Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Business Continuity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Continuity over the 6 months to 21 September 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 129 121
Rank change year-on-year -8 -8 +8
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 4 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.14% 0.11% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.13% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Edinburgh median daily rate £419 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.69% -8.57% +25.00%
10th Percentile £389 £350 £331
90th Percentile £458 £450 £566
Scotland median daily rate £413 £500 £463
% change year-on-year -17.50% +8.11% +32.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Business Continuity 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 2,614 2,265 2,065
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.28% 84.51% 85.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,408 1,325 1,179
Edinburgh median daily rate £415 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £269
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £360
% change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 19
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.00 £16.68 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.88% +5.47% -4.15%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.17 £10.96
90th Percentile £44.27 £43.39 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.55 £26.13 £31.50
% change year-on-year -6.03% -17.06% +50.00%

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Continuity in Edinburgh

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Continuity in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity 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 Business Continuity.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (75.00%) Skype
3 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 2 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (25.00%) CMS
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) Mitel
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) Pega
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop

Business Continuity
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Skype
1 3 (75.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Communications Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 2 (50.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
1 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Mitel
2 1 (25.00%) Pega
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow