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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 195 205 199
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 43 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.46% 0.36% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.50% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £317 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £588 £1,230
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.84% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £28.50 £13.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.09% -36.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £13.25 £20.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £126.65 £29.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £14.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+114.03% -32.14%
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
6992 6009 5319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 74.90% 72.21% 70.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3852 3151 2609
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 255 331
Average hourly rate £26.50 £21.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.25% -20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.53 £11.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -13 14 £353 -35.17% 3
Surrey - 8 £375 - 6
Oxfordshire -12 6 £425 +13.33% 1
East Sussex -7 4 - -
Berkshire -8 4 £388 +3.33% 5
Kent - 3 £325 - 1
Sussex - 2 £400 -
Buckinghamshire -13 1 £525 +41.89% 3
West Sussex -15 1 - - 3
Thames Valley - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 38 (36.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 25 (24.27%) ITIL
3 24 (23.30%) BCP
4 22 (21.36%) Windows
4 22 (21.36%) Business Continuity Planning
5 21 (20.39%) Microsoft
6 20 (19.42%) Security Cleared
7 17 (16.50%) SC Cleared
8 15 (14.56%) VMware
8 15 (14.56%) LAN
9 14 (13.59%) Telecoms
9 14 (13.59%) Finance
9 14 (13.59%) WAN
9 14 (13.59%) Active Directory
9 14 (13.59%) SAN
10 13 (12.62%) HP
11 12 (11.65%) Project Management
11 12 (11.65%) Information Security
11 12 (11.65%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (11.65%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (10.68%) Service Delivery
12 11 (10.68%) MS Excel
12 11 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (9.71%) Business Continuity Management
13 10 (9.71%) TCP/IP
13 10 (9.71%) Service Management
13 10 (9.71%) CISA
14 9 (8.74%) PCI DSS
14 9 (8.74%) System Testing
15 8 (7.77%) Test Scripting

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 8 (7.77%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.91%) IIS
3 3 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (2.91%) Lync
4 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.97%) JBoss
5 1 (0.97%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.97%) GroupWise
5 1 (0.97%) CMS
5 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (10.68%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.83%) MS Office
3 4 (3.88%) MS Project
4 2 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) Office 365
2 1 (0.97%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.56%) LAN
2 14 (13.59%) WAN
2 14 (13.59%) SAN
3 10 (9.71%) TCP/IP
4 7 (6.80%) DHCP
4 7 (6.80%) VoIP
5 6 (5.83%) IP Telephony
5 6 (5.83%) DNS
6 5 (4.85%) LDAP
6 5 (4.85%) PBX
7 4 (3.88%) Asterisk PBX
7 4 (3.88%) Internet
7 4 (3.88%) Firewall
7 4 (3.88%) ISDN
8 3 (2.91%) VPN
8 3 (2.91%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.97%) SNMP
9 1 (0.97%) Intranet
9 1 (0.97%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.97%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.91%) OLTP
3 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
General
1 14 (13.59%) Telecoms
1 14 (13.59%) Finance
2 7 (6.80%) Legal
3 6 (5.83%) Retail
4 5 (4.85%) Publishing
5 3 (2.91%) Advertising
6 2 (1.94%) Automotive
7 1 (0.97%) Electronics
7 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.97%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (14.56%) Analyst
2 10 (9.71%) Project Manager
3 8 (7.77%) Auditor
4 7 (6.80%) Test Analyst
5 6 (5.83%) Applications Engineer
5 6 (5.83%) VoIP Engineer
5 6 (5.83%) Consultant
6 5 (4.85%) Business Analyst
6 5 (4.85%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (4.85%) Security Specialist
6 5 (4.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (4.85%) Information Security Specialist
6 5 (4.85%) Information Specialist
7 4 (3.88%) IT Auditor
7 4 (3.88%) Business Manager
7 4 (3.88%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (3.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (2.91%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (2.91%) DBA
8 3 (2.91%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.94%) HTML
2 1 (0.97%) Flash
2 1 (0.97%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.80%) Clustering
3 6 (5.83%) Replication
3 6 (5.83%) IVR
3 6 (5.83%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.85%) PKI
5 2 (1.94%) iSeries
5 2 (1.94%) AS400
6 1 (0.97%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.97%) DTV
6 1 (0.97%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.97%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.97%) FMCG
6 1 (0.97%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 22 (21.36%) Windows
2 12 (11.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (7.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (4.85%) Linux
4 5 (4.85%) Windows XP
4 5 (4.85%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.97%) FreeBSD
5 1 (0.97%) HPUX
5 1 (0.97%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (36.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 25 (24.27%) ITIL
3 24 (23.30%) BCP
4 22 (21.36%) Business Continuity Planning
5 12 (11.65%) Project Management
5 12 (11.65%) Information Security
6 11 (10.68%) Service Delivery
7 10 (9.71%) Business Continuity Management
7 10 (9.71%) Service Management
8 9 (8.74%) System Testing
9 8 (7.77%) Test Scripting
9 8 (7.77%) Waterfall
10 6 (5.83%) Line Management
10 6 (5.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (5.83%) ITSM
10 6 (5.83%) PRINCE2
11 5 (4.85%) Migration
11 5 (4.85%) Problem Management
11 5 (4.85%) Mentoring
11 5 (4.85%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.80%) SQL
2 5 (4.85%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.97%) C
4 1 (0.97%) Java
4 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (19.42%) Security Cleared
2 17 (16.50%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.71%) CISA
4 7 (6.80%) CISSP
4 7 (6.80%) CISM
4 7 (6.80%) CRISC
5 6 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (5.83%) CCNA
6 4 (3.88%) Degree
7 3 (2.91%) QiCA
7 3 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.91%) ACCA
8 2 (1.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.94%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.94%) ISEB
8 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.97%) MCSE
9 1 (0.97%) MCP
9 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.97%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.74%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.88%) QA
3 3 (2.91%) SLA
4 2 (1.94%) BS25999
4 2 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (13.59%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.91%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.97%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.97%) XenApp
4 1 (0.97%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (6.80%) SCOM
2 4 (3.88%) SCCM
2 4 (3.88%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.91%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.91%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.97%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.97%) WMI
4 1 (0.97%) WSUS
4 1 (0.97%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 21 (20.39%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.56%) VMware
3 13 (12.62%) HP
4 8 (7.77%) Cisco
5 7 (6.80%) 3PAR
6 6 (5.83%) Juniper
7 5 (4.85%) Citrix
8 4 (3.88%) BMC
8 4 (3.88%) NetApp
9 3 (2.91%) SAP
9 3 (2.91%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.91%) McAfee
9 3 (2.91%) Symantec
9 3 (2.91%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.91%) Becrypt
10 2 (1.94%) EMC
11 1 (0.97%) Oracle
11 1 (0.97%) Novell
11 1 (0.97%) Lotus
11 1 (0.97%) Dell
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