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 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 176 170 164
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 23 32 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.42% 0.54% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.69% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 30
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +22.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £344 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £23.50 £27.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+50.94% +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
4224 4608 4899
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.53% 77.24% 77.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3330 3473 3689
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 39 78
Average hourly rate £24.23 £21.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.40% -47.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 26 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 26 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 18 (30.51%) BCP
2 18 (30.51%) Business Continuity Planning
3 17 (28.81%) ITIL
4 16 (27.12%) Windows
5 14 (23.73%) Firewall
6 12 (20.34%) Finance
7 10 (16.95%) VMware
7 10 (16.95%) Project Management
7 10 (16.95%) Incident Management
7 10 (16.95%) Degree
8 9 (15.25%) Service Management
9 8 (13.56%) Service Delivery
9 8 (13.56%) MS Exchange
9 8 (13.56%) Cisco
9 8 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (11.86%) Performance Management
10 7 (11.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 7 (11.86%) Management Information System
11 6 (10.17%) Risk Management
11 6 (10.17%) Change Management
11 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
11 6 (10.17%) Blackberry
11 6 (10.17%) Internet
11 6 (10.17%) Citrix
11 6 (10.17%) SAN
11 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
11 6 (10.17%) Problem Management

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 8 (13.56%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.39%) Lync
3 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.39%) IIS
3 2 (3.39%) Apache
3 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.69%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Office
2 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.69%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
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%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (5.08%) BIG-IP
4 3 (5.08%) MPLS
4 3 (5.08%) DSL
4 3 (5.08%) LAN
4 3 (5.08%) WAN
5 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.39%) DMZ
5 2 (3.39%) LDAP
6 1 (1.69%) Wireless
6 1 (1.69%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.69%) Intranet
6 1 (1.69%) VPN
6 1 (1.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.08%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.08%) DTS
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
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
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Introscope
1 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (20.34%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Legal
2 3 (5.08%) Back Office
2 3 (5.08%) Local Government
3 2 (3.39%) Advertising
3 2 (3.39%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (22.03%) Analyst
2 7 (11.86%) Project Manager
3 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (5.08%) DBA
5 3 (5.08%) SQL DBA
5 3 (5.08%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) Information Manager
5 3 (5.08%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (5.08%) Business Manager
5 3 (5.08%) Security Manager
5 3 (5.08%) Solutions Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) Report Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Process Designer
6 2 (3.39%) Security Designer
6 2 (3.39%) ICT Project Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Designer
6 2 (3.39%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) Middleware
2 2 (3.39%) Java EE
3 1 (1.69%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (1.69%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.17%) Blackberry
3 5 (8.47%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.78%) CLARiiON
5 3 (5.08%) Handset
5 3 (5.08%) Replication
5 3 (5.08%) PKI
5 3 (5.08%) PDA
5 3 (5.08%) Celerra
6 2 (3.39%) Visualisation
6 2 (3.39%) Clustering
6 2 (3.39%) Fat Client
6 2 (3.39%) Thin Client
6 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.69%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.69%) iPad
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
5 3 (5.08%) Linux
6 2 (3.39%) Solaris
7 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (54.24%) Disaster Recovery
2 18 (30.51%) BCP
2 18 (30.51%) Business Continuity Planning
3 17 (28.81%) ITIL
4 10 (16.95%) Project Management
4 10 (16.95%) Incident Management
5 9 (15.25%) Service Management
6 8 (13.56%) Service Delivery
7 7 (11.86%) Performance Management
8 6 (10.17%) Change Management
8 6 (10.17%) Risk Management
8 6 (10.17%) Problem Management
8 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (8.47%) Information Security
9 5 (8.47%) Business Continuity Management
10 4 (6.78%) Line Management
10 4 (6.78%) Project Planning
10 4 (6.78%) ITSM
10 4 (6.78%) PRINCE2
10 4 (6.78%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.47%) SQL
2 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
2 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.39%) Java
4 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.08%) CCNP
2 3 (5.08%) CCNA
2 3 (5.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) ISACA
4 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) MCSE
4 1 (1.69%) MCTS
4 1 (1.69%) CISSP
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.69%) CISA
4 1 (1.69%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (8.47%) SLA
3 3 (5.08%) BS7799
4 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.17%) vSphere
3 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.08%) NLBS
4 3 (5.08%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.39%) XenApp
5 2 (3.39%) Xen
5 2 (3.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) WSUS
1 2 (3.39%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.69%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (16.95%) VMware
2 8 (13.56%) Cisco
3 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.17%) Citrix
4 4 (6.78%) Oracle
4 4 (6.78%) EMC
5 3 (5.08%) CheckPoint
5 3 (5.08%) Business Objects
6 2 (3.39%) IBM
7 1 (1.69%) Juniper
7 1 (1.69%) Dell
7 1 (1.69%) ION Trading
7 1 (1.69%) Qualys
7 1 (1.69%) Tumbleweed
7 1 (1.69%) F5
7 1 (1.69%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.69%) Rapid7
7 1 (1.69%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.69%) Remedy