The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Milton Keynes 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 66 62 59
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.22% 1.02% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 1.41% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate
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£200 £725 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-72.41% +116.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £369
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -5.08%
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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
676 496 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 75.70% 72.20% 67.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 265 213
Average daily rate £370 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £258 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 17
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +5.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Business Continuity
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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 24 July 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 6 (75.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 5 (62.50%) BCP
3 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) BS25999
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (37.50%) QA
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) SLA
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 1 (12.50%) CRM
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
6 1 (12.50%) VoIP
6 1 (12.50%) Internet
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (12.50%) HTML
6 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (12.50%) MS Office

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Continuity Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) XSL
1 1 (12.50%) WCF
1 1 (12.50%) LINQ
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) IVR
1 1 (12.50%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 5 (62.50%) BCP
3 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) BS25999
1 3 (37.50%) QA
2 2 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft