The first table below looks at the demand for Business Continuity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 30 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 Croydon 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 14 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.38% - 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% - 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£230 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -5.40%
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
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
56 66 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 66.67% 76.74% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 49 51
Average daily rate £430 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
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Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Business Continuity Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) BCP
2 1 (33.33%) TACACS
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Mitel
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) TACACS
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) IPsec
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) BCP
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Mitel