Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 351 346 248
Rank change year-on-year -5 -98 +25
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 318 263 471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.68% 0.62% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.72% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 167 339
London median daily rate £475 £455 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £307 £313 £288
90th Percentile £600 £608 £603
England median daily rate £439 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.69% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 9
London median hourly rate £41.00 £13.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +203.70% -28.95% +15.15%
10th Percentile £26.54 £13.50 £17.40
90th Percentile £42.60 £131.28 £28.90
England median hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year -18.57% +35.92% -2.83%

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 40,596 36,731 39,323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.31% 87.00% 86.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,451 26,239 28,484
London median daily rate £500 £488 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +5.41% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £656 £650
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 556 388 354
London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.63 £21.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.82% +10.71% +9.44%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.48 £50.51
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.49 £23.50
% change year-on-year -8.11% +4.19% +9.30%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -39 54 £445 -6.32% 25
West London -23 24 £475 -5.00% 14
South London -36 17 £388 -6.06% 5
East London -7 10 £475 +5.56% 1
North London +5 1 - - 2
Disaster Recovery
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 89 (27.99%) Finance
2 78 (24.53%) Linux
3 74 (23.27%) Business Continuity
3 74 (23.27%) Data Centre
4 71 (22.33%) ITIL
5 64 (20.13%) Windows
6 62 (19.50%) SQL
6 62 (19.50%) VMware
7 60 (18.87%) Microsoft
8 59 (18.55%) Microsoft Azure
9 58 (18.24%) High Availability
10 57 (17.92%) SQL Server
10 57 (17.92%) Migration
11 56 (17.61%) Unix
12 54 (16.98%) SAN
13 50 (15.72%) Amazon AWS
14 44 (13.84%) Replication
15 42 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
15 42 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
16 41 (12.89%) Performance Tuning
17 39 (12.26%) Oracle
18 38 (11.95%) Banking
19 36 (11.32%) Cisco
20 34 (10.69%) Active Directory
21 32 (10.06%) Firewall
22 30 (9.43%) Configuration Management
22 30 (9.43%) Red Hat
22 30 (9.43%) SLA
22 30 (9.43%) DevOps
23 28 (8.81%) PowerShell

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 19 (5.97%) MS Exchange
2 16 (5.03%) Apache
2 16 (5.03%) IIS
3 13 (4.09%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.09%) Skype for Business
4 12 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (2.20%) Apache Solr
6 7 (2.20%) JBoss
7 5 (1.57%) Confluence
8 4 (1.26%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.26%) CMS
8 4 (1.26%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.26%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.94%) Drupal
10 2 (0.63%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.31%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 17 (5.35%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (4.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.83%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (1.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.94%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.63%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.63%) ReMetrica
5 2 (0.63%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 2 (0.63%) Workfront
6 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 59 (18.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (15.72%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (6.60%) Office 365
4 20 (6.29%) PaaS
5 18 (5.66%) IaaS
6 15 (4.72%) AWS Lambda
6 15 (4.72%) Serverless
7 11 (3.46%) SaaS
7 11 (3.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 9 (2.83%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (1.57%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 4 (1.26%) OneDrive
12 4 (1.26%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.94%) Heroku
13 3 (0.94%) IBM Cloud
14 2 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.63%) Azure Data Factory
14 2 (0.63%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 54 (16.98%) SAN
2 32 (10.06%) Firewall
3 20 (6.29%) VPN
4 19 (5.97%) DNS
5 13 (4.09%) Skype
5 13 (4.09%) Unified Communications
6 12 (3.77%) NAS
7 11 (3.46%) WAN
8 10 (3.14%) DHCP
8 10 (3.14%) Network Security
8 10 (3.14%) TCP/IP
9 9 (2.83%) Intranet
9 9 (2.83%) LAN
10 7 (2.20%) Internet
10 7 (2.20%) iSCSI
10 7 (2.20%) OSPF
10 7 (2.20%) SSL
11 6 (1.89%) BGP
11 6 (1.89%) MPLS
12 5 (1.57%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (17.92%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.66%) Oracle Database
3 16 (5.03%) MongoDB
4 14 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (4.09%) Relational Database
6 12 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (3.77%) DB2
6 12 (3.77%) MySQL
7 11 (3.46%) Oracle Database 12c
7 11 (3.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (3.14%) Big Data
9 8 (2.52%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.89%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.89%) Power BI
12 5 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (1.57%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (4.72%) JIRA
2 10 (3.14%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.83%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.20%) JMeter
5 6 (1.89%) Gatling
5 6 (1.89%) LoadRunner
5 6 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (1.26%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.94%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.63%) Ant
8 2 (0.63%) Apache Ivy
8 2 (0.63%) ERwin
8 2 (0.63%) Gradle
8 2 (0.63%) Subversion
9 1 (0.31%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.31%) GitLab
9 1 (0.31%) Hudson
General
1 89 (27.99%) Finance
2 38 (11.95%) Banking
3 17 (5.35%) Investment Banking
4 15 (4.72%) Legal
5 9 (2.83%) Retail
6 8 (2.52%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.26%) Billing
7 4 (1.26%) Front Office
7 4 (1.26%) Marketing
8 3 (0.94%) Games
8 3 (0.94%) Law
9 2 (0.63%) Back Office
9 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.31%) Advertising
10 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (15.41%) DBA
2 37 (11.64%) Architect
3 27 (8.49%) Consultant
4 26 (8.18%) Administrator
4 26 (8.18%) Analyst
5 17 (5.35%) AWS Engineer
5 17 (5.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (5.03%) SQL DBA
7 14 (4.40%) Developer
7 14 (4.40%) Project Manager
7 14 (4.40%) Support Engineer
8 13 (4.09%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (3.77%) Azure Architect
10 11 (3.46%) Disaster Recovery Manager
10 11 (3.46%) Oracle DBA
11 10 (3.14%) Network Engineer
12 9 (2.83%) Cloud Architect
12 9 (2.83%) Senior Consultant
12 9 (2.83%) Tester
13 8 (2.52%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.97%) .NET
2 13 (4.09%) Middleware
3 11 (3.46%) LDAP
3 11 (3.46%) Web Services
4 8 (2.52%) J2EE
5 7 (2.20%) RESTful
6 6 (1.89%) XMPP
7 5 (1.57%) JSON
8 4 (1.26%) CSS
8 4 (1.26%) HTML
8 4 (1.26%) Kafka
8 4 (1.26%) XML
9 3 (0.94%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.94%) CSS3
9 3 (0.94%) HTML5
9 3 (0.94%) jQuery
9 3 (0.94%) Node.js
9 3 (0.94%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.94%) X-Windows
10 2 (0.63%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 74 (23.27%) Data Centre
2 44 (13.84%) Replication
3 25 (7.86%) Clustering
4 16 (5.03%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.52%) Public Cloud
7 7 (2.20%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (2.20%) Mainframe
7 7 (2.20%) Private Cloud
8 6 (1.89%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (1.89%) Enterprise Cloud
8 6 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.57%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.57%) Fixed Income
9 5 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.57%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 78 (24.53%) Linux
2 64 (20.13%) Windows
3 56 (17.61%) Unix
4 25 (7.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (7.55%) Windows Server
6 12 (3.77%) Solaris
