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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 55 61 55
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.82% 0.42% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.60% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £413 £373
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -14.28%
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
544 497 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 74.32% 70.30% 69.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 309 253
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 2
Average hourly rate £28.25 £27.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -84.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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
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 31 July 2015, 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 9 (47.37%) IBM
2 8 (42.11%) Migration
3 7 (36.84%) Documentum
3 7 (36.84%) FileNet
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (21.05%) VMware
5 4 (21.05%) Office 365
6 3 (15.79%) Firewall
6 3 (15.79%) Windows
6 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
7 2 (10.53%) LAN
7 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
7 2 (10.53%) Solaris
7 2 (10.53%) Linux
7 2 (10.53%) VB
7 2 (10.53%) VBA
7 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
7 2 (10.53%) UNIX
7 2 (10.53%) SLA
7 2 (10.53%) SAN
7 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
7 2 (10.53%) Symantec
7 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
7 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
7 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (36.84%) Documentum
1 7 (36.84%) FileNet
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.26%) SSDT
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Toad
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.26%) FishEye
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Consultant
1 7 (36.84%) AWS Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Business Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
4 1 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Data Architect
4 1 (5.26%) DBA
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) Ajax
1 1 (5.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) NHS
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
1 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Solaris
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) UNIX
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
3 2 (10.53%) Change Control
3 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.53%) Coaching
4 1 (5.26%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.26%) Security Management
4 1 (5.26%) Database Security
4 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Line Management
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) UML
4 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.26%) BCP
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) VB
2 2 (10.53%) VBA
2 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
2 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) IBM
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.53%) Symantec
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Dell
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago