The first table below looks at the demand for Business Continuity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 11 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 Oxford 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 27 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.47% 0.47% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£451 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £370
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.86% -21.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
129 159 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 61.14% 74.30% 74.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 110 129
Average daily rate £350 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £490 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 21
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £13.18 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.85 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Business Continuity
Oxfordshire

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Business Continuity Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Business Continuity
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy