The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 25 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 110 115
Rank change year-on-year +15 +5  
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 5 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.35% 0.54% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.62% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Median daily rate £531 £538 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +79.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £469 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £550 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +17.33% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.89 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.14 £23.35 £40.00
% change year-on-year -35.16% -41.62%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1223 1770 1814
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 86.74% 87.58% 85.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 829 1220 1294
Median daily rate £403 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +18.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £318 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 32
Median hourly rate £10.89 £14.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.93% -58.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.79 £10.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.02 £170.00 £45.00
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 West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Continuity in West Yorkshire

Business Continuity
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Continuity in West Yorkshire

Business Continuity
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +16 2 £531 +25.00% 2
Bradford +6 2 - - 1
Brighouse - 1 - -
Business Continuity
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 4 (33.33%) OLAP
1 4 (33.33%) B2B
1 4 (33.33%) B2C
1 4 (33.33%) OLTP
1 4 (33.33%) SOA
1 4 (33.33%) Intranet
1 4 (33.33%) Extranet
2 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) SLA
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) WCF
3 2 (16.67%) WF
3 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 2 (16.67%) REST
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (16.67%) GDPR
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) Unix
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) SOAP
3 2 (16.67%) XML

Business Continuity
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (8.33%) IBM Domino
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (8.33%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Extranet
1 4 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) OLAP
1 4 (33.33%) OLTP
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) GitLab
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Engineering Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Lead Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Information Systems Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Security Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Information Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) REST
1 2 (16.67%) SOAP
1 2 (16.67%) WCF
1 2 (16.67%) WF
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Identity Foundation
1 2 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (8.33%) iSeries
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) B2B
1 4 (33.33%) B2C
1 4 (33.33%) SOA
2 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Cryptography
4 1 (8.33%) Data Security
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) Korn
1 1 (8.33%) PHP
1 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (16.67%) GDPR
2 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Avaya
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
2 1 (8.33%) VMware