The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 15 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 2.99% 3.08% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 4.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£344 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+15.64% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.80 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.79% +2.63%
Disaster Recovery
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
62 46 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 92.54% 70.77% 72.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 12 18
Average daily rate £400 £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £146 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £775 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Disaster Recovery.

1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) CCSA
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) CCSE
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) tcpdump
3 2 (40.00%) Network Management
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) Change Control
3 2 (40.00%) VCP5
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Intel
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) MCP

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Disaster Recovery. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) tcpdump
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (40.00%) OSPF
2 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) DMZ
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Security Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Network Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Network Management
2 2 (40.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCSA
1 2 (40.00%) CCSE
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (40.00%) VCP5
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) MCP
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) MCSA
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) CCDP
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Intel
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds