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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning
Rank 546 543 569
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +26
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity Planning 49 35 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.066% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.090% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 15
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£352 £405 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.08% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £281 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-12.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £19.38 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
-22.50% -

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
41835 39073 41091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.23% 73.30% 70.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 25909 24001 23803
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1148 1055 1460
Average hourly rate £23.00 £27.97 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.76% -9.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity Planning within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
England -7 48 £352 -13.08% 24
London +25 24 £375 -11.76% 7
South East +5 13 £325 +31.31% 5
City of London +34 8 £284 -48.45% 2
Buckinghamshire -3 4 £200 +110.52% 2
Leeds - 4 £373 -
Surrey - 4 £339 - 1
West Yorkshire - 4 £373 -
Yorkshire - 4 £373 -
West Midlands -20 3 £375 -26.82% 4
Milton Keynes +6 2 £200 +110.52% 2
Birmingham +3 2 £325 -36.58% 3
Bolton - - - - 1
Brentwood - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Egham - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 2
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1
Newport - - - -

Business Continuity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 92 (98.92%) Business Continuity
2 73 (78.49%) BCP
3 33 (35.48%) Firewall
4 31 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 30 (32.26%) Finance
6 29 (31.18%) Cisco
7 24 (25.81%) ITIL
8 20 (21.51%) Juniper
9 19 (20.43%) Microsoft
10 18 (19.35%) Windows
10 18 (19.35%) Wireless
10 18 (19.35%) Network Security
10 18 (19.35%) F5
11 17 (18.28%) Security Architecture
11 17 (18.28%) Penetration Testing
11 17 (18.28%) SSL
12 16 (17.20%) Project Management
13 15 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (16.13%) VPN
13 15 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (13.98%) Performance Management
14 13 (13.98%) MS Office
15 12 (12.90%) Active Directory
15 12 (12.90%) Service Delivery
15 12 (12.90%) Service Management
15 12 (12.90%) Degree
16 11 (11.83%) Reverse Proxy
16 11 (11.83%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (11.83%) Risk Assessment
16 11 (11.83%) VMware

Business Continuity Planning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 8 (8.60%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (4.30%) IIS
4 3 (3.23%) MS Project Server
4 3 (3.23%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.23%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.23%) CICS
4 3 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.08%) Drupal
5 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (13.98%) MS Office
2 10 (10.75%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.30%) MS Project
4 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) BASE24
1 1 (1.08%) Temenos T24
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (35.48%) Firewall
2 18 (19.35%) Wireless
2 18 (19.35%) Network Security
3 17 (18.28%) SSL
4 15 (16.13%) VPN
5 11 (11.83%) Reverse Proxy
6 10 (10.75%) LAN
6 10 (10.75%) WAN
7 7 (7.53%) BIG-IP
7 7 (7.53%) MPLS
7 7 (7.53%) DSL
8 6 (6.45%) SAN
9 4 (4.30%) DNS
9 4 (4.30%) DHCP
10 3 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (3.23%) Internet
11 2 (2.15%) OSPF
11 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
12 1 (1.08%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.08%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (1.08%) MySQL
3 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 30 (32.26%) Finance
2 8 (8.60%) Banking
3 4 (4.30%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.23%) Back Office
5 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.15%) Front Office
6 1 (1.08%) Retail
6 1 (1.08%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (25.81%) Analyst
2 17 (18.28%) Security Engineer
3 15 (16.13%) Project Engineer
4 9 (9.68%) IT Security Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Service Manager
6 7 (7.53%) Architect
7 6 (6.45%) Project Manager
7 6 (6.45%) Business Analyst
7 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) Security Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) Consultant
9 4 (4.30%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (4.30%) Service Continuity Manager
9 4 (4.30%) Operations Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) Security Architect
9 4 (4.30%) Business Continuity Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) Server Analyst
10 3 (3.23%) Applications Manager
10 3 (3.23%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.23%) Web Services
2 1 (1.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) Blackberry
1 8 (8.60%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.45%) Clustering
3 4 (4.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (3.23%) Economics
4 3 (3.23%) CESG
4 3 (3.23%) Taxonomies
4 3 (3.23%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.23%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.23%) Replication
5 2 (2.15%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.15%) NHS
5 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.15%) RMADS
6 1 (1.08%) Equities
6 1 (1.08%) IVR
6 1 (1.08%) Contract for Difference
6 1 (1.08%) Derivative
6 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.35%) Windows
2 15 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (8.60%) UNIX
3 8 (8.60%) Windows 7
4 6 (6.45%) Linux
5 3 (3.23%) Solaris
5 3 (3.23%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.08%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (98.92%) Business Continuity
2 73 (78.49%) BCP
3 31 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (25.81%) ITIL
5 17 (18.28%) Security Architecture
5 17 (18.28%) Penetration Testing
6 16 (17.20%) Project Management
7 13 (13.98%) Performance Management
8 12 (12.90%) Service Delivery
8 12 (12.90%) Service Management
9 11 (11.83%) Risk Assessment
10 10 (10.75%) Problem Management
11 9 (9.68%) Risk Management
12 7 (7.53%) Information Security
12 7 (7.53%) Incident Management
12 7 (7.53%) ITSM
13 6 (6.45%) Service Continuity Management
13 6 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (6.45%) Change Management
13 6 (6.45%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.75%) SQL
2 5 (5.38%) Bash Shell
2 5 (5.38%) C
3 3 (3.23%) Korn
4 2 (2.15%) Perl
5 1 (1.08%) VBA
5 1 (1.08%) PHP
5 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.08%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 12 (12.90%) Degree
2 7 (7.53%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.53%) CISSP
3 4 (4.30%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.23%) CEH
4 3 (3.23%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (3.23%) CCA
4 3 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (2.15%) CISA
5 2 (2.15%) CISM
5 2 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.08%) CCIE
6 1 (1.08%) CCNP
6 1 (1.08%) CCNA
6 1 (1.08%) CCDP
6 1 (1.08%) ISEB
6 1 (1.08%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.60%) SLA
2 7 (7.53%) QA
3 5 (5.38%) BS25999
3 5 (5.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (4.30%) ISO 14001
5 2 (2.15%) ISO 9000
5 2 (2.15%) ISO 9001
5 2 (2.15%) PCI DSS
6 1 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.08%) BS7799
System Software
1 12 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.53%) NLBS
4 5 (5.38%) XenApp
5 4 (4.30%) VMware ESX
5 4 (4.30%) Xen
5 4 (4.30%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.08%) vSphere
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) WSUS
2 3 (3.23%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.08%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.08%) SCOM
3 1 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (31.18%) Cisco
2 20 (21.51%) Juniper
3 19 (20.43%) Microsoft
4 18 (19.35%) F5
5 11 (11.83%) VMware
6 10 (10.75%) CheckPoint
7 7 (7.53%) Blue Coat
7 7 (7.53%) IBM
7 7 (7.53%) Citrix
7 7 (7.53%) Websense
7 7 (7.53%) Ruckus Wireless
8 5 (5.38%) Oracle
9 4 (4.30%) HP
10 3 (3.23%) NetApp
10 3 (3.23%) Sybase
11 1 (1.08%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.08%) Temenos
11 1 (1.08%) McAfee
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