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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 380 315 357
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +42
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 222 283 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.59% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.78% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 173 113
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£355 £393 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.55% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £272 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
- +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 23 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% +15.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+50.94% +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
37468 36365 32009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.34% 75.51% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24275 23338 19645
Average daily rate £418 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 1095 995
Average hourly rate £28.50 £28.63 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.43% -11.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.63 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -48 87 £340 -18.07% 16
South East -2 65 £340 -6.20% 15
South West +24 24 £453 +16.77% 3
North West -18 11 £550 +49.96% 13
Yorkshire -23 11 £338 -11.18% 2
East of England +8 9 £400 -17.94% 9
East Midlands +2 8 £650 +364.28% 1
West Midlands -28 5 £450 +25.00% 4
North East -6 2 £225 -25.92%
Business Continuity
UK

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 198 (45.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 125 (28.41%) ITIL
3 88 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 87 (19.77%) Finance
5 83 (18.86%) BCP
6 82 (18.64%) Windows
7 80 (18.18%) Service Delivery
8 75 (17.05%) Microsoft
9 66 (15.00%) VMware
10 62 (14.09%) Security Cleared
11 60 (13.64%) Data Centre
11 60 (13.64%) Service Management
12 59 (13.41%) Firewall
13 58 (13.18%) Active Directory
14 57 (12.95%) WAN
14 57 (12.95%) Project Management
15 55 (12.50%) Degree
16 54 (12.27%) Cisco
16 54 (12.27%) VMware Infrastructure
17 52 (11.82%) Incident Management
18 49 (11.14%) SQL
19 47 (10.68%) LAN
20 43 (9.77%) Information Security
21 42 (9.55%) SC Cleared
22 39 (8.86%) Linux
23 37 (8.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
24 36 (8.18%) SLA
25 35 (7.95%) Management Information System
25 35 (7.95%) Problem Management
26 33 (7.50%) Migration

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 33 (7.50%) MS Exchange
2 23 (5.23%) IIS
3 15 (3.41%) SharePoint
3 15 (3.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (2.05%) CMS
6 8 (1.82%) Lync
7 6 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.14%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (0.91%) MQSeries
9 4 (0.91%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.91%) Apache
9 4 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.23%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 33 (7.50%) MS Excel
1 33 (7.50%) MS Office
2 12 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.45%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.45%) MS Project
5 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.68%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.45%) Summit
3 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.45%) Agresso
3 2 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.23%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.23%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.23%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.23%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.23%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.36%) SaaS
2 4 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.45%) Yammer
4 2 (0.45%) IaaS
4 2 (0.45%) Office 365
4 2 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (13.41%) Firewall
2 57 (12.95%) WAN
3 47 (10.68%) LAN
4 31 (7.05%) MPLS
5 30 (6.82%) SAN
6 26 (5.91%) Internet
7 18 (4.09%) Wireless
8 14 (3.18%) VoIP
9 13 (2.95%) Network Security
9 13 (2.95%) VLAN
10 12 (2.73%) DMZ
10 12 (2.73%) NAS
11 11 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (2.50%) iSCSI
11 11 (2.50%) DSL
11 11 (2.50%) TCP/IP
11 11 (2.50%) BIG-IP
12 10 (2.27%) VPN
12 10 (2.27%) EIGRP
13 9 (2.05%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.95%) Relational Database
3 12 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (2.50%) Oracle Database
5 9 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
6 8 (1.82%) RDBMS
6 8 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (1.59%) SSDT
7 7 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.36%) Big Data
9 5 (1.14%) DTS
10 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.68%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.68%) OLTP
11 3 (0.68%) BusinessObjects XI
11 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.68%) Introscope
2 3 (0.68%) Subversion
3 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.23%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.23%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.23%) JIRA
General
1 87 (19.77%) Finance
2 22 (5.00%) Banking
3 20 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 20 (4.55%) Legal
4 17 (3.86%) Retail
5 7 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.59%) Law
5 7 (1.59%) Local Government
6 5 (1.14%) Automotive
6 5 (1.14%) Back Office
6 5 (1.14%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.68%) Front Office
7 3 (0.68%) Advertising
7 3 (0.68%) Marketing
7 3 (0.68%) Billing
8 2 (0.45%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.45%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.45%) Electronics
9 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 103 (23.41%) Analyst
2 35 (7.95%) Project Manager
2 35 (7.95%) Business Analyst
3 33 (7.50%) Architect
4 28 (6.36%) Service Manager
5 21 (4.77%) Consultant
6 17 (3.86%) Test Analyst
7 16 (3.64%) Incident Manager
7 16 (3.64%) Technical Architect
8 15 (3.41%) Business Manager
9 14 (3.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (3.18%) Services Delivery Manager
9 14 (3.18%) Delivery Manager
9 14 (3.18%) Administrator
10 13 (2.95%) Infrastructure Manager
11 12 (2.73%) 3rd Line Support
12 11 (2.50%) Operations Analyst
12 11 (2.50%) Security Manager
13 10 (2.27%) Support Engineer
14 9 (2.05%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.50%) .NET
2 9 (2.05%) HTML
2 9 (2.05%) XML
3 6 (1.36%) Web Services
3 6 (1.36%) ASP.NET
3 6 (1.36%) Middleware
4 5 (1.14%) Java EE
5 4 (0.91%) JSP
6 3 (0.68%) CSS
6 3 (0.68%) XMPP
7 2 (0.45%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (0.45%) CAML
8 1 (0.23%) HTML5
8 1 (0.23%) CSS3
8 1 (0.23%) REST
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.23%) Play Framework
8 1 (0.23%) SAP Smart Forms
8 1 (0.23%) BAPI
8 1 (0.23%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 60 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 35 (7.95%) Management Information System
3 25 (5.68%) Replication
4 23 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (4.32%) Blackberry
6 16 (3.64%) NHS
7 14 (3.18%) Clustering
8 13 (2.95%) Computer Science
9 12 (2.73%) Fat Client
9 12 (2.73%) Thin Client
9 12 (2.73%) Client/Server
10 11 (2.50%) Celerra
11 8 (1.82%) Mobile App
12 7 (1.59%) PKI
13 6 (1.36%) Performance Metrics
14 4 (0.91%) CMDB
14 4 (0.91%) CLARiiON
14 4 (0.91%) iPad
15 3 (0.68%) Mainframe
15 3 (0.68%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 82 (18.64%) Windows
2 39 (8.86%) Linux
3 32 (7.27%) UNIX
4 28 (6.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (4.32%) Windows 7
7 16 (3.64%) Solaris
8 10 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (1.82%) FreeBSD
9 8 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.68%) Android
10 3 (0.68%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.45%) AIX
11 2 (0.45%) HPUX
11 2 (0.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.23%) Scientific Linux
12 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.23%) NetWare
12 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (45.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 125 (28.41%) ITIL
3 88 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 83 (18.86%) BCP
5 80 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 60 (13.64%) Service Management
7 57 (12.95%) Project Management
8 52 (11.82%) Incident Management
9 43 (9.77%) Information Security
10 35 (7.95%) Problem Management
11 33 (7.50%) Migration
12 32 (7.27%) Risk Management
13 29 (6.59%) PRINCE2
13 29 (6.59%) Business Continuity Management
14 28 (6.36%) Change Management
15 27 (6.14%) Stakeholder Management
16 25 (5.68%) ITSM
17 24 (5.45%) Time Management
17 24 (5.45%) Performance Management
18 23 (5.23%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 49 (11.14%) SQL
2 11 (2.50%) T-SQL
3 10 (2.27%) PowerShell
4 9 (2.05%) Java
5 8 (1.82%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.36%) Perl
7 5 (1.14%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.14%) C#
7 5 (1.14%) Ruby
8 3 (0.68%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.68%) C++
8 3 (0.68%) PHP
8 3 (0.68%) VBScript
9 2 (0.45%) Korn
9 2 (0.45%) C-shell
10 1 (0.23%) Scala
10 1 (0.23%) R
10 1 (0.23%) Python
10 1 (0.23%) C
10 1 (0.23%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 62 (14.09%) Security Cleared
2 55 (12.50%) Degree
3 42 (9.55%) SC Cleared
4 28 (6.36%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (5.68%) CCNA
6 17 (3.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (3.64%) ISEB
8 15 (3.41%) MCSE
9 13 (2.95%) BC Cleared
10 12 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (2.73%) CISSP
11 9 (2.05%) CISM
11 9 (2.05%) CCNP
12 8 (1.82%) CISA
13 6 (1.36%) ISEB Practitioner
13 6 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (1.36%) MCSA
13 6 (1.36%) DV Cleared
14 5 (1.14%) ISTQB
15 4 (0.91%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (8.18%) SLA
3 17 (3.86%) ISO 9001
4 9 (2.05%) BS25999
5 8 (1.82%) QA
6 5 (1.14%) BS7799
7 4 (0.91%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.68%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.45%) COBIT
9 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.23%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.23%) TickIT
System Software
1 58 (13.18%) Active Directory
2 54 (12.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 14 (3.18%) XenApp
5 13 (2.95%) vSphere
6 12 (2.73%) Terminal Services
7 11 (2.50%) VMware ESX
7 11 (2.50%) NLBS
8 8 (1.82%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 7 (1.59%) Xen
10 5 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.68%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.45%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 1 (0.23%) XenServer
14 1 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.23%) PowerHA
14 1 (0.23%) vCloud
14 1 (0.23%) iptables
Systems Management
1 13 (2.95%) WSUS
2 9 (2.05%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (1.82%) WMI
4 6 (1.36%) SCCM
4 6 (1.36%) SCOM
5 5 (1.14%) Puppet
5 5 (1.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (0.91%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (0.68%) HP SIM
7 3 (0.68%) CA Wily
7 3 (0.68%) Nagios
8 2 (0.45%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.45%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.45%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.45%) Icinga
8 2 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.23%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.23%) Cacti
9 1 (0.23%) Opsview
Vendors
1 75 (17.05%) Microsoft
2 66 (15.00%) VMware
3 54 (12.27%) Cisco
4 33 (7.50%) Citrix
5 25 (5.68%) HP
6 24 (5.45%) Oracle
6 24 (5.45%) CheckPoint
7 16 (3.64%) EMC
8 14 (3.18%) SAP
8 14 (3.18%) SolarWinds
9 11 (2.50%) BMC
9 11 (2.50%) NetApp
10 9 (2.05%) Juniper
10 9 (2.05%) Business Objects
11 8 (1.82%) Nortel
12 7 (1.59%) Remedy
12 7 (1.59%) Red Hat
13 6 (1.36%) NetScout
13 6 (1.36%) F5
14 5 (1.14%) Dell
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