The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 25 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
England / East of England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 110 117
Rank change year-on-year +16 +7  
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 38 15 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.65% 0.60% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 0.75% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 13
Median daily rate £373 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.55% -2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £325 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £495 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
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 East of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1939 1997 2434
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 84.27% 80.07% 79.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1122 1153 1450
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 152 179
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.62 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.71% -16.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £47.50 £48.50
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 East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Disaster Recovery in the East of England

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery in the East of England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Disaster Recovery in the East of England

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disaster Recovery in the East of England

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +8 16 £375 +10.29% 3
Hertfordshire +3 7 £320 - 3
Bedfordshire -3 5 £413 -28.26% 4
Norfolk - 5 £360 -
Essex -11 4 £325 -31.57% 1
Suffolk +14 1 - -
Disaster Recovery
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 East of England region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 23 (40.35%) Business Continuity
2 15 (26.32%) WAN
3 14 (24.56%) Windows
3 14 (24.56%) VMware
3 14 (24.56%) Firewall
3 14 (24.56%) Data Centre
4 13 (22.81%) LAN
5 12 (21.05%) SQL
5 12 (21.05%) Active Directory
5 12 (21.05%) Migration
5 12 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
5 12 (21.05%) High Availability
6 11 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (19.30%) Service Management
7 10 (17.54%) Cisco
7 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
7 10 (17.54%) Problem Management
8 9 (15.79%) ITIL
8 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 9 (15.79%) Windows Server
9 8 (14.04%) BCP
9 8 (14.04%) Business Continuity Planning
10 7 (12.28%) FortiGate
10 7 (12.28%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (12.28%) SAN
11 6 (10.53%) Oracle
11 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (8.77%) PCI DSS
12 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
12 5 (8.77%) VMware ESXi

Disaster Recovery
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (7.02%) Skype for Business
2 3 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.26%) IBM Notes
2 3 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.51%) Apache
3 2 (3.51%) IIS
3 2 (3.51%) MediaWiki
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.75%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) SAP BPC
1 2 (3.51%) SAP MII
2 1 (1.75%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.75%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.26%) IaaS
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.32%) WAN
2 14 (24.56%) Firewall
3 13 (22.81%) LAN
4 7 (12.28%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (12.28%) SAN
5 5 (8.77%) NetScaler
5 5 (8.77%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (7.02%) BGP
6 4 (7.02%) DNS
6 4 (7.02%) Internet
6 4 (7.02%) Skype
6 4 (7.02%) Unified Communications
7 3 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (5.26%) EIGRP
7 3 (5.26%) OSPF
7 3 (5.26%) VoIP
7 3 (5.26%) Wireless
8 2 (3.51%) NAS
9 1 (1.75%) DHCP
9 1 (1.75%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.51%) DTS
4 2 (3.51%) MaxDB
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (3.51%) SAP BW
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) NWDI
General
1 5 (8.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Automotive
2 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.51%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.75%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Billing
3 1 (1.75%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.75%) Legal
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (17.54%) Architect
2 6 (10.53%) Administrator
2 6 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 5 (8.77%) Analyst
3 5 (8.77%) DBA
3 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (8.77%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 5 (8.77%) Team Leader
4 4 (7.02%) IT Manager
4 4 (7.02%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (7.02%) SQL DBA
5 3 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (5.26%) Network Specialist
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (5.26%) Technical Support
5 3 (5.26%) Technical Support Analyst
5 3 (5.26%) Voice Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) Java SE
2 2 (3.51%) .NET
2 2 (3.51%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.75%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.02%) Clustering
3 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.26%) Private Cloud
3 3 (5.26%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.75%) Digital Signage
4 1 (1.75%) NHS
4 1 (1.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.56%) Windows
2 9 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.77%) Linux
3 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.02%) Unix
4 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.51%) Debian
5 2 (3.51%) Solaris
5 2 (3.51%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (40.35%) Business Continuity
2 12 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
2 12 (21.05%) High Availability
2 12 (21.05%) Migration
3 11 (19.30%) Service Management
4 10 (17.54%) Problem Management
5 9 (15.79%) ITIL
6 8 (14.04%) BCP
6 8 (14.04%) Business Continuity Planning
7 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (8.77%) Business Transformation
8 5 (8.77%) CMMI
8 5 (8.77%) Security Management
8 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (7.02%) Change Management
9 4 (7.02%) Incident Management
9 4 (7.02%) Security Architecture
10 3 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (5.26%) Load Balancing
10 3 (5.26%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.05%) SQL
2 4 (7.02%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.75%) Java
5 1 (1.75%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) CCNP
2 4 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.02%) MCSE
3 3 (5.26%) CCIE
3 3 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.51%) BC Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) CCA
4 2 (3.51%) CCIE Security
4 2 (3.51%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (3.51%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (3.51%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) HP APS
4 2 (3.51%) MCDBA
4 2 (3.51%) MCSA
4 2 (3.51%) OCP
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (3.51%) Security+ Certification
4 2 (3.51%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.51%) SLA
3 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 12 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 11 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.77%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (8.77%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (7.02%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (3.51%) Terminal Services
6 2 (3.51%) XenApp
7 1 (1.75%) Firmware
7 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) FortiGate
2 3 (5.26%) Backup Exec
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (3.51%) Data Guard
3 2 (3.51%) EMC Navisphere
3 2 (3.51%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (3.51%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (24.56%) VMware
2 10 (17.54%) Cisco
3 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.53%) Oracle
5 4 (7.02%) HP
5 4 (7.02%) SAP
6 3 (5.26%) Avaya
6 3 (5.26%) Lotus
6 3 (5.26%) NetApp
7 2 (3.51%) Citrix
7 2 (3.51%) EMC
7 2 (3.51%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.51%) Meru Networks
7 2 (3.51%) Sybase
7 2 (3.51%) Trustwave
7 2 (3.51%) Virgin Media
8 1 (1.75%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.75%) Sophos
8 1 (1.75%) Tandberg
8 1 (1.75%) Veeam