The table below looks at the statistics for Business Continuity skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 105 114 108
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 20 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.83% 0.13% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.18% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 7
Average daily rate
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£375 - £330
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 - £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 - £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £14.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+114.03% -32.14%
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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1860 1683 1573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 77.56% 74.34% 70.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1281 996 775
Average daily rate £375 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 34 72
Average hourly rate £15.73 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.20 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Business Continuity Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Continuity across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Business Continuity Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Business Continuity
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Business Continuity Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Business Continuity
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 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
West Yorkshire +4 11 £375 - 1
North Yorkshire - 3 £375 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £463 - 2
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 20 (64.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (45.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (35.48%) Project Management
4 8 (25.81%) PRINCE2
5 7 (22.58%) Business Analysis
6 6 (19.35%) ITIL
7 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
8 4 (12.90%) Business Continuity Planning
8 4 (12.90%) Business Continuity Management
8 4 (12.90%) Finance
8 4 (12.90%) ISEB
8 4 (12.90%) PRINCE
9 3 (9.68%) Intranet
9 3 (9.68%) CISSP
9 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
9 3 (9.68%) Service Management
9 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
9 3 (9.68%) Service Continuity Management
9 3 (9.68%) Business Transformation
9 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
9 3 (9.68%) BC Cleared
9 3 (9.68%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
9 3 (9.68%) Degree
10 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
10 2 (6.45%) VPLS
10 2 (6.45%) Java EE
10 2 (6.45%) Marketing
10 2 (6.45%) Matrix Management

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (6.45%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Intranet
2 2 (6.45%) VPLS
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (6.45%) HSRP
2 2 (6.45%) IPsec
2 2 (6.45%) DMVPN
2 2 (6.45%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) SAN
2 2 (6.45%) MPLS
2 2 (6.45%) OSPF
2 2 (6.45%) BGP
2 2 (6.45%) EIGRP
2 2 (6.45%) VRRP
2 2 (6.45%) LAN
2 2 (6.45%) WAN
2 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.45%) VPN
2 2 (6.45%) DNS
2 2 (6.45%) SSL
3 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.23%) OLAP
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Business Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Service Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Vendor Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.23%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.23%) DBA
5 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) Service Continuity Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Supplier Manager
5 1 (3.23%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Security Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery Manager
5 1 (3.23%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Java EE
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
1 2 (6.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Replication
2 1 (3.23%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Mac OS
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (45.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (35.48%) Project Management
4 8 (25.81%) PRINCE2
5 7 (22.58%) Business Analysis
6 6 (19.35%) ITIL
7 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.90%) Business Continuity Planning
8 4 (12.90%) Business Continuity Management
8 4 (12.90%) PRINCE
9 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
9 3 (9.68%) Service Management
9 3 (9.68%) Service Continuity Management
9 3 (9.68%) Business Transformation
9 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
10 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
10 2 (6.45%) Matrix Management
10 2 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
10 2 (6.45%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
1 4 (12.90%) ISEB
2 3 (9.68%) CISSP
2 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) BC Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (9.68%) Degree
3 2 (6.45%) CCSE
3 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (6.45%) VCAP
3 2 (6.45%) VCP5
3 2 (6.45%) MCSE
3 2 (6.45%) MCSA
3 2 (6.45%) CCSA
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (6.45%) CCNP
3 2 (6.45%) CCNA
3 2 (6.45%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Terminal Services
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
1 2 (6.45%) VMware
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle