The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Disaster Recovery
Rank 79 89 65
Rank change year-on-year +10 -24  
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 9 4 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.89% 0.29% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.34% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 20
Median daily rate £400 £345 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% +5.74%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £375 £388
% change year-on-year -1.00% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £48.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -54.16% +45.45%  

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 Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 862 1183 1011
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 84.84% 84.86% 86.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 839 679
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 16
Median hourly rate £14.93 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.84% -27.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £10.20 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.46 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Leeds

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Leeds

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 11 (57.89%) SQL
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (36.84%) VMware
3 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
4 6 (31.58%) Unix
4 6 (31.58%) Change Management
4 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
5 5 (26.32%) AWK
5 5 (26.32%) DB2 UDB
5 5 (26.32%) DB2
5 5 (26.32%) ETL
5 5 (26.32%) OLTP
5 5 (26.32%) NetApp
5 5 (26.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (26.32%) HACMP
5 5 (26.32%) High Availability
5 5 (26.32%) Replication
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
6 4 (21.05%) Avaya
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.79%) Migration
7 3 (15.79%) Firewall
7 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.79%) Citrix
7 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
7 3 (15.79%) Private Cloud
7 3 (15.79%) IDERA

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 (10.53%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) CloudStack
2 1 (5.26%) JBoss
2 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) SMS
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) DB2
2 5 (26.32%) DB2 UDB
2 5 (26.32%) OLTP
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) GitLab
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) DBA
2 7 (36.84%) Administrator
3 5 (26.32%) DB2 DBA
4 4 (21.05%) DB2 Administrator
4 4 (21.05%) Engineering Manager
4 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
4 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Change Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) HACMP
1 5 (26.32%) Replication
2 3 (15.79%) Private Cloud
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (10.53%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Unix
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.53%) Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (31.58%) Change Management
2 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
3 5 (26.32%) ETL
3 5 (26.32%) High Availability
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.26%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (5.26%) Statistics
6 1 (5.26%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) AWK
3 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.53%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) Korn
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) vSphere
1 1 (5.26%) Xen
1 1 (5.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.53%) Puppet
3 1 (5.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) VMware
2 5 (26.32%) NetApp
3 4 (21.05%) Avaya
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) IDERA
4 3 (15.79%) RedGate
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle
6 1 (5.26%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat