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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 78 87 77
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 9 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.77% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £400 £350 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £26.00 £22.63
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +14.91%
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
968 1354 949
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.45% 81.22% 80.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 725 521
Median daily rate £375 £396 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £15.75 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.84% -0.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.71 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.38 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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
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 30 August 2016.

Business Continuity Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (41.67%) LAN
3 5 (41.67%) WAN
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
4 4 (33.33%) Project Management
4 4 (33.33%) SAN
4 4 (33.33%) Law
4 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (33.33%) Banking
5 3 (25.00%) Retail
5 3 (25.00%) Retail Banking
5 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (25.00%) Network Architecture
5 3 (25.00%) High Availability
5 3 (25.00%) Unified Communications
5 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 3 (25.00%) Information Security
5 3 (25.00%) Migration
5 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (25.00%) Service Management
5 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (25.00%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (25.00%) BCP
5 3 (25.00%) IBM
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL

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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) LAN
1 5 (41.67%) WAN
1 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (33.33%) SAN
3 3 (25.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) Internet
4 2 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 4 (33.33%) Law
3 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 3 (25.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Data Centre Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Data Migration Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Data Migration Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Migration Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Migration Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 2 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Security Officer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Data Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Cybercrime
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Project Management
1 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (25.00%) BCP
2 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (25.00%) High Availability
2 3 (25.00%) Information Security
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity Management
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security Management
3 2 (16.67%) Network Optimisation
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 2 (16.67%) Security Management
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (8.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (8.33%) RMADS
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) IBM
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle