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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 59 51 53
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 7 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.94% 1.24% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.62% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 6
Median daily rate £358 £331 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.92% -8.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £419 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £21.65
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -12.24%
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
573 555 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 76.91% 76.24% 73.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 348 328
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £590 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 18
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.59 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 6 (35.29%) ITIL
1 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Change Management
3 4 (23.53%) Firewall
3 4 (23.53%) Wireless
3 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) LAN
3 4 (23.53%) WAN
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco
3 4 (23.53%) Web Services
3 4 (23.53%) High Availability
3 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (17.65%) VLAN
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (17.65%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (17.65%) OSPF
4 3 (17.65%) BGP
4 3 (17.65%) EIGRP
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) VoIP
4 3 (17.65%) Windows
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
4 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery

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 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (5.88%) Primavera
1 1 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (11.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) IaaS
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Firewall
1 4 (23.53%) LAN
1 4 (23.53%) WAN
1 4 (23.53%) Wireless
2 3 (17.65%) BGP
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (17.65%) EIGRP
2 3 (17.65%) H.323
2 3 (17.65%) OSPF
2 3 (17.65%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (17.65%) VLAN
2 3 (17.65%) VoIP
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) Junos
3 1 (5.88%) LDAP
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) German Language
1 1 (5.88%) Italian Language
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.88%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Network Specialist
2 2 (11.76%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) DBA
2 2 (11.76%) Service Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.88%) Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Avaya Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Information Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Transition Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) BYOD
2 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) RSA SecurID
2 1 (5.88%) Statistics
2 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (23.53%) Change Management
3 4 (23.53%) High Availability
4 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) BCP
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Information Security
5 2 (11.76%) Remediation Plan
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) Change Control
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.88%) ISO22301
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) vCloud
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco
1 4 (23.53%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Avaya
3 2 (11.76%) Nortel
4 1 (5.88%) BMC
4 1 (5.88%) Google
4 1 (5.88%) MobileIron
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Remedy