The table below looks at the statistics for Business Continuity Planning skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Continuity Planning over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity Planning
Rank 598 573 561
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -12
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity Planning 28 39 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.075% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.067% 0.097% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 18
Average daily rate £395 £415 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.81% +13.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £328 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £638 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £344 £360
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £13.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41792 40196 38042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.24% 77.62% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27320 25624 23044
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1199 1072 1163
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.25 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Business Continuity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity Planning within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Continuity Planning Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Continuity Planning
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Continuity Planning within the UK.

Business Continuity Planning Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Business Continuity Planning
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Continuity Planning within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Business Continuity Planning Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Business Continuity Planning
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity Planning within the UK.

Business Continuity Planning Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Business Continuity Planning
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Continuity Planning within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Business Continuity Planning Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Business Continuity Planning
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity Planning within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
England -10 28 £395 -8.13% 14
London -6 11 £385 -10.46% 5
South East +12 5 £248 -32.88%
Buckinghamshire +17 4 £248 -52.85%
West Midlands - 4 £400 - 1
South West - 3 £390 - 1
Wiltshire - 3 £390 -
Coventry - 3 £400 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £248 -
Swindon - 3 £390 -
East Midlands - 2 £450 - 1
North West - 2 - - 3
City of London +26 1 - - 2
Berkshire +8 1 - -
West Yorkshire -10 1 - - 2
Leeds -11 1 - - 2
Yorkshire -21 1 - - 2
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £450 -
Manchester - 1 - - 3
Cumbria - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Barrow-in-Furness - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £450 -

Business Continuity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Business Continuity Planning 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 Planning.

1 80 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 75 (93.75%) BCP
3 33 (41.25%) Project Management
4 30 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 20 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 18 (22.50%) Finance
7 17 (21.25%) Windows
8 15 (18.75%) ITIL
9 14 (17.50%) SLA
9 14 (17.50%) Risk Management
9 14 (17.50%) Change Management
9 14 (17.50%) Information Security
9 14 (17.50%) Windows Server
10 13 (16.25%) Service Delivery
11 12 (15.00%) VMware
11 12 (15.00%) Active Directory
11 12 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
12 11 (13.75%) Risk Analysis
12 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
12 11 (13.75%) Migration
13 10 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
13 10 (12.50%) Data Modelling
13 10 (12.50%) SQL
13 10 (12.50%) SharePoint
13 10 (12.50%) MS Visio
13 10 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (11.25%) QA
14 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
14 9 (11.25%) Service Management
14 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management

Business Continuity Planning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Business Continuity Planning 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 Planning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.75%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.50%) IIS
4 4 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.50%) Apache
6 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.25%) JBoss
7 1 (1.25%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
4 5 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Documaker
1 1 (1.25%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Office 365
2 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.25%) PaaS
3 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.00%) Internet
2 7 (8.75%) SAN
3 6 (7.50%) Firewall
3 6 (7.50%) LAN
4 4 (5.00%) DHCP
4 4 (5.00%) VPN
4 4 (5.00%) WAN
5 3 (3.75%) DNS
6 2 (2.50%) BIG-IP
6 2 (2.50%) MPLS
6 2 (2.50%) NAS
6 2 (2.50%) Network Security
6 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.25%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.25%) HTTP
7 1 (1.25%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.75%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (8.75%) MS Access
2 7 (8.75%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (22.50%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Banking
3 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.50%) Retail
5 1 (1.25%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.25%) Front Office
5 1 (1.25%) International Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Legal
5 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (35.00%) Analyst
2 13 (16.25%) Business Analyst
3 12 (15.00%) Business Continuity Analyst
3 12 (15.00%) IT Manager
4 10 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 6 (7.50%) Business IT Analyst
5 6 (7.50%) Head of Security
5 6 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) IT Analyst
5 6 (7.50%) IT Services Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Architect
6 5 (6.25%) Business Continuity Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Business Manager
6 5 (6.25%) IT Risk Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) Process Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) Risk Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Systems Architect
7 4 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.25%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (1.25%) JRules
1 1 (1.25%) Middleware
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (1.25%) Web Services
1 1 (1.25%) WebCenter
1 1 (1.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.75%) CESG
2 7 (8.75%) CESG CLAS
3 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.25%) Blackberry
5 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.75%) Fat Client
6 3 (3.75%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (3.75%) Thin Client
7 2 (2.50%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.50%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.25%) CMDB
8 1 (1.25%) FMCG
8 1 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.25%) iPhone
8 1 (1.25%) NHS
8 1 (1.25%) Statistics
8 1 (1.25%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.25%) Windows
2 14 (17.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (7.50%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.75%) Linux
5 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.50%) Unix
6 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.25%) AIX
7 1 (1.25%) Android
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 75 (93.75%) BCP
3 33 (41.25%) Project Management
4 30 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (18.75%) ITIL
6 14 (17.50%) Change Management
6 14 (17.50%) Information Security
6 14 (17.50%) Risk Management
7 13 (16.25%) Service Delivery
8 11 (13.75%) Migration
8 11 (13.75%) Risk Analysis
9 10 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (12.50%) Data Modelling
9 10 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
10 9 (11.25%) Service Management
10 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (10.00%) PRINCE2
11 8 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
11 8 (10.00%) Test Strategy
12 7 (8.75%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (3.75%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.25%) C
3 1 (1.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (10.00%) CISSP
2 7 (8.75%) CESG Certified Professional
2 7 (8.75%) CLAS
3 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.75%) Degree
6 2 (2.50%) CISA
6 2 (2.50%) CISM
6 2 (2.50%) MCP
7 1 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.25%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.50%) SLA
2 9 (11.25%) QA
3 6 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (5.00%) ISO22301
5 2 (2.50%) PCI DSS
6 1 (1.25%) BS25999
6 1 (1.25%) COBIT
6 1 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (2.50%) Firmware
3 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.50%) NLBS
3 2 (2.50%) Xen
3 2 (2.50%) XenApp
3 2 (2.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) NetBackup
2 3 (3.75%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.75%) SCOM
3 2 (2.50%) HP SIM
3 2 (2.50%) WSUS
4 1 (1.25%) Control-M
4 1 (1.25%) Nessus
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (1.25%) SCCM
4 1 (1.25%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (15.00%) VMware
2 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.00%) Cisco
4 6 (7.50%) Citrix
5 5 (6.25%) EMC
5 5 (6.25%) Oracle
6 4 (5.00%) HP
6 4 (5.00%) SunGard
7 3 (3.75%) arcserve
7 3 (3.75%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.75%) Veeam
8 2 (2.50%) CA
8 2 (2.50%) Clearswift
8 2 (2.50%) IBM
8 2 (2.50%) NetApp
8 2 (2.50%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.50%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.50%) Sybase
8 2 (2.50%) Symantec
9 1 (1.25%) BT
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