The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 165 172 194
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +22
Contract jobs citing BCP 6 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.32% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.38% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 7
Median daily rate £488 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £315 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £290 £388
% change year-on-year
+55.17% -25.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £54.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
- +166.66%
BCP
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2987 3959 4687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.49% 84.07% 79.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2388 3161 3517
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 52
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.25 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £35.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing BCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

BCP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

BCP
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BCP across the City of London region.

BCP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

BCP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BCP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

BCP Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

BCP
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BCP across the City of London region.

BCP Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BCP 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 City of London region with a requirement for BCP.

1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 5 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Change Control
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Middleware
4 2 (20.00%) MPLS
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (20.00%) Retail
4 2 (20.00%) Legal
4 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (10.00%) Release Management
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) Polycom
5 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
5 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) MPLS
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Legal
3 2 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Consultant
1 2 (20.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (20.00%) IT Operations Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Operations Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planner
2 1 (10.00%) Information Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) IT Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Director
2 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) WCF
2 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) PlayStation
2 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 5 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (30.00%) Change Control
2 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (10.00%) CISA
2 1 (10.00%) CISM
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) ISO27002
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (10.00%) QA
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Etrali
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Polycom
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Sony