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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 127 99 111
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +12
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 13 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.44% 0.77% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 1.01% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 2
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£400 £365 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +73.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £190 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £393 £222
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.65 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+22.11% +7.69%
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
2377 1781 1549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 79.68% 75.98% 74.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1691 1109 843
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 51 63
Average hourly rate £21.53 £15.39 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.90% -59.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -31 9 £400 +11.11% 3
East Yorkshire - 3 £350 -
South Yorkshire -7 2 £400 -11.11%
North Yorkshire - 2 £400 -
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (61.54%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (30.77%) Internet
2 8 (30.77%) WAN
2 8 (30.77%) LAN
2 8 (30.77%) Business Continuity Planning
3 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 7 (26.92%) Finance
4 6 (23.08%) Cisco
4 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 5 (19.23%) Windows
5 5 (19.23%) CCNA
5 5 (19.23%) VoIP
5 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (19.23%) MPLS
5 5 (19.23%) Service Management
5 5 (19.23%) Spanning Tree
5 5 (19.23%) VLAN
6 4 (15.38%) VMware
6 4 (15.38%) BCP
6 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
7 3 (11.54%) SOA
7 3 (11.54%) OLTP
7 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
7 3 (11.54%) ITIL
7 3 (11.54%) OLAP
7 3 (11.54%) Extranet
7 3 (11.54%) Intranet
7 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
8 2 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (3.85%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) LAN
1 8 (30.77%) WAN
1 8 (30.77%) Internet
2 5 (19.23%) VoIP
2 5 (19.23%) MPLS
2 5 (19.23%) VLAN
2 5 (19.23%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (11.54%) Extranet
3 3 (11.54%) Intranet
4 2 (7.69%) SAN
5 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.85%) DNS
5 1 (3.85%) Wireshark
5 1 (3.85%) Network Security
5 1 (3.85%) Firewall
5 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) OLAP
2 3 (11.54%) OLTP
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Data Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Author
3 4 (15.38%) Technical Author
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Lead Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) SOAP
1 1 (3.85%) XML
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Smart Forms
1 1 (3.85%) BAPI
1 1 (3.85%) WCF
1 1 (3.85%) WF
1 1 (3.85%) REST
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Replication
1 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (30.77%) Business Continuity Planning
3 5 (19.23%) Service Management
4 4 (15.38%) BCP
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) SOA
6 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.69%) Capacity Management
6 2 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (7.69%) Resilience Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
1 1 (3.85%) ABAP
1 1 (3.85%) SAPscript
1 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) CCNA
1 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) MCSE
2 2 (7.69%) MCSA
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) XenApp
3 1 (3.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.85%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Cisco
3 4 (15.38%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) HP
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix
4 2 (7.69%) NetApp
5 1 (3.85%) AppSense
5 1 (3.85%) Splunk
5 1 (3.85%) Meraki
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) SAP