Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 325 293 280
Rank change year-on-year -32 -13 -23
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 328 329 372
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.71% 0.80% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.93% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 244 215
London median daily rate £450 £486 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.46% +8.06% +12.50%
10th Percentile £284 £300 £284
90th Percentile £675 £588 £575
England median daily rate £420 £416 £400
% change year-on-year +0.90% +4.06% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 3
London median hourly rate £27.50 - £19.00
10th Percentile £17.90 - £15.70
90th Percentile £57.50 - £26.30
England median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -

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 40,009 35,437 37,392
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.62% 86.02% 84.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,226 25,499 26,670
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £310 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £434 £425
% change year-on-year +3.72% +2.09% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 421 463
London median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% +6.13%
10th Percentile £13.46 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -26 79 £450 -14.29% 22
South London -27 20 £425 - 1
West London -7 12 £475 +35.71% 18
North London -5 1 - - 3
Disaster Recovery
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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.

1 109 (33.23%) Windows
2 96 (29.27%) Finance
3 81 (24.70%) Microsoft
4 80 (24.39%) SQL
5 73 (22.26%) Business Continuity
6 69 (21.04%) SQL Server
7 68 (20.73%) Linux
8 66 (20.12%) VMware
9 65 (19.82%) Agile Software Development
10 62 (18.90%) Active Directory
10 62 (18.90%) High Availability
11 61 (18.60%) ITIL
12 56 (17.07%) Banking
12 56 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
12 56 (17.07%) Data Centre
13 55 (16.77%) Windows Server
14 54 (16.46%) Amazon AWS
15 53 (16.16%) Oracle
16 48 (14.63%) Cisco
17 45 (13.72%) Migration
17 45 (13.72%) VMware Infrastructure
18 44 (13.41%) PowerShell
18 44 (13.41%) Firewall
19 41 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
19 41 (12.50%) Office 365
20 38 (11.59%) SAN
20 38 (11.59%) Unix
21 36 (10.98%) Change Management
22 32 (9.76%) DevOps
23 31 (9.45%) Citrix

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 16 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.57%) IIS
2 15 (4.57%) MS Exchange
3 12 (3.66%) Cloud Foundry
4 10 (3.05%) Apache Solr
5 9 (2.74%) CMS
5 9 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (2.44%) Drupal
7 7 (2.13%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.52%) Confluence
9 4 (1.22%) SAS
9 4 (1.22%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.91%) IBM Domino
10 3 (0.91%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.61%) CloudStack
11 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (6.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.30%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.22%) LatentZero
1 4 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.91%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.61%) Maximo
3 2 (0.61%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 2 (0.61%) Salerio
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 56 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (16.46%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (12.50%) Office 365
4 17 (5.18%) PaaS
5 13 (3.96%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (3.05%) Mimecast
7 9 (2.74%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (2.74%) Heroku
8 8 (2.44%) IaaS
9 5 (1.52%) Akamai
9 5 (1.52%) OpenShift
10 4 (1.22%) GitHub
10 4 (1.22%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.61%) G Suite
12 2 (0.61%) npm
12 2 (0.61%) Serverless
12 2 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 44 (13.41%) Firewall
2 38 (11.59%) SAN
3 29 (8.84%) DNS
4 28 (8.54%) WAN
5 26 (7.93%) LAN
6 22 (6.71%) DHCP
7 18 (5.49%) TCP/IP
