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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Continuity Planning
UK
Rank 564 597 583
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -14
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity Planning 38 30 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.058% 0.084%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.070% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 28
Median daily rate £400 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £338 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £451 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -

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
37058 43034 41664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.78% 82.76% 79.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 24637 28159 26322
Median daily rate £450 £425 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 929 1182 1118
Median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +45.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £56.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 February 2017.

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 29 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 February 2017. 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 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 +36 28 £338 -12.33% 13
South East +32 15 £275 +40.76% 1
Berkshire +21 11 £263 -
Bracknell - 10 £263 -
Scotland +24 8 £400 -
London +12 7 £625 +66.66% 5
Glasgow - 6 £400 -
North West +23 2 £413 -
Edinburgh +19 2 £405 -
East Midlands +10 2 £350 -22.22% 1
Liverpool - 2 £413 -
Surrey - 2 £600 - 1
Merseyside - 2 £413 -
City of London +10 1 £325 - 1
Buckinghamshire 0 1 £300 +53.84%
Milton Keynes -4 1 £300 +53.84%
East of England - 1 £550 -
South West - 1 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £350 - 1
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £550 -
East Sussex - 1 £850 -
Devon - 1 - -
Tadworth - 1 - -
Plymouth - 1 - -
Mansfield - 1 £350 -
Leicester - 1 - -
Hove - 1 £850 -
Borehamwood - 1 £550 -

Business Continuity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 73 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 58 (79.45%) BCP
3 33 (45.21%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (32.88%) Finance
5 16 (21.92%) ITIL
6 12 (16.44%) Data Centre
7 11 (15.07%) Release Management
7 11 (15.07%) High Availability
7 11 (15.07%) Windows
7 11 (15.07%) Avaya
7 11 (15.07%) Avaya Certification
8 10 (13.70%) Project Management
8 10 (13.70%) VMware
8 10 (13.70%) Security Management
8 10 (13.70%) Change Management
8 10 (13.70%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (13.70%) WFM
8 10 (13.70%) Workforce Optimisation
9 9 (12.33%) ITIL V3
9 9 (12.33%) Capacity Management
9 9 (12.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (10.96%) Problem Management
10 8 (10.96%) SCCM
10 8 (10.96%) Incident Management
10 8 (10.96%) CISSP
10 8 (10.96%) Active Directory
11 7 (9.59%) C#
11 7 (9.59%) VBScript
11 7 (9.59%) Configuration Management
11 7 (9.59%) Symantec

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 2 (2.74%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.37%) SAS
2 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) MS Office
2 3 (4.11%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.74%) MS Project
4 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) Firewall
1 5 (6.85%) Network Security
2 3 (4.11%) LAN
2 3 (4.11%) WAN
3 2 (2.74%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) MySQL
1 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) GIS
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (32.88%) Finance
2 7 (9.59%) Banking
2 7 (9.59%) Publishing
3 5 (6.85%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.48%) Retail
5 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.37%) Legal
6 1 (1.37%) Local Government
6 1 (1.37%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (17.81%) Technical Leader
2 8 (10.96%) Analyst
3 7 (9.59%) Consultant
4 5 (6.85%) Security Engineer
4 5 (6.85%) Team Leader
5 4 (5.48%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.48%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Business Continuity Analyst
6 3 (4.11%) Business Continuity Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Business Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Database Team Leader
6 3 (4.11%) Lead DevOps
6 3 (4.11%) Security Consultant
6 3 (4.11%) Security Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Support Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) Applications Support
7 2 (2.74%) Business Consultant
7 2 (2.74%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (2.74%) Security Analyst
7 2 (2.74%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.59%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.48%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.74%) Equities
4 2 (2.74%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.37%) CCTV
5 1 (1.37%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.37%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.37%) NHS
5 1 (1.37%) Social Media
5 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.07%) Windows
2 6 (8.22%) Windows 10
3 3 (4.11%) Linux
3 3 (4.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.74%) Unix
5 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 58 (79.45%) BCP
3 33 (45.21%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (21.92%) ITIL
5 11 (15.07%) High Availability
5 11 (15.07%) Release Management
6 10 (13.70%) Change Management
6 10 (13.70%) Project Management
6 10 (13.70%) Security Management
6 10 (13.70%) WFM
6 10 (13.70%) Workforce Optimisation
7 9 (12.33%) Capacity Management
7 9 (12.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (12.33%) ITIL V3
8 8 (10.96%) Incident Management
8 8 (10.96%) Problem Management
9 7 (9.59%) Configuration Management
9 7 (9.59%) Information Security
9 7 (9.59%) Service Delivery
10 5 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.59%) C#
1 7 (9.59%) PowerShell
1 7 (9.59%) VBScript
2 5 (6.85%) SQL
3 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (15.07%) Avaya Certification
2 8 (10.96%) CISSP
3 4 (5.48%) CISA
3 4 (5.48%) Degree
4 3 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.74%) CCNA
5 2 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.74%) CISM
5 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.37%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.37%) CRISC
6 1 (1.37%) HNC
6 1 (1.37%) HND
6 1 (1.37%) ISSAP
6 1 (1.37%) MCSE
6 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.37%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.85%) SLA
3 4 (5.48%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.74%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (2.74%) ISO22301
5 1 (1.37%) BS25999
5 1 (1.37%) COBIT
5 1 (1.37%) ISO 14001
5 1 (1.37%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.37%) PMO
5 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 10 (13.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.96%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.11%) Docker
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) SCCM
2 7 (9.59%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (4.11%) Ansible
3 3 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.11%) Puppet
4 2 (2.74%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 11 (15.07%) Avaya
2 10 (13.70%) VMware
3 7 (9.59%) Symantec
4 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.85%) Oracle
6 2 (2.74%) Citrix
6 2 (2.74%) Nortel
6 2 (2.74%) SAP
6 2 (2.74%) Sybase
7 1 (1.37%) Altiris
7 1 (1.37%) Cisco
7 1 (1.37%) HP
7 1 (1.37%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.37%) Juniper
7 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
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