Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Disaster Recovery Specialist was £355 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Specialist
UK
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 840 881 885
Rank change year-on-year +41 +4 -
Contract jobs requiring a Disaster Recovery Specialist 5 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.005% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.006% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
UK median daily rate £355 £538 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.95% +2.38% -
10th Percentile £291 £494 £441
90th Percentile £423 £561 £676
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £525 £561
% change year-on-year -32.38% -6.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 90939 104549 107173
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.84% 95.02% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 58948 68044 66295
UK median daily rate £428 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +6.25% +0.76%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £233
90th Percentile £619 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2923 3102 4149
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.44 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.39 £44.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £16.93
% change year-on-year -7.89% +12.21% +2.62%

Disaster Recovery Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Disaster Recovery Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Disaster Recovery Specialist in the UK

Disaster Recovery Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery Specialist.

Contractor daily rate trend for Disaster Recovery Specialist in the UK

Disaster Recovery Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery Specialist over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Disaster Recovery Specialist in the UK

Disaster Recovery Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery Specialist.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disaster Recovery Specialist in the UK

Disaster Recovery Specialist
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery Specialist within the UK over the 6 months to 22 July 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
England +58 5 £355 -33.95%
London +8 3 - -
UK excluding London +63 2 £355 -32.38%
South East +30 1 £425 -
North of England - 1 £285 -
Yorkshire - 1 £285 -

Disaster Recovery Specialist Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, Disaster Recovery Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Disaster Recovery Specialist in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) CISM
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Zerto
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) SMS
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment

Disaster Recovery Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SMS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISM
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Zerto