Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 243 162
Rank change year-on-year +38 -81 +2
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 173 117 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.03% 0.75% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 0.92% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 62 155
South East median daily rate £434 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.06% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £300 £283 £266
90th Percentile £633 £560 £500
England median daily rate £420 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +1.82% +5.77% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 10
South East median hourly rate £26.42 £27.50 £51.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.92% -46.86% +38.00%
10th Percentile £16.69 £20.10 £47.25
90th Percentile £30.00 £43.28 £63.00
England median hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% +12.00%

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 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 13,998 12,725 14,894
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 83.22% 81.89% 81.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,396 7,533 8,924
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £255
90th Percentile £588 £573 £538
England median daily rate £451 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.97% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 516 614
South East median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.76% -16.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.06 £11.68
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.00 £52.68
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +16.77%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +24 87 £431 - 22
Surrey -19 41 £470 +17.50% 6
Hampshire +23 36 £350 -8.20% 10
Berkshire -10 33 £513 +18.84% 8
Oxfordshire +14 28 £375 -46.43% 3
Buckinghamshire -10 26 £500 +25.00% 11
West Sussex -6 3 £700 +43.59% 3
Middlesex +2 2 £375 -10.71%
East Sussex 0 2 £275 -46.34%
Kent -12 1 £500 +17.65% 2
Disaster Recovery
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 57 (32.95%) Windows
2 52 (30.06%) Microsoft
3 44 (25.43%) VMware
4 38 (21.97%) Firewall
5 37 (21.39%) Office 365
6 34 (19.65%) Active Directory
7 32 (18.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 31 (17.92%) Business Continuity
9 30 (17.34%) DNS
9 30 (17.34%) Data Centre
10 28 (16.18%) Windows Server
10 28 (16.18%) ITIL
11 27 (15.61%) Migration
12 26 (15.03%) Project Management
12 26 (15.03%) High Availability
13 25 (14.45%) Service Delivery
14 24 (13.87%) Microsoft Azure
15 23 (13.29%) PowerShell
15 23 (13.29%) Unix
15 23 (13.29%) Clustering
16 22 (12.72%) Finance
16 22 (12.72%) WAN
16 22 (12.72%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (12.14%) SDLC
17 21 (12.14%) SQL
17 21 (12.14%) Change Management
18 20 (11.56%) SAN
18 20 (11.56%) Amazon AWS
19 19 (10.98%) Continuous Improvement
19 19 (10.98%) SLA

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 15 (8.67%) MS Exchange
1 15 (8.67%) SharePoint
2 14 (8.09%) SharePoint Server
3 10 (5.78%) Apache Spark
4 7 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.47%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.89%) CMS
7 4 (2.31%) Apache
7 4 (2.31%) JBoss
7 4 (2.31%) SAS
8 2 (1.16%) Confluence
8 2 (1.16%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.58%) IIS
9 1 (0.58%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (5.20%) Microsoft Office
1 9 (5.20%) MS Visio
2 7 (4.05%) Acrobat
2 7 (4.05%) PaintShop Pro
3 6 (3.47%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.16%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.89%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.58%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 37 (21.39%) Office 365
2 24 (13.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (11.56%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (4.62%) IaaS
4 8 (4.62%) PaaS
4 8 (4.62%) SaaS
5 4 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.58%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 38 (21.97%) Firewall
2 30 (17.34%) DNS
3 22 (12.72%) WAN
4 20 (11.56%) SAN
5 18 (10.40%) DHCP
5 18 (10.40%) LAN
5 18 (10.40%) TCP/IP
6 14 (8.09%) VPN
7 11 (6.36%) NAS
8 10 (5.78%) Kerberos
8 10 (5.78%) Remote Desktop
9 8 (4.62%) Reverse Proxy
10 7 (4.05%) Multicast
10 7 (4.05%) Network Security
10 7 (4.05%) Wireless
11 6 (3.47%) Internet
12 5 (2.89%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (2.89%) MPLS
12 5 (2.89%) VoIP
13 4 (2.31%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.25%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.51%) Hadoop
3 11 (6.36%) Big Data
4 9 (5.20%) DB2
5 6 (3.47%) Power BI
6 5 (2.89%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.31%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.73%) MySQL
8 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.16%) Data Lake
9 2 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.16%) HBase
9 2 (1.16%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.16%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.16%) OLAP
9 2 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.16%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (5.20%) Jenkins
2 8 (4.62%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.89%) JIRA
4 2 (1.16%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.16%) GitLab
4 2 (1.16%) SonarQube
4 2 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.58%) MSI
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.58%) Toad
General
1 22 (12.72%) Finance
2 9 (5.20%) Banking
3 8 (4.62%) Retail
4 4 (2.31%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.16%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.58%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.58%) French Language
6 1 (0.58%) German Language
6 1 (0.58%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.58%) Local Government
6 1 (0.58%) Marketing
6 1 (0.58%) Publishing
6 1 (0.58%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (13.87%) Architect
2 15 (8.67%) Cloud Architect
3 14 (8.09%) Administrator
3 14 (8.09%) Consultant
4 12 (6.94%) Project Manager
5 11 (6.36%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (5.20%) Field Engineer
6 9 (5.20%) SharePoint Engineer
7 8 (4.62%) DBA
7 8 (4.62%) Network Engineer
7 8 (4.62%) SCCM Engineer
7 8 (4.62%) SQL DBA
7 8 (4.62%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (4.05%) Author
8 7 (4.05%) Infrastructure Manager
8 7 (4.05%) Technical Author
9 6 (3.47%) Active Directory Engineer
10 5 (2.89%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (2.89%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 5 (2.89%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.09%) Web Services
2 13 (7.51%) LDAP
3 9 (5.20%) Kafka
4 8 (4.62%) Spark Streaming
5 7 (4.05%) Middleware
6 4 (2.31%) .NET
7 3 (1.73%) XML
8 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.16%) Core Data
8 2 (1.16%) HTML
9 1 (0.58%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.58%) ADO.NET
9 1 (0.58%) Ajax
9 1 (0.58%) CSS
9 1 (0.58%) Flash
9 1 (0.58%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.58%) J2EE
9 1 (0.58%) jQuery
9 1 (0.58%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.34%) Data Centre
2 23 (13.29%) Clustering
3 22 (12.72%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (10.40%) Replication
5 16 (9.25%) Management Information System
6 12 (6.94%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (5.20%) Computer Science
8 8 (4.62%) Virtual Team
9 6 (3.47%) CMDB
9 6 (3.47%) Public Cloud
10 4 (2.31%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (2.31%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Licensing
11 3 (1.73%) User Experience
12 2 (1.16%) Private Cloud
12 2 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
13 1 (0.58%) Cyberattack
13 1 (0.58%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.58%) Driving Licence
13 1 (0.58%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 57 (32.95%) Windows
2 28 (16.18%) Windows Server
3 23 (13.29%) Unix
4 19 (10.98%) Linux
5 15 (8.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (8.09%) Solaris
6 14 (8.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (6.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (3.47%) Windows 10
9 6 (3.47%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.73%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.16%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.58%) AIX
12 1 (0.58%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (17.92%) Business Continuity
2 28 (16.18%) ITIL
3 27 (15.61%) Migration
4 26 (15.03%) High Availability
4 26 (15.03%) Project Management
5 25 (14.45%) Service Delivery
6 21 (12.14%) Change Management
6 21 (12.14%) SDLC
7 19 (10.98%) Continuous Improvement
7 19 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (10.40%) Problem Management
9 17 (9.83%) Performance Management
10 15 (8.67%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (8.67%) Configuration Management
11 13 (7.51%) Network Design
12 12 (6.94%) Scrum
13 11 (6.36%) BCP
13 11 (6.36%) Capacity Management
13 11 (6.36%) Performance Tuning
14 10 (5.78%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (13.29%) PowerShell
2 21 (12.14%) SQL
3 8 (4.62%) Perl
4 4 (2.31%) VB
5 3 (1.73%) Python
6 2 (1.16%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.16%) Java
7 1 (0.58%) ABAP
7 1 (0.58%) C#
7 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.58%) PHP
7 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (10.40%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.94%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.36%) Degree
4 7 (4.05%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (2.89%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.89%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.31%) CCNP
7 4 (2.31%) MCSE
8 2 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.16%) CCA
8 2 (1.16%) CCEA
8 2 (1.16%) CCSA
8 2 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.16%) MCITP
8 2 (1.16%) NCSIE
8 2 (1.16%) RHCE
8 2 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.98%) SLA
2 12 (6.94%) QA
3 10 (5.78%) PCI DSS
4 6 (3.47%) PMO
4 6 (3.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.16%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.58%) GDPR
6 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (19.65%) Active Directory
2 32 (18.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (9.83%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (3.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 6 (3.47%) XenApp
6 5 (2.89%) NFS
6 5 (2.89%) vSphere
7 4 (2.31%) Veritas File System
8 3 (1.73%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.16%) Firmware
9 2 (1.16%) HDFS
9 2 (1.16%) KVM
9 2 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.16%) vCloud
9 2 (1.16%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.16%) XenServer
10 1 (0.58%) IAG
Systems Management
1 16 (9.25%) SCCM
1 16 (9.25%) SCOM
2 10 (5.78%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (4.05%) Puppet
4 6 (3.47%) NetBackup
5 5 (2.89%) Ansible
5 5 (2.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 4 (2.31%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (2.31%) SELinux
6 4 (2.31%) SnapMirror
6 4 (2.31%) SnapVault
7 3 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.73%) vRealize
8 2 (1.16%) CloudForms
8 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 2 (1.16%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (1.16%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.58%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.58%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 52 (30.06%) Microsoft
2 44 (25.43%) VMware
3 19 (10.98%) Cisco
4 17 (9.83%) Oracle
5 15 (8.67%) NetApp
5 15 (8.67%) Red Hat
6 14 (8.09%) HP
7 11 (6.36%) Citrix
7 11 (6.36%) McAfee
8 8 (4.62%) Adobe
9 6 (3.47%) F5
9 6 (3.47%) Veritas
10 5 (2.89%) Ab Initio
10 5 (2.89%) Sun
11 4 (2.31%) Brocade
11 4 (2.31%) CheckPoint
11 4 (2.31%) Veeam
12 3 (1.73%) EMC
12 3 (1.73%) Juniper
12 3 (1.73%) RedGate