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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 187 216 209
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -7
Contract jobs citing BCP 13 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.13% 0.089%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £438 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £282 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £520 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +33.33%
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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
4462 5505 5941
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.10% 76.55% 75.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3356 4070 4380
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 67 94
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.93 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -33.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.07 £11.80 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 23 (58.97%) Business Continuity
2 21 (53.85%) Business Continuity Planning
3 18 (46.15%) Firewall
3 18 (46.15%) Cisco
4 17 (43.59%) Penetration Testing
4 17 (43.59%) Network Security
5 16 (41.03%) Security Architecture
6 15 (38.46%) Juniper
6 15 (38.46%) SSL
6 15 (38.46%) Wireless
6 15 (38.46%) F5
7 12 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
7 12 (30.77%) VPN
8 11 (28.21%) Windows
9 10 (25.64%) ITIL
9 10 (25.64%) Reverse Proxy
10 9 (23.08%) Finance
10 9 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (20.51%) SQL
12 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
13 6 (15.38%) UNIX
13 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
14 5 (12.82%) Websense
14 5 (12.82%) Service Management
14 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
14 5 (12.82%) Blue Coat
14 5 (12.82%) Front Office
14 5 (12.82%) Information Security
14 5 (12.82%) Ruckus Wireless
15 4 (10.26%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 3 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (5.13%) Apache
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) CMS
3 1 (2.56%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Office
2 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Temenos T24
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 18 (46.15%) Firewall
2 17 (43.59%) Network Security
3 15 (38.46%) Wireless
3 15 (38.46%) SSL
4 12 (30.77%) VPN
5 10 (25.64%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (5.13%) IP Telephony
6 2 (5.13%) DNS
7 1 (2.56%) LAN
7 1 (2.56%) WAN
7 1 (2.56%) DHCP
7 1 (2.56%) Internet
7 1 (2.56%) MPLS
7 1 (2.56%) DSL
7 1 (2.56%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Front Office
3 4 (10.26%) Banking
4 3 (7.69%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Local Government
5 1 (2.56%) French Language
5 1 (2.56%) German Language
5 1 (2.56%) Italian Language
5 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Analyst
2 13 (33.33%) Project Engineer
2 13 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) IT Security Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Security Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Applications Support
6 3 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Security Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Service Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
1 1 (2.56%) LAMP
1 1 (2.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 3 (7.69%) Market Risk
1 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) iPhone
2 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.13%) Fixed Income
2 2 (5.13%) Economics
2 2 (5.13%) PKI
2 2 (5.13%) Derivative
3 1 (2.56%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) UNIX
3 4 (10.26%) Linux
4 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (5.13%) Android
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) Business Continuity
2 21 (53.85%) Business Continuity Planning
3 17 (43.59%) Penetration Testing
4 16 (41.03%) Security Architecture
5 12 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (25.64%) ITIL
7 9 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (12.82%) Service Management
8 5 (12.82%) Information Security
9 3 (7.69%) Regression Testing
9 3 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (7.69%) ITSM
10 2 (5.13%) Workflow
10 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (5.13%) OO
10 2 (5.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 2 (5.13%) Asset Management
10 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
10 2 (5.13%) Load Balancing
10 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) VBA
3 2 (5.13%) Python
3 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.13%) C++
4 1 (2.56%) Java
4 1 (2.56%) PHP
4 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.56%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) XenApp
3 1 (2.56%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.56%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Control-M
1 2 (5.13%) Nessus
1 2 (5.13%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (2.56%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) WSUS
2 1 (2.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) Cisco
2 15 (38.46%) Juniper
2 15 (38.46%) F5
3 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
4 5 (12.82%) Ruckus Wireless
4 5 (12.82%) Blue Coat
4 5 (12.82%) Websense
5 3 (7.69%) VMware
5 3 (7.69%) Oracle
6 2 (5.13%) Sybase
6 2 (5.13%) HP
6 2 (5.13%) McAfee
7 1 (2.56%) Citrix
7 1 (2.56%) Temenos
7 1 (2.56%) IBM
7 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.56%) DataSynapse
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