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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 357 338 364
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +26
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 241 240 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.50% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.68% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 122 123
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.73% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 9
Average hourly rate £21.88 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £14.11 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £26.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.58% +3.94%
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
38157 35471 37978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.55% 73.71% 71.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24108 22248 22476
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1089 974 1367
Average hourly rate £23.00 £29.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.36% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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 -8 96 £450 +2.85% 27
South East -15 42 £375 -3.22% 16
South West -22 22 £450 +29.49% 6
North West -10 20 £438 +34.61% 12
Yorkshire +8 18 £365 +62.22% 5
West Midlands -4 17 £398 +7.43% 10
East of England -27 12 £375 +2.73% 11
East Midlands +6 10 £394 +8.62% 3
North East -22 4 - -
Midlands - - - -
Business Continuity
UK

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 196 (37.62%) Disaster Recovery
2 149 (28.60%) ITIL
3 140 (26.87%) Finance
4 115 (22.07%) Windows
5 92 (17.66%) Business Continuity Planning
6 91 (17.47%) Microsoft
7 82 (15.74%) BCP
8 71 (13.63%) Project Management
9 68 (13.05%) Security Cleared
10 66 (12.67%) Service Management
11 64 (12.28%) Degree
12 63 (12.09%) Service Delivery
13 57 (10.94%) Cisco
13 57 (10.94%) MS Excel
14 55 (10.56%) Risk Management
15 54 (10.36%) Management Information System
15 54 (10.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 54 (10.36%) UNIX
15 54 (10.36%) Firewall
16 53 (10.17%) Active Directory
16 53 (10.17%) VMware
17 52 (9.98%) SQL
18 50 (9.60%) MS Office
18 50 (9.60%) Linux
18 50 (9.60%) Windows Server 2008
18 50 (9.60%) Business Continuity Management
19 49 (9.40%) Windows Server 2003
19 49 (9.40%) Information Security
20 48 (9.21%) Change Management
21 46 (8.83%) Oracle

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 29 (5.57%) MS Exchange
2 28 (5.37%) SharePoint
3 14 (2.69%) IIS
4 13 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (2.11%) Apache
5 11 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (1.92%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (1.54%) Lync
8 7 (1.34%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.34%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.15%) CMS
9 6 (1.15%) Drupal
10 5 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.77%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 57 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 50 (9.60%) MS Office
3 16 (3.07%) MS Project
4 15 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (2.69%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.77%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 10 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.15%) Endur
2 6 (1.15%) ZaiNet
2 6 (1.15%) Aligne
3 4 (0.77%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.38%) Summit
4 2 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.19%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.19%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.19%) BASE24
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.19%) Changepoint
5 1 (0.19%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.19%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.73%) Office 365
2 3 (0.58%) SaaS
2 3 (0.58%) IaaS
3 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.38%) PaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (10.36%) Firewall
2 36 (6.91%) SAN
3 34 (6.53%) LAN
4 28 (5.37%) WAN
5 27 (5.18%) Network Security
6 23 (4.41%) Wireless
7 21 (4.03%) DNS
7 21 (4.03%) Internet
8 18 (3.45%) SSL
8 18 (3.45%) VPN
8 18 (3.45%) VoIP
9 13 (2.50%) MPLS
10 11 (2.11%) Reverse Proxy
11 9 (1.73%) DHCP
12 7 (1.34%) VLAN
12 7 (1.34%) BIG-IP
12 7 (1.34%) TCP/IP
12 7 (1.34%) FTP
12 7 (1.34%) DSL
13 5 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.92%) Relational Database
3 8 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (1.54%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (1.15%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (0.96%) MySQL
6 5 (0.96%) Ingres
7 4 (0.77%) MS Access
8 3 (0.58%) DataStage
9 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.19%) IDOL
10 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.19%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (1.15%) Visual Studio
1 6 (1.15%) PHPUnit
2 5 (0.96%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.19%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.19%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.19%) MSI
4 1 (0.19%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.19%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.19%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 140 (26.87%) Finance
2 30 (5.76%) Banking
3 15 (2.88%) Telecoms
3 15 (2.88%) Legal
4 13 (2.50%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.30%) Marketing
6 11 (2.11%) Retail
7 9 (1.73%) Back Office
8 6 (1.15%) Front Office
8 6 (1.15%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.77%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.77%) Law
9 4 (0.77%) Military
10 3 (0.58%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.58%) Advertising
10 3 (0.58%) Local Government
10 3 (0.58%) Billing
11 2 (0.38%) German Language
11 2 (0.38%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 86 (16.51%) Analyst
2 40 (7.68%) Service Manager
3 34 (6.53%) Architect
4 31 (5.95%) Consultant
5 29 (5.57%) Project Manager
6 28 (5.37%) Administrator
7 21 (4.03%) Business Analyst
