26 (2.37%) .NET
4 13 (1.18%) Oracle Fusion
4 13 (1.18%) RESTful
4 13 (1.18%) SOAP
5 12 (1.09%) ELK Stack
6 11 (1.00%) HTML
7 10 (0.91%) LAMP
8 9 (0.82%) CSS
8 9 (0.82%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 9 (0.82%) XML
9 8 (0.73%) .NET Framework
9 8 (0.73%) J2EE
10 7 (0.64%) SAP Basis
10 7 (0.64%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (0.55%) LAPP Stack
11 6 (0.55%) LEMP Stack
12 5 (0.45%) Node.js
12 5 (0.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 166 (15.10%) Data Centre
2 122 (11.10%) Clustering
3 105 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
4 87 (7.92%) Replication
5 79 (7.19%) Management Information System
6 50 (4.55%) Computer Science
7 18 (1.64%) EMC VMAX
8 17 (1.55%) HACMP
8 17 (1.55%) Mobile App
9 16 (1.46%) Mainframe
10 14 (1.27%) Hedge funds
10 14 (1.27%) Statistics
11 11 (1.00%) FMCG
12 10 (0.91%) Client/Server
12 10 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (0.91%) Performance Metrics
12 10 (0.91%) PKI
12 10 (0.91%) PMI
13 9 (0.82%) Virtual Team
14 8 (0.73%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 382 (34.76%) Windows
2 235 (21.38%) Linux
3 198 (18.02%) Unix
3 198 (18.02%) Windows Server
4 102 (9.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 99 (9.01%) Solaris
6 90 (8.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 81 (7.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 69 (6.28%) AIX
9 55 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (2.09%) Windows 7
11 19 (1.73%) CentOS
12 14 (1.27%) Ubuntu
13 11 (1.00%) HPUX
13 11 (1.00%) Windows Phone
13 11 (1.00%) zOS
14 9 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
15 8 (0.73%) Windows XP
16 7 (0.64%) SUSE
16 7 (0.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (24.57%) ITIL
2 253 (23.02%) High Availability
3 174 (15.83%) Business Continuity
4 148 (13.47%) Migration
5 134 (12.19%) Project Management
6 109 (9.92%) Performance Tuning
7 96 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
8 95 (8.64%) Change Management
9 89 (8.10%) Service Delivery
10 83 (7.55%) Incident Management
11 82 (7.46%) Configuration Management
12 80 (7.28%) Problem Management
13 75 (6.82%) Service Management
14 71 (6.46%) Capacity Planning
15 70 (6.37%) Information Security
16 67 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
17 62 (5.64%) Change Control
17 62 (5.64%) DevOps
18 59 (5.37%) Load Balancing
19 56 (5.10%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 227 (20.66%) SQL
2 77 (7.01%) PowerShell
3 58 (5.28%) Python
3 58 (5.28%) Shell Script
4 48 (4.37%) Java
4 48 (4.37%) T-SQL
5 40 (3.64%) Perl
6 22 (2.00%) VB
7 17 (1.55%) JavaScript
8 16 (1.46%) PL/SQL
9 15 (1.36%) C#
10 14 (1.27%) Bash Shell
10 14 (1.27%) Ruby
11 11 (1.00%) PHP
12 10 (0.91%) C
13 8 (0.73%) VBA
13 8 (0.73%) VBScript
14 6 (0.55%) Korn
15 4 (0.36%) Scala
16 3 (0.27%) R
Qualifications
1 132 (12.01%) Security Cleared
2 100 (9.10%) SC Cleared
3 75 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 57 (5.19%) Degree
5 45 (4.09%) MCSE
6 40 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (2.64%) CCNA
8 21 (1.91%) DV Cleared
9 19 (1.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 17 (1.55%) BPSS Clearance
10 17 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
11 16 (1.46%) AAT
12 13 (1.18%) IBM AIX Certification
12 13 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 13 (1.18%) MCITP
13 12 (1.09%) CISSP
13 12 (1.09%) ISTQB
14 11 (1.00%) CCNP
14 11 (1.00%) PMI Certification
14 11 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (6.46%) SLA
2 28 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (2.27%) QA
4 19 (1.73%) PCI DSS
5 15 (1.36%) ISO22301
6 14 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.91%) Government Security Classifications
8 8 (0.73%) COBIT
8 8 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
9 6 (0.55%) Basel II
9 6 (0.55%) COREP
10 3 (0.27%) Basel III
10 3 (0.27%) CRD IV
10 3 (0.27%) FINREP
11 2 (0.18%) GPG13
11 2 (0.18%) ISO27005
11 2 (0.18%) RMADS
11 2 (0.18%) SSAE 16
11 2 (0.18%) WAI
11 2 (0.18%) WCAG
System Software
1 252 (22.93%) Active Directory
2 172 (15.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (8.19%) Hyper-V
4 52 (4.73%) vSphere
5 45 (4.09%) Firmware
6 37 (3.37%) XenApp
7 35 (3.18%) VMware ESXi
8 31 (2.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 26 (2.37%) VMware ESX
10 22 (2.00%) Docker
10 22 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
11 20 (1.82%) NFS
12 18 (1.64%) Postfix
12 18 (1.64%) XenDesktop
13 17 (1.55%) GlusterFS
13 17 (1.55%) iptables
14 16 (1.46%) Sendmail
15 15 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
16 14 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
17 13 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 81 (7.37%) Puppet
2 72 (6.55%) SCCM
3 64 (5.82%) NetBackup
4 55 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 50 (4.55%) SCOM
6 31 (2.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 28 (2.55%) Nagios
8 26 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
9 25 (2.27%) Oracle ZFS
10 21 (1.91%) Backup Exec
11 18 (1.64%) Red Hat Satellite
12 17 (1.55%) Tivoli
13 16 (1.46%) Ansible
14 13 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
15 12 (1.09%) Cobbler
15 12 (1.09%) OSSEC
16 11 (1.00%) Data Guard
16 11 (1.00%) EMC NetWorker
16 11 (1.00%) Kubernetes
16 11 (1.00%) Mesos
Vendors
1 276 (25.11%) Microsoft
2 234 (21.29%) VMware
3 197 (17.93%) Oracle
4 134 (12.19%) Red Hat
5 126 (11.46%) Citrix
6 123 (11.19%) HP
7 79 (7.19%) Cisco
8 62 (5.64%) EMC
8 62 (5.64%) IBM
9 61 (5.55%) Veritas
10 40 (3.64%) NetApp
11 39 (3.55%) Sun
12 34 (3.09%) Brocade
13 29 (2.64%) CheckPoint
13 29 (2.64%) Symantec
14 28 (2.55%) StorageTek
15 27 (2.46%) SAP
16 26 (2.37%) Dell
17 24 (2.18%) Remedy
18 22 (2.00%) Splunk
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £200 - £230 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Haysfm
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £290 - 320 per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Spencer Rose
Rate: Up to £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £340 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 18 hours ago
England
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 21 hours ago
UK
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £1 per day + Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
World First
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 27 days ago