The table below looks at the statistics for Business Continuity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 74 54 52
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -2
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 4 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.45% 1.00% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 1.41% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 5
Average daily rate
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£183 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.12% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £310 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £370 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £17.15 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+67.63% -18.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
674 495 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 75.73% 70.92% 72.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 243 186
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 22
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £62.50 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Business Continuity Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Business Continuity
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Business Continuity Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Business Continuity
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (66.67%) BCP
1 4 (66.67%) BS25999
1 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) BC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Service Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) BCP
1 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) BC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) BS25999
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) SAP