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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 187 196 200
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing BCP 8 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.27% 0.047%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.35% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 3
Average daily rate
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£331 £244 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.89% -40.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £190 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £453 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - -
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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
4229 4844 4866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.91% 76.96% 76.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3282 3557 3706
Average daily rate £463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 45 51
Average hourly rate £27.37 £25.00 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -65.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 16 (72.73%) Business Continuity
2 14 (63.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (63.64%) Business Continuity Planning
3 8 (36.36%) ITIL
4 7 (31.82%) Finance
4 7 (31.82%) Degree
5 6 (27.27%) Incident Management
5 6 (27.27%) Windows
5 6 (27.27%) SLA
6 5 (22.73%) Service Management
6 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
6 5 (22.73%) Performance Management
7 4 (18.18%) Firewall
7 4 (18.18%) Cisco
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
8 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
8 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (13.64%) Business Objects
8 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
8 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
8 3 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
8 3 (13.64%) Information Security
8 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
8 3 (13.64%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (9.09%) BIG-IP
9 2 (9.09%) NLBS
9 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
9 2 (9.09%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (4.55%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) BIG-IP
2 2 (9.09%) DSL
2 2 (9.09%) LAN
2 2 (9.09%) WAN
2 2 (9.09%) MPLS
2 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) SSL
3 1 (4.55%) Wireless
3 1 (4.55%) PuTTY
3 1 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.55%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Advertising
3 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Business Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Report Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
4 1 (4.55%) IT Risk Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Senior SQL Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Audio Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
1 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Business Continuity
2 14 (63.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (63.64%) Business Continuity Planning
3 8 (36.36%) ITIL
4 6 (27.27%) Incident Management
5 5 (22.73%) Service Management
5 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
5 5 (22.73%) Performance Management
6 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
6 3 (13.64%) Information Security
7 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (4.55%) Project Management
8 1 (4.55%) ITSM
8 1 (4.55%) Validation
8 1 (4.55%) Migration
8 1 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity Management
8 1 (4.55%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
1 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (4.55%) Basel II
2 1 (4.55%) BS7799
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) NLBS
3 1 (4.55%) XenApp
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Business Objects
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) Juniper
4 1 (4.55%) Remedy
4 1 (4.55%) Sybase
4 1 (4.55%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) Websense
4 1 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) MobileIron
4 1 (4.55%) F5
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