Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Business Continuity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Continuity over the 6 months to 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Continuity
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 165 180
Rank change year-on-year +16 +15 +14
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 54 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.14% 0.38% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 0.47% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 16 9
East of England median daily rate £388 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +23.08% -21.21%
10th Percentile £263 £337 £253
90th Percentile £521 £549 £527
England median daily rate £413 £415 £400
% change year-on-year -0.63% +3.78% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
East of England median hourly rate - - £19.31
England median hourly rate £27.00 £26.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +1.89% +1.92% -27.78%

Business Continuity is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,968 3,614 4,133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.00% 81.25% 79.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,287 2,083 2,378
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +0.95%
10th Percentile £262 £214 £240
90th Percentile £588 £545 £575
England median daily rate £450 £434 £425
% change year-on-year +3.72% +2.09% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 286 400
East of England median hourly rate £33.92 £33.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +10.83% +21.21%
10th Percentile £11.86 £13.63 £12.48
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £50.59
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% +8.70% +15.00%

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Business Continuity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Business Continuity in the East of England

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Continuity in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Continuity in the East of England

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Continuity in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Continuity in the East of England

Business Continuity
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Continuity in the East of England

Business Continuity
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -3 22 £388 -29.55% 5
Hertfordshire +1 11 £500 +25.00% 1
Bedfordshire - 11 £485 -
Norfolk -9 6 £275 -27.73% 2
Essex -8 3 £375 -6.25%
Business Continuity
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 across the East of England region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 25 (46.30%) Disaster Recovery
2 22 (40.74%) ITIL
3 16 (29.63%) Management Information System
4 14 (25.93%) Information Security
5 12 (22.22%) Project Management
6 11 (20.37%) PRINCE2
6 11 (20.37%) Windows
6 11 (20.37%) Active Directory
7 10 (18.52%) SQL
7 10 (18.52%) Windows Server
8 9 (16.67%) CISSP
8 9 (16.67%) BCP
8 9 (16.67%) Citrix
8 9 (16.67%) Finance
9 8 (14.81%) Retail
9 8 (14.81%) Service Management
9 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
9 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
9 8 (14.81%) PCI DSS
10 7 (12.96%) Business Continuity Planning
11 6 (11.11%) Security Architecture
11 6 (11.11%) ISMS
11 6 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 6 (11.11%) Degree
11 6 (11.11%) Data Protection
11 6 (11.11%) SDLC
11 6 (11.11%) GDPR
11 6 (11.11%) IT Strategy
11 6 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (11.11%) Oracle

Business Continuity
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Office 365
1 2 (3.70%) SaaS
2 1 (1.85%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) WAN
2 5 (9.26%) Firewall
2 5 (9.26%) LAN
3 3 (5.56%) SAN
3 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (3.70%) IP Telephony
4 2 (3.70%) NetScaler
4 2 (3.70%) Skype
4 2 (3.70%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.85%) 4G
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.85%) DHCP
5 1 (1.85%) DNS
5 1 (1.85%) MPLS
5 1 (1.85%) NAS
5 1 (1.85%) VLAN
5 1 (1.85%) VoIP
5 1 (1.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.85%) DataStage
3 1 (1.85%) IBM InfoSphere
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Retail
3 6 (11.11%) Law
3 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.41%) Banking
5 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.85%) Billing
6 1 (1.85%) Legal
6 1 (1.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 8 (14.81%) Analyst
3 6 (11.11%) Consultant
3 6 (11.11%) Security Consultant
4 5 (9.26%) DBA
4 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) IT Manager
4 5 (9.26%) SQL DBA
4 5 (9.26%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Delivery Project Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Information Security Consultant
5 3 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Risk Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Senior Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Service Continuity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.63%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.85%) EPoS
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.85%) PMI
4 1 (1.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Windows
2 10 (18.52%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.70%) Solaris
3 2 (3.70%) Unix
3 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (46.30%) Disaster Recovery
2 22 (40.74%) ITIL
3 14 (25.93%) Information Security
4 12 (22.22%) Project Management
5 11 (20.37%) PRINCE2
6 9 (16.67%) BCP
7 8 (14.81%) Service Management
8 7 (12.96%) Business Continuity Planning
9 6 (11.11%) Data Protection
9 6 (11.11%) Information Management
9 6 (11.11%) Information Security Management
9 6 (11.11%) ISMS
9 6 (11.11%) IT Strategy
9 6 (11.11%) Migration
9 6 (11.11%) SDLC
9 6 (11.11%) Security Architecture
9 6 (11.11%) Security Management
9 6 (11.11%) Supplier Management
10 5 (9.26%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) CISSP
2 6 (11.11%) CISA
2 6 (11.11%) CISM
2 6 (11.11%) Degree
3 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.41%) CCNA
4 4 (7.41%) CCNP
4 4 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (7.41%) MCSA
4 4 (7.41%) MCSE
4 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.56%) GSLC
6 2 (3.70%) CCA
6 2 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (3.70%) Sun Certification
6 2 (3.70%) VCAP
6 2 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) PCI DSS
2 6 (11.11%) GDPR
2 6 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.56%) ISO 9001
3 3 (5.56%) QA
4 2 (3.70%) PMO
4 2 (3.70%) SLA
5 1 (1.85%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 11 (20.37%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.70%) XenApp
4 1 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (3.70%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.85%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.85%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.85%) SCCM
2 1 (1.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) Citrix
2 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.11%) Cisco
3 6 (11.11%) Oracle
3 6 (11.11%) VMware
4 3 (5.56%) HP
5 2 (3.70%) 3PAR
5 2 (3.70%) CommVault
6 1 (1.85%) BMC
6 1 (1.85%) IBM
6 1 (1.85%) Mitel
6 1 (1.85%) SAP