Period
to 21 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 May 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 > South East
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 232 167
Rank change year-on-year +28 -65 +31
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 191 123 264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.14% 0.81% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 0.97% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 84 178
South East median daily rate £462 £445 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.82% +15.58% -9.41%
10th Percentile £325 £250 £255
90th Percentile £588 £573 £500
England median daily rate £450 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +12.50% +1.91% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 13
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 £51.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -56.86% +36.00%
10th Percentile £16.69 £19.20 £38.50
90th Percentile £56.25 £42.60 £63.00
England median hourly rate £30.00 £33.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year -10.45% +19.64% +23.19%

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 14,142 12,695 14,889
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 84.58% 83.16% 82.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,345 7,354 9,188
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £545
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 458 508 560
South East median hourly rate £22.40 £20.75 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.95% -12.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £10.61 £11.25 £11.59
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.88 £52.53
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year -12.00% +7.76% +8.41%

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Disaster Recovery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Disaster Recovery in the South East

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Disaster Recovery in the South East

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery in the South East over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Disaster Recovery in the South East

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disaster Recovery in the South East

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery in the South East over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Disaster Recovery in the South East

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 21 May 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
Thames Valley +30 94 £475 +5.56% 21
Buckinghamshire +25 48 £475 +18.75% 10
Surrey -10 47 £463 -7.40% 4
Hampshire +3 33 £351 -4.88% 9
Berkshire -4 31 £400 -15.79% 7
Oxfordshire +2 15 £525 +10.53% 4
West Sussex -9 7 £480 +25.49% 3
Kent +13 5 £265 -51.82% 2
Middlesex -2 2 £375 -13.79%
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Disaster Recovery
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 South East region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 65 (34.03%) Windows
2 50 (26.18%) High Availability
3 45 (23.56%) ITIL
4 44 (23.04%) Linux
4 44 (23.04%) Microsoft
5 41 (21.47%) VMware
6 40 (20.94%) Unix
7 39 (20.42%) Firewall
8 36 (18.85%) Business Continuity
8 36 (18.85%) Oracle
8 36 (18.85%) Data Centre
9 32 (16.75%) Office 365
10 30 (15.71%) Microsoft Azure
10 30 (15.71%) Active Directory
10 30 (15.71%) Service Delivery
11 29 (15.18%) Change Management
12 28 (14.66%) Clustering
12 28 (14.66%) Finance
12 28 (14.66%) Solaris
13 25 (13.09%) Migration
13 25 (13.09%) VMware Infrastructure
14 24 (12.57%) Problem Management
14 24 (12.57%) SDLC
15 23 (12.04%) Problem-Solving
15 23 (12.04%) SAN
16 22 (11.52%) Red Hat
16 22 (11.52%) Project Management
16 22 (11.52%) Windows Server
17 21 (10.99%) WAN
17 21 (10.99%) Management Information System

