The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 28 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.

Disaster Recovery
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 31
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham - - 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year - -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £48.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -54.16% +45.45%  

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 Cheltenham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34 50 119
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 65.38% 63.29% 80.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 76
Median daily rate £365 £421 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.35% -0.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.59% -0.58%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Cheltenham

Disaster Recovery
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 28 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Migration
1 6 (100.00%) Replication
1 6 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL V3
2 5 (83.33%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL

Disaster Recovery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
2 5 (83.33%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) DBA
2 5 (83.33%) PostgreSQL DBA
3 4 (66.67%) SQL DBA
4 2 (33.33%) Administrator
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 6 (100.00%) Migration
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL