Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 150 181
Rank change year-on-year -44 +31 -4
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 6 9 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.11% 0.23% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.27% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 18
Scotland median daily rate £375 £400 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -4.48% +9.12%
10th Percentile £358 £350 £227
90th Percentile £398 £450 £583
UK median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £18.75 £27.00
% change year-on-year +33.37% -30.57% -31.65%

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 4,529 3,304 4,728
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 85.49% 84.74% 85.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,723 1,917 2,655
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £233
90th Percentile £549 £520 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 76 90
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £26.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.58% -25.69% +20.00%
10th Percentile £10.56 £11.30 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.25 £46.25 £43.08
UK median hourly rate £21.73 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.08% - +16.28%

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
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 24 June 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
Glasgow -21 6 £375 -
Business Continuity
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (50.00%) HTTP
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) SSL
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Firmware
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) HND
4 2 (33.33%) AIX
4 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (33.33%) Finance

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 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (33.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
1 3 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 3 (50.00%) SSL
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) SAN Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) SAN Storage Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Storage Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) PMO Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Project Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Project Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) IBM XIV
2 2 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) AIX
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris
2 2 (33.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 2 (33.33%) Change Control
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) HND
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Firmware
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Brocade
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Capita