The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 171 208 208
Rank change year-on-year
+37 0
Contract jobs citing BCP 24 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.42% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.18% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £435 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £580 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £435
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.93 £20.00 £67.50
% change year-on-year
-20.35% -70.37%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4351 5412 5829
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.97% 76.12% 74.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3228 4048 4323
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 95 85
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.99 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.02% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.90 £16.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £48.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
BCP
London

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 July 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 22 July 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 21 (51.22%) Cisco
2 18 (43.90%) Business Continuity
3 16 (39.02%) ITIL
3 16 (39.02%) Business Continuity Planning
4 14 (34.15%) Security Architecture
4 14 (34.15%) Windows
4 14 (34.15%) Firewall
5 13 (31.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (31.71%) Wireless
5 13 (31.71%) Penetration Testing
5 13 (31.71%) SSL
5 13 (31.71%) Juniper
5 13 (31.71%) F5
5 13 (31.71%) Network Security
6 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
7 11 (26.83%) Finance
8 10 (24.39%) Service Management
8 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
8 10 (24.39%) UNIX
9 9 (21.95%) Information Security
10 8 (19.51%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (19.51%) VMware
10 8 (19.51%) Banking
10 8 (19.51%) SQL
10 8 (19.51%) VPN
10 8 (19.51%) MS Exchange
10 8 (19.51%) Blackberry
10 8 (19.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (19.51%) Reverse Proxy
10 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 8 (19.51%) MS Exchange
1 8 (19.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.88%) Apache
3 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.44%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) CMS
4 1 (2.44%) MS Project Server
4 1 (2.44%) Drupal
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Office
2 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Temenos T24
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 14 (34.15%) Firewall
2 13 (31.71%) Wireless
2 13 (31.71%) SSL
2 13 (31.71%) Network Security
3 8 (19.51%) VPN
3 8 (19.51%) Reverse Proxy
4 7 (17.07%) IP Telephony
5 2 (4.88%) DNS
6 1 (2.44%) LAN
6 1 (2.44%) WAN
6 1 (2.44%) DHCP
6 1 (2.44%) MPLS
6 1 (2.44%) DSL
6 1 (2.44%) Internet
6 1 (2.44%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) JIRA
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Banking
3 7 (17.07%) Investment Banking
4 5 (12.20%) Front Office
5 4 (9.76%) Back Office
6 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.44%) Advertising
7 1 (2.44%) Local Government
7 1 (2.44%) French Language
7 1 (2.44%) German Language
7 1 (2.44%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Analyst
2 13 (31.71%) Project Engineer
2 13 (31.71%) Security Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) IT Security Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Service Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Support Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Applications Support
7 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (7.32%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Developer
9 1 (2.44%) IT Consultant
9 1 (2.44%) Project Manager
9 1 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) J2EE
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Blackberry
2 7 (17.07%) iPhone
2 7 (17.07%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.32%) Market Risk
4 2 (4.88%) Economics
4 2 (4.88%) Derivative
4 2 (4.88%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.44%) Clustering
5 1 (2.44%) Taxonomies
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Windows
2 10 (24.39%) UNIX
3 7 (17.07%) Android
3 7 (17.07%) Windows XP
3 7 (17.07%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.88%) Linux
5 1 (2.44%) AIX
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Business Continuity
2 16 (39.02%) ITIL
2 16 (39.02%) Business Continuity Planning
3 14 (34.15%) Security Architecture
4 13 (31.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (31.71%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (24.39%) Service Management
6 9 (21.95%) Information Security
7 8 (19.51%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (12.20%) Change Management
8 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (9.76%) Capacity Management
9 4 (9.76%) Release Management
9 4 (9.76%) Time Management
9 4 (9.76%) Scrum
9 4 (9.76%) Knowledge Management
10 3 (7.32%) ITSM
10 3 (7.32%) Regression Testing
11 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (4.88%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) VBA
2 4 (9.76%) Java
3 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.88%) C++
3 2 (4.88%) Python
4 1 (2.44%) PHP
4 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.44%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) ServiceCenter
1 2 (4.88%) Control-M
2 1 (2.44%) Nagios
2 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) Cisco
2 13 (31.71%) Juniper
2 13 (31.71%) F5
3 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
4 8 (19.51%) VMware
5 7 (17.07%) McAfee
6 5 (12.20%) Websense
6 5 (12.20%) Blue Coat
6 5 (12.20%) Ruckus Wireless
7 4 (9.76%) Temenos
8 3 (7.32%) Oracle
8 3 (7.32%) jBASE
9 2 (4.88%) HP
9 2 (4.88%) Dell
9 2 (4.88%) Sybase
10 1 (2.44%) IBM
10 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.44%) DataSynapse