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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity Planning
Rank 593 582 552
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -30
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity Planning 50 64 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.11% 0.096%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 53 31
Median daily rate £445 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.91% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+19.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 £11.29 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.57% -29.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £11.29 £15.93
% change year-on-year
+19.57% -29.12%

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
44747 45474 41772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.69% 79.85% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29561 29429 25946
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 £295 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1036 1183 1168
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -32 45 £450 +23.28% 20
London -21 18 £475 +30.13% 8
South West +7 7 £500 -9.09% 1
Scotland +8 5 £400 -
East Midlands - 5 £590 - 4
Nottinghamshire - 5 £590 - 1
Nottingham - 5 £590 - 1
South East -8 4 £315 +26.63% 2
West Midlands -29 4 £438 +9.37% 5
North East - 4 £170 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £170 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £170 -
Coventry -17 3 £419 +4.68% 3
Bristol - 3 - -
Dorset - 3 £500 -
Bournemouth - 3 £500 -
Edinburgh - 3 £363 -
Glasgow +6 2 £450 -
City of London +32 1 - - 2
East of England +17 1 £475 -5.00%
Cambridgeshire +16 1 £475 -5.00%
Buckinghamshire +9 1 £208 +1.21% 1
Milton Keynes +5 1 £208 +1.21% 1
Yorkshire +1 1 £325 -7.14%
Surrey -5 1 £400 -4.76%
Birmingham -11 1 £775 +121.42% 2
North West - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Cambridge - 1 £475 -
Wokingham - 1 £230 -

Business Continuity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 114 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 93 (81.58%) BCP
3 48 (42.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 42 (36.84%) ITIL
5 32 (28.07%) Risk Management
6 30 (26.32%) Finance
7 28 (24.56%) Security Cleared
8 25 (21.93%) SC Cleared
8 25 (21.93%) SLA
9 24 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (19.30%) Project Management
11 21 (18.42%) Linux
11 21 (18.42%) Information Security
12 20 (17.54%) Service Delivery
13 18 (15.79%) Oracle
14 17 (14.91%) Problem Management
14 17 (14.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 17 (14.91%) Data Centre
15 16 (14.04%) SQL Server
15 16 (14.04%) Red Hat
16 15 (13.16%) Microsoft
17 14 (12.28%) Puppet
18 13 (11.40%) Confluence
18 13 (11.40%) SQL
18 13 (11.40%) Degree
18 13 (11.40%) Migration
19 12 (10.53%) Banking
19 12 (10.53%) Incident Management
19 12 (10.53%) Windows
19 12 (10.53%) Firewall

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 13 (11.40%) Confluence
2 7 (6.14%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.39%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.51%) Apache
5 3 (2.63%) IIS
6 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.75%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.75%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.88%) JBoss
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.39%) MS Excel
1 5 (4.39%) MS Project
2 4 (3.51%) MS Office
3 3 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.88%) Documaker
2 1 (0.88%) Maximo
2 1 (0.88%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.63%) Office 365
2 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.53%) Firewall
2 8 (7.02%) Internet
3 6 (5.26%) BIG-IP
4 5 (4.39%) SAN
5 3 (2.63%) ISDN
5 3 (2.63%) Unified Communications
5 3 (2.63%) VoIP
5 3 (2.63%) VPN
6 2 (1.75%) DNS
6 2 (1.75%) Network Security
6 2 (1.75%) Skype
7 1 (0.88%) DHCP
7 1 (0.88%) FTP
7 1 (0.88%) HTTP
7 1 (0.88%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.88%) IPsec
7 1 (0.88%) LAN
7 1 (0.88%) LDAP
7 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.02%) Hadoop
3 6 (5.26%) Big Data
4 5 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.39%) MS Access
4 5 (4.39%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.75%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.88%) MySQL
6 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.75%) JIRA
2 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
General
1 30 (26.32%) Finance
2 12 (10.53%) Banking
3 8 (7.02%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.14%) Financial Institution
4 7 (6.14%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.51%) Retail
6 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.75%) Publishing
6 2 (1.75%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Advertising
7 1 (0.88%) Front Office
7 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (17.54%) Analyst
2 14 (12.28%) Consultant
3 13 (11.40%) IT Manager
4 12 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 11 (9.65%) Security Manager
6 10 (8.77%) IT Services Manager
6 10 (8.77%) Security Consultant
6 10 (8.77%) Service Manager
7 9 (7.89%) Architect
7 9 (7.89%) CLAS Architect
7 9 (7.89%) CLAS Consultant
7 9 (7.89%) Service Continuity Manager
8 8 (7.02%) Applications Engineer
8 8 (7.02%) CLAS Security Consultant
8 8 (7.02%) Security Architect
9 7 (6.14%) Business Analyst
9 7 (6.14%) Business Continuity Manager
9 7 (6.14%) Information Security Manager
9 7 (6.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 6 (5.26%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.51%) Middleware
2 2 (1.75%) LAMP
3 1 (0.88%) ELK Stack
3 1 (0.88%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (0.88%) J2EE
3 1 (0.88%) JRules
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.88%) Web Services
3 1 (0.88%) WebCenter
3 1 (0.88%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.91%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.26%) Performance Metrics
5 5 (4.39%) CESG
5 5 (4.39%) Mainframe
5 5 (4.39%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (3.51%) Informatics
7 2 (1.75%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.75%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.75%) PMI
8 1 (0.88%) CMDB
8 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.88%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.88%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.88%) iPhone
8 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.42%) Linux
2 12 (10.53%) Windows
3 11 (9.65%) Unix
4 8 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (6.14%) Oracle Linux
6 6 (5.26%) Solaris
6 6 (5.26%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.63%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.75%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.88%) Android
9 1 (0.88%) CentOS
9 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 93 (81.58%) BCP
3 48 (42.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 42 (36.84%) ITIL
5 32 (28.07%) Risk Management
6 24 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (19.30%) Project Management
8 21 (18.42%) Information Security
9 20 (17.54%) Service Delivery
10 17 (14.91%) Problem Management
11 13 (11.40%) Migration
12 12 (10.53%) Incident Management
13 11 (9.65%) Change Management
14 10 (8.77%) ITIL V3
15 9 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (7.89%) Network Monitoring
16 8 (7.02%) Data Migration
16 8 (7.02%) Enterprise Architecture
16 8 (7.02%) Security Architecture
17 7 (6.14%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.40%) SQL
2 8 (7.02%) Perl
2 8 (7.02%) Python
3 2 (1.75%) C#
3 2 (1.75%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.75%) VBScript
4 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.88%) Java
4 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (24.56%) Security Cleared
2 25 (21.93%) SC Cleared
3 13 (11.40%) Degree
4 10 (8.77%) CLAS
5 7 (6.14%) CISSP
6 5 (4.39%) CESG Certified Professional
7 3 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.75%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.75%) PMP
8 2 (1.75%) RHCE
8 2 (1.75%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.88%) CISA
9 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.88%) CISM
9 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.88%) ISEB
9 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.88%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (21.93%) SLA
2 17 (14.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (8.77%) Government Security Classifications
4 8 (7.02%) PCI DSS
5 6 (5.26%) ISO22301
6 5 (4.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (1.75%) BS25999
9 1 (0.88%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.77%) Hyper-V
2 8 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.14%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.75%) Squid
5 1 (0.88%) Firmware
5 1 (0.88%) NFS
5 1 (0.88%) Samba
5 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (12.28%) Puppet
2 7 (6.14%) Nagios
3 6 (5.26%) Ansible
4 3 (2.63%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.75%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.75%) SCCM
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.88%) Control-M
6 1 (0.88%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.88%) SCOM
6 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 18 (15.79%) Oracle
2 16 (14.04%) Red Hat
3 15 (13.16%) Microsoft
4 10 (8.77%) VMware
5 8 (7.02%) Cisco
5 8 (7.02%) F5
5 8 (7.02%) HP
6 6 (5.26%) Citrix
7 5 (4.39%) Mitel
8 4 (3.51%) IBM
8 4 (3.51%) WorldPay
9 3 (2.63%) Symantec
10 2 (1.75%) arcserve
10 2 (1.75%) CA
10 2 (1.75%) SAP
10 2 (1.75%) Veeam
11 1 (0.88%) New Relic
11 1 (0.88%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.88%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.88%) Sybase