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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 374 394 313
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -81
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 249 228 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.46% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.58% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 141 177
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £256 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £500 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 26
Median hourly rate £31.50 £40.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +52.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.85 £27.45 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £40.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-21.25% +50.94%
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
40315 38993 38117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.10% 79.28% 78.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 26990 25067 24411
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 894 1117 1167
Median hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -0.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Business Continuity as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 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
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 24 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the England region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -2 94 £425 +25.46% 17
South East -30 42 £400 +15.94% 11
North East -15 38 £275 +22.22% 4
North West -3 24 £375 -23.07% 5
South West 0 21 £425 -6.59% 7
West Midlands 0 10 £500 +11.11% 6
East Midlands +17 7 £590 -9.23% 2
East of England +4 6 £375 -6.25% 1
Yorkshire +3 6 £450 +33.33% 4
Midlands - 2 £625 -
Business Continuity
UK

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 181 (37.87%) ITIL
2 150 (31.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 104 (21.76%) Project Management
4 92 (19.25%) Business Continuity Planning
5 91 (19.04%) Finance
6 90 (18.83%) Security Cleared
7 89 (18.62%) Windows
8 86 (17.99%) Service Delivery
9 83 (17.36%) Microsoft
10 82 (17.15%) Risk Management
11 80 (16.74%) Information Security
12 75 (15.69%) BCP
13 72 (15.06%) SC Cleared
14 64 (13.39%) Change Management
15 62 (12.97%) Windows Server
16 60 (12.55%) Management Information System
17 59 (12.34%) Active Directory
18 58 (12.13%) Degree
18 58 (12.13%) Problem Management
19 57 (11.92%) VMware
20 53 (11.09%) SAP
21 52 (10.88%) Citrix
21 52 (10.88%) Business Continuity Management
22 49 (10.25%) Agile Software Development
23 48 (10.04%) Linux
24 47 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
25 46 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
26 45 (9.41%) Windows Server 2008
26 45 (9.41%) Stakeholder Management
27 43 (9.00%) SLA

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (7.11%) IIS
2 26 (5.44%) SharePoint
3 19 (3.97%) MS Exchange
4 13 (2.72%) Skype for Business
5 11 (2.30%) Confluence
5 11 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (1.88%) Apache
7 7 (1.46%) CMS
7 7 (1.46%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.26%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (1.05%) IBM Notes
9 5 (1.05%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.63%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.63%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.42%) JBoss
12 2 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 35 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.81%) MS Office
3 10 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.67%) MS Project
5 5 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.26%) SAP HR
3 4 (0.84%) Remedy AR System
3 4 (0.84%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (0.42%) BPCS
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.21%) Documaker
5 1 (0.21%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.21%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.14%) Office 365
2 9 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.63%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.42%) IBM PureFlex
6 1 (0.21%) GitHub
6 1 (0.21%) IaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.21%) SaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 39 (8.16%) Firewall
2 36 (7.53%) DHCP
3 27 (5.65%) TCP/IP
4 24 (5.02%) Internet
5 23 (4.81%) DNS
5 23 (4.81%) VPN
6 21 (4.39%) SAN
7 19 (3.97%) WAN
8 17 (3.56%) Network Security
9 16 (3.35%) LAN
9 16 (3.35%) VoIP
10 10 (2.09%) LDAP
10 10 (2.09%) NAS
10 10 (2.09%) Wireless
11 7 (1.46%) SSL
12 6 (1.26%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (1.26%) Skype
13 5 (1.05%) Extranet
13 5 (1.05%) MPLS
13 5 (1.05%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (8.79%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.67%) Big Data
3 8 (1.67%) MS Access
4 7 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (1.46%) NoSQL
4 7 (1.46%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.46%) Riak
5 5 (1.05%) MySQL
6 4 (0.84%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.42%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.21%) Electronic Patient Records
9 1 (0.21%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.21%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (1.67%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.46%) Ant
2 7 (1.46%) Maven
3 4 (0.84%) JIRA
3 4 (0.84%) JMeter
3 4 (0.84%) NeoLoad
3 4 (0.84%) Selenium
3 4 (0.84%) Zephyr
4 2 (0.42%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.21%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.21%) Bower
5 1 (0.21%) Grunt
5 1 (0.21%) gulp
5 1 (0.21%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.21%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.21%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.21%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.21%) MSI
General
1 91 (19.04%) Finance
2 37 (7.74%) Telecoms
3 24 (5.02%) Banking
4 21 (4.39%) Legal
5 11 (2.30%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.09%) Financial Institution
6 10 (2.09%) Retail
7 8 (1.67%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.46%) Front Office
9 4 (0.84%) Billing
9 4 (0.84%) Marketing
9 4 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.63%) International Banking
10 3 (0.63%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.42%) Advertising
11 2 (0.42%) Automotive
11 2 (0.42%) Back Office
11 2 (0.42%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.42%) Law
11 2 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 74 (15.48%) Analyst
2 39 (8.16%) Consultant
3 38 (7.95%) Service Manager
4 33 (6.90%) Project Manager
4 33 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 31 (6.49%) IT Manager
6 29 (6.07%) Architect
7 23 (4.81%) IT Services Manager
7 23 (4.81%) Security Manager
8 22 (4.60%) Business Analyst
9 20 (4.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 18 (3.77%) Business Continuity Manager
10 18 (3.77%) Information Manager
10 18 (3.77%) Information Security Manager
10 18 (3.77%) Virtualisation Engineer
11 17 (3.56%) Business Manager
11 17 (3.56%) Security Consultant
12 16 (3.35%) Security Analyst
12 16 (3.35%) Service Continuity Manager
13 14 (2.93%) Business Continuity Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.14%) Web Services
2 9 (1.88%) .NET
3 8 (1.67%) RESTful
4 7 (1.46%) HTML
5 6 (1.26%) Middleware
5 6 (1.26%) SAML
5 6 (1.26%) XML
6 4 (0.84%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.63%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.63%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (0.42%) CSS
8 2 (0.42%) ISPF
8 2 (0.42%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.21%) CSS3
9 1 (0.21%) HTML5
9 1 (0.21%) IBM Integration Bus
9 1 (0.21%) jQuery
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.21%) WebCenter
9 1 (0.21%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 60 (12.55%) Management Information System
2 47 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (8.79%) Data Centre
4 31 (6.49%) Computer Science
5 21 (4.39%) Replication
6 11 (2.30%) Data Protection Act
6 11 (2.30%) NHS
7 10 (2.09%) Mainframe
8 9 (1.88%) CESG
8 9 (1.88%) CMDB
9 8 (1.67%) Clustering
9 8 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.26%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.05%) Security Operations Centre
11 5 (1.05%) User Experience
12 4 (0.84%) Cyber Attack
12 4 (0.84%) Freedom of Information
12 4 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.84%) Informatics
12 4 (0.84%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 89 (18.62%) Windows
2 62 (12.97%) Windows Server
3 48 (10.04%) Linux
4 45 (9.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (7.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (7.32%) Unix
7 17 (3.56%) Windows 7
7 17 (3.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (2.30%) Solaris
10 7 (1.46%) Windows Phone
11 5 (1.05%) AIX
11 5 (1.05%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.42%) CentOS
12 2 (0.42%) Debian
12 2 (0.42%) MVS
12 2 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.42%) SUSE
12 2 (0.42%) zOS
13 1 (0.21%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (37.87%) ITIL
2 150 (31.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 104 (21.76%) Project Management
4 92 (19.25%) Business Continuity Planning
5 86 (17.99%) Service Delivery
6 82 (17.15%) Risk Management
7 80 (16.74%) Information Security
8 75 (15.69%) BCP
9 64 (13.39%) Change Management
10 58 (12.13%) Problem Management
11 52 (10.88%) Business Continuity Management
12 49 (10.25%) Agile Software Development
13 45 (9.41%) Stakeholder Management
14 40 (8.37%) Incident Management
15 35 (7.32%) Data Protection
16 34 (7.11%) Service Management
17 31 (6.49%) PRINCE2
18 29 (6.07%) Migration
19 24 (5.02%) Continuous Improvement
20 23 (4.81%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (7.53%) SQL
2 17 (3.56%) Java
3 13 (2.72%) Python
4 12 (2.51%) Perl
5 10 (2.09%) Shell Script
6 6 (1.26%) VBA
7 5 (1.05%) C#
7 5 (1.05%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.84%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.42%) C
9 2 (0.42%) C++
9 2 (0.42%) JCL
9 2 (0.42%) REXX
10 1 (0.21%) AWK
10 1 (0.21%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.21%) Korn
10 1 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 90 (18.83%) Security Cleared
2 72 (15.06%) SC Cleared
3 58 (12.13%) Degree
4 26 (5.44%) CISSP
5 20 (4.18%) ITIL Certification
6 15 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (2.72%) CCNA
8 13 (2.72%) CLAS
8 13 (2.72%) MCSE
9 12 (2.51%) CISM
10 8 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (1.26%) CESG Certified Professional
12 5 (1.05%) MCSA
12 5 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.84%) BC Cleared
13 4 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (0.84%) CCNP
13 4 (0.84%) MCP
13 4 (0.84%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (9.00%) SLA
2 39 (8.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (5.02%) ISO22301
4 11 (2.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 11 (2.30%) PCI DSS
4 11 (2.30%) QA
5 10 (2.09%) COBIT
5 10 (2.09%) Government Security Classifications
6 7 (1.46%) RMADS
6 7 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (1.26%) ISO 9001
8 5 (1.05%) BS25999
8 5 (1.05%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.84%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.42%) BS7799
10 2 (0.42%) COSO
10 2 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.42%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.42%) MiFID
10 2 (0.42%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 59 (12.34%) Active Directory
2 46 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (6.49%) XenApp
4 26 (5.44%) XenDesktop
5 25 (5.23%) XenServer
6 19 (3.97%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (2.51%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (2.09%) vSphere
9 5 (1.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (1.05%) NFS
9 5 (1.05%) UAG
10 4 (0.84%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.63%) Samba
12 2 (0.42%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.42%) Sendmail
12 2 (0.42%) Time Sharing Option
13 1 (0.21%) Brightmail
13 1 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.21%) Veritas File System
13 1 (0.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 25 (5.23%) XenMobile
2 24 (5.02%) SafeCom
3 19 (3.97%) EdgeSight
4 15 (3.14%) Puppet
5 11 (2.30%) Backup Exec
6 9 (1.88%) Nagios
7 7 (1.46%) SCOM
8 6 (1.26%) NetBackup
8 6 (1.26%) SCCM
9 5 (1.05%) IBM BigFix
9 5 (1.05%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 4 (0.84%) BladeLogic
10 4 (0.84%) BMC PATROL
10 4 (0.84%) Cisco UCCX
10 4 (0.84%) WSUS
11 3 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 2 (0.42%) Ansible
12 2 (0.42%) ArcSight ESM
12 2 (0.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 2 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 83 (17.36%) Microsoft
2 57 (11.92%) VMware
3 53 (11.09%) SAP
4 52 (10.88%) Citrix
5 42 (8.79%) HP
6 30 (6.28%) Cisco
7 28 (5.86%) Oracle
8 24 (5.02%) ThinPrint
9 21 (4.39%) Red Hat
10 20 (4.18%) AppSense
11 15 (3.14%) CheckPoint
12 14 (2.93%) IBM
13 13 (2.72%) Remedy
14 12 (2.51%) BMC
15 10 (2.09%) NetApp
15 10 (2.09%) Symantec
16 9 (1.88%) BT
16 9 (1.88%) Juniper
17 8 (1.67%) F5
18 7 (1.46%) ServiceNow
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Mccabe & Barton
Rate: £800 per day £800-900 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harris Global
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day 400-500 PER DAY
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Networking People
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Real Staffing
Rate: £425 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Slough
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
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Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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