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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 58 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 12 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.50% - 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% - 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£496 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-30.83% +42.85%
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
587 274 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 73.56% 73.46% 62.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 129 120
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £208 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 22
Average hourly rate £28.50 £23.75 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £14.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Tyne and Wear - 5 £500 - 1
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 20 (64.52%) HP
2 18 (58.06%) Windows
2 18 (58.06%) Firewall
3 17 (54.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (54.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (54.84%) Security Cleared
4 16 (51.61%) SC Cleared
4 16 (51.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (51.61%) MCSE
4 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
4 16 (51.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (51.61%) TCP/IP
5 13 (41.94%) Change Control
5 13 (41.94%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (41.94%) Veritas
5 13 (41.94%) Citrix
5 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
5 13 (41.94%) NetBackup
6 12 (38.71%) Clustering
6 12 (38.71%) IIS
6 12 (38.71%) Time Management
6 12 (38.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 10 (32.26%) Oracle
7 10 (32.26%) Oracle Applications
7 10 (32.26%) Oracle EBS
8 9 (29.03%) VMware
8 9 (29.03%) Configuration Management
8 9 (29.03%) vSphere
8 9 (29.03%) Problem Management
8 9 (29.03%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 12 (38.71%) IIS
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (12.90%) Apache
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Oracle Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (16.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 18 (58.06%) Firewall
2 16 (51.61%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.68%) LAN
3 3 (9.68%) WAN
4 2 (6.45%) VPN
5 1 (3.23%) DSL
5 1 (3.23%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) DBA
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 2 (6.45%) Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (6.45%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Applications Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Wintel Support
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Support
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Applications Support
5 1 (3.23%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Build Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Applications Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.23%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) XML
2 2 (6.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (38.71%) Clustering
3 2 (6.45%) HACMP
3 2 (6.45%) Open Source
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Data Conversion
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) Windows
2 17 (54.84%) Windows Server 2003
2 17 (54.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (51.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (25.81%) UNIX
5 2 (6.45%) AIX
5 2 (6.45%) Solaris
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Change Control
2 12 (38.71%) Time Management
3 9 (29.03%) Configuration Management
3 9 (29.03%) Problem Management
4 8 (25.81%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (22.58%) Workflow
5 7 (22.58%) Migration
6 6 (19.35%) Data Management
7 5 (16.13%) Asset Management
7 5 (16.13%) Regression Testing
7 5 (16.13%) ITIL
8 4 (12.90%) Document Management
9 3 (9.68%) Lean Six Sigma
9 3 (9.68%) Service Management
9 3 (9.68%) Six Sigma
10 1 (3.23%) Capacity Management
10 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity Planning
10 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
10 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
10 1 (3.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) Java
2 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (54.84%) Security Cleared
2 16 (51.61%) SC Cleared
2 16 (51.61%) MCSE
2 16 (51.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (6.45%) IBM AIX Certification
4 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) QA
2 7 (22.58%) SLA
3 1 (3.23%) ISO 14001
3 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 9 (29.03%) vSphere
3 2 (6.45%) XenApp
3 2 (6.45%) GPFS
4 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (41.94%) NetBackup
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) HP
2 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
3 13 (41.94%) Veritas
3 13 (41.94%) Citrix
4 10 (32.26%) Oracle
5 9 (29.03%) VMware
6 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.45%) IBM
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco