The first table below looks at the demand 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 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
Rank 60 55 50
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.43% 0.34% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.50% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£338 £456 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.02% +204.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £411 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £501 £198
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £395
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -13.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £20.60
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.33%
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
West Midlands

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 22 July 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 6 (50.00%) ITIL
1 6 (50.00%) BCP
1 6 (50.00%) Project Management
1 6 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) UNIX
2 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) Sybase
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Banking
4 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (25.00%) MS Office
4 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) Time Management
5 2 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 2 (16.67%) Credit Risk
5 2 (16.67%) Service Continuity Management
5 2 (16.67%) Market Risk
5 2 (16.67%) Release Management
5 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Legal
5 2 (16.67%) Management Information System

Business Continuity
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 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 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Documentum
2 1 (8.33%) FileNet
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) NAS
1 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Legal
3 2 (16.67%) Front Office
4 1 (8.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Service Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Service Transition Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Leader
4 2 (16.67%) Transition Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Services Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Business Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (8.33%) SAN Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Storage Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Credit Risk
1 2 (16.67%) Market Risk
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) CMDB
2 1 (8.33%) LPAR
2 1 (8.33%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) UNIX
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) AIX
3 1 (8.33%) HPUX
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
1 6 (50.00%) BCP
1 6 (50.00%) Project Management
1 6 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (33.33%) Migration
4 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (25.00%) Time Management
5 2 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 2 (16.67%) Service Continuity Management
5 2 (16.67%) Release Management
5 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Content Management
6 1 (8.33%) Document Management
6 1 (8.33%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) VB
1 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) NFS
1 1 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (8.33%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (8.33%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Sybase
3 1 (8.33%) BMC
3 1 (8.33%) CA
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp
3 1 (8.33%) Veritas
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Intel
3 1 (8.33%) RightScale
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago