The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 58 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BCP 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.82% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £488 £413
% change year-on-year
-28.20% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 - -
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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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
581 432 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.70% 70.02% 70.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 213 289
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £10.93 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.85% -45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BCP across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BCP Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

BCP
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BCP across the Glasgow region.

BCP Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

BCP
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing BCP 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 BCP.

1 6 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 6 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 6 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 6 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (100.00%) COBIT
1 6 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 4 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) CRISC
3 2 (33.33%) CISSP
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) CISA
3 2 (33.33%) CISM
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Derivative
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing BCP 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 BCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Derivative
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 6 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 6 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 6 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 4 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
1 2 (33.33%) CISA
1 2 (33.33%) CISM
1 2 (33.33%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 6 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (100.00%) COBIT