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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 357 354 334
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -20
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 233 207 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.44% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.60% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 120 125
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£388 £375 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £543 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £394
% change year-on-year
- -4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 16
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.15 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.77% -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £13.00 £20.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.53 £26.85 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.15 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+45.77% -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
37095 34787 31991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.83% 74.29% 72.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24706 21803 19148
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 1077 1341
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -9 96 £434 +8.43% 36
South East +9 62 £363 -3.33% 17
West Midlands +8 21 £281 -25.74% 6
Yorkshire 0 19 £375 -2.78% 10
South West -15 17 £375 -38.77% 2
East of England -18 6 £450 +28.57% 13
North West -29 5 £325 -23.52% 8
North East -25 4 £387 +10.54%
East Midlands +9 2 - - 4
Midlands 0 1 - -
Business Continuity
UK

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 191 (41.98%) Disaster Recovery
2 113 (24.84%) Finance
3 110 (24.18%) ITIL
3 110 (24.18%) Windows
4 94 (20.66%) Business Continuity Planning
5 89 (19.56%) BCP
6 68 (14.95%) Microsoft
7 64 (14.07%) Project Management
8 63 (13.85%) Service Delivery
8 63 (13.85%) Degree
9 59 (12.97%) Active Directory
10 55 (12.09%) Service Management
10 55 (12.09%) Security Cleared
10 55 (12.09%) Windows Server 2008
11 53 (11.65%) VMware
12 49 (10.77%) Information Security
12 49 (10.77%) LAN
13 48 (10.55%) SQL
14 47 (10.33%) Cisco
15 46 (10.11%) Windows Server 2003
16 44 (9.67%) WAN
17 43 (9.45%) VMware Infrastructure
18 40 (8.79%) Firewall
18 40 (8.79%) Problem Management
19 39 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
19 39 (8.57%) SAN
20 38 (8.35%) Risk Management
21 37 (8.13%) Change Management
21 37 (8.13%) MS Office
22 36 (7.91%) MS Exchange

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 36 (7.91%) MS Exchange
2 21 (4.62%) SharePoint
3 17 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (3.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (2.20%) IIS
5 10 (2.20%) Lync
6 8 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (1.76%) Apache
7 7 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (0.88%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.66%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.66%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.66%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.44%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.44%) TIBCO EMS
10 2 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.22%) CMS
11 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 37 (8.13%) MS Office
2 26 (5.71%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.76%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.10%) MS Project
6 3 (0.66%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.44%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.22%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 5 (1.10%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.44%) Agresso
2 2 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.22%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.22%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.22%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.22%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.42%) Office 365
2 3 (0.66%) SaaS
3 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.22%) PaaS
4 1 (0.22%) IaaS
4 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 49 (10.77%) LAN
2 44 (9.67%) WAN
3 40 (8.79%) Firewall
4 39 (8.57%) SAN
5 35 (7.69%) DNS
6 24 (5.27%) Network Security
7 23 (5.05%) Internet
8 19 (4.18%) DHCP
9 18 (3.96%) MPLS
10 17 (3.74%) TCP/IP
11 16 (3.52%) VoIP
12 13 (2.86%) VPN
13 10 (2.20%) DSL
13 10 (2.20%) Wireless
13 10 (2.20%) BIG-IP
14 8 (1.76%) Intranet
15 7 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (1.54%) SSL
16 6 (1.32%) PBX
16 6 (1.32%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.27%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (2.64%) Relational Database
4 11 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.76%) RDBMS
6 8 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.10%) Ingres
7 5 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (1.10%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.88%) JasperReports
8 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (0.66%) OLTP
9 3 (0.66%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.66%) Big Data
10 2 (0.44%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.44%) DTS
10 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (0.88%) PHPUnit
2 1 (0.22%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.22%) Toad
2 1 (0.22%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.22%) ERwin
2 1 (0.22%) ProC
2 1 (0.22%) CruiseControl
2 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 113 (24.84%) Finance
2 33 (7.25%) Legal
3 30 (6.59%) Banking
4 28 (6.15%) Telecoms
5 19 (4.18%) Retail
6 11 (2.42%) Marketing
7 9 (1.98%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.98%) Law
8 6 (1.32%) Publishing
9 5 (1.10%) Advertising
9 5 (1.10%) Front Office
10 4 (0.88%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.66%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.44%) Local Government
12 2 (0.44%) Back Office
12 2 (0.44%) Electronics
12 2 (0.44%) Automotive
13 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 105 (23.08%) Analyst
2 34 (7.47%) Consultant
3 29 (6.37%) Business Analyst
4 28 (6.15%) Architect
5 27 (5.93%) Service Manager
6 23 (5.05%) Support Analyst
7 20 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 19 (4.18%) Project Manager
9 18 (3.96%) Business Manager
10 16 (3.52%) Business Continuity Manager
11 14 (3.08%) Applications Support
11 14 (3.08%) 3rd Line Support
12 11 (2.42%) Network Engineer
12 11 (2.42%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (2.20%) Security Analyst
13 10 (2.20%) Operations Manager
13 10 (2.20%) Applications Support Analyst
13 10 (2.20%) Server Engineer
13 10 (2.20%) Applications Engineer
14 9 (1.98%) Service Continuity Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.96%) Middleware
2 9 (1.98%) HTML
3 7 (1.54%) Web Services
4 5 (1.10%) CSS
4 5 (1.10%) .NET
5 4 (0.88%) JDBC
5 4 (0.88%) Hibernate
5 4 (0.88%) DAO
5 4 (0.88%) CGI
5 4 (0.88%) Laravel
6 3 (0.66%) Java EE
6 3 (0.66%) Flash
6 3 (0.66%) J2EE
7 2 (0.44%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.44%) Rendezvous
7 2 (0.44%) SOAP
8 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.22%) XHTML
8 1 (0.22%) JSP
8 1 (0.22%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (6.37%) Management Information System
3 23 (5.05%) Blackberry
4 20 (4.40%) Replication
5 15 (3.30%) Clustering
6 12 (2.64%) Thin Client
6 12 (2.64%) Fat Client
7 9 (1.98%) PKI
8 8 (1.76%) Statistics
8 8 (1.76%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.54%) Open Source
10 6 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (1.32%) IVR
11 5 (1.10%) NHS
11 5 (1.10%) Credit Risk
11 5 (1.10%) Market Risk
11 5 (1.10%) SWIFT
12 4 (0.88%) Mobile Computing
12 4 (0.88%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.88%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 110 (24.18%) Windows
2 55 (12.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (10.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 32 (7.03%) Linux
5 27 (5.93%) Windows 7
5 27 (5.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (3.96%) UNIX
7 10 (2.20%) Windows XP
8 8 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.88%) VMS
10 3 (0.66%) AIX
10 3 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (0.66%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.44%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.44%) VME
11 2 (0.44%) Android
11 2 (0.44%) HPUX
12 1 (0.22%) Solaris
12 1 (0.22%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (41.98%) Disaster Recovery
2 110 (24.18%) ITIL
3 94 (20.66%) Business Continuity Planning
4 89 (19.56%) BCP
5 64 (14.07%) Project Management
6 63 (13.85%) Service Delivery
7 55 (12.09%) Service Management
8 49 (10.77%) Information Security
9 40 (8.79%) Problem Management
10 39 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 38 (8.35%) Risk Management
12 37 (8.13%) Change Management
13 32 (7.03%) Business Continuity Management
14 29 (6.37%) Incident Management
15 27 (5.93%) Migration
15 27 (5.93%) Change Control
16 26 (5.71%) ITSM
16 26 (5.71%) PRINCE2
17 24 (5.27%) Data Protection
18 22 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 48 (10.55%) SQL
2 19 (4.18%) PowerShell
3 12 (2.64%) Perl
4 11 (2.42%) Java
5 8 (1.76%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.54%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.32%) Korn
8 5 (1.10%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.10%) C
9 4 (0.88%) C#
9 4 (0.88%) PHP
9 4 (0.88%) Python
9 4 (0.88%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.66%) VB
11 1 (0.22%) VBA
11 1 (0.22%) C++
11 1 (0.22%) AWK
11 1 (0.22%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 63 (13.85%) Degree
2 55 (12.09%) Security Cleared
3 29 (6.37%) SC Cleared
4 22 (4.84%) CCNA
4 22 (4.84%) ISEB
4 22 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (4.62%) CISA
6 19 (4.18%) CISSP
7 12 (2.64%) CISM
8 11 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (2.20%) BC Cleared
9 10 (2.20%) CRISC
10 9 (1.98%) MCSE
11 8 (1.76%) CCNP
12 7 (1.54%) ISEB Practitioner
12 7 (1.54%) DV Cleared
13 6 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 5 (1.10%) CTC Cleared
14 5 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (4.84%) SLA
3 13 (2.86%) QA
4 12 (2.64%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.76%) BS25999
6 5 (1.10%) BS7799
7 4 (0.88%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.66%) COBIT
9 2 (0.44%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.44%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.22%) GxP
10 1 (0.22%) WAI
10 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 59 (12.97%) Active Directory
2 43 (9.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (4.18%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.64%) XenApp
5 10 (2.20%) NLBS
6 7 (1.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 7 (1.54%) Xen
7 5 (1.10%) vSphere
7 5 (1.10%) NFS
8 4 (0.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.66%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.44%) Firmware
10 2 (0.44%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.44%) vCloud
10 2 (0.44%) RHEV
11 1 (0.22%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (4.40%) SCCM
2 19 (4.18%) SCOM
3 8 (1.76%) WSUS
4 6 (1.32%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.88%) Puppet
6 3 (0.66%) HP NNM
6 3 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.66%) OpenView
6 3 (0.66%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (0.66%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (0.66%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.44%) Nessus
7 2 (0.44%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.44%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 68 (14.95%) Microsoft
2 53 (11.65%) VMware
3 47 (10.33%) Cisco
4 29 (6.37%) HP
4 29 (6.37%) Citrix
5 25 (5.49%) Oracle
6 20 (4.40%) CheckPoint
7 19 (4.18%) EMC
8 14 (3.08%) Juniper
9 11 (2.42%) SAP
10 10 (2.20%) NetApp
11 9 (1.98%) Intel
12 8 (1.76%) Symantec
12 8 (1.76%) 3PAR
13 7 (1.54%) F5
13 7 (1.54%) Dell
13 7 (1.54%) IBM
14 6 (1.32%) Sybase
15 5 (1.10%) PeopleSoft
15 5 (1.10%) Remedy
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
The Curve Group
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone
Pearson Whiffin
Rate: £320 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £519.13 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Talent Spa
Rate: £13 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
South West London
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day £250 a day
Posted: 7 days ago
East of England
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £350.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Nespresso
Rate: Competitive plus Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Sussex
Nespresso
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £470.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £430.00 - £530.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £600 - 700 per day
Posted: 23 days ago