7 11 (3.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (2.83%) Windows 7
9 8 (2.52%) AIX
10 5 (1.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.94%) Android
11 3 (0.94%) SUSE
11 3 (0.94%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.63%) CentOS
12 2 (0.63%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.31%) Debian
13 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (23.27%) Business Continuity
2 71 (22.33%) ITIL
3 58 (18.24%) High Availability
4 57 (17.92%) Migration
5 42 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (12.89%) Performance Tuning
7 30 (9.43%) Configuration Management
7 30 (9.43%) DevOps
8 27 (8.49%) Change Management
9 26 (8.18%) Capacity Planning
9 26 (8.18%) Problem-Solving
10 22 (6.92%) BCP
11 21 (6.60%) Information Security
12 20 (6.29%) Business Continuity Planning
13 19 (5.97%) Problem Management
14 18 (5.66%) Cybersecurity
14 18 (5.66%) ITSM
14 18 (5.66%) Project Management
14 18 (5.66%) Service Management
14 18 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (19.50%) SQL
2 28 (8.81%) PowerShell
2 28 (8.81%) Python
3 15 (4.72%) Java
4 12 (3.77%) Perl
4 12 (3.77%) Shell Script
5 11 (3.46%) Ruby
6 7 (2.20%) C#
6 7 (2.20%) PL/SQL
7 6 (1.89%) VB
8 5 (1.57%) AWK
8 5 (1.57%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.57%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.57%) Korn
8 5 (1.57%) PHP
8 5 (1.57%) Scala
8 5 (1.57%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.57%) VBA
9 4 (1.26%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (7.86%) Security Cleared
2 19 (5.97%) Degree
3 17 (5.35%) ITIL Certification
4 16 (5.03%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (4.09%) CCNP
5 13 (4.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (4.09%) SC Cleared
6 11 (3.46%) CCNA
6 11 (3.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (2.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (2.20%) MCSA
7 7 (2.20%) MCSE
8 5 (1.57%) CISSP
8 5 (1.57%) RHCE
9 4 (1.26%) CISM
9 4 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.26%) MCP
9 4 (1.26%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (1.26%) RHCSA
9 4 (1.26%) RHCVA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.43%) SLA
2 12 (3.77%) QA
3 10 (3.14%) GDPR
3 10 (3.14%) PCI DSS
4 7 (2.20%) ISO 22301
5 6 (1.89%) COBIT
6 5 (1.57%) EMIR
6 5 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (1.57%) MiFID
7 3 (0.94%) WCAG
8 2 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.31%) GCP
9 1 (0.31%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.31%) RMADS
System Software
1 42 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (10.69%) Active Directory
3 21 (6.60%) Virtual Machines
4 18 (5.66%) Docker
5 10 (3.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 8 (2.52%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (2.52%) vSphere
7 7 (2.20%) Hyper-V
8 6 (1.89%) Samba
8 6 (1.89%) Veritas File System
9 5 (1.57%) Firmware
9 5 (1.57%) KVM
9 5 (1.57%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (1.26%) RHEV
10 4 (1.26%) Sendmail
10 4 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.94%) NFS
11 3 (0.94%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.94%) XenApp
12 2 (0.63%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 27 (8.49%) Ansible
2 25 (7.86%) Puppet
3 24 (7.55%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (3.46%) Kubernetes
5 10 (3.14%) Data Guard
5 10 (3.14%) SCOM
6 8 (2.52%) SCCM
7 7 (2.20%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (1.89%) Failover Clustering
9 5 (1.57%) Prometheus
9 5 (1.57%) Single Sign-On
9 5 (1.57%) Terraform
10 4 (1.26%) BladeLogic
10 4 (1.26%) BMC PATROL
10 4 (1.26%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (1.26%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (1.26%) NetBackup
10 4 (1.26%) OpenView
10 4 (1.26%) Tivoli
10 4 (1.26%) yum
Vendors
1 62 (19.50%) VMware
2 60 (18.87%) Microsoft
3 39 (12.26%) Oracle
4 36 (11.32%) Cisco
5 30 (9.43%) Red Hat
6 24 (7.55%) Remedy
7 15 (4.72%) Citrix
7 15 (4.72%) IBM
7 15 (4.72%) NetApp
8 13 (4.09%) EMC
8 13 (4.09%) HP
8 13 (4.09%) SaltStack
9 10 (3.14%) Palo Alto
9 10 (3.14%) ServiceNow
10 8 (2.52%) Dell
10 8 (2.52%) F5
10 8 (2.52%) SAP
10 8 (2.52%) Veritas
11 7 (2.20%) Symantec
12 6 (1.89%) Veeam