Period
to 12 July 2020

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 12 July 2020 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
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 138 169 207
Rank change year-on-year +31 +38 +39
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 77 222 187
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.28% 1.46% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 1.67% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 143 111
Median daily rate £425 £455 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.59% +4.00% +2.94%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £325
90th Percentile £550 £574 £588
England median daily rate £475 £470 £438
% change year-on-year +1.06% +7.43% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% -55.03% +92.05%
10th Percentile £21.25 £19.00 £28.75
90th Percentile £23.75 £19.00 £56.25
England median hourly rate £34.50 £18.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year +84.00% -35.34% -17.14%

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 5,047 13,283 14,748
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 84.12% 87.56% 86.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,953 7,915 8,762
Median daily rate £450 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% +4.82%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £279
90th Percentile £623 £606 £588
England median daily rate £480 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +1.05% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 513 517
Median hourly rate £28.75 £31.00 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.26% +25.25% +23.75%
10th Percentile £12.83 £12.00 £11.13
90th Percentile £53.84 £57.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate £31.94 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +27.76% +13.64% -12.00%

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Disaster Recovery as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Disaster Recovery in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Disaster Recovery in the South East

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Disaster Recovery in the South East over the 6 months to 12 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Disaster Recovery in the South East

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Disaster Recovery in the South East.

Hourly rate trend 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 12 July 2020. 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
Hampshire +45 31 £475 +4.97% 2
Thames Valley +16 31 £400 -11.11% 5
Berkshire +23 17 £413 -8.33% 4
Buckinghamshire +24 14 £398 +87.50% 1
Surrey +58 10 £550 +20.88% 2
East Sussex +35 3 - -
West Sussex +27 1 - - 1
Middlesex - 1 £400 -
Disaster Recovery
England

For the 6 months to 12 July 2020, 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 38 (49.35%) Microsoft
2 32 (41.56%) Windows
3 26 (33.77%) Active Directory
3 26 (33.77%) VMware
3 26 (33.77%) High Availability
4 23 (29.87%) Windows Server
5 22 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (28.57%) Migration
6 20 (25.97%) PowerShell
7 19 (24.68%) Validation
7 19 (24.68%) DNS
7 19 (24.68%) Data Centre
8 18 (23.38%) ITIL
8 18 (23.38%) Linux
8 18 (23.38%) Security Cleared
9 17 (22.08%) Skype for Business
9 17 (22.08%) Skype
10 16 (20.78%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (20.78%) PKI
10 16 (20.78%) .NET
10 16 (20.78%) DHCP
10 16 (20.78%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (19.48%) Firewall
11 15 (19.48%) Office 365
11 15 (19.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (19.48%) Windows Server 2016
12 13 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (16.88%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (16.88%) SC Cleared
12 13 (16.88%) PBX

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 17 (22.08%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.60%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.30%) Apache
3 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.30%) IIS
3 1 (1.30%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.60%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (19.48%) Office 365
2 11 (14.29%) Azure
3 8 (10.39%) AWS
4 1 (1.30%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.68%) DNS
2 17 (22.08%) Skype
3 16 (20.78%) DHCP
4 15 (19.48%) Firewall
5 13 (16.88%) PBX
6 6 (7.79%) Network Security
7 5 (6.49%) SSL
8 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
9 3 (3.90%) HTTP
9 3 (3.90%) iSCSI
9 3 (3.90%) Unified Communications
10 2 (2.60%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (2.60%) LAN
10 2 (2.60%) SAN
10 2 (2.60%) WAN
11 1 (1.30%) BGP
11 1 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.30%) Internet
11 1 (1.30%) OSPF
11 1 (1.30%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (10.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2017
7 4 (5.19%) DB2
7 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
8 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.60%) EDRMS
9 2 (2.60%) PolyBase
9 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.30%) MySQL
10 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) JIRA
General
1 7 (9.09%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.19%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.30%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.30%) Local Government
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (15.58%) DBA
2 11 (14.29%) Administrator
3 9 (11.69%) SQL DBA
4 6 (7.79%) Analyst
4 6 (7.79%) Architect
4 6 (7.79%) Network Engineer
5 4 (5.19%) Consultant
5 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (5.19%) Messaging Administrator
5 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared DBA
5 4 (5.19%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (3.90%) DB2 Administrator
6 3 (3.90%) Lead DevOps
6 3 (3.90%) Messaging Engineer
6 3 (3.90%) Office 365 Consultant
6 3 (3.90%) Oracle Project Manager
6 3 (3.90%) Security Analyst
6 3 (3.90%) Security Engineer
6 3 (3.90%) Senior Messaging Engineer
6 3 (3.90%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.78%) .NET
2 1 (1.30%) LDAP
2 1 (1.30%) Middleware
2 1 (1.30%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.68%) Data Centre
2 16 (20.78%) PKI
3 13 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (6.49%) Management Information System
5 5 (6.49%) Replication
6 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (5.19%) Mainframe
6 4 (5.19%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.60%) CMDB
8 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.30%) Clustering
8 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (41.56%) Windows
2 23 (29.87%) Windows Server
3 18 (23.38%) Linux
4 15 (19.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (19.48%) Windows Server 2016
5 11 (14.29%) Unix
6 8 (10.39%) AIX
7 6 (7.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.60%) CentOS
9 2 (2.60%) Solaris
10 1 (1.30%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.77%) High Availability
2 22 (28.57%) Migration
3 19 (24.68%) Validation
4 18 (23.38%) ITIL
5 16 (20.78%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (16.88%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (15.58%) Business Continuity
8 10 (12.99%) Capacity Management
8 10 (12.99%) Incident Management
9 9 (11.69%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (9.09%) Change Management
11 6 (7.79%) Change Control
11 6 (7.79%) Configuration Management
11 6 (7.79%) Decision-Making
11 6 (7.79%) Defect Management
11 6 (7.79%) Project Delivery
11 6 (7.79%) Test Automation
12 5 (6.49%) Data Migration
12 5 (6.49%) Performance Management
12 5 (6.49%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.97%) PowerShell
2 12 (15.58%) SQL
3 7 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.60%) AWK
4 2 (2.60%) Bourne shell
4 2 (2.60%) Korn
4 2 (2.60%) Perl
4 2 (2.60%) Python
4 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.60%) VB
5 1 (1.30%) Java
5 1 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (23.38%) Security Cleared
2 16 (20.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (16.88%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.79%) DV Cleared
5 4 (5.19%) Degree
5 4 (5.19%) ISEB
5 4 (5.19%) ISTQB
5 4 (5.19%) MCSE
6 3 (3.90%) CCNP
6 3 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.90%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.60%) RHCE
7 2 (2.60%) RHCSA
7 2 (2.60%) VCP6
7 2 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.30%) CCSA
8 1 (1.30%) CISA
8 1 (1.30%) CISM
8 1 (1.30%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.90%) PMO
3 2 (2.60%) GDPR
3 2 (2.60%) QA
4 1 (1.30%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.30%) ISO 22301
4 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (33.77%) Active Directory
2 22 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.09%) vSphere
4 3 (3.90%) Docker
4 3 (3.90%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.90%) NFS
5 2 (2.60%) vCloud
5 2 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.30%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (1.30%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.30%) Kamailio
6 1 (1.30%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.30%) XenApp
6 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (10.39%) Ansible
2 7 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (7.79%) IBM BigFix
3 6 (7.79%) Tivoli
3 6 (7.79%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 4 (5.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.90%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (2.60%) HP ALM
6 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (2.60%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (2.60%) SCCM
6 2 (2.60%) vRealize
6 2 (2.60%) WSUS
6 2 (2.60%) yum
7 1 (1.30%) PingFederate
7 1 (1.30%) Puppet
7 1 (1.30%) SCOM
7 1 (1.30%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 38 (49.35%) Microsoft
2 26 (33.77%) VMware
3 12 (15.58%) Oracle
3 12 (15.58%) Sonus
4 7 (9.09%) Cisco
4 7 (9.09%) McAfee
5 6 (7.79%) CrowdStrike
5 6 (7.79%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.19%) 3PAR
6 4 (5.19%) IBM
7 3 (3.90%) BMC
7 3 (3.90%) Veritas
8 2 (2.60%) Centrify
8 2 (2.60%) Citrix
8 2 (2.60%) Computacenter
8 2 (2.60%) HP
8 2 (2.60%) Juniper
8 2 (2.60%) Palo Alto
8 2 (2.60%) Remedy
9 1 (1.30%) ComArch