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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 109 91 99
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +8
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 30 38 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.93% 1.34% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.84% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 20
Average daily rate
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£325 £575 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.47% +76.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £400 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £695 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.02 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-35.00% +42.85%
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
2358 2068 1982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.44% 73.02% 67.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1392 1059 1023
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 115 93
Average hourly rate £24.50 £25.77 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -2.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.67 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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 -13 11 £375 -31.81% 5
Cheshire -1 9 £400 -31.03% 4
Merseyside -2 5 £275 -31.25% 1
Lancashire -20 4 £325 -
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 24 (48.98%) Windows
1 24 (48.98%) Microsoft
2 14 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 13 (26.53%) SQL
3 13 (26.53%) SCCM
3 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (24.49%) HP
5 11 (22.45%) Cisco
5 11 (22.45%) DHCP
5 11 (22.45%) Migration
6 10 (20.41%) VMware
6 10 (20.41%) ITIL
7 9 (18.37%) Oracle
7 9 (18.37%) Replication
7 9 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (18.37%) PowerShell
7 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (16.33%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (16.33%) Clustering
8 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
8 8 (16.33%) CCNA
8 8 (16.33%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 7 (14.29%) Business Continuity
9 7 (14.29%) Service Management
9 7 (14.29%) Firewall
9 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (12.24%) Hyper-V
10 6 (12.24%) VLAN

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (10.20%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.12%) Documentum
2 3 (6.12%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.12%) IIS
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.04%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Office
2 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.45%) DHCP
2 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 7 (14.29%) Firewall
3 6 (12.24%) VLAN
3 6 (12.24%) DNS
3 6 (12.24%) WAN
4 5 (10.20%) LAN
4 5 (10.20%) MPLS
4 5 (10.20%) SAN
4 5 (10.20%) DMZ
4 5 (10.20%) NAS
5 4 (8.16%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (8.16%) EIGRP
6 3 (6.12%) Intranet
7 1 (2.04%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (2.04%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.12%) BODI
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.08%) PerformancePoint
4 2 (4.08%) TKPROF
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.04%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (4.08%) Toad
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Local Government
3 2 (4.08%) Publishing
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (18.37%) Analyst
2 6 (12.24%) DBA
3 5 (10.20%) Architect
3 5 (10.20%) Consultant
3 5 (10.20%) Network Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Wintel Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Administrator
5 3 (6.12%) SQL DBA
5 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Incident Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Operations Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Data Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.08%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) Middleware
2 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Replication
2 8 (16.33%) Clustering
3 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.08%) PKI
5 2 (4.08%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.04%) FMCG
6 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.98%) Windows
2 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (10.20%) Windows 2000
6 4 (8.16%) UNIX
7 3 (6.12%) HPUX
7 3 (6.12%) Solaris
7 3 (6.12%) Linux
8 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Migration
2 10 (20.41%) ITIL
3 8 (16.33%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (14.29%) Service Management
4 7 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 5 (10.20%) Configuration Management
5 5 (10.20%) Incident Management
5 5 (10.20%) High Availability
6 4 (8.16%) Change Control
6 4 (8.16%) Problem Management
6 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.16%) Change Management
6 4 (8.16%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.12%) Information Security
7 3 (6.12%) Time Management
7 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.12%) Data Protection
8 2 (4.08%) Data Migration
8 2 (4.08%) CAFM
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.53%) SQL
2 9 (18.37%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.16%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.08%) VBScript
4 2 (4.08%) VB
4 2 (4.08%) Perl
4 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.04%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) CCNA
1 8 (16.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) MCSE
3 2 (4.08%) ISACA
3 2 (4.08%) CCDA
3 2 (4.08%) CCDP
3 2 (4.08%) ISEB
3 2 (4.08%) CISSP
3 2 (4.08%) CISA
3 2 (4.08%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.04%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
1 3 (6.12%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.08%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.24%) Hyper-V
3 6 (12.24%) Firmware
4 5 (10.20%) DFS Replication
5 3 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (4.08%) UAG
Systems Management
1 13 (26.53%) SCCM
2 5 (10.20%) SCVMM
3 2 (4.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (4.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.04%) SCOM
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (2.04%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 24 (48.98%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.49%) HP
3 11 (22.45%) Cisco
4 10 (20.41%) VMware
5 9 (18.37%) Oracle
6 6 (12.24%) Dell
7 4 (8.16%) SAP
8 3 (6.12%) Business Objects
8 3 (6.12%) Compuware
8 3 (6.12%) Veritas
8 3 (6.12%) Remedy
8 3 (6.12%) Veeam
8 3 (6.12%) F5
9 2 (4.08%) BMC
9 2 (4.08%) Citrix
9 2 (4.08%) EMC
10 1 (2.04%) Nortel
10 1 (2.04%) Avaya
10 1 (2.04%) NetApp
10 1 (2.04%) Nokia
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