Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 23 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 86 101
Rank change year-on-year +15 +15 -14
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.64% 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.32% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
South Wales median daily rate £295 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.23% - -
Wales median daily rate £295 £325 -
% change year-on-year -9.23% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
South Wales median hourly rate - - £16.00
Wales median hourly rate - - £16.00

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 South Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 785 944 1049
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 83.42% 83.91% 81.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 680 812
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £175 £225 £235
90th Percentile £525 £538 £475
Wales median daily rate £390 £400 £355
% change year-on-year -2.50% +12.68% -2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 44 34
South Wales median hourly rate £20.69 £18.38 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.60% +15.75% +9.48%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.46 £9.58
90th Percentile £52.00 £61.25 £35.33
Wales median hourly rate £20.69 £18.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +14.94% +14.29% -5.86%

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Continuity in South Wales

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Continuity in South Wales

Business Continuity
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Continuity in South Wales

Business Continuity
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 6 months to 23 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
Cardiff +1 6 £295 -9.23% 3
Business Continuity
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (66.67%) NHS
3 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
3 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) Service Management
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) Dell
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) WAN
5 2 (33.33%) POP3
5 2 (33.33%) SMTP
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) ISEB
5 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (33.33%) ITSM
5 2 (33.33%) CCA
5 2 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (33.33%) Legal
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) XenServer
5 2 (33.33%) CCAA
5 2 (33.33%) Data Centre

Business Continuity
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (16.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) POP3
2 2 (33.33%) SMTP
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
General
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Support
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) NHS
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (33.33%) Information Governance
4 2 (33.33%) ITSM
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCA
1 2 (33.33%) CCAA
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) XenServer
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Dell
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft