Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 367 278 245
Rank change year-on-year -89 -33 +15
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 278 378 432
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.60% 0.84% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.98% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 284 271
London median daily rate £456 £474 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +11.47% -
10th Percentile £302 £271 £263
90th Percentile £629 £575 £544
England median daily rate £400 £425 £396
% change year-on-year -5.88% +7.26% -6.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 1
London median hourly rate £27.50 £13.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +111.54% -31.58% -41.40%
10th Percentile £17.90 £13.00 £18.50
90th Percentile £94.78 £13.00 £19.50
England median hourly rate £28.25 £27.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year +2.73% +32.53% -15.31%

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 40213 38714 39399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.99% 86.21% 83.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 29244 27790 28144
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £670 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 399 477
London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.35 £50.61 £50.00
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 -31 62 £450 -5.26% 15
West London -3 12 £494 +16.18% 10
South London -32 11 £461 +8.53%
North London -9 1 - - 1
East London -13 1 £450 +32.35%
Disaster Recovery
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 97 (34.89%) Windows
2 85 (30.58%) Finance
3 82 (29.50%) SQL
4 74 (26.62%) Linux
5 69 (24.82%) Microsoft
6 65 (23.38%) SQL Server
7 61 (21.94%) Active Directory
8 59 (21.22%) VMware
9 58 (20.86%) ITIL
10 56 (20.14%) Oracle
11 49 (17.63%) Agile Software Development
12 48 (17.27%) Banking
12 48 (17.27%) Microsoft Azure
13 47 (16.91%) High Availability
13 47 (16.91%) Windows Server
13 47 (16.91%) Business Continuity
14 46 (16.55%) Amazon AWS
15 45 (16.19%) Unix
16 43 (15.47%) SAN
17 38 (13.67%) PowerShell
18 36 (12.95%) Data Centre
19 35 (12.59%) DevOps
19 35 (12.59%) VMware Infrastructure
19 35 (12.59%) Migration
20 34 (12.23%) Firewall
20 34 (12.23%) Cisco
21 33 (11.87%) Capacity Planning
21 33 (11.87%) Office 365
22 31 (11.15%) Change Management
23 28 (10.07%) Microsoft Certification

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 (4.68%) MS Exchange
2 10 (3.60%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.24%) IIS
4 8 (2.88%) CMS
5 7 (2.52%) Apache Solr
5 7 (2.52%) Drupal
5 7 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (2.52%) Skype for Business
6 6 (2.16%) Confluence
6 6 (2.16%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.80%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (1.08%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.08%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.08%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.72%) DataSynapse
9 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (7.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.08%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.08%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.72%) Maximo
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 2 (0.72%) Salerio
4 1 (0.36%) BASE24
4 1 (0.36%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 48 (17.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (16.55%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (11.87%) Office 365
4 13 (4.68%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (3.24%) PaaS
6 7 (2.52%) Mimecast
7 5 (1.80%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (1.80%) IaaS
8 4 (1.44%) Akamai
8 4 (1.44%) GitHub
8 4 (1.44%) IBM Cloud
9 3 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.08%) Heroku
9 3 (1.08%) Serverless
10 2 (0.72%) G Suite
10 2 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.72%) npm
10 2 (0.72%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.72%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (15.47%) SAN
2 34 (12.23%) Firewall
3 26 (9.35%) WAN
4 24 (8.63%) LAN
5 19 (6.83%) DNS
6 17 (6.12%) TCP/IP
7 14 (5.04%) DHCP
8 13 (4.68%) VPN
9 12 (4.32%) VoIP
10 11 (3.96%) Internet
10 11 (3.96%) NAS
11 9 (3.24%) Wireless
12 7 (2.52%) MPLS
13 6 (2.16%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (2.16%) LDAP
13 6 (2.16%) Network Security
14 5 (1.80%) Unified Communications
15 4 (1.44%) 4G
15 4 (1.44%) Skype
15 4 (1.44%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (23.38%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.27%) Oracle Database
3 20 (7.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (5.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (4.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (3.24%) Big Data
7 9 (3.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 9 (3.24%) MySQL
8 8 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (2.88%) Oracle Database 12c
8 8 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (2.52%) DB2
9 7 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (2.52%) RDBMS
9 7 (2.52%) Relational Database
10 6 (2.16%) Hadoop
10 6 (2.16%) Oracle Exadata
10 6 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (2.16%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (5.76%) JIRA
2 15 (5.40%) Jenkins
3 13 (4.68%) Git (software)
4 9 (3.24%) SpecFlow
5 4 (1.44%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.08%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.08%) Toad
6 3 (1.08%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.72%) Babel
7 2 (0.72%) Checkstyle
7 2 (0.72%) FindBugs
7 2 (0.72%) Gerrit
7 2 (0.72%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.72%) Subversion
7 2 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.72%) webpack
8 1 (0.36%) Burp Suite
8 1 (0.36%) git-flow
8 1 (0.36%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 85 (30.58%) Finance
2 48 (17.27%) Banking
3 17 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 14 (5.04%) Front Office
4 14 (5.04%) Investment Banking
4 14 (5.04%) Legal
5 9 (3.24%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.52%) Law
7 6 (2.16%) German Language
7 6 (2.16%) Retail
8 5 (1.80%) International Banking
9 4 (1.44%) Marketing
10 3 (1.08%) General Ledger
10 3 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.08%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.72%) Electronics
11 2 (0.72%) French Language
11 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.72%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (14.75%) DBA
2 39 (14.03%) Administrator
3 30 (10.79%) Developer
4 25 (8.99%) Architect
5 24 (8.63%) SQL DBA
6 23 (8.27%) Analyst
7 17 (6.12%) Consultant
7 17 (6.12%) Infrastructure Manager
8 15 (5.40%) DevOps Engineer
9 13 (4.68%) SQL Server DBA
9 13 (4.68%) Support Analyst
10 12 (4.32%) Oracle DBA
11 11 (3.96%) IT Manager
12 10 (3.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (2.88%) Applications Support
13 8 (2.88%) AWS Engineer
13 8 (2.88%) Project Manager
13 8 (2.88%) Unix Administrator
14 7 (2.52%) .NET Developer
14 7 (2.52%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.27%) Web Services
2 19 (6.83%) .NET
2 19 (6.83%) XML
3 12 (4.32%) HTML
4 11 (3.96%) CSS
5 10 (3.60%) CSS3
5 10 (3.60%) HTML5
6 9 (3.24%) XML Messaging
7 8 (2.88%) Ajax
7 8 (2.88%) jQuery
8 5 (1.80%) Node.js
9 4 (1.44%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 4 (1.44%) Software Packaging
10 3 (1.08%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (1.08%) JSON
10 3 (1.08%) React
10 3 (1.08%) REST
10 3 (1.08%) Sensu
11 2 (0.72%) Semantic UI
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.95%) Data Centre
2 25 (8.99%) Replication
3 24 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (6.47%) Clustering
5 15 (5.40%) Management Information System
6 13 (4.68%) Computer Science
7 10 (3.60%) Microsoft Licensing
8 7 (2.52%) Blackberry
8 7 (2.52%) Derivative
8 7 (2.52%) Private Cloud
8 7 (2.52%) User Experience
9 6 (2.16%) BYOD
9 6 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.16%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.80%) CMDB
11 4 (1.44%) Blog
11 4 (1.44%) Fintech
11 4 (1.44%) iPad
11 4 (1.44%) NHS
12 3 (1.08%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 97 (34.89%) Windows
2 74 (26.62%) Linux
3 47 (16.91%) Windows Server
4 45 (16.19%) Unix
5 22 (7.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (7.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (6.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (5.04%) AIX
9 12 (4.32%) Solaris
9 12 (4.32%) Windows 7
10 11 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (3.60%) SUSE
12 8 (2.88%) CentOS
12 8 (2.88%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.72%) Android
13 2 (0.72%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (0.72%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.36%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (20.86%) ITIL
2 49 (17.63%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (16.91%) Business Continuity
3 47 (16.91%) High Availability
4 35 (12.59%) DevOps
4 35 (12.59%) Migration
5 33 (11.87%) Capacity Planning
6 31 (11.15%) Change Management
7 27 (9.71%) Performance Tuning
8 24 (8.63%) Problem Management
8 24 (8.63%) Root Cause Analysis
9 20 (7.19%) Project Management
10 18 (6.47%) Incident Management
10 18 (6.47%) Information Security
11 16 (5.76%) Asset Management
11 16 (5.76%) Performance Monitoring
12 15 (5.40%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (5.40%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (5.04%) Data Protection
13 14 (5.04%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 82 (29.50%) SQL
2 38 (13.67%) PowerShell
3 25 (8.99%) Perl
4 23 (8.27%) T-SQL
5 22 (7.91%) C#
5 22 (7.91%) Python
6 18 (6.47%) JavaScript
7 16 (5.76%) Java
7 16 (5.76%) PL/SQL
8 13 (4.68%) Bash Shell
9 12 (4.32%) VBA
10 11 (3.96%) PHP
10 11 (3.96%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.52%) Korn
12 6 (2.16%) Ruby
13 5 (1.80%) VB
14 4 (1.44%) C++
14 4 (1.44%) VBScript
15 3 (1.08%) R
15 3 (1.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (10.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (8.63%) MCSE
3 20 (7.19%) Degree
4 17 (6.12%) Security Cleared
5 15 (5.40%) SC Cleared
6 12 (4.32%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (3.96%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (3.60%) CCNA
8 10 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (3.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (2.88%) MCP
10 7 (2.52%) CISSP
11 5 (1.80%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 4 (1.44%) AWS Certification
12 4 (1.44%) CISM
13 3 (1.08%) CCNP
13 3 (1.08%) CISA
13 3 (1.08%) MCITP
13 3 (1.08%) MCTS
13 3 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.27%) SLA
2 22 (7.91%) QA
3 7 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.16%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.80%) GDPR
6 4 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.72%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.36%) COBIT
8 1 (0.36%) GCP
8 1 (0.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 61 (21.94%) Active Directory
2 35 (12.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (8.99%) Hyper-V
4 16 (5.76%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (4.68%) Docker
6 10 (3.60%) NFS
7 9 (3.24%) vSphere
8 8 (2.88%) SRDF
9 7 (2.52%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (1.80%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (1.80%) Samba
10 5 (1.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (1.80%) Veritas File System
10 5 (1.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 5 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (1.80%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.36%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.36%) KVM
11 1 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (6.47%) Ansible
2 16 (5.76%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (5.76%) SCCM
3 13 (4.68%) Puppet
4 9 (3.24%) Nagios
4 9 (3.24%) NetBackup
4 9 (3.24%) WMI
5 7 (2.52%) Backup Exec
5 7 (2.52%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (2.16%) Data Guard
6 6 (2.16%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (2.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (1.80%) Kubernetes
8 4 (1.44%) BMC PATROL
8 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (1.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (1.44%) Salt
8 4 (1.44%) SCOM
9 3 (1.08%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 69 (24.82%) Microsoft
2 59 (21.22%) VMware
3 56 (20.14%) Oracle
4 34 (12.23%) Cisco
5 21 (7.55%) NetApp
6 20 (7.19%) EMC
6 20 (7.19%) Red Hat
7 16 (5.76%) Citrix
8 14 (5.04%) Splunk
9 13 (4.68%) HP
10 12 (4.32%) CheckPoint
10 12 (4.32%) SolarWinds
11 10 (3.60%) Charles River
12 9 (3.24%) ServiceNow
12 9 (3.24%) Sophos
12 9 (3.24%) Sybase
12 9 (3.24%) Veeam
13 8 (2.88%) IBM
14 7 (2.52%) Remedy
14 7 (2.52%) SAP