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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 77 83 70
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 9 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.73% 0.23% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.30% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
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£206 £200 £725
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -72.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.65 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+22.11% +7.69%
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
959 992 752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.53% 75.55% 73.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 577 402
Average daily rate £391 £368 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 31
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £27.00 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Continuity across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Business Continuity Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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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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 -1 7 £200 - 2
Business Continuity
South East

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 10 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (44.44%) Business Continuity Planning
5 7 (38.89%) BS25999
5 7 (38.89%) BCP
5 7 (38.89%) Management Information System
5 7 (38.89%) Cisco
6 6 (33.33%) NetScout
7 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
7 5 (27.78%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (27.78%) Performance Management
7 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity Management
7 5 (27.78%) Information Assurance
7 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
8 4 (22.22%) ITIL
8 4 (22.22%) Information Security
8 4 (22.22%) Network Management
8 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
9 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (16.67%) BC Cleared
9 3 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
9 3 (16.67%) F5
9 3 (16.67%) Finance
9 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
9 3 (16.67%) SLA
9 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (16.67%) BMC
9 3 (16.67%) NetApp
9 3 (16.67%) CCNP

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
1 5 (27.78%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) VoIP
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) Wireless
1 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Information Manager
1 4 (22.22%) Information Security Manager
1 4 (22.22%) Security Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Risk Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Services Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Information Security Risk Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Information Risk Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planner
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Network Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Management Information System
2 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Business Continuity Planning
2 7 (38.89%) BCP
3 5 (27.78%) Performance Management
3 5 (27.78%) Information Assurance
3 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity Management
4 4 (22.22%) Network Management
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) Information Security
5 3 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
5 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.11%) Data Security
6 2 (11.11%) Security Management
6 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
6 2 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (11.11%) Application Performance Management
7 1 (5.56%) Information Governance
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 10 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) BC Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) CCNP
4 3 (16.67%) CCNA
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) BS25999
2 3 (16.67%) SLA
2 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
3 1 (5.56%) TickIT
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Cisco
3 6 (33.33%) NetScout
4 3 (16.67%) F5
4 3 (16.67%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) BMC
4 3 (16.67%) NetApp
5 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix