The first table below looks at the demand for Business Continuity Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Continuity Planning over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning
Rank 61 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity Planning 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.29% 0.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £513 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £443 £538
% change year-on-year
-23.72% -17.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.93 - £40.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
474 399 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 68.50% 67.06% 70.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 226 249
Average daily rate £351 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.54% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £175.00 £18.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-91.42% +833.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.20 £19.29 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £178.00 £175.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Business Continuity Planning
West Midlands

Business Continuity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity Planning across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Continuity Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Business Continuity Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Continuity Planning across the Birmingham region.

Business Continuity Planning Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Business Continuity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Business Continuity Planning also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Continuity Planning.

1 6 (100.00%) BCP
1 6 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) Sybase
4 3 (50.00%) UNIX
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
5 2 (33.33%) Service Continuity Management
5 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (33.33%) Release Management
5 2 (33.33%) Time Management
5 2 (33.33%) Front Office
5 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
5 2 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (33.33%) MS Office
6 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (16.67%) SLA
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco
6 1 (16.67%) Service Management

Business Continuity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Business Continuity Planning also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Continuity Planning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Front Office
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (50.00%) Service Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Leader
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Transition Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Services Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Service Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) BCP
1 6 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
5 2 (33.33%) Service Continuity Management
5 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
5 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (33.33%) Release Management
5 2 (33.33%) Time Management
5 2 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
6 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (16.67%) Service Management
6 1 (16.67%) Network Design
6 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
6 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Sybase
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco