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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 117 130 110
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -20
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 38 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.97% 0.69% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.89% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 13
Median daily rate £401 £463 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.40% +42.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £399 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £27.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £28.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+32.14% +36.58%
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
3189 2937 2329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.77% 77.55% 74.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1991 1690 1233
Median daily rate £422 £393 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.51% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 143 114
Median hourly rate £36.26 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.60% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.40 £13.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.32 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 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 29 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester -1 21 £380 -13.14%
Lancashire +10 6 £425 - 1
Cheshire -5 6 £425 +0.29% 2
Merseyside -7 1 - - 1
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 North West region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 28 (35.90%) Windows
2 26 (33.33%) ITIL
2 26 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 22 (28.21%) VMware
3 22 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (26.92%) Active Directory
5 19 (24.36%) Business Continuity
6 17 (21.79%) Finance
6 17 (21.79%) Security Cleared
7 16 (20.51%) Hyper-V
8 15 (19.23%) SC Cleared
9 14 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (17.95%) Clustering
10 13 (16.67%) Project Management
11 12 (15.38%) Service Management
11 12 (15.38%) Veritas
11 12 (15.38%) High Availability
12 11 (14.10%) Time Management
12 11 (14.10%) Problem Management
12 11 (14.10%) HP
13 10 (12.82%) Unix
13 10 (12.82%) SQL
13 10 (12.82%) Infrastructure Management
14 9 (11.54%) Banking
14 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
14 9 (11.54%) Citrix
14 9 (11.54%) Firmware
15 8 (10.26%) IBM
15 8 (10.26%) SAN
15 8 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (6.41%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.13%) Apache
3 3 (3.85%) Confluence
3 3 (3.85%) IIS
3 3 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.28%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.28%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.28%) JBoss
5 1 (1.28%) Liferay
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.28%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) IaaS
2 3 (3.85%) PaaS
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) SAN
2 7 (8.97%) DHCP
2 7 (8.97%) DNS
3 3 (3.85%) Firewall
3 3 (3.85%) WAN
4 2 (2.56%) LAN
4 2 (2.56%) LDAP
4 2 (2.56%) WinSCP
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.28%) DMZ
5 1 (1.28%) HTTP
5 1 (1.28%) Internet
5 1 (1.28%) Intranet
5 1 (1.28%) IPsec
5 1 (1.28%) Network Security
5 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.28%) VPN
5 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (6.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.13%) DB2
4 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.56%) MS Access
6 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.85%) JIRA
3 2 (2.56%) HP UFT
3 2 (2.56%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.56%) Toad
4 1 (1.28%) Introscope
4 1 (1.28%) MSTest
General
1 17 (21.79%) Finance
2 9 (11.54%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Local Government
3 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (14.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 11 (14.10%) Service Manager
2 7 (8.97%) Consultant
3 6 (7.69%) Active Directory Engineer
3 6 (7.69%) Analyst
3 6 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
3 6 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
4 5 (6.41%) Architect
4 5 (6.41%) Developer
4 5 (6.41%) Server Engineer
4 5 (6.41%) SQL Developer
4 5 (6.41%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (6.41%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (6.41%) Windows Server Engineer
5 4 (5.13%) DBA
5 4 (5.13%) ETL Developer
5 4 (5.13%) SSIS Developer
6 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (3.85%) IT Analyst
6 3 (3.85%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) Middleware
1 3 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (2.56%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.28%) .NET
3 1 (1.28%) EDI
3 1 (1.28%) Web Services
3 1 (1.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (17.95%) Clustering
2 8 (10.26%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.41%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.41%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (6.41%) Mainframe
3 5 (6.41%) Replication
4 3 (3.85%) HP Storage
4 3 (3.85%) Wiki
5 2 (2.56%) Life Science
5 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.56%) PKI
5 2 (2.56%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.28%) AS400
6 1 (1.28%) HACMP
6 1 (1.28%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 28 (35.90%) Windows
2 26 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 10 (12.82%) Unix
4 8 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (8.97%) AIX
6 6 (7.69%) Linux
6 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (5.13%) Solaris
9 3 (3.85%) HPUX
9 3 (3.85%) SUSE
9 3 (3.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.56%) zOS
11 1 (1.28%) OS/400
11 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.33%) ITIL
2 19 (24.36%) Business Continuity
3 13 (16.67%) Project Management
4 12 (15.38%) High Availability
4 12 (15.38%) Service Management
5 11 (14.10%) Problem Management
5 11 (14.10%) Time Management
6 10 (12.82%) Infrastructure Management
7 7 (8.97%) Capacity Management
7 7 (8.97%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (8.97%) Service Delivery
8 6 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 6 (7.69%) ETL
8 6 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (6.41%) Database Tuning
9 5 (6.41%) Process Improvement
9 5 (6.41%) Risk Management
10 4 (5.13%) ITSM
10 4 (5.13%) PRINCE2
10 4 (5.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.82%) SQL
2 5 (6.41%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.41%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (21.79%) Security Cleared
2 15 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) Degree
3 1 (1.28%) IBM AIX Certification
3 1 (1.28%) ISEB
3 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.56%) QA
1 2 (2.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (26.92%) Active Directory
3 16 (20.51%) Hyper-V
4 9 (11.54%) Firmware
5 5 (6.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (5.13%) XenApp
7 3 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.28%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.28%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) SCOM
2 4 (5.13%) SCCM
3 3 (3.85%) EdgeSight
3 3 (3.85%) Nagios
3 3 (3.85%) SCOrch
4 2 (2.56%) DameWare
4 2 (2.56%) Puppet
4 2 (2.56%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (1.28%) CA Wily
5 1 (1.28%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.28%) nmon
5 1 (1.28%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.28%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (28.21%) VMware
2 12 (15.38%) Veritas
3 11 (14.10%) HP
4 9 (11.54%) Citrix
5 8 (10.26%) IBM
6 7 (8.97%) Oracle
7 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 6 (7.69%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.85%) Bloomberg
8 3 (3.85%) Cisco
8 3 (3.85%) Dell
8 3 (3.85%) Reuters
9 2 (2.56%) LexisNexis
10 1 (1.28%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.28%) CA
10 1 (1.28%) EMC
10 1 (1.28%) Endeca
10 1 (1.28%) RainStor
10 1 (1.28%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.28%) Teradata
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