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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 107 91 86
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 40 39 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.17% 1.44% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.99% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 9
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£325 £578 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.72% +39.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £693 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.77 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.14% -14.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -41.66%
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
2509 1957 1590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.64% 72.27% 69.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1411 1011 813
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £269 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 118 86
Average hourly rate £37.00 £33.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £12.50 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the North West region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Histogram 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
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 5 March 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 -6 13 £475 -2.56% 12
Cumbria - 9 - -
Cheshire -13 5 £205 -64.50% 10
Lancashire -8 2 £325 -
Merseyside -8 2 - - 2
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 42 (61.76%) Windows
2 32 (47.06%) Migration
3 31 (45.59%) SQL Server
4 30 (44.12%) Oracle
4 30 (44.12%) Microsoft
5 27 (39.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (36.76%) UNIX
7 22 (32.35%) Active Directory
8 21 (30.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (29.41%) Cisco
9 20 (29.41%) VMware
10 19 (27.94%) High Availability
11 18 (26.47%) Security Cleared
11 18 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (25.00%) SC Cleared
12 17 (25.00%) SAP
13 16 (23.53%) Replication
13 16 (23.53%) Firewall
14 15 (22.06%) Clustering
14 15 (22.06%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (20.59%) Hyper-V
15 14 (20.59%) Configuration Management
15 14 (20.59%) SQL
15 14 (20.59%) Linux
15 14 (20.59%) WAN
15 14 (20.59%) DMZ
16 13 (19.12%) NetWeaver
16 13 (19.12%) MPLS
16 13 (19.12%) SAN
16 13 (19.12%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (19.12%) NetWeaver
2 11 (16.18%) IIS
3 4 (5.88%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.41%) Documentum
4 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) InfoPath
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.53%) Firewall
2 14 (20.59%) WAN
2 14 (20.59%) DMZ
3 13 (19.12%) MPLS
3 13 (19.12%) SAN
3 13 (19.12%) EIGRP
4 12 (17.65%) NAS
4 12 (17.65%) DHCP
5 9 (13.24%) OSPF
5 9 (13.24%) BGP
5 9 (13.24%) Wireless
5 9 (13.24%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (11.76%) VPLS
6 8 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (11.76%) iSCSI
6 8 (11.76%) Internet
7 7 (10.29%) TCP/IP
7 7 (10.29%) DNS
7 7 (10.29%) VLAN
8 5 (7.35%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (45.59%) SQL Server
2 15 (22.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (19.12%) SAP HANA
4 12 (17.65%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.41%) DB2
6 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.41%) BODI
6 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.94%) PerformancePoint
7 2 (2.94%) TKPROF
8 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.47%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (2.94%) Toad
General
1 7 (10.29%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Local Government
3 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.94%) Publishing
4 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.47%) Electronics
5 1 (1.47%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (39.71%) Architect
2 13 (19.12%) SAP Architect
3 11 (16.18%) Technical Architect
4 10 (14.71%) DBA
5 9 (13.24%) Analyst
6 7 (10.29%) Consultant
7 5 (7.35%) Network Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (7.35%) Wintel Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) SAP Technical Architect
8 4 (5.88%) SQL DBA
9 3 (4.41%) DB2 DBA
9 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 2 (2.94%) Active Directory Consultant
10 2 (2.94%) Data Centre Architect
10 2 (2.94%) SharePoint Architect
10 2 (2.94%) Data Centre Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) Data Architect
10 2 (2.94%) Administrator
10 2 (2.94%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) SAP Basis
2 4 (5.88%) Middleware
3 2 (2.94%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.53%) Replication
2 15 (22.06%) Clustering
3 8 (11.76%) Celerra
4 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.47%) DTV
6 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.47%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 42 (61.76%) Windows
2 27 (39.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (36.76%) UNIX
4 21 (30.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (20.59%) Linux
6 11 (16.18%) Solaris
7 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (8.82%) Windows 2000
8 3 (4.41%) HPUX
9 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (47.06%) Migration
2 19 (27.94%) High Availability
3 14 (20.59%) Configuration Management
4 13 (19.12%) ERP
4 13 (19.12%) Technical Architecture
5 11 (16.18%) Business Continuity
5 11 (16.18%) Change Control
6 10 (14.71%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (11.76%) ITIL
8 6 (8.82%) Incident Management
9 5 (7.35%) Service Management
10 4 (5.88%) Problem Management
10 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (4.41%) Data Modelling
11 3 (4.41%) Service Delivery
11 3 (4.41%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (4.41%) Time Management
12 2 (2.94%) Data Migration
12 2 (2.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 2 (2.94%) CAFM
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.59%) SQL
2 11 (16.18%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.35%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.41%) VBScript
5 2 (2.94%) VB
5 2 (2.94%) Perl
5 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 17 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (13.24%) VCP4
4 8 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (11.76%) CCNA
5 3 (4.41%) MCSE
5 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.94%) CCDA
6 2 (2.94%) CCDP
7 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) QA
2 3 (4.41%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (32.35%) Active Directory
2 18 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (20.59%) Hyper-V
4 10 (14.71%) XenApp
5 8 (11.76%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 8 (11.76%) VMware ESX
5 8 (11.76%) Terminal Services
6 6 (8.82%) DFS Replication
6 6 (8.82%) Firmware
7 4 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.94%) XenServer
8 2 (2.94%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.94%) UAG
8 2 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (14.71%) SCCM
2 6 (8.82%) SCVMM
3 4 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (44.12%) Oracle
1 30 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 20 (29.41%) Cisco
2 20 (29.41%) VMware
3 17 (25.00%) SAP
4 13 (19.12%) HP
5 12 (17.65%) Citrix
6 10 (14.71%) EMC
7 9 (13.24%) Nortel
8 8 (11.76%) SolarWinds
8 8 (11.76%) CheckPoint
9 7 (10.29%) Dell
10 6 (8.82%) Avaya
11 3 (4.41%) Business Objects
11 3 (4.41%) Veritas
11 3 (4.41%) Compuware
11 3 (4.41%) F5
11 3 (4.41%) Veeam
12 1 (1.47%) Nokia
12 1 (1.47%) Capita
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Posted: 3 days ago
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