Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 175 191
Rank change year-on-year +35 +16 +11
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 68 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.33% 0.29% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 0.35% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 13 6
East of England median daily rate £388 £475 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.42% +49.02% -15.00%
10th Percentile £275 £363 £219
90th Percentile £506 £550 £505
England median daily rate £405 £430 £400
% change year-on-year -5.81% +7.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
East of England median hourly rate £15.75 - £19.31
10th Percentile £13.53 - £15.73
90th Percentile £20.58 - £25.31
England median hourly rate £27.00 £26.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +1.89% +1.92% +4.00%

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 4224 3967 4690
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 82.60% 81.41% 78.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2437 2297 2755
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £224 £234
90th Percentile £575 £540 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 312 392
East of England median hourly rate £31.02 £31.48 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.46% +25.90% +3.65%
10th Percentile £11.56 £13.78 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.70 £47.50 £45.45
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +13 30 £375 -31.82%
Bedfordshire +7 17 £488 -13.33% 1
Hertfordshire +1 10 £320 -20.00% 1
Norfolk +8 9 £275 -25.88% 4
Essex -19 1 £375 -16.67% 1
Business Continuity
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 41 (60.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 29 (42.65%) ITIL
3 21 (30.88%) Management Information System
4 18 (26.47%) Information Security
5 15 (22.06%) PCI DSS
6 14 (20.59%) PRINCE2
6 14 (20.59%) Project Management
7 13 (19.12%) Windows
7 13 (19.12%) Active Directory
7 13 (19.12%) Security Management
8 12 (17.65%) Windows Server
9 11 (16.18%) Security Architecture
9 11 (16.18%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (16.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 11 (16.18%) BCP
9 11 (16.18%) Citrix
9 11 (16.18%) Cisco
9 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
9 11 (16.18%) SQL
9 11 (16.18%) Retail
9 11 (16.18%) Service Management
10 10 (14.71%) CISA
10 10 (14.71%) CISM
10 10 (14.71%) Information Security Management
10 10 (14.71%) Migration
10 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
10 10 (14.71%) CISSP
10 10 (14.71%) Degree
10 10 (14.71%) ISMS
10 10 (14.71%) SDLC

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 5 (7.35%) MS Exchange
1 5 (7.35%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) Firewall
1 8 (11.76%) LAN
1 8 (11.76%) WAN
2 5 (7.35%) NetScaler
2 5 (7.35%) Skype
3 4 (5.88%) SAN
3 4 (5.88%) VoIP
4 3 (4.41%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (4.41%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (4.41%) IP Telephony
4 3 (4.41%) Unified Communications
4 3 (4.41%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.94%) Wireless
6 1 (1.47%) BGP
6 1 (1.47%) DHCP
6 1 (1.47%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.47%) HTTP
6 1 (1.47%) MPLS
6 1 (1.47%) OSPF
6 1 (1.47%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.82%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.47%) DataStage
3 1 (1.47%) IBM InfoSphere
General
1 11 (16.18%) Retail
2 8 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 7 (10.29%) Banking
3 7 (10.29%) Finance
4 3 (4.41%) Law
5 1 (1.47%) Billing
5 1 (1.47%) Local Government
5 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (17.65%) Project Manager
2 11 (16.18%) Consultant
2 11 (16.18%) Security Consultant
3 9 (13.24%) Disaster Recovery Manager
4 8 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery Project Manager
4 8 (11.76%) IT Manager
5 7 (10.29%) Analyst
5 7 (10.29%) Information Security Consultant
6 5 (7.35%) Architect
6 5 (7.35%) DBA
6 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) SQL DBA
6 5 (7.35%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (5.88%) Network Specialist
8 3 (4.41%) Applications Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Service Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Service Continuity Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.88%) Management Information System
2 8 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.41%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.94%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.94%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.94%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.47%) EPoS
6 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.47%) PMI
6 1 (1.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.12%) Windows
2 12 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.94%) Solaris
4 2 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (60.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 29 (42.65%) ITIL
3 18 (26.47%) Information Security
4 14 (20.59%) PRINCE2
4 14 (20.59%) Project Management
5 13 (19.12%) Security Management
6 11 (16.18%) BCP
6 11 (16.18%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (16.18%) Security Architecture
6 11 (16.18%) Service Management
7 10 (14.71%) Information Security Management
7 10 (14.71%) ISMS
7 10 (14.71%) Migration
7 10 (14.71%) SDLC
8 9 (13.24%) Business Continuity Planning
9 8 (11.76%) Compliance Management
9 8 (11.76%) E-Commerce
9 8 (11.76%) Mobile Commerce
9 8 (11.76%) Risk and Compliance Management
10 6 (8.82%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) CISA
1 10 (14.71%) CISM
1 10 (14.71%) CISSP
1 10 (14.71%) Degree
2 8 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (5.88%) CCA
3 4 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (5.88%) MCSA
3 4 (5.88%) MCSE
3 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.88%) VCAP
3 4 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (4.41%) CCNP
4 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.94%) CCNA
5 2 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.94%) Sun Certification
6 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.06%) PCI DSS
2 11 (16.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.88%) GDPR
4 3 (4.41%) QA
4 3 (4.41%) SLA
5 1 (1.47%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 13 (19.12%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.88%) XenApp
4 2 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.47%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (4.41%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.94%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.47%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.47%) SCCM
3 1 (1.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (16.18%) Cisco
1 11 (16.18%) Citrix
1 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.76%) VMware
3 6 (8.82%) HP
4 4 (5.88%) Oracle
5 2 (2.94%) 3PAR
5 2 (2.94%) CommVault
5 2 (2.94%) Mitel
6 1 (1.47%) Avaya
6 1 (1.47%) BMC
6 1 (1.47%) Dell
6 1 (1.47%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.47%) IBM
6 1 (1.47%) Meru Networks
6 1 (1.47%) SAP
6 1 (1.47%) Trustwave
6 1 (1.47%) Veeam
6 1 (1.47%) Virgin Media