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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank - 40 44
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.75% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.90% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate - £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £30.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+39.34% +74.28%
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
280 334 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 85.63% 83.50% 82.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 231 218
Average daily rate £475 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £638 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 12
Average hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.45 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) DB2
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) DB2 UDB
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) Local Government
2 2 (33.33%) C
3 1 (16.67%) Northgate
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) ResourceLink
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (16.67%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) DB2
1 2 (33.33%) DB2 UDB
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Local Government
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) DB2 DBA
2 1 (16.67%) ICT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Production DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Unix DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (16.67%) Security Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Cognos
2 1 (16.67%) NGA Human Resources
2 1 (16.67%) Northgate