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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 87 100 79
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -21
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 50 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.52% 1.04% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 1.33% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 10
Average daily rate
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£340 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £236 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £650 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £410 £360
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.95 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +3.63%
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
2611 2175 1757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.58% 77.90% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1359 1112 886
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 30 40
Average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £156.00 £35.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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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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 -13 19 £356 -28.75% 2
Glasgow +20 14 £420 +34.40% 5
North Lanarkshire - 5 - -
Dundee - 3 £300 - 1
Stirling +10 1 £375 -
Renfrewshire +5 1 £180 -50.00%
West Lothian - 1 £375 -
Inverclyde - 1 £325 -
Disaster Recovery
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Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 22 (25.00%) Banking
2 20 (22.73%) Windows
2 20 (22.73%) Finance
3 19 (21.59%) VMware
4 17 (19.32%) Migration
5 16 (18.18%) MS Exchange
5 16 (18.18%) EMC
6 15 (17.05%) ITIL
6 15 (17.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (17.05%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (15.91%) Active Directory
7 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
7 14 (15.91%) Service Delivery
8 13 (14.77%) MS Excel
8 13 (14.77%) Security Cleared
9 12 (13.64%) Oracle
9 12 (13.64%) Service Management
10 11 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
11 10 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (11.36%) Business Continuity
12 9 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (9.09%) Legal
13 8 (9.09%) Change Management
13 8 (9.09%) Cisco
13 8 (9.09%) SC Cleared
13 8 (9.09%) Oracle Database
13 8 (9.09%) Hyper-V
14 7 (7.95%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (7.95%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (7.95%) Captiva

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 16 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 15 (17.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (7.95%) Captiva
4 7 (7.95%) Documentum
5 5 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (4.55%) Lync
6 4 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (4.55%) Tomcat
6 4 (4.55%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.14%) IIS
7 1 (1.14%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (14.77%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.68%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.41%) MS Office
4 2 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.14%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.41%) SaaS
2 3 (3.41%) PaaS
2 3 (3.41%) IaaS
3 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.82%) SAN
2 5 (5.68%) DNS
3 4 (4.55%) WAN
4 3 (3.41%) Firewall
5 2 (2.27%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.14%) VPN
6 1 (1.14%) FTP
6 1 (1.14%) HTTP
6 1 (1.14%) IPv4
6 1 (1.14%) IPv6
6 1 (1.14%) Internet
6 1 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.14%) Network Security
6 1 (1.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.27%) QlikView
4 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Maven
1 4 (4.55%) FitNesse
1 4 (4.55%) JUnit
1 4 (4.55%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.27%) Subversion
3 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (25.00%) Banking
2 20 (22.73%) Finance
3 8 (9.09%) Legal
4 3 (3.41%) Retail
5 2 (2.27%) Publishing
6 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (11.36%) Project Manager
1 10 (11.36%) Analyst
2 6 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (6.82%) Business Continuity Planner
2 6 (6.82%) Developer
3 5 (5.68%) Technical Specialist
3 5 (5.68%) Coordinator
4 4 (4.55%) Architect
4 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 3 (3.41%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (3.41%) Service Manager
5 3 (3.41%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (3.41%) Administrator
5 3 (3.41%) Support Analyst
5 3 (3.41%) Security Manager
5 3 (3.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (3.41%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (2.27%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (2.27%) Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.68%) Web Services
2 4 (4.55%) XML
2 4 (4.55%) JDBC
2 4 (4.55%) J2EE
2 4 (4.55%) Hibernate
2 4 (4.55%) Spring
2 4 (4.55%) JNDI
2 4 (4.55%) JMS
2 4 (4.55%) JSON
2 4 (4.55%) REST
3 3 (3.41%) Apache Flex
3 3 (3.41%) jQuery
3 3 (3.41%) Ajax
3 3 (3.41%) CSS
3 3 (3.41%) HTML
3 3 (3.41%) DOM
4 2 (2.27%) Middleware
4 2 (2.27%) X-Windows
5 1 (1.14%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.68%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.68%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.55%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.27%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.27%) Clustering
5 1 (1.14%) Statistics
5 1 (1.14%) SCADA
5 1 (1.14%) iSeries
5 1 (1.14%) AS400
5 1 (1.14%) Replication
5 1 (1.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.73%) Windows
2 15 (17.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (7.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (7.95%) UNIX
3 7 (7.95%) Linux
4 6 (6.82%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.41%) Solaris
8 2 (2.27%) AIX
8 2 (2.27%) HPUX
8 2 (2.27%) OS/400
9 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.14%) OS/390
9 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.32%) Migration
2 15 (17.05%) ITIL
3 14 (15.91%) Service Delivery
4 12 (13.64%) Service Management
5 10 (11.36%) Business Continuity
6 9 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (9.09%) Change Management
8 7 (7.95%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (6.82%) Risk Management
9 6 (6.82%) Project Management
9 6 (6.82%) Incident Management
10 5 (5.68%) Information Security
10 5 (5.68%) Data Modelling
10 5 (5.68%) Business Continuity Management
10 5 (5.68%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (5.68%) Risk Analysis
10 5 (5.68%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (5.68%) SDLC
11 4 (4.55%) Time Management
11 4 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.82%) Java
1 6 (6.82%) JavaScript
2 4 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.41%) SQL
4 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.14%) RPG
4 1 (1.14%) RPG IV
4 1 (1.14%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (14.77%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.41%) MCP
5 2 (2.27%) CISSP
5 2 (2.27%) Degree
6 1 (1.14%) HND
6 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) SLA
2 2 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 14 (15.91%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 6 (6.82%) vSphere
4 5 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.14%) SRDF
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) SCCM
2 2 (2.27%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.27%) Legato
2 2 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (2.27%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.14%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.14%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.14%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 19 (21.59%) VMware
2 16 (18.18%) EMC
3 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
4 12 (13.64%) Oracle
5 8 (9.09%) Cisco
6 7 (7.95%) Vignette
7 6 (6.82%) HP
7 6 (6.82%) Citrix
8 4 (4.55%) Veritas
8 4 (4.55%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.55%) F5
9 2 (2.27%) NetApp
10 1 (1.14%) Lotus
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