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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 76 63
Rank change year-on-year +28 -13  
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 9 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.41% 0.65% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 0.78% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 7
Median daily rate £420 £425 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £340 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £66.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £43.28 £27.25
% change year-on-year -17.97% +58.82%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 535 769 821
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 83.86% 83.86% 84.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 560 498
Median daily rate £406 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 31
Median hourly rate £32.00 £26.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.62% +52.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £62.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Disaster Recovery as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +23 4 £275 -35.29% 3
Knutsford - 1 £500 - 1
Disaster Recovery
North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 (38.46%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Business Continuity
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) High Availability
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
3 3 (23.08%) Information Security
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 3 (23.08%) Symantec
3 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity Management
4 2 (15.38%) Replication
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) BGP
4 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery

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 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) IaaS
2 2 (15.38%) Office 365
2 2 (15.38%) PaaS
2 2 (15.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) BGP
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (15.38%) VPN
1 2 (15.38%) Wireless
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) H.323
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) MPLS
2 1 (7.69%) OSPF
2 1 (7.69%) PSTN
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
2 1 (7.69%) VoIP
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (7.69%) OLAP
4 1 (7.69%) OLTP
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) DBA
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) SQL DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) ETL Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
3 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (15.38%) Public Cloud
3 2 (15.38%) Replication
4 1 (7.69%) Clustering
4 1 (7.69%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Business Continuity
1 4 (30.77%) High Availability
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity Management
3 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
3 2 (15.38%) Database Mirroring
3 2 (15.38%) Identity Management
3 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) BCP
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) ETL
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CISSP
3 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (7.69%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (7.69%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (7.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (7.69%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Symantec
4 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper
5 1 (7.69%) McAfee
5 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
5 1 (7.69%) RedGate