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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 48 30 41
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +11
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 20 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.00% 2.00% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.87% 2.94% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 5
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£395 £318 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.25% -15.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £365 £353
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +3.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.80 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.63%
Disaster Recovery
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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
517 238 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 77.63% 68.00% 66.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 125 140
Average daily rate £360 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 23
Average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +106.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.09 £32.50 £24.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the North East region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Histogram 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 16 September 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
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Last Year
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Durham - 12 - - 1
Tyne and Wear -30 8 £395 +24.25% 3
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 22 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 21 (61.76%) HP
3 19 (55.88%) SC Cleared
4 17 (50.00%) Oracle
5 16 (47.06%) Oracle EBS
5 16 (47.06%) Oracle Applications
6 14 (41.18%) Firewall
6 14 (41.18%) Configuration Management
7 13 (38.24%) UNIX
7 13 (38.24%) Problem Management
7 13 (38.24%) QA
7 13 (38.24%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (35.29%) Finance
9 11 (32.35%) Migration
9 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (32.35%) Windows
9 11 (32.35%) SLA
9 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (29.41%) Oracle EBS R12
10 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (29.41%) Oracle Payables
10 10 (29.41%) Oracle Workflow
10 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
10 10 (29.41%) TCP/IP
10 10 (29.41%) MCSE
10 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
10 10 (29.41%) SQL
10 10 (29.41%) Citrix
10 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (29.41%) Oracle Workflow
2 8 (23.53%) IIS
3 5 (14.71%) Apache
3 5 (14.71%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle UPK
4 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Office
2 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (47.06%) Oracle EBS
1 16 (47.06%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (29.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (29.41%) Oracle Payables
3 9 (26.47%) Oracle Receivables
3 9 (26.47%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) Firewall
2 10 (29.41%) TCP/IP
3 5 (14.71%) LAN
3 5 (14.71%) WAN
4 4 (11.76%) VPN
5 1 (2.94%) DNS
5 1 (2.94%) SAN
5 1 (2.94%) MPLS
5 1 (2.94%) DSL
5 1 (2.94%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database
3 7 (20.59%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (11.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 3 (8.82%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Wintel Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) DBA
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle DBA
3 5 (14.71%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 4 (11.76%) UNIX Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Applications Support
5 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle Applications Support
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Coordinator
6 2 (5.88%) Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Support
7 1 (2.94%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) XML
1 4 (11.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (26.47%) Clustering
3 4 (11.76%) Open Source
4 3 (8.82%) HACMP
5 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.94%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) UNIX
2 11 (32.35%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (11.76%) AIX
4 4 (11.76%) Solaris
5 1 (2.94%) Linux
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Configuration Management
2 13 (38.24%) Problem Management
3 12 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (32.35%) Migration
5 10 (29.41%) Regression Testing
5 10 (29.41%) Workflow
6 9 (26.47%) Data Management
7 8 (23.53%) Change Control
7 8 (23.53%) Asset Management
8 7 (20.59%) Time Management
8 7 (20.59%) ITIL
9 6 (17.65%) Document Management
10 5 (14.71%) Service Management
11 4 (11.76%) Six Sigma
11 4 (11.76%) Lean Six Sigma
12 3 (8.82%) Business Continuity
12 3 (8.82%) BCP
13 2 (5.88%) CRM
13 2 (5.88%) Content Management
13 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) SQL
2 7 (20.59%) PL/SQL
3 5 (14.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 19 (55.88%) SC Cleared
3 10 (29.41%) MCSE
3 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (11.76%) Degree
6 3 (8.82%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (38.24%) QA
2 11 (32.35%) SLA
3 3 (8.82%) ISO 14001
3 3 (8.82%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.94%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (8.82%) vSphere
2 3 (8.82%) GPFS
3 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.94%) XenApp
4 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) NetBackup
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) HP
2 17 (50.00%) Oracle
3 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 10 (29.41%) Citrix
4 9 (26.47%) Veritas
5 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
5 4 (11.76%) VMware
6 3 (8.82%) IBM
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco
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