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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Disaster Recovery
North West / Merseyside
Rank 34 37 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.16% 0.90% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 1.10% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Median daily rate £400 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £375 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £375 £296
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.69 £25.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-5.25% +20.48%

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
203 272 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 78.68% 81.93% 71.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 160 93
Median daily rate £471 £425 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.88% +39.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 4
Median hourly rate £12.50 £40.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.75% +166.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £32.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £71.50 £16.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +3 3 £400 +6.66%
Disaster Recovery
North West

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 (70.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (60.00%) Business Continuity
2 6 (60.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 5 (50.00%) Capacity Management
3 5 (50.00%) Release Management
3 5 (50.00%) Change Management
3 5 (50.00%) Security Management
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (20.00%) SNMP
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) Sun
5 2 (20.00%) Unix
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Solaris
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) VoIP
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (20.00%) IVR
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (20.00%) BIG-IP
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
1 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) SNMP
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (10.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Architect
1 2 (20.00%) Consultant
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Business Process Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix Technical Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Process Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Workstream Lead
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) IVR
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Solaris
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (60.00%) Business Continuity
2 6 (60.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 5 (50.00%) Capacity Management
3 5 (50.00%) Change Management
3 5 (50.00%) Release Management
3 5 (50.00%) Security Management
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Change Control
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (20.00%) SIEM
4 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
5 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Records Management
5 1 (10.00%) Resource Allocation
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (20.00%) XenApp
1 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Sun
2 2 (20.00%) VMware