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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Continuity
England / South East
Rank 193 207 210
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +3
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 44 48 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.60% 0.59% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.73% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 37 22
Median daily rate £475 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £285 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £493 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £46.75 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £16.09 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+55.37% -35.64%

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
5856 6563 7187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.40% 80.00% 77.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3438 3925 3976
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 284 249
Median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +70.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the South East region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 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
Surrey +21 12 £600 +45.45% 2
Berkshire -1 12 £445 -6.31% 11
Hampshire +9 7 £440 +10.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +2 7 £563 +87.50% 2
East Sussex - 2 £619 -
West Sussex - 2 £525 -
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 26 (26.53%) Disaster Recovery
2 24 (24.49%) Project Management
3 22 (22.45%) Finance
4 18 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (15.31%) Oracle
6 14 (14.29%) Windows
6 14 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 14 (14.29%) Data Centre
7 13 (13.27%) ITIL
7 13 (13.27%) Middleware
7 13 (13.27%) Service Management
7 13 (13.27%) Migration
8 12 (12.24%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (12.24%) Business Continuity Planning
9 11 (11.22%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (11.22%) Information Security
9 11 (11.22%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (11.22%) Management Information System
10 10 (10.20%) BCP
10 10 (10.20%) SQL
10 10 (10.20%) MS Excel
10 10 (10.20%) SOA
10 10 (10.20%) Security Cleared
11 9 (9.18%) NHS
11 9 (9.18%) ISO22301
12 8 (8.16%) SDLC
12 8 (8.16%) DevOps
12 8 (8.16%) SQL Server
12 8 (8.16%) PRINCE2
12 8 (8.16%) TOGAF

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 6 (6.12%) Tuxedo
1 6 (6.12%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.06%) Apache Pig
2 3 (3.06%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.04%) CMS
3 2 (2.04%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.04%) SAS
4 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.02%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.02%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.02%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.10%) MS Office
3 3 (3.06%) MS Project
4 2 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.02%) InDesign
5 1 (1.02%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.02%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (11.22%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.08%) Office 365
4 3 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.10%) SAN
2 4 (4.08%) LAN
2 4 (4.08%) WAN
3 3 (3.06%) Firewall
3 3 (3.06%) Kerberos
3 3 (3.06%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.04%) Internet
4 2 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.04%) Network Security
4 2 (2.04%) PBX
4 2 (2.04%) VPN
5 1 (1.02%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.02%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.02%) Intranet
5 1 (1.02%) IPsec
5 1 (1.02%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.02%) Skype
5 1 (1.02%) VLAN
5 1 (1.02%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.10%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.08%) MS Access
3 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.06%) Apache Hive
4 3 (3.06%) Big Data
4 3 (3.06%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.06%) Mahout
4 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.06%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.06%) Sqoop
5 2 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.04%) DB2
5 2 (2.04%) Power BI
5 2 (2.04%) QlikView
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.02%) GIS
6 1 (1.02%) OLAP
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 7 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 7 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (22.45%) Finance
2 8 (8.16%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.06%) Legal
3 3 (3.06%) Retail
4 2 (2.04%) Banking
4 2 (2.04%) Marketing
4 2 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.02%) Advertising
5 1 (1.02%) Automotive
5 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.02%) Law
5 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.02%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 24 (24.49%) Analyst
2 16 (16.33%) Architect
3 9 (9.18%) Business Continuity Manager
3 9 (9.18%) Project Manager
4 8 (8.16%) Cloud Architect
5 7 (7.14%) Business Manager
5 7 (7.14%) Consultant
5 7 (7.14%) Process Analyst
5 7 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.12%) Business Process Analyst
7 5 (5.10%) Junior
7 5 (5.10%) Security Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) AWS Architect
8 4 (4.08%) Azure Architect
8 4 (4.08%) Business Consultant
8 4 (4.08%) Business Continuity Consultant
8 4 (4.08%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.08%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Security Manager
9 3 (3.06%) Business Continuity Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.27%) Middleware
2 2 (2.04%) .NET
2 2 (2.04%) SAP Basis
2 2 (2.04%) Web Services
3 1 (1.02%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.22%) Management Information System
3 9 (9.18%) NHS
4 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.14%) Public Cloud
5 4 (4.08%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (3.06%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (3.06%) Mainframe
6 3 (3.06%) PMI
7 2 (2.04%) CCTV
7 2 (2.04%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.04%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (2.04%) EMC VNX
7 2 (2.04%) Reinsurance
7 2 (2.04%) Social Media
7 2 (2.04%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.02%) Life Science
8 1 (1.02%) User Experience
8 1 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.29%) Windows
2 7 (7.14%) Unix
3 6 (6.12%) Linux
4 5 (5.10%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.06%) AIX
5 3 (3.06%) Solaris
6 2 (2.04%) Android
6 2 (2.04%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.04%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.53%) Disaster Recovery
2 24 (24.49%) Project Management
3 13 (13.27%) ITIL
3 13 (13.27%) Migration
3 13 (13.27%) Service Management
4 12 (12.24%) Business Continuity Planning
4 12 (12.24%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (11.22%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (11.22%) Information Security
6 10 (10.20%) BCP
6 10 (10.20%) SOA
7 8 (8.16%) DevOps
7 8 (8.16%) PRINCE2
7 8 (8.16%) SDLC
7 8 (8.16%) TOGAF
8 7 (7.14%) Business Continuity Management
8 7 (7.14%) Capacity Management
8 7 (7.14%) High Availability
8 7 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.20%) SQL
2 4 (4.08%) C#
2 4 (4.08%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.08%) Python
2 4 (4.08%) VB
3 3 (3.06%) Java
3 3 (3.06%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.16%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.12%) Degree
3 6 (6.12%) PMI Certification
4 5 (5.10%) CISM
4 5 (5.10%) CISSP
5 4 (4.08%) CEH
5 4 (4.08%) GCIA
5 4 (4.08%) GCIH
5 4 (4.08%) GIAC
5 4 (4.08%) PMP
6 3 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.06%) ISEB
6 3 (3.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (3.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.04%) BC Cleared
7 2 (2.04%) CCNA
7 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.02%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.18%) ISO22301
2 7 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (7.14%) SLA
3 3 (3.06%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (2.04%) BS25999
4 2 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.02%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.02%) NEBOSH
5 1 (1.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (3.06%) HDFS
3 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.02%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (3.06%) Ambari
1 3 (3.06%) Ansible
1 3 (3.06%) Hadoop YARN
1 3 (3.06%) Oozie
1 3 (3.06%) Puppet
1 3 (3.06%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.04%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.02%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.02%) SnapMirror
3 1 (1.02%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 15 (15.31%) Oracle
2 14 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.12%) Cisco
3 6 (6.12%) SAP
4 5 (5.10%) IBM
5 4 (4.08%) NetApp
5 4 (4.08%) VMware
6 3 (3.06%) Citrix
7 2 (2.04%) Cognos
7 2 (2.04%) EMC
7 2 (2.04%) HP
7 2 (2.04%) JDA
7 2 (2.04%) NEC
7 2 (2.04%) Netezza
7 2 (2.04%) Nortel
7 2 (2.04%) Teradata
8 1 (1.02%) Apple
8 1 (1.02%) arcserve
8 1 (1.02%) Peregrine
8 1 (1.02%) Veritas