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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 135 180 186
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +6
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 22 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.63% 0.37% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.45% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 20
Average daily rate £383 £340 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £274 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £373
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.75 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-11.94% +50.00%
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
2957 4410 4960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.70% 80.65% 79.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2396 3433 3638
Average daily rate £475 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 39 47
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.37 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% +14.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £14.55 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.26 £92.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 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 29 April 2016, 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 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
1 17 (39.53%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (25.58%) ITIL
2 11 (25.58%) Data Centre
3 10 (23.26%) T-SQL
3 10 (23.26%) .NET
3 10 (23.26%) Windows
3 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.93%) Finance
4 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
4 9 (20.93%) Active Directory
5 8 (18.60%) Project Management
5 8 (18.60%) Business Continuity Planning
5 8 (18.60%) Windows Server
5 8 (18.60%) Problem Management
6 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
6 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
6 7 (16.28%) C#
6 7 (16.28%) SQL
6 7 (16.28%) IIS
6 7 (16.28%) Risk Management
6 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.95%) Information Security
7 6 (13.95%) Banking
7 6 (13.95%) Data Security
7 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
7 6 (13.95%) Kerberos
7 6 (13.95%) BCP
7 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Integration Services

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 7 (16.28%) IIS
2 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
3 4 (9.30%) CMS
3 4 (9.30%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (4.65%) MQSeries
5 2 (4.65%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.33%) Confluence
6 1 (2.33%) Documentum
6 1 (2.33%) JBoss
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS Project
3 1 (2.33%) MS Office
3 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) Kerberos
2 4 (9.30%) DNS
2 4 (9.30%) Firewall
2 4 (9.30%) Internet
3 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.65%) Extranet
4 2 (4.65%) NAS
4 2 (4.65%) Network Security
4 2 (4.65%) SAN
4 2 (4.65%) SWIFTNet
5 1 (2.33%) Intranet
5 1 (2.33%) LDAP
5 1 (2.33%) SSH
5 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) JIRA
2 3 (6.98%) JMeter
2 3 (6.98%) NeoLoad
2 3 (6.98%) Selenium
2 3 (6.98%) Zephyr
3 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.33%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Publishing
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (13.95%) DBA
1 6 (13.95%) SQL DBA
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server DBA
2 5 (11.63%) Architect
2 5 (11.63%) Consultant
2 5 (11.63%) Developer
2 5 (11.63%) Project Manager
3 4 (9.30%) Administrator
3 4 (9.30%) Coordinator
3 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Database Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Implementation Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Implementation Project Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Security Consultant
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Developer
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Technical Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Technical Project Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) .NET
2 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET
2 4 (9.30%) HTML
3 3 (6.98%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.98%) Middleware
4 2 (4.65%) JMS
4 2 (4.65%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.33%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (2.33%) JRules
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.33%) SAML
5 1 (2.33%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) CMDB
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.33%) Derivative
4 1 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Windows
2 8 (18.60%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.63%) Unix
4 4 (9.30%) Linux
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Phone
7 1 (2.33%) AIX
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.33%) Solaris
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (25.58%) ITIL
3 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (18.60%) Business Continuity Planning
4 8 (18.60%) Problem Management
4 8 (18.60%) Project Management
5 7 (16.28%) Risk Management
5 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (13.95%) BCP
6 6 (13.95%) Data Security
6 6 (13.95%) Information Security
6 6 (13.95%) Process Improvement
7 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
7 5 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Business Continuity Management
8 4 (9.30%) Change Management
8 4 (9.30%) SDLC
8 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
9 3 (6.98%) Defect Management
9 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) T-SQL
2 7 (16.28%) C#
2 7 (16.28%) SQL
3 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.65%) Perl
4 2 (4.65%) Python
5 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
1 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.95%) Degree
3 3 (6.98%) CLAS
3 3 (6.98%) MCSE
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.33%) CCNA
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.33%) CISSP
5 1 (2.33%) ISEB
5 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.33%) MCSA
5 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.65%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (4.65%) UAG
2 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.65%) XenApp
3 1 (2.33%) Samba
3 1 (2.33%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Backup Exec
1 2 (4.65%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (4.65%) IBM BigFix
1 2 (4.65%) SCOM
1 2 (4.65%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 1 (2.33%) BladeLogic
2 1 (2.33%) Control-M
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) IBM
2 5 (11.63%) WorldPay
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle
4 3 (6.98%) Adobe
4 3 (6.98%) Citrix
4 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.65%) BMC
5 2 (4.65%) Solace
5 2 (4.65%) Symantec
5 2 (4.65%) VMware
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco
6 1 (2.33%) DataSynapse
6 1 (2.33%) Informatica
6 1 (2.33%) Reuters
6 1 (2.33%) SAP
6 1 (2.33%) Splunk
6 1 (2.33%) Veritas