Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 133 109
Rank change year-on-year +7 -24 +13
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 14 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.49% 0.10% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.12% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £270 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -32.50% -
10th Percentile £313 £242 £305
90th Percentile £441 £295 £430
Scotland median daily rate £325 £405 £400
% change year-on-year -19.66% +1.14% +17.65%
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 2,509 2,514 1,697
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.13% 85.89% 85.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,257 1,460 993
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.13% +2.44%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £363
% change year-on-year +2.56% +7.59% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 19 31
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -16.00% +51.52%
10th Percentile £11.07 £11.23 £14.25
90th Percentile £44.41 £35.00 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £23.50 £23.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +1.08% +10.71% +3.70%

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 13 December 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 10 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
3 5 (35.71%) SDLC
4 4 (28.57%) Private Cloud
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Citrix
4 4 (28.57%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
5 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
5 3 (21.43%) Skype
5 3 (21.43%) Runbook
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (21.43%) Unified Communications
5 3 (21.43%) XenApp
5 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (14.29%) XenServer
6 2 (14.29%) High Availability
6 2 (14.29%) Change Control
6 2 (14.29%) Ansible
6 2 (14.29%) DevOps
6 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 2 (14.29%) Software Licensing
6 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (14.29%) AWS Certification
6 2 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef

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 (14.29%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
3 1 (7.14%) Office 365
3 1 (7.14%) Route 53
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Skype
1 3 (21.43%) Unified Communications
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) HTTP
3 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
3 1 (7.14%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (7.14%) SSL
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Consultant
1 3 (21.43%) IT Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery Manager
2 2 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Communications Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (7.14%) Spring
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 4 (28.57%) Private Cloud
3 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Clustering
3 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
3 2 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Licensing
3 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
4 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
4 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (14.29%) CentOS
3 2 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (7.14%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (35.71%) SDLC
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (21.43%) Runbook
5 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (14.29%) Change Control
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) DevOps
5 2 (14.29%) High Availability
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (14.29%) OWASP
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (14.29%) Software Licensing
5 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 2 (14.29%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) XenApp
1 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
2 2 (14.29%) XenServer
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Ansible
1 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (14.29%) Terraform
2 1 (7.14%) Packer
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Citrix
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Mitel
4 1 (7.14%) Pega
4 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow