The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 25 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 39 31
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8  
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 4 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.21% 1.53% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.85% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Median daily rate £313 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% -7.89%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Merseyside with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 268 271 271
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 81.21% 82.87% 70.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 157 132
Median daily rate £425 £378 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.58% -19.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £18.80 £51.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.19% -63.61%  
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 Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Merseyside

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery in Merseyside over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Disaster Recovery in Merseyside

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Merseyside

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 25 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
Liverpool -2 3 £325 -25.71%
Prescot - 1 £300 -
Disaster Recovery
North West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 3 (42.86%) VBScript
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) AdminStudio
1 3 (42.86%) Wyse
1 3 (42.86%) Altiris
1 3 (42.86%) Application Packaging
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
1 3 (42.86%) Software Distribution
1 3 (42.86%) Patch Management
1 3 (42.86%) Application Virtualisation
1 3 (42.86%) Task Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
2 2 (28.57%) Release Management
2 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Security Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) SMS
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery

Disaster Recovery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) SMS
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Business Process Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Process Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
1 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Application Packaging
1 3 (42.86%) Application Virtualisation
1 3 (42.86%) Patch Management
1 3 (42.86%) Software Distribution
1 3 (42.86%) Task Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
2 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Release Management
2 2 (28.57%) Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Document Management
3 1 (14.29%) MOF
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
1 3 (42.86%) VBScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) HP SIM
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Altiris
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Wyse
2 1 (14.29%) VMware