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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Continuity
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 69 79 77
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 2 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.24% 1.02% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 1.23% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 1
Median daily rate £405 £399 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -0.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £16.09 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+95.77% -55.30%

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
715 1218 1093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.52% 83.14% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 643 621
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £553 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 11
Median hourly rate £15.00 £27.13 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.70% -4.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.67 £15.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £59.05 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 24 February 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Reverse Proxy
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon S3
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) BCP
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (16.67%) HTTP
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) SSL
5 1 (16.67%) ISEB
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) IIS

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 1 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon ELB
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon S3
2 3 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (16.67%) IaaS
3 1 (16.67%) PaaS
3 1 (16.67%) Route 53
3 1 (16.67%) SaaS
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Web Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) BCP
2 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Web Filtering
3 1 (16.67%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) IISP
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet