Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 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
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 299 264 311
Rank change year-on-year -35 +47 +47
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 320 146 218
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.85% 0.81% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.91% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 94 149
10th Percentile £335 £230 £285
25th Percentile £400 £332 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £469 £450
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% -5.26%
75th Percentile £613 £550 £575
90th Percentile £700 £625 £651
England median daily rate £495 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
10th Percentile £17.20 £21.20 -
25th Percentile £19.00 - £42.66
Median hourly rate £21.25 £23.00 £44.80
Median % change year-on-year -7.61% -48.65% +95.36%
75th Percentile £23.75 £32.00 £46.93
90th Percentile - £60.05 -
England median hourly rate £22.75 £22.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year +1.11% -57.14% +223.62%

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 34,386 16,040 26,339
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 91.44% 89.46% 88.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,056 11,636 19,194
10th Percentile £381 £325 £315
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £500 £513
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +0.49%
75th Percentile £675 £602 £600
90th Percentile £750 £700 £688
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 145 302
10th Percentile £16.49 £16.55 £12.44
25th Percentile £21.98 £24.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate £39.50 £34.13 £23.00
Median % change year-on-year +15.75% +48.37% +3.32%
75th Percentile £53.75 £51.50 £44.69
90th Percentile £65.00 £64.60 £53.28
England median hourly rate £26.00 £26.65 £20.50
% change year-on-year -2.44% +30.00% -6.82%

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Disaster Recovery in London

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Disaster Recovery in London.

Daily rate trend for Disaster Recovery in London

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Disaster Recovery in London over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Disaster Recovery in London

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Disaster Recovery in London.

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 6 months to 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -33 43 £500 +5.82% 41
South London -7 5 £600 +100.00% 2
West London -20 4 £523 +30.63% 6
Disaster Recovery
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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.

1 102 (31.88%) Finance
2 79 (24.69%) Business Continuity
2 79 (24.69%) Windows
3 78 (24.38%) Social Skills
4 75 (23.44%) Microsoft
5 74 (23.13%) Azure
6 70 (21.88%) Oracle
7 69 (21.56%) SQL
8 67 (20.94%) SQL Server
9 66 (20.63%) Active Directory
10 65 (20.31%) Banking
11 61 (19.06%) AWS
12 60 (18.75%) High Availability
13 54 (16.88%) ITIL
14 53 (16.56%) DevOps
15 51 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
16 48 (15.00%) VMware
17 47 (14.69%) Migration
18 46 (14.38%) Data Centre
19 45 (14.06%) PowerShell
20 44 (13.75%) Linux
21 40 (12.50%) CI/CD
22 38 (11.88%) Windows Server
23 37 (11.56%) Oracle Database
24 36 (11.25%) Python
25 34 (10.63%) QA
25 34 (10.63%) Problem-Solving
26 32 (10.00%) SharePoint
27 31 (9.69%) VBA
28 30 (9.38%) .NET

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 32 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 19 (5.94%) Confluence
3 9 (2.81%) IIS
4 7 (2.19%) nginx
4 7 (2.19%) SAS
5 5 (1.56%) Apache
6 3 (0.94%) CICS
6 3 (0.94%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.63%) CMS
7 2 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.63%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.63%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.31%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.31%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 30 (9.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (3.44%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.88%) Cloudability
2 3 (0.94%) Cerner Millennium
3 2 (0.63%) Misys Midas
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.63%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.63%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.63%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.63%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.63%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 74 (23.13%) Azure
2 61 (19.06%) AWS
3 29 (9.06%) PaaS
4 28 (8.75%) Microsoft 365
5 25 (7.81%) IaaS
5 25 (7.81%) SaaS
6 23 (7.19%) GitHub
7 18 (5.63%) Azure Active Directory
8 15 (4.69%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (3.13%) Power Platform
11 9 (2.81%) AWS CodePipeline
11 9 (2.81%) AWS Lambda
11 9 (2.81%) GCP
11 9 (2.81%) Serverless
12 8 (2.50%) Amazon EKS
12 8 (2.50%) Nutanix
13 6 (1.88%) Azure Storage
13 6 (1.88%) CloudFront
14 5 (1.56%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.50%) DNS
2 21 (6.56%) TCP/IP
3 16 (5.00%) Kerberos
4 15 (4.69%) LAN
4 15 (4.69%) WAN
5 14 (4.38%) Firewall
6 12 (3.75%) Network Security
7 10 (3.13%) DHCP
8 7 (2.19%) Internet
9 6 (1.88%) Intranet
9 6 (1.88%) VPN
9 6 (1.88%) Wireless
10 5 (1.56%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (1.56%) SAN
10 5 (1.56%) VLAN
11 4 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 4 (1.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 4 (1.25%) iSCSI
12 3 (0.94%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (20.94%) SQL Server
2 37 (11.56%) Oracle Database
3 17 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (4.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (4.38%) Oracle Database 12c
5 12 (3.75%) MongoDB
6 10 (3.13%) Power BI
6 10 (3.13%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (2.81%) MySQL
7 9 (2.81%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (2.19%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (1.88%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.88%) Tableau
10 4 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (1.25%) Data Lake
10 4 (1.25%) DB2
10 4 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.25%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 21 (6.56%) JIRA
2 15 (4.69%) TeamCity
3 14 (4.38%) Git (software)
3 14 (4.38%) Subversion
4 12 (3.75%) Visual Studio
5 11 (3.44%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.19%) Bitbucket
6 7 (2.19%) GitLab
7 6 (1.88%) Terragrunt
8 2 (0.63%) Serena SBM
8 2 (0.63%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.31%) CircleCI
9 1 (0.31%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.31%) Cypress.io
9 1 (0.31%) Gatling
9 1 (0.31%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.31%) Mockito
9 1 (0.31%) WebDriver
General
1 102 (31.88%) Finance
2 78 (24.38%) Social Skills
3 65 (20.31%) Banking
4 27 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (5.94%) Presentation Skills
6 10 (3.13%) Public Sector
7 8 (2.50%) Documentation Skills
7 8 (2.50%) Retail
8 7 (2.19%) Front Office
9 5 (1.56%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.56%) Organisational Skills
10 4 (1.25%) Influencing Skills
11 3 (0.94%) International Banking
11 3 (0.94%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.94%) Law
12 2 (0.63%) Back Office
12 2 (0.63%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 2 (0.63%) Marketing
12 2 (0.63%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 46 (14.38%) Architect
2 32 (10.00%) Developer
3 29 (9.06%) Administrator
4 28 (8.75%) Analyst
5 27 (8.44%) DBA
6 24 (7.50%) Consultant
6 24 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 21 (6.56%) Solutions Architect
8 18 (5.63%) SharePoint Developer
9 17 (5.31%) Oracle DBA
10 16 (5.00%) Azure Architect
10 16 (5.00%) C# Developer
10 16 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery Manager
11 14 (4.38%) Windows Engineer
12 13 (4.06%) DevOps Engineer
13 12 (3.75%) Azure Engineer
14 11 (3.44%) AWS Engineer
15 10 (3.13%) Cloud Architect
15 10 (3.13%) SCCM Engineer
15 10 (3.13%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (9.38%) .NET
2 17 (5.31%) LDAP
3 15 (4.69%) .NET Framework
4 9 (2.81%) Middleware
5 8 (2.50%) Node.js
5 8 (2.50%) React
6 7 (2.19%) JSON
6 7 (2.19%) REST
7 6 (1.88%) CSS
7 6 (1.88%) HTML
7 6 (1.88%) WinForms
8 5 (1.56%) HTML5
8 5 (1.56%) Web Services
8 5 (1.56%) WPF
9 4 (1.25%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.25%) ARM Templates
9 4 (1.25%) Elastic Stack
9 4 (1.25%) jQuery
9 4 (1.25%) Spring
9 4 (1.25%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 46 (14.38%) Data Centre
2 27 (8.44%) Replication
3 18 (5.63%) Clustering
4 15 (4.69%) Public Cloud
5 13 (4.06%) Mainframe
6 11 (3.44%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (3.44%) Virtual Team
7 10 (3.13%) Cloud Native
7 10 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
8 9 (2.81%) PKI
9 8 (2.50%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.50%) Private Cloud
10 7 (2.19%) Renewable Energy
11 6 (1.88%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (1.88%) IBM Mainframe
12 5 (1.56%) Data Structures
13 4 (1.25%) Client/Server
13 4 (1.25%) Enterprise Cloud
13 4 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
13 4 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 79 (24.69%) Windows
2 44 (13.75%) Linux
3 38 (11.88%) Windows Server
4 20 (6.25%) Unix
5 17 (5.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (4.38%) Solaris
7 10 (3.13%) Windows Server 2019
8 8 (2.50%) Windows 10
8 8 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (2.19%) Windows Server 2016
10 6 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.25%) Mac OS
11 4 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (1.25%) zOS
12 3 (0.94%) AIX
12 3 (0.94%) CentOS
12 3 (0.94%) MVS
12 3 (0.94%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.63%) SUSE
13 2 (0.63%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (24.69%) Business Continuity
2 60 (18.75%) High Availability
3 54 (16.88%) ITIL
4 53 (16.56%) DevOps
5 51 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (14.69%) Migration
7 40 (12.50%) CI/CD
8 34 (10.63%) Problem-Solving
9 29 (9.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 29 (9.06%) Storage Management
10 27 (8.44%) Change Management
11 26 (8.13%) Service Management
12 25 (7.81%) Data Analysis
12 25 (7.81%) Project Delivery
13 23 (7.19%) Infrastructure as Code
13 23 (7.19%) Performance Tuning
14 22 (6.88%) Load Balancing
14 22 (6.88%) Project Management
15 21 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (21.56%) SQL
2 45 (14.06%) PowerShell
3 36 (11.25%) Python
4 31 (9.69%) VBA
5 29 (9.06%) C#
6 26 (8.13%) PL/SQL
6 26 (8.13%) VB
7 22 (6.88%) T-SQL
8 17 (5.31%) VB.NET
9 13 (4.06%) Java
10 10 (3.13%) Ruby
11 7 (2.19%) Bash
11 7 (2.19%) JCL
12 6 (1.88%) Assembly Language
12 6 (1.88%) CLIST
12 6 (1.88%) JavaScript
12 6 (1.88%) REXX
13 5 (1.56%) Go
14 4 (1.25%) Perl
14 4 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (7.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 14 (4.38%) SC Cleared
4 12 (3.75%) MCSE
5 10 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (3.13%) Degree
6 8 (2.50%) CCNA
7 6 (1.88%) MCITP
7 6 (1.88%) MCTS
8 5 (1.56%) MCSA
8 5 (1.56%) OCP
8 5 (1.56%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.25%) CCENT
9 4 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.25%) TOGAF Certification
10 3 (0.94%) CCNP
10 3 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (0.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (10.63%) QA
2 22 (6.88%) SLA
3 20 (6.25%) GDPR
4 17 (5.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (2.81%) ISO 22301
6 7 (2.19%) PCI DSS
7 6 (1.88%) GRC
8 3 (0.94%) COBIT
8 3 (0.94%) NIST
9 2 (0.63%) GxP
9 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.63%) PMO
10 1 (0.31%) Accessibility
10 1 (0.31%) JSP 440
System Software
1 66 (20.63%) Active Directory
2 26 (8.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (5.94%) Docker
4 13 (4.06%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (3.44%) Hyper-V
5 11 (3.44%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (2.81%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (2.81%) vSphere
7 6 (1.88%) NFS
7 6 (1.88%) RACF
8 3 (0.94%) SRDF
8 3 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.94%) VMware NSX
8 3 (0.94%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.63%) vCloud
9 2 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.63%) XenApp
10 1 (0.31%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.31%) OCFS2
10 1 (0.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 27 (8.44%) Terraform
2 18 (5.63%) Kubernetes
3 17 (5.31%) SCCM
4 16 (5.00%) Ansible
5 15 (4.69%) Data Guard
6 13 (4.06%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 12 (3.75%) Puppet
8 9 (2.81%) Control-M
9 8 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
9 8 (2.50%) Prometheus
9 8 (2.50%) Tivoli
10 7 (2.19%) EMC NetWorker
10 7 (2.19%) Grafana
10 7 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (2.19%) QRadar
10 7 (2.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 6 (1.88%) Netcool
12 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
12 3 (0.94%) SCOM
12 3 (0.94%) vRealize
Vendors
1 75 (23.44%) Microsoft
2 70 (21.88%) Oracle
3 48 (15.00%) VMware
4 28 (8.75%) Cisco
5 25 (7.81%) IBM
6 22 (6.88%) Red Hat
7 21 (6.56%) ServiceNow
8 19 (5.94%) Splunk
9 15 (4.69%) EMC
10 11 (3.44%) CyberArk
11 10 (3.13%) Citrix
12 9 (2.81%) Sybase
13 8 (2.50%) Zerto
14 7 (2.19%) BMC
14 7 (2.19%) Qualys
15 6 (1.88%) Dell
15 6 (1.88%) Informatica
15 6 (1.88%) SAP
16 5 (1.56%) F5
16 5 (1.56%) NetApp