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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Disaster Recovery
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 33 35 42
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7  
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 5 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.81% 0.33% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 0.37% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Median daily rate £575 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.77% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £450 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £375 £383
% change year-on-year -0.66% -1.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £48.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year -54.16% +36.17%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 250 271 351
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 90.25% 88.56% 84.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 183 269
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 13
Median hourly rate £16.00 £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.31% +18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.40 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Disaster Recovery as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 5 £575 -
Disaster Recovery
East of England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 9 (81.82%) WAN
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (63.64%) Load Balancing
2 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (63.64%) High Availability
2 7 (63.64%) Capacity Management
2 7 (63.64%) IaaS
2 7 (63.64%) Service Management
2 7 (63.64%) DNS
2 7 (63.64%) E-Commerce
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Relational Database
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 2 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (18.18%) MPLS
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) Solaris
5 2 (18.18%) MCSE
5 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
5 2 (18.18%) vSphere
5 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning

Disaster Recovery
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (63.64%) IaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) WAN
2 7 (63.64%) DNS
3 4 (36.36%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) MPLS
4 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Architect
2 8 (72.73%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (36.36%) AWS Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Developer
5 1 (9.09%) ERP Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Report Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SCCM Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) Capacity Management
1 7 (63.64%) E-Commerce
1 7 (63.64%) Enterprise Architecture
1 7 (63.64%) High Availability
1 7 (63.64%) Load Balancing
1 7 (63.64%) Service Management
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Converged Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Planning and Forecasting
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Cash Management
4 1 (9.09%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (9.09%) People Management
4 1 (9.09%) Project Governance
4 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
1 1 (9.09%) R
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCITP
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) VCAP
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (18.18%) vSphere
1 2 (18.18%) XenApp
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) Simpana
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) 3PAR
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) CommVault