Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Disaster Recovery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 6 months to 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Disaster Recovery
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 86 92
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6 -20
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 8 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.56% 0.93% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 1.12% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 13
Birmingham median daily rate £248 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.13% +17.65% -9.33%
10th Percentile £180 £356 £189
90th Percentile £481 £534 £580
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Disaster Recovery is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,174 1,249 1,309
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 82.50% 82.61% 83.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 906 851
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £218 £238 £250
90th Percentile £550 £525 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 17 31
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £10.60
90th Percentile £23.60 £47.45 £36.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £24.98 £17.50
% change year-on-year -39.95% +42.74% -18.60%

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Disaster Recovery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Disaster Recovery in Birmingham

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Birmingham

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Disaster Recovery in Birmingham

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) NAS
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
2 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Asigra
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) BCP

Disaster Recovery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (12.50%) IaaS
3 1 (12.50%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) IP Telephony
1 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (25.00%) NAS
1 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Azure SQL DBA
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (25.00%) PKI
1 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) BCP
1 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) XenApp
1 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Asigra
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle