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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 61 55 58
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 15 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.24% 1.69% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 2.35% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 1
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£320 £405 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.98% +15.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+15.64% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.80 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.79% +2.63%
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
897 810 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.44% 71.87% 67.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 385 349
Average daily rate £400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £280 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 20
Average hourly rate £15.77 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £34.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (44.74%) Web Services
3 11 (28.95%) Oracle
3 11 (28.95%) Linux
3 11 (28.95%) Scrum
3 11 (28.95%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (26.32%) Oracle Database
4 10 (26.32%) Firewall
4 10 (26.32%) ITIL
5 9 (23.68%) XML
5 9 (23.68%) Windows
5 9 (23.68%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (23.68%) Infrastructure Management
5 9 (23.68%) Waterfall
6 8 (21.05%) System Testing
6 8 (21.05%) Reverse Proxy
6 8 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (21.05%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (21.05%) DSDM
6 8 (21.05%) SOAP
6 8 (21.05%) Mac OS X
6 8 (21.05%) Internet
7 7 (18.42%) Project Management
7 7 (18.42%) Finance
7 7 (18.42%) VMware
7 7 (18.42%) GPG13
7 7 (18.42%) Protective Monitoring
7 7 (18.42%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (18.42%) Mentoring
8 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) CICS
2 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Sage 300 ERP
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) Firewall
2 8 (21.05%) Reverse Proxy
2 8 (21.05%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (21.05%) Internet
3 5 (13.16%) HTTP
4 4 (10.53%) Network Security
5 2 (5.26%) Intranet
5 2 (5.26%) DNS
5 2 (5.26%) DHCP
6 1 (2.63%) LAN
6 1 (2.63%) SMS
6 1 (2.63%) WLAN
6 1 (2.63%) WAN
6 1 (2.63%) SNA
6 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) Oracle Database
2 8 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.26%) MySQL
6 1 (2.63%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Ant
1 1 (2.63%) Maven
1 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.63%) Hudson
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) CLAS Consultant
1 8 (21.05%) Consultant
2 6 (15.79%) Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Architect
4 3 (7.89%) DBA
4 3 (7.89%) Chief Technology Officer
4 3 (7.89%) Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (5.26%) VMware Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (2.63%) Business Process Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) Web Services
2 9 (23.68%) XML
3 8 (21.05%) SOAP
4 6 (15.79%) RESTful
4 6 (15.79%) JSON
5 4 (10.53%) CSS3
5 4 (10.53%) CSS
5 4 (10.53%) HTML
6 3 (7.89%) HTML5
6 3 (7.89%) REST
7 2 (5.26%) X-Windows
8 1 (2.63%) Flash
8 1 (2.63%) ISPF
8 1 (2.63%) jQuery
8 1 (2.63%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Replication
1 6 (15.79%) CESG
1 6 (15.79%) CESG CLAS
2 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.16%) Open Source
3 4 (10.53%) FMCG
4 2 (5.26%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Linux
2 9 (23.68%) Windows
3 8 (21.05%) Mac OS X
4 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.63%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.95%) Scrum
2 11 (28.95%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (26.32%) ITIL
4 9 (23.68%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (23.68%) Infrastructure Management
4 9 (23.68%) Waterfall
5 8 (21.05%) System Testing
5 8 (21.05%) DSDM
6 7 (18.42%) Project Management
6 7 (18.42%) Protective Monitoring
6 7 (18.42%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (18.42%) Mentoring
7 6 (15.79%) Software Testing
7 6 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (13.16%) Release Management
8 5 (13.16%) Migration
8 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
8 5 (13.16%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) C
3 1 (2.63%) SQL
3 1 (2.63%) REXX
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
1 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.63%) CCNA
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) GPG13
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.26%) vSphere
3 2 (5.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.63%) RACF
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.63%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) SCOM
2 1 (2.63%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Oracle
2 7 (18.42%) VMware
3 5 (13.16%) Cisco
4 3 (7.89%) JBoss
4 3 (7.89%) EMC
4 3 (7.89%) Citrix
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.63%) SAP
6 1 (2.63%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.63%) Sage
6 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.63%) Avaya
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.63%) F5