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 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Disaster Recovery
England / North West
Rank 102 138 114
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -24
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 29 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.13% 0.57% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 0.70% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 15
Median daily rate £350 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £273 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £375 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £419
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -10.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £54.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +200.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.69 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-5.25% +13.63%

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
2102 3141 2435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.08% 81.08% 77.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1358 1910 1462
Median daily rate £400 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 111 100
Median hourly rate £37.25 £37.75 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.32% +34.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.03 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 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
Lancashire +14 11 £363 +66.66%
Manchester +17 8 £350 +16.66% 8
Cheshire +26 7 £325 -18.75% 3
Merseyside +3 3 £400 +6.66%
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 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 North West region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 24 (32.43%) Data Centre
2 21 (28.38%) Business Continuity
3 19 (25.68%) Windows
4 18 (24.32%) Change Management
5 17 (22.97%) SQL
5 17 (22.97%) ITIL
6 15 (20.27%) Security Cleared
7 14 (18.92%) Linux
8 13 (17.57%) Service Management
8 13 (17.57%) Migration
8 13 (17.57%) SC Cleared
9 12 (16.22%) Problem Management
9 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
9 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
10 11 (14.86%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (13.51%) High Availability
11 10 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (13.51%) Finance
12 9 (12.16%) Windows Server
13 8 (10.81%) Project Management
13 8 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (10.81%) Replication
13 8 (10.81%) Active Directory
13 8 (10.81%) Oracle
13 8 (10.81%) Unix
13 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (10.81%) Oracle Database
13 8 (10.81%) Release Management
14 7 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (9.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 6 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.76%) IIS
3 1 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.35%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) IaaS
2 3 (4.05%) Office 365
2 3 (4.05%) PaaS
2 3 (4.05%) SaaS
3 2 (2.70%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) LAN
1 6 (8.11%) WAN
2 5 (6.76%) DNS
3 3 (4.05%) Firewall
3 3 (4.05%) VoIP
4 2 (2.70%) BIG-IP
4 2 (2.70%) DHCP
4 2 (2.70%) SNMP
4 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.35%) PBX
5 1 (1.35%) SAN
5 1 (1.35%) SSL
5 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.81%) Oracle Database
3 7 (9.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (9.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (9.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.76%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (2.70%) MySQL
6 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (1.35%) PowerCenter
7 1 (1.35%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.70%) JMeter
2 2 (2.70%) LoadRunner
2 2 (2.70%) LoadUI
2 2 (2.70%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (13.51%) Finance
2 7 (9.46%) Banking
3 2 (2.70%) Local Government
3 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Electronics
4 1 (1.35%) Marketing
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (17.57%) Architect
2 10 (13.51%) Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (12.16%) DBA
4 8 (10.81%) Analyst
4 8 (10.81%) Project Manager
4 8 (10.81%) SQL DBA
5 7 (9.46%) Data Centre Manager
6 6 (8.11%) Operations Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Programme Manager
7 5 (6.76%) Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Service Manager
7 5 (6.76%) SQL Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Administrator
8 4 (5.41%) Network Architect
9 3 (4.05%) Consultant
9 3 (4.05%) Data Architect
9 3 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Senior Operations Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.76%) Web Services
2 2 (2.70%) JSON
2 2 (2.70%) SOAP
2 2 (2.70%) XML
3 1 (1.35%) .NET
3 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.43%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.81%) Replication
3 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.05%) Tandem
5 2 (2.70%) IVR
6 1 (1.35%) Clustering
6 1 (1.35%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.35%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.35%) Life Science
6 1 (1.35%) PKI
6 1 (1.35%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.68%) Windows
2 14 (18.92%) Linux
3 9 (12.16%) Windows Server
4 8 (10.81%) Unix
5 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.41%) Solaris
7 3 (4.05%) AIX
7 3 (4.05%) VME
8 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.35%) HPUX
9 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.38%) Business Continuity
2 18 (24.32%) Change Management
3 17 (22.97%) ITIL
4 13 (17.57%) Migration
4 13 (17.57%) Service Management
5 12 (16.22%) Problem Management
6 11 (14.86%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (13.51%) High Availability
7 10 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (10.81%) Project Management
8 8 (10.81%) Release Management
8 8 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (9.46%) Configuration Management
9 7 (9.46%) ETL
9 7 (9.46%) ITSM
10 6 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (8.11%) Database Mirroring
10 6 (8.11%) Service Delivery
10 6 (8.11%) Supplier Management
10 6 (8.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.97%) SQL
2 7 (9.46%) T-SQL
3 5 (6.76%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.70%) C#
5 1 (1.35%) C++
5 1 (1.35%) Java
5 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (20.27%) Security Cleared
2 13 (17.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.35%) CISSP
3 1 (1.35%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.35%) Degree
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) SLA
2 2 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.70%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (2.70%) XenApp
3 2 (2.70%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (2.70%) SCCM
2 2 (2.70%) SCOM
3 1 (1.35%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.81%) Oracle
3 7 (9.46%) VMware
4 4 (5.41%) arcserve
4 4 (5.41%) Citrix
5 3 (4.05%) Fujitsu
5 3 (4.05%) IBM
5 3 (4.05%) ICL
5 3 (4.05%) Sun
6 1 (1.35%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco
6 1 (1.35%) HP
6 1 (1.35%) Informatica
6 1 (1.35%) Intel
6 1 (1.35%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.35%) IronPort
6 1 (1.35%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.35%) Reuters
6 1 (1.35%) RightFax
6 1 (1.35%) SAP
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago