The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing BCP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-13.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 - -
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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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2211 1940 1797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 77.09% 75.05% 72.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1177 1093 932
Average daily rate £375 £379 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 37 27
Average hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

BCP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

BCP
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

BCP Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) NFS
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Sun
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LDAP
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (50.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) 3PAR
1 2 (50.00%) Sun
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) EMC