The table below looks at the statistics for Business Continuity skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 111 83 88
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +5
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 7 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.31% 0.78% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.98% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 3
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£425 £365 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +62.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £180 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £380 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £22.63 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+14.91% +14.55%
Business Continuity
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1824 1325 1216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 80.46% 79.25% 78.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1290 835 650
Average daily rate £375 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 25 49
Average hourly rate £15.30 £14.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.53% -56.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.99 £8.70 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £45.00
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 West Yorkshire

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

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Business Continuity Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Continuity across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Business Continuity Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Business Continuity
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Business Continuity Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Business Continuity
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire 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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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
Bradford -11 2 £425 +128.18% 1
Leeds -34 2 £400 +6.66% 3
Business Continuity
Yorkshire

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Extranet
3 3 (23.08%) OLAP
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 3 (23.08%) Intranet
3 3 (23.08%) SOA
3 3 (23.08%) OLTP
4 2 (15.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Resilience Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (15.38%) LAN
4 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 2 (15.38%) Internet
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (15.38%) MCSE
4 2 (15.38%) MCSA
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
4 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (7.69%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Intranet
1 3 (23.08%) Extranet
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) OLAP
2 3 (23.08%) OLTP
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Lead Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Splunk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) OAT Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) SOAP
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Smart Forms
1 1 (7.69%) BAPI
1 1 (7.69%) WCF
1 1 (7.69%) WF
1 1 (7.69%) REST
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Replication
1 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (23.08%) SOA
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
3 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Resilience Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) ABAP
1 1 (7.69%) SAPscript
1 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
1 2 (15.38%) MCSA
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.69%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Splunk
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) SAP