Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 150 148
Rank change year-on-year -35 -2 -36
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 28 25 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.51% 0.57% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.68% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 39
Scotland median daily rate £363 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £197
90th Percentile £436 £575 £590
UK median daily rate £440 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
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 £26.50 £25.00 £20.53
% change year-on-year +6.00% +21.80% -3.41%

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 4,821 3,674 4,559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 87.24% 84.34% 86.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,779 2,105 2,635
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £256 £260 £235
90th Percentile £546 £525 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 88 101
Scotland median hourly rate £17.63 £27.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.91% -23.61% +37.30%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.38 £45.00 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £21.02 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -15.92% +6.38% +8.60%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -17 18 £400 -15.79% 7
Glasgow -27 6 £300 +9.09% 3
West Lothian - 4 - -
Disaster Recovery
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 11 (39.29%) Oracle
3 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
3 9 (32.14%) Finance
4 8 (28.57%) Windows
5 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (25.00%) Linux
5 7 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
6 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
6 6 (21.43%) Migration
7 5 (17.86%) Replication
7 5 (17.86%) VMware
7 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (14.29%) jQuery
8 4 (14.29%) Ajax
8 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (14.29%) Statistics
8 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
8 4 (14.29%) JSON
8 4 (14.29%) Banking
8 4 (14.29%) Retail
8 4 (14.29%) Business Continuity
8 4 (14.29%) .NET
8 4 (14.29%) C#
8 4 (14.29%) HTML
8 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 4 (14.29%) Unix
8 4 (14.29%) CSS

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 4 (14.29%) Skype for Business
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.57%) CMS
3 1 (3.57%) Confluence
3 1 (3.57%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.71%) Office 365
3 2 (7.14%) Datadog
3 2 (7.14%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (3.57%) Heroku
4 1 (3.57%) IaaS
4 1 (3.57%) OpenShift
4 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) DHCP
1 4 (14.29%) DNS
1 4 (14.29%) Firewall
2 3 (10.71%) LAN
2 3 (10.71%) Skype
2 3 (10.71%) Unified Communications
2 3 (10.71%) VPN
3 2 (7.14%) SAN
3 2 (7.14%) VLAN
3 2 (7.14%) WAN
3 2 (7.14%) Wireless
4 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.57%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.57%) MySQL
5 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.14%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.57%) Artifactory
3 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) IBM UrbanCode
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
2 4 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) DBA
2 4 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Developer
2 4 (14.29%) SQL DBA
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Data Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.57%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Security Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
1 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 4 (14.29%) Ajax
1 4 (14.29%) CSS
1 4 (14.29%) HTML
1 4 (14.29%) jQuery
1 4 (14.29%) JSON
1 4 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Replication
2 3 (10.71%) iPhone
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Fat Client
3 2 (7.14%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.57%) CESG
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Grid Computing
4 1 (3.57%) iPad
4 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.57%) PKI
4 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 7 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (14.29%) Unix
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.14%) Solaris
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Phone
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.57%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (21.43%) Migration
3 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 4 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 4 (14.29%) Statistics
4 4 (14.29%) Storage Management
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL
6 2 (7.14%) Change Management
6 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.14%) Innovative Thinking
6 2 (7.14%) Kanban
6 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 2 (7.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 2 (7.14%) Patch Management
6 2 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
3 4 (14.29%) C#
3 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.57%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby
5 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (3.57%) CISMP
2 1 (3.57%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (7.14%) vSphere
5 1 (3.57%) Docker
5 1 (3.57%) iptables
5 1 (3.57%) NFS
5 1 (3.57%) XenApp
5 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
1 2 (7.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (7.14%) Malwarebytes
1 2 (7.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) Ansible
2 1 (3.57%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.57%) HAProxy
2 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.57%) Nagios
2 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) Terraform
2 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.57%) vCenter Server
2 1 (3.57%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Oracle
2 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.86%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) Apple
4 2 (7.14%) Avaya
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix
4 2 (7.14%) Dell
4 2 (7.14%) Palo Alto
4 2 (7.14%) ServiceNow
4 2 (7.14%) Sophos
4 2 (7.14%) Symantec
5 1 (3.57%) AppDynamics
5 1 (3.57%) Charles River
5 1 (3.57%) NetApp
5 1 (3.57%) New Relic
5 1 (3.57%) Pega
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.57%) Splunk