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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 106 89 103
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 22 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.86% 1.04% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 1.52% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 7
Average daily rate
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£363 £370 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% +94.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £316 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £409 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+15.64% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 0
Average hourly rate £15.48 £14.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.80 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.79% +2.63%
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
1778 1443 1591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.16% 68.36% 69.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 918 765 818
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 59 91
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.48 £9.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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
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 19 September 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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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 +2 10 £363 +2.11% 2
Coventry -7 4 - - 3
Wolverhampton - 3 £350 -
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £360 -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - - 3
Worcestershire - - - -
Dudley - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 21 (41.18%) Oracle
2 16 (31.37%) Service Management
3 15 (29.41%) Windows
4 13 (25.49%) SQL
5 11 (21.57%) Linux
5 11 (21.57%) SAN
6 10 (19.61%) Telecoms
6 10 (19.61%) Business Continuity
7 9 (17.65%) NetBackup
7 9 (17.65%) Citrix
7 9 (17.65%) HP
7 9 (17.65%) Symantec
7 9 (17.65%) ITIL
8 8 (15.69%) UNIX
8 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
8 8 (15.69%) NetApp
8 8 (15.69%) Test Scripting
8 8 (15.69%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (13.73%) 3PAR
9 7 (13.73%) Brocade
9 7 (13.73%) StorageTek
9 7 (13.73%) VMware
10 6 (11.76%) Sybase
10 6 (11.76%) Data Protection
10 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
10 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
11 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (9.80%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (5.88%) IIS
1 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.96%) nginx
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.96%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS Office
2 3 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.96%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.96%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.57%) SAN
2 5 (9.80%) Firewall
3 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.92%) RNC
4 2 (3.92%) SNA
4 2 (3.92%) GSM
4 2 (3.92%) LAN
4 2 (3.92%) SMS
4 2 (3.92%) VoIP
4 2 (3.92%) WAN
5 1 (1.96%) Network Security
5 1 (1.96%) Multicast
5 1 (1.96%) DNS
5 1 (1.96%) VPN
5 1 (1.96%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) DB2
3 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.96%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) MySQL
4 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.96%) Hudson
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (19.61%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.84%) Banking
2 4 (7.84%) Investment Banking
2 4 (7.84%) Legal
3 3 (5.88%) Front Office
3 3 (5.88%) Finance
3 3 (5.88%) Automotive
4 1 (1.96%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Analyst
2 6 (11.76%) Test Analyst
2 6 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Storage Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Service Manager
4 4 (7.84%) Tester
4 4 (7.84%) DBA
5 3 (5.88%) Technical Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Technical Leader
6 2 (3.92%) DB2 DBA
6 2 (3.92%) Transition Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Technical Services Manager
6 2 (3.92%) SAP Project Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Team Leader
6 2 (3.92%) SQL DBA
6 2 (3.92%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (3.92%) Administrator
6 2 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) SAP Basis
1 2 (3.92%) Middleware
1 2 (3.92%) ISPF
2 1 (1.96%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.88%) Statistics
4 2 (3.92%) Replication
5 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.96%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Windows
2 11 (21.57%) Linux
3 8 (15.69%) UNIX
4 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.92%) zOS
6 2 (3.92%) AIX
6 2 (3.92%) Solaris
7 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.96%) Debian
7 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Service Management
2 10 (19.61%) Business Continuity
3 9 (17.65%) ITIL
4 8 (15.69%) Test Scripting
4 8 (15.69%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (11.76%) Data Protection
6 5 (9.80%) Project Management
6 5 (9.80%) Migration
7 4 (7.84%) Knowledge Management
7 4 (7.84%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (7.84%) Incident Management
7 4 (7.84%) WFM
8 3 (5.88%) Resilience Testing
8 3 (5.88%) Load Balancing
8 3 (5.88%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.88%) Release Management
8 3 (5.88%) Integration Testing
8 3 (5.88%) Capacity Management
8 3 (5.88%) High Availability
8 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.49%) SQL
2 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.92%) JCL
3 2 (3.92%) REXX
3 2 (3.92%) VB
3 2 (3.92%) VBA
4 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.80%) ISEB
3 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (3.92%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) MCSE
4 1 (1.96%) MCSA
4 1 (1.96%) CCNA
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.92%) RACF
4 1 (1.96%) RHEV
4 1 (1.96%) vSphere
4 1 (1.96%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) NetBackup
2 3 (5.88%) SCOM
2 3 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.92%) SCCM
3 2 (3.92%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (1.96%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.96%) Puppet
4 1 (1.96%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 21 (41.18%) Oracle
2 9 (17.65%) Citrix
2 9 (17.65%) HP
2 9 (17.65%) Symantec
3 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
3 8 (15.69%) NetApp
4 7 (13.73%) 3PAR
4 7 (13.73%) Brocade
4 7 (13.73%) StorageTek
4 7 (13.73%) VMware
5 6 (11.76%) Sybase
6 4 (7.84%) SAP
7 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.88%) IBM
8 2 (3.92%) Dell
8 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.92%) Nimsoft
8 2 (3.92%) Spiceworks
8 2 (3.92%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 1 (1.96%) Tableau
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