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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 72 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.34% 0.26% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£326 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +5.26%
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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
885 809 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.24% 70.84% 67.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 385 353
Average daily rate £400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £280 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 20
Average hourly rate £15.77 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £34.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Continuity across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Business Continuity Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) SSL
2 3 (42.86%) HTTP
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (42.86%) Release Management
2 3 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (42.86%) PaaS
2 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Heroku
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
3 2 (28.57%) Retail Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
3 2 (28.57%) Intranet
3 2 (28.57%) X-Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (42.86%) PaaS
1 3 (42.86%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) SSL
2 3 (42.86%) HTTP
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) Intranet
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
1 2 (28.57%) Retail Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Release Management
1 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) BCP
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Avaya
2 1 (14.29%) Sage