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 3 months to 22 June 2017 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 89 80
Rank change year-on-year +7 -9  
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 2 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.17% 0.66% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.78% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Median daily rate £400 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +15.33% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.14 £27.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -43.92% -32.50%  

Business Continuity is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1005 1160 1193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 83.68% 85.36% 82.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 590 638 642
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 14
Median hourly rate £15.86 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.35% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.05 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Business Continuity as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 22 June 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) DB2
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (80.00%) Law
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) DB2
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle9i Database
General
1 4 (80.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) DBA
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Change Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle