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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 379 390 394
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 217 207 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.44% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.56% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 140 96
Average daily rate £400 £399 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £399 £370
% change year-on-year
+0.29% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 14
Average hourly rate £16.09 £30.50 £15.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.24% +92.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.02 £21.15 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.42 £36.00 £23.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.09 £30.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-47.24% +117.85%
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
38418 36663 34938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.41% 77.86% 77.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25454 23704 21566
Average daily rate £430 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1094 997 1101
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -10 78 £388 -3.12% 23
South East +29 50 £419 +11.66% 6
South West +17 23 £388 -61.25% 10
West Midlands -11 20 £400 +14.28% 4
East Midlands -2 15 £450 - 7
North West -10 13 £375 +7.14% 12
East of England +4 9 £350 -22.22% 6
Yorkshire -34 7 £495 +29.83% 7
North East -23 1 £297 -25.57%
Business Continuity
UK

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 183 (36.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 127 (25.25%) ITIL
3 115 (22.86%) Finance
4 97 (19.28%) Windows
5 94 (18.69%) Microsoft
6 92 (18.29%) Project Management
7 79 (15.71%) Business Continuity Planning
8 78 (15.51%) Information Security
9 76 (15.11%) BCP
10 72 (14.31%) Service Delivery
11 65 (12.92%) SQL Server
12 63 (12.52%) MS Excel
12 63 (12.52%) Business Continuity Management
13 61 (12.13%) Security Cleared
13 61 (12.13%) Risk Management
14 60 (11.93%) Change Management
15 58 (11.53%) Active Directory
16 57 (11.33%) SQL
17 56 (11.13%) VMware
18 54 (10.74%) Data Centre
19 53 (10.54%) Stakeholder Management
19 53 (10.54%) Firewall
20 52 (10.34%) Service Management
20 52 (10.34%) Cisco
21 51 (10.14%) Degree
21 51 (10.14%) Windows Server
22 50 (9.94%) Management Information System
23 47 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
24 44 (8.75%) Problem Management
24 44 (8.75%) ISO/IEC 27001

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 25 (4.97%) MS Exchange
1 25 (4.97%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.98%) IIS
3 13 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (2.39%) Skype for Business
5 11 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (1.19%) CMS
6 6 (1.19%) IBM Notes
7 5 (0.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (0.99%) Apache
7 5 (0.99%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.80%) MQSeries
8 4 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.80%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.60%) Sonic ESB
9 3 (0.60%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 63 (12.52%) MS Excel
2 32 (6.36%) MS Office
3 27 (5.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (3.58%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.19%) MS Project
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.39%) SAP GRC
2 7 (1.39%) SAP SRM
3 5 (0.99%) SAP HR
4 4 (0.80%) SAP Payroll
4 4 (0.80%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.60%) Remedy AR System
5 3 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.20%) Documaker
7 1 (0.20%) Exstream
7 1 (0.20%) Misys Midas
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.20%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.39%) Office 365
2 6 (1.19%) SaaS
3 5 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.40%) IBM PureFlex
6 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.20%) PaaS
6 1 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 53 (10.54%) Firewall
2 37 (7.36%) VPN
3 27 (5.37%) Internet
3 27 (5.37%) LAN
3 27 (5.37%) TCP/IP
3 27 (5.37%) WAN
4 25 (4.97%) SAN
5 23 (4.57%) DNS
6 19 (3.78%) Network Security
6 19 (3.78%) VoIP
7 17 (3.38%) DHCP
8 14 (2.78%) Wireless
9 9 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (1.59%) OSPF
11 7 (1.39%) LDAP
11 7 (1.39%) VLAN
12 6 (1.19%) Kerberos
12 6 (1.19%) MVNO
13 5 (0.99%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (12.92%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.98%) MS Access
3 19 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (3.78%) Relational Database
3 19 (3.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (2.19%) Big Data
6 11 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (1.79%) OLAP
8 7 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (1.39%) NoSQL
8 7 (1.39%) Riak
8 7 (1.39%) SAP BW
9 6 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (1.19%) SAP BI
9 6 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.99%) OLTP
10 5 (0.99%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 7 (1.39%) Ant
1 7 (1.39%) Jenkins
1 7 (1.39%) Maven
2 4 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.60%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.20%) JIRA
5 1 (0.20%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.20%) Subversion
General
1 115 (22.86%) Finance
2 33 (6.56%) Telecoms
3 29 (5.77%) Legal
4 28 (5.57%) Banking
5 14 (2.78%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.19%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.59%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.59%) Front Office
7 8 (1.59%) Marketing
7 8 (1.59%) Publishing
8 7 (1.39%) Billing
9 5 (0.99%) Retail
10 4 (0.80%) Law
11 3 (0.60%) Electronics
11 3 (0.60%) Local Government
12 2 (0.40%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.40%) French Language
12 2 (0.40%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.40%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (17.50%) Analyst
2 47 (9.34%) Project Manager
3 41 (8.15%) IT Manager
4 34 (6.76%) Architect
4 34 (6.76%) Developer
5 32 (6.36%) Consultant
6 22 (4.37%) Business Analyst
6 22 (4.37%) Service Manager
7 20 (3.98%) Disaster Recovery Manager
8 19 (3.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 18 (3.58%) Business Continuity Manager
10 17 (3.38%) IT Project Manager
11 16 (3.18%) Business Continuity Analyst
11 16 (3.18%) Disaster Recovery Project Manager
11 16 (3.18%) Solutions Architect
12 15 (2.98%) Business Manager
12 15 (2.98%) IT Services Manager
13 14 (2.78%) Business Continuity Specialist
13 14 (2.78%) Security Specialist
14 13 (2.58%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.98%) Web Services
2 12 (2.39%) Middleware
3 11 (2.19%) .NET
4 7 (1.39%) RESTful
5 5 (0.99%) MDX
5 5 (0.99%) SAML
6 4 (0.80%) COM+
6 4 (0.80%) XML
7 3 (0.60%) JMS
7 3 (0.60%) REST
7 3 (0.60%) SOAP
7 3 (0.60%) WCF
7 3 (0.60%) WF
7 3 (0.60%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 2 (0.40%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.40%) HTML
9 1 (0.20%) Flash
9 1 (0.20%) IBM Integration Bus
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.20%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.74%) Data Centre
2 50 (9.94%) Management Information System
3 47 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (2.98%) Computer Science
5 14 (2.78%) Replication
6 13 (2.58%) Blackberry
7 11 (2.19%) CESG
8 10 (1.99%) CESG CLAS
8 10 (1.99%) NHS
9 9 (1.79%) Cryptography
10 7 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
10 7 (1.39%) Mainframe
11 6 (1.19%) Clustering
11 6 (1.19%) CMDB
11 6 (1.19%) IVR
12 5 (0.99%) Fat Client
12 5 (0.99%) Handset
12 5 (0.99%) Private Cloud
12 5 (0.99%) Smart Meter
12 5 (0.99%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 97 (19.28%) Windows
2 51 (10.14%) Windows Server
3 34 (6.76%) Linux
4 31 (6.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (5.37%) Unix
5 27 (5.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (4.97%) Windows 7
8 9 (1.79%) Solaris
9 8 (1.59%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.99%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.80%) AIX
11 4 (0.80%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.60%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.40%) CentOS
13 2 (0.40%) SUSE
14 1 (0.20%) Debian
14 1 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (36.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 127 (25.25%) ITIL
3 92 (18.29%) Project Management
4 79 (15.71%) Business Continuity Planning
5 78 (15.51%) Information Security
6 76 (15.11%) BCP
7 72 (14.31%) Service Delivery
8 63 (12.52%) Business Continuity Management
9 61 (12.13%) Risk Management
10 60 (11.93%) Change Management
11 53 (10.54%) Stakeholder Management
12 52 (10.34%) Service Management
13 44 (8.75%) Problem Management
14 39 (7.75%) Incident Management
15 38 (7.55%) PRINCE2
16 36 (7.16%) Data Protection
17 35 (6.96%) Agile Software Development
18 29 (5.77%) Migration
19 28 (5.57%) Business Intelligence
20 26 (5.17%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 57 (11.33%) SQL
2 19 (3.78%) T-SQL
3 15 (2.98%) Java
4 9 (1.79%) C#
5 7 (1.39%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.19%) C
6 6 (1.19%) Shell Script
7 5 (0.99%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 4 (0.80%) VBA
9 3 (0.60%) C++
9 3 (0.60%) Perl
10 2 (0.40%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.40%) VBScript
11 1 (0.20%) AWK
11 1 (0.20%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.20%) Delphi
11 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.20%) Korn
11 1 (0.20%) PHP
11 1 (0.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 61 (12.13%) Security Cleared
2 51 (10.14%) Degree
3 37 (7.36%) SC Cleared
4 25 (4.97%) CISSP
5 20 (3.98%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (3.18%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (3.18%) CLAS
7 14 (2.78%) CCNA
8 11 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (1.99%) MCP
9 10 (1.99%) MCSE
10 7 (1.39%) CCNP
10 7 (1.39%) CESG Certified Professional
10 7 (1.39%) CISM
11 6 (1.19%) CISA
11 6 (1.19%) DV Cleared
11 6 (1.19%) MCSA
11 6 (1.19%) PMI Certification
11 6 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (8.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (6.16%) SLA
3 25 (4.97%) QA
4 23 (4.57%) ISO22301
5 17 (3.38%) PCI DSS
6 15 (2.98%) RMADS
7 14 (2.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 13 (2.58%) JSP 440
9 7 (1.39%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
11 4 (0.80%) BS7799
11 4 (0.80%) HMG Infosec
12 3 (0.60%) BS25999
12 3 (0.60%) COBIT
12 3 (0.60%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.20%) COSO
13 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 58 (11.53%) Active Directory
2 42 (8.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.99%) vSphere
4 9 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.99%) Firmware
5 5 (0.99%) XenApp
5 5 (0.99%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.40%) NFS
8 2 (0.40%) NLBS
8 2 (0.40%) vCloud
8 2 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.40%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.40%) Xen
9 1 (0.20%) Brightmail
9 1 (0.20%) Veritas File System
9 1 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 13 (2.58%) NetBackup
2 6 (1.19%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (0.99%) Nessus
3 5 (0.99%) SCCM
3 5 (0.99%) SCOM
3 5 (0.99%) WSUS
4 4 (0.80%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.80%) NetCrunch
4 4 (0.80%) Puppet
5 2 (0.40%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.40%) CFEngine
5 2 (0.40%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (0.40%) HP SIM
5 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.40%) vRealize
6 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 94 (18.69%) Microsoft
2 56 (11.13%) VMware
3 52 (10.34%) Cisco
4 37 (7.36%) HP
5 34 (6.76%) Oracle
6 28 (5.57%) SAP
7 26 (5.17%) Citrix
8 21 (4.17%) EMC
9 19 (3.78%) NetApp
10 16 (3.18%) Juniper
11 15 (2.98%) IBM
12 14 (2.78%) Remedy
12 14 (2.78%) Symantec
13 9 (1.79%) BMC
13 9 (1.79%) CheckPoint
13 9 (1.79%) F5
13 9 (1.79%) Palo Alto
14 8 (1.59%) Aruba
14 8 (1.59%) Red Hat
15 7 (1.39%) BT
Pewsey, Wiltshire
Acumin
Rate: Up to £50 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £380.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
South Western Ambulance Service
Rate: From £65,922 to £81,618 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Matlock
360 Resourcing Solutions
Rate: £28,050 - 31,525 per year
Posted: 23 days ago