The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 39 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 4 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.97% 2.43% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 4.13% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 6
Average daily rate
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£306 £280 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -25.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £216 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £308 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £17.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+88.57% -38.59%
Disaster Recovery
Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
311 218 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 75.30% 58.76% 67.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 112 137
Average daily rate £325 £313 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £180 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 19
Average hourly rate £15.73 £25.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.10% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.69 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the South Yorkshire region.

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
Sheffield -3 2 £338 +24.19% 2
Doncaster - - - -
Disaster Recovery
Yorkshire

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) BCP
2 2 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) CLARiiON
2 2 (33.33%) EMC Navisphere
2 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris
2 2 (33.33%) JBoss
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) EMC
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
2 2 (33.33%) McAfee
2 2 (33.33%) ZABBIX
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 2 (33.33%) JBoss
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) OLAP
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) DBA
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) SQL DBA
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Storage Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Solaris
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) BCP
2 2 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
1 2 (33.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) EMC Navisphere
1 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 2 (33.33%) SCOM
1 2 (33.33%) ZABBIX
1 2 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) EMC
1 2 (33.33%) NetApp
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 2 (33.33%) Symantec
1 2 (33.33%) McAfee
1 2 (33.33%) VMware