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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 46 48 47
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 10 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.59% 0.70% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 1.08% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +26.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -42.14%
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
428 369 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 67.94% 64.17% 66.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 219 170
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 25
Average hourly rate £22.50 £11.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.65% -36.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.92 £9.00 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.00 £31.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 2 March 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 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Citrix
2 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) Firewall
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) vSphere
4 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) Change Control
4 3 (16.67%) Line Management
4 3 (16.67%) SLA
4 3 (16.67%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) Dell
5 2 (11.11%) Symantec
5 2 (11.11%) UNIX
5 2 (11.11%) Service Management
5 2 (11.11%) IBM
5 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 2 (11.11%) Linux
5 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.11%) SAN
5 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle
5 2 (11.11%) Coaching
5 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) CICS
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) SSL
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
3 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) DB2
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.56%) InterSystems Cache
1 1 (5.56%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Front Office
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Billing
1 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) DBA
2 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Operations Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) SQL DBA
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Data Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.56%) NHS
1 1 (5.56%) HACMP
1 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
1 1 (5.56%) Replication
1 1 (5.56%) Statistics
1 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) zOS
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
2 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (16.67%) Change Control
2 3 (16.67%) Line Management
3 2 (11.11%) Coaching
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 2 (11.11%) Service Management
3 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 2 (11.11%) Release Management
4 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.56%) High Availability
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) UML
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security
4 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VB
2 1 (5.56%) VBA
2 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.56%) JCL
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) C
2 1 (5.56%) C++
2 1 (5.56%) COBOL
2 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
1 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) vSphere
2 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) RACF
4 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Citrix
1 5 (27.78%) VMware
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) HP
3 3 (16.67%) Dell
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (11.11%) IBM
4 2 (11.11%) Symantec
5 1 (5.56%) Sybase
5 1 (5.56%) Business Objects
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.56%) Intel
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Posted: 24 days ago