The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 108 90 102
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +12
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 42 30 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.32% 1.25% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.63% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 7
Average daily rate
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£300 £370 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +64.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £188 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £393
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 £18.70 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -2.85%
Disaster Recovery
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2506 1839 1687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 78.68% 76.43% 75.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1754 1145 923
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £481 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 53 76
Average hourly rate £15.36 £15.39 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.19% -59.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.92 £10.20 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
West Yorkshire -21 27 £300 -18.91% 10
South Yorkshire -2 11 £275 -26.66% 2
North Yorkshire -4 3 £370 -
East Yorkshire - 3 £350 - 6
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 20 (32.79%) SQL Server
2 18 (29.51%) SQL
2 18 (29.51%) Windows
3 17 (27.87%) ITIL
4 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
5 14 (22.95%) SAN
6 13 (21.31%) VMware
7 12 (19.67%) Business Continuity
7 12 (19.67%) Project Management
7 12 (19.67%) T-SQL
8 11 (18.03%) Service Management
9 10 (16.39%) Oracle
9 10 (16.39%) Active Directory
9 10 (16.39%) Cisco
10 9 (14.75%) UNIX
10 9 (14.75%) Firewall
11 8 (13.11%) Ubuntu
11 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (11.48%) Replication
12 7 (11.48%) Business Continuity Planning
12 7 (11.48%) HP
12 7 (11.48%) WAN
12 7 (11.48%) TCP/IP
12 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
12 7 (11.48%) LAN
13 6 (9.84%) Linux
13 6 (9.84%) XML
13 6 (9.84%) NetApp
13 6 (9.84%) Shell Script
13 6 (9.84%) Workflow

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
1 5 (8.20%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.92%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.64%) Lync
5 1 (1.64%) SAS
5 1 (1.64%) IIS
5 1 (1.64%) Apache
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.56%) MS Office
3 2 (3.28%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.95%) SAN
2 9 (14.75%) Firewall
3 7 (11.48%) WAN
3 7 (11.48%) TCP/IP
3 7 (11.48%) LAN
4 5 (8.20%) MPLS
5 4 (6.56%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (6.56%) VLAN
5 4 (6.56%) VoIP
5 4 (6.56%) SSL
5 4 (6.56%) VPN
6 3 (4.92%) DNS
7 1 (1.64%) LDAP
7 1 (1.64%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.64%) Network Security
7 1 (1.64%) OpenVPN
7 1 (1.64%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.64%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) RDBMS
2 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (8.20%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.20%) MySQL
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.64%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.64%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.64%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Subversion
1 4 (6.56%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.28%) Selenium
2 2 (3.28%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.64%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.64%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.64%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.64%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (9.84%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.28%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Law
3 1 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (16.39%) DBA
2 8 (13.11%) SQL DBA
2 8 (13.11%) Consultant
3 7 (11.48%) Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) SQL Server DBA
5 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (6.56%) Author
5 4 (6.56%) Technical Author
5 4 (6.56%) Storage Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Storage Consultant
5 4 (6.56%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.28%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Network Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.84%) XML
2 4 (6.56%) XSLT
2 4 (6.56%) Web Services
3 3 (4.92%) .NET
4 2 (3.28%) WCF
5 1 (1.64%) WF
5 1 (1.64%) REST
5 1 (1.64%) WSDL
5 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.64%) SOAP
5 1 (1.64%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Replication
2 5 (8.20%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.56%) EMC VMAX
3 4 (6.56%) Clustering
4 3 (4.92%) NHS
4 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.92%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.28%) Life Science
5 2 (3.28%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.64%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.64%) Wiki
6 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.64%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.51%) Windows
2 9 (14.75%) UNIX
3 8 (13.11%) Ubuntu
3 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (9.84%) Linux
4 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.20%) Solaris
6 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (6.56%) CentOS
7 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.87%) ITIL
2 12 (19.67%) Project Management
2 12 (19.67%) Business Continuity
3 11 (18.03%) Service Management
4 7 (11.48%) Business Continuity Planning
5 6 (9.84%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (9.84%) Workflow
5 6 (9.84%) Migration
6 5 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.20%) Problem Management
7 4 (6.56%) Incident Management
7 4 (6.56%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.56%) Capacity Management
7 4 (6.56%) Performance Management
7 4 (6.56%) Data Protection
8 3 (4.92%) BDD
8 3 (4.92%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.51%) SQL
2 12 (19.67%) T-SQL
3 6 (9.84%) Shell Script
3 6 (9.84%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.56%) PL/SQL
4 4 (6.56%) Python
5 2 (3.28%) Perl
6 1 (1.64%) PHP
6 1 (1.64%) Java
6 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) MCSE
3 2 (3.28%) CISSP
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.28%) MCTS
4 1 (1.64%) MCITP
4 1 (1.64%) CISA
4 1 (1.64%) CISM
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.64%) CCNA
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.64%) SLA
3 1 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (16.39%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.20%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.56%) SRDF
4 4 (6.56%) VirtualBox
4 4 (6.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.92%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.64%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (1.64%) Nessus
3 1 (1.64%) WSUS
3 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
2 13 (21.31%) VMware
3 10 (16.39%) Oracle
3 10 (16.39%) Cisco
4 7 (11.48%) HP
5 6 (9.84%) NetApp
5 6 (9.84%) Splunk
6 5 (8.20%) IBM
7 4 (6.56%) EMC
7 4 (6.56%) Brocade
8 2 (3.28%) Citrix
9 1 (1.64%) Veritas
9 1 (1.64%) Veeam
9 1 (1.64%) AppSense
9 1 (1.64%) Capita
9 1 (1.64%) Siebel
9 1 (1.64%) Dell
9 1 (1.64%) Sun