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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Disaster Recovery
UK
Rank 266 242 228
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -14
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 402 484 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.89% 0.95% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.14% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 302 313
Median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £365 £385
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -5.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 10
Median hourly rate £19.50 £50.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.00% +163.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.02 £15.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.60 £63.00 £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £51.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-59.31% +168.42%

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
37444 42299 41509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.58% 82.71% 79.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 24822 27641 26311
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 £297 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 965 1161 1101
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +49.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -8 359 £400 +6.66% 114
London -23 139 £525 +16.66% 40
South East -56 56 £431 +15.00% 22
North East -10 33 £356 +25.00% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 32 £363 +27.08% 1
Tyne and Wear -5 32 £363 +27.08% 1
Scotland +17 28 £350 -6.66% 2
East of England +4 28 £400 +16.36% 4
East Midlands +5 24 £200 -53.48% 7
North West +5 23 £356 -5.00% 10
Yorkshire +31 21 £355 +4.41% 10
City of London -20 21 £525 +10.52% 7
Northamptonshire +10 18 £200 -51.51% 1
West Midlands +8 17 £370 +48.00% 17
Edinburgh +19 16 £350 -5.08% 2
South West -2 16 £325 -9.09% 3
Hampshire -2 14 £431 +39.11% 10
West Yorkshire +19 13 £388 +14.39% 5
Northampton +3 13 £200 -51.51% 1
Berkshire -5 12 £431 -4.16% 5
Surrey -7 12 £438 +13.63%
Leeds +16 11 £400 +16.36% 3
Manchester +10 10 £350 +16.66% 8
Reading +2 10 £413 -13.15% 2
Lancashire +9 8 £408 +8.66%
Croydon +2 8 £325 -29.72%
Essex +1 8 £350 +27.27%
South Yorkshire +3 7 £350 - 3
Glasgow 0 7 £381 +12.96%
Staffordshire - 7 £350 -

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 249 (32.21%) Windows
2 210 (27.17%) Microsoft
3 179 (23.16%) High Availability
4 178 (23.03%) ITIL
5 165 (21.35%) Linux
5 165 (21.35%) Migration
6 164 (21.22%) SQL
7 156 (20.18%) VMware
8 149 (19.28%) Business Continuity
9 148 (19.15%) Data Centre
10 142 (18.37%) Finance
11 134 (17.34%) Agile Software Development
12 133 (17.21%) Oracle
13 130 (16.82%) SQL Server
14 128 (16.56%) Active Directory
15 113 (14.62%) Firewall
16 112 (14.49%) Amazon AWS
17 104 (13.45%) Microsoft Azure
17 104 (13.45%) VMware Infrastructure
18 101 (13.07%) Windows Server
19 95 (12.29%) Cisco
20 94 (12.16%) Security Cleared
21 90 (11.64%) Unix
22 89 (11.51%) DevOps
22 89 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
23 84 (10.87%) Replication
24 83 (10.74%) Project Management
25 81 (10.48%) Change Management
26 79 (10.22%) Performance Tuning
27 75 (9.70%) MS Excel

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 58 (7.50%) MS Exchange
2 42 (5.43%) IIS
3 37 (4.79%) SharePoint
4 33 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
6 24 (3.10%) Skype for Business
7 19 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
8 18 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 13 (1.68%) WebLogic
10 11 (1.42%) Apache
11 8 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.91%) Oracle Application Server
13 6 (0.78%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.78%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.52%) JBoss
14 4 (0.52%) MQSeries
14 4 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
15 3 (0.39%) IBM Notes
15 3 (0.39%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 75 (9.70%) MS Excel
2 24 (3.10%) MS Office
3 19 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.03%) MS Project
5 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (1.68%) SAP BPC
1 13 (1.68%) SAP MII
2 9 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.26%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.26%) Maximo
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.26%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.13%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.13%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.13%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 112 (14.49%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (13.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (6.60%) AWS CloudFormation
4 48 (6.21%) IaaS
5 41 (5.30%) Office 365
6 30 (3.88%) PaaS
7 29 (3.75%) SaaS
8 26 (3.36%) Amazon EC2
8 26 (3.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 16 (2.07%) Azure Active Directory
10 10 (1.29%) OneDrive
10 10 (1.29%) Yammer
11 7 (0.91%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.78%) Mimecast
13 3 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (0.26%) Heroku
14 2 (0.26%) HP Helion
15 1 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 113 (14.62%) Firewall
2 71 (9.18%) WAN
3 65 (8.41%) SAN
4 64 (8.28%) DNS
5 58 (7.50%) LAN
6 37 (4.79%) VPN
7 35 (4.53%) TCP/IP
8 31 (4.01%) Unified Communications
9 30 (3.88%) VoIP
10 26 (3.36%) NAS
11 24 (3.10%) DHCP
12 23 (2.98%) Network Security
13 19 (2.46%) SSL
14 18 (2.33%) LDAP
15 15 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (1.94%) MPLS
15 15 (1.94%) VLAN
15 15 (1.94%) Wireless
16 14 (1.81%) iSCSI
16 14 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (16.82%) SQL Server
2 51 (6.60%) Oracle Database
3 37 (4.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (4.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (4.01%) Amazon RDS
6 28 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 25 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
8 24 (3.10%) MySQL
9 22 (2.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 21 (2.72%) DB2
10 21 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
11 20 (2.59%) BusinessObjects
12 16 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (1.94%) SAP BW
14 14 (1.81%) Relational Database
15 13 (1.68%) MaxDB
15 13 (1.68%) Oracle Database 12c
15 13 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
15 13 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
16 11 (1.42%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (1.94%) Jenkins
2 13 (1.68%) NWDI
2 13 (1.68%) Selenium
3 12 (1.55%) Git (software)
4 11 (1.42%) JIRA
5 10 (1.29%) HP UFT
5 10 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (1.29%) TeamCity
6 8 (1.03%) JMeter
6 8 (1.03%) LoadRunner
7 7 (0.91%) JUnit
7 7 (0.91%) SoapUI
8 6 (0.78%) Rational Performance Tester
9 4 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.52%) Subversion
10 3 (0.39%) MSBuild
10 3 (0.39%) The Grinder
10 3 (0.39%) WinRunner
11 2 (0.26%) LoadUI
General
1 142 (18.37%) Finance
2 41 (5.30%) Banking
3 29 (3.75%) Telecoms
4 22 (2.85%) Retail
5 20 (2.59%) Legal
6 18 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.29%) Local Government
8 9 (1.16%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.16%) Front Office
9 8 (1.03%) Marketing
10 7 (0.91%) Back Office
10 7 (0.91%) Billing
10 7 (0.91%) Electronics
10 7 (0.91%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.78%) Law
11 6 (0.78%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.26%) Advertising
13 2 (0.26%) Publishing
14 1 (0.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 95 (12.29%) Architect
2 90 (11.64%) DBA
3 80 (10.35%) Administrator
4 77 (9.96%) Analyst
5 55 (7.12%) SQL DBA
6 42 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 39 (5.05%) DevOps Engineer
8 38 (4.92%) Consultant
9 31 (4.01%) Project Manager
10 27 (3.49%) Infrastructure Architect
10 27 (3.49%) Support Engineer
11 26 (3.36%) AWS Engineer
11 26 (3.36%) Cloud Architect
12 25 (3.23%) Technical Architect
12 25 (3.23%) Windows Engineer
13 23 (2.98%) Oracle DBA
14 22 (2.85%) AWS DevOps
15 20 (2.59%) Service Manager
15 20 (2.59%) SQL Server DBA
15 20 (2.59%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.36%) Elastic Stack
2 23 (2.98%) Django
3 19 (2.46%) .NET
3 19 (2.46%) boto
3 19 (2.46%) Web Services
4 17 (2.20%) Middleware
5 15 (1.94%) SAP Basis
6 9 (1.16%) J2EE
6 9 (1.16%) SOAP
7 8 (1.03%) HTML
8 6 (0.78%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 5 (0.65%) ASP.NET
9 5 (0.65%) XML
10 4 (0.52%) HTML5
10 4 (0.52%) REST
11 3 (0.39%) 802.1X
11 3 (0.39%) Java SE
11 3 (0.39%) JSON
11 3 (0.39%) Kafka
11 3 (0.39%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 148 (19.15%) Data Centre
2 89 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
3 84 (10.87%) Replication
4 48 (6.21%) Clustering
5 41 (5.30%) Management Information System
6 26 (3.36%) Public Cloud
7 22 (2.85%) Linux Command Line
8 14 (1.81%) Enterprise Storage
9 13 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
10 11 (1.42%) Computer Science
11 10 (1.29%) Fat Client
11 10 (1.29%) Mainframe
11 10 (1.29%) PKI
11 10 (1.29%) Thin Client
12 9 (1.16%) IVR
13 8 (1.03%) Blackberry
13 8 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
14 7 (0.91%) Private Cloud
14 7 (0.91%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 249 (32.21%) Windows
2 165 (21.35%) Linux
