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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 120 124 122
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 29 33 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.79% 0.87% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.12% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 9
Median daily rate £381 £399 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.38% -16.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £237 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £415
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £20.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+73.49% +45.61%
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
2974 2948 2247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.04% 78.07% 74.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1862 1737 1227
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 126 94
Median hourly rate £23.50 £37.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.48% +34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £57.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -8 13 £400 - 14
Merseyside -2 5 £438 -7.89% 3
Cheshire -7 4 £450 +13.20% 3
Lancashire -5 2 - - 3
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 25 (31.65%) Windows
2 24 (30.38%) Windows Server
3 23 (29.11%) Active Directory
4 21 (26.58%) VMware
4 21 (26.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (25.32%) ITIL
6 19 (24.05%) Security Cleared
7 16 (20.25%) Hyper-V
7 16 (20.25%) SC Cleared
7 16 (20.25%) Clustering
7 16 (20.25%) Business Continuity
8 15 (18.99%) Finance
8 15 (18.99%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (17.72%) Project Management
10 13 (16.46%) High Availability
10 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Clustering
11 12 (15.19%) Data Centre
12 11 (13.92%) Unix
12 11 (13.92%) HP
12 11 (13.92%) Firmware
12 11 (13.92%) Veritas
13 10 (12.66%) Time Management
13 10 (12.66%) Problem Management
13 10 (12.66%) Innovation Management
14 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (11.39%) SQL
14 9 (11.39%) Oracle
14 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
14 9 (11.39%) Configuration Management
14 9 (11.39%) Service Management

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 (6.33%) Apache
2 4 (5.06%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.06%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.80%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.53%) Confluence
4 2 (2.53%) GlassFish
4 2 (2.53%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (2.53%) IIS
4 2 (2.53%) JBoss
4 2 (2.53%) Liferay
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.53%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (2.53%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Markit EDM
2 2 (2.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.53%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) IaaS
2 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.13%) DHCP
1 8 (10.13%) DNS
1 8 (10.13%) SAN
2 4 (5.06%) Firewall
2 4 (5.06%) WAN
3 3 (3.80%) IPsec
3 3 (3.80%) VoIP
3 3 (3.80%) VPN
4 2 (2.53%) DMZ
4 2 (2.53%) HTTP
4 2 (2.53%) Internet
4 2 (2.53%) LAN
4 2 (2.53%) LDAP
5 1 (1.27%) Intranet
5 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.33%) DB2
2 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.53%) SAP BW
5 2 (2.53%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.53%) Introscope
2 2 (2.53%) JIRA
3 1 (1.27%) MSTest
General
1 15 (18.99%) Finance
2 7 (8.86%) Banking
3 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.53%) Local Government
4 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (13.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (11.39%) Consultant
2 9 (11.39%) Service Manager
3 7 (8.86%) Active Directory Engineer
3 7 (8.86%) Architect
3 7 (8.86%) DBA
4 6 (7.59%) VMware Engineer
4 6 (7.59%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) Administrator
5 4 (5.06%) Developer
5 4 (5.06%) Mainframe DBA
5 4 (5.06%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.06%) Server Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) Service Planning Manager
5 4 (5.06%) SQL Developer
5 4 (5.06%) Strategy Manager
5 4 (5.06%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (5.06%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) Middleware
1 4 (5.06%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (2.53%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.27%) .NET
3 1 (1.27%) EDI
3 1 (1.27%) Web Services
3 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.25%) Clustering
2 15 (18.99%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (15.19%) Data Centre
4 6 (7.59%) Mainframe
5 5 (6.33%) Computer Science
6 4 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (5.06%) Replication
7 3 (3.80%) HP Storage
8 2 (2.53%) Life Science
8 2 (2.53%) LPAR
8 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.53%) PKI
8 2 (2.53%) Smart Meter
8 2 (2.53%) Wiki
9 1 (1.27%) AS400
9 1 (1.27%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 25 (31.65%) Windows
2 24 (30.38%) Windows Server
3 11 (13.92%) Unix
4 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (10.13%) AIX
6 7 (8.86%) Linux
6 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (6.33%) Solaris
8 5 (6.33%) zOS
9 4 (5.06%) HPUX
9 4 (5.06%) SUSE
9 4 (5.06%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.27%) OS/400
10 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.32%) ITIL
2 16 (20.25%) Business Continuity
3 14 (17.72%) Project Management
4 13 (16.46%) High Availability
5 10 (12.66%) Innovation Management
5 10 (12.66%) Problem Management
5 10 (12.66%) Time Management
6 9 (11.39%) Configuration Management
6 9 (11.39%) Service Management
7 7 (8.86%) Capacity Management
7 7 (8.86%) Infrastructure Management
7 7 (8.86%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (8.86%) Service Delivery
8 6 (7.59%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (6.33%) Data Modelling
9 5 (6.33%) ETL
9 5 (6.33%) Process Improvement
10 4 (5.06%) Migration
10 4 (5.06%) SOA
11 3 (3.80%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.39%) SQL
2 5 (6.33%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.06%) Shell Script
3 4 (5.06%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (24.05%) Security Cleared
2 16 (20.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) Degree
3 1 (1.27%) IBM AIX Certification
3 1 (1.27%) ISEB
3 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.27%) MCITP
3 1 (1.27%) MCP
3 1 (1.27%) MCSA
3 1 (1.27%) MCSE
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) QA
1 2 (2.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (29.11%) Active Directory
2 21 (26.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (20.25%) Hyper-V
4 11 (13.92%) Firmware
5 4 (5.06%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (5.06%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.53%) XenApp
8 1 (1.27%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.27%) GPFS
8 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (7.59%) SCCM
3 4 (5.06%) SCOM
4 3 (3.80%) Puppet
5 2 (2.53%) CA Wily
5 2 (2.53%) Control-M
5 2 (2.53%) EdgeSight
5 2 (2.53%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (2.53%) Nagios
5 2 (2.53%) nmon
5 2 (2.53%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.53%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.53%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.27%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (1.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (26.58%) VMware
2 11 (13.92%) HP
2 11 (13.92%) Veritas
3 9 (11.39%) Oracle
4 8 (10.13%) IBM
4 8 (10.13%) Microsoft
5 7 (8.86%) Citrix
5 7 (8.86%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.80%) Bloomberg
6 3 (3.80%) Dell
6 3 (3.80%) Reuters
7 2 (2.53%) BMC
7 2 (2.53%) CA
7 2 (2.53%) Cisco
7 2 (2.53%) EMC
7 2 (2.53%) Endeca
7 2 (2.53%) F5
7 2 (2.53%) Remedy
7 2 (2.53%) SAP
8 1 (1.27%) Axway
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