The table below looks at the statistics for Business Continuity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 72 82 75
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 4 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.44% 0.79% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.96% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Median daily rate £350 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 - £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 - £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.55 £16.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+95.65% -41.36%
Business Continuity
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
735 1248 1112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 80.24% 82.16% 76.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 615 623
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 5
Median hourly rate £43.00 £19.51 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.39% -13.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.96 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.38 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Business Continuity as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Continuity across the Edinburgh region.

Business Continuity Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 10 (76.92%) Data Centre
2 9 (69.23%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) Project Management
4 5 (38.46%) LAN
4 5 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (38.46%) WAN
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco
5 4 (30.77%) Java
5 4 (30.77%) Web Services
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) Linux
5 4 (30.77%) Law
5 4 (30.77%) SAN
5 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (30.77%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (30.77%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (30.77%) Amazon S3
5 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (30.77%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
6 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity Planning
6 3 (23.08%) Unified Communications
6 3 (23.08%) High Availability
6 3 (23.08%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (23.08%) Network Architecture
6 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
6 3 (23.08%) Banking

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon ELB
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon S3
2 3 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (7.69%) IaaS
3 1 (7.69%) PaaS
3 1 (7.69%) Route 53
3 1 (7.69%) SaaS
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) LAN
1 5 (38.46%) WAN
1 5 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (30.77%) Reverse Proxy
2 4 (30.77%) SAN
3 3 (23.08%) Unified Communications
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) Internet
4 2 (15.38%) VoIP
5 1 (7.69%) DNS
5 1 (7.69%) HTTP
5 1 (7.69%) SSL
5 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Law
3 3 (23.08%) Banking
4 2 (15.38%) Retail
4 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Project Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Data Centre Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Data Migration Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Data Migration Project Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Migration Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Migration Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) IT Manager
4 2 (15.38%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Web Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) BCP
3 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity Planning
3 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (23.08%) High Availability
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Network Architecture
3 3 (23.08%) Service Management
3 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity Management
4 2 (15.38%) Change Control
4 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) IISP
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) IBM
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle