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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Continuity Planning over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity Planning
Rank 596 577 602
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +25
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity Planning 51 82 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.14% 0.075%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.18% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 55 27
Median daily rate £450 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £208 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £505 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £300 £359
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -16.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Median hourly rate - £54.00 £19.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +178.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £54.00 £19.38
% change year-on-year
- +178.70%

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
44775 46207 43715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.82% 80.33% 78.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 29547 30038 27060
Median daily rate £438 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1127 1253 1181
Median hourly rate £28.50 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.13 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

Business Continuity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Business Continuity Planning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 August 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
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity Planning within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 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
England -31 45 £450 +23.28% 12
London -31 30 £500 +35.13% 5
Scotland +17 6 £400 - 3
South West - 6 £400 - 1
City of London +17 4 £388 +14.04% 1
South East -4 4 £450 +116.86% 2
Bristol - 4 - -
Glasgow +14 3 £450 -
Edinburgh - 3 £363 -
Oxfordshire -4 2 £450 +5.88%
West Midlands -37 2 £588 +46.87% 3
Oxford - 2 £450 -
East of England +17 1 £475 +171.42%
North West +10 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +6 1 £208 +1.21%
Milton Keynes +3 1 £208 +1.21%
Yorkshire -6 1 £325 -7.14% 1
Coventry -19 1 £400 -
Dorset - 1 £400 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Birmingham - 1 £775 -
Cambridge - 1 £475 -
Bournemouth - 1 £400 -
Brighton - 1 £500 -
Preston - 1 - -
Middlesbrough - 1 £325 -
East Sussex - 1 £500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £475 -

Business Continuity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Business Continuity Planning.

1 115 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 99 (86.09%) BCP
3 50 (43.48%) Disaster Recovery
4 40 (34.78%) Finance
4 40 (34.78%) ITIL
5 31 (26.96%) Risk Management
6 26 (22.61%) Project Management
6 26 (22.61%) Security Cleared
7 24 (20.87%) Linux
8 23 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 22 (19.13%) Information Security
9 22 (19.13%) SLA
10 21 (18.26%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (18.26%) Banking
11 20 (17.39%) Oracle
11 20 (17.39%) Data Centre
12 19 (16.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 19 (16.52%) Problem Management
13 18 (15.65%) Service Delivery
14 17 (14.78%) Incident Management
15 16 (13.91%) Red Hat
16 15 (13.04%) Microsoft
16 15 (13.04%) Puppet
17 14 (12.17%) Investment Banking
18 13 (11.30%) Degree
18 13 (11.30%) SQL Server
19 12 (10.43%) Unix
19 12 (10.43%) Windows
19 12 (10.43%) Firewall
19 12 (10.43%) Migration

Business Continuity Planning
Top Related IT Skills 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 (6.96%) Confluence
2 5 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.48%) Apache
3 4 (3.48%) MQSeries
4 3 (2.61%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.74%) IIS
5 2 (1.74%) SAS
5 2 (1.74%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.87%) JBoss
6 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.87%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (6.96%) MS Office
2 6 (5.22%) MS Project
3 4 (3.48%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.48%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.87%) Maximo
2 1 (0.87%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.61%) Office 365
2 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.87%) Heroku
3 1 (0.87%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.43%) Firewall
2 6 (5.22%) BIG-IP
3 5 (4.35%) Internet
3 5 (4.35%) SAN
4 3 (2.61%) ISDN
4 3 (2.61%) Unified Communications
4 3 (2.61%) VoIP
4 3 (2.61%) VPN
5 2 (1.74%) Network Security
5 2 (1.74%) Skype
6 1 (0.87%) DHCP
6 1 (0.87%) DNS
6 1 (0.87%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.87%) FTP
6 1 (0.87%) HTTP
6 1 (0.87%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.87%) LAN
6 1 (0.87%) NAS
6 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.87%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.30%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.83%) Hadoop
3 7 (6.09%) Big Data
4 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.74%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.74%) MS Access
4 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.87%) MySQL
5 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.74%) JIRA
2 1 (0.87%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.87%) Jenkins
General
1 40 (34.78%) Finance
2 21 (18.26%) Banking
3 14 (12.17%) Investment Banking
4 8 (6.96%) Telecoms
5 7 (6.09%) Financial Institution
6 4 (3.48%) Retail
7 3 (2.61%) Publishing
8 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.74%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.87%) Advertising
9 1 (0.87%) Front Office
9 1 (0.87%) Legal
9 1 (0.87%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (13.91%) Analyst
1 16 (13.91%) Project Manager
2 15 (13.04%) Consultant
2 15 (13.04%) Security Manager
3 10 (8.70%) Security Consultant
4 9 (7.83%) Architect
4 9 (7.83%) CLAS Architect
4 9 (7.83%) CLAS Consultant
4 9 (7.83%) IT Manager
5 8 (6.96%) Applications Engineer
5 8 (6.96%) Business Continuity Manager
5 8 (6.96%) Business Manager
5 8 (6.96%) CLAS Security Consultant
5 8 (6.96%) Information Security Manager
5 8 (6.96%) Security Architect
6 7 (6.09%) Information Manager
6 7 (6.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (5.22%) IT Services Manager
7 6 (5.22%) Service Continuity Manager
7 6 (5.22%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.61%) Middleware
2 2 (1.74%) LAMP
3 1 (0.87%) ELK Stack
3 1 (0.87%) J2EE
3 1 (0.87%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.83%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (6.09%) Performance Metrics
4 7 (6.09%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (5.22%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.35%) CESG
6 5 (4.35%) Mainframe
7 4 (3.48%) Informatics
8 2 (1.74%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.74%) CCTV
8 2 (1.74%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.74%) PMI
9 1 (0.87%) CMDB
9 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.87%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.87%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.87%) NHS
9 1 (0.87%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.87%) Linux
2 12 (10.43%) Unix
2 12 (10.43%) Windows
3 8 (6.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (6.09%) Oracle Linux
5 6 (5.22%) Solaris
6 5 (4.35%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.61%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.74%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.87%) Android
9 1 (0.87%) CentOS
9 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.87%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 99 (86.09%) BCP
3 50 (43.48%) Disaster Recovery
4 40 (34.78%) ITIL
5 31 (26.96%) Risk Management
6 26 (22.61%) Project Management
7 22 (19.13%) Information Security
8 21 (18.26%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (16.52%) Problem Management
10 18 (15.65%) Service Delivery
11 17 (14.78%) Incident Management
12 12 (10.43%) ITIL V3
12 12 (10.43%) Migration
13 10 (8.70%) PRINCE2
14 9 (7.83%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (7.83%) Network Monitoring
14 9 (7.83%) Security Management
15 8 (6.96%) Enterprise Architecture
15 8 (6.96%) Security Architecture
15 8 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.70%) SQL
2 8 (6.96%) Perl
2 8 (6.96%) Python
3 3 (2.61%) C#
3 3 (2.61%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.61%) VBScript
4 1 (0.87%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.87%) Java
4 1 (0.87%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (22.61%) Security Cleared
2 23 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (11.30%) Degree
4 10 (8.70%) CISSP
4 10 (8.70%) CLAS
5 5 (4.35%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (3.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (3.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (2.61%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (2.61%) CISA
7 3 (2.61%) CISM
8 2 (1.74%) CRISC
8 2 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.74%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.74%) PMP
8 2 (1.74%) RHCE
8 2 (1.74%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.87%) CCNA
9 1 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.87%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (19.13%) SLA
2 19 (16.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (9.57%) PCI DSS
4 10 (8.70%) Government Security Classifications
5 5 (4.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 5 (4.35%) ISO22301
6 3 (2.61%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (2.61%) QA
7 2 (1.74%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.87%) BS25999
8 1 (0.87%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.87%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (9.57%) Hyper-V
2 9 (7.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.96%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.74%) Squid
5 1 (0.87%) Firmware
5 1 (0.87%) NFS
5 1 (0.87%) Samba
5 1 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.87%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (13.04%) Puppet
2 7 (6.09%) Ansible
2 7 (6.09%) Nagios
3 3 (2.61%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (2.61%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.61%) SCCM
4 2 (1.74%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.87%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.87%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.87%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (17.39%) Oracle
2 16 (13.91%) Red Hat
3 15 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 11 (9.57%) VMware
5 8 (6.96%) Cisco
5 8 (6.96%) F5
5 8 (6.96%) HP
6 6 (5.22%) Citrix
7 5 (4.35%) Mitel
8 4 (3.48%) SAP
8 4 (3.48%) Symantec
8 4 (3.48%) WorldPay
9 3 (2.61%) IBM
9 3 (2.61%) Sybase
10 2 (1.74%) arcserve
10 2 (1.74%) Veeam
11 1 (0.87%) Bloomberg
11 1 (0.87%) Reuters
11 1 (0.87%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.87%) SonicWALL