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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 47 51 44
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 8 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.34% 0.35% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 0.52% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate
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£419 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+12.91% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £14.75 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+32.20% -44.33%
Disaster Recovery
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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
405 386 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 67.73% 67.60% 63.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 243 136
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 21
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -41.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.18 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £20.00 £38.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 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 (45.00%) SQL
1 9 (45.00%) Citrix
2 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (30.00%) Windows
3 6 (30.00%) VMware
4 5 (25.00%) Service Management
4 5 (25.00%) Firewall
4 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (20.00%) ISEB
5 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (20.00%) Statistics
5 4 (20.00%) Symantec
5 4 (20.00%) Linux
5 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (20.00%) SAN
5 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (20.00%) UNIX
5 4 (20.00%) IBM
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (15.00%) Solaris
6 3 (15.00%) VB
6 3 (15.00%) VBA
6 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (15.00%) Shell Script

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) CICS
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) SAN
2 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) SSL
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) DB2
1 1 (5.00%) InterSystems Cache
General
1 1 (5.00%) Front Office
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Automotive
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
1 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Tester
1 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Operations Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Mainframe Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) DBA
4 1 (5.00%) SQL DBA
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Statistics
3 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) Replication
4 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.00%) HACMP
4 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (5.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) UNIX
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.00%) Solaris
4 1 (5.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Line Management
4 2 (10.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) High Availability
5 1 (5.00%) Change Control
5 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) CAD
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security
5 1 (5.00%) Network Design
5 1 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) VB
2 3 (15.00%) VBA
2 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) JCL
3 1 (5.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) COBOL
3 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
1 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) vSphere
3 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) XenApp
4 1 (5.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Citrix
2 7 (35.00%) Oracle
3 6 (30.00%) VMware
4 4 (20.00%) Symantec
4 4 (20.00%) IBM
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (10.00%) HP
6 2 (10.00%) Dell
7 1 (5.00%) Sybase
7 1 (5.00%) Business Objects
7 1 (5.00%) Siemens
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