The table below looks at the statistics for Business Continuity 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 Business Continuity over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 69 62 55
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.34% 0.44% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.62% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£240 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £340 £370
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+6.32% +3.94%
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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
673 482 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.36% 70.57% 70.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 271 282
Average daily rate £363 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 12
Average hourly rate £15.77 £9.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Business Continuity Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Business Continuity
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Ingres
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Kofax
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Document Management
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) Confluence
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Sybase
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Ingres
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Document Management
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Kofax
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Sybase