Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 179 134
Rank change year-on-year +18 -45 +1
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 17 33 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.53% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.64% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 32
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.40% +1.90% -
10th Percentile £231 £313 £319
90th Percentile £585 £495 £500
England median daily rate £420 £430 £400
% change year-on-year -2.33% +7.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £8.10 £11.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +332.10% -28.26% -54.84%
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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4015 5138 3901
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.92% 83.07% 78.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2563 3080 2233
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £238
90th Percentile £550 £550 £531
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 138 178
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.20 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.40% -9.03% -
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Continuity in the West Midlands

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Continuity in the West Midlands

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Continuity in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Continuity in the West Midlands

Business Continuity
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Continuity in the West Midlands

Business Continuity
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands 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
Birmingham +3 6 £425 -1.16%
Sutton Coldfield - 5 £588 -
Warwickshire 0 2 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £113 -
Business Continuity
England

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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (52.94%) Business Continuity Planning
3 8 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (41.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
5 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
6 5 (29.41%) Data Quality
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle
7 3 (17.65%) ITIL
7 3 (17.65%) Project Management
7 3 (17.65%) Data Security
8 2 (11.76%) ERP
8 2 (11.76%) Six Sigma
8 2 (11.76%) BCP
8 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
8 2 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (11.76%) Web Services
8 2 (11.76%) ETL
8 2 (11.76%) ITSM
8 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (11.76%) Scrum
8 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
8 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (11.76%) PMO
8 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
9 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
9 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
9 1 (5.88%) Service Design

Business Continuity
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
1 1 (5.88%) NAS
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
1 1 (5.88%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.88%) Pentaho
3 1 (5.88%) QlikView
General
1 1 (5.88%) Advertising
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Local Government
1 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Business Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Integration Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Programme Planner
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Data Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support
5 1 (5.88%) Management Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Service Transition Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Business Continuity Planning
3 8 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (41.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (17.65%) Data Security
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) BCP
6 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
6 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (11.76%) ERP
6 2 (11.76%) ETL
6 2 (11.76%) ITSM
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) Six Sigma
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.88%) Data Acquisition
7 1 (5.88%) Service Design
7 1 (5.88%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) Data Quality
2 2 (11.76%) PMO
3 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix
2 1 (5.88%) Cognos
2 1 (5.88%) NetApp
2 1 (5.88%) VMware