The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 51 56 32
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -24
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 4 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.68% 0.40% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.54% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£492 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -42.14%
Disaster Recovery
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
389 373 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 66.16% 75.05% 65.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 229 83
Average daily rate £375 £282 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.14% -13.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £447 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 21
Average hourly rate £15.00 £34.00 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.88% +79.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the North East region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +9 4 £492 +51.44%
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 15 (65.22%) Firewall
2 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) SC Cleared
2 14 (60.87%) Security Cleared
3 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (56.52%) MCSE
3 13 (56.52%) TCP/IP
3 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 13 (56.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (52.17%) HP
5 11 (47.83%) Change Control
6 10 (43.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (43.48%) Citrix
6 10 (43.48%) Veritas
6 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
6 10 (43.48%) IIS
6 10 (43.48%) Clustering
6 10 (43.48%) NetBackup
7 9 (39.13%) VMware
7 9 (39.13%) vSphere
7 9 (39.13%) Time Management
8 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
9 7 (30.43%) Oracle
9 7 (30.43%) ITIL
9 7 (30.43%) UNIX
9 7 (30.43%) Workflow
9 7 (30.43%) Migration

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 10 (43.48%) IIS
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle General Ledger
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle Payables
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 15 (65.22%) Firewall
2 13 (56.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.70%) VPN
3 2 (8.70%) LAN
3 2 (8.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
1 6 (26.09%) General Ledger
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Developer
2 2 (8.70%) Applications Developer
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Applications Developer
2 2 (8.70%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Applications Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Applications Support
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) Applications Support
3 1 (4.35%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) ERP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) XML
2 2 (8.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Clustering
1 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) HACMP
2 2 (8.70%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (30.43%) UNIX
4 2 (8.70%) AIX
4 2 (8.70%) Solaris
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Change Control
2 9 (39.13%) Time Management
3 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
4 7 (30.43%) ITIL
4 7 (30.43%) Workflow
4 7 (30.43%) Migration
5 6 (26.09%) Data Management
5 6 (26.09%) Problem Management
5 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (21.74%) Regression Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (8.70%) Six Sigma
8 2 (8.70%) Service Management
8 2 (8.70%) Lean Six Sigma
9 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
9 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
9 1 (4.35%) Project Management
9 1 (4.35%) ERP
9 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) SC Cleared
1 14 (60.87%) Security Cleared
2 13 (56.52%) MCSE
2 13 (56.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (21.74%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (8.70%) IBM AIX Certification
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) SLA
1 6 (26.09%) QA
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 9 (39.13%) vSphere
3 2 (8.70%) GPFS
3 2 (8.70%) XenApp
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) HP
3 10 (43.48%) Citrix
3 10 (43.48%) Veritas
4 9 (39.13%) VMware
5 7 (30.43%) Oracle
6 2 (8.70%) IBM
6 2 (8.70%) Red Hat