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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 114 112 109
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 9 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.33% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.35% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
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£166 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.69 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.90 £21.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+59.52% +11.84%
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
2064 1737 1747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.60% 68.76% 67.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1139 871 866
Average daily rate £375 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 50 78
Average hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% +28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £118.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -5 3 £166 - 1
Glasgow -12 2 - - 3
Inverclyde - 2 - -
Business Continuity
UK

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (29.41%) DNS
3 5 (29.41%) Release Management
4 4 (23.53%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) Internet
5 3 (17.65%) BCP
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) HTTP
5 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 3 (17.65%) WAN
5 3 (17.65%) SSL
5 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
5 3 (17.65%) Java
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) UNIX
5 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
5 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
5 3 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (17.65%) PaaS
5 3 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (17.65%) Heroku
5 3 (17.65%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
6 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.76%) JIRA
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.76%) Confluence
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (17.65%) PaaS
1 3 (17.65%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) DNS
2 3 (17.65%) Internet
2 3 (17.65%) HTTP
2 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 3 (17.65%) WAN
2 3 (17.65%) SSL
2 3 (17.65%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) DHCP
3 2 (11.76%) Intranet
3 2 (11.76%) IP Telephony
3 2 (11.76%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
1 2 (11.76%) Ingres
1 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
1 2 (11.76%) Subversion
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
1 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) X-Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) Derivative
2 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 3 (17.65%) UNIX
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (29.41%) Release Management
3 3 (17.65%) BCP
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.76%) Document Management
4 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
4 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.76%) SOA
4 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CRISC
1 2 (11.76%) CISSP
1 2 (11.76%) CISA
1 2 (11.76%) CISM
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.76%) COBIT
1 2 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) IBM
1 2 (11.76%) Citrix
1 2 (11.76%) Kofax
2 1 (5.88%) Computacenter
2 1 (5.88%) Avaya
2 1 (5.88%) Sage
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Sybase
2 1 (5.88%) Fujitsu
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