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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 373 342 370
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +28
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 239 241 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.50% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.67% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 141 116
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£375 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £300 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £657
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 9
Average hourly rate £37.80 £19.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.84% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £9.55 £20.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £25.00 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.90 £21.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+59.52% +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
39260 35774 37216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.92% 74.53% 72.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 25511 22670 22103
Average daily rate £424 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.34% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1122 1033 1389
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 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 21 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 21 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 -43 94 £413 -2.94% 43
South East -4 55 £360 -7.69% 28
West Midlands +6 25 £400 +19.40% 15
South West -29 17 £375 -6.25% 12
North West -12 16 £450 +40.62% 15
Yorkshire -5 14 £365 -8.75% 11
East of England -30 6 £371 +6.07% 9
North East - 6 £363 -
East Midlands +2 4 £388 +6.89% 4
Business Continuity
UK

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 178 (36.63%) Disaster Recovery
2 145 (29.84%) Finance
3 114 (23.46%) Windows
4 111 (22.84%) ITIL
5 104 (21.40%) Business Continuity Planning
6 98 (20.16%) BCP
7 87 (17.90%) Microsoft
8 66 (13.58%) Degree
9 62 (12.76%) Cisco
9 62 (12.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 59 (12.14%) Service Delivery
11 58 (11.93%) Firewall
12 57 (11.73%) Service Management
12 57 (11.73%) Security Cleared
13 56 (11.52%) Windows Server 2003
13 56 (11.52%) Active Directory
14 53 (10.91%) VMware
15 49 (10.08%) Project Management
15 49 (10.08%) Change Management
16 47 (9.67%) MS Office
17 46 (9.47%) MS Excel
17 46 (9.47%) Information Security
18 45 (9.26%) Risk Management
19 44 (9.05%) Linux
19 44 (9.05%) SQL
20 42 (8.64%) SAN
21 41 (8.44%) VMware Infrastructure
22 39 (8.02%) Problem Management
22 39 (8.02%) LAN
23 36 (7.41%) Change Control

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 33 (6.79%) MS Exchange
2 23 (4.73%) SharePoint
3 17 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (3.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 12 (2.47%) IIS
6 10 (2.06%) Apache
7 9 (1.85%) Lync
7 9 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.82%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.82%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.82%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.62%) JBoss
10 3 (0.62%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.62%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.41%) TIBCO EMS
11 2 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.41%) CMS
Applications
1 47 (9.67%) MS Office
2 46 (9.47%) MS Excel
3 18 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (3.09%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.85%) MS Project
6 4 (0.82%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 6 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.41%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.21%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.21%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.21%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.21%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.21%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.65%) Office 365
2 3 (0.62%) IaaS
2 3 (0.62%) SaaS
3 2 (0.41%) PaaS
3 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (11.93%) Firewall
2 42 (8.64%) SAN
3 39 (8.02%) LAN
4 35 (7.20%) WAN
5 32 (6.58%) DNS
6 30 (6.17%) Network Security
7 22 (4.53%) Wireless
8 19 (3.91%) Internet
9 17 (3.50%) MPLS
9 17 (3.50%) VPN
10 16 (3.29%) VoIP
11 15 (3.09%) SSL
12 14 (2.88%) DHCP
13 11 (2.26%) DSL
13 11 (2.26%) BIG-IP
13 11 (2.26%) Reverse Proxy
14 10 (2.06%) TCP/IP
15 7 (1.44%) VLAN
16 6 (1.23%) SSH
17 5 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.14%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.47%) Relational Database
3 11 (2.26%) RDBMS
4 9 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.23%) Ingres
6 5 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.82%) JasperReports
8 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.41%) MySQL
9 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.41%) MS Access
10 1 (0.21%) OLAP
10 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.21%) OLTP
10 1 (0.21%) DTS
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (0.82%) PHPUnit
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.21%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.21%) Toad
2 1 (0.21%) WebLogic Workshop
2 1 (0.21%) ERwin
2 1 (0.21%) ProC
2 1 (0.21%) MSI
2 1 (0.21%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.21%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.21%) CruiseControl
General
1 145 (29.84%) Finance
2 34 (7.00%) Banking
3 24 (4.94%) Legal
4 19 (3.91%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.88%) Retail
6 10 (2.06%) Marketing
7 9 (1.85%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.65%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.65%) Back Office
9 6 (1.23%) Front Office
10 5 (1.03%) Law
11 4 (0.82%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.62%) Advertising
12 3 (0.62%) Publishing
12 3 (0.62%) Billing
12 3 (0.62%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.41%) Local Government
13 2 (0.41%) Military
14 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 96 (19.75%) Analyst
2 35 (7.20%) Service Manager
3 33 (6.79%) Architect
3 33 (6.79%) Consultant
4 29 (5.97%) Project Manager
5 24 (4.94%) Support Analyst
6 20 (4.12%) Business Analyst
7 19 (3.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 19 (3.91%) 3rd Line Support
8 17 (3.50%) Business Manager
9 16 (3.29%) Applications Support
9 16 (3.29%) Security Engineer
10 15 (3.09%) Business Continuity Manager
11 14 (2.88%) Project Engineer
12 13 (2.67%) Delivery Manager
12 13 (2.67%) Security Analyst
12 13 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
12 13 (2.67%) Network Engineer
13 12 (2.47%) Operations Manager
14 11 (2.26%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.91%) Middleware
2 12 (2.47%) Web Services
3 8 (1.65%) HTML
4 5 (1.03%) CSS
5 4 (0.82%) JDBC
5 4 (0.82%) .NET
5 4 (0.82%) J2EE
5 4 (0.82%) Flash
5 4 (0.82%) CGI
5 4 (0.82%) Hibernate
5 4 (0.82%) DAO
5 4 (0.82%) Laravel
6 3 (0.62%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (0.62%) JSP
7 2 (0.41%) SOAP
7 2 (0.41%) XHTML
7 2 (0.41%) XML
7 2 (0.41%) Java EE
7 2 (0.41%) Rendezvous
7 2 (0.41%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.00%) Management Information System
1 34 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.73%) Blackberry
3 14 (2.88%) Clustering
4 12 (2.47%) Replication
4 12 (2.47%) Thin Client
4 12 (2.47%) Fat Client
5 8 (1.65%) Statistics
5 8 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (1.65%) NHS
6 7 (1.44%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.23%) RMADS
7 6 (1.23%) CESG
8 5 (1.03%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (1.03%) SWIFT
9 4 (0.82%) Performance Metrics
9 4 (0.82%) Economics
9 4 (0.82%) PKI
9 4 (0.82%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 114 (23.46%) Windows
2 62 (12.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 56 (11.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 44 (9.05%) Linux
5 34 (7.00%) UNIX
6 29 (5.97%) Windows 7
6 29 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (2.47%) Windows XP
8 11 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.03%) VMS
10 4 (0.82%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (0.62%) AIX
11 3 (0.62%) HPUX
11 3 (0.62%) Solaris
11 3 (0.62%) Android
12 2 (0.41%) SUSE
12 2 (0.41%) VME
13 1 (0.21%) CentOS
13 1 (0.21%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (36.63%) Disaster Recovery
2 111 (22.84%) ITIL
3 104 (21.40%) Business Continuity Planning
4 98 (20.16%) BCP
5 59 (12.14%) Service Delivery
6 57 (11.73%) Service Management
7 49 (10.08%) Project Management
7 49 (10.08%) Change Management
8 46 (9.47%) Information Security
9 45 (9.26%) Risk Management
10 39 (8.02%) Problem Management
11 36 (7.41%) Change Control
12 34 (7.00%) Business Continuity Management
13 31 (6.38%) PRINCE2
14 28 (5.76%) Migration
15 27 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
16 26 (5.35%) Security Architecture
17 25 (5.14%) Configuration Management
18 24 (4.94%) Incident Management
19 23 (4.73%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (9.05%) SQL
2 22 (4.53%) Java
3 18 (3.70%) PowerShell
4 15 (3.09%) Perl
5 11 (2.26%) C
6 7 (1.44%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.44%) Bash Shell
7 6 (1.23%) Korn
7 6 (1.23%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.23%) PHP
8 5 (1.03%) C#
9 4 (0.82%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.62%) VB
10 3 (0.62%) VBA
10 3 (0.62%) Python
11 2 (0.41%) C++
12 1 (0.21%) VBScript
12 1 (0.21%) PowerHouse
12 1 (0.21%) AWK
12 1 (0.21%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 66 (13.58%) Degree
2 57 (11.73%) Security Cleared
3 34 (7.00%) SC Cleared
4 23 (4.73%) CISA
5 21 (4.32%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (4.12%) CCNA
7 19 (3.91%) CISSP
8 16 (3.29%) CISM
9 11 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (2.06%) ISEB
10 10 (2.06%) CRISC
10 10 (2.06%) DV Cleared
11 8 (1.65%) CCNP
12 6 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (1.03%) QiCA
13 5 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (1.03%) PMI Certification
13 5 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (0.82%) CTC Cleared
14 4 (0.82%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (6.38%) SLA
3 19 (3.91%) QA
4 9 (1.85%) BS25999
4 9 (1.85%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.03%) ISO 9000
5 5 (1.03%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.82%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.82%) COBIT
7 2 (0.41%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.41%) BS7799
8 1 (0.21%) GxP
8 1 (0.21%) WAI
8 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.21%) P3O
8 1 (0.21%) JSP 440
System Software
1 56 (11.52%) Active Directory
2 41 (8.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (4.53%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.26%) XenApp
4 11 (2.26%) NLBS
5 8 (1.65%) Xen
6 7 (1.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 6 (1.23%) vSphere
8 5 (1.03%) NFS
9 4 (0.82%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (0.62%) RHEV
10 3 (0.62%) Firmware
10 3 (0.62%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.41%) RACF
11 2 (0.41%) vCloud
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.21%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 17 (3.50%) SCCM
1 17 (3.50%) SCOM
2 9 (1.85%) Backup Exec
3 8 (1.65%) WSUS
4 4 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (0.82%) Puppet
4 4 (0.82%) HP NNM
4 4 (0.82%) OpenView
4 4 (0.82%) CiscoWorks
4 4 (0.82%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.41%) Nessus
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.41%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.41%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.21%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.21%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.21%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 87 (17.90%) Microsoft
2 62 (12.76%) Cisco
3 53 (10.91%) VMware
4 35 (7.20%) Oracle
5 32 (6.58%) Citrix
6 30 (6.17%) HP
7 22 (4.53%) EMC
8 19 (3.91%) CheckPoint
9 18 (3.70%) Juniper
10 17 (3.50%) F5
11 16 (3.29%) NetApp
12 14 (2.88%) IBM
13 11 (2.26%) Sybase
14 10 (2.06%) SAP
14 10 (2.06%) Intel
15 9 (1.85%) Symantec
16 6 (1.23%) Remedy
16 6 (1.23%) Dell
17 5 (1.03%) Red Hat
17 5 (1.03%) Bloomberg
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