The table below looks at the statistics for Business Continuity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 55 48 50
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 8 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.08% 0.20% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 0.30% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
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£353 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 - £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
- +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+50.94% +55.88%
Business Continuity
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
563 337 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 75.88% 68.08% 74.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 219 217
Average daily rate £420 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 18 12
Average hourly rate £25.00 £14.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.41% +26.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £11.00 £10.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Business Continuity Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Continuity across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Business Continuity Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Business Continuity
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Business Continuity Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Business Continuity
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. 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
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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
Oxford - 4 £365 -
Abingdon - 1 £270 -
Banbury - 1 £300 -
Business Continuity
South East

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 9 (56.25%) Migration
2 8 (50.00%) CMS
2 8 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (43.75%) Time Management
4 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
4 6 (37.50%) Business Analysis
5 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (31.25%) WAN
5 5 (31.25%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) SAN
6 4 (25.00%) Firewall
6 4 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (25.00%) VMware
6 4 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (18.75%) SaaS
7 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (18.75%) Network Design
7 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
7 3 (18.75%) Linux
7 3 (18.75%) SQL
7 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL
8 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 2 (12.50%) UNIX
8 2 (12.50%) MCSE
8 2 (12.50%) HP
8 2 (12.50%) Citrix
8 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (12.50%) MS Excel

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 8 (50.00%) CMS
2 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (6.25%) GroupWise
4 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) SaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) WAN
2 4 (25.00%) SAN
2 4 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) NAS
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) VoIP
3 1 (6.25%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.25%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Migration
2 8 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (43.75%) Time Management
4 6 (37.50%) Business Analysis
5 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (18.75%) Network Design
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL
7 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 2 (12.50%) BCP
7 2 (12.50%) Workflow
7 2 (12.50%) Information Security
7 2 (12.50%) Service Management
7 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (6.25%) People Management
8 1 (6.25%) Business Process Mapping
8 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (6.25%) Network Management
8 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
8 1 (6.25%) ISMS
8 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) MCSE
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) BS25999
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
3 1 (6.25%) XenServer
3 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Nagios
1 2 (12.50%) Icinga
2 1 (6.25%) Cacti
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
2 2 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
3 1 (6.25%) Kaseya
3 1 (6.25%) Kaspersky
3 1 (6.25%) Novell
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) CommVault
3 1 (6.25%) Dell
3 1 (6.25%) EMC
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle