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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 95 113 89
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -24
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 26 21 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.32% 0.73% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 0.92% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 21
Median daily rate £395 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £192 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.73% -13.63%
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
1596 2271 2186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.97% 79.21% 77.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 928 1209 1225
Median daily rate £375 £373 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.53% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 41 20
Median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.35 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Histogram 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 8 December 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 +26 16 £400 +20.75% 4
Aberdeen - 5 £295 -
Glasgow -1 3 £376 +79.16% 1
Strathclyde - 1 - -
South Ayrshire - 1 £275 -
Disaster Recovery
UK

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 (32.61%) Windows
1 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
2 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
2 13 (28.26%) Active Directory
2 13 (28.26%) Finance
3 12 (26.09%) VMware
4 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (19.57%) PowerShell
5 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (19.57%) Firewall
6 8 (17.39%) SQL
6 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
7 7 (15.22%) Oracle
7 7 (15.22%) NetBackup
8 6 (13.04%) Clustering
8 6 (13.04%) Migration
8 6 (13.04%) IIS
8 6 (13.04%) SLA
8 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
8 6 (13.04%) MCSE
8 6 (13.04%) MS Exchange
8 6 (13.04%) EMC
8 6 (13.04%) Citrix
8 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (13.04%) Veritas
8 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (13.04%) Veritas Volume Manager

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 6 (13.04%) IIS
1 6 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) SAP BPC
1 4 (8.70%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) IaaS
2 2 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.57%) Firewall
2 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.70%) DHCP
3 4 (8.70%) DNS
3 4 (8.70%) LAN
3 4 (8.70%) WAN
4 3 (6.52%) Internet
4 3 (6.52%) VoIP
5 2 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.35%) WLAN
6 1 (2.17%) NAS
6 1 (2.17%) SAN
6 1 (2.17%) VLAN
6 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (8.70%) MaxDB
2 4 (8.70%) SAP BW
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.17%) DB2
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) NWDI
2 2 (4.35%) GitLab
General
1 13 (28.26%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Law
3 2 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (15.22%) Administrator
2 4 (8.70%) Architect
2 4 (8.70%) Consultant
2 4 (8.70%) SAP Administrator
2 4 (8.70%) SAP Basis Administrator
2 4 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (8.70%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (6.52%) DBA
3 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
3 3 (6.52%) Technical Architect
4 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (4.35%) Server Engineer
4 2 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (4.35%) SQL DBA
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (4.35%) Systems Manager
4 2 (4.35%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.04%) Clustering
3 5 (10.87%) Data Centre
3 5 (10.87%) Mainframe
3 5 (10.87%) Replication
4 4 (8.70%) EMC VMAX
4 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.70%) PKI
5 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Windows
2 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
5 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.52%) Linux
7 2 (4.35%) Unix
7 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.17%) AIX
8 1 (2.17%) Android
8 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.17%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.04%) Change Control
1 6 (13.04%) High Availability
1 6 (13.04%) Migration
1 6 (13.04%) Time Management
2 5 (10.87%) Business Continuity
2 5 (10.87%) Server Building
3 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (8.70%) Kanban
3 4 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (8.70%) Supplier Management
3 4 (8.70%) Test Management
3 4 (8.70%) Test Planning
3 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (6.52%) Change Management
4 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (6.52%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (6.52%) Project Management
5 2 (4.35%) Software Testing
5 2 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) PowerShell
2 8 (17.39%) SQL
3 2 (4.35%) Perl
3 2 (4.35%) PHP
3 2 (4.35%) Python
3 2 (4.35%) Ruby
3 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) MCSE
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) CCNP
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) SLA
2 3 (6.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 13 (28.26%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 6 (13.04%) vSphere
3 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.70%) SRDF
5 2 (4.35%) Docker
5 2 (4.35%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) NetBackup
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (8.70%) TADDM
3 4 (8.70%) Tivoli
4 2 (4.35%) Fluentd
4 2 (4.35%) Graylog
4 2 (4.35%) SCCM
5 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.17%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (2.17%) SCOM
5 1 (2.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.09%) VMware
3 7 (15.22%) Oracle
4 6 (13.04%) Citrix
4 6 (13.04%) EMC
4 6 (13.04%) Veritas
5 5 (10.87%) Cisco
5 5 (10.87%) HP
6 4 (8.70%) IBM
6 4 (8.70%) SAP
6 4 (8.70%) Sybase
7 2 (4.35%) Dell
7 2 (4.35%) Splunk
8 1 (2.17%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.17%) Lotus
8 1 (2.17%) Lumension
8 1 (2.17%) Mitel
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