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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 119 102 98
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -4
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 13 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.48% 0.85% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 1.08% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 12
Median daily rate £428 £330 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.54% -25.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £140 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.06% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £20.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+32.53% -5.68%
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
2267 2039 1752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.89% 79.22% 73.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1382 1136 1003
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 78 94
Median hourly rate £19.61 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.63% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £11.26 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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
Birmingham -5 8 £425 +22.30% 1
Warwickshire -5 3 £380 +31.03% 2
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 17 (34.00%) ITIL
1 17 (34.00%) Data Centre
2 15 (30.00%) Business Continuity
3 14 (28.00%) Project Management
4 11 (22.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (22.00%) Technical Architecture
5 10 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
6 9 (18.00%) IBM
6 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (18.00%) IBM InfoSphere
7 8 (16.00%) High Availability
7 8 (16.00%) Risk Analysis
7 8 (16.00%) Windows
8 7 (14.00%) SQL
8 7 (14.00%) Business Continuity Management
9 6 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
9 6 (12.00%) Service Management
9 6 (12.00%) Remedy
9 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (12.00%) VMware
10 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (10.00%) Fat Client
10 5 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
10 5 (10.00%) Thin Client
10 5 (10.00%) Migration
10 5 (10.00%) BMC
10 5 (10.00%) WAN

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 (4.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (4.00%) Primavera
3 1 (2.00%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) IaaS
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) LAN
1 5 (10.00%) WAN
2 3 (6.00%) LDAP
2 3 (6.00%) Network Security
3 2 (4.00%) Firewall
3 2 (4.00%) VPN
3 2 (4.00%) WLAN
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (2.00%) SAN
4 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) IBM InfoSphere
1 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.00%) DataStage
3 1 (2.00%) OLTP
3 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Subversion
2 1 (2.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Advertising
2 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 9 (18.00%) Architect
2 9 (18.00%) Disaster Recovery Manager
2 9 (18.00%) Technical Architect
3 8 (16.00%) DBA
3 8 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery Project Manager
4 7 (14.00%) IBM Technical Architect
5 6 (12.00%) Administrator
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Disaster Recovery Manager
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Manager
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Project Manager
6 5 (10.00%) Service Manager
7 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (8.00%) SQL DBA
8 3 (6.00%) Consultant
9 2 (4.00%) Network Consultant
9 2 (4.00%) Oracle DBA
9 2 (4.00%) SQL Server DBA
9 2 (4.00%) Vendor Manager
10 1 (2.00%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 5 (10.00%) Thin Client
3 3 (6.00%) Statistics
4 2 (4.00%) NHS
4 2 (4.00%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.00%) CMDB
5 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.00%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.00%) Linux
4 2 (4.00%) Unix
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) ITIL
2 15 (30.00%) Business Continuity
3 14 (28.00%) Project Management
4 11 (22.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (22.00%) Technical Architecture
5 10 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 8 (16.00%) High Availability
6 8 (16.00%) Risk Analysis
7 7 (14.00%) Business Continuity Management
8 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (12.00%) Service Management
9 5 (10.00%) Migration
9 5 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
10 4 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
10 4 (8.00%) Supplier Management
11 3 (6.00%) Incident Management
11 3 (6.00%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) Java
2 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) CCIE
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.00%) MCITP
2 1 (2.00%) MCTS
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.00%) ISO22301
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.00%) vCloud
3 1 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.00%) vSphere
3 1 (2.00%) XenApp
3 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) IBM
1 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) Remedy
2 6 (12.00%) VMware
3 5 (10.00%) BMC
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle
5 2 (4.00%) Cisco
5 2 (4.00%) Citrix
5 2 (4.00%) RedGate
6 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.00%) Cognos
6 1 (2.00%) F5
6 1 (2.00%) Google
6 1 (2.00%) Juniper
6 1 (2.00%) Netezza
6 1 (2.00%) Orchard
6 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.00%) Virgin Media