Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 89 77
Rank change year-on-year +7 -12 -6
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 13 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.83% 1.07% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.31% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 8
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +13.21% -7.99%
10th Percentile £355 £237 £250
90th Percentile £525 £580 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £365 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -8.75% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 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 1269 1223 1041
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 80.93% 81.42% 75.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 934 789 648
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £231 £249 £225
90th Percentile £525 £550 £502
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 38
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £12.45 £10.83 £10.40
90th Percentile £45.35 £31.21 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -1.23%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) Unified Communications
4 5 (38.46%) XMPP
4 5 (38.46%) Skype for Business
4 5 (38.46%) Skype
4 5 (38.46%) Runbook
4 5 (38.46%) PBX
4 5 (38.46%) VoIP
4 5 (38.46%) LDAP
4 5 (38.46%) Avaya
4 5 (38.46%) CTI
4 5 (38.46%) H.323
4 5 (38.46%) Legal
4 5 (38.46%) Information Security
4 5 (38.46%) IVR
5 4 (30.77%) Banking
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
5 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
5 4 (30.77%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
7 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
7 2 (15.38%) Firewall
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL
7 2 (15.38%) DHCP
7 2 (15.38%) Citrix
7 2 (15.38%) SAN
7 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server

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 5 (38.46%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Unified Communications
2 5 (38.46%) CTI
2 5 (38.46%) H.323
2 5 (38.46%) LDAP
2 5 (38.46%) PBX
2 5 (38.46%) Skype
2 5 (38.46%) VoIP
3 2 (15.38%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) DWDM
4 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (38.46%) Legal
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Communications Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Lync Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Security Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Server Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Deployment Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Server Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) XMPP
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) IVR
2 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 4 (30.77%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Information Security
1 5 (38.46%) Runbook
2 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Data Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Security
3 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
3 1 (7.69%) ISMS
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Logistics
3 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) Security Management
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCP
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Avaya
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) Kaseya
5 1 (7.69%) Kaspersky
5 1 (7.69%) VMware