The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Continuity Specialist role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Continuity Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Specialist
Rank 576 - 520
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Continuity Specialist 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% - 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£425 - £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £394
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46929 45010 42193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.48% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26884 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1996 2455
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Business Continuity Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Continuity Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Continuity Specialist
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Continuity Specialist within the UK.

Business Continuity Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Business Continuity Specialist
Top 12 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Business Continuity Specialist in their job title 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 with Business Continuity Specialist in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Replication

Business Continuity Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Business Continuity Specialist in their job title 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 with Business Continuity Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft