The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 66 55 53
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 8 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.95% 0.93% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.27% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Average daily rate £325 £401 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.85% +6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £393 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £436 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.77 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £27.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-35.18% -16.92%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
655 552 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 77.42% 73.50% 61.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 250 220
Average daily rate £395 £355 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 26 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £14.25 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Disaster Recovery
North West

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
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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chester -13 5 £333 -20.59%
Crewe - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 1
Disaster Recovery
North West

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 21 (84.00%) LAN
1 21 (84.00%) WAN
2 18 (72.00%) ITIL
3 16 (64.00%) MVS
3 16 (64.00%) Asset Management
3 16 (64.00%) Data Analysis
3 16 (64.00%) VME
3 16 (64.00%) PaaS
3 16 (64.00%) High Availability
3 16 (64.00%) Big Data
3 16 (64.00%) IaaS
4 11 (44.00%) Service Management
5 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
7 8 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (28.00%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (24.00%) Strategic Planning
10 5 (20.00%) DHCP
10 5 (20.00%) DNS
10 5 (20.00%) Data Architecture
10 5 (20.00%) Finance
11 4 (16.00%) Reference Data
11 4 (16.00%) Data Integration
11 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
11 4 (16.00%) VLAN
11 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
11 4 (16.00%) Cisco
11 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
11 4 (16.00%) VPN
11 4 (16.00%) Oracle

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (8.00%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 16 (64.00%) PaaS
1 16 (64.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (84.00%) LAN
1 21 (84.00%) WAN
2 5 (20.00%) DHCP
2 5 (20.00%) DNS
3 4 (16.00%) VLAN
3 4 (16.00%) VPN
3 4 (16.00%) Internet
3 4 (16.00%) BGP
3 4 (16.00%) Firewall
3 4 (16.00%) Wireless
3 4 (16.00%) DMZ
3 4 (16.00%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (12.00%) NetScaler
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (4.00%) HTTP
5 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (64.00%) Big Data
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Architect
2 10 (40.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 7 (28.00%) Senior Architect
3 7 (28.00%) Senior Enterprise Architect
4 6 (24.00%) Technical Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Risk Manager
7 1 (4.00%) IMAC Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) ICT Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) Head of IT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Reference Data
1 4 (16.00%) Data Integration
1 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (16.00%) Firmware
2 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) MVS
1 16 (64.00%) VME
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) ITIL
2 16 (64.00%) Asset Management
2 16 (64.00%) Data Analysis
2 16 (64.00%) High Availability
3 11 (44.00%) Service Management
4 8 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (28.00%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (24.00%) Strategic Planning
7 5 (20.00%) Data Architecture
8 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
8 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
8 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
8 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (12.00%) PRINCE
9 3 (12.00%) Change Management
10 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
10 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity Management
11 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
11 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
11 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) CCNP
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.00%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO 14001
1 2 (8.00%) COBIT
1 2 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (8.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
1 4 (16.00%) Juniper
2 3 (12.00%) F5
2 3 (12.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) VMware