Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 334 385 260
Rank change year-on-year +51 -125 +13
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 317 232 437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.70% 0.53% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.60% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 145 319
London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £675 £612 £588
England median daily rate £440 £400 £409
% change year-on-year +10.00% -2.20% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
London median hourly rate £22.93 £33.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.06% +77.63% -
10th Percentile £19.37 £20.93 £14.65
90th Percentile £30.17 £137.73 £20.55
England median hourly rate £22.93 £35.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -34.49% +75.00% -27.27%

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 39,527 38,587 39,009
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.57% 87.76% 87.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,599 27,811 28,191
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £660 £638
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 481 377 380
London median hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £21.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.26% +10.73% +6.11%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.75 £51.55 £55.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.20 £22.84
% change year-on-year -9.46% +1.58% +4.99%

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 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +14 74 £450 -7.69% 24
West London -3 26 £520 +5.32% 18
East London -5 12 £475 +5.56% 1
South London -33 11 £500 +10.83% 2
North London - 1 - -
Disaster Recovery
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 102 (32.18%) Finance
2 81 (25.55%) ITIL
3 77 (24.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 75 (23.66%) Windows
5 73 (23.03%) Linux
6 72 (22.71%) Business Continuity
7 68 (21.45%) Microsoft
8 67 (21.14%) SQL
9 63 (19.87%) Data Centre
10 61 (19.24%) High Availability
10 61 (19.24%) VMware
11 59 (18.61%) Unix
12 52 (16.40%) SQL Server
13 51 (16.09%) Migration
14 49 (15.46%) Agile Software Development
15 45 (14.20%) SAN
16 43 (13.56%) Active Directory
16 43 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
17 41 (12.93%) DevOps
18 40 (12.62%) Banking
19 38 (11.99%) VMware Infrastructure
20 37 (11.67%) Cisco
20 37 (11.67%) Oracle
21 36 (11.36%) Performance Tuning
21 36 (11.36%) PaaS
21 36 (11.36%) IaaS
22 35 (11.04%) Replication
22 35 (11.04%) PowerShell
23 34 (10.73%) Office 365
24 31 (9.78%) SLA

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 21 (6.62%) IIS
2 15 (4.73%) MS Exchange
3 14 (4.42%) Apache
4 12 (3.79%) Skype for Business
5 10 (3.15%) Apache Solr
5 10 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (2.21%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.58%) JBoss
7 5 (1.58%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.26%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.95%) Confluence
10 2 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.63%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.32%) CMS
11 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (6.62%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.84%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.52%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.63%) ReMetrica
2 2 (0.63%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 77 (24.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (11.36%) IaaS
3 36 (11.36%) PaaS
4 34 (10.73%) Office 365
5 16 (5.05%) AWS Lambda
5 16 (5.05%) Serverless
6 13 (4.10%) SaaS
7 12 (3.79%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (2.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 8 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (1.58%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.95%) IBM Cloud
13 2 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.63%) Azure Data Factory
13 2 (0.63%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.63%) Route 53
14 1 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 45 (14.20%) SAN
2 26 (8.20%) Firewall
3 19 (5.99%) VPN
4 18 (5.68%) WAN
5 15 (4.73%) DNS
5 15 (4.73%) LAN
6 14 (4.42%) Unified Communications
7 12 (3.79%) Skype
8 10 (3.15%) NAS
8 10 (3.15%) TCP/IP
9 9 (2.84%) SSL
10 8 (2.52%) VoIP
11 7 (2.21%) DHCP
11 7 (2.21%) OSPF
12 6 (1.89%) BGP
12 6 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (1.89%) iSCSI
12 6 (1.89%) Network Security
12 6 (1.89%) Wireless
13 5 (1.58%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (16.40%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.68%) MongoDB
3 17 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (5.05%) Relational Database
5 15 (4.73%) Oracle Database
6 12 (3.79%) DB2
6 12 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (3.15%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (2.84%) Big Data
8 9 (2.84%) BusinessObjects
8 9 (2.84%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (2.84%) Oracle Database 12c
8 9 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (2.21%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (2.21%) Hadoop
9 7 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.58%) Power BI
12 3 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (5.05%) Jenkins
2 14 (4.42%) JMeter
3 12 (3.79%) JIRA
4 11 (3.47%) Gatling
4 11 (3.47%) LoadRunner
5 9 (2.84%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.95%) CircleCI
6 3 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.95%) Travis CI
6 3 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.63%) Ant
7 2 (0.63%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (0.63%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.63%) GitLab
7 2 (0.63%) Gradle
7 2 (0.63%) Hudson
7 2 (0.63%) NeoLoad
7 2 (0.63%) Subversion
7 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 102 (32.18%) Finance
2 40 (12.62%) Banking
3 17 (5.36%) Retail
4 13 (4.10%) Investment Banking
4 13 (4.10%) Legal
5 11 (3.47%) Front Office
6 7 (2.21%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.89%) Back Office
8 4 (1.26%) Games
9 3 (0.95%) Billing
9 3 (0.95%) Marketing
9 3 (0.95%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.32%) Electronics
11 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.32%) Law
11 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 36 (11.36%) Architect
2 31 (9.78%) Analyst
3 28 (8.83%) Consultant
3 28 (8.83%) DBA
4 22 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 20 (6.31%) Support Engineer
6 17 (5.36%) Developer
7 16 (5.05%) Azure DevOps
8 14 (4.42%) Azure Architect
9 13 (4.10%) IT Support
9 13 (4.10%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (3.79%) AWS Engineer
11 11 (3.47%) Administrator
11 11 (3.47%) Support Analyst
12 10 (3.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 10 (3.15%) Project Manager
12 10 (3.15%) SQL DBA
13 9 (2.84%) Cloud Architect
13 9 (2.84%) Cloud Engineer
13 9 (2.84%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.68%) .NET
2 16 (5.05%) JSON
3 14 (4.42%) RESTful
4 12 (3.79%) Middleware
5 11 (3.47%) LDAP
6 8 (2.52%) J2EE
6 8 (2.52%) Node.js
7 7 (2.21%) React
7 7 (2.21%) Web Services
7 7 (2.21%) WebSockets
8 6 (1.89%) XMPP
9 4 (1.26%) Kafka
10 3 (0.95%) XML
10 3 (0.95%) X-Windows
11 2 (0.63%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.63%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.63%) boto
11 2 (0.63%) Flash
11 2 (0.63%) Java EE
11 2 (0.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 63 (19.87%) Data Centre
2 35 (11.04%) Replication
3 19 (5.99%) Clustering
4 14 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.42%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (4.10%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (3.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (3.15%) Linux Command Line
6 10 (3.15%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.15%) Public Cloud
7 8 (2.52%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.52%) Private Cloud
8 7 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (1.89%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.58%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.58%) IVR
10 5 (1.58%) PKI
10 5 (1.58%) Smartphone
10 5 (1.58%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 75 (23.66%) Windows
2 73 (23.03%) Linux
3 59 (18.61%) Unix
4 29 (9.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (8.83%) Windows Server
6 15 (4.73%) Windows 7
7 12 (3.79%) Windows 10
7 12 (3.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (2.84%) AIX
8 9 (2.84%) Solaris
9 8 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (2.21%) Android
11 5 (1.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 4 (1.26%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.95%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.63%) SUSE
15 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.32%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (25.55%) ITIL
2 72 (22.71%) Business Continuity
3 61 (19.24%) High Availability
4 51 (16.09%) Migration
5 49 (15.46%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (12.93%) DevOps
7 36 (11.36%) Performance Tuning
8 27 (8.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 24 (7.57%) Change Management
10 23 (7.26%) Configuration Management
10 23 (7.26%) Information Security
11 22 (6.94%) Capacity Planning
12 20 (6.31%) Analytics
12 20 (6.31%) BCP
12 20 (6.31%) Open Source
12 20 (6.31%) Scrum
12 20 (6.31%) Test Automation
13 19 (5.99%) Problem-Solving
14 18 (5.68%) Cybersecurity
15 17 (5.36%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 67 (21.14%) SQL
2 35 (11.04%) PowerShell
3 29 (9.15%) Python
4 18 (5.68%) Java
5 16 (5.05%) Shell Script
6 14 (4.42%) Ruby
7 10 (3.15%) Bash Shell
7 10 (3.15%) Scala
8 9 (2.84%) Perl
9 8 (2.52%) C#
10 7 (2.21%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.89%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.58%) AWK
12 5 (1.58%) Korn
13 3 (0.95%) Groovy
13 3 (0.95%) VB
13 3 (0.95%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.95%) VBA
14 2 (0.63%) PHP
15 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (6.62%) ITIL Certification
2 16 (5.05%) Degree
2 16 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (4.42%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (4.42%) Security Cleared
4 13 (4.10%) CCNP
5 10 (3.15%) CISSP
6 9 (2.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 9 (2.84%) SC Cleared
6 9 (2.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (2.52%) CCNA
7 8 (2.52%) CISM
7 8 (2.52%) MCSE
8 5 (1.58%) CISA
8 5 (1.58%) MCSA
9 4 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.26%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 4 (1.26%) RHCE
9 4 (1.26%) RHCSA
9 4 (1.26%) RHCVA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.78%) SLA
2 13 (4.10%) QA
3 8 (2.52%) GDPR
3 8 (2.52%) PCI DSS
4 7 (2.21%) ISO 22301
5 5 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.95%) EMIR
6 3 (0.95%) MiFID
6 3 (0.95%) WCAG
7 2 (0.63%) COBIT
7 2 (0.63%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (0.32%) PMO
System Software
1 43 (13.56%) Active Directory
2 38 (11.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (8.52%) Docker
4 13 (4.10%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (3.47%) Hyper-V
6 9 (2.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 8 (2.52%) Firmware
7 8 (2.52%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (2.52%) vSphere
8 7 (2.21%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (1.89%) KVM
10 5 (1.58%) Samba
11 4 (1.26%) RHEV
11 4 (1.26%) Sendmail
11 4 (1.26%) Veritas File System
11 4 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.63%) NFS
12 2 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.63%) vCloud
13 1 (0.32%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 26 (8.20%) Ansible
2 23 (7.26%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (6.94%) Puppet
4 17 (5.36%) Kubernetes
5 12 (3.79%) Prometheus
6 11 (3.47%) OpenView
7 8 (2.52%) SCOM
8 7 (2.21%) Docker Swarm
8 7 (2.21%) Dollar Universe
9 5 (1.58%) SCCM
10 4 (1.26%) BladeLogic
10 4 (1.26%) BMC PATROL
10 4 (1.26%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (1.26%) Tivoli
10 4 (1.26%) yum
11 3 (0.95%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.95%) Nagios
11 3 (0.95%) Terraform
11 3 (0.95%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 68 (21.45%) Microsoft
2 61 (19.24%) VMware
3 37 (11.67%) Cisco
3 37 (11.67%) Oracle
4 23 (7.26%) Red Hat
5 22 (6.94%) Remedy
6 18 (5.68%) Citrix
7 14 (4.42%) HP
7 14 (4.42%) IBM
8 13 (4.10%) EMC
8 13 (4.10%) NetApp
8 13 (4.10%) SaltStack
9 12 (3.79%) AppDynamics
9 12 (3.79%) ServiceNow
10 11 (3.47%) Bloomberg
10 11 (3.47%) SAP
10 11 (3.47%) SOASTA, Inc
11 9 (2.84%) Palo Alto
12 8 (2.52%) Dell
12 8 (2.52%) Reuters