The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 46 34 41
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.17% 0.38% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 0.61% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£488 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.69% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -13.33%
Disaster Recovery
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
443 164 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 86.35% 61.89% 72.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 77 151
Average daily rate £425 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £650 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 10
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £124.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -3 2 £344 - 2
Luton - 2 £638 - 1
Dunstable - 1 - -
Disaster Recovery
East of England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
2 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Network Security
3 3 (25.00%) Network Management
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) CCSE
3 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) OSPF
3 3 (25.00%) BGP
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (16.67%) SAN

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
2 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (25.00%) Network Security
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (25.00%) OSPF
3 3 (25.00%) BGP
4 2 (16.67%) SAN
4 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
4 2 (16.67%) tcpdump
5 1 (8.33%) VLAN
5 1 (8.33%) VoIP
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) DNS
5 1 (8.33%) MPLS
5 1 (8.33%) DMZ
5 1 (8.33%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Technical Support Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Technical Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Support Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Services Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Network Security Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Service Support Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Head of IT
3 1 (8.33%) Head of Operations
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 3 (25.00%) Network Management
2 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (25.00%) Service Management
2 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) OWASP
4 1 (8.33%) Software Distribution
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
4 1 (8.33%) Security Management
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CCSE
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCNP
2 2 (16.67%) CCDP
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
2 2 (16.67%) MCSA
2 2 (16.67%) MCP
2 2 (16.67%) CCSA
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (16.67%) VCP5
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) CISSP
3 1 (8.33%) CISA
3 1 (8.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (16.67%) Intel
5 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (8.33%) Splunk
5 1 (8.33%) Tripwire
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) CommVault
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp
Bedfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago