The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Yorkshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 111 99 104
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 8 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.31% 0.58% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.82% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 7
Average daily rate £450 £328 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.40% +31.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £263 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £445 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £391 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.70% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £17.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+55.88% -38.18%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1846 1469 1814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 71.77% 71.24% 72.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1194 766 941
Average daily rate £350 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 54 43
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.21 £12.50 £11.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Business Continuity
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -27 5 £313 -4.58% 4
South Yorkshire -1 3 £450 +21.62% 2
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Yorkshire - - - -
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 3 (27.27%) Project Management
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
1 3 (27.27%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Middleware
3 1 (9.09%) BCP
3 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking
3 1 (9.09%) BS7799
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Management
3 1 (9.09%) Security Management
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Contact Management
3 1 (9.09%) CMMI
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) MS Project
3 1 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) UML
3 1 (9.09%) CRM

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) DTS
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (27.27%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Information Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Supplier Manager
3 1 (9.09%) NHS Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
1 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Management
3 1 (9.09%) Security Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) UML
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) BCP
3 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) BS7799
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) COBIT
1 1 (9.09%) BS25999
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Citrix