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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 111 93 92
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -1
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 6 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.31% 0.56% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.72% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 3
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£450 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% +12.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
- +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+50.94% +55.88%
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
1651 1394 946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 84.02% 78.67% 73.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1133 976 518
Average daily rate £370 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 19 28
Average hourly rate £23.75 £16.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.43% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £11.13 £11.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £149.00 £110.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Leeds -17 5 £450 +23.28% 1
Business Continuity
Yorkshire

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 13 (68.42%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (36.84%) LAN
2 7 (36.84%) WAN
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco
3 6 (31.58%) CCNA
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (31.58%) Finance
3 6 (31.58%) Internet
3 6 (31.58%) MPLS
3 6 (31.58%) Spanning Tree
4 5 (26.32%) VLAN
4 5 (26.32%) VoIP
4 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
5 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (15.79%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Project Management
7 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
7 2 (10.53%) BCP
7 2 (10.53%) VMware
7 2 (10.53%) Service Management
7 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
7 2 (10.53%) Windows
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
7 2 (10.53%) MCSE
7 2 (10.53%) MCSA
7 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP HCM
1 1 (5.26%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) LAN
1 7 (36.84%) WAN
2 6 (31.58%) Internet
2 6 (31.58%) MPLS
2 6 (31.58%) Spanning Tree
3 5 (26.32%) VLAN
3 5 (26.32%) VoIP
4 1 (5.26%) VPLS
4 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.26%) DMVPN
4 1 (5.26%) HSRP
4 1 (5.26%) SAN
4 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) VPN
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) SSL
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) IPsec
4 1 (5.26%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Data Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Splunk Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) OAT Manager
5 1 (5.26%) OAT Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Java EE
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) J2EE
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Smart Forms
1 1 (5.26%) BAPI
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
3 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) BCP
5 2 (10.53%) Service Management
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.53%) Resilience Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Test Management
6 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SAPscript
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) CCNA
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) MCSE
2 2 (10.53%) MCSA
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) CCSE
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) VCAP
3 1 (5.26%) VCP5
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.26%) CCDA
3 1 (5.26%) CCDP
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) CCSA
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB
3 1 (5.26%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.26%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Splunk
3 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle