The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 30 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 / Croydon
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 31 17
Rank change year-on-year +6 -14  
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 3 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 1.82% 2.57% 6.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 2.82% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 6
Median daily rate £345 £438 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.14% -10.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £358 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £374 £375 £385
% change year-on-year -0.33% -2.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £42.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -48.23% +28.78%  

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 Croydon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 137 248 105
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 83.03% 91.18% 88.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 211 88
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -47.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon 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 Croydon

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery in Croydon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Croydon

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery in Croydon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Croydon

For the 6 months to 30 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (62.50%) MPLS
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) Migration
3 5 (62.50%) Replication
3 5 (62.50%) Clustering
3 5 (62.50%) Terminal Services
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
3 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 5 (62.50%) VPN
3 5 (62.50%) SSL
3 5 (62.50%) Unix
3 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (62.50%) High Availability
3 5 (62.50%) VLAN
3 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
3 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (62.50%) Server Building
3 5 (62.50%) Remote Desktop
3 5 (62.50%) Identity Access Management

Disaster Recovery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) MPLS
1 5 (62.50%) Remote Desktop
1 5 (62.50%) SSL
1 5 (62.50%) VLAN
1 5 (62.50%) VPN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon RDS
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory Architect
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
1 5 (62.50%) Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Clustering
1 5 (62.50%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (62.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) High Availability
1 5 (62.50%) Identity Access Management
1 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
1 5 (62.50%) Migration
1 5 (62.50%) Server Building
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Security Hardening
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) CCIE
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) MCITP
2 4 (50.00%) MCP
2 4 (50.00%) MCSE
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Terminal Services
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) BladeLogic
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) Veeam