The table below looks at the statistics for Business Continuity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 64 65 55
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 2 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.26% 0.12% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.16% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Median daily rate £575 - £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.75 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-11.94% +50.00%
Business Continuity
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
599 618 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 78.61% 74.82% 68.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 420 258
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 13
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £25.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.85 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Business Continuity as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Business Continuity Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Security Patching
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity Management
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) Front Office
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Billing
3 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Lotus
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) IBM Notes
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) AIX

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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%) IBM Notes
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) AdminStudio
1 1 (16.67%) InstallShield
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Billing
1 2 (33.33%) Front Office
1 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Deskside Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Deskside Support
1 2 (33.33%) Deskside Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Governance Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Governance Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Server Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (16.67%) CMDB
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) AIX
4 1 (16.67%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity Management
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Security Patching
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security Governance
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) NFS
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
1 2 (33.33%) Lotus
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Cognizant
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas