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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 202 195 221
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +26
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 41 41 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 0.47% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.65% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 17
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£375 £388 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -26.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £270 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £500 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 0
Average hourly rate £70.00 £19.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+254.43% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.63 £19.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.55% +3.94%
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
6645 6278 6917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.76% 71.80% 70.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3738 3442 3309
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 246 324
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.84 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 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
Hampshire -2 12 £365 -21.08% 1
Surrey -4 9 £338 -32.50% 5
Berkshire +6 7 £475 - 5
Buckinghamshire +3 3 £200 +110.52% 3
East Sussex -6 2 £340 - 1
Oxfordshire -6 2 £488 +35.55%
West Sussex -1 1 - - 2
Kent -10 1 £500 +25.00%
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 33 (31.43%) ITIL
2 32 (30.48%) Security Cleared
3 30 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 28 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 26 (24.76%) SC Cleared
5 26 (24.76%) Windows
6 23 (21.90%) Service Management
7 21 (20.00%) Business Continuity Management
8 20 (19.05%) Information Security
9 19 (18.10%) Business Continuity Planning
10 18 (17.14%) Service Delivery
10 18 (17.14%) Microsoft
11 15 (14.29%) Management Information System
11 15 (14.29%) VMware
12 14 (13.33%) Finance
12 14 (13.33%) HP
13 13 (12.38%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (11.43%) UNIX
14 12 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (10.48%) Risk Management
15 11 (10.48%) ITSM
15 11 (10.48%) Cisco
15 11 (10.48%) MS Excel
15 11 (10.48%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (10.48%) Degree
16 10 (9.52%) IBM
16 10 (9.52%) SAN
17 9 (8.57%) Process Management
17 9 (8.57%) CISA
17 9 (8.57%) CISM

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (5.71%) MS Exchange
1 6 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.90%) IIS
3 2 (1.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.90%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (10.48%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.57%) MS Project
3 7 (6.67%) MS Office
4 3 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.52%) SAN
2 7 (6.67%) LAN
3 6 (5.71%) Firewall
4 4 (3.81%) VoIP
4 4 (3.81%) WAN
5 3 (2.86%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.90%) VPN
6 2 (1.90%) DHCP
6 2 (1.90%) Internet
6 2 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.95%) MPLS
7 1 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.95%) Wireless
7 1 (0.95%) DNS
7 1 (0.95%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.90%) Ingres
2 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.90%) MySQL
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (13.33%) Finance
2 6 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.81%) Military
4 2 (1.90%) Local Government
4 2 (1.90%) Advertising
5 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.95%) Marketing
5 1 (0.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (16.19%) Analyst
2 10 (9.52%) Administrator
3 8 (7.62%) Audit Manager
3 8 (7.62%) Compliance Manager
4 6 (5.71%) IT Audit Manager
5 5 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (4.76%) Business Continuity Manager
5 5 (4.76%) Business Manager
5 5 (4.76%) Consultant
5 5 (4.76%) Test Analyst
6 4 (3.81%) Project Manager
6 4 (3.81%) Tivoli Specialist
7 3 (2.86%) Designer
7 3 (2.86%) Storage Manager
7 3 (2.86%) Architect
7 3 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (2.86%) Support Analyst
7 3 (2.86%) Server Analyst
7 3 (2.86%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.76%) Flash
1 5 (4.76%) Web Services
2 3 (2.86%) HTML
2 3 (2.86%) .NET
3 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.90%) XHTML
4 1 (0.95%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.95%) WCF
4 1 (0.95%) LINQ
4 1 (0.95%) jQuery
4 1 (0.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.95%) CSS
4 1 (0.95%) JSP
4 1 (0.95%) XML
4 1 (0.95%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.71%) NHS
2 6 (5.71%) Clustering
3 5 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.81%) CESG
5 3 (2.86%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (1.90%) Economics
6 2 (1.90%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.90%) Replication
6 2 (1.90%) RMADS
7 1 (0.95%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.95%) iPhone
7 1 (0.95%) iPad
7 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.95%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.95%) IVR
7 1 (0.95%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 26 (24.76%) Windows
2 13 (12.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (11.43%) UNIX
3 12 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (5.71%) Linux
5 5 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.81%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.95%) AIX
7 1 (0.95%) Solaris
7 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (31.43%) ITIL
2 30 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (21.90%) Service Management
4 21 (20.00%) Business Continuity Management
5 20 (19.05%) Information Security
6 19 (18.10%) Business Continuity Planning
7 18 (17.14%) Service Delivery
8 11 (10.48%) ITSM
8 11 (10.48%) Risk Management
9 9 (8.57%) Project Management
9 9 (8.57%) Process Management
9 9 (8.57%) BCP
10 8 (7.62%) Resource Management
11 7 (6.67%) Problem Management
11 7 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (6.67%) Security Architecture
11 7 (6.67%) Change Management
11 7 (6.67%) Migration
11 7 (6.67%) Security Management
12 6 (5.71%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.67%) SQL
2 6 (5.71%) C
3 3 (2.86%) C#
3 3 (2.86%) Java
4 2 (1.90%) VBScript
4 2 (1.90%) VBA
5 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.95%) PowerHouse
5 1 (0.95%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.95%) C++
5 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (30.48%) Security Cleared
2 26 (24.76%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.48%) Degree
4 9 (8.57%) CISA
4 9 (8.57%) CISM
5 6 (5.71%) CISSP
6 4 (3.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.86%) MBA
7 3 (2.86%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.86%) CCNA
8 2 (1.90%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.90%) PgMP
8 2 (1.90%) CRISC
8 2 (1.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.95%) MCSE
9 1 (0.95%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (8.57%) ISO 9000
3 8 (7.62%) SLA
4 7 (6.67%) PCI DSS
5 6 (5.71%) BS25999
6 4 (3.81%) QA
6 4 (3.81%) ISO 9001
7 2 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.95%) JSP 440
System Software
1 11 (10.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.71%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.81%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.86%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (1.90%) XenApp
7 1 (0.95%) vSphere
7 1 (0.95%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (8.57%) NetBackup
2 7 (6.67%) Tivoli
3 5 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (3.81%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.90%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.90%) SCCM
6 1 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.95%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.95%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.29%) VMware
3 14 (13.33%) HP
4 11 (10.48%) Cisco
5 10 (9.52%) IBM
6 8 (7.62%) Intel
7 7 (6.67%) NetApp
8 6 (5.71%) Oracle
9 5 (4.76%) Juniper
9 5 (4.76%) Symantec
10 4 (3.81%) Brocade
10 4 (3.81%) Citrix
10 4 (3.81%) EMC
11 3 (2.86%) JBoss
11 3 (2.86%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.86%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.86%) F5
12 2 (1.90%) Becrypt
12 2 (1.90%) 3PAR
12 2 (1.90%) Capita
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