Period
to 17 November 2018

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 2018 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 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 276 316 313
Rank change year-on-year +40 -3 -56
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 893 775 817
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.95% 0.82% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.95% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 512 542
England median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £251
90th Percentile £638 £574 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +6.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 13
England median hourly rate £17.00 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.33% +9.09% +32.53%
10th Percentile £11.50 £15.18 £13.20
90th Percentile £35.00 £49.25 £43.28
UK median hourly rate £22.93 £23.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year -2.43% -13.76% +43.42%

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 81,444 81,234 84,116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.37% 85.93% 85.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,532 54,542 55,944
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £300 £283 £263
90th Percentile £645 £638 £610
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,080 1,931 2,249
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.38% +2.87% +3.84%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £23.14 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.93% +2.84% +2.27%

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 2018.

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 2018.

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 2018. 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 +34 311 £475 +5.29% 78
South East +45 213 £413 +10.00% 51
North of England -8 128 £400 -5.99% 54
South West +35 91 £380 -19.58% 32
Midlands -56 78 £400 +14.29% 29
East of England -8 69 £410 +9.33% 27
North West +7 64 £425 +0.59% 23
West Midlands -34 47 £388 +4.73% 13
Yorkshire -16 44 £356 -23.39% 28
East Midlands -25 28 £400 +18.08% 16
North East 0 21 £413 +3.13% 3
Disaster Recovery
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 282 (31.58%) Windows
2 241 (26.99%) ITIL
3 216 (24.19%) Microsoft
4 206 (23.07%) Finance
5 196 (21.95%) Business Continuity
6 185 (20.72%) Linux
7 171 (19.15%) VMware
8 160 (17.92%) Microsoft Azure
9 155 (17.36%) High Availability
9 155 (17.36%) Active Directory
9 155 (17.36%) Windows Server
10 140 (15.68%) SQL
11 137 (15.34%) Oracle
12 135 (15.12%) SQL Server
13 122 (13.66%) Data Centre
14 117 (13.10%) Migration
15 111 (12.43%) Unix
16 110 (12.32%) Performance Tuning
17 100 (11.20%) PowerShell
18 97 (10.86%) Firewall
19 96 (10.75%) VMware Infrastructure
20 91 (10.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 88 (9.85%) Agile Software Development
21 88 (9.85%) Cisco
22 87 (9.74%) SAN
22 87 (9.74%) DevOps
23 83 (9.29%) Problem-Solving
24 81 (9.07%) Service Management
24 81 (9.07%) Office 365
25 77 (8.62%) Analytical Skills

