The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for Disaster Recovery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Disaster Recovery
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 70 45
Rank change year-on-year +15 -25  
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 12 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.46% 2.19% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.76% 2.44% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 4
Median daily rate £390 £270 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -38.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £240 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £307 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £384
% change year-on-year - -2.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +39.34%  

Disaster Recovery is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 435 819 388
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 89.32% 89.70% 77.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 537 256
Median daily rate £390 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 25
Median hourly rate £36.50 £27.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.72% +111.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £26.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year - +18.03%  

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne citing Disaster Recovery as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Disaster Recovery in Newcastle upon Tyne

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Newcastle upon Tyne

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Disaster Recovery in Newcastle upon Tyne

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 28 (66.67%) Windows
2 26 (61.90%) Linux
3 24 (57.14%) Oracle
4 23 (54.76%) ITIL
5 20 (47.62%) Change Management
5 20 (47.62%) Data Management
5 20 (47.62%) Oracle Database
6 19 (45.24%) Open Source
7 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 18 (42.86%) SaaS
7 18 (42.86%) PaaS
7 18 (42.86%) IaaS
8 17 (40.48%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (40.48%) Performance Tuning
8 17 (40.48%) DevOps
9 16 (38.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 16 (38.10%) Unix
9 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Excel
10 15 (35.71%) SQL
10 15 (35.71%) Problem Management
11 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (33.33%) PRINCE2
11 14 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 12 (28.57%) AIX
13 11 (26.19%) DB2
13 11 (26.19%) Management Information System
13 11 (26.19%) MongoDB
14 10 (23.81%) Business Continuity
14 10 (23.81%) VMware
14 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008

Disaster Recovery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (23.81%) WebLogic
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
3 1 (2.38%) Tuxedo
3 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Excel
1 16 (38.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (42.86%) IaaS
1 18 (42.86%) PaaS
1 18 (42.86%) SaaS
2 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) LDAP
2 1 (2.38%) Firewall
2 1 (2.38%) LAN
2 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.38%) WAN
2 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (47.62%) Oracle Database
2 11 (26.19%) DB2
2 11 (26.19%) MongoDB
3 9 (21.43%) BODI
3 9 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (19.05%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
5 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (11.90%) Ingres
6 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Oracle APEX
1 9 (21.43%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.38%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Electronics
2 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.38%) Marketing
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) DBA
2 13 (30.95%) Administrator
3 11 (26.19%) Oracle DBA
4 9 (21.43%) Architect
5 5 (11.90%) Cloud Architect
5 5 (11.90%) Operations Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) SQL DBA
7 3 (7.14%) Ingres DBA
8 2 (4.76%) Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Applications Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.76%) DB2 DBA
8 2 (4.76%) Systems Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Leader
9 1 (2.38%) Performance Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.38%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.38%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (40.48%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (26.19%) Management Information System
3 9 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.76%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.38%) Clustering
5 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.38%) FlexPod
5 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.38%) NHS
5 1 (2.38%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 28 (66.67%) Windows
2 26 (61.90%) Linux
3 16 (38.10%) Unix
4 12 (28.57%) AIX
5 10 (23.81%) Solaris
5 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (21.43%) Windows Server
7 8 (19.05%) HPUX
8 4 (9.52%) VME
9 3 (7.14%) MVS
10 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
11 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) ITIL
2 20 (47.62%) Change Management
2 20 (47.62%) Data Management
3 19 (45.24%) Open Source
4 17 (40.48%) DevOps
4 17 (40.48%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (35.71%) Problem Management
6 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 14 (33.33%) PRINCE2
7 10 (23.81%) Business Continuity
7 10 (23.81%) Service Management
8 9 (21.43%) Change Control
8 9 (21.43%) High Availability
9 8 (19.05%) Migration
9 8 (19.05%) Project Governance
10 7 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (16.67%) ITSM
10 7 (16.67%) Service Delivery
10 7 (16.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) COBOL
3 2 (4.76%) C
4 1 (2.38%) Java
4 1 (2.38%) Perl
4 1 (2.38%) Python
4 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) IBM Certification
5 1 (2.38%) CISSP
5 1 (2.38%) Degree
5 1 (2.38%) MCSE
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) SLA
2 4 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (2.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (11.90%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Oracle
2 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 10 (23.81%) Cisco
3 10 (23.81%) VMware
4 9 (21.43%) F5
4 9 (21.43%) HP
4 9 (21.43%) Red Hat
4 9 (21.43%) TIBCO
5 3 (7.14%) IBM
6 1 (2.38%) CA
6 1 (2.38%) Capita
6 1 (2.38%) Citrix
6 1 (2.38%) Informatica
6 1 (2.38%) NetApp
6 1 (2.38%) SAP
6 1 (2.38%) Veritas