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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 90 105 106
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 35 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.17% 0.91% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.25% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 4
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£368 £375 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -4.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £283 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £110.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+88.57% -35.18%
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
2277 1916 1691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.20% 72.88% 71.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1250 1030 879
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 24 23
Average hourly rate £30.50 £29.17 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.55% -27.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £17.70 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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
Glasgow - 17 £350 - 1
Edinburgh -8 16 £400 -6.43% 4
Dundee +3 1 £285 -
Disaster Recovery
UK

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 23 (36.51%) Migration
2 14 (22.22%) Business Continuity
2 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.63%) SAN
3 13 (20.63%) VMware
3 13 (20.63%) Project Management
4 11 (17.46%) Security Cleared
4 11 (17.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (15.87%) NAS
5 10 (15.87%) EMC
5 10 (15.87%) SQL
6 9 (14.29%) Oracle
6 9 (14.29%) Windows
6 9 (14.29%) Replication
6 9 (14.29%) Firewall
6 9 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 8 (12.70%) Banking
8 7 (11.11%) Captiva
8 7 (11.11%) Oracle Database
8 7 (11.11%) Finance
8 7 (11.11%) Legal
8 7 (11.11%) Vignette
8 7 (11.11%) Active Directory
8 7 (11.11%) Documentum
9 6 (9.52%) HP
9 6 (9.52%) Information Security
9 6 (9.52%) MS Exchange
9 6 (9.52%) Business Continuity Management
10 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 7 (11.11%) Documentum
1 7 (11.11%) Captiva
2 6 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.17%) WordPress
6 1 (1.59%) nginx
6 1 (1.59%) Lync
6 1 (1.59%) TPMS
6 1 (1.59%) CMS
6 1 (1.59%) IIS
6 1 (1.59%) Apache
6 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Office
2 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.59%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.63%) SAN
2 10 (15.87%) NAS
3 9 (14.29%) Firewall
4 4 (6.35%) WAN
5 3 (4.76%) VPN
5 3 (4.76%) DNS
5 3 (4.76%) LAN
5 3 (4.76%) Network Security
6 2 (3.17%) VLAN
6 2 (3.17%) HTTP
6 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.59%) DHCP
7 1 (1.59%) FTP
7 1 (1.59%) IPv4
7 1 (1.59%) IPv6
7 1 (1.59%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.59%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.59%) Internet
7 1 (1.59%) BGP
7 1 (1.59%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.59%) DB2
3 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Subversion
2 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (12.70%) Banking
2 7 (11.11%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Legal
3 5 (7.94%) Retail
4 4 (6.35%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (20.63%) Project Manager
2 6 (9.52%) Architect
3 5 (7.94%) Analyst
4 4 (6.35%) Consultant
4 4 (6.35%) Operations Manager
4 4 (6.35%) Storage Engineer
4 4 (6.35%) Backup Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) Technical Architect
6 2 (3.17%) Support Specialist
6 2 (3.17%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.17%) Data Architect
6 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.17%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.17%) Administrator
6 2 (3.17%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) Head of Infrastructure
6 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) Web Services
2 2 (3.17%) XML
2 2 (3.17%) HTML
2 2 (3.17%) CSS
2 2 (3.17%) SOAP
2 2 (3.17%) Middleware
2 2 (3.17%) JSON
2 2 (3.17%) RESTful
3 1 (1.59%) jQuery
3 1 (1.59%) .NET
3 1 (1.59%) XHTML
3 1 (1.59%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Replication
2 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.17%) BYOD
3 2 (3.17%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.17%) iPad
3 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (3.17%) User Experience
3 2 (3.17%) Clustering
3 2 (3.17%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.17%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) AS400
4 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.59%) Statistics
4 1 (1.59%) Blog
4 1 (1.59%) iSeries
4 1 (1.59%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) Windows
2 5 (7.94%) Linux
2 5 (7.94%) Mac OS X
2 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.17%) Windows 2000
3 2 (3.17%) UNIX
4 1 (1.59%) OS/400
4 1 (1.59%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) Migration
2 14 (22.22%) Business Continuity
3 13 (20.63%) Project Management
4 6 (9.52%) Information Security
4 6 (9.52%) Business Continuity Management
5 5 (7.94%) Service Management
5 5 (7.94%) ITIL
5 5 (7.94%) Incident Management
5 5 (7.94%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (7.94%) Data Migration
6 4 (6.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (4.76%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.76%) Integration Testing
7 3 (4.76%) System Testing
7 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.76%) ITSM
7 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.76%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.87%) SQL
2 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.17%) PHP
3 2 (3.17%) Java
4 1 (1.59%) RPG
4 1 (1.59%) C
4 1 (1.59%) COBOL
4 1 (1.59%) RPG/400
4 1 (1.59%) RPG IV
4 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.59%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 11 (17.46%) Security Cleared
2 9 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.17%) MCP
5 1 (1.59%) MCSE
5 1 (1.59%) CCNA
5 1 (1.59%) CISSP
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (17.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.17%) vSphere
4 2 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.17%) vCloud
5 1 (1.59%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Backup Exec
1 4 (6.35%) SCCM
2 3 (4.76%) Legato
3 2 (3.17%) SCOM
3 2 (3.17%) Data Guard
3 2 (3.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.59%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.59%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.63%) VMware
3 10 (15.87%) EMC
4 9 (14.29%) Oracle
5 7 (11.11%) Vignette
6 6 (9.52%) HP
7 3 (4.76%) Cisco
8 2 (3.17%) Citrix
8 2 (3.17%) Apple
9 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.59%) Symantec
9 1 (1.59%) ICL
9 1 (1.59%) Brocade
9 1 (1.59%) Veeam
9 1 (1.59%) F5
9 1 (1.59%) Avaya
9 1 (1.59%) Juniper
9 1 (1.59%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.59%) Nokia
9 1 (1.59%) Veritas
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Cathcart Associates
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago