The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire 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 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank - 11 -
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire - 4.00% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 5.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £385 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+15.64% +1.37%
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
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
54 35 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 68.35% 70.00% 70.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 22 21
Average daily rate £325 £357 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.83% -20.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £300 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.30% -31.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.05 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.75 £30.45 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

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 Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 19 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.

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Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Worcester - - - -
Disaster Recovery
West Midlands

Disaster Recovery
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) MAILsweeper
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Software Distribution

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP