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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 101 62 84
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +22
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 23 53 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.85% 2.22% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 3.13% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 3
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£400 £365 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +50.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £296 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £650 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 1
Average hourly rate £39.50 £20.00 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.50% -72.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+88.57% -35.18%
Disaster Recovery
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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
1952 1696 1276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 72.46% 70.96% 70.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1155 885 605
Average daily rate £380 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 99 91
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -15.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +4 12 £400 -38.46% 7
Worcestershire +2 2 £685 +101.47%
Solihull +4 1 - - 1
Warwickshire -3 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £375 -
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 17 (30.91%) Business Continuity
2 13 (23.64%) SQL
3 12 (21.82%) Security Cleared
4 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 10 (18.18%) Migration
6 9 (16.36%) Service Delivery
7 8 (14.55%) IBM
7 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
8 7 (12.73%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (12.73%) SSDT
8 7 (12.73%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (12.73%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (12.73%) UML
8 7 (12.73%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (12.73%) Documentum
8 7 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (12.73%) FileNet
8 7 (12.73%) Finance
8 7 (12.73%) TOGAF
9 6 (10.91%) NHS
9 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (9.09%) Windows
11 4 (7.27%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (7.27%) VMware
11 4 (7.27%) Firewall
11 4 (7.27%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 4 (7.27%) SLA
11 4 (7.27%) Change Control
12 3 (5.45%) vSphere
12 3 (5.45%) Computer Security

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (12.73%) Documentum
1 7 (12.73%) FileNet
2 2 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.82%) nginx
3 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.82%) Apache
3 1 (1.82%) CICS
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Firewall
2 2 (3.64%) SAN
2 2 (3.64%) LAN
2 2 (3.64%) WAN
2 2 (3.64%) Network Security
3 1 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.82%) SSL
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
3 1 (1.82%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) SSDT
1 7 (12.73%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.82%) DB2
4 1 (1.82%) OLAP
4 1 (1.82%) MySQL
4 1 (1.82%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.82%) Hudson
General
1 7 (12.73%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Billing
2 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Front Office
3 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (16.36%) Consultant
2 8 (14.55%) Analyst
2 8 (14.55%) Disaster Recovery Specialist
3 7 (12.73%) AWS Consultant
3 7 (12.73%) Architect
4 6 (10.91%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (7.27%) Administrator
7 3 (5.45%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) DBA
7 3 (5.45%) Services Delivery Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Information Security Officer
7 3 (5.45%) Security Officer
7 3 (5.45%) Service Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) SQL DBA
8 2 (3.64%) Operations Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Data Centre Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) XML
1 1 (1.82%) HTML
1 1 (1.82%) MDX
1 1 (1.82%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (10.91%) NHS
2 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.64%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.82%) HACMP
5 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.82%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.82%) Clustering
5 1 (1.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.82%) AIX
2 1 (1.82%) Solaris
2 1 (1.82%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) zOS
2 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.82%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) Business Continuity
2 10 (18.18%) Migration
3 9 (16.36%) Service Delivery
4 7 (12.73%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (12.73%) UML
4 7 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (12.73%) TOGAF
5 4 (7.27%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (7.27%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 4 (7.27%) Change Control
6 3 (5.45%) Computer Security
6 3 (5.45%) Supplier Management
6 3 (5.45%) Data Protection
6 3 (5.45%) Line Management
6 3 (5.45%) Business Continuity Planning
6 3 (5.45%) ITIL
6 3 (5.45%) BCP
6 3 (5.45%) Information Management
6 3 (5.45%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.45%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.64%) SQL
2 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.82%) C
2 1 (1.82%) C++
2 1 (1.82%) COBOL
2 1 (1.82%) Java
2 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
2 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.82%) JCL
2 1 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.45%) HND
3 3 (5.45%) Degree
4 1 (1.82%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.82%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) SLA
2 3 (5.45%) BS7799
3 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) vSphere
2 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) XenApp
3 1 (1.82%) iptables
3 1 (1.82%) RACF
3 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.82%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Puppet
1 1 (1.82%) ZABBIX
1 1 (1.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) IBM
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) VMware
3 3 (5.45%) Citrix
4 2 (3.64%) Avaya
4 2 (3.64%) CommVault
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle
4 2 (3.64%) HP
4 2 (3.64%) Dell
4 2 (3.64%) Verint
5 1 (1.82%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (1.82%) Red Gate
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco
5 1 (1.82%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.82%) Symantec
5 1 (1.82%) EMC
5 1 (1.82%) Intel
5 1 (1.82%) Hitachi
5 1 (1.82%) Nokia
5 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
West Midlands
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £450.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 17 days ago