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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 114 144 115
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -29
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 36 27 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.03% 0.60% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 0.74% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 5
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £675 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £54.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +208.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £19.00 £21.65
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -12.24%
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
2904 3669 2419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.00% 81.99% 75.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1863 2304 1386
Median daily rate £401 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £289 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 141 112
Median hourly rate £24.00 £37.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.13% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.46 £56.97 £78.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 September 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 September 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 20 £463 -31.48% 7
Cheshire +12 6 £525 +16.66% 3
Merseyside +5 4 £448 -0.55% 1
Lancashire +22 3 £288 +5.50%
Cumbria +13 2 £375 -
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 23 (34.33%) Data Centre
2 15 (22.39%) Security Cleared
3 14 (20.90%) Windows
4 12 (17.91%) Active Directory
4 12 (17.91%) SC Cleared
5 11 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (16.42%) Unix
5 11 (16.42%) VMware
5 11 (16.42%) Windows Server
6 10 (14.93%) Oracle
6 10 (14.93%) HP
7 9 (13.43%) SQL
7 9 (13.43%) Business Continuity
7 9 (13.43%) Finance
7 9 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (13.43%) High Availability
8 8 (11.94%) ITIL
8 8 (11.94%) Linux
8 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
8 8 (11.94%) WAN
8 8 (11.94%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (10.45%) Solaris
9 7 (10.45%) IBM
9 7 (10.45%) Citrix
9 7 (10.45%) SAN
9 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
9 7 (10.45%) Migration
9 7 (10.45%) Change Management
9 7 (10.45%) Configuration Management
9 7 (10.45%) Project 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 3 (4.48%) Apache
1 3 (4.48%) WebLogic
1 3 (4.48%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.99%) GlassFish
2 2 (2.99%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (2.99%) JBoss
2 2 (2.99%) Liferay
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.99%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (2.99%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.49%) IIS
3 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Markit EDM
2 2 (2.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.99%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) WAN
2 7 (10.45%) SAN
3 6 (8.96%) DHCP
3 6 (8.96%) DNS
3 6 (8.96%) LAN
3 6 (8.96%) VoIP
4 4 (5.97%) Firewall
5 3 (4.48%) IPsec
5 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.99%) BIG-IP
6 2 (2.99%) DMZ
6 2 (2.99%) HTTP
6 2 (2.99%) Internet
6 2 (2.99%) SNMP
6 2 (2.99%) VPN
7 1 (1.49%) Intranet
7 1 (1.49%) PBX
7 1 (1.49%) SSL
7 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) DB2
3 4 (5.97%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.99%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.99%) SAP BW
5 2 (2.99%) SAP HANA
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.49%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.99%) Introscope
3 1 (1.49%) JMeter
3 1 (1.49%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.49%) LoadUI
3 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (13.43%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.48%) Banking
4 2 (2.99%) Local Government
4 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.49%) Electronics
5 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (28.36%) Architect
2 11 (16.42%) DBA
2 11 (16.42%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (8.96%) Consultant
3 6 (8.96%) Programme Manager
4 5 (7.46%) SQL DBA
5 4 (5.97%) Data Centre Manager
5 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (5.97%) Mainframe DBA
5 4 (5.97%) Network Architect
5 4 (5.97%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.97%) Wintel Support
6 3 (4.48%) Administrator
6 3 (4.48%) Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Data Architect
6 3 (4.48%) Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery Manager
6 3 (4.48%) SSIS Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.48%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) Middleware
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (2.99%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.49%) JSON
3 1 (1.49%) SOAP
3 1 (1.49%) Web Services
3 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (34.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.96%) Mainframe
3 5 (7.46%) Clustering
3 5 (7.46%) Replication
4 4 (5.97%) HP Storage
5 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.99%) IVR
6 2 (2.99%) LPAR
6 2 (2.99%) PKI
7 1 (1.49%) AS400
7 1 (1.49%) Life Science
7 1 (1.49%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.90%) Windows
2 11 (16.42%) Unix
2 11 (16.42%) Windows Server
3 8 (11.94%) Linux
4 7 (10.45%) Solaris
4 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (8.96%) AIX
6 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (7.46%) zOS
7 4 (5.97%) HPUX
7 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (4.48%) SUSE
8 3 (4.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.49%) OS/400
9 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.43%) Business Continuity
1 9 (13.43%) High Availability
1 9 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (11.94%) ITIL
2 8 (11.94%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (10.45%) Change Management
3 7 (10.45%) Configuration Management
3 7 (10.45%) Migration
3 7 (10.45%) Project Management
4 6 (8.96%) Data Modelling
4 6 (8.96%) Problem Management
4 6 (8.96%) Supplier Management
4 6 (8.96%) TOGAF
5 5 (7.46%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (7.46%) Data Centre Operations
6 4 (5.97%) Service Management
7 3 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.48%) CRM
7 3 (4.48%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.48%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.43%) SQL
2 5 (7.46%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.97%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.48%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.49%) C++
5 1 (1.49%) Java
5 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (22.39%) Security Cleared
2 12 (17.91%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.49%) Degree
3 1 (1.49%) MCITP
3 1 (1.49%) MCP
3 1 (1.49%) MCSA
3 1 (1.49%) MCSE
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.49%) QA
1 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (17.91%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.46%) Firmware
4 4 (5.97%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.99%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (2.99%) XenApp
5 2 (2.99%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.49%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) SCCM
2 3 (4.48%) Puppet
3 2 (2.99%) CA Wily
3 2 (2.99%) Control-M
3 2 (2.99%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (2.99%) nmon
3 2 (2.99%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.99%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.49%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.49%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Statspack
4 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (16.42%) VMware
2 10 (14.93%) HP
2 10 (14.93%) Oracle
3 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.45%) Citrix
4 7 (10.45%) IBM
5 4 (5.97%) Bloomberg
5 4 (5.97%) Reuters
6 3 (4.48%) Dell
6 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.48%) SAP
6 3 (4.48%) Sun
7 2 (2.99%) BMC
7 2 (2.99%) CA
7 2 (2.99%) EMC
7 2 (2.99%) Endeca
7 2 (2.99%) F5
7 2 (2.99%) Remedy
8 1 (1.49%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds
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