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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 290 255 217
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -38
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 387 508 596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.78% 0.92% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.14% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 291 362
Median daily rate £403 £393 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 25
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.84 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £45.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.73% -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
40912 44753 43508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.54% 81.19% 77.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27248 29020 28335
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1078 1335 1207
Median hourly rate £29.50 £30.15 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -56 346 £415 +3.75% 103
London -28 153 £500 +16.95% 37
South East -35 60 £416 +4.06% 24
North West +15 34 £344 +14.58% 14
City of London -7 32 £525 +16.66% 6
Scotland +14 26 £395 +12.85% 5
Berkshire -18 23 £435 +2.35% 5
East of England -25 22 £400 +3.22% 8
Reading +5 20 £435 +2.35% 2
East Midlands -13 19 £313 -16.66% 3
Surrey +6 17 £313 -28.57% 2
South West -2 17 £325 -13.33% 6
Edinburgh +22 16 £400 +20.75% 4
Northamptonshire +1 16 £275 -26.66%
Manchester +3 15 £350 +16.66% 8
Yorkshire +20 14 £340 -12.25% 5
North East -16 14 £375 +41.50% 1
Northampton -1 13 £200 -46.66%
Wales +4 12 £375 +15.38% 3
West Midlands -19 12 £425 +44.06% 4
South Wales - 12 £375 - 3
Cheshire +23 10 £388 +21.09% 4
Tyne and Wear -22 10 £375 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -25 10 £375 - 1
Hampshire +8 9 £275 -11.29% 10
West Yorkshire +23 8 £288 -23.33% 4
Leeds +20 8 £288 -23.33% 3
Birmingham +1 8 £425 +22.30% 1
Gloucestershire +8 7 £368 -
Cardiff - 7 £388 - 1

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 220 (25.61%) Windows
2 207 (24.10%) High Availability
3 205 (23.86%) Microsoft
4 183 (21.30%) Migration
5 176 (20.49%) Data Centre
6 175 (20.37%) Business Continuity
7 165 (19.21%) ITIL
8 163 (18.98%) Linux
9 161 (18.74%) VMware
10 152 (17.69%) SQL
11 143 (16.65%) Active Directory
11 143 (16.65%) Finance
12 136 (15.83%) Firewall
13 129 (15.02%) Oracle
14 128 (14.90%) SQL Server
15 122 (14.20%) Agile Software Development
16 117 (13.62%) Amazon AWS
17 107 (12.46%) Cisco
17 107 (12.46%) Windows Server
18 106 (12.34%) VMware Infrastructure
19 105 (12.22%) Project Management
20 102 (11.87%) Unix
21 93 (10.83%) Python
21 93 (10.83%) DevOps
22 88 (10.24%) Security Cleared
22 88 (10.24%) Microsoft Azure
23 83 (9.66%) SAN
24 80 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
25 78 (9.08%) Load Balancing
26 74 (8.61%) DNS

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 55 (6.40%) SharePoint
2 38 (4.42%) Skype for Business
3 35 (4.07%) IIS
4 31 (3.61%) MS Exchange
5 28 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
6 20 (2.33%) Apache
7 17 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
9 14 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
9 14 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
9 14 (1.63%) WebLogic
10 13 (1.51%) Cloud Foundry
11 11 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (1.05%) JBoss
13 7 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
13 7 (0.81%) nginx
14 6 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 6 (0.70%) Confluence
14 6 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 5 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 66 (7.68%) MS Excel
2 37 (4.31%) MS Office
3 9 (1.05%) MS Project
4 8 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.23%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.58%) SAP BPC
5 4 (0.47%) SAP MII
5 4 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.23%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.23%) Primavera
8 1 (0.12%) Northgate Housing
8 1 (0.12%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.12%) Orchard Housing
8 1 (0.12%) SAP SCM
8 1 (0.12%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 117 (13.62%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (10.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (7.10%) AWS CloudFormation
4 41 (4.77%) Office 365
5 33 (3.84%) PaaS
6 27 (3.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 26 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
8 23 (2.68%) Azure Active Directory
8 23 (2.68%) IaaS
9 17 (1.98%) OneDrive
9 17 (1.98%) Yammer
10 14 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
11 13 (1.51%) Heroku
12 11 (1.28%) SaaS
13 8 (0.93%) G Suite
14 5 (0.58%) Trello
15 4 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 4 (0.47%) Basecamp
16 3 (0.35%) Amazon S3
16 3 (0.35%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 136 (15.83%) Firewall
2 83 (9.66%) SAN
3 74 (8.61%) DNS
3 74 (8.61%) WAN
4 67 (7.80%) LAN
5 52 (6.05%) TCP/IP
6 45 (5.24%) VoIP
7 40 (4.66%) DHCP
8 36 (4.19%) VPN
9 29 (3.38%) Network Security
10 20 (2.33%) Unified Communications
11 19 (2.21%) Internet
11 19 (2.21%) NAS
11 19 (2.21%) Skype
12 16 (1.86%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (1.86%) SSL
13 15 (1.75%) LDAP
14 13 (1.51%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (1.40%) SNMP
15 12 (1.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (14.90%) SQL Server
2 42 (4.89%) Oracle Database
3 35 (4.07%) MySQL
4 26 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (2.91%) Amazon RDS
6 24 (2.79%) SQL Server 2014
7 22 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 22 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 18 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (1.75%) Relational Database
11 14 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
11 14 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (1.40%) DB2
12 12 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
13 11 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
13 11 (1.28%) Hadoop
13 11 (1.28%) IBM InfoSphere
14 10 (1.16%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 24 (2.79%) Git (software)
2 23 (2.68%) JIRA
3 20 (2.33%) Jenkins
4 13 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (1.28%) Selenium
6 9 (1.05%) Subversion
7 8 (0.93%) HP UFT
7 8 (0.93%) JMeter
7 8 (0.93%) LoadRunner
7 8 (0.93%) SoapUI
8 7 (0.81%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
9 6 (0.70%) Rational Performance Tester
10 5 (0.58%) JUnit
10 5 (0.58%) Vagrant
11 4 (0.47%) NWDI
11 4 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (0.35%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.35%) WinRunner
General
1 143 (16.65%) Finance
2 43 (5.01%) Banking
3 41 (4.77%) Telecoms
4 17 (1.98%) Retail
5 14 (1.63%) Financial Institution
6 13 (1.51%) Investment Banking
6 13 (1.51%) Local Government
7 12 (1.40%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.28%) Billing
9 7 (0.81%) Marketing
10 6 (0.70%) Legal
11 5 (0.58%) Games
11 5 (0.58%) Law
12 4 (0.47%) Electronics
13 2 (0.23%) Advertising
13 2 (0.23%) Back Office
13 2 (0.23%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.23%) Publishing
13 2 (0.23%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.12%) German Language
Job Titles
1 98 (11.41%) Architect
2 78 (9.08%) Administrator
3 72 (8.38%) DBA
4 70 (8.15%) Analyst
5 57 (6.64%) DevOps Engineer
6 45 (5.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 42 (4.89%) SQL DBA
8 40 (4.66%) Consultant
9 39 (4.54%) Developer
9 39 (4.54%) Network Engineer
10 37 (4.31%) AWS Engineer
11 36 (4.19%) Project Manager
12 34 (3.96%) Support Engineer
13 33 (3.84%) Infrastructure Architect
14 32 (3.73%) Technical Architect
15 30 (3.49%) AWS DevOps
16 24 (2.79%) Service Manager
17 21 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery Manager
17 21 (2.44%) Operations Engineer
18 20 (2.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.03%) ELK Stack
2 24 (2.79%) .NET
2 24 (2.79%) Django
2 24 (2.79%) Web Services
3 19 (2.21%) boto
4 17 (1.98%) Middleware
5 13 (1.51%) HTML
6 11 (1.28%) J2EE
6 11 (1.28%) SOAP
7 8 (0.93%) LAMP
8 7 (0.81%) HTML5
8 7 (0.81%) SAP Basis
9 6 (0.70%) .NET Framework
9 6 (0.70%) 802.1X
9 6 (0.70%) ASP.NET
9 6 (0.70%) REST
9 6 (0.70%) XML
10 5 (0.58%) JSON
10 5 (0.58%) LAPP Stack
10 5 (0.58%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 176 (20.49%) Data Centre
2 80 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (7.45%) Replication
4 56 (6.52%) Clustering
5 51 (5.94%) Management Information System
6 22 (2.56%) Public Cloud
7 16 (1.86%) Computer Science
8 15 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (1.75%) Mainframe
9 11 (1.28%) IVR
9 11 (1.28%) Performance Metrics
9 11 (1.28%) PKI
10 10 (1.16%) Fat Client
10 10 (1.16%) Thin Client
11 9 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (0.93%) Social Network
13 7 (0.81%) AS400
13 7 (0.81%) EMC VMAX
13 7 (0.81%) NHS
14 6 (0.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 220 (25.61%) Windows
2 163 (18.98%) Linux
3 107 (12.46%) Windows Server
4 102 (11.87%) Unix
5 58 (6.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (5.94%) Solaris
7 43 (5.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 35 (4.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 34 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (2.33%) AIX
11 19 (2.21%) Windows 7
12 12 (1.40%) HPUX
13 10 (1.16%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.93%) Windows 10
15 6 (0.70%) CentOS
15 6 (0.70%) OS/400
15 6 (0.70%) VMS
16 5 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
17 4 (0.47%) SUSE
17 4 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (24.10%) High Availability
2 183 (21.30%) Migration
3 175 (20.37%) Business Continuity
4 165 (19.21%) ITIL
5 122 (14.20%) Agile Software Development
6 105 (12.22%) Project Management
7 93 (10.83%) DevOps
8 78 (9.08%) Load Balancing
9 71 (8.27%) Performance Tuning
10 67 (7.80%) Change Management
11 61 (7.10%) Incident Management
11 61 (7.10%) Service Delivery
12 60 (6.98%) Capacity Planning
13 58 (6.75%) Service Management
14 56 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
14 56 (6.52%) PRINCE2
15 55 (6.40%) Configuration Management
16 53 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
17 52 (6.05%) BCP
18 48 (5.59%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 152 (17.69%) SQL
2 93 (10.83%) Python
3 70 (8.15%) PowerShell
4 34 (3.96%) Java
5 32 (3.73%) T-SQL
6 25 (2.91%) Perl
7 21 (2.44%) Shell Script
8 16 (1.86%) C#
8 16 (1.86%) PL/SQL
9 15 (1.75%) VB
10 12 (1.40%) JavaScript
11 11 (1.28%) C
12 9 (1.05%) C++
13 8 (0.93%) PHP
14 7 (0.81%) Ruby
15 6 (0.70%) Scala
15 6 (0.70%) VBScript
16 4 (0.47%) Groovy
17 3 (0.35%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.35%) VC++
Qualifications
1 88 (10.24%) Security Cleared
2 59 (6.87%) SC Cleared
3 58 (6.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 54 (6.29%) Cisco Certification
5 47 (5.47%) Degree
6 39 (4.54%) MCSE
7 31 (3.61%) CCNA
8 15 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
8 15 (1.75%) CISSP
8 15 (1.75%) MCP
9 14 (1.63%) ISEB
10 13 (1.51%) CCNP
11 12 (1.40%) MCITP
12 10 (1.16%) AAT
12 10 (1.16%) CCIE
12 10 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (1.05%) DV Cleared
13 9 (1.05%) MCSA
14 8 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (0.81%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (6.52%) SLA
2 48 (5.59%) PCI DSS
3 22 (2.56%) QA
4 15 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
6 11 (1.28%) ISO22301
7 6 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.35%) COBIT
8 3 (0.35%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.23%) BS25999
10 1 (0.12%) BS7799
10 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.12%) RMADS
System Software
1 143 (16.65%) Active Directory
2 106 (12.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (6.05%) Docker
4 51 (5.94%) Hyper-V
5 28 (3.26%) XenApp
6 27 (3.14%) vSphere
7 21 (2.44%) Firmware
8 16 (1.86%) NFS
8 16 (1.86%) Oracle RAC
9 14 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
10 13 (1.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 13 (1.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 11 (1.28%) XenDesktop
12 10 (1.16%) SRDF
13 9 (1.05%) Veritas File System
14 8 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
15 7 (0.81%) iptables
15 7 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
16 6 (0.70%) VMware ESX
16 6 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 62 (7.22%) Puppet
2 42 (4.89%) SCCM
3 38 (4.42%) Ansible
4 35 (4.07%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (3.14%) SCOM
6 25 (2.91%) NetBackup
7 24 (2.79%) logstash
8 22 (2.56%) Kibana
9 20 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
10 16 (1.86%) Nagios
11 14 (1.63%) Kubernetes
11 14 (1.63%) Mesos
11 14 (1.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 11 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
13 10 (1.16%) Tivoli
14 9 (1.05%) Data Guard
14 9 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 8 (0.93%) WSUS
16 7 (0.81%) Backup Exec
16 7 (0.81%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 205 (23.86%) Microsoft
2 161 (18.74%) VMware
3 129 (15.02%) Oracle
4 107 (12.46%) Cisco
5 62 (7.22%) Citrix
6 57 (6.64%) HP
7 41 (4.77%) IBM
8 39 (4.54%) Red Hat
9 38 (4.42%) NetApp
10 37 (4.31%) EMC
11 35 (4.07%) CheckPoint
12 28 (3.26%) Sun
13 26 (3.03%) Veritas
14 23 (2.68%) Juniper
14 23 (2.68%) SAP
15 21 (2.44%) SaltStack
16 17 (1.98%) Remedy
17 15 (1.75%) F5
18 13 (1.51%) Brocade
18 13 (1.51%) Dell
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