Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 October 2018 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 152 155
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3 -30
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 47 31 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.87% 0.64% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.75% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 25
Scotland median daily rate £425 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.93% -10.00% +10.29%
10th Percentile £295 £263 £255
90th Percentile £525 £548 £525
UK median daily rate £425 £390 £413
% change year-on-year +8.97% -5.45% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Scotland median hourly rate £13.50 £13.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.82% -34.52% +44.83%
UK median hourly rate £25.47 £24.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year +6.10% -11.11% +30.12%

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 4,720 4,131 3,965
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 87.86% 85.33% 85.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,538 2,327 2,338
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +10.56% -5.93%
10th Percentile £250 £255 £230
90th Percentile £550 £525 £488
UK median daily rate £455 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 111 100
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £26.25 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +23.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.00 £9.94
90th Percentile £49.50 £43.75 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.98 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.93% +11.02% +3.73%

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 23 October 2018.

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 23 October 2018. 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 0 24 £450 +20.00% 8
Glasgow -11 16 £413 +50.00% 6
West Lothian - 4 - -
Falkirk - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £450 -
Disaster Recovery
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 23 (48.94%) SQL
2 17 (36.17%) Linux
2 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (31.91%) Replication
4 12 (25.53%) Oracle
5 11 (23.40%) Windows
5 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
5 11 (23.40%) Finance
5 11 (23.40%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
7 9 (19.15%) SAN
7 9 (19.15%) Data Centre
8 8 (17.02%) Bash Shell
8 8 (17.02%) Confluence
8 8 (17.02%) JIRA
8 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
8 8 (17.02%) Cisco
8 8 (17.02%) MySQL
8 8 (17.02%) Migration
8 8 (17.02%) Clustering
9 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
9 7 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (14.89%) Kanban
9 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
9 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (14.89%) MariaDB
10 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
10 6 (12.77%) T-SQL
10 6 (12.77%) Business Continuity

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 8 (17.02%) Confluence
2 5 (10.64%) Skype for Business
3 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.13%) Apache
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.13%) CMS
4 1 (2.13%) IIS
4 1 (2.13%) nginx
4 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (10.64%) Office 365
4 3 (6.38%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (4.26%) Datadog
6 1 (2.13%) Heroku
6 1 (2.13%) IaaS
6 1 (2.13%) OpenShift
6 1 (2.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) SAN
2 5 (10.64%) Firewall
2 5 (10.64%) WAN
3 4 (8.51%) Cisco ISE
3 4 (8.51%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (8.51%) DHCP
3 4 (8.51%) DNS
3 4 (8.51%) VPN
3 4 (8.51%) Wireless
4 3 (6.38%) LAN
4 3 (6.38%) Skype
4 3 (6.38%) Unified Communications
4 3 (6.38%) VLAN
5 2 (4.26%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.13%) BGP
6 1 (2.13%) BIG-IP
6 1 (2.13%) SMS
6 1 (2.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.02%) MySQL
3 7 (14.89%) MariaDB
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
4 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.13%) Power BI
7 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
1 8 (17.02%) JIRA
2 7 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.26%) Bitbucket
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.13%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.13%) Hudson
4 1 (2.13%) IBM UrbanCode
4 1 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Investment Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Retail
4 3 (6.38%) Legal
5 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) DBA
2 5 (10.64%) Developer
3 4 (8.51%) .NET Developer
3 4 (8.51%) Analyst
3 4 (8.51%) MySQL DBA
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (8.51%) SQL DBA
3 4 (8.51%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (6.38%) Consultant
4 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Administrator
5 2 (4.26%) Architect
5 2 (4.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Network Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) AWS Architect
6 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared DBA
6 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) Middleware
1 5 (10.64%) XML
2 4 (8.51%) .NET
2 4 (8.51%) .NET Framework
2 4 (8.51%) Ajax
2 4 (8.51%) CSS
2 4 (8.51%) HTML
2 4 (8.51%) jQuery
2 4 (8.51%) JSON
3 2 (4.26%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (2.13%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.13%) LDAP
4 1 (2.13%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) Replication
2 9 (19.15%) Data Centre
3 8 (17.02%) Clustering
4 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.38%) iPhone
4 3 (6.38%) PMI
5 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.26%) Fat Client
5 2 (4.26%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.13%) CESG
6 1 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.17%) Linux
2 11 (23.40%) Windows
3 5 (10.64%) Unix
4 4 (8.51%) Solaris
4 4 (8.51%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Phone
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.13%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.40%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (17.02%) Migration
4 7 (14.89%) Kanban
5 6 (12.77%) Business Continuity
6 5 (10.64%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (8.51%) Data Modelling
7 4 (8.51%) DevOps
7 4 (8.51%) Network Virtualisation
7 4 (8.51%) Statistics
7 4 (8.51%) Storage Management
8 3 (6.38%) Coaching
8 3 (6.38%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (6.38%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (6.38%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (6.38%) ITIL
8 3 (6.38%) Patch Management
8 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.38%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) SQL
2 8 (17.02%) Bash Shell
3 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
3 6 (12.77%) T-SQL
4 4 (8.51%) C#
4 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.26%) Python
6 1 (2.13%) Java
6 1 (2.13%) Perl
6 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.26%) CCIE
3 2 (4.26%) CCNP
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.13%) CCA
4 1 (2.13%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 1 (2.13%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (2.13%) CISMP
4 1 (2.13%) Degree
4 1 (2.13%) IISP
4 1 (2.13%) MCSE
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.38%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 3 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (6.38%) vSphere
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.13%) Docker
5 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.13%) iptables
5 1 (2.13%) NFS
5 1 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.13%) XenApp
5 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Ansible
1 3 (6.38%) Backup Exec
1 3 (6.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 3 (6.38%) Malwarebytes
1 3 (6.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 3 (6.38%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (6.38%) Puppet
2 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (4.26%) Terraform
3 1 (2.13%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.13%) Nagios
3 1 (2.13%) PowerCLI
3 1 (2.13%) SCCM
3 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.13%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Oracle
2 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
3 8 (17.02%) Cisco
4 5 (10.64%) VMware
5 3 (6.38%) Apple
5 3 (6.38%) Avaya
5 3 (6.38%) Citrix
5 3 (6.38%) Dell
5 3 (6.38%) Palo Alto
5 3 (6.38%) Sophos
5 3 (6.38%) Symantec
6 1 (2.13%) AppDynamics
6 1 (2.13%) F5
6 1 (2.13%) NetApp
6 1 (2.13%) New Relic
6 1 (2.13%) Pega
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.13%) Splunk
6 1 (2.13%) Twitter