The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedfordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 41 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.91% 2.09% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 2.76% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate £475 £335 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.79% +19.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £335 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £347 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £27.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-35.18% -16.92%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
350 145 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 79.55% 75.92% 73.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 89 102
Average daily rate £425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £210 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 23
Average hourly rate £37.50 £19.39 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.39% -46.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.70 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Disaster Recovery
East of England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Luton -14 2 £475 +41.79%
Bedford -2 1 - -
Dunstable - - - - 1
Disaster Recovery
East of England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Agresso
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Software Distribution
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) DMZ
3 1 (14.29%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DMZ
1 1 (14.29%) MPLS
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) VLAN
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Transformation Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Head of IT
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Head of Operations
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Software Distribution
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 1 (14.29%) ISMS
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
2 1 (14.29%) VMware