The first table below looks at the demand for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Wolverhampton 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 14 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 10.14% 3.33% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.67% 5.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £153 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £155.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £27.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-35.18% -16.92%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
60 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 86.96% 56.67% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 6 4
Average daily rate £375 £310 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.16% +37.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £175 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £155.00 £8.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1723.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Disaster Recovery
West Midlands

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Wolverhampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Wolverhampton region.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

Disaster Recovery
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 8 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 8 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (87.50%) Use Case
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) HP
3 6 (75.00%) UNIX
3 6 (75.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (37.50%) OpenView
5 3 (37.50%) High Availability
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
7 1 (12.50%) Service Management
7 1 (12.50%) SQL
7 1 (12.50%) ISEB
7 1 (12.50%) Linux
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (12.50%) IIS
7 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Junior
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (87.50%) Use Case
3 6 (75.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (37.50%) High Availability
6 1 (12.50%) Service Management
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (37.50%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
1 7 (87.50%) HP
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