The table below looks at the statistics for Business Continuity 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 Business Continuity over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 159 186 171
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -15
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 13 22 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.41% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.49% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 17
Median daily rate £425 £400 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £315 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £555 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +23.80%
Business Continuity
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
2992 4445 4715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.40% 82.33% 79.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2403 3507 3499
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 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 43 46
Median hourly rate £17.25 £21.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.76% -2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.01 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Business Continuity as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Business Continuity
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 Business Continuity across the City of London region.

Business Continuity Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Continuity across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Business Continuity Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Business Continuity
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 Business Continuity across the City of London region.

Business Continuity Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity 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 Business Continuity.

1 15 (53.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (39.29%) Data Centre
3 10 (35.71%) Finance
3 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (35.71%) Project Management
4 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
4 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
4 9 (32.14%) Business Continuity Planning
5 8 (28.57%) BCP
5 8 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 8 (28.57%) ITIL
5 8 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (25.00%) Migration
6 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (25.00%) Windows
6 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
8 5 (17.86%) Citrix
8 5 (17.86%) DNS
8 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
8 5 (17.86%) MS Project
8 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
8 5 (17.86%) VMware
8 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
9 4 (14.29%) IBM BigFix
9 4 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
9 4 (14.29%) SDLC
9 4 (14.29%) NeoLoad

Business Continuity
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 8 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 4 (14.29%) Skype for Business
3 3 (10.71%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) Apache
4 1 (3.57%) CMS
4 1 (3.57%) Confluence
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.86%) MS Project
3 3 (10.71%) MS Office
4 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) DNS
2 4 (14.29%) Extranet
2 4 (14.29%) Firewall
2 4 (14.29%) Network Security
3 2 (7.14%) NAS
3 2 (7.14%) SAN
4 1 (3.57%) Internet
4 1 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) JIRA
1 4 (14.29%) JMeter
1 4 (14.29%) NeoLoad
1 4 (14.29%) Selenium
1 4 (14.29%) Zephyr
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Law
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (14.29%) Architect
1 4 (14.29%) Consultant
1 4 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
1 4 (14.29%) Senior Desktop Engineer
1 4 (14.29%) Senior Server Engineer
1 4 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 4 (14.29%) Server Engineer
1 4 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Analyst
2 3 (10.71%) CLAS Architect
2 3 (10.71%) CLAS Consultant
2 3 (10.71%) Coordinator
2 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
2 3 (10.71%) Test Coordinator
3 2 (7.14%) CLAS Security Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Security Architect
3 2 (7.14%) Security Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Security Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Test Environment Coordinator
4 1 (3.57%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
1 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
1 1 (3.57%) Middleware
1 1 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Clustering
3 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) CMDB
4 1 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.57%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.57%) NHS
4 1 (3.57%) PlayStation
4 1 (3.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Phone
4 3 (10.71%) Linux
4 3 (10.71%) Unix
5 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.57%) AIX
6 1 (3.57%) CentOS
6 1 (3.57%) Solaris
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (35.71%) Project Management
3 9 (32.14%) Business Continuity Planning
4 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (28.57%) BCP
4 8 (28.57%) ITIL
4 8 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 7 (25.00%) Migration
5 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
7 4 (14.29%) Capacity Management
7 4 (14.29%) Defect Management
7 4 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (14.29%) SDLC
7 4 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (14.29%) Software Deployment
7 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 3 (10.71%) Change Control
8 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
8 3 (10.71%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) Perl
1 2 (7.14%) Python
1 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
1 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) MCSE
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (10.71%) CLAS
4 2 (7.14%) ISEB
4 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.57%) CISA
5 1 (3.57%) CISM
5 1 (3.57%) CISSP
5 1 (3.57%) CRISC
5 1 (3.57%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (10.71%) Government Security Classifications
3 2 (7.14%) QA
4 1 (3.57%) ISO27002
4 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
4 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (14.29%) UAG
3 4 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (14.29%) XenApp
4 1 (3.57%) DFS Replication
4 1 (3.57%) Samba
4 1 (3.57%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 4 (14.29%) IBM BigFix
1 4 (14.29%) SCOM
1 4 (14.29%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 2 (7.14%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (3.57%) BladeLogic
3 1 (3.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Citrix
2 5 (17.86%) VMware
3 4 (14.29%) IBM
3 4 (14.29%) Symantec
4 2 (7.14%) BMC
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.14%) Solace
5 1 (3.57%) DataSynapse
5 1 (3.57%) Reuters
5 1 (3.57%) Sony
5 1 (3.57%) Splunk
5 1 (3.57%) Sun
5 1 (3.57%) Veritas
5 1 (3.57%) WorldPay