The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Disaster Recovery
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 37 42 38
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4  
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.96% 0.98% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.19% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £413 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% -11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £375 £386
% change year-on-year -0.66% -2.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £68.00 - -
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 Cambridge with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 260 335 245
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 83.07% 82.11% 76.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 209 156
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 26 15
Median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £57.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Cambridge

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Cambridge

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 6 (66.67%) Project Management
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 3 (33.33%) CRM
4 3 (33.33%) MCDBA
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (33.33%) DTS
4 3 (33.33%) VoIP
4 3 (33.33%) MCSE
4 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) OCP
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (33.33%) MS Office
4 3 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (33.33%) Clustering
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) VoIP
1 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) DTS
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (22.22%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) DBA
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
1 3 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Applications Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior IT Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Clustering
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Project Management
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) CRM
3 3 (33.33%) Database Security
3 3 (33.33%) High Availability
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 2 (22.22%) IT Governance
4 2 (22.22%) Network Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
5 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
5 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (33.33%) MCDBA
2 3 (33.33%) MCSE
2 3 (33.33%) OCP
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (22.22%) MCSA
4 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Data Guard
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle