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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Disaster Recovery
England / West Midlands
Rank 103 107 70
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -37
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 16 16 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.68% 0.66% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.82% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 18
Median daily rate £403 £310 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.83% -28.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £480 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £419
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -10.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.69 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-5.25% +13.63%

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
1863 1960 1540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.04% 80.76% 72.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1162 1071 923
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 64 95
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.04 £11.67 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.95 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 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 21 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire +9 6 £365 -23.15%
Birmingham +2 6 £425 +112.50%
Warwickshire -4 4 £380 +1.33% 1
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 21 (41.18%) ITIL
1 21 (41.18%) Data Centre
2 13 (25.49%) Project Management
3 12 (23.53%) Business Continuity
4 11 (21.57%) Technical Architecture
4 11 (21.57%) SQL
4 11 (21.57%) IBM
4 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
5 10 (19.61%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (19.61%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (17.65%) Mentoring
6 9 (17.65%) VMware
6 9 (17.65%) Migration
6 9 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (17.65%) PRINCE2
7 8 (15.69%) Windows
7 8 (15.69%) Risk Analysis
7 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (15.69%) IBM InfoSphere
8 7 (13.73%) Network Security
8 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (13.73%) High Availability
8 7 (13.73%) Degree
8 7 (13.73%) Oracle
8 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
8 7 (13.73%) WAN
8 7 (13.73%) Change Management
9 6 (11.76%) Service Management
9 6 (11.76%) Remedy
9 6 (11.76%) LAN

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.92%) Skype for Business
1 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (3.92%) Primavera
3 1 (1.96%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.92%) Office 365
3 1 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) Network Security
1 7 (13.73%) WAN
2 6 (11.76%) LAN
3 3 (5.88%) SAN
3 3 (5.88%) VPN
4 2 (3.92%) Firewall
4 2 (3.92%) LDAP
4 2 (3.92%) Skype
4 2 (3.92%) WLAN
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (1.96%) MPLS
5 1 (1.96%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.96%) SSL
5 1 (1.96%) VLAN
5 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) IBM InfoSphere
2 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.96%) OLTP
5 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.84%) Electronics
2 4 (7.84%) Local Government
3 3 (5.88%) Finance
3 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) Architect
2 11 (21.57%) Technical Architect
3 10 (19.61%) Project Manager
4 9 (17.65%) DBA
5 8 (15.69%) Disaster Recovery Manager
5 8 (15.69%) Disaster Recovery Project Manager
6 7 (13.73%) IBM Technical Architect
7 6 (11.76%) Senior Disaster Recovery Manager
7 6 (11.76%) Senior Manager
7 6 (11.76%) Senior Project Manager
7 6 (11.76%) SQL DBA
8 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 3 (5.88%) Administrator
9 3 (5.88%) Consultant
9 3 (5.88%) Head of Service Management
9 3 (5.88%) Service Manager
10 2 (3.92%) Network Consultant
10 2 (3.92%) Oracle DBA
10 2 (3.92%) Wintel Architect
11 1 (1.96%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (41.18%) Data Centre
2 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.80%) Fat Client
3 5 (9.80%) Thin Client
4 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.92%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.92%) Statistics
6 1 (1.96%) Clustering
6 1 (1.96%) CMDB
6 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.96%) NHS
6 1 (1.96%) Replication
6 1 (1.96%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) Unix
3 3 (5.88%) Linux
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (41.18%) ITIL
2 13 (25.49%) Project Management
3 12 (23.53%) Business Continuity
4 11 (21.57%) Technical Architecture
5 10 (19.61%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (19.61%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (17.65%) Mentoring
6 9 (17.65%) Migration
6 9 (17.65%) PRINCE2
6 9 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (15.69%) Risk Analysis
8 7 (13.73%) Change Management
8 7 (13.73%) High Availability
9 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (11.76%) Service Management
10 5 (9.80%) Business Continuity Management
10 5 (9.80%) Incident Management
10 5 (9.80%) Server Virtualisation
11 4 (7.84%) Capacity Management
11 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) Java
2 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) CCIE
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.96%) MCITP
2 1 (1.96%) MCTS
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (5.88%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.96%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.96%) vCloud
4 1 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) IBM
1 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.65%) VMware
3 7 (13.73%) Oracle
4 6 (11.76%) Remedy
5 5 (9.80%) BMC
5 5 (9.80%) Cisco
6 3 (5.88%) Citrix
6 3 (5.88%) Dell
6 3 (5.88%) HP
6 3 (5.88%) Veritas
7 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.96%) F5
7 1 (1.96%) Google
7 1 (1.96%) Juniper
7 1 (1.96%) Orchard
7 1 (1.96%) RedGate
7 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.96%) Teradata