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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 56 32 45
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +13
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 4 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.67% 1.30% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.87% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £296 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £340 £368
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -7.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.38 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £19.80
% change year-on-year
+6.32% -0.25%
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
442 267 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 73.79% 69.17% 66.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 136 151
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £685 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 22
Average hourly rate £18.50 £30.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.33% +39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.00 £13.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.09 £32.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the North East region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -20 1 - -
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 5 (83.33%) BCP
2 4 (66.67%) ISO 14001
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity Planning
3 3 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (50.00%) ISO 9001
3 3 (50.00%) Six Sigma
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (33.33%) ISO 9000
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 3 (50.00%) MS Office
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Head of Operations
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Head of IT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) BCP
2 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity Planning
3 3 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (50.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) ISO 14001
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (33.33%) ISO 9000