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 26 July 2016 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 119 98 97
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -1
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 18 37 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.71% 1.16% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 1.43% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 22
Median daily rate £388 £393 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.27% -7.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £263 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £469 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £415
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £20.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+73.49% +45.61%
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
2109 2591 2191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.06% 81.17% 79.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1255 1302 1149
Median daily rate £355 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 56 37
Median hourly rate £41.00 £30.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.42% +6.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £46.70 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 26 July 2016.

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 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +4 11 £363 -23.68% 3
Glasgow -3 6 £425 +1.19%
Aberdeen - 2 £345 -
Stirling +3 1 £525 +40.00%
Disaster Recovery
UK

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 15 (25.42%) Finance
1 15 (25.42%) Business Continuity
2 12 (20.34%) Windows
3 11 (18.64%) AIX
4 10 (16.95%) Information Security
4 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
4 10 (16.95%) Active Directory
5 9 (15.25%) WAN
5 9 (15.25%) Unix
5 9 (15.25%) Linux
5 9 (15.25%) Clustering
5 9 (15.25%) Banking
5 9 (15.25%) High Availability
5 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (13.56%) MS Exchange
6 8 (13.56%) HP
7 7 (11.86%) LAN
8 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
8 6 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (10.17%) Migration
8 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Management
8 6 (10.17%) Performance Testing
8 6 (10.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (10.17%) Windows Server
9 5 (8.47%) Data Centre
9 5 (8.47%) Mentoring
9 5 (8.47%) Hyper-V
9 5 (8.47%) Hadoop
9 5 (8.47%) Kanban

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 8 (13.56%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.08%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (5.08%) Skype for Business
3 3 (5.08%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.08%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.39%) IIS
4 2 (3.39%) Live Communications Server
4 2 (3.39%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.69%) CMS
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle 10gAS
5 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Project
2 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.39%) PaaS
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.25%) WAN
2 7 (11.86%) LAN
3 5 (8.47%) Firewall
4 4 (6.78%) Internet
5 3 (5.08%) DNS
5 3 (5.08%) HTTP
5 3 (5.08%) WLAN
6 2 (3.39%) Skype
6 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.39%) VoIP
6 2 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.69%) DHCP
7 1 (1.69%) Intranet
7 1 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.69%) PABX
7 1 (1.69%) PBX
7 1 (1.69%) SAN
7 1 (1.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) Big Data
2 5 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (8.47%) Hadoop
2 5 (8.47%) RDBMS
2 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.08%) DB2
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.69%) MySQL
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) LoadRunner
1 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.39%) Subversion
3 1 (1.69%) GitLab
General
1 15 (25.42%) Finance
2 9 (15.25%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Investment Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Law
4 2 (3.39%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.39%) Publishing
4 2 (3.39%) Retail
4 2 (3.39%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (18.64%) Analyst
1 11 (18.64%) Architect
2 6 (10.17%) Consultant
3 5 (8.47%) Administrator
3 5 (8.47%) Big Data Architect
3 5 (8.47%) Data Architect
3 5 (8.47%) Project Manager
3 5 (8.47%) Test Analyst
4 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (6.78%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (6.78%) Technical Architect
5 3 (5.08%) IT Manager
5 3 (5.08%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) Unix Administrator
6 2 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery Project Manager
6 2 (3.39%) IT Security Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Security Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.39%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) Middleware
2 2 (3.39%) CSS
2 2 (3.39%) HTML
2 2 (3.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (15.25%) Clustering
2 5 (8.47%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.47%) Data Integration
3 3 (5.08%) Replication
4 2 (3.39%) Hedge funds
4 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.39%) PMI
5 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.34%) Windows
2 11 (18.64%) AIX
3 9 (15.25%) Linux
3 9 (15.25%) Unix
4 6 (10.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (10.17%) Windows Server
5 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.69%) HPUX
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.69%) Solaris
7 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.42%) Business Continuity
2 10 (16.95%) Information Security
3 9 (15.25%) High Availability
4 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Management
4 6 (10.17%) Migration
4 6 (10.17%) Performance Testing
5 5 (8.47%) Analytics
5 5 (8.47%) Kanban
5 5 (8.47%) Mentoring
5 5 (8.47%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (8.47%) Security Testing
6 4 (6.78%) BCP
6 4 (6.78%) Change Management
6 4 (6.78%) Stress Testing
6 4 (6.78%) Test Scripting
7 3 (5.08%) ITIL
7 3 (5.08%) Scrum
7 3 (5.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.78%) Shell Script
2 3 (5.08%) Perl
2 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.08%) SQL
3 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.39%) Python
4 1 (1.69%) AWK
4 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.69%) Korn
4 1 (1.69%) PHP
4 1 (1.69%) Ruby
4 1 (1.69%) sed
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.78%) CISSP
2 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) CISM
3 2 (3.39%) MCSE
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.39%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.39%) ISO27005
2 2 (3.39%) SLA
3 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 10 (16.95%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.47%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (6.78%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.39%) vSphere
6 1 (1.69%) Docker
6 1 (1.69%) KVM
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.69%) RHEV
6 1 (1.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.69%) XenApp
6 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.69%) Fluentd
2 1 (1.69%) Graylog
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.69%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.56%) HP
3 5 (8.47%) Cisco
3 5 (8.47%) Citrix
3 5 (8.47%) VMware
4 4 (6.78%) IBM
4 4 (6.78%) Oracle
5 3 (5.08%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.39%) Mitel
7 1 (1.69%) Splunk
7 1 (1.69%) Veritas