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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 76 80 107
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +27
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 20 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.18% 1.22% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 1.59% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 7
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£360 £219 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.57% -34.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £173 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £381 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £371 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.78% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -14.44%
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
1304 1198 1443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 76.75% 77.04% 74.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 838 646 795
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £363
% change year-on-year
+0.53% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 47 35
Average hourly rate £11.13 £35.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.21% +118.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.10 £14.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +12 12 £380 - 9
Bradford 0 3 £208 -5.14% 2
Cleckheaton - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Disaster Recovery
Yorkshire

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 21 (38.18%) SQL
1 21 (38.18%) Windows
2 18 (32.73%) VMware
3 15 (27.27%) Business Continuity
4 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
5 12 (21.82%) ITIL
5 12 (21.82%) SAN
6 11 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 11 (20.00%) HP
6 11 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (20.00%) High Availability
7 10 (18.18%) T-SQL
7 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 10 (18.18%) Service Management
7 10 (18.18%) Finance
8 9 (16.36%) Service Delivery
8 9 (16.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (16.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (16.36%) ISTQB
8 9 (16.36%) QA
9 8 (14.55%) SLA
10 7 (12.73%) UNIX
10 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (12.73%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (10.91%) Clustering
11 6 (10.91%) Data Modelling
12 5 (9.09%) WAN
12 5 (9.09%) Linux
12 5 (9.09%) Internet
12 5 (9.09%) Information Security

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Office
2 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.82%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.82%) SAN
2 5 (9.09%) Internet
2 5 (9.09%) WAN
2 5 (9.09%) VLAN
3 4 (7.27%) LAN
3 4 (7.27%) VoIP
3 4 (7.27%) MPLS
4 1 (1.82%) Firewall
4 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.82%) Network Security
4 1 (1.82%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (16.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.82%) LoadRunner
General
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (21.82%) Analyst
2 10 (18.18%) Service Manager
2 10 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 9 (16.36%) DBA
4 8 (14.55%) SQL DBA
4 8 (14.55%) Services Delivery Manager
4 8 (14.55%) Delivery Manager
5 7 (12.73%) SQL Server DBA
6 5 (9.09%) Administrator
7 4 (7.27%) Information Manager
7 4 (7.27%) Information Security Manager
7 4 (7.27%) Security Manager
8 3 (5.45%) IT Services Manager
8 3 (5.45%) VMWare Administrator
8 3 (5.45%) Storage Administrator
8 3 (5.45%) Tester
9 2 (3.64%) Architect
9 2 (3.64%) Consultant
9 2 (3.64%) Data Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (3.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Clustering
2 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.45%) Replication
4 2 (3.64%) NHS
4 2 (3.64%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.82%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.18%) Windows
2 7 (12.73%) UNIX
3 5 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) Business Continuity
2 12 (21.82%) ITIL
3 11 (20.00%) High Availability
4 10 (18.18%) Service Management
5 9 (16.36%) Service Delivery
6 7 (12.73%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (10.91%) Data Modelling
8 5 (9.09%) Information Security
8 5 (9.09%) Data Architecture
9 4 (7.27%) Risk Analysis
9 4 (7.27%) Supplier Management
9 4 (7.27%) Data Security
10 3 (5.45%) Risk Management
10 3 (5.45%) Test Scripting
10 3 (5.45%) Capacity Management
11 2 (3.64%) Data Protection
11 2 (3.64%) Performance Testing
11 2 (3.64%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce
11 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.18%) SQL
2 10 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.45%) Python
4 2 (3.64%) VB
4 2 (3.64%) C#
4 2 (3.64%) C++
4 2 (3.64%) Java
5 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) ISTQB
2 4 (7.27%) CCNA
2 4 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (5.45%) CISSP
3 3 (5.45%) VCAP
4 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.36%) QA
2 8 (14.55%) SLA
3 4 (7.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (7.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (5.45%) BS25999
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.45%) vSphere
2 3 (5.45%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (32.73%) VMware
2 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
3 11 (20.00%) HP
4 4 (7.27%) Cisco
5 3 (5.45%) Dell
6 2 (3.64%) Splunk
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle
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