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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 172 173 172
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 23 34 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.42% 0.54% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.70% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 25
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £317 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £554 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.72% -4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £26.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +55.88%
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
4261 4843 4812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.37% 77.25% 76.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3324 3576 3643
Average daily rate £465 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 44 55
Average hourly rate £24.23 £22.50 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.68% -68.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £94.75 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015, 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 32 (54.24%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (32.20%) BCP
3 18 (30.51%) Business Continuity Planning
4 16 (27.12%) ITIL
4 16 (27.12%) Windows
5 14 (23.73%) Firewall
6 11 (18.64%) Finance
6 11 (18.64%) Degree
7 10 (16.95%) Incident Management
7 10 (16.95%) Project Management
7 10 (16.95%) MS Exchange
8 9 (15.25%) VMware
9 8 (13.56%) Management Information System
9 8 (13.56%) Service Management
9 8 (13.56%) Service Delivery
9 8 (13.56%) Blackberry
9 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
10 7 (11.86%) Cisco
10 7 (11.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 7 (11.86%) Performance Management
10 7 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (10.17%) Windows 7
11 6 (10.17%) Business Continuity Management
11 6 (10.17%) Active Directory
11 6 (10.17%) SLA
11 6 (10.17%) SAN
11 6 (10.17%) Internet
11 6 (10.17%) MS Office
11 6 (10.17%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 10 (16.95%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.39%) Lync
3 2 (3.39%) Apache
3 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.39%) IIS
3 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.69%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.69%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Office
2 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) ION MarketView
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Office 365
2 1 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.73%) Firewall
2 6 (10.17%) SAN
2 6 (10.17%) Internet
3 4 (6.78%) Network Security
4 3 (5.08%) DSL
4 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.08%) MPLS
4 3 (5.08%) LAN
4 3 (5.08%) WAN
4 3 (5.08%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (5.08%) BIG-IP
5 2 (3.39%) DMZ
5 2 (3.39%) LDAP
6 1 (1.69%) Wireless
6 1 (1.69%) VPN
6 1 (1.69%) SSL
6 1 (1.69%) Intranet
6 1 (1.69%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.08%) DTS
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.08%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.39%) Big Data
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.39%) Introscope
General
1 11 (18.64%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Legal
3 3 (5.08%) Back Office
3 3 (5.08%) Advertising
3 3 (5.08%) Local Government
4 2 (3.39%) Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (23.73%) Analyst
2 6 (10.17%) Project Manager
3 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (8.47%) Business Analyst
4 3 (5.08%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (5.08%) SQL DBA
4 3 (5.08%) Information Manager
4 3 (5.08%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (5.08%) Consultant
4 3 (5.08%) DBA
4 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (5.08%) Solutions Analyst
4 3 (5.08%) Business Manager
4 3 (5.08%) Security Manager
5 2 (3.39%) Messaging Engineer
5 2 (3.39%) Security Designer
5 2 (3.39%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (3.39%) Report Developer
5 2 (3.39%) Process Designer
5 2 (3.39%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) Middleware
2 2 (3.39%) Java EE
3 1 (1.69%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Management Information System
1 8 (13.56%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.78%) CLARiiON
3 3 (5.08%) Replication
3 3 (5.08%) Handset
3 3 (5.08%) PDA
3 3 (5.08%) PKI
3 3 (5.08%) Celerra
4 2 (3.39%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.39%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.39%) Open Source
4 2 (3.39%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.39%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.39%) Clustering
5 1 (1.69%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.12%) Windows
2 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (10.17%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.08%) UNIX
6 2 (3.39%) Solaris
6 2 (3.39%) Linux
7 1 (1.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (54.24%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (32.20%) BCP
3 18 (30.51%) Business Continuity Planning
4 16 (27.12%) ITIL
5 10 (16.95%) Incident Management
5 10 (16.95%) Project Management
6 8 (13.56%) Service Management
6 8 (13.56%) Service Delivery
7 7 (11.86%) Performance Management
8 6 (10.17%) Business Continuity Management
8 6 (10.17%) Change Management
8 6 (10.17%) Risk Management
8 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (8.47%) Information Security
9 5 (8.47%) Problem Management
10 4 (6.78%) SOA
10 4 (6.78%) ITSM
11 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2
11 3 (5.08%) OOP
11 3 (5.08%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.08%) SQL
1 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
1 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.39%) Java
3 1 (1.69%) C
3 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) Degree
2 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.08%) CCNP
3 3 (5.08%) CCNA
3 3 (5.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.69%) CISA
4 1 (1.69%) CISM
4 1 (1.69%) MCSE
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.69%) CISSP
4 1 (1.69%) ISACA
4 1 (1.69%) MCTS
4 1 (1.69%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (10.17%) SLA
3 3 (5.08%) BS7799
4 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.17%) Active Directory
3 5 (8.47%) vSphere
4 3 (5.08%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.08%) NLBS
5 2 (3.39%) Xen
5 2 (3.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (3.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) WSUS
1 2 (3.39%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.69%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) VMware
2 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.86%) Cisco
4 5 (8.47%) Citrix
5 4 (6.78%) EMC
6 3 (5.08%) Business Objects
6 3 (5.08%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.39%) Oracle
8 1 (1.69%) Websense
8 1 (1.69%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.69%) Remedy
8 1 (1.69%) IBM
8 1 (1.69%) Dell
8 1 (1.69%) Juniper
8 1 (1.69%) Rapid7
8 1 (1.69%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.69%) F5
8 1 (1.69%) ION Trading
8 1 (1.69%) Tumbleweed