The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 26 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 87 92
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5  
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 10 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.65% 0.46% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.56% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
Median daily rate £225 £590 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -61.82% -9.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £562 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £630 £710
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +15.33% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.14 £23.35 £14.50
% change year-on-year -35.16% +61.03%  

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1310 1243 1235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 85.12% 81.94% 77.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 825 773 754
Median daily rate £410 £420 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +6.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £290 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 32 30
Median hourly rate £35.00 £14.75 £19.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +137.28% -22.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £33.15 £46.50
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 the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Continuity in the East Midlands

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Continuity in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Continuity in the East Midlands

Business Continuity
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Continuity in the East Midlands

Business Continuity
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -5 7 £201 -66.01%
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £550 -
Business Continuity
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
1 6 (30.00%) Project Management
1 6 (30.00%) Service Management
2 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
3 4 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity Management
3 4 (20.00%) People Management
3 4 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) Six Sigma
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (15.00%) Virtual Team
5 2 (10.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 2 (10.00%) Virtual Team Management
5 2 (10.00%) Line Management
5 2 (10.00%) User Experience
5 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (10.00%) Network Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure

Business Continuity
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
1 2 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Local Government
1 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Deployment Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Architect
2 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planner
2 2 (10.00%) Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Deployment Project Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Release Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Senior Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Asset and Configuration Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Cutover Manager
3 1 (5.00%) DBA Manager
3 1 (5.00%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (5.00%) IT Technician
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) IDoc
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
1 6 (30.00%) Project Management
1 6 (30.00%) Service Management
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
2 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity Management
3 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 4 (20.00%) People Management
3 4 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 4 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Six Sigma
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) Data Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) IT Governance
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C#
1 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) ABAP
2 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) NFS
2 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) EMC
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Apple
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) HP