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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 92 47 73
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +26
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 3 38 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.20% 3.34% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 3.86% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 31 6
Average daily rate £338 £350 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +32.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £425 £273
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.34% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.50 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+172.97% +5.71%
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
1245 985 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.78% 86.48% 81.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 854 707 476
Average daily rate £400 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 8
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.92 £12.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.21 £29.80 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 10 February 2016, 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 5 (35.71%) SQL
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
1 5 (35.71%) HP
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Management
2 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) SRDF
2 4 (28.57%) EMC VMAX
2 4 (28.57%) EMC
2 4 (28.57%) SAN
2 4 (28.57%) IBM
2 4 (28.57%) NetApp
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) NetBackup
2 4 (28.57%) Replication
2 4 (28.57%) Brocade
2 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
3 3 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
4 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) VirtualBox
4 2 (14.29%) SIEM

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (7.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) JMeter
3 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) EMC Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) EMC Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) EMC Storage Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) EMC Storage Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) HP Storage Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) HP Storage Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) IBM Storage Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) IBM Storage Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) NetBackup Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) NetBackup Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Operations Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Storage Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Storage Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) DBA
3 3 (21.43%) SQL DBA
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Security Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) XML
1 2 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) EMC VMAX
1 4 (28.57%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) CESG
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Solaris
2 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
1 4 (28.57%) Performance Management
1 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 3 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
3 2 (14.29%) SIEM
3 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Resilience Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
2 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) GPG13
1 1 (7.14%) QA
1 1 (7.14%) WAI
1 1 (7.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) SRDF
2 2 (14.29%) VirtualBox
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) HP
2 4 (28.57%) Brocade
2 4 (28.57%) EMC
2 4 (28.57%) IBM
2 4 (28.57%) NetApp
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) VMware