Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 240 176
Rank change year-on-year +2 -64 +7
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 144 144 258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.86% 0.86% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.05% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 80 145
South East median daily rate £375 £418 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.18% +9.87% -15.56%
10th Percentile £271 £263 £287
90th Percentile £608 £538 £491
England median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 5
South East median hourly rate - £43.28 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +57.38% -3.51%
England median hourly rate £31.25 £27.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year +13.64% +32.53% -13.54%

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 13930 13767 15584
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.73% 82.56% 80.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8344 8295 9308
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £536
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 556 610
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.02% +0.56% +52.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.80 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.13 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +19 75 £375 -11.76% 10
Oxfordshire +31 33 £375 +15.38% 3
Berkshire -12 30 £513 +13.89% 5
Surrey -20 30 £428 +4.52% 2
Hampshire +22 28 £339 +0.37% 6
Buckinghamshire -19 12 £444 +19.68% 2
West Sussex -13 6 £338 -7.53% 3
East Sussex -2 2 £275 -45.00% 1
Kent -12 2 £425 -3.41%
Middlesex +5 1 - -
Disaster Recovery
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 53 (36.81%) Windows
2 46 (31.94%) VMware
3 43 (29.86%) DNS
4 42 (29.17%) Microsoft
5 41 (28.47%) Active Directory
6 34 (23.61%) Linux
7 31 (21.53%) Firewall
7 31 (21.53%) Windows Server
8 29 (20.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 29 (20.14%) Change Management
9 27 (18.75%) Unix
9 27 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (17.36%) Oracle
10 25 (17.36%) DHCP
10 25 (17.36%) Project Management
10 25 (17.36%) Security Cleared
11 24 (16.67%) PowerShell
11 24 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (16.67%) Hyper-V
11 24 (16.67%) Office 365
11 24 (16.67%) Red Hat
11 24 (16.67%) SQL
11 24 (16.67%) Finance
12 23 (15.97%) ITIL
12 23 (15.97%) Problem Management
13 22 (15.28%) SAN
14 21 (14.58%) Solaris
14 21 (14.58%) Perl
14 21 (14.58%) TCP/IP
14 21 (14.58%) High Availability

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 16 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.17%) Apache
4 5 (3.47%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.78%) IIS
5 4 (2.78%) JBoss
6 3 (2.08%) SAS
6 3 (2.08%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.39%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.39%) CMS
7 2 (1.39%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.69%) nginx
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.69%) WildFly
Applications
1 9 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.86%) Acrobat
2 7 (4.86%) MS Visio
2 7 (4.86%) PaintShop Pro
3 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.69%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.69%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 24 (16.67%) Office 365
2 15 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.17%) SaaS
4 5 (3.47%) PaaS
5 4 (2.78%) IaaS
6 2 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.69%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 43 (29.86%) DNS
2 31 (21.53%) Firewall
3 25 (17.36%) DHCP
4 22 (15.28%) SAN
5 21 (14.58%) TCP/IP
6 17 (11.81%) WAN
7 16 (11.11%) LAN
8 14 (9.72%) VPN
9 13 (9.03%) LDAP
10 11 (7.64%) Network Security
10 11 (7.64%) Remote Desktop
10 11 (7.64%) VoIP
11 10 (6.94%) Kerberos
12 9 (6.25%) NAS
13 7 (4.86%) Internet
14 6 (4.17%) Reverse Proxy
15 5 (3.47%) Fibre Channel
15 5 (3.47%) LTE
15 5 (3.47%) MVNO
15 5 (3.47%) SCTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.86%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.17%) Oracle Exadata
4 4 (2.78%) DB2
5 3 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.08%) MS Access
5 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.08%) SQLPlus
6 2 (1.39%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.39%) Big Data
6 2 (1.39%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.39%) HBase
6 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (3.47%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.78%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (2.08%) Toad
4 2 (1.39%) MSI
5 1 (0.69%) JIRA
5 1 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (16.67%) Finance
2 7 (4.86%) Banking
2 7 (4.86%) Retail
3 4 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.39%) Publishing
4 2 (1.39%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.69%) Advertising
5 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (18.06%) Administrator
2 17 (11.81%) Architect
3 14 (9.72%) Systems Administrator
4 12 (8.33%) Unix Administrator
5 10 (6.94%) Active Directory Engineer
5 10 (6.94%) Cloud Architect
5 10 (6.94%) DBA
6 9 (6.25%) Analyst
7 8 (5.56%) SCCM Engineer
8 7 (4.86%) Author
8 7 (4.86%) Network Engineer
8 7 (4.86%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 7 (4.86%) SQL DBA
8 7 (4.86%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (4.86%) Technical Author
8 7 (4.86%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 7 (4.86%) Windows Engineer
9 6 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.47%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.72%) Web Services
2 6 (4.17%) JSON
3 5 (3.47%) Middleware
4 3 (2.08%) .NET
5 2 (1.39%) ISPF
5 2 (1.39%) J2EE
5 2 (1.39%) XML
6 1 (0.69%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.69%) Flash
6 1 (0.69%) REST
6 1 (0.69%) SOAP
6 1 (0.69%) WSDL
6 1 (0.69%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.69%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 16 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 16 (11.11%) Replication
3 15 (10.42%) Clustering
3 15 (10.42%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.86%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.17%) Oracle Exalogic
6 5 (3.47%) CESG
6 5 (3.47%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (3.47%) Virtual Team
7 4 (2.78%) CMDB
8 3 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (2.08%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (2.08%) Mainframe
8 3 (2.08%) Public Cloud
8 3 (2.08%) User Experience
9 2 (1.39%) AS400
9 2 (1.39%) PKI
9 2 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 53 (36.81%) Windows
2 34 (23.61%) Linux
3 31 (21.53%) Windows Server
4 27 (18.75%) Unix
4 27 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (14.58%) Solaris
7 14 (9.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (9.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (5.56%) Windows 7
10 7 (4.86%) Windows 10
11 4 (2.78%) Windows Vista
12 3 (2.08%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.39%) CentOS
14 1 (0.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.14%) Change Management
2 25 (17.36%) Project Management
3 23 (15.97%) ITIL
3 23 (15.97%) Problem Management
4 21 (14.58%) High Availability
5 19 (13.19%) Business Continuity
6 18 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 16 (11.11%) Migration
8 15 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (9.72%) SDLC
10 12 (8.33%) Incident Management
11 11 (7.64%) Capacity Planning
11 11 (7.64%) Mentoring
11 11 (7.64%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (6.94%) Configuration Management
13 8 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (5.56%) BCP
13 8 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
13 8 (5.56%) Network Design
14 7 (4.86%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 24 (16.67%) SQL
2 21 (14.58%) Perl
3 10 (6.94%) Bash Shell
4 7 (4.86%) Python
4 7 (4.86%) Ruby
5 5 (3.47%) Korn
6 4 (2.78%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.78%) VB
7 2 (1.39%) AWK
7 2 (1.39%) Bourne shell
7 2 (1.39%) Java
7 2 (1.39%) JCL
7 2 (1.39%) REXX
7 2 (1.39%) VBScript
8 1 (0.69%) C#
8 1 (0.69%) PHP
8 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (17.36%) Security Cleared
2 18 (12.50%) Degree
2 18 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 13 (9.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (4.86%) DV Cleared
6 6 (4.17%) MCSE
7 4 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (2.78%) RHCE
8 3 (2.08%) CCNP
8 3 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.08%) RHCSA
9 2 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.39%) MCITP
9 2 (1.39%) OCA
9 2 (1.39%) OCP
9 2 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.11%) SLA
2 9 (6.25%) PMO
2 9 (6.25%) QA
3 4 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.08%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.69%) GDPR
System Software
1 41 (28.47%) Active Directory
2 29 (20.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 15 (10.42%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 6 (4.17%) Xen
7 5 (3.47%) Veritas File System
7 5 (3.47%) vSphere
8 4 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (2.78%) XenApp
9 3 (2.08%) NFS
9 3 (2.08%) XenDesktop
9 3 (2.08%) XenServer
10 2 (1.39%) GlusterFS
10 2 (1.39%) HDFS
10 2 (1.39%) KVM
10 2 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.39%) Time Sharing Option
10 2 (1.39%) vCloud
11 1 (0.69%) IAG
Systems Management
1 17 (11.81%) NetBackup
2 14 (9.72%) SCCM
2 14 (9.72%) SCOM
3 13 (9.03%) Puppet
4 10 (6.94%) Ansible
4 10 (6.94%) McAfee ePO
4 10 (6.94%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (5.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 5 (3.47%) Red Hat Satellite
6 5 (3.47%) SnapMirror
6 5 (3.47%) SnapVault
7 4 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (2.08%) PowerCLI
8 3 (2.08%) SELinux
9 2 (1.39%) CloudForms
9 2 (1.39%) Nagios
9 2 (1.39%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (1.39%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 2 (1.39%) vCenter Server
9 2 (1.39%) vRealize
Vendors
1 46 (31.94%) VMware
2 42 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 25 (17.36%) Oracle
4 24 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 18 (12.50%) NetApp
6 14 (9.72%) Sun
7 13 (9.03%) Cisco
8 12 (8.33%) McAfee
9 10 (6.94%) Brocade
9 10 (6.94%) Citrix
10 9 (6.25%) HP
10 9 (6.25%) Veritas
11 8 (5.56%) Adobe
12 6 (4.17%) F5
13 5 (3.47%) EMC
13 5 (3.47%) Fortinet
13 5 (3.47%) RedGate
14 4 (2.78%) BMC
15 3 (2.08%) Ericsson
15 3 (2.08%) Motorola