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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 356 363 331
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -32
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 212 181 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.41% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.55% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 89 113
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£400 £375 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £282 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £588 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.84% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 9
Average hourly rate £30.50 £15.83 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.73% -51.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £13.00 £20.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £23.85 £44.09
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £14.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+114.03% -32.14%
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
35083 32902 29513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.54% 74.81% 72.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 22853 20351 17832
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 935 1039 1211
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -10.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -6 93 £425 +7.93% 34
South East +10 43 £375 - 21
West Midlands +12 21 £350 -5.40% 6
Yorkshire +10 20 £375 - 5
South West -11 12 £1,000 +46.52% 11
East of England 0 7 £450 +22.44% 8
North East -9 6 £399 +22.71% 1
North West -28 5 £366 +8.51% 16
East Midlands +15 3 - - 3
Midlands - - - -
Business Continuity
UK

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 177 (39.42%) Disaster Recovery
2 119 (26.50%) ITIL
3 115 (25.61%) Finance
4 111 (24.72%) Windows
5 96 (21.38%) Business Continuity Planning
6 89 (19.82%) BCP
7 78 (17.37%) Microsoft
8 73 (16.26%) Service Delivery
9 72 (16.04%) Degree
10 63 (14.03%) Project Management
10 63 (14.03%) Active Directory
11 57 (12.69%) Security Cleared
12 55 (12.25%) VMware
13 54 (12.03%) SQL
14 53 (11.80%) Service Management
14 53 (11.80%) Windows Server 2008
15 45 (10.02%) VMware Infrastructure
15 45 (10.02%) Windows Server 2003
15 45 (10.02%) Problem Management
16 41 (9.13%) SAN
17 40 (8.91%) MS Exchange
17 40 (8.91%) LAN
17 40 (8.91%) MS Office
17 40 (8.91%) Linux
18 39 (8.69%) Stakeholder Management
18 39 (8.69%) Information Security
19 38 (8.46%) Incident Management
19 38 (8.46%) Firewall
19 38 (8.46%) Business Continuity Management
19 38 (8.46%) Analytical Skills

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 40 (8.91%) MS Exchange
2 20 (4.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (3.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 16 (3.56%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.67%) IIS
6 9 (2.00%) Lync
7 7 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.11%) Apache
8 5 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.67%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (0.67%) TIBCO EMS
11 2 (0.45%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.45%) CMS
11 2 (0.45%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.22%) JBoss
12 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.22%) GroupWise
Applications
1 40 (8.91%) MS Office
2 34 (7.57%) MS Excel
3 14 (3.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.56%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.89%) MS Project
6 2 (0.45%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (1.11%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.45%) Agresso
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.22%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.22%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.22%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.00%) Office 365
2 3 (0.67%) SaaS
3 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.22%) PaaS
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.22%) Yammer
4 1 (0.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (9.13%) SAN
2 40 (8.91%) LAN
3 38 (8.46%) Firewall
4 37 (8.24%) WAN
5 30 (6.68%) DNS
6 20 (4.45%) Network Security
6 20 (4.45%) DHCP
7 17 (3.79%) Internet
7 17 (3.79%) TCP/IP
8 12 (2.67%) MPLS
8 12 (2.67%) VPN
9 10 (2.23%) BIG-IP
9 10 (2.23%) DSL
9 10 (2.23%) VoIP
10 9 (2.00%) PBX
10 9 (2.00%) Intranet
11 7 (1.56%) LDAP
12 6 (1.34%) IP Telephony
12 6 (1.34%) SSH
12 6 (1.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.79%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.01%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (3.12%) Relational Database
4 12 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (2.00%) RDBMS
5 9 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.34%) SSDT
6 6 (1.34%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (1.11%) Ingres
8 4 (0.89%) JasperReports
8 4 (0.89%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (0.67%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.67%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (0.67%) Big Data
9 3 (0.67%) DTS
9 3 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.89%) PHPUnit
3 1 (0.22%) Toad
3 1 (0.22%) Introscope
3 1 (0.22%) ProC
3 1 (0.22%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.22%) ERwin
General
1 115 (25.61%) Finance
2 37 (8.24%) Legal
3 32 (7.13%) Banking
4 26 (5.79%) Telecoms
5 19 (4.23%) Retail
6 8 (1.78%) Marketing
6 8 (1.78%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.78%) Law
7 6 (1.34%) Publishing
8 5 (1.11%) Advertising
8 5 (1.11%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.89%) Front Office
9 4 (0.89%) Back Office
10 2 (0.45%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.45%) Automotive
10 2 (0.45%) Electronics
11 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 108 (24.05%) Analyst
2 28 (6.24%) Business Analyst
2 28 (6.24%) Consultant
3 25 (5.57%) Architect
4 24 (5.35%) Support Analyst
5 23 (5.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 21 (4.68%) Project Manager
7 19 (4.23%) Service Manager
7 19 (4.23%) Business Manager
8 17 (3.79%) Applications Support
8 17 (3.79%) Business Continuity Manager
9 16 (3.56%) 3rd Line Support
10 14 (3.12%) Solutions Architect
11 13 (2.90%) Support Engineer
12 12 (2.67%) Applications Support Analyst
13 10 (2.23%) Security Analyst
13 10 (2.23%) Server Engineer
13 10 (2.23%) Operations Manager
13 10 (2.23%) DBA
13 10 (2.23%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.56%) Middleware
2 10 (2.23%) HTML
3 8 (1.78%) .NET
4 7 (1.56%) Web Services
5 4 (0.89%) Java EE
5 4 (0.89%) DAO
5 4 (0.89%) Hibernate
5 4 (0.89%) CGI
5 4 (0.89%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.89%) CSS
5 4 (0.89%) JDBC
5 4 (0.89%) JSP
5 4 (0.89%) Laravel
6 3 (0.67%) J2EE
7 2 (0.45%) Rendezvous
7 2 (0.45%) SOAP
8 1 (0.22%) jQuery
8 1 (0.22%) Flash
8 1 (0.22%) SAP XI
8 1 (0.22%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 27 (6.01%) Blackberry
4 24 (5.35%) Replication
5 15 (3.34%) Clustering
6 14 (3.12%) Computer Science
7 13 (2.90%) Thin Client
7 13 (2.90%) Fat Client
8 11 (2.45%) NHS
8 11 (2.45%) PKI
9 8 (1.78%) Open Source
10 6 (1.34%) Statistics
10 6 (1.34%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (1.34%) IVR
11 5 (1.11%) SWIFT
11 5 (1.11%) Credit Risk
11 5 (1.11%) Market Risk
12 4 (0.89%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.89%) CMDB
12 4 (0.89%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 111 (24.72%) Windows
2 53 (11.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (10.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 40 (8.91%) Linux
5 28 (6.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (5.35%) Windows 7
7 19 (4.23%) UNIX
8 8 (1.78%) Windows XP
9 6 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.89%) VMS
10 4 (0.89%) AIX
11 3 (0.67%) HPUX
11 3 (0.67%) Solaris
11 3 (0.67%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.45%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.45%) Android
12 2 (0.45%) VME
12 2 (0.45%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (39.42%) Disaster Recovery
2 119 (26.50%) ITIL
3 96 (21.38%) Business Continuity Planning
4 89 (19.82%) BCP
5 73 (16.26%) Service Delivery
6 63 (14.03%) Project Management
7 53 (11.80%) Service Management
8 45 (10.02%) Problem Management
9 39 (8.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 39 (8.69%) Information Security
10 38 (8.46%) Incident Management
10 38 (8.46%) Business Continuity Management
11 37 (8.24%) Risk Management
12 33 (7.35%) Change Management
13 28 (6.24%) PRINCE2
14 26 (5.79%) ITSM
14 26 (5.79%) Change Control
15 23 (5.12%) Continuous Improvement
16 21 (4.68%) Data Protection
16 21 (4.68%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (12.03%) SQL
2 19 (4.23%) PowerShell
3 11 (2.45%) Perl
3 11 (2.45%) Java
4 10 (2.23%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.78%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.34%) Korn
6 6 (1.34%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.11%) Python
7 5 (1.11%) C
8 4 (0.89%) PHP
9 3 (0.67%) C#
9 3 (0.67%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.22%) C-shell
10 1 (0.22%) VBScript
10 1 (0.22%) VB
10 1 (0.22%) AWK
10 1 (0.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 72 (16.04%) Degree
2 57 (12.69%) Security Cleared
3 36 (8.02%) SC Cleared
4 22 (4.90%) ISEB
5 19 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (4.23%) CCNA
6 18 (4.01%) CISSP
6 18 (4.01%) CISA
7 14 (3.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (2.67%) MCSE
8 12 (2.67%) BC Cleared
9 11 (2.45%) CISM
10 10 (2.23%) CRISC
11 9 (2.00%) ISEB Practitioner
12 8 (1.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (1.34%) CCNP
13 6 (1.34%) MCSA
13 6 (1.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 5 (1.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.68%) SLA
2 24 (5.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.67%) QA
4 11 (2.45%) PCI DSS
5 10 (2.23%) ISO 9001
6 6 (1.34%) BS25999
7 5 (1.11%) BS7799
8 3 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.67%) COBIT
9 2 (0.45%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.22%) GxP
10 1 (0.22%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.22%) WAI
System Software
1 63 (14.03%) Active Directory
2 45 (10.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.12%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.23%) NLBS
4 10 (2.23%) XenApp
5 8 (1.78%) vSphere
6 7 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 7 (1.56%) Xen
7 6 (1.34%) NFS
8 4 (0.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.67%) vCloud
9 3 (0.67%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.22%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.22%) Samba
10 1 (0.22%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 20 (4.45%) SCOM
2 17 (3.79%) SCCM
3 10 (2.23%) WSUS
4 8 (1.78%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.11%) Puppet
5 5 (1.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (0.67%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.67%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (0.67%) WMI
7 2 (0.45%) Nessus
7 2 (0.45%) Nagios
7 2 (0.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.22%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.22%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.22%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.22%) Opsview
8 1 (0.22%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 78 (17.37%) Microsoft
2 55 (12.25%) VMware
3 36 (8.02%) HP
4 35 (7.80%) Cisco
5 27 (6.01%) Citrix
6 23 (5.12%) Oracle
7 20 (4.45%) CheckPoint
8 18 (4.01%) EMC
9 14 (3.12%) SAP
10 13 (2.90%) Juniper
11 10 (2.23%) NetApp
11 10 (2.23%) Intel
12 8 (1.78%) Symantec
12 8 (1.78%) 3PAR
13 6 (1.34%) Dell
13 6 (1.34%) BMC
14 4 (0.89%) TIBCO
14 4 (0.89%) Informatica
14 4 (0.89%) Remedy
14 4 (0.89%) Sybase
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North West London
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London
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Rate: £365.00 - £430.00 per day
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harris Global
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South East London
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
IntaPeople
Rate: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £430.00 - £460.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
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Rate: £400.00 - £460.00 per day
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Rate: £45000 - £60000 per annum
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City of London
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City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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England
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