The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Disaster Recovery
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 53 56 46
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 5 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.78% 0.61% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.77% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Median daily rate £369 £250 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.50% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £210 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £366 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £366 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £51.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-59.31% +168.42%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
512 519 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 79.63% 79.72% 74.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 337 272
Median daily rate £425 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 17
Median hourly rate £29.00 £15.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.33% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £9.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £49.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Disaster Recovery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
4 6 (46.15%) Business Continuity
5 5 (38.46%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (38.46%) Fat Client
5 5 (38.46%) BMC
5 5 (38.46%) Thin Client
5 5 (38.46%) Remedy
5 5 (38.46%) Server Virtualisation
6 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (30.77%) Unix
6 4 (30.77%) Windows
6 4 (30.77%) Migration
6 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (30.77%) VMware
7 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
7 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
7 3 (23.08%) Degree
7 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
7 3 (23.08%) Network Security
7 3 (23.08%) Resource Management
7 3 (23.08%) Linux
7 3 (23.08%) PRINCE
8 2 (15.38%) Web Services
8 2 (15.38%) SAN
8 2 (15.38%) Service Management
8 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
8 2 (15.38%) Change Management

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Network Security
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) MPLS
3 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (7.69%) SSL
3 1 (7.69%) VLAN
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless
3 1 (7.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Electronics
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Service Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Database Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (7.69%) SOC Manager
3 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Transition Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Transition Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Unix Architect
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
3 5 (38.46%) Fat Client
3 5 (38.46%) Thin Client
4 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (15.38%) Private Cloud
5 1 (7.69%) Clustering
5 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (7.69%) Replication
5 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Unix
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Business Continuity
3 5 (38.46%) Server Virtualisation
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Migration
5 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
5 3 (23.08%) PRINCE
5 3 (23.08%) Resource Management
6 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (15.38%) Change Management
6 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (15.38%) High Availability
6 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
6 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
6 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 2 (15.38%) Service Design
6 2 (15.38%) Service Management
6 2 (15.38%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
3 1 (7.69%) vCloud
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) BMC
2 5 (38.46%) Remedy
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) Dell
4 2 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Google
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) Teradata
5 1 (7.69%) Veritas