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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Disaster Recovery
UK / Scotland
Rank 68 109 96
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -13
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 35 21 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.10% 0.79% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 1.00% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 14
Median daily rate £350 £375 £449
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £290 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £493 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.69 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-5.25% +13.63%

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
1378 2103 2102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.71% 79.54% 80.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 1158 1151
Median daily rate £375 £375 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 22
Median hourly rate £42.00 £39.25 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% +40.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £16.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.30 £43.95 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +31 20 £400 +6.66% 2
Glasgow +10 5 £376 +7.50% 1
Aberdeen - 5 £295 -
Strathclyde - 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £325 -
South Ayrshire - 1 £275 -
Disaster Recovery
UK

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 19 (37.25%) SQL Server
2 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 16 (31.37%) Windows
3 16 (31.37%) VMware
4 14 (27.45%) SQL
4 14 (27.45%) Active Directory
5 13 (25.49%) Oracle
5 13 (25.49%) Finance
6 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (19.61%) SAP MII
7 10 (19.61%) NWDI
7 10 (19.61%) SAP BPC
7 10 (19.61%) MaxDB
7 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (19.61%) SAP Basis
7 10 (19.61%) SAP
7 10 (19.61%) Sybase
7 10 (19.61%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (19.61%) BusinessObjects
7 10 (19.61%) SAP BW
8 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
8 9 (17.65%) Windows Server
8 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (17.65%) PowerShell
9 8 (15.69%) vSphere
9 8 (15.69%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (15.69%) NetBackup
9 8 (15.69%) Citrix
9 8 (15.69%) Veritas
10 7 (13.73%) MS Exchange

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 7 (13.73%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.76%) IIS
3 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (19.61%) SAP BPC
1 10 (19.61%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) IaaS
2 1 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) Firewall
2 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.84%) DHCP
3 4 (7.84%) DNS
4 2 (3.92%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (3.92%) LAN
4 2 (3.92%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (3.92%) WAN
4 2 (3.92%) WLAN
5 1 (1.96%) Internet
5 1 (1.96%) NAS
5 1 (1.96%) SAN
5 1 (1.96%) VLAN
5 1 (1.96%) VoIP
5 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (37.25%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.61%) BusinessObjects
2 10 (19.61%) MaxDB
2 10 (19.61%) SAP BW
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.96%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (19.61%) NWDI
2 1 (1.96%) GitLab
General
1 13 (25.49%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Law
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Administrator
2 9 (17.65%) SAP Administrator
2 9 (17.65%) SAP Basis Administrator
3 4 (7.84%) Analyst
3 4 (7.84%) Consultant
3 4 (7.84%) DBA
3 4 (7.84%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Architect
4 3 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (3.92%) Data Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) IT Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) IT Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.92%) Systems Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Technical Architect
5 2 (3.92%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.76%) Clustering
2 6 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.76%) Mainframe
3 5 (9.80%) Replication
4 4 (7.84%) EMC VMAX
4 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.84%) PKI
5 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (31.37%) Windows
2 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.88%) Unix
6 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.96%) Android
7 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.96%) Linux
7 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.96%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (15.69%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (11.76%) Change Control
3 6 (11.76%) Migration
3 6 (11.76%) Time Management
4 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.80%) Server Building
5 4 (7.84%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (7.84%) Data Migration
5 4 (7.84%) Test Management
5 4 (7.84%) Test Planning
5 4 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.88%) Change Management
6 3 (5.88%) High Availability
6 3 (5.88%) Kanban
6 3 (5.88%) Project Management
6 3 (5.88%) Service Management
6 3 (5.88%) Supplier Management
7 2 (3.92%) BCP
7 2 (3.92%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) SQL
2 9 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.96%) Java
4 1 (1.96%) Perl
4 1 (1.96%) PHP
4 1 (1.96%) Python
4 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.76%) MCSE
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.84%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) CCNP
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (27.45%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.69%) vSphere
3 6 (11.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.84%) SRDF
6 2 (3.92%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (3.92%) XenApp
7 1 (1.96%) Docker
7 1 (1.96%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) NetBackup
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (7.84%) TADDM
3 4 (7.84%) Tivoli
4 3 (5.88%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (3.92%) SCCM
6 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.96%) Control-M
6 1 (1.96%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.96%) Fluentd
6 1 (1.96%) Graylog
6 1 (1.96%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (1.96%) MOM
6 1 (1.96%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (1.96%) SCOM
6 1 (1.96%) Tivoli NetView
6 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.96%) Unicenter
6 1 (1.96%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 16 (31.37%) VMware
3 13 (25.49%) Oracle
4 10 (19.61%) SAP
4 10 (19.61%) Sybase
5 8 (15.69%) Citrix
5 8 (15.69%) Veritas
6 7 (13.73%) IBM
7 6 (11.76%) EMC
8 5 (9.80%) HP
9 3 (5.88%) Cisco
10 2 (3.92%) AppDynamics
10 2 (3.92%) BMC
10 2 (3.92%) Dell
10 2 (3.92%) NetApp
11 1 (1.96%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.96%) Lotus
11 1 (1.96%) Lumension
11 1 (1.96%) Splunk
11 1 (1.96%) Unisys