The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 70 49 54
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +5
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 22 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.25% 1.39% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 1.84% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 4
Average daily rate £275 £441 £277
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.60% +58.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £287 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £480 £282
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £384 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.28% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £30.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+39.34% +74.28%
Disaster Recovery
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
863 434 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 88.33% 75.48% 81.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 277 294
Average daily rate £325 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £250 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 29 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £13.71 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.58% -19.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Tyne and Wear region.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Tyne and Wear region.

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -24 20 £270 -38.73%
Sunderland - 2 £325 -
Disaster Recovery
North East

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 24 (64.86%) ITIL
2 19 (51.35%) Unix
2 19 (51.35%) Configuration Management
2 19 (51.35%) Service Management
2 19 (51.35%) High Availability
3 17 (45.95%) Firewall
3 17 (45.95%) Solaris
3 17 (45.95%) AIX
3 17 (45.95%) Red Hat
3 17 (45.95%) Middleware
4 16 (43.24%) HACMP
4 16 (43.24%) IBM AIX Certification
4 16 (43.24%) Open Source
4 16 (43.24%) GPFS
5 15 (40.54%) ITIL V3
6 14 (37.84%) IBM
6 14 (37.84%) LAN
6 14 (37.84%) WAN
6 14 (37.84%) VPN
7 13 (35.14%) Workflow
7 13 (35.14%) Lean Six Sigma
7 13 (35.14%) Six Sigma
8 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
9 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
10 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
11 7 (18.92%) Windows
11 7 (18.92%) SLA
11 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (18.92%) Change Management
12 6 (16.22%) CESG

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (5.41%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.70%) CMS
2 1 (2.70%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 17 (45.95%) Firewall
2 14 (37.84%) LAN
2 14 (37.84%) VPN
2 14 (37.84%) WAN
3 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.41%) SAN
5 1 (2.70%) Internet
5 1 (2.70%) Network Security
5 1 (2.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.41%) DB2
4 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.70%) HP UFT
1 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
1 1 (2.70%) JMeter
1 1 (2.70%) LoadRunner
1 1 (2.70%) Maven
1 1 (2.70%) Selenium
1 1 (2.70%) WebLogic Workshop
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Unix Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) AIX Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Tester
4 3 (8.11%) Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) AIX Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.41%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Operations Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Software Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Unix Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (45.95%) Middleware
2 2 (5.41%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) CSS
3 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.70%) HTML
3 1 (2.70%) HTML5
3 1 (2.70%) J2EE
3 1 (2.70%) jQuery
3 1 (2.70%) JSON
3 1 (2.70%) JSP
3 1 (2.70%) REST
3 1 (2.70%) Spring
3 1 (2.70%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 16 (43.24%) HACMP
2 6 (16.22%) CESG
3 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.41%) User Experience
5 1 (2.70%) Clustering
5 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) Unix
2 17 (45.95%) AIX
2 17 (45.95%) Solaris
3 7 (18.92%) Windows
4 4 (10.81%) Linux
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.70%) HPUX
6 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) ITIL
2 19 (51.35%) Configuration Management
2 19 (51.35%) High Availability
2 19 (51.35%) Service Management
3 16 (43.24%) Open Source
4 15 (40.54%) ITIL V3
5 13 (35.14%) Lean Six Sigma
5 13 (35.14%) Six Sigma
5 13 (35.14%) Workflow
6 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (18.92%) Change Management
7 6 (16.22%) Integration Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 6 (16.22%) OWASP
7 6 (16.22%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Protective Monitoring
7 6 (16.22%) Resilience Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
8 5 (13.51%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) Java
1 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
1 4 (10.81%) Perl
1 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
2 3 (8.11%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) VBScript
3 2 (5.41%) C
3 2 (5.41%) C#
3 2 (5.41%) Python
3 2 (5.41%) Ruby
3 2 (5.41%) VB
4 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) IBM AIX Certification
2 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
3 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
4 5 (13.51%) Degree
5 2 (5.41%) AAT
6 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.70%) MCSE
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) SLA
2 6 (16.22%) GPG13
2 6 (16.22%) WAI
2 6 (16.22%) WCAG
3 5 (13.51%) QA
4 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (43.24%) GPFS
2 2 (5.41%) Firmware
3 1 (2.70%) KVM
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.70%) RHEV
3 1 (2.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) SCCM
1 3 (8.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (8.11%) WSUS
2 2 (5.41%) MOM
2 2 (5.41%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.70%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Red Hat
2 14 (37.84%) IBM
3 5 (13.51%) HP
4 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.81%) Oracle
5 3 (8.11%) Citrix
6 2 (5.41%) Avaya
6 2 (5.41%) BMC
6 2 (5.41%) CA
6 2 (5.41%) ServiceNow
6 2 (5.41%) VMware
7 1 (2.70%) Veritas