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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Disaster Recovery
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 60 70 68
Rank change year-on-year +10 -2  
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 10 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.12% 1.25% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.52% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 9
Median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £323 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £375 £388
% change year-on-year -1.00% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £48.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -54.16% +45.45%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 752 1253 1139
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 84.59% 82.71% 81.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 701 642
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 11
Median hourly rate £15.86 £20.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.63% -45.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £14.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.94 £39.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Disaster Recovery as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Disaster Recovery in Edinburgh

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Edinburgh

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 11 (36.67%) Oracle
2 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (33.33%) Sybase
2 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) SAP
2 10 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 10 (33.33%) SAP BW
2 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (33.33%) SAP Basis
2 10 (33.33%) SAP MII
2 10 (33.33%) SAP BPC
2 10 (33.33%) NWDI
2 10 (33.33%) MaxDB
3 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
4 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (20.00%) VMware
4 6 (20.00%) Windows
4 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (16.67%) Project Management
6 4 (13.33%) DHCP
6 4 (13.33%) DNS
6 4 (13.33%) Migration
6 4 (13.33%) Security Management

Disaster Recovery
Top Related 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 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (33.33%) SAP BPC
1 10 (33.33%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) DHCP
1 4 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (6.67%) LAN
2 2 (6.67%) WAN
2 2 (6.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 10 (33.33%) MaxDB
1 10 (33.33%) SAP BW
1 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) NWDI
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Administrator
1 9 (30.00%) SAP Administrator
1 9 (30.00%) SAP Basis Administrator
2 7 (23.33%) Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (13.33%) IT Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) IT Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Active Directory Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.67%) IT Security Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Lead Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Security Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Leader
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (13.33%) PKI
2 4 (13.33%) Replication
3 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.67%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.33%) Android
3 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (16.67%) Project Management
4 4 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (13.33%) Data Migration
4 4 (13.33%) Migration
4 4 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (13.33%) Security Management
5 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.00%) Supplier Management
6 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.67%) Change Management
6 2 (6.67%) Data Security
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.67%) Scrum
6 2 (6.67%) Service Management
6 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) BC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) CISM
3 2 (6.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) COBIT
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.33%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Oracle
2 10 (33.33%) SAP
2 10 (33.33%) Sybase
3 6 (20.00%) VMware
4 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco
6 1 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) Lumension
6 1 (3.33%) Mitel