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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 63 55 56
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 7 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.90% 1.87% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 2.44% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 5
Median daily rate £341 £400 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.68% -38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £400 £470
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £400 £665
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £27.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £30.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+21.31% +48.78%
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
635 615 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.20% 76.49% 72.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 416 289
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 10
Median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £63.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 (54.55%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) Change Management
2 5 (45.45%) LAN
2 5 (45.45%) WAN
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
4 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (27.27%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (27.27%) VoIP
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) OSPF
4 3 (27.27%) BGP
4 3 (27.27%) H.323
4 3 (27.27%) EIGRP
4 3 (27.27%) VLAN
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (27.27%) Wireless
4 3 (27.27%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Workflow
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) Android
5 2 (18.18%) RSA SecurID
5 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Blackberry

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) LAN
2 5 (45.45%) WAN
3 3 (27.27%) BGP
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (27.27%) EIGRP
3 3 (27.27%) H.323
3 3 (27.27%) OSPF
3 3 (27.27%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (27.27%) VLAN
3 3 (27.27%) VoIP
3 3 (27.27%) Wireless
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) Junos
4 2 (18.18%) VPN
5 1 (9.09%) ADSL
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) German Language
2 1 (9.09%) Italian Language
2 1 (9.09%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Network Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Avaya Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Avaya Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
2 2 (18.18%) BYOD
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 2 (18.18%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (9.09%) CMDB
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Android
2 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
2 2 (18.18%) Mac OS X
3 1 (9.09%) AIX
3 1 (9.09%) BlackBerry OS
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Change Management
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Coaching
4 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Workflow
5 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 1 (9.09%) High Availability
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) NFS
1 1 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Avaya
2 2 (18.18%) MobileIron
2 2 (18.18%) Nortel
3 1 (9.09%) Acronis
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Cognizant
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec
3 1 (9.09%) Veritas
3 1 (9.09%) VMware