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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 32 40 32
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.18% 1.31% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.62% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Average daily rate £450 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -15.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £403 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.83% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+170.27% +5.71%
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
300 309 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 88.76% 81.10% 68.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 248 111
Average daily rate £438 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 7 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.42% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £22.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Luton -5 2 £469 +25.00%
Disaster Recovery
East of England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 5 (33.33%) ITIL
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (33.33%) Local Government
2 4 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) Service Management
2 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security Management
3 3 (20.00%) Security Management
3 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (20.00%) Publishing
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security
3 3 (20.00%) TickIT
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) MS Office
3 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (20.00%) LAN
3 3 (20.00%) WAN
3 3 (20.00%) ISO 9001
3 3 (20.00%) Line Management
3 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (20.00%) Presales
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) MS Office
3 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (6.67%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) LAN
1 3 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) BGP
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) Network Security
2 2 (13.33%) OSPF
2 2 (13.33%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) Intranet
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) tcpdump
3 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) DB2
2 2 (13.33%) DB2 UDB
General
1 5 (33.33%) Local Government
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Publishing
4 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) ICT Manager
1 4 (26.67%) Security Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) DBA
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) DB2 DBA
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Network Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Services Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Unix
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (26.67%) Service Management
3 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security Management
3 3 (20.00%) Line Management
3 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (20.00%) Presales
3 3 (20.00%) Security Management
4 2 (13.33%) Network Management
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Server Building
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.67%) High Availability
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCDP
1 2 (13.33%) CCNP
1 2 (13.33%) CCSA
1 2 (13.33%) CCSE
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (13.33%) MCP
1 2 (13.33%) MCSA
1 2 (13.33%) MCSE
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (13.33%) VCP5
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.67%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) ISSMP
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MBCS
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (20.00%) TickIT
2 2 (13.33%) SLA
3 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) vSphere
2 2 (13.33%) XenApp
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Intel
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Cognos
4 1 (6.67%) F5
4 1 (6.67%) NGA Human Resources
4 1 (6.67%) Northgate