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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 90 110 96
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -14
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 34 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.22% 0.49% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 0.69% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £380 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -17.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £358 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-30.83% +42.85%
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
2113 1728 1481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.87% 69.96% 67.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1162 892 760
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 47 39
Average hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £19.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% +68.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £9.48 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 +7 20 £450 -
Glasgow 0 7 £438 +21.52%
Aberdeen +6 1 £125 -68.75%
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - -
Moray - - - -
Highlands - - - -
Disaster Recovery
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Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 22 (37.29%) VMware
2 19 (32.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (28.81%) Oracle
3 17 (28.81%) SAN
4 16 (27.12%) Replication
4 16 (27.12%) Firewall
5 15 (25.42%) Business Continuity
5 15 (25.42%) Oracle Database
6 14 (23.73%) Windows
7 13 (22.03%) WAN
7 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
8 12 (20.34%) LAN
8 12 (20.34%) SQL
8 12 (20.34%) Security Cleared
8 12 (20.34%) NAS
9 11 (18.64%) SC Cleared
10 10 (16.95%) SCCM
10 10 (16.95%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (16.95%) Citrix
10 10 (16.95%) Migration
11 9 (15.25%) Service Management
11 9 (15.25%) Active Directory
12 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
12 8 (13.56%) Web Services
12 8 (13.56%) ITIL
12 8 (13.56%) MS Exchange
12 8 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (13.56%) Business Continuity Management
13 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (11.86%) Finance

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (13.56%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.78%) WebLogic
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.39%) Apache
3 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.69%) nginx
4 1 (1.69%) Lync
4 1 (1.69%) WordPress
4 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.69%) JBoss
4 1 (1.69%) IIS
4 1 (1.69%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Office
2 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.81%) SAN
2 16 (27.12%) Firewall
3 13 (22.03%) WAN
4 12 (20.34%) LAN
4 12 (20.34%) NAS
5 6 (10.17%) DHCP
5 6 (10.17%) DNS
5 6 (10.17%) Internet
6 5 (8.47%) Network Security
6 5 (8.47%) VPN
7 3 (5.08%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (5.08%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (5.08%) Intranet
8 2 (3.39%) Wireless
8 2 (3.39%) VLAN
8 2 (3.39%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.69%) SMS
9 1 (1.69%) WLAN
9 1 (1.69%) HTTP
9 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) Oracle Database
2 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
3 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.39%) DB2
5 2 (3.39%) MySQL
5 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (11.86%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Banking
2 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (15.25%) Consultant
2 8 (13.56%) Architect
2 8 (13.56%) Analyst
3 4 (6.78%) Operations Manager
3 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (6.78%) Business Analyst
3 4 (6.78%) Support Engineer
3 4 (6.78%) Chief Technology Officer
4 3 (5.08%) CLAS Consultant
4 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.39%) Technical Architect
5 2 (3.39%) Service Analyst
5 2 (3.39%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (3.39%) Administrator
5 2 (3.39%) Data Architect
5 2 (3.39%) DBA
5 2 (3.39%) IT Director
5 2 (3.39%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.56%) Web Services
2 6 (10.17%) Middleware
3 2 (3.39%) CSS
3 2 (3.39%) X-Windows
4 1 (1.69%) RESTful
4 1 (1.69%) ISPF
4 1 (1.69%) JSON
4 1 (1.69%) SOAP
4 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.12%) Replication
2 6 (10.17%) Thin Client
2 6 (10.17%) Fat Client
3 5 (8.47%) Open Source
3 5 (8.47%) Clustering
4 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.78%) iPad
4 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (5.08%) CESG
5 3 (5.08%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (3.39%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.39%) User Experience
7 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.73%) Windows
2 7 (11.86%) Linux
3 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (8.47%) Mac OS X
5 4 (6.78%) UNIX
5 4 (6.78%) AIX
5 4 (6.78%) HPUX
5 4 (6.78%) Solaris
6 3 (5.08%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.39%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.42%) Business Continuity
2 10 (16.95%) Technical Architecture
2 10 (16.95%) Migration
3 9 (15.25%) Service Management
4 8 (13.56%) ITIL
4 8 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (13.56%) Business Continuity Management
5 5 (8.47%) Project Management
6 4 (6.78%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.78%) Performance Testing
6 4 (6.78%) Change Data Capture
7 3 (5.08%) Business Transformation
7 3 (5.08%) Protective Monitoring
7 3 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.08%) Data Architecture
7 3 (5.08%) Information Assurance
7 3 (5.08%) Integration Testing
7 3 (5.08%) Supplier Management
7 3 (5.08%) ITSM
7 3 (5.08%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.34%) SQL
2 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.69%) PHP5
3 1 (1.69%) C
3 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.69%) PHP
3 1 (1.69%) REXX
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.69%) Degree
3 1 (1.69%) MCSE
3 1 (1.69%) CCNA
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) GPG13
System Software
1 19 (32.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (15.25%) Active Directory
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (6.78%) VMware ESX
4 4 (6.78%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.78%) KVM
4 4 (6.78%) RHEV
5 3 (5.08%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.08%) vSphere
6 2 (3.39%) vCloud
7 1 (1.69%) XenApp
7 1 (1.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.69%) RACF
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 10 (16.95%) SCCM
2 6 (10.17%) SCOM
3 2 (3.39%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.69%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.69%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (1.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 22 (37.29%) VMware
2 17 (28.81%) Oracle
3 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
4 10 (16.95%) Citrix
5 7 (11.86%) HP
6 4 (6.78%) Apple
6 4 (6.78%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.78%) Veritas
7 3 (5.08%) Veeam
7 3 (5.08%) EMC
8 2 (3.39%) Cisco
9 1 (1.69%) F5
9 1 (1.69%) Brocade
9 1 (1.69%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.69%) SAP
9 1 (1.69%) IBM
9 1 (1.69%) Avaya
9 1 (1.69%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.69%) NetApp
9 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint