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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 69 66 63
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 20 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.64% 0.91% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 1.15% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £350 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-35.00% +42.85%
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
985 784 713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 80.67% 79.27% 75.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 488 388
Average daily rate £375 £325 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 17
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +8.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 15 (42.86%) ITIL
1 15 (42.86%) Business Continuity
2 10 (28.57%) VMware
2 10 (28.57%) Project Management
3 9 (25.71%) Service Delivery
4 8 (22.86%) Apache
5 7 (20.00%) UNIX
5 7 (20.00%) Linux
5 7 (20.00%) DNS
5 7 (20.00%) Capacity Management
6 6 (17.14%) Service Management
6 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (14.29%) TOGAF
7 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
7 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 5 (14.29%) Windows
7 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 4 (11.43%) CISSP
8 4 (11.43%) Finance
8 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (8.57%) DevOps
9 3 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity Planning
9 3 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (8.57%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (8.57%) Subversion
9 3 (8.57%) Ruby
9 3 (8.57%) Supplier Management

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (22.86%) Apache
2 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.57%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (8.57%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.57%) JBoss
3 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) DNS
2 3 (8.57%) HTTP
3 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.71%) VPN
3 2 (5.71%) LAN
3 2 (5.71%) WAN
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (5.71%) DMVPN
3 2 (5.71%) HSRP
3 2 (5.71%) SSL
3 2 (5.71%) SAN
3 2 (5.71%) MPLS
3 2 (5.71%) OSPF
3 2 (5.71%) BGP
3 2 (5.71%) EIGRP
3 2 (5.71%) VRRP
3 2 (5.71%) Firewall
3 2 (5.71%) IPsec
3 2 (5.71%) VPLS
4 1 (2.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Subversion
1 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (11.43%) Architect
1 4 (11.43%) Project Manager
1 4 (11.43%) Analyst
1 4 (11.43%) Service Manager
2 3 (8.57%) Business Analyst
2 3 (8.57%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Technical Leader
3 2 (5.71%) Security Manager
3 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery Manager
3 2 (5.71%) Service Continuity Manager
3 2 (5.71%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (5.71%) Network Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (5.71%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (5.71%) Information Manager
3 2 (5.71%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (2.86%) Chief Architect
4 1 (2.86%) IT Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) J2EE
1 3 (8.57%) Web Services
2 2 (5.71%) Java EE
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) UNIX
1 7 (20.00%) Linux
2 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (5.71%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) ITIL
1 15 (42.86%) Business Continuity
2 10 (28.57%) Project Management
3 9 (25.71%) Service Delivery
4 7 (20.00%) Capacity Management
5 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (17.14%) Service Management
6 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 5 (14.29%) TOGAF
7 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
7 3 (8.57%) Supplier Management
7 3 (8.57%) Performance Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
7 3 (8.57%) Workflow
7 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity Planning
7 3 (8.57%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) Java
1 3 (8.57%) Ruby
1 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) CISSP
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (5.71%) CCSA
2 2 (5.71%) CCSE
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (5.71%) MCSE
2 2 (5.71%) MCSA
2 2 (5.71%) CCNP
2 2 (5.71%) CCNA
2 2 (5.71%) CCDA
2 2 (5.71%) CCDP
2 2 (5.71%) VCAP
2 2 (5.71%) VCP5
3 1 (2.86%) ISEB
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
1 2 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) BS25999
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.71%) Terminal Services
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) CA SiteMinder
1 3 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) VMware
2 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco
3 3 (8.57%) IBM
4 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.86%) Actimize
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle