The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Disaster Recovery
UK / England
Rank 266 220 227
Rank change year-on-year -46 +7  
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 350 557 490
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.84% 1.14% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.37% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 394 278
Median daily rate £425 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% -8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year - -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 9
Median hourly rate £19.50 £29.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.75% +45.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.10 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.20 £63.00 £37.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £48.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -54.16% +45.45%  

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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34518 40706 39240
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.29% 82.96% 79.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 22895 27022 24711
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 862 1004 1154
Median hourly rate £36.50 £37.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.35% +34.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £48.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Disaster Recovery in England

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery in England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Disaster Recovery in England

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disaster Recovery in England

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery in England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Disaster Recovery in England

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
London -14 170 £450 - 30
South East -71 67 £450 +20.00% 19
North West 0 27 £350 -6.66% 15
East of England -5 20 £363 +11.53% 12
South West -15 15 £338 -10.00% 3
Yorkshire +22 13 £388 +13.97% 10
East Midlands -9 13 £338 -19.16% 5
North East -15 13 £390 +35.53% 5
West Midlands +10 11 £370 +21.31% 18
Disaster Recovery
UK

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 246 (34.02%) Windows
2 189 (26.14%) ITIL
2 189 (26.14%) Microsoft
3 169 (23.37%) SQL
4 165 (22.82%) Linux
5 162 (22.41%) High Availability
6 147 (20.33%) Business Continuity
7 141 (19.50%) Data Centre
8 136 (18.81%) Oracle
9 135 (18.67%) VMware
10 133 (18.40%) Finance
11 132 (18.26%) Migration
12 129 (17.84%) SQL Server
13 110 (15.21%) Agile Software Development
14 109 (15.08%) Active Directory
15 108 (14.94%) Firewall
16 105 (14.52%) Unix
17 103 (14.25%) Cisco
18 102 (14.11%) Windows Server
19 100 (13.83%) Replication
20 94 (13.00%) VMware Infrastructure
21 88 (12.17%) Security Cleared
21 88 (12.17%) Microsoft Azure
22 85 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
23 81 (11.20%) Project Management
24 80 (11.07%) Service Management
25 78 (10.79%) Change Management
25 78 (10.79%) SAN
25 78 (10.79%) WAN
25 78 (10.79%) DevOps

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in 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 53 (7.33%) MS Exchange
2 39 (5.39%) IIS
3 33 (4.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (4.56%) SharePoint
4 22 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 19 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (2.21%) Skype for Business
7 15 (2.07%) WebLogic
8 11 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (1.11%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.97%) Apache
10 7 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (0.97%) OpenStack
10 7 (0.97%) Oracle Application Server
11 5 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.69%) Confluence
11 5 (0.69%) SAS
12 4 (0.55%) JBoss
12 4 (0.55%) MQSeries
12 4 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 74 (10.24%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.18%) MS Office
3 17 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.55%) MS Project
5 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.41%) SAP BPC
3 3 (0.41%) SAP MII
3 3 (0.41%) Staffware
4 2 (0.28%) Northgate Housing
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.28%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.14%) BondVision
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.14%) Eikon
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.14%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 88 (12.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 85 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
3 52 (7.19%) IaaS
4 45 (6.22%) Office 365
5 34 (4.70%) SaaS
6 29 (4.01%) AWS CloudFormation
6 29 (4.01%) PaaS
7 15 (2.07%) Azure Active Directory
8 10 (1.38%) Mimecast
9 9 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (1.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 8 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.83%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.41%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.28%) Heroku
13 2 (0.28%) Yammer
14 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudTrail
14 1 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 108 (14.94%) Firewall
2 78 (10.79%) SAN
2 78 (10.79%) WAN
3 73 (10.10%) DNS
4 64 (8.85%) LAN
5 47 (6.50%) VPN
6 38 (5.26%) NAS
7 37 (5.12%) TCP/IP
8 31 (4.29%) Unified Communications
9 30 (4.15%) VoIP
10 29 (4.01%) Network Security
11 27 (3.73%) DHCP
12 26 (3.60%) LDAP
13 21 (2.90%) VLAN
14 20 (2.77%) SSH
14 20 (2.77%) SSL
15 18 (2.49%) FTP
15 18 (2.49%) MPLS
16 17 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
16 17 (2.35%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (17.84%) SQL Server
2 51 (7.05%) Oracle Database
3 42 (5.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 28 (3.87%) DB2
7 27 (3.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 26 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 26 (3.60%) SQL Server 2014
9 25 (3.46%) MySQL
10 18 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
12 16 (2.21%) Relational Database
13 14 (1.94%) Amazon RDS
13 14 (1.94%) MongoDB
14 13 (1.80%) Oracle Database 12c
15 12 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
16 10 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
17 9 (1.24%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 19 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 14 (1.94%) JIRA
3 10 (1.38%) Git (software)
3 10 (1.38%) TeamCity
4 9 (1.24%) Oracle APEX
4 9 (1.24%) Oracle Forms
4 9 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (1.11%) Selenium
6 7 (0.97%) HP UFT
6 7 (0.97%) JUnit
7 4 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (0.41%) NWDI
8 3 (0.41%) SonarQube
8 3 (0.41%) Subversion
9 2 (0.28%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.28%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.28%) Toad
10 1 (0.14%) AdminStudio
10 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 133 (18.40%) Finance
2 44 (6.09%) Banking
3 29 (4.01%) Telecoms
4 28 (3.87%) Retail
5 22 (3.04%) Legal
6 11 (1.52%) Financial Institution
6 11 (1.52%) Front Office
6 11 (1.52%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.24%) Law
7 9 (1.24%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.11%) Back Office
8 8 (1.11%) Local Government
9 6 (0.83%) Electronics
9 6 (0.83%) Marketing
10 4 (0.55%) Billing
10 4 (0.55%) Publishing
10 4 (0.55%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.41%) Advertising
11 3 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 93 (12.86%) DBA
2 83 (11.48%) Architect
3 78 (10.79%) Administrator
3 78 (10.79%) Analyst
4 58 (8.02%) SQL DBA
5 40 (5.53%) Consultant
6 32 (4.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 30 (4.15%) Project Manager
8 28 (3.87%) DevOps Engineer
9 25 (3.46%) Infrastructure Architect
9 25 (3.46%) Service Manager
10 24 (3.32%) Cloud Architect
11 23 (3.18%) Infrastructure Manager
11 23 (3.18%) SQL Server DBA
11 23 (3.18%) Windows Engineer
12 21 (2.90%) Network Engineer
13 20 (2.77%) Unix Administrator
14 19 (2.63%) Oracle DBA
14 19 (2.63%) Technical Architect
14 19 (2.63%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.77%) .NET
2 14 (1.94%) Web Services
3 13 (1.80%) Middleware
4 10 (1.38%) SAP Basis
5 9 (1.24%) Elastic Stack
6 8 (1.11%) HTML
7 7 (0.97%) Django
7 7 (0.97%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 6 (0.83%) boto
8 6 (0.83%) SOAP
9 5 (0.69%) ASP.NET
9 5 (0.69%) J2EE
9 5 (0.69%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (0.55%) HTML5
11 3 (0.41%) Java SE
11 3 (0.41%) Kafka
11 3 (0.41%) ODBC
11 3 (0.41%) Regular Expression
11 3 (0.41%) WAP
12 2 (0.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 141 (19.50%) Data Centre
2 100 (13.83%) Replication
3 68 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (6.50%) Clustering
4 47 (6.50%) Management Information System
5 24 (3.32%) Enterprise Storage
6 18 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (1.94%) Public Cloud
8 11 (1.52%) Private Cloud
9 10 (1.38%) Computer Science
10 9 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
10 9 (1.24%) Mainframe
11 8 (1.11%) Blackberry
11 8 (1.11%) Driving Licence
11 8 (1.11%) IVR
11 8 (1.11%) PKI
12 7 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
12 7 (0.97%) Symmetrix
13 6 (0.83%) EMC VNX
14 5 (0.69%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 246 (34.02%) Windows
2 165 (22.82%) Linux
3 105 (14.52%) Unix
4 102 (14.11%) Windows Server
5 66 (9.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 52 (7.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 49 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 46 (6.36%) Solaris
9 31 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 27 (3.73%) AIX
11 18 (2.49%) Windows 7
12 15 (2.07%) HPUX
13 10 (1.38%) Windows 10
14 9 (1.24%) CentOS
14 9 (1.24%) SUSE
15 7 (0.97%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 7 (0.97%) VME
15 7 (0.97%) VMS
16 6 (0.83%) Data ONTAP
17 5 (0.69%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (26.14%) ITIL
2 162 (22.41%) High Availability
3 147 (20.33%) Business Continuity
4 132 (18.26%) Migration
5 110 (15.21%) Agile Software Development
6 81 (11.20%) Project Management
7 80 (11.07%) Service Management
8 78 (10.79%) Change Management
8 78 (10.79%) DevOps
9 69 (9.54%) Performance Tuning
10 54 (7.47%) Load Balancing
11 52 (7.19%) PRINCE2
12 51 (7.05%) Capacity Planning
13 48 (6.64%) Problem Management
14 42 (5.81%) Information Security
14 42 (5.81%) ITIL V3
15 41 (5.67%) Configuration Management
15 41 (5.67%) Incident Management
15 41 (5.67%) Service Delivery
16 38 (5.26%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 169 (23.37%) SQL
2 66 (9.13%) PowerShell
3 43 (5.95%) Python
4 32 (4.43%) T-SQL
5 25 (3.46%) Java
6 20 (2.77%) Perl
7 12 (1.66%) C#
8 10 (1.38%) PL/SQL
8 10 (1.38%) Ruby
8 10 (1.38%) Shell Script
8 10 (1.38%) VB
9 9 (1.24%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.11%) VBScript
11 6 (0.83%) C
12 5 (0.69%) AWK
12 5 (0.69%) COBOL
13 4 (0.55%) Korn
13 4 (0.55%) VB6
14 3 (0.41%) C++
14 3 (0.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 88 (12.17%) Security Cleared
2 66 (9.13%) SC Cleared
3 47 (6.50%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (6.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 39 (5.39%) Degree
6 30 (4.15%) MCSE
7 29 (4.01%) CCNA
8 24 (3.32%) CISSP
9 19 (2.63%) CCIE
10 15 (2.07%) MCITP
11 14 (1.94%) CCNP
12 13 (1.80%) BPSS Clearance
13 11 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (1.24%) MCP
14 9 (1.24%) MCSA
15 8 (1.11%) ISEB
16 7 (0.97%) BC Cleared
16 7 (0.97%) DV Cleared
17 6 (0.83%) CISA
17 6 (0.83%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.39%) SLA
2 34 (4.70%) PCI DSS
3 24 (3.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (2.35%) QA
5 10 (1.38%) Disclosure Scotland
6 8 (1.11%) ISO22301
7 6 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.55%) PMO
9 3 (0.41%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.28%) BS25999
10 2 (0.28%) BS7799
10 2 (0.28%) GDPR
10 2 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.14%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.14%) MiFID
11 1 (0.14%) RMADS
System Software
1 109 (15.08%) Active Directory
2 94 (13.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (5.53%) Hyper-V
4 26 (3.60%) NFS
5 23 (3.18%) Virtual Servers
6 21 (2.90%) Veritas File System
7 18 (2.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 15 (2.07%) Docker
8 15 (2.07%) vSphere
9 14 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
10 13 (1.80%) Oracle RAC
11 12 (1.66%) VMware ESX
11 12 (1.66%) XenApp
12 11 (1.52%) Terminal Services
13 9 (1.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 7 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
14 7 (0.97%) SRDF
14 7 (0.97%) XenDesktop
15 6 (0.83%) Firmware
15 6 (0.83%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 45 (6.22%) Puppet
2 38 (5.26%) SCCM
3 31 (4.29%) SCOM
4 30 (4.15%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (3.87%) Ansible
6 23 (3.18%) Nagios
7 22 (3.04%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 16 (2.21%) Oracle RMAN
9 15 (2.07%) Data Guard
9 15 (2.07%) NetBackup
10 13 (1.80%) EMC Navisphere
11 12 (1.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 7 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
12 7 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
13 6 (0.83%) Control-M
13 6 (0.83%) Kibana
13 6 (0.83%) logstash
13 6 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
13 6 (0.83%) SCOrch
14 5 (0.69%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 189 (26.14%) Microsoft
2 136 (18.81%) Oracle
3 135 (18.67%) VMware
4 103 (14.25%) Cisco
5 58 (8.02%) NetApp
6 55 (7.61%) HP
7 45 (6.22%) Citrix
7 45 (6.22%) Red Hat
8 32 (4.43%) IBM
9 28 (3.87%) EMC
10 27 (3.73%) CheckPoint
10 27 (3.73%) Veritas
11 24 (3.32%) Sun
12 23 (3.18%) SAP
13 17 (2.35%) F5
14 16 (2.21%) Brocade
14 16 (2.21%) Juniper
15 14 (1.94%) Dell
16 13 (1.80%) Symantec
17 11 (1.52%) Avaya
West Midlands
Venn Group
Rate: £500 Per Day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
South Yorkshire
Rullion
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Icore Tech
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Icore Tech
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Letchworth Garden City
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £150 to £160 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sudbury, Suffolk
Icore Tech
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sudbury, Suffolk
Icore Tech
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago