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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 64 70 80
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 14 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.40% 0.69% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 0.86% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 4
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£400 £388 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £330 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £388 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+15.64% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.80 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.79% +2.63%
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
786 694 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.44% 79.95% 77.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 383 476
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 12
Average hourly rate £11.43 £45.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.61% +210.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.20 £28.40 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 13 (43.33%) ITIL
2 11 (36.67%) Service Delivery
2 11 (36.67%) Business Continuity
3 10 (33.33%) Service Management
4 7 (23.33%) UNIX
5 6 (20.00%) Windows
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.67%) VMware
6 5 (16.67%) Capacity Management
6 5 (16.67%) QA
7 4 (13.33%) Supplier Management
7 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
7 4 (13.33%) SQL
8 3 (10.00%) Python
8 3 (10.00%) Project Management
8 3 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (10.00%) Data Security
8 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (10.00%) Information Security
8 3 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (10.00%) Performance Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (10.00%) BS25999
9 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
9 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
9 2 (6.67%) Smart Meter
9 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (6.67%) High Availability
9 2 (6.67%) Splunk

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 2 (6.67%) Apache
1 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (6.67%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
1 2 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (6.67%) Subversion
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Service Manager
2 8 (26.67%) Delivery Manager
2 8 (26.67%) Services Delivery Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Security Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Information Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Tester
3 3 (10.00%) IT Services Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) DBA
4 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Leader
4 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Non-Functional Tester
4 2 (6.67%) Service Continuity Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.33%) OBIEE Developer
5 1 (3.33%) OBIEE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
3 1 (3.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) UNIX
2 6 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) ITIL
2 11 (36.67%) Service Delivery
2 11 (36.67%) Business Continuity
3 10 (33.33%) Service Management
4 5 (16.67%) Capacity Management
5 4 (13.33%) Supplier Management
6 3 (10.00%) Information Security
6 3 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (10.00%) Data Security
6 3 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (6.67%) B2B
7 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
7 2 (6.67%) High Availability
7 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) Python
3 2 (6.67%) Ruby
3 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.67%) VB
3 2 (6.67%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) C++
3 2 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) QA
2 3 (10.00%) BS25999
2 3 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) CA SiteMinder
1 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (6.67%) HP
2 2 (6.67%) JBoss
2 2 (6.67%) IBM
2 2 (6.67%) Splunk
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) Actimize