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 61 (6.83%) Apache
2 56 (6.27%) MS Exchange
3 40 (4.48%) IIS
4 35 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 31 (3.47%) SharePoint
6 29 (3.25%) JBoss
7 15 (1.68%) Skype for Business
8 14 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
9 13 (1.46%) Tomcat
9 13 (1.46%) WebLogic
10 11 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 10 (1.12%) Apache Solr
12 9 (1.01%) IBM Notes
12 9 (1.01%) OpenStack
13 8 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 8 (0.90%) Confluence
13 8 (0.90%) SAS
14 7 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
14 7 (0.78%) nginx
14 7 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 38 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.68%) MS Visio
3 12 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.34%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (0.78%) HFM
2 7 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.45%) ION MarketView
3 4 (0.45%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 2 (0.22%) Infor SunSystems
4 2 (0.22%) LatentZero
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.22%) ReMetrica
4 2 (0.22%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.11%) iTrent
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.11%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 160 (17.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 81 (9.07%) Office 365
3 69 (7.73%) PaaS
4 66 (7.39%) Amazon AWS
5 65 (7.28%) IaaS
6 35 (3.92%) Azure Active Directory
7 33 (3.70%) SaaS
8 20 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.67%) OpenShift
12 6 (0.67%) Serverless
13 5 (0.56%) Azure Data Factory
13 5 (0.56%) GitHub
13 5 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (0.45%) OneDrive
15 3 (0.34%) IBM Cloud
15 3 (0.34%) Yammer
16 2 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 97 (10.86%) Firewall
2 87 (9.74%) SAN
3 74 (8.29%) DNS
4 61 (6.83%) WAN
5 58 (6.49%) LAN
6 46 (5.15%) TCP/IP
7 42 (4.70%) VPN
8 40 (4.48%) DHCP
9 34 (3.81%) NAS
10 33 (3.70%) iSCSI
11 27 (3.02%) Internet
12 21 (2.35%) Network Security
13 20 (2.24%) VoIP
14 17 (1.90%) SSL
15 15 (1.68%) Skype
15 15 (1.68%) Wireless
16 14 (1.57%) Unified Communications
17 13 (1.46%) Intranet
17 13 (1.46%) VLAN
18 11 (1.23%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (15.12%) SQL Server
2 49 (5.49%) Oracle Database
3 46 (5.15%) Big Data
4 45 (5.04%) Relational Database
5 35 (3.92%) MongoDB
6 27 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (2.58%) MySQL
8 21 (2.35%) NoSQL
9 19 (2.13%) Hadoop
10 18 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
11 17 (1.90%) Oracle Database 12c
11 17 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
13 15 (1.68%) Data Lake
13 15 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
14 13 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 12 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
15 12 (1.34%) RDBMS
16 11 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
16 11 (1.23%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 43 (4.82%) Jenkins
2 32 (3.58%) Git (software)
3 15 (1.68%) JMeter
3 15 (1.68%) Visual Studio Team System
4 14 (1.57%) JIRA
4 14 (1.57%) LoadRunner
5 12 (1.34%) Gatling
6 7 (0.78%) CircleCI
6 7 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.67%) Artifactory
7 6 (0.67%) GitLab
8 5 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (0.56%) Travis CI
8 5 (0.56%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.45%) Maven
10 3 (0.34%) CA Gen
10 3 (0.34%) MSI
11 2 (0.22%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.22%) Hudson
11 2 (0.22%) NeoLoad
General
1 206 (23.07%) Finance
2 53 (5.94%) Retail
3 50 (5.60%) Banking
4 26 (2.91%) Telecoms
5 21 (2.35%) Manufacturing
6 20 (2.24%) Front Office
7 18 (2.02%) Investment Banking
8 15 (1.68%) Legal
9 12 (1.34%) Back Office
10 11 (1.23%) Financial Institution
11 10 (1.12%) Marketing
12 7 (0.78%) Billing
12 7 (0.78%) Publishing
13 6 (0.67%) Advertising
14 5 (0.56%) Electronics
14 5 (0.56%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.34%) Games
16 2 (0.22%) Automotive
16 2 (0.22%) Local Government
17 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 119 (13.33%) Architect
2 110 (12.32%) Analyst
3 70 (7.84%) DBA
4 62 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 60 (6.72%) Consultant
6 53 (5.94%) Administrator
7 32 (3.58%) SQL DBA
8 31 (3.47%) Developer
8 31 (3.47%) Network Engineer
9 30 (3.36%) Support Engineer
10 29 (3.25%) Oracle DBA
10 29 (3.25%) Support Analyst
11 28 (3.14%) Project Manager
12 27 (3.02%) Infrastructure Architect
13 25 (2.80%) IT Analyst
13 25 (2.80%) Service Analyst
14 24 (2.69%) IT Support
15 23 (2.58%) DevOps Engineer
15 23 (2.58%) Solutions Architect
16 22 (2.46%) Azure DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (5.71%) Middleware
2 35 (3.92%) .NET
3 32 (3.58%) Web Services
4 22 (2.46%) JSON
5 16 (1.79%) LDAP
6 15 (1.68%) J2EE
7 13 (1.46%) XML
8 12 (1.34%) RESTful
9 11 (1.23%) Node.js
10 8 (0.90%) Java EE
10 8 (0.90%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 7 (0.78%) EDI
11 7 (0.78%) Kafka
11 7 (0.78%) React
11 7 (0.78%) Spring
11 7 (0.78%) WebSockets
12 6 (0.67%) LAPP Stack
12 6 (0.67%) Software Packaging
12 6 (0.67%) XMPP
13 5 (0.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 122 (13.66%) Data Centre
2 77 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (7.17%) Clustering
4 62 (6.94%) Management Information System
5 50 (5.60%) Replication
6 38 (4.26%) Public Cloud
6 38 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
7 25 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (2.69%) Computer Science
9 20 (2.24%) PKI
10 16 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
11 14 (1.57%) User Experience
12 13 (1.46%) Mainframe
12 13 (1.46%) Virtual Team
13 12 (1.34%) Blackberry
13 12 (1.34%) iPhone
14 11 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
14 11 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 11 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
15 10 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 282 (31.58%) Windows
2 185 (20.72%) Linux
3 155 (17.36%) Windows Server
4 111 (12.43%) Unix
5 91 (10.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 43 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 42 (4.70%) Windows 10
8 40 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 37 (4.14%) Windows 7
10 27 (3.02%) Solaris
11 19 (2.13%) CentOS
12 17 (1.90%) Android
13 14 (1.57%) AIX
14 12 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (1.12%) zOS
16 9 (1.01%) Apple iOS
16 9 (1.01%) Data ONTAP
17 8 (0.90%) Windows XP
18 7 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
19 5 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (26.99%) ITIL
2 196 (21.95%) Business Continuity
3 155 (17.36%) High Availability
4 117 (13.10%) Migration
5 110 (12.32%) Performance Tuning
6 88 (9.85%) Agile Software Development
7 87 (9.74%) DevOps
8 83 (9.29%) Problem-Solving
9 81 (9.07%) Service Management
10 72 (8.06%) Capacity Planning
10 72 (8.06%) Information Security
11 71 (7.95%) Project Management
12 69 (7.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 61 (6.83%) Problem Management
14 59 (6.61%) Change Management
15 54 (6.05%) Capacity Management
16 52 (5.82%) Risk Management
17 50 (5.60%) Configuration Management
18 47 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
19 44 (4.93%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 140 (15.68%) SQL
2 100 (11.20%) PowerShell
3 51 (5.71%) Python
4 45 (5.04%) Shell Script
5 44 (4.93%) Java
6 33 (3.70%) Perl
7 31 (3.47%) Bash Shell
8 22 (2.46%) C#
9 20 (2.24%) T-SQL
10 16 (1.79%) Ruby
11 15 (1.68%) Scala
12 12 (1.34%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.67%) JCL
14 5 (0.56%) Groovy
14 5 (0.56%) VBScript
15 4 (0.45%) C
15 4 (0.45%) JavaScript
16 3 (0.34%) PHP
16 3 (0.34%) VB
17 2 (0.22%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 72 (8.06%) Security Cleared
2 47 (5.26%) Degree
3 45 (5.04%) SC Cleared
4 43 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 39 (4.37%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
7 25 (2.80%) CCNP
7 25 (2.80%) DV Cleared
8 24 (2.69%) MCSE
9 23 (2.58%) CCNA
10 17 (1.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 15 (1.68%) CISSP
12 12 (1.34%) CISM
13 11 (1.23%) Oracle Certification
14 10 (1.12%) MCITP
15 9 (1.01%) CISA
15 9 (1.01%) MCSA
15 9 (1.01%) OCP
15 9 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 8 (0.90%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.36%) QA
1 30 (3.36%) SLA
2 23 (2.58%) GDPR
3 21 (2.35%) PCI DSS
4 18 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (1.46%) Data Quality
6 12 (1.34%) PMO
7 8 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.78%) ISO 22301
8 7 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 6 (0.67%) COBIT
9 6 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.34%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (0.22%) HL7
11 2 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.22%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.11%) GxP
12 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.11%) PSD2
System Software
1 155 (17.36%) Active Directory
2 96 (10.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (4.93%) Docker
4 35 (3.92%) Hyper-V
5 32 (3.58%) XenApp
6 31 (3.47%) vSphere
7 28 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
8 27 (3.02%) Firmware
9 24 (2.69%) NFS
10 22 (2.46%) XenDesktop
11 20 (2.24%) Virtual Machines
12 19 (2.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 17 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
14 15 (1.68%) Virtual Desktop
15 13 (1.46%) VMware Server
16 12 (1.34%) Virtual Servers
17 6 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
17 6 (0.67%) vCloud
18 5 (0.56%) KVM
18 5 (0.56%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 47 (5.26%) SCCM
2 44 (4.93%) Puppet
3 43 (4.82%) Ansible
4 31 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (3.02%) Microsoft Clustering
6 24 (2.69%) Kubernetes
7 18 (2.02%) OpenView
8 16 (1.79%) SCOM
9 12 (1.34%) Prometheus
10 11 (1.23%) Data Guard
10 11 (1.23%) NetBackup
10 11 (1.23%) Red Hat Satellite
11 10 (1.12%) Nagios
11 10 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
11 10 (1.12%) vCenter Server
12 9 (1.01%) Foglight
12 9 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 8 (0.90%) Docker Swarm
13 8 (0.90%) Dollar Universe
13 8 (0.90%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 216 (24.19%) Microsoft
2 171 (19.15%) VMware
3 137 (15.34%) Oracle
4 88 (9.85%) Cisco
5 66 (7.39%) Citrix
6 64 (7.17%) Red Hat
7 49 (5.49%) HP
8 40 (4.48%) NetApp
9 36 (4.03%) SAP
10 29 (3.25%) IBM
11 26 (2.91%) EMC
12 22 (2.46%) Bloomberg
13 19 (2.13%) AppDynamics
13 19 (2.13%) Dell
13 19 (2.13%) Veritas
14 18 (2.02%) Veeam
15 16 (1.79%) Sybase
16 15 (1.68%) BMC
16 15 (1.68%) Reuters
16 15 (1.68%) SolarWinds