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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 53 44 52
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 4 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.59% 1.82% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 2.59% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Average daily rate £250 £331 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% -22.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.34% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.50 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+172.97% +5.71%
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
523 425 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 77.14% 70.25% 68.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 262 245
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £497 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.68 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £26.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 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 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Unix
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity
3 3 (27.27%) CMDB
3 3 (27.27%) High Availability
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Database Security
4 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
4 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (18.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (18.18%) Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) ADSL
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) Junos
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Administrator
1 2 (18.18%) DBA
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Server Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
2 1 (9.09%) Sybase DBA
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Designer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) CMDB
2 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Replication
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) BYOD
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Unix
3 2 (18.18%) AIX
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Solaris
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Android
4 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
4 1 (9.09%) BlackBerry OS
4 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity
1 3 (27.27%) High Availability
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) Performance Analysis
1 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Database Security
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
2 2 (18.18%) Security Management
2 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Coaching
3 1 (9.09%) Database Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Line Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) NFS
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (18.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco
1 2 (18.18%) Cognizant
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
1 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
1 2 (18.18%) Veritas
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Acronis
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Juniper
2 1 (9.09%) MobileIron
2 1 (9.09%) Sybase
2 1 (9.09%) Symantec