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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 66 68 46
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -22
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.35% 0.24% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.30% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£370 £450 £379
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +18.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £364 £365
% change year-on-year
+0.34% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+50.94% +55.88%
Business Continuity
South West

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
666 670 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 77.44% 78.73% 66.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 475 200
Average daily rate £388 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 37 6
Average hourly rate £37.04 £25.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.16% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.65 £16.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 22 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 3 (50.00%) CISSP
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (50.00%) Law
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) BS25999
1 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) ISSMP
2 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (33.33%) CITP
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) CISMP
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) CISM
3 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Metrics

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

General
1 3 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Head of IT
1 2 (33.33%) Services Director
1 2 (33.33%) Head of Security
1 2 (33.33%) Head of IT Security
2 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) ISSMP
2 2 (33.33%) CITP
3 1 (16.67%) CISMP
3 1 (16.67%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) BS25999
2 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (16.67%) QA