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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 259 235 257
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +22
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 484 587 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.91% 1.01% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.25% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 333 293
Median daily rate £411 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £411
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 22
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -6.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £11.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £54.00 £32.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +8.57%

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
44128 46836 44243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.77% 80.32% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 29130 30462 27410
Median daily rate £438 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1092 1273 1191
Median hourly rate £28.50 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -14 459 £413 +7.14% 123
London -10 216 £450 +1.29% 41
South East -47 76 £409 +16.85% 27
North West +16 39 £400 +14.28% 13
City of London +23 37 £466 +3.61% 8
West Midlands -11 37 £400 - 11
East of England +22 24 £345 +6.15% 6
Yorkshire -10 24 £338 +12.50% 11
Manchester +9 20 £400 +45.45% 10
North East -12 17 £260 -6.30% 3
Surrey -13 17 £409 +18.98% 5
Tyne and Wear -7 16 £280 +14.87% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -14 16 £280 +14.87% 2
Scotland -25 15 £450 +30.43% 3
Berkshire +10 14 £465 +10.71% 5
Hampshire +4 13 £394 -1.56% 6
Edinburgh -4 11 £419 +17.54%
Leeds -9 10 £379 +26.33% 3
West Yorkshire -11 10 £379 +26.33% 7
South West -11 10 £361 -6.47% 5
Coventry -12 10 £400 -20.00% 1
East Midlands -5 9 £400 +39.13% 4
York +13 8 - -
North Yorkshire +4 8 - - 2
Buckinghamshire -13 8 £371 -4.92%
Merseyside +10 7 £425 -10.52% 1
Hertfordshire +7 7 £270 - 1
West Sussex 0 7 £365 +8.95% 2
Watford - 7 £270 -
Reading +17 6 £465 +16.25% 1

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 340 (32.38%) Windows
2 271 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 250 (23.81%) ITIL
4 231 (22.00%) High Availability
5 218 (20.76%) Active Directory
5 218 (20.76%) Finance
6 215 (20.48%) Linux
7 211 (20.10%) SQL
8 206 (19.62%) VMware
9 196 (18.67%) SQL Server
10 186 (17.71%) Oracle
11 184 (17.52%) Data Centre
12 180 (17.14%) Unix
13 174 (16.57%) Business Continuity
14 170 (16.19%) Windows Server
15 165 (15.71%) Firewall
16 161 (15.33%) Migration
17 143 (13.62%) SAN
18 142 (13.52%) Project Management
19 141 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
20 133 (12.67%) DNS
21 113 (10.76%) HP
22 110 (10.48%) Citrix
23 109 (10.38%) MS Excel
24 106 (10.10%) Security Cleared
25 103 (9.81%) Red Hat
26 98 (9.33%) Clustering
27 97 (9.24%) Performance Tuning
28 95 (9.05%) Cisco
29 93 (8.86%) 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 79 (7.52%) SharePoint
2 57 (5.43%) MS Exchange
3 44 (4.19%) Skype for Business
4 37 (3.52%) IIS
5 27 (2.57%) Apache
6 22 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
7 21 (2.00%) Confluence
8 20 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
8 20 (1.90%) WebSphere
9 18 (1.71%) Tomcat
10 16 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
11 15 (1.43%) OpenStack
11 15 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
11 15 (1.43%) WebLogic
12 14 (1.33%) JBoss
12 14 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
13 13 (1.24%) Cloud Foundry
14 10 (0.95%) nginx
14 10 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
15 9 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 109 (10.38%) MS Excel
2 38 (3.62%) MS Office
3 16 (1.52%) MS Project
4 9 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 22 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.57%) SimCorp Dimension
5 5 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.29%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.19%) Primavera
8 2 (0.19%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.19%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.19%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.19%) SAP SCM
9 1 (0.095%) CODA-Financials
9 1 (0.095%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.095%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.095%) SAP R/3
9 1 (0.095%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 72 (6.86%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (5.14%) Office 365
4 27 (2.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 26 (2.48%) PaaS
6 18 (1.71%) AWS CloudFormation
6 18 (1.71%) Yammer
7 15 (1.43%) OneDrive
8 14 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (1.14%) Heroku
9 12 (1.14%) IaaS
10 8 (0.76%) Google Apps
11 7 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.67%) SaaS
12 5 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (0.48%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.48%) Trello
12 5 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (0.38%) Basecamp
14 3 (0.29%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 165 (15.71%) Firewall
2 143 (13.62%) SAN
3 133 (12.67%) DNS
4 93 (8.86%) WAN
5 86 (8.19%) LAN
6 68 (6.48%) TCP/IP
7 57 (5.43%) DHCP
8 51 (4.86%) VPN
9 46 (4.38%) Network Security
10 38 (3.62%) VoIP
11 37 (3.52%) SSL
12 36 (3.43%) Fibre Channel
13 33 (3.14%) Internet
14 28 (2.67%) LDAP
15 24 (2.29%) Skype
16 19 (1.81%) NAS
17 16 (1.52%) IPsec
17 16 (1.52%) Unified Communications
18 14 (1.33%) BGP
18 14 (1.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (18.67%) SQL Server
2 43 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 43 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 38 (3.62%) Oracle Database
3 38 (3.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 36 (3.43%) MySQL
5 34 (3.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 32 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 30 (2.86%) DB2
8 28 (2.67%) Relational Database
9 26 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
10 25 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
11 24 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
12 23 (2.19%) VLDB
13 21 (2.00%) RDBMS
14 17 (1.62%) Big Data
14 17 (1.62%) OLTP
15 16 (1.52%) Hadoop
15 16 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
16 15 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 38 (3.62%) Git (software)
2 37 (3.52%) JIRA
3 30 (2.86%) Jenkins
4 16 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (1.24%) Subversion
6 9 (0.86%) LoadRunner
6 9 (0.86%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.57%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.48%) Hudson
8 5 (0.48%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.29%) SonarQube
9 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (0.29%) XMLSpy
10 2 (0.19%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.19%) GitLab
10 2 (0.19%) Introscope
10 2 (0.19%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.19%) NuGet
10 2 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
General
1 218 (20.76%) Finance
2 67 (6.38%) Banking
3 37 (3.52%) Telecoms
4 23 (2.19%) Retail
5 22 (2.10%) Financial Institution
6 20 (1.90%) Front Office
7 19 (1.81%) Investment Banking
8 17 (1.62%) Billing
9 10 (0.95%) Legal
9 10 (0.95%) Local Government
10 9 (0.86%) Games
11 8 (0.76%) Marketing
12 5 (0.48%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.48%) Publishing
12 5 (0.48%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.38%) Law
13 4 (0.38%) Online Betting
14 3 (0.29%) Back Office
14 3 (0.29%) German Language
14 3 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 134 (12.76%) Administrator
2 112 (10.67%) Analyst
3 101 (9.62%) Architect
4 88 (8.38%) DBA
5 82 (7.81%) Consultant
6 58 (5.52%) SQL DBA
7 53 (5.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 48 (4.57%) Systems Administrator
9 46 (4.38%) Project Manager
10 44 (4.19%) Developer
11 43 (4.10%) DevOps Engineer
12 41 (3.90%) Unix Administrator
13 40 (3.81%) Support Engineer
14 34 (3.24%) Network Engineer
15 33 (3.14%) Infrastructure Architect
16 31 (2.95%) Disaster Recovery Manager
17 30 (2.86%) Service Manager
18 29 (2.76%) Linux Administrator
18 29 (2.76%) SQL Server DBA
19 27 (2.57%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (2.86%) Middleware
2 27 (2.57%) Web Services
3 22 (2.10%) .NET
4 13 (1.24%) RESTful
4 13 (1.24%) SOAP
5 12 (1.14%) Oracle Fusion
6 11 (1.05%) ELK Stack
6 11 (1.05%) LAMP
7 10 (0.95%) XML
8 9 (0.86%) J2EE
8 9 (0.86%) REST
9 8 (0.76%) .NET Framework
9 8 (0.76%) SAP Basis
10 7 (0.67%) 802.1X
10 7 (0.67%) HTML
11 6 (0.57%) LAPP Stack
11 6 (0.57%) LEMP Stack
11 6 (0.57%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (0.57%) WSDL
12 5 (0.48%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 184 (17.52%) Data Centre
2 98 (9.33%) Clustering
3 89 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
4 77 (7.33%) Management Information System
5 73 (6.95%) Replication
6 37 (3.52%) Computer Science
7 18 (1.71%) EMC VMAX
7 18 (1.71%) Mainframe
8 16 (1.52%) Mobile App
9 12 (1.14%) FMCG
9 12 (1.14%) Hedge funds
9 12 (1.14%) Statistics
10 10 (0.95%) HACMP
10 10 (0.95%) Performance Metrics
10 10 (0.95%) PKI
11 9 (0.86%) Cryptography
11 9 (0.86%) EMC VNX
12 8 (0.76%) Blackberry
12 8 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (0.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 340 (32.38%) Windows
2 215 (20.48%) Linux
3 180 (17.14%) Unix
4 170 (16.19%) Windows Server
5 89 (8.48%) Solaris
6 82 (7.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 80 (7.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 71 (6.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 54 (5.14%) AIX
10 46 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 25 (2.38%) Windows 7
12 20 (1.90%) CentOS
13 14 (1.33%) Ubuntu
14 13 (1.24%) HPUX
15 10 (0.95%) Windows Phone
16 9 (0.86%) zOS
17 8 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
18 7 (0.67%) Data ONTAP
18 7 (0.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 7 (0.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (23.81%) ITIL
2 231 (22.00%) High Availability
3 174 (16.57%) Business Continuity
4 161 (15.33%) Migration
5 142 (13.52%) Project Management
6 97 (9.24%) Performance Tuning
7 91 (8.67%) Change Management
8 90 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
9 81 (7.71%) Service Delivery
10 79 (7.52%) Problem Management
11 78 (7.43%) Capacity Planning
12 76 (7.24%) Incident Management
13 74 (7.05%) Configuration Management
14 72 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
15 70 (6.67%) DevOps
16 68 (6.48%) Information Security
17 67 (6.38%) Service Management
18 59 (5.62%) Load Balancing
19 56 (5.33%) Change Control
20 55 (5.24%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 211 (20.10%) SQL
2 81 (7.71%) PowerShell
3 65 (6.19%) Python
4 56 (5.33%) Shell Script
5 45 (4.29%) Java
6 42 (4.00%) T-SQL
7 41 (3.90%) Perl
8 27 (2.57%) VB
9 17 (1.62%) PL/SQL
10 16 (1.52%) C#
10 16 (1.52%) JavaScript
11 15 (1.43%) Ruby
12 14 (1.33%) Bash Shell
13 12 (1.14%) PHP
14 11 (1.05%) VBScript
15 8 (0.76%) C
15 8 (0.76%) VBA
16 6 (0.57%) C++
16 6 (0.57%) Korn
17 4 (0.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 106 (10.10%) Security Cleared
2 74 (7.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 74 (7.05%) SC Cleared
3 52 (4.95%) Degree
4 49 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
5 46 (4.38%) MCSE
6 36 (3.43%) CCNA
7 19 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 17 (1.62%) BPSS Clearance
9 16 (1.52%) AAT
9 16 (1.52%) DV Cleared
10 15 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (1.33%) CISSP
11 14 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 13 (1.24%) CCNP
12 13 (1.24%) MCITP
13 11 (1.05%) CLAS
13 11 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 10 (0.95%) ISTQB
14 10 (0.95%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (7.52%) SLA
2 35 (3.33%) PCI DSS
3 31 (2.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (1.71%) QA
5 15 (1.43%) ISO22301
6 14 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.95%) Government Security Classifications
8 9 (0.86%) COBIT
8 9 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
9 6 (0.57%) Basel II
9 6 (0.57%) COREP
10 3 (0.29%) Basel III
10 3 (0.29%) CRD IV
10 3 (0.29%) FINREP
11 2 (0.19%) BS7799
11 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.19%) ISO27005
11 2 (0.19%) RMADS
11 2 (0.19%) SSAE 16
12 1 (0.095%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 218 (20.76%) Active Directory
2 141 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (7.24%) Hyper-V
4 47 (4.48%) vSphere
5 40 (3.81%) Firmware
6 39 (3.71%) XenApp
7 27 (2.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 26 (2.48%) Docker
8 26 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
9 25 (2.38%) VMware ESX
10 22 (2.10%) Virtual Machines
11 20 (1.90%) NFS
12 19 (1.81%) XenDesktop
13 18 (1.71%) Oracle RAC
13 18 (1.71%) Postfix
14 17 (1.62%) iptables
15 16 (1.52%) Sendmail
16 12 (1.14%) GlusterFS
16 12 (1.14%) Terminal Services
17 11 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 79 (7.52%) Puppet
2 68 (6.48%) SCCM
3 56 (5.33%) NetBackup
4 45 (4.29%) SCOM
5 40 (3.81%) Microsoft Clustering
6 29 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
7 28 (2.67%) Nagios
8 26 (2.48%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 22 (2.10%) Ansible
9 22 (2.10%) Backup Exec
9 22 (2.10%) Tivoli
10 20 (1.90%) Oracle ZFS
11 13 (1.24%) Kubernetes
11 13 (1.24%) Mesos
11 13 (1.24%) Oracle RMAN
11 13 (1.24%) Red Hat Satellite
12 12 (1.14%) Cobbler
12 12 (1.14%) OSSEC
13 11 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
14 10 (0.95%) WSUS
Vendors
1 271 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 206 (19.62%) VMware
3 186 (17.71%) Oracle
4 113 (10.76%) HP
5 110 (10.48%) Citrix
6 103 (9.81%) Red Hat
7 95 (9.05%) Cisco
8 67 (6.38%) IBM
9 58 (5.52%) EMC
10 46 (4.38%) Veritas
11 37 (3.52%) CheckPoint
12 35 (3.33%) Sun
13 31 (2.95%) NetApp
14 29 (2.76%) Brocade
15 28 (2.67%) Symantec
16 26 (2.48%) Dell
17 25 (2.38%) Juniper
17 25 (2.38%) SAP
18 23 (2.19%) Remedy
18 23 (2.19%) StorageTek
South West London
Venturi
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £18 - £24 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
FreeStyleGames
Rate: Fair salary is determined by experience, skills & going rate locally
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £0 - £500+ per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
North West England
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £450 to £550 per annum Daily Rate Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago