Period
to 17 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 290 290 256
Rank change year-on-year 0 -34 -3
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 805 756 943
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.87% 0.84% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.99% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 517 544
England median daily rate £415 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £275 £245 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
UK median daily rate £400 £401 £400
% change year-on-year -0.31% +0.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 7 30
England median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £16.69 £22.52 £14.50
90th Percentile £47.25 £43.28 £54.10
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00% -4.26%

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 78,144 76,040 80,572
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.59% 84.08% 82.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,821 50,742 53,006
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £293 £269 £263
90th Percentile £638 £614 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,788 2,055 2,462
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.42 £23.35
% change year-on-year -3.77% +4.58% +16.75%

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 January 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 January 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 January 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 -27 325 £450 -8.16% 100
South East +34 180 £400 -5.88% 57
North of England +22 111 £425 +21.43% 64
Midlands +27 104 £340 -2.86% 36
East of England -13 56 £400 - 26
West Midlands +5 54 £388 -3.13% 28
East Midlands +22 50 £313 +56.25% 8
Yorkshire +33 49 £475 +35.71% 27
North West -7 47 £420 +15.86% 31
South West +4 27 £473 +42.64% 14
North East +31 15 £400 +14.29% 6
Disaster Recovery
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 252 (31.30%) Windows
2 202 (25.09%) Microsoft
3 169 (20.99%) ITIL
4 167 (20.75%) Linux
5 166 (20.62%) Finance
6 165 (20.50%) Active Directory
7 162 (20.12%) Business Continuity
8 158 (19.63%) SQL
9 151 (18.76%) VMware
10 137 (17.02%) Oracle
11 135 (16.77%) Windows Server
12 129 (16.02%) High Availability
13 127 (15.78%) SQL Server
13 127 (15.78%) Data Centre
14 116 (14.41%) Unix
14 116 (14.41%) Microsoft Azure
15 110 (13.66%) Cisco
15 110 (13.66%) Agile Software Development
16 106 (13.17%) Firewall
17 105 (13.04%) DNS
18 104 (12.92%) Migration
19 103 (12.80%) Security Cleared
20 99 (12.30%) Office 365
20 99 (12.30%) SAN
21 98 (12.17%) PowerShell
21 98 (12.17%) VMware Infrastructure
22 91 (11.30%) Amazon AWS
23 82 (10.19%) SC Cleared
24 81 (10.06%) Banking
25 76 (9.44%) Project 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 45 (5.59%) MS Exchange
2 30 (3.73%) SharePoint
3 19 (2.36%) IIS
4 18 (2.24%) Cloud Foundry
5 16 (1.99%) OpenStack
6 15 (1.86%) CMS
6 15 (1.86%) Skype for Business
7 14 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
9 10 (1.24%) Apache Solr
9 10 (1.24%) SAS
10 9 (1.12%) Confluence
10 9 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (0.99%) CloudStack
11 8 (0.99%) Drupal
12 7 (0.87%) Apache Spark
13 6 (0.75%) Apache
13 6 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (0.62%) JBoss
14 5 (0.62%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (3.48%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (3.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.99%) Acrobat
4 8 (0.99%) PaintShop Pro
5 6 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.37%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (0.99%) SAP ERP
2 7 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.50%) LatentZero
5 3 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.37%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.25%) iTrent
6 2 (0.25%) Maximo
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 2 (0.25%) Salerio
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 116 (14.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 99 (12.30%) Office 365
3 91 (11.30%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (4.22%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (3.85%) PaaS
6 18 (2.24%) IaaS
7 13 (1.61%) SaaS
8 12 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
9 11 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
10 10 (1.24%) Mimecast
11 9 (1.12%) Heroku
12 5 (0.62%) Akamai
12 5 (0.62%) GitHub
12 5 (0.62%) OneDrive
12 5 (0.62%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.37%) Serverless
14 2 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.25%) G Suite
14 2 (0.25%) npm
14 2 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 106 (13.17%) Firewall
2 105 (13.04%) DNS
3 99 (12.30%) SAN
4 69 (8.57%) TCP/IP
4 69 (8.57%) WAN
5 63 (7.83%) DHCP
6 59 (7.33%) LAN
7 44 (5.47%) VPN
8 34 (4.22%) Unified Communications
9 31 (3.85%) Internet
10 30 (3.73%) LDAP
11 25 (3.11%) VoIP
11 25 (3.11%) Wireless
12 20 (2.48%) VLAN
13 19 (2.36%) NAS
14 17 (2.11%) Network Security
15 16 (1.99%) Kerberos
16 15 (1.86%) Skype
17 13 (1.61%) MPLS
18 11 (1.37%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (15.78%) SQL Server
2 54 (6.71%) Oracle Database
3 28 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (2.73%) DB2
5 22 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (2.61%) Relational Database
7 18 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (2.11%) Big Data
8 17 (2.11%) MySQL
9 15 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (1.86%) SQL Server 2016
10 14 (1.74%) Hadoop
10 14 (1.74%) Oracle Exadata
10 14 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (1.61%) MongoDB
12 11 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
13 10 (1.24%) RDBMS
13 10 (1.24%) SQL Server 2014
14 9 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 43 (5.34%) Jenkins
2 39 (4.84%) Git (software)
3 24 (2.98%) JIRA
4 12 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (1.12%) SpecFlow
6 7 (0.87%) Subversion
6 7 (0.87%) TeamCity
7 6 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.62%) GitLab
8 5 (0.62%) LoadRunner
8 5 (0.62%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.37%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.37%) JMeter
9 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (0.37%) Toad
9 3 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.25%) Checkstyle
10 2 (0.25%) FindBugs
10 2 (0.25%) Gerrit
10 2 (0.25%) SonarQube
General
1 166 (20.62%) Finance
2 81 (10.06%) Banking
3 34 (4.22%) Telecoms
4 27 (3.35%) Legal
5 19 (2.36%) Investment Banking
6 17 (2.11%) Law
7 15 (1.86%) Automotive
8 14 (1.74%) Retail
9 13 (1.61%) Front Office
10 9 (1.12%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.12%) Publishing
11 8 (0.99%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.99%) Marketing
12 5 (0.62%) Advertising
12 5 (0.62%) International Banking
12 5 (0.62%) Local Government
13 4 (0.50%) Billing
13 4 (0.50%) Electronics
13 4 (0.50%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (10.31%) DBA
2 82 (10.19%) Architect
3 77 (9.57%) Administrator
4 66 (8.20%) Analyst
5 59 (7.33%) Consultant
6 48 (5.96%) SQL DBA
7 42 (5.22%) Project Manager
8 37 (4.60%) Developer
9 35 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 31 (3.85%) Support Analyst
11 28 (3.48%) Infrastructure Manager
12 26 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
12 26 (3.23%) IT Manager
12 26 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
13 25 (3.11%) Oracle DBA
14 23 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
15 22 (2.73%) IT Support
15 22 (2.73%) Network Engineer
15 22 (2.73%) Systems Engineer
16 21 (2.61%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (5.84%) Web Services
2 34 (4.22%) .NET
3 26 (3.23%) XML
4 21 (2.61%) HTML
5 20 (2.48%) CSS
6 13 (1.61%) Ajax
6 13 (1.61%) jQuery
6 13 (1.61%) JSON
7 12 (1.49%) HTML5
8 11 (1.37%) CSS3
9 10 (1.24%) .NET Framework
9 10 (1.24%) Middleware
10 8 (0.99%) XML Messaging
11 7 (0.87%) ASP.NET
11 7 (0.87%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 6 (0.75%) Kafka
13 5 (0.62%) Node.js
13 5 (0.62%) Spark Streaming
13 5 (0.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (0.50%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 127 (15.78%) Data Centre
2 65 (8.07%) Management Information System
3 64 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (7.95%) Clustering
4 51 (6.34%) Replication
5 35 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 27 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (2.24%) Private Cloud
8 14 (1.74%) Microsoft Licensing
8 14 (1.74%) PKI
8 14 (1.74%) Virtual Team
9 13 (1.61%) Blackberry
9 13 (1.61%) Public Cloud
10 11 (1.37%) User Experience
11 9 (1.12%) iPad
12 8 (0.99%) CMDB
12 8 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
13 7 (0.87%) BYOD
13 7 (0.87%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 252 (31.30%) Windows
2 167 (20.75%) Linux
3 135 (16.77%) Windows Server
4 116 (14.41%) Unix
5 70 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 67 (8.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 54 (6.71%) Solaris
8 53 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 45 (5.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 32 (3.98%) SUSE
11 31 (3.85%) Windows 7
12 29 (3.60%) AIX
13 24 (2.98%) Windows 10
14 10 (1.24%) Oracle Linux
15 6 (0.75%) CentOS
16 4 (0.50%) Windows XP
17 3 (0.37%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.37%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.37%) VMS
17 3 (0.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (20.99%) ITIL
2 162 (20.12%) Business Continuity
3 129 (16.02%) High Availability
4 110 (13.66%) Agile Software Development
5 104 (12.92%) Migration
6 76 (9.44%) Project Management
7 75 (9.32%) Change Management
8 70 (8.70%) Problem Management
9 68 (8.45%) Service Delivery
10 64 (7.95%) Capacity Planning
11 60 (7.45%) DevOps
11 60 (7.45%) Performance Tuning
12 56 (6.96%) Incident Management
13 52 (6.46%) Stakeholder Management
14 49 (6.09%) Information Security
15 47 (5.84%) Service Management
16 45 (5.59%) Configuration Management
17 42 (5.22%) BCP
17 42 (5.22%) Data Protection
18 36 (4.47%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 158 (19.63%) SQL
2 98 (12.17%) PowerShell
3 75 (9.32%) Perl
4 70 (8.70%) Python
5 44 (5.47%) Bash Shell
6 34 (4.22%) Java
6 34 (4.22%) T-SQL
7 32 (3.98%) C#
8 25 (3.11%) Shell Script
9 24 (2.98%) JavaScript
10 22 (2.73%) PL/SQL
11 21 (2.61%) Korn
12 20 (2.48%) Ruby
13 18 (2.24%) PHP
14 12 (1.49%) VBA
15 10 (1.24%) VB
16 9 (1.12%) VBScript
17 8 (0.99%) AWK
17 8 (0.99%) sed
18 5 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 103 (12.80%) Security Cleared
2 82 (10.19%) SC Cleared
3 69 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 57 (7.08%) Degree
5 50 (6.21%) MCSE
6 42 (5.22%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (2.86%) CCNA
7 23 (2.86%) CISSP
8 22 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
9 20 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
10 17 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 16 (1.99%) MCP
12 15 (1.86%) CISM
13 13 (1.61%) DV Cleared
14 12 (1.49%) CCNP
15 10 (1.24%) CCIE
15 10 (1.24%) CISA
16 9 (1.12%) CRISC
16 9 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 9 (1.12%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (7.58%) SLA
2 41 (5.09%) QA
3 24 (2.98%) PCI DSS
4 22 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (2.36%) GDPR
6 11 (1.37%) PMO
7 10 (1.24%) COBIT
8 9 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (0.99%) GCP
10 4 (0.50%) ISO 22301
11 3 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.37%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 2 (0.25%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
13 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 165 (20.50%) Active Directory
2 98 (12.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (8.07%) Hyper-V
4 33 (4.10%) Docker
5 28 (3.48%) VMware ESXi
6 26 (3.23%) XenApp
7 22 (2.73%) vSphere
8 21 (2.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 19 (2.36%) Virtual Machines
10 14 (1.74%) Oracle RAC
11 10 (1.24%) NFS
11 10 (1.24%) Veritas File System
11 10 (1.24%) Virtual Servers
12 7 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.75%) DFS Replication
13 6 (0.75%) Firmware
13 6 (0.75%) SRDF
13 6 (0.75%) Xen
14 5 (0.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 5 (0.62%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 49 (6.09%) Puppet
2 41 (5.09%) Ansible
3 37 (4.60%) SCCM
4 35 (4.35%) NetBackup
5 34 (4.22%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (2.98%) SCOM
7 17 (2.11%) McAfee ePO
8 16 (1.99%) Kubernetes
9 12 (1.49%) BladeLogic
10 10 (1.24%) Backup Exec
10 10 (1.24%) Data Guard
10 10 (1.24%) Nagios
11 9 (1.12%) WMI
12 8 (0.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 8 (0.99%) Oracle RMAN
13 7 (0.87%) EMC NetWorker
13 7 (0.87%) Failover Clustering
14 6 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 6 (0.75%) Salt
14 6 (0.75%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 202 (25.09%) Microsoft
2 151 (18.76%) VMware
3 137 (17.02%) Oracle
4 110 (13.66%) Cisco
5 69 (8.57%) Red Hat
6 67 (8.32%) Citrix
7 62 (7.70%) NetApp
8 38 (4.72%) HP
9 27 (3.35%) Sun
10 26 (3.23%) EMC
11 25 (3.11%) Sybase
12 21 (2.61%) CheckPoint
12 21 (2.61%) SAP
12 21 (2.61%) Veritas
13 19 (2.36%) IBM
14 18 (2.24%) McAfee
15 16 (1.99%) Veeam
16 15 (1.86%) SolarWinds
17 14 (1.74%) Splunk
18 13 (1.61%) F5