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 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 101 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 3 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.18% 1.14% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 1.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £380 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.97% +8.57%
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%
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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
1371 868 695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.85% 82.59% 78.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1014 594 382
Average daily rate £375 £340 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 15 24
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.25 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -65.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.76 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 30 July 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%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Resilience Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Splunk
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
3 1 (14.29%) SAPscript
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) BCP
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (14.29%) BAPI
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Nessus
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) MPLS
1 1 (14.29%) VLAN
1 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
1 1 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) 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%) Network Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Smart Forms
1 1 (14.29%) BAPI
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%) BCP
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) ABAP
1 1 (14.29%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (14.29%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Splunk