The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 33 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.53% 0.44% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 0.62% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £463 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+16.42% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.80 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-27.33% +42.85%
Disaster Recovery
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
185 162 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 70.61% 71.05% 63.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 92 61
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £21.44 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.69% +42.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £22.88 £22.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
Wirral - 4 - -
Liverpool - - - -
Disaster Recovery
North West

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (33.33%) Service Management
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
1 2 (33.33%) Publishing
1 2 (33.33%) CLARiiON
1 2 (33.33%) EMC Centera
1 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
1 2 (33.33%) QA
1 2 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
1 2 (33.33%) NAS
1 2 (33.33%) Symmetrix DMX
1 2 (33.33%) Change Control
1 2 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) EMC
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) BMC
1 2 (33.33%) NetApp
1 2 (33.33%) Firmware
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
1 2 (33.33%) Remedy

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) NAS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Operations Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Service Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Storage Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Service Continuity Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Service Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) CLARiiON
1 2 (33.33%) EMC Centera
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
1 2 (33.33%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
1 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
1 2 (33.33%) Change Control
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
1 2 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) EMC
1 2 (33.33%) BMC
1 2 (33.33%) NetApp
1 2 (33.33%) Remedy