Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 234 240
Rank change year-on-year +41 +6 -63
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 216 141 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.29% 0.84% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 0.99% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 96 82
South East median daily rate £411 £375 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.71% -11.24% +14.97%
10th Percentile £323 £275 £283
90th Percentile £628 £563 £538
England median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
South East median hourly rate £35.00 - £43.28
England median hourly rate £17.00 £31.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year -45.60% +13.64% +44.74%

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 14,428 14,200 14,178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 86.20% 84.17% 84.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,730 8,484 8,537
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £279 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £559
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 476 584
South East median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £24.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -6.66% +0.44%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £22.84
% change year-on-year -6.38% +2.91% +3.80%

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 15 November 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
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 15 November 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 +43 101 £419 +11.67% 21
Hampshire +11 58 £350 +2.94% 7
Berkshire +11 49 £425 -17.07% 7
Surrey -14 33 £550 +30.95% 10
Buckinghamshire +39 31 £500 +12.53% 9
Oxfordshire +10 21 £400 +6.67% 5
West Sussex -3 14 £445 +31.85% 5
Kent +10 10 £550 +29.41% 5
East Sussex -7 4 £500 +81.82% 1
Disaster Recovery
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 69 (31.94%) ITIL
1 69 (31.94%) Business Continuity
2 64 (29.63%) Windows
3 60 (27.78%) Linux
3 60 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 57 (26.39%) VMware
5 54 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
6 44 (20.37%) Red Hat
7 42 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 41 (18.98%) Microsoft Azure
8 41 (18.98%) DNS
9 39 (18.06%) High Availability
10 36 (16.67%) Active Directory
11 35 (16.20%) Unix
12 33 (15.28%) SQL
12 33 (15.28%) Oracle
12 33 (15.28%) Migration
13 32 (14.81%) Finance
13 32 (14.81%) Data Centre
13 32 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
14 31 (14.35%) SQL Server
14 31 (14.35%) Apache
15 30 (13.89%) Project Management
15 30 (13.89%) Firewall
15 30 (13.89%) Capacity Management
16 29 (13.43%) PowerShell
17 28 (12.96%) Change Control
17 28 (12.96%) Configuration Management
18 27 (12.50%) SAN
19 26 (12.04%) Relational Database

