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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 234 203 191
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -12
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 49 66 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 0.65% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.84% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 34 26
Median daily rate £400 £353 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -2.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £450 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £381 £373
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 15
Median hourly rate £37.00 £35.25 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.96% +33.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.75 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-11.94% +50.00%
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
7658 7859 6980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.47% 77.84% 74.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4727 4423 3895
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 285 278
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 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 1 May 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
Berkshire +2 22 £400 +14.28% 7
Surrey -9 9 £385 +10.00% 4
Hampshire -6 6 £430 +20.60% 4
West Sussex - 6 £425 -
Buckinghamshire +3 3 £480 +6.66%
East Sussex -1 1 £375 -
Kent - 1 £217 - 1
Sussex - 1 - -
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 South East region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 42 (43.30%) Disaster Recovery
2 23 (23.71%) ITIL
3 20 (20.62%) Risk Management
4 19 (19.59%) Business Continuity Management
5 14 (14.43%) Telecoms
5 14 (14.43%) Firewall
5 14 (14.43%) Incident Management
5 14 (14.43%) Security Cleared
6 13 (13.40%) Degree
6 13 (13.40%) Finance
7 12 (12.37%) ITSM
7 12 (12.37%) Remedy
7 12 (12.37%) Windows
8 11 (11.34%) Linux
8 11 (11.34%) WAN
8 11 (11.34%) Project Management
8 11 (11.34%) Service Management
8 11 (11.34%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (11.34%) Information Security
9 10 (10.31%) Data Protection
9 10 (10.31%) Unit Testing
9 10 (10.31%) VMware
9 10 (10.31%) Management Information System
9 10 (10.31%) BCP
9 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
9 10 (10.31%) Web Services
9 10 (10.31%) CheckPoint
10 9 (9.28%) Juniper
10 9 (9.28%) Cisco
10 9 (9.28%) TCP/IP

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (7.22%) MS Excel
1 7 (7.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (5.15%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.09%) MS Office
4 1 (1.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (9.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (3.09%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.43%) Firewall
2 11 (11.34%) WAN
3 9 (9.28%) TCP/IP
3 9 (9.28%) VPN
4 8 (8.25%) LAN
5 7 (7.22%) SSL
5 7 (7.22%) VoIP
6 6 (6.19%) DHCP
6 6 (6.19%) DNS
7 4 (4.12%) BGP
7 4 (4.12%) EIGRP
7 4 (4.12%) MPLS
7 4 (4.12%) Multicast
7 4 (4.12%) Network Security
8 3 (3.09%) Internet
8 3 (3.09%) IPsec
8 3 (3.09%) SAN
9 2 (2.06%) NAS
9 2 (2.06%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.03%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.22%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (7.22%) Big Data
1 7 (7.22%) NoSQL
1 7 (7.22%) Riak
2 6 (6.19%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.09%) MySQL
4 2 (2.06%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.06%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.03%) OLTP
5 1 (1.03%) QlikView
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.03%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 7 (7.22%) Ant
1 7 (7.22%) Jenkins
1 7 (7.22%) Maven
General
1 14 (14.43%) Telecoms
2 13 (13.40%) Finance
3 7 (7.22%) Legal
4 4 (4.12%) Retail
5 2 (2.06%) Advertising
5 2 (2.06%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.03%) Automotive
6 1 (1.03%) Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Law
6 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (15.46%) Analyst
2 11 (11.34%) Business Continuity Specialist
2 11 (11.34%) Consultant
3 8 (8.25%) Developer
4 7 (7.22%) Big Data Developer
4 7 (7.22%) Cloud Developer
4 7 (7.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (7.22%) Java Developer
4 7 (7.22%) Linux Developer
4 7 (7.22%) Security Specialist
4 7 (7.22%) Senior Big Data Developer
4 7 (7.22%) Senior Developer
4 7 (7.22%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (6.19%) Architect
5 6 (6.19%) Business Continuity Analyst
6 5 (5.15%) Network Engineer
6 5 (5.15%) Programme Manager
7 4 (4.12%) Information Security Consultant
7 4 (4.12%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.12%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.31%) Web Services
2 7 (7.22%) RESTful
3 2 (2.06%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.03%) .NET
4 1 (1.03%) Flash
4 1 (1.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.31%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.22%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.12%) CMDB
4 3 (3.09%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.09%) RSA SecurID
5 2 (2.06%) CESG
5 2 (2.06%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (2.06%) Clustering
5 2 (2.06%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.06%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.06%) Replication
5 2 (2.06%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.03%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.03%) CCTV
6 1 (1.03%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.03%) FMCG
6 1 (1.03%) NHS
6 1 (1.03%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.03%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.37%) Windows
2 11 (11.34%) Linux
3 6 (6.19%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.09%) Solaris
5 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.06%) Debian
6 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.06%) Unix
6 2 (2.06%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.03%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (43.30%) Disaster Recovery
2 23 (23.71%) ITIL
3 20 (20.62%) Risk Management
4 19 (19.59%) Business Continuity Management
5 14 (14.43%) Incident Management
6 12 (12.37%) ITSM
7 11 (11.34%) Information Security
7 11 (11.34%) Project Management
7 11 (11.34%) Service Management
7 11 (11.34%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (10.31%) BCP
8 10 (10.31%) Data Protection
8 10 (10.31%) Unit Testing
9 9 (9.28%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (9.28%) Business Continuity Planning
9 9 (9.28%) Change Management
10 8 (8.25%) Information Governance
10 8 (8.25%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (7.22%) Document Management
11 7 (7.22%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.28%) Java
2 5 (5.15%) SQL
3 2 (2.06%) Python
3 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.03%) AWK
4 1 (1.03%) Bourne shell
4 1 (1.03%) C
4 1 (1.03%) Korn
4 1 (1.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (14.43%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.40%) Degree
3 7 (7.22%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.12%) CCNA
4 4 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.12%) CISM
4 4 (4.12%) CISSP
5 2 (2.06%) CISA
5 2 (2.06%) CLAS
5 2 (2.06%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.06%) PMP
6 1 (1.03%) MCTS
6 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (7.22%) ISO22301
2 4 (4.12%) QA
2 4 (4.12%) RMADS
3 3 (3.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.03%) BS25999
4 1 (1.03%) BS7799
4 1 (1.03%) COBIT
4 1 (1.03%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (8.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.12%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.06%) vSphere
4 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.03%) Veritas File System
4 1 (1.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (5.15%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.06%) ArcSight ESM
2 2 (2.06%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.06%) Puppet
2 2 (2.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (2.06%) WSUS
3 1 (1.03%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (12.37%) Remedy
2 10 (10.31%) CheckPoint
2 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.31%) VMware
3 9 (9.28%) Cisco
3 9 (9.28%) Juniper
4 5 (5.15%) BMC
4 5 (5.15%) Palo Alto
5 4 (4.12%) Avaya
5 4 (4.12%) BT
5 4 (4.12%) HP
6 3 (3.09%) Blue Coat
6 3 (3.09%) Sun
6 3 (3.09%) Veritas
7 2 (2.06%) ArcSight
7 2 (2.06%) Citrix
7 2 (2.06%) Hortonworks
7 2 (2.06%) NetApp
7 2 (2.06%) Symantec
8 1 (1.03%) Brocade
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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