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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 82 78 73
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 11 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.77% 0.45% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.56% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate £413 £450 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £450 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £715
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £399 £370
% change year-on-year
+0.29% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.09 £30.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-47.24% +114.03%
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
1164 1071 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.68% 79.57% 73.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 592 444
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 8
Average hourly rate £19.02 £28.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.26% -84.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016, 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 10 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 8 (44.44%) Linux
3 7 (38.89%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (33.33%) Amazon S3
4 6 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
4 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 6 (33.33%) Java
4 6 (33.33%) Web Services
4 6 (33.33%) ITIL
4 6 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (27.78%) Banking
5 5 (27.78%) HTTP
5 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
5 5 (27.78%) Project Management
5 5 (27.78%) DNS
5 5 (27.78%) SSL
5 5 (27.78%) Service Management
6 4 (22.22%) Windows
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (16.67%) Clustering
7 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (16.67%) Finance
7 3 (16.67%) Release Management
7 3 (16.67%) ISEB
7 3 (16.67%) SQL Server

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 3 (16.67%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon S3
2 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) Office 365
3 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
2 5 (27.78%) DNS
2 5 (27.78%) HTTP
2 5 (27.78%) SSL
2 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) Network Security
3 1 (5.56%) PBX
3 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (27.78%) Banking
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Network Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Security Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Security Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Web Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) CISSP Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Mac Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Mac Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Clustering
2 3 (16.67%) PMI
3 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X Server
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (27.78%) Project Management
3 5 (27.78%) Service Management
4 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (16.67%) Network Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) Release Management
5 3 (16.67%) SDLC
5 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.11%) High Availability
6 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.11%) System Testing
6 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) C
2 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISEB
1 3 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 2 (11.11%) IISP
3 1 (5.56%) CISSP
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) GIAC
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Apple
3 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.56%) Meraki
3 1 (5.56%) Riverbed
3 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
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