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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 165 187 189
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +2
Contract jobs citing BCP 6 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.42% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.51% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 6
Median daily rate £488 £375 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £225 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £290 £388
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -25.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.00 £19.38
% change year-on-year
- +34.19%
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
3030 4512 4700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.20% 81.87% 79.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2435 3562 3501
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 42 47
Median hourly rate £16.08 £21.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.19% -2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) Business Continuity
2 8 (57.14%) Business Continuity Planning
3 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (42.86%) Project Management
4 5 (35.71%) Banking
5 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
6 3 (21.43%) VMware
6 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 3 (21.43%) WAN
6 3 (21.43%) Citrix
6 3 (21.43%) CLAS
6 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) Change Control
6 3 (21.43%) Government Security Classifications
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
7 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (14.29%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 2 (14.29%) Middleware
7 2 (14.29%) MPLS

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 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) WAN
2 2 (14.29%) MPLS
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Legal
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) CLAS Architect
2 3 (21.43%) CLAS Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) IT Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) CLAS Security Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) IT Operations Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Operations Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Information Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Director
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior IT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) WCF
2 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) PlayStation
2 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Business Continuity
1 8 (57.14%) Business Continuity Planning
2 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (42.86%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Change Control
5 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
6 1 (7.14%) Information Security
6 1 (7.14%) Information Security Management
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
6 1 (7.14%) Security Management
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CLAS
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (7.14%) CISA
3 1 (7.14%) CISM
3 1 (7.14%) CISSP
3 1 (7.14%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (21.43%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (7.14%) ISO27002
3 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
3 1 (7.14%) QA
3 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Citrix
1 3 (21.43%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Avaya
3 1 (7.14%) Cadence
3 1 (7.14%) Etrali
3 1 (7.14%) NICE Systems
3 1 (7.14%) Polycom
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Sony