Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 307 306 252
Rank change year-on-year -1 -54 +8
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 775 817 1047
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.82% 0.83% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.99% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 542 629
England median daily rate £400 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +8.97% -8.24%
10th Percentile £263 £251 £260
90th Percentile £574 £575 £525
UK median daily rate £400 £410 £385
% change year-on-year -2.44% +6.49% -9.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 18
England median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +32.53% -15.31%
10th Percentile £15.18 £13.20 £13.68
90th Percentile £49.25 £43.28 £54.30
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £27.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year -13.76% +43.42% -19.15%

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 80039 82853 86098
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.68% 84.20% 81.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 53826 55230 56760
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1870 2132 2519
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.03 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% +18.42%

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Disaster Recovery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 -78 282 £451 -4.52% 47
South East 0 142 £375 -11.24% 23
Midlands +69 125 £350 -12.50% 12
North of England +39 116 £426 +26.07% 15
East of England +15 79 £375 +7.14% 16
East Midlands +45 64 £339 -15.31% 7
West Midlands +27 58 £370 -7.50% 5
Yorkshire +45 51 £465 +40.91% 7
North West -2 48 £423 +14.58% 7
South West +6 29 £473 +35.00% 9
North East +55 17 £400 +42.86% 1
Disaster Recovery
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 238 (30.71%) Windows
2 217 (28.00%) Linux
3 192 (24.77%) Microsoft
4 170 (21.94%) Active Directory
4 170 (21.94%) ITIL
5 158 (20.39%) SQL
6 155 (20.00%) Oracle
7 152 (19.61%) Finance
8 147 (18.97%) Unix
9 144 (18.58%) VMware
10 136 (17.55%) Business Continuity
11 131 (16.90%) Windows Server
12 128 (16.52%) Security Cleared
13 119 (15.35%) SQL Server
14 110 (14.19%) High Availability
15 107 (13.81%) SC Cleared
15 107 (13.81%) Data Centre
16 104 (13.42%) Agile Software Development
17 103 (13.29%) SAN
18 99 (12.77%) DNS
18 99 (12.77%) Migration
19 98 (12.65%) Perl
20 96 (12.39%) PowerShell
21 94 (12.13%) Cisco
22 90 (11.61%) Python
22 90 (11.61%) Firewall
23 86 (11.10%) VMware Infrastructure
24 85 (10.97%) Microsoft Azure
25 83 (10.71%) Solaris
26 82 (10.58%) Office 365

Disaster Recovery
Co-occurring 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 51 (6.58%) MS Exchange
2 25 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 23 (2.97%) Skype for Business
4 20 (2.58%) Apache Spark
4 20 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (2.58%) OpenStack
5 18 (2.32%) IIS
6 15 (1.94%) CMS
7 9 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (1.03%) Apache
8 8 (1.03%) SAS
9 7 (0.90%) Apache Solr
9 7 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
9 7 (0.90%) Confluence
9 7 (0.90%) Drupal
9 7 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.65%) JBoss
11 5 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (3.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (2.97%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.90%) Acrobat
4 7 (0.90%) PaintShop Pro
5 6 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.26%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 26 (3.35%) SAP ERP
2 8 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.26%) iTrent
5 2 (0.26%) Maximo
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 2 (0.26%) Salerio
5 2 (0.26%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.13%) BASE24
6 1 (0.13%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.13%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 85 (10.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 82 (10.58%) Office 365
3 72 (9.29%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (4.13%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (2.45%) GitHub
6 17 (2.19%) PaaS
7 12 (1.55%) IaaS
8 8 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (1.03%) SaaS
9 7 (0.90%) Mimecast
9 7 (0.90%) OneDrive
10 6 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.65%) IBM Cloud
12 4 (0.52%) Akamai
13 3 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.39%) Heroku
13 3 (0.39%) Serverless
14 2 (0.26%) G Suite
14 2 (0.26%) npm
14 2 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 103 (13.29%) SAN
2 99 (12.77%) DNS
3 90 (11.61%) Firewall
4 76 (9.81%) LAN
4 76 (9.81%) WAN
5 59 (7.61%) DHCP
5 59 (7.61%) TCP/IP
6 54 (6.97%) VPN
7 43 (5.55%) Unified Communications
8 35 (4.52%) VoIP
9 33 (4.26%) Internet
10 30 (3.87%) LDAP
11 24 (3.10%) NAS
12 22 (2.84%) Skype
13 20 (2.58%) Network Security
13 20 (2.58%) Wireless
14 16 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
15 15 (1.94%) Kerberos
16 14 (1.81%) MPLS
17 12 (1.55%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (15.35%) SQL Server
2 52 (6.71%) Oracle Database
3 29 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (3.35%) Big Data
4 26 (3.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (2.97%) Hadoop
6 21 (2.71%) DB2
6 21 (2.71%) Relational Database
7 20 (2.58%) Apache Hive
8 19 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (2.32%) HBase
9 18 (2.32%) MySQL
10 16 (2.06%) Impala
10 16 (2.06%) Sqoop
11 15 (1.94%) Oracle Database 12c
11 15 (1.94%) Oracle Exadata
11 15 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
11 15 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (1.42%) RDBMS
12 11 (1.42%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 29 (3.74%) Git (software)
2 22 (2.84%) JIRA
3 21 (2.71%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.16%) SpecFlow
5 6 (0.77%) Toad
6 5 (0.65%) LoadRunner
7 4 (0.52%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.52%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.39%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.26%) AdminStudio
9 2 (0.26%) Babel
9 2 (0.26%) Checkstyle
9 2 (0.26%) FindBugs
9 2 (0.26%) Gerrit
9 2 (0.26%) MSI
9 2 (0.26%) Subversion
9 2 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.26%) webpack
General
1 152 (19.61%) Finance
2 75 (9.68%) Banking
3 44 (5.68%) Telecoms
4 25 (3.23%) Legal
5 21 (2.71%) Automotive
6 17 (2.19%) Manufacturing
7 16 (2.06%) Marketing
7 16 (2.06%) Retail
8 14 (1.81%) Front Office
8 14 (1.81%) Investment Banking
9 12 (1.55%) Electronics
10 11 (1.42%) Law
11 9 (1.16%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.77%) German Language
12 6 (0.77%) Publishing
13 5 (0.65%) International Banking
13 5 (0.65%) Local Government
13 5 (0.65%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.39%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 87 (11.23%) Administrator
2 77 (9.94%) Analyst
3 76 (9.81%) DBA
4 71 (9.16%) Architect
5 49 (6.32%) Consultant
6 40 (5.16%) SQL DBA
7 39 (5.03%) Project Manager
8 38 (4.90%) Systems Administrator
9 36 (4.65%) Developer
9 36 (4.65%) Unix Engineer
10 35 (4.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 31 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
12 30 (3.87%) Support Analyst
13 28 (3.61%) Infrastructure Manager
14 26 (3.35%) IT Manager
14 26 (3.35%) Oracle DBA
15 22 (2.84%) Solaris Engineer
16 20 (2.58%) IT Support
16 20 (2.58%) Support Engineer
16 20 (2.58%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (5.29%) Web Services
2 28 (3.61%) .NET
3 21 (2.71%) XML
4 17 (2.19%) Sensu
5 16 (2.06%) Kafka
5 16 (2.06%) Spark Streaming
6 14 (1.81%) HTML
7 13 (1.68%) CSS
8 11 (1.42%) JSON
9 10 (1.29%) CSS3
9 10 (1.29%) HTML5
9 10 (1.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 10 (1.29%) XML Messaging
10 8 (1.03%) Ajax
10 8 (1.03%) jQuery
11 6 (0.77%) Middleware
11 6 (0.77%) Node.js
11 6 (0.77%) XMPP
12 5 (0.65%) .NET Framework
12 5 (0.65%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 107 (13.81%) Data Centre
2 62 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 61 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (6.97%) Clustering
5 50 (6.45%) Replication
6 33 (4.26%) Computer Science
7 23 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (2.19%) Blackberry
8 17 (2.19%) Private Cloud
9 13 (1.68%) PKI
10 12 (1.55%) Microsoft Licensing
10 12 (1.55%) Virtual Team
11 11 (1.42%) User Experience
12 10 (1.29%) Mainframe
12 10 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
13 9 (1.16%) CMDB
13 9 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
14 8 (1.03%) iPad
14 8 (1.03%) Public Cloud
15 7 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 238 (30.71%) Windows
2 217 (28.00%) Linux
3 147 (18.97%) Unix
4 131 (16.90%) Windows Server
5 83 (10.71%) Solaris
6 71 (9.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 64 (8.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 42 (5.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 40 (5.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 33 (4.26%) SUSE
11 31 (4.00%) Windows 7
12 30 (3.87%) AIX
13 24 (3.10%) Windows 10
14 16 (2.06%) CentOS
15 10 (1.29%) Oracle Linux
16 7 (0.90%) Apple iOS
17 5 (0.65%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.52%) Windows Vista
19 3 (0.39%) Data ONTAP
19 3 (0.39%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (21.94%) ITIL
2 136 (17.55%) Business Continuity
3 110 (14.19%) High Availability
4 104 (13.42%) Agile Software Development
5 99 (12.77%) Migration
6 74 (9.55%) Change Management
7 70 (9.03%) Project Management
8 61 (7.87%) DevOps
8 61 (7.87%) Problem Management
9 55 (7.10%) Information Security
9 55 (7.10%) Performance Tuning
10 54 (6.97%) Capacity Planning
11 53 (6.84%) Service Management
12 52 (6.71%) Service Delivery
13 48 (6.19%) Incident Management
14 46 (5.94%) Configuration Management
15 43 (5.55%) Data Protection
15 43 (5.55%) ERP
16 41 (5.29%) ETL
17 38 (4.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 158 (20.39%) SQL
2 98 (12.65%) Perl
3 96 (12.39%) PowerShell
4 90 (11.61%) Python
5 48 (6.19%) Korn
6 47 (6.06%) Shell Script
7 41 (5.29%) Bash Shell
8 31 (4.00%) Java
9 30 (3.87%) T-SQL
10 25 (3.23%) C#
11 23 (2.97%) PL/SQL
12 22 (2.84%) JavaScript
13 20 (2.58%) PHP
14 19 (2.45%) Ruby
15 12 (1.55%) VBA
16 11 (1.42%) AWK
17 9 (1.16%) VB
17 9 (1.16%) VBScript
18 8 (1.03%) sed
19 4 (0.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 128 (16.52%) Security Cleared
2 107 (13.81%) SC Cleared
3 69 (8.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 64 (8.26%) Degree
5 49 (6.32%) MCSE
6 36 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (2.97%) CCNA
7 23 (2.97%) Computer Science Degree
8 21 (2.71%) ITIL Certification
9 20 (2.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 19 (2.45%) DV Cleared
11 17 (2.19%) MCP
12 11 (1.42%) CISSP
12 11 (1.42%) VCAP
13 10 (1.29%) CCIE
13 10 (1.29%) CCNP
14 8 (1.03%) CISM
14 8 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 7 (0.90%) AWS Certification
15 7 (0.90%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.06%) SLA
2 32 (4.13%) QA
3 18 (2.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (1.94%) PCI DSS
5 13 (1.68%) PMO
6 10 (1.29%) GDPR
7 5 (0.65%) COBIT
7 5 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.52%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.39%) GCP
9 3 (0.39%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.13%) RMADS
System Software
1 170 (21.94%) Active Directory
2 86 (11.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (8.26%) Hyper-V
4 40 (5.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 36 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
5 36 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (2.71%) vSphere
7 17 (2.19%) XenApp
8 16 (2.06%) Apache Flume
8 16 (2.06%) Oracle RAC
9 15 (1.94%) Docker
10 14 (1.81%) NFS
11 10 (1.29%) Veritas File System
11 10 (1.29%) Virtual Servers
12 9 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
12 9 (1.16%) Samba
13 8 (1.03%) SRDF
14 7 (0.90%) Firmware
15 6 (0.77%) Xen
16 5 (0.65%) Squid
Systems Management
1 49 (6.32%) Ansible
2 45 (5.81%) NetBackup
3 43 (5.55%) SCCM
4 39 (5.03%) Puppet
5 31 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (2.97%) SCOM
7 18 (2.32%) Nagios
8 16 (2.06%) McAfee ePO
9 15 (1.94%) Oracle RMAN
9 15 (1.94%) Prometheus
10 13 (1.68%) BladeLogic
10 13 (1.68%) Data Guard
11 11 (1.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 10 (1.29%) Kubernetes
13 9 (1.16%) Backup Exec
13 9 (1.16%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 9 (1.16%) WMI
14 8 (1.03%) Microsoft Clustering
15 7 (0.90%) SnapMirror
15 7 (0.90%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 192 (24.77%) Microsoft
2 155 (20.00%) Oracle
3 144 (18.58%) VMware
4 94 (12.13%) Cisco
5 66 (8.52%) Red Hat
6 64 (8.26%) NetApp
7 61 (7.87%) Citrix
8 50 (6.45%) SAP
9 47 (6.06%) HP
10 43 (5.55%) Sun
11 42 (5.42%) Veritas
12 34 (4.39%) EMC
13 21 (2.71%) Sybase
14 18 (2.32%) IBM
14 18 (2.32%) McAfee
15 16 (2.06%) Remedy
15 16 (2.06%) Splunk
15 16 (2.06%) Veeam
16 15 (1.94%) CheckPoint
17 14 (1.81%) Avaya