The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for BCP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 51 - 67
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing BCP 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.19% - 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £450
% change year-on-year +3.33% -16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - £39.50

BCP 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 Glasgow with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 437 482 685
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 85.19% 84.71% 84.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 265 403
Median daily rate £361 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.15% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 18
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

BCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for BCP in Glasgow

BCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BCP in Glasgow

BCP
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BCP 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for BCP.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) VBScript
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Symantec
1 7 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) Publishing
1 7 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) SCCM
1 7 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 7 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 10
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
4 4 (57.14%) Network Security
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) CISSP
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (14.29%) SANS

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Security Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Security Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Wintel Consultant
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 7 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 7 (100.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) SANS
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Symantec
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat