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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 54 56 57
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 5 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.68% 1.20% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.76% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £360 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £332 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £386 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £413 £365
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +13.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.09%
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
526 512 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 71.56% 68.45% 68.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 299 296
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% -87.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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%) IBM
2 8 (40.00%) Migration
3 7 (35.00%) FileNet
3 7 (35.00%) Documentum
4 6 (30.00%) Windows
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (25.00%) VMware
6 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (20.00%) Office 365
6 4 (20.00%) Firewall
7 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (15.00%) LAN
7 3 (15.00%) UNIX
7 3 (15.00%) Symantec
7 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (15.00%) SQL
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (15.00%) NetBackup
8 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
8 2 (10.00%) Database Tuning
8 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (10.00%) VB
8 2 (10.00%) VBA
8 2 (10.00%) Solaris
8 2 (10.00%) Linux

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (35.00%) Documentum
1 7 (35.00%) FileNet
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) LAN
3 2 (10.00%) WAN
3 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Toad
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (5.00%) FishEye
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Consultant
1 7 (35.00%) AWS Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) DBA
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (5.00%) Sybase DBA
4 1 (5.00%) SQL DBA
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Designer
4 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Designer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) Ajax
1 1 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.00%) UNIX
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) Solaris
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Migration
2 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (10.00%) Data Security
3 2 (10.00%) Security Management
3 2 (10.00%) Database Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Change Control
4 1 (5.00%) Data Transformation
4 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Line Management
4 1 (5.00%) Coaching
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) VB
2 2 (10.00%) VBA
2 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) IBM
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) Symantec
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Sybase