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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 118 162
Rank change year-on-year -62 +44  
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 68 166 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.86% 1.77% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 2.17% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 111 51
Median daily rate £450 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £374 £375 £385
% change year-on-year -0.33% -2.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 2
Median hourly rate £22.00 £51.00 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.86% +44.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £32.43 £33.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £63.00 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £42.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -48.23% +28.78%  

Disaster Recovery is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6471 7650 7815
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.69% 81.35% 79.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3756 4713 4313
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 268 281
Median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.20% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Disaster Recovery as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery in the South East over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -1 21 £500 +29.03% 4
Hampshire -6 11 £450 +39.53% 2
West Sussex +4 8 £250 -31.74% 2
Berkshire +1 8 £450 - 4
Oxfordshire -23 7 £450 +80.00%
Buckinghamshire -20 5 £300 -16.66% 2
Kent -1 2 £450 +5.88%
Middlesex - 2 £530 -
Disaster Recovery
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 43 (31.39%) High Availability
2 35 (25.55%) Business Continuity
3 34 (24.82%) Oracle
4 33 (24.09%) Unix
4 33 (24.09%) Linux
5 31 (22.63%) Windows
5 31 (22.63%) SAN
6 29 (21.17%) Cisco
6 29 (21.17%) Data Centre
7 25 (18.25%) ITIL
7 25 (18.25%) SQL Server
7 25 (18.25%) NetApp
8 24 (17.52%) Microsoft
9 23 (16.79%) Finance
10 20 (14.60%) Red Hat
11 19 (13.87%) Project Management
11 19 (13.87%) Solaris
11 19 (13.87%) NAS
12 18 (13.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (13.14%) Firewall
12 18 (13.14%) VMware
12 18 (13.14%) FTP
12 18 (13.14%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (12.41%) Replication
13 17 (12.41%) SSH
14 16 (11.68%) Active Directory
14 16 (11.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 16 (11.68%) Enterprise Storage
14 16 (11.68%) Brocade
14 16 (11.68%) Load Balancing

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 (9.49%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.11%) IIS
3 5 (3.65%) SAS
3 5 (3.65%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.92%) Confluence
4 4 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.19%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (2.19%) LiveCycle
5 3 (2.19%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.46%) JBoss
7 1 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.73%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.73%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.73%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (6.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (2.19%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.76%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.84%) Office 365
4 5 (3.65%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.73%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (22.63%) SAN
2 19 (13.87%) NAS
3 18 (13.14%) Firewall
3 18 (13.14%) FTP
4 17 (12.41%) SSH
5 11 (8.03%) iSCSI
6 10 (7.30%) LAN
6 10 (7.30%) WAN
7 9 (6.57%) VoIP
8 6 (4.38%) CTI
8 6 (4.38%) Network Security
8 6 (4.38%) SNMP
9 5 (3.65%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (3.65%) Unified Communications
9 5 (3.65%) VPN
10 4 (2.92%) DNS
10 4 (2.92%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (2.92%) LDAP
10 4 (2.92%) PBX
10 4 (2.92%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.84%) DB2
2 8 (5.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (5.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.38%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (2.92%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (2.92%) InterSystems Cache
6 4 (2.92%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.92%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.19%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.46%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.46%) Power BI
8 2 (1.46%) QlikView
8 2 (1.46%) SAP HANA
8 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (7.30%) Jenkins
2 9 (6.57%) JIRA
3 8 (5.84%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.19%) SonarQube
4 3 (2.19%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.73%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.73%) Selenium
5 1 (0.73%) Subversion
5 1 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (16.79%) Finance
2 13 (9.49%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.19%) Banking
4 2 (1.46%) Local Government
5 1 (0.73%) Advertising
5 1 (0.73%) Billing
5 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.73%) Legal
5 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.73%) Marketing
5 1 (0.73%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.73%) Publishing
5 1 (0.73%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (14.60%) Consultant
2 19 (13.87%) Administrator
3 17 (12.41%) Architect
4 14 (10.22%) DBA
4 14 (10.22%) Storage Administrator
5 13 (9.49%) SQL DBA
5 13 (9.49%) Unix Administrator
6 11 (8.03%) SQL Server DBA
7 9 (6.57%) Cloud Architect
7 9 (6.57%) SAN Administrator
7 9 (6.57%) SAN Storage Administrator
8 8 (5.84%) Analyst
8 8 (5.84%) Network Engineer
8 8 (5.84%) Solaris Administrator
9 6 (4.38%) Design Engineer
9 6 (4.38%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (4.38%) IT Engineer
9 6 (4.38%) Storage Engineer
9 6 (4.38%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.38%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.38%) SAP Basis
2 4 (2.92%) Middleware
3 3 (2.19%) Web Services
4 2 (1.46%) Flash
4 2 (1.46%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.73%) .NET
5 1 (0.73%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.73%) Celery
5 1 (0.73%) CSS
5 1 (0.73%) Django
5 1 (0.73%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.73%) HTML
5 1 (0.73%) jQuery
5 1 (0.73%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.73%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.17%) Data Centre
2 17 (12.41%) Replication
3 16 (11.68%) Enterprise Storage
4 10 (7.30%) Clustering
5 8 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (5.11%) Management Information System
7 6 (4.38%) EMC VNX
7 6 (4.38%) IVR
8 4 (2.92%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.92%) Public Cloud
9 3 (2.19%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.46%) CMDB
10 2 (1.46%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.46%) EMC VMAX
10 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.46%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (1.46%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.46%) Reinsurance
10 2 (1.46%) User Experience
10 2 (1.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (24.09%) Linux
1 33 (24.09%) Unix
2 31 (22.63%) Windows
3 19 (13.87%) Solaris
4 18 (13.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (8.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (7.30%) Windows Server
6 10 (7.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (5.11%) HPUX
8 6 (4.38%) AIX
9 3 (2.19%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (2.19%) zOS
10 2 (1.46%) SUSE
11 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (31.39%) High Availability
2 35 (25.55%) Business Continuity
3 25 (18.25%) ITIL
4 19 (13.87%) Project Management
5 16 (11.68%) Load Balancing
6 14 (10.22%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (10.22%) Capacity Management
6 14 (10.22%) Mentoring
7 11 (8.03%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (8.03%) Scrum
8 10 (7.30%) Migration
8 10 (7.30%) Service Management
9 9 (6.57%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (6.57%) Data Protection
9 9 (6.57%) Incident Management
9 9 (6.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 8 (5.84%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (5.84%) Change Management
10 8 (5.84%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (5.84%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.22%) SQL
2 7 (5.11%) Perl
3 5 (3.65%) PL/SQL
3 5 (3.65%) T-SQL
4 4 (2.92%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.19%) Python
5 3 (2.19%) VB
6 2 (1.46%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.73%) C
7 1 (0.73%) C#
7 1 (0.73%) C++
7 1 (0.73%) PHP
7 1 (0.73%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (13.14%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (10.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (8.03%) Degree
3 11 (8.03%) Security Cleared
4 10 (7.30%) CCIE
4 10 (7.30%) SC Cleared
5 9 (6.57%) CCNA
6 6 (4.38%) CCNP
7 5 (3.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (3.65%) MCITP
8 4 (2.92%) MCDBA
8 4 (2.92%) MCSE
9 3 (2.19%) APMG
9 3 (2.19%) CISSP
9 3 (2.19%) MCP
10 2 (1.46%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.73%) CESG Certified Professional
11 1 (0.73%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.73%) MCDST
11 1 (0.73%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.65%) ISO22301
2 5 (3.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (3.65%) SLA
3 4 (2.92%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.92%) PMO
4 2 (1.46%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.46%) QA
5 1 (0.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.73%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.73%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.73%) RMADS
System Software
1 16 (11.68%) Active Directory
1 16 (11.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 14 (10.22%) Veritas File System
2 14 (10.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (9.49%) NFS
4 12 (8.76%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (2.92%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.92%) vSphere
5 4 (2.92%) XenServer
6 3 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.46%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.73%) Firmware
8 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.73%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.73%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.73%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.73%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (10.22%) Nagios
1 14 (10.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 11 (8.03%) EMC Navisphere
3 5 (3.65%) NetBackup
4 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (2.92%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (2.19%) SCOM
5 3 (2.19%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (2.19%) WSUS
6 2 (1.46%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.46%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (1.46%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.46%) Puppet
6 2 (1.46%) SCCM
7 1 (0.73%) Ansible
7 1 (0.73%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 34 (24.82%) Oracle
2 29 (21.17%) Cisco
3 25 (18.25%) NetApp
4 24 (17.52%) Microsoft
5 20 (14.60%) Red Hat
6 18 (13.14%) VMware
7 16 (11.68%) Brocade
8 15 (10.95%) Sun
8 15 (10.95%) Veritas
9 11 (8.03%) CheckPoint
10 10 (7.30%) EMC
11 9 (6.57%) Citrix
11 9 (6.57%) SAP
12 8 (5.84%) HP
12 8 (5.84%) IBM
13 6 (4.38%) Juniper
14 5 (3.65%) F5
14 5 (3.65%) Symantec
15 4 (2.92%) Palo Alto
16 3 (2.19%) Nimble Storage
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