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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 211 215 204
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 64 40 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.64% 0.43% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.58% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 24 15
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £311 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £524 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 8
Average hourly rate £87.50 £70.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +254.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £50.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.50 £70.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £26.25 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-0.95% +32.91%
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
7697 6928 6483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.77% 74.51% 73.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4723 3915 3571
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 273 262
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.25 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.30% -23.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.44 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.65 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +15 21 £335 -8.21% 4
Surrey -3 15 £405 +19.85% 1
Berkshire +4 12 £468 -1.57% 9
Buckinghamshire -2 11 £205 +2.50% 2
East Sussex +1 2 £310 -8.82% 1
West Sussex -14 1 £335 -
Oxfordshire -19 1 £425 -12.90% 1
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 52 (40.94%) Disaster Recovery
2 36 (28.35%) Security Cleared
3 31 (24.41%) Windows
4 30 (23.62%) ITIL
4 30 (23.62%) Microsoft
5 28 (22.05%) SQL
5 28 (22.05%) Business Continuity Planning
6 26 (20.47%) BCP
7 25 (19.69%) SC Cleared
8 24 (18.90%) Cisco
9 22 (17.32%) Service Delivery
10 20 (15.75%) Test Scripting
11 18 (14.17%) System Testing
11 18 (14.17%) VMware
11 18 (14.17%) SQL Server
12 17 (13.39%) Finance
12 17 (13.39%) Waterfall
13 16 (12.60%) MS Excel
13 16 (12.60%) Degree
14 15 (11.81%) HP
15 14 (11.02%) Telecoms
15 14 (11.02%) Active Directory
15 14 (11.02%) Migration
15 14 (11.02%) Data Centre
16 13 (10.24%) Firewall
17 12 (9.45%) Service Management
17 12 (9.45%) BMC
17 12 (9.45%) T-SQL
17 12 (9.45%) SQL Server 2008
18 11 (8.66%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 10 (7.87%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (3.15%) CMS
3 3 (2.36%) IIS
4 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (12.60%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.66%) MS Office
2 11 (8.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (5.51%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.79%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.15%) SaaS
2 1 (0.79%) Office 365
2 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.24%) Firewall
2 11 (8.66%) WAN
2 11 (8.66%) TCP/IP
3 9 (7.09%) SAN
4 7 (5.51%) LAN
5 5 (3.94%) DNS
5 5 (3.94%) SSL
6 4 (3.15%) VPN
7 3 (2.36%) VoIP
7 3 (2.36%) IP Telephony
7 3 (2.36%) VLAN
7 3 (2.36%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.57%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (1.57%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.57%) IPsec
8 2 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.57%) Internet
8 2 (1.57%) TACACS
8 2 (1.57%) PBX
8 2 (1.57%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.17%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (8.66%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (8.66%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (7.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (7.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (6.30%) OLTP
7 5 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.57%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 2 (1.57%) QlikView
9 2 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Subversion
1 2 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 17 (13.39%) Finance
2 14 (11.02%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.94%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.15%) Legal
5 2 (1.57%) Marketing
5 2 (1.57%) Retail
5 2 (1.57%) Automotive
5 2 (1.57%) Electronics
6 1 (0.79%) Back Office
6 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.79%) Games
6 1 (0.79%) Billing
Job Titles
1 43 (33.86%) Analyst
2 18 (14.17%) Test Analyst
3 15 (11.81%) Business Analyst
4 9 (7.09%) Service Manager
5 8 (6.30%) SQL DBA
5 8 (6.30%) DBA
6 7 (5.51%) Business Continuity Analyst
7 6 (4.72%) Delivery Manager
7 6 (4.72%) Incident Manager
7 6 (4.72%) Architect
7 6 (4.72%) SQL Server DBA
7 6 (4.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (4.72%) Services Delivery Manager
8 5 (3.94%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (3.94%) Security Manager
9 4 (3.15%) Systems Architect
9 4 (3.15%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (3.15%) Developer
9 4 (3.15%) Consultant
9 4 (3.15%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.87%) XML
2 2 (1.57%) HTML
2 2 (1.57%) COM+
2 2 (1.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.02%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.87%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.72%) Performance Metrics
4 4 (3.15%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.36%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.36%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.36%) NHS
5 3 (2.36%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.57%) IVR
6 2 (1.57%) SecurID
6 2 (1.57%) PKI
6 2 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.57%) DTV
6 2 (1.57%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.79%) CMDB
7 1 (0.79%) Online Games
7 1 (0.79%) FMCG
7 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.79%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 31 (24.41%) Windows
2 8 (6.30%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (6.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (5.51%) Linux
4 6 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.57%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.79%) UNIX
7 1 (0.79%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (40.94%) Disaster Recovery
2 30 (23.62%) ITIL
3 28 (22.05%) Business Continuity Planning
4 26 (20.47%) BCP
5 22 (17.32%) Service Delivery
6 20 (15.75%) Test Scripting
7 18 (14.17%) System Testing
8 17 (13.39%) Waterfall
9 14 (11.02%) Migration
10 12 (9.45%) Service Management
11 10 (7.87%) Information Security
12 9 (7.09%) Change Control
12 9 (7.09%) Data Migration
12 9 (7.09%) Incident Management
13 8 (6.30%) Time Management
13 8 (6.30%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (6.30%) Business Continuity Management
14 7 (5.51%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (5.51%) Project Management
15 6 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 28 (22.05%) SQL
2 12 (9.45%) T-SQL
3 10 (7.87%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.15%) C
5 3 (2.36%) VBScript
6 2 (1.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (28.35%) Security Cleared
2 25 (19.69%) SC Cleared
3 16 (12.60%) Degree
4 11 (8.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (5.51%) MCTS
6 6 (4.72%) DV Cleared
7 5 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (3.94%) CCNA
8 4 (3.15%) ISEB
8 4 (3.15%) MCSE
8 4 (3.15%) ISTQB
9 3 (2.36%) MCITP
9 3 (2.36%) BC Cleared
9 3 (2.36%) CCNP
9 3 (2.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (1.57%) CISSP
10 2 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.57%) CISA
10 2 (1.57%) CISM
10 2 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.87%) SLA
2 8 (6.30%) BS25999
3 6 (4.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (3.94%) QA
5 1 (0.79%) TickIT
5 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (11.02%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.72%) vSphere
4 3 (2.36%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.36%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.57%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.57%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (7.87%) NetBackup
1 10 (7.87%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (7.09%) SCOM
3 8 (6.30%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (2.36%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.36%) SCCM
4 3 (2.36%) HP SIM
5 2 (1.57%) NetCrunch
5 2 (1.57%) Icinga
5 2 (1.57%) WSUS
5 2 (1.57%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.57%) Nagios
5 2 (1.57%) Nessus
6 1 (0.79%) WMI
6 1 (0.79%) Cacti
Vendors
1 30 (23.62%) Microsoft
2 24 (18.90%) Cisco
3 18 (14.17%) VMware
4 15 (11.81%) HP
5 12 (9.45%) BMC
6 9 (7.09%) NetApp
6 9 (7.09%) EMC
7 6 (4.72%) Symantec
7 6 (4.72%) NetScout
7 6 (4.72%) F5
8 5 (3.94%) Citrix
8 5 (3.94%) Juniper
9 4 (3.15%) IBM
9 4 (3.15%) Remedy
9 4 (3.15%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.36%) SAP
10 3 (2.36%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.36%) McAfee
11 2 (1.57%) Websense
11 2 (1.57%) Blue Coat
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