Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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 > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 303 283 261
Rank change year-on-year -20 -22 +5
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 68 98 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.40% 0.59% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.71% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 62 74
South East median daily rate £375 £445 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.73% +18.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £244 £210 £300
90th Percentile £738 £623 £487
England median daily rate £420 £430 £400
% change year-on-year -2.33% +7.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £55.00 £87.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.82% -37.14% +133.33%
10th Percentile £20.65 £52.50 £36.00
90th Percentile £39.75 £57.50 £157.00
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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13929 13803 15455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.71% 82.56% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8358 8333 9223
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 548 603
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.00 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.81% +1.50% +52.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.82 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.25 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Business Continuity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 22 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Continuity in the South East over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 22 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
Thames Valley -29 33 £318 -42.27% 6
Berkshire -8 22 £325 -44.68% 3
Surrey -31 13 £725 +77.26% 2
Hampshire +17 12 £330 -25.00% 2
Oxfordshire +7 6 £300 -33.33%
West Sussex -4 5 £404 -7.71% 1
Buckinghamshire -30 5 £474 +33.92% 3
East Sussex +1 2 £175 -65.00%
Middlesex +7 1 - -
Kent -15 1 £350 -17.65%
Business Continuity
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 18 (26.47%) Disaster Recovery
1 18 (26.47%) Information Security
2 16 (23.53%) Finance
2 16 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (22.06%) ITIL
4 14 (20.59%) Active Directory
4 14 (20.59%) Risk Management
5 13 (19.12%) VMware
5 13 (19.12%) Linux
6 12 (17.65%) Project Management
6 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (16.18%) PCI DSS
7 11 (16.18%) Change Management
8 10 (14.71%) Telecoms
8 10 (14.71%) CISA
8 10 (14.71%) SAN
9 9 (13.24%) Windows
9 9 (13.24%) BCP
9 9 (13.24%) Security Management
9 9 (13.24%) Business Continuity Planning
10 8 (11.76%) ISO 22301
10 8 (11.76%) IT Audit
10 8 (11.76%) Firewall
10 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (11.76%) Citrix
10 8 (11.76%) CISSP
10 8 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (10.29%) MS Exchange

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 (10.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.41%) IIS
3 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.47%) Apache
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.47%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.47%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.47%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.88%) Office 365
3 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.47%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.71%) SAN
2 8 (11.76%) Firewall
3 4 (5.88%) DNS
4 3 (4.41%) DHCP
4 3 (4.41%) NAS
5 2 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (2.94%) Intranet
5 2 (2.94%) LAN
5 2 (2.94%) MPLS
5 2 (2.94%) WAN
5 2 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.94%) Wireless
6 1 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (1.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.47%) Internet
6 1 (1.47%) Multicast
6 1 (1.47%) Network Security
6 1 (1.47%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.47%) DB2
3 1 (1.47%) MySQL
3 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.47%) JIRA
General
1 16 (23.53%) Finance
2 10 (14.71%) Telecoms
3 7 (10.29%) Legal
4 6 (8.82%) Retail
5 2 (2.94%) Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Advertising
6 1 (1.47%) Back Office
6 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.47%) Marketing
6 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (16.18%) Analyst
2 8 (11.76%) Architect
2 8 (11.76%) Security Specialist
3 5 (7.35%) Consultant
4 4 (5.88%) Compliance Analyst
4 4 (5.88%) Compliance Specialist
4 4 (5.88%) IT Manager
4 4 (5.88%) Security Analyst
4 4 (5.88%) Security Compliance Analyst
4 4 (5.88%) Security Compliance Specialist
4 4 (5.88%) Technical Architect
5 3 (4.41%) Auditor
5 3 (4.41%) Business Consultant
5 3 (4.41%) Business Manager
5 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (4.41%) Internal Auditor
5 3 (4.41%) Network Engineer
5 3 (4.41%) Oracle Analyst
5 3 (4.41%) Resilience Manager
5 3 (4.41%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) Middleware
2 1 (1.47%) .NET
2 1 (1.47%) J2EE
2 1 (1.47%) REST
2 1 (1.47%) SOAP
2 1 (1.47%) Web Services
2 1 (1.47%) WSDL
2 1 (1.47%) XML
2 1 (1.47%) XML Messaging
2 1 (1.47%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Data Centre
1 5 (7.35%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
1 5 (7.35%) Virtual Team
2 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.47%) PMI
3 1 (1.47%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.12%) Linux
2 9 (13.24%) Windows
3 5 (7.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (7.35%) Unix
4 4 (5.88%) Solaris
5 3 (4.41%) Android
5 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.94%) CentOS
6 2 (2.94%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.94%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.47%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.47%) Disaster Recovery
1 18 (26.47%) Information Security
2 16 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (22.06%) ITIL
4 14 (20.59%) Risk Management
5 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (17.65%) Project Management
6 11 (16.18%) Change Management
7 9 (13.24%) BCP
7 9 (13.24%) Business Continuity Planning
7 9 (13.24%) Security Management
8 8 (11.76%) IT Audit
8 8 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (10.29%) Change Control
9 7 (10.29%) Service Delivery
10 6 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (8.82%) High Availability
10 6 (8.82%) Migration
10 6 (8.82%) Scrum
10 6 (8.82%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.35%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.94%) AWK
2 2 (2.94%) Bourne shell
2 2 (2.94%) Korn
2 2 (2.94%) Perl
2 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
2 2 (2.94%) SQL
2 2 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) CISA
2 8 (11.76%) CISSP
2 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (10.29%) CISM
3 7 (10.29%) MCSE
4 6 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
5 5 (7.35%) CCNA
5 5 (7.35%) CCNP
5 5 (7.35%) PCI QSA
5 5 (7.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (5.88%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 4 (5.88%) MCSA
7 3 (4.41%) CRISC
7 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.94%) Degree
8 2 (2.94%) OCA
8 2 (2.94%) OCP
8 2 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (2.94%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (16.18%) PCI DSS
3 8 (11.76%) ISO 22301
4 5 (7.35%) PMO
4 5 (7.35%) QA
5 4 (5.88%) ISO 9001
6 3 (4.41%) SLA
7 2 (2.94%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (1.47%) BS25999
8 1 (1.47%) COBIT
8 1 (1.47%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (1.47%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (20.59%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.82%) vSphere
4 4 (5.88%) XenApp
4 4 (5.88%) XenDesktop
5 3 (4.41%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.41%) XenServer
6 2 (2.94%) GlusterFS
6 2 (2.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.47%) Firmware
7 1 (1.47%) IAG
7 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) NetBackup
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle ZFS
1 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 2 (2.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (1.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (19.12%) VMware
2 8 (11.76%) Citrix
3 6 (8.82%) Cisco
3 6 (8.82%) HP
3 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.82%) Oracle
4 4 (5.88%) NetApp
5 3 (4.41%) Apple
6 2 (2.94%) Brocade
6 2 (2.94%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.94%) EMC
6 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.94%) StorageTek
6 2 (2.94%) Sun
6 2 (2.94%) Veritas
7 1 (1.47%) F5
7 1 (1.47%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.47%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.47%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.47%) TEOCO