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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Disaster Recovery
North West / Cheshire
Rank 41 71 57
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -14
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 7 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.41% 0.34% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 0.43% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Median daily rate £325 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £400 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.69 £25.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-5.25% +20.48%

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
394 700 578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 79.60% 79.46% 80.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 452 342
Median daily rate £400 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 30
Median hourly rate £20.33 £22.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.64% -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Disaster Recovery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 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
Warrington +23 5 £325 -
Disaster Recovery
North West

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 8 (53.33%) SQL
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
1 8 (53.33%) High Availability
2 7 (46.67%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (46.67%) T-SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Replication
2 7 (46.67%) Banking
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) ETL
3 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (40.00%) Database Mirroring
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (33.33%) IIS
4 5 (33.33%) Web Services
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (20.00%) Migration
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (13.33%) LoadUI
7 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 5 (33.33%) IIS
1 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) IaaS
1 2 (13.33%) PaaS
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) JMeter
2 2 (13.33%) LoadRunner
2 2 (13.33%) LoadUI
2 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (46.67%) Banking
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) DBA
1 6 (40.00%) SQL DBA
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) SSIS Developer
3 3 (20.00%) T-SQL Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Data Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Data Centre Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Data Migration Architect
4 2 (13.33%) ETL Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Migration Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Network Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) JSON
2 2 (13.33%) SOAP
2 2 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Replication
2 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.67%) Clustering
4 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
4 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) High Availability
2 7 (46.67%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (40.00%) Database Mirroring
3 6 (40.00%) ETL
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (13.33%) Change Management
6 2 (13.33%) Database Tuning
6 2 (13.33%) DevOps
6 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
6 2 (13.33%) ITSM
6 2 (13.33%) Network Architecture
6 2 (13.33%) Open Source
6 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
6 2 (13.33%) Service Management
6 2 (13.33%) TDD
7 1 (6.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Intel Security