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 23 June 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.

Business Continuity
England / East of England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 125 138
Rank change year-on-year +17 +13  
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 28 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.20% 0.20% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 0.24% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 6
Median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £375 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £506 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +15.33% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.75 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.14 £27.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -43.92% -32.50%  

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 1960 2043 2442
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 84.34% 80.15% 79.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1134 1179 1461
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 153 177
Median hourly rate £33.00 £27.62 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.47% -16.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £47.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 23 June 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 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 3 months to 23 June 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
Cambridgeshire - 10 £375 -
Bedfordshire +1 8 £475 -15.55% 2
Hertfordshire +2 6 £455 - 1
Norfolk - 3 £360 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Business Continuity
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 23 (63.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (30.56%) ITIL
2 11 (30.56%) LAN
3 10 (27.78%) WAN
3 10 (27.78%) Firewall
4 9 (25.00%) BCP
4 9 (25.00%) Cisco
4 9 (25.00%) Information Security
4 9 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 9 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 8 (22.22%) Finance
5 8 (22.22%) Migration
5 8 (22.22%) Management Information System
6 7 (19.44%) CISM
6 7 (19.44%) CISSP
6 7 (19.44%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (19.44%) Problem Management
6 7 (19.44%) FortiGate
7 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
7 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (16.67%) VMware
7 6 (16.67%) Retail
7 6 (16.67%) Windows
7 6 (16.67%) Security Management
8 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
8 5 (13.89%) CMMI
8 5 (13.89%) Service Management
8 5 (13.89%) Project Management
8 5 (13.89%) Microsoft

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 (11.11%) Skype for Business
2 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) LAN
2 10 (27.78%) Firewall
2 10 (27.78%) WAN
3 7 (19.44%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (13.89%) NetScaler
5 4 (11.11%) Skype
6 3 (8.33%) BGP
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (8.33%) EIGRP
6 3 (8.33%) OSPF
6 3 (8.33%) VoIP
6 3 (8.33%) Wireless
7 2 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.78%) HTTP
8 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.78%) SAN
8 1 (2.78%) SMTP
8 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Retail
3 5 (13.89%) Banking
3 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (13.89%) Architect
1 5 (13.89%) Consultant
1 5 (13.89%) Project Manager
2 4 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
2 4 (11.11%) Security Consultant
3 3 (8.33%) Applications Manager
3 3 (8.33%) Applications Project Manager
3 3 (8.33%) Digital Project Manager
3 3 (8.33%) IT Security Officer
3 3 (8.33%) Security Officer
3 3 (8.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 3 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.56%) IT Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Network Architect
4 2 (5.56%) Network Specialist
4 2 (5.56%) Service Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.56%) Voice Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.33%) Mainframe
5 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.56%) Private Cloud
5 2 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (30.56%) ITIL
3 9 (25.00%) BCP
3 9 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 9 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 9 (25.00%) Information Security
4 8 (22.22%) Migration
5 7 (19.44%) Problem Management
6 6 (16.67%) Security Management
7 5 (13.89%) Business Transformation
7 5 (13.89%) CMMI
7 5 (13.89%) High Availability
7 5 (13.89%) Project Management
7 5 (13.89%) Security Architecture
7 5 (13.89%) Service Management
8 4 (11.11%) Incident Management
9 3 (8.33%) Data Protection
9 3 (8.33%) ISMS
9 3 (8.33%) Release Management
9 3 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) CISM
1 7 (19.44%) CISSP
2 4 (11.11%) CISA
3 3 (8.33%) CCIE
3 3 (8.33%) CCNP
3 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.33%) Degree
3 3 (8.33%) SSCP
4 2 (5.56%) CCA
4 2 (5.56%) CCIE Security
4 2 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (5.56%) HP APS
4 2 (5.56%) MCSA
4 2 (5.56%) MCSE
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (5.56%) VCAP
4 2 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.78%) CRISC
5 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (8.33%) SLA
4 1 (2.78%) GDPR
4 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (5.56%) XenApp
4 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Cisco
2 6 (16.67%) VMware
3 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.11%) HP
5 3 (8.33%) Avaya
6 2 (5.56%) Citrix
6 2 (5.56%) Fortinet
6 2 (5.56%) Meru Networks
6 2 (5.56%) Trustwave
6 2 (5.56%) Virgin Media
7 1 (2.78%) Dell
7 1 (2.78%) Mitel
7 1 (2.78%) Veeam
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