The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 27 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.64% 0.85% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 1.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£310 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.65 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+22.11% +7.69%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
127 81 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 80.89% 68.64% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 53 56
Average daily rate £375 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £187 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £406 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.00 £16.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.17 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £22.00 £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 12 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Business Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) BPMN

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Business Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) BPMN
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft