The first table below looks at the demand for Business Continuity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Staffordshire 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 20 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.83% - 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% - 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £190
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £20.60
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
85 80 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 70.83% 68.97% 65.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 52 62
Average daily rate £323 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 6
Average hourly rate £17.72 £16.69 £16.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -0.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £10.60 £10.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £34.70 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Business Continuity Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Business Continuity
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (100.00%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Lotus

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (100.00%) Lotus Domino
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Lotus