Period
to 25 February 2020

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 25 February 2020 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
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 158 196 182
Rank change year-on-year +38 -14 -9
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 33 62 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.70% 0.92% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 1.03% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 49 59
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -16.67%
10th Percentile £302 £143 £284
90th Percentile £618 £651 £684
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
City of London median hourly rate - - £19.75
Central London median hourly rate - £20.97 £19.75
% change year-on-year - +6.15% +46.30%

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 4,110 6,009 6,249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.37% 88.72% 89.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,102 4,694 4,972
City of London median daily rate £516 £525 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.67% +2.94% +4.62%
10th Percentile £318 £325 £330
90th Percentile £688 £675 £700
Central London median daily rate £510 £518 £500
% change year-on-year -1.45% +3.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 62 74
City of London median hourly rate £21.67 £20.32 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.61% +2.90% -3.66%
10th Percentile £12.43 £13.00 £11.67
90th Percentile £52.15 £37.09 £44.80
Central London median hourly rate £22.62 £20.00 £21.11
% change year-on-year +13.09% -5.27% +5.99%

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 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 2020. 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 £500 -
Disaster Recovery
Central London

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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 18 (54.55%) Azure
2 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
3 16 (48.48%) SQL
4 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 13 (39.39%) Windows
6 12 (36.36%) Firewall
7 11 (33.33%) Office 365
8 10 (30.30%) PowerShell
8 10 (30.30%) VB
9 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
10 8 (24.24%) Migration
11 7 (21.21%) Oracle
11 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Intune
11 7 (21.21%) Application Packaging
11 7 (21.21%) Load Balancing
11 7 (21.21%) SCCM
11 7 (21.21%) Service Design
11 7 (21.21%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (18.18%) .NET
12 6 (18.18%) Finance
13 5 (15.15%) ITIL
13 5 (15.15%) Linux
13 5 (15.15%) Change Management
13 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
13 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
14 4 (12.12%) IaaS
14 4 (12.12%) Docker
14 4 (12.12%) PaaS
14 4 (12.12%) High Availability

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 (6.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (3.03%) Aareon QL
Cloud Services
1 18 (54.55%) Azure
2 11 (33.33%) Office 365
3 7 (21.21%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (12.12%) IaaS
4 4 (12.12%) PaaS
5 2 (6.06%) AWS
5 2 (6.06%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 2 (6.06%) GitHub
5 2 (6.06%) Mimecast
6 1 (3.03%) Boomi
6 1 (3.03%) iPaaS
6 1 (3.03%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) Firewall
2 4 (12.12%) WAN
3 3 (9.09%) LAN
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco Firepower
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (6.06%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (6.06%) MPLS
4 2 (6.06%) Network Security
4 2 (6.06%) TACACS
4 2 (6.06%) VoIP
4 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.03%) SAN
5 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.03%) Power BI
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
1 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Public Sector
4 1 (3.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Azure Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Administrator
3 7 (21.21%) Azure Administrator
3 7 (21.21%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Architect
5 5 (15.15%) Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Network Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
7 3 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) DBA
8 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Network Support
8 2 (6.06%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 3 (9.09%) WinForms
2 3 (9.09%) WPF
3 2 (6.06%) .NET Core
3 2 (6.06%) ADSI
3 2 (6.06%) LDAP
4 1 (3.03%) COM
4 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.06%) SWIFT
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Linux
3 4 (12.12%) Unix
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Migration
2 7 (21.21%) Application Packaging
2 7 (21.21%) Load Balancing
2 7 (21.21%) Service Design
3 5 (15.15%) Change Management
3 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (15.15%) ITIL
4 4 (12.12%) High Availability
5 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) DevOps
5 3 (9.09%) Microservices
5 3 (9.09%) OO
5 3 (9.09%) OOP
5 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.06%) Identity Management
6 2 (6.06%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) SQL
2 10 (30.30%) PowerShell
2 10 (30.30%) VB
3 4 (12.12%) C#
4 3 (9.09%) VBA
5 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.06%) XPath
6 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) CCNA
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.03%) PMP
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.03%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) Docker
3 2 (6.06%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
3 2 (6.06%) Firmware
4 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Intune
1 7 (21.21%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) Ansible
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (6.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (6.06%) Kubernetes
2 2 (6.06%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) Citrix
3 3 (9.09%) VMware
4 2 (6.06%) Bloomberg
4 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco
4 2 (6.06%) CommVault
4 2 (6.06%) Sophos
5 1 (3.03%) Aareon
5 1 (3.03%) Apple
5 1 (3.03%) Aruba
5 1 (3.03%) CODA
5 1 (3.03%) Dell
5 1 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds