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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 185 174 210
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +36
Contract jobs citing BCP 18 26 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.45% 0.072%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.59% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 3
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.03% -34.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £175 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £527 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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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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
4442 4434 5398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.88% 77.33% 77.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3512 3309 4056
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 42 101
Average hourly rate £24.23 £23.50 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.10% -27.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.40 £53.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 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 6 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 22 (70.97%) Business Continuity
1 22 (70.97%) Business Continuity Planning
2 19 (61.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (58.06%) ITIL
4 12 (38.71%) Firewall
4 12 (38.71%) Service Management
4 12 (38.71%) Performance Management
5 11 (35.48%) Windows
6 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
6 10 (32.26%) Cisco
7 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
7 9 (29.03%) Blackberry
7 9 (29.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (29.03%) Problem Management
7 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
8 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (25.81%) Incident Management
8 8 (25.81%) Finance
8 8 (25.81%) DSL
8 8 (25.81%) CheckPoint
8 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (25.81%) Service Delivery
8 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
8 8 (25.81%) WAN
9 7 (22.58%) LAN
9 7 (22.58%) Citrix
9 7 (22.58%) MPLS
9 7 (22.58%) VMware
9 7 (22.58%) BIG-IP
9 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 9 (29.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.45%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.23%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (3.23%) Global One
1 1 (3.23%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) Firewall
2 8 (25.81%) DSL
2 8 (25.81%) WAN
3 7 (22.58%) LAN
3 7 (22.58%) BIG-IP
3 7 (22.58%) MPLS
4 5 (16.13%) SAN
5 4 (12.90%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (9.68%) DNS
7 2 (6.45%) VPN
7 2 (6.45%) DHCP
7 2 (6.45%) PuTTY
8 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.23%) LDAP
8 1 (3.23%) Internet
8 1 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (3.23%) NAS
8 1 (3.23%) DDNS
8 1 (3.23%) Wireless
8 1 (3.23%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) CouchDB
3 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.23%) Couchbase
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Local Government
3 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Operations Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Security Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (9.68%) Information Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Service Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Report Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Audio Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Wintel Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) DevOps Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Risk Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) IT Services Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Blackberry
2 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.90%) Thin Client
2 4 (12.90%) Fat Client
3 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.45%) Visualisation
4 2 (6.45%) PKI
5 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) UNIX
5 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) Business Continuity
1 22 (70.97%) Business Continuity Planning
2 19 (61.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (58.06%) ITIL
4 12 (38.71%) Service Management
4 12 (38.71%) Performance Management
5 9 (29.03%) Problem Management
6 8 (25.81%) Incident Management
6 8 (25.81%) Service Delivery
7 5 (16.13%) ITSM
8 4 (12.90%) Information Security
9 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
9 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (9.68%) Project Management
10 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
10 2 (6.45%) Penetration Testing
11 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
11 1 (3.23%) Strategic Management
11 1 (3.23%) Statistical Analysis
11 1 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) C
1 1 (3.23%) PHP
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
1 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) ISACA
2 1 (3.23%) MCP
2 1 (3.23%) CISSP
2 1 (3.23%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (3.23%) CISM
2 1 (3.23%) CCSA
2 1 (3.23%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) SLA
2 4 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (9.68%) BS7799
4 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (3.23%) Basel II
5 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
2 7 (22.58%) NLBS
2 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (19.35%) XenApp
4 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
4 4 (12.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (12.90%) Xen
5 1 (3.23%) Snort
5 1 (3.23%) Squid
5 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) WSUS
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Cisco
2 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.81%) CheckPoint
4 7 (22.58%) Citrix
4 7 (22.58%) VMware
5 3 (9.68%) Business Objects
6 1 (3.23%) SAP
6 1 (3.23%) Remedy
6 1 (3.23%) Websense
6 1 (3.23%) Nokia
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle
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