The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Business Continuity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Continuity
South West / Bristol
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 65 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 -  
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 4 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.49% 0.77% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Median daily rate £338 £399 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.36% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year +2.70% -6.91%  

Business Continuity is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 644 750 662
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 79.31% 82.15% 78.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 538 477
Median daily rate £390 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 10
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -4.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £31.00 £16.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £44.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Business Continuity as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Continuity in Bristol

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Continuity in Bristol

Business Continuity
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Continuity in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
2 3 (50.00%) RightFax
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) IronPort
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) SLA
2 3 (50.00%) Intel
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) ISO22301
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) iPhone
4 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
4 1 (16.67%) Validation

Business Continuity
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Messaging Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Business Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Advisor
3 1 (16.67%) Security Advisor
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) AS400
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) CESG
1 1 (16.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) BCP
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) ISO22301
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Intel
2 3 (50.00%) IronPort
2 3 (50.00%) RightFax
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Intel Security