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 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 364 402 317
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -85
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 268 207 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.41% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.52% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 128 177
Average daily rate £375 £365 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £373
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 25
Average hourly rate £35.00 £39.75 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +52.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £27.45 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £40.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.75 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-11.94% +50.00%
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
41811 39981 38714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.63% 78.99% 77.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27954 25305 24543
Average daily rate £445 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.07% +4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 913 1164 1124
Average hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.36 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 April 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
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 April 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 +32 119 £383 +12.50% 18
South East -29 49 £400 +12.18% 15
South West +15 30 £378 -11.17% 6
North West -5 25 £375 -21.05% 12
North East -7 24 £280 +27.27%
West Midlands -7 11 £538 - 6
East of England +5 5 £350 -22.22% 5
Midlands - 3 £600 -
East Midlands +4 2 - - 10
Yorkshire -10 2 £475 +52.00% 15
Business Continuity
UK

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 180 (35.43%) ITIL
2 165 (32.48%) Disaster Recovery
3 115 (22.64%) Project Management
4 106 (20.87%) Finance
5 95 (18.70%) Business Continuity Planning
6 91 (17.91%) Service Delivery
7 90 (17.72%) Security Cleared
8 88 (17.32%) Windows
9 85 (16.73%) Microsoft
10 84 (16.54%) Risk Management
11 78 (15.35%) Information Security
12 74 (14.57%) BCP
13 70 (13.78%) Change Management
14 68 (13.39%) SC Cleared
15 63 (12.40%) Business Continuity Management
16 60 (11.81%) Active Directory
17 59 (11.61%) Windows Server
18 58 (11.42%) Degree
19 57 (11.22%) Problem Management
20 56 (11.02%) VMware
21 54 (10.63%) Management Information System
22 52 (10.24%) SQL Server
23 51 (10.04%) SQL
23 51 (10.04%) Data Centre
24 50 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
25 48 (9.45%) Citrix
25 48 (9.45%) Agile Software Development
26 47 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
27 46 (9.06%) SAP
27 46 (9.06%) Linux

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 35 (6.89%) IIS
2 28 (5.51%) SharePoint
3 21 (4.13%) MS Exchange
4 14 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (2.17%) Confluence
5 11 (2.17%) Skype for Business
6 8 (1.57%) Apache
7 7 (1.38%) CMS
8 6 (1.18%) IBM Notes
8 6 (1.18%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.18%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.98%) MQSeries
10 4 (0.79%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.79%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 45 (8.86%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.72%) MS Office
3 13 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.77%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.18%) SAP HR
3 4 (0.79%) SAP Payroll
4 3 (0.59%) Remedy AR System
5 2 (0.39%) BPCS
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.39%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.20%) Documaker
6 1 (0.20%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.76%) Office 365
2 7 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.59%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.39%) IBM PureFlex
6 1 (0.20%) GitHub
6 1 (0.20%) SaaS
6 1 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 39 (7.68%) Firewall
2 31 (6.10%) DHCP
3 28 (5.51%) Internet
3 28 (5.51%) TCP/IP
4 23 (4.53%) SAN
4 23 (4.53%) VPN
5 22 (4.33%) DNS
6 20 (3.94%) WAN
7 18 (3.54%) LAN
8 16 (3.15%) VoIP
9 14 (2.76%) Wireless
10 13 (2.56%) Network Security
11 10 (1.97%) LDAP
11 10 (1.97%) NAS
12 7 (1.38%) SSL
13 6 (1.18%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (1.18%) Kerberos
13 6 (1.18%) VLAN
14 5 (0.98%) Skype
14 5 (0.98%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (10.24%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.74%) MS Access
3 18 (3.54%) Relational Database
4 14 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (2.36%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (1.38%) Big Data
7 7 (1.38%) NoSQL
7 7 (1.38%) Riak
8 6 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.59%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.59%) MySQL
9 3 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.39%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.20%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 7 (1.38%) Ant
1 7 (1.38%) Jenkins
1 7 (1.38%) Maven
2 5 (0.98%) JIRA
3 4 (0.79%) JMeter
3 4 (0.79%) NeoLoad
3 4 (0.79%) Selenium
3 4 (0.79%) Zephyr
4 1 (0.20%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.20%) Bower
4 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.20%) Grunt
4 1 (0.20%) gulp
4 1 (0.20%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.20%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.20%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (0.20%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.20%) MSI
4 1 (0.20%) Subversion
General
1 106 (20.87%) Finance
2 32 (6.30%) Banking
3 31 (6.10%) Telecoms
4 23 (4.53%) Legal
5 13 (2.56%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.17%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.77%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.77%) Front Office
7 9 (1.77%) Retail
8 4 (0.79%) Billing
8 4 (0.79%) Marketing
8 4 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.59%) International Banking
9 3 (0.59%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.39%) Advertising
10 2 (0.39%) Back Office
10 2 (0.39%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.39%) Local Government
10 2 (0.39%) Publishing
11 1 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 73 (14.37%) Analyst
2 44 (8.66%) IT Manager
3 43 (8.46%) Service Manager
4 39 (7.68%) Project Manager
5 36 (7.09%) Consultant
6 34 (6.69%) Architect
7 30 (5.91%) Developer
7 30 (5.91%) Support Engineer
8 28 (5.51%) IT Services Manager
9 21 (4.13%) Service Continuity Manager
10 20 (3.94%) Business Continuity Manager
10 20 (3.94%) Business Manager
10 20 (3.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 18 (3.54%) Business Analyst
11 18 (3.54%) Security Manager
12 16 (3.15%) Business Continuity Specialist
13 15 (2.95%) Security Analyst
13 15 (2.95%) Security Consultant
14 14 (2.76%) Business Continuity Analyst
14 14 (2.76%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.95%) Web Services
2 14 (2.76%) .NET
3 8 (1.57%) HTML
3 8 (1.57%) Middleware
3 8 (1.57%) RESTful
4 6 (1.18%) SAML
5 4 (0.79%) .NET Framework
5 4 (0.79%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.59%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (0.59%) XML
7 2 (0.39%) CSS
7 2 (0.39%) JMS
7 2 (0.39%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.20%) CSS3
8 1 (0.20%) HTML5
8 1 (0.20%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (0.20%) jQuery
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.20%) WebCenter
8 1 (0.20%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.63%) Management Information System
2 51 (10.04%) Data Centre
3 47 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (5.12%) Computer Science
5 17 (3.35%) Replication
6 11 (2.17%) NHS
7 10 (1.97%) Blackberry
8 9 (1.77%) Data Protection Act
9 8 (1.57%) CMDB
10 7 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.18%) CESG
11 6 (1.18%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.98%) Clustering
12 5 (0.98%) Cryptography
12 5 (0.98%) Security Operations Centre
12 5 (0.98%) User Experience
13 4 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (0.79%) Informatics
13 4 (0.79%) IVR
13 4 (0.79%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 88 (17.32%) Windows
2 59 (11.61%) Windows Server
3 46 (9.06%) Linux
4 42 (8.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (7.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 33 (6.50%) Unix
7 19 (3.74%) Windows 7
7 19 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (1.97%) Solaris
10 7 (1.38%) Windows XP
11 6 (1.18%) AIX
12 5 (0.98%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.39%) Android
13 2 (0.39%) Debian
13 2 (0.39%) SUSE
13 2 (0.39%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.20%) CentOS
14 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (35.43%) ITIL
2 165 (32.48%) Disaster Recovery
3 115 (22.64%) Project Management
4 95 (18.70%) Business Continuity Planning
5 91 (17.91%) Service Delivery
6 84 (16.54%) Risk Management
7 78 (15.35%) Information Security
8 74 (14.57%) BCP
9 70 (13.78%) Change Management
10 63 (12.40%) Business Continuity Management
11 57 (11.22%) Problem Management
12 50 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
13 48 (9.45%) Agile Software Development
14 42 (8.27%) Service Management
15 40 (7.87%) PRINCE2
16 35 (6.89%) Incident Management
17 34 (6.69%) Migration
18 31 (6.10%) Data Protection
19 25 (4.92%) User Acceptance Testing
20 24 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 51 (10.04%) SQL
2 18 (3.54%) Java
3 12 (2.36%) Python
3 12 (2.36%) Shell Script
4 11 (2.17%) Perl
4 11 (2.17%) T-SQL
5 10 (1.97%) C#
6 6 (1.18%) VBA
7 5 (0.98%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.39%) C
8 2 (0.39%) C++
8 2 (0.39%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.20%) AWK
9 1 (0.20%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.20%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.20%) Korn
9 1 (0.20%) PHP
9 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 90 (17.72%) Security Cleared
2 68 (13.39%) SC Cleared
3 58 (11.42%) Degree
4 24 (4.72%) CISSP
5 22 (4.33%) ITIL Certification
6 18 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (3.15%) CCNA
8 15 (2.95%) CLAS
9 13 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (2.36%) CISM
10 12 (2.36%) MCSE
11 8 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (1.38%) CCNP
13 5 (0.98%) BC Cleared
13 5 (0.98%) CISA
13 5 (0.98%) MCSA
14 4 (0.79%) MCP
14 4 (0.79%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.79%) RHCE
14 4 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (8.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (7.48%) SLA
3 30 (5.91%) ISO22301
4 24 (4.72%) QA
5 11 (2.17%) PCI DSS
6 10 (1.97%) COBIT
7 8 (1.57%) RMADS
7 8 (1.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (1.38%) Data Quality
9 6 (1.18%) BS25999
9 6 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
9 6 (1.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 4 (0.79%) ISO 14001
10 4 (0.79%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.39%) BS7799
11 2 (0.39%) COSO
11 2 (0.39%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.39%) MiFID
12 1 (0.20%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 60 (11.81%) Active Directory
2 45 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (4.72%) XenApp
4 23 (4.53%) XenDesktop
5 20 (3.94%) XenServer
6 16 (3.15%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (1.97%) vSphere
9 6 (1.18%) Firmware
9 6 (1.18%) NFS
10 4 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (0.79%) UAG
10 4 (0.79%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.59%) Samba
12 2 (0.39%) Sendmail
13 1 (0.20%) Brightmail
13 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
13 1 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.20%) Veritas File System
13 1 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 20 (3.94%) XenMobile
2 16 (3.15%) EdgeSight
3 13 (2.56%) Backup Exec
3 13 (2.56%) Puppet
4 8 (1.57%) Nagios
4 8 (1.57%) SCOM
5 7 (1.38%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.79%) BladeLogic
6 4 (0.79%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (0.79%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (0.79%) IBM BigFix
6 4 (0.79%) SCCM
6 4 (0.79%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 3 (0.59%) HP SIM
7 3 (0.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (0.59%) WSUS
8 2 (0.39%) ArcSight ESM
8 2 (0.39%) Cisco IPCC
8 2 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.20%) Ansible
Vendors
1 85 (16.73%) Microsoft
2 56 (11.02%) VMware
3 48 (9.45%) Citrix
4 46 (9.06%) SAP
5 35 (6.89%) HP
6 33 (6.50%) Cisco
7 30 (5.91%) Oracle
8 20 (3.94%) Red Hat
9 19 (3.74%) SafeCom
9 19 (3.74%) ThinPrint
10 16 (3.15%) AppSense
11 15 (2.95%) CheckPoint
12 14 (2.76%) IBM
13 13 (2.56%) Remedy
14 11 (2.17%) BMC
14 11 (2.17%) NetApp
14 11 (2.17%) Symantec
15 10 (1.97%) BT
16 9 (1.77%) Juniper
17 6 (1.18%) Veritas
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