The first table below looks at the demand for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 51 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +2
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 7 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.42% 3.91% 3.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 5.56% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Average daily rate £283 £301 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.99% -30.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £301 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £301 £561
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £27.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-35.18% -16.92%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
382 126 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 77.64% 70.39% 68.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 45 80
Average daily rate £300 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 7
Average hourly rate £19.75 £18.90 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.49% +35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.03 £18.38 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Disaster Recovery
Tyne and Wear

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Disaster Recovery.

1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
1 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Workflow
3 3 (42.86%) HACMP
3 3 (42.86%) Middleware
3 3 (42.86%) IBM AIX Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 3 (42.86%) AIX
3 3 (42.86%) Solaris
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (28.57%) Windows

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Disaster Recovery. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle UPK
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Discoverer
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Applications Support
3 2 (28.57%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) HACMP
1 3 (42.86%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) Thin Client
2 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 2 (28.57%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) AIX
2 3 (42.86%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
3 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 3 (42.86%) Workflow
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (28.57%) BCP
4 2 (28.57%) Data Management
4 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
5 1 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (14.29%) Content Management
5 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) IBM AIX Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCA
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
1 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
1 2 (28.57%) XenApp
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (28.57%) Xen
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) VMware