The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 23 June 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 East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 - 83
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 1 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.098% - 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% - 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +15.33% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.14 £27.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -43.92% -32.50%  

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 836 811 999
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 81.88% 84.92% 81.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 441 517
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £519 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 25
Median hourly rate £29.00 £12.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +141.66% -57.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £9.37 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Continuity in Buckinghamshire

Business Continuity
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Continuity in Buckinghamshire

Business Continuity
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Amersham - 1 - -
Business Continuity
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 5 (50.00%) ISO 22301
1 5 (50.00%) Presales
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) MCP
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (20.00%) Apple
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) Wyse
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Smartphone
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (20.00%) Handset
3 2 (20.00%) CMDB
4 1 (10.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) ERD
4 1 (10.00%) XML Messaging

Business Continuity
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Business Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Business Continuity Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) IT Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Deskside Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Deskside Support
4 1 (10.00%) Deskside Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) REST
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) WSDL
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) XML Messaging
1 1 (10.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) CMDB
1 2 (20.00%) Handset
1 2 (20.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) Presales
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) BCP
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Data Security
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (20.00%) MCP
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CISA
3 1 (10.00%) CISMP
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) ISO 22301
1 5 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Apple
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Wyse
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) TEOCO