Disaster Recovery
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 20 (10.47%) SharePoint
2 14 (7.33%) SharePoint Server
3 10 (5.24%) MS Exchange
4 8 (4.19%) Apache Spark
5 6 (3.14%) IIS
5 6 (3.14%) SAS
5 6 (3.14%) Skype for Business
5 6 (3.14%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.09%) Apache
6 4 (2.09%) JBoss
7 3 (1.57%) CMS
7 3 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.05%) Confluence
8 2 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.52%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 8 (4.19%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.62%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.05%) Acrobat
3 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.05%) PaintShop Pro
4 1 (0.52%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.09%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.05%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.05%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.05%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.05%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.05%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.05%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 32 (16.75%) Office 365
2 30 (15.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (7.85%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (6.28%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (4.71%) IaaS
6 6 (3.14%) Yammer
7 5 (2.62%) PaaS
8 4 (2.09%) SaaS
9 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 39 (20.42%) Firewall
2 23 (12.04%) SAN
3 21 (10.99%) WAN
4 18 (9.42%) LAN
5 17 (8.90%) DNS
6 13 (6.81%) Fibre Channel
7 11 (5.76%) iSCSI
8 9 (4.71%) DHCP
8 9 (4.71%) TCP/IP
9 8 (4.19%) NetScaler
9 8 (4.19%) VPN
10 7 (3.66%) Multicast
10 7 (3.66%) NAS
10 7 (3.66%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (3.14%) Skype
11 6 (3.14%) VLAN
12 5 (2.62%) FTP
12 5 (2.62%) MPLS
12 5 (2.62%) SSH
12 5 (2.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.90%) Hadoop
2 16 (8.38%) DB2
3 15 (7.85%) Big Data
4 12 (6.28%) SQL Server
5 10 (5.24%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (4.71%) OLAP
6 9 (4.71%) Power BI
7 8 (4.19%) Apache Hive
7 8 (4.19%) Data Lake
7 8 (4.19%) NoSQL
7 8 (4.19%) Relational Database
8 7 (3.66%) Oracle OLAP
9 5 (2.62%) Oracle Database
10 4 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.57%) MySQL
11 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.05%) DB2 UDB
12 2 (1.05%) MongoDB
12 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (1.05%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 7 (3.66%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.62%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.62%) JIRA
3 4 (2.09%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.05%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.05%) GitLab
4 2 (1.05%) SonarQube
4 2 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (14.66%) Finance
2 14 (7.33%) Retail
3 12 (6.28%) Banking
4 3 (1.57%) Legal
4 3 (1.57%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.57%) Spanish Language
4 3 (1.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.05%) Dutch Language
5 2 (1.05%) French Language
5 2 (1.05%) German Language
5 2 (1.05%) Italian Language
5 2 (1.05%) Local Government
5 2 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (12.57%) Administrator
2 21 (10.99%) Architect
3 15 (7.85%) Consultant
4 14 (7.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (6.81%) Project Manager
6 11 (5.76%) Cloud Architect
6 11 (5.76%) DBA
7 10 (5.24%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (4.71%) Field Engineer
8 9 (4.71%) SharePoint Engineer
8 9 (4.71%) Unix Administrator
9 8 (4.19%) Developer
9 8 (4.19%) Service Manager
10 7 (3.66%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (3.66%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (3.14%) Cloud Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.62%) Cloud Engineer
12 5 (2.62%) Messaging Engineer
12 5 (2.62%) Oracle Developer
12 5 (2.62%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.71%) Kafka
1 9 (4.71%) Middleware
2 8 (4.19%) Spark Streaming
3 4 (2.09%) Node.js
3 4 (2.09%) Web Services
4 2 (1.05%) .NET
4 2 (1.05%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.05%) Core Data
4 2 (1.05%) HTML
4 2 (1.05%) Rendezvous
4 2 (1.05%) REST
4 2 (1.05%) SOAP
4 2 (1.05%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (1.05%) XML
4 2 (1.05%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.52%) ADO.NET
5 1 (0.52%) CSS
5 1 (0.52%) Flash
5 1 (0.52%) LDAP
5 1 (0.52%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (18.85%) Data Centre
2 28 (14.66%) Clustering
3 21 (10.99%) Management Information System
4 14 (7.33%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (6.81%) Public Cloud
6 12 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.66%) Mainframe
7 7 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (3.14%) Fat Client
8 6 (3.14%) PKI
8 6 (3.14%) Thin Client
8 6 (3.14%) Virtual Team
9 5 (2.62%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.57%) CMDB
10 3 (1.57%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.57%) IBM Mainframe
10 3 (1.57%) Replication
11 2 (1.05%) FMCG
11 2 (1.05%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 65 (34.03%) Windows
2 44 (23.04%) Linux
3 40 (20.94%) Unix
4 28 (14.66%) Solaris
5 22 (11.52%) Windows Server
6 21 (10.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (8.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (4.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (3.14%) AIX
9 6 (3.14%) CentOS
9 6 (3.14%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.05%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (1.05%) SUSE
10 2 (1.05%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.52%) HPUX
11 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (26.18%) High Availability
2 45 (23.56%) ITIL
3 36 (18.85%) Business Continuity
4 30 (15.71%) Service Delivery
5 29 (15.18%) Change Management
6 25 (13.09%) Migration
7 24 (12.57%) Problem Management
7 24 (12.57%) SDLC
8 23 (12.04%) Problem-Solving
9 22 (11.52%) Project Management
10 19 (9.95%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (8.90%) Incident Management
11 17 (8.90%) Load Balancing
12 16 (8.38%) Capacity Planning
12 16 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (7.33%) Change Control
13 14 (7.33%) Performance Management
13 14 (7.33%) Performance Tuning
13 14 (7.33%) Service Management
14 13 (6.81%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (10.99%) PowerShell
2 16 (8.38%) SQL
3 14 (7.33%) Perl
4 9 (4.71%) Java
5 8 (4.19%) Python
6 7 (3.66%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.14%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.62%) AWK
8 5 (2.62%) Bourne shell
8 5 (2.62%) C#
8 5 (2.62%) Korn
9 3 (1.57%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.05%) Scala
11 1 (0.52%) ABAP
11 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.52%) JCL
11 1 (0.52%) PHP
11 1 (0.52%) REXX
Qualifications
1 13 (6.81%) Degree
2 8 (4.19%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.66%) CCA
3 7 (3.66%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (3.66%) RHCE
4 5 (2.62%) Master's Degree
4 5 (2.62%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.57%) CCNP
6 3 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (1.57%) RHCSA
6 3 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.05%) NCSIE
7 2 (1.05%) OCA
7 2 (1.05%) OCP
7 2 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.52%) CCIE
8 1 (0.52%) CCNA
8 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.38%) SLA
2 13 (6.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (4.71%) PCI DSS
4 8 (4.19%) Data Quality
5 7 (3.66%) QA
6 6 (3.14%) GDPR
7 3 (1.57%) HIPAA
8 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (1.05%) PMO
9 1 (0.52%) ISO 31000
9 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 30 (15.71%) Active Directory
2 25 (13.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (8.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 10 (5.24%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (4.71%) Hyper-V
5 9 (4.71%) XenApp
6 7 (3.66%) NFS
7 6 (3.14%) DFS Replication
7 6 (3.14%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (3.14%) XenDesktop
7 6 (3.14%) XenServer
8 5 (2.62%) GlusterFS
8 5 (2.62%) Veritas File System
9 2 (1.05%) Firmware
9 2 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.05%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.52%) GPFS
10 1 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (4.71%) NetBackup
1 9 (4.71%) SCCM
1 9 (4.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 7 (3.66%) Oracle ZFS
2 7 (3.66%) Red Hat Satellite
3 6 (3.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 6 (3.14%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (3.14%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (2.62%) Ansible
4 5 (2.62%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 5 (2.62%) Terraform
5 4 (2.09%) Cobbler
5 4 (2.09%) HP ALM
5 4 (2.09%) Nagios
5 4 (2.09%) Puppet
6 3 (1.57%) SCOM
7 2 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.05%) SELinux
7 2 (1.05%) TIBCO Hawk
7 2 (1.05%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 44 (23.04%) Microsoft
2 41 (21.47%) VMware
3 36 (18.85%) Oracle
4 22 (11.52%) Red Hat
5 19 (9.95%) HP
6 16 (8.38%) Cisco
7 15 (7.85%) Veritas
8 13 (6.81%) Citrix
9 11 (5.76%) NetApp
9 11 (5.76%) Sun
10 10 (5.24%) Ab Initio
11 9 (4.71%) Brocade
12 8 (4.19%) Informatica
13 7 (3.66%) EMC
14 6 (3.14%) Centrify
14 6 (3.14%) CheckPoint
14 6 (3.14%) Dell
14 6 (3.14%) IBM
14 6 (3.14%) SAP
14 6 (3.14%) Talend