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 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Continuity
North West / Merseyside
Rank 37 39 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 -  
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.62% 0.30% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £413 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -  
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 Merseyside with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 271 273 270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 84.42% 80.77% 75.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 182 123
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £27.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.72% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £27.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.50 £37.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 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 3 months to 26 March 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
Liverpool - 2 £413 - 1
Business Continuity
North West

Business Continuity
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

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

1 5 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (100.00%) Change Management
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (100.00%) Security Management
1 5 (100.00%) Release Management
1 5 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 5 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) Records Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management

Business Continuity
Top Related 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 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Business Process Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Process Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Workstream Lead
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 5 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 5 (100.00%) Change Management
1 5 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (100.00%) Release Management
1 5 (100.00%) Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Records Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management