The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 59 63 58
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 13 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.38% 0.78% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 1.05% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 6
Average daily rate
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£398 £200 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+98.75% -49.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £180 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £280 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £411 £370
% change year-on-year
-14.89% +11.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £25.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+6.88% +52.20%
Disaster Recovery
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
760 572 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 80.85% 74.19% 77.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 306 237
Average daily rate £400 £386 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 24 22
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +5 4 £398 +127.14%
Nantwich 0 1 £275 +37.50%
Chester - 1 - -
Disaster Recovery
North West

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Disaster Recovery.

1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Replication
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 5 (33.33%) Migration
3 5 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (33.33%) Firewall
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) WAN
3 5 (33.33%) SAN
4 4 (26.67%) Veritas
4 4 (26.67%) Middleware
4 4 (26.67%) LAN
4 4 (26.67%) OpenView
4 4 (26.67%) HP
4 4 (26.67%) Veeam
4 4 (26.67%) SCCM
4 4 (26.67%) NAS
4 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (20.00%) QA
5 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
6 2 (13.33%) Banking
6 2 (13.33%) ISEB Practitioner

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Disaster Recovery. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) WAN
1 5 (33.33%) SAN
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) NAS
2 4 (26.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (6.67%) VLAN
3 1 (6.67%) MPLS
3 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (6.67%) OLAP
3 1 (6.67%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 5 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
2 2 (13.33%) DBA
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) SQL DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Network Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) Flash
2 1 (6.67%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Replication
1 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (13.33%) ETL
2 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Time Management
3 1 (6.67%) Database Tuning
3 1 (6.67%) High Availability
3 1 (6.67%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) ERP
3 1 (6.67%) TDD
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
1 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (13.33%) ISEB
2 2 (13.33%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
4 1 (6.67%) XenServer
4 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) OpenView
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) Veeam
3 4 (26.67%) Veritas
3 4 (26.67%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) Avaya
5 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com