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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Continuity
UK / Scotland
Rank 100 106 117
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 8 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.46% 0.74% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.89% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 4
Median daily rate £400 £385 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.32%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £16.09 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+95.77% -55.30%

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
1445 2132 2223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.91% 82.67% 81.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 1148 1256
Median daily rate £388 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 40
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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
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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +8 6 £400 +300.00%
Edinburgh +5 2 £405 +1.56%
Business Continuity
UK

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 9 (69.23%) Windows
1 9 (69.23%) BCP
1 9 (69.23%) Business Continuity Planning
2 7 (53.85%) SCCM
2 7 (53.85%) PowerShell
2 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Publishing
2 7 (53.85%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) VBScript
2 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) Symantec
2 7 (53.85%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (46.15%) Windows 10
3 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) Firewall
5 4 (30.77%) Project Management
5 4 (30.77%) Java
5 4 (30.77%) Web Services
5 4 (30.77%) Network Security
5 4 (30.77%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (30.77%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (30.77%) Amazon S3
5 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
5 4 (30.77%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (15.38%) Waterfall

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 1 (7.69%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon ELB
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon S3
2 3 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (7.69%) IaaS
3 1 (7.69%) PaaS
3 1 (7.69%) Route 53
3 1 (7.69%) SaaS
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) Network Security
2 4 (30.77%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) HTTP
3 1 (7.69%) SSL
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
1 7 (53.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Security Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Security Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Web Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Wintel Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 10
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) BCP
1 9 (69.23%) Business Continuity Planning
2 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Web Filtering
4 1 (7.69%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
1 7 (53.85%) PowerShell
1 7 (53.85%) VBScript
2 4 (30.77%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CISSP
1 1 (7.69%) IISP
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (53.85%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Symantec
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat