Period
to 18 November 2019

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 18 November 2019 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
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 141 194 234
Rank change year-on-year +53 +40 +14
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 220 210 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.64% 1.28% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 1.47% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 136 97
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -11.24%
10th Percentile £281 £322 £275
90th Percentile £577 £638 £580
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 0
South East median hourly rate £80.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +128.57% - -
England median hourly rate £27.94 £17.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year +64.35% -39.82% +2.73%

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 11,537 14,242 14,152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.88% 86.86% 84.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,799 8,579 8,456
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £260 £279 £263
90th Percentile £601 £588 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 505 461 470
South East median hourly rate £27.50 £28.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +23.08% -9.00%
10th Percentile £13.02 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £64.50 £52.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 £23.32
% change year-on-year +9.09% -5.66% +2.08%

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 18 November 2019.

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 18 November 2019.

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 18 November 2019. 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 +33 116 £475 +11.76% 21
Berkshire +34 88 £513 +20.59% 18
Hampshire +11 55 £450 +28.57% 18
Buckinghamshire +12 24 £338 -37.21% 1
Surrey +24 18 £463 -15.91% 7
West Sussex +16 12 £431 -6.76% 9
Kent +10 9 £288 -47.73% 4
East Sussex +16 7 £450 -10.00% 2
Oxfordshire +16 4 £450 +12.50% 2
Middlesex - 1 £400 -
Disaster Recovery
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2019, 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.

1 115 (52.27%) Windows
2 101 (45.91%) Microsoft
3 83 (37.73%) PowerShell
4 80 (36.36%) Firewall
5 76 (34.55%) DNS
5 76 (34.55%) Azure
6 75 (34.09%) Active Directory
7 72 (32.73%) Security Cleared
8 57 (25.91%) SAN
9 54 (24.55%) TCP/IP
9 54 (24.55%) VPN
10 53 (24.09%) Replication
11 52 (23.64%) Windows Server
12 49 (22.27%) SQL
12 49 (22.27%) SC Cleared
13 48 (21.82%) Reverse Proxy
13 48 (21.82%) Office 365
13 48 (21.82%) VMware
14 44 (20.00%) Internet
14 44 (20.00%) Migration
14 44 (20.00%) NAS
15 42 (19.09%) Web Services
15 42 (19.09%) SOA
16 41 (18.64%) Information Security
16 41 (18.64%) SaaS
16 41 (18.64%) PaaS
16 41 (18.64%) IaaS
17 36 (16.36%) High Availability
18 35 (15.91%) Degree
18 35 (15.91%) Business Continuity