8 15 (4.57%) VPN
8 15 (4.57%) Wireless
9 14 (4.27%) Internet
10 10 (3.05%) VLAN
11 9 (2.74%) Network Security
11 9 (2.74%) VoIP
12 8 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
13 7 (2.13%) Intranet
13 7 (2.13%) NAS
14 5 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
15 4 (1.22%) SSH
15 4 (1.22%) Unified Communications
15 4 (1.22%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (21.04%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.40%) Oracle Database
3 19 (5.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (4.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (4.27%) Big Data
5 14 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (3.96%) MySQL
7 12 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (3.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (2.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 9 (2.74%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.44%) MongoDB
9 8 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (2.13%) Sybase IQ
11 6 (1.83%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.83%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.52%) DB2
12 5 (1.52%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 17 (5.18%) Jenkins
2 16 (4.88%) JIRA
3 15 (4.57%) Git (software)
4 9 (2.74%) SpecFlow
5 4 (1.22%) LoadRunner
5 4 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.91%) Bitbucket
6 3 (0.91%) JMeter
6 3 (0.91%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.91%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.61%) Babel
7 2 (0.61%) Checkstyle
7 2 (0.61%) FindBugs
7 2 (0.61%) Gatling
7 2 (0.61%) Gerrit
7 2 (0.61%) Subversion
7 2 (0.61%) webpack
8 1 (0.30%) TestRail
8 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 96 (29.27%) Finance
2 56 (17.07%) Banking
3 22 (6.71%) Investment Banking
4 15 (4.57%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.96%) Front Office
6 11 (3.35%) Legal
7 9 (2.74%) Financial Institution
8 7 (2.13%) Law
9 6 (1.83%) Publishing
10 5 (1.52%) International Banking
11 4 (1.22%) Advertising
11 4 (1.22%) Billing
11 4 (1.22%) German Language
11 4 (1.22%) Marketing
12 3 (0.91%) French Language
12 3 (0.91%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.91%) Retail
13 2 (0.61%) Local Government
13 2 (0.61%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 43 (13.11%) DBA
2 33 (10.06%) Administrator
2 33 (10.06%) Architect
3 32 (9.76%) Developer
4 28 (8.54%) Analyst
5 27 (8.23%) SQL DBA
6 21 (6.40%) Consultant
7 19 (5.79%) DevOps Engineer
8 18 (5.49%) Support Analyst
9 15 (4.57%) SQL Server DBA
10 14 (4.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (4.27%) Infrastructure Manager
11 12 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery Manager
11 12 (3.66%) Project Manager
12 10 (3.05%) C# Developer
12 10 (3.05%) Server Support
12 10 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (2.74%) Enterprise Architect
13 9 (2.74%) Oracle DBA
13 9 (2.74%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.54%) .NET
2 24 (7.32%) Web Services
3 22 (6.71%) XML
4 17 (5.18%) HTML
5 16 (4.88%) CSS
6 11 (3.35%) Ajax
6 11 (3.35%) CSS3
6 11 (3.35%) HTML5
6 11 (3.35%) jQuery
7 10 (3.05%) .NET Framework
8 8 (2.44%) XML Messaging
9 4 (1.22%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.22%) JSON
9 4 (1.22%) LDAP
9 4 (1.22%) Node.js
9 4 (1.22%) Software Packaging
9 4 (1.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (0.91%) ADO.NET
10 3 (0.91%) React
10 3 (0.91%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (17.07%) Data Centre
2 26 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (6.40%) Management Information System
3 21 (6.40%) Replication
4 18 (5.49%) Clustering
5 16 (4.88%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.35%) Microsoft Licensing
7 8 (2.44%) Private Cloud
7 8 (2.44%) Virtual Team
8 7 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.83%) iPad
9 6 (1.83%) iPhone
9 6 (1.83%) User Experience
10 5 (1.52%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.52%) BYOD
10 5 (1.52%) Derivative
11 4 (1.22%) Blog
11 4 (1.22%) NHS
11 4 (1.22%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.91%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 109 (33.23%) Windows
