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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 82 70 75
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 4 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.36% 0.63% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.79% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£340 £347 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% -13.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £17.15 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+67.63% -18.33%
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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
866 755 747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.02% 78.73% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 452 398
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £4.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £45.00 £74.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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
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 21 November 2014, 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 7 (58.33%) Service Management
1 7 (58.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) Capacity Management
4 3 (25.00%) Service Continuity Management
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) BCP
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (16.67%) Change Control
5 2 (16.67%) QA
6 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
6 1 (8.33%) BS25999
6 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (8.33%) VCAP
6 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
6 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (8.33%) VCP5
6 1 (8.33%) DMVPN
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) HSRP
6 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
6 1 (8.33%) CCSE
6 1 (8.33%) Network Design
6 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) MPLS
1 1 (8.33%) OSPF
1 1 (8.33%) BGP
1 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
1 1 (8.33%) VRRP
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) IPsec
1 1 (8.33%) VPLS
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (8.33%) DMVPN
1 1 (8.33%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Service Manager
2 5 (41.67%) IT Services Manager
3 4 (33.33%) Service Continuity Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Vendor Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Capacity Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (8.33%) IT Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Supplier Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (58.33%) Service Management
2 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (33.33%) Capacity Management
4 3 (25.00%) Service Continuity Management
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Change Control
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (16.67%) BCP
6 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (8.33%) Information Security
6 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
6 1 (8.33%) Network Design
6 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
6 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
6 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) MCSA
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) CCDA
1 1 (8.33%) CCDP
1 1 (8.33%) CISSP
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) CCSA
1 1 (8.33%) CCSE
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) VCAP
1 1 (8.33%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) BS25999
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO 14001
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco
1 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (8.33%) VMware
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