The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 South 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 126 119 135
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 18 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.54% 0.17% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.25% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 6
Average daily rate £400 £426 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% +31.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £383 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.57% +5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £17.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+55.88% -38.18%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2508 1631 2548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.72% 70.12% 70.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1546 1015 1521
Average daily rate £375 £350 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 60 154
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.20 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Business Continuity
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 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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Vacancies
Devon - 7 - -
Dorset - 2 £416 - 2
Bristol -13 1 - - 2
Gloucestershire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 2
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 9 (37.50%) ITIL
1 9 (37.50%) Risk Management
2 8 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 7 (29.17%) PHP
3 7 (29.17%) SQL
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) Change Management
3 7 (29.17%) Drupal
3 7 (29.17%) ITIL V3
4 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (25.00%) Windows
4 6 (25.00%) Project Management
4 6 (25.00%) Service Management
4 6 (25.00%) Process Management
5 5 (20.83%) Automated Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Content Management
5 5 (20.83%) Document Management
5 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
5 5 (20.83%) PHPUnit
5 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
5 5 (20.83%) Business Continuity Planning
6 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (16.67%) ITSM
6 4 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (16.67%) Asset Management
6 4 (16.67%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (29.17%) Drupal
2 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.33%) Alfresco
3 2 (8.33%) Apache Solr
4 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) iSCSI
1 2 (8.33%) NAS
1 2 (8.33%) Firewall
1 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (8.33%) MySQL
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) PHPUnit
1 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Developer
1 7 (29.17%) Service Manager
1 7 (29.17%) Transition Manager
1 7 (29.17%) Service Transition Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (8.33%) IT Support
3 2 (8.33%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 2 (8.33%) PHP Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Project Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) NHS
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) Cryptography
2 1 (4.17%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 2 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) ITIL
1 9 (37.50%) Risk Management
2 8 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 7 (29.17%) Change Management
3 7 (29.17%) ITIL V3
4 6 (25.00%) Project Management
4 6 (25.00%) Service Management
4 6 (25.00%) Process Management
5 5 (20.83%) Automated Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Content Management
5 5 (20.83%) Document Management
5 5 (20.83%) Business Continuity Planning
6 4 (16.67%) ITSM
6 4 (16.67%) Asset Management
7 3 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
8 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
9 1 (4.17%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) PHP
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
2 4 (16.67%) ISEB
3 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.17%) APMP
4 1 (4.17%) BC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) ISO 9001
1 2 (8.33%) ISO 14001
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (8.33%) NFS
3 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
2 2 (8.33%) VMware
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Novell
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