The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Continuity Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity Specialist
Rank 598 577 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs requiring a Business Continuity Specialist 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.002% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.002% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £488 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £425 -
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Continuity Specialist
UK

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
44644 44373 42617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.55% 94.47% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29144 28029 25758
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1596 1785 1902
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Business Continuity Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Business Continuity Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Business Continuity Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Business Continuity Specialist Daily Rate Trend in England

Business Continuity Specialist
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 Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South East +2 7 £488 +14.70%
West Midlands - 2 £375 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Business Continuity Specialist
UK

Business Continuity Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Business Continuity Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity Management
3 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
4 4 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) BCP
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (8.33%) Service Continuity Management
7 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (8.33%) Converged Networks
7 1 (8.33%) ISO22301
7 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
7 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (8.33%) Information Security Management
7 1 (8.33%) Security Management
7 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (8.33%) ITIL
7 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
7 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (8.33%) VPN
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (8.33%) SAN
7 1 (8.33%) Internet
7 1 (8.33%) Freedom of Information

Business Continuity Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Business Continuity Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Converged Networks
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) NAS
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (8.33%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (8.33%) Freedom of Information Act
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity Management
3 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
4 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 4 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) BCP
5 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (8.33%) Information Security
6 1 (8.33%) Information Security Management
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (8.33%) Security Management
6 1 (8.33%) Service Continuity Management
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) BC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) ISO22301
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft