Period
to 21 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for BCP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BCP over the 6 months to 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 - 124
Rank change year-on-year - +124 +14
Contract jobs citing BCP 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.14% - 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 - £363
10th Percentile £323 - £319
90th Percentile £448 - £416
Scotland median daily rate £375 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -25.00% +25.00% +12.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

BCP is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,572 2,507 1,799
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.57% 85.30% 85.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,314 1,456 1,029
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -
10th Percentile £269 £261 £260
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £355
% change year-on-year +3.23% +9.15% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 18 28
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +6.33% +19.70%
10th Percentile £10.95 £11.22 £11.35
90th Percentile £43.75 £37.52 £46.01
Scotland median hourly rate £24.75 £24.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% +17.07% -2.38%

BCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing BCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for BCP in Edinburgh

BCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BCP in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for BCP in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for BCP.

1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Software Licensing
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Licensing
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) VMware NSX
2 2 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (25.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2

BCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) BGP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Platform Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Licensing
2 2 (50.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (25.00%) EMC VNX
3 1 (25.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Software Licensing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Decision-Making
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) VCAP
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) VMware NSX
2 1 (25.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) vCenter Server
1 1 (25.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp