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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 407 394 367
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -27
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 262 266 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.47% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.58% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 178 168
Median daily rate £438 £363 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -5.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £524 £579
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 14
Median hourly rate £19.70 £35.00 £20.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.71% +69.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £16.03 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £39.00 £27.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.70 £25.65 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-23.18% +22.11%

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
44695 45488 42364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.73% 79.85% 78.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 29540 29430 26290
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1044 1183 1185
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -6 242 £439 +21.03% 91
London -47 74 £488 +38.79% 36
North East -2 50 £270 +21.34% 2
Tyne and Wear +3 49 £270 +20.00% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 49 £270 +20.00% 2
South East -9 44 £450 +42.63% 14
Berkshire +12 21 £575 +109.09% 9
South West -8 17 £485 +3.19% 4
East Midlands +6 14 £550 -15.38% 5
Scotland 0 14 £450 +9.75% 2
West Midlands -28 13 £475 +18.75% 12
Surrey -3 12 £415 +7.79%
Yorkshire -10 12 £538 +34.37% 7
Edinburgh +4 11 £400 +14.28% 1
West Yorkshire -2 10 £538 +34.37% 4
North West +9 9 £375 +36.36% 5
City of London +25 8 £360 +6.27% 8
Wiltshire 0 7 £518 - 1
Nottinghamshire +2 6 £590 -9.23% 1
Nottingham 0 6 £590 -9.23% 1
East of England +19 5 £550 +62.96% 5
Northamptonshire +2 5 £550 -15.38% 1
Northampton - 5 £550 - 1
Bradford +6 4 £538 +26.47% 1
Leeds +4 4 £425 +21.42% 3
Swindon +3 4 £550 -
Bristol -5 4 £525 +40.00% 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £112 - 1
Shropshire - 4 £500 -
Telford - 4 £500 -

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 214 (38.98%) ITIL
2 177 (32.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 133 (24.23%) Project Management
4 127 (23.13%) Finance
5 118 (21.49%) Windows
6 116 (21.13%) Service Delivery
7 115 (20.95%) Business Continuity Planning
8 109 (19.85%) Security Cleared
8 109 (19.85%) Microsoft
9 107 (19.49%) BCP
10 97 (17.67%) Risk Management
11 92 (16.76%) SC Cleared
12 82 (14.94%) Active Directory
13 81 (14.75%) Information Security
13 81 (14.75%) Windows Server
14 78 (14.21%) Degree
15 77 (14.03%) VMware
16 70 (12.75%) SAP
16 70 (12.75%) Management Information System
17 66 (12.02%) Citrix
18 65 (11.84%) Change Management
19 62 (11.29%) HP
19 62 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
20 59 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
20 59 (10.75%) SQL Server
21 56 (10.20%) Problem Management
22 54 (9.84%) Data Centre
22 54 (9.84%) Firewall
22 54 (9.84%) Linux
23 53 (9.65%) 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 41 (7.47%) IIS
2 35 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 22 (4.01%) MS Exchange
4 19 (3.46%) Skype for Business
5 13 (2.37%) Confluence
6 11 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (1.82%) Apache
7 10 (1.82%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.91%) CMS
8 5 (0.91%) OpenStack
8 5 (0.91%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.55%) Tuxedo
11 2 (0.36%) MQSeries
Applications
1 42 (7.65%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.64%) MS Office
3 18 (3.28%) MS Project
4 8 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.91%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.36%) GNU Octave
6 2 (0.36%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.18%) InDesign
7 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.55%) Remedy AR System
3 3 (0.55%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.36%) BigMachines
4 2 (0.36%) BPCS
4 2 (0.36%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.18%) Documaker
5 1 (0.18%) Eikon
5 1 (0.18%) Maximo
5 1 (0.18%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.18%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.73%) Office 365
3 8 (1.46%) SaaS
4 7 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.55%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.36%) IaaS
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.18%) GitHub
7 1 (0.18%) PaaS
7 1 (0.18%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 54 (9.84%) Firewall
2 46 (8.38%) DHCP
3 30 (5.46%) SAN
4 29 (5.28%) DNS
4 29 (5.28%) TCP/IP
4 29 (5.28%) WAN
5 25 (4.55%) Internet
5 25 (4.55%) LAN
6 19 (3.46%) VPN
7 16 (2.91%) Extranet
7 16 (2.91%) Network Security
8 14 (2.55%) VoIP
9 12 (2.19%) Intranet
9 12 (2.19%) SSL
10 10 (1.82%) LDAP
10 10 (1.82%) NAS
10 10 (1.82%) Skype
11 9 (1.64%) IPsec
11 9 (1.64%) MPLS
12 8 (1.46%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.64%) Hadoop
3 8 (1.46%) Big Data
3 8 (1.46%) Relational Database
3 8 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (1.28%) OLAP
4 7 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.09%) MS Access
5 6 (1.09%) OLTP
6 5 (0.91%) MySQL
6 5 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.55%) Oracle Exadata
8 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.36%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.36%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (1.28%) JIRA
2 6 (1.09%) Selenium
3 5 (0.91%) JMeter
3 5 (0.91%) NeoLoad
3 5 (0.91%) Zephyr
4 2 (0.36%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.18%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.18%) Bower
5 1 (0.18%) Grunt
5 1 (0.18%) gulp
5 1 (0.18%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.18%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.18%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.18%) MSI
5 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 127 (23.13%) Finance
2 49 (8.93%) Banking
3 30 (5.46%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.28%) Financial Institution
5 17 (3.10%) Retail
6 15 (2.73%) Investment Banking
7 13 (2.37%) Legal
8 9 (1.64%) Retail Banking
9 8 (1.46%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.28%) Law
11 5 (0.91%) Front Office
12 4 (0.73%) Billing
12 4 (0.73%) Marketing
12 4 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.55%) Advertising
13 3 (0.55%) Back Office
13 3 (0.55%) Publishing
14 2 (0.36%) Automotive
14 2 (0.36%) International Banking
15 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 82 (14.94%) Analyst
2 58 (10.56%) Architect
3 44 (8.01%) Consultant
3 44 (8.01%) Support Engineer
4 35 (6.38%) Service Manager
5 30 (5.46%) Project Manager
6 29 (5.28%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 28 (5.10%) Solutions Architect
8 27 (4.92%) IT Manager
9 21 (3.83%) Administrator
9 21 (3.83%) Security Consultant
9 21 (3.83%) Security Manager
10 20 (3.64%) Security Analyst
11 19 (3.46%) Business Manager
11 19 (3.46%) IT Services Manager
12 18 (3.28%) Business Continuity Manager
13 17 (3.10%) Business Analyst
14 16 (2.91%) Business Continuity Analyst
14 16 (2.91%) Service Continuity Manager
15 15 (2.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.10%) Web Services
2 15 (2.73%) Middleware
3 10 (1.82%) .NET
4 9 (1.64%) SAML
5 8 (1.46%) HTML
6 6 (1.09%) .NET Framework
7 5 (0.91%) XML
8 4 (0.73%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.73%) CSS
9 3 (0.55%) HTML5
9 3 (0.55%) ISPF
9 3 (0.55%) jQuery
9 3 (0.55%) RESTful
9 3 (0.55%) WAP
9 3 (0.55%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (0.36%) Ajax
10 2 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.36%) LAMP
11 1 (0.18%) JRules
11 1 (0.18%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 70 (12.75%) Management Information System
2 59 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (9.84%) Data Centre
4 39 (7.10%) Computer Science
5 21 (3.83%) Replication
6 13 (2.37%) CESG
7 11 (2.00%) Clustering
7 11 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
7 11 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.82%) Mainframe
9 8 (1.46%) NHS
10 7 (1.28%) CMDB
10 7 (1.28%) RSA SecurID
10 7 (1.28%) Security Operations Centre
10 7 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (1.09%) Performance Metrics
11 6 (1.09%) PMI
12 5 (0.91%) User Experience
13 4 (0.73%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 118 (21.49%) Windows
2 81 (14.75%) Windows Server
3 54 (9.84%) Linux
4 52 (9.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (8.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (7.10%) Unix
7 19 (3.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (2.55%) Solaris
10 13 (2.37%) Windows 7
11 10 (1.82%) Windows Phone
12 7 (1.28%) AIX
12 7 (1.28%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.55%) Android
13 3 (0.55%) MVS
13 3 (0.55%) zOS
14 2 (0.36%) CentOS
14 2 (0.36%) SUSE
14 2 (0.36%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (38.98%) ITIL
2 177 (32.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 133 (24.23%) Project Management
4 116 (21.13%) Service Delivery
5 115 (20.95%) Business Continuity Planning
6 107 (19.49%) BCP
7 97 (17.67%) Risk Management
8 81 (14.75%) Information Security
9 65 (11.84%) Change Management
10 56 (10.20%) Problem Management
11 53 (9.65%) Agile Software Development
12 50 (9.11%) Business Continuity Management
12 50 (9.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 46 (8.38%) Service Management
14 41 (7.47%) Incident Management
15 40 (7.29%) Migration
16 34 (6.19%) Continuous Improvement
17 28 (5.10%) Data Protection
17 28 (5.10%) PRINCE2
17 28 (5.10%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 34 (6.19%) SQL
2 14 (2.55%) Python
3 13 (2.37%) Perl
4 10 (1.82%) PowerShell
4 10 (1.82%) T-SQL
5 9 (1.64%) Shell Script
6 7 (1.28%) C#
6 7 (1.28%) Java
7 6 (1.09%) VBScript
8 3 (0.55%) C
8 3 (0.55%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.55%) JCL
8 3 (0.55%) REXX
8 3 (0.55%) VBA
9 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.18%) C++
9 1 (0.18%) Ruby
9 1 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 109 (19.85%) Security Cleared
2 92 (16.76%) SC Cleared
3 78 (14.21%) Degree
4 30 (5.46%) CISSP
5 24 (4.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (4.01%) MCSE
7 18 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (2.55%) CCNA
10 13 (2.37%) CISM
10 13 (2.37%) CLAS
11 8 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
11 8 (1.46%) PMI Certification
11 8 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (1.28%) CESG Certified Professional
13 6 (1.09%) MCP
13 6 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (0.91%) MCSA
14 5 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 5 (0.91%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.92%) SLA
2 37 (6.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (5.28%) ISO22301
4 18 (3.28%) PCI DSS
5 13 (2.37%) COBIT
5 13 (2.37%) QA
6 10 (1.82%) Government Security Classifications
6 10 (1.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 8 (1.46%) Disclosure Scotland
7 8 (1.46%) ISO 9001
8 7 (1.28%) BS25999
8 7 (1.28%) RMADS
8 7 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.91%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.91%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.36%) BS7799
10 2 (0.36%) COSO
10 2 (0.36%) ISO27005
10 2 (0.36%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.36%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 82 (14.94%) Active Directory
2 62 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (9.11%) XenApp
4 43 (7.83%) XenDesktop
5 38 (6.92%) XenServer
6 30 (5.46%) Microsoft App-V
7 15 (2.73%) Hyper-V
8 14 (2.55%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (1.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 8 (1.46%) UAG
9 8 (1.46%) Virtual Desktop
9 8 (1.46%) vSphere
10 6 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.91%) NFS
11 5 (0.91%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.55%) Samba
12 3 (0.55%) Sendmail
12 3 (0.55%) Time Sharing Option
13 2 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 36 (6.56%) XenMobile
2 35 (6.38%) SafeCom
3 29 (5.28%) EdgeSight
4 19 (3.46%) Puppet
5 13 (2.37%) Backup Exec
6 12 (2.19%) SCOM
7 10 (1.82%) Nagios
8 9 (1.64%) SCCM
9 8 (1.46%) IBM BigFix
9 8 (1.46%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 7 (1.28%) Ansible
10 7 (1.28%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.91%) BMC PATROL
12 4 (0.73%) BladeLogic
12 4 (0.73%) Cisco UCCX
13 2 (0.36%) Control-M
13 2 (0.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 2 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
13 2 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
13 2 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 109 (19.85%) Microsoft
2 77 (14.03%) VMware
3 70 (12.75%) SAP
4 66 (12.02%) Citrix
5 62 (11.29%) HP
6 45 (8.20%) Oracle
7 41 (7.47%) Cisco
8 35 (6.38%) ThinPrint
9 31 (5.65%) AppSense
10 27 (4.92%) Red Hat
11 21 (3.83%) CheckPoint
12 19 (3.46%) IBM
13 12 (2.19%) Juniper
13 12 (2.19%) Symantec
14 11 (2.00%) BMC
15 10 (1.82%) F5
15 10 (1.82%) NetApp
15 10 (1.82%) Remedy
16 8 (1.46%) Mitel
16 8 (1.46%) Palo Alto
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
TDA Group
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
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Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £285 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Interquest - IQ Tech
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