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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 394 388 351
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -37
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 242 247 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.48% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.60% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 170 161
Median daily rate £439 £363 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.03% -4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £525 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 12
Median hourly rate £19.70 £35.00 £20.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.71% +74.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £16.03 £13.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £39.00 £23.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.70 £25.65 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-23.18% +22.11%
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
41405 41278 38388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.00% 79.99% 78.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27604 27297 24281
Median daily rate £450 £420 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 950 1073 1105
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.31 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -47 74 £488 +38.79% 35
North East -2 50 £270 +21.34% 2
South East -9 44 £450 +42.63% 14
South West -8 17 £485 +3.19% 4
East Midlands +6 14 £550 -15.38% 5
West Midlands -28 13 £475 +18.75% 10
Yorkshire -10 12 £538 +34.37% 7
North West +9 9 £375 +36.36% 5
East of England +19 5 £550 +62.96% 5
Midlands - 1 £450 -
Business Continuity
UK

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 207 (40.91%) ITIL
2 158 (31.23%) Disaster Recovery
3 123 (24.31%) Project Management
4 114 (22.53%) Service Delivery
5 113 (22.33%) Windows
6 109 (21.54%) Finance
7 108 (21.34%) Security Cleared
7 108 (21.34%) Business Continuity Planning
8 99 (19.57%) Microsoft
9 96 (18.97%) BCP
10 91 (17.98%) Risk Management
10 91 (17.98%) SC Cleared
11 80 (15.81%) Windows Server
12 77 (15.22%) VMware
13 74 (14.62%) Information Security
14 73 (14.43%) Active Directory
15 69 (13.64%) Degree
16 68 (13.44%) SAP
17 66 (13.04%) Management Information System
18 65 (12.85%) Citrix
19 62 (12.25%) Change Management
19 62 (12.25%) VMware Infrastructure
20 60 (11.86%) HP
21 56 (11.07%) Problem Management
22 52 (10.28%) SQL Server
22 52 (10.28%) Windows Server 2008
22 52 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
23 51 (10.08%) Linux
23 51 (10.08%) Firewall
24 49 (9.68%) XenApp

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 41 (8.10%) IIS
2 33 (6.52%) SharePoint
3 19 (3.75%) MS Exchange
4 18 (3.56%) Skype for Business
5 13 (2.57%) Confluence
6 11 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (1.98%) Apache
7 10 (1.98%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.99%) OpenStack
8 5 (0.99%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.79%) CMS
9 4 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.59%) Tuxedo
11 2 (0.40%) MQSeries
Applications
1 38 (7.51%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.95%) MS Office
3 16 (3.16%) MS Project
4 8 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.79%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.40%) GNU Octave
6 2 (0.40%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.20%) InDesign
7 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.38%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.59%) Remedy AR System
4 2 (0.40%) BigMachines
4 2 (0.40%) BPCS
4 2 (0.40%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.20%) Documaker
5 1 (0.20%) Maximo
5 1 (0.20%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.20%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.96%) Office 365
3 8 (1.58%) SaaS
4 4 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.59%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.40%) IaaS
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.20%) GitHub
7 1 (0.20%) PaaS
7 1 (0.20%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 51 (10.08%) Firewall
2 46 (9.09%) DHCP
3 28 (5.53%) DNS
3 28 (5.53%) TCP/IP
4 26 (5.14%) SAN
5 24 (4.74%) WAN
6 20 (3.95%) LAN
7 19 (3.75%) Internet
7 19 (3.75%) VPN
8 16 (3.16%) Extranet
8 16 (3.16%) Network Security
9 12 (2.37%) VoIP
10 11 (2.17%) Intranet
10 11 (2.17%) SSL
11 10 (1.98%) LDAP
11 10 (1.98%) NAS
12 9 (1.78%) IPsec
12 9 (1.78%) MPLS
12 9 (1.78%) Skype
13 8 (1.58%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (10.28%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.58%) Big Data
2 8 (1.58%) Hadoop
3 7 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.38%) OLAP
3 7 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (1.19%) OLTP
4 6 (1.19%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (0.99%) MS Access
6 4 (0.79%) MySQL
6 4 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.59%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.40%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.38%) JIRA
2 6 (1.19%) Selenium
3 5 (0.99%) JMeter
3 5 (0.99%) NeoLoad
3 5 (0.99%) Zephyr
4 2 (0.40%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.20%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.20%) Bower
5 1 (0.20%) Grunt
5 1 (0.20%) gulp
5 1 (0.20%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.20%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.20%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.20%) MSI
5 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 109 (21.54%) Finance
2 39 (7.71%) Banking
3 29 (5.73%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.16%) Financial Institution
5 13 (2.57%) Retail
6 11 (2.17%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.17%) Legal
7 7 (1.38%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.99%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.79%) Marketing
9 4 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.59%) Advertising
10 3 (0.59%) Back Office
10 3 (0.59%) Front Office
10 3 (0.59%) Law
11 2 (0.40%) Automotive
11 2 (0.40%) Billing
11 2 (0.40%) International Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Local Government
12 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 74 (14.62%) Analyst
2 54 (10.67%) Architect
3 44 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 39 (7.71%) Consultant
5 34 (6.72%) Service Manager
6 29 (5.73%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 27 (5.34%) Solutions Architect
8 25 (4.94%) IT Manager
9 23 (4.55%) Project Manager
10 21 (4.15%) Administrator
10 21 (4.15%) Security Manager
11 20 (3.95%) Security Analyst
12 19 (3.75%) IT Services Manager
13 18 (3.56%) Security Consultant
14 17 (3.36%) Business Analyst
14 17 (3.36%) Business Continuity Manager
14 17 (3.36%) Business Manager
15 16 (3.16%) Service Continuity Manager
16 14 (2.77%) Business Continuity Analyst
16 14 (2.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.96%) Middleware
2 12 (2.37%) Web Services
3 10 (1.98%) .NET
4 9 (1.78%) SAML
5 8 (1.58%) HTML
6 6 (1.19%) .NET Framework
7 5 (0.99%) XML
8 4 (0.79%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.79%) CSS
9 3 (0.59%) HTML5
9 3 (0.59%) ISPF
9 3 (0.59%) jQuery
9 3 (0.59%) RESTful
9 3 (0.59%) WAP
9 3 (0.59%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (0.40%) Ajax
10 2 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.40%) LAMP
11 1 (0.20%) JRules
11 1 (0.20%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 66 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 52 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (8.50%) Data Centre
4 39 (7.71%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.95%) Replication
6 13 (2.57%) CESG
7 11 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
8 10 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.98%) Mainframe
9 8 (1.58%) Clustering
9 8 (1.58%) NHS
10 7 (1.38%) CMDB
10 7 (1.38%) RSA SecurID
10 7 (1.38%) Security Operations Centre
10 7 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (1.19%) Performance Metrics
12 5 (0.99%) User Experience
13 4 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.79%) Informatics
13 4 (0.79%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 113 (22.33%) Windows
2 80 (15.81%) Windows Server
3 52 (10.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (10.08%) Linux
5 47 (9.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (7.71%) Unix
7 18 (3.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (2.77%) Solaris
10 11 (2.17%) Windows 7
11 10 (1.98%) Windows Phone
12 7 (1.38%) AIX
12 7 (1.38%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.59%) Android
13 3 (0.59%) MVS
13 3 (0.59%) zOS
14 2 (0.40%) CentOS
14 2 (0.40%) SUSE
14 2 (0.40%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.20%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (40.91%) ITIL
2 158 (31.23%) Disaster Recovery
3 123 (24.31%) Project Management
4 114 (22.53%) Service Delivery
5 108 (21.34%) Business Continuity Planning
6 96 (18.97%) BCP
7 91 (17.98%) Risk Management
8 74 (14.62%) Information Security
9 62 (12.25%) Change Management
10 56 (11.07%) Problem Management
11 48 (9.49%) Agile Software Development
12 46 (9.09%) Business Continuity Management
13 43 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
14 41 (8.10%) Service Management
15 40 (7.91%) Incident Management
16 36 (7.11%) Migration
17 31 (6.13%) Continuous Improvement
18 28 (5.53%) Data Protection
19 27 (5.34%) Risk Assessment
20 26 (5.14%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 33 (6.52%) SQL
2 13 (2.57%) Python
3 12 (2.37%) Perl
4 9 (1.78%) Shell Script
4 9 (1.78%) T-SQL
5 8 (1.58%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.19%) Java
7 5 (0.99%) C#
8 4 (0.79%) VBScript
9 3 (0.59%) C
9 3 (0.59%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.59%) JCL
9 3 (0.59%) REXX
9 3 (0.59%) VBA
10 1 (0.20%) C++
10 1 (0.20%) Ruby
10 1 (0.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 108 (21.34%) Security Cleared
2 91 (17.98%) SC Cleared
3 69 (13.64%) Degree
4 27 (5.34%) CISSP
5 21 (4.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (3.75%) MCSE
7 18 (3.56%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (2.96%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (2.77%) CCNA
10 13 (2.57%) CLAS
11 11 (2.17%) CISM
12 8 (1.58%) BPSS Clearance
12 8 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (1.38%) CESG Certified Professional
14 6 (1.19%) PMI Certification
14 6 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 5 (0.99%) MCSA
15 5 (0.99%) RHCE
16 4 (0.79%) ISEB
16 4 (0.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.31%) SLA
2 33 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (5.73%) ISO22301
4 18 (3.56%) PCI DSS
5 13 (2.57%) COBIT
6 10 (1.98%) Government Security Classifications
6 10 (1.98%) QA
7 9 (1.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 8 (1.58%) ISO 9001
9 7 (1.38%) BS25999
9 7 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (1.19%) RMADS
11 5 (0.99%) Data Quality
11 5 (0.99%) ISO 14001
12 4 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
13 2 (0.40%) BS7799
13 2 (0.40%) COSO
13 2 (0.40%) JSP 440
13 2 (0.40%) MiFID
13 2 (0.40%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 73 (14.43%) Active Directory
2 62 (12.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (9.68%) XenApp
4 42 (8.30%) XenDesktop
5 38 (7.51%) XenServer
6 30 (5.93%) Microsoft App-V
7 14 (2.77%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (2.37%) Hyper-V
9 8 (1.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 8 (1.58%) UAG
9 8 (1.58%) Virtual Desktop
9 8 (1.58%) vSphere
10 6 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.99%) NFS
11 5 (0.99%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.59%) Samba
12 3 (0.59%) Sendmail
12 3 (0.59%) Time Sharing Option
13 2 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.40%) Squid
Systems Management
1 36 (7.11%) XenMobile
2 35 (6.92%) SafeCom
3 29 (5.73%) EdgeSight
4 19 (3.75%) Puppet
5 13 (2.57%) Backup Exec
6 12 (2.37%) SCOM
7 10 (1.98%) Nagios
8 8 (1.58%) IBM BigFix
8 8 (1.58%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 7 (1.38%) Ansible
9 7 (1.38%) NetBackup
9 7 (1.38%) SCCM
10 5 (0.99%) BMC PATROL
11 4 (0.79%) BladeLogic
11 4 (0.79%) Cisco UCCX
12 2 (0.40%) Control-M
12 2 (0.40%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 99 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 77 (15.22%) VMware
3 68 (13.44%) SAP
4 65 (12.85%) Citrix
5 60 (11.86%) HP
6 43 (8.50%) Oracle
7 36 (7.11%) Cisco
8 35 (6.92%) ThinPrint
9 31 (6.13%) AppSense
10 26 (5.14%) Red Hat
11 21 (4.15%) CheckPoint
12 16 (3.16%) IBM
13 12 (2.37%) Juniper
14 11 (2.17%) BMC
15 10 (1.98%) F5
15 10 (1.98%) NetApp
15 10 (1.98%) Remedy
15 10 (1.98%) Symantec
16 8 (1.58%) Palo Alto
17 7 (1.38%) Mitel
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