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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 358 362 348
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 255 232 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.46% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.60% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 139 121
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £605 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 17
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.83% +1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.12 £14.24 £14.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £91.40 £63.56 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £22.63 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+14.91% +14.55%
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
41497 38505 36269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.08% 76.52% 75.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 27539 24264 22731
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 1078 1016
Average hourly rate £31.22 £23.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.73% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +49 128 £383 -15.00% 23
South East 0 60 £336 -10.33% 16
West Midlands -3 13 £400 +1.26% 2
South West -16 13 £400 +8.84% 4
Yorkshire -34 12 £400 +9.58% 9
North East -20 9 £325 -
North West -41 9 £300 -29.41% 2
East of England -1 8 £300 -20.00% 6
East Midlands -16 1 £650 +65.07% 1
Business Continuity
UK

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 229 (47.91%) Disaster Recovery
2 136 (28.45%) ITIL
3 128 (26.78%) Business Continuity Planning
4 121 (25.31%) BCP
4 121 (25.31%) Windows
5 116 (24.27%) Microsoft
6 88 (18.41%) Finance
7 80 (16.74%) VMware
8 79 (16.53%) Security Cleared
9 77 (16.11%) Active Directory
10 76 (15.90%) Cisco
11 75 (15.69%) SQL
12 71 (14.85%) Firewall
12 71 (14.85%) Service Management
13 70 (14.64%) Service Delivery
14 68 (14.23%) MS Excel
15 64 (13.39%) Project Management
15 64 (13.39%) VMware Infrastructure
16 59 (12.34%) Data Centre
17 58 (12.13%) MS Office
18 57 (11.92%) SQL Server
18 57 (11.92%) LAN
19 56 (11.72%) WAN
20 51 (10.67%) Problem Management
20 51 (10.67%) SC Cleared
21 47 (9.83%) Information Security
22 46 (9.62%) Linux
23 45 (9.41%) MS Exchange
24 44 (9.21%) PRINCE2
24 44 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 45 (9.41%) MS Exchange
2 33 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 27 (5.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 14 (2.93%) Lync
5 12 (2.51%) IIS
6 11 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (2.09%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.05%) CMS
10 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.21%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.21%) Apache
Applications
1 68 (14.23%) MS Excel
2 58 (12.13%) MS Office
3 30 (6.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (2.93%) MS Visio
5 13 (2.72%) MS Project
6 3 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.63%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.63%) SAP SRM
1 3 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (0.63%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.42%) Summit
3 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.21%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.84%) SaaS
2 4 (0.84%) Office 365
3 3 (0.63%) Yammer
4 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.21%) Force.com
5 1 (0.21%) PaaS
5 1 (0.21%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 71 (14.85%) Firewall
2 57 (11.92%) LAN
3 56 (11.72%) WAN
4 33 (6.90%) MPLS
5 31 (6.49%) SAN
6 27 (5.65%) DSL
7 26 (5.44%) Internet
8 25 (5.23%) BIG-IP
9 22 (4.60%) TCP/IP
10 17 (3.56%) VPN
10 17 (3.56%) DNS
11 15 (3.14%) Wireless
12 14 (2.93%) Intrusion Detection
13 13 (2.72%) VLAN
13 13 (2.72%) DHCP
14 12 (2.51%) Wireshark
15 11 (2.30%) VoIP
16 9 (1.88%) LDAP
16 9 (1.88%) Cisco IOS
16 9 (1.88%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (11.92%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (4.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (3.97%) Relational Database
6 18 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (2.30%) OLTP
8 10 (2.09%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (1.67%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.46%) DTS
11 7 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (1.46%) MS Access
12 6 (1.26%) OLAP
12 6 (1.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (1.26%) Big Data
13 5 (1.05%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.05%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 12 (2.51%) LoadRunner
2 5 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (0.63%) Subversion
5 1 (0.21%) JIRA
5 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.21%) GCC
5 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.21%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 88 (18.41%) Finance
2 22 (4.60%) Telecoms
3 19 (3.97%) Legal
3 19 (3.97%) Banking
4 16 (3.35%) Law
5 15 (3.14%) Retail
6 9 (1.88%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.46%) Local Government
8 5 (1.05%) Billing
8 5 (1.05%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.84%) Advertising
9 4 (0.84%) Back Office
10 3 (0.63%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.63%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.63%) Automotive
10 3 (0.63%) Marketing
11 2 (0.42%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.42%) Front Office
11 2 (0.42%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.21%) Games
Job Titles
1 129 (26.99%) Analyst
2 40 (8.37%) Project Manager
3 37 (7.74%) Business Analyst
4 31 (6.49%) Test Analyst
5 25 (5.23%) Service Manager
6 24 (5.02%) Architect
6 24 (5.02%) Operations Analyst
7 23 (4.81%) Consultant
8 20 (4.18%) Security Manager
9 19 (3.97%) DBA
10 18 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support
11 16 (3.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 15 (3.14%) Administrator
12 15 (3.14%) Infrastructure Manager
13 14 (2.93%) Delivery Manager
13 14 (2.93%) Business Manager
13 14 (2.93%) Services Delivery Manager
14 12 (2.51%) SQL DBA
14 12 (2.51%) Business Continuity Analyst
14 12 (2.51%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.72%) XML
2 11 (2.30%) .NET
3 6 (1.26%) HTML
4 5 (1.05%) CSS
4 5 (1.05%) XMPP
5 3 (0.63%) Web Services
5 3 (0.63%) MDX
6 2 (0.42%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.42%) WF
6 2 (0.42%) CAML
6 2 (0.42%) HTML5
6 2 (0.42%) REST
6 2 (0.42%) Ajax
6 2 (0.42%) Middleware
6 2 (0.42%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.42%) COM+
7 1 (0.21%) DHTML
7 1 (0.21%) SOAP
7 1 (0.21%) XSL
7 1 (0.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 59 (12.34%) Data Centre
2 41 (8.58%) Management Information System
3 29 (6.07%) Blackberry
4 26 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (3.97%) Fat Client
5 19 (3.97%) Thin Client
6 15 (3.14%) Replication
7 12 (2.51%) Client/Server
7 12 (2.51%) NHS
8 10 (2.09%) Performance Metrics
9 9 (1.88%) Data Protection Act
9 9 (1.88%) PKI
10 8 (1.67%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.05%) PMI
11 5 (1.05%) Clustering
11 5 (1.05%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.84%) iPad
12 4 (0.84%) EMC VNX
12 4 (0.84%) IVR
12 4 (0.84%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 121 (25.31%) Windows
2 46 (9.62%) Linux
3 44 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (7.32%) Windows 7
6 20 (4.18%) UNIX
7 16 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.46%) FreeBSD
10 5 (1.05%) Android
11 4 (0.84%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.84%) Solaris
12 3 (0.63%) AIX
12 3 (0.63%) VMS
13 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.21%) SUSE
14 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.21%) VME
14 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (47.91%) Disaster Recovery
2 136 (28.45%) ITIL
3 128 (26.78%) Business Continuity Planning
4 121 (25.31%) BCP
5 71 (14.85%) Service Management
6 70 (14.64%) Service Delivery
7 64 (13.39%) Project Management
8 51 (10.67%) Problem Management
9 47 (9.83%) Information Security
10 44 (9.21%) PRINCE2
11 38 (7.95%) Performance Management
12 35 (7.32%) Change Management
12 35 (7.32%) Migration
12 35 (7.32%) Incident Management
13 32 (6.69%) ITSM
14 30 (6.28%) Test Scripting
14 30 (6.28%) Business Continuity Management
15 29 (6.07%) Waterfall
16 28 (5.86%) Time Management
16 28 (5.86%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (15.69%) SQL
2 26 (5.44%) T-SQL
3 22 (4.60%) PowerShell
4 10 (2.09%) Shell Script
5 9 (1.88%) Java
6 8 (1.67%) C#
7 6 (1.26%) Perl
7 6 (1.26%) PHP
7 6 (1.26%) C
8 5 (1.05%) Ruby
8 5 (1.05%) C++
8 5 (1.05%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.84%) VBScript
10 3 (0.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (0.42%) C-shell
11 2 (0.42%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.42%) Korn
11 2 (0.42%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.42%) VBA
12 1 (0.21%) Python
Qualifications
1 79 (16.53%) Security Cleared
2 51 (10.67%) SC Cleared
3 40 (8.37%) Degree
4 25 (5.23%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (3.97%) CISSP
7 18 (3.77%) CCNA
8 14 (2.93%) MCSE
8 14 (2.93%) CISM
9 12 (2.51%) CISA
10 9 (1.88%) CCNP
11 7 (1.46%) MCTS
11 7 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (1.46%) BC Cleared
12 6 (1.26%) DV Cleared
12 6 (1.26%) CRISC
12 6 (1.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (1.05%) Check Point Certification
13 5 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (8.16%) SLA
2 36 (7.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.93%) BS25999
4 13 (2.72%) ISO 9001
5 11 (2.30%) QA
6 8 (1.67%) PCI DSS
7 6 (1.26%) BS7799
8 4 (0.84%) COBIT
9 3 (0.63%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.63%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.42%) COSO
10 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 2 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.21%) TickIT
11 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.21%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.21%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 77 (16.11%) Active Directory
2 64 (13.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (5.23%) NLBS
4 20 (4.18%) Hyper-V
5 15 (3.14%) vSphere
6 14 (2.93%) Xen
7 11 (2.30%) XenApp
8 9 (1.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 6 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (1.05%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.84%) Snort
11 4 (0.84%) Squid
11 4 (0.84%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (0.42%) XenServer
13 2 (0.42%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.42%) vCloud
14 1 (0.21%) PowerHA
14 1 (0.21%) Samba
14 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 29 (6.07%) WSUS
2 16 (3.35%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (2.93%) Nessus
4 10 (2.09%) SCCM
5 9 (1.88%) SCOM
6 8 (1.67%) BMC PATROL
7 7 (1.46%) WMI
7 7 (1.46%) Puppet
8 6 (1.26%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.84%) HP SIM
10 3 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (0.63%) CFEngine
11 2 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.42%) Icinga
11 2 (0.42%) Nagios
11 2 (0.42%) ARCserve
11 2 (0.42%) NetCrunch
12 1 (0.21%) Cacti
12 1 (0.21%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 116 (24.27%) Microsoft
2 80 (16.74%) VMware
3 76 (15.90%) Cisco
4 38 (7.95%) HP
5 36 (7.53%) Citrix
6 33 (6.90%) CheckPoint
7 16 (3.35%) NetApp
8 15 (3.14%) Oracle
9 14 (2.93%) SAP
10 12 (2.51%) BMC
11 11 (2.30%) EMC
12 10 (2.09%) SolarWinds
13 7 (1.46%) Splunk
13 7 (1.46%) IBM
13 7 (1.46%) Red Hat
14 6 (1.26%) Juniper
14 6 (1.26%) NetScout
14 6 (1.26%) F5
15 5 (1.05%) Polycom
15 5 (1.05%) Symantec
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