The table below looks at the statistics for Business Continuity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 136 116 125
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +9
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 13 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.45% 0.40% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.50% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 6
Median daily rate £475 £350 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -16.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £350 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £390 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.70 £14.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+35.86% -32.55%
Business Continuity
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
2440 2413 2153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.70% 80.30% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1400 1226 1181
Median daily rate £370 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 65 37
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.01 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £41.65 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Business Continuity as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Business Continuity Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Continuity across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Business Continuity Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Business Continuity
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity across the Scotland region.

Business Continuity Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Business Continuity
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 Business Continuity within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Edinburgh +3 9 £438 +25.00%
Inverclyde - 2 £440 -
Glasgow -4 1 £575 +43.75%
Business Continuity
UK

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity 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 Business Continuity.

1 13 (48.15%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (44.44%) Finance
3 9 (33.33%) Banking
4 8 (29.63%) BCP
4 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
4 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
5 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
6 6 (22.22%) Information Security
6 6 (22.22%) Risk Management
7 5 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (18.52%) Project Management
7 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
7 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity Planning
8 4 (14.81%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (14.81%) ITIL
8 4 (14.81%) Service Management
8 4 (14.81%) Migration
8 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (14.81%) Degree
8 4 (14.81%) Investment Banking
9 3 (11.11%) Retail
9 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
9 3 (11.11%) Retail Banking
9 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
9 3 (11.11%) Unified Communications
9 3 (11.11%) Change Management
9 3 (11.11%) Windows
9 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
9 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange

Business Continuity
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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) CMS
3 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Project
3 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (3.70%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) SAN
1 3 (11.11%) Unified Communications
2 2 (7.41%) Internet
2 2 (7.41%) LAN
2 2 (7.41%) WAN
2 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) HTTP
3 1 (3.70%) Intranet
3 1 (3.70%) PABX
3 1 (3.70%) PBX
3 1 (3.70%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (3.70%) Skype
3 1 (3.70%) SSL
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Banking
3 4 (14.81%) Investment Banking
4 3 (11.11%) Retail
4 3 (11.11%) Retail Banking
5 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
5 2 (7.41%) Front Office
6 1 (3.70%) Law
6 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Data Centre Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Data Migration Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Data Migration Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Migration Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Migration Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) IT Manager
4 2 (7.41%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Security Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Security Officer
4 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
2 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Clustering
3 2 (7.41%) Hedge funds
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) PMI
4 1 (3.70%) Cybercrime
4 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (29.63%) BCP
3 6 (22.22%) Information Security
3 6 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 5 (18.52%) Project Management
5 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity Planning
5 4 (14.81%) ITIL
5 4 (14.81%) Migration
5 4 (14.81%) Service Management
5 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.11%) Change Management
6 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity Management
7 2 (7.41%) Change Control
7 2 (7.41%) Information Security Management
7 2 (7.41%) Network Architecture
7 2 (7.41%) Security Management
7 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
7 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C
1 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) CISSP
3 2 (7.41%) CISM
3 2 (7.41%) MCP
3 2 (7.41%) MCSE
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.70%) GIAC
4 1 (3.70%) ISEB
4 1 (3.70%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (14.81%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (7.41%) ISO27005
4 1 (3.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (3.70%) RMADS
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (3.70%) XenApp
3 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco
2 3 (11.11%) IBM
3 2 (7.41%) HP
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.70%) Bloomberg
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) FactSet
4 1 (3.70%) Fidessa
4 1 (3.70%) Mitel
4 1 (3.70%) Reuters