Period
to 24 May 2018

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 6 months to 24 May 2018 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
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 138 164
Rank change year-on-year -19 +26 -39
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 32 34 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.65% 0.79% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.97% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 22
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% +20.00% -18.75%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £201
90th Percentile £528 £536 £411
England median daily rate £450 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +12.50% +1.91% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
West Midlands median hourly rate - £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% -35.71%
England median hourly rate £30.00 £33.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year -10.45% +19.64% +23.19%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,104 3,500 4,519
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.77% 81.26% 83.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,525 2,187 2,556
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +7.59%
10th Percentile £264 £240 £231
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 136 106
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £21.50 £18.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.91% +18.54% -25.97%
10th Percentile £10.60 £11.50 £10.73
90th Percentile £42.20 £50.75 £38.75
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.06 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.21% +8.96% +9.52%

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 6 months to 24 May 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 24 May 2018. 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
Warwickshire +4 12 £413 +11.49%
Birmingham -19 7 £419 +1.52% 4
Shropshire -12 4 £488 -2.50% 1
Staffordshire -9 1 - - 2
Worcestershire - 1 - - 1
Disaster Recovery
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 15 (46.88%) Business Continuity
2 12 (37.50%) ITIL
3 9 (28.13%) Service Management
4 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (21.88%) SQL
5 6 (18.75%) Windows
5 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 6 (18.75%) Risk Management
5 6 (18.75%) Business Continuity Management
5 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
6 5 (15.63%) Transition Management
6 5 (15.63%) Service Design
6 5 (15.63%) ITSM
6 5 (15.63%) VMware
6 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
6 5 (15.63%) Linux
6 5 (15.63%) Oracle
6 5 (15.63%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (12.50%) High Availability
7 4 (12.50%) vSphere
7 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 4 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
7 4 (12.50%) Citrix
7 4 (12.50%) CISSP
7 4 (12.50%) Finance
7 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional

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 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.25%) IaaS
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.13%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (3.13%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (3.13%) Office 365
3 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) DMZ
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) LAN
2 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.25%) GitLab
2 2 (6.25%) Subversion
2 2 (6.25%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.13%) MorphX
3 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) General Ledger
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Analyst
1 7 (21.88%) Service Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) DBA
2 5 (15.63%) Service Transition Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Transition Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Security Advisor
3 4 (12.50%) SQL DBA
4 3 (9.38%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) AIX Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Data Manager
5 2 (6.25%) IT Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (6.25%) Service Continuity Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.13%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) CESG
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
1 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.25%) AIX
4 2 (6.25%) Solaris
4 2 (6.25%) SUSE
4 2 (6.25%) Unix
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Business Continuity
2 12 (37.50%) ITIL
3 9 (28.13%) Service Management
4 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (18.75%) Business Continuity Management
5 6 (18.75%) Risk Management
6 5 (15.63%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (15.63%) ITSM
6 5 (15.63%) Service Design
6 5 (15.63%) Transition Management
7 4 (12.50%) High Availability
7 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
8 3 (9.38%) DevOps
8 3 (9.38%) ITIL V3
8 3 (9.38%) Project Management
8 3 (9.38%) Security Architecture
8 3 (9.38%) Security Patching
9 2 (6.25%) Continuous Deployment
9 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.25%) Release Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.13%) Perl
3 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.13%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
1 4 (12.50%) CISSP
2 3 (9.38%) Degree
3 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) CISA
4 1 (3.13%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.13%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (3.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (3.13%) ISO 22301
3 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) vSphere
3 3 (9.38%) XenApp
4 1 (3.13%) Docker
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.13%) Terminal Server
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Ansible
1 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (9.38%) Puppet
2 2 (6.25%) Automic
3 1 (3.13%) Data Guard
3 1 (3.13%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) VMware
3 4 (12.50%) Citrix
4 3 (9.38%) CommVault
4 3 (9.38%) EMC
4 3 (9.38%) NetApp
4 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.25%) CA
5 2 (6.25%) Micro Focus
5 2 (6.25%) Serena
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco
6 1 (3.13%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) IBM
6 1 (3.13%) Intel
6 1 (3.13%) McAfee
6 1 (3.13%) Veeam