The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 92 90 97
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 22 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.93% 0.71% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.09% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £318 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.98% +111.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £264 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £372 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £371 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.78% +10.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £13.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -22.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1758 1195 1533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.40% 65.05% 67.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 936 597 738
Average daily rate £370 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.92% +2.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 55 63
Average hourly rate £33.55 £37.80 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.24% +55.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.45 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
Disaster Recovery
England

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 10 July 2014.

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 10 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 8 £650 - 4
Coventry -12 3 - - 1
Warwickshire - 2 £355 -
Wolverhampton +1 1 £153 - 4
Worcestershire -3 1 £370 -3.89%
Staffordshire - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 20 (30.30%) Oracle
2 19 (28.79%) HP
2 19 (28.79%) Business Continuity
3 17 (25.76%) Windows
4 16 (24.24%) Telecoms
5 14 (21.21%) SLA
6 13 (19.70%) ITIL
6 13 (19.70%) Legal
6 13 (19.70%) Risk Assessment
7 11 (16.67%) Project Management
7 11 (16.67%) Service Management
7 11 (16.67%) UNIX
7 11 (16.67%) SAN
7 11 (16.67%) WFM
8 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
8 10 (15.15%) MS Office
9 9 (13.64%) Finance
10 8 (12.12%) Migration
10 8 (12.12%) NetBackup
10 8 (12.12%) Symantec
10 8 (12.12%) MS Excel
10 8 (12.12%) NetApp
10 8 (12.12%) Test Scripting
10 8 (12.12%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (10.61%) 3PAR
11 7 (10.61%) Use Case
11 7 (10.61%) MS PowerPoint
11 7 (10.61%) Brocade
11 7 (10.61%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (10.61%) Continuous Improvement

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

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 5 (7.58%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.52%) IIS
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (15.15%) MS Office
2 8 (12.12%) MS Excel
3 7 (10.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (9.09%) MS Visio
5 4 (6.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) assyst
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Office 365
2 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.67%) SAN
2 6 (9.09%) RNC
3 5 (7.58%) IP Telephony
3 5 (7.58%) LAN
3 5 (7.58%) WAN
4 4 (6.06%) MPLS
4 4 (6.06%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (3.03%) GSM
5 2 (3.03%) Firewall
5 2 (3.03%) SNA
5 2 (3.03%) SMS
5 2 (3.03%) VoIP
6 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.52%) VPN
6 1 (1.52%) DNS
6 1 (1.52%) NAS
6 1 (1.52%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.52%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) DB2
3 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.52%) MySQL
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.52%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (24.24%) Telecoms
2 13 (19.70%) Legal
3 9 (13.64%) Finance
4 4 (6.06%) Banking
4 4 (6.06%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.55%) Front Office
6 2 (3.03%) Automotive
7 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.52%) Retail
7 1 (1.52%) Billing
7 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (16.67%) Analyst
2 10 (15.15%) Project Manager
3 6 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 5 (7.58%) Consultant
4 5 (7.58%) Administrator
4 5 (7.58%) Storage Analyst
5 4 (6.06%) DBA
5 4 (6.06%) Service Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Technical Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Coordinator
6 3 (4.55%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.03%) Service Transition Manager
7 2 (3.03%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.03%) Junior
7 2 (3.03%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (3.03%) Technical Services Manager
7 2 (3.03%) DB2 DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) Middleware
1 2 (3.03%) ISPF
2 1 (1.52%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.06%) Thin Client
2 4 (6.06%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.06%) Fat Client
2 4 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.03%) Replication
4 1 (1.52%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.52%) Clustering
4 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.76%) Windows
2 11 (16.67%) UNIX
3 7 (10.61%) Linux
4 5 (7.58%) Windows XP
4 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.03%) zOS
6 1 (1.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.79%) Business Continuity
2 13 (19.70%) Risk Assessment
2 13 (19.70%) ITIL
3 11 (16.67%) Project Management
3 11 (16.67%) Service Management
3 11 (16.67%) WFM
4 8 (12.12%) Migration
4 8 (12.12%) Test Scripting
5 7 (10.61%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (10.61%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (10.61%) Business Continuity Planning
5 7 (10.61%) BCP
5 7 (10.61%) Use Case
6 6 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 6 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 6 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 6 (9.09%) Data Protection
7 5 (7.58%) High Availability
7 5 (7.58%) Risk Management
7 5 (7.58%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.09%) SQL
2 5 (7.58%) C
3 4 (6.06%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.03%) REXX
4 2 (3.03%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.03%) Degree
3 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.52%) MCSE
3 1 (1.52%) MCSA
3 1 (1.52%) CCNA
3 1 (1.52%) ISEB
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.21%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.52%) COBIT
2 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.03%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.03%) RACF
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) NetBackup
1 8 (12.12%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (6.06%) MAILsweeper
3 3 (4.55%) OpenView
4 2 (3.03%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (3.03%) SCOM
5 1 (1.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.52%) SCCM
5 1 (1.52%) Legato
5 1 (1.52%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 20 (30.30%) Oracle
2 19 (28.79%) HP
3 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
4 8 (12.12%) NetApp
4 8 (12.12%) Symantec
5 7 (10.61%) Brocade
5 7 (10.61%) 3PAR
5 7 (10.61%) StorageTek
6 6 (9.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 6 (9.09%) Sybase
7 5 (7.58%) VMware
8 4 (6.06%) BT
8 4 (6.06%) SAP
8 4 (6.06%) Citrix
8 4 (6.06%) Avaya
9 1 (1.52%) Peregrine
9 1 (1.52%) Siemens
9 1 (1.52%) Dell
9 1 (1.52%) EMC
9 1 (1.52%) Intel
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