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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 42 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 9 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.76% 1.27% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 2.01% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.48% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.57% -22.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
416 149 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 81.25% 63.14% 75.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 76 144
Average daily rate £413 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.01% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 8
Average hourly rate £26.00 £18.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.54% -45.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.30 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £22.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 29 July 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 29 July 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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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
Bedford -7 3 £170 - 3
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 29 July 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 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Business Continuity
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 3 (23.08%) Service Management
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) LAN
3 3 (23.08%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
4 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
4 2 (15.38%) MCSE
4 2 (15.38%) MCSA
4 2 (15.38%) MCP
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 2 (15.38%) Intel
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (15.38%) SAN
4 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
4 2 (15.38%) OSPF
4 2 (15.38%) BGP
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) WAN
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) OSPF
3 2 (15.38%) BGP
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (7.69%) tcpdump
4 1 (7.69%) Telnet
4 1 (7.69%) VLAN
4 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
4 1 (7.69%) DMZ
4 1 (7.69%) MPLS
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Architect
1 3 (23.08%) Technical Support
1 3 (23.08%) Technical Support Manager
1 3 (23.08%) Technical Manager
1 3 (23.08%) Support Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Service Support Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Services Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Operations Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Business Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Head of IT
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Head of Operations
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Business Continuity
2 3 (23.08%) Service Management
2 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 2 (15.38%) Network Management
3 2 (15.38%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
4 1 (7.69%) Software Distribution
4 1 (7.69%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) OWASP
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Security Management
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCP
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
1 2 (15.38%) MCSA
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) CCSE
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (15.38%) VCP5
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) CISA
2 1 (7.69%) CISM
2 1 (7.69%) CCSA
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
2 1 (7.69%) CCDP
2 1 (7.69%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) vSphere
2 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Intel
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) CommVault
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Tripwire
4 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.69%) Splunk