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 31 (14.35%) Apache
2 17 (7.87%) JBoss
3 7 (3.24%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.24%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.78%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.78%) SAS
5 5 (2.31%) lighttpd
5 5 (2.31%) nginx
5 5 (2.31%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.85%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.39%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.39%) CMS
7 3 (1.39%) IIS
7 3 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.93%) Confluence
9 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (5.56%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 41 (18.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (7.87%) Azure Active Directory
2 17 (7.87%) Office 365
3 9 (4.17%) IaaS
3 9 (4.17%) PaaS
3 9 (4.17%) SaaS
4 7 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.39%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.39%) Yammer
6 2 (0.93%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 41 (18.98%) DNS
2 30 (13.89%) Firewall
3 27 (12.50%) SAN
4 26 (12.04%) iSCSI
5 17 (7.87%) DHCP
6 16 (7.41%) TCP/IP
7 12 (5.56%) Internet
7 12 (5.56%) VPN
8 8 (3.70%) NAS
8 8 (3.70%) Network Security
8 8 (3.70%) Reverse Proxy
9 7 (3.24%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (3.24%) LAN
9 7 (3.24%) WAN
10 5 (2.31%) Skype
11 4 (1.85%) NetScaler
11 4 (1.85%) VLAN
11 4 (1.85%) VoIP
12 3 (1.39%) IPv4
12 3 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.35%) SQL Server
2 26 (12.04%) Relational Database
3 19 (8.80%) Big Data
4 18 (8.33%) NoSQL
5 17 (7.87%) Oracle Database
6 13 (6.02%) Data Lake
6 13 (6.02%) Hadoop
7 12 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (5.09%) OLAP
9 9 (4.17%) Apache Hive
9 9 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (3.70%) RDBMS
11 7 (3.24%) Oracle Database 12c
11 7 (3.24%) Power BI
12 6 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
13 4 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (1.39%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 11 (5.09%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.39%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.93%) JIRA
7 1 (0.46%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.46%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.46%) MSI
7 1 (0.46%) Subversion
General
1 32 (14.81%) Finance
2 23 (10.65%) Retail
3 10 (4.63%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.78%) Advertising
5 5 (2.31%) Back Office
6 3 (1.39%) Banking
7 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.93%) Publishing
8 1 (0.46%) Electronics
8 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.46%) Front Office
8 1 (0.46%) Marketing
8 1 (0.46%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 26 (12.04%) DBA
2 22 (10.19%) Architect
3 21 (9.72%) Administrator
4 19 (8.80%) Consultant
5 17 (7.87%) Linux Engineer
6 12 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
6 12 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
6 12 (5.56%) SQL DBA
6 12 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
7 11 (5.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 10 (4.63%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 10 (4.63%) Linux Administrator
9 9 (4.17%) Developer
9 9 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
9 9 (4.17%) Unix Administrator
10 8 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (3.70%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
10 8 (3.70%) Unix Systems Administrator
11 7 (3.24%) Analyst
11 7 (3.24%) Client Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.63%) Middleware
2 8 (3.70%) Web Services
3 7 (3.24%) EDI
3 7 (3.24%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 6 (2.78%) .NET
5 5 (2.31%) LAPP Stack
5 5 (2.31%) LDAP
6 3 (1.39%) Kafka
6 3 (1.39%) Node.js
7 2 (0.93%) .NET Core
7 2 (0.93%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.93%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (0.93%) OAuth
7 2 (0.93%) REST
7 2 (0.93%) SOAP
7 2 (0.93%) WCF
7 2 (0.93%) XSLT
8 1 (0.46%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.94%) Computer Science
3 14 (6.48%) Public Cloud
4 13 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (6.02%) Clustering
5 12 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 12 (5.56%) Replication
6 11 (5.09%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (3.24%) Virtual Team
8 6 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (2.78%) Microsoft Licensing
9 5 (2.31%) Fat Client
9 5 (2.31%) Thin Client
9 5 (2.31%) User Experience
10 4 (1.85%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.39%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.39%) PKI
11 3 (1.39%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.93%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 64 (29.63%) Windows
2 60 (27.78%) Linux
3 42 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 35 (16.20%) Unix
5 22 (10.19%) Windows Server
6 10 (4.63%) CentOS
7 9 (4.17%) Solaris
8 8 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (3.24%) Windows 10
9 7 (3.24%) Windows 7
10 6 (2.78%) Data ONTAP
11 5 (2.31%) FreeBSD
12 3 (1.39%) AIX
13 2 (0.93%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.46%) Android
14 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.46%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (31.94%) Business Continuity
1 69 (31.94%) ITIL
2 54 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 39 (18.06%) High Availability
4 33 (15.28%) Migration
5 30 (13.89%) Capacity Management
5 30 (13.89%) Project Management
6 28 (12.96%) Change Control
6 28 (12.96%) Configuration Management
7 23 (10.65%) Change Management
7 23 (10.65%) SDLC
8 18 (8.33%) Analytics
8 18 (8.33%) Problem Management
8 18 (8.33%) Release Management
8 18 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (7.87%) DevOps
9 17 (7.87%) Service Management
10 16 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
10 16 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (15.28%) SQL
2 29 (13.43%) PowerShell
3 17 (7.87%) Perl
4 13 (6.02%) Shell Script
5 10 (4.63%) Java
6 8 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 8 (3.70%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.78%) C#
7 6 (2.78%) Python
8 4 (1.85%) AWK
8 4 (1.85%) Bourne shell
8 4 (1.85%) Korn
9 3 (1.39%) Scala
10 2 (0.93%) Ruby
11 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (9.26%) Degree
2 18 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (5.09%) Oracle Certification
4 10 (4.63%) MCSE
4 10 (4.63%) Security Cleared
5 9 (4.17%) OCP
6 6 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.78%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.78%) NCDA
6 6 (2.78%) NCIE
6 6 (2.78%) NCSIE
7 5 (2.31%) CCNP
7 5 (2.31%) MCITP
7 5 (2.31%) MCTS
7 5 (2.31%) RHCE
7 5 (2.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.85%) CCA
8 4 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.85%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.87%) QA
2 11 (5.09%) SLA
3 10 (4.63%) Data Quality
4 9 (4.17%) GDPR
5 7 (3.24%) PCI DSS
6 5 (2.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (1.39%) ISO 22301
7 3 (1.39%) PMO
8 2 (0.93%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.46%) COBIT
9 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 32 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (10.65%) NFS
4 9 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (3.24%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (3.24%) XenApp
5 7 (3.24%) XenDesktop
6 6 (2.78%) Firmware
6 6 (2.78%) Hyper-V
6 6 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (2.31%) Postfix
7 5 (2.31%) Varnish
8 4 (1.85%) DFS Replication
8 4 (1.85%) GlusterFS
8 4 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (1.85%) vSphere
9 3 (1.39%) Docker
9 3 (1.39%) vCloud
9 3 (1.39%) XenServer
10 2 (0.93%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 26 (12.04%) Puppet
2 20 (9.26%) Ansible
3 18 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (6.02%) Red Hat Satellite
5 10 (4.63%) SCCM
6 8 (3.70%) Data Guard
6 8 (3.70%) Foglight
6 8 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
7 7 (3.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 7 (3.24%) Nagios
7 7 (3.24%) SELinux
8 6 (2.78%) SCOM
8 6 (2.78%) vRealize
9 5 (2.31%) Cacti
9 5 (2.31%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (2.31%) NetBackup
9 5 (2.31%) Oracle ZFS
10 4 (1.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 4 (1.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 2 (0.93%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 60 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 57 (26.39%) VMware
3 44 (20.37%) Red Hat
4 33 (15.28%) Oracle
5 13 (6.02%) Citrix
6 12 (5.56%) Cisco
7 11 (5.09%) HP
8 9 (4.17%) EMC
8 9 (4.17%) NetApp
9 8 (3.70%) Talend
10 7 (3.24%) Imperva
11 6 (2.78%) Ab Initio
11 6 (2.78%) Informatica
11 6 (2.78%) Sybase
11 6 (2.78%) Veritas
12 5 (2.31%) Brocade
12 5 (2.31%) Dell
12 5 (2.31%) SolarWinds
12 5 (2.31%) Sun
12 5 (2.31%) Veeam