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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 109 104 99
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 19 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.69% 0.62% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.85% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £329 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £435 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -42.14%
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
2139 1756 1455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 77.64% 72.00% 69.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1202 889 754
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 20
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.93 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.43% -52.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.22 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £180.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 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 4 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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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 -6 13 £400 +6.66% 3
Glasgow -6 4 £210 -41.42% 7
Disaster Recovery
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Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 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 20 (36.36%) VMware
2 19 (34.55%) Business Continuity
3 18 (32.73%) Microsoft
3 18 (32.73%) SAN
4 17 (30.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (27.27%) Firewall
6 13 (23.64%) Migration
6 13 (23.64%) Replication
6 13 (23.64%) Windows
6 13 (23.64%) NAS
7 11 (20.00%) WAN
7 11 (20.00%) SQL
7 11 (20.00%) Oracle
8 10 (18.18%) LAN
8 10 (18.18%) Oracle Database
9 9 (16.36%) Project Management
10 8 (14.55%) Service Management
10 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
10 8 (14.55%) HP
10 8 (14.55%) Citrix
10 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
10 8 (14.55%) MS Exchange
10 8 (14.55%) Business Continuity Management
10 8 (14.55%) SC Cleared
10 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
10 8 (14.55%) SCCM
11 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (12.73%) Linux
12 6 (10.91%) DHCP

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 8 (14.55%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (5.45%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.64%) Apache
4 2 (3.64%) IIS
4 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.82%) nginx
5 1 (1.82%) TPMS
5 1 (1.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Office
2 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.73%) SAN
2 15 (27.27%) Firewall
3 13 (23.64%) NAS
4 11 (20.00%) WAN
5 10 (18.18%) LAN
6 6 (10.91%) DHCP
6 6 (10.91%) DNS
7 4 (7.27%) Internet
7 4 (7.27%) VPN
8 3 (5.45%) Network Security
8 3 (5.45%) IP Telephony
9 2 (3.64%) Intranet
9 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
9 2 (3.64%) Wireless
9 2 (3.64%) VLAN
10 1 (1.82%) BGP
10 1 (1.82%) EIGRP
10 1 (1.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.64%) MySQL
5 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 6 (10.91%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Retail Banking
2 3 (5.45%) Banking
2 3 (5.45%) Retail
2 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (10.91%) Architect
1 6 (10.91%) Analyst
1 6 (10.91%) Consultant
2 5 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 4 (7.27%) Business Analyst
3 4 (7.27%) Operations Manager
3 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (5.45%) Storage Engineer
4 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) Support Specialist
5 2 (3.64%) Technical Architect
5 2 (3.64%) Data Architect
5 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (3.64%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) Head of Infrastructure
5 2 (3.64%) Data Centre Architect
5 2 (3.64%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) Middleware
2 4 (7.27%) Web Services
3 2 (3.64%) X-Windows
4 1 (1.82%) RESTful
4 1 (1.82%) JSON
4 1 (1.82%) XML
4 1 (1.82%) CSS
4 1 (1.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Replication
2 5 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 5 (9.09%) Thin Client
3 4 (7.27%) Clustering
3 4 (7.27%) Open Source
3 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (7.27%) iPad
4 2 (3.64%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.64%) User Experience
4 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Windows
2 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (12.73%) Linux
3 5 (9.09%) Mac OS X
4 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.45%) UNIX
4 3 (5.45%) AIX
4 3 (5.45%) HPUX
4 3 (5.45%) Solaris
5 2 (3.64%) Windows 2000
5 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.82%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) Business Continuity
2 13 (23.64%) Migration
3 9 (16.36%) Project Management
4 8 (14.55%) Service Management
4 8 (14.55%) Business Continuity Management
5 6 (10.91%) ITIL
5 6 (10.91%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (7.27%) Information Security
6 4 (7.27%) Integration Testing
7 3 (5.45%) Business Transformation
7 3 (5.45%) Change Data Capture
7 3 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.45%) Data Migration
7 3 (5.45%) Performance Testing
7 3 (5.45%) Supplier Management
7 3 (5.45%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.45%) ITSM
7 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.64%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.82%) PHP5
3 1 (1.82%) COBOL
3 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) SC Cleared
1 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) MCSE
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.82%) VCP4
3 1 (1.82%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.82%) CCNA
3 1 (1.82%) MCP
System Software
1 17 (30.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.27%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.45%) KVM
4 3 (5.45%) RHEV
4 3 (5.45%) vSphere
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (5.45%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.64%) vCloud
6 1 (1.82%) XenApp
6 1 (1.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 8 (14.55%) SCCM
2 4 (7.27%) SCOM
3 2 (3.64%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.82%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.82%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.82%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.82%) Legato
4 1 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (36.36%) VMware
2 18 (32.73%) Microsoft
3 11 (20.00%) Oracle
4 8 (14.55%) HP
4 8 (14.55%) Citrix
5 4 (7.27%) Apple
5 4 (7.27%) Veritas
6 3 (5.45%) Veeam
6 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco
7 2 (3.64%) EMC
7 2 (3.64%) Avaya
8 1 (1.82%) Brocade
8 1 (1.82%) ICL
8 1 (1.82%) Juniper
8 1 (1.82%) Hitachi
8 1 (1.82%) Nokia
8 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.82%) Sage
8 1 (1.82%) Symantec
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