The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 62 49 64
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 16 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.24% 0.67% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 0.95% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate £420 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £27.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-35.18% -16.92%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
926 525 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 72.01% 70.28% 67.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 237 406
Average daily rate £400 £380 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 24
Average hourly rate £25.00 £50.83 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.81% +154.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £20.35 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £70.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Disaster Recovery
Scotland

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 13 (59.09%) Project Management
2 12 (54.55%) Scrum
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (50.00%) SOAP
3 11 (50.00%) Web Services
3 11 (50.00%) XML
3 11 (50.00%) ITIL
3 11 (50.00%) DSDM
3 11 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 11 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 11 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 10 (45.45%) Release Management
5 9 (40.91%) REST
5 9 (40.91%) Windows
6 7 (31.82%) Finance
6 7 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (27.27%) TeamCity
7 6 (27.27%) Puppet
7 6 (27.27%) Hudson
7 6 (27.27%) Vagrant
7 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
7 6 (27.27%) Maven
7 6 (27.27%) Migration
7 6 (27.27%) Linux
7 6 (27.27%) Ant
8 5 (22.73%) EMC
8 5 (22.73%) Retail
8 5 (22.73%) Replication

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
1 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
1 2 (9.09%) DNS
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Ant
1 6 (27.27%) Maven
1 6 (27.27%) TeamCity
1 6 (27.27%) Hudson
1 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Release Manager
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Specialist
3 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 2 (9.09%) DBA
4 2 (9.09%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Author
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) SOAP
1 11 (50.00%) Web Services
1 11 (50.00%) XML
2 9 (40.91%) REST
3 2 (9.09%) JSON
3 2 (9.09%) RESTful
4 1 (4.55%) HTML5
4 1 (4.55%) HTML
4 1 (4.55%) CSS
4 1 (4.55%) EDI
4 1 (4.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Replication
1 5 (22.73%) FMCG
2 4 (18.18%) CLARiiON
3 2 (9.09%) Clustering
3 2 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.09%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Project Management
2 12 (54.55%) Scrum
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (50.00%) ITIL
3 11 (50.00%) DSDM
3 11 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 11 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 11 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 10 (45.45%) Release Management
5 7 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (27.27%) Migration
7 5 (22.73%) System Testing
7 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
8 4 (18.18%) Business Transformation
9 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
10 2 (9.09%) ETL
10 2 (9.09%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (22.73%) vSphere
2 4 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (18.18%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Puppet
1 6 (27.27%) Vagrant
1 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.55%) WSUS
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) EMC
1 5 (22.73%) VMware
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Symantec
4 1 (4.55%) McAfee
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco