The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Disaster Recovery
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 84 104 75
Rank change year-on-year +20 -29  
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 11 6 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.82% 0.31% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.37% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 25
Median daily rate £375 £340 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +5.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £375 £394
% change year-on-year -0.66% -4.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £48.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year -54.16% +36.17%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1136 1602 1556
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 84.71% 82.83% 85.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 764 1121 997
Median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 38
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.46% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £9.12 £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £21.50 £35.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Disaster Recovery in West Yorkshire

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disaster Recovery in West Yorkshire

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Leeds +14 8 £400 +15.94% 3
Bradford - 2 £375 - 2
Disaster Recovery
Yorkshire

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) SQL
3 10 (43.48%) VMware
4 8 (34.78%) Finance
4 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
4 8 (34.78%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
5 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
6 6 (26.09%) Change Management
6 6 (26.09%) Replication
6 6 (26.09%) Linux
6 6 (26.09%) Unix
7 5 (21.74%) DB2
7 5 (21.74%) ETL
7 5 (21.74%) OLTP
7 5 (21.74%) Cisco
7 5 (21.74%) AWK
7 5 (21.74%) NetApp
7 5 (21.74%) Citrix
7 5 (21.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (21.74%) HACMP
7 5 (21.74%) High Availability
7 5 (21.74%) DB2 UDB
8 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (17.39%) Avaya
8 4 (17.39%) SAN
8 4 (17.39%) ITIL
9 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (13.04%) Private Cloud

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 3 (13.04%) IIS
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) CloudStack
3 1 (4.35%) JBoss
3 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) SAN
2 3 (13.04%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) LAN
2 3 (13.04%) WAN
3 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.35%) DHCP
4 1 (4.35%) DNS
4 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.35%) SMS
4 1 (4.35%) SNMP
4 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) DB2
2 5 (21.74%) DB2 UDB
2 5 (21.74%) OLTP
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) GitLab
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
1 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) DBA
2 7 (30.43%) Administrator
3 5 (21.74%) DB2 DBA
4 4 (17.39%) DB2 Administrator
4 4 (17.39%) Engineering Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) IT Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) SQL DBA
5 2 (8.70%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Telephony Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Replication
2 5 (21.74%) HACMP
3 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.04%) Private Cloud
4 2 (8.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (8.70%) Public Cloud
5 1 (4.35%) Clustering
5 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
3 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 6 (26.09%) Unix
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Phone
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
3 6 (26.09%) Change Management
4 5 (21.74%) ETL
4 5 (21.74%) High Availability
5 4 (17.39%) ITIL
6 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 3 (13.04%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.70%) DevOps
7 2 (8.70%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.70%) Scrum
7 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (4.35%) DSDM
8 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) AWK
3 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.70%) Python
4 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.35%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) Korn
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
5 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.70%) vSphere
3 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.35%) NFS
4 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.35%) vCloud
4 1 (4.35%) Xen
4 1 (4.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Puppet
3 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.35%) Ansible
4 1 (4.35%) Nagios
4 1 (4.35%) PowerCLI
4 1 (4.35%) RANCID
4 1 (4.35%) SCCM
4 1 (4.35%) SCOM
4 1 (4.35%) vRealize
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) VMware
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco
3 5 (21.74%) Citrix
3 5 (21.74%) NetApp
4 4 (17.39%) Avaya
5 3 (13.04%) IDERA
5 3 (13.04%) RedGate
6 2 (8.70%) EMC
6 2 (8.70%) HP
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle
7 1 (4.35%) Arista
7 1 (4.35%) Dell
7 1 (4.35%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (4.35%) Juniper
7 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.35%) Veeam
7 1 (4.35%) Zerto