The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 78 77 105
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +28
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 22 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.33% 1.15% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 1.46% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 7
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£380 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £394 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+15.06% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.80 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.79% +2.63%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1277 1167 1462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.21% 78.74% 77.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 794 636 788
Average daily rate £355 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 41 35
Average hourly rate £13.50 £36.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.26% +116.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £14.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
Leeds +5 15 £390 +0.64% 9
Bradford -5 3 £208 -39.63%
Cleckheaton - - - -
Halifax - - - - 1
Knottingley - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 1
Disaster Recovery
Yorkshire

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 17 (34.00%) Business Continuity
2 15 (30.00%) ITIL
3 14 (28.00%) Windows
3 14 (28.00%) VMware
4 12 (24.00%) Service Delivery
5 11 (22.00%) SQL
5 11 (22.00%) Service Management
6 9 (18.00%) Finance
6 9 (18.00%) UNIX
7 8 (16.00%) HP
7 8 (16.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (16.00%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (16.00%) High Availability
8 6 (12.00%) ISTQB
8 6 (12.00%) QA
9 5 (10.00%) VLAN
9 5 (10.00%) Information Security
9 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (10.00%) SAN
9 5 (10.00%) Project Management
9 5 (10.00%) WAN
9 5 (10.00%) Cisco
9 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (10.00%) Capacity Management
10 4 (8.00%) LAN
10 4 (8.00%) VoIP
10 4 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (8.00%) Internet
10 4 (8.00%) CCNA

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 (4.00%) Apache
1 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (4.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) WAN
1 5 (10.00%) SAN
1 5 (10.00%) VLAN
2 4 (8.00%) Internet
2 4 (8.00%) MPLS
2 4 (8.00%) LAN
2 4 (8.00%) VoIP
3 2 (4.00%) HTTP
4 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.00%) Firewall
4 1 (2.00%) Network Security
4 1 (2.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (4.00%) Subversion
2 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Banking
2 2 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 9 (18.00%) Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 8 (16.00%) Delivery Manager
4 7 (14.00%) Test Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Information Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Information Security Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Security Manager
6 3 (6.00%) IT Services Manager
6 3 (6.00%) DBA
6 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Tester
7 2 (4.00%) Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (4.00%) SQL DBA
7 2 (4.00%) Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (4.00%) Web Services
2 2 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.00%) Clustering
2 2 (4.00%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) NHS
3 1 (2.00%) Statistics
3 1 (2.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.00%) Windows
2 9 (18.00%) UNIX
3 3 (6.00%) Linux
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) Business Continuity
2 15 (30.00%) ITIL
3 12 (24.00%) Service Delivery
4 11 (22.00%) Service Management
5 8 (16.00%) High Availability
6 5 (10.00%) Capacity Management
6 5 (10.00%) Project Management
6 5 (10.00%) Information Security
7 4 (8.00%) Supplier Management
7 4 (8.00%) Data Security
7 4 (8.00%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (8.00%) Performance Testing
8 3 (6.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (6.00%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.00%) B2B
9 2 (4.00%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.00%) Data Modelling
9 2 (4.00%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (6.00%) Python
3 2 (4.00%) Ruby
3 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.00%) VB
3 2 (4.00%) C#
3 2 (4.00%) C++
3 2 (4.00%) Java
4 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (8.00%) CCNA
2 4 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.00%) CISSP
4 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) QA
2 4 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (6.00%) BS25999
3 3 (6.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) vSphere
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.00%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) VMware
2 8 (16.00%) HP
3 5 (10.00%) Cisco
3 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.00%) Splunk
4 2 (4.00%) IBM
4 2 (4.00%) JBoss
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle
5 1 (2.00%) Dell
5 1 (2.00%) Actimize
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