Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 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
England > London
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 343 372 298
Rank change year-on-year +29 -74 -31
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 316 278 387
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.68% 0.59% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.67% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 186 289
London median daily rate £475 £453 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.84% -4.11% +11.18%
10th Percentile £263 £303 £274
90th Percentile £684 £628 £588
England median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 1
London median hourly rate £22.93 £27.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.62% +111.54% -31.58%
England median hourly rate £17.00 £29.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -42.37% +7.27% +44.74%

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 40,711 41,364 39,278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.55% 88.07% 87.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,397 30,013 28,131
London median daily rate £500 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £663 £644
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 475 405 416
London median hourly rate £22.93 £22.50 £21.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.91% +3.31% +8.90%
10th Percentile £13.05 £13.31 £12.25
90th Percentile £54.41 £50.00 £50.07
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.11 £22.84
% change year-on-year -4.79% +1.19% +3.80%

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 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
Central London +2 89 £408 -9.44% 26
West London +9 25 £518 +4.81% 19
South London -13 13 £475 +2.98% 4
East London -20 4 £350 -22.22% 1
North London -4 2 £425 -
Disaster Recovery
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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.

1 112 (35.44%) Finance
2 92 (29.11%) Windows
3 80 (25.32%) ITIL
4 78 (24.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 68 (21.52%) Linux
5 68 (21.52%) Business Continuity
6 67 (21.20%) Microsoft
7 60 (18.99%) Unix
8 58 (18.35%) High Availability
9 57 (18.04%) Oracle
9 57 (18.04%) SQL
10 53 (16.77%) SQL Server
11 51 (16.14%) Data Centre
12 50 (15.82%) Active Directory
13 47 (14.87%) VMware
14 44 (13.92%) Migration
15 42 (13.29%) Banking
16 40 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
17 38 (12.03%) PaaS
18 37 (11.71%) IaaS
19 36 (11.39%) Office 365
19 36 (11.39%) PowerShell
20 35 (11.08%) DevOps
21 32 (10.13%) Information Security
22 31 (9.81%) VMware Infrastructure
23 30 (9.49%) SAN
23 30 (9.49%) Python
23 30 (9.49%) Windows Server
24 29 (9.18%) IIS
25 28 (8.86%) Firewall

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 29 (9.18%) IIS
2 21 (6.65%) Apache
3 15 (4.75%) MS Exchange
4 11 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (3.48%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.16%) Apache Solr
6 8 (2.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (1.58%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (1.58%) JBoss
7 5 (1.58%) Skype for Business
7 5 (1.58%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.27%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.63%) CMS
9 2 (0.63%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.63%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.32%) Site Server
10 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 25 (7.91%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.16%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.53%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.27%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.63%) Infor SunSystems
2 2 (0.63%) LatentZero
2 2 (0.63%) ReMetrica
2 2 (0.63%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.32%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 78 (24.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (12.03%) PaaS
3 37 (11.71%) IaaS
4 36 (11.39%) Office 365
5 26 (8.23%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (4.75%) Azure Active Directory
7 13 (4.11%) SaaS
8 8 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (1.58%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.95%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (0.63%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.63%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (0.63%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.63%) Route 53
12 2 (0.63%) Serverless
13 1 (0.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 30 (9.49%) SAN
2 28 (8.86%) Firewall
3 23 (7.28%) WAN
4 21 (6.65%) LAN
5 19 (6.01%) VPN
6 16 (5.06%) DNS
7 12 (3.80%) Wireless
8 11 (3.48%) TCP/IP
9 10 (3.16%) NAS
10 9 (2.85%) DHCP
10 9 (2.85%) Internet
10 9 (2.85%) SSL
11 8 (2.53%) DMZ
11 8 (2.53%) Network Security
11 8 (2.53%) VoIP
12 7 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (1.90%) BGP
13 6 (1.90%) OSPF
13 6 (1.90%) Skype
13 6 (1.90%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (16.77%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.28%) MongoDB
3 17 (5.38%) Oracle Database
4 16 (5.06%) BusinessObjects
4 16 (5.06%) Relational Database
5 14 (4.43%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (3.48%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (3.48%) Big Data
7 10 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (2.85%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (2.53%) Azure SQL Database
9 8 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (2.53%) Oracle Database 12c
9 8 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.90%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.27%) OLTP
11 4 (1.27%) Power BI
12 3 (0.95%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.95%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (5.38%) Jenkins
2 13 (4.11%) JMeter
3 11 (3.48%) Gatling
3 11 (3.48%) LoadRunner
4 7 (2.22%) JIRA
5 6 (1.90%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.58%) CircleCI
6 5 (1.58%) Travis CI
7 2 (0.63%) Hudson
7 2 (0.63%) NeoLoad
7 2 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.32%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.32%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.32%) GitLab
8 1 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.32%) YourKit
General
1 112 (35.44%) Finance
2 42 (13.29%) Banking
3 20 (6.33%) Investment Banking
4 19 (6.01%) Front Office
4 19 (6.01%) Retail
5 13 (4.11%) Legal
6 10 (3.16%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.22%) Back Office
7 7 (2.22%) Marketing
7 7 (2.22%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.58%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.27%) Billing
10 3 (0.95%) Electronics
11 2 (0.63%) Games
11 2 (0.63%) Law
11 2 (0.63%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (12.97%) Analyst
1 41 (12.97%) Architect
2 22 (6.96%) Consultant
2 22 (6.96%) DBA
3 20 (6.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (6.01%) IT Support
4 19 (6.01%) Support Engineer
5 18 (5.70%) Azure DevOps
6 16 (5.06%) Azure Architect
6 16 (5.06%) Support Analyst
7 13 (4.11%) Cloud Architect
7 13 (4.11%) Developer
7 13 (4.11%) IT Analyst
8 12 (3.80%) Desktop Support
9 11 (3.48%) Azure Engineer
9 11 (3.48%) Designer
9 11 (3.48%) IT Support Analyst
9 11 (3.48%) Network Engineer
9 11 (3.48%) Solutions Designer
10 10 (3.16%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.65%) .NET
2 18 (5.70%) Middleware
3 15 (4.75%) J2EE
3 15 (4.75%) JSON
4 12 (3.80%) RESTful
5 9 (2.85%) LDAP
6 8 (2.53%) Node.js
7 7 (2.22%) React
7 7 (2.22%) WebSockets
8 6 (1.90%) XMPP
9 4 (1.27%) Kafka
9 4 (1.27%) Web Services
10 3 (0.95%) Spring
11 2 (0.63%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.63%) Flash
11 2 (0.63%) Java EE
11 2 (0.63%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (0.63%) REST
11 2 (0.63%) SOAP
12 1 (0.32%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 51 (16.14%) Data Centre
2 21 (6.65%) Self-Motivation
3 20 (6.33%) Management Information System
4 19 (6.01%) Replication
5 17 (5.38%) Clustering
6 16 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (4.11%) Greenfield Project
8 12 (3.80%) iPhone
9 10 (3.16%) Blackberry
9 10 (3.16%) Linux Command Line
9 10 (3.16%) Public Cloud
10 9 (2.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (2.22%) Smartphone
13 6 (1.90%) Data Protection Act
13 6 (1.90%) Fixed Income
13 6 (1.90%) PKI
14 5 (1.58%) Client/Server
14 5 (1.58%) Enterprise Cloud
14 5 (1.58%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 92 (29.11%) Windows
2 68 (21.52%) Linux
3 60 (18.99%) Unix
4 30 (9.49%) Windows Server
5 23 (7.28%) Windows 7
6 22 (6.96%) Windows 10
7 20 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (5.06%) Solaris
9 15 (4.75%) Android
10 11 (3.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (2.22%) Windows Mobile
11 7 (2.22%) Windows XP
12 6 (1.90%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.58%) Mac OS
13 5 (1.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 4 (1.27%) AIX
14 4 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.32%) OS/400
15 1 (0.32%) SUSE
15 1 (0.32%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (25.32%) ITIL
2 68 (21.52%) Business Continuity
3 58 (18.35%) High Availability
4 44 (13.92%) Migration
5 40 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (11.08%) DevOps
7 32 (10.13%) Information Security
8 28 (8.86%) Performance Tuning
9 24 (7.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 23 (7.28%) Change Management
11 21 (6.65%) BCP
11 21 (6.65%) Capacity Planning
11 21 (6.65%) Problem-Solving
12 20 (6.33%) Open Source
13 18 (5.70%) Continuous Improvement
13 18 (5.70%) Cybersecurity
13 18 (5.70%) Service Management
14 17 (5.38%) PRINCE2
14 17 (5.38%) Project Management
14 17 (5.38%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 57 (18.04%) SQL
2 36 (11.39%) PowerShell
3 30 (9.49%) Python
4 20 (6.33%) Java
5 13 (4.11%) Ruby
6 12 (3.80%) Shell Script
7 11 (3.48%) Scala
8 10 (3.16%) Perl
9 9 (2.85%) Bash Shell
9 9 (2.85%) C#
10 6 (1.90%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.58%) Groovy
11 5 (1.58%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.63%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.63%) ActionScript 2.0
12 2 (0.63%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.63%) VB
12 2 (0.63%) VBA
13 1 (0.32%) C
13 1 (0.32%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 20 (6.33%) ITIL Certification
2 16 (5.06%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 15 (4.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (4.11%) Degree
4 13 (4.11%) SC Cleared
5 10 (3.16%) CCNP
5 10 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.85%) CISSP
7 8 (2.53%) MCSE
8 7 (2.22%) CISM
9 6 (1.90%) CISA
10 4 (1.27%) CCNA
10 4 (1.27%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 4 (1.27%) RHCE
10 4 (1.27%) RHCSA
10 4 (1.27%) RHCVA
11 3 (0.95%) Check Point Certification
11 3 (0.95%) MCP
11 3 (0.95%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.43%) SLA
2 11 (3.48%) GDPR
2 11 (3.48%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.53%) QA
4 7 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.27%) ISO 22301
6 3 (0.95%) PMO
7 2 (0.63%) COBIT
7 2 (0.63%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.32%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.32%) PSD2
8 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (15.82%) Active Directory
2 31 (9.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (7.59%) Docker
4 15 (4.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 13 (4.11%) Hyper-V
6 11 (3.48%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (3.16%) Firmware
8 9 (2.85%) Virtual Desktop
9 8 (2.53%) vSphere
10 7 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (1.58%) KVM
12 4 (1.27%) RHEV
12 4 (1.27%) Samba
12 4 (1.27%) Sendmail
12 4 (1.27%) Veritas File System
12 4 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.63%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.63%) vCloud
14 1 (0.32%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 16 (5.06%) Kubernetes
2 12 (3.80%) Ansible
2 12 (3.80%) OpenView
2 12 (3.80%) Prometheus
3 9 (2.85%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.85%) Puppet
4 8 (2.53%) Dollar Universe
5 7 (2.22%) Docker Swarm
6 5 (1.58%) Tivoli
7 4 (1.27%) BladeLogic
7 4 (1.27%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (1.27%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (1.27%) SCCM
7 4 (1.27%) yum
8 3 (0.95%) Cisco CME
8 3 (0.95%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (0.95%) Nagios
8 3 (0.95%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.95%) SCOM
8 3 (0.95%) Terraform
Vendors
1 67 (21.20%) Microsoft
2 57 (18.04%) Oracle
3 47 (14.87%) VMware
4 27 (8.54%) Cisco
5 25 (7.91%) Citrix
6 24 (7.59%) SAP
7 22 (6.96%) Bloomberg
8 16 (5.06%) IBM
9 15 (4.75%) HP
9 15 (4.75%) Reuters
10 14 (4.43%) ServiceNow
11 13 (4.11%) AppDynamics
12 11 (3.48%) NetApp
12 11 (3.48%) Red Hat
12 11 (3.48%) SOASTA, Inc
13 8 (2.53%) Dell
14 7 (2.22%) Adobe
14 7 (2.22%) CheckPoint
14 7 (2.22%) FactSet
14 7 (2.22%) Palo Alto