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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Continuity
UK
Rank 390 375 381
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 199 264 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.52% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.64% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 172 141
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £548 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 9
Median hourly rate £21.87 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.87% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.42 £13.04 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £42.80 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.87 £16.09 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+35.93% -35.64%

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
36177 41516 39910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.16% 81.70% 78.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 26915 25773
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 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 920 1195 1052
Median hourly rate £34.50 £38.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.38% +54.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -38 184 £400 -3.03% 68
London -10 66 £426 +0.29% 26
South East +10 44 £475 +11.76% 17
West Midlands -7 21 £415 -7.72% 4
South West +1 13 £230 -40.83% 2
North West +27 12 £350 -17.64% 4
Scotland +26 11 £400 +12.67%
Surrey +18 11 £600 +45.45% 1
Berkshire +7 11 £445 -6.31% 8
Coventry -8 11 £444 +14.51%
Buckinghamshire +8 9 £563 +87.50% 3
East of England -3 9 £390 +4.00% 6
West Yorkshire +28 8 £700 - 5
Yorkshire +16 8 £700 +75.00% 6
Wiltshire +1 8 £230 -40.64% 1
North East -8 8 £375 +26.34% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -16 8 £375 +33.92% 2
Tyne and Wear -19 8 £375 +33.92% 2
Milton Keynes +11 7 £575 +91.66% 2
City of London -21 7 £408 -9.44% 5
Glasgow +9 6 £400 +23.07%
Lancashire +9 6 £343 -
Hampshire +3 6 £440 +10.00% 4
Edinburgh +16 5 £353 -8.44%
Essex +1 5 £375 - 1
Warwickshire -3 5 £250 - 2
Chelmsford +7 4 £388 - 1
Reading +7 4 £470 -1.05% 5
Birmingham -1 4 £425 +183.33% 1
Guildford - 4 £520 -

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 154 (35.65%) Disaster Recovery
2 131 (30.32%) ITIL
3 110 (25.46%) Finance
4 85 (19.68%) Windows
5 79 (18.29%) Project Management
6 75 (17.36%) Microsoft
7 73 (16.90%) Service Management
8 69 (15.97%) Business Continuity Planning
9 62 (14.35%) BCP
10 60 (13.89%) Information Security
11 57 (13.19%) Service Delivery
12 56 (12.96%) Change Management
13 54 (12.50%) SQL
14 52 (12.04%) Incident Management
14 52 (12.04%) Security Cleared
14 52 (12.04%) Data Centre
15 50 (11.57%) Oracle
16 49 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
17 48 (11.11%) Linux
18 47 (10.88%) Problem Management
19 44 (10.19%) Management Information System
20 42 (9.72%) Active Directory
21 41 (9.49%) PRINCE2
22 40 (9.26%) SQL Server
22 40 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
23 39 (9.03%) Risk Management
23 39 (9.03%) SC Cleared
24 37 (8.56%) Banking
25 36 (8.33%) Migration
26 35 (8.10%) Security Management

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 20 (4.63%) IIS
2 18 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.31%) MS Exchange
4 8 (1.85%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.16%) Tuxedo
6 4 (0.93%) MQSeries
6 4 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.69%) Apache
7 3 (0.69%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.69%) CMS
7 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.69%) SAS
7 3 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.46%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.46%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 29 (6.71%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.86%) MS Office
3 9 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.16%) MS Project
5 4 (0.93%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.23%) InDesign
6 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.93%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.69%) BPCS
4 3 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.46%) BigMachines
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.23%) Bankmaster
6 1 (0.23%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.23%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.01%) Office 365
4 11 (2.55%) SaaS
5 8 (1.85%) IaaS
5 8 (1.85%) PaaS
6 6 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.16%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (1.16%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.46%) Route 53
9 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.23%) Heroku
9 1 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.02%) Firewall
2 20 (4.63%) SAN
3 12 (2.78%) WAN
4 11 (2.55%) LAN
4 11 (2.55%) Network Security
5 8 (1.85%) DNS
6 6 (1.39%) DHCP
6 6 (1.39%) VPN
7 5 (1.16%) Intranet
7 5 (1.16%) SSL
7 5 (1.16%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.93%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (0.69%) BGP
9 3 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.69%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (0.69%) Extranet
9 3 (0.69%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.69%) NAS
9 3 (0.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (2.55%) MySQL
4 11 (2.55%) Oracle Database
5 10 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (2.08%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.62%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (1.62%) Oracle9i Database
7 7 (1.62%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (1.39%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.16%) OLAP
10 4 (0.93%) Big Data
10 4 (0.93%) DataStage
10 4 (0.93%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.93%) IBM InfoSphere
10 4 (0.93%) MS Access
10 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (2.31%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.85%) JIRA
2 8 (1.85%) TeamCity
3 7 (1.62%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.23%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 110 (25.46%) Finance
2 37 (8.56%) Banking
3 19 (4.40%) Investment Banking
4 17 (3.94%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.78%) Military
6 9 (2.08%) Front Office
6 9 (2.08%) Marketing
7 8 (1.85%) Legal
7 8 (1.85%) Publishing
7 8 (1.85%) Retail
8 5 (1.16%) Back Office
8 5 (1.16%) Billing
8 5 (1.16%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.16%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.69%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.46%) Law
10 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.23%) Advertising
11 1 (0.23%) Automotive
11 1 (0.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 81 (18.75%) Analyst
2 38 (8.80%) Architect
3 31 (7.18%) Security Manager
4 30 (6.94%) Consultant
4 30 (6.94%) Project Manager
5 23 (5.32%) Service Manager
6 16 (3.70%) Support Analyst
7 15 (3.47%) Administrator
7 15 (3.47%) Business Continuity Analyst
7 15 (3.47%) Solutions Architect
8 14 (3.24%) Applications Support
8 14 (3.24%) Business Continuity Manager
8 14 (3.24%) IT Manager
9 13 (3.01%) Support Engineer
10 12 (2.78%) Business Manager
11 11 (2.55%) DBA
11 11 (2.55%) Problem Manager
11 11 (2.55%) Security Assurance Manager
11 11 (2.55%) Security Consultant
11 11 (2.55%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.17%) Middleware
2 11 (2.55%) .NET
3 7 (1.62%) Web Services
4 3 (0.69%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (0.69%) SAP Basis
5 2 (0.46%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.46%) RESTful
6 1 (0.23%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.23%) CSS
6 1 (0.23%) DHTML
6 1 (0.23%) Flash
6 1 (0.23%) HTML
6 1 (0.23%) jQuery
6 1 (0.23%) LAMP
6 1 (0.23%) MDX
6 1 (0.23%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (12.04%) Data Centre
2 49 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (10.19%) Management Information System
4 19 (4.40%) NHS
5 10 (2.31%) Mainframe
6 9 (2.08%) Replication
7 8 (1.85%) Equities
7 8 (1.85%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.39%) User Experience
8 6 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.16%) BYOD
9 5 (1.16%) Clustering
9 5 (1.16%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.16%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (1.16%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.16%) PMI
9 5 (1.16%) Thin Client
10 4 (0.93%) e-Learning
10 4 (0.93%) Social Media
10 4 (0.93%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 85 (19.68%) Windows
2 48 (11.11%) Linux
3 32 (7.41%) Unix
4 31 (7.18%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.31%) Windows 10
5 10 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.39%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.16%) AIX
8 5 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.93%) Android
9 4 (0.93%) VME
10 3 (0.69%) CentOS
10 3 (0.69%) Solaris
10 3 (0.69%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.46%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.23%) HPUX
12 1 (0.23%) MVS
12 1 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (35.65%) Disaster Recovery
2 131 (30.32%) ITIL
3 79 (18.29%) Project Management
4 73 (16.90%) Service Management
5 69 (15.97%) Business Continuity Planning
6 62 (14.35%) BCP
7 60 (13.89%) Information Security
8 57 (13.19%) Service Delivery
9 56 (12.96%) Change Management
10 52 (12.04%) Incident Management
11 47 (10.88%) Problem Management
12 41 (9.49%) PRINCE2
13 40 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
14 39 (9.03%) Risk Management
15 36 (8.33%) Migration
16 35 (8.10%) Continuous Improvement
16 35 (8.10%) Security Management
17 33 (7.64%) Business Continuity Management
17 33 (7.64%) Configuration Management
17 33 (7.64%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (12.50%) SQL
2 26 (6.02%) PowerShell
3 21 (4.86%) Java
4 20 (4.63%) VBScript
5 19 (4.40%) C#
5 19 (4.40%) T-SQL
6 13 (3.01%) C
7 9 (2.08%) VB
8 7 (1.62%) Python
9 4 (0.93%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.69%) Perl
10 3 (0.69%) Ruby
11 2 (0.46%) C++
11 2 (0.46%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.23%) ABAP
12 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 52 (12.04%) Security Cleared
2 39 (9.03%) SC Cleared
3 30 (6.94%) Degree
4 25 (5.79%) CISSP
5 22 (5.09%) ITIL Certification
6 18 (4.17%) CISM
7 11 (2.55%) CISA
8 10 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (2.08%) ISEB
9 9 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 8 (1.85%) PMI Certification
11 7 (1.62%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (1.16%) BC Cleared
12 5 (1.16%) CCNA
12 5 (1.16%) PMP
13 4 (0.93%) CEH
13 4 (0.93%) GIAC
13 4 (0.93%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.10%) SLA
2 34 (7.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (4.17%) ISO22301
4 15 (3.47%) PCI DSS
5 11 (2.55%) Disclosure Scotland
6 7 (1.62%) QA
6 7 (1.62%) RMADS
7 6 (1.39%) BS25999
8 5 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.69%) COBIT
9 3 (0.69%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.46%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.46%) ISO27002
11 1 (0.23%) COSO
11 1 (0.23%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.23%) MiFID
11 1 (0.23%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 42 (9.72%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.39%) XenApp
4 5 (1.16%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.16%) XenDesktop
4 5 (1.16%) XenServer
5 4 (0.93%) Docker
5 4 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.69%) HDFS
7 2 (0.46%) DFS Replication
7 2 (0.46%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.46%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (2.31%) SCCM
2 9 (2.08%) Puppet
3 8 (1.85%) Control-M
4 7 (1.62%) Ansible
4 7 (1.62%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (1.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 5 (1.16%) XenMobile
7 4 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.93%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.69%) Ambari
8 3 (0.69%) EdgeSight
8 3 (0.69%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.69%) Oozie
8 3 (0.69%) SafeCom
9 2 (0.46%) Cisco IPCC
9 2 (0.46%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.46%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.46%) WSUS
Vendors
1 75 (17.36%) Microsoft
2 50 (11.57%) Oracle
3 33 (7.64%) VMware
4 23 (5.32%) Cisco
4 23 (5.32%) SAP
5 20 (4.63%) HP
6 13 (3.01%) IBM
7 12 (2.78%) Citrix
8 10 (2.31%) Remedy
8 10 (2.31%) Sybase
9 8 (1.85%) NetApp
10 7 (1.62%) BMC
10 7 (1.62%) Symantec
11 6 (1.39%) Avaya
11 6 (1.39%) Cognos
11 6 (1.39%) Dell
11 6 (1.39%) EMC
12 5 (1.16%) Juniper
12 5 (1.16%) Sun
13 4 (0.93%) Hyperion
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