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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 41 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 18 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.97% 2.85% 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.99% 4.07% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 6
Average daily rate
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£403 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.25% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £296 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.69% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -13.33%
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
451 270 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 74.30% 69.95% 66.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 138 148
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £665 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 22
Average hourly rate £18.50 £30.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.33% +39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.00 £13.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.09 £32.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 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
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 22 August 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 22 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
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -18 12 £403 +23.84% 3
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 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 17 (58.62%) Oracle
1 17 (58.62%) Security Cleared
2 16 (55.17%) Oracle Applications
2 16 (55.17%) Configuration Management
2 16 (55.17%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (51.72%) HP
3 15 (51.72%) UNIX
4 14 (48.28%) SC Cleared
5 13 (44.83%) QA
5 13 (44.83%) Problem Management
6 12 (41.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (41.38%) Finance
7 11 (37.93%) Migration
7 11 (37.93%) Workflow
7 11 (37.93%) SLA
8 10 (34.48%) SQL
8 10 (34.48%) Regression Testing
8 10 (34.48%) Oracle Payables
8 10 (34.48%) Oracle EBS R12
8 10 (34.48%) Oracle Workflow
9 9 (31.03%) Data Management
9 9 (31.03%) General Ledger
9 9 (31.03%) Oracle Receivables
9 9 (31.03%) Oracle General Ledger
9 9 (31.03%) Firewall
9 9 (31.03%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (27.59%) ITIL
10 8 (27.59%) Oracle Database
10 8 (27.59%) Asset Management
11 7 (24.14%) PL/SQL

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 (34.48%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle 10gAS
2 5 (17.24%) Apache
3 2 (6.90%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle UPK
4 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Office
2 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (55.17%) Oracle Applications
1 16 (55.17%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (34.48%) Oracle Payables
2 10 (34.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (31.03%) Oracle Receivables
3 9 (31.03%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) Firewall
2 7 (24.14%) LAN
2 7 (24.14%) WAN
3 6 (20.69%) VPN
4 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.45%) DHCP
5 1 (3.45%) DNS
5 1 (3.45%) DSL
5 1 (3.45%) MPLS
5 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle Database
2 7 (24.14%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle DBA
1 7 (24.14%) DBA
2 6 (20.69%) UNIX Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 4 (13.79%) Applications Support
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle Applications Support
5 3 (10.34%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Coordinator
6 2 (6.90%) Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Build Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco Support
7 1 (3.45%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) Middleware
2 4 (13.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Open Source
2 5 (17.24%) HACMP
3 3 (10.34%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) Data Conversion
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) UNIX
2 6 (20.69%) AIX
2 6 (20.69%) Solaris
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (13.79%) Windows
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Configuration Management
2 13 (44.83%) Problem Management
3 12 (41.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (37.93%) Migration
4 11 (37.93%) Workflow
5 10 (34.48%) Regression Testing
6 9 (31.03%) Data Management
7 8 (27.59%) ITIL
7 8 (27.59%) Asset Management
8 7 (24.14%) Service Management
9 6 (20.69%) Document Management
10 5 (17.24%) Lean Six Sigma
10 5 (17.24%) Six Sigma
11 3 (10.34%) Time Management
11 3 (10.34%) Business Continuity
11 3 (10.34%) BCP
12 2 (6.90%) CRM
12 2 (6.90%) Content Management
12 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity Planning
12 2 (6.90%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) PL/SQL
3 5 (17.24%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) Security Cleared
2 14 (48.28%) SC Cleared
3 6 (20.69%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (17.24%) IBM AIX Certification
5 4 (13.79%) Degree
6 3 (10.34%) MCSE
6 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (44.83%) QA
2 11 (37.93%) SLA
3 3 (10.34%) ISO 9001
3 3 (10.34%) ISO 14001
4 1 (3.45%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) GPFS
2 2 (6.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (10.34%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Oracle
2 15 (51.72%) HP
3 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
4 5 (17.24%) IBM
5 4 (13.79%) Citrix
6 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.34%) Veritas
7 1 (3.45%) VMware
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco