Period
to 23 June 2018

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 23 June 2018 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 186 161
Rank change year-on-year -17 -25 +33
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 48 44 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.69% 0.70% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.80% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 32 55
City of London median daily rate £456 £493 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.36% +6.49% +5.71%
10th Percentile £306 £290 £290
90th Percentile £809 £649 £655
Central London median daily rate £469 £484 £450
% change year-on-year -3.10% +7.50% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
City of London median hourly rate - £13.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -28.95% -
Central London median hourly rate - £13.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -28.95% -

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 6,053 5,472 5,797
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.27% 87.57% 87.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,815 4,234 4,658
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £334 £313 £305
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £493 £463
% change year-on-year +1.52% +6.49% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 45 55
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% - -12.40%
10th Percentile £12.63 £13.13 £11.50
90th Percentile £37.86 £29.77 £49.55
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +13.24% -15.00% -9.60%

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 23 June 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, 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 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 12 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 12 (25.00%) Migration
2 12 (25.00%) SQL
2 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (22.92%) Business Continuity
4 10 (20.83%) SAN
4 10 (20.83%) Windows
5 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
5 9 (18.75%) Firewall
6 8 (16.67%) Change Management
6 8 (16.67%) Replication
6 8 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (14.58%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (14.58%) Technical Analysis
7 7 (14.58%) CISSP
7 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (14.58%) VMware
7 7 (14.58%) Workflow
7 7 (14.58%) Data Centre
8 6 (12.50%) Cisco
8 6 (12.50%) Internet
8 6 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (10.42%) Puppet
9 5 (10.42%) High Availability
9 5 (10.42%) Portfolio Management
9 5 (10.42%) CRISC
9 5 (10.42%) Jenkins

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 8 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.25%) IIS
2 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.25%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.17%) Apache Solr
3 2 (4.17%) CMS
3 2 (4.17%) Drupal
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.08%) JBoss
4 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) ReMetrica
1 2 (4.17%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (10.42%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 2 (4.17%) IaaS
4 2 (4.17%) Office 365
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.08%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.08%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) PaaS
5 1 (2.08%) Serverless
5 1 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) SAN
2 9 (18.75%) Firewall
3 6 (12.50%) Internet
4 5 (10.42%) Intranet
5 4 (8.33%) NAS
6 3 (6.25%) OSPF
6 3 (6.25%) VPN
6 3 (6.25%) WAN
7 2 (4.17%) BGP
7 2 (4.17%) DHCP
7 2 (4.17%) DNS
7 2 (4.17%) DWDM
7 2 (4.17%) iSCSI
7 2 (4.17%) LAN
7 2 (4.17%) MPLS
7 2 (4.17%) Network Security
7 2 (4.17%) NGN
7 2 (4.17%) Skype
7 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.08%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (6.25%) MySQL
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.08%) Big Data
6 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.08%) DB2
6 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.08%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (2.08%) OLTP
6 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.08%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (2.08%) Ant
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (2.08%) Gradle
3 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Advertising
2 4 (8.33%) Publishing
3 3 (6.25%) Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.08%) French Language
5 1 (2.08%) Legal
5 1 (2.08%) Retail
5 1 (2.08%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (18.75%) Analyst
2 8 (16.67%) DBA
3 6 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Administrator
4 5 (10.42%) Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Head of Information
5 4 (8.33%) Head of Information Security
5 4 (8.33%) Head of Security
5 4 (8.33%) Salesforce Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Network Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) SQL DBA
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Security Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) LDAP
2 2 (4.17%) Ajax
2 2 (4.17%) CSS
2 2 (4.17%) CSS3
2 2 (4.17%) HTML
2 2 (4.17%) HTML5
2 2 (4.17%) jQuery
2 2 (4.17%) REST
3 1 (2.08%) boto
3 1 (2.08%) Middleware
3 1 (2.08%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (16.67%) Replication
3 7 (14.58%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.17%) Cloud Native
5 2 (4.17%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (4.17%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.08%) Clustering
6 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.17%) Linux
6 1 (2.08%) Solaris
6 1 (2.08%) Unix
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) Migration
2 11 (22.92%) Business Continuity
3 8 (16.67%) Change Management
4 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (14.58%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (14.58%) Technical Analysis
4 7 (14.58%) Workflow
5 5 (10.42%) Data Protection
5 5 (10.42%) Document Management
5 5 (10.42%) High Availability
5 5 (10.42%) Information Management
5 5 (10.42%) Information Security
5 5 (10.42%) Portfolio Management
5 5 (10.42%) Problem Management
5 5 (10.42%) SDLC
5 5 (10.42%) Test Scripting
6 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.33%) Change Control
6 4 (8.33%) DevOps
6 4 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.25%) PHP
4 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.17%) Perl
4 2 (4.17%) Python
4 2 (4.17%) VBScript
5 1 (2.08%) Go
5 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) CISSP
2 5 (10.42%) CISA
2 5 (10.42%) CRISC
3 4 (8.33%) CISM
3 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.17%) CCNA
5 2 (4.17%) CCNP
5 2 (4.17%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (4.17%) Degree
5 2 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (4.17%) MCP
5 2 (4.17%) MCSA
5 2 (4.17%) MCTS
6 1 (2.08%) AWS Certification
6 1 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.08%) ISACA
6 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.08%) SANS
6 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) GDPR
2 3 (6.25%) QA
3 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.33%) Docker
2 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.17%) vSphere
5 1 (2.08%) iptables
5 1 (2.08%) NFS
5 1 (2.08%) Samba
5 1 (2.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.08%) VMware NSX
5 1 (2.08%) XenApp
5 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) Puppet
2 4 (8.33%) Ansible
2 4 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.17%) EMC VPLEX
3 2 (4.17%) vCenter Server
3 2 (4.17%) WMI
4 1 (2.08%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) PowerBroker
4 1 (2.08%) SCCM
4 1 (2.08%) SCOM
4 1 (2.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) VMware
3 6 (12.50%) Cisco
4 5 (10.42%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (8.33%) Citrix
6 3 (6.25%) Brocade
7 2 (4.17%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.17%) Dell
7 2 (4.17%) EMC
7 2 (4.17%) EqualLogic
7 2 (4.17%) FireEye
7 2 (4.17%) IBM
7 2 (4.17%) McAfee
7 2 (4.17%) NetApp
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle
7 2 (4.17%) Palo Alto
7 2 (4.17%) Veeam
8 1 (2.08%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (2.08%) Remedy
8 1 (2.08%) Veritas