The table below looks at the statistics for Business Continuity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 71 77 65
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.13% 0.19% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.22% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £375 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £355 £380
% change year-on-year
+16.74% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £16.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+65.62% -23.80%
Business Continuity
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
614 892 671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.42% 84.39% 77.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 563 367
Median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £313 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £572 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 31 37
Median hourly rate £21.05 £17.50 £31.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.25% -44.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.86 £14.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Business Continuity Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Business Continuity
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Business Continuity Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Business Continuity
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 1 £375 -
Business Continuity
North West

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 8 (80.00%) Information Security
2 7 (70.00%) Risk Management
3 6 (60.00%) Change Management
3 6 (60.00%) ITIL
4 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (50.00%) Degree
4 5 (50.00%) COBIT
5 4 (40.00%) CISSP
5 4 (40.00%) CISM
6 3 (30.00%) SDLC
7 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) Banking
7 2 (20.00%) MS Office
8 1 (10.00%) Service Management
8 1 (10.00%) ITSM
8 1 (10.00%) Workflow
8 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
8 1 (10.00%) Project Management
8 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
8 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (10.00%) Open Source
8 1 (10.00%) SaaS
8 1 (10.00%) PaaS
8 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
8 1 (10.00%) Office 365

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 6 (60.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Information Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Migration Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Migration Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Information Security
2 7 (70.00%) Risk Management
3 6 (60.00%) Change Management
3 6 (60.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) ITSM
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) CISM
2 4 (40.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) COBIT
1 5 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft