The table below looks at the statistics for Business Continuity skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 210 207 230
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +23
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 42 37 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 0.43% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.60% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 18
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.32% -12.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £303 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £500 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 0
Average hourly rate £70.00 £19.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+254.43% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +5.26%
Business Continuity
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6780 6205 7123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.42% 71.36% 71.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3796 3467 3403
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 244 320
Average hourly rate £21.50 £31.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.74% +8.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Continuity across the South East region.

Business Continuity Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Continuity across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Business Continuity Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Business Continuity
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity across the South East region.

Business Continuity Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Business Continuity
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Continuity across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Business Continuity Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Business Continuity
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -7 12 £360 -22.16% 4
Surrey 0 11 £313 -37.50% 6
Berkshire +11 7 £475 - 3
Buckinghamshire -3 4 £183 - 5
Kent -8 2 £500 +25.00% 5
East Sussex - 2 £340 -
West Sussex +3 1 - -
Oxfordshire -9 1 £525 +35.48% 1
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 30 (30.61%) Disaster Recovery
2 26 (26.53%) ITIL
2 26 (26.53%) Security Cleared
2 26 (26.53%) Business Continuity Planning
3 22 (22.45%) SC Cleared
4 19 (19.39%) Service Management
5 17 (17.35%) BCP
6 16 (16.33%) VMware
7 15 (15.31%) Finance
7 15 (15.31%) Service Delivery
7 15 (15.31%) Management Information System
7 15 (15.31%) Windows
7 15 (15.31%) Microsoft
8 14 (14.29%) Information Security
8 14 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 12 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (11.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (11.22%) MS Excel
10 11 (11.22%) Business Continuity Management
11 10 (10.20%) HP
11 10 (10.20%) Change Management
12 9 (9.18%) ITSM
12 9 (9.18%) MS Project
13 8 (8.16%) CISA
13 8 (8.16%) Risk Management
13 8 (8.16%) Project Management
14 7 (7.14%) Telecoms
14 7 (7.14%) Process Management
14 7 (7.14%) PRINCE2

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 3 (3.06%) IIS
2 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.04%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.04%) Lync
2 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (11.22%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.18%) MS Project
3 5 (5.10%) MS Office
3 5 (5.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.14%) LAN
1 7 (7.14%) SAN
2 4 (4.08%) WAN
2 4 (4.08%) Firewall
3 2 (2.04%) Internet
3 2 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.04%) DHCP
3 2 (2.04%) VoIP
3 2 (2.04%) VPN
4 1 (1.02%) DNS
4 1 (1.02%) Intranet
4 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.02%) MPLS
4 1 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.02%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.10%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.04%) Ingres
2 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.02%) OLTP
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (15.31%) Finance
2 7 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.06%) Legal
3 3 (3.06%) Advertising
4 2 (2.04%) Military
4 2 (2.04%) Local Government
5 1 (1.02%) Marketing
5 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (14.29%) Analyst
2 7 (7.14%) Audit Manager
2 7 (7.14%) Compliance Manager
3 6 (6.12%) IT Audit Manager
3 6 (6.12%) Project Manager
4 5 (5.10%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (5.10%) Business Manager
5 4 (4.08%) Business Continuity Manager
5 4 (4.08%) Test Analyst
5 4 (4.08%) Consultant
5 4 (4.08%) Tivoli Specialist
6 3 (3.06%) Storage Manager
6 3 (3.06%) Designer
6 3 (3.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (3.06%) Architect
6 3 (3.06%) Administrator
6 3 (3.06%) IT Auditor
6 3 (3.06%) Storage Specialist
6 3 (3.06%) Server Analyst
6 3 (3.06%) Technical Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.08%) Web Services
1 4 (4.08%) Flash
2 2 (2.04%) XHTML
2 2 (2.04%) HTML
2 2 (2.04%) .NET
2 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.02%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.31%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.10%) Clustering
4 4 (4.08%) NHS
5 3 (3.06%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.04%) Economics
7 1 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.02%) RMADS
7 1 (1.02%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.02%) iPhone
7 1 (1.02%) iPad
7 1 (1.02%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.02%) Replication
7 1 (1.02%) IVR
7 1 (1.02%) CESG
7 1 (1.02%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.31%) Windows
2 12 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (11.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (5.10%) Linux
4 5 (5.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.06%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.06%) UNIX
6 2 (2.04%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.61%) Disaster Recovery
2 26 (26.53%) ITIL
2 26 (26.53%) Business Continuity Planning
3 19 (19.39%) Service Management
4 17 (17.35%) BCP
5 15 (15.31%) Service Delivery
6 14 (14.29%) Information Security
7 11 (11.22%) Business Continuity Management
8 10 (10.20%) Change Management
9 9 (9.18%) ITSM
10 8 (8.16%) Project Management
10 8 (8.16%) Risk Management
11 7 (7.14%) Process Management
11 7 (7.14%) PRINCE2
11 7 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (7.14%) Problem Management
12 6 (6.12%) Test Scripting
12 6 (6.12%) Data Cleansing
12 6 (6.12%) Security Architecture
12 6 (6.12%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.12%) SQL
2 5 (5.10%) C
3 3 (3.06%) Java
4 2 (2.04%) VBScript
4 2 (2.04%) VBA
4 2 (2.04%) C#
5 1 (1.02%) C++
5 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.02%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 26 (26.53%) Security Cleared
2 22 (22.45%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.16%) CISA
4 7 (7.14%) Degree
5 6 (6.12%) CISM
6 4 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (4.08%) CCNA
6 4 (4.08%) CISSP
6 4 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.06%) CRISC
7 3 (3.06%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.04%) PgMP
8 2 (2.04%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.04%) ACCA
8 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.04%) QiCA
9 1 (1.02%) MBA
9 1 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (7.14%) BS25999
2 7 (7.14%) ISO 9000
3 6 (6.12%) PCI DSS
4 5 (5.10%) SLA
5 4 (4.08%) ISO 9001
6 2 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (1.02%) QA
7 1 (1.02%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.08%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.06%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.06%) VMware ESX
3 3 (3.06%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.04%) XenApp
5 1 (1.02%) vSphere
5 1 (1.02%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (4.08%) Tivoli
1 4 (4.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (2.04%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.02%) WSUS
3 1 (1.02%) SCOM
3 1 (1.02%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.02%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 16 (16.33%) VMware
2 15 (15.31%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.20%) HP
4 7 (7.14%) Cisco
4 7 (7.14%) IBM
5 5 (5.10%) Oracle
5 5 (5.10%) NetApp
6 4 (4.08%) CheckPoint
6 4 (4.08%) Citrix
6 4 (4.08%) Brocade
7 3 (3.06%) SolarWinds
7 3 (3.06%) Juniper
7 3 (3.06%) JBoss
7 3 (3.06%) EMC
8 2 (2.04%) SAP
8 2 (2.04%) BMC
8 2 (2.04%) Capita
8 2 (2.04%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.02%) F5
9 1 (1.02%) Remedy
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