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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 375 317 359
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +42
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 207 270 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.56% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.74% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 149 96
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£375 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.04% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 24 3
Average hourly rate £39.75 £25.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.36% +51.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.10 £14.15 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.50 £29.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £26.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+51.42% +6.06%
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
38097 36662 31165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.51% 75.49% 73.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 24143 22914 19112
Average daily rate £425 £408 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1085 1077 1036
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £31.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -14.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £49.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 March 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
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 March 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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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 -44 85 £375 -11.76% 25
South East -43 49 £350 -2.09% 18
North West -7 19 £463 +37.11% 7
Yorkshire +2 15 £338 -12.90% 11
West Midlands -19 11 £425 +14.86% 3
South West -10 10 £455 +13.75% 6
East of England +9 8 £431 +16.16% 5
East Midlands 0 5 £500 +257.14% 5
North East +10 4 £384 +18.27% 2
Midlands - - - - 2
Business Continuity
UK

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 195 (45.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 121 (28.40%) ITIL
3 97 (22.77%) Business Continuity Planning
4 94 (22.07%) Windows
5 92 (21.60%) Finance
6 87 (20.42%) BCP
7 76 (17.84%) Service Delivery
8 70 (16.43%) Microsoft
9 62 (14.55%) VMware
10 58 (13.62%) Active Directory
11 57 (13.38%) WAN
12 54 (12.68%) Service Management
13 53 (12.44%) Firewall
14 52 (12.21%) Project Management
14 52 (12.21%) Degree
14 52 (12.21%) VMware Infrastructure
15 49 (11.50%) LAN
16 48 (11.27%) Cisco
17 47 (11.03%) Security Cleared
18 44 (10.33%) Information Security
19 41 (9.62%) Incident Management
20 40 (9.39%) SAN
21 38 (8.92%) MS Exchange
22 37 (8.69%) SQL
23 36 (8.45%) Management Information System
24 35 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
24 35 (8.22%) Linux
25 34 (7.98%) Windows Server 2008
26 33 (7.75%) SC Cleared
26 33 (7.75%) Replication

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 38 (8.92%) MS Exchange
2 21 (4.93%) IIS
3 16 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (3.29%) SharePoint
5 13 (3.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (2.35%) CMS
7 9 (2.11%) Lync
8 7 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.41%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.94%) TIBCO EMS
11 4 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.94%) Apache
11 4 (0.94%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.94%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.70%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 32 (7.51%) MS Excel
2 29 (6.81%) MS Office
3 8 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.47%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.17%) Oracle Retail
2 4 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.70%) Remedy AR System
3 3 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.47%) Agresso
5 1 (0.23%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.23%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.23%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.23%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.23%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.23%) SAP EWM
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.23%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.11%) Office 365
2 6 (1.41%) SaaS
3 4 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.47%) PaaS
4 2 (0.47%) IaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (13.38%) WAN
2 53 (12.44%) Firewall
3 49 (11.50%) LAN
4 40 (9.39%) SAN
5 32 (7.51%) Internet
6 22 (5.16%) MPLS
7 19 (4.46%) DNS
7 19 (4.46%) TCP/IP
8 18 (4.23%) VoIP
9 16 (3.76%) Wireless
9 16 (3.76%) Network Security
10 15 (3.52%) DHCP
11 12 (2.82%) DMZ
11 12 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (2.58%) Fibre Channel
12 11 (2.58%) iSCSI
12 11 (2.58%) IP Telephony
12 11 (2.58%) VPN
13 10 (2.35%) Intranet
13 10 (2.35%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (7.75%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (3.05%) Oracle Database
4 11 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.88%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.64%) SSDT
7 7 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.17%) Big Data
10 4 (0.94%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.94%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (0.70%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.70%) BusinessObjects XI
11 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.70%) DTS
11 3 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.70%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 9 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.70%) Introscope
3 1 (0.23%) JIRA
3 1 (0.23%) Toad
3 1 (0.23%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.23%) ERwin
3 1 (0.23%) ProC
General
1 92 (21.60%) Finance
2 32 (7.51%) Legal
3 28 (6.57%) Banking
4 21 (4.93%) Telecoms
5 19 (4.46%) Retail
6 7 (1.64%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.41%) Publishing
8 5 (1.17%) Automotive
8 5 (1.17%) Law
9 4 (0.94%) Front Office
9 4 (0.94%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.94%) Marketing
10 3 (0.70%) Back Office
10 3 (0.70%) Electronics
10 3 (0.70%) Advertising
11 2 (0.47%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.47%) Billing
12 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 97 (22.77%) Analyst
2 34 (7.98%) Business Analyst
3 31 (7.28%) Architect
4 30 (7.04%) Consultant
5 27 (6.34%) Project Manager
6 24 (5.63%) Service Manager
7 18 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (3.05%) Support Analyst
9 12 (2.82%) Services Delivery Manager
9 12 (2.82%) 3rd Line Support
9 12 (2.82%) Delivery Manager
9 12 (2.82%) Business Continuity Manager
9 12 (2.82%) Business Manager
10 11 (2.58%) Infrastructure Manager
10 11 (2.58%) Support Engineer
10 11 (2.58%) Security Officer
11 10 (2.35%) DBA
11 10 (2.35%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (2.35%) Service Analyst
12 9 (2.11%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.58%) Middleware
2 9 (2.11%) .NET
3 8 (1.88%) Web Services
4 7 (1.64%) HTML
5 6 (1.41%) Java EE
6 5 (1.17%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.94%) JSP
8 2 (0.47%) Rendezvous
8 2 (0.47%) XML
8 2 (0.47%) J2EE
9 1 (0.23%) DHTML
9 1 (0.23%) XSLT
9 1 (0.23%) COM
9 1 (0.23%) CSS
9 1 (0.23%) SAP Smart Forms
9 1 (0.23%) BAPI
9 1 (0.23%) jQuery
9 1 (0.23%) CAML
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.45%) Management Information System
2 33 (7.75%) Replication
3 31 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (4.93%) Clustering
4 21 (4.93%) Blackberry
5 13 (3.05%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.58%) Celerra
7 10 (2.35%) PKI
7 10 (2.35%) NHS
8 8 (1.88%) Thin Client
8 8 (1.88%) Fat Client
9 7 (1.64%) Open Source
9 7 (1.64%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.64%) CMDB
10 6 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (1.41%) IVR
11 5 (1.17%) Fixed Income
11 5 (1.17%) Performance Metrics
12 4 (0.94%) Mobile Computing
12 4 (0.94%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 94 (22.07%) Windows
2 35 (8.22%) Linux
3 34 (7.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (6.34%) UNIX
5 26 (6.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (4.46%) Windows 7
8 13 (3.05%) Solaris
9 5 (1.17%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.70%) FreeBSD
10 3 (0.70%) AIX
10 3 (0.70%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.47%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.47%) HPUX
12 1 (0.23%) NetWare
12 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (45.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 121 (28.40%) ITIL
3 97 (22.77%) Business Continuity Planning
4 87 (20.42%) BCP
5 76 (17.84%) Service Delivery
6 54 (12.68%) Service Management
7 52 (12.21%) Project Management
8 44 (10.33%) Information Security
9 41 (9.62%) Incident Management
10 35 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 32 (7.51%) Migration
12 31 (7.28%) Risk Management
12 31 (7.28%) Change Management
13 30 (7.04%) Business Continuity Management
14 27 (6.34%) Problem Management
14 27 (6.34%) ITSM
15 25 (5.87%) Continuous Improvement
16 22 (5.16%) E-Commerce
17 21 (4.93%) PRINCE2
18 20 (4.69%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 37 (8.69%) SQL
2 13 (3.05%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.11%) T-SQL
4 7 (1.64%) Java
4 7 (1.64%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.94%) Perl
5 4 (0.94%) Python
5 4 (0.94%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.47%) C
6 2 (0.47%) C#
7 1 (0.23%) VBScript
7 1 (0.23%) ABAP
7 1 (0.23%) Ruby
7 1 (0.23%) SAPscript
7 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.23%) R
Qualifications
1 52 (12.21%) Degree
2 47 (11.03%) Security Cleared
3 33 (7.75%) SC Cleared
4 26 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (5.87%) CCNA
6 18 (4.23%) CISSP
7 16 (3.76%) ISEB
8 14 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (3.29%) CISA
9 13 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (3.05%) MCSE
10 12 (2.82%) CISM
11 11 (2.58%) BC Cleared
12 10 (2.35%) CRISC
13 8 (1.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 6 (1.41%) ISEB Practitioner
15 6 (1.41%) MCSA
15 6 (1.41%) CCNP
16 5 (1.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.81%) SLA
2 28 (6.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.82%) ISO 9001
4 9 (2.11%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.41%) QA
5 6 (1.41%) BS7799
6 5 (1.17%) BS25999
7 2 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.23%) TickIT
8 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.23%) WAI
8 1 (0.23%) COBIT
8 1 (0.23%) PMBOK
System Software
1 58 (13.62%) Active Directory
2 52 (12.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (4.69%) Hyper-V
4 15 (3.52%) XenApp
5 11 (2.58%) Terminal Services
5 11 (2.58%) vSphere
6 8 (1.88%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 8 (1.88%) VMware ESX
7 7 (1.64%) NLBS
8 5 (1.17%) Xen
8 5 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.70%) vCloud
11 2 (0.47%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.23%) NFS
12 1 (0.23%) XenServer
12 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.23%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.23%) Samba
Systems Management
1 13 (3.05%) SCOM
2 10 (2.35%) SCCM
3 7 (1.64%) WSUS
4 5 (1.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (1.17%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.94%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (0.70%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.70%) WMI
6 3 (0.70%) Nagios
6 3 (0.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.70%) CA Wily
7 2 (0.47%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.23%) Control-M
8 1 (0.23%) MOM
8 1 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.23%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.23%) Puppet
8 1 (0.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 70 (16.43%) Microsoft
2 62 (14.55%) VMware
3 48 (11.27%) Cisco
4 30 (7.04%) Oracle
5 28 (6.57%) HP
5 28 (6.57%) Citrix
6 24 (5.63%) CheckPoint
7 20 (4.69%) EMC
8 15 (3.52%) SAP
9 13 (3.05%) Juniper
10 11 (2.58%) SolarWinds
11 8 (1.88%) BMC
11 8 (1.88%) Nortel
11 8 (1.88%) Avaya
11 8 (1.88%) Dell
12 7 (1.64%) NetApp
13 6 (1.41%) Symantec
13 6 (1.41%) Remedy
13 6 (1.41%) 3PAR
14 5 (1.17%) Sybase
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