The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 103 106 85
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -21
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 17 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.54% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.72% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £332 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £414 £371
% change year-on-year
-15.40% +11.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £27.25 £10.46 £11.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.51% -11.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £10.46 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.85 £10.46 £14.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £14.25 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+45.61% -14.92%
Disaster Recovery
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1774 1811 1354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.23% 75.33% 68.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1086 962 671
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 134 62
Average hourly rate £28.69 £31.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the West Midlands region.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the West Midlands region.

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +6 8 £400 +14.28% 9
Warwickshire - 3 £485 -
Coventry +4 2 £550 -
Solihull - 1 - - 1
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 (22.50%) IBM
1 9 (22.50%) Migration
2 8 (20.00%) VMware
2 8 (20.00%) Firewall
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.00%) Windows
3 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
3 7 (17.50%) Documentum
3 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
3 7 (17.50%) FileNet
4 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (15.00%) SQL
5 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 5 (12.50%) VPN
5 5 (12.50%) Symantec
5 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 5 (12.50%) Office 365
6 4 (10.00%) Change Control
6 4 (10.00%) Business Continuity
6 4 (10.00%) Information Security
6 4 (10.00%) Finance
6 4 (10.00%) LAN
6 4 (10.00%) WAN
6 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (10.00%) Oracle
7 3 (7.50%) ITIL
7 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
7 3 (7.50%) UNIX
7 3 (7.50%) DHCP

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 (17.50%) Documentum
1 7 (17.50%) FileNet
2 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) Firewall
2 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (12.50%) VPN
3 4 (10.00%) LAN
3 4 (10.00%) WAN
4 3 (7.50%) DHCP
4 3 (7.50%) DNS
4 3 (7.50%) SAN
5 1 (2.50%) Internet
5 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.50%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Ant
1 1 (2.50%) Toad
1 1 (2.50%) JIRA
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.50%) FishEye
General
1 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Billing
4 2 (5.00%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Analyst
1 8 (20.00%) Consultant
2 7 (17.50%) AWS Consultant
3 4 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) DBA
4 3 (7.50%) SQL DBA
5 2 (5.00%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) HTML
1 1 (2.50%) CSS
1 1 (2.50%) Middleware
1 1 (2.50%) Ajax
1 1 (2.50%) Application Packaging
1 1 (2.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.50%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.50%) NHS
3 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) Statistics
3 1 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) UNIX
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.00%) Solaris
3 2 (5.00%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Migration
2 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 4 (10.00%) Change Control
3 4 (10.00%) Information Security
4 3 (7.50%) ITIL
4 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
4 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (7.50%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.50%) Coaching
5 2 (5.00%) People Management
5 2 (5.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.00%) Database Security
5 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.00%) Release Management
5 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.00%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) VB
2 2 (5.00%) VBA
2 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.00%) MCSE
2 2 (5.00%) MCITP
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.50%) HND
3 1 (2.50%) MCSA
3 1 (2.50%) MCDBA
3 1 (2.50%) CCNP
3 1 (2.50%) CCNA
3 1 (2.50%) ISEB
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) BS7799
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.50%) XenApp
3 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.50%) vSphere
3 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.00%) SCCM
2 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.50%) SCOM
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.50%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) IBM
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.00%) VMware
3 5 (12.50%) Symantec
4 4 (10.00%) Oracle
5 3 (7.50%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco
6 2 (5.00%) HP
6 2 (5.00%) Dell
6 2 (5.00%) Citrix
6 2 (5.00%) Avaya
6 2 (5.00%) Verint
7 1 (2.50%) BMC
7 1 (2.50%) CommVault
7 1 (2.50%) Intel
7 1 (2.50%) Wyse
7 1 (2.50%) Red Gate
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