The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 54 48 48
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.65% 0.20% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.29% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £413 - £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £27.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-35.18% -16.92%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
390 347 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 63.62% 67.77% 61.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 190 208
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.06% +0.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £215 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 16
Average hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £10.76 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £37.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Disaster Recovery
West Midlands

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 18 April 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) FishEye
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Service Continuity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Front Office
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) FishEye
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (16.67%) Toad
General
1 1 (16.67%) Front Office
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) HP Storage Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Services Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) Ajax
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Service Continuity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Legato
1 1 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Capita
3 1 (16.67%) Sybase
3 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
3 1 (16.67%) Sun
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Siemens
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