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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 111 112 126
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 13 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.57% 0.65% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.79% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 3
Median daily rate £450 £350 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -26.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
+17.71% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £26.00 £22.63
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +14.91%
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
1869 2650 2216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.55% 81.69% 79.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1100 1380 1134
Median daily rate £356 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 60 29
Median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +35.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +9 9 £400 +14.28%
Glasgow +9 4 £513 +22.02%
Business Continuity
UK

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (65.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) BCP
2 7 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (30.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (25.00%) WAN
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco
4 5 (25.00%) LAN
4 5 (25.00%) Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (25.00%) Information Security
5 4 (20.00%) Law
5 4 (20.00%) Banking
5 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (20.00%) Windows
5 4 (20.00%) SAN
6 3 (15.00%) IBM
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.00%) Linux
6 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (15.00%) C#
6 3 (15.00%) VBScript
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL
6 3 (15.00%) Service Management
6 3 (15.00%) Firewall
6 3 (15.00%) Unit4 Business World

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
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) LAN
1 5 (25.00%) WAN
1 5 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (20.00%) SAN
3 3 (15.00%) Firewall
3 3 (15.00%) Internet
3 3 (15.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (10.00%) VoIP
5 1 (5.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (65.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
2 4 (20.00%) Law
3 3 (15.00%) Publishing
3 3 (15.00%) Retail
3 3 (15.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Security 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
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Security Officer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Wintel Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) BCP
1 7 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (30.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 5 (25.00%) Information Security
3 5 (25.00%) Project Management
3 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.00%) High Availability
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) Migration
4 3 (15.00%) Network Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Service Management
5 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity Management
5 2 (10.00%) Change Control
5 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security Management
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C#
1 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (15.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) CISSP
2 2 (10.00%) CISM
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (15.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (10.00%) ISO27005
4 1 (5.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (5.00%) RMADS
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco
2 3 (15.00%) IBM
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Symantec
3 2 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat