The first table below looks at the demand for Business Continuity 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 Business Continuity over the 3 months to 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 181 178 185
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 34 27 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.43% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.57% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 25
Average daily rate £500 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £391 £355
% change year-on-year
-6.07% +10.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £17.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+54.41% -38.18%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5041 4725 5880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.08% 74.88% 72.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3685 3616 4145
Average daily rate £450 £450 £454
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 52 93
Average hourly rate £25.00 £135.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.48% +440.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.52 £16.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £135.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Business Continuity
London

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Business Continuity 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 Business Continuity.

1 22 (40.74%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (38.89%) Windows
3 19 (35.19%) ITIL
3 19 (35.19%) Finance
4 15 (27.78%) Active Directory
5 13 (24.07%) Security Cleared
6 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
6 10 (18.52%) SQL
6 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (16.67%) DV Cleared
7 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 8 (14.81%) MS Office
8 8 (14.81%) MS Exchange
8 8 (14.81%) Cisco
8 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (12.96%) Firewall
9 7 (12.96%) Linux
10 6 (11.11%) Configuration Management
10 6 (11.11%) Project Management
10 6 (11.11%) Windows 7
11 5 (9.26%) Problem Management
11 5 (9.26%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (9.26%) Capacity Management
11 5 (9.26%) Business Continuity Planning
11 5 (9.26%) Business Continuity Management
11 5 (9.26%) TOGAF
11 5 (9.26%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (9.26%) Symantec
11 5 (9.26%) Wireless
11 5 (9.26%) Telecoms

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Business Continuity 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 Business Continuity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.41%) IBM Notes
3 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (5.56%) IIS
5 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.85%) Lync
6 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) MS Office
2 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Aligne
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.85%) ZaiNet
1 1 (1.85%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) Firewall
2 5 (9.26%) Wireless
3 4 (7.41%) LAN
3 4 (7.41%) Unified Communications
4 3 (5.56%) Network Security
4 3 (5.56%) DNS
4 3 (5.56%) WAN
5 2 (3.70%) SSL
5 2 (3.70%) MPLS
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.85%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.85%) IMAP
6 1 (1.85%) DSL
6 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.85%) ATM
6 1 (1.85%) Broadband
6 1 (1.85%) SDH
6 1 (1.85%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.70%) MS Access
3 2 (3.70%) OLAP
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) QlikView
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.85%) MySQL
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (35.19%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.56%) Legal
4 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.70%) Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Billing
5 1 (1.85%) Advertising
5 1 (1.85%) Publishing
5 1 (1.85%) Law
5 1 (1.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (20.37%) Analyst
2 7 (12.96%) Architect
3 5 (9.26%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (7.41%) Consultant
4 4 (7.41%) Desktop Support
4 4 (7.41%) Technical Leader
4 4 (7.41%) Systems Manager
4 4 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Network Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Administrator
6 2 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.70%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Management Consultant
6 2 (3.70%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Security Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) Web Services
1 4 (7.41%) XML
2 3 (5.56%) SOAP
2 3 (5.56%) WSDL
3 2 (3.70%) .NET
4 1 (1.85%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.85%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.56%) NHS
3 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.70%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.85%) iPhone
4 1 (1.85%) Open Source
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.85%) Replication
4 1 (1.85%) Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) Firmware
4 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.85%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.89%) Windows
2 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (12.96%) Linux
5 6 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 5 (9.26%) UNIX
7 4 (7.41%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (35.19%) ITIL
3 6 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 6 (11.11%) Project Management
4 5 (9.26%) Problem Management
4 5 (9.26%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (9.26%) Capacity Management
4 5 (9.26%) Business Continuity Planning
4 5 (9.26%) Business Continuity Management
4 5 (9.26%) TOGAF
4 5 (9.26%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (9.26%) Change Management
4 5 (9.26%) Data Modelling
4 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
5 4 (7.41%) Risk Management
5 4 (7.41%) Information Security
6 3 (5.56%) BCP
6 3 (5.56%) CMMI
6 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) VB
3 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.85%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.85%) ActionScript
3 1 (1.85%) C#
3 1 (1.85%) Perl
3 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (24.07%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.70%) MCSE
4 2 (3.70%) CCNA
5 1 (1.85%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) Degree
5 1 (1.85%) CISA
5 1 (1.85%) CISM
5 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.85%) CISSP
5 1 (1.85%) CCIE
5 1 (1.85%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) COBIT
2 3 (5.56%) HL7
3 2 (3.70%) SLA
3 2 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 15 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.70%) XenApp
4 1 (1.85%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.85%) Postfix
4 1 (1.85%) vSphere
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.85%) NLBS
4 1 (1.85%) NFS
4 1 (1.85%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.85%) SCCM
2 1 (1.85%) OpenNMS
2 1 (1.85%) Zenoss
2 1 (1.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (1.85%) WSUS
2 1 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.81%) Cisco
3 5 (9.26%) Symantec
3 5 (9.26%) HP
4 4 (7.41%) Juniper
4 4 (7.41%) Lotus
4 4 (7.41%) VMware
5 3 (5.56%) F5
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle
5 3 (5.56%) Citrix
6 2 (3.70%) NetApp
6 2 (3.70%) Websense
6 2 (3.70%) Blue Coat
6 2 (3.70%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (1.85%) Postini
7 1 (1.85%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (1.85%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.85%) Clearswift
7 1 (1.85%) Primavera
7 1 (1.85%) Remedy
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £270 - £290 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JCW Search Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £550 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 21 days ago