The table below looks at the statistics for Business Continuity skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 89 87 64
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -23
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 22 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.61% 0.64% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 0.76% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 2
Median daily rate £374 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £365 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £379 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Median hourly rate £27.00 £26.00 £23.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £26.00 £20.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £26.00 £29.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £26.75 £33.90
% change year-on-year
-0.93% -21.09%
Business Continuity
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1148 917 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 83.92% 83.44% 79.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 818 604 366
Median daily rate £400 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 26 37
Median hourly rate £29.00 £14.20 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.22% -34.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £9.62 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £39.80 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Business Continuity as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Business Continuity Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Continuity across the North East region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Business Continuity Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Business Continuity
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Business Continuity Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Business Continuity
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -9 20 £350 -6.66%
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 68 (85.00%) ITIL
2 63 (78.75%) Service Delivery
3 61 (76.25%) SAP
4 59 (73.75%) Project Management
5 53 (66.25%) HP
6 44 (55.00%) Windows
7 42 (52.50%) DHCP
7 42 (52.50%) Citrix
8 41 (51.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 41 (51.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 41 (51.25%) XenApp
8 41 (51.25%) Windows Server
9 40 (50.00%) XenServer
9 40 (50.00%) XenDesktop
10 39 (48.75%) Microsoft
10 39 (48.75%) Security Cleared
10 39 (48.75%) XenMobile
11 38 (47.50%) ThinPrint
11 38 (47.50%) SafeCom
11 38 (47.50%) Active Directory
12 37 (46.25%) SC Cleared
13 34 (42.50%) AppSense
14 33 (41.25%) Microsoft App-V
14 33 (41.25%) Management Information System
14 33 (41.25%) Degree
14 33 (41.25%) Computer Science
15 32 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 32 (40.00%) VMware
15 32 (40.00%) IIS
15 32 (40.00%) EdgeSight

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (40.00%) IIS
2 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.50%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) InfoPath
2 2 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) IaaS
1 1 (1.25%) PaaS
1 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (52.50%) DHCP
2 4 (5.00%) DNS
2 4 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (5.00%) SAN
3 3 (3.75%) Firewall
3 3 (3.75%) FTP
3 3 (3.75%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.50%) Extranet
4 2 (2.50%) Intranet
4 2 (2.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.25%) OLAP
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 5 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 30 (37.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 7 (8.75%) Citrix Engineer
4 6 (7.50%) Architect
5 5 (6.25%) Administrator
5 5 (6.25%) Citrix Support
5 5 (6.25%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 5 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) IT Support
6 4 (5.00%) Consultant
6 4 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Digital Architect
7 3 (3.75%) Services Delivery Consultant
8 2 (2.50%) EMC Storage Engineer
8 2 (2.50%) HP Storage Engineer
8 2 (2.50%) Mainframe Operator
8 2 (2.50%) Messaging Engineer
8 2 (2.50%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.25%) .NET
2 3 (3.75%) ISPF
3 2 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 33 (41.25%) Computer Science
1 33 (41.25%) Management Information System
2 10 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.00%) Celerra
4 4 (5.00%) EMC VMAX
4 4 (5.00%) EMC VNX
4 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (5.00%) HP Storage
4 4 (5.00%) HP StoreVirtual
4 4 (5.00%) Replication
5 3 (3.75%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.25%) AS400
6 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.25%) Tandem
6 1 (1.25%) User Experience
6 1 (1.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 44 (55.00%) Windows
2 41 (51.25%) Windows Server
2 41 (51.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 41 (51.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.00%) Unix
4 3 (3.75%) MVS
4 3 (3.75%) zOS
5 2 (2.50%) AIX
5 2 (2.50%) Linux
5 2 (2.50%) Solaris
6 1 (1.25%) Android
6 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.25%) HPUX
6 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (85.00%) ITIL
2 63 (78.75%) Service Delivery
3 59 (73.75%) Project Management
4 10 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (11.25%) Validation
6 8 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 6 (7.50%) TOGAF
8 5 (6.25%) BCP
8 5 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
8 5 (6.25%) DSDM
8 5 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.25%) Escalation Management
8 5 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
8 5 (6.25%) PRINCE2
8 5 (6.25%) Problem Management
9 4 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (5.00%) QMS
9 4 (5.00%) Quality Management
9 4 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
9 4 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.25%) C
1 5 (6.25%) C#
1 5 (6.25%) Java
2 3 (3.75%) JCL
2 3 (3.75%) REXX
3 2 (2.50%) SQL
4 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.25%) VB
4 1 (1.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (48.75%) Security Cleared
2 37 (46.25%) SC Cleared
3 33 (41.25%) Degree
4 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (5.00%) HP ASE
5 4 (5.00%) HPE ATP
5 4 (5.00%) MCSE
6 2 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.25%) CCNA
7 1 (1.25%) CCNP
7 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.25%) MCDBA
7 1 (1.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) SLA
2 3 (3.75%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 41 (51.25%) XenApp
2 40 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 40 (50.00%) XenServer
3 38 (47.50%) Active Directory
4 33 (41.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 32 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (3.75%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 39 (48.75%) XenMobile
2 38 (47.50%) SafeCom
3 32 (40.00%) EdgeSight
4 2 (2.50%) SCCM
4 2 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.25%) Control-M
5 1 (1.25%) OpenView
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 61 (76.25%) SAP
2 53 (66.25%) HP
3 42 (52.50%) Citrix
4 39 (48.75%) Microsoft
5 38 (47.50%) ThinPrint
6 34 (42.50%) AppSense
7 32 (40.00%) VMware
8 4 (5.00%) 3PAR
8 4 (5.00%) Brocade
8 4 (5.00%) Cisco
8 4 (5.00%) EMC
8 4 (5.00%) Isilon
9 3 (3.75%) IBM
9 3 (3.75%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.50%) Fujitsu
10 2 (2.50%) Nintex
10 2 (2.50%) Oracle
10 2 (2.50%) Siemens
11 1 (1.25%) BMC
11 1 (1.25%) Red Hat