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 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 112 90 100
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +10
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 37 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.14% 1.11% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.43% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 9
Median daily rate £394 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £313 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £21.80
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -12.84%
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
2645 1961 1940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.64% 78.07% 74.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1571 1134 1014
Median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 100 114
Median hourly rate £20.50 £31.44 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.79% +4.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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 29 September 2016.

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 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Coventry -2 12 £400 -20.00% 2
Birmingham -6 7 £358 +2.14% 5
Staffordshire +1 4 £313 - 3
Warwickshire -4 3 £488 +47.72%
Solihull 0 1 - -
Herefordshire -3 1 £100 -70.37%
Wolverhampton - 1 £375 -
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 20 (34.48%) Data Centre
2 19 (32.76%) ITIL
3 16 (27.59%) Project Management
4 14 (24.14%) High Availability
5 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
6 12 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (18.97%) Technical Architecture
7 11 (18.97%) SQL
7 11 (18.97%) PRINCE2
7 11 (18.97%) Windows
8 10 (17.24%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (15.52%) IBM InfoSphere
9 9 (15.52%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (15.52%) IBM
9 9 (15.52%) Migration
9 9 (15.52%) Business Continuity
10 8 (13.79%) Change Management
10 8 (13.79%) Active Directory
10 8 (13.79%) LAN
10 8 (13.79%) WAN
10 8 (13.79%) Risk Analysis
11 7 (12.07%) Change Control
11 7 (12.07%) Business Continuity Management
11 7 (12.07%) Windows Server
11 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
11 7 (12.07%) Service Management
11 7 (12.07%) VMware
12 6 (10.34%) Cisco
13 5 (8.62%) T-SQL
13 5 (8.62%) Incident Management

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 (3.45%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (3.45%) Primavera
2 1 (1.72%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.72%) IaaS
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.79%) LAN
1 8 (13.79%) WAN
2 5 (8.62%) Firewall
3 4 (6.90%) Wireless
4 3 (5.17%) BGP
4 3 (5.17%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (5.17%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (5.17%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (5.17%) EIGRP
4 3 (5.17%) H.323
4 3 (5.17%) LDAP
4 3 (5.17%) OSPF
4 3 (5.17%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (5.17%) VLAN
4 3 (5.17%) VoIP
5 2 (3.45%) Network Security
5 2 (3.45%) VPN
5 2 (3.45%) WLAN
6 1 (1.72%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (1.72%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.52%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.72%) DataStage
4 1 (1.72%) OLTP
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Subversion
2 1 (1.72%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (8.62%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Advertising
2 1 (1.72%) German Language
2 1 (1.72%) Italian Language
2 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.72%) Retail
2 1 (1.72%) Spanish Language
2 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (17.24%) DBA
2 9 (15.52%) Architect
2 9 (15.52%) Disaster Recovery Manager
2 9 (15.52%) Project Manager
2 9 (15.52%) Technical Architect
3 8 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery Project Manager
4 7 (12.07%) IBM Technical Architect
5 6 (10.34%) Administrator
5 6 (10.34%) Senior Disaster Recovery Manager
5 6 (10.34%) Senior Manager
5 6 (10.34%) Senior Project Manager
5 6 (10.34%) SQL DBA
6 4 (6.90%) Consultant
6 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 4 (6.90%) Service Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Network Specialist
7 3 (5.17%) Vendor Manager
8 2 (3.45%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (34.48%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.17%) Statistics
3 2 (3.45%) Clustering
3 2 (3.45%) NHS
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.72%) BYOD
4 1 (1.72%) CMDB
4 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.72%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.72%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (1.72%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) Windows
2 7 (12.07%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.45%) Linux
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.72%) Android
5 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.72%) Unix
5 1 (1.72%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.76%) ITIL
2 16 (27.59%) Project Management
3 14 (24.14%) High Availability
4 12 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (18.97%) PRINCE2
5 11 (18.97%) Technical Architecture
6 10 (17.24%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (15.52%) Business Continuity
7 9 (15.52%) Migration
7 9 (15.52%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (13.79%) Change Management
8 8 (13.79%) Risk Analysis
9 7 (12.07%) Business Continuity Management
9 7 (12.07%) Change Control
9 7 (12.07%) Service Management
10 5 (8.62%) Capacity Management
10 5 (8.62%) Incident Management
10 5 (8.62%) Information Security
10 5 (8.62%) Service Delivery
11 4 (6.90%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.97%) SQL
2 5 (8.62%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.45%) Java
4 2 (3.45%) Python
4 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.17%) MCITP
2 3 (5.17%) MCTS
3 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.45%) Degree
3 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.72%) CCIE
4 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.72%) ISO22301
2 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 8 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.72%) vCloud
3 1 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.72%) vSphere
3 1 (1.72%) XenApp
3 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.45%) Puppet
2 2 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) IBM
2 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.07%) VMware
3 6 (10.34%) Cisco
4 4 (6.90%) Oracle
4 4 (6.90%) Remedy
5 3 (5.17%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.45%) Avaya
6 2 (3.45%) Citrix
6 2 (3.45%) Nortel
6 2 (3.45%) RedGate
7 1 (1.72%) BMC
7 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.72%) Cognos
7 1 (1.72%) F5
7 1 (1.72%) Google
7 1 (1.72%) Juniper
7 1 (1.72%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.72%) Netezza
7 1 (1.72%) Orchard