Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 129 143
Rank change year-on-year -35 +14 -14
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 30 33 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.58% 0.91% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 1.07% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 42
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +8.84%
10th Percentile £296 £225 £241
90th Percentile £484 £438 £575
UK median daily rate £430 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +7.50% +2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £31.25 £22.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +42.05% -21.43% +9.98%

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 4,418 3,078 4,690
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 85.57% 85.33% 85.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,682 1,803 2,595
Scotland median daily rate £400 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.96% +0.67% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £234
90th Percentile £550 £524 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 64 84
Scotland median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -48.61% +32.11%
10th Percentile £10.47 £11.27 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.86 £47.05
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

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 May 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 20 May 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 -34 17 £375 +7.14% 2
Glasgow -22 9 £369 -5.45% 6
Stirling - 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 £400 -
Disaster Recovery
UK

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 15 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 11 (36.67%) Business Continuity
4 9 (30.00%) Windows
5 8 (26.67%) Linux
5 8 (26.67%) Power Management
6 7 (23.33%) Project Management
7 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (20.00%) Degree
7 6 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (16.67%) Internal Audit
8 5 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (16.67%) VMware
8 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 5 (16.67%) WAN
8 5 (16.67%) ITIL
9 4 (13.33%) SQL
9 4 (13.33%) Oracle
9 4 (13.33%) LAN
9 4 (13.33%) SLA
9 4 (13.33%) Replication
9 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (13.33%) High Availability
9 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
10 3 (10.00%) Mentoring

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 3 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (3.33%) CloudStack
2 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) SAP BPC
1 2 (6.67%) SAP MII
2 1 (3.33%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) WAN
2 4 (13.33%) LAN
3 3 (10.00%) DNS
3 3 (10.00%) Firewall
3 3 (10.00%) SAN
4 2 (6.67%) DHCP
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.33%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (6.67%) MaxDB
3 2 (6.67%) SAP BW
4 1 (3.33%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.67%) NWDI
2 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) DBA
5 2 (6.67%) SAN Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) SAP Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) SAP Basis Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Storage Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Active Directory Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Data Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Deskside Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Deskside Support
6 1 (3.33%) IT Security Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) SAP Basis
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) Java EE
2 1 (3.33%) JSON
2 1 (3.33%) Middleware
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (3.33%) RESTful
2 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.33%) Replication
3 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
4 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (6.67%) IBM XIV
4 2 (6.67%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.33%) BYOD
5 1 (3.33%) CESG
5 1 (3.33%) Clustering
5 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (3.33%) Grid Computing
5 1 (3.33%) iPad
5 1 (3.33%) iPhone
5 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Licensing
5 1 (3.33%) PKI
5 1 (3.33%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Linux
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.67%) AIX
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.67%) Solaris
4 2 (6.67%) SUSE
4 2 (6.67%) Unix
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.33%) Android
5 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.33%) SmartOS
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Phone
5 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Business Continuity
2 8 (26.67%) Power Management
3 7 (23.33%) Project Management
4 6 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (16.67%) Internal Audit
5 5 (16.67%) ITIL
5 5 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (13.33%) High Availability
6 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.00%) Change Control
7 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (10.00%) Proactive Monitoring
7 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) Ruby
3 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (6.67%) HND
4 1 (3.33%) CCNA
4 1 (3.33%) CCNP
4 1 (3.33%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.33%) CISMP
4 1 (3.33%) HP ASE
4 1 (3.33%) IISP
4 1 (3.33%) MCSE
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 1 (3.33%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) GCP
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) Firmware
3 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.33%) Docker
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) Ansible
2 1 (3.33%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (3.33%) Control-M
2 1 (3.33%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.33%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (3.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.33%) MOM
2 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.33%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) Tivoli NetView
2 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.33%) Unicenter
2 1 (3.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) VMware
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle
4 3 (10.00%) IBM
5 2 (6.67%) Brocade
5 2 (6.67%) SAP
5 2 (6.67%) Sybase
6 1 (3.33%) Apple
6 1 (3.33%) BMC
6 1 (3.33%) Charles River
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix
6 1 (3.33%) Intel
6 1 (3.33%) Ivanti
6 1 (3.33%) SaltStack
6 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.33%) TOWER Software
6 1 (3.33%) Unisys