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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 115 102 79
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -23
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 19 21 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.66% 0.83% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.09% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 15
Median daily rate £325 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £370 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £468 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £27.25 £9.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +177.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £28.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+32.14% +27.27%
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
2355 1924 1736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.74% 76.17% 74.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1351 1186 913
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 88 107
Median hourly rate £19.61 £28.69 £34.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.64% -17.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -4 7 £341 -14.68% 3
Warwickshire - 6 £400 -
Staffordshire - 3 £275 -
Coventry - 1 £400 - 1
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 12 (38.71%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) ITIL
2 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
2 10 (32.26%) Windows Server
3 9 (29.03%) Data Centre
4 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
4 7 (22.58%) DNS
4 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
4 7 (22.58%) Firewall
5 6 (19.35%) Change Management
5 6 (19.35%) VMware
5 6 (19.35%) Incident Management
5 6 (19.35%) SQL
5 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
5 6 (19.35%) LAN
5 6 (19.35%) WAN
5 6 (19.35%) Cisco
5 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
6 5 (16.13%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (16.13%) High Availability
6 5 (16.13%) Change Control
6 5 (16.13%) Citrix
6 5 (16.13%) Business Continuity
6 5 (16.13%) Wireless
7 4 (12.90%) Finance
7 4 (12.90%) Degree
7 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (12.90%) VoIP
7 4 (12.90%) IIS
7 4 (12.90%) Web Services

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 4 (12.90%) IIS
2 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.45%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.45%) GitHub
4 1 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) DNS
1 7 (22.58%) Firewall
2 6 (19.35%) LAN
2 6 (19.35%) WAN
3 5 (16.13%) Wireless
4 4 (12.90%) VoIP
5 3 (9.68%) BGP
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (9.68%) EIGRP
5 3 (9.68%) H.323
5 3 (9.68%) OSPF
5 3 (9.68%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (9.68%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (9.68%) VLAN
5 3 (9.68%) VPN
6 2 (6.45%) NAS
6 2 (6.45%) Skype
6 2 (6.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.45%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Electronics
2 1 (3.23%) German Language
2 1 (3.23%) Italian Language
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
2 1 (3.23%) Spanish Language
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (12.90%) DBA
1 4 (12.90%) SQL DBA
2 3 (9.68%) Network Specialist
2 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (6.45%) Administrator
3 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity Specialist
3 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery Specialist
3 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) IT Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (3.23%) Avaya Support Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Head of IT Operations
4 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (3.23%) IT Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Web Services
2 2 (6.45%) WAP
3 1 (3.23%) .NET
3 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.45%) BYOD
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.45%) PKI
2 2 (6.45%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) CMDB
3 1 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.23%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (3.23%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) Windows Server
3 4 (12.90%) Android
3 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (9.68%) Linux
4 3 (9.68%) Windows 8
4 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X
5 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Phone
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.23%) AIX
6 1 (3.23%) BlackBerry OS
6 1 (3.23%) Solaris
6 1 (3.23%) Unix
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) Change Management
2 6 (19.35%) Incident Management
3 5 (16.13%) Business Continuity
3 5 (16.13%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (16.13%) Change Control
3 5 (16.13%) High Availability
4 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (9.68%) Capacity Management
5 3 (9.68%) CRM
5 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
5 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
5 3 (9.68%) Migration
5 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
5 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.68%) Service Management
6 2 (6.45%) Information Security
6 2 (6.45%) Project Management
6 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.68%) MCITP
2 3 (9.68%) MCTS
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO22301
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.23%) NFS
4 1 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (9.68%) Puppet
2 2 (6.45%) SmoothWall
3 1 (3.23%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Cisco
2 6 (19.35%) VMware
3 5 (16.13%) Citrix
4 4 (12.90%) ServiceNow
5 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
5 3 (9.68%) Remedy
6 2 (6.45%) Avaya
6 2 (6.45%) MobileIron
6 2 (6.45%) Nortel
6 2 (6.45%) Symantec
7 1 (3.23%) Acronis
7 1 (3.23%) Cognizant
7 1 (3.23%) HP
7 1 (3.23%) Juniper
7 1 (3.23%) Veritas