The table below looks at the statistics for Business Continuity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 78 74 63
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 10 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.92% 0.21% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.26% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 4
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£400 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 - £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 - £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.84% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £14.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+114.03% -32.14%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
903 768 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.30% 80.76% 74.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 467 317
Average daily rate £375 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 15
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.50 £4.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £27.00 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Business Continuity Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Continuity across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Business Continuity Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Business Continuity
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Business Continuity Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 11 (73.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (40.00%) Project Management
2 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Service Management
5 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (13.33%) HSRP
6 2 (13.33%) VCP5
6 2 (13.33%) DMVPN
6 2 (13.33%) CCSA
6 2 (13.33%) VPLS
6 2 (13.33%) Java EE
6 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (13.33%) Mac OS
6 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (13.33%) VCAP
6 2 (13.33%) Change Control
6 2 (13.33%) IPsec
6 2 (13.33%) VMware
6 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
6 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
6 2 (13.33%) CCSE
6 2 (13.33%) Network Design

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (13.33%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) HSRP
1 2 (13.33%) DMVPN
1 2 (13.33%) VPLS
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (13.33%) IPsec
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
1 2 (13.33%) MPLS
1 2 (13.33%) OSPF
1 2 (13.33%) BGP
1 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
1 2 (13.33%) VRRP
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (13.33%) VPN
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
1 2 (13.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Vendor Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Supplier Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Service Continuity Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Java EE
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Mac OS
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (40.00%) Project Management
2 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Service Management
5 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
6 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (13.33%) Change Control
6 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
6 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
6 2 (13.33%) Network Design
6 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
6 2 (13.33%) BCP
7 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) VCP5
1 2 (13.33%) CCSA
1 2 (13.33%) VCAP
1 2 (13.33%) CCSE
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (13.33%) CISSP
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (13.33%) MCSE
1 2 (13.33%) MCSA
1 2 (13.33%) CCNP
1 2 (13.33%) CCNA
1 2 (13.33%) CCDA
1 2 (13.33%) CCDP
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Terminal Services
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) VMware
1 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle