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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 261 246 223
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -23
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 507 517 548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.94% 0.92% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.16% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 310 336
Median daily rate £400 £373 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% -11.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £499 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 16
Median hourly rate £19.00 £28.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.14% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £26.80 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.82 £37.60 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.28 £28.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+54.57% +47.36%

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
44197 44611 41541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 79.62% 78.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29356 28750 26041
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 £298 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1042 1189 1204
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 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 June 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 June 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 -2 467 £400 +6.66% 166
London +15 212 £425 +13.33% 72
South East -9 95 £400 +1.84% 23
North East -31 32 £260 -9.56% 2
Tyne and Wear -37 32 £260 -5.45% 2
North West -18 31 £400 -5.88% 11
Newcastle upon Tyne -34 31 £250 -9.09% 2
Yorkshire +7 30 £400 +33.33% 14
Scotland -21 28 £400 +6.66% 7
Surrey +8 26 £400 +3.89% 5
City of London +28 23 £460 +15.00% 14
Leeds +6 23 £413 +26.92% 3
West Yorkshire -7 23 £413 +37.50% 8
West Midlands -19 21 £370 -7.50% 12
South West -19 17 £393 -1.87% 10
East of England -3 16 £340 -2.85% 8
West Sussex - 16 £365 - 1
Hampshire -1 13 £450 +7.14% 6
Berkshire -8 13 £450 +25.87% 4
Manchester -11 13 £438 +9.37% 6
Glasgow 0 12 £400 -1.59% 2
Cambridge +29 10 £340 -16.30% 2
Cambridgeshire +21 10 £340 -28.42% 3
Birmingham -5 10 £370 -7.50% 3
Buckinghamshire -5 9 £355 -9.09% 1
Gatwick - 9 £365 -
Oxfordshire +10 8 £463 +60.86% 1
Edinburgh -10 8 £350 -15.15% 3
Wiltshire -1 7 £375 +20.96% 2
East Midlands -9 7 £400 +45.45% 13

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 410 (36.80%) Windows
2 274 (24.60%) ITIL
3 270 (24.24%) Microsoft
4 262 (23.52%) Finance
5 252 (22.62%) Linux
6 245 (21.99%) Active Directory
7 242 (21.72%) VMware
8 235 (21.10%) High Availability
9 219 (19.66%) Unix
10 217 (19.48%) Windows Server
11 208 (18.67%) SQL
12 204 (18.31%) SQL Server
13 192 (17.24%) Oracle
14 186 (16.70%) VMware Infrastructure
15 183 (16.43%) Data Centre
16 173 (15.53%) Business Continuity
17 165 (14.81%) Firewall
18 164 (14.72%) SAN
19 148 (13.29%) Migration
20 145 (13.02%) Security Cleared
21 144 (12.93%) Red Hat
21 144 (12.93%) DNS
22 132 (11.85%) HP
23 128 (11.49%) Project Management
24 120 (10.77%) Citrix
25 119 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
26 116 (10.41%) Clustering
27 115 (10.32%) MS Excel
28 109 (9.78%) Windows Server 2008
28 109 (9.78%) 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 89 (7.99%) MS Exchange
2 71 (6.37%) SharePoint
3 47 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 41 (3.68%) IIS
5 35 (3.14%) Skype for Business
6 23 (2.06%) Confluence
7 22 (1.97%) Apache
7 22 (1.97%) WebSphere
8 20 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
9 18 (1.62%) OpenStack
10 15 (1.35%) Tomcat
11 13 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
12 12 (1.08%) WebLogic
13 11 (0.99%) JBoss
13 11 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
13 11 (0.99%) WordPress
14 10 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
14 10 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
14 10 (0.90%) Live Communications Server
15 9 (0.81%) CMS
Applications
1 115 (10.32%) MS Excel
2 33 (2.96%) MS Office
3 21 (1.89%) MS Visio
4 17 (1.53%) MS Project
5 8 (0.72%) PaintShop Pro
6 7 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.18%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 18 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.54%) SimCorp Dimension
4 5 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.36%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
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 (0.090%) Eikon
8 1 (0.090%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.090%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.090%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.090%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.090%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 50 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (4.04%) Office 365
3 43 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (1.44%) PaaS
5 14 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (0.99%) Yammer
7 8 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (0.72%) OneDrive
8 7 (0.63%) IaaS
8 7 (0.63%) SaaS
9 6 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.54%) Heroku
10 5 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (0.45%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.27%) Basecamp
11 3 (0.27%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 165 (14.81%) Firewall
2 164 (14.72%) SAN
3 144 (12.93%) DNS
4 101 (9.07%) WAN
5 89 (7.99%) LAN
6 65 (5.83%) TCP/IP
7 64 (5.75%) DHCP
8 52 (4.67%) VPN
9 48 (4.31%) Fibre Channel
10 43 (3.86%) Network Security
11 37 (3.32%) LDAP
12 36 (3.23%) SSL
13 33 (2.96%) Internet
14 25 (2.24%) Skype
15 24 (2.15%) NAS
16 21 (1.89%) VoIP
17 17 (1.53%) BGP
17 17 (1.53%) Intranet
17 17 (1.53%) IPsec
17 17 (1.53%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (18.31%) SQL Server
2 63 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 51 (4.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 51 (4.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 41 (3.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 40 (3.59%) MySQL
6 38 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 35 (3.14%) DB2
8 32 (2.87%) VLDB
9 31 (2.78%) Relational Database
10 30 (2.69%) Oracle Database
10 30 (2.69%) SQL Server 2014
11 24 (2.15%) OLTP
12 23 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
13 21 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
14 20 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
15 18 (1.62%) RDBMS
16 16 (1.44%) Big Data
16 16 (1.44%) NoSQL
17 14 (1.26%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 38 (3.41%) JIRA
2 34 (3.05%) Jenkins
3 32 (2.87%) Git (software)
4 19 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (0.99%) LoadRunner
6 8 (0.72%) Subversion
7 6 (0.54%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.36%) Hudson
8 4 (0.36%) Maven
9 3 (0.27%) Ant
9 3 (0.27%) SonarQube
9 3 (0.27%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.27%) WatiN
9 3 (0.27%) XMLSpy
10 2 (0.18%) Grunt
10 2 (0.18%) gulp
10 2 (0.18%) InstallShield
10 2 (0.18%) MSI
10 2 (0.18%) NCrunch
10 2 (0.18%) TeamCity
General
1 262 (23.52%) Finance
2 77 (6.91%) Banking
3 37 (3.32%) Telecoms
4 33 (2.96%) Retail
5 27 (2.42%) Front Office
6 24 (2.15%) Financial Institution
7 22 (1.97%) Investment Banking
8 16 (1.44%) Marketing
9 10 (0.90%) Back Office
9 10 (0.90%) Billing
10 9 (0.81%) Legal
11 8 (0.72%) Retail Banking
12 7 (0.63%) Games
12 7 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.54%) Publishing
14 4 (0.36%) Local Government
14 4 (0.36%) Online Betting
15 3 (0.27%) International Banking
16 2 (0.18%) Law
16 2 (0.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 160 (14.36%) Analyst
2 148 (13.29%) Administrator
3 97 (8.71%) DBA
4 92 (8.26%) Architect
5 77 (6.91%) Consultant
6 69 (6.19%) SQL DBA
7 65 (5.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 58 (5.21%) Unix Administrator
9 55 (4.94%) Systems Administrator
10 47 (4.22%) Support Engineer
11 44 (3.95%) Developer
12 38 (3.41%) Project Manager
13 36 (3.23%) SQL Server DBA
14 35 (3.14%) Business Analyst
15 34 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
16 32 (2.87%) Wintel Engineer
17 31 (2.78%) Support Analyst
18 30 (2.69%) 3rd Line Support
18 30 (2.69%) Infrastructure Architect
19 29 (2.60%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (3.77%) Middleware
2 36 (3.23%) Web Services
3 29 (2.60%) .NET
4 15 (1.35%) SOAP
5 14 (1.26%) CSS
5 14 (1.26%) HTML
5 14 (1.26%) RESTful
6 13 (1.17%) Oracle Fusion
7 12 (1.08%) ELK Stack
8 11 (0.99%) XML
9 9 (0.81%) J2EE
9 9 (0.81%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 7 (0.63%) jQuery
10 7 (0.63%) REST
10 7 (0.63%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (0.54%) .NET Framework
11 6 (0.54%) HTML5
11 6 (0.54%) JSON
11 6 (0.54%) LAMP
11 6 (0.54%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 183 (16.43%) Data Centre
2 119 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
3 116 (10.41%) Clustering
4 91 (8.17%) Replication
5 78 (7.00%) Management Information System
6 58 (5.21%) Computer Science
7 26 (2.33%) HACMP
8 25 (2.24%) EMC VMAX
9 18 (1.62%) Mainframe
10 17 (1.53%) Mobile App
11 14 (1.26%) Hedge funds
12 13 (1.17%) Statistics
13 12 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (0.99%) Client/Server
15 10 (0.90%) EMC VNX
15 10 (0.90%) FMCG
16 9 (0.81%) Blackberry
17 8 (0.72%) CESG
17 8 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 8 (0.72%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 410 (36.80%) Windows
2 252 (22.62%) Linux
3 219 (19.66%) Unix
4 217 (19.48%) Windows Server
5 109 (9.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 109 (9.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 104 (9.34%) Solaris
7 97 (8.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 79 (7.09%) AIX
9 63 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (2.60%) Windows 7
11 17 (1.53%) CentOS
12 12 (1.08%) Ubuntu
13 11 (0.99%) Windows Phone
13 11 (0.99%) zOS
14 9 (0.81%) HPUX
15 8 (0.72%) Windows 8
15 8 (0.72%) Windows XP
16 7 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
16 7 (0.63%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (24.60%) ITIL
2 235 (21.10%) High Availability
3 173 (15.53%) Business Continuity
4 148 (13.29%) Migration
5 128 (11.49%) Project Management
6 99 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
7 95 (8.53%) Performance Tuning
8 94 (8.44%) Change Management
9 85 (7.63%) Configuration Management
10 83 (7.45%) Incident Management
11 81 (7.27%) Service Delivery
12 80 (7.18%) Information Security
13 77 (6.91%) Problem Management
14 69 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
15 67 (6.01%) Service Management
16 64 (5.75%) Change Control
17 63 (5.66%) Capacity Planning
18 52 (4.67%) Capacity Management
19 51 (4.58%) Load Balancing
20 50 (4.49%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 208 (18.67%) SQL
2 88 (7.90%) PowerShell
3 59 (5.30%) Shell Script
4 53 (4.76%) Java
4 53 (4.76%) Python
5 48 (4.31%) T-SQL
6 42 (3.77%) Perl
7 24 (2.15%) JavaScript
8 21 (1.89%) VB
9 19 (1.71%) C#
10 14 (1.26%) Bash Shell
10 14 (1.26%) C
10 14 (1.26%) PHP
11 13 (1.17%) Ruby
12 12 (1.08%) PL/SQL
13 10 (0.90%) VBA
13 10 (0.90%) VBScript
14 6 (0.54%) Korn
15 4 (0.36%) AWK
15 4 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 145 (13.02%) Security Cleared
2 107 (9.61%) SC Cleared
3 68 (6.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 63 (5.66%) Degree
5 42 (3.77%) MCSE
6 36 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (2.33%) CCNA
8 24 (2.15%) DV Cleared
9 23 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
10 22 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 18 (1.62%) IBM AIX Certification
12 16 (1.44%) MCSA
13 15 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
14 14 (1.26%) CISSP
15 12 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 11 (0.99%) AAT
16 11 (0.99%) CLAS
16 11 (0.99%) ISTQB
16 11 (0.99%) PMI Certification
17 10 (0.90%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (6.10%) SLA
2 34 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (2.78%) QA
4 15 (1.35%) ISO22301
5 13 (1.17%) PCI DSS
5 13 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
6 10 (0.90%) Government Security Classifications
7 8 (0.72%) COBIT
8 6 (0.54%) Basel II
8 6 (0.54%) COREP
9 5 (0.45%) GPG13
9 5 (0.45%) WAI
9 5 (0.45%) WCAG
10 3 (0.27%) Basel III
10 3 (0.27%) CRD IV
10 3 (0.27%) FINREP
11 2 (0.18%) ISO27005
11 2 (0.18%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.18%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 245 (21.99%) Active Directory
2 186 (16.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (7.09%) Hyper-V
4 53 (4.76%) vSphere
5 44 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
6 43 (3.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 36 (3.23%) Firmware
7 36 (3.23%) VMware ESX
8 32 (2.87%) XenApp
9 24 (2.15%) NFS
10 23 (2.06%) Virtual Machines
11 21 (1.89%) GlusterFS
12 18 (1.62%) GPFS
13 17 (1.53%) XenDesktop
14 16 (1.44%) Postfix
15 15 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
15 15 (1.35%) Sendmail
16 14 (1.26%) iptables
17 13 (1.17%) Virtual Servers
18 12 (1.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 73 (6.55%) NetBackup
2 72 (6.46%) Puppet
3 62 (5.57%) SCCM
4 57 (5.12%) Microsoft Clustering
5 43 (3.86%) SCOM
6 38 (3.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 30 (2.69%) Oracle ZFS
8 26 (2.33%) Nagios
9 22 (1.97%) Red Hat Satellite
10 21 (1.89%) Backup Exec
11 20 (1.80%) Tivoli
12 18 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
13 16 (1.44%) WSUS
14 14 (1.26%) EMC NetWorker
15 11 (0.99%) Cobbler
15 11 (0.99%) Data Guard
15 11 (0.99%) Oracle RMAN
16 10 (0.90%) Kibana
16 10 (0.90%) logstash
16 10 (0.90%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 270 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 242 (21.72%) VMware
3 192 (17.24%) Oracle
4 144 (12.93%) Red Hat
5 132 (11.85%) HP
6 120 (10.77%) Citrix
7 82 (7.36%) Cisco
8 79 (7.09%) EMC
9 76 (6.82%) IBM
9 76 (6.82%) Veritas
10 58 (5.21%) NetApp
11 43 (3.86%) Sun
12 42 (3.77%) Brocade
13 36 (3.23%) StorageTek
14 35 (3.14%) Symantec
15 31 (2.78%) SAP
16 28 (2.51%) Dell
17 25 (2.24%) CheckPoint
17 25 (2.24%) Remedy
18 24 (2.15%) ServiceNow
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