Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 199 134
Rank change year-on-year +71 -65 +34
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 129 76 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.57% 0.78% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 0.94% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 52 60
Midlands median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £150 £290 £205
90th Percentile £465 £525 £500
England median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £19.88 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.94% - -
England median hourly rate £31.25 £27.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year +13.64% +32.53% -13.54%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6824 8073 6631
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 82.99% 82.62% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4344 4930 3923
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £232
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 213 260
Midlands median hourly rate £20.89 £17.00 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.90% -8.21% +2.89%
10th Percentile £10.63 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £42.67
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Disaster Recovery in the Midlands

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disaster Recovery in the Midlands

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Midlands +39 67 £340 -15.00% 9
West Midlands +40 59 £370 -7.50% 6
Disaster Recovery
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 46 (35.66%) Unix
2 43 (33.33%) ITIL
2 43 (33.33%) Linux
3 41 (31.78%) Oracle
4 36 (27.91%) Microsoft
5 35 (27.13%) Solaris
5 35 (27.13%) Security Cleared
6 34 (26.36%) ERP
7 33 (25.58%) SC Cleared
8 32 (24.81%) Unified Communications
8 32 (24.81%) Windows
9 31 (24.03%) Perl
10 27 (20.93%) Korn
11 26 (20.16%) Desktop Virtualisation
11 26 (20.16%) Data Loss Prevention
12 25 (19.38%) Cisco
13 24 (18.60%) Data Centre
14 23 (17.83%) Active Directory
14 23 (17.83%) SAP
15 22 (17.05%) Python
16 21 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
16 21 (16.28%) High Availability
16 21 (16.28%) Windows Server
17 20 (15.50%) Virtual Machines
18 19 (14.73%) SAP ERP
18 19 (14.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 19 (14.73%) Veritas
18 19 (14.73%) Sun
18 19 (14.73%) SQL
19 18 (13.95%) Data Protection

Disaster Recovery
Co-occurring 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 8 (6.20%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.65%) Skype for Business
3 4 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.55%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 19 (14.73%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.55%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.63%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.88%) Office 365
4 4 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.55%) PaaS
6 1 (0.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (24.81%) Unified Communications
2 16 (12.40%) SAN
3 15 (11.63%) DNS
4 10 (7.75%) Internet
4 10 (7.75%) LDAP
4 10 (7.75%) TCP/IP
5 7 (5.43%) LAN
5 7 (5.43%) WAN
6 6 (4.65%) Skype
7 5 (3.88%) CTI
7 5 (3.88%) H.323
7 5 (3.88%) IPsec
7 5 (3.88%) Kerberos
7 5 (3.88%) PBX
7 5 (3.88%) TETRA
7 5 (3.88%) VoIP
8 4 (3.10%) HTTP
8 4 (3.10%) VLAN
9 3 (2.33%) DHCP
9 3 (2.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.20%) TimesTen
2 7 (5.43%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.10%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.33%) MySQL
4 3 (2.33%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.55%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.55%) OLAP
5 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (1.55%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.55%) GitLab
1 2 (1.55%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.55%) Subversion
1 2 (1.55%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (13.18%) Automotive
2 11 (8.53%) Finance
3 7 (5.43%) Banking
4 5 (3.88%) Legal
5 2 (1.55%) Games
5 2 (1.55%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.55%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.78%) Advertising
6 1 (0.78%) Local Government
6 1 (0.78%) Publishing
6 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (24.03%) Unix Engineer
2 20 (15.50%) Solaris Engineer
3 18 (13.95%) Analyst
4 16 (12.40%) Design Engineer
5 12 (9.30%) Support Analyst
6 11 (8.53%) IT Support
6 11 (8.53%) Support Engineer
7 10 (7.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 10 (7.75%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (7.75%) Project Manager
8 9 (6.98%) AIX Engineer
8 9 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (6.98%) IT Engineer
9 8 (6.20%) Architect
10 7 (5.43%) Operational Support Analyst
10 7 (5.43%) Operations Analyst
10 7 (5.43%) Operations Support Analyst
10 7 (5.43%) Unix Scripting Engineer
11 6 (4.65%) Consultant
11 6 (4.65%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.88%) XMPP
2 3 (2.33%) RESTful
3 1 (0.78%) JSON
3 1 (0.78%) Mason
3 1 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.60%) Data Centre
2 13 (10.08%) Clustering
3 9 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.88%) IVR
4 5 (3.88%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.88%) PKI
5 4 (3.10%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (3.10%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.10%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (2.33%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.55%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (1.55%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.78%) PMI
8 1 (0.78%) STB
Operating Systems
1 46 (35.66%) Unix
2 43 (33.33%) Linux
3 35 (27.13%) Solaris
4 32 (24.81%) Windows
5 21 (16.28%) Windows Server
6 16 (12.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (10.85%) AIX
7 14 (10.85%) SUSE
8 10 (7.75%) Oracle Linux
9 7 (5.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.78%) VMS
12 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (33.33%) ITIL
2 34 (26.36%) ERP
3 26 (20.16%) Data Loss Prevention
3 26 (20.16%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 21 (16.28%) High Availability
5 18 (13.95%) Data Protection
6 17 (13.18%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (11.63%) Incident Management
7 15 (11.63%) PLM
8 14 (10.85%) ITIL V3
8 14 (10.85%) PRINCE2
9 13 (10.08%) Asset Management
9 13 (10.08%) SDLC
10 12 (9.30%) Project Management
11 11 (8.53%) Migration
12 10 (7.75%) Service Delivery
13 9 (6.98%) Proactive Monitoring
13 9 (6.98%) Validation
14 7 (5.43%) Business Continuity
15 6 (4.65%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (24.03%) Perl
2 27 (20.93%) Korn
3 22 (17.05%) Python
4 19 (14.73%) SQL
5 16 (12.40%) Shell Script
6 9 (6.98%) PowerShell
7 8 (6.20%) AWK
7 8 (6.20%) Bash Shell
7 8 (6.20%) sed
8 3 (2.33%) Java
8 3 (2.33%) PHP
8 3 (2.33%) Ruby
9 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (27.13%) Security Cleared
2 33 (25.58%) SC Cleared
3 21 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (10.85%) Degree
6 13 (10.08%) MCSE
7 9 (6.98%) MCP
8 8 (6.20%) CCNA
9 7 (5.43%) CCIE
9 7 (5.43%) VCAP
10 3 (2.33%) AWS Certification
10 3 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.55%) SAS Certification
12 1 (0.78%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.78%) ISEB
12 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.55%) COBIT
1 2 (1.55%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.55%) GDPR
1 2 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.55%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.55%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (17.83%) Active Directory
2 20 (15.50%) Virtual Machines
3 19 (14.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 9 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (3.88%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.33%) vSphere
7 2 (1.55%) XenApp
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (10.08%) Puppet
2 11 (8.53%) BladeLogic
2 11 (8.53%) NetBackup
3 5 (3.88%) Ansible
3 5 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.33%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.33%) Mesos
4 3 (2.33%) SCCM
5 1 (0.78%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.78%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (0.78%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.78%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.78%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 41 (31.78%) Oracle
2 36 (27.91%) Microsoft
3 25 (19.38%) Cisco
4 23 (17.83%) SAP
5 19 (14.73%) Sun
5 19 (14.73%) Veritas
6 14 (10.85%) NetApp
7 13 (10.08%) VMware
8 11 (8.53%) Red Hat
9 9 (6.98%) HP
10 8 (6.20%) Comptel
10 8 (6.20%) Remedy
11 7 (5.43%) Citrix
12 5 (3.88%) Avaya
13 3 (2.33%) EMC
14 2 (1.55%) CA
14 2 (1.55%) CommVault
14 2 (1.55%) Kronos
14 2 (1.55%) Micro Focus
14 2 (1.55%) Serena