The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 29 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 East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 - 57
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 3 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.54% - 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% - 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 9
Median daily rate £300 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £33.00
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 440 393 579
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 79.28% 78.76% 84.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 305 369
Median daily rate £450 £400 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £214 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 41
Median hourly rate £55.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +214.28% -30.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Continuity in Oxfordshire

Business Continuity
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Continuity in Oxfordshire

Business Continuity
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Banbury - 2 £300 -
Business Continuity
South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Storage Virtualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenServer
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) CRM

Business Continuity
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
1 1 (33.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Support
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Server Consultant
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) Storage Virtualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Operations Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) NetApp
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix