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 5 December 2016 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 60 57 46
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 8 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.11% 0.31% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 0.40% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 6
Median daily rate £425 £348 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.30% -15.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £306 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £390 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.73% -13.63%
Disaster Recovery
West Midlands

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
591 499 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.74% 77.13% 71.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 319 311
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £554 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 11
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.18 £49.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 December 2016, 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 8 (57.14%) ITIL
1 8 (57.14%) Business Continuity
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (35.71%) Server Virtualisation
3 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (35.71%) BMC
3 5 (35.71%) Thin Client
3 5 (35.71%) Remedy
3 5 (35.71%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (35.71%) Fat Client
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (21.43%) PRINCE
5 3 (21.43%) Service Management
5 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
5 3 (21.43%) Resource Management
6 2 (14.29%) Service Design
6 2 (14.29%) Security Operations
6 2 (14.29%) Private Cloud
6 2 (14.29%) High Availability
6 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) Web Services
6 2 (14.29%) Unix
6 2 (14.29%) Active Directory

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 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (7.14%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) IaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) LDAP
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
1 1 (7.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Service Manager
2 2 (14.29%) DBA
2 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planner
3 1 (7.14%) Information Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
3 1 (7.14%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
3 1 (7.14%) SOC Manager
3 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Transition Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Transition Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Vendor Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (35.71%) Fat Client
2 5 (35.71%) Thin Client
3 2 (14.29%) Private Cloud
4 1 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Business Continuity
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE
3 3 (21.43%) Resource Management
3 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) BCP
4 2 (14.29%) High Availability
4 2 (14.29%) Information Security
4 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 2 (14.29%) Security Operations
4 2 (14.29%) Service Design
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) ISO22301
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) vCloud
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) BMC
2 5 (35.71%) Remedy
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Google
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle