Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 51 42
Rank change year-on-year -9 -9 +21
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 10 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.47% 1.61% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 1.93% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 13
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £575 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.09% +58.62% -14.71%
10th Percentile £413 £563 £300
90th Percentile £511 £588 £450
East of England median daily rate £375 £361 £381
% change year-on-year +4.02% -5.44% +10.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £25.00
East of England median hourly rate £33.75 £36.00 £17.56
% change year-on-year -6.25% +104.98% -

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 569 518 575
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 83.92% 83.15% 84.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 329 384
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £269 £212 £240
90th Percentile £581 £588 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 38
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% -62.67% +117.39%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.02 £13.55
90th Percentile £50.48 £43.11 £50.71
East of England median hourly rate £31.02 £31.48 £25.00
% change year-on-year -1.46% +25.90% +3.65%

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 18 November 2017. 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 -8 6 £469 -18.48% 1
Dunstable - 1 £500 -
Disaster Recovery
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 8 (80.00%) Migration
2 6 (60.00%) Business Continuity
2 6 (60.00%) Citrix
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) CMMI
3 5 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (50.00%) XenApp
3 5 (50.00%) High Availability
3 5 (50.00%) NetScaler
3 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (40.00%) Skype
4 4 (40.00%) VCAP
4 4 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (40.00%) CCA
4 4 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) Unix
4 4 (40.00%) MCSE
4 4 (40.00%) MCSA
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) CCNP
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (30.00%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 3 (30.00%) HP

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 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 4 (40.00%) Skype
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (10.00%) BGP
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (10.00%) OSPF
5 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Local Government
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (20.00%) DBA
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Deployment Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Test Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Exalytics
2 2 (20.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Migration
2 6 (60.00%) Business Continuity
3 5 (50.00%) CMMI
3 5 (50.00%) High Availability
4 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (30.00%) Business Transformation
5 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (30.00%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (20.00%) SOA
7 1 (10.00%) Change Management
7 1 (10.00%) Compliance Audit
7 1 (10.00%) Data Privacy
7 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (10.00%) Information Security
7 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
7 1 (10.00%) Project Management
7 1 (10.00%) Service Management
7 1 (10.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CCA
1 4 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (40.00%) MCSA
1 4 (40.00%) MCSE
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (40.00%) VCAP
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (30.00%) CCNP
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (20.00%) CCNA
3 2 (20.00%) Sun Certification
4 1 (10.00%) CCIE
4 1 (10.00%) CCIE Security
4 1 (10.00%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (10.00%) GDPR
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (10.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) 3PAR
5 2 (20.00%) Avaya
5 2 (20.00%) CommVault
5 2 (20.00%) NetApp
6 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
6 1 (10.00%) Meru Networks
6 1 (10.00%) Trustwave
6 1 (10.00%) Virgin Media