2 68 (20.73%) Linux
3 55 (16.77%) Windows Server
4 38 (11.59%) Unix
5 30 (9.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (7.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (7.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (3.35%) Windows 10
9 11 (3.35%) Windows 7
10 9 (2.74%) AIX
10 9 (2.74%) SUSE
11 8 (2.44%) Solaris
12 6 (1.83%) CentOS
13 2 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.61%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.30%) Android
14 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (22.26%) Business Continuity
2 65 (19.82%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (18.90%) High Availability
4 61 (18.60%) ITIL
5 45 (13.72%) Migration
6 41 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
7 36 (10.98%) Change Management
8 32 (9.76%) DevOps
9 31 (9.45%) Problem Management
10 28 (8.54%) Information Security
10 28 (8.54%) Root Cause Analysis
11 26 (7.93%) Incident Management
11 26 (7.93%) Performance Tuning
12 23 (7.01%) Project Management
13 21 (6.40%) Data Protection
14 19 (5.79%) BCP
15 17 (5.18%) Business Continuity Planning
15 17 (5.18%) Stakeholder Management
16 16 (4.88%) Asset Management
16 16 (4.88%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 80 (24.39%) SQL
2 44 (13.41%) PowerShell
3 30 (9.15%) Python
4 29 (8.84%) Perl
5 28 (8.54%) C#
5 28 (8.54%) T-SQL
6 22 (6.71%) Java
7 20 (6.10%) JavaScript
8 14 (4.27%) Bash Shell
8 14 (4.27%) PL/SQL
9 13 (3.96%) VBA
10 11 (3.35%) PHP
11 7 (2.13%) VB
12 6 (1.83%) Ruby
12 6 (1.83%) VBScript
13 5 (1.52%) Korn
13 5 (1.52%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.91%) C++
14 3 (0.91%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 29 (8.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (8.23%) Degree
3 25 (7.62%) MCSE
4 21 (6.40%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (5.79%) Security Cleared
6 14 (4.27%) CCNA
6 14 (4.27%) SC Cleared
7 13 (3.96%) CISSP
8 11 (3.35%) MCP
9 10 (3.05%) CISM
10 9 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
12 7 (2.13%) CISA
13 6 (1.83%) CCNP
13 6 (1.83%) CRISC
14 5 (1.52%) PMI Certification
14 5 (1.52%) PMP
15 4 (1.22%) AWS Certification
15 4 (1.22%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.23%) QA
2 23 (7.01%) SLA
3 12 (3.66%) GDPR
4 9 (2.74%) PCI DSS
5 8 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.91%) COBIT
7 3 (0.91%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.61%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.61%) GCP
9 1 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 62 (18.90%) Active Directory
2 45 (13.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (7.62%) Hyper-V
4 24 (7.32%) Docker
5 12 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (3.35%) vSphere
7 10 (3.05%) XenApp
8 8 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (1.83%) DFS Replication
9 6 (1.83%) SRDF
10 5 (1.52%) NFS
10 5 (1.52%) Samba
10 5 (1.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (1.52%) Veritas File System
10 5 (1.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 3 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.61%) XenServer
13 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (4.57%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (3.96%) Ansible
3 12 (3.66%) SCCM
4 11 (3.35%) Puppet
5 10 (3.05%) Backup Exec
5 10 (3.05%) Kubernetes
6 9 (2.74%) WMI
7 7 (2.13%) Failover Clustering
7 7 (2.13%) NetBackup
8 6 (1.83%) EMC NetWorker
8 6 (1.83%) Nagios
9 5 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (1.22%) Nessus
11 3 (0.91%) AirWatch
11 3 (0.91%) EMC VPLEX
11 3 (0.91%) logstash
11 3 (0.91%) SCOM
12 2 (0.61%) EdgeSight
12 2 (0.61%) Kibana
12 2 (0.61%) Salt
Vendors
1 81 (24.70%) Microsoft
2 66 (20.12%) VMware
3 53 (16.16%) Oracle
4 48 (14.63%) Cisco
5 31 (9.45%) Citrix
6 23 (7.01%) Red Hat
7 20 (6.10%) EMC
7 20 (6.10%) NetApp
8 18 (5.49%) CheckPoint
9 14 (4.27%) Sybase
10 12 (3.66%) Charles River
10 12 (3.66%) Dell
10 12 (3.66%) IBM
10 12 (3.66%) Splunk
10 12 (3.66%) Veeam
11 11 (3.35%) ServiceNow
11 11 (3.35%) SolarWinds
12 9 (2.74%) HP
12 9 (2.74%) Sophos
13 8 (2.44%) Palo Alto