The first table below looks at the demand for BCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 193 194 212
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +18
Contract jobs citing BCP 17 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.048% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.064% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 11
Average daily rate £244 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.90% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £331 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £415 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £381 £351
% change year-on-year
-3.60% +8.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4902 4666 5879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.95% 74.87% 72.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3582 3576 4142
Average daily rate £450 £450 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 50 92
Average hourly rate £25.00 £135.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.48% +440.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £17.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £135.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
BCP
London

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BCP across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing BCP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BCP.

1 13 (61.90%) ITIL
2 12 (57.14%) Windows
3 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 11 (52.38%) Cisco
4 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 9 (42.86%) Blackberry
4 9 (42.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (42.86%) Service Management
4 9 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (38.10%) Management Information System
5 8 (38.10%) McAfee
5 8 (38.10%) Finance
5 8 (38.10%) VMware
5 8 (38.10%) Windows XP
5 8 (38.10%) Information Security
5 8 (38.10%) IP Telephony
5 8 (38.10%) Windows Mobile
5 8 (38.10%) Android
5 8 (38.10%) iPhone
5 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (28.57%) Degree
6 6 (28.57%) UNIX
7 5 (23.81%) Java
7 5 (23.81%) Banking
8 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (19.05%) JIRA
8 4 (19.05%) Release Management
8 4 (19.05%) Knowledge Management

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing BCP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 9 (42.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.76%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (4.76%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) IP Telephony
2 3 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (9.52%) Network Security
3 2 (9.52%) SSL
3 2 (9.52%) Wireless
4 1 (4.76%) DSL
4 1 (4.76%) LAN
4 1 (4.76%) WAN
4 1 (4.76%) Internet
4 1 (4.76%) MPLS
4 1 (4.76%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) JIRA
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Banking
3 4 (19.05%) Investment Banking
3 4 (19.05%) Back Office
4 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Service Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (9.52%) Project Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Applications Support
6 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
7 1 (4.76%) SWIFT Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) UNIX Support
7 1 (4.76%) UNIX Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Contracts Manager
7 1 (4.76%) UNIX Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Blackberry
2 8 (38.10%) Management Information System
2 8 (38.10%) iPhone
3 1 (4.76%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.76%) SWIFT
3 1 (4.76%) Derivative
3 1 (4.76%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows XP
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Mobile
2 8 (38.10%) Android
3 6 (28.57%) UNIX
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Solaris
5 1 (4.76%) Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) ITIL
2 9 (42.86%) Service Management
2 9 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (38.10%) Information Security
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) Release Management
4 4 (19.05%) Knowledge Management
4 4 (19.05%) Capacity Management
4 4 (19.05%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (19.05%) Business Continuity
4 4 (19.05%) Change Management
5 3 (14.29%) Scrum
5 3 (14.29%) Time Management
5 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 2 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
6 2 (9.52%) Financial Modelling
6 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
6 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 2 (9.52%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco
2 8 (38.10%) McAfee
2 8 (38.10%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) Temenos
3 3 (14.29%) jBASE
4 2 (9.52%) Blue Coat
4 2 (9.52%) F5
4 2 (9.52%) Ruckus Wireless
4 2 (9.52%) Dell
4 2 (9.52%) Juniper
4 2 (9.52%) Websense
5 1 (4.76%) IBM
5 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.76%) TIBCO
5 1 (4.76%) Sybase
5 1 (4.76%) DataSynapse
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