Period
to 24 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Disaster Recovery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 6 months to 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Disaster Recovery
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 187 203 191
Rank change year-on-year +16 -12 -30
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 50 48 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.78% 0.69% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.78% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 42 32
City of London median daily rate £500 £456 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% -7.36% +6.49%
10th Percentile £408 £306 £290
90th Percentile £588 £809 £649
Central London median daily rate £506 £469 £484
% change year-on-year +8.00% -3.10% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
City of London median hourly rate - - £13.50
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 - £13.50

Disaster Recovery is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,760 6,127 5,525
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 89.43% 88.35% 88.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,454 4,869 4,277
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £331 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £490
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +5.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 97 46
City of London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.70 £19.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.97% -3.36% -3.25%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.65 £12.81
90th Percentile £55.40 £38.48 £29.77
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £16.96
% change year-on-year +10.26% +14.98% -15.20%

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Disaster Recovery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Disaster Recovery in the City of London

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Disaster Recovery in the City of London

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Disaster Recovery in the City of London

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disaster Recovery in the City of London

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

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 City of London region over the 6 months to 24 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 2 £550 -
Moorgate - 1 - -
Disaster Recovery
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 24 (48.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (44.00%) SQL
2 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (36.00%) Active Directory
3 18 (36.00%) Firewall
3 18 (36.00%) Finance
4 16 (32.00%) Office 365
5 13 (26.00%) PowerShell
5 13 (26.00%) Service Design
6 12 (24.00%) Business Continuity
7 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (22.00%) Load Balancing
8 10 (20.00%) SCCM
8 10 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (18.00%) Change Management
9 9 (18.00%) VB
9 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Intune
9 9 (18.00%) Application Packaging
10 8 (16.00%) Linux
10 8 (16.00%) VPN
10 8 (16.00%) Migration
11 7 (14.00%) Scrum
11 7 (14.00%) ITIL
11 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
12 6 (12.00%) Windows
12 6 (12.00%) DNS
12 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (12.00%) WAN
12 6 (12.00%) Content Management
12 6 (12.00%) Identity Management

Disaster Recovery
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (6.00%) Confluence
1 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) Apache
2 1 (2.00%) CMS
2 1 (2.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.00%) JBoss
2 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (48.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (32.00%) Office 365
3 10 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (12.00%) IaaS
4 6 (12.00%) PaaS
5 5 (10.00%) Power Platform
6 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (4.00%) Serverless
7 1 (2.00%) Apigee
7 1 (2.00%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (2.00%) GitHub
7 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Flow
7 1 (2.00%) OneDrive
7 1 (2.00%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 18 (36.00%) Firewall
2 8 (16.00%) VPN
3 6 (12.00%) DNS
3 6 (12.00%) VLAN
3 6 (12.00%) WAN
4 5 (10.00%) BGP
4 5 (10.00%) BIG-IP
4 5 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (10.00%) DHCP
4 5 (10.00%) EIGRP
4 5 (10.00%) HSRP
4 5 (10.00%) Internet
4 5 (10.00%) MPLS
4 5 (10.00%) Network Security
4 5 (10.00%) OSPF
5 3 (6.00%) SAN
6 2 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (4.00%) SSL
6 2 (4.00%) Wireless
7 1 (2.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) Power BI
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.00%) Data Lake
5 1 (2.00%) Data Mart
5 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) JIRA
2 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (36.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Administrator
2 11 (22.00%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (20.00%) Architect
4 9 (18.00%) Azure Administrator
4 9 (18.00%) Azure Engineer
4 9 (18.00%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Developer
6 5 (10.00%) IT Manager
6 5 (10.00%) Network Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (6.00%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (6.00%) DBA
8 3 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.00%) Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (4.00%) Consultant
9 2 (4.00%) Data Architect
9 2 (4.00%) Data Centre Architect
9 2 (4.00%) Project Manager
9 2 (4.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) Web Services
1 4 (8.00%) XML
2 3 (6.00%) Middleware
3 2 (4.00%) CSS
3 2 (4.00%) HTML
3 2 (4.00%) HTML5
3 2 (4.00%) Spring
4 1 (2.00%) .NET
4 1 (2.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.00%) Java EE
4 1 (2.00%) JAX-RS
4 1 (2.00%) JSON
4 1 (2.00%) LDAP
4 1 (2.00%) MDX
4 1 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.00%) RESTful
4 1 (2.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (4.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.00%) Clustering
3 1 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.00%) PKI
3 1 (2.00%) Replication
3 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Linux
2 6 (12.00%) Windows
3 4 (8.00%) VMS
4 3 (6.00%) Unix
5 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Service Design
2 12 (24.00%) Business Continuity
3 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.00%) Load Balancing
4 9 (18.00%) Application Packaging
4 9 (18.00%) Change Management
5 8 (16.00%) Migration
6 7 (14.00%) ITIL
6 7 (14.00%) Scrum
7 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (12.00%) Content Management
7 6 (12.00%) DevOps
7 6 (12.00%) Identity Management
7 6 (12.00%) Planning and Forecasting
7 6 (12.00%) Project Management
7 6 (12.00%) Service Management
8 5 (10.00%) Dependency Management
8 5 (10.00%) High Availability
8 5 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (10.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.00%) SQL
2 13 (26.00%) PowerShell
3 9 (18.00%) VB
4 3 (6.00%) Java
4 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.00%) C#
5 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.00%) Java 8
6 1 (2.00%) Java 9
6 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.00%) Python
6 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Degree
2 5 (10.00%) CCDE
2 5 (10.00%) CCDP
2 5 (10.00%) CCIE
2 5 (10.00%) CCNP
2 5 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.00%) Postgraduate
3 1 (2.00%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) SLA
3 1 (2.00%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.00%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 18 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.00%) Docker
3 2 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.00%) Cronacle
4 1 (2.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.00%) Veritas File System
4 1 (2.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) SCCM
2 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (4.00%) Ansible
3 2 (4.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.00%) Istio
4 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.00%) Puppet
4 1 (2.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) Cisco
3 5 (10.00%) ArcSight
3 5 (10.00%) F5
3 5 (10.00%) HP
4 4 (8.00%) VMware
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle
6 2 (4.00%) Google
7 1 (2.00%) Avaya
7 1 (2.00%) Bloomberg
7 1 (2.00%) Cloudera
7 1 (2.00%) Dell
7 1 (2.00%) Infoblox
7 1 (2.00%) Nintex
7 1 (2.00%) Panasonic
7 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.00%) Reuters
7 1 (2.00%) Trend Micro
7 1 (2.00%) Veritas
7 1 (2.00%) webMethods