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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 76 59 54
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 12 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.75% 1.87% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 2.42% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 5
Average daily rate
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£394 £450 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £277 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £605 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £414 £371
% change year-on-year
-15.40% +11.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £14.25 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+45.61% -14.92%
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
1277 993 751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 79.56% 77.34% 73.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 658 577 363
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 14
Average hourly rate £16.25 £18.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £24.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 (42.86%) Banking
2 7 (25.00%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) Finance
3 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 6 (21.43%) Business Continuity
4 5 (17.86%) Retail
4 5 (17.86%) Migration
4 5 (17.86%) Incident Management
4 5 (17.86%) Data Migration
4 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
4 5 (17.86%) Service Management
5 4 (14.29%) Project Management
5 4 (14.29%) Linux
5 4 (14.29%) Retail Banking
6 3 (10.71%) Information Security
6 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (10.71%) SQL
6 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
6 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 2 (7.14%) Validation
7 2 (7.14%) Firewall
7 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
7 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
7 2 (7.14%) Mac OS X
7 2 (7.14%) Java
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle
7 2 (7.14%) MS Office
7 2 (7.14%) Web Services

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) CMS
2 1 (3.57%) WordPress
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.57%) FTP
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) VPN
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) IPv4
2 1 (3.57%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Subversion
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (42.86%) Banking
2 7 (25.00%) Finance
3 5 (17.86%) Retail
4 4 (14.29%) Retail Banking
5 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Project Manager
2 4 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Coordinator
3 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Head of Infrastructure
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (3.57%) ICT Project Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Support Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Administrator
4 1 (3.57%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Service Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) XHTML
2 1 (3.57%) SAML
2 1 (3.57%) Middleware
2 1 (3.57%) Java EE
2 1 (3.57%) JSON
2 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.57%) jQuery
2 1 (3.57%) RESTful
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
2 1 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) AS400
3 1 (3.57%) Statistics
3 1 (3.57%) Blog
3 1 (3.57%) iSeries
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) OS/400
2 2 (7.14%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.57%) OS/390
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) UNIX
3 1 (3.57%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Business Continuity
3 5 (17.86%) Migration
3 5 (17.86%) Service Management
3 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
3 5 (17.86%) Incident Management
3 5 (17.86%) Data Migration
4 4 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Information Security
6 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.14%) Validation
6 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (7.14%) TOGAF
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.14%) System Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (3.57%) Automation Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) PHP
3 1 (3.57%) RPG
3 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.57%) RPG IV
3 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) HND
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco
2 2 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) Lotus
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £340 - £395
Posted: 5 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Arrows Group
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Arrows Group
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago