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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 63 71 52
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 13 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.95% 0.82% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.13% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -41.66%
Disaster Recovery
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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
1058 883 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 77.45% 72.32% 69.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 475 199
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 4
Average hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £29.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 14 (42.42%) Business Continuity
3 11 (33.33%) Replication
4 10 (30.30%) VMware
4 10 (30.30%) Migration
4 10 (30.30%) NAS
4 10 (30.30%) SAN
4 10 (30.30%) Firewall
5 9 (27.27%) Windows
6 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
6 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (24.24%) SCCM
7 7 (21.21%) Project Management
8 6 (18.18%) Mac OS X
8 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
8 6 (18.18%) HP
8 6 (18.18%) SQL
8 6 (18.18%) Business Continuity Management
9 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
9 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (15.15%) Oracle
9 5 (15.15%) LAN
9 5 (15.15%) WAN
9 5 (15.15%) Service Management
9 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
10 4 (12.12%) SCOM
10 4 (12.12%) Information Security
10 4 (12.12%) Apple
10 4 (12.12%) MS Office

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.06%) WordPress
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.06%) Apache
4 1 (3.03%) CMS
4 1 (3.03%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) NAS
1 10 (30.30%) SAN
1 10 (30.30%) Firewall
2 5 (15.15%) LAN
2 5 (15.15%) WAN
3 3 (9.09%) DHCP
3 3 (9.09%) DNS
3 3 (9.09%) Network Security
4 2 (6.06%) VLAN
4 2 (6.06%) VPN
4 2 (6.06%) Intranet
5 1 (3.03%) HTTP
5 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.03%) BGP
5 1 (3.03%) EIGRP
5 1 (3.03%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.09%) MySQL
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Subversion
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 3 (9.09%) Banking
1 3 (9.09%) Retail
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
1 3 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (15.15%) Consultant
2 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Operations Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Data Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Head of Infrastructure
4 2 (6.06%) Data Centre Architect
4 2 (6.06%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Data Centre Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) VMware Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 1 (3.03%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) X-Windows
1 2 (6.06%) Middleware
1 2 (6.06%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) XHTML
2 1 (3.03%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) CSS
2 1 (3.03%) SOAP
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) SAML
2 1 (3.03%) JSON
2 1 (3.03%) jQuery
2 1 (3.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Replication
2 4 (12.12%) iPad
2 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (9.09%) Clustering
4 2 (6.06%) Fat Client
4 2 (6.06%) Thin Client
4 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.06%) User Experience
4 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (3.03%) Blog
5 1 (3.03%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Mac OS X
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.12%) Linux
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Business Continuity
2 10 (30.30%) Migration
3 7 (21.21%) Project Management
4 6 (18.18%) Business Continuity Management
5 5 (15.15%) Service Management
6 4 (12.12%) Information Security
6 4 (12.12%) ITIL
7 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (9.09%) Business Transformation
7 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 3 (9.09%) ITSM
7 3 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
8 2 (6.06%) Refactoring
8 2 (6.06%) System Testing
8 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Integration Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.06%) PHP
4 1 (3.03%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 4 (12.12%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) SCCM
2 4 (12.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 10 (30.30%) VMware
3 6 (18.18%) HP
4 5 (15.15%) Oracle
5 4 (12.12%) Apple
6 3 (9.09%) Veritas
6 3 (9.09%) Veeam
7 2 (6.06%) Cisco
7 2 (6.06%) Citrix
7 2 (6.06%) Avaya
8 1 (3.03%) Juniper
8 1 (3.03%) EMC
8 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.03%) Sage
8 1 (3.03%) Hitachi
8 1 (3.03%) Nokia
8 1 (3.03%) Brocade