Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 197 226
Rank change year-on-year +14 +29 -49
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 16 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.28% 0.38% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.45% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 7
North West median daily rate £450 £335 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.33% -25.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £378 £308 £293
90th Percentile £488 £407 £578
England median daily rate £413 £430 £400
% change year-on-year -4.07% +7.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
North West median hourly rate £27.00 - £54.00
England median hourly rate £27.00 £26.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +1.89% +1.92% +4.00%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4593 5726 6975
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.31% 83.84% 81.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2929 3694 4234
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 166 284
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +67.60%
10th Percentile £11.67 £12.13 £12.40
90th Percentile £51.71 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Continuity in the North West

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Continuity in the North West

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Continuity in the North West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Continuity in the North West

Business Continuity
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Continuity in the North West

Business Continuity
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West 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
Cheshire +16 8 £413 -5.71% 1
Manchester +18 7 £450 +35.34% 4
Merseyside 0 1 - -
Business Continuity
England

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 North West region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 10 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (56.25%) ITIL
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco
3 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (37.50%) Citrix
3 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 5 (31.25%) Task Automation
4 5 (31.25%) SCCM
4 5 (31.25%) Identity Management
4 5 (31.25%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (31.25%) DHCP
4 5 (31.25%) DNS
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) McAfee
5 4 (25.00%) NetApp
5 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
5 4 (25.00%) Micro Focus
5 4 (25.00%) Clearswift
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) SUSE
5 4 (25.00%) Service Management
5 4 (25.00%) WSUS
5 4 (25.00%) IronPort
5 4 (25.00%) Performance Management
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (25.00%) Skype for Business
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (25.00%) McAfee ePO

Business Continuity
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) IaaS
3 1 (6.25%) PaaS
3 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) DHCP
1 5 (31.25%) DNS
2 4 (25.00%) Skype
3 1 (6.25%) BGP
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) Multicast
3 1 (6.25%) NAS
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) OSPF
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (25.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
1 4 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
1 4 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 3 (18.75%) DBA
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) IT Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Support Specialist
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Support Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) IT Risk Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Business Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 3 (18.75%) Data Structures
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) SUSE
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (56.25%) ITIL
3 5 (31.25%) Identity Management
3 5 (31.25%) Task Automation
4 4 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (25.00%) Email Filtering
4 4 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 4 (25.00%) Service Management
5 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
5 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
5 3 (18.75%) Migration
5 3 (18.75%) SDLC
6 2 (12.50%) BCP
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
1 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) COBIT
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) SCCM
2 4 (25.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (25.00%) WSUS
3 1 (6.25%) EdgeSight
3 1 (6.25%) Nagios
3 1 (6.25%) SCOM
3 1 (6.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco
1 6 (37.50%) Citrix
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Clearswift
3 4 (25.00%) IronPort
3 4 (25.00%) Lumension
3 4 (25.00%) McAfee
3 4 (25.00%) Micro Focus
3 4 (25.00%) MobileIron
3 4 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec
4 1 (6.25%) VMware