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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 111 94 96
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 4 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.20% 0.62% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.75% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 1
Average daily rate - £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £399 £370
% change year-on-year
+0.29% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.09 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.09 £30.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-47.24% +117.85%
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
1669 1475 1216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.10% 83.52% 78.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1139 1028 739
Average daily rate £400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 31 15
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £11.13 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £36.00 £152.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Leeds -17 3 - - 6
Halifax - 1 - -
Business Continuity
Yorkshire

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) OLAP
2 3 (33.33%) SOA
2 3 (33.33%) B2B
2 3 (33.33%) B2C
2 3 (33.33%) OLTP
2 3 (33.33%) Intranet
2 3 (33.33%) Extranet
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (22.22%) WCF
3 2 (22.22%) WF
3 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
3 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 2 (22.22%) REST
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 2 (22.22%) SIEM
3 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Extranet
1 3 (33.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) OLAP
1 3 (33.33%) OLTP
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Security Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) SIEM Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Voice Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Cutover Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Network Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Project Officer
3 1 (11.11%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) REST
1 2 (22.22%) SOAP
1 2 (22.22%) WCF
1 2 (22.22%) WF
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Identity Foundation
1 2 (22.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) B2B
1 3 (33.33%) B2C
1 3 (33.33%) Information Security
1 3 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity Management
2 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (22.22%) SIEM
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Data Validation
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Continuity Management
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP Voice
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) ISO22301
2 1 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco