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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 106 75 80
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +5
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 15 34 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.59% 1.54% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 2.20% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 9
Average daily rate £250 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £248 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £475 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.50 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+172.97% +5.71%
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
2038 1545 1562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.30% 69.88% 73.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1160 892 849
Average daily rate £410 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 102 79
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -28.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.06 £11.65 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Coventry -4 4 £225 - 2
Birmingham -11 4 £250 -28.57% 8
Shropshire - 2 £375 -
Wolverhampton +3 1 £225 -35.71%
Warwickshire 0 1 £250 +5.26% 2
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 19 (39.58%) Windows
2 16 (33.33%) VMware
3 13 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (27.08%) Data Centre
4 12 (25.00%) Unix
4 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 12 (25.00%) WAN
5 11 (22.92%) LAN
5 11 (22.92%) Finance
6 10 (20.83%) Business Continuity
6 10 (20.83%) High Availability
7 9 (18.75%) Windows Server
7 9 (18.75%) SQL
8 8 (16.67%) Citrix
9 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
9 7 (14.58%) T-SQL
9 7 (14.58%) Linux
9 7 (14.58%) Management Information System
9 7 (14.58%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (12.50%) Office 365
10 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 5 (10.42%) DNS
11 5 (10.42%) Oracle
11 5 (10.42%) Firewall
11 5 (10.42%) Replication
11 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.17%) IIS
2 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Office 365
2 2 (4.17%) GitHub
2 2 (4.17%) IaaS
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) WAN
2 11 (22.92%) LAN
3 5 (10.42%) DNS
3 5 (10.42%) Firewall
4 4 (8.33%) Internet
4 4 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.17%) NAS
5 2 (4.17%) SAN
5 2 (4.17%) VPN
6 1 (2.08%) ADSL
6 1 (2.08%) Broadband
6 1 (2.08%) Converged Networks
6 1 (2.08%) DHCP
6 1 (2.08%) HTTP
6 1 (2.08%) Intranet
6 1 (2.08%) Junos
6 1 (2.08%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (8.33%) MySQL
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.17%) JIRA
2 2 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Local Government
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) DBA
1 10 (20.83%) Project Manager
2 7 (14.58%) SQL DBA
3 6 (12.50%) Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery Project Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Desktop Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Desktop Support
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Senior IT Support
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Support Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) XML
2 2 (4.17%) Web Services
2 2 (4.17%) XSLT
3 1 (2.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.58%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (14.58%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.42%) Replication
4 4 (8.33%) Clustering
5 3 (6.25%) CMDB
6 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
6 2 (4.17%) Data Structures
6 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.08%) BYOD
7 1 (2.08%) CESG
7 1 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (2.08%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (2.08%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
7 1 (2.08%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 19 (39.58%) Windows
2 12 (25.00%) Unix
3 9 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 7 (14.58%) Linux
5 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (8.33%) Solaris
6 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.25%) Android
7 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
7 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.17%) AIX
8 2 (4.17%) Ubuntu
8 2 (4.17%) Windows Phone
8 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.08%) BlackBerry OS
9 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) Business Continuity
1 10 (20.83%) High Availability
2 5 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (8.33%) ITIL
3 4 (8.33%) Migration
3 4 (8.33%) Project Management
3 4 (8.33%) Service Management
4 3 (6.25%) Change Management
4 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.25%) Data Security
4 3 (6.25%) Database Security
4 3 (6.25%) Database Tuning
4 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.17%) Data Transformation
5 2 (4.17%) DevOps
5 2 (4.17%) Information Management
5 2 (4.17%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) SQL
2 7 (14.58%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) MCP
2 4 (8.33%) MCSE
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.17%) NFS
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (4.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (4.17%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) NetBackup
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.08%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.08%) vRealize
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) VMware
2 8 (16.67%) Citrix
3 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.42%) Oracle
5 4 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.25%) Cisco
6 3 (6.25%) Symantec
7 2 (4.17%) Cognizant
7 2 (4.17%) HP
7 2 (4.17%) ServiceNow
7 2 (4.17%) Veritas
8 1 (2.08%) Acronis
8 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.08%) Google
8 1 (2.08%) Juniper
8 1 (2.08%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.08%) Rackspace
8 1 (2.08%) Sybase
Coventry
Capita plc
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago