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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 62 30 48
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +18
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.72% 1.13% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.68% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +5.26%
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
535 238 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 76.76% 67.42% 65.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 124 140
Average daily rate £355 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 25 20
Average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +80.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.80 £7.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.03 £32.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Continuity across the North East region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Business Continuity Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 September 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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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 -36 3 - - 1
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 7 (87.50%) BCP
2 6 (75.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (50.00%) ISO 14001
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) QA
4 3 (37.50%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (37.50%) Six Sigma
4 3 (37.50%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
4 3 (37.50%) ISO 9001
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) ISO 9000
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
5 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (25.00%) VME
5 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) People Management
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
6 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (37.50%) MS Office
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Coordinator
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Head of IT
2 1 (12.50%) Head of Operations
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) BCP
2 6 (75.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Six Sigma
3 3 (37.50%) Lean Six Sigma
3 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) People Management
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) ISO 14001
2 3 (37.50%) QA
2 3 (37.50%) ISO 9001
3 2 (25.00%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) HP
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