The table below looks at the statistics for Business Continuity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 10 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 6.38% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.68% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.72% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £26.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +55.88%
Business Continuity
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
31 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 65.96% 71.05% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 7
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+166.66% -22.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Business Continuity Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Business Continuity
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Business Continuity Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

Business Continuity
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Business Continuity also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Continuity.

1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Data Security
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) TickIT
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Information Governance
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Business Continuity also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Continuity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Security Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security Risk Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Information Risk Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Information Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Data Security
1 2 (66.67%) Security Management
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (33.33%) TickIT
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint