The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 94 70 55
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -15
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 2 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.15% 0.57% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.81% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 5
Average daily rate
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£525 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.89% -1.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £394
% change year-on-year
- -4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.15 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+45.77% -18.33%
Business Continuity
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
992 744 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 76.37% 71.06% 72.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 402 274
Average daily rate £361 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.13% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 29 37
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £11.70 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 29 December 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 -21 1 - -
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Business Continuity
South East

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (50.00%) BCP
3 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (33.33%) BS25999
3 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Clustering
4 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Service Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (50.00%) BCP
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) BC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) BS25999
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) Juniper
1 1 (16.67%) NetApp
1 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
1 1 (16.67%) VMware