The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 June 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
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 - 25
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 4 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.41% - 3.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% - 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £348 - £320
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 - £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 - £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £386 £369
% change year-on-year -2.91% +4.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £43.28 £28.00
% change year-on-year +9.75% +54.57%  

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 Watford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 142 95 135
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 85.54% 70.37% 87.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 128 198
Median daily rate £425 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +6.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £9.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Disaster Recovery in Watford

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Watford

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Watford

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

1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Signage
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) Firmware
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) BCP
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (25.00%) Tandberg
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Disaster Recovery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) BGP
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) MPLS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) Telepresence
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Audio Visual Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Audio Visual Support
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) DBA
1 1 (25.00%) Deployment Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Deployment Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Design Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Signage
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (25.00%) BCP
1 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Database Mirroring
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) NetApp
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Tandberg