Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 87 85
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 -6
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 9 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.63% 0.80% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.96% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 10
Birmingham median daily rate £315 £400 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.25% -6.43% +29.06%
10th Percentile £180 £357 £279
90th Percentile £445 £525 £630
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - £30.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £30.00 -

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 1,185 1,353 1,214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 83.39% 82.90% 83.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 815 995 758
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £229 £250
90th Percentile £563 £530 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 23 36
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -10.45% -4.29%
10th Percentile £10.77 £9.69 £10.60
90th Percentile £23.25 £51.20 £32.10
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -36.56% +38.89% -10.00%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 (33.33%) BCP
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
1 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) Citrix
1 3 (33.33%) XenApp
1 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
1 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Asigra
2 2 (22.22%) Office 365
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
2 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) NAS
2 2 (22.22%) PKI
2 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (22.22%) iSCSI
2 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification

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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) IP Telephony
1 2 (22.22%) iSCSI
1 2 (22.22%) NAS
1 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Azure SQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Storage Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 2 (22.22%) PKI
1 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) BCP
1 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) PMO
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) XenApp
1 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Citrix
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Asigra
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) EMC