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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 118 135 126
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -9
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 19 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.69% 0.51% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.67% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 9
Median daily rate £290 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £229 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £513 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £26.75 £33.90
% change year-on-year
-0.93% -21.09%
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
2157 2539 2610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.67% 76.68% 76.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1439 1705 1739
Median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 135 89
Median hourly rate £38.00 £41.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +26.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £25.50 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Business Continuity as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 October 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +3 8 £369 -1.66%
Gloucestershire - 4 £112 - 2
Wiltshire +3 3 £263 -44.73%
Somerset - 2 £290 - 3
Dorset - 1 £400 -
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
2 12 (33.33%) ITIL
2 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 12 (33.33%) BCP
2 12 (33.33%) Finance
3 11 (30.56%) Change Management
3 11 (30.56%) Business Continuity Planning
4 10 (27.78%) Linux
5 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 8 (22.22%) High Availability
6 8 (22.22%) Banking
6 8 (22.22%) SQL
7 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
7 7 (19.44%) Project Management
7 7 (19.44%) VMware
7 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
7 7 (19.44%) Performance Management
8 6 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
8 6 (16.67%) BIG-IP
8 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (16.67%) Firewall
8 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 6 (16.67%) Python
8 6 (16.67%) SAN
8 6 (16.67%) Red Hat
8 6 (16.67%) Nagios
8 6 (16.67%) T-SQL

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.78%) NetWeaver
1 1 (2.78%) SAP EP
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Project
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) BIG-IP
1 6 (16.67%) Firewall
1 6 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) SAP BW
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Analyst
1 8 (22.22%) DBA
2 7 (19.44%) SQL DBA
3 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Unix Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Administrator
4 5 (13.89%) Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Coordinator
5 4 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 4 (11.11%) Security Manager
5 4 (11.11%) Security Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.56%) NHS DBA
6 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared DBA
7 1 (2.78%) Cutover Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Services Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Basis
1 1 (2.78%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (13.89%) Replication
3 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.56%) NHS
5 1 (2.78%) CESG
5 1 (2.78%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Linux
3 6 (16.67%) Solaris
3 6 (16.67%) Unix
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) BCP
1 12 (33.33%) ITIL
2 11 (30.56%) Business Continuity Planning
2 11 (30.56%) Change Management
3 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (22.22%) High Availability
5 7 (19.44%) Performance Management
5 7 (19.44%) Project Management
6 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 6 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (13.89%) Security Management
8 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 4 (11.11%) Problem Management
8 4 (11.11%) Project Planning
8 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
9 3 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) SQL
2 6 (16.67%) Perl
2 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 6 (16.67%) Python
2 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 6 (16.67%) VBScript
3 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.78%) ABAP
4 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) Degree
4 4 (11.11%) CISSP
4 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.78%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.56%) SLA
3 1 (2.78%) HMG Infosec
3 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.78%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.78%) QA
3 1 (2.78%) RMADS
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Nagios
1 6 (16.67%) Puppet
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) VMware
2 6 (16.67%) F5
2 6 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (5.56%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) IBM
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