The first table below looks at the demand for Business Continuity skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 132 112 143
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +31
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 12 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.40% 0.54% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.78% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 0
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £369
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £27.65 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +39.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £20.60
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2177 1664 2022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 73.32% 69.62% 66.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1276 868 991
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 131 231
Average hourly rate £29.00 £33.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Continuity across the East of England region.

Business Continuity Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Continuity across the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Business Continuity Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Business Continuity
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity across the East of England region.

Business Continuity Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Business Continuity
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -4 6 £375 +10.29% 1
Bedfordshire - 5 £625 - 2
Hertfordshire +2 1 £400 -21.95% 2
Norfolk - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Business Continuity also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Continuity.

1 15 (68.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (31.82%) VMware
2 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (27.27%) Information Security
3 6 (27.27%) Clustering
3 6 (27.27%) Project Management
3 6 (27.27%) Windows
4 5 (22.73%) ITIL
4 5 (22.73%) UNIX
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (22.73%) SAN
4 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (18.18%) Business Continuity Planning
5 4 (18.18%) Operations Management
5 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
5 4 (18.18%) Supplier Management
5 4 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 4 (18.18%) HP
5 4 (18.18%) Linux
5 4 (18.18%) MCSE
5 4 (18.18%) MCSA
5 4 (18.18%) Finance
6 3 (13.64%) Service Management
6 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
6 3 (13.64%) Mercator
6 3 (13.64%) NetApp
6 3 (13.64%) Thin Client

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Business Continuity also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Continuity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) IIS
1 3 (13.64%) Apache
1 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) BASE24
1 1 (4.55%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
2 1 (4.55%) PaaS
2 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) SAN
2 3 (13.64%) NAS
2 3 (13.64%) LAN
2 3 (13.64%) WAN
2 3 (13.64%) DHCP
2 3 (13.64%) DNS
3 2 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MySQL
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) NonStop SQL
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Publishing
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Law
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Service Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Technical Support
2 3 (13.64%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) Architect
2 3 (13.64%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) DBA
2 3 (13.64%) Support Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Technical Support Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Technical Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Service Continuity Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Technical Design Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) Wintel Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Service Support Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Services Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) Java EE
2 1 (4.55%) J2EE
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Clustering
2 3 (13.64%) Fat Client
2 3 (13.64%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) Open Source
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (22.73%) UNIX
3 4 (18.18%) Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (27.27%) Information Security
2 6 (27.27%) Project Management
3 5 (22.73%) ITIL
4 4 (18.18%) Operations Management
4 4 (18.18%) Supplier Management
4 4 (18.18%) Business Continuity Planning
5 3 (13.64%) Software Deployment
5 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Service Management
5 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.55%) Data Management
7 1 (4.55%) Change Management
7 1 (4.55%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (4.55%) OO
7 1 (4.55%) ERP
7 1 (4.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Java
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (18.18%) MCSE
2 4 (18.18%) MCSA
3 3 (13.64%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) NCDA
4 1 (4.55%) NCIE
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.55%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (13.64%) XenApp
3 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Foglight
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) VMware
2 4 (18.18%) HP
3 3 (13.64%) Dell
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix
3 3 (13.64%) IBM
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) NetApp
3 3 (13.64%) Mercator
4 2 (9.09%) CommVault
4 2 (9.09%) Tripwire
4 2 (9.09%) Splunk
5 1 (4.55%) SAP
5 1 (4.55%) Veeam