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 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 195 216 211
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -5
Contract jobs citing BCP 12 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.083% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £251 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £425 £500
% change year-on-year
-29.41% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - £18.75
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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
4598 5565 5312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.84% 76.54% 75.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3552 4106 3940
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 74 90
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £16.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £52.82 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 October 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 24 October 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 19 (52.78%) Business Continuity
2 17 (47.22%) Business Continuity Planning
3 15 (41.67%) Firewall
4 14 (38.89%) Penetration Testing
4 14 (38.89%) Cisco
4 14 (38.89%) Network Security
5 13 (36.11%) Security Architecture
6 12 (33.33%) SSL
6 12 (33.33%) Juniper
6 12 (33.33%) VPN
6 12 (33.33%) Wireless
6 12 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
6 12 (33.33%) F5
7 11 (30.56%) Finance
8 10 (27.78%) SQL
8 10 (27.78%) Windows
8 10 (27.78%) Reverse Proxy
9 8 (22.22%) ITIL
9 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 8 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (19.44%) UNIX
11 6 (16.67%) Linux
12 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
12 5 (13.89%) Oracle
12 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
12 5 (13.89%) Front Office
13 4 (11.11%) Information Security
13 4 (11.11%) Banking
13 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
13 4 (11.11%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (8.33%) Apache
1 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 3 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (5.56%) IIS
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.78%) CMS
3 1 (2.78%) Drupal
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Temenos T24
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (41.67%) Firewall
2 14 (38.89%) Network Security
3 12 (33.33%) SSL
3 12 (33.33%) Wireless
3 12 (33.33%) VPN
4 10 (27.78%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (8.33%) DNS
6 2 (5.56%) DHCP
7 1 (2.78%) MPLS
7 1 (2.78%) DSL
7 1 (2.78%) LAN
7 1 (2.78%) WAN
7 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.78%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
General
1 11 (30.56%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Front Office
3 4 (11.11%) Banking
4 3 (8.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Local Government
5 1 (2.78%) French Language
5 1 (2.78%) German Language
5 1 (2.78%) Italian Language
5 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Project Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) Security Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) IT Security Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Security Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Security Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Security Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Database Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) LAMP
1 1 (2.78%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Market Risk
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.56%) Clustering
2 2 (5.56%) Economics
2 2 (5.56%) PKI
3 1 (2.78%) Derivative
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.78%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.78%) iPhone
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) UNIX
3 6 (16.67%) Linux
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.78%) AIX
6 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Business Continuity
2 17 (47.22%) Business Continuity Planning
3 14 (38.89%) Penetration Testing
4 13 (36.11%) Security Architecture
5 12 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (22.22%) ITIL
6 8 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (11.11%) Information Security
7 4 (11.11%) Service Management
8 3 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (8.33%) ITSM
8 3 (8.33%) Regression Testing
9 2 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (5.56%) Migration
9 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
9 2 (5.56%) High Availability
9 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
9 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
9 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) VBA
2 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.56%) Python
3 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.56%) C++
3 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) ISA Server
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) XenApp
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.78%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Control-M
1 2 (5.56%) Nessus
1 2 (5.56%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) WSUS
2 1 (2.78%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Cisco
2 12 (33.33%) Juniper
2 12 (33.33%) F5
3 5 (13.89%) Oracle
3 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.33%) Sybase
5 2 (5.56%) HP
5 2 (5.56%) Ruckus Wireless
5 2 (5.56%) Websense
5 2 (5.56%) VMware
5 2 (5.56%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.78%) McAfee
6 1 (2.78%) Citrix
6 1 (2.78%) Temenos
6 1 (2.78%) IBM
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