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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 132 178 200
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +22
Contract jobs citing BCP 11 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.24% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.29% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 4
Average daily rate £550 £430 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% -15.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -
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
2592 4109 4728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.05% 81.00% 79.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2049 3217 3399
Average daily rate £488 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 53
Average hourly rate £24.00 £23.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% -6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.95 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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
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 13 February 2016, 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 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Linux
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) Finance
3 9 (60.00%) Advertising
3 9 (60.00%) Password Management
3 9 (60.00%) Splunk
3 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (60.00%) Cyber-Ark
4 5 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
4 5 (33.33%) Business Continuity
5 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
5 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (20.00%) Information Security
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
7 2 (13.33%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (13.33%) Database Mirroring
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
7 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (13.33%) ITSM

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Documaker
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 9 (60.00%) Advertising
3 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) DBA
2 2 (13.33%) Production DBA
2 2 (13.33%) SQL DBA
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Production DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery Coordinator
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Service Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Service Management Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Management Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (6.67%) JRules
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (6.67%) WebCenter
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Linux
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Password Management
2 5 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 5 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) Information Security
5 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) Database Mirroring
5 2 (13.33%) ITSM
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (13.33%) Service Management
6 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
1 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Control-M
1 1 (6.67%) Nessus
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) Cyber-Ark
2 9 (60.00%) Splunk
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) Informatica
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
4 1 (6.67%) WorldPay