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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Disaster Recovery
UK / Scotland
Rank 75 102 110
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +8
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 27 30 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.54% 1.16% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.41% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 7
Median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £311 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £366 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £51.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-59.31% +168.42%

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
1477 2135 2188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 84.35% 82.43% 80.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 1141 1242
Median daily rate £388 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 37
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.25 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £49.41 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Disaster Recovery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +16 16 £350 -5.08% 2
Glasgow +3 6 £390 +15.55%
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £325 -
Disaster Recovery
UK

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 21 (39.62%) VMware
2 19 (35.85%) SQL Server
2 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
3 18 (33.96%) Windows
4 16 (30.19%) Active Directory
5 15 (28.30%) SQL
6 14 (26.42%) Oracle
6 14 (26.42%) Finance
6 14 (26.42%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (18.87%) SAP Basis
7 10 (18.87%) MS Excel
7 10 (18.87%) SAP
7 10 (18.87%) Sybase
7 10 (18.87%) BusinessObjects
7 10 (18.87%) Citrix
7 10 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (18.87%) SAP BW
7 10 (18.87%) MaxDB
7 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (18.87%) SAP MII
7 10 (18.87%) vSphere
7 10 (18.87%) SAP BPC
7 10 (18.87%) NWDI
8 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (16.98%) PowerShell
8 9 (16.98%) MS Exchange
9 8 (15.09%) NetBackup
9 8 (15.09%) Veritas
9 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (15.09%) Performance Tuning

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (16.98%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.32%) IIS
3 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (18.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (18.87%) SAP BPC
1 10 (18.87%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) Firewall
2 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.55%) DHCP
3 4 (7.55%) DNS
4 2 (3.77%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (3.77%) LAN
4 2 (3.77%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (3.77%) WAN
4 2 (3.77%) WLAN
5 1 (1.89%) Internet
5 1 (1.89%) NAS
5 1 (1.89%) SAN
5 1 (1.89%) VLAN
5 1 (1.89%) VoIP
5 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.85%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.87%) BusinessObjects
2 10 (18.87%) MaxDB
2 10 (18.87%) SAP BW
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) NWDI
General
1 14 (26.42%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
3 2 (3.77%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Law
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Administrator
2 9 (16.98%) SAP Administrator
2 9 (16.98%) SAP Basis Administrator
3 7 (13.21%) Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Architect
4 5 (9.43%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) Data Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Data Centre Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) IT Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) DBA
6 3 (5.66%) IT Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Systems Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.87%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.09%) Data Centre
3 6 (11.32%) Clustering
4 5 (9.43%) Replication
5 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
5 4 (7.55%) PKI
6 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.96%) Windows
2 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (15.09%) Windows Server
5 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.77%) Unix
7 1 (1.89%) Android
7 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.89%) Linux
7 1 (1.89%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (15.09%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (13.21%) ITIL
3 7 (13.21%) Migration
4 6 (11.32%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (11.32%) Change Control
4 6 (11.32%) Service Management
4 6 (11.32%) Time Management
5 5 (9.43%) Project Management
5 5 (9.43%) Server Building
6 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.55%) Data Migration
6 4 (7.55%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (7.55%) Security Management
6 4 (7.55%) Security Patching
6 4 (7.55%) Supplier Management
7 3 (5.66%) Change Management
7 3 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.66%) High Availability
7 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.30%) SQL
2 9 (16.98%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.89%) C#
4 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.32%) MCSE
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.55%) BC Cleared
4 3 (5.66%) CISSP
5 2 (3.77%) CISM
6 1 (1.89%) CCNP
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) COBIT
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (30.19%) Active Directory
2 10 (18.87%) vSphere
3 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (11.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.55%) XenApp
6 2 (3.77%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) NetBackup
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (5.66%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (5.66%) SCOM
4 2 (3.77%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (3.77%) SCCM
5 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.89%) Control-M
5 1 (1.89%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.89%) MOM
5 1 (1.89%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (1.89%) Tivoli NetView
5 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.89%) Unicenter
5 1 (1.89%) vRealize
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) VMware
2 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
3 14 (26.42%) Oracle
4 10 (18.87%) Citrix
4 10 (18.87%) SAP
4 10 (18.87%) Sybase
5 8 (15.09%) Veritas
6 5 (9.43%) HP
6 5 (9.43%) IBM
7 4 (7.55%) NetApp
8 3 (5.66%) Cisco
8 3 (5.66%) EMC
9 2 (3.77%) AppDynamics
9 2 (3.77%) BMC
9 2 (3.77%) Dell
9 2 (3.77%) Lotus
10 1 (1.89%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.89%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.89%) Lumension
10 1 (1.89%) Unisys