The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 29 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
England / North West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 133 116
Rank change year-on-year +29 -17  
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 34 31 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.15% 0.82% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.00% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 12
Median daily rate £368 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.12% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £313 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £480 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £386 £363
% change year-on-year -2.91% +6.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £66.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £43.28 £28.00
% change year-on-year +9.75% +54.57%  

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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2388 3085 2921
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 80.78% 82.07% 78.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5096 7691 6241
Median daily rate £413 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.60% +7.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 238 299
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.35% -16.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.79 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £55.73 £57.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.64% -6.66%  

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Disaster Recovery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Disaster Recovery in the North West

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Disaster Recovery in the North West

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery in the North West over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Disaster Recovery in the North West

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disaster Recovery in the North West

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Manchester +16 14 £331 -24.28% 5
Cheshire +24 9 £420 -1.17% 4
Lancashire +12 7 £400 -
Merseyside -5 4 £313 -28.57%
Disaster Recovery
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 North West region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 17 (29.31%) Microsoft
2 15 (25.86%) DNS
2 15 (25.86%) Data Centre
3 13 (22.41%) Cisco
3 13 (22.41%) ITIL
3 13 (22.41%) SC Cleared
3 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
4 12 (20.69%) Active Directory
5 11 (18.97%) Migration
5 11 (18.97%) Windows
6 10 (17.24%) PowerShell
6 10 (17.24%) Office 365
6 10 (17.24%) Business Continuity
7 9 (15.52%) MS Exchange
7 9 (15.52%) LAN
7 9 (15.52%) VPN
7 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (13.79%) VMware
8 8 (13.79%) Change Management
8 8 (13.79%) Service Management
8 8 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (12.07%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (12.07%) Firewall
9 7 (12.07%) Finance
9 7 (12.07%) MPLS
9 7 (12.07%) IBM
9 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
9 7 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (12.07%) Linux
10 6 (10.34%) SQL

Disaster Recovery
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 9 (15.52%) MS Exchange
2 8 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.45%) IIS
5 2 (3.45%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.72%) CMS
6 1 (1.72%) JBoss
6 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.24%) Office 365
2 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.90%) IaaS
4 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.45%) PaaS
4 2 (3.45%) SaaS
5 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.72%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.86%) DNS
2 9 (15.52%) LAN
2 9 (15.52%) VPN
3 7 (12.07%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (12.07%) Firewall
3 7 (12.07%) MPLS
3 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
4 6 (10.34%) DHCP
4 6 (10.34%) WAN
5 5 (8.62%) SSL
5 5 (8.62%) VLAN
6 4 (6.90%) BGP
6 4 (6.90%) Internet
6 4 (6.90%) Unified Communications
7 3 (5.17%) Network Security
7 3 (5.17%) OSPF
7 3 (5.17%) PBX
7 3 (5.17%) VoIP
8 2 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (3.45%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.45%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.45%) DB2
3 2 (3.45%) IDOL
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.72%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (1.72%) MySQL
4 1 (1.72%) OLAP
4 1 (1.72%) OLTP
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (12.07%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Banking
2 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.45%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Automotive
4 1 (1.72%) Billing
4 1 (1.72%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (20.69%) Analyst
2 5 (8.62%) DBA
2 5 (8.62%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (6.90%) Network Engineer
3 4 (6.90%) Telecoms Engineer
4 3 (5.17%) Architect
4 3 (5.17%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (5.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (5.17%) Data Analyst
4 3 (5.17%) Data Centre Analyst
5 2 (3.45%) Administrator
5 2 (3.45%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (3.45%) Consultant
5 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.45%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (3.45%) Project Manager
5 2 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (3.45%) SQL DBA
5 2 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (3.45%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) Middleware
2 1 (1.72%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.86%) Data Centre
2 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.62%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.62%) Replication
4 3 (5.17%) Mainframe
4 3 (5.17%) Smartphone
5 2 (3.45%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.45%) Clustering
5 2 (3.45%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (3.45%) NHS
5 2 (3.45%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.72%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.72%) PKI
6 1 (1.72%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) Windows
2 7 (12.07%) Linux
3 6 (10.34%) Windows Server
4 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.17%) Solaris
6 3 (5.17%) Unix
7 2 (3.45%) AIX
7 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.72%) CentOS
8 1 (1.72%) Debian
8 1 (1.72%) Fedora
8 1 (1.72%) HPUX
8 1 (1.72%) SUSE
8 1 (1.72%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.72%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) ITIL
2 11 (18.97%) Migration
3 10 (17.24%) Business Continuity
4 8 (13.79%) Change Management
4 8 (13.79%) Service Management
5 6 (10.34%) High Availability
6 4 (6.90%) Capacity Management
6 4 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (6.90%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.90%) DevOps
6 4 (6.90%) ITSM
6 4 (6.90%) Patch Management
6 4 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (6.90%) Project Management
6 4 (6.90%) Security Management
6 4 (6.90%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.17%) Application Virtualisation
7 3 (5.17%) Business Continuity Planning
7 3 (5.17%) Security Patching
7 3 (5.17%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.24%) PowerShell
2 6 (10.34%) SQL
3 3 (5.17%) VBScript
4 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.72%) C
5 1 (1.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (1.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (22.41%) SC Cleared
1 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (8.62%) CCNA
4 4 (6.90%) ISEB
4 4 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (5.17%) CCNP
6 2 (3.45%) CISSP
6 2 (3.45%) Degree
7 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.72%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) COBIT
2 1 (1.72%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.72%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.72%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.17%) vSphere
2 3 (5.17%) XenApp
3 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.72%) Firmware
4 1 (1.72%) NFS
4 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) SCCM
2 3 (5.17%) SCOM
2 3 (5.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.72%) Ansible
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.72%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.72%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.72%) Nagios
3 1 (1.72%) Puppet
3 1 (1.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.72%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.72%) WSUS
3 1 (1.72%) yum
Vendors
1 17 (29.31%) Microsoft
2 13 (22.41%) Cisco
3 8 (13.79%) VMware
4 7 (12.07%) IBM
5 6 (10.34%) Citrix
6 5 (8.62%) Symantec
7 3 (5.17%) Altiris
7 3 (5.17%) CommVault
7 3 (5.17%) NetApp
7 3 (5.17%) Wyse
8 2 (3.45%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.45%) Fortinet
8 2 (3.45%) HP
8 2 (3.45%) Intel
8 2 (3.45%) IronPort
8 2 (3.45%) JD Edwards
8 2 (3.45%) Oracle
8 2 (3.45%) Proofpoint
8 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.45%) RightFax
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