The median contractor rate for a Business Continuity Specialist was £305 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Continuity Specialist
England / South East
Rank 251 254 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Continuity Specialist 2 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.026% 0.12% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £305 £488 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.53% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £488 £450
% change year-on-year -37.53% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7328 8762 9391
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.03% 95.01% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4152 5355 5022
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 377 459
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +7.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.45 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Business Continuity Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Business Continuity Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Continuity Specialist in the South East

Business Continuity Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Continuity Specialist in the South East

Business Continuity Specialist
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity Specialist within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Berkshire +19 1 £259 -46.87%
Kent - 1 £350 -
Business Continuity Specialist
England

Business Continuity Specialist Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Business Continuity Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Business Continuity Specialist in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) WFM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Workforce Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya Certification
2 1 (50.00%) BCP
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware

Business Continuity Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (50.00%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) BCP
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) WFM
2 1 (50.00%) Workforce Optimisation
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Avaya Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Avaya
1 1 (50.00%) VMware