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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 206 207 197
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 59 46 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.61% 0.49% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.66% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 35 19
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£319 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.83% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £325 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £515 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £147.50 £21.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+602.38% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+38.66% -3.84%
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
7449 6954 6220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.32% 74.64% 72.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4507 3809 3356
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 264 271
Average hourly rate £23.29 £22.00 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.86% -22.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.76 £13.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

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 5 August 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
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 5 August 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 +9 25 £315 -21.25% 2
Surrey -4 13 £385 +9.37% 5
Buckinghamshire +2 9 £206 +3.12% 2
Berkshire +3 7 £320 -44.34% 2
Oxfordshire -21 2 £363 -25.71% 1
West Sussex -13 1 £335 -
Kent - 1 £180 - 3
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 51 (41.46%) Disaster Recovery
2 33 (26.83%) Security Cleared
3 30 (24.39%) Microsoft
4 28 (22.76%) ITIL
5 27 (21.95%) SQL
6 25 (20.33%) Business Continuity Planning
7 23 (18.70%) Windows
7 23 (18.70%) BCP
8 22 (17.89%) SC Cleared
9 20 (16.26%) Service Delivery
10 19 (15.45%) Test Scripting
11 17 (13.82%) System Testing
11 17 (13.82%) Migration
12 16 (13.01%) Waterfall
12 16 (13.01%) Data Centre
13 15 (12.20%) MS Excel
13 15 (12.20%) BMC
13 15 (12.20%) Degree
14 14 (11.38%) WAN
14 14 (11.38%) SQL Server
14 14 (11.38%) Finance
15 13 (10.57%) VMware
15 13 (10.57%) Firewall
15 13 (10.57%) Cisco
16 12 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (9.76%) T-SQL
17 11 (8.94%) XML
17 11 (8.94%) Management Information System
17 11 (8.94%) Data Migration
17 11 (8.94%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 (8.13%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (4.07%) CMS
3 3 (2.44%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.63%) IIS
4 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.13%) MS Office
3 8 (6.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.25%) MS Project
4 4 (3.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (2.44%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.07%) SaaS
2 2 (1.63%) PaaS
2 2 (1.63%) IaaS
3 1 (0.81%) Office 365
3 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.38%) WAN
2 13 (10.57%) Firewall
3 10 (8.13%) LAN
4 8 (6.50%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.07%) SAN
6 4 (3.25%) SSL
7 3 (2.44%) VoIP
7 3 (2.44%) VPN
7 3 (2.44%) DNS
7 3 (2.44%) IP Telephony
7 3 (2.44%) VLAN
8 2 (1.63%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.63%) PBX
8 2 (1.63%) TACACS
9 1 (0.81%) SNMP
9 1 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.81%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.81%) Internet
9 1 (0.81%) Wireless
9 1 (0.81%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.38%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (8.13%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (8.13%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (8.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (6.50%) OLTP
4 8 (6.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.63%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 2 (1.63%) QlikView
8 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Subversion
2 1 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 14 (11.38%) Finance
2 8 (6.50%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.25%) Legal
4 3 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.44%) Automotive
4 3 (2.44%) Retail
5 1 (0.81%) Billing
5 1 (0.81%) Marketing
5 1 (0.81%) Back Office
5 1 (0.81%) Electronics
5 1 (0.81%) Games
5 1 (0.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (32.52%) Analyst
2 16 (13.01%) Test Analyst
3 15 (12.20%) Business Analyst
4 9 (7.32%) Service Manager
5 8 (6.50%) SQL DBA
5 8 (6.50%) Consultant
5 8 (6.50%) DBA
6 7 (5.69%) Project Manager
6 7 (5.69%) Incident Manager
7 6 (4.88%) Security Manager
7 6 (4.88%) Delivery Manager
7 6 (4.88%) IT Consultant
7 6 (4.88%) Services Delivery Manager
8 5 (4.07%) SQL Server DBA
9 4 (3.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 4 (3.25%) Architect
9 4 (3.25%) Developer
9 4 (3.25%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (3.25%) Information Manager
9 4 (3.25%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.94%) XML
2 5 (4.07%) Web Services
3 2 (1.63%) HTML
4 1 (0.81%) .NET
4 1 (0.81%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.01%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.94%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.88%) Performance Metrics
4 4 (3.25%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.44%) CMDB
5 3 (2.44%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.44%) NHS
5 3 (2.44%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.63%) IVR
6 2 (1.63%) PKI
6 2 (1.63%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.63%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.81%) Online Games
7 1 (0.81%) FMCG
7 1 (0.81%) e-Health
7 1 (0.81%) SecurID
7 1 (0.81%) DTV
7 1 (0.81%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.70%) Windows
2 7 (5.69%) Linux
3 6 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.63%) UNIX
5 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.81%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (41.46%) Disaster Recovery
2 28 (22.76%) ITIL
3 25 (20.33%) Business Continuity Planning
4 23 (18.70%) BCP
5 20 (16.26%) Service Delivery
6 19 (15.45%) Test Scripting
7 17 (13.82%) System Testing
7 17 (13.82%) Migration
8 16 (13.01%) Waterfall
9 11 (8.94%) Data Migration
10 10 (8.13%) Information Security
10 10 (8.13%) Service Management
11 9 (7.32%) Incident Management
11 9 (7.32%) Security Management
11 9 (7.32%) Time Management
12 8 (6.50%) Business Continuity Management
12 8 (6.50%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (5.69%) Capacity Planning
13 7 (5.69%) ITSM
13 7 (5.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 27 (21.95%) SQL
2 12 (9.76%) T-SQL
3 9 (7.32%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.44%) VBScript
5 2 (1.63%) C
5 2 (1.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 33 (26.83%) Security Cleared
2 22 (17.89%) SC Cleared
3 15 (12.20%) Degree
4 12 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (5.69%) MCTS
6 6 (4.88%) DV Cleared
7 5 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (4.07%) MCSE
7 5 (4.07%) CCNA
8 4 (3.25%) ISEB
8 4 (3.25%) ISTQB
9 3 (2.44%) MCITP
9 3 (2.44%) BC Cleared
9 3 (2.44%) CCNP
9 3 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (1.63%) CISSP
10 2 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.63%) CISA
10 2 (1.63%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.13%) SLA
2 8 (6.50%) BS25999
3 7 (5.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (3.25%) QA
5 1 (0.81%) TickIT
5 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.88%) vSphere
3 3 (2.44%) VMware ESX
3 3 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.63%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.63%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.81%) XenApp
5 1 (0.81%) XenServer
5 1 (0.81%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (8.13%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (6.50%) SCOM
3 7 (5.69%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (3.25%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.44%) HP SIM
5 3 (2.44%) SCCM
6 2 (1.63%) Icinga
6 2 (1.63%) WSUS
6 2 (1.63%) Nessus
6 2 (1.63%) Nagios
7 1 (0.81%) WMI
7 1 (0.81%) Cacti
Vendors
1 30 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.20%) BMC
3 13 (10.57%) Cisco
3 13 (10.57%) VMware
4 10 (8.13%) HP
5 6 (4.88%) NetApp
5 6 (4.88%) NetScout
6 5 (4.07%) Citrix
7 4 (3.25%) EMC
7 4 (3.25%) Remedy
7 4 (3.25%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.44%) Symantec
8 3 (2.44%) F5
8 3 (2.44%) McAfee
9 2 (1.63%) Websense
9 2 (1.63%) SAP
9 2 (1.63%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.63%) PlateSpin
10 1 (0.81%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.81%) Capita
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