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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 113 117 89
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -28
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 21 17 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.66% 0.58% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.80% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 30
Average daily rate
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£400 £334 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.76% -10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £290 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £429 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -49.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.65 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.02% +2.63%
Disaster Recovery
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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
2330 2120 2237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 72.99% 71.94% 65.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1332 1072 1182
Average daily rate £375 £333 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £237 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 113 111
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.54 £26.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.09% -13.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.25 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £50.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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 10 £725 +87.09% 10
Cheshire +3 5 £400 +25.00% 3
Merseyside +1 4 - - 3
Lancashire -15 2 £325 +8.33% 2
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 21 (51.22%) Windows
2 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
3 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
3 11 (26.83%) Cisco
3 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (24.39%) SAN
4 10 (24.39%) SQL
4 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
5 9 (21.95%) WAN
5 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (19.51%) SCCM
6 8 (19.51%) DHCP
6 8 (19.51%) LAN
6 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
6 8 (19.51%) DNS
6 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (19.51%) Business Continuity
7 7 (17.07%) VMware
7 7 (17.07%) Clustering
7 7 (17.07%) ITIL
7 7 (17.07%) Backup Exec
8 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
8 6 (14.63%) Linux
9 5 (12.20%) Firewall
9 5 (12.20%) Wireless
9 5 (12.20%) Finance
9 5 (12.20%) Replication
9 5 (12.20%) IIS
9 5 (12.20%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
2 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (12.20%) IIS
4 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
4 4 (9.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.88%) NetWeaver
6 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (4.88%) TrackWise
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) SAN
2 9 (21.95%) WAN
3 8 (19.51%) DHCP
3 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
3 8 (19.51%) LAN
3 8 (19.51%) DNS
4 5 (12.20%) Firewall
4 5 (12.20%) Wireless
5 4 (9.76%) IPsec
5 4 (9.76%) VPN
5 4 (9.76%) NAS
6 2 (4.88%) VLAN
6 2 (4.88%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (4.88%) Internet
7 1 (2.44%) BGP
7 1 (2.44%) DMZ
7 1 (2.44%) Intranet
7 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.44%) HTTP
7 1 (2.44%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) DB2
3 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.44%) DTS
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.88%) Publishing
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (14.63%) Analyst
2 4 (9.76%) Architect
2 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (7.32%) DBA
3 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
3 3 (7.32%) Consultant
3 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Service Operations Manager
4 2 (4.88%) Validation Specialist
4 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Storage Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) SAP Manager
4 2 (4.88%) Service Continuity Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) Network Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (4.88%) Service Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) Technical Manager
4 2 (4.88%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Clustering
2 5 (12.20%) Firmware
2 5 (12.20%) Replication
3 2 (4.88%) CLARiiON
3 2 (4.88%) EMC Centera
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.88%) SCADA
3 2 (4.88%) FMCG
3 2 (4.88%) Symmetrix DMX
3 2 (4.88%) SWIFT
3 2 (4.88%) PKI
4 1 (2.44%) Statistics
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (51.22%) Windows
2 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (14.63%) Linux
6 5 (12.20%) UNIX
7 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Business Continuity
2 7 (17.07%) ITIL
3 4 (9.76%) CRM
3 4 (9.76%) Information Security
3 4 (9.76%) Data Protection
3 4 (9.76%) Change Control
4 3 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (7.32%) Change Management
4 3 (7.32%) Service Management
5 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.88%) ERP
5 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
5 2 (4.88%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.88%) Supplier Management
5 2 (4.88%) Identity Management
5 2 (4.88%) Information Security Management
5 2 (4.88%) Security Management
5 2 (4.88%) Risk Management
5 2 (4.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.88%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) CISSP
1 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (7.32%) CISA
2 2 (4.88%) CCNP
2 2 (4.88%) CCNA
2 2 (4.88%) ISEB
2 2 (4.88%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) ISACA
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) CISM
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.88%) COBIT
1 2 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.20%) Hyper-V
3 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.32%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (2.44%) XenApp
5 1 (2.44%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) SCCM
2 7 (17.07%) Backup Exec
3 5 (12.20%) SCOM
4 4 (9.76%) SCSM
5 3 (7.32%) NetBackup
5 3 (7.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (4.88%) HP SIM
6 2 (4.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.83%) Cisco
3 7 (17.07%) VMware
4 5 (12.20%) EMC
4 5 (12.20%) SAP
5 4 (9.76%) HP
5 4 (9.76%) Avaya
5 4 (9.76%) Remedy
5 4 (9.76%) 3PAR
6 3 (7.32%) NetApp
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle
6 3 (7.32%) Citrix
7 2 (4.88%) BMC
7 2 (4.88%) Infor
7 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.44%) F5
8 1 (2.44%) Nortel
8 1 (2.44%) Dell
8 1 (2.44%) Nokia
8 1 (2.44%) Symantec
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