The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 29 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.60% - 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% - 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £413 £373
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -14.28%
Disaster Recovery
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
146 111 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 87.43% 82.22% 74.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 40 40
Average daily rate £370 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £405 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 11
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £44.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -22.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.93 £27.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Disaster Recovery
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 1 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco