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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 65 70 61
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 15 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.10% 0.53% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 0.74% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate
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£448 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £16.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+18.46% -43.96%
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
1042 808 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.17% 71.82% 66.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 427 222
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 9
Average hourly rate £28.50 £13.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.27% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £13.02 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £14.68 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 12 (44.44%) Replication
2 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
3 10 (37.04%) SAN
3 10 (37.04%) VMware
3 10 (37.04%) Firewall
3 10 (37.04%) Business Continuity
3 10 (37.04%) NAS
4 9 (33.33%) Windows
5 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
5 8 (29.63%) SCCM
5 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (25.93%) Migration
7 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 6 (22.22%) HP
7 6 (22.22%) SQL
7 6 (22.22%) Business Continuity Management
8 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
8 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (18.52%) Oracle
8 5 (18.52%) LAN
8 5 (18.52%) WAN
8 5 (18.52%) Mac OS X
8 5 (18.52%) Service Management
9 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
9 4 (14.81%) SCOM
9 4 (14.81%) Apple
9 4 (14.81%) Project Management
9 4 (14.81%) ITIL
9 4 (14.81%) iPad

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (29.63%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (7.41%) Apache
4 1 (3.70%) nginx
4 1 (3.70%) CICS
4 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) SAN
1 10 (37.04%) Firewall
1 10 (37.04%) NAS
2 5 (18.52%) LAN
2 5 (18.52%) WAN
3 3 (11.11%) DHCP
3 3 (11.11%) DNS
3 3 (11.11%) Network Security
4 2 (7.41%) VLAN
4 2 (7.41%) Intranet
4 2 (7.41%) VPN
5 1 (3.70%) SMS
5 1 (3.70%) HTTP
5 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.70%) SNA
5 1 (3.70%) BGP
5 1 (3.70%) EIGRP
5 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) DB2
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Consultant
2 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Operations Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Data Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Data Centre Architect
4 2 (7.41%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Data Centre Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Architect
5 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) X-Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) RESTful
2 1 (3.70%) SOAP
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) ISPF
2 1 (3.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Replication
2 4 (14.81%) iPad
2 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (11.11%) Clustering
4 2 (7.41%) Fat Client
4 2 (7.41%) Thin Client
4 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
4 2 (7.41%) User Experience
5 1 (3.70%) Open Source
5 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (18.52%) Mac OS X
3 3 (11.11%) Linux
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Business Continuity
2 7 (25.93%) Migration
3 6 (22.22%) Business Continuity Management
4 5 (18.52%) Service Management
5 4 (14.81%) Project Management
5 4 (14.81%) ITIL
6 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (11.11%) Business Transformation
6 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (11.11%) ITSM
7 2 (7.41%) Information Security
7 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
8 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) C
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) PHP
3 1 (3.70%) REXX
3 1 (3.70%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 4 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.70%) RACF
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) SCCM
2 4 (14.81%) SCOM
3 1 (3.70%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 10 (37.04%) VMware
3 6 (22.22%) HP
4 5 (18.52%) Oracle
5 4 (14.81%) Apple
6 3 (11.11%) Veeam
6 3 (11.11%) Veritas
7 2 (7.41%) Citrix
7 2 (7.41%) Avaya
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco
8 1 (3.70%) SAP
8 1 (3.70%) EMC
8 1 (3.70%) TIBCO
8 1 (3.70%) Juniper
8 1 (3.70%) Hitachi
8 1 (3.70%) Nokia
8 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.70%) Sage
8 1 (3.70%) Brocade