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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 183 175 208
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +33
Contract jobs citing BCP 9 26 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.43% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.57% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 1
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£331 £298 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.34% -28.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 - -
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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
4182 4595 4909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.07% 76.87% 76.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3293 3455 3705
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 40 81
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.74% -47.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 May 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 22 May 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 18 (78.26%) Business Continuity
1 18 (78.26%) Business Continuity Planning
2 15 (65.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (47.83%) ITIL
4 8 (34.78%) Incident Management
5 7 (30.43%) Performance Management
5 7 (30.43%) Firewall
6 6 (26.09%) Service Management
6 6 (26.09%) SLA
7 5 (21.74%) Cisco
7 5 (21.74%) Windows
7 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
7 5 (21.74%) Information Security
7 5 (21.74%) Degree
8 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
8 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
8 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
8 4 (17.39%) Finance
8 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
8 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
8 4 (17.39%) Citrix
8 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
8 4 (17.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (13.04%) BS7799
9 3 (13.04%) DSL
9 3 (13.04%) Project Management
9 3 (13.04%) Business Objects
9 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (17.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.35%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (4.35%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) DSL
2 3 (13.04%) LAN
2 3 (13.04%) WAN
2 3 (13.04%) MPLS
2 3 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (13.04%) BIG-IP
3 2 (8.70%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) VPN
4 1 (4.35%) DNS
4 1 (4.35%) SSL
4 1 (4.35%) Wireless
4 1 (4.35%) Network Security
4 1 (4.35%) PuTTY
4 1 (4.35%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Local Government
3 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Security Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Operations Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Information Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Report Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Business Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Business Objects Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Project Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Service Manager
4 1 (4.35%) IT Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
1 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.70%) Fat Client
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Visualisation
2 2 (8.70%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Business Continuity
1 18 (78.26%) Business Continuity Planning
2 15 (65.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (47.83%) ITIL
4 8 (34.78%) Incident Management
5 7 (30.43%) Performance Management
6 6 (26.09%) Service Management
7 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
7 5 (21.74%) Information Security
8 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
9 3 (13.04%) Project Management
9 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
9 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (8.70%) ITSM
11 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (4.35%) Change Management
11 1 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
11 1 (4.35%) Validation
11 1 (4.35%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
1 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) CISSP
2 1 (4.35%) CISM
2 1 (4.35%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) SLA
2 3 (13.04%) BS7799
2 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (4.35%) Basel II
4 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.04%) XenApp
2 3 (13.04%) NLBS
3 2 (8.70%) Xen
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Citrix
3 3 (13.04%) Business Objects
3 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Juniper
4 1 (4.35%) Websense
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Remedy
4 1 (4.35%) F5
4 1 (4.35%) MobileIron