The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 115 133 120
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Contract jobs citing BCP 3 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% 0.069% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.087% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Median daily rate £400 £355 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -7.79%
UK excluding London median daily rate £625 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +80.00%
BCP
UK

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
1620 2306 2186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.48% 79.16% 76.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 952 1222 1220
Median daily rate £375 £370 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 39 25
Median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £12.35 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing BCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BCP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 3 £400 -
BCP
UK

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for BCP.

1 10 (100.00%) Finance
2 9 (90.00%) Business Continuity
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (90.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 6 (60.00%) SCCM
3 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (60.00%) C#
3 6 (60.00%) VBScript
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) Symantec
3 6 (60.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (60.00%) Publishing
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) SAN
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) IBM
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (30.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (30.00%) Unified Communications
4 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (20.00%) Change Control
5 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
1 3 (30.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Data Migration Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Data Migration Project Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Migration Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Migration Project Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Security Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Security Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Wintel Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Information Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Business Continuity
1 9 (90.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) Logistics
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
1 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (60.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CISSP
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (60.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Symantec
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat