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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning
Rank 537 535 510
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -25
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity Planning 55 35 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.068% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.093% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 27
Average daily rate
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£370 £350 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £758 £468 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £23.50 £17.75 £44.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.39% -59.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £13.95 £44.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £21.55 £44.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £13.00 -
% change year-on-year
+80.76% -

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
40533 37796 34894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.73% 73.83% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26554 23240 20514
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 1172 1415
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -15 47 £375 +7.14% 17
London +17 22 £425 +17.24% 5
South East -21 11 £375 -25.00% 5
West Midlands - 7 - -
Scotland -3 6 £350 - 1
Surrey - 5 £370 - 1
South West -26 4 £305 -35.78% 1
City of London +6 3 £445 +61.81% 2
Yorkshire -9 3 £313 -
West Yorkshire -12 3 £313 -
Hampshire - 3 £375 -
Birmingham - 3 - -
Leeds - 2 £313 -
Berkshire -3 1 £400 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £525 -
Kent - 1 £330 - 1
Bracknell - 1 £400 - 2
Brighton - - - - 1
Bristol - - - - 1
Camberley - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 3
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Guildford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newport - - - -
Salford - - - -
Selby - - - -
Southampton - - - -

Business Continuity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 104 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 80 (76.92%) BCP
3 39 (37.50%) ITIL
4 38 (36.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 28 (26.92%) Finance
6 24 (23.08%) Cisco
7 23 (22.12%) Firewall
8 22 (21.15%) Windows
9 20 (19.23%) Service Delivery
10 17 (16.35%) Project Management
10 17 (16.35%) WAN
10 17 (16.35%) Active Directory
10 17 (16.35%) Risk Assessment
11 16 (15.38%) LAN
11 16 (15.38%) Service Management
12 15 (14.42%) ITSM
12 15 (14.42%) CheckPoint
12 15 (14.42%) MS Office
12 15 (14.42%) Microsoft
13 14 (13.46%) VMware
13 14 (13.46%) Information Security
13 14 (13.46%) Problem Management
13 14 (13.46%) Performance Management
13 14 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 13 (12.50%) Risk Management
14 13 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (12.50%) MS Exchange
15 12 (11.54%) VPN
15 12 (11.54%) MPLS

Business Continuity Planning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.92%) IIS
4 2 (1.92%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.96%) Apache
5 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (14.42%) MS Office
2 5 (4.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.85%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.88%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.88%) MS Project
5 2 (1.92%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.96%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.96%) Sage 300 ERP
Communications & Networking
1 23 (22.12%) Firewall
2 17 (16.35%) WAN
3 16 (15.38%) LAN
4 12 (11.54%) VPN
4 12 (11.54%) MPLS
5 11 (10.58%) SAN
6 10 (9.62%) DSL
6 10 (9.62%) BIG-IP
7 7 (6.73%) Network Security
7 7 (6.73%) SSL
8 6 (5.77%) Reverse Proxy
9 5 (4.81%) Wireless
10 4 (3.85%) DNS
10 4 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.88%) OSPF
11 3 (2.88%) BGP
12 2 (1.92%) EIGRP
12 2 (1.92%) VRRP
12 2 (1.92%) IPsec
12 2 (1.92%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.81%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.96%) MySQL
5 1 (0.96%) OLAP
General
1 28 (26.92%) Finance
2 9 (8.65%) Banking
3 7 (6.73%) Legal
4 6 (5.77%) Retail
4 6 (5.77%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.88%) Marketing
5 3 (2.88%) Front Office
6 2 (1.92%) Automotive
6 2 (1.92%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.92%) Advertising
7 1 (0.96%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (23.08%) Analyst
2 10 (9.62%) Service Manager
3 8 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
3 8 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 6 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (5.77%) Security Analyst
4 6 (5.77%) Business Manager
5 5 (4.81%) Security Officer
5 5 (4.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (4.81%) Consultant
6 4 (3.85%) Support Analyst
6 4 (3.85%) Service Continuity Manager
6 4 (3.85%) IT Services Manager
6 4 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (3.85%) Risk Analyst
6 4 (3.85%) Business Continuity Manager
6 4 (3.85%) Information Security Officer
7 3 (2.88%) Project Manager
7 3 (2.88%) Security Manager
7 3 (2.88%) Disaster Recovery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.96%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.62%) Blackberry
2 9 (8.65%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.73%) Thin Client
3 7 (6.73%) Fat Client
4 6 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.85%) CESG
5 4 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.88%) CMDB
6 3 (2.88%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.92%) AS400
7 2 (1.92%) NHS
7 2 (1.92%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.92%) PKI
7 2 (1.92%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.92%) RMADS
7 2 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.92%) iSeries
8 1 (0.96%) Derivative
8 1 (0.96%) Statistics
8 1 (0.96%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 22 (21.15%) Windows
2 14 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (10.58%) Windows 7
5 8 (7.69%) Linux
6 2 (1.92%) VME
6 2 (1.92%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 80 (76.92%) BCP
3 39 (37.50%) ITIL
4 38 (36.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 20 (19.23%) Service Delivery
6 17 (16.35%) Project Management
6 17 (16.35%) Risk Assessment
7 16 (15.38%) Service Management
8 15 (14.42%) ITSM
9 14 (13.46%) Information Security
9 14 (13.46%) Problem Management
9 14 (13.46%) Performance Management
10 13 (12.50%) Risk Management
11 11 (10.58%) Penetration Testing
12 8 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (7.69%) Security Management
12 8 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (7.69%) PRINCE2
13 7 (6.73%) GAP Analysis
13 7 (6.73%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.85%) SQL
2 3 (2.88%) Python
2 3 (2.88%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.96%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.65%) Degree
3 7 (6.73%) CISSP
4 6 (5.77%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.85%) CISA
5 4 (3.85%) CISM
5 4 (3.85%) HND
5 4 (3.85%) CCNA
5 4 (3.85%) ISEB
5 4 (3.85%) CRISC
6 3 (2.88%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (2.88%) MCSE
6 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.92%) CCSA
7 2 (1.92%) CCSE
7 2 (1.92%) MCSA
7 2 (1.92%) CCNP
7 2 (1.92%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (9.62%) SLA
3 6 (5.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (5.77%) COBIT
4 4 (3.85%) QA
4 4 (3.85%) BS7799
5 2 (1.92%) ISO 14001
5 2 (1.92%) BS25999
5 2 (1.92%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.92%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.96%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (16.35%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.62%) NLBS
2 10 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 8 (7.69%) XenApp
4 7 (6.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 7 (6.73%) Xen
5 2 (1.92%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (7.69%) WSUS
2 2 (1.92%) Nessus
3 1 (0.96%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (23.08%) Cisco
2 15 (14.42%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.42%) CheckPoint
3 14 (13.46%) VMware
4 9 (8.65%) Citrix
5 7 (6.73%) Juniper
6 6 (5.77%) F5
7 5 (4.81%) Informatica
8 4 (3.85%) Avaya
8 4 (3.85%) Oracle
9 2 (1.92%) Adobe
9 2 (1.92%) HP
9 2 (1.92%) Lotus
10 1 (0.96%) Sage
10 1 (0.96%) McAfee
10 1 (0.96%) NetApp
10 1 (0.96%) Retek
10 1 (0.96%) SAP
10 1 (0.96%) MobileIron
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