The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 25 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 104 100
Rank change year-on-year +16 -4  
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.18% 0.27% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.31% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £531 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £425 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £425 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +17.33% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 957 1310 1326
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 88.45% 88.87% 86.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 931 984
Median daily rate £403 £425 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +21.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 22
Median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% -12.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.34 £170.00 £175.00
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 Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Continuity in Leeds

Business Continuity
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Continuity in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) People Management
3 1 (20.00%) AWS Certification
3 1 (20.00%) GitLab
3 1 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (20.00%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (20.00%) GDPR
3 1 (20.00%) iSeries
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Korn
3 1 (20.00%) Statistics
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere

Business Continuity
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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%) IBM Domino
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) GitLab
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Engineering Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Information Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Security Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) iSeries
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) People Management
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Statistics
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Korn
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) GDPR
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Avaya
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (20.00%) VMware