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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 76 66 50
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -16
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 11 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.79% 1.61% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 2.18% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £420 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £21.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+43.52% -15.00%
Disaster Recovery
Scotland

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
1090 917 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.19% 73.65% 73.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 564 294
Average daily rate £375 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £515 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Disaster Recovery.

1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 8 (33.33%) Migration
2 7 (29.17%) Banking
2 7 (29.17%) Project Management
3 6 (25.00%) Firewall
3 6 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 5 (20.83%) Retail
4 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
4 5 (20.83%) Data Migration
4 5 (20.83%) Mac OS X
4 5 (20.83%) Linux
5 4 (16.67%) MS Office
5 4 (16.67%) Windows
5 4 (16.67%) Retail Banking
5 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (16.67%) VMware
5 4 (16.67%) Finance
5 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 3 (12.50%) Information Security
6 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.50%) System Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Network Security
6 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (12.50%) HP

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Disaster Recovery. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) WordPress
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.17%) CMS
3 1 (4.17%) nginx
3 1 (4.17%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) Network Security
2 3 (12.50%) VPN
3 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) HTTP
3 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) VLAN
4 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
4 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (4.17%) BGP
4 1 (4.17%) EIGRP
4 1 (4.17%) IPv4
4 1 (4.17%) IPv6
4 1 (4.17%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) WAN
4 1 (4.17%) DHCP
4 1 (4.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (29.17%) Banking
2 5 (20.83%) Retail
3 4 (16.67%) Retail Banking
3 4 (16.67%) Finance
4 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Project Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Head of Infrastructure
5 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) XML
2 2 (8.33%) SOAP
2 2 (8.33%) RESTful
2 2 (8.33%) JSON
3 1 (4.17%) Java EE
3 1 (4.17%) jQuery
3 1 (4.17%) Middleware
3 1 (4.17%) SAML
3 1 (4.17%) XHTML
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Thin Client
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) Fat Client
3 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.17%) Replication
4 1 (4.17%) Statistics
4 1 (4.17%) Blog
4 1 (4.17%) iSeries
4 1 (4.17%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Mac OS X
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) OS/400
5 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Migration
2 7 (29.17%) Project Management
3 6 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
4 5 (20.83%) Data Migration
5 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (12.50%) Information Security
6 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.50%) System Testing
7 2 (8.33%) ITIL
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Refactoring
7 2 (8.33%) Web Development
7 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
7 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
7 2 (8.33%) TOGAF
7 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) RPG/400
3 1 (4.17%) RPG IV
3 1 (4.17%) PHP5
3 1 (4.17%) RPG
3 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) VMware
3 3 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.17%) Avaya
5 1 (4.17%) Juniper
5 1 (4.17%) Nokia