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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 83 83 63
Rank change year-on-year
0 -20
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 11 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.87% 0.44% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.54% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 14
Median daily rate £363 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £475 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £415
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £20.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+73.49% +45.61%
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
1051 1300 1006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.21% 82.02% 78.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 668 583
Median daily rate £389 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.72% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £42.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 10 (37.04%) Business Continuity
2 7 (25.93%) Banking
2 7 (25.93%) Finance
3 6 (22.22%) LAN
3 6 (22.22%) WAN
3 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 5 (18.52%) Cisco
4 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
4 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) Kanban
5 4 (14.81%) Windows
5 4 (14.81%) BCP
5 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (14.81%) High Availability
6 3 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 3 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (11.11%) Internet
6 3 (11.11%) WLAN
6 3 (11.11%) AIX
6 3 (11.11%) Linux
6 3 (11.11%) Unix
6 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
6 3 (11.11%) Network Management
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (7.41%) Retail
7 2 (7.41%) TDD
7 2 (7.41%) Mitel
7 2 (7.41%) Software Testing

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 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS Project
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) IaaS
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) LAN
1 6 (22.22%) WAN
2 3 (11.11%) Internet
2 3 (11.11%) WLAN
3 2 (7.41%) Firewall
3 2 (7.41%) VoIP
3 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (3.70%) PABX
4 1 (3.70%) PBX
4 1 (3.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Big Data
1 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) GitLab
General
1 7 (25.93%) Banking
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Investment Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Law
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Data Architect
5 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.70%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) PMI
3 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) AIX
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Unix
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Business Continuity
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) BCP
3 4 (14.81%) High Availability
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (14.81%) Kanban
4 3 (11.11%) Network Management
5 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity Management
5 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.41%) Change Management
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Network Optimisation
5 2 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Scrum
5 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
5 2 (7.41%) TDD
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) Perl
1 1 (3.70%) PHP
1 1 (3.70%) Python
1 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (3.70%) Docker
3 1 (3.70%) XenApp
3 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Fluentd
1 1 (3.70%) Graylog
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Cisco
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Mitel
2 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Splunk