The first table below looks at the demand for Business Continuity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 23 April 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 Cambridgeshire 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 64 53 66
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.82% 0.34% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.57% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate £320 £275 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% +29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £17.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+55.88% -37.61%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
536 350 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 73.53% 59.02% 65.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 178 256
Average daily rate £368 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £256 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 33 54
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -0.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.00 £56.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Business Continuity
East of England

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Business Continuity Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Business Continuity
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Business Continuity Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Business Continuity
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - 3 £320 -
Peterborough - 3 - -
Business Continuity
East of England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (50.00%) UNIX
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (37.50%) NAS
2 3 (37.50%) XenApp
2 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (37.50%) Clustering
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (37.50%) Fat Client
2 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 3 (37.50%) ISMS
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Dell
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) Thin Client
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Mercator
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) MCSE
2 3 (37.50%) MCSA
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) NAS
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Design Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Wintel Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Security Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
1 3 (37.50%) Fat Client
1 3 (37.50%) Thin Client
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ISMS
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Software Deployment
2 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity Management
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security Management
2 2 (25.00%) Security Management
2 2 (25.00%) QMS
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) PDCA
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (37.50%) MCSE
2 3 (37.50%) MCSA
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) NCDA
3 1 (12.50%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (37.50%) XenApp
2 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Dell
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) Mercator
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Veeam
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft