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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 363 329 369
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +40
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 241 244 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.51% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.68% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 145 116
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £292 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £370 £388
% change year-on-year
- -4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 12
Average hourly rate £37.50 £19.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.87% -5.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+87.50% -4.76%
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
39087 35732 35760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.81% 74.62% 72.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 25636 22661 21299
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1093 1059 1320
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.30 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.08% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.99 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 31 October 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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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 -41 92 £421 +3.37% 52
South East +9 62 £360 -3.35% 29
West Midlands +11 25 £395 +17.91% 14
South West -21 18 £350 -12.50% 5
North West -9 16 £450 +40.62% 12
Yorkshire -6 11 £365 -8.75% 8
East of England -32 6 £371 +9.19% 13
North East - 6 £363 - 2
East Midlands -2 3 £381 +5.17% 4
Business Continuity
UK

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 182 (37.68%) Disaster Recovery
2 144 (29.81%) Finance
3 108 (22.36%) ITIL
4 107 (22.15%) Windows
5 105 (21.74%) Business Continuity Planning
6 94 (19.46%) BCP
7 86 (17.81%) Microsoft
8 62 (12.84%) Service Delivery
9 61 (12.63%) Degree
10 60 (12.42%) Service Management
11 59 (12.22%) Cisco
12 56 (11.59%) Security Cleared
13 55 (11.39%) Windows Server 2008
14 54 (11.18%) Active Directory
14 54 (11.18%) Firewall
15 49 (10.14%) Windows Server 2003
16 48 (9.94%) Project Management
16 48 (9.94%) Information Security
17 47 (9.73%) Change Management
18 46 (9.52%) SQL
19 45 (9.32%) VMware
19 45 (9.32%) Risk Management
20 44 (9.11%) Linux
20 44 (9.11%) MS Excel
21 42 (8.70%) MS Office
22 41 (8.49%) SAN
23 39 (8.07%) LAN
24 38 (7.87%) Management Information System
24 38 (7.87%) Problem Management
25 36 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (6.00%) MS Exchange
2 23 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 16 (3.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 13 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (2.48%) IIS
6 9 (1.86%) Apache
6 9 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.24%) Lync
9 4 (0.83%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.83%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.83%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.62%) JBoss
10 3 (0.62%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.41%) SAS
11 2 (0.41%) CMS
11 2 (0.41%) TIBCO EMS
11 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 44 (9.11%) MS Excel
2 42 (8.70%) MS Office
3 17 (3.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (3.11%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.66%) MS Project
6 4 (0.83%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 4 (0.83%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.21%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.21%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.21%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.21%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.45%) Office 365
2 2 (0.41%) IaaS
2 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.41%) SaaS
3 1 (0.21%) PaaS
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (11.18%) Firewall
2 41 (8.49%) SAN
3 39 (8.07%) LAN
4 36 (7.45%) WAN
5 29 (6.00%) DNS
6 27 (5.59%) Network Security
7 20 (4.14%) Internet
8 19 (3.93%) Wireless
9 17 (3.52%) MPLS
10 16 (3.31%) VPN
10 16 (3.31%) VoIP
11 15 (3.11%) DHCP
12 12 (2.48%) SSL
13 11 (2.28%) BIG-IP
13 11 (2.28%) Reverse Proxy
13 11 (2.28%) TCP/IP
13 11 (2.28%) DSL
14 6 (1.24%) SSH
14 6 (1.24%) VLAN
15 5 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.97%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.90%) Relational Database
3 12 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (2.28%) RDBMS
5 10 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.24%) Ingres
7 6 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.04%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (0.83%) JasperReports
10 3 (0.62%) OLTP
10 3 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.41%) MS Access
12 1 (0.21%) OLAP
12 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.21%) DTS
12 1 (0.21%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (0.83%) PHPUnit
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.21%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.21%) Toad
2 1 (0.21%) WebLogic Workshop
2 1 (0.21%) ERwin
2 1 (0.21%) ProC
2 1 (0.21%) MSI
2 1 (0.21%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.21%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.21%) CruiseControl
General
1 144 (29.81%) Finance
2 34 (7.04%) Banking
3 26 (5.38%) Legal
4 20 (4.14%) Telecoms
5 17 (3.52%) Retail
6 10 (2.07%) Marketing
7 7 (1.45%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.45%) Front Office
8 6 (1.24%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.04%) Publishing
9 5 (1.04%) Back Office
9 5 (1.04%) Law
10 4 (0.83%) Advertising
10 4 (0.83%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.62%) Billing
11 3 (0.62%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.41%) Local Government
13 1 (0.21%) Military
13 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 97 (20.08%) Analyst
2 34 (7.04%) Consultant
3 32 (6.63%) Architect
3 32 (6.63%) Service Manager
4 29 (6.00%) Project Manager
5 23 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 22 (4.55%) Business Analyst
7 20 (4.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 17 (3.52%) Business Manager
9 16 (3.31%) Applications Support
10 15 (3.11%) 3rd Line Support
10 15 (3.11%) Business Continuity Manager
11 13 (2.69%) Security Analyst
11 13 (2.69%) Network Engineer
11 13 (2.69%) Delivery Manager
11 13 (2.69%) Security Engineer
12 12 (2.48%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (2.28%) Administrator
13 11 (2.28%) Operations Manager
14 10 (2.07%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.52%) Middleware
2 12 (2.48%) Web Services
3 8 (1.66%) HTML
4 5 (1.04%) CSS
5 4 (0.83%) JDBC
5 4 (0.83%) .NET
5 4 (0.83%) CGI
5 4 (0.83%) DAO
5 4 (0.83%) Hibernate
5 4 (0.83%) Laravel
6 3 (0.62%) Flash
6 3 (0.62%) JSP
7 2 (0.41%) SOAP
7 2 (0.41%) XHTML
7 2 (0.41%) XML
7 2 (0.41%) Rendezvous
7 2 (0.41%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.41%) EJB
8 1 (0.21%) SAP XI
8 1 (0.21%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.87%) Management Information System
2 32 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.14%) Blackberry
4 13 (2.69%) Replication
4 13 (2.69%) Clustering
5 12 (2.48%) Thin Client
5 12 (2.48%) Fat Client
6 9 (1.86%) Statistics
7 8 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (1.66%) NHS
8 7 (1.45%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (1.04%) PKI
10 5 (1.04%) Credit Risk
10 5 (1.04%) Market Risk
10 5 (1.04%) RMADS
10 5 (1.04%) CESG
10 5 (1.04%) SWIFT
11 4 (0.83%) Economics
11 4 (0.83%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 107 (22.15%) Windows
2 55 (11.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (10.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 44 (9.11%) Linux
5 30 (6.21%) UNIX
6 29 (6.00%) Windows 7
7 25 (5.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (2.48%) Windows XP
9 11 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.04%) VMS
11 4 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (0.83%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.62%) Android
12 3 (0.62%) HPUX
12 3 (0.62%) Solaris
13 2 (0.41%) AIX
13 2 (0.41%) SUSE
13 2 (0.41%) VME
13 2 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.21%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (37.68%) Disaster Recovery
2 108 (22.36%) ITIL
3 105 (21.74%) Business Continuity Planning
4 94 (19.46%) BCP
5 62 (12.84%) Service Delivery
6 60 (12.42%) Service Management
7 48 (9.94%) Project Management
7 48 (9.94%) Information Security
8 47 (9.73%) Change Management
9 45 (9.32%) Risk Management
10 38 (7.87%) Problem Management
11 35 (7.25%) Change Control
12 34 (7.04%) Business Continuity Management
13 30 (6.21%) PRINCE2
14 28 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
15 26 (5.38%) Migration
16 25 (5.18%) Configuration Management
17 24 (4.97%) Incident Management
17 24 (4.97%) Security Architecture
18 22 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 46 (9.52%) SQL
2 19 (3.93%) Java
2 19 (3.93%) PowerShell
3 15 (3.11%) Perl
4 9 (1.86%) C
5 7 (1.45%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.45%) Bash Shell
6 6 (1.24%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.24%) Korn
6 6 (1.24%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.04%) PHP
7 5 (1.04%) C#
8 4 (0.83%) Python
9 3 (0.62%) VB
10 2 (0.41%) VBA
10 2 (0.41%) C++
11 1 (0.21%) VBScript
11 1 (0.21%) AWK
11 1 (0.21%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 61 (12.63%) Degree
2 56 (11.59%) Security Cleared
3 34 (7.04%) SC Cleared
4 24 (4.97%) CISA
5 21 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (4.14%) CISSP
6 20 (4.14%) CCNA
7 16 (3.31%) CISM
8 13 (2.69%) CRISC
9 11 (2.28%) ISEB
9 11 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (1.86%) DV Cleared
11 8 (1.66%) CCNP
12 6 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (1.04%) QiCA
13 5 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 4 (0.83%) CEH
14 4 (0.83%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.83%) MCSE
14 4 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (5.59%) SLA
3 19 (3.93%) QA
4 13 (2.69%) PCI DSS
5 9 (1.86%) BS25999
6 5 (1.04%) COBIT
6 5 (1.04%) ISO 9000
6 5 (1.04%) ISO 9001
6 5 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.83%) ISO 14001
7 4 (0.83%) BS7799
8 2 (0.41%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.21%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.21%) GxP
9 1 (0.21%) WAI
System Software
1 54 (11.18%) Active Directory
2 36 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (4.14%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.28%) XenApp
4 11 (2.28%) NLBS
5 7 (1.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 7 (1.45%) Xen
6 5 (1.04%) vSphere
6 5 (1.04%) NFS
7 4 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (0.62%) RHEV
8 3 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.62%) Firmware
8 3 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.62%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.41%) RACF
9 2 (0.41%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.41%) vCloud
10 1 (0.21%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 21 (4.35%) SCOM
2 19 (3.93%) SCCM
3 8 (1.66%) WSUS
3 8 (1.66%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.83%) OpenView
4 4 (0.83%) CiscoWorks
4 4 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (0.83%) HP NNM
4 4 (0.83%) Puppet
5 3 (0.62%) Data Guard
5 3 (0.62%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.62%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.41%) Nessus
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.41%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.21%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 86 (17.81%) Microsoft
2 59 (12.22%) Cisco
3 45 (9.32%) VMware
4 34 (7.04%) Oracle
5 31 (6.42%) Citrix
6 29 (6.00%) HP
7 22 (4.55%) EMC
8 19 (3.93%) CheckPoint
9 16 (3.31%) Juniper
10 15 (3.11%) NetApp
11 14 (2.90%) F5
12 12 (2.48%) IBM
13 10 (2.07%) Sybase
13 10 (2.07%) Intel
14 9 (1.86%) SAP
14 9 (1.86%) Symantec
15 6 (1.24%) Remedy
15 6 (1.24%) BMC
16 5 (1.04%) Dell
16 5 (1.04%) PeopleSoft
City, London
JM
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £358.08 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Personnel IT
Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Intapeople
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Boeing
Rate: Competitive salary
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £470.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Talent Spa
Rate: £13 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £700 - £850 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £170 - £225 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
South West
Networkers Plc
Rate: Up to UKP 300 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £466.00 - £571.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago