Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 23 July 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 494 438 453
Rank change year-on-year -56 +15 -75
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 332 504 454
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.38% 0.50% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.59% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 363 312
England median daily rate £450 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +10.34% -9.38%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £233
90th Percentile £603 £593 £538
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +12.44% +9.59% -8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 11
England median hourly rate £34.00 £27.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.93% -31.65% +66.32%
10th Percentile £12.02 £13.20 £14.25
90th Percentile £49.00 £35.50 £40.00
UK median hourly rate £25.75 £27.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year -4.63% -31.65% +64.58%

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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 73862 84846 82908
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.44% 83.61% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 48738 56627 53474
England median daily rate £450 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.42% +1.75%
10th Percentile £281 £270 £262
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1868 1962 2361
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.94% +6.10%
10th Percentile £11.72 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.50 £48.75 £47.79
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +7.32%

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Continuity in England

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Continuity in England

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Continuity in England over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Continuity in England

Business Continuity
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Continuity in England

Business Continuity
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Continuity in England over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Business Continuity in England

Business Continuity
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
London -81 95 £480 +12.94% 24
South East +24 83 £440 +6.67% 13
East of England +30 43 £388 +3.33% 4
North of England -12 42 £463 +62.28% 12
Midlands +17 40 £363 -34.09% 5
South West -14 24 £550 +42.86% 5
West Midlands +21 20 £375 -15.49% 5
East Midlands -3 19 £350 -36.36%
Yorkshire +34 15 £475 -11.42% 9
North West +19 14 £431 +15.00% 3
North East 0 13 £431 +58.26%
Business Continuity
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 England region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 136 (40.96%) Disaster Recovery
2 85 (25.60%) Finance
3 77 (23.19%) ITIL
4 61 (18.37%) Business Continuity Planning
5 60 (18.07%) Windows
5 60 (18.07%) Microsoft
6 57 (17.17%) BCP
7 52 (15.66%) Project Management
7 52 (15.66%) Information Security
8 48 (14.46%) Oracle
9 47 (14.16%) Active Directory
10 46 (13.86%) Management Information System
10 46 (13.86%) VMware
11 45 (13.55%) Firewall
12 43 (12.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 41 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
13 41 (12.35%) Data Centre
14 39 (11.75%) Service Delivery
15 35 (10.54%) VMware Infrastructure
16 33 (9.94%) PCI DSS
17 31 (9.34%) Security Cleared
17 31 (9.34%) Windows Server
18 30 (9.04%) SQL
19 29 (8.73%) Linux
19 29 (8.73%) High Availability
20 28 (8.43%) Risk Management
21 27 (8.13%) Service Management
21 27 (8.13%) SQL Server
21 27 (8.13%) CISSP
21 27 (8.13%) Migration

