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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 380 310 376
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +66
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 208 304 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.61% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.81% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 176 95
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.65% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £294 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 25 2
Average hourly rate £39.75 £26.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.88% +55.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.45 £13.90 £16.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.50 £16.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £26.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +55.88%
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
38699 37323 31833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.60% 75.25% 74.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24528 23655 19464
Average daily rate £423 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1126 1089 990
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.33 £13.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.40 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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
London -84 75 £340 -20.00% 41
South East -18 64 £355 -2.06% 24
North West -10 21 £475 +31.76% 9
South West -2 16 £425 +6.25% 16
Yorkshire -22 13 £313 -24.24% 3
East of England +11 9 £450 +21.21% 4
East Midlands -3 5 £475 +239.28% 1
West Midlands -44 5 £350 -4.10% 6
North East -2 1 £215 -2.27% 1
Business Continuity
UK

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

1 195 (47.10%) Disaster Recovery
2 124 (29.95%) ITIL
3 92 (22.22%) Windows
4 90 (21.74%) Business Continuity Planning
5 87 (21.01%) BCP
6 86 (20.77%) Finance
7 75 (18.12%) Service Delivery
8 71 (17.15%) Microsoft
9 65 (15.70%) VMware
10 63 (15.22%) WAN
11 61 (14.73%) Active Directory
12 59 (14.25%) Service Management
13 55 (13.29%) Firewall
13 55 (13.29%) Project Management
14 54 (13.04%) Cisco
14 54 (13.04%) LAN
14 54 (13.04%) Security Cleared
14 54 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
15 47 (11.35%) Degree
16 46 (11.11%) Incident Management
17 40 (9.66%) Information Security
18 38 (9.18%) MS Exchange
18 38 (9.18%) Management Information System
19 37 (8.94%) SC Cleared
20 36 (8.70%) SAN
21 35 (8.45%) Problem Management
22 34 (8.21%) Windows Server 2008
23 32 (7.73%) SLA
23 32 (7.73%) SQL
23 32 (7.73%) Risk Management

