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 28 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 291 252 247
Rank change year-on-year -39 -5  
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 334 465 470
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.77% 0.94% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.13% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 323 284
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £369
% change year-on-year - +1.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 3
Median hourly rate £47.50 £19.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +143.58% -30.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £26.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £45.60 £37.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £43.28 £28.00
% change year-on-year -17.97% +54.57%  

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 36606 41272 40599
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.68% 83.46% 80.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 24006 27689 26589
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 948 976 1113
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.83 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

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 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 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
London -80 107 £450 +5.88% 42
South East -15 53 £393 -1.71% 24
East of England +19 36 £370 +8.82% 9
East Midlands +18 36 £375 -6.25% 9
North West +26 34 £368 -8.12% 10
South West +10 29 £365 -7.00% 10
West Midlands +27 23 £256 -30.74% 12
Yorkshire -3 9 £513 +28.12% 23
North East +49 4 £368 +47.10% 1
Midlands - 3 - - 21
Disaster Recovery
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 231 (33.72%) Windows
2 183 (26.72%) Microsoft
3 165 (24.09%) Linux
4 162 (23.65%) ITIL
5 154 (22.48%) SQL
6 136 (19.85%) VMware
7 131 (19.12%) Finance
8 130 (18.98%) Business Continuity
8 130 (18.98%) SQL Server
9 128 (18.69%) Oracle
9 128 (18.69%) Data Centre
10 126 (18.39%) Active Directory
11 116 (16.93%) Windows Server
12 114 (16.64%) High Availability
13 111 (16.20%) Unix
13 111 (16.20%) Firewall
14 103 (15.04%) Migration
15 98 (14.31%) SAN
16 95 (13.87%) Cisco
17 92 (13.43%) Windows Server 2008
18 91 (13.28%) PowerShell
19 88 (12.85%) Replication
20 83 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
21 81 (11.82%) WAN
22 79 (11.53%) Security Cleared
23 77 (11.24%) LAN
24 76 (11.09%) Windows Server 2012
24 76 (11.09%) Microsoft Azure
25 75 (10.95%) DNS
26 74 (10.80%) Service Management

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 67 (9.78%) MS Exchange
2 46 (6.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (4.67%) SharePoint
4 29 (4.23%) IIS
5 28 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 18 (2.63%) Skype for Business
7 13 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (1.31%) OpenStack
10 8 (1.17%) WebLogic
11 7 (1.02%) SAS
12 6 (0.88%) Apache
12 6 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.88%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.73%) JBoss
14 4 (0.58%) Confluence
14 4 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
14 4 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (3.36%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.15%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 16 (2.34%) SAP ERP
2 8 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.44%) Staffware
4 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.29%) Northgate Housing
4 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.29%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.29%) SAP MII
4 2 (0.29%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.15%) BondVision
5 1 (0.15%) Eikon
5 1 (0.15%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.15%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 76 (11.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (9.05%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (5.69%) Office 365
4 33 (4.82%) IaaS
5 15 (2.19%) SaaS
6 13 (1.90%) Azure Active Directory
7 11 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (1.61%) PaaS
8 7 (1.02%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.58%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.44%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.29%) Heroku
12 2 (0.29%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 111 (16.20%) Firewall
2 98 (14.31%) SAN
3 81 (11.82%) WAN
4 77 (11.24%) LAN
5 75 (10.95%) DNS
6 50 (7.30%) VPN
7 40 (5.84%) TCP/IP
8 39 (5.69%) NAS
9 36 (5.26%) DHCP
10 32 (4.67%) Network Security
11 29 (4.23%) VoIP
12 25 (3.65%) Unified Communications
13 24 (3.50%) MPLS
14 23 (3.36%) BGP
14 23 (3.36%) Cisco ASA
14 23 (3.36%) Wireless
15 22 (3.21%) Internet
16 21 (3.07%) LDAP
17 16 (2.34%) Wi-Fi
18 15 (2.19%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (18.98%) SQL Server
2 44 (6.42%) SQL Server 2012
2 44 (6.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 40 (5.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 37 (5.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 36 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 32 (4.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 30 (4.38%) SQL Server 2014
8 27 (3.94%) DB2
9 25 (3.65%) Relational Database
10 20 (2.92%) MySQL
10 20 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
11 18 (2.63%) RDBMS
12 17 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
15 11 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
15 11 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
16 10 (1.46%) SQL Server 2016
17 9 (1.31%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (1.61%) Jenkins
2 10 (1.46%) JIRA
2 10 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (1.31%) TeamCity
4 8 (1.17%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (0.73%) Toad
6 3 (0.44%) AdminStudio
6 3 (0.44%) Bitbucket
6 3 (0.44%) ERwin
6 3 (0.44%) LoadRunner
6 3 (0.44%) SonarQube
6 3 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (0.44%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.44%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.29%) git-flow
7 2 (0.29%) NWDI
7 2 (0.29%) Selenium
7 2 (0.29%) Subversion
General
1 131 (19.12%) Finance
2 41 (5.99%) Banking
3 30 (4.38%) Legal
4 22 (3.21%) Retail
4 22 (3.21%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.04%) Front Office
6 11 (1.61%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.46%) Automotive
7 10 (1.46%) Back Office
8 9 (1.31%) Law
8 9 (1.31%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.02%) Marketing
9 7 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.88%) Billing
10 6 (0.88%) Local Government
11 5 (0.73%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.58%) Electronics
12 4 (0.58%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.44%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 86 (12.55%) Analyst
2 78 (11.39%) Architect
2 78 (11.39%) DBA
3 71 (10.36%) Administrator
4 58 (8.47%) SQL DBA
5 36 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 33 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 32 (4.67%) Consultant
8 30 (4.38%) SQL Server DBA
9 26 (3.80%) Systems Administrator
10 23 (3.36%) Support Analyst
11 22 (3.21%) Unix Administrator
12 21 (3.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 21 (3.07%) Infrastructure Manager
13 20 (2.92%) IT Manager
13 20 (2.92%) Network Engineer
14 19 (2.77%) Technical Architect
14 19 (2.77%) Unix Engineer
15 18 (2.63%) Cloud Architect
15 18 (2.63%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.04%) .NET
1 14 (2.04%) Middleware
1 14 (2.04%) Web Services
2 9 (1.31%) SAP Basis
3 7 (1.02%) SOAP
4 6 (0.88%) REST
5 5 (0.73%) J2EE
5 5 (0.73%) XML
6 4 (0.58%) Flash
6 4 (0.58%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 4 (0.58%) WSDL
6 4 (0.58%) XML Messaging
6 4 (0.58%) XSD
7 3 (0.44%) Java SE
7 3 (0.44%) JSON
7 3 (0.44%) ODBC
7 3 (0.44%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (0.44%) Regular Expression
7 3 (0.44%) RESTful
7 3 (0.44%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 128 (18.69%) Data Centre
2 88 (12.85%) Replication
3 58 (8.47%) Management Information System
4 57 (8.32%) Clustering
5 47 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (3.21%) Enterprise Storage
7 15 (2.19%) Private Cloud
7 15 (2.19%) Public Cloud
8 13 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (1.75%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.46%) Blackberry
11 9 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
11 9 (1.31%) Virtual Team
12 7 (1.02%) Derivative
12 7 (1.02%) iPad
13 6 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
13 6 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
13 6 (0.88%) Mainframe
14 5 (0.73%) EMC VNX
14 5 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 231 (33.72%) Windows
2 165 (24.09%) Linux
3 116 (16.93%) Windows Server
4 111 (16.20%) Unix
5 92 (13.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 76 (11.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 65 (9.49%) Solaris
