The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West 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 28 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.

Disaster Recovery
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 115 97
Rank change year-on-year +10 -18  
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 10 14 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.45% 0.51% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.62% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 17
Median daily rate £370 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £395 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year - -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -54.43%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £48.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -54.16% +45.45%  

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 West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1779 2248 1946
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 80.03% 82.16% 75.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1148 1247 1121
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 45 110
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.24% -39.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.73 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West 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 West Midlands

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Disaster Recovery in the West Midlands

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Disaster Recovery in the West Midlands

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disaster Recovery in the West Midlands

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in the West 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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire +7 4 £300 +9.09%
Shropshire - 3 £500 - 2
Birmingham -2 2 - - 4
Warwickshire 0 1 £370 +9.62% 2
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 14 (51.85%) ITIL
2 12 (44.44%) SQL
3 10 (37.04%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 9 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 8 (29.63%) Windows
5 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
6 7 (25.93%) Change Management
6 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (22.22%) Business Continuity
7 6 (22.22%) Migration
7 6 (22.22%) Degree
7 6 (22.22%) Network Security
8 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
8 5 (18.52%) Local Government
8 5 (18.52%) Replication
8 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
8 5 (18.52%) Service Management
8 5 (18.52%) Remedy
8 5 (18.52%) Linux
8 5 (18.52%) Oracle
8 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
9 4 (14.81%) Server Virtualisation
9 4 (14.81%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (14.81%) Cisco
9 4 (14.81%) BMC
9 4 (14.81%) Thin Client
9 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (14.81%) VMware

Disaster Recovery
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 3 (11.11%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.11%) Office 365
3 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Network Security
2 3 (11.11%) SAN
2 3 (11.11%) Skype
2 3 (11.11%) SSH
2 3 (11.11%) WAN
3 2 (7.41%) Firewall
3 2 (7.41%) LAN
3 2 (7.41%) VPN
4 1 (3.70%) MPLS
4 1 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (3.70%) SSL
4 1 (3.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (11.11%) MySQL
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 5 (18.52%) Local Government
1 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.81%) Electronics
3 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) DBA
2 7 (25.93%) SQL DBA
3 4 (14.81%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Head of Service Management
4 3 (11.11%) MySQL DBA
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Service Manager
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Wintel Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Management Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Service Management Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
1 3 (11.11%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (18.52%) Replication
4 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
4 4 (14.81%) Fat Client
4 4 (14.81%) Thin Client
5 2 (7.41%) Clustering
6 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
6 1 (3.70%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (11.11%) CentOS
4 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (11.11%) Unix
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) ITIL
2 10 (37.04%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 7 (25.93%) Change Management
5 6 (22.22%) Business Continuity
5 6 (22.22%) Migration
6 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
6 5 (18.52%) Service Management
7 4 (14.81%) Capacity Management
7 4 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (14.81%) Coaching
7 4 (14.81%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (14.81%) High Availability
7 4 (14.81%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (14.81%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (14.81%) Supplier Management
8 3 (11.11%) Escalation Management
8 3 (11.11%) Open Source
8 3 (11.11%) Performance Improvement
8 3 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 3 (11.11%) VB
2 3 (11.11%) VB6
3 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) MCITP
2 1 (3.70%) MCTS
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 3 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (11.11%) VMware ESX
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Webmin
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) Remedy
3 4 (14.81%) BMC
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco
3 4 (14.81%) VMware
4 3 (11.11%) Dell
4 3 (11.11%) HP
4 3 (11.11%) IBM
4 3 (11.11%) Veritas
5 2 (7.41%) Citrix
6 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.70%) Teradata
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