The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 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
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 317 225 243
Rank change year-on-year -92 +18  
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 105 216 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.51% 1.00% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 1.17% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 150 142
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £51.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year -30.39% +87.15%  

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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17919 18449 19236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.65% 85.29% 82.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12848 13494 13624
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 158 261
Median hourly rate £27.00 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -2.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £43.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Disaster Recovery in London

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery in London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Disaster Recovery in London

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disaster Recovery in London

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 23 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
City of London -14 17 £493 +11.29% 6
Canary Wharf 0 1 £450 +20.00%
Croydon -7 1 £450 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Brentford - 1 £575 -
Chessington - 1 - -
West End of London - 1 £538 -
Stockley Park - 1 - -
Disaster Recovery
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 100 (36.36%) Windows
2 83 (30.18%) SQL
3 76 (27.64%) Microsoft
4 67 (24.36%) Finance
5 60 (21.82%) Replication
5 60 (21.82%) SQL Server
6 58 (21.09%) ITIL
7 56 (20.36%) Data Centre
8 53 (19.27%) Firewall
9 50 (18.18%) VMware
9 50 (18.18%) PowerShell
9 50 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
9 50 (18.18%) Windows Server
10 47 (17.09%) Active Directory
11 43 (15.64%) Linux
11 43 (15.64%) Business Continuity
12 40 (14.55%) Cisco
13 39 (14.18%) Unix
14 38 (13.82%) Oracle
14 38 (13.82%) HP
14 38 (13.82%) Windows Server 2008
15 37 (13.45%) Amazon AWS
15 37 (13.45%) High Availability
16 36 (13.09%) Migration
16 36 (13.09%) SAN
17 34 (12.36%) WAN
17 34 (12.36%) VMware Infrastructure
17 34 (12.36%) Windows Server 2012
18 33 (12.00%) DevOps
19 31 (11.27%) Hyper-V

Disaster Recovery
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 23 (8.36%) MS Exchange
2 19 (6.91%) Exchange Server 2013
3 16 (5.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (5.82%) SharePoint
4 14 (5.09%) IIS
5 10 (3.64%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.82%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.45%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.73%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.73%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.73%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.36%) nginx
10 1 (0.36%) SAP Portal
10 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (4.36%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Northgate Housing
1 2 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.73%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.36%) BASE24
2 1 (0.36%) BondVision
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) Eikon
2 1 (0.36%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 50 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (13.45%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (8.36%) IaaS
4 15 (5.45%) Office 365
5 12 (4.36%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (4.36%) SaaS
6 7 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (2.55%) PaaS
7 6 (2.18%) Mimecast
8 4 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.73%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.36%) Heroku
11 1 (0.36%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.36%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 53 (19.27%) Firewall
2 36 (13.09%) SAN
3 34 (12.36%) WAN
4 28 (10.18%) DNS
4 28 (10.18%) LAN
5 21 (7.64%) VPN
6 19 (6.91%) TCP/IP
7 17 (6.18%) Network Security
8 15 (5.45%) DHCP
8 15 (5.45%) VoIP
9 14 (5.09%) NAS
10 11 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (3.64%) LDAP
12 9 (3.27%) VLAN
13 8 (2.91%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (2.91%) MPLS
13 8 (2.91%) Wireless
14 7 (2.55%) BGP
14 7 (2.55%) Spanning Tree
15 6 (2.18%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (21.82%) SQL Server
2 26 (9.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (8.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (7.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (6.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (5.82%) SQL Server 2014
7 15 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (4.73%) Oracle Database
9 10 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (2.18%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (2.18%) Oracle9i Database
11 5 (1.82%) Big Data
11 5 (1.82%) DB2
11 5 (1.82%) MySQL
11 5 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (1.82%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.82%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.45%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.45%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.45%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 9 (3.27%) TeamCity
2 7 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.45%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.09%) JIRA
5 2 (0.73%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.73%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.73%) git-flow
5 2 (0.73%) Toad
6 1 (0.36%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.36%) JUnit
6 1 (0.36%) Selenium
6 1 (0.36%) Subversion
6 1 (0.36%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 67 (24.36%) Finance
2 25 (9.09%) Banking
3 24 (8.73%) Legal
4 18 (6.55%) Retail
5 14 (5.09%) Front Office
6 11 (4.00%) Investment Banking
7 9 (3.27%) Back Office
7 9 (3.27%) Law
8 7 (2.55%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.45%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.45%) Marketing
9 4 (1.45%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.09%) Billing
10 3 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.73%) German Language
12 1 (0.36%) Advertising
12 1 (0.36%) Electronics
12 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (13.45%) Architect
2 36 (13.09%) Analyst
3 25 (9.09%) DBA
4 23 (8.36%) Administrator
5 22 (8.00%) SQL DBA
6 16 (5.82%) Support Analyst
7 14 (5.09%) Consultant
7 14 (5.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (5.09%) Project Manager
8 13 (4.73%) Infrastructure Manager
9 11 (4.00%) IT Manager
9 11 (4.00%) SQL Server DBA
10 10 (3.64%) Cloud Architect
11 9 (3.27%) Applications Support
11 9 (3.27%) Developer
11 9 (3.27%) Disaster Recovery Architect
11 9 (3.27%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 9 (3.27%) Network Engineer
12 8 (2.91%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (2.91%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.00%) Middleware
2 3 (1.09%) .NET
2 3 (1.09%) J2EE
2 3 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (1.09%) SOAP
2 3 (1.09%) WAP
2 3 (1.09%) Web Services
3 2 (0.73%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (0.73%) JSON
3 2 (0.73%) Node.js
3 2 (0.73%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (0.73%) Rendezvous
3 2 (0.73%) REST
4 1 (0.36%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.36%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.36%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.36%) Spring
4 1 (0.36%) Velocity
4 1 (0.36%) WinForms
4 1 (0.36%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 60 (21.82%) Replication
2 56 (20.36%) Data Centre
3 25 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 23 (8.36%) Clustering
5 17 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.55%) Blackberry
6 7 (2.55%) Derivative
6 7 (2.55%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (2.18%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.45%) Cloud Native
8 4 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.45%) PKI
8 4 (1.45%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.45%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.09%) Fintech
9 3 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.09%) iPhone
9 3 (1.09%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 100 (36.36%) Windows
2 50 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 43 (15.64%) Linux
4 39 (14.18%) Unix
5 38 (13.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (12.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (6.91%) Windows 7
8 18 (6.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (5.45%) Solaris
10 9 (3.27%) Windows 10
11 8 (2.91%) CentOS
12 6 (2.18%) AIX
13 5 (1.82%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (1.09%) SUSE
14 3 (1.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 3 (1.09%) VMS
15 2 (0.73%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.36%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (21.09%) ITIL
2 43 (15.64%) Business Continuity
3 37 (13.45%) High Availability
4 36 (13.09%) Migration
5 33 (12.00%) DevOps
6 29 (10.55%) Service Management
7 27 (9.82%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (9.82%) Change Management
8 26 (9.45%) Project Management
9 22 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
10 21 (7.64%) Information Security
11 19 (6.91%) Configuration Management
12 18 (6.55%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (6.18%) Problem Management
14 16 (5.82%) Server Building
15 14 (5.09%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (4.73%) Load Balancing
16 13 (4.73%) PRINCE2
16 13 (4.73%) Service Delivery
17 12 (4.36%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 83 (30.18%) SQL
2 50 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 24 (8.73%) T-SQL
4 16 (5.82%) Python
5 15 (5.45%) Java
6 12 (4.36%) Perl
7 11 (4.00%) Shell Script
8 8 (2.91%) Ruby
9 7 (2.55%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.18%) VBScript
11 5 (1.82%) Korn
12 4 (1.45%) C#
12 4 (1.45%) JavaScript
12 4 (1.45%) R
12 4 (1.45%) VBA
13 2 (0.73%) PHP
13 2 (0.73%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.73%) VB
13 2 (0.73%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.36%) VB6
Qualifications
1 26 (9.45%) Security Cleared
2 25 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 19 (6.91%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (5.82%) CCNA
5 15 (5.45%) CISSP
6 12 (4.36%) CCIE
7 11 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (3.64%) MCSE
9 9 (3.27%) CCNP
10 8 (2.91%) Degree
11 6 (2.18%) MCITP
12 4 (1.45%) CISM
12 4 (1.45%) DV Cleared
12 4 (1.45%) ISEB
12 4 (1.45%) MCP
12 4 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (1.09%) MCSD
14 2 (0.73%) Master's Degree
15 1 (0.36%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.09%) SLA
2 10 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.27%) PCI DSS
4 8 (2.91%) QA
5 2 (0.73%) GDPR
5 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.36%) BS7799
6 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.36%) MiFID
6 1 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 47 (17.09%) Active Directory
2 34 (12.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (11.27%) Hyper-V
4 11 (4.00%) NFS
5 8 (2.91%) Docker
5 8 (2.91%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (2.55%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (2.55%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.82%) SRDF
8 3 (1.09%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.09%) Veritas File System
8 3 (1.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.73%) KVM
9 2 (0.73%) vSphere
10 1 (0.36%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.36%) iptables
10 1 (0.36%) Postfix
10 1 (0.36%) XenApp
10 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (9.09%) SCCM
2 24 (8.73%) SCOM
3 19 (6.91%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (6.91%) Puppet
4 14 (5.09%) Ansible
5 11 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 11 (4.00%) NetBackup
6 10 (3.64%) Nagios
7 8 (2.91%) vCenter Server
8 6 (2.18%) Control-M
8 6 (2.18%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (2.18%) Salt
8 6 (2.18%) SCVMM
9 5 (1.82%) SCOrch
10 4 (1.45%) AirWatch
10 4 (1.45%) Data Guard
10 4 (1.45%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 4 (1.45%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (1.09%) Simpana
11 3 (1.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 76 (27.64%) Microsoft
2 50 (18.18%) VMware
3 40 (14.55%) Cisco
4 38 (13.82%) HP
4 38 (13.82%) Oracle
5 23 (8.36%) NetApp
6 14 (5.09%) Citrix
7 9 (3.27%) EMC
8 8 (2.91%) CheckPoint
8 8 (2.91%) Splunk
9 7 (2.55%) Red Hat
9 7 (2.55%) SAP
9 7 (2.55%) Sophos
10 6 (2.18%) 3PAR
10 6 (2.18%) Avaya
10 6 (2.18%) Dell
10 6 (2.18%) Fortinet
10 6 (2.18%) IBM
10 6 (2.18%) Reuters
10 6 (2.18%) Sybase
London
Cititec
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £330 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harris Global
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Green Park Interim & Executive Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 11 days ago