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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity Planning
Rank 599 591 587
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity Planning 49 69 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.12% 0.084%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 41 31
Median daily rate £450 £368 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -3.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £205 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £548 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £295 £380
% change year-on-year
+52.54% -22.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £54.00 £23.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +126.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £54.00 £23.88
% change year-on-year
- +126.17%

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
44398 47091 44154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.09% 81.05% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 29424 30767 27622
Median daily rate £438 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1153 1296 1206
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.82 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -2 46 £450 +22.44% 7
London -13 31 £450 +16.12% 1
South West - 6 £400 - 1
City of London +17 4 £388 -22.45% 1
Bristol - 4 - -
Scotland +11 3 £450 -
South East -4 3 £450 +116.86% 3
Glasgow - 3 £450 -
North West +13 2 £470 -
East of England +2 2 £425 +142.85%
Oxfordshire -10 2 £450 +5.88%
Oxford - 2 £450 -
Buckinghamshire +16 1 £208 +0.60%
Milton Keynes +5 1 £208 +0.60%
West Midlands -24 1 £775 +93.75%
Dorset - 1 £400 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £775 -
Yorkshire - 1 £325 - 1
Cambridge - 1 £475 -
Bournemouth - 1 £400 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £375 -
Preston - 1 - -
Middlesbrough - 1 £325 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Liverpool - 1 £470 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £470 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £475 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £375 -

Business Continuity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 99 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 84 (84.85%) BCP
3 42 (42.42%) Finance
4 40 (40.40%) Disaster Recovery
5 36 (36.36%) ITIL
6 22 (22.22%) Banking
7 21 (21.21%) Risk Management
8 19 (19.19%) Linux
9 18 (18.18%) Information Security
9 18 (18.18%) Incident Management
9 18 (18.18%) Security Cleared
9 18 (18.18%) Data Centre
10 17 (17.17%) Problem Management
10 17 (17.17%) Service Delivery
11 16 (16.16%) Project Management
11 16 (16.16%) SLA
11 16 (16.16%) Microsoft
12 15 (15.15%) Investment Banking
12 15 (15.15%) SC Cleared
13 14 (14.14%) Red Hat
13 14 (14.14%) Windows
13 14 (14.14%) Oracle
14 13 (13.13%) Puppet
15 12 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (11.11%) Degree
16 11 (11.11%) Hyper-V
16 11 (11.11%) PRINCE2
16 11 (11.11%) Migration
17 10 (10.10%) MS Office

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 7 (7.07%) Confluence
2 4 (4.04%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.03%) Apache
3 3 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.02%) MQSeries
4 2 (2.02%) SAS
4 2 (2.02%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.01%) IIS
5 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (10.10%) MS Office
2 6 (6.06%) MS Project
2 6 (6.06%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (4.04%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.01%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.02%) Office 365
2 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.01%) Heroku
2 1 (1.01%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.08%) Firewall
2 6 (6.06%) BIG-IP
3 5 (5.05%) Internet
4 4 (4.04%) SAN
5 3 (3.03%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.02%) ISDN
6 2 (2.02%) LAN
6 2 (2.02%) Skype
6 2 (2.02%) VoIP
6 2 (2.02%) VPN
6 2 (2.02%) WAN
7 1 (1.01%) DHCP
7 1 (1.01%) DNS
7 1 (1.01%) Intranet
7 1 (1.01%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.10%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 7 (7.07%) Big Data
4 2 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.02%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.02%) MS Access
4 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.01%) MySQL
5 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.02%) JIRA
2 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
General
1 42 (42.42%) Finance
2 22 (22.22%) Banking
3 15 (15.15%) Investment Banking
4 7 (7.07%) Financial Institution
4 7 (7.07%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.03%) Publishing
5 3 (3.03%) Retail
6 2 (2.02%) Legal
6 2 (2.02%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.01%) Advertising
7 1 (1.01%) Local Government
7 1 (1.01%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 16 (16.16%) Project Manager
2 15 (15.15%) Analyst
3 14 (14.14%) Security Manager
4 8 (8.08%) IT Manager
5 7 (7.07%) Business Continuity Manager
5 7 (7.07%) Business Manager
5 7 (7.07%) Information Security Manager
5 7 (7.07%) Service Manager
6 6 (6.06%) Consultant
6 6 (6.06%) Information Manager
6 6 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (6.06%) Security Project Manager
6 6 (6.06%) Unix Analyst
7 5 (5.05%) Administrator
7 5 (5.05%) Business Continuity Analyst
7 5 (5.05%) IT Services Manager
7 5 (5.05%) IT Support
7 5 (5.05%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (5.05%) Service Continuity Manager
8 4 (4.04%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.03%) Middleware
2 2 (2.02%) LAMP
3 1 (1.01%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 12 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (7.07%) Performance Metrics
5 6 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (6.06%) Management Information System
6 5 (5.05%) CESG
6 5 (5.05%) Mainframe
7 3 (3.03%) Informatics
8 2 (2.02%) CCTV
8 2 (2.02%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.02%) PMI
9 1 (1.01%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.01%) CMDB
9 1 (1.01%) Data Extraction
9 1 (1.01%) Data Integration
9 1 (1.01%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.01%) NHS
9 1 (1.01%) Social Media
9 1 (1.01%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.19%) Linux
2 14 (14.14%) Windows
3 8 (8.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (8.08%) Unix
4 7 (7.07%) Oracle Linux
5 6 (6.06%) Solaris
5 6 (6.06%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.02%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.02%) Windows Phone
6 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.01%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 84 (84.85%) BCP
3 40 (40.40%) Disaster Recovery
4 36 (36.36%) ITIL
5 21 (21.21%) Risk Management
6 18 (18.18%) Incident Management
6 18 (18.18%) Information Security
7 17 (17.17%) Problem Management
7 17 (17.17%) Service Delivery
8 16 (16.16%) Project Management
9 12 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (11.11%) Migration
10 11 (11.11%) PRINCE2
11 10 (10.10%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (10.10%) ITIL V3
12 9 (9.09%) Security Management
13 8 (8.08%) Enterprise Architecture
13 8 (8.08%) Knowledge Management
14 7 (7.07%) Penetration Testing
14 7 (7.07%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.09%) SQL
2 7 (7.07%) Perl
2 7 (7.07%) Python
3 3 (3.03%) C#
3 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.03%) VBScript
4 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 15 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 11 (11.11%) Degree
4 9 (9.09%) CISSP
5 5 (5.05%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (4.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (4.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (2.02%) CCNA
8 2 (2.02%) CISA
8 2 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.02%) CISM
8 2 (2.02%) CRISC
8 2 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.02%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.02%) PMP
8 2 (2.02%) RHCE
8 2 (2.02%) RHCSA
9 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.01%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.16%) SLA
2 10 (10.10%) PCI DSS
3 8 (8.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (5.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 5 (5.05%) ISO22301
5 3 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (3.03%) QA
6 2 (2.02%) ISO27002
7 1 (1.01%) BS25999
System Software
1 11 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 9 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 8 (8.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.02%) Squid
5 1 (1.01%) Firmware
5 1 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.01%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (13.13%) Puppet
2 7 (7.07%) Ansible
3 6 (6.06%) Nagios
4 4 (4.04%) SCCM
5 3 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.02%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (2.02%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (1.01%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.01%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.01%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (16.16%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.14%) Oracle
2 14 (14.14%) Red Hat
3 9 (9.09%) VMware
4 8 (8.08%) HP
5 7 (7.07%) Cisco
5 7 (7.07%) Citrix
6 6 (6.06%) F5
7 4 (4.04%) Mitel
7 4 (4.04%) Symantec
7 4 (4.04%) WorldPay
8 3 (3.03%) IBM
9 2 (2.02%) SAP
9 2 (2.02%) Sybase
10 1 (1.01%) arcserve
10 1 (1.01%) CA
10 1 (1.01%) Clearswift
10 1 (1.01%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.01%) Juniper
10 1 (1.01%) Sony
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