The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Disaster Recovery
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 54 73 69
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -4
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 16 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.90% 1.23% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 1.48% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 5
Median daily rate £350 £369 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% -7.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £366 £393
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -6.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £51.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-59.31% +168.42%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
713 1219 1090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.48% 83.21% 80.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 640 619
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £553 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 10
Median hourly rate £14.97 £19.02 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.31% -33.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.25 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.59 £41.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Disaster Recovery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 12 (36.36%) SQL
1 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 11 (33.33%) Oracle
2 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 10 (30.30%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (30.30%) SAP BW
3 10 (30.30%) Sybase
3 10 (30.30%) SAP
3 10 (30.30%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (30.30%) Finance
3 10 (30.30%) SAP Basis
3 10 (30.30%) SAP MII
3 10 (30.30%) SAP BPC
3 10 (30.30%) NWDI
3 10 (30.30%) MaxDB
4 9 (27.27%) PowerShell
4 9 (27.27%) VMware
4 9 (27.27%) Windows
5 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
6 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
7 5 (15.15%) Project Management
7 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
7 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
8 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
8 4 (12.12%) DHCP
8 4 (12.12%) DNS
8 4 (12.12%) Migration

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (30.30%) SAP BPC
1 10 (30.30%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) DHCP
1 4 (12.12%) DNS
2 2 (6.06%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (6.06%) LAN
2 2 (6.06%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (6.06%) WAN
2 2 (6.06%) WLAN
3 1 (3.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 10 (30.30%) BusinessObjects
2 10 (30.30%) MaxDB
2 10 (30.30%) SAP BW
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) NWDI
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Administrator
2 9 (27.27%) SAP Administrator
2 9 (27.27%) SAP Basis Administrator
3 5 (15.15%) Architect
4 4 (12.12%) IT Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) IT Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Active Directory Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) DBA
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) IT Security Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Lead Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Security Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Leader
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
1 4 (12.12%) PKI
1 4 (12.12%) Replication
2 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) Android
4 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (15.15%) Project Management
4 4 (12.12%) Data Migration
4 4 (12.12%) Migration
4 4 (12.12%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (12.12%) Security Management
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (9.09%) Supplier Management
6 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.06%) Data Security
6 2 (6.06%) Forensic Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) High Availability
6 2 (6.06%) Kanban
6 2 (6.06%) Network Management
6 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.06%) Scrum
6 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 9 (27.27%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) BC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) CISM
3 2 (6.06%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) COBIT
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.06%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.03%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCOM
2 2 (6.06%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Oracle
2 10 (30.30%) SAP
2 10 (30.30%) Sybase
3 9 (27.27%) VMware
4 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco
5 2 (6.06%) Dell
5 2 (6.06%) EMC
6 1 (3.03%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) Lumension
6 1 (3.03%) Mitel