Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 20 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 128 137
Rank change year-on-year -22 +9 -20
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 37 47 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.74% 1.09% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 1.31% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 32 33
Scotland median daily rate £363 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.62% -15.00%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £226
90th Percentile £511 £523 £483
UK median daily rate £400 £413 £388
% change year-on-year -3.03% +6.45% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Scotland median hourly rate £13.75 £21.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.52% +44.83% -
UK median hourly rate £23.29 £27.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year -14.54% +43.42% -19.15%

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4187 3590 5091
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.14% 83.57% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2381 2100 2660
Scotland median daily rate £390 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.55% -5.07% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 87 104
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.67 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Disaster Recovery in Scotland

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Scotland

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Disaster Recovery in Scotland

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disaster Recovery 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -20 20 £400 +3.23% 3
Glasgow -4 10 £275 -47.62% 1
Aberdeen -11 3 £375 +18.11%
Scottish Borders - 3 £550 -
Disaster Recovery
UK

For the 6 months to 20 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
3 11 (29.73%) Windows
4 8 (21.62%) ITIL
4 8 (21.62%) Finance
4 8 (21.62%) Banking
5 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
5 7 (18.92%) SLA
5 7 (18.92%) Change Management
5 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (16.22%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
6 6 (16.22%) Break/Fix
6 6 (16.22%) EMC
6 6 (16.22%) VMware
6 6 (16.22%) Incident Management
7 5 (13.51%) Degree
7 5 (13.51%) Replication
7 5 (13.51%) Business Continuity
7 5 (13.51%) Citrix
7 5 (13.51%) DNS
7 5 (13.51%) Linux
7 5 (13.51%) NetApp
7 5 (13.51%) vSphere
7 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
7 5 (13.51%) High Availability
8 4 (10.81%) ITIL V3
8 4 (10.81%) Security Patching
8 4 (10.81%) SAN

Disaster Recovery
Co-occurring 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 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.81%) IIS
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) DNS
2 4 (10.81%) LAN
2 4 (10.81%) SAN
3 3 (8.11%) Firewall
3 3 (8.11%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (5.41%) DHCP
5 1 (2.70%) HTTP
5 1 (2.70%) NAS
5 1 (2.70%) SMS
5 1 (2.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.70%) PowerCenter
General
1 8 (21.62%) Banking
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Law
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Break Fix Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Consultant
2 5 (13.51%) Hardware Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Server Specialist
4 2 (5.41%) Linux Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Security Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Applications Developer
5 1 (2.70%) Architect
5 1 (2.70%) Coordinator
5 1 (2.70%) Developer
5 1 (2.70%) IT Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Support Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Backbone.js
1 1 (2.70%) CSS
1 1 (2.70%) CSS3
1 1 (2.70%) HTML
1 1 (2.70%) HTML5
1 1 (2.70%) jQuery
1 1 (2.70%) JSON
1 1 (2.70%) Middleware
1 1 (2.70%) RequireJS
1 1 (2.70%) RESTful
1 1 (2.70%) SOAP
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
1 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) Replication
3 3 (8.11%) Cybercrime
3 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.41%) Clustering
4 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.41%) User Experience
5 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.70%) iPad
5 1 (2.70%) iPhone
5 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.70%) PKI
5 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
3 5 (13.51%) Linux
4 4 (10.81%) AIX
4 4 (10.81%) Unix
5 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.70%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Change Management
3 6 (16.22%) Break/Fix
3 6 (16.22%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (16.22%) Incident Management
4 5 (13.51%) Business Continuity
4 5 (13.51%) High Availability
5 4 (10.81%) ITIL V3
5 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
5 4 (10.81%) Security Patching
5 4 (10.81%) Service Management
6 3 (8.11%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (8.11%) Data Management
6 3 (8.11%) IT Audit
6 3 (8.11%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.41%) Cryptography
7 2 (5.41%) Identity Management
7 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) C
1 2 (5.41%) Perl
1 2 (5.41%) PHP
1 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
1 2 (5.41%) Python
1 2 (5.41%) VB
2 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) CISA
3 1 (2.70%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (2.70%) CISSP
3 1 (2.70%) CLAS
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.70%) IISP
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
2 5 (13.51%) vSphere
3 4 (10.81%) XenApp
4 3 (8.11%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (5.41%) RHEV
5 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.70%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) SCCM
2 3 (8.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (5.41%) Control-M
3 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.41%) Puppet
3 2 (5.41%) Rundeck
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) SCOM
4 1 (2.70%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) EMC
2 6 (16.22%) VMware
3 5 (13.51%) Citrix
3 5 (13.51%) NetApp
4 4 (10.81%) CommVault
5 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.70%) Brocade
6 1 (2.70%) Charles River
6 1 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) Informatica
6 1 (2.70%) Lotus
6 1 (2.70%) Mitel
6 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow