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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Continuity
Rank 83 99 87
Rank change year-on-year +16 -12  
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.30% 0.070% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.082% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £400 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year +2.70% -6.91%  

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 859 1218 1026
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 85.56% 85.29% 87.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 866 687
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 17
Median hourly rate £14.93 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.84% -27.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £10.20 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.46 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Continuity in Leeds

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 10 (76.92%) Information Security Management
1 10 (76.92%) Security Management
1 10 (76.92%) Management Information System
1 10 (76.92%) Information Security
1 10 (76.92%) Incident Management
1 10 (76.92%) ISMS
1 10 (76.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (76.92%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (30.77%) BYOD
2 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
3 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Unix
4 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) iSeries
5 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
5 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.69%) Puppet
5 1 (7.69%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (7.69%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
5 1 (7.69%) JIRA
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Line Management
5 1 (7.69%) People Management

Business Continuity
Top Related 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 (7.69%) IBM Domino
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) GitLab
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Security Assurance Manager
1 10 (76.92%) Security Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Engineering Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
3 1 (7.69%) IT Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Management Information System
2 4 (30.77%) BYOD
3 1 (7.69%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Cybersecurity
1 10 (76.92%) Incident Management
1 10 (76.92%) Information Security
1 10 (76.92%) Information Security Management
1 10 (76.92%) ISMS
1 10 (76.92%) Security Management
2 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
3 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Line Management
4 1 (7.69%) People Management
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) Korn
1 1 (7.69%) PHP
1 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
1 1 (7.69%) Python
1 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (76.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (7.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (7.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Avaya
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
1 1 (7.69%) VMware