Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 20 October 2018 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 > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 85 85
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 -6
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 9 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.57% 0.99% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 1.21% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 7
Hertfordshire median daily rate £443 £400 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.63% +48.15% -32.50%
10th Percentile £360 £270 £245
90th Percentile £478 £420 £362
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £43.50 £45.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.87% - -
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £23.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +80.85% -34.72% +151.53%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,296 1,239 1,112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.56% 82.11% 78.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 764 622 609
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.91%
10th Percentile £207 £213 £213
90th Percentile £569 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 64 60
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.81 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.14% -29.24% +13.10%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.28 £11.02
90th Percentile £48.25 £45.70 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -41.67% +11.11% +8.40%

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Disaster Recovery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Disaster Recovery in Hertfordshire

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Hertfordshire

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Hertfordshire

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 October 2018. 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
Watford +3 3 £450 +40.63% 1
Stevenage -12 3 £400 - 1
Royston -1 2 £443 +77.00%
Disaster Recovery
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) HP
1 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 3 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
1 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
1 3 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
2 2 (22.22%) Storage Management
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity Management
2 2 (22.22%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Veeam
2 2 (22.22%) Confluence
2 2 (22.22%) Acronis
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Atlassian
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 2 (22.22%) Replication
2 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
2 2 (22.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management

Disaster Recovery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (22.22%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Backup Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Service Operations Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 2 (22.22%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) CentOS
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 3 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
1 3 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity Management
2 2 (22.22%) Storage Management
3 1 (11.11%) Availability Management
3 1 (11.11%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Decision-Making
3 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Management
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Project Governance
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
1 2 (22.22%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
1 2 (22.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) HP
1 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) Acronis
2 2 (22.22%) Atlassian
2 2 (22.22%) Veeam
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) VMware