Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 23 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 169 191
Rank change year-on-year -19 +22 -17
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 9 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.17% 0.49% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.57% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 8
Scotland median daily rate £413 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +8.11% +32.14%
10th Percentile £320 £348 £356
90th Percentile £613 £550 £604
UK median daily rate £446 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +14.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £27.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +48.15% +1.89% -15.20%

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,659 4,025 4,441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 87.30% 84.93% 85.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,592 2,280 2,585
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% -4.00%
10th Percentile £256 £256 £238
90th Percentile £550 £530 £495
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 102 110
Scotland median hourly rate £24.55 £26.25 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.48% -23.91% +64.29%
10th Percentile £10.80 £13.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.28 £43.75 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £20.65 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -13.98% +6.67% +3.45%

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Continuity in Scotland

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Continuity in Scotland

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Continuity in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Continuity in Scotland

Business Continuity
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -5 4 £419 +4.69% 3
Glasgow -23 4 £350 -30.00% 3
Business Continuity
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 6 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (33.33%) Unified Communications
4 3 (33.33%) Ansible
4 3 (33.33%) Skype
4 3 (33.33%) DevOps
4 3 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 2 (22.22%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (22.22%) Terraform
5 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) Office 365
5 2 (22.22%) Confluence
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) CentOS
5 2 (22.22%) Fat Client
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration

Business Continuity
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (22.22%) Confluence
1 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (22.22%) Office 365
3 1 (11.11%) GitHub
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Skype
1 3 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) HTTP
3 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
3 1 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (11.11%) SSL
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Hudson
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Communications Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Fat Client
1 2 (22.22%) Thin Client
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (22.22%) CentOS
3 2 (22.22%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (22.22%) OWASP
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (22.22%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 1 (11.11%) Kanban
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Ansible
2 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (22.22%) Terraform
3 1 (11.11%) SCCM
3 1 (11.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Citrix
1 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Mitel
2 1 (11.11%) Pega
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter