The first table below looks at the demand for Business Continuity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 24 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 Buckinghamshire 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 80 70 67
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 3 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.23% 0.70% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.97% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
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£200 £725 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-72.41% +84.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £369
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
967 725 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 74.73% 72.07% 67.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 384 311
Average daily rate £365 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £258 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £474 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 28 25
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Business Continuity
South East

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Business Continuity Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Business Continuity
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Business Continuity Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Business Continuity
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Milton Keynes -4 2 £200 -72.41%
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Amersham - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Business Continuity
South East

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 7 (63.64%) Business Continuity Planning
2 6 (54.55%) BCP
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) BS25999
5 3 (27.27%) QA
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) VoIP
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 2 (18.18%) SLA
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco
6 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
6 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 2 (18.18%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (18.18%) MySQL
6 2 (18.18%) Software Deployment
6 2 (18.18%) Firewall
7 1 (9.09%) CESG
7 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
7 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
7 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
7 1 (9.09%) Telecoms

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) VoIP
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Service Continuity Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
1 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (9.09%) WCF
1 1 (9.09%) LINQ
1 1 (9.09%) jQuery
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) XSL
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) CESG
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Business Continuity Planning
2 6 (54.55%) BCP
3 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (18.18%) Software Deployment
5 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) SOA
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) BS25999
1 3 (27.27%) QA
2 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Alcatel-Lucent