The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 89 88 89
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 38 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.38% 0.65% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 0.92% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 6 3
Average daily rate
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£420 £408 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +16.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £390 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £468 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £371 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -15.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2080 1730 1686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.39% 70.35% 64.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1081 865 812
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 43 61
Average hourly rate £20.50 £19.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.40 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Disaster Recovery
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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 30 July 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 30 July 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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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 -3 26 £450 +9.48% 2
Aberdeen - 5 £425 - 1
Glasgow -2 4 £263 -29.93% 4
Stirling - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Dundee - - - -
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Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 24 (38.71%) Web Services
2 22 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (29.03%) VMware
3 18 (29.03%) Firewall
3 18 (29.03%) Windows
4 17 (27.42%) ITIL
4 17 (27.42%) Capacity Planning
5 16 (25.81%) Project Management
6 15 (24.19%) Oracle
6 15 (24.19%) Scrum
7 14 (22.58%) Cisco
7 14 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (20.97%) Waterfall
8 13 (20.97%) Infrastructure Management
8 13 (20.97%) Oracle Database
8 13 (20.97%) XML
8 13 (20.97%) Configuration Management
9 12 (19.35%) Finance
9 12 (19.35%) SOAP
9 12 (19.35%) Linux
9 12 (19.35%) DSDM
10 11 (17.74%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (16.13%) Migration
12 9 (14.52%) VPN
12 9 (14.52%) CCNA
12 9 (14.52%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (14.52%) Internet
12 9 (14.52%) Release Management
12 9 (14.52%) Open Source
13 8 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (4.84%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (4.84%) WebLogic
1 3 (4.84%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.23%) IIS
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Office
2 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.61%) MultiFonds
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.03%) Firewall
2 9 (14.52%) VPN
2 9 (14.52%) Internet
3 8 (12.90%) Reverse Proxy
3 8 (12.90%) WAN
3 8 (12.90%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (9.68%) SAN
5 5 (8.06%) DHCP
5 5 (8.06%) HTTP
5 5 (8.06%) DNS
5 5 (8.06%) LAN
6 4 (6.45%) Network Security
7 3 (4.84%) WAAS
8 2 (3.23%) VoIP
8 2 (3.23%) H.323
8 2 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (3.23%) Wireless
9 1 (1.61%) Intranet
9 1 (1.61%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.61%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.97%) Oracle Database
2 11 (17.74%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Maven
1 5 (8.06%) Ant
1 5 (8.06%) Hudson
1 5 (8.06%) TeamCity
1 5 (8.06%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (19.35%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Retail
3 3 (4.84%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (14.52%) Consultant
2 8 (12.90%) CLAS Consultant
3 6 (9.68%) Developer
4 5 (8.06%) Release Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (6.45%) VMware Specialist
5 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (6.45%) Architect
5 4 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Chief Technology Officer
6 3 (4.84%) Network Support
7 2 (3.23%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (3.23%) UNIX Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (3.23%) IT Manager
7 2 (3.23%) DBA
7 2 (3.23%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (38.71%) Web Services
2 13 (20.97%) XML
3 12 (19.35%) SOAP
4 7 (11.29%) CSS
4 7 (11.29%) REST
5 6 (9.68%) RESTful
5 6 (9.68%) JSON
6 4 (6.45%) CSS3
6 4 (6.45%) HTML
6 4 (6.45%) Middleware
7 3 (4.84%) HTML5
8 1 (1.61%) EDI
8 1 (1.61%) Flash
8 1 (1.61%) jQuery
8 1 (1.61%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Open Source
2 8 (12.90%) Management Information System
3 6 (9.68%) CESG
3 6 (9.68%) CESG CLAS
3 6 (9.68%) Replication
4 5 (8.06%) CMDB
5 4 (6.45%) FMCG
5 4 (6.45%) CLARiiON
6 3 (4.84%) Thin Client
6 3 (4.84%) Fat Client
7 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.61%) HACMP
8 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.61%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.03%) Windows
2 12 (19.35%) Linux
3 7 (11.29%) Windows 7
4 6 (9.68%) Mac OS X
5 5 (8.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.45%) AIX
6 4 (6.45%) UNIX
6 4 (6.45%) Solaris
7 3 (4.84%) HPUX
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.42%) ITIL
2 17 (27.42%) Capacity Planning
3 16 (25.81%) Project Management
4 15 (24.19%) Scrum
5 13 (20.97%) Waterfall
5 13 (20.97%) Infrastructure Management
5 13 (20.97%) Configuration Management
6 12 (19.35%) DSDM
7 10 (16.13%) Migration
8 9 (14.52%) Release Management
9 8 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (12.90%) System Testing
10 7 (11.29%) Protective Monitoring
11 6 (9.68%) Software Testing
11 6 (9.68%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (8.06%) Change Management
12 5 (8.06%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.68%) SQL
2 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.23%) Java
4 1 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) CCNA
1 9 (14.52%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (11.29%) Degree
3 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (8.06%) GIAC
4 5 (8.06%) MCSA
4 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
5 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.45%) CISSP
6 2 (3.23%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.61%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) GPG13
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 14 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.29%) vSphere
3 5 (8.06%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 4 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (6.45%) Active Directory
5 3 (4.84%) VMware ESX
5 3 (4.84%) KVM
5 3 (4.84%) RHEV
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.61%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.61%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Puppet
1 5 (8.06%) Vagrant
1 5 (8.06%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.45%) SCOM
3 3 (4.84%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (3.23%) Data Guard
4 2 (3.23%) SCCM
5 1 (1.61%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (29.03%) VMware
2 15 (24.19%) Oracle
3 14 (22.58%) Cisco
4 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
5 6 (9.68%) EMC
6 5 (8.06%) Red Hat
7 4 (6.45%) Citrix
8 3 (4.84%) HP
8 3 (4.84%) JBoss
9 2 (3.23%) Symantec
10 1 (1.61%) Reuters
10 1 (1.61%) Bloomberg
10 1 (1.61%) McAfee
10 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.61%) IBM
10 1 (1.61%) F5
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Rate: £0 - £275 per day
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Posted: 12 days ago
Glasgow
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