The table below looks at the statistics for Business Continuity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 29 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 0.96% 1.18% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.55% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
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£425 £186 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+128.18% -11.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.65 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+22.11% +7.69%
Business Continuity
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
175 129 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 84.13% 76.33% 81.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 61 85
Average daily rate £350 £330 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.53 - £8.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

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

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Business Continuity Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 5 (71.43%) Internet
1 5 (71.43%) MPLS
1 5 (71.43%) VLAN
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) VoIP
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) CCNA
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (71.43%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) Intranet
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) B2B
3 1 (14.29%) B2C
3 1 (14.29%) OLTP
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) OLAP
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (14.29%) SOA

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) VoIP
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
1 5 (71.43%) Internet
1 5 (71.43%) MPLS
1 5 (71.43%) VLAN
1 5 (71.43%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (14.29%) Extranet
2 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) OLAP
1 1 (14.29%) OLTP
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) WCF
1 1 (14.29%) WF
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) B2B
2 1 (14.29%) B2C
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CCNA
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle