The table below looks at the statistics for Business Continuity skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 133 124 127
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 10 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% 0.48% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.64% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 2
Average daily rate
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£455 £400 £426
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.75% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £375 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £418 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £26.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+51.42% +6.06%
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 South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2350 2179 1719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.47% 75.42% 71.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1514 1312 1088
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 86 65
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.37 £12.31 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Business Continuity Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Continuity across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Business Continuity Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Business Continuity
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Business Continuity Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Business Continuity
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
Wiltshire +15 8 £455 -33.33% 1
Somerset -6 1 £163 -59.37%
Gloucestershire - 1 £425 - 2
Bristol - - - - 2
Cornwall - - - - 1
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
2 9 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 8 (29.63%) Business Continuity Planning
4 7 (25.93%) Service Management
4 7 (25.93%) ITIL
5 6 (22.22%) Windows
5 6 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 6 (22.22%) Finance
6 5 (18.52%) VMware
6 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
7 4 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
7 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
7 4 (14.81%) Informatica
7 4 (14.81%) BCP
7 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (14.81%) ETL
7 4 (14.81%) ISO 9001
7 4 (14.81%) Problem Management
7 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (14.81%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
8 3 (11.11%) Replication
8 3 (11.11%) BS25999
8 3 (11.11%) Open Source
8 3 (11.11%) Operations Management
8 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
8 3 (11.11%) Law

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 2 (7.41%) Lync
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) SAN
2 2 (7.41%) VPN
2 2 (7.41%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) LAN
2 2 (7.41%) WAN
3 1 (3.70%) Network Security
3 1 (3.70%) VLAN
3 1 (3.70%) SSH
3 1 (3.70%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.70%) Wireless
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) JasperReports
3 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.70%) Ingres
3 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) PHPUnit
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Law
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Electronics
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Architect
2 4 (14.81%) Service Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Incident Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Test Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Service Design Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (7.41%) Team Leader
4 2 (7.41%) Services Director
5 1 (3.70%) OBIEE Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Security Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Release Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Operations Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Laravel
1 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
1 1 (3.70%) DAO
1 1 (3.70%) CGI
1 1 (3.70%) CSS
1 1 (3.70%) JDBC
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Replication
1 3 (11.11%) Open Source
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.70%) iPad
3 1 (3.70%) iPhone
3 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
3 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.70%) DTV
3 1 (3.70%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Android
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.70%) VMS
3 1 (3.70%) UNIX
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 8 (29.63%) Business Continuity Planning
3 7 (25.93%) Service Management
3 7 (25.93%) ITIL
4 6 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (14.81%) BCP
6 4 (14.81%) ETL
6 4 (14.81%) Problem Management
7 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 3 (11.11%) Operations Management
7 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Project Management
7 3 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (7.41%) People Management
8 2 (7.41%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.70%) Korn
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) Perl
2 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) BC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 2 (7.41%) ISEB
4 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
4 2 (7.41%) Degree
4 2 (7.41%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) ISO 9001
2 3 (11.11%) BS25999
3 2 (7.41%) QA
4 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (3.70%) NFS
2 1 (3.70%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) VMware
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Informatica
3 2 (7.41%) HP
3 2 (7.41%) Dell
4 1 (3.70%) IronPort
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) EMC
4 1 (3.70%) Intel
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) Symantec
4 1 (3.70%) RightFax
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