The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Disaster Recovery
England / Midlands
Rank - 30 -
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands - 0.48% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £375 £386
% change year-on-year -0.66% -2.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £48.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year -54.16% +36.17%  

Disaster Recovery is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 99 164 119
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 85.34% 78.47% 78.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 80 49
Median daily rate £450 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £304 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands citing Disaster Recovery as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Disaster Recovery in the Midlands

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Disaster Recovery in the Midlands

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disaster Recovery in the Midlands

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) PeopleSoft
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MSMQ
1 2 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (100.00%) SAML
1 2 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MSBuild
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) BizTalk Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) MSMQ
1 2 (100.00%) SAML
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) IT Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Presales
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) PeopleSoft
1 2 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) VMware