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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 43 32 26
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 1 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.29% 1.63% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 2.32% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £475 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +115.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
+0.66% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £30.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+21.31% +48.78%
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
286 259 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 83.38% 70.38% 64.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 134 66
Median daily rate £375 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £675 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £18.80 £51.67 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.61% +179.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Disaster Recovery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Infrastructure Management
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 5 (71.43%) Banking
3 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
3 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (71.43%) SCOM
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (57.14%) IaaS
4 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
4 4 (57.14%) XenApp
4 4 (57.14%) ITIL
4 4 (57.14%) SCCM
4 4 (57.14%) SAN
4 4 (57.14%) HP
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) IIS
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) Nagios
5 3 (42.86%) JIRA
5 3 (42.86%) Wiki
5 3 (42.86%) Project Management
5 3 (42.86%) PaaS
5 3 (42.86%) Confluence
5 3 (42.86%) Converged Infrastructure

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Confluence
1 3 (42.86%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) IaaS
2 3 (42.86%) PaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DMZ
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) IPsec
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
General
1 5 (71.43%) Banking
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Server Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Support
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
1 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (42.86%) Wiki
3 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Converged Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
2 4 (57.14%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) DFS Replication
3 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) SCOM
2 4 (57.14%) SCCM
3 3 (42.86%) EdgeSight
3 3 (42.86%) Nagios
3 3 (42.86%) SCOrch
4 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds