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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 99 87 101
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 25 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.90% 1.00% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.44% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 3
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£350 £403 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +34.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.65 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.02% +2.63%
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
2080 1732 1800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.25% 69.45% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1135 858 885
Average daily rate £375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 48 79
Average hourly rate £32.00 £29.00 £19.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +46.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -7 14 £320 -20.98% 3
Glasgow -17 4 £500 - 1
Aberdeen +7 1 - - 2
Dundee - - - -
Stirling - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
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Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.75%) Windows
3 19 (30.16%) Web Services
3 19 (30.16%) Firewall
4 16 (25.40%) VMware
5 14 (22.22%) Oracle
6 13 (20.63%) Linux
6 13 (20.63%) Cisco
6 13 (20.63%) Finance
6 13 (20.63%) Capacity Planning
7 12 (19.05%) Oracle Database
7 12 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (19.05%) Internet
7 12 (19.05%) ITIL
8 11 (17.46%) Configuration Management
8 11 (17.46%) Scrum
9 10 (15.87%) Project Management
9 10 (15.87%) WAN
9 10 (15.87%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (14.29%) Waterfall
10 9 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
10 9 (14.29%) CCNA
10 9 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (14.29%) XML
11 8 (12.70%) Management Information System
11 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
11 8 (12.70%) SOAP
11 8 (12.70%) DSDM
11 8 (12.70%) Citrix

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 5 (7.94%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.76%) IIS
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.59%) Lync
4 1 (1.59%) Apache
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.59%) CICS
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%) Sage 300 ERP
2 1 (1.59%) MultiFonds
Communications & Networking
1 19 (30.16%) Firewall
2 12 (19.05%) Internet
3 10 (15.87%) WAN
4 8 (12.70%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (12.70%) Reverse Proxy
5 7 (11.11%) LAN
6 6 (9.52%) DHCP
6 6 (9.52%) VPN
6 6 (9.52%) DNS
7 5 (7.94%) HTTP
8 4 (6.35%) SAN
8 4 (6.35%) Network Security
9 3 (4.76%) Wireless
9 3 (4.76%) Intranet
10 2 (3.17%) H.323
10 2 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (3.17%) VoIP
10 2 (3.17%) WLAN
10 2 (3.17%) IP Telephony
10 2 (3.17%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) Oracle Database
2 10 (15.87%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.17%) MySQL
5 2 (3.17%) DB2
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Ant
1 1 (1.59%) Maven
1 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.59%) Hudson
1 1 (1.59%) 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 7 (11.11%) Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Architect
5 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (6.35%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Chief Technology Officer
7 3 (4.76%) DBA
7 3 (4.76%) Network Support
8 2 (3.17%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Service Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.17%) IT Manager
8 2 (3.17%) IT Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (30.16%) Web Services
2 9 (14.29%) XML
3 8 (12.70%) SOAP
4 6 (9.52%) RESTful
4 6 (9.52%) CSS
4 6 (9.52%) JSON
5 4 (6.35%) HTML
5 4 (6.35%) CSS3
6 3 (4.76%) HTML5
6 3 (4.76%) REST
7 2 (3.17%) Middleware
7 2 (3.17%) X-Windows
8 1 (1.59%) ISPF
8 1 (1.59%) jQuery
8 1 (1.59%) Flash
8 1 (1.59%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Management Information System
2 7 (11.11%) Replication
2 7 (11.11%) Open Source
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%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (3.17%) Fat Client
7 2 (3.17%) Thin Client
7 2 (3.17%) CLARiiON
7 2 (3.17%) Clustering
8 1 (1.59%) SCADA
8 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.75%) Windows
2 13 (20.63%) Linux
3 8 (12.70%) Mac OS X
4 7 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.17%) UNIX
6 2 (3.17%) AIX
6 2 (3.17%) HPUX
6 2 (3.17%) Solaris
7 1 (1.59%) zOS
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.63%) Capacity Planning
3 12 (19.05%) ITIL
4 11 (17.46%) Configuration Management
4 11 (17.46%) Scrum
5 10 (15.87%) Project Management
6 9 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 9 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
7 8 (12.70%) System Testing
7 8 (12.70%) DSDM
8 7 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
8 7 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (9.52%) Migration
9 6 (9.52%) Software Testing
9 6 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (9.52%) Business Continuity
10 5 (7.94%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) 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 9 (14.29%) CCNA
1 9 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.52%) Degree
2 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.94%) GIAC
3 5 (7.94%) MCSA
4 4 (6.35%) CISSP
5 2 (3.17%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.59%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) GPG13
2 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 12 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.70%) Hyper-V
3 6 (9.52%) Active Directory
4 5 (7.94%) vSphere
5 3 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (3.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.17%) KVM
6 2 (3.17%) RHEV
6 2 (3.17%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.59%) RACF
7 1 (1.59%) XenApp
7 1 (1.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) SCOM
2 3 (4.76%) SCCM
3 2 (3.17%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (3.17%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.59%) Puppet
4 1 (1.59%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.59%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.59%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 16 (25.40%) VMware
2 14 (22.22%) Oracle
3 13 (20.63%) Cisco
4 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
4 8 (12.70%) Citrix
5 4 (6.35%) EMC
6 3 (4.76%) JBoss
6 3 (4.76%) HP
6 3 (4.76%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.59%) Sage
7 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.59%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.59%) Reuters
7 1 (1.59%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.59%) Avaya
7 1 (1.59%) NetApp
7 1 (1.59%) Veritas
7 1 (1.59%) IBM
7 1 (1.59%) SAP
7 1 (1.59%) F5
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