Business Continuity
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 21 (6.33%) MS Exchange
2 13 (3.92%) IIS
3 10 (3.01%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (1.81%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.20%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (0.90%) Apache
8 3 (0.90%) FileNet
8 3 (0.90%) JBoss
9 2 (0.60%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.60%) SAP Portal
9 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.30%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.30%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.30%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (4.22%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.51%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.60%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 2 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.60%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.60%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.60%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.30%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.30%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.30%) Pega PRPC
3 1 (0.30%) Primavera
3 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.30%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.30%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.30%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.30%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.30%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.52%) Office 365
3 8 (2.41%) IaaS
4 5 (1.51%) Mimecast
4 5 (1.51%) SaaS
5 4 (1.20%) IBM Cloud
5 4 (1.20%) PaaS
6 2 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.60%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.30%) G Suite
7 1 (0.30%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (13.55%) Firewall
2 22 (6.63%) LAN
3 20 (6.02%) DNS
3 20 (6.02%) SAN
3 20 (6.02%) WAN
4 12 (3.61%) TCP/IP
5 11 (3.31%) VoIP
6 10 (3.01%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (2.71%) BGP
7 9 (2.71%) DHCP
7 9 (2.71%) VPN
8 7 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (1.81%) LDAP
9 6 (1.81%) MPLS
9 6 (1.81%) NetScaler
9 6 (1.81%) Skype
10 5 (1.51%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (1.51%) Extranet
10 5 (1.51%) Intranet
10 5 (1.51%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.13%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (2.71%) Oracle Database
4 8 (2.41%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.51%) DB2
6 5 (1.51%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (1.51%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (1.51%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.20%) OLAP
7 4 (1.20%) OLTP
7 4 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (1.20%) Oracle Exadata
7 4 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.20%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.90%) Power BI
8 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (2.41%) TeamCity
2 5 (1.51%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.90%) ERwin
3 3 (0.90%) JIRA
3 3 (0.90%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.60%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.30%) GitLab
5 1 (0.30%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.30%) Subversion
5 1 (0.30%) Toad
5 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 85 (25.60%) Finance
2 23 (6.93%) Banking
3 19 (5.72%) Legal
3 19 (5.72%) Retail
4 13 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.11%) Back Office
5 7 (2.11%) Front Office
6 6 (1.81%) Law
6 6 (1.81%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.51%) Marketing
8 4 (1.20%) Electronics
8 4 (1.20%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.90%) Local Government
9 3 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.60%) Digital Economy
10 2 (0.60%) French Language
10 2 (0.60%) Publishing
11 1 (0.30%) Advertising
11 1 (0.30%) German Language
11 1 (0.30%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 57 (17.17%) Architect
2 49 (14.76%) Analyst
3 37 (11.14%) Project Manager
4 35 (10.54%) Consultant
5 24 (7.23%) Solutions Architect
6 23 (6.93%) IT Manager
7 18 (5.42%) Security Consultant
8 14 (4.22%) Information Security Consultant
8 14 (4.22%) Support Analyst
9 13 (3.92%) Infrastructure Manager
10 12 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery Manager
10 12 (3.61%) Technical Architect
10 12 (3.61%) Technical Leader
11 11 (3.31%) Security Manager
12 10 (3.01%) Business Analyst
12 10 (3.01%) Support Engineer
13 9 (2.71%) Business Manager
13 9 (2.71%) IT Project Manager
14 8 (2.41%) Infrastructure Architect
14 8 (2.41%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.52%) Web Services
2 8 (2.41%) .NET
3 7 (2.11%) XML
4 6 (1.81%) Middleware
4 6 (1.81%) REST
4 6 (1.81%) SOAP
5 4 (1.20%) HTML
5 4 (1.20%) SAP Basis
5 4 (1.20%) WSDL
5 4 (1.20%) XML Messaging
5 4 (1.20%) XSD
6 3 (0.90%) CSS
7 2 (0.60%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.60%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (0.60%) SAP Fiori
7 2 (0.60%) WCF
7 2 (0.60%) WF
7 2 (0.60%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 1 (0.30%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.30%) IDoc
Miscellaneous
1 46 (13.86%) Management Information System
2 41 (12.35%) Data Centre
3 21 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.71%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.41%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.41%) Virtual Team
6 6 (1.81%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (1.51%) Private Cloud
7 5 (1.51%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.51%) User Experience
8 4 (1.20%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.20%) Oracle Exalytics
8 4 (1.20%) RIA
9 3 (0.90%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (0.90%) PMI
10 2 (0.60%) BYOD
10 2 (0.60%) CMDB
10 2 (0.60%) Handset
10 2 (0.60%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 60 (18.07%) Windows
2 31 (9.34%) Windows Server
3 29 (8.73%) Linux
4 18 (5.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (4.82%) Windows 7
5 16 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (3.92%) Windows 10
7 11 (3.31%) Unix
8 8 (2.41%) Android
9 5 (1.51%) Solaris
10 4 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.90%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.90%) CentOS
11 3 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.60%) SUSE
13 1 (0.30%) VME
13 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (40.96%) Disaster Recovery
2 77 (23.19%) ITIL
3 61 (18.37%) Business Continuity Planning
4 57 (17.17%) BCP
5 52 (15.66%) Information Security
5 52 (15.66%) Project Management
6 41 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (11.75%) Service Delivery
8 29 (8.73%) High Availability
9 28 (8.43%) Risk Management
10 27 (8.13%) Incident Management
10 27 (8.13%) Migration
10 27 (8.13%) Service Management
11 26 (7.83%) Continuous Improvement
12 25 (7.53%) Change Management
13 24 (7.23%) PRINCE2
14 23 (6.93%) Enterprise Architecture
15 22 (6.63%) Stakeholder Management
16 21 (6.33%) Data Protection
17 20 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 30 (9.04%) SQL
2 19 (5.72%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.11%) Perl
3 7 (2.11%) T-SQL
3 7 (2.11%) VBScript
4 6 (1.81%) C
4 6 (1.81%) Python
5 5 (1.51%) C#
5 5 (1.51%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.20%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.20%) Java
6 4 (1.20%) Korn
6 4 (1.20%) PL/SQL
6 4 (1.20%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.90%) AWK
7 3 (0.90%) Bourne shell
7 3 (0.90%) VB
8 2 (0.60%) C++
8 2 (0.60%) Ruby
8 2 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (9.34%) Security Cleared
2 27 (8.13%) CISSP
3 25 (7.53%) Degree
4 23 (6.93%) CISM
5 16 (4.82%) CISA
5 16 (4.82%) SC Cleared
6 12 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (3.31%) Avaya Certification
8 9 (2.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (2.11%) CRISC
9 7 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (1.81%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.81%) PMI Certification
11 5 (1.51%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (1.51%) CCNP
11 5 (1.51%) MCSE
12 4 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.90%) PMP
13 3 (0.90%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (12.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (9.94%) PCI DSS
3 16 (4.82%) GDPR
4 14 (4.22%) SLA
5 10 (3.01%) QA
6 9 (2.71%) Data Quality
7 7 (2.11%) Disclosure Scotland
8 6 (1.81%) ISO 22301
9 5 (1.51%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (1.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 5 (1.51%) RMADS
10 4 (1.20%) ISO 9001
10 4 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 3 (0.90%) PMO
12 2 (0.60%) BS7799
13 1 (0.30%) BS25999
13 1 (0.30%) COBIT
13 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.30%) MiFID
System Software
1 47 (14.16%) Active Directory
2 35 (10.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.81%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.51%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (1.51%) XenApp
5 4 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.90%) Docker
6 3 (0.90%) GlusterFS
6 3 (0.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.60%) vSphere
7 2 (0.60%) Xen
7 2 (0.60%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.60%) XenServer
8 1 (0.30%) NFS
8 1 (0.30%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (3.01%) SCCM
2 7 (2.11%) FortiGate
3 6 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.81%) Puppet
4 5 (1.51%) Control-M
4 5 (1.51%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.20%) AirWatch
5 4 (1.20%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (0.90%) Oracle ZFS
6 3 (0.90%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (0.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 3 (0.90%) Unicenter
6 3 (0.90%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (0.60%) Ansible
7 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.30%) EdgeSight
8 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.30%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 60 (18.07%) Microsoft
2 48 (14.46%) Oracle
3 46 (13.86%) VMware
4 26 (7.83%) SAP
5 20 (6.02%) Cisco
5 20 (6.02%) HP
6 15 (4.52%) Citrix
7 14 (4.22%) Avaya
8 7 (2.11%) EMC
8 7 (2.11%) Informatica
8 7 (2.11%) ServiceNow
9 6 (1.81%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.51%) BMC
10 5 (1.51%) Remedy
10 5 (1.51%) Sybase
11 4 (1.20%) Apple
11 4 (1.20%) CA
11 4 (1.20%) Cognos
11 4 (1.20%) Intel
11 4 (1.20%) Mitel
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