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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 284 238 248
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +10
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 428 577 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.81% 1.00% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.23% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 316 302
Median daily rate £425 £375 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 28
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £30.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -37.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £14.50 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.37 £54.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £21.65
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -12.24%

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
43784 46844 44845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.15% 81.14% 77.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29028 30621 28126
Median daily rate £438 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1146 1304 1230
Median hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £52.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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
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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 -33 403 £425 +6.25% 129
London +14 212 £474 +5.27% 36
South East -87 48 £400 +14.28% 19
City of London +24 43 £475 +8.32% 9
North West +13 38 £444 +0.85% 14
West Midlands -11 37 £394 +5.00% 11
East of England +18 21 £310 -22.01% 16
Manchester 0 21 £450 -7.45% 10
Scotland -24 17 £300 -7.69% 4
Yorkshire -1 15 £342 +2.70% 13
Edinburgh +13 14 £300 -4.00%
South West -1 14 £325 -13.33% 7
Berkshire -3 12 £465 +5.68% 6
Coventry -4 12 £400 -20.00% 2
Surrey -28 11 £525 +50.00% 4
York +9 8 - -
North Yorkshire +8 8 - -
Watford +2 8 £270 -
Hertfordshire +2 8 £270 -47.31% 2
North East -16 8 £315 +12.50% 2
Cheshire +12 7 £525 +16.66% 4
Hampshire -2 7 £300 -1.63% 4
Birmingham -8 7 £358 +7.92% 5
Tyne and Wear -14 7 £350 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -18 7 £350 - 2
Bristol +2 6 £325 -13.33%
Buckinghamshire 0 6 £343 -9.86% 1
Leeds -1 6 £383 -2.42% 9
West Yorkshire -5 6 £383 +17.84% 12
East Midlands -34 6 £396 +17.40% 11

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 288 (30.97%) Windows
2 237 (25.48%) High Availability
3 231 (24.84%) Microsoft
4 189 (20.32%) Active Directory
4 189 (20.32%) ITIL
5 188 (20.22%) VMware
6 186 (20.00%) Linux
7 181 (19.46%) Data Centre
8 175 (18.82%) Finance
9 173 (18.60%) Migration
9 173 (18.60%) SQL
10 165 (17.74%) Firewall
11 160 (17.20%) SQL Server
12 157 (16.88%) Windows Server
13 151 (16.24%) Business Continuity
14 148 (15.91%) Oracle
15 142 (15.27%) Unix
16 128 (13.76%) SAN
17 122 (13.12%) VMware Infrastructure
18 111 (11.94%) Project Management
19 98 (10.54%) Citrix
19 98 (10.54%) DNS
20 96 (10.32%) HP
20 96 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
21 94 (10.11%) Cisco
22 91 (9.78%) Amazon AWS
23 90 (9.68%) MS Excel
24 89 (9.57%) Security Cleared
24 89 (9.57%) Performance Tuning
25 88 (9.46%) 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 77 (8.28%) SharePoint
2 48 (5.16%) Skype for Business
3 45 (4.84%) MS Exchange
4 26 (2.80%) IIS
5 25 (2.69%) Apache
6 22 (2.37%) Elasticsearch
7 20 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
8 17 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
9 15 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
10 14 (1.51%) SharePoint 2013
11 13 (1.40%) Cloud Foundry
11 13 (1.40%) Confluence
11 13 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
11 13 (1.40%) WebLogic
11 13 (1.40%) WebSphere
12 10 (1.08%) JBoss
12 10 (1.08%) nginx
12 10 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
12 10 (1.08%) Tomcat
13 9 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 90 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 33 (3.55%) MS Office
3 15 (1.61%) MS Project
4 8 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.22%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.65%) SimCorp Dimension
4 5 (0.54%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.22%) Primavera
7 2 (0.22%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.22%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.22%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.22%) SAP SCM
8 1 (0.11%) CODA-Financials
8 1 (0.11%) Cognos Planning
8 1 (0.11%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.11%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.11%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 91 (9.78%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (9.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (5.91%) Office 365