8 50 (7.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 40 (5.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 32 (4.67%) Windows 7
11 20 (2.92%) CentOS
12 15 (2.19%) AIX
12 15 (2.19%) Windows 10
13 9 (1.31%) HPUX
13 9 (1.31%) SUSE
14 8 (1.17%) Data ONTAP
15 7 (1.02%) zOS
16 4 (0.58%) Debian
16 4 (0.58%) Windows Phone
17 3 (0.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (23.65%) ITIL
2 130 (18.98%) Business Continuity
3 114 (16.64%) High Availability
4 103 (15.04%) Migration
5 74 (10.80%) Service Management
6 72 (10.51%) Project Management
7 69 (10.07%) Change Management
8 68 (9.93%) Agile Software Development
9 52 (7.59%) Performance Tuning
10 50 (7.30%) Information Security
11 49 (7.15%) DevOps
12 43 (6.28%) Problem Management
13 40 (5.84%) Service Delivery
14 39 (5.69%) Business Intelligence
15 38 (5.55%) Capacity Planning
16 37 (5.40%) Load Balancing
16 37 (5.40%) Stakeholder Management
17 35 (5.11%) Capacity Management
18 30 (4.38%) PRINCE2
19 29 (4.23%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 154 (22.48%) SQL
2 91 (13.28%) PowerShell
3 47 (6.86%) Perl
4 42 (6.13%) Python
5 33 (4.82%) T-SQL
6 28 (4.09%) Korn
7 21 (3.07%) Java
8 20 (2.92%) Shell Script
9 19 (2.77%) Bash Shell
10 15 (2.19%) VB
11 14 (2.04%) Ruby
12 13 (1.90%) PHP
13 12 (1.75%) VBScript
14 11 (1.61%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.31%) C#
16 6 (0.88%) JavaScript
17 5 (0.73%) R
18 4 (0.58%) AWK
18 4 (0.58%) VB6
18 4 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 79 (11.53%) Security Cleared
2 66 (9.64%) SC Cleared
3 47 (6.86%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (5.99%) Degree
5 38 (5.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 31 (4.53%) CCNA
7 26 (3.80%) CISSP
8 25 (3.65%) MCSE
9 22 (3.21%) CCIE
10 20 (2.92%) CCNP
11 12 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
13 9 (1.31%) DV Cleared
13 9 (1.31%) MCDBA
13 9 (1.31%) MCITP
13 9 (1.31%) MCP
14 8 (1.17%) ISEB
14 8 (1.17%) Oracle Certification
15 7 (1.02%) AWS Certification
15 7 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.23%) SLA
2 26 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (2.92%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.61%) PMO
4 11 (1.61%) QA
5 6 (0.88%) GDPR
5 6 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.73%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.58%) ISO 22301
7 4 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.44%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.29%) COBIT
9 2 (0.29%) RMADS
10 1 (0.15%) BS7799
10 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.15%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.15%) MiFID
System Software
1 126 (18.39%) Active Directory
2 83 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (6.72%) Hyper-V
4 30 (4.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 23 (3.36%) Virtual Machines
6 22 (3.21%) NFS
7 21 (3.07%) Virtual Servers
7 21 (3.07%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (2.34%) vSphere
9 12 (1.75%) Firmware
9 12 (1.75%) Veritas File System
10 11 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
10 11 (1.61%) XenApp
11 9 (1.31%) Docker
12 7 (1.02%) XenDesktop
13 6 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.88%) Samba
13 6 (0.88%) Squid
13 6 (0.88%) Terminal Services
14 5 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 39 (5.69%) SCCM
2 30 (4.38%) SCOM
3 27 (3.94%) Nagios
4 26 (3.80%) Puppet
5 25 (3.65%) NetBackup
6 24 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
7 21 (3.07%) Ansible
7 21 (3.07%) Microsoft Clustering
8 17 (2.48%) Oracle RMAN
8 17 (2.48%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 13 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
9 13 (1.90%) WSUS
10 12 (1.75%) vCenter Server
11 11 (1.61%) Data Guard
11 11 (1.61%) EMC Navisphere
12 9 (1.31%) Webmin
13 8 (1.17%) Backup Exec
13 8 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
13 8 (1.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 7 (1.02%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 183 (26.72%) Microsoft
2 136 (19.85%) VMware
3 128 (18.69%) Oracle
4 95 (13.87%) Cisco
5 72 (10.51%) HP
6 55 (8.03%) NetApp
7 54 (7.88%) Citrix
8 49 (7.15%) Red Hat
9 40 (5.84%) SAP
10 33 (4.82%) Sun
10 33 (4.82%) Veritas
11 30 (4.38%) EMC
12 21 (3.07%) Brocade
13 20 (2.92%) IBM
14 19 (2.77%) CheckPoint
15 16 (2.34%) F5
16 15 (2.19%) Fortinet
16 15 (2.19%) Symantec
17 14 (2.04%) McAfee
18 13 (1.90%) Veeam
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