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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Continuity
England / East of England
Rank 118 115 124
Rank change year-on-year -3 +9  
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 9 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.42% 0.33% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.40% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 5
Median daily rate £415 £325 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.69% -24.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £322 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £355 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year +2.70% -6.91%  

Business Continuity is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1755 1984 2083
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 82.67% 80.65% 78.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1074 1175 1208
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 136 163
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +32.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.40 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Business Continuity as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 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
Essex -4 3 £400 +6.66% 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £550 - 1
Suffolk - 2 £500 - 3
Cambridgeshire +9 1 - -
Norfolk -3 1 £390 +20.00% 1
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (41.18%) ITIL
3 6 (35.29%) LAN
3 6 (35.29%) WAN
3 6 (35.29%) CISSP
3 6 (35.29%) CISM
3 6 (35.29%) Information Security
3 6 (35.29%) Banking
4 5 (29.41%) Data Security
4 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
4 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
4 5 (29.41%) SSCP
4 5 (29.41%) Mainframe
4 5 (29.41%) Windows
4 5 (29.41%) Risk Analysis
4 5 (29.41%) Data Protection
4 5 (29.41%) Business Continuity Management
5 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (23.53%) VMware
6 3 (17.65%) CRM
6 3 (17.65%) SLA
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
7 2 (11.76%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
7 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
7 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
7 2 (11.76%) High Availability

Business Continuity
Top Related 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 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (11.76%) IIS
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) LAN
1 6 (35.29%) WAN
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) SSL
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Banking
3 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.88%) Legal
4 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Security Officer
2 4 (23.53%) Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) IT Security Officer
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Data Centre Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Data Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Migration Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Service Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) CISSP Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Governance Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) ICT Officer
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) IT Governance Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Mainframe
1 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Information Security
3 5 (29.41%) Business Continuity Management
3 5 (29.41%) Data Protection
3 5 (29.41%) Data Security
3 5 (29.41%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) CRM
5 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (11.76%) High Availability
5 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.76%) ITSM
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
5 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Service Management
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) IT Governance
6 1 (5.88%) SIEM
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) CISM
1 6 (35.29%) CISSP
2 5 (29.41%) SSCP
3 1 (5.88%) CISA
3 1 (5.88%) CRISC
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) MCP
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) GDPR
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Avaya
3 2 (11.76%) Dell
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Epicor
4 1 (5.88%) SunGard
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