The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 / Wales
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 57 74
Rank change year-on-year 0 +17  
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.81% 0.36% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.46% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Median daily rate £310 £350 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.42% +13.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £299 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £391 £342
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 Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 529 437 703
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 85.74% 78.60% 82.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1574 1156 1723
Median daily rate £380 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £543 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 42 60
Median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +129.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.31 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £73.75 £21.75
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 Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Disaster Recovery in Wales

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Wales

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Disaster Recovery in Wales

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Wales

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales 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
South Wales -2 5 £310 -11.42%
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 Wales region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (40.00%) XenApp
4 2 (40.00%) XenServer
4 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (40.00%) CCAA
4 2 (40.00%) Information Governance
4 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) Legal
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (40.00%) Service Management
4 2 (40.00%) ITSM
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) ISEB
4 2 (40.00%) CCA
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (40.00%) POP3
4 2 (40.00%) SMTP

Disaster Recovery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) POP3
2 2 (40.00%) SMTP
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Local Government
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Support
2 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Information Governance
3 2 (40.00%) ITSM
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) Power Management
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCA
1 2 (40.00%) CCAA
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
1 2 (40.00%) XenServer
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) arcserve
4 1 (20.00%) McAfee
4 1 (20.00%) Remedy
4 1 (20.00%) Sophos
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec