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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Disaster Recovery
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 52 56 42
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 6 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.99% 0.16% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.20% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Median daily rate £425 £200 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -54.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £200 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £200 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.69 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-5.25% +13.63%

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
478 491 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 79.01% 78.18% 72.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 309 272
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 13
Median hourly rate £18.39 £16.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.16% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.93 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.83 £49.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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
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 19 January 2017, 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 9 (56.25%) ITIL
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Business Continuity
2 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
3 6 (37.50%) VMware
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) Remedy
4 5 (31.25%) Migration
4 5 (31.25%) BMC
4 5 (31.25%) Thin Client
4 5 (31.25%) Windows
4 5 (31.25%) Server Virtualisation
4 5 (31.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (31.25%) Fat Client
4 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (25.00%) Network Security
5 4 (25.00%) Unix
6 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
6 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
6 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
6 3 (18.75%) PRINCE
6 3 (18.75%) Linux
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 3 (18.75%) Resource Management
6 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
6 3 (18.75%) Degree
6 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (18.75%) High Availability

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 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (6.25%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Network Security
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) LDAP
3 1 (6.25%) MPLS
3 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (6.25%) SSL
3 1 (6.25%) VLAN
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Electronics
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) DBA
2 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Service Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Database Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Information Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (6.25%) Security Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
3 1 (6.25%) Transition Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Unix Architect
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
2 5 (31.25%) Fat Client
2 5 (31.25%) Thin Client
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) Private Cloud
4 1 (6.25%) Clustering
4 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (6.25%) Replication
4 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Unix
3 3 (18.75%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 7 (43.75%) Business Continuity
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Migration
3 5 (31.25%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (18.75%) High Availability
4 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (18.75%) PRINCE
4 3 (18.75%) Resource Management
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Security Operations
5 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) Service Design
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
4 1 (6.25%) vCloud
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 5 (31.25%) BMC
3 5 (31.25%) Remedy
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) Dell
4 2 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) IBM
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Google
5 1 (6.25%) Teradata
5 1 (6.25%) Veritas