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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 105 104 100
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 25 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.98% 0.67% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.84% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 6
Average daily rate £375 £448 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.20% +21.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £282 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £480 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £409 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.25% +9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+170.27% +5.71%
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
2047 2146 1680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.24% 79.51% 74.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1100 1226 834
Average daily rate £380 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.62% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £283 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 31
Average hourly rate £33.71 £25.50 £29.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.19% -12.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.61 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £47.50 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -11 12 £375 -9.36% 3
Glasgow +13 7 £344 -29.48% 2
Renfrewshire - 3 £420 -
Disaster Recovery
UK

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 17 (32.69%) Windows
2 16 (30.77%) Linux
3 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
3 15 (28.85%) Data Centre
4 14 (26.92%) Active Directory
4 14 (26.92%) Capacity Planning
5 13 (25.00%) Web Services
5 13 (25.00%) XML
6 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 12 (23.08%) Project Management
6 12 (23.08%) Windows Server
7 11 (21.15%) Web Filtering
7 11 (21.15%) SDLC
7 11 (21.15%) Kalman Filter
7 11 (21.15%) Finance
7 11 (21.15%) VMware
7 11 (21.15%) CSS
7 11 (21.15%) HTML
7 11 (21.15%) Waterfall
7 11 (21.15%) Infrastructure Management
7 11 (21.15%) System Testing
7 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (21.15%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (19.23%) JSON
8 10 (19.23%) SOAP
8 10 (19.23%) Mac OS X
9 9 (17.31%) SharePoint
9 9 (17.31%) MS Exchange
9 9 (17.31%) Migration

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 9 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (17.31%) MS Exchange
1 9 (17.31%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (9.62%) Live Communications Server
2 5 (9.62%) Office Communications Server
2 5 (9.62%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.85%) Apache
3 2 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.85%) nginx
3 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.92%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.69%) MS Project
3 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.77%) PaaS
2 3 (5.77%) SaaS
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) HTTP
2 6 (11.54%) DNS
2 6 (11.54%) WAN
3 3 (5.77%) SAN
3 3 (5.77%) Skype
3 3 (5.77%) VPN
4 2 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (3.85%) CTI
4 2 (3.85%) Network Security
4 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.92%) Firewall
5 1 (1.92%) LAN
5 1 (1.92%) MPLS
5 1 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.85%) Big Data
3 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.85%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
1 2 (3.85%) FitNesse
1 2 (3.85%) JUnit
1 2 (3.85%) Maven
2 1 (1.92%) Boxen
2 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.92%) TestDirector
General
1 11 (21.15%) Finance
2 9 (17.31%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Legal
4 2 (3.85%) Publishing
4 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (13.46%) Developer
2 5 (9.62%) Administrator
2 5 (9.62%) Architect
2 5 (9.62%) Project Manager
2 5 (9.62%) Security Manager
3 4 (7.69%) Analyst
4 3 (5.77%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (5.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Security Project Manager
4 3 (5.77%) Service Manager
4 3 (5.77%) Services Delivery Manager
4 3 (5.77%) Software Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (5.77%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Big Data Architect
5 2 (3.85%) Lync Specialist
5 2 (3.85%) Mac Administrator
5 2 (3.85%) PowerShell Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) Web Services
1 13 (25.00%) XML
2 11 (21.15%) CSS
2 11 (21.15%) HTML
3 10 (19.23%) JSON
3 10 (19.23%) SOAP
4 8 (15.38%) jQuery
4 8 (15.38%) RESTful
5 6 (11.54%) AngularJS
5 6 (11.54%) CSS3
5 6 (11.54%) RequireJS
6 5 (9.62%) HTML5
6 5 (9.62%) REST
7 2 (3.85%) Ajax
7 2 (3.85%) Apache Flex
7 2 (3.85%) DOM
7 2 (3.85%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.85%) JMS
7 2 (3.85%) JNDI
7 2 (3.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.54%) Clustering
3 4 (7.69%) PMI
3 4 (7.69%) Private Cloud
3 4 (7.69%) User Experience
4 2 (3.85%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.85%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.85%) EMC VNX
4 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) BYOD
5 1 (1.92%) FMCG
5 1 (1.92%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Windows
2 16 (30.77%) Linux
3 12 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (19.23%) Mac OS X
6 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.77%) Solaris
7 3 (5.77%) Unix
7 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.85%) AIX
8 2 (3.85%) HPUX
8 2 (3.85%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (1.92%) Debian
9 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) Capacity Planning
2 12 (23.08%) Project Management
3 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (21.15%) Infrastructure Management
3 11 (21.15%) Kalman Filter
3 11 (21.15%) SDLC
3 11 (21.15%) System Testing
3 11 (21.15%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (21.15%) Waterfall
3 11 (21.15%) Web Filtering
4 9 (17.31%) Migration
5 8 (15.38%) API Design
5 8 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (15.38%) ITIL
5 8 (15.38%) Open Source
5 8 (15.38%) Refactoring
5 8 (15.38%) Software Testing
5 8 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 8 (15.38%) Web Development
6 7 (13.46%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
2 6 (11.54%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.85%) Java
3 2 (3.85%) PHP
3 2 (3.85%) PHP 5
3 2 (3.85%) SQL
4 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.92%) Perl
4 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.85%) CISSP
5 1 (1.92%) CCNA
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.92%) MCITP
5 1 (1.92%) MCP
5 1 (1.92%) MCSA
5 1 (1.92%) MCSE
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (5.77%) SLA
3 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.92%) ISO22301
System Software
1 14 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.62%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (5.77%) vSphere
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.92%) SRDF
5 1 (1.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) Puppet
2 1 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.92%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.92%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 11 (21.15%) VMware
3 6 (11.54%) Citrix
3 6 (11.54%) HP
3 6 (11.54%) Oracle
4 5 (9.62%) Cisco
4 5 (9.62%) EMC
5 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.85%) Apple
6 2 (3.85%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.85%) Avaya
6 2 (3.85%) Meraki
6 2 (3.85%) Veritas
7 1 (1.92%) Polycom
7 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Thebes IT
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 20 days ago