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 30 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.

Business Continuity
South West / Somerset
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 48
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset - - 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £163
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £381
% change year-on-year - +4.91%  
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 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 153 206 267
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 76.50% 78.93% 76.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 105 182
Median daily rate £365 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% -3.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £698
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 44 15
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.32% +10.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.60 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 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

For the 6 months to 30 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Military
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Business Continuity
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared