The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 38 45 29
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.79% 0.44% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.56% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£450 £575 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% +35.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £406
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+50.94% +55.88%
Business Continuity
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
316 360 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 82.72% 80.00% 82.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 215 102
Average daily rate £475 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.52 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015. 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
Bedford - 2 £450 -
Luton +6 1 - -
Business Continuity
East of England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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%) Management Information System
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) Data Security
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (40.00%) Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Information Governance
3 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Network Design
4 1 (20.00%) CCNP
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Security Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security Risk Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Information Risk Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Information Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Support
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Support
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Support
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support
2 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (60.00%) Data Security
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) Information Governance
2 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (20.00%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint