Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 19 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 51 59
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8 -14
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.21% 0.67% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.85% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Merseyside median daily rate - £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% -15.79%
North West median daily rate £450 £335 £450
% change year-on-year +34.33% -25.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
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 Merseyside with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 411 470 616
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 84.39% 78.60% 79.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 292 316
Merseyside median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £254 £250 £166
90th Percentile £538 £511 £539
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 5
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £22.42 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.02% +28.13% +12.90%
10th Percentile £11.02 £11.25 £11.20
90th Percentile £20.18 £30.76 £97.58
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
% change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +67.60%

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Continuity in Merseyside

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Continuity in Merseyside

Business Continuity
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 6 months to 19 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
Liverpool -3 1 - -
Business Continuity
North West

For the 6 months to 19 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) EdgeSight
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Runbook

Business Continuity
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) EdgeSight
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix