The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Disaster Recovery
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 50 49 64
Rank change year-on-year -1 +15  
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 3 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.60% 1.05% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 1.24% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Median daily rate £386 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.75% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £148 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £330 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £375 £388
% change year-on-year -1.00% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £50.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -56.00% +51.51%  

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 Glasgow with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 428 482 694
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 85.09% 84.27% 85.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 265 411
Median daily rate £358 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 19
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +9.09%  
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 Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Glasgow

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Glasgow

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 4 (50.00%) Migration
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
3 2 (25.00%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Veritas
3 2 (25.00%) Lotus
3 2 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (25.00%) Law
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) AppDynamics
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) NAS
4 1 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) HP SiteScope

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (12.50%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) NAS
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Law
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Backup Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Unix Support
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Unix Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Support
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
2 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
2 2 (25.00%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (12.50%) Control-M
3 1 (12.50%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) MOM
3 1 (12.50%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (12.50%) Tivoli NetView
3 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Lotus
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Veritas
3 1 (12.50%) AppDynamics
3 1 (12.50%) BMC
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
3 1 (12.50%) Unisys