The table below looks at the statistics for Business Continuity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales 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 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 70 67 51
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.44% 0.43% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.57% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate
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- £463 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £22.63 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+14.91% +14.55%
Business Continuity
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
698 523 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 77.38% 75.36% 72.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 366 278
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £500 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 13
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.90 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.59% +32.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.10 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £21.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Business Continuity Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Business Continuity
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity across the Wales region.

Business Continuity Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Business Continuity
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -9 3 - -
West Wales - 1 - -
Business Continuity
UK

Business Continuity
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Continuity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) IT Support
1 3 (75.00%) Development Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory