Period
to 20 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Disaster Recovery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 6 months to 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Disaster Recovery
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 48 53
Rank change year-on-year -7 +5 +6
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 5 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.82% 1.35% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.49% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 6
Bedfordshire median daily rate £388 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.42% +26.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £366 £404 £363
90th Percentile £399 £608 £509
East of England median daily rate £500 £383 £340
% change year-on-year +30.72% +12.50% -24.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £46.50 £68.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -31.62% +353.33% -

Disaster Recovery is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 550 538 556
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 89.72% 91.03% 86.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 388 393
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £263 £281 £301
90th Percentile £600 £575 £619
East of England median daily rate £450 £420 £413
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.82% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 33
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.58 £14.50 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.36% -68.82% +106.67%
10th Percentile £10.16 £14.00 £15.70
90th Percentile £36.25 £32.25 £50.76
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -46.97% +20.00% +10.00%

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Disaster Recovery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Disaster Recovery in Bedfordshire

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Bedfordshire

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery in Bedfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Bedfordshire

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -13 3 £388 -26.19%
Disaster Recovery
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) High Availability
2 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (40.00%) Replication
3 2 (40.00%) Spanish Language
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Terraform
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (20.00%) Task Automation

Disaster Recovery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Akamai
2 1 (20.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (40.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Administrator
1 4 (80.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) DB2 Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) DB2 DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (40.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
1 1 (20.00%) Terraform
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Cloudera
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) IBM