The first table below looks at the demand for Business Continuity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedfordshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 44 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.79% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£638 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £369
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £20.60
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
409 148 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.35% 63.52% 75.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 76 138
Average daily rate £413 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.01% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 8
Average hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -36.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £14.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £22.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Business Continuity
East of England

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Business Continuity Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Business Continuity
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Business Continuity Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Business Continuity
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 2 £638 - 1
Bedford - - - -
Business Continuity
East of England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Back Office
4 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Tripwire
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) J2EE
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) B2B
4 1 (20.00%) B2C
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) CommVault
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (20.00%) BPR
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Support
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Support Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Support Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Services Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Service Support Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Operations Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Enterprise Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Operations Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) B2B
3 1 (20.00%) B2C
3 1 (20.00%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) CommVault
1 1 (20.00%) NetApp
1 1 (20.00%) VMware
1 1 (20.00%) Tripwire
1 1 (20.00%) Splunk