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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 52 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.88% - 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% - 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £875
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £17.15 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+67.63% -18.33%
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
453 436 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 66.23% 69.32% 66.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 280 186
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +44.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Business Continuity 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.

1 7 (77.78%) Business Continuity Planning
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) SLA
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Avaya
3 3 (33.33%) CMDB
3 3 (33.33%) Change Control
3 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 3 (33.33%) Coaching
4 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) BCP
4 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Legal
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) Windows

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Business Continuity 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Service Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Network Services Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Network Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Business Continuity Planning
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 3 (33.33%) Coaching
3 3 (33.33%) Change Control
4 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) BCP
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) Software Licensing
5 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Avaya
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix