The table below looks at the statistics for Business Continuity skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 113 89 91
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +2
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 21 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.77% 1.13% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.43% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 5
Median daily rate £415 £450 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.72% +44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £400 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £504 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Median hourly rate £8.10 £11.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.36% -56.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £16.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+55.03% -35.50%
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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2254 2031 1709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.47% 79.46% 72.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1385 1118 1000
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 76 90
Median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.29 £11.08 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Business Continuity Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Continuity across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Business Continuity Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Business Continuity
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Business Continuity Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Business Continuity
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 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
Birmingham +2 7 £430 +7.50%
Coventry -4 7 £433 +11.64% 2
Warwickshire 0 5 £250 -
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 16 (47.06%) ITIL
2 15 (44.12%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (38.24%) Service Management
4 11 (32.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (32.35%) PRINCE2
5 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
5 9 (26.47%) Risk Management
5 9 (26.47%) Project Management
6 8 (23.53%) Information Security
6 8 (23.53%) Incident Management
6 8 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (23.53%) Business Continuity Management
7 7 (20.59%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (20.59%) RMADS
7 7 (20.59%) Information Assurance
8 6 (17.65%) Risk Analysis
9 5 (14.71%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (14.71%) Fat Client
9 5 (14.71%) Degree
9 5 (14.71%) Remedy
9 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
9 5 (14.71%) BMC
9 5 (14.71%) Thin Client
9 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
9 5 (14.71%) Service Design
9 5 (14.71%) Server Virtualisation
10 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (11.76%) Process Improvement
10 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (2.94%) IP Telephony
1 1 (2.94%) Network Security
1 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.94%) MS Access
1 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Project Manager
2 8 (23.53%) Security Manager
3 6 (17.65%) Operational Security Manager
3 6 (17.65%) Security Operations Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery Project Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Senior Disaster Recovery Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Senior Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (8.82%) IT Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Service Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Transition Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Service Transition Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Change Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Information Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Information Security Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Project Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
1 5 (14.71%) Fat Client
1 5 (14.71%) Thin Client
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) e-Learning
3 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.88%) PMI
3 2 (5.88%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.94%) CMDB
4 1 (2.94%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.94%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Unix
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) ITIL
2 15 (44.12%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (38.24%) Service Management
4 11 (32.35%) PRINCE2
4 11 (32.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (26.47%) Project Management
5 9 (26.47%) Risk Management
6 8 (23.53%) Business Continuity Management
6 8 (23.53%) Incident Management
6 8 (23.53%) Information Security
6 8 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (20.59%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (20.59%) Information Assurance
8 6 (17.65%) Risk Analysis
9 5 (14.71%) Server Virtualisation
9 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
9 5 (14.71%) Service Design
10 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (11.76%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) ISEB
2 2 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) CISSP
3 1 (2.94%) MOS
3 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) RMADS
2 2 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.88%) SLA
3 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.94%) ISO22301
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) BMC
2 5 (14.71%) Remedy
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Avaya
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) Dell
4 1 (2.94%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) LANDesk
4 1 (2.94%) Toshiba
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