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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 96 84 96
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 31 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.13% 0.93% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 1.33% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 3
Average daily rate
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£415 £405 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% +24.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £180 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £445 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.35% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -14.44%
Disaster Recovery
UK

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
2091 1725 1768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.31% 69.75% 65.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1062 871 841
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 39 69
Average hourly rate £21.50 £29.00 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.86% +64.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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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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
Edinburgh -5 21 £490 +19.22% 3
Glasgow -6 6 £275 -26.66% 3
Aberdeen +9 1 - - 1
Stirling - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Disaster Recovery
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Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 23 (36.51%) Web Services
2 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (28.57%) Windows
3 18 (28.57%) Firewall
3 18 (28.57%) VMware
4 16 (25.40%) Capacity Planning
5 15 (23.81%) ITIL
5 15 (23.81%) Oracle
5 15 (23.81%) Cisco
6 14 (22.22%) Scrum
6 14 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (20.63%) Oracle Database
7 13 (20.63%) Finance
7 13 (20.63%) Configuration Management
7 13 (20.63%) Project Management
8 12 (19.05%) XML
8 12 (19.05%) Linux
8 12 (19.05%) Infrastructure Management
8 12 (19.05%) Waterfall
9 11 (17.46%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (17.46%) SOAP
9 11 (17.46%) DSDM
10 10 (15.87%) CCNA
10 10 (15.87%) WAN
10 10 (15.87%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (15.87%) Kalman Filter
11 9 (14.29%) Open Source
11 9 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (14.29%) Internet
11 9 (14.29%) VPN

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 3 (4.76%) WebLogic
1 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.76%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (3.17%) IIS
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.59%) CICS
3 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.59%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Office
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.59%) MultiFonds
Communications & Networking
1 18 (28.57%) Firewall
2 10 (15.87%) WAN
3 9 (14.29%) VPN
3 9 (14.29%) Internet
4 8 (12.70%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (12.70%) Reverse Proxy
5 7 (11.11%) LAN
6 6 (9.52%) SAN
7 5 (7.94%) HTTP
7 5 (7.94%) DNS
7 5 (7.94%) DHCP
8 4 (6.35%) Network Security
9 3 (4.76%) WAAS
10 2 (3.17%) VoIP
10 2 (3.17%) WLAN
10 2 (3.17%) H.323
10 2 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (3.17%) Wireless
11 1 (1.59%) Intranet
11 1 (1.59%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.63%) Oracle Database
2 11 (17.46%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.59%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Ant
1 4 (6.35%) Maven
1 4 (6.35%) TeamCity
1 4 (6.35%) Hudson
1 4 (6.35%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (20.63%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Retail
3 3 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (14.29%) Consultant
2 8 (12.70%) CLAS Consultant
3 6 (9.52%) Developer
4 5 (7.94%) Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Architect
5 4 (6.35%) Release Manager
5 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (6.35%) Network Support
5 4 (6.35%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Chief Technology Officer
6 3 (4.76%) DBA
7 2 (3.17%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Service Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.17%) IT Manager
7 2 (3.17%) UNIX Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.17%) IT Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (36.51%) Web Services
2 12 (19.05%) XML
3 11 (17.46%) SOAP
4 7 (11.11%) CSS
5 6 (9.52%) REST
5 6 (9.52%) JSON
5 6 (9.52%) RESTful
6 4 (6.35%) CSS3
6 4 (6.35%) HTML
6 4 (6.35%) Middleware
7 3 (4.76%) HTML5
8 1 (1.59%) jQuery
8 1 (1.59%) Backbone.js
8 1 (1.59%) ISPF
8 1 (1.59%) Flash
8 1 (1.59%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Open Source
2 8 (12.70%) Management Information System
3 6 (9.52%) Replication
3 6 (9.52%) CESG
3 6 (9.52%) CESG CLAS
4 5 (7.94%) CMDB
5 4 (6.35%) FMCG
6 3 (4.76%) Fat Client
6 3 (4.76%) Thin Client
7 2 (3.17%) CLARiiON
7 2 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.59%) Clustering
8 1 (1.59%) HACMP
8 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.59%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.57%) Windows
2 12 (19.05%) Linux
3 6 (9.52%) Mac OS X
4 5 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (7.94%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.35%) AIX
5 4 (6.35%) UNIX
5 4 (6.35%) Solaris
6 3 (4.76%) HPUX
7 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.59%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.40%) Capacity Planning
3 15 (23.81%) ITIL
4 14 (22.22%) Scrum
5 13 (20.63%) Configuration Management
5 13 (20.63%) Project Management
6 12 (19.05%) Waterfall
6 12 (19.05%) Infrastructure Management
7 11 (17.46%) DSDM
8 10 (15.87%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (14.29%) Migration
9 9 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (12.70%) Release Management
10 8 (12.70%) System Testing
11 7 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
12 6 (9.52%) Software Testing
12 6 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (7.94%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.11%) SQL
2 4 (6.35%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.17%) Java
4 1 (1.59%) C
4 1 (1.59%) REXX
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) CCNA
1 10 (15.87%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (11.11%) Degree
3 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.94%) MCSA
4 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.94%) GIAC
5 4 (6.35%) CISSP
6 2 (3.17%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.59%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) GPG13
2 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 14 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.94%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.94%) vSphere
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (4.76%) VMware ESX
5 3 (4.76%) KVM
5 3 (4.76%) RHEV
6 2 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (3.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (1.59%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.59%) RACF
7 1 (1.59%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) SCOM
2 4 (6.35%) Puppet
2 4 (6.35%) Vagrant
2 4 (6.35%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.35%) SCCM
3 3 (4.76%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (3.17%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.59%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.59%) WSUS
5 1 (1.59%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 18 (28.57%) VMware
2 15 (23.81%) Oracle
2 15 (23.81%) Cisco
3 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
4 6 (9.52%) Citrix
5 5 (7.94%) Red Hat
5 5 (7.94%) EMC
6 3 (4.76%) JBoss
6 3 (4.76%) HP
7 1 (1.59%) IBM
7 1 (1.59%) SAP
7 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.59%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.59%) Reuters
7 1 (1.59%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.59%) Symantec
7 1 (1.59%) McAfee
7 1 (1.59%) NetApp
7 1 (1.59%) F5
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