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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 84 69 66
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 12 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.85% 0.98% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.22% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 3
Average daily rate £375 £414 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% +10.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £403 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.83% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+170.27% +5.71%
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
1154 1062 844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.50% 79.79% 73.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 590 434
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Average hourly rate £19.02 £28.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.26% +107.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £22.50 £13.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £47.50 £14.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 February 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 5 February 2016, 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 (62.50%) Linux
2 12 (50.00%) Project Management
2 12 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 12 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 11 (45.83%) Infrastructure Management
3 11 (45.83%) Kalman Filter
3 11 (45.83%) Waterfall
3 11 (45.83%) Web Filtering
3 11 (45.83%) Web Services
3 11 (45.83%) XML
3 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (45.83%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (45.83%) System Testing
4 10 (41.67%) SOAP
4 10 (41.67%) Mac OS X
5 9 (37.50%) SDLC
6 8 (33.33%) API Design
6 8 (33.33%) RESTful
6 8 (33.33%) Open Source
6 8 (33.33%) HTTP
6 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 8 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 8 (33.33%) Web Development
6 8 (33.33%) JSON
6 8 (33.33%) Refactoring
7 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
7 7 (29.17%) Windows
7 7 (29.17%) Continuous Delivery

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (12.50%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) PaaS
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) HTTP
2 3 (12.50%) VPN
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (8.33%) Network Security
3 2 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (4.17%) DNS
4 1 (4.17%) Firewall
4 1 (4.17%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (4.17%) SSL
4 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Boxen
1 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (25.00%) Banking
2 5 (20.83%) Finance
3 3 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Administrator
2 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Security Project Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Mac Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Development Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) EMC Storage Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) HP Storage Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Mac Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Development Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Development Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Storage Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Test Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) Web Services
1 11 (45.83%) XML
2 10 (41.67%) SOAP
3 8 (33.33%) JSON
3 8 (33.33%) RESTful
4 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (25.00%) CSS
4 6 (25.00%) CSS3
4 6 (25.00%) HTML
4 6 (25.00%) jQuery
4 6 (25.00%) RequireJS
5 5 (20.83%) HTML5
6 3 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.67%) User Experience
3 3 (12.50%) Clustering
3 3 (12.50%) PMI
4 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) FMCG
5 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Linux
2 10 (41.67%) Mac OS X
3 7 (29.17%) Windows
4 2 (8.33%) AIX
4 2 (8.33%) HPUX
4 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X Server
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Solaris
4 2 (8.33%) Unix
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) Debian
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 12 (50.00%) Project Management
2 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Infrastructure Management
2 11 (45.83%) Kalman Filter
2 11 (45.83%) System Testing
2 11 (45.83%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (45.83%) Waterfall
2 11 (45.83%) Web Filtering
3 9 (37.50%) SDLC
4 8 (33.33%) API Design
4 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (33.33%) Open Source
4 8 (33.33%) Refactoring
4 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 8 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 8 (33.33%) Web Development
5 7 (29.17%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
6 6 (25.00%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.33%) PHP
2 2 (8.33%) PHP 5
3 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.17%) Perl
3 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 3 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.17%) CCNA
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCITP
2 1 (4.17%) MCP
2 1 (4.17%) MCSA
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.17%) ISO22301
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (4.17%) SRDF
3 1 (4.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Apple
2 2 (8.33%) Atlassian
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco
2 2 (8.33%) EMC
2 2 (8.33%) HP
2 2 (8.33%) Meraki
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.17%) Veritas
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Thebes IT
Rate: £450 per day
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