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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 418 375 408
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +33
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 216 293 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.53% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.65% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 167 148
Median daily rate £400 £418 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.30% +12.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 12
Median hourly rate £31.55 £17.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.28% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.79 £15.07 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.31 £31.60 £37.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.55 £16.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+95.65% -41.36%

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
40825 44928 44271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.52% 81.15% 76.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27182 29127 28771
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1081 1342 1219
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 4 December 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
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 4 December 2016.

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 4 December 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
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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 -36 207 £413 -2.94% 62
London -35 72 £425 - 23
South East +5 48 £425 +1.67% 14
West Midlands -18 21 £415 -7.72% 4
South West +5 19 £230 -40.83% 4
Berkshire +18 16 £390 -9.30% 4
North West +11 16 £334 -26.84% 8
Surrey +18 15 £243 -43.30% 2
Wiltshire -4 13 £230 -47.72%
Yorkshire +19 11 £730 +76.96% 1
West Yorkshire +18 11 £730 - 1
Leeds +24 10 £715 - 1
North East -21 10 £600 +94.55%
East of England +8 9 £400 -21.56% 5
Tyne and Wear -31 9 £600 +87.50%
Newcastle upon Tyne -35 9 £600 +87.50%
Staines - 9 £278 -
Reading +10 8 £408 -18.50% 1
Scotland +3 7 £400 +14.28%
Birmingham -5 7 £430 +7.50% 2
Coventry -8 7 £433 +11.64%
City of London -22 7 £415 -7.77% 6
Manchester +7 6 £331 - 3
Hertfordshire +3 5 £400 -21.56% 1
Warwickshire +2 5 £250 -
Corsham -3 5 £230 -
Edinburgh +10 4 £350 -
Buckinghamshire +10 4 £563 +87.50% 1
Merseyside +4 4 £375 -6.25% 3
Hampshire +2 4 £440 -2.22% 4

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 173 (36.34%) Disaster Recovery
2 147 (30.88%) ITIL
3 121 (25.42%) Finance
4 109 (22.90%) Project Management
5 97 (20.38%) Windows
6 95 (19.96%) Microsoft
7 86 (18.07%) Business Continuity Planning
8 85 (17.86%) BCP
8 85 (17.86%) Service Management
9 78 (16.39%) Service Delivery
10 67 (14.08%) Security Cleared
11 66 (13.87%) Analytical Skills
12 63 (13.24%) Data Centre
13 61 (12.82%) Active Directory
14 60 (12.61%) Information Security
15 55 (11.55%) VMware
16 53 (11.13%) Management Information System
16 53 (11.13%) SC Cleared
17 50 (10.50%) Problem Management
17 50 (10.50%) Risk Management
17 50 (10.50%) Oracle
17 50 (10.50%) SQL Server
18 49 (10.29%) Migration
18 49 (10.29%) Change Management
18 49 (10.29%) Incident Management
19 48 (10.08%) SQL
20 47 (9.87%) Linux
21 46 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
22 45 (9.45%) PRINCE2
22 45 (9.45%) Agile Software Development

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 (4.83%) SharePoint
2 22 (4.62%) IIS
3 15 (3.15%) MS Exchange
4 10 (2.10%) WebSphere
5 8 (1.68%) Tuxedo
6 6 (1.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (1.26%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.84%) Apache
7 4 (0.84%) CMS
7 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.84%) MQSeries
8 3 (0.63%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.63%) SAS
8 3 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.42%) Confluence
9 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.42%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.62%) MS Office
3 10 (2.10%) MS Project
4 9 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.26%) InfoPath
5 6 (1.26%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.42%) GNU Octave
6 2 (0.42%) InDesign
6 2 (0.42%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.84%) BigMachines
4 4 (0.84%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.63%) BPCS
5 3 (0.63%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.42%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.21%) Bankmaster
7 1 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.21%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.21%) Maximo
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 31 (6.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (3.99%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.94%) SaaS
4 6 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.26%) IaaS
4 6 (1.26%) PaaS
5 5 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.05%) Amazon ELB
5 5 (1.05%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.84%) Office 365
7 2 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.42%) Route 53
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.21%) Heroku
8 1 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.09%) Firewall
2 25 (5.25%) SAN
3 22 (4.62%) WAN
4 19 (3.99%) DHCP
5 17 (3.57%) LAN
6 12 (2.52%) TCP/IP
7 10 (2.10%) DNS
7 10 (2.10%) Intranet
8 9 (1.89%) Extranet
9 8 (1.68%) Internet
9 8 (1.68%) Network Security
9 8 (1.68%) SSL
9 8 (1.68%) VPN
10 6 (1.26%) VoIP
11 5 (1.05%) IPsec
11 5 (1.05%) Unified Communications
11 5 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.84%) PBX
12 4 (0.84%) Reverse Proxy
12 4 (0.84%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (10.50%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (2.52%) Relational Database
4 11 (2.31%) MySQL
4 11 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (2.10%) Big Data
5 10 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (1.89%) Hadoop
6 9 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (1.68%) OLAP
8 7 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.26%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.26%) OLTP
10 4 (0.84%) DataStage
10 4 (0.84%) IBM InfoSphere
10 4 (0.84%) MS Access
10 4 (0.84%) SAP HANA
10 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.31%) JIRA
2 9 (1.89%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.47%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.42%) Selenium
6 1 (0.21%) JMeter
6 1 (0.21%) NeoLoad
6 1 (0.21%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.21%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.21%) Zephyr
General
1 121 (25.42%) Finance
2 45 (9.45%) Banking
3 24 (5.04%) Investment Banking
4 13 (2.73%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.52%) Military
6 11 (2.31%) Marketing
7 8 (1.68%) Billing
7 8 (1.68%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.68%) Legal
8 7 (1.47%) Law
8 7 (1.47%) Retail
9 6 (1.26%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.26%) Publishing
10 4 (0.84%) Front Office
10 4 (0.84%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.42%) Advertising
11 2 (0.42%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.21%) Automotive
12 1 (0.21%) Back Office
12 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 62 (13.03%) Analyst
2 54 (11.34%) Architect
3 39 (8.19%) Project Manager
4 35 (7.35%) Security Manager
5 28 (5.88%) Consultant
6 25 (5.25%) Service Manager
7 22 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
8 21 (4.41%) Administrator
8 21 (4.41%) Support Engineer
9 14 (2.94%) IT Manager
10 13 (2.73%) Security Consultant
10 13 (2.73%) Virtualisation Engineer
11 12 (2.52%) Applications Architect
11 12 (2.52%) Business Continuity Analyst
11 12 (2.52%) Business Continuity Manager
11 12 (2.52%) Problem Manager
11 12 (2.52%) Team Leader
12 11 (2.31%) Business Manager
12 11 (2.31%) Disaster Recovery Manager
12 11 (2.31%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.09%) Middleware
2 12 (2.52%) .NET
2 12 (2.52%) Web Services
3 4 (0.84%) RESTful
4 3 (0.63%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.63%) CSS
4 3 (0.63%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (0.63%) HTML
4 3 (0.63%) jQuery
4 3 (0.63%) LAMP
4 3 (0.63%) SAML
4 3 (0.63%) WAP
5 2 (0.42%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.42%) Ajax
5 2 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.42%) HTML5
5 2 (0.42%) MDX
6 1 (0.21%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.21%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.21%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 66 (13.87%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (13.24%) Data Centre
3 53 (11.13%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.78%) Computer Science
4 18 (3.78%) NHS
5 12 (2.52%) Replication
6 10 (2.10%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (1.89%) CESG
8 8 (1.68%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.47%) PMI
10 6 (1.26%) Clustering
10 6 (1.26%) Mainframe
10 6 (1.26%) Security Operations Centre
10 6 (1.26%) User Experience
11 5 (1.05%) BYOD
11 5 (1.05%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (1.05%) Equities
11 5 (1.05%) Fat Client
11 5 (1.05%) Performance Metrics
11 5 (1.05%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 97 (20.38%) Windows
2 47 (9.87%) Linux
3 41 (8.61%) Windows Server
4 33 (6.93%) Unix
5 20 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.68%) Windows 10
8 7 (1.47%) AIX
9 5 (1.05%) Android
9 5 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (1.05%) Solaris
9 5 (1.05%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.63%) CentOS
10 3 (0.63%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.21%) HPUX
12 1 (0.21%) MVS
12 1 (0.21%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (36.34%) Disaster Recovery
2 147 (30.88%) ITIL
3 109 (22.90%) Project Management
4 86 (18.07%) Business Continuity Planning
5 85 (17.86%) BCP
5 85 (17.86%) Service Management
6 78 (16.39%) Service Delivery
7 60 (12.61%) Information Security
8 50 (10.50%) Problem Management
8 50 (10.50%) Risk Management
9 49 (10.29%) Change Management
9 49 (10.29%) Incident Management
9 49 (10.29%) Migration
10 46 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
11 45 (9.45%) Agile Software Development
11 45 (9.45%) PRINCE2
12 41 (8.61%) Business Continuity Management
13 40 (8.40%) Continuous Improvement
14 33 (6.93%) Cybersecurity
15 32 (6.72%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (10.08%) SQL
2 20 (4.20%) PowerShell
3 19 (3.99%) C#
4 18 (3.78%) Java
5 15 (3.15%) T-SQL
6 13 (2.73%) VBScript
7 12 (2.52%) C
8 9 (1.89%) VB
9 6 (1.26%) Python
10 5 (1.05%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.84%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.42%) Perl
13 1 (0.21%) ABAP
13 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.21%) JCL
13 1 (0.21%) REXX
13 1 (0.21%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 67 (14.08%) Security Cleared
2 53 (11.13%) SC Cleared
3 43 (9.03%) Degree
4 24 (5.04%) CISSP
5 19 (3.99%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (2.94%) CISM
7 12 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 10 (2.10%) BPSS Clearance
9 10 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (2.10%) PMI Certification
10 9 (1.89%) MCSE
11 8 (1.68%) CISA
12 7 (1.47%) CCNA
13 6 (1.26%) ISEB
13 6 (1.26%) PMP
13 6 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 5 (1.05%) CEH
14 5 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 4 (0.84%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (7.35%) SLA
3 18 (3.78%) PCI DSS
4 17 (3.57%) ISO22301
5 15 (3.15%) Disclosure Scotland
6 11 (2.31%) QA
7 8 (1.68%) RMADS
8 7 (1.47%) COBIT
9 6 (1.26%) BS25999
10 4 (0.84%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.42%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.42%) ISO27002
12 1 (0.21%) COSO
12 1 (0.21%) CRD IV
12 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.21%) MiFID
12 1 (0.21%) NEBOSH
12 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 61 (12.82%) Active Directory
2 39 (8.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (4.41%) XenApp
4 20 (4.20%) XenDesktop
5 17 (3.57%) Hyper-V
5 17 (3.57%) XenServer
6 15 (3.15%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.63%) Docker
7 3 (0.63%) HDFS
8 2 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.42%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.42%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.21%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.21%) Squid
9 1 (0.21%) UAG
9 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (3.15%) XenMobile
2 14 (2.94%) SafeCom
3 13 (2.73%) EdgeSight
4 12 (2.52%) Puppet
5 11 (2.31%) SCCM
6 10 (2.10%) Ansible
7 7 (1.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 6 (1.26%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.84%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (0.84%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.63%) Ambari
10 3 (0.63%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (0.63%) Oozie
10 3 (0.63%) SCOM
11 2 (0.42%) Cisco IPCC
11 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.42%) Nagios
11 2 (0.42%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 95 (19.96%) Microsoft
2 55 (11.55%) VMware
3 50 (10.50%) Oracle
4 39 (8.19%) SAP
5 36 (7.56%) HP
6 32 (6.72%) Cisco
7 26 (5.46%) Citrix
8 19 (3.99%) IBM
9 14 (2.94%) AppSense
9 14 (2.94%) ThinPrint
10 9 (1.89%) CheckPoint
10 9 (1.89%) Red Hat
10 9 (1.89%) Remedy
10 9 (1.89%) Sybase
11 7 (1.47%) BMC
11 7 (1.47%) EMC
11 7 (1.47%) NetApp
11 7 (1.47%) Symantec
12 6 (1.26%) Dell
12 6 (1.26%) Juniper
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