3 101 (13.07%) Windows Server
4 90 (11.64%) Unix
5 64 (8.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (6.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (4.40%) Solaris
8 32 (4.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 29 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 26 (3.36%) Windows 7
11 25 (3.23%) AIX
12 12 (1.55%) Windows 8
13 11 (1.42%) HPUX
14 7 (0.91%) MVS
14 7 (0.91%) SUSE
14 7 (0.91%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 7 (0.91%) VME
14 7 (0.91%) VMS
14 7 (0.91%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.39%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (23.16%) High Availability
2 178 (23.03%) ITIL
3 165 (21.35%) Migration
4 149 (19.28%) Business Continuity
5 134 (17.34%) Agile Software Development
6 89 (11.51%) DevOps
7 83 (10.74%) Project Management
8 81 (10.48%) Change Management
9 79 (10.22%) Performance Tuning
10 68 (8.80%) Service Management
11 67 (8.67%) Load Balancing
12 55 (7.12%) PRINCE2
13 51 (6.60%) Capacity Planning
14 48 (6.21%) ITIL V3
14 48 (6.21%) Problem Management
15 47 (6.08%) Service Delivery
16 43 (5.56%) Configuration Management
17 42 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
18 41 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
19 40 (5.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 164 (21.22%) SQL
2 71 (9.18%) PowerShell
3 64 (8.28%) Python
4 32 (4.14%) T-SQL
5 28 (3.62%) Java
6 13 (1.68%) C#
6 13 (1.68%) Perl
7 12 (1.55%) PL/SQL
8 9 (1.16%) C
8 9 (1.16%) Ruby
9 7 (0.91%) Shell Script
9 7 (0.91%) VBScript
10 6 (0.78%) COBOL
10 6 (0.78%) VB
11 5 (0.65%) AWK
11 5 (0.65%) C++
12 4 (0.52%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.52%) Groovy
12 4 (0.52%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 94 (12.16%) Security Cleared
2 59 (7.63%) SC Cleared
3 47 (6.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 42 (5.43%) Degree
5 35 (4.53%) MCSE
6 34 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (2.46%) CCNA
8 15 (1.94%) CISSP
9 14 (1.81%) MCP
10 13 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
10 13 (1.68%) CCIE
10 13 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (1.55%) BC Cleared
11 12 (1.55%) ISEB
11 12 (1.55%) MCITP
12 10 (1.29%) CCNP
12 10 (1.29%) MCSA
13 9 (1.16%) DV Cleared
14 7 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 5 (0.65%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.79%) SLA
2 36 (4.66%) PCI DSS
3 21 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (2.72%) QA
4 17 (2.20%) Disclosure Scotland
5 9 (1.16%) ISO22301
6 6 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.39%) COBIT
7 3 (0.39%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.26%) BS25999
8 2 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.13%) BS7799
9 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.13%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.13%) RMADS
System Software
1 128 (16.56%) Active Directory
2 104 (13.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (4.66%) Hyper-V
4 31 (4.01%) Docker
5 21 (2.72%) Virtual Servers
5 21 (2.72%) vSphere
6 19 (2.46%) NFS
6 19 (2.46%) XenApp
7 17 (2.20%) Veritas File System
8 16 (2.07%) Oracle RAC
8 16 (2.07%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 13 (1.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 12 (1.55%) VMware ESX
11 11 (1.42%) Terminal Services
11 11 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
12 9 (1.16%) SRDF
13 8 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
14 7 (0.91%) Firmware
14 7 (0.91%) Virtual Desktop
15 6 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 46 (5.95%) Puppet
2 33 (4.27%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (4.14%) SCCM
4 28 (3.62%) SCOM
5 26 (3.36%) Ansible
6 23 (2.98%) logstash
7 21 (2.72%) Kibana
8 20 (2.59%) NetBackup
9 18 (2.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 17 (2.20%) Data Guard
10 17 (2.20%) Oracle RMAN
11 16 (2.07%) Microsoft Clustering
11 16 (2.07%) Nagios
12 12 (1.55%) Norton AntiVirus
13 11 (1.42%) Backup Exec
13 11 (1.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 8 (1.03%) EMC Navisphere
15 7 (0.91%) Failover Clustering
15 7 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
16 6 (0.78%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 210 (27.17%) Microsoft
2 156 (20.18%) VMware
3 133 (17.21%) Oracle
4 95 (12.29%) Cisco
5 54 (6.99%) Citrix
6 50 (6.47%) HP
7 48 (6.21%) NetApp
8 43 (5.56%) IBM
9 33 (4.27%) Veritas
10 32 (4.14%) Red Hat
11 31 (4.01%) SAP
12 29 (3.75%) EMC
13 24 (3.10%) Sun
14 22 (2.85%) CheckPoint
15 21 (2.72%) SaltStack
16 17 (2.20%) Symantec
17 16 (2.07%) Dell
18 15 (1.94%) Juniper
18 15 (1.94%) Sybase
19 14 (1.81%) Avaya
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