The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 30 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.

Business Continuity
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 208 218
Rank change year-on-year +16 +10  
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 56 59 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.71% 0.63% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.77% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 37 31
Median daily rate £369 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.60% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £381
% change year-on-year - +4.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £38.25 £37.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.37% -1.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.05 £37.00 £33.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.45 £37.00 £39.50
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 South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6471 7650 7815
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.69% 81.35% 79.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3756 4713 4313
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 268 281
Median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.20% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Continuity in the South East

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Continuity in the South East over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Continuity in the South East

Business Continuity
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Continuity in the South East

Business Continuity
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 30 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
Berkshire +20 22 £275 -38.94% 5
Surrey +7 9 £538 +34.37% 4
Buckinghamshire +2 9 £233 -43.29% 1
Hampshire +8 6 £463 +7.55%
Oxfordshire - 3 £300 -
Kent +11 1 £350 +61.29% 2
West Sussex +1 1 £525 +43.34%
East Sussex - 1 £388 -
Middlesex - 1 £610 -
Business Continuity
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 South East region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 35 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 28 (28.00%) Project Management
3 26 (26.00%) Finance
4 24 (24.00%) ITIL
5 21 (21.00%) BCP
5 21 (21.00%) Business Continuity Planning
6 18 (18.00%) Data Centre
7 16 (16.00%) High Availability
7 16 (16.00%) Microsoft
8 15 (15.00%) VMware
9 14 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (14.00%) Windows
10 13 (13.00%) Management Information System
10 13 (13.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 13 (13.00%) Security Cleared
11 12 (12.00%) MS Excel
11 12 (12.00%) Avaya
12 11 (11.00%) Avaya Certification
12 11 (11.00%) SAP
12 11 (11.00%) Information Security
12 11 (11.00%) ISO22301
13 10 (10.00%) Workforce Optimisation
13 10 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (10.00%) Business Continuity Management
13 10 (10.00%) WFM
13 10 (10.00%) SC Cleared
14 9 (9.00%) Service Delivery
14 9 (9.00%) Oracle
14 9 (9.00%) Mentoring

Business Continuity
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 7 (7.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.00%) IIS
3 2 (2.00%) JBoss
4 1 (1.00%) CMS
4 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.00%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 12 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.00%) MS Project
3 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.00%) Office 365
4 1 (1.00%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.00%) Firewall
1 8 (8.00%) SAN
2 7 (7.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.00%) VPN
4 3 (3.00%) BGP
4 3 (3.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (3.00%) LAN
4 3 (3.00%) WAN
5 2 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (2.00%) Internet
5 2 (2.00%) IPsec
5 2 (2.00%) Network Security
5 2 (2.00%) PBX
5 2 (2.00%) VLAN
6 1 (1.00%) ADSL
6 1 (1.00%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.00%) OSPF
6 1 (1.00%) SSL
6 1 (1.00%) VRRP
6 1 (1.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.00%) DB2
4 2 (2.00%) MS Access
4 2 (2.00%) Power BI
4 2 (2.00%) QlikView
4 2 (2.00%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.00%) GIS
5 1 (1.00%) OLAP
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (4.00%) JIRA
2 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (26.00%) Finance
2 7 (7.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.00%) Legal
4 3 (3.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.00%) Banking
5 2 (2.00%) French Language
6 1 (1.00%) Advertising
6 1 (1.00%) Automotive
6 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.00%) German Language
6 1 (1.00%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (19.00%) Analyst
2 12 (12.00%) Consultant
3 11 (11.00%) Architect
4 10 (10.00%) Technical Leader
5 7 (7.00%) Process Analyst
5 7 (7.00%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.00%) Business Continuity Manager
6 6 (6.00%) Business Process Analyst
6 6 (6.00%) Cloud Architect
6 6 (6.00%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Business Consultant
7 5 (5.00%) Business Continuity Consultant
7 5 (5.00%) Business Manager
7 5 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.00%) IT Consultant
8 4 (4.00%) IT Support
9 3 (3.00%) IT Analyst
9 3 (3.00%) IT Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) IT Manager
9 3 (3.00%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.00%) SAP Basis
2 4 (4.00%) Middleware
3 3 (3.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.00%) Data Centre
2 13 (13.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.00%) Public Cloud
4 4 (4.00%) Virtual Team
5 3 (3.00%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.00%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.00%) CMDB
6 2 (2.00%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.00%) EMC VMAX
6 2 (2.00%) EMC VNX
6 2 (2.00%) Handset
6 2 (2.00%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (2.00%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.00%) Reinsurance
6 2 (2.00%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.00%) Life Science
7 1 (1.00%) PMI
7 1 (1.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.00%) Windows
2 6 (6.00%) Linux
3 5 (5.00%) Unix
4 3 (3.00%) Android
4 3 (3.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.00%) AIX
5 2 (2.00%) Solaris
5 2 (2.00%) SUSE
5 2 (2.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 28 (28.00%) Project Management
3 24 (24.00%) ITIL
4 21 (21.00%) BCP
4 21 (21.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 16 (16.00%) High Availability
6 11 (11.00%) Information Security
7 10 (10.00%) Business Continuity Management
7 10 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (10.00%) WFM
7 10 (10.00%) Workforce Optimisation
8 9 (9.00%) Mentoring
8 9 (9.00%) Service Delivery
9 8 (8.00%) Incident Management
9 8 (8.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 8 (8.00%) Performance Testing
9 8 (8.00%) Programme Management
9 8 (8.00%) TOGAF
10 7 (7.00%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (7.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.00%) C
2 3 (3.00%) SQL
3 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (13.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.00%) Avaya Certification
3 10 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (8.00%) Degree
5 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (6.00%) PMI Certification
6 6 (6.00%) PMP
7 5 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (3.00%) BC Cleared
9 3 (3.00%) CCNA
9 3 (3.00%) CISSP
9 3 (3.00%) ISEB
9 3 (3.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (2.00%) CISA
10 2 (2.00%) CISM
10 2 (2.00%) MCP
10 2 (2.00%) MCSE
10 2 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (11.00%) ISO22301
3 5 (5.00%) PMO
3 5 (5.00%) SLA
4 4 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (3.00%) PCI DSS
5 3 (3.00%) QA
6 2 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (2.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (2.00%) RMADS
7 1 (1.00%) Data Quality
7 1 (1.00%) ISO 9001
7 1 (1.00%) JSP 440
7 1 (1.00%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 14 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.00%) vSphere
4 1 (1.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (1.00%) XenApp
4 1 (1.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (3.00%) Unicenter
2 2 (2.00%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (2.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.00%) SCOM
3 1 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.00%) VMware
3 12 (12.00%) Avaya
4 11 (11.00%) SAP
5 9 (9.00%) Oracle
6 6 (6.00%) Cisco
6 6 (6.00%) Citrix
7 5 (5.00%) HP
7 5 (5.00%) NetApp
8 4 (4.00%) IBM
9 3 (3.00%) CA
9 3 (3.00%) Peregrine
9 3 (3.00%) Remedy
9 3 (3.00%) ServiceNow
9 3 (3.00%) Spiceworks
10 2 (2.00%) Apple
10 2 (2.00%) EMC
10 2 (2.00%) Genesys
10 2 (2.00%) Informatica
10 2 (2.00%) Nortel
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