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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 375 345 333
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -12
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 238 246 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.50% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.65% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 161 131
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£351 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £270 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £588 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.03 £12.85 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £23.55 £27.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.65 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+22.11% +7.69%
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
40103 37736 35030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.83% 76.45% 75.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 26527 23757 21722
Average daily rate £423 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1073 1093 1022
Average hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.79 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 0 114 £358 -15.88% 28
South East -2 55 £316 -15.86% 26
South West -7 19 £470 +14.98% 11
West Midlands 0 13 £400 - 3
Yorkshire -28 13 £400 +9.58% 3
North West -30 8 £275 -8.33% 9
East of England -4 7 £300 -31.42% 7
North East -25 4 £220 -43.22% 3
East Midlands -7 2 £476 +12.05% 3
Business Continuity
UK

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 220 (48.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 132 (28.88%) ITIL
3 118 (25.82%) Business Continuity Planning
4 113 (24.73%) BCP
5 105 (22.98%) Microsoft
6 103 (22.54%) Windows
7 82 (17.94%) Finance
8 80 (17.51%) Firewall
9 79 (17.29%) Cisco
10 76 (16.63%) Active Directory
11 75 (16.41%) VMware
12 71 (15.54%) WAN
13 68 (14.88%) Service Management
14 67 (14.66%) Service Delivery
15 66 (14.44%) Security Cleared
16 63 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
16 63 (13.79%) Data Centre
16 63 (13.79%) SQL
17 62 (13.57%) LAN
18 56 (12.25%) SQL Server
18 56 (12.25%) MS Excel
19 51 (11.16%) Project Management
19 51 (11.16%) Information Security
20 48 (10.50%) MS Office
21 45 (9.85%) Linux
21 45 (9.85%) Problem Management
22 44 (9.63%) Degree
22 44 (9.63%) MPLS
23 43 (9.41%) Management Information System
23 43 (9.41%) MS Exchange

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 43 (9.41%) MS Exchange
2 29 (6.35%) SharePoint
3 23 (5.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 21 (4.60%) IIS
5 12 (2.63%) Lync
6 10 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (1.97%) CMS
8 8 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.09%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.88%) Apache
11 4 (0.88%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.66%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 56 (12.25%) MS Excel
2 48 (10.50%) MS Office
3 20 (4.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (2.84%) MS Project
5 10 (2.19%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (0.66%) Remedy AR System
2 2 (0.44%) Summit
2 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.22%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.22%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.22%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.22%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.22%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (1.09%) SaaS
2 3 (0.66%) PaaS
2 3 (0.66%) Yammer
3 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.44%) Office 365
3 2 (0.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (17.51%) Firewall
2 71 (15.54%) WAN
3 62 (13.57%) LAN
4 44 (9.63%) MPLS
5 38 (8.32%) Internet
6 33 (7.22%) SAN
7 27 (5.91%) DSL
8 25 (5.47%) Wireless
9 23 (5.03%) BIG-IP
10 21 (4.60%) TCP/IP
11 18 (3.94%) VPN
11 18 (3.94%) VLAN
12 16 (3.50%) VoIP
13 15 (3.28%) NAS
14 13 (2.84%) Intrusion Detection
14 13 (2.84%) DMZ
15 12 (2.63%) DNS
16 11 (2.41%) LDAP
17 10 (2.19%) DHCP
17 10 (2.19%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (12.25%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.94%) Relational Database
3 17 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
7 10 (2.19%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.75%) OLTP
8 8 (1.75%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.53%) DTS
9 7 (1.53%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (1.53%) MS Access
9 7 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (1.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (1.09%) Big Data
11 5 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (1.75%) LoadRunner
2 4 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.66%) Introscope
3 3 (0.66%) Subversion
4 1 (0.22%) JIRA
4 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.22%) GCC
4 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 82 (17.94%) Finance
2 19 (4.16%) Banking
3 18 (3.94%) Retail
4 17 (3.72%) Legal
4 17 (3.72%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.19%) Law
6 8 (1.75%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.53%) Local Government
8 4 (0.88%) Billing
8 4 (0.88%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.88%) Marketing
8 4 (0.88%) Automotive
9 3 (0.66%) Advertising
9 3 (0.66%) Back Office
10 2 (0.44%) Electronics
10 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.44%) Front Office
10 2 (0.44%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.44%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 118 (25.82%) Analyst
2 38 (8.32%) Project Manager
3 37 (8.10%) Business Analyst
4 30 (6.56%) Architect
5 27 (5.91%) Service Manager
6 26 (5.69%) Consultant
7 25 (5.47%) Test Analyst
8 22 (4.81%) Operations Analyst
8 22 (4.81%) Security Manager
9 17 (3.72%) Delivery Manager
9 17 (3.72%) 3rd Line Support
9 17 (3.72%) Services Delivery Manager
9 17 (3.72%) Administrator
10 16 (3.50%) Technical Architect
11 14 (3.06%) Systems Administrator
11 14 (3.06%) DBA
12 13 (2.84%) Business Manager
13 12 (2.63%) Infrastructure Manager
14 11 (2.41%) Information Manager
14 11 (2.41%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.06%) XML
2 12 (2.63%) .NET
3 6 (1.31%) HTML
4 5 (1.09%) XMPP
4 5 (1.09%) Web Services
5 4 (0.88%) CSS
5 4 (0.88%) Java EE
6 2 (0.44%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (0.44%) CAML
6 2 (0.44%) HTML5
6 2 (0.44%) REST
6 2 (0.44%) WF
6 2 (0.44%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.44%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.44%) Middleware
7 1 (0.22%) LAMP
7 1 (0.22%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (0.22%) BAPI
7 1 (0.22%) Ajax
7 1 (0.22%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 63 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 43 (9.41%) Management Information System
3 25 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (5.25%) Blackberry
5 21 (4.60%) Replication
6 18 (3.94%) Clustering
7 17 (3.72%) Thin Client
7 17 (3.72%) Fat Client
8 13 (2.84%) Client/Server
8 13 (2.84%) NHS
9 12 (2.63%) PKI
10 11 (2.41%) EMC VNX
11 9 (1.97%) Celerra
11 9 (1.97%) Performance Metrics
11 9 (1.97%) Computer Science
11 9 (1.97%) Data Protection Act
12 8 (1.75%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.88%) iPad
13 4 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (0.88%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 103 (22.54%) Windows
2 45 (9.85%) Linux
3 34 (7.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (7.22%) UNIX
5 32 (7.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (5.91%) Windows 7
7 15 (3.28%) Solaris
8 8 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.53%) FreeBSD
10 4 (0.88%) Android
11 3 (0.66%) AIX
11 3 (0.66%) VMS
12 2 (0.44%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.44%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.22%) Scientific Linux
13 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.22%) HPUX
13 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (48.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 132 (28.88%) ITIL
3 118 (25.82%) Business Continuity Planning
4 113 (24.73%) BCP
5 68 (14.88%) Service Management
6 67 (14.66%) Service Delivery
7 51 (11.16%) Project Management
7 51 (11.16%) Information Security
8 45 (9.85%) Problem Management
9 42 (9.19%) Migration
10 39 (8.53%) Change Management
11 37 (8.10%) Performance Management
12 36 (7.88%) PRINCE2
12 36 (7.88%) Incident Management
13 31 (6.78%) ITSM
14 28 (6.13%) Test Scripting
14 28 (6.13%) Time Management
14 28 (6.13%) Change Control
15 27 (5.91%) Waterfall
15 27 (5.91%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (13.79%) SQL
2 18 (3.94%) T-SQL
3 15 (3.28%) PowerShell
4 12 (2.63%) Java
5 9 (1.97%) Shell Script
6 8 (1.75%) C#
7 6 (1.31%) Perl
7 6 (1.31%) PHP
8 5 (1.09%) Ruby
8 5 (1.09%) C++
9 4 (0.88%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.88%) VBScript
9 4 (0.88%) C
10 2 (0.44%) Korn
10 2 (0.44%) C-shell
10 2 (0.44%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.22%) R
11 1 (0.22%) Scala
11 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.22%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 66 (14.44%) Security Cleared
2 44 (9.63%) Degree
3 40 (8.75%) SC Cleared
4 29 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (4.81%) CCNA
6 19 (4.16%) CISSP
7 18 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (3.06%) CISM
9 13 (2.84%) MCSE
10 12 (2.63%) CISA
11 9 (1.97%) CCNP
12 7 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (1.53%) BC Cleared
13 6 (1.31%) DV Cleared
13 6 (1.31%) CRISC
14 5 (1.09%) CCSA
14 5 (1.09%) CCSE
14 5 (1.09%) Check Point Certification
14 5 (1.09%) ISEB
15 4 (0.88%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (8.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (8.10%) SLA
3 14 (3.06%) BS25999
4 9 (1.97%) QA
4 9 (1.97%) ISO 9001
5 8 (1.75%) PCI DSS
6 6 (1.31%) BS7799
7 4 (0.88%) COBIT
8 3 (0.66%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.44%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.22%) TickIT
10 1 (0.22%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.22%) COSO
10 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 76 (16.63%) Active Directory
2 63 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (5.69%) Hyper-V
4 23 (5.03%) NLBS
5 18 (3.94%) XenApp
6 13 (2.84%) vSphere
7 12 (2.63%) Xen
7 12 (2.63%) VMware ESX
8 10 (2.19%) Terminal Services
9 8 (1.75%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 7 (1.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 7 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.88%) Snort
11 4 (0.88%) Squid
12 3 (0.66%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.66%) XenServer
13 2 (0.44%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 1 (0.22%) PowerHA
14 1 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 25 (5.47%) WSUS
2 16 (3.50%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (2.19%) Nessus
4 9 (1.97%) SCCM
5 7 (1.53%) WMI
6 5 (1.09%) SCOM
6 5 (1.09%) Puppet
7 4 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (0.88%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (0.88%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.88%) HP SIM
8 3 (0.66%) CA Wily
8 3 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.44%) Nagios
9 2 (0.44%) ARCserve
9 2 (0.44%) Icinga
10 1 (0.22%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.22%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.22%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 105 (22.98%) Microsoft
2 79 (17.29%) Cisco
3 75 (16.41%) VMware
4 40 (8.75%) CheckPoint
4 40 (8.75%) Citrix
5 24 (5.25%) Oracle
6 20 (4.38%) HP
7 17 (3.72%) SolarWinds
8 15 (3.28%) EMC
9 14 (3.06%) SAP
10 12 (2.63%) BMC
10 12 (2.63%) NetApp
11 8 (1.75%) Nortel
12 7 (1.53%) Red Hat
12 7 (1.53%) F5
13 6 (1.31%) NetScout
13 6 (1.31%) Avaya
13 6 (1.31%) Juniper
14 5 (1.09%) IBM
14 5 (1.09%) Remedy
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day + Negotiable.
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £289.25 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Fusion Experience
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 per Tag
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Real Staffing
Rate: £475 - £535 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Salt
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Excellent Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
CPS Group
Rate: £250 - 350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £401 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago