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 25 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity Planning
Rank 594 578 569
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -9
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity Planning 48 55 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.098% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 49 33
Median daily rate £388 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.97% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £312 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £438 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.06% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £40.00 £13.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.25% +205.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £40.00 £13.11
% change year-on-year
-66.25% +205.11%

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
43607 44569 42344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 79.56% 78.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 29001 28695 26629
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1027 1203 1227
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -10 44 £388 +13.97% 23
London 0 19 £375 +10.29% 10
South East +6 6 £344 -11.29% 5
South West +6 5 £500 +17.64% 1
Tyne and Wear - 5 £170 -
Nottinghamshire - 5 £590 -
East Midlands - 5 £590 - 1
North East - 5 £170 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £170 -
Nottingham - 5 £590 -
Dorset - 5 £500 - 1
Bournemouth - 5 £500 - 1
Croydon - 4 £375 -
Scotland -12 3 £363 - 1
Edinburgh - 3 £363 -
Ilford - 3 £120 -
City of London +24 2 - -
Berkshire -6 2 £228 -41.29% 1
Coventry -6 2 £438 +9.37% 1
Surrey -7 2 £356 -15.17% 1
West Midlands -22 2 £438 +9.37% 2
Wokingham - 2 £228 -
East Sussex - 2 £438 - 1
Brighton - 2 £438 - 1
East of England +15 1 - - 1
North West -10 1 - - 2
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £313 -

Business Continuity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 93 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 74 (79.57%) BCP
3 40 (43.01%) ITIL
4 38 (40.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 29 (31.18%) Risk Management
6 25 (26.88%) Security Cleared
7 23 (24.73%) SC Cleared
7 23 (24.73%) SLA
8 21 (22.58%) Project Management
9 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (20.43%) Finance
11 17 (18.28%) Problem Management
12 16 (17.20%) Information Security
12 16 (17.20%) Oracle
12 16 (17.20%) SQL Server
12 16 (17.20%) Linux
13 15 (16.13%) Service Delivery
14 13 (13.98%) Incident Management
15 12 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 12 (12.90%) Firewall
15 12 (12.90%) Migration
15 12 (12.90%) Microsoft
15 12 (12.90%) Data Centre
16 11 (11.83%) Confluence
16 11 (11.83%) Red Hat
16 11 (11.83%) SQL
16 11 (11.83%) Unix
16 11 (11.83%) Degree
17 10 (10.75%) Change Management
17 10 (10.75%) Puppet

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 11 (11.83%) Confluence
2 7 (7.53%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.38%) IIS
5 4 (4.30%) Apache
6 3 (3.23%) MQSeries
7 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.15%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.08%) JBoss
8 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.15%) MS Office
4 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.08%) Documaker
2 1 (1.08%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) Office 365
2 3 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.08%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.90%) Firewall
2 8 (8.60%) Internet
3 7 (7.53%) SAN
4 5 (5.38%) BIG-IP
4 5 (5.38%) VPN
5 3 (3.23%) DHCP
5 3 (3.23%) ISDN
5 3 (3.23%) NAS
5 3 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.23%) Unified Communications
5 3 (3.23%) VoIP
6 2 (2.15%) DNS
6 2 (2.15%) LAN
6 2 (2.15%) Skype
6 2 (2.15%) WAN
7 1 (1.08%) FTP
7 1 (1.08%) HTTP
7 1 (1.08%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.08%) Intranet
7 1 (1.08%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.30%) Hadoop
2 4 (4.30%) MS Access
2 4 (4.30%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.23%) Big Data
4 2 (2.15%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.08%) MySQL
5 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (20.43%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Banking
2 4 (4.30%) Financial Institution
2 4 (4.30%) Retail
2 4 (4.30%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.15%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.15%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.08%) Advertising
4 1 (1.08%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.08%) Front Office
4 1 (1.08%) International Banking
4 1 (1.08%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (17.20%) Analyst
2 15 (16.13%) IT Manager
3 13 (13.98%) Consultant
4 12 (12.90%) IT Services Manager
4 12 (12.90%) Service Manager
5 9 (9.68%) Architect
5 9 (9.68%) CLAS Architect
5 9 (9.68%) CLAS Consultant
5 9 (9.68%) Security Consultant
5 9 (9.68%) Service Continuity Manager
6 8 (8.60%) Applications Engineer
6 8 (8.60%) CLAS Security Consultant
6 8 (8.60%) Security Architect
7 7 (7.53%) Business Continuity Manager
7 7 (7.53%) Security Manager
8 6 (6.45%) Business Analyst
8 6 (6.45%) Business Manager
8 6 (6.45%) Information Security Manager
8 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (6.45%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.08%) ELK Stack
1 1 (1.08%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (1.08%) J2EE
1 1 (1.08%) JRules
1 1 (1.08%) Middleware
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (1.08%) Web Services
1 1 (1.08%) WebCenter
1 1 (1.08%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.60%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.38%) CESG
4 5 (5.38%) Mainframe
5 4 (4.30%) Informatics
5 4 (4.30%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.23%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.15%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.15%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.08%) CMDB
8 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.08%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.08%) iPhone
8 1 (1.08%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.20%) Linux
2 11 (11.83%) Unix
3 6 (6.45%) Windows
4 5 (5.38%) Solaris
4 5 (5.38%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.30%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (4.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.23%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.15%) Windows Phone
7 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.08%) Android
8 1 (1.08%) CentOS
8 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 74 (79.57%) BCP
3 40 (43.01%) ITIL
4 38 (40.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 29 (31.18%) Risk Management
6 21 (22.58%) Project Management
7 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (18.28%) Problem Management
9 16 (17.20%) Information Security
10 15 (16.13%) Service Delivery
11 13 (13.98%) Incident Management
12 12 (12.90%) Migration
13 10 (10.75%) Change Management
13 10 (10.75%) ITIL V3
14 8 (8.60%) Network Monitoring
14 8 (8.60%) Risk Analysis
14 8 (8.60%) Security Architecture
15 7 (7.53%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
16 6 (6.45%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.83%) SQL
2 7 (7.53%) Perl
2 7 (7.53%) Python
3 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (26.88%) Security Cleared
2 23 (24.73%) SC Cleared
3 11 (11.83%) Degree
4 10 (10.75%) CLAS
5 5 (5.38%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (3.23%) CISSP
7 2 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.15%) MCP
7 2 (2.15%) RHCE
7 2 (2.15%) RHCSA
8 1 (1.08%) CISA
8 1 (1.08%) CISM
8 1 (1.08%) HND
8 1 (1.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (24.73%) SLA
2 12 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (10.75%) Government Security Classifications
4 5 (5.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (4.30%) ISO22301
5 4 (4.30%) PCI DSS
6 3 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (1.08%) BS25999
7 1 (1.08%) ISO 14001
7 1 (1.08%) ISO 9001
7 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.53%) Active Directory
1 7 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.45%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.15%) Squid
4 1 (1.08%) Firmware
4 1 (1.08%) NFS
4 1 (1.08%) Samba
4 1 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (10.75%) Puppet
2 6 (6.45%) Nagios
3 3 (3.23%) Ansible
3 3 (3.23%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (2.15%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.08%) Control-M
5 1 (1.08%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (1.08%) SCOM
5 1 (1.08%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (17.20%) Oracle
2 12 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.83%) Red Hat
4 8 (8.60%) HP
4 8 (8.60%) VMware
5 7 (7.53%) Cisco
5 7 (7.53%) F5
6 6 (6.45%) Citrix
7 5 (5.38%) Mitel
8 4 (4.30%) IBM
8 4 (4.30%) WorldPay
9 3 (3.23%) SAP
10 2 (2.15%) arcserve
10 2 (2.15%) CA
10 2 (2.15%) Sybase
10 2 (2.15%) Veeam
11 1 (1.08%) New Relic
11 1 (1.08%) Rackspace
11 1 (1.08%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.08%) SunGard
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