The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Business Continuity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Continuity
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 38 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.56% 0.35% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 0.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £295 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +17.33% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.28 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.14 £23.35 £40.00
% change year-on-year -35.16% -41.62%  

Business Continuity is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 285 224 280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 88.79% 77.51% 83.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 168 222
Median daily rate £360 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.09% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £245 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 11
Median hourly rate £16.28 £19.63 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.04% +26.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £35.00 £19.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Business Continuity as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Continuity in Cardiff

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Continuity in Cardiff

Business Continuity
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Continuity in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Service Management
3 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (60.00%) ITSM
4 2 (40.00%) Legal
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) NHS
4 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (40.00%) POP3
4 2 (40.00%) SMTP
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) CCA
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (40.00%) CCAA
4 2 (40.00%) XenServer
4 2 (40.00%) Information Governance
4 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) ISEB
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile First
5 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
5 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop

Business Continuity
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) POP3
2 2 (40.00%) SMTP
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Support
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) ICT Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Database Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Basis
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (20.00%) Fintech
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) ITSM
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Information Governance
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (20.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile First
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCA
1 2 (40.00%) CCAA
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (40.00%) XenServer
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (20.00%) Terminal Server
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Sun