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 14 (6.36%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.45%) Skype for Business
3 7 (3.18%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.73%) Apache
5 5 (2.27%) JBoss
6 4 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.82%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.82%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.91%) IIS
7 2 (0.91%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.91%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.91%) SAS
8 1 (0.45%) Documentum
8 1 (0.45%) nginx
Applications
1 28 (12.73%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 76 (34.55%) Azure
2 48 (21.82%) Office 365
3 41 (18.64%) IaaS
3 41 (18.64%) PaaS
3 41 (18.64%) SaaS
4 34 (15.45%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 17 (7.73%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (4.55%) AWS
8 7 (3.18%) Yammer
9 4 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (1.36%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.91%) Power Platform
11 2 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.45%) Amazon EKS
12 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.45%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.45%) Google Drive
12 1 (0.45%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 80 (36.36%) Firewall
2 76 (34.55%) DNS
3 57 (25.91%) SAN
4 54 (24.55%) TCP/IP
4 54 (24.55%) VPN
5 48 (21.82%) Reverse Proxy
6 44 (20.00%) Internet
6 44 (20.00%) NAS
7 25 (11.36%) WAN
8 23 (10.45%) DHCP
9 21 (9.55%) LAN
10 12 (5.45%) Skype
11 11 (5.00%) iSCSI
12 10 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (4.09%) Network Security
13 9 (4.09%) VLAN
14 6 (2.73%) IPsec
14 6 (2.73%) Radio Access Network
15 5 (2.27%) HTTP
15 5 (2.27%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.64%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.73%) Azure SQL Database
3 10 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 9 (4.09%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (3.64%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.64%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.82%) DB2
6 4 (1.82%) EDRMS
6 4 (1.82%) IBM InfoSphere
6 4 (1.82%) Ingres
6 4 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.36%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.36%) OLAP
7 3 (1.36%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.91%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.91%) MS Access
8 2 (0.91%) MySQL
8 2 (0.91%) Power BI
8 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 13 (5.91%) Visual Studio Team System
2 7 (3.18%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.73%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (1.82%) JIRA
5 2 (0.91%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.45%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.45%) Subversion
6 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.45%) Toad
6 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (8.64%) Telecoms
2 15 (6.82%) Finance
3 8 (3.64%) Public Sector
4 4 (1.82%) Retail
5 3 (1.36%) Local Government
6 2 (0.91%) Back Office
6 2 (0.91%) Legal
6 2 (0.91%) Publishing
7 1 (0.45%) Advertising
7 1 (0.45%) Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Billing
7 1 (0.45%) Electronics
7 1 (0.45%) Front Office
7 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (21.36%) Architect
2 30 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (11.36%) Azure Engineer
4 18 (8.18%) Analyst
5 16 (7.27%) Azure Architect
5 16 (7.27%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (5.91%) Cloud Engineer
7 11 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
8 10 (4.55%) TIBCO Specialist
9 9 (4.09%) Implementation Engineer
9 9 (4.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 9 (4.09%) Test Analyst
10 8 (3.64%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
10 8 (3.64%) Network Architect
10 8 (3.64%) Support Engineer
11 7 (3.18%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
11 7 (3.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (3.18%) Storage Engineer
11 7 (3.18%) Technical Manager
11 7 (3.18%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (19.09%) Web Services
2 9 (4.09%) Middleware
2 9 (4.09%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (3.64%) .NET
4 7 (3.18%) ASP.NET
5 6 (2.73%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.82%) 802.1X
6 4 (1.82%) J2EE
7 3 (1.36%) Node.js
8 2 (0.91%) REST
9 1 (0.45%) COM
9 1 (0.45%) CSS
9 1 (0.45%) HTML
9 1 (0.45%) jQuery
9 1 (0.45%) JSON
9 1 (0.45%) LAMP
9 1 (0.45%) LEMP Stack
9 1 (0.45%) SOAP
9 1 (0.45%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (24.09%) Replication
2 23 (10.45%) Management Information System
3 22 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 16 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (7.27%) Hybrid Cloud
5 13 (5.91%) Clustering
6 12 (5.45%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (4.09%) Microsoft Licensing
8 8 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (3.64%) Fat Client
8 8 (3.64%) Thin Client
9 7 (3.18%) Public Cloud
10 6 (2.73%) PKI
11 5 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.91%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.91%) Mainframe
13 1 (0.45%) CESG
13 1 (0.45%) Cyber Defence
13 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Storage
13 1 (0.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 115 (52.27%) Windows
2 52 (23.64%) Windows Server
3 35 (15.91%) Windows 10
4 25 (11.36%) Linux
5 24 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (5.91%) Unix
7 11 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.82%) AIX
10 3 (1.36%) VMS
11 2 (0.91%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (20.00%) Migration
2 42 (19.09%) SOA
3 41 (18.64%) Information Security
4 36 (16.36%) High Availability
5 35 (15.91%) Business Continuity
6 33 (15.00%) Computer Science
6 33 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 33 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 28 (12.73%) ITIL
8 24 (10.91%) Configuration Management
8 24 (10.91%) Critical Thinking
9 23 (10.45%) Problem-Solving
10 22 (10.00%) Analytics
10 22 (10.00%) ERP
10 22 (10.00%) Project Management
11 19 (8.64%) Data Migration
11 19 (8.64%) Identity Management
11 19 (8.64%) Project Delivery
12 17 (7.73%) Runbook
13 16 (7.27%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 83 (37.73%) PowerShell
2 49 (22.27%) SQL
3 10 (4.55%) VBScript
4 9 (4.09%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.27%) Perl
6 4 (1.82%) Java
6 4 (1.82%) Python
6 4 (1.82%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.36%) C#
7 3 (1.36%) Go
7 3 (1.36%) Ruby
8 2 (0.91%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.91%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.91%) VB
9 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 72 (32.73%) Security Cleared
2 49 (22.27%) SC Cleared
3 35 (15.91%) Degree
4 21 (9.55%) DV Cleared
5 19 (8.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (7.73%) ISEB
6 17 (7.73%) ISTQB
7 11 (5.00%) MCSE
8 9 (4.09%) CCA
8 9 (4.09%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (3.18%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (2.73%) CCNA
10 6 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.82%) CCNP
12 4 (1.82%) ISEB Practitioner
13 2 (0.91%) CCIE
13 2 (0.91%) MCSA
13 2 (0.91%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.18%) QA
2 7 (3.18%) NCSC
3 5 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.27%) SLA
4 4 (1.82%) GDPR
5 3 (1.36%) ISO 22301
6 2 (0.91%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.91%) PMO
7 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.45%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 75 (34.09%) Active Directory
2 31 (14.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (7.73%) vSphere
4 11 (5.00%) XenApp
5 9 (4.09%) Hyper-V
5 9 (4.09%) XenDesktop
6 8 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.73%) DFS Replication
7 6 (2.73%) Firmware
8 4 (1.82%) NFS
9 3 (1.36%) Docker
9 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (1.36%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.91%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.45%) LXC
11 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.45%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 33 (15.00%) Single Sign-On
2 19 (8.64%) SCCM
3 17 (7.73%) Microsoft Intune
4 13 (5.91%) HP Quality Center
4 13 (5.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 13 (5.91%) Puppet
5 9 (4.09%) Terraform
6 7 (3.18%) WSUS
7 6 (2.73%) FortiGate
7 6 (2.73%) Oracle Identity Management
7 6 (2.73%) PingFederate
8 5 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (1.82%) Ansible
10 3 (1.36%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.91%) Linux-HA
11 2 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.91%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (0.91%) SCOM
11 2 (0.91%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.91%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 101 (45.91%) Microsoft
2 48 (21.82%) VMware
3 25 (11.36%) Cisco
4 24 (10.91%) Oracle
5 17 (7.73%) Citrix
6 15 (6.82%) Workday
7 10 (4.55%) HP
7 10 (4.55%) TIBCO
8 9 (4.09%) McAfee
8 9 (4.09%) NetApp
9 8 (3.64%) Red Hat
10 7 (3.18%) BMC
10 7 (3.18%) Palo Alto
11 6 (2.73%) ComArch
11 6 (2.73%) F5
11 6 (2.73%) Fortinet
11 6 (2.73%) SolarWinds
12 5 (2.27%) Dell
12 5 (2.27%) Mercator
13 4 (1.82%) IBM