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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 188 177 214
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +37
Contract jobs citing BCP 20 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.38% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.49% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 5
Average daily rate
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£339 £338 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.37% -38.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £175 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £420 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.29 £15.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.12% -20.35%
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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
4608 4500 5541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.70% 77.53% 78.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3635 3349 4119
Average daily rate £470 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 43 95
Average hourly rate £21.30 £23.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% -16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.85 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, 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 19 (63.33%) Business Continuity
1 19 (63.33%) Business Continuity Planning
2 17 (56.67%) ITIL
3 14 (46.67%) Windows
3 14 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (43.33%) Firewall
5 11 (36.67%) Service Management
5 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
5 11 (36.67%) Cisco
6 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 10 (33.33%) Blackberry
6 10 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (33.33%) Problem Management
6 10 (33.33%) Performance Management
6 10 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (30.00%) DSL
7 9 (30.00%) CheckPoint
7 9 (30.00%) MS Exchange
7 9 (30.00%) WAN
7 9 (30.00%) Finance
8 8 (26.67%) BIG-IP
8 8 (26.67%) NLBS
8 8 (26.67%) LAN
8 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (26.67%) MPLS
9 7 (23.33%) MS Office
9 7 (23.33%) WSUS
10 6 (20.00%) Information Security
10 6 (20.00%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 10 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.67%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.33%) nginx
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (3.33%) Global One
1 1 (3.33%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) Firewall
2 9 (30.00%) DSL
2 9 (30.00%) WAN
3 8 (26.67%) LAN
3 8 (26.67%) MPLS
3 8 (26.67%) BIG-IP
4 5 (16.67%) SAN
5 4 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (10.00%) DNS
7 2 (6.67%) DHCP
7 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
7 2 (6.67%) VPN
7 2 (6.67%) PuTTY
8 1 (3.33%) Internet
8 1 (3.33%) LDAP
8 1 (3.33%) DDNS
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (3.33%) NAS
8 1 (3.33%) Wireless
8 1 (3.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) CouchDB
2 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.33%) Big Data
2 1 (3.33%) Couchbase
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.33%) MSBuild
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Local Government
3 2 (6.67%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.33%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Operations Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Security Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Information Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Service Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) SWIFT Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Middleware Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) DevOps Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) IT Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.33%) IT Security Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Risk Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) IT Services Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Audio Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Gloss Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) Middleware
1 1 (3.33%) LAMP
1 1 (3.33%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 4 (13.33%) Thin Client
2 4 (13.33%) Fat Client
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (6.67%) SWIFT
3 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (13.33%) UNIX
5 4 (13.33%) Linux
6 1 (3.33%) Solaris
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Business Continuity
1 19 (63.33%) Business Continuity Planning
2 17 (56.67%) ITIL
3 14 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (36.67%) Service Management
5 10 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 10 (33.33%) Performance Management
6 6 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 6 (20.00%) Information Security
6 6 (20.00%) Project Management
7 5 (16.67%) ITSM
8 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
8 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.67%) Migration
9 2 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
9 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
9 2 (6.67%) Software Deployment
9 2 (6.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) Perl
3 2 (6.67%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.33%) C
4 1 (3.33%) PHP
4 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.33%) VBScript
4 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) MCP
1 1 (3.33%) CISSP
1 1 (3.33%) Check Point Certification
1 1 (3.33%) CISM
1 1 (3.33%) CCSA
1 1 (3.33%) CCSE
1 1 (3.33%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (10.00%) BS7799
3 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (3.33%) Basel II
4 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (26.67%) NLBS
3 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (20.00%) XenApp
4 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 4 (13.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (13.33%) Xen
5 1 (3.33%) Snort
5 1 (3.33%) Squid
5 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) WSUS
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Cisco
2 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (20.00%) Citrix
4 6 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (6.67%) IBM
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle
6 1 (3.33%) SAP
6 1 (3.33%) Nokia
6 1 (3.33%) TIBCO
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