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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 77 78 55
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -23
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.42% 0.34% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.46% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £418 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.16% +67.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £406
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+50.94% +55.88%
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
1094 869 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.99% 72.78% 70.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 531 267
Average daily rate £375 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +26.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Business Continuity also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Continuity.

1 8 (66.67%) Banking
2 7 (58.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (58.33%) Migration
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) Retail
3 6 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 5 (41.67%) Data Migration
5 4 (33.33%) Project Management
5 4 (33.33%) Retail Banking
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 2 (16.67%) MS Office
6 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (16.67%) Validation
6 2 (16.67%) IVR
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (8.33%) WorldPay
7 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (8.33%) NAS
7 1 (8.33%) High Availability
7 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
7 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Fujitsu

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Business Continuity also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Continuity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) NAS
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (66.67%) Banking
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Retail
3 4 (33.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) IVR
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (58.33%) Migration
2 6 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 5 (41.67%) Data Migration
4 4 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Validation
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) High Availability
6 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) WorldPay
2 1 (8.33%) Fujitsu
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
2 1 (8.33%) Sophos