The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland 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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 26 19 26
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.10% 1.90% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 3.13% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £358 £370
% change year-on-year
+11.88% -3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +42.85%
Disaster Recovery
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
102 64 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 71.33% 60.95% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 30 48
Average daily rate £300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Northern Ireland region.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -9 3 £350 +33.33% 1
Disaster Recovery
UK

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Infoblox
2 2 (50.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (25.00%) Jython

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) FileNet
1 1 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) OOP
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) Infoblox
1 2 (50.00%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos
2 1 (25.00%) IBM