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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 66 64 62
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.24% 0.27% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.36% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£200 £95 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -71.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.58% +3.94%
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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
643 552 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 75.74% 73.40% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 301 273
Average daily rate £375 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 30
Average hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +55.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.98 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £55.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) BS25999
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) BCP
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) IVR
3 1 (25.00%) CESG
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) LINQ
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Project Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XSL
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
1 1 (25.00%) LINQ
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) IVR
1 1 (25.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (50.00%) BCP
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
1 2 (50.00%) BS25999
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft