The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 335 318 349
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +31
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 252 249 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.54% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.73% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 136 120
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £369
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 7
Average hourly rate £20.10 £22.50 £20.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.68% +9.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.67 £19.50 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.95 £27.77 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £20.60
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36754 34094 37574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.45% 73.30% 71.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 23188 21156 22089
Average daily rate £407 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1082 994 1361
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Business Continuity
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -14 114 £400 -5.88% 27
South East -1 48 £360 +2.85% 12
South West -18 19 £368 +27.82% 6
Yorkshire +18 18 £363 +61.11% 10
North West -6 15 £319 -8.92% 9
West Midlands -9 15 £400 +25.00% 13
East of England -27 11 £438 +14.37% 6
East Midlands +6 9 £425 - 4
North East -15 3 £388 +30.80% 5
Midlands - - - - 1
Business Continuity
UK

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 221 (39.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 167 (30.04%) ITIL
3 142 (25.54%) Finance
4 134 (24.10%) Windows
5 104 (18.71%) Microsoft
6 100 (17.99%) Business Continuity Planning
7 90 (16.19%) BCP
8 83 (14.93%) Project Management
9 74 (13.31%) UNIX
10 72 (12.95%) Service Delivery
11 70 (12.59%) MS Excel
12 66 (11.87%) SQL
12 66 (11.87%) Security Cleared
13 64 (11.51%) Active Directory
13 64 (11.51%) Risk Management
13 64 (11.51%) VMware
14 63 (11.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 62 (11.15%) Information Security
16 60 (10.79%) Service Management
17 58 (10.43%) Windows Server 2008
17 58 (10.43%) Business Continuity Management
18 57 (10.25%) Degree
18 57 (10.25%) Management Information System
19 56 (10.07%) Firewall
19 56 (10.07%) Windows Server 2003
20 55 (9.89%) Cisco
21 54 (9.71%) MS Office
22 53 (9.53%) Linux
22 53 (9.53%) Change Management
22 53 (9.53%) VMware Infrastructure

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 39 (7.01%) SharePoint
2 31 (5.58%) MS Exchange
3 24 (4.32%) IIS
4 15 (2.70%) Tomcat
5 14 (2.52%) Apache
6 13 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (1.98%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (1.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (1.62%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (1.44%) Lync
10 8 (1.44%) WebLogic
11 7 (1.26%) CICS
12 6 (1.08%) CMS
12 6 (1.08%) Drupal
13 5 (0.90%) IBM Notes
14 4 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 70 (12.59%) MS Excel
2 54 (9.71%) MS Office
3 20 (3.60%) MS Project
4 14 (2.52%) MS Visio
4 14 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.54%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 10 (1.80%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.08%) Aligne
2 6 (1.08%) Endur
2 6 (1.08%) ZaiNet
3 4 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.72%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.36%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.36%) Summit
5 1 (0.18%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.18%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.18%) BASE24
5 1 (0.18%) Agresso
5 1 (0.18%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.62%) Office 365
2 6 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.54%) SaaS
3 3 (0.54%) IaaS
4 2 (0.36%) PaaS
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (10.07%) Firewall
2 46 (8.27%) LAN
3 37 (6.65%) SAN
4 36 (6.47%) WAN
5 25 (4.50%) DNS
6 23 (4.14%) Network Security
7 22 (3.96%) Wireless
7 22 (3.96%) Internet
8 19 (3.42%) VoIP
9 17 (3.06%) SSL
9 17 (3.06%) MPLS
9 17 (3.06%) VPN
10 13 (2.34%) DHCP
11 11 (1.98%) TCP/IP
12 9 (1.62%) Reverse Proxy
13 8 (1.44%) NAS
13 8 (1.44%) VLAN
14 7 (1.26%) FTP
15 6 (1.08%) IPsec
16 5 (0.90%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (6.83%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.88%) Relational Database
3 14 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (1.62%) MySQL
6 8 (1.44%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (0.90%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.90%) MS Access
9 5 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (0.72%) DataStage
11 3 (0.54%) Ingres
12 2 (0.36%) OLAP
12 2 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.36%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (1.08%) Visual Studio
2 5 (0.90%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.90%) PHPUnit
3 3 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (0.54%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.18%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.18%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.18%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.18%) WebLogic Workshop
4 1 (0.18%) MSI
4 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 142 (25.54%) Finance
2 35 (6.29%) Banking
3 16 (2.88%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.70%) Investment Banking
4 15 (2.70%) Legal
5 10 (1.80%) Marketing
6 9 (1.62%) Back Office
7 7 (1.26%) Retail
8 6 (1.08%) Front Office
9 5 (0.90%) Billing
10 4 (0.72%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.72%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.72%) Military
11 3 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.54%) Publishing
11 3 (0.54%) Local Government
11 3 (0.54%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.36%) German Language
12 2 (0.36%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 84 (15.11%) Analyst
2 46 (8.27%) Consultant
3 43 (7.73%) Service Manager
4 38 (6.83%) Administrator
4 38 (6.83%) Architect
5 37 (6.65%) Project Manager
6 23 (4.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 19 (3.42%) Security Engineer
8 18 (3.24%) Information Manager
8 18 (3.24%) Technical Analyst
8 18 (3.24%) Project Engineer
8 18 (3.24%) Business Analyst
9 17 (3.06%) Developer
10 15 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
10 15 (2.70%) Infrastructure Architect
11 14 (2.52%) Business Manager
11 14 (2.52%) Security Manager
12 13 (2.34%) Business Continuity Manager
12 13 (2.34%) Information Security Manager
12 13 (2.34%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.06%) Web Services
2 15 (2.70%) Middleware
3 14 (2.52%) .NET
4 13 (2.34%) XML
5 7 (1.26%) HTML
5 7 (1.26%) JSP
6 6 (1.08%) EJB
6 6 (1.08%) Flash
7 5 (0.90%) XHTML
7 5 (0.90%) J2EE
8 3 (0.54%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.54%) CSS
8 3 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.36%) Regular Expression
9 2 (0.36%) Application Packaging
9 2 (0.36%) Java EE
10 1 (0.18%) JSON
10 1 (0.18%) Rendezvous
10 1 (0.18%) OLE
10 1 (0.18%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (10.25%) Management Information System
2 21 (3.78%) Blackberry
3 20 (3.60%) Clustering
4 17 (3.06%) Replication
5 12 (2.16%) NHS
6 11 (1.98%) Thin Client
6 11 (1.98%) CESG
6 11 (1.98%) Fat Client
6 11 (1.98%) RMADS
7 9 (1.62%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (1.26%) Mainframe
9 7 (1.26%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.26%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (0.90%) PMI
12 4 (0.72%) CESG CLAS
12 4 (0.72%) Cryptography
13 3 (0.54%) Freedom of Information
13 3 (0.54%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 134 (24.10%) Windows
2 74 (13.31%) UNIX
3 58 (10.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 56 (10.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 53 (9.53%) Linux
6 31 (5.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (5.22%) Windows 7
8 13 (2.34%) Windows XP
8 13 (2.34%) Solaris
9 8 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (1.26%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.08%) AIX
12 4 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.36%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.36%) HPUX
13 2 (0.36%) SUSE
14 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.18%) Android
14 1 (0.18%) openSUSE
14 1 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (39.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 167 (30.04%) ITIL
3 100 (17.99%) Business Continuity Planning
4 90 (16.19%) BCP
5 83 (14.93%) Project Management
6 72 (12.95%) Service Delivery
7 64 (11.51%) Risk Management
8 62 (11.15%) Information Security
9 60 (10.79%) Service Management
10 58 (10.43%) Business Continuity Management
11 53 (9.53%) Change Management
12 45 (8.09%) Migration
13 43 (7.73%) PRINCE2
14 31 (5.58%) Stakeholder Management
15 27 (4.86%) Problem Management
16 26 (4.68%) Incident Management
17 24 (4.32%) ITSM
18 23 (4.14%) Penetration Testing
18 23 (4.14%) Change Control
19 22 (3.96%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 66 (11.87%) SQL
2 25 (4.50%) PowerShell
3 24 (4.32%) Java
4 12 (2.16%) C
5 11 (1.98%) C#
5 11 (1.98%) VB
6 10 (1.80%) Shell Script
6 10 (1.80%) Perl
7 9 (1.62%) Bash Shell
8 8 (1.44%) PHP
9 7 (1.26%) VBA
9 7 (1.26%) Korn
10 6 (1.08%) VBScript
10 6 (1.08%) PL/SQL
11 5 (0.90%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.90%) C++
12 4 (0.72%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.72%) ActionScript
12 4 (0.72%) ActionScript 2.0
13 3 (0.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 66 (11.87%) Security Cleared
2 57 (10.25%) Degree
3 38 (6.83%) SC Cleared
4 20 (3.60%) DV Cleared
5 19 (3.42%) CISSP
6 18 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (3.24%) CISA
7 17 (3.06%) CISM
7 17 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
7 17 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (3.06%) MCSE
8 15 (2.70%) CCNA
9 12 (2.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 9 (1.62%) PMI Certification
10 9 (1.62%) ISEB
10 9 (1.62%) CCNP
10 9 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 7 (1.26%) MCSA
12 5 (0.90%) CRISC
13 4 (0.72%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (11.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (7.91%) SLA
3 24 (4.32%) QA
4 11 (1.98%) BS25999
4 11 (1.98%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.98%) ISO 9000
4 11 (1.98%) COBIT
5 9 (1.62%) ISO 9001
6 8 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (1.26%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.36%) GxP
8 2 (0.36%) GCP
9 1 (0.18%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.18%) P3O
9 1 (0.18%) BS7799
System Software
1 64 (11.51%) Active Directory
2 53 (9.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.42%) Hyper-V
4 13 (2.34%) XenApp
5 8 (1.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 6 (1.08%) VMware ESX
6 6 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 6 (1.08%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.90%) vSphere
7 5 (0.90%) Xen
7 5 (0.90%) NLBS
8 4 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.54%) RHEV
9 3 (0.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (0.54%) NFS
10 2 (0.36%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.36%) RACF
10 2 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 23 (4.14%) SCCM
2 17 (3.06%) SCOM
3 16 (2.88%) NetBackup
4 14 (2.52%) Tivoli
5 7 (1.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (1.26%) Backup Exec
6 5 (0.90%) OpenView
7 4 (0.72%) Foglight
7 4 (0.72%) WSUS
7 4 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.54%) Puppet
8 3 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.54%) CiscoWorks
8 3 (0.54%) HP NNM
8 3 (0.54%) WMI
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 2 (0.36%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.18%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.18%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 104 (18.71%) Microsoft
2 64 (11.51%) VMware
3 55 (9.89%) Cisco
4 50 (8.99%) Oracle
5 36 (6.47%) IBM
6 33 (5.94%) HP
7 32 (5.76%) Citrix
8 23 (4.14%) EMC
9 22 (3.96%) Juniper
10 19 (3.42%) F5
11 17 (3.06%) NetApp
12 15 (2.70%) Intel
12 15 (2.70%) Symantec
13 14 (2.52%) SAP
14 13 (2.34%) Sybase
15 9 (1.62%) CheckPoint
16 8 (1.44%) Dell
17 7 (1.26%) Red Hat
17 7 (1.26%) Websense
17 7 (1.26%) BT
Brighton, East Sussex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warwickshire
LA International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
LA International
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West England
DP Connect
Rate: £920 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Middlesex
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £301 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Middlesex
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £351 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago