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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Continuity
London / City of London
Rank 146 131 151
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +20
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 7 20 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.66% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.78% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 31
Median daily rate £408 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.44% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £389 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £498 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.87 £16.09 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+35.93% -47.24%

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
2534 2571 4165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.93% 84.88% 81.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2010 2018 3258
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 38
Median hourly rate £55.00 £29.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.65% +41.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £13.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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
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 23 January 2017, 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 10 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
3 6 (33.33%) Project Management
4 5 (27.78%) IIS
4 5 (27.78%) Linux
4 5 (27.78%) BCP
5 4 (22.22%) Windows
5 4 (22.22%) Migration
5 4 (22.22%) High Availability
5 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity Planning
5 4 (22.22%) Banking
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
6 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (16.67%) Clustering
6 3 (16.67%) Service Management
6 3 (16.67%) Firewall
6 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 3 (16.67%) Unix
6 3 (16.67%) Apache
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle
6 3 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 2 (11.11%) VBScript

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 5 (27.78%) IIS
2 3 (16.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) SSL
3 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) Ingres
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Back Office
3 2 (11.11%) Front Office
3 2 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Security Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Implementation Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Incident Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Wintel Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Data Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Information Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Director
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Clustering
3 2 (11.11%) NHS
4 1 (5.56%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) PlayStation
4 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) Unix
4 2 (11.11%) CentOS
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (33.33%) Project Management
3 5 (27.78%) BCP
4 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (22.22%) High Availability
4 4 (22.22%) Migration
5 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL
5 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 3 (16.67%) Service Management
6 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
6 2 (11.11%) ITSM
6 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (11.11%) Process Management
6 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
6 2 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.11%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 2 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CISA
1 1 (5.56%) CISM
1 1 (5.56%) CISSP
1 1 (5.56%) CRISC
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (11.11%) QA
3 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.56%) ISO22301
3 1 (5.56%) ISO27002
3 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) DFS Replication
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Control-M
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Sun
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Juniper
3 1 (5.56%) Remedy
3 1 (5.56%) Sony