Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 124 156
Rank change year-on-year -28 +32 -19
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 40 50 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.78% 1.16% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.39% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 41
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% -7.50%
10th Percentile £309 £231 £275
90th Percentile £474 £525 £525
England median daily rate £440 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £17.00 -
England median hourly rate £22.93 £40.00 £20.05
% change year-on-year -42.68% +99.50% -24.34%

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 4,263 3,606 5,082
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.54% 83.41% 83.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,554 2,278 2,967
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £265 £251 £238
90th Percentile £575 £550 £539
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 124 125
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £20.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.30% +22.06% -24.44%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.96 £10.73
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.20 £39.30
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.42% +2.13% +9.05%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +5 14 £413 +16.20% 4
Shropshire -31 10 £363 -27.50% 1
Staffordshire 0 5 £400 +9.59% 1
Birmingham -32 4 £419 +4.69% 9
Solihull - 2 £438 -
Worcestershire -10 1 - - 1
Coventry - 1 - - 4
Disaster Recovery
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 13 (32.50%) Business Continuity
2 10 (25.00%) Service Management
2 10 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (25.00%) ITIL
3 9 (22.50%) Oracle
3 9 (22.50%) Windows
3 9 (22.50%) Windows Server
4 8 (20.00%) DevOps
4 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 8 (20.00%) NetApp
4 8 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (17.50%) Web Services
5 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database
6 6 (15.00%) Business Continuity Management
6 6 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (15.00%) CISSP
6 6 (15.00%) SQL
6 6 (15.00%) MySQL
6 6 (15.00%) Incident Management
6 6 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (12.50%) ISTQB
7 5 (12.50%) VMware
7 5 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (12.50%) vSphere
7 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (12.50%) ITIL V3
7 5 (12.50%) XenApp
7 5 (12.50%) Finance

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 6 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) CMS
3 1 (2.50%) Drupal
3 1 (2.50%) nginx
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.50%) IaaS
4 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.00%) Office 365
4 2 (5.00%) PaaS
5 1 (2.50%) GitHub
5 1 (2.50%) IBM PureFlex
5 1 (2.50%) Linode
5 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) LAN
1 4 (10.00%) WAN
2 3 (7.50%) Firewall
2 3 (7.50%) MPLS
3 2 (5.00%) VPN
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (2.50%) DHCP
4 1 (2.50%) DNS
4 1 (2.50%) SAN
4 1 (2.50%) SSH
4 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database
2 6 (15.00%) MySQL
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) CircleCI
1 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Security Advisor
2 6 (15.00%) Service Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) DBA
3 4 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Service Transition Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) SQL DBA
3 4 (10.00%) Tester
3 4 (10.00%) Transition Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Data Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Data Centre Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Non-Functional Tester
5 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Information Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) LAMP
2 1 (2.50%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.50%) CESG
3 3 (7.50%) Clustering
4 2 (5.00%) Replication
5 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Windows
1 9 (22.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Business Continuity
2 10 (25.00%) ITIL
2 10 (25.00%) Service Management
2 10 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (20.00%) DevOps
3 8 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (15.00%) Business Continuity Management
4 6 (15.00%) Incident Management
5 5 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 5 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 5 (12.50%) Security Patching
6 4 (10.00%) ITSM
6 4 (10.00%) Service Design
6 4 (10.00%) Transition Management
7 3 (7.50%) High Availability
7 3 (7.50%) Project Management
7 3 (7.50%) Security Architecture
8 2 (5.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.50%) PHP
3 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) CISSP
2 5 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 5 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (10.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (7.50%) CISA
4 3 (7.50%) CISM
5 2 (5.00%) Degree
6 1 (2.50%) CCNA
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (7.50%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (7.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (12.50%) vSphere
1 5 (12.50%) XenApp
2 3 (7.50%) Docker
2 3 (7.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) logstash
2 3 (7.50%) Kubernetes
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (5.00%) Ansible
3 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.00%) Puppet
4 1 (2.50%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Oracle
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.00%) NetApp
3 5 (12.50%) AppDynamics
3 5 (12.50%) Citrix
3 5 (12.50%) CommVault
3 5 (12.50%) VMware
4 4 (10.00%) Cisco
5 3 (7.50%) EMC
6 1 (2.50%) Avaya
6 1 (2.50%) Google
6 1 (2.50%) IBM
6 1 (2.50%) Kronos