The table below looks at the statistics for Business Continuity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 66 44 21
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -23
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.03% 0.27% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 0.33% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate
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£375 - £296
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 - £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 - £307
UK excluding London average daily rate £362 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.65% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.39% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +26.58%
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Tyne and Wear

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
649 305 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 83.63% 81.33% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 211 62
Average daily rate £440 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 7
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.72 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.88% +10.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Business Continuity Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Continuity across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Business Continuity Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Business Continuity
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Business Continuity Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (60.00%) Problem Management
4 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) Supplier Management
4 5 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 5 (50.00%) MS Office
4 5 (50.00%) ITIL
4 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) ISO 9001
5 4 (40.00%) HP
5 4 (40.00%) Service Management
6 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (20.00%) Resilience Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (20.00%) Splunk
7 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Degree
7 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
7 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (20.00%) Nessus
7 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
7 2 (20.00%) Project Management
7 2 (20.00%) SAP

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 5 (50.00%) MS Office
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Operations Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Splunk Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) OAT Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX Support
3 1 (10.00%) Security Officer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Operations Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (10.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (60.00%) Problem Management
3 5 (50.00%) Supplier Management
3 5 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (40.00%) Service Management
5 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Resilience Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (10.00%) BCP
7 1 (10.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) CISSP
5 1 (10.00%) CISA
5 1 (10.00%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Nessus
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Splunk
3 2 (20.00%) SAP