The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 28 June 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
South West / Somerset
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 36
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset - - 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £375 £358
% change year-on-year +17.33% +4.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.14 £23.35 £14.50
% change year-on-year -35.16% +61.03%  

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 Somerset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 165 185 265
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 78.57% 76.76% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 399 537
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £940 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 71 125
Median hourly rate £50.00 £38.75 £38.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -0.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £21.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £42.45 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Continuity in Somerset

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Continuity in Somerset