Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 276 297 309
Rank change year-on-year +21 +12 -44
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 875 798 692
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.96% 0.86% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.00% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 522 467
England median daily rate £450 £420 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.07% +1.88%
10th Percentile £256 £275 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £440 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +7.44% +2.39% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 10
England median hourly rate £17.00 £30.00 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.33% +10.09% +2.83%
10th Percentile £11.70 £16.69 £18.79
90th Percentile £42.00 £47.25 £45.85
UK median hourly rate £15.45 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -48.52% +11.11% +8.00%

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 79,193 80,145 76,047
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 87.22% 86.07% 85.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,894 53,920 50,617
England median daily rate £475 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £305 £288 £266
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,988 1,943 2,160
England median hourly rate £24.08 £24.09 £24.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.04% -1.43% +6.26%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.25 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £24.00

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019. 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 -31 295 £475 +7.95% 74
South East +17 200 £440 +1.73% 64
North of England +17 135 £400 -5.88% 87
South West +54 111 £440 -6.88% 23
Midlands -7 85 £400 +14.29% 31
North West -1 59 £450 +6.51% 47
East of England +17 49 £438 +9.38% 25
Yorkshire -14 43 £340 -28.42% 35
West Midlands -13 42 £375 -6.25% 18
East Midlands -10 39 £450 +32.84% 13
North East +15 33 £400 -2.44% 5
Disaster Recovery
UK

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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.

1 296 (33.83%) Windows
2 251 (28.69%) Microsoft
3 209 (23.89%) ITIL
4 199 (22.74%) Finance
5 198 (22.63%) Microsoft Azure
6 192 (21.94%) Active Directory
7 181 (20.69%) Business Continuity
8 163 (18.63%) VMware
9 156 (17.83%) Linux
10 153 (17.49%) SQL
11 149 (17.03%) High Availability
12 145 (16.57%) Windows Server
13 134 (15.31%) SQL Server
14 132 (15.09%) Oracle
15 117 (13.37%) Migration
15 117 (13.37%) PowerShell
16 114 (13.03%) Security Cleared
17 111 (12.69%) Firewall
18 109 (12.46%) Office 365
19 100 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
20 99 (11.31%) Data Centre
21 96 (10.97%) Problem-Solving
22 95 (10.86%) Agile Software Development
23 94 (10.74%) DNS
24 93 (10.63%) Cisco
25 92 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
26 88 (10.06%) VMware Infrastructure
27 87 (9.94%) DevOps
28 85 (9.71%) SAN
29 83 (9.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 46 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 43 (4.91%) Apache
3 36 (4.11%) IIS
4 33 (3.77%) SharePoint
5 28 (3.20%) JBoss
6 20 (2.29%) Skype for Business
7 19 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (1.26%) Confluence
9 9 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (0.91%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (0.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 7 (0.80%) SAS
11 7 (0.80%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (0.69%) CMS
13 4 (0.46%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 38 (4.34%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.46%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.03%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.57%) HFM
4 4 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.46%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.23%) Infor SunSystems
5 2 (0.23%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.23%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.11%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 198 (22.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 109 (12.46%) Office 365
3 77 (8.80%) Amazon AWS
4 74 (8.46%) PaaS
5 58 (6.63%) IaaS
6 54 (6.17%) Azure Active Directory
7 37 (4.23%) Cloud Computing
8 34 (3.89%) SaaS
9 15 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
10 11 (1.26%) Serverless
11 10 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (1.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 7 (0.80%) OpenShift
14 6 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (0.69%) Datadog
14 6 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
14 6 (0.69%) Yammer
15 5 (0.57%) Amazon S3
15 5 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
15 5 (0.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 111 (12.69%) Firewall
2 94 (10.74%) DNS
3 85 (9.71%) SAN
4 71 (8.11%) VPN
5 67 (7.66%) WAN
6 66 (7.54%) Internet
7 63 (7.20%) LAN
8 56 (6.40%) TCP/IP
9 48 (5.49%) DHCP
9 48 (5.49%) NAS
10 40 (4.57%) iSCSI
11 29 (3.31%) Network Security
12 26 (2.97%) Fibre Channel
13 25 (2.86%) VLAN
14 24 (2.74%) Reverse Proxy
15 23 (2.63%) VoIP
16 17 (1.94%) Skype
17 16 (1.83%) Wireless
18 13 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
18 13 (1.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (15.31%) SQL Server
2 49 (5.60%) Oracle Database
3 38 (4.34%) Big Data
4 34 (3.89%) Relational Database
5 28 (3.20%) MongoDB
6 27 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (2.97%) MySQL
8 18 (2.06%) NoSQL
8 18 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
10 15 (1.71%) Oracle Database 12c
10 15 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
11 14 (1.60%) SQL Server 2016
12 13 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (1.37%) RDBMS
13 12 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (1.26%) Data Lake
14 11 (1.26%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 46 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 33 (3.77%) Git (software)
3 25 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
4 24 (2.74%) JIRA
5 20 (2.29%) GitLab
6 15 (1.71%) Artifactory
7 10 (1.14%) MSI
8 9 (1.03%) CircleCI
8 9 (1.03%) Cucumber
8 9 (1.03%) JMeter
9 8 (0.91%) Travis CI
10 6 (0.69%) LoadRunner
10 6 (0.69%) Selenium
10 6 (0.69%) SpecFlow
10 6 (0.69%) TeamCity
10 6 (0.69%) Visual Studio
10 6 (0.69%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 5 (0.57%) Bitbucket
11 5 (0.57%) Gatling
12 4 (0.46%) Hudson
General
1 199 (22.74%) Finance
2 44 (5.03%) Banking
3 34 (3.89%) Retail
3 34 (3.89%) Telecoms
4 22 (2.51%) Manufacturing
5 19 (2.17%) Front Office
6 17 (1.94%) Legal
7 10 (1.14%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.14%) Investment Banking
8 8 (0.91%) Billing
9 7 (0.80%) Multimedia
10 5 (0.57%) Marketing
10 5 (0.57%) Publishing
11 4 (0.46%) Back Office
11 4 (0.46%) Local Government
12 3 (0.34%) Automotive
13 2 (0.23%) Electronics
13 2 (0.23%) Law
13 2 (0.23%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 153 (17.49%) Architect
2 92 (10.51%) Analyst
3 73 (8.34%) DBA
4 66 (7.54%) Consultant
5 63 (7.20%) Administrator
6 61 (6.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 43 (4.91%) Infrastructure Architect
8 42 (4.80%) Developer
9 32 (3.66%) SQL DBA
10 31 (3.54%) Oracle DBA
10 31 (3.54%) Support Analyst
11 30 (3.43%) Network Engineer
12 28 (3.20%) Solutions Architect
13 24 (2.74%) Support Engineer
14 23 (2.63%) IT Support
14 23 (2.63%) Project Manager
15 22 (2.51%) Azure Architect
15 22 (2.51%) Technical Architect
16 21 (2.40%) Service Analyst
17 20 (2.29%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (5.60%) Web Services
2 39 (4.46%) Middleware
3 36 (4.11%) .NET
4 15 (1.71%) JSON
5 14 (1.60%) XML
6 10 (1.14%) Node.js
6 10 (1.14%) RESTful
7 8 (0.91%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 8 (0.91%) Spring
8 7 (0.80%) ASP.NET
8 7 (0.80%) J2EE
9 6 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (0.69%) Fluent NHibernate
9 6 (0.69%) Java EE
9 6 (0.69%) WCF
10 5 (0.57%) LDAP
10 5 (0.57%) REST
11 4 (0.46%) CSS
11 4 (0.46%) HTML
11 4 (0.46%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 99 (11.31%) Data Centre
2 92 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (6.29%) Management Information System
4 54 (6.17%) Replication
5 53 (6.06%) Clustering
6 44 (5.03%) Public Cloud
7 43 (4.91%) Self-Motivation
8 29 (3.31%) PKI
9 18 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (2.06%) Private Cloud
10 17 (1.94%) Microsoft Licensing
11 14 (1.60%) HP Storage
12 13 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
12 13 (1.49%) Mainframe
13 12 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
13 12 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
14 11 (1.26%) Blackberry
14 11 (1.26%) iPhone
14 11 (1.26%) Virtual Team
15 7 (0.80%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 296 (33.83%) Windows
2 156 (17.83%) Linux
3 145 (16.57%) Windows Server
4 83 (9.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 72 (8.23%) Unix
6 50 (5.71%) Windows 10
7 44 (5.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 38 (4.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 34 (3.89%) Windows 7
10 26 (2.97%) Android
11 18 (2.06%) Apple iOS
12 12 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (1.26%) Solaris
14 10 (1.14%) AIX
15 9 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
15 9 (1.03%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.69%) Data ONTAP
17 5 (0.57%) VMS
18 4 (0.46%) Windows 8
19 3 (0.34%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (23.89%) ITIL
2 181 (20.69%) Business Continuity
3 149 (17.03%) High Availability
4 117 (13.37%) Migration
5 100 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
6 96 (10.97%) Problem-Solving
7 95 (10.86%) Agile Software Development
8 87 (9.94%) DevOps
9 78 (8.91%) Project Management
10 70 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 69 (7.89%) Service Management
12 67 (7.66%) Capacity Planning
13 61 (6.97%) Information Security
14 53 (6.06%) Change Management
15 50 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
16 49 (5.60%) Scrum
17 42 (4.80%) Root Cause Analysis
18 41 (4.69%) Service Design
19 40 (4.57%) Data Protection
20 39 (4.46%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 153 (17.49%) SQL
2 117 (13.37%) PowerShell
3 47 (5.37%) Shell Script
4 45 (5.14%) Python
5 43 (4.91%) Java
6 28 (3.20%) C#
7 23 (2.63%) Bash Shell
8 22 (2.51%) T-SQL
9 18 (2.06%) Perl
10 13 (1.49%) JavaScript
10 13 (1.49%) Ruby
10 13 (1.49%) VBA
11 9 (1.03%) PL/SQL
11 9 (1.03%) Scala
12 8 (0.91%) Groovy
13 7 (0.80%) VB
14 6 (0.69%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.69%) VBScript
15 3 (0.34%) C
15 3 (0.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 114 (13.03%) Security Cleared
2 68 (7.77%) SC Cleared
3 60 (6.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 57 (6.51%) Degree
5 44 (5.03%) DV Cleared
6 42 (4.80%) Cisco Certification
7 37 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
7 37 (4.23%) MCSE
8 29 (3.31%) CCNA
9 24 (2.74%) CCNP
10 11 (1.26%) CISSP
11 10 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
11 10 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 10 (1.14%) Oracle Certification
12 9 (1.03%) MCSA
12 9 (1.03%) SNIA Certification
12 9 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (0.91%) CCIE
13 8 (0.91%) MCITP
13 8 (0.91%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.14%) QA
2 25 (2.86%) GDPR
2 25 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (2.63%) SLA
4 17 (1.94%) PCI DSS
4 17 (1.94%) PMO
5 12 (1.37%) COBIT
6 9 (1.03%) Data Quality
6 9 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.91%) ISO 22301
8 7 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
9 6 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 2 (0.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.23%) PSD2
12 1 (0.11%) COSO
12 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.11%) ISAE 3402
12 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 192 (21.94%) Active Directory
2 88 (10.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (4.57%) VMware ESXi
4 39 (4.46%) XenApp
5 37 (4.23%) Docker
5 37 (4.23%) XenDesktop
6 34 (3.89%) Hyper-V
7 28 (3.20%) Oracle RAC
8 20 (2.29%) NFS
9 18 (2.06%) Firmware
10 16 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
11 14 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
12 13 (1.49%) Virtual Desktop
13 12 (1.37%) vSphere
14 7 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
15 6 (0.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 6 (0.69%) XenServer
16 5 (0.57%) DFS Replication
17 4 (0.46%) VMware Server
18 3 (0.34%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 54 (6.17%) SCCM
2 52 (5.94%) Puppet
3 50 (5.71%) Ansible
4 36 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (2.63%) Kubernetes
6 20 (2.29%) SCOM
7 19 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
8 18 (2.06%) vCenter Server
9 17 (1.94%) Terraform
10 16 (1.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 13 (1.49%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 12 (1.37%) Tivoli
12 12 (1.37%) vMotion
13 11 (1.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 11 (1.26%) Microsoft Intune
13 11 (1.26%) NetBackup
14 10 (1.14%) OpenView
14 10 (1.14%) WSUS
15 9 (1.03%) Data Guard
15 9 (1.03%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 251 (28.69%) Microsoft
2 163 (18.63%) VMware
3 132 (15.09%) Oracle
4 93 (10.63%) Cisco
5 74 (8.46%) Citrix
6 70 (8.00%) HP
7 59 (6.74%) Red Hat
8 42 (4.80%) EMC
9 34 (3.89%) NetApp
10 29 (3.31%) SAP
11 27 (3.09%) IBM
12 24 (2.74%) F5
13 21 (2.40%) Bloomberg
14 20 (2.29%) ServiceNow
15 19 (2.17%) BMC
15 19 (2.17%) Sybase
15 19 (2.17%) Veritas
16 18 (2.06%) CheckPoint
16 18 (2.06%) Dell
16 18 (2.06%) Google