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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning
Rank 548 546 526
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -20
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity Planning 48 49 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.093% 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.12% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 25 15
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£340 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £640 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £475
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -

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
41173 39816 35317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.21% 75.21% 74.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26232 25172 21131
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1182 1174 1060
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -11.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.77 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.81 £50.00 £49.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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 -24 47 £340 -10.52% 12
London -2 24 £338 -18.62% 5
South East -7 8 £388 +14.81% 2
City of London +9 7 £338 -5.26%
Yorkshire -15 5 £338 - 2
South West +16 4 £440 -
East of England +7 4 £363 -
Berkshire +6 4 £388 -
Sheffield - 3 £338 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £338 -
Surrey +10 2 - - 2
West Midlands -11 2 £400 -38.46% 1
East Yorkshire - 2 £325 -
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 £413 -
Epsom - 2 - -
Gloucester - 2 £413 -
Hull - 2 £325 -
Buckinghamshire +3 1 - -
Milton Keynes +3 1 - -
Manchester -5 1 - - 1
Birmingham -10 1 £350 -46.15% 1
North West -17 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire -19 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £450 -
Wiltshire - 1 £455 -
Bedford - 1 - -
Luton - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £338 -
Norwich - 1 £225 -

Business Continuity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 90 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 81 (90.00%) BCP
3 56 (62.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 43 (47.78%) ITIL
5 26 (28.89%) Service Delivery
6 25 (27.78%) LAN
7 24 (26.67%) WAN
7 24 (26.67%) Firewall
8 23 (25.56%) Service Management
9 22 (24.44%) Microsoft
10 21 (23.33%) Finance
11 20 (22.22%) Windows
12 19 (21.11%) Cisco
12 19 (21.11%) Incident Management
13 18 (20.00%) Performance Management
13 18 (20.00%) Active Directory
14 17 (18.89%) VMware
15 16 (17.78%) SLA
16 14 (15.56%) MS Office
16 14 (15.56%) MS Exchange
16 14 (15.56%) Problem Management
17 13 (14.44%) Degree
17 13 (14.44%) Citrix
17 13 (14.44%) CheckPoint
18 12 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
18 12 (13.33%) MPLS
18 12 (13.33%) Blackberry
18 12 (13.33%) Management Information System
18 12 (13.33%) Windows 7
19 11 (12.22%) WSUS

Business Continuity Planning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 14 (15.56%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.33%) IIS
4 2 (2.22%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.11%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (15.56%) MS Office
2 6 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.22%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.11%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (27.78%) LAN
2 24 (26.67%) WAN
2 24 (26.67%) Firewall
3 12 (13.33%) MPLS
4 11 (12.22%) BIG-IP
4 11 (12.22%) DSL
5 7 (7.78%) VPN
6 6 (6.67%) SAN
7 5 (5.56%) Wireless
8 4 (4.44%) SSL
9 3 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (3.33%) Network Security
9 3 (3.33%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (3.33%) VoIP
10 2 (2.22%) DNS
10 2 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.22%) IP Telephony
11 1 (1.11%) VPLS
11 1 (1.11%) IPsec
11 1 (1.11%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.33%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.11%) Big Data
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 21 (23.33%) Finance
2 5 (5.56%) Banking
2 5 (5.56%) Retail
3 4 (4.44%) Automotive
4 2 (2.22%) Legal
4 2 (2.22%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.22%) Local Government
5 1 (1.11%) Advertising
5 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 24 (26.67%) Analyst
2 12 (13.33%) Service Manager
3 10 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
3 10 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
4 8 (8.89%) Project Manager
4 8 (8.89%) Operations Analyst
5 7 (7.78%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 6 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (4.44%) Applications Support
7 4 (4.44%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Transition Manager
8 3 (3.33%) Security Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Information Manager
8 3 (3.33%) Information Security Manager
8 3 (3.33%) IT Security Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Security Manager
8 3 (3.33%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.11%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (1.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) Blackberry
1 12 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 10 (11.11%) Thin Client
2 10 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 10 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.44%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.33%) PKI
5 2 (2.22%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.11%) Equities
6 1 (1.11%) CCTV
6 1 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.11%) iPad
6 1 (1.11%) iSeries
6 1 (1.11%) iPhone
6 1 (1.11%) AS400
6 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.11%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.22%) Windows
2 12 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 11 (12.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (6.67%) Linux
5 4 (4.44%) UNIX
6 3 (3.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.11%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.11%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 81 (90.00%) BCP
3 56 (62.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 43 (47.78%) ITIL
5 26 (28.89%) Service Delivery
6 23 (25.56%) Service Management
7 19 (21.11%) Incident Management
8 18 (20.00%) Performance Management
9 14 (15.56%) Problem Management
10 11 (12.22%) ITSM
11 9 (10.00%) Information Security
11 9 (10.00%) Security Management
11 9 (10.00%) Project Management
12 8 (8.89%) Risk Assessment
13 5 (5.56%) Security Architecture
13 5 (5.56%) Risk Management
13 5 (5.56%) Change Management
13 5 (5.56%) Server Building
13 5 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (4.44%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (14.44%) Degree
2 6 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.33%) CISM
4 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.33%) CISSP
4 3 (3.33%) CCNA
4 3 (3.33%) MCSE
5 2 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.22%) CCNP
5 2 (2.22%) CISA
5 2 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.11%) CCSE
6 1 (1.11%) MCITP
6 1 (1.11%) CCSA
6 1 (1.11%) CCDA
6 1 (1.11%) CCDP
6 1 (1.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.78%) SLA
2 9 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.44%) BS7799
4 2 (2.22%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (1.11%) BS25999
5 1 (1.11%) QA
5 1 (1.11%) COBIT
5 1 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.11%) TickIT
5 1 (1.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (12.22%) NLBS
3 7 (7.78%) Xen
3 7 (7.78%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.44%) XenApp
4 4 (4.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.11%) vSphere
5 1 (1.11%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.11%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (12.22%) WSUS
2 2 (2.22%) SCCM
3 1 (1.11%) SCOM
3 1 (1.11%) Cacti
3 1 (1.11%) Puppet
3 1 (1.11%) Nagios
3 1 (1.11%) Icinga
Vendors
1 22 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 19 (21.11%) Cisco
3 17 (18.89%) VMware
4 13 (14.44%) Citrix
4 13 (14.44%) CheckPoint
5 5 (5.56%) Oracle
6 3 (3.33%) F5
6 3 (3.33%) Juniper
6 3 (3.33%) Business Objects
6 3 (3.33%) MobileIron
7 2 (2.22%) SAP
7 2 (2.22%) Sybase
7 2 (2.22%) Adobe
7 2 (2.22%) NetApp
7 2 (2.22%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.22%) Websense
8 1 (1.11%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.11%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.11%) AppSense
8 1 (1.11%) CommVault
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