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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Continuity
England / West Midlands
Rank 112 108 94
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 10 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.42% 0.92% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 1.11% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 11
Median daily rate £431 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £16.09 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+95.77% -55.30%

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
1903 2158 1635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.03% 82.46% 72.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1212 1222 943
Median daily rate £425 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 51 104
Median hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Coventry -9 4 £444 +10.93%
Warwickshire +1 3 £380 -
Birmingham -2 2 £313 +108.33% 1
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 13 (46.43%) Service Management
2 10 (35.71%) ITIL
3 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 8 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 8 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 8 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (25.00%) RMADS
4 7 (25.00%) Information Assurance
4 7 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.00%) Information Security
5 6 (21.43%) Service Design
6 5 (17.86%) Server Virtualisation
6 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
6 5 (17.86%) Process Improvement
6 5 (17.86%) Fat Client
6 5 (17.86%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (17.86%) BMC
6 5 (17.86%) Thin Client
6 5 (17.86%) Remedy
7 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 4 (14.29%) Change Management
7 4 (14.29%) Degree
8 3 (10.71%) Resource Management
8 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
8 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.71%) Management Information System

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 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) 3G
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (3.57%) IP Telephony
1 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Analyst
1 7 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 6 (21.43%) Operational Security Manager
2 6 (21.43%) Security Operations Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Business Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Business Continuity Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Service Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Service Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Service Continuity Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Transition Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) IT Support
5 1 (3.57%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Service Transition Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) SOC Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Telesales Executive
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
1 5 (17.86%) Fat Client
1 5 (17.86%) Thin Client
2 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) e-Learning
3 2 (7.14%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.57%) CMDB
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) PMI
4 1 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Android
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Unix
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Service Management
2 10 (35.71%) ITIL
3 8 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 8 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 8 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (25.00%) Information Assurance
4 7 (25.00%) Information Security
5 6 (21.43%) Service Design
6 5 (17.86%) Process Improvement
6 5 (17.86%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (14.29%) Change Management
7 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
8 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (10.71%) PRINCE
8 3 (10.71%) Resource Management
8 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) CISSP
3 1 (3.57%) ISEB
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.57%) MOS
3 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) RMADS
2 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) BMC
2 5 (17.86%) Remedy
3 1 (3.57%) Avaya
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco
3 1 (3.57%) Dell
3 1 (3.57%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) LANDesk
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Toshiba