Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Disaster Recovery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Disaster Recovery
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 91 102
Rank change year-on-year -23 +11 -21
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 20 33 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.69% 1.55% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.84% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 11
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -22.22%
10th Percentile £292 £251 £249
90th Percentile £484 £520 £488
Scotland median daily rate £363 £363 £340
% change year-on-year - +6.62% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £19.50 -
Scotland median hourly rate £13.75 £21.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -34.52% +44.83% -

Disaster Recovery is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2435 1792 2666
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 84.23% 84.01% 83.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1424 1026 1379
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 21
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.33% +3.84% +20.61%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £37.52 £46.69 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.61
% change year-on-year +16.67% -18.00% +17.75%

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Disaster Recovery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Disaster Recovery in Edinburgh

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Edinburgh

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Disaster Recovery in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) High Availability
2 5 (25.00%) DNS
2 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Replication
3 4 (20.00%) SAN
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) Unix
3 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 4 (20.00%) AIX
4 3 (15.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Firewall
4 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.00%) Banking
4 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (10.00%) Programme Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Runbook
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (10.00%) User Experience
5 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (10.00%) RHEV
5 2 (10.00%) Rundeck
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Law
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing

Disaster Recovery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) DNS
2 4 (20.00%) SAN
3 3 (15.00%) Firewall
4 2 (10.00%) DHCP
5 1 (5.00%) HTTP
5 1 (5.00%) LAN
5 1 (5.00%) NAS
5 1 (5.00%) SMS
5 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.00%) PowerCenter
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Law
4 1 (5.00%) Legal
4 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (5.00%) HTML Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Informatica Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (5.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) CSS3
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) HTML5
1 1 (5.00%) jQuery
1 1 (5.00%) JSON
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
1 1 (5.00%) RequireJS
1 1 (5.00%) RESTful
1 1 (5.00%) SOAP
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Replication
2 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Clustering
3 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.00%) User Experience
4 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (5.00%) iPad
4 1 (5.00%) iPhone
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (5.00%) PKI
4 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (5.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) AIX
2 4 (20.00%) Unix
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) High Availability
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (10.00%) Information Security
3 2 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (10.00%) Programme Delivery
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (10.00%) Runbook
3 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Customer-Centricity
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C
1 2 (10.00%) Perl
1 2 (10.00%) PHP
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (5.00%) CISSP
1 1 (5.00%) CLAS
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) IISP
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.00%) RHEV
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) BitLocker
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Control-M
2 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) Rundeck
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) SCOM
3 1 (5.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) EMC
2 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Brocade
3 1 (5.00%) Charles River
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Informatica
3 1 (5.00%) Lotus
3 1 (5.00%) Mitel
3 1 (5.00%) NetApp
3 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow