Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 January 2018 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 > North East
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 125 116
Rank change year-on-year +40 -9 -21
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 13 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.08% 0.98% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 1.14% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 7
North East median daily rate £300 £399 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.76% +10.76% -4.00%
10th Percentile £262 £305 £272
90th Percentile £526 £638 £377
England median daily rate £425 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
North East median hourly rate - £27.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.85% +8.90%
England median hourly rate £27.00 £26.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +1.89% +1.92% -27.78%

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 the North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,031 2,025 1,643
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 85.28% 86.02% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 1,419 1,050
North East median daily rate £400 £375 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -9.64% +10.67%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £533 £600
England median daily rate £450 £432 £425
% change year-on-year +4.11% +1.71% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 64 65
North East median hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.21% +55.88% -22.09%
10th Percentile £9.70 £10.79 £10.55
90th Percentile £50.00 £39.63 £34.50
England median hourly rate £23.63 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.50% +8.70% +15.00%

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Business Continuity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Business Continuity in the North East

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Continuity in the North East

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Continuity in the North East over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Continuity in the North East

Business Continuity
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Continuity in the North East

Business Continuity
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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
Tyne and Wear +44 12 £300 -24.53% 9
Business Continuity
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 North East region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 4 (30.77%) SAP
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
1 4 (30.77%) Citrix
1 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
1 4 (30.77%) Business Continuity Planning
1 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
2 3 (23.08%) XenMobile
2 3 (23.08%) XenApp
2 3 (23.08%) XenServer
2 3 (23.08%) XenDesktop
2 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Finance
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.69%) Advent
4 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
4 1 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment

Business Continuity
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (7.69%) Billing
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Database Specialist
1 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Information Risk Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Netezza Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) CESG
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Business Continuity Planning
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
1 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) BCP
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Information Governance
4 1 (7.69%) Information Management
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Resilience Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (7.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) XenApp
1 3 (23.08%) XenDesktop
1 3 (23.08%) XenServer
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) XenMobile
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Citrix
1 4 (30.77%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Advent
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Netezza
2 1 (7.69%) VMware