Period
to 25 September 2021

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 25 September 2021 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
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 315 228 342
Rank change year-on-year -87 +114 +9
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 250 130 254
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.74% 0.97% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.09% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 84 188
10th Percentile £344 £254 £305
25th Percentile £423 £391 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £520 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £630 £600 £575
90th Percentile £725 £654 £625
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
10th Percentile £20.81 " £18.80
25th Percentile £22.85 " £20.75
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £22.93
75th Percentile £28.75 " £34.51
90th Percentile " " £41.96
England median hourly rate £32.00 - £22.50

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 30,806 11,975 34,407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 91.13% 89.37% 89.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,156 8,547 25,060
10th Percentile £363 £325 £325
25th Percentile £450 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £513 £513
Median % change year-on-year +7.32% -0.15% +2.65%
75th Percentile £650 £625 £600
90th Percentile £735 £713 £688
England median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.84% +0.05% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 115 390
10th Percentile £14.38 £13.06 £12.04
25th Percentile £20.62 £19.49 £15.25
Median hourly rate £34.69 £33.50 £22.17
Median % change year-on-year +3.55% +51.14% +8.12%
75th Percentile £52.50 £45.88 £43.75
90th Percentile £66.43 £53.90 £53.00
England median hourly rate £24.27 £26.00 £22.97
% change year-on-year -6.65% +13.22% +17.77%

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 25 September 2021.

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 25 September 2021. 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 -42 38 £509 +7.67% 27
South London +4 7 £600 +118.18% 5
West London -19 1 £475 -13.64% 6
Disaster Recovery
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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 83 (33.20%) Finance
2 69 (27.60%) Windows
3 68 (27.20%) Business Continuity
4 61 (24.40%) Azure
5 60 (24.00%) DevOps
6 59 (23.60%) AWS
7 57 (22.80%) Linux
8 54 (21.60%) Microsoft
8 54 (21.60%) Social Skills
9 53 (21.20%) VMware
10 48 (19.20%) High Availability
10 48 (19.20%) Agile Software Development
11 46 (18.40%) Active Directory
12 45 (18.00%) Python
13 42 (16.80%) Banking
14 41 (16.40%) SQL
14 41 (16.40%) Oracle
15 40 (16.00%) Data Centre
16 39 (15.60%) SQL Server
16 39 (15.60%) VMware Infrastructure
17 36 (14.40%) PowerShell
17 36 (14.40%) Ansible
18 35 (14.00%) Migration
19 33 (13.20%) ITIL
20 31 (12.40%) GitHub
21 29 (11.60%) Change Management
21 29 (11.60%) QA
22 27 (10.80%) Puppet
22 27 (10.80%) Cisco
23 26 (10.40%) SharePoint

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 26 (10.40%) SharePoint
2 13 (5.20%) Confluence
3 12 (4.80%) IIS
4 8 (3.20%) CICS
5 7 (2.80%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.00%) Apache
7 4 (1.60%) CMS
7 4 (1.60%) SAS
8 3 (1.20%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.40%) nginx
10 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.60%) Cloudability
2 2 (0.80%) Endur
3 1 (0.40%) Aligne
3 1 (0.40%) ZaiNet
Cloud Services
1 61 (24.40%) Azure
2 59 (23.60%) AWS
3 31 (12.40%) GitHub
4 24 (9.60%) PaaS
5 23 (9.20%) SaaS
6 22 (8.80%) AWS Lambda
6 22 (8.80%) Microsoft 365
7 21 (8.40%) IaaS
8 20 (8.00%) AWS CloudFormation
9 15 (6.00%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (6.00%) Azure Active Directory
10 14 (5.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 14 (5.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 13 (5.20%) Amazon ELB
11 13 (5.20%) AWS Direct Connect
12 12 (4.80%) Amazon EKS
12 12 (4.80%) Serverless
13 11 (4.40%) Cloud Computing
13 11 (4.40%) GCP
14 8 (3.20%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.60%) Internet
2 17 (6.80%) DNS
2 17 (6.80%) WAN
3 16 (6.40%) LAN
4 15 (6.00%) SAN
5 14 (5.60%) TCP/IP
6 13 (5.20%) NAS
7 12 (4.80%) Firewall
8 9 (3.60%) Kerberos
9 7 (2.80%) Unified Communications
9 7 (2.80%) VPN
10 5 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (1.60%) DHCP
11 4 (1.60%) Wireless
12 3 (1.20%) SSL
12 3 (1.20%) VSAN
13 2 (0.80%) InfiniBand
13 2 (0.80%) Intranet
13 2 (0.80%) Remote Desktop
13 2 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (15.60%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.20%) Oracle Database
3 12 (4.80%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (4.80%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (4.00%) MySQL
5 8 (3.20%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.80%) IDMS
6 7 (2.80%) Oracle Database 12c
6 7 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (2.80%) SQL Server 2016
7 6 (2.40%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (2.40%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (2.40%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.00%) Oracle Exadata
8 5 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (1.60%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 4 (1.60%) Power BI
9 4 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.60%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 26 (10.40%) Git (software)
2 17 (6.80%) JIRA
3 14 (5.60%) Jenkins
4 10 (4.00%) Subversion
5 8 (3.20%) TeamCity
6 5 (2.00%) Bitbucket
6 5 (2.00%) GitLab
7 4 (1.60%) Terragrunt
8 3 (1.20%) Serena SBM
8 3 (1.20%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.80%) Artifactory
9 2 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.80%) Cypress.io
9 2 (0.80%) eggPlant
9 2 (0.80%) JMeter
10 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.40%) Emacs
10 1 (0.40%) MSTest
10 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.40%) WebDriver
General
1 83 (33.20%) Finance
2 54 (21.60%) Social Skills
3 42 (16.80%) Banking
4 17 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.80%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.40%) Documentation Skills
6 6 (2.40%) Influencing Skills
7 5 (2.00%) Legal
7 5 (2.00%) Organisational Skills
7 5 (2.00%) Retail
8 4 (1.60%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.20%) Law
9 3 (1.20%) Presentation Skills
9 3 (1.20%) Public Sector
10 2 (0.80%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.80%) International Banking
11 1 (0.40%) Back Office
11 1 (0.40%) Games
11 1 (0.40%) Marketing
11 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (16.00%) Architect
2 27 (10.80%) Analyst
3 17 (6.80%) Administrator
3 17 (6.80%) Developer
3 17 (6.80%) Solutions Architect
4 15 (6.00%) AWS Engineer
4 15 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (5.60%) DBA
6 13 (5.20%) Cloud Engineer
6 13 (5.20%) Consultant
7 12 (4.80%) Windows Engineer
8 11 (4.40%) C# Developer
8 11 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (4.00%) Test Manager
10 9 (3.60%) Azure Architect
10 9 (3.60%) Disaster Recovery Manager
10 9 (3.60%) Infrastructure Manager
11 8 (3.20%) AWS DevOps
12 7 (2.80%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 7 (2.80%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.60%) .NET
2 15 (6.00%) JSON
3 14 (5.60%) YAML
4 11 (4.40%) .NET Framework
5 10 (4.00%) LDAP
6 9 (3.60%) REST
7 7 (2.80%) HTML
8 6 (2.40%) Elastic Stack
8 6 (2.40%) Middleware
8 6 (2.40%) Node.js
8 6 (2.40%) TensorFlow
8 6 (2.40%) Web Services
9 5 (2.00%) AngularJS
9 5 (2.00%) ARM Templates
9 5 (2.00%) JDBC
9 5 (2.00%) ODBC
9 5 (2.00%) React
9 5 (2.00%) WinForms
9 5 (2.00%) WPF
10 2 (0.80%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 40 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.60%) Replication
3 12 (4.80%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.00%) Clustering
5 7 (2.80%) Public Cloud
6 6 (2.40%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (2.40%) Mainframe
7 5 (2.00%) Cloud Native
7 5 (2.00%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.60%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.60%) Legacy Systems
8 4 (1.60%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.20%) AS400
9 3 (1.20%) Enterprise Cloud
9 3 (1.20%) PKI
9 3 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.80%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 69 (27.60%) Windows
2 57 (22.80%) Linux
3 20 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 16 (6.40%) Unix
5 15 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (4.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.80%) Solaris
7 7 (2.80%) Windows Server 2016
7 7 (2.80%) zOS
8 5 (2.00%) Windows 10
8 5 (2.00%) Windows Server 2019
9 4 (1.60%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.20%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.80%) CentOS
11 2 (0.80%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.40%) Android
12 1 (0.40%) SUSE
12 1 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (27.20%) Business Continuity
2 60 (24.00%) DevOps
3 48 (19.20%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (19.20%) High Availability
4 35 (14.00%) Migration
5 33 (13.20%) ITIL
6 29 (11.60%) Change Management
7 25 (10.00%) Storage Management
8 24 (9.60%) Cost Optimisation
9 20 (8.00%) Infrastructure as Code
9 20 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
9 20 (8.00%) Service Management
10 18 (7.20%) Business Continuity Management
10 18 (7.20%) Information Security
10 18 (7.20%) Infrastructure Automation
11 17 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (6.80%) Project Delivery
11 17 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (6.40%) Configuration Management
12 16 (6.40%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 45 (18.00%) Python
2 41 (16.40%) SQL
3 36 (14.40%) PowerShell
4 19 (7.60%) C#
5 18 (7.20%) VBA
6 15 (6.00%) Java
6 15 (6.00%) VB
7 14 (5.60%) Bash Shell
7 14 (5.60%) PL/SQL
8 11 (4.40%) T-SQL
9 10 (4.00%) VB.NET
10 9 (3.60%) JavaScript
11 8 (3.20%) Shell Script
12 7 (2.80%) Perl
12 7 (2.80%) Ruby
13 5 (2.00%) REXX
14 3 (1.20%) C
15 2 (0.80%) Search Processing Language
16 1 (0.40%) Go
16 1 (0.40%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 14 (5.60%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.80%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.40%) Degree
4 6 (2.40%) CCNA
4 6 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (2.00%) MCP
5 5 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.60%) CISSP
6 4 (1.60%) OCP
6 4 (1.60%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (1.20%) MCSE
7 3 (1.20%) TOGAF Certification
7 3 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.80%) CCENT
8 2 (0.80%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.80%) ISEB
8 2 (0.80%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.80%) MCSA
9 1 (0.40%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (11.60%) QA
2 10 (4.00%) GDPR
3 9 (3.60%) SLA
4 8 (3.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (2.40%) ISO 22301
6 5 (2.00%) NIST
7 3 (1.20%) Accessibility
7 3 (1.20%) GRC
7 3 (1.20%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.80%) COBIT
8 2 (0.80%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.40%) ITGC
9 1 (0.40%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.40%) PMO
System Software
1 46 (18.40%) Active Directory
2 39 (15.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (8.40%) Docker
4 14 (5.60%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (4.00%) vSphere
6 6 (2.40%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (1.60%) NFS
7 4 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.60%) XenApp
8 3 (1.20%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.20%) Veritas File System
8 3 (1.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.80%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.80%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.80%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.40%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.40%) OCFS2
10 1 (0.40%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 36 (14.40%) Ansible
2 27 (10.80%) Puppet
3 23 (9.20%) Kubernetes
4 22 (8.80%) SCCM
5 21 (8.40%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (8.00%) Terraform
7 9 (3.60%) Control-M
8 8 (3.20%) Data Guard
8 8 (3.20%) EMC NetWorker
8 8 (3.20%) QRadar
8 8 (3.20%) Tivoli
8 8 (3.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (2.40%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (2.40%) SCOM
10 5 (2.00%) Kibana
10 5 (2.00%) Netcool
11 4 (1.60%) Microsoft Intune
11 4 (1.60%) Opsgenie
11 4 (1.60%) Red Hat Satellite
12 3 (1.20%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 54 (21.60%) Microsoft
2 53 (21.20%) VMware
3 41 (16.40%) Oracle
4 27 (10.80%) Cisco
5 18 (7.20%) Red Hat
6 16 (6.40%) EMC
6 16 (6.40%) New Relic
6 16 (6.40%) Splunk
7 14 (5.60%) SolarWinds
8 13 (5.20%) Citrix
9 12 (4.80%) IBM
10 9 (3.60%) CyberArk
11 8 (3.20%) Qualys
12 7 (2.80%) BMC
12 7 (2.80%) Juniper
12 7 (2.80%) ServiceNow
13 6 (2.40%) SAP
13 6 (2.40%) Zerto
14 5 (2.00%) Informatica
15 4 (1.60%) NetApp