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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 39 44 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 2 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.54% 1.58% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 2.01% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
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£450 £398 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +13.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £411 £370
% change year-on-year
-14.89% +11.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £25.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+6.88% +52.20%
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
308 348 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 83.02% 78.38% 73.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 223 81
Average daily rate £425 £408 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.11% +8.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.00 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -20.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £47.50 £37.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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
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 3 July 2015. 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 +2 1 £450 +164.70% 1
Disaster Recovery
East of England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) Middleware
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Data Security
2 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 3 (37.50%) Data Integration
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (37.50%) PaaS
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (37.50%) Coaching
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Management
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (12.50%) Clustering
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (12.50%) VBScript
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 1 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) PaaS
2 1 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Risk Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Information Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Security Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security Risk Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Information Risk Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Integration Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) Data Security
2 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Coaching
3 2 (25.00%) Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (12.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle