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 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 367 318 332
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +14
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 203 236 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.53% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.70% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 129 106
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£398 £395 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.63% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £379
% change year-on-year
- -0.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £19.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% +14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £10.39 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £27.05 £29.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+87.50% -19.19%
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
35314 33935 29852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.35% 75.53% 73.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 22438 20877 18206
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 961 1028 1078
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.31 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 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
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 6 March 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 6 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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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 -32 84 £400 -5.88% 20
South East -18 40 £344 -8.33% 30
West Midlands -8 17 £350 -5.40% 4
North West -11 16 £429 +27.11% 15
Yorkshire +7 13 £356 +18.75% 13
South West -11 11 £650 +62.50% 7
East of England +12 9 £450 +20.00% 8
North East +12 7 £399 +22.71% 1
East Midlands - 4 £500 - 4
Midlands - - - -
Business Continuity
UK

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 193 (43.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 120 (27.15%) ITIL
3 107 (24.21%) Windows
4 97 (21.95%) Finance
4 97 (21.95%) Business Continuity Planning
5 90 (20.36%) BCP
6 84 (19.00%) Service Delivery
7 80 (18.10%) Microsoft
8 66 (14.93%) Active Directory
9 63 (14.25%) VMware
10 62 (14.03%) Degree
11 55 (12.44%) Security Cleared
12 54 (12.22%) VMware Infrastructure
13 51 (11.54%) WAN
13 51 (11.54%) Project Management
14 50 (11.31%) Service Management
15 49 (11.09%) Firewall
16 47 (10.63%) SQL
16 47 (10.63%) Windows Server 2008
17 46 (10.41%) LAN
18 45 (10.18%) Cisco
18 45 (10.18%) SAN
19 42 (9.50%) Information Security
20 41 (9.28%) Incident Management
20 41 (9.28%) MS Exchange
21 38 (8.60%) Linux
21 38 (8.60%) SC Cleared
22 37 (8.37%) Windows Server 2003
23 36 (8.14%) MS Excel
24 35 (7.92%) SQL Server

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 41 (9.28%) MS Exchange
2 21 (4.75%) IIS
3 20 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (3.62%) SharePoint
5 14 (3.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (1.81%) Lync
8 7 (1.58%) Apache
9 6 (1.36%) CMS
9 6 (1.36%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.90%) TIBCO EMS
11 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.90%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.90%) MQSeries
11 4 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.68%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.23%) GroupWise
13 1 (0.23%) JBoss
13 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 36 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 35 (7.92%) MS Office
3 11 (2.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.45%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.13%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.45%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.45%) Agresso
4 1 (0.23%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.23%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.23%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.23%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.23%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.23%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.81%) Office 365
2 3 (0.68%) SaaS
3 2 (0.45%) PaaS
3 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.45%) IaaS
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (11.54%) WAN
2 49 (11.09%) Firewall
3 46 (10.41%) LAN
4 45 (10.18%) SAN
5 30 (6.79%) Internet
6 27 (6.11%) DNS
7 22 (4.98%) MPLS
8 19 (4.30%) TCP/IP
9 18 (4.07%) DHCP
10 17 (3.85%) VoIP
10 17 (3.85%) Network Security
11 14 (3.17%) Wireless
12 12 (2.71%) DMZ
13 11 (2.49%) VPN
13 11 (2.49%) iSCSI
13 11 (2.49%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (2.49%) Fibre Channel
14 10 (2.26%) VPLS
14 10 (2.26%) NAS
14 10 (2.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.92%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 13 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 12 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (1.81%) RDBMS
6 7 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.58%) SSDT
7 6 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (0.68%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.68%) Big Data
10 3 (0.68%) BusinessObjects XI
10 3 (0.68%) OLTP
10 3 (0.68%) JasperReports
10 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.68%) PHPUnit
2 3 (0.68%) Introscope
3 1 (0.23%) Toad
3 1 (0.23%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.23%) ERwin
3 1 (0.23%) ProC
General
1 97 (21.95%) Finance
2 34 (7.69%) Legal
2 34 (7.69%) Banking
3 26 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 19 (4.30%) Retail
5 8 (1.81%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.36%) Publishing
7 5 (1.13%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.13%) Law
8 4 (0.90%) Automotive
8 4 (0.90%) Front Office
8 4 (0.90%) Marketing
9 3 (0.68%) Back Office
9 3 (0.68%) Electronics
9 3 (0.68%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.45%) Advertising
11 1 (0.23%) Billing
11 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 100 (22.62%) Analyst
2 33 (7.47%) Architect
3 31 (7.01%) Consultant
4 29 (6.56%) Business Analyst
5 24 (5.43%) Project Manager
6 21 (4.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 20 (4.52%) Support Analyst
8 19 (4.30%) Service Manager
9 16 (3.62%) Business Manager
10 15 (3.39%) Business Continuity Manager
10 15 (3.39%) Applications Support
11 14 (3.17%) 3rd Line Support
12 12 (2.71%) Support Engineer
13 11 (2.49%) Applications Support Analyst
13 11 (2.49%) Server Engineer
14 10 (2.26%) Service Analyst
14 10 (2.26%) DBA
14 10 (2.26%) Solutions Architect
14 10 (2.26%) Security Officer
15 9 (2.04%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.71%) Middleware
2 9 (2.04%) Web Services
2 9 (2.04%) HTML
3 8 (1.81%) .NET
4 6 (1.36%) Java EE
5 4 (0.90%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.90%) JSP
6 3 (0.68%) CSS
6 3 (0.68%) JDBC
6 3 (0.68%) Hibernate
6 3 (0.68%) DAO
6 3 (0.68%) CGI
6 3 (0.68%) Laravel
7 2 (0.45%) Rendezvous
7 2 (0.45%) SOAP
7 2 (0.45%) J2EE
8 1 (0.23%) COM
8 1 (0.23%) XML
8 1 (0.23%) jQuery
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.24%) Management Information System
1 32 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (7.01%) Replication
3 24 (5.43%) Clustering
3 24 (5.43%) Blackberry
4 12 (2.71%) NHS
4 12 (2.71%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.49%) Celerra
6 10 (2.26%) Fat Client
6 10 (2.26%) PKI
6 10 (2.26%) Thin Client
7 7 (1.58%) Open Source
8 6 (1.36%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.36%) IVR
8 6 (1.36%) CMDB
8 6 (1.36%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (1.13%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.90%) Cryptography
10 4 (0.90%) Mobile Computing
10 4 (0.90%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 107 (24.21%) Windows
2 47 (10.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (8.60%) Linux
4 37 (8.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (6.79%) UNIX
6 26 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (4.75%) Windows 7
8 14 (3.17%) Solaris
9 7 (1.58%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.90%) AIX
10 4 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.68%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.68%) HPUX
11 3 (0.68%) VMS
11 3 (0.68%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.45%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.45%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.45%) Android
13 1 (0.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (43.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 120 (27.15%) ITIL
3 97 (21.95%) Business Continuity Planning
4 90 (20.36%) BCP
5 84 (19.00%) Service Delivery
6 51 (11.54%) Project Management
7 50 (11.31%) Service Management
8 42 (9.50%) Information Security
9 41 (9.28%) Incident Management
10 35 (7.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 35 (7.92%) Change Management
10 35 (7.92%) Problem Management
11 34 (7.69%) Risk Management
12 31 (7.01%) Migration
12 31 (7.01%) Business Continuity Management
13 29 (6.56%) Configuration Management
14 27 (6.11%) ITSM
15 25 (5.66%) Change Control
16 23 (5.20%) Continuous Improvement
17 22 (4.98%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (10.63%) SQL
2 17 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 12 (2.71%) Java
4 9 (2.04%) JavaScript
4 9 (2.04%) T-SQL
5 7 (1.58%) Perl
6 4 (0.90%) Bash Shell
6 4 (0.90%) Python
6 4 (0.90%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.68%) Korn
7 3 (0.68%) PHP
7 3 (0.68%) C
7 3 (0.68%) C#
8 1 (0.23%) VBScript
8 1 (0.23%) Ruby
8 1 (0.23%) R
Qualifications
1 62 (14.03%) Degree
2 55 (12.44%) Security Cleared
3 38 (8.60%) SC Cleared
4 23 (5.20%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (4.98%) CCNA
6 17 (3.85%) ISEB
6 17 (3.85%) CISSP
7 14 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (3.17%) CISA
7 14 (3.17%) VCP4
8 12 (2.71%) BC Cleared
8 12 (2.71%) MCSE
9 10 (2.26%) CISM
9 10 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (2.04%) CRISC
11 8 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (1.58%) ISEB Practitioner
12 7 (1.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (1.36%) MCSA
14 5 (1.13%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.79%) SLA
2 26 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.26%) ISO 9001
4 9 (2.04%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.81%) QA
6 6 (1.36%) BS25999
6 6 (1.36%) BS7799
7 2 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.45%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.23%) WAI
8 1 (0.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 66 (14.93%) Active Directory
2 54 (12.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (5.20%) Hyper-V
4 18 (4.07%) XenApp
5 11 (2.49%) Terminal Services
6 10 (2.26%) vSphere
7 8 (1.81%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 8 (1.81%) VMware ESX
8 7 (1.58%) Xen
8 7 (1.58%) NLBS
8 7 (1.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (0.90%) NFS
9 4 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.68%) vCloud
10 3 (0.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.45%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.23%) XenServer
12 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 19 (4.30%) SCOM
2 15 (3.39%) SCCM
3 7 (1.58%) WSUS
3 7 (1.58%) Backup Exec
4 5 (1.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (0.90%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (0.90%) Puppet
6 3 (0.68%) CA Wily
6 3 (0.68%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.68%) WMI
6 3 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.45%) Nagios
7 2 (0.45%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.23%) Control-M
8 1 (0.23%) MOM
8 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.23%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 80 (18.10%) Microsoft
2 63 (14.25%) VMware
3 45 (10.18%) Cisco
4 31 (7.01%) Oracle
4 31 (7.01%) HP
4 31 (7.01%) Citrix
5 26 (5.88%) EMC
6 23 (5.20%) CheckPoint
7 15 (3.39%) SAP
8 12 (2.71%) Juniper
9 9 (2.04%) SolarWinds
10 8 (1.81%) NetApp
10 8 (1.81%) Symantec
10 8 (1.81%) Nortel
10 8 (1.81%) Avaya
11 7 (1.58%) Dell
11 7 (1.58%) BMC
12 6 (1.36%) 3PAR
13 5 (1.13%) Remedy
13 5 (1.13%) Sybase
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The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 2 days ago
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Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day + dep on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Radstock, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250 - £350.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
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Leeds City College
Rate: Commencing at £18,764 with progression to £20,485 pa
Posted: 7 days ago
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Rate: £375 - £400 per day
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Runcorn
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Rate: £Competitive Package plus Bonus
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 16 days ago
Middlesex
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Bath
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £175.00 per day
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Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per annum
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