The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Continuity
South East / Kent
Rank 47 54 37
Rank change year-on-year +7 -17  
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.35% 0.22% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.29% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £350 £217 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.29% -33.23%  
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 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.70% -1.33%  

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 Kent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 244 344 188
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 84.72% 75.60% 74.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 264 105
Median daily rate £375 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £210 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 9
Median hourly rate £27.38 £170.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -83.89% +325.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Continuity in Kent

Business Continuity
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Chatham - 1 £350 -
Business Continuity
South East

Business Continuity
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 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 Kent region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity Management

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) IT Administrator
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management