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 6 May 2016 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 78 70 63
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 16 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.07% 1.02% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.27% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 8
Median daily rate £438 £400 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -6.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £260 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £448 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £28.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+51.78% +60.00%
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
1226 1182 936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.68% 80.14% 75.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 672 547
Median daily rate £410 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 18
Median hourly rate £20.50 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.42% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £13.90 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

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 6 May 2016.

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 6 May 2016, 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 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) Project Management
3 11 (39.29%) Web Services
3 11 (39.29%) Linux
3 11 (39.29%) Capacity Planning
3 11 (39.29%) Infrastructure Management
4 10 (35.71%) Waterfall
4 10 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (35.71%) System Testing
4 10 (35.71%) XML
4 10 (35.71%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (35.71%) Data Centre
4 10 (35.71%) Web Filtering
5 9 (32.14%) SOAP
6 8 (28.57%) Mac OS X
6 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 8 (28.57%) Business Continuity
6 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 8 (28.57%) Web Development
6 8 (28.57%) JSON
6 8 (28.57%) Refactoring
6 8 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 8 (28.57%) Open Source
6 8 (28.57%) RESTful
6 8 (28.57%) SDLC
6 8 (28.57%) API Design
7 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (25.00%) Banking
7 7 (25.00%) HTTP

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 2 (7.14%) Apache
1 2 (7.14%) nginx
1 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) CMS
2 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.14%) MS Project
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) PABX
2 1 (3.57%) PBX
2 1 (3.57%) Skype
2 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (25.00%) Banking
2 4 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Analyst
1 5 (17.86%) Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Architect
2 4 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) PHP Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Business Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) Web Services
2 10 (35.71%) XML
3 9 (32.14%) SOAP
4 8 (28.57%) JSON
4 8 (28.57%) RESTful
5 6 (21.43%) AngularJS
5 6 (21.43%) CSS
5 6 (21.43%) CSS3
5 6 (21.43%) HTML
5 6 (21.43%) jQuery
5 6 (21.43%) RequireJS
6 5 (17.86%) HTML5
7 2 (7.14%) Middleware
7 2 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.29%) User Experience
3 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.14%) Clustering
4 2 (7.14%) PMI
5 1 (3.57%) Hedge funds
5 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) Mac OS X
3 3 (10.71%) AIX
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Unix
4 2 (7.14%) Windows
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) Project Management
3 11 (39.29%) Capacity Planning
3 11 (39.29%) Infrastructure Management
4 10 (35.71%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (35.71%) System Testing
4 10 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (35.71%) Waterfall
4 10 (35.71%) Web Filtering
5 8 (28.57%) API Design
5 8 (28.57%) Business Continuity
5 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (28.57%) Open Source
5 8 (28.57%) Refactoring
5 8 (28.57%) SDLC
5 8 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 8 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 8 (28.57%) Web Development
6 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (21.43%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.14%) PHP
2 2 (7.14%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
1 2 (7.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (3.57%) XenApp
2 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix
3 1 (3.57%) Mitel
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle