Period
to 20 May 2019

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 May 2019 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 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 96 78
Rank change year-on-year +16 -18 +8
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 11 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.87% 0.46% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.54% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 5
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £419 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.48% -1.47% +14.86%
10th Percentile £330 £396 £334
90th Percentile £538 £569 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £381 £413 £413
% change year-on-year -7.58% - +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Birmingham median hourly rate - - £17.00
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £17.00

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 1,062 1,300 981
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 84.35% 84.53% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 736 873 653
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 50 17
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.06 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.73% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £10.50 £8.39 £11.40
90th Percentile £44.25 £42.58 £32.90
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +29.03% -27.91% +18.54%

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 May 2019.

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 May 2019, 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 6 (54.55%) Citrix
1 6 (54.55%) XenDesktop
2 5 (45.45%) Business Continuity
2 5 (45.45%) BCP
2 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (36.36%) XenApp
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
4 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (27.27%) IBM
4 3 (27.27%) NetApp
4 3 (27.27%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Thinking
4 3 (27.27%) PMO
5 2 (18.18%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
5 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
5 2 (18.18%) Office 365
5 2 (18.18%) MCSE
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange

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 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
2 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
2 1 (9.09%) Kerberos
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Director
4 1 (9.09%) OAT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
3 1 (9.09%) PKI
3 1 (9.09%) Replication
3 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) BCP
1 5 (45.45%) Business Continuity
1 5 (45.45%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Thinking
2 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) JCL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) PMO
2 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) XenDesktop
2 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) XenApp
4 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 1 (9.09%) DFS Replication
6 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
1 2 (18.18%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) IBM
3 3 (27.27%) NetApp
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) Asigra
5 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds