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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 404 378 405
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +27
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 226 264 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.50% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.62% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 152 136
Median daily rate £450 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £213 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 14
Median hourly rate £26.75 £31.25 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.40% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.25 £17.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £82.05 £62.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £26.75 £33.90
% change year-on-year
-0.93% -21.09%
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
41317 42757 40955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.43% 81.22% 77.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 27580 28391 26049
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1057 1189 1143
Median hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +38.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.23 £47.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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
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 30 September 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 -14 88 £481 +20.31% 17
South East -8 50 £420 +18.15% 12
North East -2 22 £374 -0.33%
South West +18 19 £290 -31.76% 5
West Midlands -37 12 £400 - 6
North West +17 11 £350 -30.00% 9
East Midlands -3 11 £550 +46.66% 5
East of England +9 10 £548 +82.50% 4
Yorkshire +6 2 £388 -3.12% 3
Midlands - 1 £450 -
Business Continuity
UK

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 180 (38.05%) ITIL
2 141 (29.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 131 (27.70%) Project Management
4 112 (23.68%) Windows
5 111 (23.47%) Service Delivery
6 106 (22.41%) Finance
7 101 (21.35%) Microsoft
8 92 (19.45%) Business Continuity Planning
9 87 (18.39%) BCP
10 79 (16.70%) Windows Server
10 79 (16.70%) Security Cleared
11 76 (16.07%) Active Directory
12 75 (15.86%) VMware
13 74 (15.64%) SAP
14 67 (14.16%) SC Cleared
15 65 (13.74%) Degree
16 63 (13.32%) Management Information System
17 62 (13.11%) HP
17 62 (13.11%) Citrix
18 58 (12.26%) VMware Infrastructure
19 57 (12.05%) Risk Management
20 55 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
21 54 (11.42%) Data Centre
21 54 (11.42%) SQL Server
22 53 (11.21%) Information Security
23 52 (10.99%) Service Management
23 52 (10.99%) XenApp
24 51 (10.78%) Oracle
25 49 (10.36%) Problem Management
26 48 (10.15%) Windows Server 2008

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 38 (8.03%) IIS
2 29 (6.13%) SharePoint
3 18 (3.81%) MS Exchange
4 17 (3.59%) Skype for Business
5 12 (2.54%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.90%) Apache
7 8 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (1.69%) Tuxedo
8 7 (1.48%) Confluence
9 6 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (1.06%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.85%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.63%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.63%) CMS
12 3 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (5.92%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.86%) MS Office
3 18 (3.81%) MS Project
4 6 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.85%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.42%) GNU Octave
7 2 (0.42%) InDesign
7 2 (0.42%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.85%) BigMachines
4 3 (0.63%) BPCS
4 3 (0.63%) Remedy AR System
5 2 (0.42%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.42%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.21%) Bankmaster
6 1 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.21%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.21%) Maximo
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.96%) Office 365
3 11 (2.33%) SaaS
4 10 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.63%) IaaS
6 3 (0.63%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.42%) PaaS
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.21%) GitHub
8 1 (0.21%) Heroku
8 1 (0.21%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.21%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.21%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 45 (9.51%) DHCP
2 38 (8.03%) Firewall
3 27 (5.71%) SAN
4 18 (3.81%) WAN
5 17 (3.59%) DNS
6 16 (3.38%) Extranet
6 16 (3.38%) Network Security
7 13 (2.75%) LAN
7 13 (2.75%) TCP/IP
8 11 (2.33%) Internet
8 11 (2.33%) Intranet
9 8 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (1.69%) Skype
9 8 (1.69%) VoIP
9 8 (1.69%) VPN
10 7 (1.48%) NAS
11 6 (1.27%) BIG-IP
11 6 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (1.06%) IPsec
12 5 (1.06%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (11.42%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.54%) Big Data
2 12 (2.54%) Hadoop
3 8 (1.69%) OLAP
3 8 (1.69%) Relational Database
3 8 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (1.27%) OLTP
6 5 (1.06%) MySQL
7 4 (0.85%) Apache Hive
7 4 (0.85%) MS Access
7 4 (0.85%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.85%) SAP HANA
8 3 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.63%) Oracle Exadata
8 3 (0.63%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 8 (1.69%) JIRA
2 5 (1.06%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.06%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.63%) Selenium
4 2 (0.42%) JMeter
4 2 (0.42%) NeoLoad
4 2 (0.42%) Zephyr
5 1 (0.21%) Bower
5 1 (0.21%) Grunt
5 1 (0.21%) gulp
5 1 (0.21%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.21%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.21%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.21%) Vagrant
General
1 106 (22.41%) Finance
2 42 (8.88%) Banking
3 18 (3.81%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.59%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.75%) Financial Institution
6 11 (2.33%) Retail
7 10 (2.11%) Marketing
8 9 (1.90%) Legal
9 6 (1.27%) Billing
10 4 (0.85%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.85%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.63%) Advertising
11 3 (0.63%) Law
12 2 (0.42%) Automotive
13 1 (0.21%) Back Office
13 1 (0.21%) Local Government
13 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 61 (12.90%) Architect
2 57 (12.05%) Analyst
3 45 (9.51%) Support Engineer
4 35 (7.40%) Project Manager
5 31 (6.55%) Solutions Architect
6 30 (6.34%) Consultant
6 30 (6.34%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 26 (5.50%) Security Manager
8 25 (5.29%) Administrator
9 21 (4.44%) Service Manager
10 19 (4.02%) Business Manager
10 19 (4.02%) Security Analyst
11 18 (3.81%) Business Continuity Manager
12 15 (3.17%) IT Manager
13 13 (2.75%) Desktop Engineer
13 13 (2.75%) Disaster Recovery Manager
13 13 (2.75%) Security Project Manager
14 11 (2.33%) Applications Architect
14 11 (2.33%) Citrix Engineer
14 11 (2.33%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.07%) Middleware
2 12 (2.54%) .NET
2 12 (2.54%) Web Services
3 5 (1.06%) RESTful
4 4 (0.85%) CSS
4 4 (0.85%) HTML
4 4 (0.85%) jQuery
4 4 (0.85%) XML
5 3 (0.63%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.63%) HTML5
5 3 (0.63%) ISPF
5 3 (0.63%) LAMP
5 3 (0.63%) SAML
5 3 (0.63%) WAP
6 2 (0.42%) Ajax
6 2 (0.42%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.42%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.21%) Flash
7 1 (0.21%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 63 (13.32%) Management Information System
2 55 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (11.42%) Data Centre
4 38 (8.03%) Computer Science
5 15 (3.17%) NHS
5 15 (3.17%) Replication
6 13 (2.75%) CESG
7 12 (2.54%) Video Conferencing
8 11 (2.33%) Mainframe
9 9 (1.90%) Clustering
10 8 (1.69%) PMI
11 7 (1.48%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.48%) Performance Metrics
11 7 (1.48%) User Experience
12 6 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
13 5 (1.06%) Cyber Attack
13 5 (1.06%) Cyberthreat
13 5 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
14 4 (0.85%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 112 (23.68%) Windows
2 79 (16.70%) Windows Server
3 48 (10.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (9.94%) Linux
5 44 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (7.40%) Unix
7 15 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (2.11%) Solaris
8 10 (2.11%) Windows Phone
9 8 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.48%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (1.27%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.85%) Android
12 4 (0.85%) CentOS
12 4 (0.85%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.63%) AIX
13 3 (0.63%) MVS
13 3 (0.63%) zOS
14 1 (0.21%) HPUX
14 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (38.05%) ITIL
2 141 (29.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 131 (27.70%) Project Management
4 111 (23.47%) Service Delivery
5 92 (19.45%) Business Continuity Planning
6 87 (18.39%) BCP
7 57 (12.05%) Risk Management
8 53 (11.21%) Information Security
9 52 (10.99%) Service Management
10 49 (10.36%) Problem Management
11 48 (10.15%) Change Management
12 46 (9.73%) Stakeholder Management
13 44 (9.30%) Migration
14 42 (8.88%) PRINCE2
15 40 (8.46%) Agile Software Development
16 37 (7.82%) Incident Management
17 36 (7.61%) Continuous Improvement
18 31 (6.55%) Business Continuity Management
19 25 (5.29%) ITSM
20 24 (5.07%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (8.03%) SQL
2 15 (3.17%) Java
2 15 (3.17%) Python
3 13 (2.75%) C#
3 13 (2.75%) PowerShell
4 12 (2.54%) T-SQL
5 10 (2.11%) C
5 10 (2.11%) Perl
6 7 (1.48%) VB
6 7 (1.48%) VBScript
7 6 (1.27%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.85%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.63%) JCL
9 3 (0.63%) REXX
10 2 (0.42%) Ruby
11 1 (0.21%) ABAP
11 1 (0.21%) C++
Qualifications
1 79 (16.70%) Security Cleared
2 67 (14.16%) SC Cleared
3 65 (13.74%) Degree
4 25 (5.29%) CISSP
5 17 (3.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (3.38%) CISM
7 14 (2.96%) MCSE
8 10 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (1.69%) PMI Certification
10 8 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (1.48%) CCNA
11 7 (1.48%) CESG Certified Professional
11 7 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.27%) ISEB
13 5 (1.06%) CEH
13 5 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (1.06%) RHCE
14 4 (0.85%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.19%) SLA
2 17 (3.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (3.38%) PCI DSS
4 15 (3.17%) ISO22301
5 10 (2.11%) COBIT
6 8 (1.69%) QA
7 7 (1.48%) Disclosure Scotland
8 5 (1.06%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 5 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.85%) BS25999
9 4 (0.85%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.42%) ISO27002
10 2 (0.42%) NEBOSH
10 2 (0.42%) RMADS
11 1 (0.21%) BS7799
11 1 (0.21%) HMG Infosec
11 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.21%) JSP 440
System Software
1 76 (16.07%) Active Directory
2 58 (12.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (10.99%) XenApp
4 45 (9.51%) XenDesktop
5 41 (8.67%) XenServer
6 34 (7.19%) Microsoft App-V
7 14 (2.96%) Hyper-V
8 12 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (1.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 8 (1.69%) UAG
10 4 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.63%) HDFS
11 3 (0.63%) NFS
11 3 (0.63%) Time Sharing Option
11 3 (0.63%) vSphere
12 2 (0.42%) Docker
12 2 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.42%) Squid
13 1 (0.21%) KVM
Systems Management
1 39 (8.25%) XenMobile
2 38 (8.03%) SafeCom
3 32 (6.77%) EdgeSight
4 22 (4.65%) Puppet
5 12 (2.54%) Ansible
6 11 (2.33%) SCOM
7 10 (2.11%) Backup Exec
7 10 (2.11%) Nagios
8 8 (1.69%) IBM BigFix
8 8 (1.69%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 7 (1.48%) SCCM
10 4 (0.85%) Cisco Prime
11 3 (0.63%) Ambari
11 3 (0.63%) BMC PATROL
11 3 (0.63%) Cisco UCCX
11 3 (0.63%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.63%) Oozie
11 3 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 101 (21.35%) Microsoft
2 75 (15.86%) VMware
3 74 (15.64%) SAP
4 62 (13.11%) Citrix
4 62 (13.11%) HP
5 51 (10.78%) Oracle
6 38 (8.03%) ThinPrint
7 34 (7.19%) AppSense
8 26 (5.50%) Cisco
9 21 (4.44%) Red Hat
10 18 (3.81%) IBM
11 12 (2.54%) CheckPoint
12 10 (2.11%) BMC
12 10 (2.11%) Symantec
13 8 (1.69%) F5
13 8 (1.69%) Mitel
14 7 (1.48%) EMC
15 6 (1.27%) Juniper
15 6 (1.27%) NetApp
15 6 (1.27%) Sybase
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