8 20 (3.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 19 (3.65%) Security Engineer
10 18 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
10 18 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
10 18 (3.45%) Project Engineer
11 16 (3.07%) Support Analyst
12 15 (2.88%) Business Manager
12 15 (2.88%) Developer
13 14 (2.69%) Solutions Architect
13 14 (2.69%) Business Continuity Manager
13 14 (2.69%) Delivery Manager
14 13 (2.50%) Information Manager
15 11 (2.11%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.26%) Middleware
2 13 (2.50%) Web Services
2 13 (2.50%) XML
3 12 (2.30%) .NET
4 8 (1.54%) HTML
5 7 (1.34%) JSP
5 7 (1.34%) Flash
6 6 (1.15%) EJB
7 5 (0.96%) XHTML
8 4 (0.77%) J2EE
8 4 (0.77%) CSS
9 3 (0.58%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (0.58%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.38%) Java EE
10 2 (0.38%) Regular Expression
11 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (0.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 1 (0.19%) Itk
11 1 (0.19%) Laravel
11 1 (0.19%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.36%) Management Information System
2 20 (3.84%) Blackberry
3 14 (2.69%) Replication
4 12 (2.30%) Clustering
5 11 (2.11%) NHS
6 10 (1.92%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.92%) RMADS
7 8 (1.54%) CESG
7 8 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
8 7 (1.34%) Statistics
8 7 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.15%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.96%) Fat Client
10 5 (0.96%) Economics
10 5 (0.96%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.96%) PMI
10 5 (0.96%) Thin Client
11 4 (0.77%) CESG CLAS
11 4 (0.77%) Cryptography
12 3 (0.58%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 115 (22.07%) Windows
2 54 (10.36%) UNIX
3 50 (9.60%) Linux
3 50 (9.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (9.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (5.76%) Windows 7
6 25 (4.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (2.50%) Windows XP
8 9 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (1.54%) Solaris
10 5 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (0.96%) AIX
11 3 (0.58%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.38%) VMS
12 2 (0.38%) SUSE
12 2 (0.38%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.19%) openSUSE
13 1 (0.19%) CentOS
13 1 (0.19%) Android
13 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (37.62%) Disaster Recovery
2 149 (28.60%) ITIL
3 92 (17.66%) Business Continuity Planning
4 82 (15.74%) BCP
5 71 (13.63%) Project Management
6 66 (12.67%) Service Management
7 63 (12.09%) Service Delivery
8 55 (10.56%) Risk Management
9 50 (9.60%) Business Continuity Management
10 49 (9.40%) Information Security
11 48 (9.21%) Change Management
12 41 (7.87%) Migration
13 38 (7.29%) PRINCE2
14 30 (5.76%) Problem Management
14 30 (5.76%) Change Control
15 28 (5.37%) Security Architecture
16 27 (5.18%) Stakeholder Management
17 25 (4.80%) Penetration Testing
18 23 (4.41%) Incident Management
19 22 (4.22%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 52 (9.98%) SQL
2 24 (4.61%) Java
3 19 (3.65%) PowerShell
4 14 (2.69%) Perl
5 11 (2.11%) C
5 11 (2.11%) C#
6 10 (1.92%) VB
7 9 (1.73%) PHP
7 9 (1.73%) Shell Script
8 7 (1.34%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.15%) PL/SQL
9 6 (1.15%) Korn
10 5 (0.96%) C++
10 5 (0.96%) JavaScript
10 5 (0.96%) VBA
11 4 (0.77%) ActionScript
11 4 (0.77%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.77%) VBScript
11 4 (0.77%) Python
11 4 (0.77%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 68 (13.05%) Security Cleared
2 64 (12.28%) Degree
3 35 (6.72%) SC Cleared
4 22 (4.22%) CISA
5 20 (3.84%) DV Cleared
5 20 (3.84%) CISSP
6 18 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
7 17 (3.26%) CISM
8 16 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (2.88%) CCNA
10 12 (2.30%) ISEB
11 10 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (1.73%) PMI Certification
13 8 (1.54%) CCNP
13 8 (1.54%) MCSE
14 7 (1.34%) CRISC
14 7 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 7 (1.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 4 (0.77%) ISEB Practitioner
15 4 (0.77%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (10.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (7.29%) SLA
3 20 (3.84%) QA
4 12 (2.30%) PCI DSS
5 11 (2.11%) BS25999
5 11 (2.11%) ISO 9000
6 9 (1.73%) ISO 9001
7 7 (1.34%) ISO 14001
8 6 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (1.15%) COBIT
9 2 (0.38%) GCP
9 2 (0.38%) GxP
9 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.19%) P3O
10 1 (0.19%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.19%) BS7799
System Software
1 53 (10.17%) Active Directory
2 39 (7.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.26%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.73%) XenApp
5 7 (1.34%) NLBS
6 5 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.77%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.77%) Xen
7 4 (0.77%) vSphere
8 3 (0.58%) RHEV
8 3 (0.58%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.38%) RACF
9 2 (0.38%) NFS
9 2 (0.38%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 19 (3.65%) SCCM
2 17 (3.26%) SCOM
3 9 (1.73%) NetBackup
3 9 (1.73%) Tivoli
4 7 (1.34%) Backup Exec
4 7 (1.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 6 (1.15%) WSUS
6 4 (0.77%) OpenView
6 4 (0.77%) CiscoWorks
6 4 (0.77%) HP NNM
6 4 (0.77%) Puppet
7 3 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.38%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.38%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.19%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 91 (17.47%) Microsoft
2 57 (10.94%) Cisco
3 53 (10.17%) VMware
4 46 (8.83%) Oracle
5 32 (6.14%) HP
6 24 (4.61%) Citrix
7 23 (4.41%) IBM
7 23 (4.41%) Juniper
8 22 (4.22%) EMC
9 21 (4.03%) F5
10 19 (3.65%) NetApp
11 13 (2.50%) Sybase
11 13 (2.50%) SAP
11 13 (2.50%) Intel
12 12 (2.30%) CheckPoint
13 8 (1.54%) Symantec
14 7 (1.34%) Ruckus Wireless
14 7 (1.34%) Blue Coat
14 7 (1.34%) Websense
15 6 (1.15%) Red Hat
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