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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 92 74 82
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +8
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 26 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.15% 1.32% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 1.66% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £370 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +25.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £183 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £450 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £413 £365
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +13.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.09%
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
1824 1325 1216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 80.46% 79.25% 78.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1290 835 650
Average daily rate £375 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 25 49
Average hourly rate £15.30 £14.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.53% -56.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.99 £8.70 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -20 21 £300 -23.07% 7
Bradford -9 5 £288 +38.55% 1
Halifax - 1 - -
Wakefield - 1 - -
Disaster Recovery
Yorkshire

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (42.50%) SQL
2 16 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 11 (27.50%) ITIL
5 10 (25.00%) Windows
5 10 (25.00%) VMware
6 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
7 8 (20.00%) UNIX
7 8 (20.00%) SAN
7 8 (20.00%) Oracle
7 8 (20.00%) Ubuntu
8 6 (15.00%) Service Management
8 6 (15.00%) Workflow
8 6 (15.00%) Migration
8 6 (15.00%) XML
8 6 (15.00%) Linux
8 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
8 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (15.00%) Splunk
9 5 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
9 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
9 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
9 5 (12.50%) Solaris
9 5 (12.50%) MySQL
9 5 (12.50%) Shell Script
9 5 (12.50%) Project Management
9 5 (12.50%) HP

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.50%) Lync
3 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.50%) SAS
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) MS Office
3 2 (5.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) SAN
2 3 (7.50%) Firewall
3 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.00%) DNS
3 2 (5.00%) SSL
4 1 (2.50%) LDAP
4 1 (2.50%) LAN
4 1 (2.50%) WAN
4 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.50%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.50%) Network Security
4 1 (2.50%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 5 (12.50%) MySQL
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.50%) SQLPlus
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.50%) Base SAS
5 1 (2.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Subversion
1 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.00%) Selenium
2 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.50%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.50%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Law
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) DBA
2 7 (17.50%) SQL DBA
2 7 (17.50%) Consultant
3 6 (15.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 4 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Storage Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Storage Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Migration Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) QA Leader
6 2 (5.00%) Data Migration Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Data Centre Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Chief Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Data Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) XML
2 4 (10.00%) XSLT
3 3 (7.50%) .NET
4 2 (5.00%) WCF
4 2 (5.00%) Web Services
5 1 (2.50%) WF
5 1 (2.50%) REST
5 1 (2.50%) WSDL
5 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.50%) SOAP
5 1 (2.50%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Replication
1 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) EMC VMAX
2 3 (7.50%) NHS
3 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.50%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Statistics
3 1 (2.50%) Wiki
3 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Ubuntu
2 8 (20.00%) UNIX
3 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (15.00%) Linux
4 5 (12.50%) Solaris
5 4 (10.00%) CentOS
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) ITIL
2 6 (15.00%) Service Management
2 6 (15.00%) Workflow
2 6 (15.00%) Migration
3 5 (12.50%) Project Management
3 5 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.50%) Performance Management
5 3 (7.50%) BDD
5 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.00%) Procure-to-pay
6 2 (5.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Usability Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (5.00%) ATDD
6 2 (5.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) SQL
2 12 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 4 (10.00%) Python
5 4 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.00%) Perl
7 1 (2.50%) PHP
7 1 (2.50%) Java
7 1 (2.50%) VBA
7 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) CISSP
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.50%) CISA
4 1 (2.50%) CISM
4 1 (2.50%) MCTS
4 1 (2.50%) MCSE
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.50%) SLA
3 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Server
2 4 (10.00%) VirtualBox
3 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.50%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) NetBackup
1 3 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.50%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (2.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) VMware
2 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (20.00%) Oracle
4 6 (15.00%) Splunk
5 5 (12.50%) HP
6 4 (10.00%) NetApp
7 3 (7.50%) IBM
7 3 (7.50%) Brocade
7 3 (7.50%) EMC
8 1 (2.50%) Citrix
8 1 (2.50%) Dell
8 1 (2.50%) Siebel
8 1 (2.50%) Cisco
8 1 (2.50%) Sun
8 1 (2.50%) Veritas
8 1 (2.50%) Capita