Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 20 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 101 112
Rank change year-on-year +18 +11 -2
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 9 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.76% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.26% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Wales median daily rate £295 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.23% - -
UK median daily rate £405 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -4.71% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Wales median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £19.70 £24.25
% change year-on-year +37.06% -18.76% -3.00%

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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 992 1174 1330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 83.64% 83.80% 80.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 828 965
Wales median daily rate £388 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +12.36% -2.47%
10th Percentile £177 £213 £235
90th Percentile £556 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 52 52
Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +14.29% -1.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.53 £10.28
90th Percentile £50.98 £61.25 £41.13
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Continuity in Wales

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Continuity in Wales

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Continuity in Wales over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Continuity in Wales

Business Continuity
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Continuity in Wales

Business Continuity
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 20 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
South Wales +16 6 £295 -9.23% 1
North Wales - 1 £188 -
Business Continuity
UK

For the 6 months to 20 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 Wales region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
1 8 (88.89%) Citrix
2 6 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 6 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 5 (55.56%) Migration
3 5 (55.56%) Service Management
3 5 (55.56%) NHS
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) HP
3 5 (55.56%) Dell
3 5 (55.56%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (33.33%) LAN
4 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (22.22%) CCAA
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (22.22%) XenServer
5 2 (22.22%) ISEB
5 2 (22.22%) Legal
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (22.22%) POP3
5 2 (22.22%) SMTP
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) CCA
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix Certification

Business Continuity
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (11.11%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) POP3
2 2 (22.22%) SMTP
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
3 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
3 1 (11.11%) Nortel Meridian
3 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (22.22%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Multimedia
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Support
4 1 (11.11%) Telephony Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) NHS
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Handset
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 6 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 5 (55.56%) Migration
3 5 (55.56%) Service Management
4 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Information Governance
5 2 (22.22%) ITSM
6 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 1 (11.11%) Hardware Maintenance
6 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) CCA
2 2 (22.22%) CCAA
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (22.22%) ISEB
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Avaya Certification
3 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) XenServer
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Citrix
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) Dell
3 5 (55.56%) HP
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Avaya
4 1 (11.11%) Nortel
4 1 (11.11%) Panasonic