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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 341 318 351
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +33
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 242 245 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.53% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.72% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 135 123
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £219 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £525 £639
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £369
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 8
Average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £21.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.32 £19.50 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.65 £27.77 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.50 £20.60
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -5.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36781 34189 37645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.41% 73.40% 71.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 23154 21204 22145
Average daily rate £407 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.45% +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 1085 979 1382
Average hourly rate £23.80 £31.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.83% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.84 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Business Continuity
UK

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 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
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 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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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 -8 108 £425 - 28
South East -5 46 £375 +5.63% 17
South West -13 19 £409 +48.63% 5
Yorkshire +14 18 £365 +73.80% 9
West Midlands -14 16 £400 +33.33% 11
North West -10 12 £300 -14.28% 6
East of England -24 11 £438 +21.52% 10
East Midlands +10 9 £425 - 3
North East -17 3 £388 +30.80% 2
Midlands - - - -
Business Continuity
UK

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 216 (39.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 164 (30.04%) ITIL
3 141 (25.82%) Finance
4 130 (23.81%) Windows
5 98 (17.95%) Microsoft
6 97 (17.77%) Business Continuity Planning
7 90 (16.48%) BCP
8 83 (15.20%) Project Management
9 72 (13.19%) Service Delivery
10 69 (12.64%) UNIX
11 68 (12.45%) Security Cleared
12 66 (12.09%) MS Excel
13 64 (11.72%) SQL
13 64 (11.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 63 (11.54%) Risk Management
15 62 (11.36%) Service Management
16 61 (11.17%) Active Directory
16 61 (11.17%) VMware
16 61 (11.17%) Information Security
17 58 (10.62%) Business Continuity Management
18 57 (10.44%) Management Information System
19 56 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
20 55 (10.07%) Degree
20 55 (10.07%) Change Management
20 55 (10.07%) Firewall
20 55 (10.07%) Cisco
21 53 (9.71%) MS Office
21 53 (9.71%) Windows Server 2003
22 50 (9.16%) VMware Infrastructure
23 49 (8.97%) Linux

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 37 (6.78%) SharePoint
2 28 (5.13%) MS Exchange
3 21 (3.85%) IIS
4 14 (2.56%) Tomcat
5 13 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (2.01%) WebSphere
6 11 (2.01%) Apache
7 10 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (1.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (1.65%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (1.47%) Lync
10 7 (1.28%) WebLogic
10 7 (1.28%) CICS
11 6 (1.10%) CMS
11 6 (1.10%) Drupal
12 5 (0.92%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 66 (12.09%) MS Excel
2 53 (9.71%) MS Office
3 20 (3.66%) MS Project
4 14 (2.56%) MS Visio
5 13 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.55%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 10 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.10%) Aligne
2 6 (1.10%) Endur
2 6 (1.10%) ZaiNet
3 4 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.73%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.37%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.37%) 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 (1.65%) Office 365
2 3 (0.55%) IaaS
2 3 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.55%) SaaS
3 2 (0.37%) PaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (10.07%) Firewall
2 44 (8.06%) LAN
3 35 (6.41%) SAN
4 34 (6.23%) WAN
5 24 (4.40%) DNS
6 23 (4.21%) Network Security
7 22 (4.03%) Wireless
7 22 (4.03%) Internet
8 19 (3.48%) VoIP
9 17 (3.11%) SSL
9 17 (3.11%) MPLS
9 17 (3.11%) VPN
10 11 (2.01%) TCP/IP
10 11 (2.01%) DHCP
11 9 (1.65%) Reverse Proxy
12 8 (1.47%) VLAN
13 7 (1.28%) FTP
14 6 (1.10%) IPsec
14 6 (1.10%) NAS
15 5 (0.92%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.86%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.93%) Relational Database
3 11 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (1.28%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (1.10%) MySQL
7 5 (0.92%) RDBMS
7 5 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.73%) Ingres
8 4 (0.73%) MS Access
8 4 (0.73%) DataStage
8 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.37%) OLAP
10 2 (0.37%) QlikView
10 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (1.10%) Visual Studio
2 5 (0.92%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.92%) PHPUnit
3 3 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (0.55%) 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
1 141 (25.82%) Finance
2 35 (6.41%) Banking
3 15 (2.75%) Telecoms
3 15 (2.75%) Investment Banking
3 15 (2.75%) Legal
4 9 (1.65%) Back Office
5 8 (1.47%) Retail
6 7 (1.28%) Marketing
7 6 (1.10%) Front Office
8 5 (0.92%) Billing
9 4 (0.73%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.73%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.73%) Military
10 3 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.55%) Local Government
10 3 (0.55%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.37%) German Language
11 2 (0.37%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.37%) Publishing
12 1 (0.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 83 (15.20%) Analyst
2 44 (8.06%) Consultant
3 43 (7.88%) Service Manager
4 39 (7.14%) Architect
5 37 (6.78%) Project Manager
6 36 (6.59%) Administrator
7 23 (4.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 20 (3.66%) Business Analyst
9 19 (3.48%) Security Engineer
10 18 (3.30%) Technical Analyst
10 18 (3.30%) Project Engineer
10 18 (3.30%) Information Manager
11 17 (3.11%) Developer
12 15 (2.75%) 3rd Line Support
12 15 (2.75%) Infrastructure Architect
13 14 (2.56%) Business Manager
13 14 (2.56%) Security Manager
14 13 (2.38%) Business Continuity Manager
14 13 (2.38%) Information Security Manager
15 12 (2.20%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.93%) Web Services
2 15 (2.75%) Middleware
3 14 (2.56%) .NET
4 13 (2.38%) XML
5 7 (1.28%) HTML
5 7 (1.28%) JSP
6 6 (1.10%) EJB
6 6 (1.10%) Flash
7 5 (0.92%) XHTML
8 4 (0.73%) J2EE
9 3 (0.55%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.55%) CSS
9 3 (0.55%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (0.37%) Regular Expression
10 2 (0.37%) Application Packaging
10 2 (0.37%) Java EE
11 1 (0.18%) JSON
11 1 (0.18%) Rendezvous
11 1 (0.18%) OLE
11 1 (0.18%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (10.44%) Management Information System
2 21 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 17 (3.11%) Replication
4 15 (2.75%) Clustering
5 12 (2.20%) CESG
5 12 (2.20%) NHS
5 12 (2.20%) RMADS
6 9 (1.65%) Fat Client
6 9 (1.65%) Thin Client
7 8 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
8 7 (1.28%) Mainframe
8 7 (1.28%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.10%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (0.92%) PMI
11 4 (0.73%) CESG CLAS
11 4 (0.73%) Cryptography
12 3 (0.55%) Freedom of Information
12 3 (0.55%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 130 (23.81%) Windows
2 69 (12.64%) UNIX
3 56 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (9.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 49 (8.97%) Linux
6 30 (5.49%) Windows 7
7 29 (5.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (2.38%) Windows XP
8 13 (2.38%) Solaris
9 8 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (1.28%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.10%) AIX
12 4 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.37%) HPUX
13 2 (0.37%) SUSE
14 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.18%) Android
14 1 (0.18%) openSUSE
14 1 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (39.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 164 (30.04%) ITIL
3 97 (17.77%) Business Continuity Planning
4 90 (16.48%) BCP
5 83 (15.20%) Project Management
6 72 (13.19%) Service Delivery
7 63 (11.54%) Risk Management
8 62 (11.36%) Service Management
9 61 (11.17%) Information Security
10 58 (10.62%) Business Continuity Management
11 55 (10.07%) Change Management
12 44 (8.06%) Migration
13 43 (7.88%) PRINCE2
14 32 (5.86%) Stakeholder Management
15 27 (4.95%) Incident Management
16 26 (4.76%) Problem Management
17 24 (4.40%) Change Control
17 24 (4.40%) ITSM
18 23 (4.21%) Penetration Testing
19 22 (4.03%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 64 (11.72%) SQL
2 25 (4.58%) PowerShell
3 23 (4.21%) Java
4 12 (2.20%) C
5 11 (2.01%) C#
5 11 (2.01%) Perl
5 11 (2.01%) VB
6 10 (1.83%) Shell Script
7 9 (1.65%) Bash Shell
8 8 (1.47%) Korn
8 8 (1.47%) PHP
9 7 (1.28%) VBA
10 6 (1.10%) VBScript
10 6 (1.10%) PL/SQL
11 5 (0.92%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.92%) C++
12 4 (0.73%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.73%) ActionScript
12 4 (0.73%) ActionScript 2.0
13 3 (0.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 68 (12.45%) Security Cleared
2 55 (10.07%) Degree
3 37 (6.78%) SC Cleared
4 19 (3.48%) DV Cleared
5 18 (3.30%) CISA
5 18 (3.30%) CISSP
6 17 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (2.93%) CISM
8 15 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (2.75%) MCSE
8 15 (2.75%) CCNA
9 12 (2.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 9 (1.65%) PMI Certification
10 9 (1.65%) ISEB
10 9 (1.65%) CCNP
10 9 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (0.92%) MCSA
11 5 (0.92%) CRISC
12 4 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (11.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (7.69%) SLA
3 24 (4.40%) QA
4 12 (2.20%) PCI DSS
5 11 (2.01%) BS25999
5 11 (2.01%) ISO 9000
5 11 (2.01%) COBIT
6 9 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (1.65%) ISO 9001
7 7 (1.28%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.37%) GxP
8 2 (0.37%) 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 61 (11.17%) Active Directory
2 50 (9.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.11%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.20%) XenApp
5 8 (1.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 6 (1.10%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.92%) Xen
7 5 (0.92%) NLBS
7 5 (0.92%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.92%) vSphere
8 4 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (0.73%) NFS
9 3 (0.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (0.55%) RHEV
10 2 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.37%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.37%) RACF
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 22 (4.03%) SCCM
2 17 (3.11%) SCOM
3 16 (2.93%) NetBackup
4 14 (2.56%) Tivoli
5 7 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (1.10%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.73%) WSUS
7 4 (0.73%) OpenView
8 3 (0.55%) CiscoWorks
8 3 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.55%) HP NNM
8 3 (0.55%) WMI
8 3 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.55%) Puppet
9 2 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 2 (0.37%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.18%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.18%) MAILsweeper
10 1 (0.18%) Foglight
Vendors
1 98 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 61 (11.17%) VMware
3 55 (10.07%) Cisco
4 46 (8.42%) Oracle
5 34 (6.23%) IBM
6 31 (5.68%) Citrix
7 30 (5.49%) HP
8 23 (4.21%) EMC
9 22 (4.03%) Juniper
10 19 (3.48%) F5
11 17 (3.11%) NetApp
12 15 (2.75%) Intel
13 14 (2.56%) Symantec
14 13 (2.38%) Sybase
15 12 (2.20%) SAP
16 9 (1.65%) CheckPoint
17 7 (1.28%) Red Hat
17 7 (1.28%) Websense
17 7 (1.28%) BT
17 7 (1.28%) Blue Coat
Northamptonshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
South East England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £380 - £435 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
LA International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West England
DP Connect
Rate: £920 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Middlesex
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £301 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Middlesex
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £351 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago