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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 70 37 29
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -8
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 8 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.87% 2.87% 3.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 3.96% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 6
Average daily rate
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£278 £415 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.13% +22.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £289 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £465 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £413 £373
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.11 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -14.28%
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
728 379 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 79.39% 72.47% 73.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 235 131
Average daily rate £403 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.03% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £473 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 20 24
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.31 £13.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the North East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Durham -3 6 £290 -
Tyne and Wear -38 2 £244 -41.26% 1
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (37.50%) Migration
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (31.25%) ITIL
4 5 (31.25%) UNIX
4 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
4 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (25.00%) Data Management
5 4 (25.00%) QA
5 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 4 (25.00%) Windows
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (18.75%) Workflow
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Firewall
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity
6 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (18.75%) Apache
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Workflow
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle 10gAS
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) Wireshark
2 2 (12.50%) DHCP
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (12.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
1 3 (18.75%) General Ledger
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) DBA
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Applications Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Software Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Splunk Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) OAT Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) ERP Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (6.25%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) UNIX
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Migration
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (25.00%) Data Management
3 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (18.75%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Document Management
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Workflow
4 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
5 2 (12.50%) Server Building
5 2 (12.50%) Resilience Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Software Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) Change Control
5 2 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
3 2 (12.50%) VBScript
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (12.50%) MCSE
5 1 (6.25%) CISSP
5 1 (6.25%) CISA
5 1 (6.25%) CISMP
5 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
2 3 (18.75%) SLA
3 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 2 (12.50%) Nessus
2 2 (12.50%) WSUS
2 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) Veritas
3 2 (12.50%) AppSense
3 2 (12.50%) Splunk
4 1 (6.25%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco