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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 71 60 51
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 19 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.11% 1.67% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 2.13% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 5
Average daily rate
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£356 £495 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.03% +20.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £230 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £660 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £411 £365
% change year-on-year
-14.89% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.95 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +3.63%
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
1347 941 831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.63% 78.68% 74.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 515 391
Average daily rate £400 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.77 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.45% -27.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £5.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 16 (55.17%) Banking
2 12 (41.38%) Finance
3 11 (37.93%) Service Delivery
4 8 (27.59%) Service Management
4 8 (27.59%) ITIL
5 5 (17.24%) Linux
5 5 (17.24%) Risk Management
6 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
6 4 (13.79%) Migration
6 4 (13.79%) Oracle
7 3 (10.34%) UNIX
7 3 (10.34%) Windows
7 3 (10.34%) HP
7 3 (10.34%) Change Management
7 3 (10.34%) Retail
7 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
7 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
7 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (6.90%) TOGAF
8 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
8 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (6.90%) VMware
8 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity
8 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
8 2 (6.90%) SAN
8 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) SAN
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.45%) FTP
2 1 (3.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) VPN
2 1 (3.45%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) IPv4
2 1 (3.45%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Subversion
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (55.17%) Banking
2 12 (41.38%) Finance
3 3 (10.34%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Coordinator
2 3 (10.34%) Analyst
2 3 (10.34%) Administrator
3 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) DBA
4 1 (3.45%) Support Consultant
4 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Developer
4 1 (3.45%) Architect
4 1 (3.45%) ICT Project Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Consultant
4 1 (3.45%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Service Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Data Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (3.45%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) SOAP
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
1 1 (3.45%) XML
1 1 (3.45%) Middleware
1 1 (3.45%) Java EE
1 1 (3.45%) JSON
1 1 (3.45%) Application Packaging
1 1 (3.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) AS400
2 1 (3.45%) Statistics
2 1 (3.45%) iSeries
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) UNIX
2 3 (10.34%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) AIX
3 2 (6.90%) HPUX
3 2 (6.90%) Solaris
3 2 (6.90%) OS/400
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.45%) OS/390
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Service Delivery
2 8 (27.59%) Service Management
2 8 (27.59%) ITIL
3 5 (17.24%) Risk Management
4 4 (13.79%) Migration
5 3 (10.34%) Change Management
5 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.90%) TOGAF
6 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.90%) Validation
6 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.45%) Information Security
7 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.45%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Java
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.45%) RPG IV
2 1 (3.45%) RPG
2 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) HND
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (3.45%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) HP
3 2 (6.90%) EMC
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.90%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) Veritas
4 1 (3.45%) Lotus
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