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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 89 82 78
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.21% 0.34% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.42% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £600 £350 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -16.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £370
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £40.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-21.25% +50.94%
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
1165 1188 943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.74% 81.37% 75.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 657 585
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 19
Median hourly rate £20.50 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £14.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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 29 May 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 8 (42.11%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (42.11%) Data Centre
2 7 (36.84%) Web Services
3 6 (31.58%) Java
3 6 (31.58%) Linux
3 6 (31.58%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (31.58%) Amazon S3
3 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (31.58%) Reverse Proxy
3 6 (31.58%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (31.58%) Amazon ELB
3 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) Banking
5 4 (21.05%) BCP
5 4 (21.05%) HTTP
5 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
5 4 (21.05%) DNS
5 4 (21.05%) SSL
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) ISEB
6 3 (15.79%) Project Management
6 3 (15.79%) Information Security
6 3 (15.79%) Release Management
6 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
6 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (15.79%) SDLC
7 2 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland

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 2 (10.53%) IIS
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.53%) MS Project
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon ELB
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon S3
2 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Reverse Proxy
2 4 (21.05%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) HTTP
2 4 (21.05%) SSL
2 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) PABX
3 1 (5.26%) PBX
3 1 (5.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (26.32%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Security Officer
3 2 (10.53%) Web Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.26%) CISSP Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Head of Operations
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Planning Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Clustering
3 2 (10.53%) PMI
4 1 (5.26%) Cybercrime
4 1 (5.26%) Hedge funds
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (31.58%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) BCP
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (15.79%) Information Security
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Release Management
5 3 (15.79%) SDLC
5 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
6 2 (10.53%) High Availability
6 2 (10.53%) Information Security Management
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.53%) Security Management
6 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
6 2 (10.53%) System Testing
6 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISEB
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) IISP
2 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.26%) CISSP
3 1 (5.26%) GIAC
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (5.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (5.26%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (5.26%) XenApp
2 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix
2 1 (5.26%) Mitel