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 38 (9.18%) MS Exchange
2 21 (5.07%) IIS
3 15 (3.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 13 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (2.42%) SharePoint
6 9 (2.17%) Lync
6 9 (2.17%) CMS
7 6 (1.45%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (0.97%) Apache
9 4 (0.97%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.97%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.72%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.24%) JBoss
11 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.24%) GroupWise
Applications
1 30 (7.25%) MS Office
1 30 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.48%) MS Project
3 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.48%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.72%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.48%) Agresso
4 1 (0.24%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.24%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.24%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.24%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.24%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.24%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.69%) Office 365
2 6 (1.45%) SaaS
3 4 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.48%) PaaS
4 2 (0.48%) IaaS
5 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 63 (15.22%) WAN
2 55 (13.29%) Firewall
3 54 (13.04%) LAN
4 36 (8.70%) SAN
5 26 (6.28%) Internet
5 26 (6.28%) MPLS
6 17 (4.11%) TCP/IP
7 16 (3.86%) DNS
7 16 (3.86%) VoIP
7 16 (3.86%) Wireless
8 14 (3.38%) Network Security
9 12 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (2.90%) DMZ
9 12 (2.90%) VPN
9 12 (2.90%) DHCP
10 11 (2.66%) LDAP
10 11 (2.66%) DSL
10 11 (2.66%) IP Telephony
10 11 (2.66%) NAS
10 11 (2.66%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.66%) Oracle Database
3 10 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (1.69%) SSDT
5 7 (1.69%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.45%) Big Data
6 6 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.72%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (0.72%) DTS
8 3 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.72%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (0.72%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.48%) Oracle OWB
9 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.72%) Introscope
3 1 (0.24%) JIRA
3 1 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.24%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 86 (20.77%) Finance
2 26 (6.28%) Telecoms
3 25 (6.04%) Legal
4 23 (5.56%) Banking
5 15 (3.62%) Retail
6 9 (2.17%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.45%) Automotive
8 5 (1.21%) Back Office
8 5 (1.21%) Marketing
9 4 (0.97%) Electronics
9 4 (0.97%) Advertising
9 4 (0.97%) Law
10 3 (0.72%) Local Government
10 3 (0.72%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.72%) Billing
10 3 (0.72%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.48%) Publishing
12 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.24%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 90 (21.74%) Analyst
2 32 (7.73%) Business Analyst
3 29 (7.00%) Architect
4 28 (6.76%) Project Manager
5 26 (6.28%) Consultant
6 25 (6.04%) Service Manager
7 18 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (3.38%) Incident Manager
9 13 (3.14%) Business Manager
10 12 (2.90%) Infrastructure Manager
10 12 (2.90%) Delivery Manager
10 12 (2.90%) Services Delivery Manager
10 12 (2.90%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (2.66%) Support Engineer
11 11 (2.66%) Business Continuity Manager
12 10 (2.42%) Support Analyst
13 9 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (2.17%) Network Engineer
13 9 (2.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 9 (2.17%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.93%) HTML
1 8 (1.93%) .NET
2 7 (1.69%) Web Services
2 7 (1.69%) Middleware
3 6 (1.45%) Java EE
4 5 (1.21%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.97%) JSP
6 2 (0.48%) XML
6 2 (0.48%) J2EE
6 2 (0.48%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.24%) CAML
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.24%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (0.24%) BAPI
7 1 (0.24%) COM
7 1 (0.24%) CSS
7 1 (0.24%) XSLT
7 1 (0.24%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.18%) Management Information System
2 30 (7.25%) Replication
3 26 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (5.80%) Blackberry
5 20 (4.83%) Clustering
6 12 (2.90%) NHS
6 12 (2.90%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.90%) Celerra
7 11 (2.66%) PKI
8 9 (2.17%) Thin Client
8 9 (2.17%) Fat Client
9 7 (1.69%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.69%) Open Source
10 6 (1.45%) IVR
11 5 (1.21%) CLARiiON
11 5 (1.21%) Performance Metrics
12 4 (0.97%) Mobile Computing
12 4 (0.97%) PDA
12 4 (0.97%) DTV
12 4 (0.97%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 92 (22.22%) Windows
2 34 (8.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (7.25%) Linux
4 28 (6.76%) UNIX
5 25 (6.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (5.31%) Windows 7
7 17 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (3.62%) Solaris
9 4 (0.97%) AIX
10 3 (0.72%) FreeBSD
10 3 (0.72%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.48%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.48%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.48%) HPUX
11 2 (0.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.24%) NetWare
12 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (47.10%) Disaster Recovery
2 124 (29.95%) ITIL
3 90 (21.74%) Business Continuity Planning
4 87 (21.01%) BCP
5 75 (18.12%) Service Delivery
6 59 (14.25%) Service Management
7 55 (13.29%) Project Management
8 46 (11.11%) Incident Management
9 40 (9.66%) Information Security
10 35 (8.45%) Problem Management
11 32 (7.73%) Risk Management
11 32 (7.73%) Stakeholder Management
12 30 (7.25%) Change Management
12 30 (7.25%) Migration
13 29 (7.00%) Business Continuity Management
14 27 (6.52%) ITSM
15 23 (5.56%) PRINCE2
15 23 (5.56%) Performance Management
16 21 (5.07%) Continuous Improvement
17 20 (4.83%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 32 (7.73%) SQL
2 11 (2.66%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.17%) T-SQL
4 8 (1.93%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.69%) Java
6 3 (0.72%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.72%) Perl
7 2 (0.48%) C
7 2 (0.48%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.24%) R
8 1 (0.24%) Ruby
8 1 (0.24%) Korn
8 1 (0.24%) C-shell
8 1 (0.24%) C#
8 1 (0.24%) VBScript
8 1 (0.24%) ABAP
8 1 (0.24%) Python
8 1 (0.24%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 54 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 47 (11.35%) Degree
3 37 (8.94%) SC Cleared
4 29 (7.00%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (6.76%) CCNA
6 16 (3.86%) ISEB
7 15 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (3.38%) MCSE
9 13 (3.14%) CISSP
10 12 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (2.66%) CISA
11 11 (2.66%) BC Cleared
12 10 (2.42%) CCNP
13 8 (1.93%) CISM
13 8 (1.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (1.69%) CRISC
14 7 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 6 (1.45%) ISEB Practitioner
15 6 (1.45%) MCSA
16 5 (1.21%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.73%) SLA
2 31 (7.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (3.62%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.69%) QA
5 6 (1.45%) BS25999
5 6 (1.45%) PCI DSS
6 5 (1.21%) BS7799
7 2 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.48%) COBIT
8 1 (0.24%) TickIT
8 1 (0.24%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.24%) PMBOK
System Software
1 61 (14.73%) Active Directory
2 54 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (4.59%) Hyper-V
4 14 (3.38%) XenApp
5 11 (2.66%) Terminal Services
5 11 (2.66%) NLBS
5 11 (2.66%) vSphere
6 8 (1.93%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 8 (1.93%) VMware ESX
7 6 (1.45%) Xen
8 5 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.48%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.24%) NFS
11 1 (0.24%) XenServer
11 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.24%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.24%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (2.66%) WSUS
2 8 (1.93%) SCOM
3 7 (1.69%) SCCM
4 5 (1.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (0.97%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (0.97%) Nagios
6 3 (0.72%) WMI
6 3 (0.72%) CA Wily
6 3 (0.72%) Puppet
7 2 (0.48%) Icinga
7 2 (0.48%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.48%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.24%) MOM
8 1 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.24%) Control-M
8 1 (0.24%) Cacti
8 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.24%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 71 (17.15%) Microsoft
2 65 (15.70%) VMware
3 54 (13.04%) Cisco
4 30 (7.25%) Citrix
5 26 (6.28%) HP
6 25 (6.04%) CheckPoint
7 22 (5.31%) Oracle
8 19 (4.59%) EMC
9 15 (3.62%) SAP
10 14 (3.38%) Juniper
11 10 (2.42%) BMC
11 10 (2.42%) SolarWinds
12 9 (2.17%) NetApp
13 8 (1.93%) Nortel
14 7 (1.69%) Dell
15 6 (1.45%) Remedy
15 6 (1.45%) NetScout
15 6 (1.45%) F5
16 5 (1.21%) 3PAR
16 5 (1.21%) Avaya
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