The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 93 89 111
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +22
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 38 32 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.32% 1.26% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 1.67% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £420 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
-2.96% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £110.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £20.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+48.78% -3.52%
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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2210 1917 1753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.98% 75.35% 72.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1174 1076 912
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 37 27
Average hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Scotland region.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Scotland region.

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 18 £380 - 2
Edinburgh -8 10 £350 -16.66% 4
Renfrewshire +3 4 £423 +49.55%
Dundee -4 3 £268 - 1
Perth and Kinross - 1 £300 -
Disaster Recovery
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Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 24 (42.11%) Migration
2 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 14 (24.56%) Windows
3 14 (24.56%) VMware
4 12 (21.05%) Project Management
4 12 (21.05%) EMC
5 11 (19.30%) Security Cleared
6 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (17.54%) MS Exchange
7 9 (15.79%) Banking
7 9 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
8 8 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (14.04%) Firewall
8 8 (14.04%) Active Directory
8 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
9 7 (12.28%) MS Office
9 7 (12.28%) Vignette
9 7 (12.28%) Documentum
9 7 (12.28%) Legal
9 7 (12.28%) Captiva
9 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (12.28%) Data Centre
10 6 (10.53%) Hyper-V
10 6 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (10.53%) Finance
10 6 (10.53%) Business Continuity
10 6 (10.53%) HP

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 10 (17.54%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (12.28%) Documentum
4 7 (12.28%) Captiva
5 6 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (7.02%) Lync
8 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
9 2 (3.51%) IIS
10 1 (1.75%) CMS
10 1 (1.75%) WordPress
10 1 (1.75%) TPMS
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.28%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) MS Project
3 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.51%) IaaS
1 2 (3.51%) SaaS
1 2 (3.51%) PaaS
2 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.04%) Firewall
2 6 (10.53%) DNS
2 6 (10.53%) SAN
3 5 (8.77%) WAN
4 4 (7.02%) Network Security
5 3 (5.26%) VPN
6 2 (3.51%) NAS
6 2 (3.51%) VLAN
6 2 (3.51%) Internet
6 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.75%) DHCP
7 1 (1.75%) FTP
7 1 (1.75%) HTTP
7 1 (1.75%) LAN
7 1 (1.75%) IPv4
7 1 (1.75%) IPv6
7 1 (1.75%) BGP
7 1 (1.75%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.75%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.75%) MySQL
3 1 (1.75%) DB2
3 1 (1.75%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Subversion
2 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (15.79%) Banking
2 7 (12.28%) Legal
3 6 (10.53%) Finance
4 5 (8.77%) Retail
5 4 (7.02%) Retail Banking
6 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (22.81%) Project Manager
2 6 (10.53%) Analyst
3 5 (8.77%) Storage Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Backup Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Support Specialist
5 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Architect
6 2 (3.51%) Head of Infrastructure
6 2 (3.51%) Messaging Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.51%) Administrator
6 2 (3.51%) Consultant
6 2 (3.51%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.51%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Systems Support
7 1 (1.75%) Business Analyst
7 1 (1.75%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) HTML
1 4 (7.02%) CSS
2 2 (3.51%) Middleware
2 2 (3.51%) Web Services
3 1 (1.75%) XML
3 1 (1.75%) XHTML
3 1 (1.75%) .NET
3 1 (1.75%) SOAP
3 1 (1.75%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.75%) SAML
3 1 (1.75%) Java EE
3 1 (1.75%) JSON
3 1 (1.75%) RESTful
3 1 (1.75%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (12.28%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.51%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.51%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.75%) AS400
3 1 (1.75%) Clustering
3 1 (1.75%) Replication
3 1 (1.75%) Blog
3 1 (1.75%) Statistics
3 1 (1.75%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.56%) Windows
2 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (10.53%) Linux
5 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.02%) Mac OS X
6 3 (5.26%) UNIX
7 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.51%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.75%) OS/400
8 1 (1.75%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.11%) Migration
2 12 (21.05%) Project Management
3 6 (10.53%) Business Continuity
4 5 (8.77%) Information Security
4 5 (8.77%) Incident Management
4 5 (8.77%) Data Migration
4 5 (8.77%) Server Building
5 4 (7.02%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.26%) ITIL
6 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (5.26%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (3.51%) Time Management
7 2 (3.51%) System Testing
7 2 (3.51%) Supplier Management
7 2 (3.51%) TOGAF
7 2 (3.51%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) SQL
2 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.51%) Java
4 1 (1.75%) C
4 1 (1.75%) COBOL
4 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.75%) PHP
4 1 (1.75%) RPG
4 1 (1.75%) RPG/400
4 1 (1.75%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 11 (19.30%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.02%) MCP
5 1 (1.75%) MCSE
5 1 (1.75%) CISSP
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.75%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (14.04%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.02%) vSphere
5 2 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.75%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) Backup Exec
2 3 (5.26%) Legato
3 2 (3.51%) Data Guard
3 2 (3.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.75%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 14 (24.56%) VMware
3 12 (21.05%) EMC
4 7 (12.28%) Vignette
5 6 (10.53%) HP
5 6 (10.53%) Citrix
6 5 (8.77%) Oracle
6 5 (8.77%) Cisco
7 4 (7.02%) F5
8 2 (3.51%) NetApp
9 1 (1.75%) Nokia
9 1 (1.75%) Veritas
9 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.75%) Avaya
9 1 (1.75%) Juniper
9 1 (1.75%) Symantec
9 1 (1.75%) ICL
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