The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 65 73 81
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 14 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.36% 0.54% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 0.68% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 6
Average daily rate
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£390 £388 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +15.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £388 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £388 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.01% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.70 £19.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -14.44%
Disaster Recovery
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
811 735 867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.59% 79.12% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 404 499
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 10
Average hourly rate £11.13 £45.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.27% +200.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.60 £30.13 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £21.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 12 (34.29%) ITIL
2 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (31.43%) Business Continuity
3 10 (28.57%) Service Management
3 10 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 9 (25.71%) Windows
4 9 (25.71%) SQL
5 8 (22.86%) SAN
6 7 (20.00%) QA
6 7 (20.00%) VMware
6 7 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (17.14%) UNIX
7 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (14.29%) SLA
9 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
9 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
9 4 (11.43%) Clustering
9 4 (11.43%) Capacity Management
9 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (11.43%) Supplier Management
10 3 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (8.57%) Risk Analysis
10 3 (8.57%) Test Scripting
10 3 (8.57%) BS25999
10 3 (8.57%) Data Architecture
10 3 (8.57%) Information Security
10 3 (8.57%) Risk Management

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (2.86%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.86%) Apache
1 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.86%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Project
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) SAN
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) Network Security
2 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.86%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.86%) Subversion
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Service Manager
2 8 (22.86%) Delivery Manager
2 8 (22.86%) Services Delivery Manager
3 6 (17.14%) DBA
4 5 (14.29%) Administrator
4 5 (14.29%) SQL DBA
5 4 (11.43%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (8.57%) Tester
6 3 (8.57%) Information Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Information Security Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Security Manager
6 3 (8.57%) IT Services Manager
7 2 (5.71%) VMWare Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Storage Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Non-Functional Tester
7 2 (5.71%) Service Continuity Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) J2EE
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
1 4 (11.43%) Clustering
2 2 (5.71%) Replication
2 2 (5.71%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.86%) NHS
3 1 (2.86%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) UNIX
3 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) ITIL
2 11 (31.43%) Business Continuity
3 10 (28.57%) Service Management
3 10 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 5 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (11.43%) Capacity Management
5 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
5 4 (11.43%) Supplier Management
6 3 (8.57%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (8.57%) Information Security
6 3 (8.57%) Data Security
6 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.57%) Test Scripting
6 3 (8.57%) Data Architecture
7 2 (5.71%) High Availability
7 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.71%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.71%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) SQL
2 7 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (8.57%) Python
4 2 (5.71%) VB
4 2 (5.71%) C#
4 2 (5.71%) C++
4 2 (5.71%) Java
5 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.86%) Ruby
5 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) CISSP
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (5.71%) VCAP
2 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) QA
2 5 (14.29%) SLA
3 3 (8.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (8.57%) BS25999
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) vSphere
2 2 (5.71%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.86%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (5.71%) HP
3 2 (5.71%) Dell
3 2 (5.71%) Splunk
4 1 (2.86%) Actimize
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) JBoss
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
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