Period
to 9 May 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 9 May 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
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 108 140 203
Rank change year-on-year +32 +63 0
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 39 21 51
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.44% 0.60% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 0.69% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 14 41
10th Percentile £406 £178 £328
25th Percentile £461 £316 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £432 £500
Median % change year-on-year +15.67% -13.55% +11.11%
75th Percentile £713 £528 £550
90th Percentile " £596 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £438 £500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +5.26%

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 2,456 3,024 5,864
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.83% 86.97% 89.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,796 2,249 4,551
10th Percentile £338 £331 £325
25th Percentile £431 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £518 £525
Median % change year-on-year +1.45% -1.43% +3.96%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £600
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 52 51
10th Percentile £9.05 £12.42 £11.25
25th Percentile £12.28 £14.28 £13.62
Median hourly rate £20.48 £24.06 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -14.90% +20.30% +6.95%
75th Percentile £28.94 £38.88 £37.50
90th Percentile £41.28 £52.25 £44.80
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year -17.08% +20.60% +1.27%

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 9 May 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 9 May 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 23 (58.97%) Finance
2 17 (43.59%) Replication
3 16 (41.03%) IBM
3 16 (41.03%) Social Skills
4 15 (38.46%) Migration
5 14 (35.90%) Business Continuity
5 14 (35.90%) Project Management
6 13 (33.33%) SAN
6 13 (33.33%) Windows
6 13 (33.33%) Python
6 13 (33.33%) VMware
6 13 (33.33%) High Availability
7 12 (30.77%) NAS
8 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (28.21%) QA
8 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Office
8 11 (28.21%) Oracle
8 11 (28.21%) Project Delivery
9 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
9 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
9 10 (25.64%) Linux
9 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
9 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
9 10 (25.64%) Azure
9 10 (25.64%) AWS
10 9 (23.08%) LPAR
10 9 (23.08%) PowerHA
10 9 (23.08%) Project Governance
10 9 (23.08%) Apple iOS
10 9 (23.08%) iSeries

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 (20.51%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.69%) Confluence
4 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.64%) AWS
1 10 (25.64%) Azure
2 9 (23.08%) IaaS
3 7 (17.95%) GCP
4 6 (15.38%) GitHub
4 6 (15.38%) Microsoft 365
5 4 (10.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (10.26%) PaaS
6 3 (7.69%) Amazon ECS
6 3 (7.69%) Datadog
6 3 (7.69%) OneDrive
7 2 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (5.13%) Amazon S3
7 2 (5.13%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (5.13%) npm
7 2 (5.13%) SaaS
7 2 (5.13%) Serverless
7 2 (5.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (5.13%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 13 (33.33%) SAN
2 12 (30.77%) NAS
3 9 (23.08%) FTP
3 9 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.26%) DNS
5 3 (7.69%) Firewall
5 3 (7.69%) Kerberos
6 2 (5.13%) LAN
6 2 (5.13%) WAN
7 1 (2.56%) BGP
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.56%) DHCP
7 1 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.56%) Network Security
7 1 (2.56%) OSPF
7 1 (2.56%) VPN
7 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.56%) Wireless
7 1 (2.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.08%) DB2
3 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database
4 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (5.13%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (5.13%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.13%) MySQL
6 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.56%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.82%) Bitbucket
3 4 (10.26%) JIRA
4 3 (7.69%) Gerrit
4 3 (7.69%) GitLab
4 3 (7.69%) Subversion
4 3 (7.69%) TeamCity
5 2 (5.13%) Gradle
5 2 (5.13%) Maven
5 2 (5.13%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 23 (58.97%) Finance
2 16 (41.03%) Social Skills
3 9 (23.08%) Banking
4 5 (12.82%) Influencing Skills
5 3 (7.69%) Financial Institution
6 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.13%) Back Office
6 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
6 2 (5.13%) Law
6 2 (5.13%) Legal
6 2 (5.13%) Retail
7 1 (2.56%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Project Manager
2 6 (15.38%) Administrator
3 5 (12.82%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) DBA
4 4 (10.26%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (10.26%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (5.13%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) Middleware
2 3 (7.69%) LDAP
2 3 (7.69%) Node.js
2 3 (7.69%) Regular Expression
3 2 (5.13%) .NET
3 2 (5.13%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (5.13%) Kafka
3 2 (5.13%) MSMQ
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (5.13%) REST
4 1 (2.56%) JSON
4 1 (2.56%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (43.59%) Replication
2 9 (23.08%) AS400
2 9 (23.08%) iSeries
2 9 (23.08%) LPAR
3 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (7.69%) Clustering
4 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.13%) SWIFT
6 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.56%) NHS
6 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.56%) Reference Data
6 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Windows
2 10 (25.64%) Linux
2 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
3 9 (23.08%) Apple iOS
4 5 (12.82%) Unix
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (7.69%) Windows 10
7 2 (5.13%) Solaris
7 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Migration
2 14 (35.90%) Business Continuity
2 14 (35.90%) Project Management
3 13 (33.33%) High Availability
4 11 (28.21%) Project Delivery
5 9 (23.08%) Matrix Organization
5 9 (23.08%) PRINCE2
5 9 (23.08%) Project Governance
5 9 (23.08%) Service Delivery
6 8 (20.51%) DevOps
6 8 (20.51%) ITIL
7 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
8 5 (12.82%) Business Case
8 5 (12.82%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 5 (12.82%) Emotional Intelligence
8 5 (12.82%) Security Hardening
9 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (10.26%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) Python
2 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
3 6 (15.38%) SQL
4 3 (7.69%) Java
5 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.13%) Go
5 2 (5.13%) Perl
5 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) PMP
2 2 (5.13%) MCSE
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.21%) QA
2 3 (7.69%) SLA
3 2 (5.13%) GDPR
3 2 (5.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
3 9 (23.08%) PowerHA
4 8 (20.51%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (10.26%) Docker
6 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
6 3 (7.69%) NFS
6 3 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (7.69%) vSphere
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (5.13%) Veritas File System
7 2 (5.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (2.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Ansible
2 5 (12.82%) Grafana
3 3 (7.69%) Control-M
3 3 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (7.69%) Netcool
3 3 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (7.69%) Prometheus
3 3 (7.69%) Puppet
3 3 (7.69%) QRadar
3 3 (7.69%) Salt
3 3 (7.69%) Tivoli
3 3 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (5.13%) Foglight
4 2 (5.13%) Nagios
4 2 (5.13%) NetBackup
4 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (5.13%) SCOM
4 2 (5.13%) Terraform
4 2 (5.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) IBM
2 13 (33.33%) VMware
3 11 (28.21%) Oracle
4 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
5 6 (15.38%) Cisco
5 6 (15.38%) Splunk
6 5 (12.82%) Dell
6 5 (12.82%) EMC
7 4 (10.26%) BMC
7 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
8 3 (7.69%) CyberArk
8 3 (7.69%) Delphix
8 3 (7.69%) Qualys
8 3 (7.69%) Symantec
9 2 (5.13%) Forcepoint
9 2 (5.13%) Ivanti
9 2 (5.13%) Linedata
9 2 (5.13%) NetApp
9 2 (5.13%) SaltStack
9 2 (5.13%) Trend Micro