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 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 410 397 405
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 256 280 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.49% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.60% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 156 139
Median daily rate £450 £378 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.20% -2.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £523 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £378 £380
% change year-on-year
+8.27% -0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 16
Median hourly rate £26.50 £26.75 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.93% +3.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £15.80 £18.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.40 £63.35 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £26.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.93% -10.83%

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
44605 46363 44678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.11% 81.03% 77.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 29540 30319 27925
Median daily rate £440 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1156 1285 1224
Median hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.57 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 2016.

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
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 26 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 -1 244 £450 +18.42% 61
London -23 97 £494 +29.08% 18
South East -5 52 £438 +25.00% 16
North East -9 25 £353 -6.00%
Tyne and Wear -13 23 £350 -6.66%
Newcastle upon Tyne -12 22 £350 -6.66%
South West +20 20 £293 -31.17% 3
Berkshire +12 17 £615 +26.80% 7
Surrey +7 16 £215 -48.00% 1
City of London +15 14 £475 +8.57% 3
North West +22 13 £350 -30.00% 11
West Midlands -36 13 £400 - 3
East Midlands +2 11 £550 +46.66% 3
East of England +13 10 £548 +82.50% 4
Bristol +5 9 £375 -
Manchester +1 8 £335 -50.37% 6
Maidenhead +1 8 £615 +92.18%
Northamptonshire +1 8 £550 -15.38% 1
Northampton - 8 £550 -
Buckinghamshire +12 7 £208 +0.60%
Milton Keynes +9 7 £208 +0.60%
Staines - 7 £278 -
Scotland -3 6 £450 +32.35% 5
Coventry -10 6 £400 +3.22%
Cambridgeshire +22 5 £550 +83.33% 1
Cambridge +16 5 £550 +83.33% 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £112 -
Edinburgh +13 3 - -
Glasgow +11 3 £450 +7.14% 2
Wiltshire +9 3 £263 -44.73%

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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.

1 183 (35.95%) ITIL
2 153 (30.06%) Disaster Recovery
3 142 (27.90%) Project Management
4 122 (23.97%) Finance
5 119 (23.38%) Windows
6 110 (21.61%) Service Delivery
7 107 (21.02%) Microsoft
8 99 (19.45%) Business Continuity Planning
9 96 (18.86%) BCP
10 83 (16.31%) Active Directory
11 80 (15.72%) Security Cleared
12 79 (15.52%) Windows Server
13 77 (15.13%) VMware
14 76 (14.93%) SAP
15 71 (13.95%) Degree
16 70 (13.75%) Management Information System
17 68 (13.36%) SC Cleared
18 66 (12.97%) Risk Management
19 65 (12.77%) HP
20 63 (12.38%) Information Security
21 62 (12.18%) Citrix
21 62 (12.18%) Data Centre
22 61 (11.98%) SQL Server
23 58 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
23 58 (11.39%) VMware Infrastructure
24 56 (11.00%) Service Management
25 54 (10.61%) Oracle
25 54 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
26 53 (10.41%) XenApp
27 52 (10.22%) Linux

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 39 (7.66%) IIS
2 29 (5.70%) SharePoint
3 23 (4.52%) MS Exchange
4 17 (3.34%) Skype for Business
5 12 (2.36%) WebSphere
6 10 (1.96%) Apache
7 9 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (1.57%) Tuxedo
9 7 (1.38%) Confluence
10 6 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.98%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.79%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.59%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.59%) CMS
13 3 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
14 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (6.09%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.52%) MS Office
3 18 (3.54%) MS Project
4 6 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.79%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.39%) GNU Octave
7 2 (0.39%) InDesign
7 2 (0.39%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.79%) BigMachines
4 3 (0.59%) BPCS
4 3 (0.59%) Remedy AR System
4 3 (0.59%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.39%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.20%) Bankmaster
6 1 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.20%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.20%) Maximo
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.20%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.95%) Office 365
3 11 (2.16%) SaaS
4 10 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.59%) IaaS
6 3 (0.59%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.39%) PaaS
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.20%) GitHub
8 1 (0.20%) Heroku
8 1 (0.20%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.20%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.20%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 46 (9.04%) DHCP
2 42 (8.25%) Firewall
3 33 (6.48%) SAN
4 23 (4.52%) WAN
5 18 (3.54%) DNS
5 18 (3.54%) LAN
6 16 (3.14%) Extranet
6 16 (3.14%) Network Security
7 14 (2.75%) Internet
8 13 (2.55%) TCP/IP
9 12 (2.36%) Intranet
10 10 (1.96%) VoIP
11 9 (1.77%) Fibre Channel
12 8 (1.57%) NAS
12 8 (1.57%) Skype
12 8 (1.57%) VPN
13 6 (1.18%) BIG-IP
13 6 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (0.98%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (11.98%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.55%) Hadoop
3 12 (2.36%) Big Data
4 9 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (1.57%) OLAP
5 8 (1.57%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.38%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (1.18%) MySQL
7 6 (1.18%) OLTP
8 5 (0.98%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.79%) Apache Hive
9 4 (0.79%) MS Access
9 4 (0.79%) SAP HANA
10 3 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.59%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (0.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (1.57%) JIRA
2 5 (0.98%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.98%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.59%) Selenium
4 2 (0.39%) JMeter
4 2 (0.39%) NeoLoad
4 2 (0.39%) Zephyr
5 1 (0.20%) Bower
5 1 (0.20%) Grunt
5 1 (0.20%) gulp
5 1 (0.20%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.20%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
General
1 122 (23.97%) Finance
2 48 (9.43%) Banking
3 19 (3.73%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.34%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.75%) Retail
6 13 (2.55%) Financial Institution
7 12 (2.36%) Legal
7 12 (2.36%) Marketing
8 8 (1.57%) Billing
9 7 (1.38%) Law
9 7 (1.38%) Retail Banking
10 5 (0.98%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.79%) Advertising
12 3 (0.59%) Back Office
12 3 (0.59%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.59%) Publishing
13 2 (0.39%) Automotive
13 2 (0.39%) International Banking
14 1 (0.20%) Front Office
14 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 63 (12.38%) Architect
2 60 (11.79%) Analyst
3 44 (8.64%) Support Engineer
4 39 (7.66%) Project Manager
5 37 (7.27%) Consultant
6 31 (6.09%) Solutions Architect
7 30 (5.89%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 26 (5.11%) Security Manager
9 25 (4.91%) Administrator
10 22 (4.32%) Service Manager
11 21 (4.13%) Business Manager
12 20 (3.93%) Security Analyst
13 19 (3.73%) Business Continuity Manager
14 17 (3.34%) IT Manager
15 15 (2.95%) Security Consultant
16 13 (2.55%) DBA
16 13 (2.55%) Desktop Engineer
16 13 (2.55%) Disaster Recovery Manager
16 13 (2.55%) Security Project Manager
17 11 (2.16%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.72%) Middleware
2 14 (2.75%) .NET
3 13 (2.55%) Web Services
4 5 (0.98%) RESTful
5 4 (0.79%) CSS
5 4 (0.79%) HTML
5 4 (0.79%) jQuery
5 4 (0.79%) XML
6 3 (0.59%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.59%) HTML5
6 3 (0.59%) ISPF
6 3 (0.59%) LAMP
6 3 (0.59%) SAML
6 3 (0.59%) WAP
7 2 (0.39%) Ajax
7 2 (0.39%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.20%) Flash
8 1 (0.20%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 70 (13.75%) Management Information System
2 62 (12.18%) Data Centre
3 58 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (7.47%) Computer Science
5 16 (3.14%) Replication
6 15 (2.95%) NHS
7 14 (2.75%) CESG
8 12 (2.36%) Video Conferencing
9 11 (2.16%) Mainframe
10 10 (1.96%) Clustering
11 8 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.57%) PMI
12 7 (1.38%) Data Protection Act
12 7 (1.38%) Performance Metrics
12 7 (1.38%) User Experience
13 6 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
14 5 (0.98%) Cyber Attack
14 5 (0.98%) Cyberthreat
14 5 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
14 5 (0.98%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 119 (23.38%) Windows
2 79 (15.52%) Windows Server
3 52 (10.22%) Linux
4 49 (9.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (8.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (7.27%) Unix
7 17 (3.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (1.96%) Solaris
8 10 (1.96%) Windows Phone
9 9 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.38%) Oracle Linux
10 7 (1.38%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.98%) Android
12 4 (0.79%) CentOS
12 4 (0.79%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.59%) AIX
13 3 (0.59%) MVS
13 3 (0.59%) zOS
14 1 (0.20%) HPUX
14 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (35.95%) ITIL
2 153 (30.06%) Disaster Recovery
3 142 (27.90%) Project Management
4 110 (21.61%) Service Delivery
5 99 (19.45%) Business Continuity Planning
6 96 (18.86%) BCP
7 66 (12.97%) Risk Management
8 63 (12.38%) Information Security
9 56 (11.00%) Service Management
10 54 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
11 50 (9.82%) Change Management
12 48 (9.43%) Migration
12 48 (9.43%) Problem Management
13 46 (9.04%) PRINCE2
14 43 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
15 37 (7.27%) Incident Management
16 35 (6.88%) Continuous Improvement
17 34 (6.68%) Business Continuity Management
18 25 (4.91%) ITSM
19 24 (4.72%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 41 (8.06%) SQL
2 16 (3.14%) C#
2 16 (3.14%) PowerShell
2 16 (3.14%) Python
3 15 (2.95%) Java
4 13 (2.55%) T-SQL
5 11 (2.16%) Perl
6 10 (1.96%) C
6 10 (1.96%) VBScript
7 7 (1.38%) VB
8 6 (1.18%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.79%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.59%) JCL
10 3 (0.59%) REXX
11 2 (0.39%) Ruby
12 1 (0.20%) ABAP
12 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.20%) C++
Qualifications
1 80 (15.72%) Security Cleared
2 71 (13.95%) Degree
3 68 (13.36%) SC Cleared
4 29 (5.70%) CISSP
5 18 (3.54%) CISM
5 18 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (2.95%) MCSE
7 10 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (1.57%) PMI Certification
9 8 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (1.38%) CCNA
10 7 (1.38%) CESG Certified Professional
10 7 (1.38%) ISEB
10 7 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (0.98%) CEH
12 5 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (0.98%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.68%) SLA
2 23 (4.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (3.34%) PCI DSS
4 16 (3.14%) ISO22301
5 11 (2.16%) QA
6 10 (1.96%) COBIT
6 10 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
7 6 (1.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 5 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.79%) BS25999
9 4 (0.79%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.59%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.59%) RMADS
11 2 (0.39%) ISO27002
11 2 (0.39%) ISO27005
11 2 (0.39%) NEBOSH
12 1 (0.20%) BS7799
12 1 (0.20%) HMG Infosec
12 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.20%) JSP 440
System Software
1 83 (16.31%) Active Directory
2 58 (11.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (10.41%) XenApp
4 45 (8.84%) XenDesktop
5 41 (8.06%) XenServer
6 33 (6.48%) Microsoft App-V
7 18 (3.54%) Hyper-V
8 12 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (1.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 8 (1.57%) UAG
11 4 (0.79%) NFS
11 4 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.59%) HDFS
12 3 (0.59%) Time Sharing Option
12 3 (0.59%) vSphere
13 2 (0.39%) Docker
13 2 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.39%) Squid
14 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 39 (7.66%) XenMobile
2 38 (7.47%) SafeCom
3 32 (6.29%) EdgeSight
4 22 (4.32%) Puppet
5 12 (2.36%) Ansible
6 11 (2.16%) Backup Exec
6 11 (2.16%) SCOM
7 10 (1.96%) Nagios
7 10 (1.96%) SCCM
8 8 (1.57%) IBM BigFix
8 8 (1.57%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 4 (0.79%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (0.79%) WSUS
10 3 (0.59%) Ambari
10 3 (0.59%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (0.59%) Cisco UCCX
10 3 (0.59%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 107 (21.02%) Microsoft
2 77 (15.13%) VMware
3 76 (14.93%) SAP
4 65 (12.77%) HP
5 62 (12.18%) Citrix
6 54 (10.61%) Oracle
7 38 (7.47%) ThinPrint
8 34 (6.68%) AppSense
9 33 (6.48%) Cisco
10 22 (4.32%) Red Hat
11 21 (4.13%) IBM
12 13 (2.55%) CheckPoint
12 13 (2.55%) Symantec
13 10 (1.96%) BMC
14 8 (1.57%) F5
14 8 (1.57%) Mitel
15 7 (1.38%) EMC
16 6 (1.18%) Juniper
16 6 (1.18%) NetApp
16 6 (1.18%) Sybase
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