Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 40 27
Rank change year-on-year -43 -13 +5
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.80% 0.33% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.43% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £345 - -
UK median daily rate £400 £413 £388
% change year-on-year -3.03% +6.45% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £23.29 £27.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year -14.54% +43.42% -16.48%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 564 234 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 89.81% 78.26% 71.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 137 57
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% +10.77% +1.56%
10th Percentile £303 £140 £102
90th Percentile £500 £438 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 2
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.75% -6.56% +17.31%
10th Percentile £10.45 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £23.75 £35.00 £16.38
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.08% +6.67% +18.42%

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Disaster Recovery in Northern Ireland

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Northern Ireland

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland 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
County Antrim - 1 - - 1
Disaster Recovery
UK

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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Legal
2 4 (80.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (80.00%) NAS
2 4 (80.00%) Skype for Business
2 4 (80.00%) CyberTech
2 4 (80.00%) ServiceNow
2 4 (80.00%) NetBackup
2 4 (80.00%) PKI
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (80.00%) SCOM
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) Change Management
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) IBM Notes
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Avaya
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) Lotus
2 4 (80.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (80.00%) Avaya Modular Messaging
2 4 (80.00%) NICE Systems
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Threat Detection

Disaster Recovery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) IBM Notes
2 4 (80.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Avaya Modular Messaging
1 4 (80.00%) NAS
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Legal
2 4 (80.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Administrator
1 4 (80.00%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (80.00%) Wintel Administrator
1 4 (80.00%) Wintel Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Development Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Change Management
1 4 (80.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (20.00%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (80.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Avaya
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) CyberTech
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Lotus
2 4 (80.00%) NICE Systems
2 4 (80.00%) ServiceNow