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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Disaster Recovery
England / North West
Rank 111 116 109
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 23 33 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.88% 0.89% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.08% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 9
Median daily rate £356 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £402 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £365 £385
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -5.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £54.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +191.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £51.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-59.31% +168.42%

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
2155 3066 2591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.10% 82.38% 78.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1363 1856 1498
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 135 111
Median hourly rate £42.48 £38.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.77% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.70 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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
Manchester +10 10 £350 +16.66% 8
Lancashire +9 8 £408 +8.66%
Merseyside -5 3 £400 +6.66%
Cheshire +20 2 £336 -18.48% 1
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 19 (35.19%) Business Continuity
2 17 (31.48%) ITIL
3 16 (29.63%) Windows
4 14 (25.93%) Data Centre
5 13 (24.07%) Migration
5 13 (24.07%) Service Management
5 13 (24.07%) Change Management
6 12 (22.22%) SQL
7 11 (20.37%) Linux
7 11 (20.37%) Problem Management
7 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
8 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
9 9 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 9 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 9 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (14.81%) Windows Server
10 8 (14.81%) Release Management
10 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
11 7 (12.96%) ITSM
11 7 (12.96%) Finance
11 7 (12.96%) High Availability
12 6 (11.11%) PowerShell
12 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (11.11%) Database Mirroring
12 6 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
12 6 (11.11%) Oracle Database
12 6 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (11.11%) Replication
12 6 (11.11%) Service Delivery

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 (9.26%) IIS
1 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) IaaS
1 4 (7.41%) Office 365
2 3 (5.56%) PaaS
2 3 (5.56%) SaaS
3 2 (3.70%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) DNS
1 3 (5.56%) Firewall
2 2 (3.70%) LAN
2 2 (3.70%) WAN
3 1 (1.85%) SAN
3 1 (1.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 5 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.70%) MySQL
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.85%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.85%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.85%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.70%) JMeter
2 2 (3.70%) LoadRunner
2 2 (3.70%) LoadUI
2 2 (3.70%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (12.96%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Local Government
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (16.67%) Analyst
2 7 (12.96%) DBA
3 6 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 6 (11.11%) SQL DBA
4 5 (9.26%) Architect
4 5 (9.26%) Service Manager
5 4 (7.41%) Administrator
5 4 (7.41%) Network Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Data Centre Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Data Migration Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery Project Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Service Planning Manager
6 3 (5.56%) SQL Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Strategy Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) Web Services
2 2 (3.70%) JSON
2 2 (3.70%) SOAP
2 2 (3.70%) XML
3 1 (1.85%) .NET
3 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) Data Centre
2 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.11%) Replication
4 3 (5.56%) Tandem
5 1 (1.85%) Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.85%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.85%) Life Science
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) PKI
5 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.63%) Windows
2 11 (20.37%) Linux
3 8 (14.81%) Windows Server
4 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (9.26%) Unix
6 3 (5.56%) VME
7 2 (3.70%) AIX
7 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.85%) HPUX
8 1 (1.85%) Solaris
8 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) Business Continuity
2 17 (31.48%) ITIL
3 13 (24.07%) Change Management
3 13 (24.07%) Migration
3 13 (24.07%) Service Management
4 11 (20.37%) Problem Management
5 9 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (14.81%) Release Management
7 7 (12.96%) High Availability
7 7 (12.96%) ITSM
8 6 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
8 6 (11.11%) Database Mirroring
8 6 (11.11%) ETL
8 6 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (11.11%) Project Management
8 6 (11.11%) Service Delivery
9 5 (9.26%) Capacity Management
9 5 (9.26%) Configuration Management
9 5 (9.26%) Security Management
10 4 (7.41%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) SQL
2 6 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 5 (9.26%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.70%) C#
5 1 (1.85%) C++
5 1 (1.85%) Java
5 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.85%) CISSP
3 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.85%) vSphere
3 1 (1.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (5.56%) SCOM
3 1 (1.85%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (1.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) Oracle
3 4 (7.41%) arcserve
3 4 (7.41%) IBM
3 4 (7.41%) VMware
4 3 (5.56%) Fujitsu
4 3 (5.56%) ICL
5 1 (1.85%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco
5 1 (1.85%) Citrix
5 1 (1.85%) CommVault
5 1 (1.85%) HP
5 1 (1.85%) Intel
5 1 (1.85%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.85%) IronPort
5 1 (1.85%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.85%) NetApp
5 1 (1.85%) Reuters
5 1 (1.85%) RightFax
5 1 (1.85%) Sun
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