Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 246 192
Rank change year-on-year +45 -54 -16
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 201 124 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.21% 0.77% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 0.92% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 79 156
South East median daily rate £440 £386 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.92% -3.44% +14.29%
10th Percentile £325 £250 £250
90th Percentile £660 £552 £513
England median daily rate £440 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
South East median hourly rate £49.50 £45.00 £43.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +3.97% +57.38%
10th Percentile £30.50 £42.50 £28.19
90th Percentile £56.25 £47.50 £50.25
England median hourly rate £22.93 £35.00 £20.05
% change year-on-year -34.49% +74.56% -24.34%

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 14,269 13,541 15,196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.60% 84.18% 83.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,511 7,857 9,324
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +5.96%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £588 £570 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 494 494 562
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +1.12%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £49.50
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -10.42% +4.35% +6.73%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +41 105 £425 -1.16% 17
Berkshire -2 43 £425 -10.53% 7
Surrey -5 42 £462 -7.60% 4
Buckinghamshire +45 40 £475 +18.75% 4
Hampshire -5 28 £359 +13.97% 16
Oxfordshire +9 22 £400 +15.11% 6
West Sussex -4 11 £433 +28.15% 1
Kent +17 10 £450 - 1
Middlesex +8 1 £375 -38.52%
East Sussex - 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Disaster Recovery
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 66 (32.84%) Windows
2 59 (29.35%) Linux
2 59 (29.35%) High Availability
3 57 (28.36%) ITIL
4 53 (26.37%) VMware
5 45 (22.39%) Microsoft
6 41 (20.40%) Unix
6 41 (20.40%) Business Continuity
7 40 (19.90%) Oracle
8 38 (18.91%) Active Directory
9 36 (17.91%) Microsoft Azure
10 35 (17.41%) Change Management
11 34 (16.92%) VMware Infrastructure
12 32 (15.92%) PowerShell
12 32 (15.92%) Migration
13 29 (14.43%) Firewall
13 29 (14.43%) SAN
14 28 (13.93%) SDLC
15 27 (13.43%) Red Hat
15 27 (13.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 26 (12.94%) Problem Management
16 26 (12.94%) Office 365
16 26 (12.94%) Finance
17 25 (12.44%) Clustering
17 25 (12.44%) Solaris
17 25 (12.44%) Data Centre
17 25 (12.44%) Windows Server
18 24 (11.94%) SQL
18 24 (11.94%) Retail
19 23 (11.44%) DNS

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 13 (6.47%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.98%) Skype for Business
3 9 (4.48%) Apache
3 9 (4.48%) SAS
4 6 (2.99%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.49%) IIS
5 5 (2.49%) lighttpd
5 5 (2.49%) nginx
5 5 (2.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.99%) JBoss
6 4 (1.99%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.99%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.49%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.49%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.00%) Confluence
9 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.99%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.00%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.00%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.00%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.00%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 36 (17.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (12.94%) Office 365
3 17 (8.46%) Azure Active Directory
4 14 (6.97%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (4.48%) Yammer
6 8 (3.98%) IaaS
7 7 (3.48%) SaaS
8 4 (1.99%) PaaS
9 3 (1.49%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (1.00%) GitHub
11 1 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (14.43%) Firewall
1 29 (14.43%) SAN
2 23 (11.44%) DNS
3 18 (8.96%) Fibre Channel
4 16 (7.96%) iSCSI
5 14 (6.97%) DHCP
6 11 (5.47%) NetScaler
7 10 (4.98%) Skype
7 10 (4.98%) VLAN
8 9 (4.48%) WAN
9 8 (3.98%) LAN
10 7 (3.48%) FTP
10 7 (3.48%) NAS
10 7 (3.48%) Network Security
11 6 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (2.49%) Internet
12 5 (2.49%) SSH
13 4 (1.99%) TCP/IP
14 3 (1.49%) SSL
14 3 (1.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.96%) Big Data
1 16 (7.96%) Data Lake
1 16 (7.96%) Hadoop
1 16 (7.96%) Relational Database
2 15 (7.46%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (7.46%) NoSQL
3 14 (6.97%) OLAP
3 14 (6.97%) SQL Server
4 12 (5.97%) Apache Hive
5 10 (4.98%) Power BI
6 8 (3.98%) DB2
6 8 (3.98%) Oracle OLAP
7 7 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.49%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.49%) Cosmos DB
10 3 (1.49%) HDInsight
10 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (2.49%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (1.99%) Bitbucket
2 4 (1.99%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.49%) JIRA
3 3 (1.49%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 26 (12.94%) Finance
2 24 (11.94%) Retail
3 10 (4.98%) Banking
4 8 (3.98%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.99%) Advertising
6 5 (2.49%) Back Office
7 3 (1.49%) Legal
7 3 (1.49%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.00%) Publishing
9 1 (0.50%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.50%) Electronics
9 1 (0.50%) French Language
9 1 (0.50%) Front Office
9 1 (0.50%) German Language
9 1 (0.50%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.50%) Local Government
9 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (14.43%) Administrator
2 22 (10.95%) Architect
3 18 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (8.46%) Systems Administrator
5 15 (7.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 15 (7.46%) Unix Administrator
6 13 (6.47%) Linux Administrator
7 12 (5.97%) Consultant
8 11 (5.47%) DBA
8 11 (5.47%) Developer
8 11 (5.47%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 9 (4.48%) Analyst
9 9 (4.48%) Project Manager
9 9 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (4.48%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
10 8 (3.98%) Cloud Architect
11 7 (3.48%) Hadoop Developer
11 7 (3.48%) Infrastructure Architect
11 7 (3.48%) IT Engineer
11 7 (3.48%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.48%) Middleware
2 7 (3.48%) EDI
2 7 (3.48%) Node.js
3 5 (2.49%) .NET
3 5 (2.49%) LAPP Stack
3 5 (2.49%) LDAP
4 4 (1.99%) REST
4 4 (1.99%) SOAP
4 4 (1.99%) Web Services
5 3 (1.49%) Kafka
6 2 (1.00%) .NET Core
6 2 (1.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.00%) OAuth
6 2 (1.00%) Rendezvous
6 2 (1.00%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (1.00%) WCF
6 2 (1.00%) XSLT
6 2 (1.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.44%) Clustering
1 25 (12.44%) Data Centre
2 21 (10.45%) Management Information System
3 17 (8.46%) Public Cloud
4 14 (6.97%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (5.47%) Fat Client
5 11 (5.47%) Thin Client
6 10 (4.98%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (4.48%) PKI
8 7 (3.48%) Computer Science
8 7 (3.48%) Mainframe
9 6 (2.99%) Virtual Team
10 5 (2.49%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (2.49%) Replication
10 5 (2.49%) User Experience
11 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (1.49%) IBM Mainframe
12 2 (1.00%) FMCG
12 2 (1.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 66 (32.84%) Windows
2 59 (29.35%) Linux
3 41 (20.40%) Unix
4 27 (13.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (12.44%) Solaris
5 25 (12.44%) Windows Server
6 13 (6.47%) CentOS
6 13 (6.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (3.48%) AIX
8 5 (2.49%) FreeBSD
9 4 (1.99%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.00%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (1.00%) SUSE
10 2 (1.00%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.50%) HPUX
11 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (29.35%) High Availability
2 57 (28.36%) ITIL
3 41 (20.40%) Business Continuity
4 35 (17.41%) Change Management
5 32 (15.92%) Migration
6 28 (13.93%) SDLC
7 26 (12.94%) Problem Management
8 23 (11.44%) Project Management
9 22 (10.95%) Incident Management
10 21 (10.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 19 (9.45%) Analytics
11 19 (9.45%) Change Control
12 18 (8.96%) Release Management
12 18 (8.96%) Service Management
13 17 (8.46%) Service Delivery
14 16 (7.96%) Capacity Planning
14 16 (7.96%) Data Mapping
14 16 (7.96%) Information Security
15 15 (7.46%) Performance Tuning
15 15 (7.46%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 32 (15.92%) PowerShell
2 24 (11.94%) SQL
3 19 (9.45%) Perl
4 12 (5.97%) Shell Script
5 11 (5.47%) Bash Shell
6 10 (4.98%) Java
6 10 (4.98%) Python
7 9 (4.48%) C#
8 7 (3.48%) AWK
8 7 (3.48%) Bourne shell
8 7 (3.48%) Korn
9 5 (2.49%) Scala
10 3 (1.49%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.50%) JCL
11 1 (0.50%) REXX
11 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (8.96%) Degree
2 10 (4.98%) CCA
2 10 (4.98%) Citrix Certification
3 9 (4.48%) RHCE
4 7 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.99%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.49%) CCNP
6 5 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.49%) Master's Degree
6 5 (2.49%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (2.49%) RHCSA
6 5 (2.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (1.99%) OCA
7 4 (1.99%) OCP
8 3 (1.49%) MCITP
8 3 (1.49%) MCSE
8 3 (1.49%) MCTS
9 2 (1.00%) CCSA
9 2 (1.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.47%) Data Quality
1 13 (6.47%) SLA
2 12 (5.97%) GDPR
3 11 (5.47%) QA
4 9 (4.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (2.49%) HIPAA
6 3 (1.49%) PMO
7 2 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (1.00%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.50%) COBIT
8 1 (0.50%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.50%) ISO 31000
8 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 38 (18.91%) Active Directory
2 34 (16.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (8.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 13 (6.47%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (5.97%) Hyper-V
6 11 (5.47%) XenApp
6 11 (5.47%) XenDesktop
7 10 (4.98%) DFS Replication
8 9 (4.48%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (4.48%) NFS
8 9 (4.48%) XenServer
9 7 (3.48%) GlusterFS
10 5 (2.49%) Postfix
10 5 (2.49%) Varnish
10 5 (2.49%) Veritas File System
11 3 (1.49%) vSphere
12 2 (1.00%) Docker
12 2 (1.00%) vCloud
12 2 (1.00%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (6.97%) SCCM
2 11 (5.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 11 (5.47%) NetBackup
3 10 (4.98%) Red Hat Satellite
3 10 (4.98%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 9 (4.48%) Microsoft Intune
4 9 (4.48%) Nagios
4 9 (4.48%) Oracle ZFS
5 7 (3.48%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 6 (2.99%) Ansible
7 5 (2.49%) Cacti
7 5 (2.49%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (2.49%) Terraform
8 4 (1.99%) Puppet
8 4 (1.99%) SCOM
9 3 (1.49%) Cobbler
9 3 (1.49%) vRealize
10 2 (1.00%) Kubernetes
10 2 (1.00%) QRadar
10 2 (1.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 53 (26.37%) VMware
2 45 (22.39%) Microsoft
3 40 (19.90%) Oracle
4 27 (13.43%) Red Hat
5 17 (8.46%) Veritas
6 15 (7.46%) Citrix
6 15 (7.46%) HP
7 12 (5.97%) Sun
8 11 (5.47%) Brocade
8 11 (5.47%) Informatica
8 11 (5.47%) Talend
9 10 (4.98%) Cisco
10 9 (4.48%) Ab Initio
10 9 (4.48%) Dell
10 9 (4.48%) EMC
11 8 (3.98%) NetApp
12 7 (3.48%) Centrify
12 7 (3.48%) IBM
12 7 (3.48%) StorageTek
13 6 (2.99%) SAP