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 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 88 76
Rank change year-on-year +9 -12  
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 3 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.25% 0.60% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.71% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 6
Median daily rate - £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £43.28 £27.25
% change year-on-year -17.97% +58.82%  

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 996 1130 1186
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 83.70% 85.28% 82.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 618 623
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 16
Median hourly rate £15.86 £15.82 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.28% -54.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.61 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 3 (23.08%) Unix
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) AIX
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (23.08%) High Availability
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (15.38%) MaxDB
4 2 (15.38%) RHEV
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Rundeck
4 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
4 2 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (15.38%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (15.38%) SCOM
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (15.38%) SAP MII
4 2 (15.38%) SAP BPC
4 2 (15.38%) NWDI
4 2 (15.38%) Puppet
4 2 (15.38%) Programme Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure

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 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP BPC
1 2 (15.38%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (15.38%) MaxDB
1 2 (15.38%) SAP BW
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) NWDI
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Law
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Azure Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) IT Manager
3 2 (15.38%) IT Security Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Security Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Basis Support
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
1 2 (15.38%) Cyber Defence
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 2 (15.38%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) AIX
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (23.08%) High Availability
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Data Security
3 2 (15.38%) Identity Management
3 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) Programme Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Security Management
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) ITSM
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C
1 2 (15.38%) Perl
1 2 (15.38%) PHP
1 2 (15.38%) Python
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CISM
1 2 (15.38%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (7.69%) COBIT
2 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) RHEV
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Control-M
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
1 2 (15.38%) Rundeck
1 2 (15.38%) SCOM
1 2 (15.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) EMC
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) Sybase
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Informatica
3 1 (7.69%) Mitel