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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 60 55 54
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 7 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.97% 0.15% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.20% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £430 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +12.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £410 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +12.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £8.10 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.55 £16.13 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+95.65% -43.91%
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
589 512 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.69% 77.22% 72.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 324 323
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 12
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.18 £49.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Business Continuity Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 8 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) BMC
3 5 (50.00%) Thin Client
3 5 (50.00%) Remedy
3 5 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (50.00%) Fat Client
3 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) PRINCE
5 3 (30.00%) Resource Management
6 2 (20.00%) Private Cloud
6 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (20.00%) Service Management
6 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
6 2 (20.00%) BCP
6 2 (20.00%) Service Design
6 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
7 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (10.00%) Project Management
7 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (10.00%) Validation
7 1 (10.00%) Scrum
7 1 (10.00%) Information Security
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
1 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) Datazen
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Power View
1 1 (10.00%) OLAP
1 1 (10.00%) OLAP Cube
1 1 (10.00%) Power BI
1 1 (10.00%) PowerPivot
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planner
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Information Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Service Transition Manager
2 1 (10.00%) SOC Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Telesales Executive
2 1 (10.00%) Transition Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Transition Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 5 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 5 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (20.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (60.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) PRINCE
5 3 (30.00%) Resource Management
6 2 (20.00%) BCP
6 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
6 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (20.00%) Service Design
6 2 (20.00%) Service Management
7 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (10.00%) ETL
7 1 (10.00%) Information Security
7 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (10.00%) Project Management
7 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (10.00%) Scrum
7 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) ISO22301
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) BMC
2 5 (50.00%) Remedy