Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Disaster Recovery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Disaster Recovery
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 82 98
Rank change year-on-year -5 +16 -11
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 8 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.60% 1.03% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 1.19% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 13
Cheshire median daily rate £363 £363 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.81% -0.63%
10th Percentile £279 £295 £273
90th Percentile £456 £538 £475
North West median daily rate £410 £369 £350
% change year-on-year +11.19% +5.36% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate £24.00 - -
North West median hourly rate £22.35 - £54.00

Disaster Recovery is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1125 1257 1752
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 83.77% 86.04% 84.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 901 1155
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £263 £249 £275
90th Percentile £619 £613 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 31 57
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.76% +12.14% -2.94%
10th Percentile £11.03 £13.00 £12.74
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.75 £35.00
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
% change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +69.56%

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Disaster Recovery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Disaster Recovery in Cheshire

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Cheshire

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Disaster Recovery in Cheshire

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Cheshire

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +8 2 £338 +12.50% 1
Crewe - 1 - -
Runcorn - 1 £375 - 1
Disaster Recovery
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) Symantec
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (25.00%) EMC
4 2 (25.00%) Replication
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (25.00%) Office 365
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) NAS

Disaster Recovery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (12.50%) IaaS
3 1 (12.50%) PaaS
3 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) LDAP
2 1 (12.50%) MPLS
2 1 (12.50%) NAS
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (12.50%) OLAP
2 1 (12.50%) OLTP
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) SSDT
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Local Government
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) AWS Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Security Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (25.00%) Identity Management
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) BCP
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (12.50%) Data Security
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) ITSM
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) Security Management
2 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CISM
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) COBIT
1 1 (12.50%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (12.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (12.50%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) EMC
3 2 (25.00%) Symantec
4 1 (12.50%) Avaya
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) Dell Compellent
4 1 (12.50%) EqualLogic
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) RedGate
4 1 (12.50%) Veeam