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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 106 67 78
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +11
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 2 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.12% 0.89% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 1.11% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £26.25 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-0.95% +32.91%
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
1369 811 748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 82.42% 80.22% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 991 534 410
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 16 28
Average hourly rate £16.38 £11.43 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.32% -74.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (28.57%) Resilience Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Splunk
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Nessus
3 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
3 1 (14.29%) SAP HCM
3 1 (14.29%) Replication
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (14.29%) BAPI
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) SAN

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Splunk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) OAT Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Smart Forms
1 1 (14.29%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Resilience Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) BCP
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) ABAP
1 1 (14.29%) SAPscript
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (14.29%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) VMware
1 1 (14.29%) Splunk