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 3 months to 24 April 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
England / North East
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 74 60
Rank change year-on-year +4 -14  
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 10 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.48% 1.47% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.71% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 2
Median daily rate £463 £280 £367
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +65.17% -23.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £296 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +17.33% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £32.50 £39.75
% change year-on-year -49.90% -18.23%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 588 935 566
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 87.24% 85.94% 75.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 594 327
Median daily rate £388 £350 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 28
Median hourly rate £32.50 £26.58 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.29% +75.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.88 £15.12 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £28.60 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £30.35
% change year-on-year -4.00% +23.55%  

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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 3 months to 24 April 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
Tyne and Wear +6 10 £463 +65.17%
Business Continuity
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 North East region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 11 (61.11%) Service Delivery
1 11 (61.11%) Data Management
2 10 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (55.56%) ITIL
3 8 (44.44%) ITSM
3 8 (44.44%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (38.89%) Change Management
5 6 (33.33%) DevOps
6 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (27.78%) Service Management
6 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (27.78%) Problem Management
6 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
6 5 (27.78%) Windows
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle
7 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
7 4 (22.22%) ETL
7 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (22.22%) Database Tuning
7 4 (22.22%) Open Source
7 4 (22.22%) SaaS
7 4 (22.22%) PaaS
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle Exadata
7 4 (22.22%) IaaS
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle Exalytics
7 4 (22.22%) Dashboard Development

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Tuxedo
1 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) IaaS
1 4 (22.22%) PaaS
1 4 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle BI EE
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) Senior Operations Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
3 1 (5.56%) Architect
3 1 (5.56%) DBA
3 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Operations Support Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) SQL DBA
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Technologist
3 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Exalytics
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.56%) FlexPod
3 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) NHS
3 1 (5.56%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Unix
3 2 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) VME
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) AIX
4 1 (5.56%) MVS
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Data Management
1 11 (61.11%) Service Delivery
2 10 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (55.56%) ITIL
3 8 (44.44%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (44.44%) ITSM
4 7 (38.89%) Change Management
5 6 (33.33%) DevOps
6 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
6 5 (27.78%) Problem Management
6 5 (27.78%) Service Management
7 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (22.22%) Dashboard Development
7 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
7 4 (22.22%) Database Tuning
7 4 (22.22%) ETL
7 4 (22.22%) ETL Development
7 4 (22.22%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Java
1 2 (11.11%) Perl
1 2 (11.11%) Python
1 2 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (5.56%) C
2 1 (5.56%) COBOL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) XenApp
1 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
1 2 (11.11%) XenServer
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) XenMobile
2 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) CA
4 1 (5.56%) Capita
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Informatica
4 1 (5.56%) NetApp