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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 137 163
Rank change year-on-year -12 +26  
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 17 28 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.52% 0.83% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.96% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 36
Median daily rate £493 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.88% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £288 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £500 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £43.28 £27.25
% change year-on-year -17.97% +58.82%  

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 2879 2907 4718
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.15% 85.93% 81.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2210 2380 3714
Median daily rate £500 £475 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 55
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £31.50 £56.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 24 June 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 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 24 June 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 19 (43.18%) Windows
2 17 (38.64%) Finance
3 16 (36.36%) ITIL
4 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
5 11 (25.00%) Change Management
5 11 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 9 (20.45%) Unix
6 9 (20.45%) Linux
6 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 8 (18.18%) SQL
7 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
7 8 (18.18%) Replication
7 8 (18.18%) VMware
7 8 (18.18%) Windows Server
8 7 (15.91%) Firewall
8 7 (15.91%) DNS
8 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (15.91%) High Availability
8 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
9 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (13.64%) DevOps
9 6 (13.64%) Cisco
9 6 (13.64%) HP
9 6 (13.64%) LAN
9 6 (13.64%) WAN
10 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
10 5 (11.36%) SLA
10 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery

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 4 (9.09%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.27%) SAP Portal
3 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) thinkFolio
2 1 (2.27%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (2.27%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (9.09%) IaaS
3 4 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.27%) Mimecast
5 1 (2.27%) Office 365
5 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) DNS
1 7 (15.91%) Firewall
2 6 (13.64%) LAN
2 6 (13.64%) WAN
3 3 (6.82%) SAN
4 2 (4.55%) DHCP
4 2 (4.55%) Network Security
4 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.55%) VoIP
5 1 (2.27%) BGP
5 1 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.27%) Internet
5 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.27%) Multicast
5 1 (2.27%) NAS
5 1 (2.27%) Skype
5 1 (2.27%) SMTP
5 1 (2.27%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (9.09%) Apache Hive
3 4 (9.09%) Big Data
3 4 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.27%) DTS
6 1 (2.27%) OLAP
6 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (38.64%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Banking
2 5 (11.36%) Investment Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Financial Institution
4 3 (6.82%) Front Office
4 3 (6.82%) Legal
5 2 (4.55%) German Language
5 2 (4.55%) Law
5 2 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (13.64%) AWS Engineer
2 5 (11.36%) Architect
3 4 (9.09%) Big Data Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Data Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) DBA
3 4 (9.09%) Hadoop Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 3 (6.82%) Administrator
4 3 (6.82%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Break Fix Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Consultant
4 3 (6.82%) Designer
4 3 (6.82%) Hardware Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) IMAC Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (6.82%) IT Support
4 3 (6.82%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) J2EE
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.27%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (2.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (18.18%) Replication
3 2 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.55%) Clustering
3 2 (4.55%) CMDB
3 2 (4.55%) Hedge funds
3 2 (4.55%) iPad
3 2 (4.55%) iPhone
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Derivative
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (43.18%) Windows
2 9 (20.45%) Linux
2 9 (20.45%) Unix
3 8 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.82%) Solaris
5 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.27%) CentOS
7 1 (2.27%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) ITIL
2 11 (25.00%) Change Management
3 7 (15.91%) High Availability
4 6 (13.64%) DevOps
4 6 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
5 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
6 4 (9.09%) Analytics
6 4 (9.09%) Big Data Analytics
6 4 (9.09%) Business Continuity
6 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 4 (9.09%) Data Analytics
6 4 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 4 (9.09%) Project Management
6 4 (9.09%) Service Management
6 4 (9.09%) Time Management
7 3 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (6.82%) Database Security
7 3 (6.82%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) SQL
2 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.09%) R
4 3 (6.82%) Java
4 3 (6.82%) Python
4 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.27%) Korn
6 1 (2.27%) Perl
6 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
2 3 (6.82%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.27%) QA
4 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.27%) Firmware
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.27%) NFS
6 1 (2.27%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.27%) vSphere
6 1 (2.27%) XenApp
6 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (9.09%) SCOM
2 3 (6.82%) Ansible
2 3 (6.82%) Puppet
3 2 (4.55%) Data Guard
3 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (4.55%) SCCM
3 2 (4.55%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.27%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.27%) EdgeSight
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) Nagios
4 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (2.27%) Salt
4 1 (2.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.18%) VMware
3 6 (13.64%) Cisco
3 6 (13.64%) HP
4 4 (9.09%) Google
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle
5 3 (6.82%) Citrix
5 3 (6.82%) NetApp
5 3 (6.82%) WorldPay
6 2 (4.55%) Charles River
6 2 (4.55%) iManage
7 1 (2.27%) Concur
7 1 (2.27%) EMC
7 1 (2.27%) Kronos
7 1 (2.27%) Polycom
7 1 (2.27%) Reuters
7 1 (2.27%) SAP
7 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.27%) Sybase
7 1 (2.27%) Wyse
City, London
Harris Global
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago