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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 117 114 99
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 37 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.00% 0.68% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 0.93% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 13
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £180 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £675 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £368
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £22.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +12.82%
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
2844 2249 1784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.51% 73.21% 72.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1693 1194 875
Average daily rate £388 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 98 84
Average hourly rate £33.00 £27.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +34.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.23 £45.00 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 15 £400 -15.78% 6
Cheshire -7 13 £398 +98.75% 3
Merseyside -10 7 £475 - 2
Lancashire +5 1 £220 -
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 38 (50.67%) Windows
2 29 (38.67%) SQL Server
3 28 (37.33%) Migration
4 26 (34.67%) Oracle
5 25 (33.33%) UNIX
6 24 (32.00%) SAN
6 24 (32.00%) Data Centre
7 22 (29.33%) VMware
8 21 (28.00%) Firewall
8 21 (28.00%) Microsoft
9 20 (26.67%) WAN
10 19 (25.33%) Cisco
10 19 (25.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (24.00%) Security Cleared
11 18 (24.00%) Business Continuity
12 17 (22.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (21.33%) Replication
13 16 (21.33%) SQL Server 2008
13 16 (21.33%) NAS
13 16 (21.33%) Active Directory
13 16 (21.33%) SAP
14 15 (20.00%) ERP
14 15 (20.00%) SC Cleared
14 15 (20.00%) High Availability
15 14 (18.67%) Linux
16 13 (17.33%) NetWeaver
16 13 (17.33%) EIGRP
16 13 (17.33%) SAP HANA
16 13 (17.33%) Technical Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (17.33%) NetWeaver
2 9 (12.00%) IIS
3 3 (4.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (32.00%) SAN
2 21 (28.00%) Firewall
3 20 (26.67%) WAN
4 16 (21.33%) NAS
5 13 (17.33%) EIGRP
6 12 (16.00%) Wireless
6 12 (16.00%) OSPF
6 12 (16.00%) BGP
6 12 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (14.67%) LAN
8 9 (12.00%) DMZ
8 9 (12.00%) Internet
8 9 (12.00%) MPLS
9 8 (10.67%) VPLS
9 8 (10.67%) iSCSI
9 8 (10.67%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (9.33%) DHCP
11 6 (8.00%) VPN
11 6 (8.00%) DNS
12 5 (6.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (38.67%) SQL Server
2 16 (21.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (17.33%) SAP HANA
4 8 (10.67%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.33%) DB2
6 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.33%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.33%) OLAP
7 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.33%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (4.00%) JMeter
2 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (10.67%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Retail
3 3 (4.00%) Publishing
3 3 (4.00%) Legal
4 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.67%) Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.33%) Electronics
5 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (33.33%) Architect
2 13 (17.33%) SAP Architect
3 12 (16.00%) Consultant
4 11 (14.67%) Technical Architect
5 10 (13.33%) DBA
6 9 (12.00%) Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 5 (6.67%) SQL DBA
9 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (5.33%) SAP Technical Architect
9 4 (5.33%) Network Consultant
9 4 (5.33%) DB2 DBA
10 3 (4.00%) Storage Analyst
11 2 (2.67%) Citrix Engineer
11 2 (2.67%) Storage Engineer
11 2 (2.67%) Service Continuity Analyst
11 2 (2.67%) IT Business Analyst
11 2 (2.67%) Developer
11 2 (2.67%) Test Manager
11 2 (2.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) SAP Basis
2 6 (8.00%) Middleware
3 1 (1.33%) Web Services
3 1 (1.33%) XML
3 1 (1.33%) Flash
3 1 (1.33%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.00%) Data Centre
2 16 (21.33%) Replication
3 11 (14.67%) Clustering
4 8 (10.67%) Celerra
4 8 (10.67%) EMC VNX
5 5 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (4.00%) Symmetrix DMX
6 3 (4.00%) CLARiiON
6 3 (4.00%) EMC Centera
7 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.33%) DTV
8 1 (1.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 38 (50.67%) Windows
2 25 (33.33%) UNIX
3 19 (25.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (18.67%) Linux
6 9 (12.00%) Solaris
7 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (37.33%) Migration
2 18 (24.00%) Business Continuity
3 15 (20.00%) ERP
3 15 (20.00%) High Availability
4 13 (17.33%) Technical Architecture
5 11 (14.67%) ITIL
5 11 (14.67%) Change Control
6 9 (12.00%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.67%) Network Management
8 4 (5.33%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.33%) Service Management
8 4 (5.33%) Data Modelling
8 4 (5.33%) Information Security
8 4 (5.33%) Network Architecture
9 3 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.00%) Performance Testing
9 3 (4.00%) Load Testing
9 3 (4.00%) Asset Management
9 3 (4.00%) Project Management
10 2 (2.67%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.00%) SQL
2 7 (9.33%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.00%) VBScript
5 1 (1.33%) VB
5 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.67%) ISEB
4 2 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.67%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.33%) CCNP
5 1 (1.33%) CCNA
5 1 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) BS25999
2 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 17 (22.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (21.33%) Active Directory
3 10 (13.33%) XenApp
4 9 (12.00%) Hyper-V
4 9 (12.00%) VMware ESX
5 8 (10.67%) Terminal Services
5 8 (10.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 6 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (5.33%) Firmware
8 3 (4.00%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.67%) vSphere
9 2 (2.67%) XenServer
10 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.33%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) SCCM
2 5 (6.67%) OpenView
3 4 (5.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (4.00%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.33%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.33%) WSUS
5 1 (1.33%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.33%) EMC Navisphere
5 1 (1.33%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 26 (34.67%) Oracle
2 22 (29.33%) VMware
3 21 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 19 (25.33%) Cisco
5 16 (21.33%) SAP
6 12 (16.00%) EMC
6 12 (16.00%) Citrix
7 9 (12.00%) SolarWinds
8 8 (10.67%) Nortel
8 8 (10.67%) CheckPoint
8 8 (10.67%) HP
9 6 (8.00%) Veritas
10 5 (6.67%) Avaya
10 5 (6.67%) Veeam
11 4 (5.33%) NetApp
12 2 (2.67%) Symantec
13 1 (1.33%) Sophos
13 1 (1.33%) QAD
13 1 (1.33%) 3PAR
13 1 (1.33%) Acronis
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