Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Business Continuity Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Continuity Planning over the 6 months to 15 October 2018 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 Planning
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 830 799 815
Rank change year-on-year -31 +16 -25
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity Planning 59 82 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.083% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.066% 0.097% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 57 59
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +25.44%
10th Percentile £256 £306 £211
90th Percentile £617 £638 £581
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £438
% change year-on-year -6.67% -14.29% +20.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
UK median hourly rate - £42.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +214.81% -75.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year - +214.81% -75.00%

Business Continuity Planning 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 88,851 84,367 90,149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.19% 85.72% 85.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,575 55,816 59,552
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,431 2,058 2,442
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.00% +11.11% +3.45%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +6.38% +6.82%

Business Continuity Planning
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Continuity Planning in the UK

Business Continuity Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Continuity Planning in the UK

Business Continuity Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Continuity Planning over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Continuity Planning in the UK

Business Continuity Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Continuity Planning in the UK

Business Continuity Planning
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity Planning within the UK over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. 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
England -27 59 £425 +3.03% 9
UK excluding London -50 36 £350 -6.67% 6
London +1 23 £469 -1.32% 5
Midlands -17 14 £350 -18.84% 2
West Midlands -4 13 £344 -20.29% 1
North of England -21 7 £675 +46.74% 1
South East -1 6 £475 +58.07% 1
North West -12 6 £675 +63.64% 1
East of England -12 5 £263 -30.00%
South West -17 4 £250 -25.93%
Yorkshire -19 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £450 - 1

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Business Continuity Planning.

1 59 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 42 (71.19%) BCP
3 24 (40.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (25.42%) ITIL
5 14 (23.73%) Management Information System
6 12 (20.34%) Finance
6 12 (20.34%) Incident Management
7 11 (18.64%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (16.95%) Data Centre
8 10 (16.95%) Project Management
9 9 (15.25%) Service Management
9 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Office
9 9 (15.25%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (13.56%) Collaborative Working
10 8 (13.56%) Windows
10 8 (13.56%) SLA
10 8 (13.56%) Service Delivery
11 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
11 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Excel
11 7 (11.86%) PMO
11 7 (11.86%) Coaching
11 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (10.17%) Performance Management
12 6 (10.17%) Power BI
12 6 (10.17%) Windows Server
12 6 (10.17%) Decision-Making
12 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (10.17%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (10.17%) Change Management

Business Continuity Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (8.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (5.08%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.69%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) Network Security
2 2 (3.39%) DHCP
2 2 (3.39%) DNS
2 2 (3.39%) IP Telephony
2 2 (3.39%) iSCSI
2 2 (3.39%) LAN
2 2 (3.39%) NAS
2 2 (3.39%) Unified Communications
2 2 (3.39%) WAN
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.69%) Firewall
3 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) Power BI
2 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) CA Gen
1 1 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 12 (20.34%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Legal
3 3 (5.08%) Banking
4 2 (3.39%) Retail
5 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Analyst
2 10 (16.95%) Business Analyst
3 6 (10.17%) Performance Analyst
3 6 (10.17%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (10.17%) Senior Performance Analyst
4 5 (8.47%) Architect
4 5 (8.47%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (8.47%) Service Manager
4 5 (8.47%) Services Delivery Manager
5 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.78%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Senior Technician
5 4 (6.78%) Server Technician
6 3 (5.08%) Business Continuity Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Security Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.39%) Consultant
7 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) Management Information System
2 10 (16.95%) Data Centre
3 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.78%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (5.08%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.39%) Contract for Difference
6 2 (3.39%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (3.39%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (3.39%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Windows
2 6 (10.17%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.08%) Unix
5 2 (3.39%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 42 (71.19%) BCP
3 24 (40.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (25.42%) ITIL
5 12 (20.34%) Incident Management
6 11 (18.64%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (16.95%) Project Management
8 9 (15.25%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (15.25%) Service Management
9 8 (13.56%) Collaborative Working
9 8 (13.56%) Service Delivery
10 7 (11.86%) Coaching
11 6 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (10.17%) Change Management
11 6 (10.17%) Decision-Making
11 6 (10.17%) Information Security
11 6 (10.17%) Performance Management
12 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (8.47%) Migration
12 5 (8.47%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.78%) SQL
2 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.78%) Degree
2 4 (6.78%) MCSA
3 3 (5.08%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.39%) MCSE
4 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) SLA
2 7 (11.86%) PMO
3 5 (8.47%) QA
4 4 (6.78%) GDPR
5 2 (3.39%) COBIT
5 2 (3.39%) ISO 22301
5 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (3.39%) PCI DSS
5 2 (3.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.78%) Virtual Servers
1 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (3.39%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (3.39%) VMware Server
2 2 (3.39%) vSphere
2 2 (3.39%) XenApp
2 2 (3.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) SCCM
2 2 (3.39%) SCOM
2 2 (3.39%) WSUS
3 1 (1.69%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.47%) Citrix
3 4 (6.78%) VMware
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle
5 2 (3.39%) Asigra
5 2 (3.39%) HP
5 2 (3.39%) IBM
5 2 (3.39%) Informatica
5 2 (3.39%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco
6 1 (1.69%) Infor