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 3 months to 28 March 2017 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
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 99 138
Rank change year-on-year -37 +39  
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 26 55 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.85% 1.64% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.87% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 34 44
Median daily rate £525 £475 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% +6.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £340 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £643 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year - -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.94% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £48.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -54.16% +45.45%  

Disaster Recovery is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2620 2945 4264
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.56% 87.81% 82.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2057 2356 3294
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 36
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -2.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Disaster Recovery as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery in the City of London.

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

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 25 (43.86%) High Availability
2 24 (42.11%) Finance
3 20 (35.09%) Migration
3 20 (35.09%) DevOps
4 19 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (31.58%) Puppet
6 17 (29.82%) Windows
6 17 (29.82%) Python
7 16 (28.07%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (28.07%) Data Migration
7 16 (28.07%) PCI DSS
7 16 (28.07%) AWS CloudFormation
7 16 (28.07%) Continuous Deployment
8 15 (26.32%) ITIL
9 13 (22.81%) Ansible
9 13 (22.81%) Data Centre
10 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
11 11 (19.30%) SQL
11 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
12 10 (17.54%) Replication
12 10 (17.54%) VMware
12 10 (17.54%) Financial Institution
13 9 (15.79%) Firewall
13 9 (15.79%) DNS
13 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (14.04%) PowerShell
14 8 (14.04%) Opscode Chef
14 8 (14.04%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (14.04%) Linux
15 7 (12.28%) Oracle

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 2 (3.51%) Apache
1 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.51%) IIS
1 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.75%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.75%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
2 1 (1.75%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 19 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (28.07%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (7.02%) IaaS
5 1 (1.75%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.75%) Office 365
5 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) DNS
1 9 (15.79%) Firewall
2 7 (12.28%) WAN
3 6 (10.53%) LAN
4 4 (7.02%) DHCP
4 4 (7.02%) SAN
5 2 (3.51%) Network Security
5 2 (3.51%) SSL
5 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.51%) VLAN
5 2 (3.51%) VoIP
6 1 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.75%) Internet
6 1 (1.75%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.75%) LDAP
6 1 (1.75%) NAS
6 1 (1.75%) SMTP
6 1 (1.75%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.75%) VPN
6 1 (1.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.75%) DTS
6 1 (1.75%) Ingres
6 1 (1.75%) MySQL
6 1 (1.75%) OLAP
6 1 (1.75%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.75%) JIRA
2 1 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 24 (42.11%) Finance
2 10 (17.54%) Financial Institution
3 5 (8.77%) Banking
4 4 (7.02%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.26%) Front Office
5 3 (5.26%) Legal
6 2 (3.51%) Law
6 2 (3.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (21.05%) AWS DevOps
2 12 (21.05%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (7.02%) DBA
3 4 (7.02%) Designer
3 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (7.02%) SQL DBA
4 3 (5.26%) Analyst
4 3 (5.26%) Architect
4 3 (5.26%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (5.26%) Break Fix Engineer
4 3 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (5.26%) Consultant
4 3 (5.26%) Developer
4 3 (5.26%) Hardware Engineer
4 3 (5.26%) IMAC Engineer
4 3 (5.26%) Java Engineer
4 3 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 3 (5.26%) Service Manager
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) Web Services
2 2 (3.51%) .NET
2 2 (3.51%) J2EE
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (3.51%) SOAP
3 1 (1.75%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) Data Centre
2 10 (17.54%) Replication
3 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.26%) Clustering
5 2 (3.51%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.75%) Derivative
6 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.75%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.75%) NHS
6 1 (1.75%) PKI
6 1 (1.75%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.82%) Windows
2 8 (14.04%) Linux
3 6 (10.53%) Unix
3 6 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.51%) CentOS
6 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.75%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (1.75%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.75%) Solaris
7 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.86%) High Availability
2 20 (35.09%) DevOps
2 20 (35.09%) Migration
3 16 (28.07%) Continuous Deployment
3 16 (28.07%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (28.07%) Data Migration
4 15 (26.32%) ITIL
5 8 (14.04%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (12.28%) Business Continuity
7 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.53%) Change Management
7 6 (10.53%) Configuration Management
7 6 (10.53%) Service Management
8 5 (8.77%) Project Management
8 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
9 4 (7.02%) Database Security
9 4 (7.02%) ETL
9 4 (7.02%) Time Management
10 3 (5.26%) Database Tuning
10 3 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.82%) Python
2 11 (19.30%) SQL
3 8 (14.04%) PowerShell
4 6 (10.53%) Java
5 4 (7.02%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.75%) C
7 1 (1.75%) Korn
7 1 (1.75%) Perl
7 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.75%) CCA
2 1 (1.75%) CCNA
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.75%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) JNCIA
2 1 (1.75%) MCSE
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (28.07%) PCI DSS
2 6 (10.53%) SLA
3 4 (7.02%) QA
4 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.28%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.02%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (3.51%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.75%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.75%) Firmware
5 1 (1.75%) NFS
5 1 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (31.58%) Puppet
2 13 (22.81%) Ansible
3 8 (14.04%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (5.26%) SCOM
5 2 (3.51%) Data Guard
5 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.75%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.75%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.75%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.75%) Nagios
6 1 (1.75%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.75%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.54%) VMware
3 7 (12.28%) HP
3 7 (12.28%) Oracle
4 6 (10.53%) Cisco
5 5 (8.77%) WorldPay
6 3 (5.26%) NetApp
7 2 (3.51%) iManage
8 1 (1.75%) Apple
8 1 (1.75%) Citrix
8 1 (1.75%) EMC
8 1 (1.75%) IBM
8 1 (1.75%) Juniper
8 1 (1.75%) Polycom
8 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.75%) Remedy
8 1 (1.75%) Reuters
8 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago