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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 157 192 183
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -9
Contract jobs citing BCP 4 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.27% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.34% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 10
Median daily rate £375 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £264 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £411 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £11.29 £15.93
% change year-on-year
+19.57% -29.12%
BCP
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
2839 4661 4661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.97% 79.91% 79.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2319 3676 3496
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 51 37
Median hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.44% +12.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.95 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £59.70 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing BCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 June 2016.

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 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for BCP.

1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (46.15%) Business Continuity
2 6 (46.15%) Business Continuity Planning
3 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle
5 3 (23.08%) Citrix
5 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Splunk
5 3 (23.08%) CLAS
5 3 (23.08%) Government Security Classifications
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
6 2 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) Change Management
6 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
6 2 (15.38%) Intel Security
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco
6 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 1 (7.69%) SharePoint

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Documaker
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) PuTTY
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) CLAS Architect
2 3 (23.08%) CLAS Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) CLAS Security Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Security Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Security Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Security Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Security Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Network Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (7.69%) JRules
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (7.69%) WCF
1 1 (7.69%) WebCenter
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Business Continuity
1 6 (46.15%) Business Continuity Planning
1 6 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) BPMN
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security
5 1 (7.69%) Internal Audit
5 1 (7.69%) IT Audit
5 1 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Release Management
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CLAS
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) Government Security Classifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (7.69%) Control-M
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Splunk
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Intel Security
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) Avaya
4 1 (7.69%) Cadence
4 1 (7.69%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (7.69%) Etrali
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) IBM Sterling
4 1 (7.69%) Informatica
4 1 (7.69%) NICE Systems
4 1 (7.69%) Polycom
4 1 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) WorldPay