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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 368 338 353
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +15
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 242 242 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.51% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.68% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 144 116
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £651
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £370 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.67% -4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 11
Average hourly rate £37.65 £19.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.58% -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £21.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+76.47% +1.19%
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
39381 35768 36229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.87% 74.65% 72.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 25694 22646 21510
Average daily rate £423 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 1037 1346
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -1.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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
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 October 2014.

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 24 October 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 -45 93 £421 -0.29% 44
South East +7 59 £360 -4.00% 31
West Midlands +2 25 £395 +17.91% 15
South West -26 20 £350 -12.50% 9
North West -5 16 £450 +40.62% 16
Yorkshire -4 12 £365 -8.75% 12
East of England -27 6 £371 +6.07% 10
North East - 6 £363 -
East Midlands +2 3 £381 +5.17% 5
Business Continuity
UK

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 181 (36.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 147 (29.70%) Finance
3 112 (22.63%) ITIL
3 112 (22.63%) Windows
4 109 (22.02%) Business Continuity Planning
5 98 (19.80%) BCP
6 89 (17.98%) Microsoft
7 65 (13.13%) Degree
8 64 (12.93%) Service Delivery
9 61 (12.32%) Cisco
9 61 (12.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 59 (11.92%) Service Management
11 58 (11.72%) Security Cleared
12 57 (11.52%) Active Directory
13 56 (11.31%) Firewall
14 55 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
15 52 (10.51%) VMware
16 49 (9.90%) Change Management
16 49 (9.90%) Project Management
17 47 (9.49%) MS Office
17 47 (9.49%) Information Security
18 46 (9.29%) MS Excel
19 45 (9.09%) Linux
19 45 (9.09%) SQL
19 45 (9.09%) Risk Management
20 41 (8.28%) SAN
21 40 (8.08%) VMware Infrastructure
22 39 (7.88%) Problem Management
22 39 (7.88%) LAN
23 36 (7.27%) Oracle

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 32 (6.46%) MS Exchange
2 23 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 16 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 12 (2.42%) IIS
5 10 (2.02%) Apache
6 9 (1.82%) Lync
6 9 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (0.81%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.81%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.81%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.61%) JBoss
9 3 (0.61%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.61%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (0.40%) TIBCO EMS
10 2 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.40%) CMS
Applications
1 47 (9.49%) MS Office
2 46 (9.29%) MS Excel
3 18 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (3.03%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.82%) MS Project
6 4 (0.81%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 6 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.81%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.20%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.20%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.20%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.20%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.20%) Changepoint
5 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.02%) Office 365
2 2 (0.40%) IaaS
2 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.40%) SaaS
3 1 (0.20%) PaaS
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (11.31%) Firewall
2 41 (8.28%) SAN
3 39 (7.88%) LAN
4 35 (7.07%) WAN
5 31 (6.26%) DNS
6 29 (5.86%) Network Security
7 21 (4.24%) Wireless
8 20 (4.04%) Internet
9 17 (3.43%) MPLS
10 16 (3.23%) VPN
10 16 (3.23%) VoIP
11 14 (2.83%) SSL
12 13 (2.63%) DHCP
13 11 (2.22%) DSL
13 11 (2.22%) BIG-IP
13 11 (2.22%) Reverse Proxy
14 9 (1.82%) TCP/IP
15 6 (1.21%) SSH
15 6 (1.21%) VLAN
16 5 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.05%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 11 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (2.22%) RDBMS
4 10 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.21%) Ingres
6 6 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.81%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (0.81%) JasperReports
8 3 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.40%) MS Access
9 2 (0.40%) MySQL
9 2 (0.40%) OLTP
10 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.20%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (0.81%) PHPUnit
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.20%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.20%) Toad
2 1 (0.20%) WebLogic Workshop
2 1 (0.20%) ERwin
2 1 (0.20%) ProC
2 1 (0.20%) MSI
2 1 (0.20%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.20%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.20%) CruiseControl
General
1 147 (29.70%) Finance
2 35 (7.07%) Banking
3 26 (5.25%) Legal
4 19 (3.84%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.23%) Retail
6 10 (2.02%) Marketing
7 8 (1.62%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.62%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.41%) Front Office
8 7 (1.41%) Back Office
9 5 (1.01%) Law
10 4 (0.81%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.81%) Publishing
11 3 (0.61%) Billing
11 3 (0.61%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.61%) Advertising
12 2 (0.40%) Local Government
12 2 (0.40%) Military
13 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 98 (19.80%) Analyst
2 35 (7.07%) Consultant
3 33 (6.67%) Service Manager
4 31 (6.26%) Architect
5 29 (5.86%) Project Manager
6 24 (4.85%) Support Analyst
7 22 (4.44%) Business Analyst
8 19 (3.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 19 (3.84%) 3rd Line Support
9 17 (3.43%) Business Manager
10 16 (3.23%) Applications Support
11 15 (3.03%) Security Engineer
11 15 (3.03%) Business Continuity Manager
12 13 (2.63%) Delivery Manager
12 13 (2.63%) Project Engineer
12 13 (2.63%) Security Analyst
12 13 (2.63%) Network Engineer
13 12 (2.42%) Solutions Architect
13 12 (2.42%) Administrator
13 12 (2.42%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.43%) Middleware
2 12 (2.42%) Web Services
3 8 (1.62%) HTML
4 5 (1.01%) CSS
5 4 (0.81%) JDBC
5 4 (0.81%) .NET
5 4 (0.81%) Flash
5 4 (0.81%) CGI
5 4 (0.81%) Hibernate
5 4 (0.81%) DAO
5 4 (0.81%) Laravel
6 3 (0.61%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (0.61%) J2EE
6 3 (0.61%) JSP
7 2 (0.40%) SOAP
7 2 (0.40%) XHTML
7 2 (0.40%) XML
7 2 (0.40%) Rendezvous
7 2 (0.40%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.40%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.87%) Management Information System
1 34 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.65%) Blackberry
3 14 (2.83%) Clustering
4 12 (2.42%) Replication
4 12 (2.42%) Thin Client
4 12 (2.42%) Fat Client
5 8 (1.62%) Statistics
5 8 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (1.62%) NHS
6 7 (1.41%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.21%) RMADS
7 6 (1.21%) CESG
8 5 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (1.01%) SWIFT
9 4 (0.81%) Performance Metrics
9 4 (0.81%) Economics
9 4 (0.81%) PKI
9 4 (0.81%) Derivative
9 4 (0.81%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 112 (22.63%) Windows
2 61 (12.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 45 (9.09%) Linux
5 33 (6.67%) UNIX
6 29 (5.86%) Windows 7
7 28 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (2.42%) Windows XP
9 11 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.01%) VMS
11 4 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (0.81%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.61%) Android
12 3 (0.61%) AIX
12 3 (0.61%) HPUX
12 3 (0.61%) Solaris
13 2 (0.40%) SUSE
13 2 (0.40%) VME
14 1 (0.20%) CentOS
14 1 (0.20%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (36.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 112 (22.63%) ITIL
3 109 (22.02%) Business Continuity Planning
4 98 (19.80%) BCP
5 64 (12.93%) Service Delivery
6 59 (11.92%) Service Management
7 49 (9.90%) Project Management
7 49 (9.90%) Change Management
8 47 (9.49%) Information Security
9 45 (9.09%) Risk Management
10 39 (7.88%) Problem Management
11 36 (7.27%) Change Control
12 34 (6.87%) Business Continuity Management
13 30 (6.06%) PRINCE2
14 29 (5.86%) Migration
15 27 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
16 25 (5.05%) Configuration Management
16 25 (5.05%) Security Architecture
17 24 (4.85%) ITSM
18 23 (4.65%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (9.09%) SQL
2 21 (4.24%) Java
3 18 (3.64%) PowerShell
4 15 (3.03%) Perl
5 10 (2.02%) C
6 8 (1.62%) Shell Script
7 7 (1.41%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.41%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.21%) PHP
8 6 (1.21%) Korn
9 5 (1.01%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.01%) C#
10 4 (0.81%) Python
11 3 (0.61%) VB
11 3 (0.61%) VBA
12 2 (0.40%) C++
13 1 (0.20%) VBScript
13 1 (0.20%) PowerHouse
13 1 (0.20%) AWK
13 1 (0.20%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 65 (13.13%) Degree
2 58 (11.72%) Security Cleared
3 34 (6.87%) SC Cleared
4 24 (4.85%) CISA
5 21 (4.24%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (4.04%) CISSP
6 20 (4.04%) CCNA
7 17 (3.43%) CISM
8 11 (2.22%) ISEB
8 11 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (2.22%) CRISC
9 10 (2.02%) DV Cleared
10 8 (1.62%) CCNP
11 6 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (1.01%) QiCA
12 5 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.81%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
13 4 (0.81%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (6.26%) SLA
3 19 (3.84%) QA
4 10 (2.02%) PCI DSS
5 9 (1.82%) BS25999
6 5 (1.01%) ISO 9000
6 5 (1.01%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.81%) ISO 14001
7 4 (0.81%) COBIT
8 2 (0.40%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.40%) BS7799
9 1 (0.20%) GxP
9 1 (0.20%) WAI
9 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.20%) P3O
9 1 (0.20%) JSP 440
System Software
1 57 (11.52%) Active Directory
2 40 (8.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (4.24%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.22%) XenApp
4 11 (2.22%) NLBS
5 7 (1.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 7 (1.41%) Xen
6 5 (1.01%) vSphere
6 5 (1.01%) NFS
7 4 (0.81%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (0.61%) RHEV
8 3 (0.61%) Firmware
8 3 (0.61%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.40%) RACF
9 2 (0.40%) vCloud
10 1 (0.20%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 19 (3.84%) SCOM
2 18 (3.64%) SCCM
3 8 (1.62%) WSUS
3 8 (1.62%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.81%) OpenView
4 4 (0.81%) CiscoWorks
4 4 (0.81%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (0.81%) HP NNM
4 4 (0.81%) Puppet
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.40%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.40%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.40%) Nessus
5 2 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.20%) MOM
Vendors
1 89 (17.98%) Microsoft
2 61 (12.32%) Cisco
3 52 (10.51%) VMware
4 36 (7.27%) Oracle
5 32 (6.46%) Citrix
6 29 (5.86%) HP
7 21 (4.24%) EMC
8 19 (3.84%) CheckPoint
9 17 (3.43%) Juniper
10 16 (3.23%) F5
11 15 (3.03%) NetApp
12 14 (2.83%) IBM
13 10 (2.02%) Sybase
13 10 (2.02%) Intel
14 9 (1.82%) SAP
14 9 (1.82%) Symantec
15 6 (1.21%) Remedy
15 6 (1.21%) Dell
16 5 (1.01%) BMC
16 5 (1.01%) PeopleSoft
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