Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 6 months to 23 November 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 93 108
Rank change year-on-year +11 +15 -11
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 9 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.67% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.24% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Cheshire median daily rate £413 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £320 £323 £273
90th Percentile £473 £478 £448
North West median daily rate £450 £335 £450
% change year-on-year +34.33% -25.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate £27.00 - -
North West median hourly rate £27.00 - £54.00

Business Continuity is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1116 1252 1750
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 83.53% 85.99% 84.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 898 1153
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £280
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 31 57
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.76% +12.14% -2.86%
10th Percentile £10.58 £13.00 £12.74
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.75 £35.00
North West median hourly rate £25.12 £22.00 £30.52
% change year-on-year +14.18% -27.92% +74.40%

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Business Continuity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Business Continuity in Cheshire

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Continuity in Cheshire

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Continuity in Cheshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Continuity in Cheshire

Business Continuity
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Continuity in Cheshire

Business Continuity
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Widnes - 2 £413 -
Warrington +19 1 £275 -26.67% 2
Chester +12 1 £450 +38.46%
Nantwich - 1 - - 1
Business Continuity
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Management
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (33.33%) Data Structures
4 2 (22.22%) Line Management
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) SLA
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) EMC
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification

Business Continuity
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) BGP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) Multicast
1 1 (11.11%) NAS
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
1 1 (11.11%) OSPF
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 3 (33.33%) DBA
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) IT Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Risk Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Information Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
2 3 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Management
2 3 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Line Management
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) BCP
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Identity Management
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) EMC
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Symantec
2 1 (11.11%) VMware