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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 396 400 345
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -55
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 264 247 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.45% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.56% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 161 187
Median daily rate £400 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £359 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 13
Median hourly rate £23.35 £14.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.03% -34.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £11.93 £14.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £34.90 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.35 £14.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+61.03% -32.55%

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
44266 43889 41524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 79.61% 78.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29403 28274 26032
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 £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1047 1173 1204
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +5 243 £400 +14.28% 90
London -28 80 £438 +28.67% 31
North East -8 55 £274 +23.03% 4
Tyne and Wear -12 55 £274 +21.66% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne -14 55 £274 +21.66% 4
South East -26 39 £450 +38.46% 21
South West -3 17 £500 +8.69% 4
Berkshire -4 17 £500 +81.81% 8
Yorkshire +4 13 £538 +79.16% 8
North West -4 13 £375 -23.07% 5
Scotland -14 13 £475 +35.71% 2
Surrey +1 12 £410 +17.14% 4
West Yorkshire +1 11 £538 +79.16% 7
West Midlands -26 11 £500 +25.00% 7
Cheshire +12 10 £375 +36.36% 1
City of London +17 9 £295 -12.91% 3
Wiltshire +3 9 £518 +25.75%
Edinburgh -8 9 £438 +25.00%
Nottinghamshire 0 7 £590 -9.23% 1
Chester -1 7 £375 -
East Midlands -1 7 £590 -9.23% 5
Nottingham -1 6 £590 -9.23% 1
East of England +8 5 £375 -6.25% 4
Swindon +1 5 £550 +33.65%
Bournemouth - 5 £500 - 2
Dorset - 5 £500 - 2
Bradford +13 4 £538 - 3
East Sussex +12 4 £488 - 1
Leeds -1 4 £425 +13.33% 3
Telford - 4 £500 -

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 200 (38.02%) ITIL
2 171 (32.51%) Disaster Recovery
3 128 (24.33%) Project Management
4 121 (23.00%) Finance
5 106 (20.15%) Service Delivery
6 100 (19.01%) Windows
6 100 (19.01%) Security Cleared
7 97 (18.44%) Microsoft
8 96 (18.25%) Business Continuity Planning
9 92 (17.49%) Risk Management
10 88 (16.73%) BCP
11 83 (15.78%) Information Security
12 82 (15.59%) SC Cleared
13 75 (14.26%) Windows Server
14 73 (13.88%) Degree
15 68 (12.93%) Active Directory
16 66 (12.55%) Change Management
17 65 (12.36%) Management Information System
17 65 (12.36%) SAP
18 64 (12.17%) VMware
19 58 (11.03%) Stakeholder Management
20 57 (10.84%) Citrix
21 56 (10.65%) HP
22 55 (10.46%) SQL Server
22 55 (10.46%) Problem Management
23 54 (10.27%) VMware Infrastructure
23 54 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
23 54 (10.27%) Agile Software Development
24 53 (10.08%) Linux
25 51 (9.70%) Firewall

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 (7.41%) IIS
2 32 (6.08%) SharePoint
3 22 (4.18%) MS Exchange
4 17 (3.23%) Skype for Business
5 11 (2.09%) Confluence
6 10 (1.90%) Apache
6 10 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (1.52%) CMS
8 7 (1.33%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (0.95%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.95%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.57%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.57%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.38%) JBoss
12 2 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 39 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.42%) MS Office
3 12 (2.28%) MS Project
4 7 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.14%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.38%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (1.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.76%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.57%) Remedy AR System
4 3 (0.57%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.38%) BPCS
5 2 (0.38%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.19%) Documaker
6 1 (0.19%) Eikon
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.19%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.23%) Office 365
2 16 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.95%) SaaS
5 4 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.57%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.38%) IaaS
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.19%) GitHub
8 1 (0.19%) IBM PureFlex
8 1 (0.19%) PaaS
8 1 (0.19%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 51 (9.70%) Firewall
2 40 (7.60%) DHCP
3 29 (5.51%) TCP/IP
4 27 (5.13%) WAN
5 26 (4.94%) DNS
5 26 (4.94%) SAN
6 24 (4.56%) Internet
7 23 (4.37%) LAN
7 23 (4.37%) VPN
8 17 (3.23%) Network Security
9 16 (3.04%) VoIP
10 14 (2.66%) Extranet
11 12 (2.28%) NAS
12 11 (2.09%) SSL
13 10 (1.90%) Intranet
13 10 (1.90%) LDAP
14 8 (1.52%) IPsec
14 8 (1.52%) MPLS
14 8 (1.52%) Skype
15 7 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (10.46%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (1.71%) Relational Database
3 8 (1.52%) MS Access
4 7 (1.33%) Big Data
4 7 (1.33%) Hadoop
4 7 (1.33%) OLAP
5 6 (1.14%) MySQL
5 6 (1.14%) OLTP
6 5 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (0.76%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.57%) Riak
8 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.38%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.38%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.38%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 5 (0.95%) JIRA
1 5 (0.95%) JMeter
1 5 (0.95%) NeoLoad
1 5 (0.95%) Selenium
1 5 (0.95%) Zephyr
2 4 (0.76%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.57%) Ant
3 3 (0.57%) Maven
4 2 (0.38%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.19%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.19%) Bower
5 1 (0.19%) Grunt
5 1 (0.19%) gulp
5 1 (0.19%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.19%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.19%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.19%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.19%) MSI
5 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 121 (23.00%) Finance
2 38 (7.22%) Banking
3 34 (6.46%) Telecoms
4 19 (3.61%) Legal
5 16 (3.04%) Retail
6 15 (2.85%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.71%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.71%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.52%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.95%) Front Office
10 4 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.57%) International Banking
11 3 (0.57%) Law
12 2 (0.38%) Advertising
12 2 (0.38%) Automotive
12 2 (0.38%) Back Office
12 2 (0.38%) Billing
12 2 (0.38%) Marketing
13 1 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.19%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (15.40%) Analyst
2 49 (9.32%) Architect
3 42 (7.98%) Consultant
4 39 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 35 (6.65%) Service Manager
6 30 (5.70%) IT Manager
6 30 (5.70%) Project Manager
7 27 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
8 23 (4.37%) IT Services Manager
8 23 (4.37%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 21 (3.99%) Security Consultant
10 20 (3.80%) Business Analyst
10 20 (3.80%) Security Manager
11 19 (3.61%) Security Analyst
12 18 (3.42%) Business Manager
13 17 (3.23%) Business Continuity Manager
13 17 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 16 (3.04%) Service Continuity Manager
15 15 (2.85%) Administrator
15 15 (2.85%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.99%) Web Services
2 11 (2.09%) .NET
3 9 (1.71%) HTML
3 9 (1.71%) SAML
4 7 (1.33%) .NET Framework
4 7 (1.33%) Middleware
5 5 (0.95%) ASP.NET
5 5 (0.95%) XML
6 4 (0.76%) CSS
6 4 (0.76%) RESTful
7 3 (0.57%) HTML5
7 3 (0.57%) ISPF
7 3 (0.57%) jQuery
7 3 (0.57%) WAP
7 3 (0.57%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (0.38%) Ajax
8 2 (0.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.38%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.19%) CSS3
9 1 (0.19%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 65 (12.36%) Management Information System
2 54 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (9.32%) Data Centre
4 36 (6.84%) Computer Science
5 19 (3.61%) Replication
6 14 (2.66%) Mainframe
7 13 (2.47%) CESG
8 11 (2.09%) Clustering
9 10 (1.90%) Data Protection Act
9 10 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
11 7 (1.33%) CMDB
11 7 (1.33%) NHS
12 6 (1.14%) RSA SecurID
13 5 (0.95%) User Experience
14 4 (0.76%) Cryptography
14 4 (0.76%) Cyber Attack
14 4 (0.76%) Informatics
14 4 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 100 (19.01%) Windows
2 75 (14.26%) Windows Server
3 53 (10.08%) Linux
4 47 (8.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (7.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (7.41%) Unix
7 16 (3.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (2.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (2.47%) Solaris
9 13 (2.47%) Windows 7
10 9 (1.71%) Windows Phone
11 6 (1.14%) AIX
12 4 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.57%) MVS
13 3 (0.57%) zOS
14 2 (0.38%) CentOS
14 2 (0.38%) Debian
14 2 (0.38%) SUSE
15 1 (0.19%) Android
15 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (38.02%) ITIL
2 171 (32.51%) Disaster Recovery
3 128 (24.33%) Project Management
4 106 (20.15%) Service Delivery
5 96 (18.25%) Business Continuity Planning
6 92 (17.49%) Risk Management
7 88 (16.73%) BCP
8 83 (15.78%) Information Security
9 66 (12.55%) Change Management
10 58 (11.03%) Stakeholder Management
11 55 (10.46%) Problem Management
12 54 (10.27%) Agile Software Development
13 47 (8.94%) Business Continuity Management
14 44 (8.37%) Incident Management
15 37 (7.03%) Migration
15 37 (7.03%) Service Management
16 34 (6.46%) Data Protection
17 29 (5.51%) PRINCE2
18 27 (5.13%) Risk Assessment
19 26 (4.94%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 33 (6.27%) SQL
2 14 (2.66%) Python
3 13 (2.47%) Java
4 12 (2.28%) Perl
5 11 (2.09%) Shell Script
6 7 (1.33%) C#
7 6 (1.14%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.14%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.14%) VBA
8 3 (0.57%) C
8 3 (0.57%) C++
8 3 (0.57%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.57%) JCL
8 3 (0.57%) REXX
9 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 100 (19.01%) Security Cleared
2 82 (15.59%) SC Cleared
3 73 (13.88%) Degree
4 30 (5.70%) CISSP
5 21 (3.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (3.61%) MCSE
7 16 (3.04%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (2.85%) CCNA
9 14 (2.66%) CISM
9 14 (2.66%) CLAS
10 7 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (1.33%) CESG Certified Professional
10 7 (1.33%) MCP
10 7 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.14%) PMI Certification
11 6 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (1.14%) RHCE
12 5 (0.95%) CCNP
12 5 (0.95%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (7.60%) SLA
2 39 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (4.56%) ISO22301
4 14 (2.66%) PCI DSS
5 13 (2.47%) COBIT
6 11 (2.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 11 (2.09%) QA
7 10 (1.90%) Government Security Classifications
8 8 (1.52%) RMADS
9 7 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
9 7 (1.33%) ISO 9001
9 7 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.95%) BS25999
10 5 (0.95%) Data Quality
10 5 (0.95%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.38%) COSO
11 2 (0.38%) ISO27005
11 2 (0.38%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.38%) MiFID
11 2 (0.38%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 68 (12.93%) Active Directory
2 54 (10.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (7.79%) XenApp
4 35 (6.65%) XenDesktop
5 31 (5.89%) XenServer
6 23 (4.37%) Microsoft App-V
7 14 (2.66%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (1.90%) Virtual Desktop
9 9 (1.71%) Hyper-V
10 8 (1.52%) vSphere
11 7 (1.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 7 (1.33%) UAG
11 7 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (0.95%) NFS
12 5 (0.95%) VMware ESX
13 3 (0.57%) Samba
13 3 (0.57%) Sendmail
13 3 (0.57%) Time Sharing Option
14 2 (0.38%) Squid
14 2 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 30 (5.70%) XenMobile
2 29 (5.51%) SafeCom
3 23 (4.37%) EdgeSight
4 16 (3.04%) Puppet
5 13 (2.47%) Backup Exec
6 10 (1.90%) SCOM
7 9 (1.71%) Nagios
8 7 (1.33%) IBM BigFix
8 7 (1.33%) NetBackup
8 7 (1.33%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 5 (0.95%) BMC PATROL
9 5 (0.95%) Cisco UCCX
9 5 (0.95%) SCCM
10 4 (0.76%) Ansible
10 4 (0.76%) BladeLogic
11 3 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 3 (0.57%) WSUS
12 2 (0.38%) ArcSight ESM
12 2 (0.38%) Control-M
12 2 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 97 (18.44%) Microsoft
2 65 (12.36%) SAP
3 64 (12.17%) VMware
4 57 (10.84%) Citrix
5 56 (10.65%) HP
6 40 (7.60%) Cisco
7 37 (7.03%) Oracle
8 29 (5.51%) ThinPrint
9 24 (4.56%) AppSense
10 23 (4.37%) Red Hat
11 21 (3.99%) CheckPoint
12 19 (3.61%) IBM
13 12 (2.28%) Juniper
13 12 (2.28%) Symantec
14 11 (2.09%) BMC
14 11 (2.09%) Remedy
15 10 (1.90%) ServiceNow
16 9 (1.71%) F5
16 9 (1.71%) NetApp
17 8 (1.52%) Mitel
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £221.00 - £243.10 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Code IT Recruitment
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Code IT Recruitment
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200 - £224.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Slough
IBS Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £13.00 - £17.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Networking People
Rate: £280 - £305 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cognitive Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Simon James IT
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £500 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
IBS Consulting
Posted: 13 days ago