Period
to 27 October 2021

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 27 October 2021 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
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 141 95 175
Rank change year-on-year -46 +80 +15
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 39 23 57
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.00% 1.28% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.43% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 18 47
10th Percentile £275 £221 £313
25th Percentile £350 £238 £416
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £443 £500
Median % change year-on-year +12.99% -11.50% +13.96%
75th Percentile £634 £499 £560
90th Percentile £650 £541 £588
Central London median daily rate £500 £443 £500
% change year-on-year +12.99% -11.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £23.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £23.00 £22.93
% change year-on-year - +0.31% -

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 3,570 1,606 5,377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.19% 89.22% 90.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,707 1,205 4,294
10th Percentile £363 £313 £325
25th Percentile £463 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £523 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -0.48% +3.96%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £600
90th Percentile £750 £675 £676
Central London median daily rate £550 £515 £513
% change year-on-year +6.80% +0.49% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 30 61
10th Percentile £12.10 £14.95 £12.00
25th Percentile £19.88 £18.13 £12.76
Median hourly rate £32.00 £32.00 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year - +68.42% +1.60%
75th Percentile £42.50 £44.50 £26.00
90th Percentile £62.35 £47.75 £49.31
Central London median hourly rate £32.20 £32.00 £20.42
% change year-on-year +0.63% +56.75% +9.17%

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Disaster Recovery as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Disaster Recovery in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Disaster Recovery in the City of London

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Disaster Recovery in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Disaster Recovery in the City of London

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Disaster Recovery in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Disaster Recovery in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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 (35.90%) Finance
1 14 (35.90%) Banking
2 13 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 12 (30.77%) Oracle
3 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 11 (28.21%) SQL
4 11 (28.21%) Windows
5 10 (25.64%) Oracle Database
6 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 9 (23.08%) EMC
7 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
7 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Excel
7 8 (20.51%) C#
7 8 (20.51%) VBA
7 8 (20.51%) .NET
7 8 (20.51%) Business Continuity
7 8 (20.51%) QA
8 7 (17.95%) .NET Framework
8 7 (17.95%) Data Analysis
8 7 (17.95%) VB
8 7 (17.95%) VB.NET
8 7 (17.95%) Linux
8 7 (17.95%) Cisco
8 7 (17.95%) Social Skills
9 6 (15.38%) Storage Management
9 6 (15.38%) SAN
9 6 (15.38%) VMware
9 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
10 5 (12.82%) Windows Server
10 5 (12.82%) DevOps

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 13 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.69%) IIS
3 2 (5.13%) Confluence
3 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) CICS
4 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.56%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) AWS
2 3 (7.69%) Azure
2 3 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft 365
2 3 (7.69%) PaaS
2 3 (7.69%) SaaS
3 2 (5.13%) GCP
3 2 (5.13%) GitHub
3 2 (5.13%) IaaS
3 2 (5.13%) OneDrive
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon ECS
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.56%) AWS Fargate
4 1 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.56%) Serverless
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) SAN
2 4 (10.26%) Firewall
2 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.69%) NAS
4 2 (5.13%) DNS
4 2 (5.13%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.56%) Internet
5 1 (2.56%) LAN
5 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.56%) VSAN
5 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 10 (25.64%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.69%) Big Data
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.69%) Subversion
3 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.13%) JIRA
3 2 (5.13%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.56%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (35.90%) Banking
1 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Social Skills
3 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.69%) Documentation Skills
5 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
5 2 (5.13%) Influencing Skills
5 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.13%) Legal
5 2 (5.13%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (2.56%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) SharePoint Developer
3 5 (12.82%) C# Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Operations Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) DBA
5 3 (7.69%) IT Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) IT Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) IT Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Operations Business Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 2 (5.13%) Data Centre Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Data Centre Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Data Centre Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Resilience Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) .NET
2 7 (17.95%) .NET Framework
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (5.13%) LDAP
4 2 (5.13%) REST
4 2 (5.13%) Web Services
5 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.13%) Cyberattack
2 2 (5.13%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (5.13%) Replication
2 2 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.56%) Legacy Systems
3 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Linux
3 5 (12.82%) Unix
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.13%) Solaris
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Business Continuity
2 7 (17.95%) Data Analysis
3 6 (15.38%) Storage Management
4 5 (12.82%) Change Management
4 5 (12.82%) DevOps
4 5 (12.82%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (10.26%) Project Delivery
5 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.69%) Break/Fix
6 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (7.69%) High Availability
6 3 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (7.69%) Problem Management
6 3 (7.69%) Process Improvement
6 3 (7.69%) Release Management
6 3 (7.69%) Security Hardening
6 3 (7.69%) Server Management
6 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) SQL
2 8 (20.51%) C#
2 8 (20.51%) VBA
3 7 (17.95%) VB
3 7 (17.95%) VB.NET
4 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL
5 4 (10.26%) Python
5 4 (10.26%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.13%) Perl
6 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.56%) C++
7 1 (2.56%) Java
7 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) OCP
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (5.13%) CCENT
2 2 (5.13%) CCNA
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) MCSA
2 2 (5.13%) MCSE
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.56%) PMP
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) NIST
3 1 (2.56%) GDPR
3 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.26%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.26%) vSphere
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.56%) Docker
4 1 (2.56%) NFS
4 1 (2.56%) Veritas File System
4 1 (2.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Ansible
2 3 (7.69%) Data Guard
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (7.69%) SCCM
3 2 (5.13%) Control-M
3 2 (5.13%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (5.13%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.13%) Netcool
3 2 (5.13%) QRadar
3 2 (5.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (5.13%) Tivoli
3 2 (5.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (5.13%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.56%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.56%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Oracle
2 9 (23.08%) EMC
2 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.95%) Cisco
4 6 (15.38%) VMware
5 5 (12.82%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.13%) Avaya
6 2 (5.13%) Bloomberg
6 2 (5.13%) BMC
6 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.13%) Citrix
6 2 (5.13%) Dell
6 2 (5.13%) Forcepoint
6 2 (5.13%) HP
6 2 (5.13%) IBM
6 2 (5.13%) NetApp
6 2 (5.13%) Qualys
6 2 (5.13%) Symantec
6 2 (5.13%) Trend Micro
6 2 (5.13%) Veritas