The table below looks at the statistics for Business Continuity skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 373 346 341
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -5
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 234 212 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.45% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.60% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 129 129
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £295 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £373 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.68% -3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 15
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.15 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.92% -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £17.00 £20.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £31.60 £23.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £17.15 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+67.63% -18.33%
Business Continuity
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38381 35201 34450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.77% 74.24% 72.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 25332 22260 20459
Average daily rate £425 £401 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -0.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1110 1040 1365
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in England

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Business Continuity Daily Rate Trend in England

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Continuity across the England region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Business Continuity Daily Rate Histogram in England

Business Continuity
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Business Continuity Hourly Rate Trend in England

Business Continuity
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Continuity across the England region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Business Continuity Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Business Continuity
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 25 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London -32 95 £421 +5.31% 39
South East +25 70 £360 -3.35% 37
West Midlands +9 25 £400 +16.36% 6
South West -21 19 £325 -18.75% 3
North West -14 7 £325 -24.63% 5
Yorkshire -13 6 £314 -18.66% 9
East of England -21 5 £375 +8.69% 16
North East - 4 £363 - 1
Midlands -1 1 - -
East Midlands -3 1 - - 5
Business Continuity
UK

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 184 (38.66%) Disaster Recovery
2 138 (28.99%) Finance
3 115 (24.16%) Windows
4 104 (21.85%) Business Continuity Planning
5 102 (21.43%) ITIL
6 92 (19.33%) BCP
7 85 (17.86%) Microsoft
8 62 (13.03%) Degree
9 61 (12.82%) Security Cleared
10 56 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
11 55 (11.55%) Active Directory
12 54 (11.34%) Cisco
13 52 (10.92%) Service Delivery
14 51 (10.71%) Project Management
14 51 (10.71%) VMware
15 49 (10.29%) Information Security
15 49 (10.29%) Windows Server 2003
16 48 (10.08%) SQL
17 47 (9.87%) Service Management
18 46 (9.66%) LAN
19 45 (9.45%) Change Management
19 45 (9.45%) Firewall
20 44 (9.24%) Linux
21 42 (8.82%) WAN
21 42 (8.82%) Risk Management
22 41 (8.61%) MS Excel
22 41 (8.61%) SAN
23 40 (8.40%) MS Office
23 40 (8.40%) VMware Infrastructure
24 38 (7.98%) Problem Management

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 34 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 23 (4.83%) SharePoint
3 16 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (2.10%) IIS
5 10 (2.10%) Lync
6 9 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (1.89%) Apache
7 8 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.05%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.84%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.84%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.63%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (0.63%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.42%) JBoss
11 2 (0.42%) SAS
11 2 (0.42%) TIBCO EMS
11 2 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 41 (8.61%) MS Excel
2 40 (8.40%) MS Office
3 15 (3.15%) MS Visio
4 13 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.89%) MS Project
6 4 (0.84%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 4 (0.84%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.21%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.21%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.21%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.21%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.21%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.31%) Office 365
2 2 (0.42%) IaaS
2 2 (0.42%) SaaS
2 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (9.66%) LAN
2 45 (9.45%) Firewall
3 42 (8.82%) WAN
4 41 (8.61%) SAN
5 36 (7.56%) DNS
6 26 (5.46%) Network Security
7 21 (4.41%) Internet
8 20 (4.20%) DHCP
9 18 (3.78%) VoIP
10 17 (3.57%) TCP/IP
10 17 (3.57%) MPLS
11 14 (2.94%) Wireless
12 12 (2.52%) VPN
13 10 (2.10%) DSL
13 10 (2.10%) BIG-IP
14 9 (1.89%) SSL
15 7 (1.47%) Reverse Proxy
15 7 (1.47%) IP Telephony
16 6 (1.26%) SSH
16 6 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.04%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.15%) Relational Database
3 12 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (2.31%) RDBMS
5 10 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.05%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.05%) Ingres
8 4 (0.84%) JasperReports
8 4 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.63%) OLTP
9 3 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.42%) MS Access
10 2 (0.42%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.21%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 4 (0.84%) PHPUnit
2 1 (0.21%) CruiseControl
2 1 (0.21%) WebLogic Workshop
2 1 (0.21%) ERwin
2 1 (0.21%) ProC
2 1 (0.21%) Toad
2 1 (0.21%) ClearCase
General
1 138 (28.99%) Finance
2 31 (6.51%) Banking
3 30 (6.30%) Legal
4 27 (5.67%) Telecoms
5 18 (3.78%) Retail
6 12 (2.52%) Marketing
7 9 (1.89%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.26%) Publishing
8 6 (1.26%) Law
8 6 (1.26%) Front Office
8 6 (1.26%) Back Office
9 5 (1.05%) Advertising
9 5 (1.05%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.84%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.42%) Billing
11 2 (0.42%) Local Government
11 2 (0.42%) Electronics
12 1 (0.21%) Military
12 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 102 (21.43%) Analyst
2 38 (7.98%) Consultant
3 32 (6.72%) Architect
4 28 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 25 (5.25%) Support Analyst
5 25 (5.25%) Service Manager
6 24 (5.04%) Business Analyst
7 21 (4.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 18 (3.78%) Business Manager
9 16 (3.36%) Business Continuity Manager
9 16 (3.36%) Applications Support
10 14 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
11 13 (2.73%) Network Engineer
12 12 (2.52%) Solutions Architect
12 12 (2.52%) Security Analyst
13 11 (2.31%) Operations Manager
14 10 (2.10%) Applications Support Analyst
14 10 (2.10%) Server Engineer
14 10 (2.10%) Infrastructure Manager
14 10 (2.10%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.99%) Middleware
2 10 (2.10%) Web Services
3 8 (1.68%) HTML
4 5 (1.05%) CSS
5 4 (0.84%) JDBC
5 4 (0.84%) CGI
5 4 (0.84%) DAO
5 4 (0.84%) Hibernate
5 4 (0.84%) Laravel
6 3 (0.63%) Flash
7 2 (0.42%) .NET
7 2 (0.42%) SOAP
7 2 (0.42%) Rendezvous
7 2 (0.42%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.21%) jQuery
8 1 (0.21%) SAP XI
8 1 (0.21%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.21%) Java EE
8 1 (0.21%) JSON
8 1 (0.21%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (7.35%) Management Information System
3 22 (4.62%) Blackberry
4 16 (3.36%) Replication
4 16 (3.36%) Clustering
5 11 (2.31%) Fat Client
5 11 (2.31%) Thin Client
6 9 (1.89%) Statistics
7 8 (1.68%) PKI
8 7 (1.47%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.26%) NHS
9 6 (1.26%) IVR
9 6 (1.26%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (1.05%) RMADS
10 5 (1.05%) Credit Risk
10 5 (1.05%) Market Risk
10 5 (1.05%) SWIFT
10 5 (1.05%) CESG
10 5 (1.05%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 115 (24.16%) Windows
2 56 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (10.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 44 (9.24%) Linux
5 28 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (5.88%) Windows 7
6 27 (5.67%) UNIX
7 12 (2.52%) Windows XP
8 10 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.05%) VMS
10 4 (0.84%) AIX
11 3 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (0.63%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.63%) HPUX
11 3 (0.63%) Solaris
12 2 (0.42%) SUSE
12 2 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.42%) Android
12 2 (0.42%) VME
13 1 (0.21%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (38.66%) Disaster Recovery
2 104 (21.85%) Business Continuity Planning
3 102 (21.43%) ITIL
4 92 (19.33%) BCP
5 52 (10.92%) Service Delivery
6 51 (10.71%) Project Management
7 49 (10.29%) Information Security
8 47 (9.87%) Service Management
9 45 (9.45%) Change Management
10 42 (8.82%) Risk Management
11 38 (7.98%) Problem Management
12 34 (7.14%) Business Continuity Management
13 31 (6.51%) Change Control
14 28 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
15 27 (5.67%) PRINCE2
15 27 (5.67%) Migration
16 26 (5.46%) Configuration Management
17 24 (5.04%) Incident Management
18 23 (4.83%) Security Architecture
19 22 (4.62%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 48 (10.08%) SQL
2 20 (4.20%) PowerShell
3 16 (3.36%) Java
4 15 (3.15%) Perl
5 10 (2.10%) C
6 8 (1.68%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.47%) Bash Shell
7 7 (1.47%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.26%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.26%) Korn
9 5 (1.05%) PHP
10 4 (0.84%) C#
10 4 (0.84%) Python
11 3 (0.63%) VB
12 2 (0.42%) C++
13 1 (0.21%) C-shell
13 1 (0.21%) AWK
13 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 62 (13.03%) Degree
2 61 (12.82%) Security Cleared
3 34 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 26 (5.46%) CISA
5 25 (5.25%) CISSP
6 22 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (4.41%) CCNA
8 17 (3.57%) CISM
9 14 (2.94%) CRISC
10 13 (2.73%) ISEB
11 10 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (1.89%) DV Cleared
13 8 (1.68%) CCNP
13 8 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (1.26%) MCSE
15 5 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 5 (1.05%) CTC Cleared
15 5 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 5 (1.05%) CEH
15 5 (1.05%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (5.04%) SLA
3 19 (3.99%) QA
4 12 (2.52%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.47%) BS25999
6 5 (1.05%) BS7799
6 5 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.84%) ISO 14001
7 4 (0.84%) COBIT
8 2 (0.42%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.42%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.21%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.21%) WAI
9 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.21%) GxP
System Software
1 55 (11.55%) Active Directory
2 40 (8.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (3.78%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.31%) XenApp
5 10 (2.10%) NLBS
6 6 (1.26%) Xen
6 6 (1.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 5 (1.05%) vSphere
7 5 (1.05%) NFS
8 4 (0.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.63%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.63%) RHEV
9 3 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.63%) Firmware
10 2 (0.42%) RACF
10 2 (0.42%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.42%) vCloud
11 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 20 (4.20%) SCCM
2 19 (3.99%) SCOM
3 8 (1.68%) WSUS
3 8 (1.68%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.84%) OpenView
4 4 (0.84%) CiscoWorks
4 4 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (0.84%) HP NNM
4 4 (0.84%) Puppet
5 3 (0.63%) Data Guard
5 3 (0.63%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.63%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.42%) Nessus
6 2 (0.42%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.21%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 85 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 54 (11.34%) Cisco
3 51 (10.71%) VMware
4 34 (7.14%) Oracle
5 31 (6.51%) Citrix
6 30 (6.30%) HP
7 22 (4.62%) EMC
8 19 (3.99%) CheckPoint
9 15 (3.15%) Juniper
10 12 (2.52%) IBM
10 12 (2.52%) NetApp
11 10 (2.10%) Sybase
11 10 (2.10%) Symantec
11 10 (2.10%) F5
12 9 (1.89%) SAP
12 9 (1.89%) Intel
13 7 (1.47%) 3PAR
14 6 (1.26%) Dell
14 6 (1.26%) Remedy
14 6 (1.26%) BMC
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Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: €500 - €800 per day
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Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell
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Rate: £370 - £430 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East England
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Rate: £279 - £280 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Posted: 7 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
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Venn Group - UK
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
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Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
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Rate: £15.00 - £20.00 per hour
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