The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 North East 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 42 26 36
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 14 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.42% 3.14% 3.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 4.38% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 7
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£418 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.98% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £296 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £350 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.48% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.11 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £18.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-22.97% -10.84%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
421 251 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 72.84% 71.71% 69.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 128 176
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £700 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 21
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Disaster Recovery
England

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -11 12 £418 +28.75% 3
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 (68.18%) Configuration Management
1 15 (68.18%) Security Cleared
2 14 (63.64%) Oracle
3 13 (59.09%) UNIX
3 13 (59.09%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (59.09%) Oracle Applications
4 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
5 11 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (50.00%) Problem Management
5 11 (50.00%) Workflow
5 11 (50.00%) Finance
6 10 (45.45%) Migration
6 10 (45.45%) Regression Testing
6 10 (45.45%) HP
6 10 (45.45%) SLA
6 10 (45.45%) QA
6 10 (45.45%) Oracle Workflow
6 10 (45.45%) Oracle EBS R12
6 10 (45.45%) Oracle Payables
7 9 (40.91%) Oracle Receivables
7 9 (40.91%) Oracle General Ledger
7 9 (40.91%) General Ledger
7 9 (40.91%) Oracle Forms
8 8 (36.36%) SQL
8 8 (36.36%) ITIL
8 8 (36.36%) Data Management
9 7 (31.82%) PL/SQL
9 7 (31.82%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (31.82%) LAN
9 7 (31.82%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 (45.45%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle UPK
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (59.09%) Oracle EBS
1 13 (59.09%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (45.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (45.45%) Oracle Payables
3 9 (40.91%) Oracle Receivables
3 9 (40.91%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) LAN
1 7 (31.82%) WAN
2 6 (27.27%) Firewall
2 6 (27.27%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) DHCP
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) DSL
3 1 (4.55%) MPLS
3 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) UNIX Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Applications Support
2 4 (18.18%) DBA
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Support Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Applications Support
3 3 (13.64%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Support
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Applications Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Middleware
2 4 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Open Source
2 5 (22.73%) HACMP
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) UNIX
2 6 (27.27%) AIX
2 6 (27.27%) Solaris
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Configuration Management
2 11 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 11 (50.00%) Workflow
3 10 (45.45%) Migration
3 10 (45.45%) Regression Testing
4 8 (36.36%) ITIL
4 8 (36.36%) Data Management
5 7 (31.82%) Service Management
6 5 (22.73%) Asset Management
7 4 (18.18%) Six Sigma
7 4 (18.18%) Lean Six Sigma
8 3 (13.64%) Document Management
9 2 (9.09%) BCP
9 2 (9.09%) CRM
9 2 (9.09%) Content Management
9 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
10 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
10 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
10 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) PL/SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) Security Cleared
2 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 6 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (22.73%) IBM AIX Certification
5 3 (13.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (45.45%) SLA
1 10 (45.45%) QA
2 2 (9.09%) ISO 14001
2 2 (9.09%) ISO 9001
3 1 (4.55%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) GPFS
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Oracle
2 10 (45.45%) HP
3 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 5 (22.73%) IBM
5 1 (4.55%) VMware
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix