Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 110 119
Rank change year-on-year -21 +9 -12
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 3 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.10% 0.66% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.78% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Edinburgh median daily rate £270 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.50% +14.29% -24.32%
Scotland median daily rate £475 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +18.75% +14.29% -22.22%
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 2435 1792 2666
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 84.23% 84.01% 83.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1424 1026 1379
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 21
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.33% +3.84% +20.61%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £37.52 £46.69 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.61
% change year-on-year +16.67% -18.00% +17.75%

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 19 November 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 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Wiki
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud

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 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
1 1 (33.33%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Customer-Centricity
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Disk Encryption
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) CLAS
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) BitLocker
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware