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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 87 79 46
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -33
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 17 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.37% 0.87% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.05% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 10
Median daily rate £260 £278 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.30% -33.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £206 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £338 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £414
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 - £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 - £15.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 - £31.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +8.57%
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
1017 858 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 81.95% 82.74% 77.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 546 284
Median daily rate £325 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 30 30
Median hourly rate £28.00 £17.75 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.74% -4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.74 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £42.50 £32.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Disaster Recovery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Tyne and Wear -13 16 £280 +14.87% 2
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 North East region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 24 (60.00%) Unix
2 23 (57.50%) Server Building
3 21 (52.50%) Configuration Management
4 19 (47.50%) SQL Server
4 19 (47.50%) Security Cleared
5 18 (45.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 18 (45.00%) Windows
5 18 (45.00%) SLA
6 17 (42.50%) ITIL
7 16 (40.00%) SAN
7 16 (40.00%) Firmware
7 16 (40.00%) Incident Management
7 16 (40.00%) SC Cleared
7 16 (40.00%) AAT
8 15 (37.50%) HP
8 15 (37.50%) Solaris
8 15 (37.50%) TCP/IP
9 14 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (32.50%) Change Management
10 13 (32.50%) Management Information System
11 12 (30.00%) Firewall
11 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
12 11 (27.50%) Performance Management
12 11 (27.50%) Operations Management
12 11 (27.50%) Mentoring
13 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (25.00%) High Availability
13 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (25.00%) Linux

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 7 (17.50%) IIS
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) InfoPath
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (40.00%) SAN
2 15 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 12 (30.00%) Firewall
4 6 (15.00%) LAN
4 6 (15.00%) VPN
4 6 (15.00%) WAN
5 2 (5.00%) Extranet
5 2 (5.00%) Intranet
6 1 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (47.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.50%) DB2
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Administrator
2 8 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (17.50%) Solaris Administrator
4 6 (15.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 5 (12.50%) Subject Matter Expert
5 5 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) AIX Administrator
7 3 (7.50%) Unix Administrator
8 2 (5.00%) AIX Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
8 2 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Operations Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Software Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Unix Support
8 2 (5.00%) Unix Support Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.00%) Wintel Support
8 2 (5.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) Middleware
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (32.50%) Management Information System
3 7 (17.50%) Clustering
4 6 (15.00%) HACMP
5 1 (2.50%) CESG
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.50%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (60.00%) Unix
2 18 (45.00%) Windows
3 15 (37.50%) Solaris
4 10 (25.00%) AIX
4 10 (25.00%) Linux
4 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (22.50%) Windows Server
6 2 (5.00%) HPUX
7 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Server Building
2 21 (52.50%) Configuration Management
3 18 (45.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 17 (42.50%) ITIL
5 16 (40.00%) Incident Management
6 13 (32.50%) Change Management
7 11 (27.50%) Mentoring
7 11 (27.50%) Operations Management
7 11 (27.50%) Performance Management
8 10 (25.00%) High Availability
9 9 (22.50%) Service Management
10 7 (17.50%) Change Control
11 6 (15.00%) ITIL V3
11 6 (15.00%) Problem Management
12 5 (12.50%) Open Source
12 5 (12.50%) Time Management
13 4 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
13 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
13 4 (10.00%) Six Sigma
13 4 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) SQL
2 9 (22.50%) Perl
2 9 (22.50%) Shell Script
3 8 (20.00%) VB
4 3 (7.50%) Java
4 3 (7.50%) VBScript
5 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.50%) C
6 1 (2.50%) C#
6 1 (2.50%) PHP
6 1 (2.50%) Python
6 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (47.50%) Security Cleared
2 16 (40.00%) AAT
2 16 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (17.50%) MCSE
3 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (15.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (15.00%) IBM AIX Certification
5 1 (2.50%) Degree
5 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (45.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.50%) GPG13
2 1 (2.50%) WAI
2 1 (2.50%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (40.00%) Firmware
2 7 (17.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 7 (17.50%) vSphere
3 6 (15.00%) GPFS
4 1 (2.50%) KVM
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.50%) RHEV
4 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 7 (17.50%) MOM
2 7 (17.50%) NetBackup
3 6 (15.00%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (7.50%) SCCM
4 3 (7.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (7.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) HP
2 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (22.50%) Citrix
3 9 (22.50%) Oracle
4 8 (20.00%) CA
4 8 (20.00%) VMware
5 7 (17.50%) BMC
5 7 (17.50%) IBM
5 7 (17.50%) Red Hat
5 7 (17.50%) Veritas
6 3 (7.50%) ServiceNow
7 2 (5.00%) Avaya
7 2 (5.00%) Fujitsu
7 2 (5.00%) Nintex
7 2 (5.00%) Siemens