The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Continuity Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Continuity Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Manager
Rank 577 547 528
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Business Continuity Manager 8 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.017% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.018% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 7
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£425 £310 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% -19.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £310 £388
% change year-on-year
+37.09% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45871 43665 41633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.00% 92.63% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29750 26814 23992
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1886 1936 2443
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Business Continuity Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity Manager in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Continuity Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Business Continuity Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Business Continuity Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Business Continuity Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 22 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
London +21 7 £425 -15.00%
West Midlands - 1 £425 -
East of England - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
South East - - - -
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Business Continuity Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Business Continuity Manager in their job title 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 with Business Continuity Manager in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 8 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (37.50%) BCP
3 6 (37.50%) Banking
3 6 (37.50%) Business Continuity Management
4 5 (31.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 4 (25.00%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) Degree
5 4 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
6 3 (18.75%) Project Management
6 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
6 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (12.50%) Windows
7 2 (12.50%) AIX
7 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 2 (12.50%) ISEB
7 2 (12.50%) CISSP
7 2 (12.50%) Intranet
7 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 2 (12.50%) Validation
7 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 2 (12.50%) BS25999
7 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) BC Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared

Business Continuity Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Business Continuity Manager in their job title 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 with Business Continuity Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Intranet
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (37.50%) Banking
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Law
4 1 (6.25%) Front Office
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) iSeries
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) AIX
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 8 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (37.50%) BCP
3 6 (37.50%) Business Continuity Management
4 4 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 2 (12.50%) Validation
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
7 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) Business Process Improvement
7 1 (6.25%) Information Security
7 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
7 1 (6.25%) Service Management
7 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) BC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) ISEB
2 2 (12.50%) CISSP
2 2 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.25%) CISA
3 1 (6.25%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (12.50%) BS25999
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Juniper
1 1 (6.25%) F5