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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 199 198 216
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +18
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 53 74 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.64% 0.75% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.94% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 40 24
Median daily rate £450 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £207 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £454 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £87.50 £70.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £26.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.93% -10.83%
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
6804 7879 7079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.65% 79.76% 76.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4173 4831 3969
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 267 274
Median hourly rate £38.75 £37.09 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +69.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.70 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +14 18 £615 +26.80% 4
Surrey +12 16 £215 -48.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +18 7 £208 +0.60%
Oxfordshire -5 3 £450 +5.88%
West Sussex +3 2 £438 +30.59% 2
East Sussex +2 2 £488 +57.25%
Kent +5 1 £425 -22.72% 3
Hampshire -12 1 £750 +120.28% 1
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 27 (30.68%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (23.86%) Oracle
3 20 (22.73%) Windows
4 18 (20.45%) Service Management
5 16 (18.18%) ITIL
5 16 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 15 (17.05%) Project Management
7 13 (14.77%) SQL
8 12 (13.64%) Microsoft
8 12 (13.64%) BCP
8 12 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (12.50%) Problem Management
9 11 (12.50%) Management Information System
9 11 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
9 11 (12.50%) Middleware
9 11 (12.50%) Linux
10 10 (11.36%) Active Directory
10 10 (11.36%) Information Security
10 10 (11.36%) Migration
10 10 (11.36%) Firewall
10 10 (11.36%) Capacity Management
10 10 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (11.36%) Windows Server
11 9 (10.23%) ISO22301
11 9 (10.23%) Data Centre
11 9 (10.23%) Business Continuity Planning
11 9 (10.23%) Risk Management
11 9 (10.23%) SOA
11 9 (10.23%) WAN
11 9 (10.23%) Unix

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 8 (9.09%) Tuxedo
1 8 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.55%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.41%) Apache Pig
4 2 (2.27%) CMS
4 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.27%) SAS
4 2 (2.27%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.27%) WordPress
5 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.27%) InDesign
1 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.27%) MS Office
1 2 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (2.27%) MS Project
1 2 (2.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Remedy AR System
1 3 (3.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.27%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (2.27%) Office 365
4 2 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.36%) Firewall
2 9 (10.23%) WAN
3 6 (6.82%) LAN
3 6 (6.82%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.82%) VPN
4 5 (5.68%) Internet
4 5 (5.68%) IPsec
4 5 (5.68%) SAN
5 4 (4.55%) Skype
5 4 (4.55%) SSL
6 3 (3.41%) Kerberos
6 3 (3.41%) NAS
6 3 (3.41%) Wireless
7 2 (2.27%) Intranet
7 2 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.14%) FTP
8 1 (1.14%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.14%) SMTP
8 1 (1.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.68%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.55%) Apache Hive
3 4 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.55%) MySQL
4 3 (3.41%) Big Data
4 3 (3.41%) Mahout
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (3.41%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.41%) Sqoop
5 2 (2.27%) MS Access
5 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.41%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.41%) JIRA
General
1 7 (7.95%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.82%) Finance
2 6 (6.82%) Retail
3 4 (4.55%) Advertising
4 3 (3.41%) Marketing
5 2 (2.27%) Automotive
5 2 (2.27%) Banking
5 2 (2.27%) Legal
6 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (20.45%) Architect
2 16 (18.18%) Analyst
3 11 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (9.09%) Security Analyst
5 7 (7.95%) Business Continuity Manager
6 6 (6.82%) Business Manager
7 5 (5.68%) Cloud Architect
7 5 (5.68%) Junior
8 4 (4.55%) Administrator
8 4 (4.55%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Cisco Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Cisco Security Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Consultant
8 4 (4.55%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery Manager
8 4 (4.55%) Network Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Network Security Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.55%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.50%) Middleware
2 5 (5.68%) Web Services
3 2 (2.27%) .NET
4 1 (1.14%) Flash
4 1 (1.14%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 10 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (10.23%) Data Centre
4 8 (9.09%) NHS
5 4 (4.55%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (4.55%) RSA SecurID
6 3 (3.41%) Clustering
6 3 (3.41%) CMDB
6 3 (3.41%) Public Cloud
6 3 (3.41%) Replication
6 3 (3.41%) Social Media
7 2 (2.27%) Blog
7 2 (2.27%) CCTV
7 2 (2.27%) Cryptography
7 2 (2.27%) FMCG
7 2 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.27%) PMI
7 2 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.14%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.73%) Windows
2 11 (12.50%) Linux
3 10 (11.36%) Windows Server
4 9 (10.23%) Unix
5 3 (3.41%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.27%) Android
6 2 (2.27%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.27%) Windows Phone
6 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.14%) AIX
7 1 (1.14%) Debian
7 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.14%) Solaris
7 1 (1.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.68%) Disaster Recovery
2 18 (20.45%) Service Management
3 16 (18.18%) ITIL
4 15 (17.05%) Project Management
5 12 (13.64%) BCP
6 11 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 11 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
7 10 (11.36%) Capacity Management
7 10 (11.36%) Information Security
7 10 (11.36%) Migration
8 9 (10.23%) Business Continuity Planning
8 9 (10.23%) Project Governance
8 9 (10.23%) Risk Management
8 9 (10.23%) SOA
9 8 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (7.95%) Business Analysis
10 7 (7.95%) ITSM
10 7 (7.95%) Service Delivery
11 6 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (6.82%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.77%) SQL
2 5 (5.68%) Python
3 4 (4.55%) C#
3 4 (4.55%) Java
3 4 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.55%) VB
4 1 (1.14%) C
4 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (5.68%) CEH
1 5 (5.68%) CISSP
2 4 (4.55%) CISM
2 4 (4.55%) GCIA
2 4 (4.55%) GCIH
2 4 (4.55%) GIAC
3 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.27%) Degree
4 2 (2.27%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.14%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.14%) ISEB
5 1 (1.14%) MCSE
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.23%) ISO22301
2 6 (6.82%) SLA
3 4 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (3.41%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (3.41%) ISO 9001
5 2 (2.27%) BS25999
5 2 (2.27%) NEBOSH
6 1 (1.14%) BS7799
6 1 (1.14%) ISO 14001
6 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
6 1 (1.14%) RMADS
System Software
1 10 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (3.41%) HDFS
3 3 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.41%) XenApp
3 3 (3.41%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.27%) vSphere
5 1 (1.14%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) Puppet
2 3 (3.41%) Ambari
2 3 (3.41%) Ansible
2 3 (3.41%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (3.41%) NetBackup
2 3 (3.41%) Oozie
3 1 (1.14%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (1.14%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.14%) SCOM
3 1 (1.14%) SnapMirror
3 1 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.14%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (23.86%) Oracle
2 12 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.95%) Cisco
3 7 (7.95%) VMware
4 5 (5.68%) CheckPoint
4 5 (5.68%) Juniper
4 5 (5.68%) Palo Alto
5 4 (4.55%) Blue Coat
5 4 (4.55%) Citrix
6 3 (3.41%) BMC
6 3 (3.41%) HP
6 3 (3.41%) Remedy
6 3 (3.41%) Sybase
7 2 (2.27%) Adobe
7 2 (2.27%) Apple
7 2 (2.27%) arcserve
7 2 (2.27%) JDA
7 2 (2.27%) NetApp
7 2 (2.27%) Sage
7 2 (2.27%) SAP