4 42 (4.52%) AWS CloudFormation
5 35 (3.76%) Azure Active Directory
6 26 (2.80%) PaaS
6 26 (2.80%) Yammer
7 23 (2.47%) OneDrive
8 22 (2.37%) Amazon EC2
9 21 (2.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 15 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
11 14 (1.51%) IaaS
12 12 (1.29%) Heroku
13 8 (0.86%) G Suite
14 6 (0.65%) SaaS
15 5 (0.54%) Amazon S3
15 5 (0.54%) Trello
16 4 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 4 (0.43%) Basecamp
17 3 (0.32%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 165 (17.74%) Firewall
2 128 (13.76%) SAN
3 98 (10.54%) DNS
4 88 (9.46%) WAN
5 81 (8.71%) LAN
6 64 (6.88%) TCP/IP
7 52 (5.59%) DHCP
8 44 (4.73%) VPN
9 40 (4.30%) Network Security
10 39 (4.19%) VoIP
11 31 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
12 30 (3.23%) SSL
13 25 (2.69%) Internet
14 24 (2.58%) Skype
15 23 (2.47%) LDAP
16 19 (2.04%) NAS
17 15 (1.61%) IPsec
18 14 (1.51%) Unified Communications
18 14 (1.51%) Wireless
19 12 (1.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (17.20%) SQL Server
2 40 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (4.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 35 (3.76%) Oracle Database
5 31 (3.33%) MySQL
5 31 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 31 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 30 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 24 (2.58%) DB2
8 23 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
9 20 (2.15%) Relational Database
9 20 (2.15%) SQL Server 2014
10 19 (2.04%) VLDB
11 18 (1.94%) Amazon RDS
12 17 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
13 16 (1.72%) OLTP
14 15 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (1.61%) Hadoop
14 15 (1.61%) RDBMS
15 14 (1.51%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 32 (3.44%) JIRA
2 27 (2.90%) Git (software)
3 20 (2.15%) Jenkins
4 12 (1.29%) Subversion
5 11 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (0.75%) LoadRunner
7 6 (0.65%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.54%) Hudson
8 5 (0.54%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.43%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.32%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.32%) SonarQube
10 3 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.32%) XMLSpy
11 2 (0.22%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.22%) GitLab
11 2 (0.22%) Introscope
11 2 (0.22%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.22%) NuGet
11 2 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 175 (18.82%) Finance
2 51 (5.48%) Banking
3 38 (4.09%) Telecoms
4 19 (2.04%) Financial Institution
5 18 (1.94%) Billing
6 17 (1.83%) Retail
7 12 (1.29%) Investment Banking
8 9 (0.97%) Games
8 9 (0.97%) Legal
8 9 (0.97%) Local Government
9 7 (0.75%) Marketing
10 6 (0.65%) Front Office
11 5 (0.54%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.43%) Law
12 4 (0.43%) Online Betting
12 4 (0.43%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.32%) German Language
13 3 (0.32%) Publishing
13 3 (0.32%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 115 (12.37%) Administrator
2 96 (10.32%) Architect
3 85 (9.14%) Analyst
4 83 (8.92%) DBA
5 63 (6.77%) Consultant
6 57 (6.13%) SQL DBA
7 47 (5.05%) DevOps Engineer
8 46 (4.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 44 (4.73%) Project Manager
10 42 (4.52%) Developer
11 39 (4.19%) Systems Administrator
12 35 (3.76%) Support Engineer
13 34 (3.66%) Infrastructure Architect
14 33 (3.55%) Network Engineer
15 32 (3.44%) Unix Administrator
16 30 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery Manager
17 28 (3.01%) AWS Engineer
17 28 (3.01%) Technical Architect
18 25 (2.69%) Linux Administrator
18 25 (2.69%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (3.01%) Middleware
2 26 (2.80%) Web Services
3 21 (2.26%) ELK Stack
4 17 (1.83%) Django
5 15 (1.61%) .NET
6 14 (1.51%) SOAP
7 13 (1.40%) boto
8 11 (1.18%) J2EE
8 11 (1.18%) Oracle Fusion
9 10 (1.08%) LAMP
9 10 (1.08%) XML
10 9 (0.97%) HTML
10 9 (0.97%) REST
11 7 (0.75%) JSON
12 6 (0.65%) .NET Framework
12 6 (0.65%) 802.1X
12 6 (0.65%) LEMP Stack
12 6 (0.65%) RESTful
12 6 (0.65%) SAP Basis
12 6 (0.65%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 181 (19.46%) Data Centre
2 85 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (9.14%) Clustering
3 64 (6.88%) Management Information System
4 55 (5.91%) Replication
5 26 (2.80%) Computer Science
6 17 (1.83%) Mainframe
7 15 (1.61%) Public Cloud
8 13 (1.40%) EMC VMAX
9 12 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
9 12 (1.29%) Statistics
10 11 (1.18%) Hedge funds
11 10 (1.08%) FMCG
11 10 (1.08%) Performance Metrics
12 9 (0.97%) Cryptography
12 9 (0.97%) Fat Client
12 9 (0.97%) Mobile App
12 9 (0.97%) Thin Client
13 8 (0.86%) Blackberry
13 8 (0.86%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 288 (30.97%) Windows
2 186 (20.00%) Linux
3 157 (16.88%) Windows Server
4 142 (15.27%) Unix
5 79 (8.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 75 (8.06%) Solaris
7 65 (6.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 61 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 41 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 35 (3.76%) AIX
11 15 (1.61%) Windows 7
12 14 (1.51%) CentOS
13 12 (1.29%) HPUX
14 8 (0.86%) Ubuntu
14 8 (0.86%) Windows Phone
14 8 (0.86%) zOS
15 7 (0.75%) Data ONTAP
15 7 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
15 7 (0.75%) OS/400
15 7 (0.75%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (25.48%) High Availability
2 189 (20.32%) ITIL
3 173 (18.60%) Migration
4 151 (16.24%) Business Continuity
5 111 (11.94%) Project Management
6 96 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
7 89 (9.57%) Performance Tuning
8 86 (9.25%) Change Management
9 78 (8.39%) DevOps
10 75 (8.06%) Capacity Planning
11 74 (7.96%) Load Balancing
12 71 (7.63%) Service Delivery
13 66 (7.10%) Configuration Management
13 66 (7.10%) Incident Management
14 61 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
15 60 (6.45%) Service Management
16 59 (6.34%) Problem Management
17 55 (5.91%) Change Control
18 53 (5.70%) PRINCE2
19 52 (5.59%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 173 (18.60%) SQL
2 83 (8.92%) PowerShell
2 83 (8.92%) Python
3 45 (4.84%) Shell Script
4 38 (4.09%) T-SQL
5 35 (3.76%) Java
6 32 (3.44%) Perl
7 25 (2.69%) VB
8 18 (1.94%) PL/SQL
9 14 (1.51%) C#
10 13 (1.40%) JavaScript
11 12 (1.29%) Ruby
12 11 (1.18%) PHP
13 8 (0.86%) Bash Shell
13 8 (0.86%) C++
14 7 (0.75%) VBScript
15 6 (0.65%) C
15 6 (0.65%) Scala
16 2 (0.22%) C++/CLI
16 2 (0.22%) Korn
Qualifications
1 89 (9.57%) Security Cleared
2 64 (6.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 61 (6.56%) SC Cleared
4 45 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (4.84%) Degree
5 41 (4.41%) MCSE
6 31 (3.33%) CCNA
7 17 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
8 16 (1.72%) AAT
9 14 (1.51%) MCP
10 13 (1.40%) DV Cleared
10 13 (1.40%) MCITP
10 13 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (1.29%) CISSP
12 10 (1.08%) CCNP
12 10 (1.08%) ISTQB
12 10 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 9 (0.97%) ISEB
13 9 (0.97%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (6.67%) SLA
2 39 (4.19%) PCI DSS
3 18 (1.94%) QA
4 16 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (1.51%) ISO22301
6 11 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
7 8 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.54%) COBIT
9 4 (0.43%) Basel II
9 4 (0.43%) COREP
10 2 (0.22%) Basel III
10 2 (0.22%) CRD IV
10 2 (0.22%) FINREP
10 2 (0.22%) ISO27005
10 2 (0.22%) RMADS
10 2 (0.22%) SSAE 16
11 1 (0.11%) BS7799
11 1 (0.11%) HMG Infosec
11 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 189 (20.32%) Active Directory
2 122 (13.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (6.56%) Hyper-V
4 42 (4.52%) Docker
4 42 (4.52%) vSphere
5 36 (3.87%) XenApp
6 33 (3.55%) Firmware
7 20 (2.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 18 (1.94%) NFS
8 18 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
8 18 (1.94%) Postfix
8 18 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
9 17 (1.83%) iptables
9 17 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
10 16 (1.72%) Sendmail
10 16 (1.72%) XenDesktop
11 12 (1.29%) VMware ESX
12 11 (1.18%) Terminal Services
12 11 (1.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 10 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 74 (7.96%) Puppet
2 51 (5.48%) SCCM
3 48 (5.16%) NetBackup
4 40 (4.30%) Microsoft Clustering
4 40 (4.30%) SCOM
5 33 (3.55%) Opscode Chef
6 29 (3.12%) Nagios
7 28 (3.01%) Ansible
8 19 (2.04%) logstash
8 19 (2.04%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 18 (1.94%) Oracle ZFS
10 17 (1.83%) Kibana
10 17 (1.83%) Tivoli
11 16 (1.72%) Backup Exec
12 14 (1.51%) Oracle RMAN
13 13 (1.40%) Kubernetes
13 13 (1.40%) Mesos
14 12 (1.29%) OSSEC
15 10 (1.08%) Cobbler
15 10 (1.08%) MOM
Vendors
1 231 (24.84%) Microsoft
2 188 (20.22%) VMware
3 148 (15.91%) Oracle
4 98 (10.54%) Citrix
5 96 (10.32%) HP
6 94 (10.11%) Cisco
7 74 (7.96%) Red Hat
8 57 (6.13%) IBM
9 51 (5.48%) EMC
10 35 (3.76%) Veritas
11 32 (3.44%) Sun
12 30 (3.23%) CheckPoint
13 25 (2.69%) Dell
13 25 (2.69%) NetApp
14 23 (2.47%) Brocade
14 23 (2.47%) SAP
15 22 (2.37%) Symantec
16 21 (2.26%) Juniper
16 21 (2.26%) Remedy
16 21 (2.26%) Splunk
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