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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 226 211 195
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -16
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 43 55 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 0.58% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.72% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 35 37
Median daily rate £450 £316 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.63% -12.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £206 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £612 £431 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.20% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.70 £25.65 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-23.18% +22.11%
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
7237 7644 6847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.32% 79.97% 76.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4372 4547 3766
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 246 249
Median hourly rate £38.00 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.82 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +16 20 £575 +109.09% 9
Surrey -3 12 £415 +7.79% 1
Buckinghamshire +9 3 £208 - 1
East Sussex - 3 £500 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £488 -
Oxfordshire +7 1 £300 -
Kent +3 1 - -
Hampshire -24 1 £350 +11.11% 2
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 37 (39.78%) Disaster Recovery
2 29 (31.18%) ITIL
3 20 (21.51%) Firewall
3 20 (21.51%) Service Management
4 18 (19.35%) Risk Management
5 17 (18.28%) Business Continuity Management
6 16 (17.20%) Windows
7 15 (16.13%) WAN
8 14 (15.05%) ITSM
9 13 (13.98%) Telecoms
9 13 (13.98%) SQL Server
9 13 (13.98%) TCP/IP
9 13 (13.98%) Cisco
9 13 (13.98%) CheckPoint
9 13 (13.98%) Risk Assessment
9 13 (13.98%) Incident Management
9 13 (13.98%) Problem Management
10 12 (12.90%) Security Cleared
10 12 (12.90%) Juniper
10 12 (12.90%) Microsoft
10 12 (12.90%) VPN
10 12 (12.90%) Oracle
10 12 (12.90%) LAN
11 11 (11.83%) SSL
11 11 (11.83%) Management Information System
11 11 (11.83%) BCP
11 11 (11.83%) ISO22301
12 10 (10.75%) Change Control
12 10 (10.75%) Remedy
12 10 (10.75%) Project Management

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 3 (3.23%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.23%) Skype for Business
1 3 (3.23%) Tuxedo
1 3 (3.23%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.08%) CMS
3 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.08%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.08%) InDesign
3 1 (1.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (3.23%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (1.08%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.15%) Office 365
2 2 (2.15%) SaaS
3 1 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (21.51%) Firewall
2 15 (16.13%) WAN
3 13 (13.98%) TCP/IP
4 12 (12.90%) LAN
4 12 (12.90%) VPN
5 11 (11.83%) SSL
6 8 (8.60%) Internet
6 8 (8.60%) IPsec
7 6 (6.45%) SAN
8 5 (5.38%) DHCP
8 5 (5.38%) DNS
8 5 (5.38%) NAS
9 4 (4.30%) BGP
9 4 (4.30%) EIGRP
9 4 (4.30%) MPLS
9 4 (4.30%) Multicast
9 4 (4.30%) VoIP
10 3 (3.23%) Skype
11 2 (2.15%) Unified Communications
11 2 (2.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.98%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.30%) MySQL
2 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.08%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 13 (13.98%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.60%) Finance
3 5 (5.38%) Retail
4 3 (3.23%) Advertising
5 2 (2.15%) Automotive
5 2 (2.15%) Banking
6 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.08%) Law
6 1 (1.08%) Legal
6 1 (1.08%) Marketing
6 1 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (19.35%) Analyst
2 9 (9.68%) Architect
3 7 (7.53%) Business Continuity Specialist
3 7 (7.53%) Cisco Analyst
3 7 (7.53%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 7 (7.53%) Cisco Security Analyst
3 7 (7.53%) Network Analyst
3 7 (7.53%) Network Engineer
3 7 (7.53%) Network Security Analyst
3 7 (7.53%) Security Analyst
3 7 (7.53%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (5.38%) Business Analyst
4 5 (5.38%) Consultant
4 5 (5.38%) Programme Manager
4 5 (5.38%) Service Manager
4 5 (5.38%) Transition Manager
5 4 (4.30%) Project Manager
5 4 (4.30%) Security Specialist
5 4 (4.30%) Technical Architect
5 4 (4.30%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.23%) Middleware
1 3 (3.23%) Web Services
2 1 (1.08%) .NET
2 1 (1.08%) HTML
2 1 (1.08%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.83%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.53%) RSA SecurID
4 5 (5.38%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (4.30%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.30%) Replication
6 3 (3.23%) Clustering
6 3 (3.23%) CMDB
7 2 (2.15%) FMCG
7 2 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.08%) Blog
8 1 (1.08%) CCTV
8 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.08%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (1.08%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.08%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.08%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.08%) Social Media
8 1 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.20%) Windows
2 8 (8.60%) Linux
2 8 (8.60%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.45%) Unix
4 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.15%) Solaris
5 2 (2.15%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.15%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.08%) Android
6 1 (1.08%) Debian
6 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.08%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (39.78%) Disaster Recovery
2 29 (31.18%) ITIL
3 20 (21.51%) Service Management
4 18 (19.35%) Risk Management
5 17 (18.28%) Business Continuity Management
6 14 (15.05%) ITSM
7 13 (13.98%) Incident Management
7 13 (13.98%) Problem Management
7 13 (13.98%) Risk Assessment
8 11 (11.83%) BCP
9 10 (10.75%) Change Control
9 10 (10.75%) Project Management
9 10 (10.75%) Service Delivery
10 9 (9.68%) Change Management
11 8 (8.60%) Business Continuity Planning
11 8 (8.60%) Data Protection
11 8 (8.60%) Information Security
11 8 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (7.53%) Project Governance
13 6 (6.45%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.53%) SQL
2 2 (2.15%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.08%) C
3 1 (1.08%) Java
3 1 (1.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.60%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.38%) Degree
4 4 (4.30%) CCNA
4 4 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.23%) CISSP
6 2 (2.15%) CISM
6 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.15%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.15%) PMP
7 1 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.08%) CEH
7 1 (1.08%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (1.08%) ISEB
7 1 (1.08%) MCSE
7 1 (1.08%) MCTS
7 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.83%) ISO22301
2 5 (5.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.30%) RMADS
3 4 (4.30%) SLA
4 3 (3.23%) BS25999
4 3 (3.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (3.23%) ISO 9001
5 2 (2.15%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (2.15%) NEBOSH
6 1 (1.08%) BS7799
6 1 (1.08%) ISO 14001
6 1 (1.08%) JSP 440
6 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
6 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.60%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.30%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.23%) XenApp
3 3 (3.23%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.15%) vSphere
5 1 (1.08%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (6.45%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.08%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.08%) Puppet
2 1 (1.08%) SCOM
2 1 (1.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (13.98%) CheckPoint
1 13 (13.98%) Cisco
2 12 (12.90%) Juniper
2 12 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.90%) Oracle
3 10 (10.75%) Remedy
4 9 (9.68%) VMware
5 8 (8.60%) Palo Alto
6 7 (7.53%) Blue Coat
7 5 (5.38%) Citrix
7 5 (5.38%) HP
8 3 (3.23%) BMC
8 3 (3.23%) Sybase
9 2 (2.15%) Mitel
9 2 (2.15%) NetApp
9 2 (2.15%) Sun
9 2 (2.15%) Veritas
10 1 (1.08%) Adobe
10 1 (1.08%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (1.08%) FrontRange
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