The first table below looks at the demand for Business Continuity skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 127 106 113
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 11 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.45% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.64% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 14
Average daily rate £361 £418 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.65% +33.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £150 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £420 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £391 £355
% change year-on-year
-6.07% +10.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £17.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+54.41% -38.18%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2299 1727 1936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.24% 70.49% 63.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1170 864 968
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £485 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 83 91
Average hourly rate £31.25 £25.97 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.33% +29.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.33 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £61.00 £40.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Business Continuity Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Continuity across the North West region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Business Continuity Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Business Continuity
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Business Continuity Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Business Continuity
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Manchester -10 6 £396 +164.00% 3
Cheshire -14 2 £319 -24.10% 2
Lancashire - 1 £425 - 2
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 18 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 15 (41.67%) Finance
3 12 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 11 (30.56%) ITIL
5 10 (27.78%) CISSP
5 10 (27.78%) Identity Management
5 10 (27.78%) Workflow
5 10 (27.78%) Cyber-Ark
6 9 (25.00%) SIEM
6 9 (25.00%) Password Management
6 9 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (25.00%) SNMP
7 8 (22.22%) LDAP
7 8 (22.22%) Data Security
8 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (19.44%) SLA
9 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
9 6 (16.67%) Middleware
9 6 (16.67%) Incident Management
10 5 (13.89%) Knowledge Management
10 5 (13.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 5 (13.89%) SAP BI
10 5 (13.89%) Windows
10 5 (13.89%) SAP
10 5 (13.89%) SAP BW
10 5 (13.89%) NetWeaver
11 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
11 4 (11.11%) UNIX
11 4 (11.11%) Service Management
11 4 (11.11%) Validation

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.89%) NetWeaver
3 3 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) SNMP
2 8 (22.22%) LDAP
3 2 (5.56%) LAN
3 2 (5.56%) WAN
3 2 (5.56%) SAN
3 2 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.78%) Internet
4 1 (2.78%) MPLS
4 1 (2.78%) VPN
4 1 (2.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SAP BW
1 5 (13.89%) SAP BI
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) SAP HANA
3 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Architect
2 5 (13.89%) Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) Support Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) SAP Support
2 5 (13.89%) SAP Support Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) SAP Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) WebSphere Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Technician
5 2 (5.56%) Risk Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) DBA
5 2 (5.56%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (5.56%) SQL DBA
5 2 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Business Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) Middleware
2 3 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.78%) .NET
3 1 (2.78%) Classic ASP
3 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) GIS
1 2 (5.56%) Replication
2 1 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) UNIX
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 12 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 11 (30.56%) ITIL
4 10 (27.78%) Workflow
4 10 (27.78%) Identity Management
5 9 (25.00%) Password Management
5 9 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (25.00%) SIEM
6 8 (22.22%) Data Security
7 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (16.67%) Incident Management
9 5 (13.89%) Knowledge Management
10 4 (11.11%) Business Continuity Management
10 4 (11.11%) Validation
10 4 (11.11%) Service Management
11 3 (8.33%) Change Management
11 3 (8.33%) Information Security
12 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
12 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.78%) VB
2 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
2 1 (2.78%) VB6
2 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) CISSP
2 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.78%) CISA
2 1 (2.78%) CISM
2 1 (2.78%) EnCE
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) SLA
2 3 (8.33%) QA
3 2 (5.56%) COBIT
3 2 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Cyber-Ark
2 5 (13.89%) SAP
3 3 (8.33%) VMware
4 2 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (2.78%) Capita
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