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 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
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 - 20
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.84% - 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% - 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £288 - £150
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £386 £363
% change year-on-year -2.91% +6.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 303 85 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 84.87% 82.52% 69.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1002 121 140
Median daily rate £413 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £193 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £463 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 2
Median hourly rate £13.78 £17.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.97% -46.87%  
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 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 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
County Antrim - 1 £250 - 1
Disaster Recovery
UK

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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 4 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) Internet
2 4 (66.67%) Symantec
2 4 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (66.67%) Veeam
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (66.67%) IT Asset Management
3 3 (50.00%) Polycom
3 3 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (50.00%) Network Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) IBM Notes
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office

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 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) IBM Notes
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) Avaya Modular Messaging
3 2 (33.33%) NAS
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Wintel Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Wintel Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 4 (66.67%) IT Asset Management
2 3 (50.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Backup Exec
1 4 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (66.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Symantec
1 4 (66.67%) Veeam
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Polycom
3 2 (33.33%) Avaya
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) CyberTech
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Lotus
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) NICE Systems
3 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
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