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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 73 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 21 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.88% 0.95% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 1.26% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 5
Average daily rate £278 £451 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.53% +65.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £434 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £484 £282
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.78% +88.57%
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
952 556 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 85.08% 75.75% 77.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 322 314
Average daily rate £330 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £250 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £515 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 8
Average hourly rate £28.00 £13.71 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.23% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

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 28 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -19 21 £278 -38.53%
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 28 (68.29%) ITIL
2 19 (46.34%) Unix
2 19 (46.34%) Configuration Management
2 19 (46.34%) Service Management
2 19 (46.34%) High Availability
3 17 (41.46%) AIX
3 17 (41.46%) Solaris
3 17 (41.46%) Red Hat
3 17 (41.46%) Middleware
4 16 (39.02%) HACMP
4 16 (39.02%) IBM AIX Certification
4 16 (39.02%) Firewall
4 16 (39.02%) Open Source
4 16 (39.02%) GPFS
5 15 (36.59%) ITIL V3
6 14 (34.15%) Security Cleared
6 14 (34.15%) VPN
6 14 (34.15%) LAN
6 14 (34.15%) WAN
6 14 (34.15%) IBM
7 13 (31.71%) Six Sigma
7 13 (31.71%) Workflow
7 13 (31.71%) Lean Six Sigma
8 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
9 10 (24.39%) Windows
9 10 (24.39%) SC Cleared
10 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (17.07%) Software Delivery
11 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (17.07%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.44%) CMS
2 1 (2.44%) Confluence
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 16 (39.02%) Firewall
2 14 (34.15%) LAN
2 14 (34.15%) VPN
2 14 (34.15%) WAN
3 2 (4.88%) SAN
3 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.44%) Internet
4 1 (2.44%) Network Security
4 1 (2.44%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.07%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (17.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.88%) DB2
4 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.44%) HP UFT
1 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.44%) JIRA
1 1 (2.44%) JMeter
1 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
1 1 (2.44%) Maven
1 1 (2.44%) Selenium
1 1 (2.44%) WebLogic Workshop
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Unix Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Consultant
3 6 (14.63%) AIX Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Software Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) Tester
6 2 (4.88%) Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) AIX Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) DBA
6 2 (4.88%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.88%) IT Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Operations Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Unix Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (41.46%) Middleware
2 2 (4.88%) .NET
3 1 (2.44%) CSS
3 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) HTML5
3 1 (2.44%) J2EE
3 1 (2.44%) jQuery
3 1 (2.44%) JSON
3 1 (2.44%) JSP
3 1 (2.44%) REST
3 1 (2.44%) Spring
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
3 1 (2.44%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) HACMP
2 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (14.63%) CESG
4 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
5 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.88%) User Experience
7 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
7 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.44%) NHS
7 1 (2.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) Unix
2 17 (41.46%) AIX
2 17 (41.46%) Solaris
3 10 (24.39%) Windows
4 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.76%) Linux
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.44%) HPUX
7 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (68.29%) ITIL
2 19 (46.34%) Configuration Management
2 19 (46.34%) High Availability
2 19 (46.34%) Service Management
3 16 (39.02%) Open Source
4 15 (36.59%) ITIL V3
5 13 (31.71%) Lean Six Sigma
5 13 (31.71%) Six Sigma
5 13 (31.71%) Workflow
6 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.07%) Change Management
6 7 (17.07%) Software Delivery
7 6 (14.63%) Integration Testing
7 6 (14.63%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 6 (14.63%) OWASP
7 6 (14.63%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (14.63%) Protective Monitoring
7 6 (14.63%) Resilience Testing
7 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
8 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) VBScript
2 4 (9.76%) Java
2 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
2 4 (9.76%) Perl
2 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
2 4 (9.76%) SQL
3 2 (4.88%) C
3 2 (4.88%) C#
3 2 (4.88%) Python
3 2 (4.88%) Ruby
3 2 (4.88%) VB
4 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (39.02%) IBM AIX Certification
2 14 (34.15%) Security Cleared
3 10 (24.39%) SC Cleared
4 5 (12.20%) Degree
5 2 (4.88%) AAT
6 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) SLA
2 6 (14.63%) GPG13
2 6 (14.63%) WAI
2 6 (14.63%) WCAG
3 5 (12.20%) QA
4 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (39.02%) GPFS
2 2 (4.88%) Firmware
3 1 (2.44%) KVM
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.44%) RHEV
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) SCCM
1 7 (17.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 7 (17.07%) WSUS
2 2 (4.88%) MOM
2 2 (4.88%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.44%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) Red Hat
2 14 (34.15%) IBM
3 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.76%) HP
4 4 (9.76%) Oracle
5 2 (4.88%) Avaya
5 2 (4.88%) BMC
5 2 (4.88%) CA
5 2 (4.88%) Citrix
5 2 (4.88%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.44%) SAP
6 1 (2.44%) VMware