The table below looks at the statistics for Business Continuity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 71 58 50
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.34% 0.38% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.50% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£1,100 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
+6.34% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £14.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+72.41% -30.95%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
644 601 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 73.94% 76.66% 66.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 408 272
Average daily rate £400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 30 13
Average hourly rate £44.44 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.76% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £13.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Business Continuity Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Business Continuity
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Business Continuity Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 6 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Change Management
3 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (44.44%) Data Protection
4 3 (33.33%) Open Source
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
4 3 (33.33%) BS25999
4 3 (33.33%) Law
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) SLA
4 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
5 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 2 (22.22%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) Intel
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 2 (22.22%) Security Management
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (22.22%) RightFax
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 8

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
3 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Law
3 2 (22.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Security Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Services Director
3 1 (11.11%) IT Risk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (22.22%) iPad
2 2 (22.22%) iPhone
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
1 2 (22.22%) Android
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
3 4 (44.44%) Change Management
3 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (44.44%) Data Protection
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 2 (22.22%) Security Management
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
5 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
6 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (11.11%) Information Security
6 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) BCP
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) CITP
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) BS25999
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (22.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Intel
1 2 (22.22%) RightFax
1 2 (22.22%) IronPort
2 1 (11.11%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle