Period
to 21 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 329 310 250
Rank change year-on-year -19 -60 +18
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 340 304 434
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.74% 0.76% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.88% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 200 291
London median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +7.46%
10th Percentile £285 £325 £294
90th Percentile £632 £600 £600
England median daily rate £450 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 10
London median hourly rate £42.00 £13.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +211.11% -30.77% -2.50%
10th Percentile £19.25 £13.50 £18.15
90th Percentile £57.50 £13.50 £28.45
England median hourly rate £30.00 £19.88 £25.00
% change year-on-year +50.94% -20.50% +19.05%

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 40,310 34,609 38,016
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.27% 86.27% 85.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,127 24,879 27,309
London median daily rate £500 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £644
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 553 381 428
London median hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +19.05% +12.90%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.70 £53.75 £51.07
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +8.70% +10.71%

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 April 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 April 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 April 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 -35 67 £463 -7.50% 13
South London -36 23 £365 +4.29% 1
West London -30 10 £310 -34.74% 11
East London - 4 £475 - 5
North London -1 2 - - 2
Disaster Recovery
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 98 (28.82%) Finance
2 95 (27.94%) Windows
3 87 (25.59%) Business Continuity
4 77 (22.65%) Linux
5 73 (21.47%) Microsoft
6 72 (21.18%) High Availability
7 70 (20.59%) Data Centre
7 70 (20.59%) SQL
8 69 (20.29%) ITIL
9 66 (19.41%) VMware
10 59 (17.35%) SQL Server
10 59 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
11 53 (15.59%) Amazon AWS
11 53 (15.59%) VMware Infrastructure
12 50 (14.71%) Cisco
13 49 (14.41%) Migration
13 49 (14.41%) Microsoft Azure
14 48 (14.12%) Firewall
15 47 (13.82%) SAN
16 43 (12.65%) Active Directory
16 43 (12.65%) Oracle
16 43 (12.65%) Unix
16 43 (12.65%) Banking
17 39 (11.47%) Python
17 39 (11.47%) Windows Server
18 36 (10.59%) Performance Tuning
19 34 (10.00%) DevOps
19 34 (10.00%) Change Management
20 33 (9.71%) Replication
20 33 (9.71%) Office 365

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 (5.59%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.71%) MS Exchange
3 14 (4.12%) Cloud Foundry
4 11 (3.24%) IIS
5 9 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (2.65%) OpenStack
5 9 (2.65%) Skype for Business
6 8 (2.35%) Apache Solr
7 7 (2.06%) CMS
8 6 (1.76%) Drupal
9 5 (1.47%) Apache
9 5 (1.47%) Confluence
9 5 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.47%) SAS
10 4 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.18%) JBoss
10 4 (1.18%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.88%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.59%) CloudStack
12 2 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (4.12%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (3.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.06%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.18%) LatentZero
3 4 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.88%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.59%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.59%) Workfront
6 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 53 (15.59%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (14.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (9.71%) Office 365
4 19 (5.59%) PaaS
5 12 (3.53%) Heroku
6 9 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (2.65%) IaaS
6 9 (2.65%) OpenShift
7 6 (1.76%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (1.76%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (1.76%) Mimecast
7 6 (1.76%) OneDrive
7 6 (1.76%) Serverless
8 5 (1.47%) Akamai
8 5 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (1.47%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 3 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.59%) SaaS
10 2 (0.59%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 48 (14.12%) Firewall
2 47 (13.82%) SAN
3 27 (7.94%) DNS
4 22 (6.47%) WAN
5 21 (6.18%) LAN
6 20 (5.88%) DHCP
7 18 (5.29%) TCP/IP
7 18 (5.29%) VPN
8 15 (4.41%) Internet
9 13 (3.82%) Intranet
10 12 (3.53%) Wireless
11 10 (2.94%) Network Security
12 9 (2.65%) Skype
12 9 (2.65%) VLAN
13 8 (2.35%) SSL
14 7 (2.06%) VoIP
15 6 (1.76%) DWDM
15 6 (1.76%) MPLS
15 6 (1.76%) NAS
15 6 (1.76%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (17.35%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.59%) Oracle Database
3 18 (5.29%) MySQL
4 17 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (4.41%) Big Data
6 12 (3.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (2.65%) DB2
7 9 (2.65%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (2.35%) MongoDB
8 8 (2.35%) Oracle Database 12c
8 8 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (2.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (2.06%) Sybase IQ
10 6 (1.76%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 17 (5.00%) JIRA
2 11 (3.24%) Git (software)
2 11 (3.24%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.47%) TeamCity
4 5 (1.47%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (1.18%) JMeter
5 4 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.88%) Gatling
6 3 (0.88%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.59%) ERwin
8 1 (0.29%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.29%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.29%) Hudson
8 1 (0.29%) NUnit
8 1 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.29%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 98 (28.82%) Finance
2 43 (12.65%) Banking
3 19 (5.59%) Investment Banking
4 12 (3.53%) Legal
5 10 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.76%) Law
6 6 (1.76%) Publishing
7 5 (1.47%) Advertising
8 4 (1.18%) Billing
9 3 (0.88%) Front Office
9 3 (0.88%) Games
9 3 (0.88%) Marketing
9 3 (0.88%) Retail
10 2 (0.59%) French Language
11 1 (0.29%) Back Office
11 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.29%) German Language
11 1 (0.29%) International Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 46 (13.53%) DBA
2 33 (9.71%) Architect
3 30 (8.82%) Analyst
4 28 (8.24%) Administrator
5 25 (7.35%) Consultant
6 22 (6.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 19 (5.59%) Developer
7 19 (5.59%) SQL DBA
8 15 (4.41%) Project Manager
9 14 (4.12%) DevOps Engineer
10 13 (3.82%) AWS Engineer
10 13 (3.82%) Disaster Recovery Manager
11 11 (3.24%) Network Engineer
11 11 (3.24%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (3.24%) Support Analyst
11 11 (3.24%) WebOps Engineer
12 10 (2.94%) Infrastructure Manager
12 10 (2.94%) IT Manager
12 10 (2.94%) Oracle DBA
12 10 (2.94%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.88%) .NET
2 15 (4.41%) Web Services
3 11 (3.24%) CSS
3 11 (3.24%) HTML
3 11 (3.24%) XML
4 10 (2.94%) .NET Framework
5 8 (2.35%) jQuery
6 7 (2.06%) Ajax
7 6 (1.76%) CSS3
7 6 (1.76%) HTML5
7 6 (1.76%) LDAP
8 5 (1.47%) JSON
8 5 (1.47%) RESTful
9 4 (1.18%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.18%) Middleware
9 4 (1.18%) SOAP
9 4 (1.18%) WSDL
10 3 (0.88%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (0.88%) REST
10 3 (0.88%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 70 (20.59%) Data Centre
2 33 (9.71%) Replication
3 22 (6.47%) Clustering
3 22 (6.47%) Management Information System
4 20 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.53%) Private Cloud
6 11 (3.24%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.35%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.06%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.76%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (1.76%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.47%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.18%) Blog
11 4 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.18%) iPad
11 4 (1.18%) iPhone
11 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Licensing
11 4 (1.18%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 95 (27.94%) Windows
2 77 (22.65%) Linux
3 43 (12.65%) Unix
4 39 (11.47%) Windows Server
5 19 (5.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (2.65%) Windows 7
10 8 (2.35%) Windows 10
11 7 (2.06%) AIX
12 5 (1.47%) Solaris
13 3 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.59%) CentOS
14 2 (0.59%) SUSE
14 2 (0.59%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.59%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.29%) Debian
15 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (25.59%) Business Continuity
2 72 (21.18%) High Availability
3 69 (20.29%) ITIL
4 59 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (14.41%) Migration
6 36 (10.59%) Performance Tuning
7 34 (10.00%) Change Management
7 34 (10.00%) DevOps
8 33 (9.71%) Capacity Planning
9 29 (8.53%) BCP
9 29 (8.53%) Information Security
10 28 (8.24%) Business Continuity Planning
11 26 (7.65%) Problem-Solving
11 26 (7.65%) Stakeholder Management
12 25 (7.35%) Configuration Management
13 24 (7.06%) Problem Management
14 23 (6.76%) Data Protection
15 21 (6.18%) Project Management
16 20 (5.88%) Incident Management
16 20 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 70 (20.59%) SQL
2 39 (11.47%) Python
3 33 (9.71%) PowerShell
4 23 (6.76%) Java
5 21 (6.18%) Perl
6 17 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 14 (4.12%) JavaScript
8 13 (3.82%) C#
9 11 (3.24%) Ruby
10 9 (2.65%) PHP
11 8 (2.35%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.35%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.35%) VB
12 7 (2.06%) Shell Script
12 7 (2.06%) VBA
13 6 (1.76%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.47%) AWK
14 5 (1.47%) Korn
15 4 (1.18%) VBScript
16 3 (0.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (7.65%) Cisco Certification
1 26 (7.65%) Degree
2 25 (7.35%) Security Cleared
3 19 (5.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (5.00%) CCNA
4 17 (5.00%) MCSE
5 15 (4.41%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (3.82%) CISSP
6 13 (3.82%) SC Cleared
7 12 (3.53%) CCNP
8 11 (3.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (2.94%) CISM
9 10 (2.94%) MCP
10 8 (2.35%) CISA
11 7 (2.06%) TOGAF Certification
12 5 (1.47%) AWS Certification
12 5 (1.47%) CRISC
12 5 (1.47%) PMI Certification
12 5 (1.47%) PMP
13 4 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.35%) SLA
2 20 (5.88%) QA
3 19 (5.59%) GDPR
4 11 (3.24%) PCI DSS
5 9 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (2.06%) COBIT
7 4 (1.18%) ISO 22301
8 3 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.88%) EMIR
8 3 (0.88%) GCP
8 3 (0.88%) MiFID
8 3 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.88%) WCAG
9 1 (0.29%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (0.29%) RMADS
System Software
1 53 (15.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (12.65%) Active Directory
3 29 (8.53%) Docker
4 16 (4.71%) Hyper-V
4 16 (4.71%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (3.53%) XenApp
6 7 (2.06%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (1.76%) DFS Replication
7 6 (1.76%) vSphere
8 4 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.59%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (0.59%) NFS
9 2 (0.59%) Samba
9 2 (0.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.59%) Veritas File System
9 2 (0.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.59%) XenServer
10 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (6.18%) Ansible
1 21 (6.18%) Puppet
2 18 (5.29%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (4.41%) Kubernetes
3 15 (4.41%) SCCM
4 9 (2.65%) Data Guard
4 9 (2.65%) Failover Clustering
5 8 (2.35%) Backup Exec
5 8 (2.35%) NetBackup
6 7 (2.06%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (2.06%) SCOM
7 5 (1.47%) EMC VPLEX
7 5 (1.47%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (1.18%) Nagios
9 3 (0.88%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.88%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.88%) Terraform
9 3 (0.88%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 73 (21.47%) Microsoft
2 66 (19.41%) VMware
3 50 (14.71%) Cisco
4 43 (12.65%) Oracle
5 30 (8.82%) Citrix
6 25 (7.35%) Red Hat
7 18 (5.29%) NetApp
8 16 (4.71%) Remedy
9 14 (4.12%) CheckPoint
9 14 (4.12%) IBM
9 14 (4.12%) Sybase
9 14 (4.12%) Veeam
10 13 (3.82%) EMC
11 11 (3.24%) ServiceNow
12 10 (2.94%) F5
13 9 (2.65%) Palo Alto
14 8 (2.35%) Dell
14 8 (2.35%) SaltStack
15 7 (2.06%) HP
15 7 (2.06%) Sun