The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 131 110 95
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -15
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 26 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.70% 0.81% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.12% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 12
Average daily rate
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£463 £273 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.72% -30.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £132 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £467 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £27.75 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £21.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+31.76% -
Disaster Recovery
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2845 2227 1702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.42% 72.49% 72.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1628 1170 834
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 109 84
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.32 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Manchester -3 14 £438 +25.00% 9
Merseyside -8 6 £475 +115.90% 1
Cheshire -11 5 £424 +30.38% 2
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 33 (47.83%) Windows
2 29 (42.03%) Migration
3 28 (40.58%) Oracle
4 26 (37.68%) SQL Server
5 23 (33.33%) UNIX
5 23 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 21 (30.43%) SAN
7 20 (28.99%) Cisco
8 19 (27.54%) VMware
9 18 (26.09%) Firewall
9 18 (26.09%) WAN
10 17 (24.64%) Microsoft
10 17 (24.64%) Business Continuity
10 17 (24.64%) Security Cleared
10 17 (24.64%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (23.19%) SAP
12 15 (21.74%) Active Directory
12 15 (21.74%) EIGRP
12 15 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (21.74%) SC Cleared
12 15 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (20.29%) High Availability
13 14 (20.29%) Linux
13 14 (20.29%) ERP
14 13 (18.84%) NetWeaver
14 13 (18.84%) SAP HANA
14 13 (18.84%) NAS
14 13 (18.84%) Technical Architecture
15 12 (17.39%) Cisco ASA

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 13 (18.84%) NetWeaver
2 8 (11.59%) IIS
3 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.43%) SAN
2 18 (26.09%) WAN
2 18 (26.09%) Firewall
3 15 (21.74%) EIGRP
4 13 (18.84%) NAS
5 12 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (17.39%) Wireless
5 12 (17.39%) MPLS
5 12 (17.39%) OSPF
5 12 (17.39%) BGP
6 9 (13.04%) DHCP
6 9 (13.04%) LAN
6 9 (13.04%) DMZ
6 9 (13.04%) Internet
7 8 (11.59%) VLAN
7 8 (11.59%) VPLS
7 8 (11.59%) iSCSI
7 8 (11.59%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (7.25%) VPN
8 5 (7.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (37.68%) SQL Server
2 15 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (18.84%) SAP HANA
4 9 (13.04%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.35%) DB2
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.90%) TKPROF
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.45%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.45%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (4.35%) LoadRunner
1 3 (4.35%) JMeter
2 2 (2.90%) Toad
General
1 7 (10.14%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Retail
3 3 (4.35%) Legal
3 3 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.35%) Publishing
4 2 (2.90%) Local Government
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
5 1 (1.45%) Electronics
5 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (36.23%) Architect
2 13 (18.84%) SAP Architect
3 11 (15.94%) Technical Architect
4 10 (14.49%) Consultant
4 10 (14.49%) DBA
5 5 (7.25%) Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) SQL DBA
6 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (5.80%) SAP Technical Architect
6 4 (5.80%) Network Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) DB2 DBA
8 2 (2.90%) Incident Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Active Directory Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (2.90%) Citrix Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Storage Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Storage Engineer
9 1 (1.45%) Disaster Recovery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) SAP Basis
2 4 (5.80%) Middleware
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.45%) .NET
4 1 (1.45%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 23 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 12 (17.39%) Replication
3 9 (13.04%) Clustering
4 8 (11.59%) Celerra
5 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.90%) Symmetrix DMX
6 2 (2.90%) CLARiiON
6 2 (2.90%) EMC Centera
7 1 (1.45%) DTV
7 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.45%) Life Science
7 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 33 (47.83%) Windows
2 23 (33.33%) UNIX
3 17 (24.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (20.29%) Linux
6 9 (13.04%) Solaris
7 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.03%) Migration
2 17 (24.64%) Business Continuity
3 14 (20.29%) ERP
3 14 (20.29%) High Availability
4 13 (18.84%) Technical Architecture
5 11 (15.94%) Change Control
6 9 (13.04%) Configuration Management
7 6 (8.70%) ITIL
8 5 (7.25%) Network Management
9 4 (5.80%) Information Security
9 4 (5.80%) Network Architecture
9 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.35%) Incident Management
10 3 (4.35%) Asset Management
10 3 (4.35%) Performance Testing
10 3 (4.35%) Load Testing
10 3 (4.35%) Data Modelling
10 3 (4.35%) Service Management
11 2 (2.90%) Project Management
11 2 (2.90%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.04%) SQL
2 5 (7.25%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.90%) VBScript
4 2 (2.90%) Perl
4 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.45%) VB
5 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (24.64%) Security Cleared
2 15 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (7.25%) CCNA
5 4 (5.80%) ISEB
6 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.45%) CCDA
6 1 (1.45%) CCDP
6 1 (1.45%) MCSE
6 1 (1.45%) CCNP
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.45%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) BS25999
2 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (21.74%) Active Directory
1 15 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (14.49%) XenApp
3 9 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 8 (11.59%) Terminal Services
4 8 (11.59%) VMware ESX
4 8 (11.59%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 4 (5.80%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.35%) Firmware
7 2 (2.90%) XenServer
7 2 (2.90%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.45%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.45%) vSphere
8 1 (1.45%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (5.80%) SCCM
2 3 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.35%) OpenView
3 2 (2.90%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.45%) EMC Navisphere
4 1 (1.45%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.45%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 28 (40.58%) Oracle
2 20 (28.99%) Cisco
3 19 (27.54%) VMware
4 17 (24.64%) Microsoft
5 16 (23.19%) SAP
6 11 (15.94%) EMC
6 11 (15.94%) Citrix
7 9 (13.04%) SolarWinds
8 8 (11.59%) CheckPoint
8 8 (11.59%) Nortel
9 6 (8.70%) HP
10 5 (7.25%) Avaya
11 3 (4.35%) NetApp
11 3 (4.35%) Veritas
11 3 (4.35%) Veeam
12 1 (1.45%) Symantec
12 1 (1.45%) QAD
12 1 (1.45%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.45%) Juniper
12 1 (1.45%) Capita
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago