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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 118 122 128
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 19 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.69% 0.76% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.95% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 11
Median daily rate £230 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.64% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £163 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £523 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.55 £16.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+95.65% -41.36%
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
2160 2539 2557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.66% 80.50% 76.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1460 1772 1735
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 108 124
Median hourly rate £38.00 £41.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £20.63 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.80 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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
Wiltshire -4 13 £230 -44.57%
Devon +3 2 - -
Bristol -2 2 £403 +30.36% 1
Gloucestershire +3 1 £275 - 1
Somerset - 1 £263 -
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 17 (45.95%) Security Cleared
2 16 (43.24%) ITIL
2 16 (43.24%) SC Cleared
3 14 (37.84%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (37.84%) Windows
3 14 (37.84%) Service Management
3 14 (37.84%) Problem Management
4 13 (35.14%) VMware
4 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
4 13 (35.14%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (32.43%) Military
6 11 (29.73%) Change Management
7 8 (21.62%) Replication
7 8 (21.62%) BCP
7 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
7 8 (21.62%) Business Continuity Planning
8 7 (18.92%) SQL
8 7 (18.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 7 (18.92%) HP
8 7 (18.92%) Finance
8 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (18.92%) High Availability
9 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
9 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (16.22%) CISSP
9 6 (16.22%) SAN
9 6 (16.22%) T-SQL
9 6 (16.22%) VBScript
9 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2014

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 (2.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.70%) NetWeaver
1 1 (2.70%) SAP EP
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Project
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) SAN
2 1 (2.70%) BIG-IP
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2014
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.70%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (32.43%) Military
2 7 (18.92%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Problem Manager
2 7 (18.92%) DBA
3 6 (16.22%) SQL DBA
4 5 (13.51%) Administrator
4 5 (13.51%) Coordinator
5 4 (10.81%) Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Project Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Security Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Security Project Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Service Manager
6 3 (8.11%) ITIL Manager
6 3 (8.11%) ITIL Service Manager
7 2 (5.41%) ITIL Problem Manager
7 2 (5.41%) NHS DBA
8 1 (2.70%) Finance Business Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Information Security Advisor
8 1 (2.70%) ITIL Incident Manager
8 1 (2.70%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Telecoms Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Basis
1 1 (2.70%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (21.62%) Replication
3 3 (8.11%) NHS
4 2 (5.41%) CESG
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Solaris
2 1 (2.70%) Unix
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) ITIL
2 14 (37.84%) Problem Management
2 14 (37.84%) Service Management
3 11 (29.73%) Change Management
4 8 (21.62%) BCP
4 8 (21.62%) Business Continuity Planning
5 7 (18.92%) High Availability
6 5 (13.51%) Matrix Organization
6 5 (13.51%) Project Management
6 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
7 4 (10.81%) Project Planning
7 4 (10.81%) Security Management
8 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
8 3 (8.11%) Information Security
8 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
9 2 (5.41%) Business Analysis
9 2 (5.41%) Information Management
9 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
2 6 (16.22%) T-SQL
2 6 (16.22%) VBScript
3 1 (2.70%) ABAP
3 1 (2.70%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) Perl
3 1 (2.70%) Python
3 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (45.95%) Security Cleared
2 16 (43.24%) SC Cleared
3 13 (35.14%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (16.22%) CISSP
5 4 (10.81%) Degree
5 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.70%) CISM
6 1 (2.70%) CREST Certified
6 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.41%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.41%) SLA
3 1 (2.70%) COBIT
3 1 (2.70%) ISO 14001
3 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.70%) Nagios
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) VMware
2 7 (18.92%) HP
3 1 (2.70%) F5
3 1 (2.70%) IBM
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.70%) SAP