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 3 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 112 119 105
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 7 14 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.35% 0.48% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.61% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 8
Median daily rate £400 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.55 £16.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+95.65% -41.36%
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
1589 2285 2196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.41% 79.09% 77.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 940 1208 1223
Median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 39 24
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 £14.50 £12.35 £16.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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
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 3 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
Edinburgh +13 4 £350 -
Glasgow +7 3 £400 +14.28%
Business Continuity
UK

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 15 (75.00%) Finance
2 10 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 9 (45.00%) Windows
3 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (45.00%) BCP
3 9 (45.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 7 (35.00%) Linux
5 6 (30.00%) C#
5 6 (30.00%) VBScript
5 6 (30.00%) Project Management
5 6 (30.00%) Symantec
5 6 (30.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (30.00%) Publishing
5 6 (30.00%) SCCM
5 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
6 5 (25.00%) Firewall
6 5 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (25.00%) Cisco
6 5 (25.00%) LAN
6 5 (25.00%) WAN
7 4 (20.00%) Java
7 4 (20.00%) Web Services
7 4 (20.00%) ITIL
7 4 (20.00%) SAN
7 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (20.00%) Law
7 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (20.00%) Amazon S3
7 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS

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 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.00%) IaaS
3 1 (5.00%) PaaS
3 1 (5.00%) Route 53
3 1 (5.00%) SaaS
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Firewall
1 5 (25.00%) LAN
1 5 (25.00%) WAN
1 5 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 4 (20.00%) SAN
3 3 (15.00%) Internet
3 3 (15.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (10.00%) Network Security
4 2 (10.00%) VoIP
5 1 (5.00%) DNS
5 1 (5.00%) HTTP
5 1 (5.00%) Intranet
5 1 (5.00%) SSL
5 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
General
1 15 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Publishing
3 4 (20.00%) Law
4 3 (15.00%) Banking
5 2 (10.00%) Retail
5 2 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Data Centre Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Data Migration Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Data Migration Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Migration Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Migration Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Security Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Wintel Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Web Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) BCP
1 9 (45.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 6 (30.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) High Availability
4 3 (15.00%) Migration
4 3 (15.00%) Network Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Service Management
4 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity Management
5 2 (10.00%) Change Control
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Network Optimisation
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) C#
1 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (30.00%) VBScript
2 4 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CISSP
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) IISP
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (30.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Symantec
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (15.00%) IBM
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat