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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Disaster Recovery
England / West Midlands
Rank 104 113 83
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -30
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 18 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.76% 0.50% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.60% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 13
Median daily rate £370 £250 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £188 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £379 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £368 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.36% -8.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £51.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-59.31% +168.42%

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
1876 2154 1635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.02% 82.53% 72.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1200 1217 937
Median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 50 106
Median hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £37.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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
Staffordshire - 7 £350 -
Birmingham +4 5 £369 +47.50% 4
Warwickshire - 5 £375 - 2
Shropshire +24 1 - - 5
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 15 (48.39%) ITIL
2 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 11 (35.48%) Data Centre
3 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
4 9 (29.03%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
5 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (22.58%) Windows
6 7 (22.58%) Business Continuity
7 6 (19.35%) Migration
7 6 (19.35%) Degree
7 6 (19.35%) Network Security
7 6 (19.35%) IBM
7 6 (19.35%) VMware
7 6 (19.35%) Remedy
7 6 (19.35%) Change Management
7 6 (19.35%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (16.13%) Server Virtualisation
8 5 (16.13%) Service Management
8 5 (16.13%) Thin Client
8 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
8 5 (16.13%) BMC
8 5 (16.13%) Fat Client
8 5 (16.13%) Local Government
8 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
8 5 (16.13%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (12.90%) Capacity Planning

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 (6.45%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.45%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) Office 365
3 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) Network Security
2 3 (9.68%) SAN
2 3 (9.68%) WAN
3 2 (6.45%) Firewall
3 2 (6.45%) LAN
3 2 (6.45%) Skype
3 2 (6.45%) VPN
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (3.23%) MPLS
4 1 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (3.23%) SSH
4 1 (3.23%) SSL
4 1 (3.23%) VLAN
4 1 (3.23%) Wireless
4 1 (3.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.45%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (16.13%) Local Government
1 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.90%) Electronics
3 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.45%) Finance
4 2 (6.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) DBA
2 7 (22.58%) Architect
2 7 (22.58%) SQL DBA
3 5 (16.13%) Technical Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Head of Service Management
4 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Service Manager
5 2 (6.45%) IBM Technical Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Wintel Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Active Directory Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) MySQL DBA
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Service Transition Manager
6 1 (3.23%) SOC Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Transition Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Unix Architect
6 1 (3.23%) VMware Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Wintel Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Data Centre
2 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (16.13%) Fat Client
3 5 (16.13%) Thin Client
4 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.45%) Private Cloud
5 2 (6.45%) Replication
6 1 (3.23%) Clustering
6 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (3.23%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Unix
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) CentOS
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) ITIL
2 9 (29.03%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
4 7 (22.58%) Business Continuity
5 6 (19.35%) Change Management
5 6 (19.35%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (19.35%) Migration
6 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
6 5 (16.13%) Server Virtualisation
6 5 (16.13%) Service Management
7 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.90%) Capacity Management
7 4 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (12.90%) High Availability
7 4 (12.90%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (9.68%) Coaching
8 3 (9.68%) Escalation Management
8 3 (9.68%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (9.68%) Supplier Management
8 3 (9.68%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) VB
2 1 (3.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) MCITP
2 1 (3.23%) MCTS
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
2 3 (9.68%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (9.68%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.23%) vCloud
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
1 1 (3.23%) Webmin
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) IBM
2 6 (19.35%) Remedy
2 6 (19.35%) VMware
3 5 (16.13%) BMC
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle
5 3 (9.68%) Dell
5 3 (9.68%) HP
5 3 (9.68%) Veritas
6 2 (6.45%) Citrix
7 1 (3.23%) Google
7 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.23%) Teradata
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