The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 77 52 70
Rank change year-on-year -25 +18  
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 5 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.49% 2.40% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 2.84% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 2
Median daily rate £300 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -10.00%  
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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 852 881 969
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.80% 84.47% 80.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 464 475
Median daily rate £405 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.21% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 19
Median hourly rate £19.00 £33.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.42% +26.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £13.57 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £40.00
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 Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Buckinghamshire

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Buckinghamshire

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire 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
Milton Keynes -19 5 £300 -16.66% 4
Disaster Recovery
South East

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 6 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) SAS
4 3 (30.00%) zOS
4 3 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (30.00%) ILOG
4 3 (30.00%) Adobe
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) UML
4 3 (30.00%) LDAP
4 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (30.00%) Unix
4 3 (30.00%) DB2
4 3 (30.00%) IIS
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) Service Management
4 3 (30.00%) Change Management
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) ITSM
4 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (30.00%) Staffware
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) APMG

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (30.00%) Confluence
1 3 (30.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (30.00%) IIS
1 3 (30.00%) LiveCycle
1 3 (30.00%) SAS
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
1 3 (30.00%) LDAP
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) DB2
1 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
1 3 (30.00%) SonarQube
1 3 (30.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Finance Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Finance Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Financial Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Process Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Project Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) DBA
3 2 (20.00%) SQL DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Head of Technical Services
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Unix
2 3 (30.00%) zOS
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) BPMN
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) ITSM
3 3 (30.00%) Kanban
3 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Service Management
3 3 (30.00%) UML
4 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (20.00%) High Availability
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (20.00%) Web Filtering
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) APMG
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (10.00%) MCITP
2 1 (10.00%) MCTS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (10.00%) ISO22301
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Adobe
1 3 (30.00%) ILOG
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (10.00%) AppSense
3 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Remedy
3 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (10.00%) VMware