The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 35 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.94% 0.33% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 0.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £625 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+47.36% -2.56%
Disaster Recovery
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
196 187 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 63.23% 60.91% 72.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 93 82
Average daily rate £320 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £220 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +48.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £35.00 £26.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +13 6 £400 -36.00% 1
Disaster Recovery
East Midlands

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (30.00%) PBX
5 6 (30.00%) VMware
5 6 (30.00%) Clustering
6 5 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 5 (25.00%) Statistics
6 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
6 5 (25.00%) High Availability
6 5 (25.00%) VoIP
6 5 (25.00%) CTI
6 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (25.00%) SAN
6 5 (25.00%) Change Management
7 4 (20.00%) NetApp
7 4 (20.00%) SLA
7 4 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (20.00%) NAS
7 4 (20.00%) Veeam
7 4 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (10.00%) Firewall
9 2 (10.00%) DNS

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) PBX
2 5 (25.00%) VoIP
2 5 (25.00%) SAN
2 5 (25.00%) CTI
3 4 (20.00%) NAS
4 2 (10.00%) DNS
4 2 (10.00%) Firewall
5 1 (5.00%) Wireless
5 1 (5.00%) VLAN
5 1 (5.00%) WAN
5 1 (5.00%) DHCP
5 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.00%) IPv4
5 1 (5.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) DBA
2 7 (35.00%) SQL DBA
3 5 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) VoIP Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior VoIP Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Support
6 1 (5.00%) Support Technician
6 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Field Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Field Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Clustering
2 5 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (25.00%) Change Management
2 5 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 5 (25.00%) High Availability
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.00%) Software Licensing
4 1 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Logistics
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (30.00%) VMware
2 4 (20.00%) Veeam
2 4 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Dell