Period
to 23 February 2019

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 6 months to 23 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
England > London
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 351 318 324
Rank change year-on-year -33 +6 -43
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 285 347 301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.65% 0.74% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.84% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 253 208
London median daily rate £475 £438 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -12.50% +11.92%
10th Percentile £239 £285 £313
90th Percentile £656 £653 £600
England median daily rate £450 £420 £405
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 1
London median hourly rate £34.51 £31.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.69% +135.19% -51.79%
England median hourly rate £16.22 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -45.93% +11.11% -3.57%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 38,621 41,217 35,941
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.37% 87.81% 86.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,632 30,020 25,838
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 436 489 427
London median hourly rate £24.98 £23.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.28% -6.00% +25.53%
10th Percentile £12.63 £13.95 £12.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £53.55 £52.50
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.01 £24.50
% change year-on-year -0.04% -2.00% +6.52%

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Disaster Recovery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 23 February 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery in London over the 6 months to 23 February 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 23 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
Central London -2 79 £475 +5.56% 20
West London +26 15 £325 +12.65% 18
South London -1 11 £425 +13.33%
North London -6 3 £425 -
East London - 2 £350 - 8
Disaster Recovery
England

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

1 108 (37.89%) Finance
2 87 (30.53%) Windows
3 83 (29.12%) Microsoft
4 76 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 63 (22.11%) ITIL
6 56 (19.65%) Active Directory
7 55 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
8 52 (18.25%) SQL
9 51 (17.89%) Linux
10 49 (17.19%) Business Continuity
11 48 (16.84%) DevOps
12 47 (16.49%) SQL Server
13 44 (15.44%) Office 365
14 42 (14.74%) High Availability
14 42 (14.74%) Amazon AWS
14 42 (14.74%) Oracle
15 39 (13.68%) Scrum
15 39 (13.68%) VMware
16 37 (12.98%) Firewall
17 33 (11.58%) Migration
17 33 (11.58%) PaaS
18 31 (10.88%) Self-Motivation
19 30 (10.53%) Change Management
20 29 (10.18%) Problem-Solving
21 28 (9.82%) Data Centre
21 28 (9.82%) Information Security
21 28 (9.82%) .NET
21 28 (9.82%) Cisco
21 28 (9.82%) Banking
22 27 (9.47%) Unix

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 13 (4.56%) IIS
1 13 (4.56%) MS Exchange
1 13 (4.56%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.21%) Apache
3 10 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (3.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (2.46%) Skype for Business
6 6 (2.11%) Confluence
7 5 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.05%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.70%) CMS
9 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.70%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.70%) SAS
9 2 (0.70%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 16 (5.61%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.40%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.70%) Infor SunSystems
2 2 (0.70%) LatentZero
2 2 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.70%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 2 (0.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (0.70%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.35%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 76 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (15.44%) Office 365
3 42 (14.74%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (11.58%) PaaS
5 24 (8.42%) IaaS
6 16 (5.61%) Azure Active Directory
7 13 (4.56%) SaaS
8 11 (3.86%) Serverless
9 9 (3.16%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (2.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (2.46%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (1.75%) Datadog
12 4 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (1.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 4 (1.40%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (1.40%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (1.40%) Amazon S3
12 4 (1.40%) Amazon SageMaker
12 4 (1.40%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 37 (12.98%) Firewall
2 21 (7.37%) VPN
3 20 (7.02%) WAN
4 18 (6.32%) DNS
5 17 (5.96%) Internet
6 16 (5.61%) LAN
6 16 (5.61%) SAN
7 13 (4.56%) Network Security
8 12 (4.21%) Wireless
9 11 (3.86%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (3.86%) DHCP
10 10 (3.51%) TCP/IP
11 9 (3.16%) BGP
11 9 (3.16%) MPLS
11 9 (3.16%) OSPF
11 9 (3.16%) VLAN
12 8 (2.81%) Skype
12 8 (2.81%) SSL
13 7 (2.46%) DMZ
13 7 (2.46%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (16.49%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.56%) Oracle Reports
3 11 (3.86%) MongoDB
4 10 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (3.51%) Oracle Database
4 10 (3.51%) Power BI
4 10 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (2.81%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (2.81%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 7 (2.46%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (2.11%) Big Data
9 5 (1.75%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (1.40%) Amazon Athena
10 4 (1.40%) Amazon QuickSight
Development Applications
1 18 (6.32%) Jenkins
1 18 (6.32%) JIRA
2 12 (4.21%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.16%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (2.46%) Cucumber
4 7 (2.46%) GitLab
5 6 (2.11%) CircleCI
5 6 (2.11%) JMeter
5 6 (2.11%) Selenium
5 6 (2.11%) SpecFlow
5 6 (2.11%) TeamCity
5 6 (2.11%) Travis CI
5 6 (2.11%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 5 (1.75%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.05%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.05%) Gatling
7 3 (1.05%) Hudson
7 3 (1.05%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.70%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.70%) NeoLoad
General
1 108 (37.89%) Finance
2 28 (9.82%) Banking
3 16 (5.61%) Front Office
4 13 (4.56%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.51%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.81%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.75%) Billing
7 5 (1.75%) Legal
8 4 (1.40%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.40%) Marketing
8 4 (1.40%) Retail
9 2 (0.70%) Advertising
9 2 (0.70%) Back Office
9 2 (0.70%) Electronics
9 2 (0.70%) Law
9 2 (0.70%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.70%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Games
10 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 38 (13.33%) Architect
2 37 (12.98%) Analyst
3 33 (11.58%) Developer
4 17 (5.96%) Consultant
4 17 (5.96%) IT Support
5 16 (5.61%) Support Analyst
6 15 (5.26%) Azure Architect
7 14 (4.91%) .NET Developer
7 14 (4.91%) Support Engineer
8 13 (4.56%) DBA
8 13 (4.56%) DevOps Engineer
9 12 (4.21%) Administrator
9 12 (4.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (3.86%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (3.86%) C# Developer
10 11 (3.86%) Cloud Architect
10 11 (3.86%) Cloud Engineer
10 11 (3.86%) Desktop Support
11 10 (3.51%) Azure DevOps
11 10 (3.51%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.82%) .NET
2 21 (7.37%) Web Services
3 9 (3.16%) XML
4 8 (2.81%) RESTful
5 7 (2.46%) J2EE
5 7 (2.46%) Middleware
5 7 (2.46%) Node.js
5 7 (2.46%) Spring
6 6 (2.11%) ASP.NET
6 6 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (2.11%) Fluent NHibernate
6 6 (2.11%) WCF
7 5 (1.75%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.75%) REST
8 4 (1.40%) Apache Flex
8 4 (1.40%) CSS
8 4 (1.40%) HTML
8 4 (1.40%) LDAP
8 4 (1.40%) XMPP
9 3 (1.05%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.88%) Self-Motivation
2 28 (9.82%) Data Centre
3 20 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (7.02%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.86%) iPhone
4 11 (3.86%) Public Cloud
5 10 (3.51%) Clustering
6 9 (3.16%) Blackberry
7 8 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.81%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (2.46%) PKI
9 6 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (2.11%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.75%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.40%) Fixed Income
11 4 (1.40%) Replication
12 3 (1.05%) Digital TV
12 3 (1.05%) IVR
12 3 (1.05%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 87 (30.53%) Windows
2 51 (17.89%) Linux
3 27 (9.47%) Unix
4 26 (9.12%) Windows Server
5 21 (7.37%) Windows 10
6 20 (7.02%) Windows 7
7 15 (5.26%) Android
8 9 (3.16%) Windows Mobile
8 9 (3.16%) Windows XP
9 7 (2.46%) Solaris
10 6 (2.11%) Apple iOS
10 6 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (1.05%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.70%) AIX
14 1 (0.35%) OS/400
14 1 (0.35%) SUSE
14 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (22.11%) ITIL
2 55 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (17.19%) Business Continuity
4 48 (16.84%) DevOps
5 42 (14.74%) High Availability
6 39 (13.68%) Scrum
7 33 (11.58%) Migration
8 30 (10.53%) Change Management
9 29 (10.18%) Problem-Solving
10 28 (9.82%) Information Security
11 23 (8.07%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (8.07%) Service Management
11 23 (8.07%) Test Automation
12 20 (7.02%) Continuous Delivery
12 20 (7.02%) Project Management
13 17 (5.96%) Release Management
14 16 (5.61%) Proactive Monitoring
15 15 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
15 15 (5.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 52 (18.25%) SQL
2 26 (9.12%) C#
3 25 (8.77%) Python
4 23 (8.07%) PowerShell
5 17 (5.96%) Java
6 15 (5.26%) VBA
7 12 (4.21%) JavaScript
8 9 (3.16%) Shell Script
8 9 (3.16%) VB
9 8 (2.81%) VB.NET
10 7 (2.46%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.46%) Ruby
11 6 (2.11%) Groovy
11 6 (2.11%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.75%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.75%) Perl
12 5 (1.75%) Scala
13 3 (1.05%) PHP
14 2 (0.70%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.70%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 25 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (7.72%) ITIL Certification
3 19 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 14 (4.91%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (4.21%) CCNP
5 12 (4.21%) MCSE
5 12 (4.21%) SC Cleared
6 11 (3.86%) Degree
7 8 (2.81%) CCNA
8 7 (2.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (1.75%) CCIE
10 4 (1.40%) CCDE
10 4 (1.40%) CCDP
10 4 (1.40%) CISA
10 4 (1.40%) CISSP
10 4 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (1.05%) MCITP
11 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 3 (1.05%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.77%) QA
2 14 (4.91%) GDPR
3 11 (3.86%) SLA
4 6 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.11%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (1.40%) COBIT
6 4 (1.40%) ISO 22301
7 3 (1.05%) Data Quality
7 3 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 2 (0.70%) PMO
8 2 (0.70%) PSD2
9 1 (0.35%) COSO
9 1 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.35%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.35%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 56 (19.65%) Active Directory
2 23 (8.07%) Docker
3 22 (7.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (4.56%) Hyper-V
5 9 (3.16%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (2.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (1.40%) Firmware
8 4 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.40%) vSphere
9 2 (0.70%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.70%) Shibboleth
9 2 (0.70%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.70%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.70%) XenApp
9 2 (0.70%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.35%) HDFS
10 1 (0.35%) PowerDNS
10 1 (0.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (7.37%) Ansible
2 17 (5.96%) Kubernetes
3 14 (4.91%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (4.56%) Puppet
5 8 (2.81%) Terraform
6 7 (2.46%) Prometheus
6 7 (2.46%) SCCM
7 3 (1.05%) AirWatch
7 3 (1.05%) Cisco CME
7 3 (1.05%) Dollar Universe
7 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (1.05%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.05%) OpenView
7 3 (1.05%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (1.05%) WSUS
8 2 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.70%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.70%) Thomson Reuters DACS
8 2 (0.70%) vCenter Server
8 2 (0.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 83 (29.12%) Microsoft
2 42 (14.74%) Oracle
3 39 (13.68%) VMware
4 28 (9.82%) Cisco
5 20 (7.02%) Bloomberg
5 20 (7.02%) Citrix
6 15 (5.26%) Reuters
6 15 (5.26%) ServiceNow
7 14 (4.91%) IBM
7 14 (4.91%) SAP
8 11 (3.86%) HP
9 8 (2.81%) Google
10 7 (2.46%) Adobe
10 7 (2.46%) CheckPoint
10 7 (2.46%) F5
10 7 (2.46%) Splunk
11 6 (2.11%) AppDynamics
11 6 (2.11%) Palo Alto
12 5 (1.75%) FactSet
12 5 (1.75%) NetApp