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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 359 297 345
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +48
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 246 283 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.59% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.77% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 181 134
Average daily rate
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£350 £393 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £290 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.51% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 6
Average hourly rate £24.75 £21.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £18.88 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £37.50 £28.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £22.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-34.09% +12.82%
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
39339 36598 33493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.63% 76.43% 75.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 25883 23216 20586
Average daily rate £415 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -2.40%
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 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1105 1023
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 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 3 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 3 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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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 -26 112 £340 -18.02% 37
South East -7 62 £323 -11.03% 17
South West -4 24 £460 +25.17% 6
North West -23 9 £488 +47.16% 3
Yorkshire -24 9 £294 -20.60% 10
East of England -2 8 £400 -23.80% 6
West Midlands -19 8 £400 +11.11% 3
East Midlands -8 7 £650 +52.94%
North East -19 5 £223 -42.58% 1
Business Continuity
UK

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 214 (46.83%) Disaster Recovery
2 132 (28.88%) ITIL
3 106 (23.19%) Business Continuity Planning
4 101 (22.10%) BCP
5 96 (21.01%) Microsoft
6 93 (20.35%) Windows
7 80 (17.51%) Finance
8 76 (16.63%) Firewall
9 75 (16.41%) Service Delivery
10 72 (15.75%) Cisco
11 70 (15.32%) Active Directory
11 70 (15.32%) Service Management
12 68 (14.88%) SQL
12 68 (14.88%) VMware
13 66 (14.44%) WAN
14 65 (14.22%) Security Cleared
15 61 (13.35%) Data Centre
16 57 (12.47%) VMware Infrastructure
16 57 (12.47%) LAN
17 51 (11.16%) Degree
18 50 (10.94%) SQL Server
18 50 (10.94%) MS Excel
19 49 (10.72%) Project Management
20 48 (10.50%) Incident Management
21 47 (10.28%) MS Office
22 45 (9.85%) Problem Management
23 43 (9.41%) Information Security
24 42 (9.19%) Linux
24 42 (9.19%) Management Information System
24 42 (9.19%) SC Cleared

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 40 (8.75%) MS Exchange
2 24 (5.25%) SharePoint
3 22 (4.81%) IIS
3 22 (4.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (2.19%) Lync
5 9 (1.97%) CMS
6 8 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (1.09%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (0.88%) Apache
8 4 (0.88%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.88%) MQSeries
9 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 50 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 47 (10.28%) MS Office
3 15 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (2.41%) MS Project
5 10 (2.19%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.66%) Remedy AR System
2 3 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.44%) Summit
3 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.22%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.22%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.22%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.22%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.22%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (1.09%) SaaS
2 4 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.66%) Yammer
3 3 (0.66%) PaaS
4 2 (0.44%) Office 365
4 2 (0.44%) IaaS
4 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 76 (16.63%) Firewall
2 66 (14.44%) WAN
3 57 (12.47%) LAN
4 41 (8.97%) MPLS
5 35 (7.66%) Internet
6 31 (6.78%) SAN
7 23 (5.03%) Wireless
7 23 (5.03%) DSL
8 20 (4.38%) BIG-IP
9 18 (3.94%) TCP/IP
9 18 (3.94%) VPN
10 17 (3.72%) VLAN
11 16 (3.50%) VoIP
12 14 (3.06%) NAS
13 13 (2.84%) DMZ
14 12 (2.63%) LDAP
14 12 (2.63%) DNS
14 12 (2.63%) SNMP
15 11 (2.41%) DHCP
16 10 (2.19%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.60%) Relational Database
3 20 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (2.19%) RDBMS
7 10 (2.19%) Crystal Reports
7 10 (2.19%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.75%) DTS
9 7 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (1.53%) SSDT
10 6 (1.31%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (1.31%) MS Access
10 6 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (1.09%) OLTP
12 4 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.66%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 11 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.53%) LoadRunner
3 4 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (0.66%) Introscope
4 3 (0.66%) Subversion
5 1 (0.22%) JIRA
5 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.22%) GCC
5 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 80 (17.51%) Finance
2 20 (4.38%) Banking
3 17 (3.72%) Retail
3 17 (3.72%) Legal
3 17 (3.72%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.53%) Local Government
5 6 (1.31%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.09%) Law
6 5 (1.09%) Investment Banking
7 4 (0.88%) Marketing
7 4 (0.88%) Automotive
7 4 (0.88%) Back Office
8 3 (0.66%) Front Office
8 3 (0.66%) Advertising
8 3 (0.66%) Billing
9 2 (0.44%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.44%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.44%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.44%) Electronics
10 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 115 (25.16%) Analyst
2 37 (8.10%) Project Manager
3 35 (7.66%) Business Analyst
4 31 (6.78%) Architect
5 30 (6.56%) Service Manager
6 26 (5.69%) Test Analyst
7 23 (5.03%) Consultant
8 19 (4.16%) Services Delivery Manager
8 19 (4.16%) Operations Analyst
8 19 (4.16%) Delivery Manager
9 18 (3.94%) Security Manager
10 17 (3.72%) 3rd Line Support
11 16 (3.50%) Technical Architect
12 15 (3.28%) Administrator
12 15 (3.28%) Business Manager
13 14 (3.06%) DBA
14 13 (2.84%) Incident Manager
14 13 (2.84%) Infrastructure Manager
15 12 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 10 (2.19%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.63%) .NET
2 11 (2.41%) XML
3 7 (1.53%) HTML
4 5 (1.09%) XMPP
4 5 (1.09%) Web Services
5 4 (0.88%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.88%) Java EE
6 3 (0.66%) CSS
7 2 (0.44%) JSP
7 2 (0.44%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.44%) Middleware
7 2 (0.44%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (0.44%) CAML
8 1 (0.22%) HTML5
8 1 (0.22%) REST
8 1 (0.22%) CSS3
8 1 (0.22%) Play Framework
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.22%) JSON
8 1 (0.22%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 61 (13.35%) Data Centre
2 42 (9.19%) Management Information System
3 26 (5.69%) Replication
4 25 (5.47%) Blackberry
4 25 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (3.94%) NHS
6 16 (3.50%) Clustering
7 14 (3.06%) Fat Client
7 14 (3.06%) Thin Client
8 13 (2.84%) Client/Server
9 11 (2.41%) Computer Science
9 11 (2.41%) PKI
9 11 (2.41%) EMC VNX
10 10 (2.19%) Celerra
11 9 (1.97%) Mobile App
12 7 (1.53%) Performance Metrics
13 5 (1.09%) iPad
14 4 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
15 3 (0.66%) CMDB
15 3 (0.66%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 93 (20.35%) Windows
2 42 (9.19%) Linux
3 33 (7.22%) UNIX
3 33 (7.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (5.47%) Windows 7
6 16 (3.50%) Solaris
7 10 (2.19%) FreeBSD
8 8 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.88%) Android
10 3 (0.66%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.44%) AIX
11 2 (0.44%) HPUX
11 2 (0.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.22%) Scientific Linux
12 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (46.83%) Disaster Recovery
2 132 (28.88%) ITIL
3 106 (23.19%) Business Continuity Planning
4 101 (22.10%) BCP
5 75 (16.41%) Service Delivery
6 70 (15.32%) Service Management
7 49 (10.72%) Project Management
8 48 (10.50%) Incident Management
9 45 (9.85%) Problem Management
10 43 (9.41%) Information Security
11 41 (8.97%) Migration
12 38 (8.32%) Change Management
13 33 (7.22%) Performance Management
14 32 (7.00%) PRINCE2
15 30 (6.56%) ITSM
16 29 (6.35%) Change Control
17 28 (6.13%) Business Continuity Management
18 27 (5.91%) Time Management
18 27 (5.91%) Test Scripting
19 25 (5.47%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (14.88%) SQL
2 18 (3.94%) T-SQL
3 14 (3.06%) PowerShell
4 10 (2.19%) Java
5 7 (1.53%) C#
5 7 (1.53%) Shell Script
6 6 (1.31%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.31%) Perl
7 5 (1.09%) PHP
7 5 (1.09%) Ruby
7 5 (1.09%) C++
8 3 (0.66%) C
8 3 (0.66%) VBScript
8 3 (0.66%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.44%) C-shell
9 2 (0.44%) Korn
10 1 (0.22%) Scala
10 1 (0.22%) ABAP
10 1 (0.22%) Python
10 1 (0.22%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 65 (14.22%) Security Cleared
2 51 (11.16%) Degree
3 42 (9.19%) SC Cleared
4 28 (6.13%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (5.25%) CCNA
6 17 (3.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (3.06%) CISSP
8 13 (2.84%) MCSE
9 12 (2.63%) CISM
10 10 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (2.19%) CISA
11 7 (1.53%) CCNP
11 7 (1.53%) ISEB
12 6 (1.31%) BC Cleared
13 5 (1.09%) CRISC
13 5 (1.09%) MCTS
14 4 (0.88%) MCITP
14 4 (0.88%) ISTQB
14 4 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 4 (0.88%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (8.75%) SLA
2 38 (8.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (3.06%) ISO 9001
4 8 (1.75%) QA
5 7 (1.53%) BS25999
6 6 (1.31%) BS7799
7 5 (1.09%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.66%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.66%) COBIT
9 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.22%) TickIT
10 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.22%) PMBOK
System Software
1 70 (15.32%) Active Directory
2 57 (12.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (4.81%) Hyper-V
4 20 (4.38%) NLBS
5 16 (3.50%) XenApp
6 13 (2.84%) vSphere
7 12 (2.63%) VMware ESX
8 11 (2.41%) Terminal Services
9 9 (1.97%) Xen
10 8 (1.75%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 6 (1.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 5 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.66%) Snort
13 3 (0.66%) Squid
13 3 (0.66%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 2 (0.44%) XenServer
15 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
15 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
15 1 (0.22%) Samba
Systems Management
1 23 (5.03%) WSUS
2 14 (3.06%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (2.19%) WMI
4 8 (1.75%) Nessus
5 7 (1.53%) SCCM
6 6 (1.31%) SCOM
7 5 (1.09%) Puppet
8 4 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (0.88%) HP SIM
8 4 (0.88%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.66%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.66%) Nagios
9 3 (0.66%) CA Wily
10 2 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.44%) Icinga
10 2 (0.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 1 (0.22%) ARCserve
11 1 (0.22%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.22%) Cacti
Vendors
1 96 (21.01%) Microsoft
2 72 (15.75%) Cisco
3 68 (14.88%) VMware
4 38 (8.32%) CheckPoint
5 35 (7.66%) Citrix
6 26 (5.69%) Oracle
7 24 (5.25%) HP
8 17 (3.72%) SolarWinds
9 15 (3.28%) EMC
10 14 (3.06%) SAP
11 13 (2.84%) BMC
12 12 (2.63%) NetApp
13 11 (2.41%) Business Objects
14 8 (1.75%) Nortel
14 8 (1.75%) Juniper
15 7 (1.53%) Red Hat
15 7 (1.53%) Remedy
16 6 (1.31%) Websense
16 6 (1.31%) NetScout
17 5 (1.09%) F5
Central London / West End
Amsys
Rate: From £160 to £180 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley, Kent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Annapurna
Rate: £100000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hospira UK Ltd
Rate: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus pension and 22 days holiday per
Posted: 24 days ago
South West England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £650.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago