The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 82 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.31% 0.29% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£446 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £20.60
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
953 733 707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.45% 71.72% 68.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 355 336
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £544 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £33.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Business Continuity
Scotland

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 28 July 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 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) HTTP
2 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 5 (45.45%) SSL
2 5 (45.45%) Reverse Proxy
2 5 (45.45%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (36.36%) Release Management
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (27.27%) DNS
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) Heroku
4 3 (27.27%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (27.27%) PaaS
5 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
5 2 (18.18%) Retail Banking
5 2 (18.18%) Banking
5 2 (18.18%) Retail
5 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) VMware
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
6 1 (9.09%) IVR
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) CRM
6 1 (9.09%) EDI

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (27.27%) PaaS
1 3 (27.27%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) HTTP
1 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
1 5 (45.45%) SSL
1 5 (45.45%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Project Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Web Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (36.36%) Release Management
3 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
5 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Server
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
1 1 (9.09%) WSUS
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) EMC
1 1 (9.09%) Symantec
1 1 (9.09%) McAfee
1 1 (9.09%) VMware