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 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 94 100 99
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 31 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.06% 0.74% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.02% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 7 3
Average daily rate
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£355 £333 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.76% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £275 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £435 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £110.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+633.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £17.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+88.57% -38.59%
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
2244 1765 1496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.67% 72.13% 71.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1234 889 793
Average daily rate £400 £370 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £246 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 21 22
Average hourly rate £31.70 £25.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.80% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £14.08 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £180.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 March 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 27 March 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
Edinburgh -5 15 £400 +6.66% 2
Glasgow +10 14 £360 - 2
Highlands - - - -
Disaster Recovery
UK

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (37.50%) Migration
2 20 (31.25%) VMware
2 20 (31.25%) SAN
3 18 (28.13%) Microsoft
3 18 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (25.00%) Business Continuity
5 14 (21.88%) NAS
6 13 (20.31%) Security Cleared
6 13 (20.31%) Replication
6 13 (20.31%) Firewall
6 13 (20.31%) Project Management
7 12 (18.75%) Oracle
7 12 (18.75%) SQL
7 12 (18.75%) SC Cleared
8 11 (17.19%) Windows
9 10 (15.63%) EMC
9 10 (15.63%) Oracle Database
10 8 (12.50%) Business Continuity Management
10 8 (12.50%) SCCM
10 8 (12.50%) Active Directory
10 8 (12.50%) HP
10 8 (12.50%) LAN
10 8 (12.50%) WAN
10 8 (12.50%) Service Management
11 7 (10.94%) Finance
11 7 (10.94%) Legal
11 7 (10.94%) MS Exchange
11 7 (10.94%) Documentum
11 7 (10.94%) Linux
11 7 (10.94%) Vignette

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (10.94%) MS Exchange
1 7 (10.94%) Documentum
1 7 (10.94%) Captiva
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (4.69%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.13%) WordPress
3 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.56%) TPMS
4 1 (1.56%) IIS
4 1 (1.56%) Apache
4 1 (1.56%) CMS
4 1 (1.56%) nginx
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Office
2 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (31.25%) SAN
2 14 (21.88%) NAS
3 13 (20.31%) Firewall
4 8 (12.50%) LAN
4 8 (12.50%) WAN
5 5 (7.81%) VPN
5 5 (7.81%) DNS
6 4 (6.25%) DHCP
7 3 (4.69%) Network Security
8 2 (3.13%) VLAN
8 2 (3.13%) HTTP
9 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.56%) IPv4
9 1 (1.56%) IPv6
9 1 (1.56%) Wireless
9 1 (1.56%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.56%) Internet
9 1 (1.56%) BGP
9 1 (1.56%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Subversion
2 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
1 7 (10.94%) Legal
2 5 (7.81%) Banking
2 5 (7.81%) Retail
3 4 (6.25%) Retail Banking
4 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (18.75%) Project Manager
2 6 (9.38%) Architect
2 6 (9.38%) Consultant
3 5 (7.81%) Analyst
4 4 (6.25%) Operations Manager
4 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
4 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 4 (6.25%) Backup Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) Software Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Support Specialist
6 2 (3.13%) Data Architect
6 2 (3.13%) Technical Architect
6 2 (3.13%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) Web Services
2 5 (7.81%) Middleware
3 2 (3.13%) JSON
3 2 (3.13%) CSS
3 2 (3.13%) SOAP
3 2 (3.13%) XML
3 2 (3.13%) RESTful
4 1 (1.56%) HTML
4 1 (1.56%) XHTML
4 1 (1.56%) SAML
4 1 (1.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Replication
2 5 (7.81%) Thin Client
2 5 (7.81%) Fat Client
3 4 (6.25%) Open Source
3 4 (6.25%) iPad
3 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.69%) Clustering
5 2 (3.13%) User Experience
5 2 (3.13%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.56%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.19%) Windows
2 7 (10.94%) Linux
3 5 (7.81%) Mac OS X
4 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.25%) UNIX
4 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.69%) AIX
5 3 (4.69%) HPUX
5 3 (4.69%) Solaris
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.13%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.56%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (37.50%) Migration
2 16 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 13 (20.31%) Project Management
4 8 (12.50%) Service Management
4 8 (12.50%) Business Continuity Management
5 6 (9.38%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (7.81%) Data Migration
6 5 (7.81%) ITIL
6 5 (7.81%) Incident Management
7 4 (6.25%) Information Security
7 4 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (6.25%) Integration Testing
8 3 (4.69%) Performance Testing
8 3 (4.69%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.69%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.69%) Supplier Management
8 3 (4.69%) ITSM
8 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.75%) SQL
2 4 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.13%) PHP
4 1 (1.56%) COBOL
4 1 (1.56%) Java
4 1 (1.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 13 (20.31%) Security Cleared
2 12 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.56%) Degree
4 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.56%) MCP
4 1 (1.56%) MCSE
4 1 (1.56%) CCNA
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 18 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.69%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (4.69%) KVM
4 3 (4.69%) RHEV
5 2 (3.13%) vCloud
5 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.13%) vSphere
6 1 (1.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (12.50%) SCCM
2 4 (6.25%) SCOM
2 4 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.69%) Legato
4 2 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (3.13%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.56%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.56%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.56%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 20 (31.25%) VMware
2 18 (28.13%) Microsoft
3 12 (18.75%) Oracle
4 10 (15.63%) EMC
5 8 (12.50%) HP
6 7 (10.94%) Vignette
7 5 (7.81%) Citrix
8 4 (6.25%) Apple
9 3 (4.69%) Veritas
9 3 (4.69%) Red Hat
9 3 (4.69%) Veeam
9 3 (4.69%) Cisco
10 1 (1.56%) Avaya
10 1 (1.56%) Juniper
10 1 (1.56%) Hitachi
10 1 (1.56%) Nokia
10 1 (1.56%) ICL
10 1 (1.56%) Brocade
10 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.56%) Symantec
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