The table below looks at the statistics for Business Continuity 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 over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Continuity
UK
Rank 413 386 410
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +24
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 191 239 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.47% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.57% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 160 144
Median daily rate £400 £400 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 £16.09 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.37% -55.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £12.02 £27.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.30 £46.42 £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £16.09 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+55.37% -55.30%

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
37444 42299 41509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.58% 82.71% 79.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 24822 27641 26311
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 965 1161 1101
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +49.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Business Continuity as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Continuity within the UK.

Business Continuity Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Business Continuity Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Business Continuity
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity within the UK.

Business Continuity Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Business Continuity
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Business Continuity Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Business Continuity
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 20 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 +7 179 £400 - 43
London -7 61 £450 +15.75% 13
South East +12 50 £450 +5.88% 11
Berkshire +11 21 £275 -42.15% 3
Yorkshire +26 13 £469 -5.30% 5
North East -7 12 £400 +34.77%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 12 £400 -
Tyne and Wear - 12 £400 -
East of England -1 11 £400 +14.28% 4
North West +11 9 £350 -6.66% 3
West Midlands -12 9 £425 +6.25% 4
Bracknell - 9 £263 - 1
West Yorkshire +16 8 £400 - 1
Surrey +13 8 £414 +1.84% 1
Scotland +8 8 £400 +3.89%
Buckinghamshire +7 8 £438 +15.13% 3
Milton Keynes +7 8 £438 +44.62% 3
East Midlands -5 8 £375 -16.66% 2
Hampshire +6 7 £475 +80.95% 2
Glasgow +3 6 £400 +300.00%
Essex 0 6 £400 +6.66% 1
Nottinghamshire +2 5 £350 -22.22% 1
City of London -15 5 £388 -13.88% 2
Chelmsford - 5 £400 -
Maidenhead -2 4 £270 -
South West -7 4 £428 +14.00% 1
Coventry -16 4 £444 +10.93%
Mansfield - 4 £350 -
Blackpool +18 3 £350 +28.44%
Lancashire +11 3 £350 +28.44%

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity 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.

1 149 (36.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 113 (27.36%) ITIL
3 92 (22.28%) Finance
4 75 (18.16%) Windows
5 70 (16.95%) Business Continuity Planning
6 64 (15.50%) Microsoft
6 64 (15.50%) BCP
7 63 (15.25%) Project Management
8 59 (14.29%) Information Security
9 57 (13.80%) Service Management
10 54 (13.08%) SQL
11 53 (12.83%) Service Delivery
12 52 (12.59%) Data Centre
13 51 (12.35%) Linux
14 50 (12.11%) Oracle
15 48 (11.62%) Change Management
15 48 (11.62%) Incident Management
15 48 (11.62%) Security Cleared
16 46 (11.14%) Agile Software Development
17 44 (10.65%) Problem Management
17 44 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
18 43 (10.41%) Management Information System
19 38 (9.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 36 (8.72%) Continuous Improvement
21 35 (8.47%) PRINCE2
22 34 (8.23%) SQL Server
22 34 (8.23%) Configuration Management
22 34 (8.23%) Banking
23 33 (7.99%) Security Management
23 33 (7.99%) SC Cleared

Business Continuity
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 23 (5.57%) IIS
2 17 (4.12%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.18%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.73%) Apache
5 3 (0.73%) Apache Pig
5 3 (0.73%) NetWeaver
5 3 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (0.73%) SAS
5 3 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (0.73%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.48%) CMS
6 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.48%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.24%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.24%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.36%) MS Office
3 9 (2.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.45%) MS Project
5 4 (0.97%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (1.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.97%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (0.73%) BPCS
3 3 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.24%) Bankmaster
5 1 (0.24%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.24%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.15%) Office 365
4 10 (2.42%) IaaS
4 10 (2.42%) PaaS
5 9 (2.18%) SaaS
6 7 (1.69%) Amazon ELB
6 7 (1.69%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.48%) Route 53
9 2 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 32 (7.75%) Firewall
2 12 (2.91%) Network Security
2 12 (2.91%) SAN
2 12 (2.91%) WAN
3 11 (2.66%) LAN
4 7 (1.69%) DNS
4 7 (1.69%) VPN
5 6 (1.45%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.21%) BGP
6 5 (1.21%) Intranet
6 5 (1.21%) SSL
7 4 (0.97%) Extranet
7 4 (0.97%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.73%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (0.73%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.73%) VLAN
9 2 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.48%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.48%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (8.23%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (4.12%) Oracle Database
4 15 (3.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 15 (3.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (2.66%) MySQL
5 11 (2.66%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (2.66%) Oracle9i Database
6 8 (1.94%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.45%) OLAP
8 4 (0.97%) DataStage
8 4 (0.97%) IBM InfoSphere
8 4 (0.97%) MS Access
8 4 (0.97%) OLTP
8 4 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (0.97%) Oracle Exadata
8 4 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (3.15%) TeamCity
2 11 (2.66%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.18%) JIRA
4 7 (1.69%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.48%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.24%) GitLab
6 1 (0.24%) Subversion
6 1 (0.24%) Toad
6 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 92 (22.28%) Finance
2 34 (8.23%) Banking
3 19 (4.60%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.15%) Front Office
4 13 (3.15%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.91%) Military
6 10 (2.42%) Back Office
7 9 (2.18%) Retail
8 8 (1.94%) Legal
9 7 (1.69%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.69%) Publishing
10 3 (0.73%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.73%) Marketing
10 3 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.48%) Billing
11 2 (0.48%) Law
12 1 (0.24%) Automotive
12 1 (0.24%) French Language
12 1 (0.24%) Games
12 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 88 (21.31%) Analyst
2 32 (7.75%) Consultant
2 32 (7.75%) Security Manager
3 30 (7.26%) Architect
4 21 (5.08%) Project Manager
4 21 (5.08%) Support Analyst
5 20 (4.84%) Service Manager
6 18 (4.36%) Solutions Architect
7 16 (3.87%) Applications Support
8 15 (3.63%) Technical Leader
9 14 (3.39%) Business Continuity Manager
9 14 (3.39%) IT Manager
10 13 (3.15%) Business Continuity Analyst
11 12 (2.91%) Business Analyst
11 12 (2.91%) Business Manager
11 12 (2.91%) Support Engineer
12 11 (2.66%) Operations Engineer
12 11 (2.66%) Security Assurance Manager
12 11 (2.66%) Service Analyst
13 10 (2.42%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.91%) Middleware
2 11 (2.66%) Web Services
3 10 (2.42%) .NET
4 4 (0.97%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (0.73%) SAP Basis
6 2 (0.48%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.48%) HTML
7 1 (0.24%) CSS
7 1 (0.24%) DHTML
7 1 (0.24%) Flash
7 1 (0.24%) JSP
7 1 (0.24%) LAMP
7 1 (0.24%) MDX
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.24%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.24%) XML
7 1 (0.24%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 52 (12.59%) Data Centre
2 44 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (10.41%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.87%) NHS
5 12 (2.91%) Mainframe
6 8 (1.94%) Equities
6 8 (1.94%) Public Cloud
7 7 (1.69%) Replication
8 5 (1.21%) BYOD
8 5 (1.21%) Clustering
8 5 (1.21%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (1.21%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.21%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.21%) User Experience
9 4 (0.97%) e-Learning
9 4 (0.97%) Oracle Exalytics
9 4 (0.97%) PMI
9 4 (0.97%) Tandem
9 4 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.73%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 75 (18.16%) Windows
2 51 (12.35%) Linux
3 31 (7.51%) Unix
4 28 (6.78%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.94%) Windows 10
6 6 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.21%) AIX
7 5 (1.21%) VME
7 5 (1.21%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.73%) Android
9 3 (0.73%) Solaris
9 3 (0.73%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.48%) CentOS
10 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.48%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.24%) HPUX
11 1 (0.24%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (36.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 113 (27.36%) ITIL
3 70 (16.95%) Business Continuity Planning
4 64 (15.50%) BCP
5 63 (15.25%) Project Management
6 59 (14.29%) Information Security
7 57 (13.80%) Service Management
8 53 (12.83%) Service Delivery
9 48 (11.62%) Change Management
9 48 (11.62%) Incident Management
10 46 (11.14%) Agile Software Development
11 44 (10.65%) Problem Management
12 36 (8.72%) Continuous Improvement
13 35 (8.47%) PRINCE2
14 34 (8.23%) Configuration Management
15 33 (7.99%) Security Management
16 30 (7.26%) Migration
17 29 (7.02%) Risk Management
18 27 (6.54%) Cybersecurity
19 26 (6.30%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (13.08%) SQL
2 22 (5.33%) Java
2 22 (5.33%) PowerShell
3 18 (4.36%) T-SQL
3 18 (4.36%) VBScript
4 16 (3.87%) C#
5 12 (2.91%) C
6 6 (1.45%) VB
7 5 (1.21%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.97%) Python
9 3 (0.73%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.48%) C++
10 2 (0.48%) Perl
10 2 (0.48%) Ruby
11 1 (0.24%) COBOL
11 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.24%) Korn
11 1 (0.24%) PHP
11 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.24%) VB6
Qualifications
1 48 (11.62%) Security Cleared
2 33 (7.99%) SC Cleared
3 26 (6.30%) CISSP
4 23 (5.57%) Degree
5 18 (4.36%) ITIL Certification
6 17 (4.12%) CISM
7 12 (2.91%) CISA
8 11 (2.66%) BPSS Clearance
8 11 (2.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 10 (2.42%) Avaya Certification
10 7 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.69%) ISEB
10 7 (1.69%) PMI Certification
11 6 (1.45%) BC Cleared
11 6 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (1.21%) CCNA
12 5 (1.21%) PMP
12 5 (1.21%) SSCP
13 4 (0.97%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (9.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (7.51%) SLA
3 17 (4.12%) Disclosure Scotland
4 15 (3.63%) ISO22301
4 15 (3.63%) PCI DSS
5 9 (2.18%) RMADS
6 7 (1.69%) QA
6 7 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (1.21%) BS25999
8 4 (0.97%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 3 (0.73%) COBIT
9 3 (0.73%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.73%) GDPR
10 2 (0.48%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.24%) COSO
11 1 (0.24%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.24%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.24%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.24%) MiFID
11 1 (0.24%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 29 (7.02%) Active Directory
2 25 (6.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.21%) Docker
4 3 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.73%) HDFS
4 3 (0.73%) XenApp
5 2 (0.48%) DFS Replication
5 2 (0.48%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.48%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.48%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.48%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.48%) XenServer
6 1 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (2.91%) Control-M
2 10 (2.42%) Puppet
3 8 (1.94%) SCCM
4 6 (1.45%) Ansible
4 6 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (1.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.97%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.73%) Ambari
6 3 (0.73%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (0.73%) Oozie
7 2 (0.48%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (0.48%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.48%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.48%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.24%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 64 (15.50%) Microsoft
2 50 (12.11%) Oracle
3 30 (7.26%) VMware
4 20 (4.84%) Cisco
5 16 (3.87%) Avaya
6 14 (3.39%) HP
7 13 (3.15%) SAP
8 11 (2.66%) IBM
9 10 (2.42%) Citrix
10 9 (2.18%) Remedy
11 8 (1.94%) NetApp
11 8 (1.94%) Sybase
12 6 (1.45%) Cognos
12 6 (1.45%) Symantec
13 5 (1.21%) BMC
13 5 (1.21%) Dell
13 5 (1.21%) Juniper
14 4 (0.97%) Hyperion
14 4 (0.97%) Intel
14 4 (0.97%) JD Edwards
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