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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 186 180 189
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 21 42 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.58% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.75% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 18
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.79% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £370 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.67% -4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £21.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+76.47% +1.19%
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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
4598 5565 5312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.84% 76.54% 75.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3552 4106 3940
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 74 90
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £16.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £52.82 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 28 (51.85%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (35.19%) BCP
2 19 (35.19%) Firewall
3 17 (31.48%) Windows
3 17 (31.48%) Network Security
3 17 (31.48%) Business Continuity Planning
4 16 (29.63%) Penetration Testing
4 16 (29.63%) Cisco
5 14 (25.93%) Wireless
6 12 (22.22%) Finance
6 12 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
6 12 (22.22%) Juniper
6 12 (22.22%) VPN
6 12 (22.22%) SSL
6 12 (22.22%) Security Architecture
6 12 (22.22%) F5
7 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
7 11 (20.37%) ITIL
8 10 (18.52%) Reverse Proxy
9 9 (16.67%) Active Directory
10 8 (14.81%) DNS
10 8 (14.81%) Windows 7
11 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (12.96%) Banking
11 7 (12.96%) SQL
12 6 (11.11%) Information Security
12 6 (11.11%) Management Information System
12 6 (11.11%) Linux
12 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
12 6 (11.11%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.26%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.56%) IIS
4 2 (3.70%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.70%) Lync
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.85%) Apache
5 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.26%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) MS Project
3 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.85%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) LatentZero
1 1 (1.85%) Temenos T24
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (35.19%) Firewall
2 17 (31.48%) Network Security
3 14 (25.93%) Wireless
4 12 (22.22%) SSL
4 12 (22.22%) VPN
5 10 (18.52%) Reverse Proxy
6 8 (14.81%) DNS
7 6 (11.11%) Internet
8 5 (9.26%) LAN
9 4 (7.41%) DHCP
10 3 (5.56%) SAN
11 2 (3.70%) WLAN
11 2 (3.70%) WAN
11 2 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (3.70%) iSCSI
11 2 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (1.85%) VoIP
12 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) IDOL
2 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.85%) CruiseControl
General
1 12 (22.22%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Legal
4 2 (3.70%) Retail
4 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Law
5 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.85%) Front Office
5 1 (1.85%) Back Office
5 1 (1.85%) Local Government
5 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (35.19%) Analyst
2 10 (18.52%) Project Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Security Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) IT Security Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Consultant
4 7 (12.96%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Desktop Support
5 4 (7.41%) Security Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Solutions Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Service Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Security Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Security Manager
8 1 (1.85%) Disaster Recovery Manager
8 1 (1.85%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) Middleware
2 1 (1.85%) LAMP
2 1 (1.85%) HTML
2 1 (1.85%) J2EE
2 1 (1.85%) EJB
2 1 (1.85%) JSP
2 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.41%) Replication
4 3 (5.56%) Clustering
5 2 (3.70%) PKI
5 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.85%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.85%) RMADS
6 1 (1.85%) Social Media
6 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.85%) User Experience
6 1 (1.85%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 17 (31.48%) Windows
2 8 (14.81%) Windows 7
3 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (11.11%) Linux
5 5 (9.26%) UNIX
5 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.56%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.85%) AIX
8 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (51.85%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (35.19%) BCP
3 17 (31.48%) Business Continuity Planning
4 16 (29.63%) Penetration Testing
5 12 (22.22%) Security Architecture
5 12 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
6 11 (20.37%) ITIL
7 6 (11.11%) Information Security
7 6 (11.11%) Incident Management
8 4 (7.41%) Problem Management
8 4 (7.41%) Data Protection
8 4 (7.41%) Business Continuity Management
8 4 (7.41%) Change Management
8 4 (7.41%) Risk Management
9 3 (5.56%) Asset Management
9 3 (5.56%) Migration
9 3 (5.56%) Coaching
9 3 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (3.70%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.96%) SQL
2 3 (5.56%) Java
3 2 (3.70%) Perl
3 2 (3.70%) VBA
4 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.85%) PHP
4 1 (1.85%) VB
4 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.85%) C#
4 1 (1.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) MCSE
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.85%) CISA
2 1 (1.85%) GIAC
2 1 (1.85%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.56%) XenApp
2 3 (5.56%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.85%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) SCCM
2 2 (3.70%) SCOrch
2 2 (3.70%) Nessus
3 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) Cisco
2 12 (22.22%) Juniper
2 12 (22.22%) F5
3 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.26%) Citrix
4 5 (9.26%) VMware
5 4 (7.41%) Oracle
6 3 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.56%) HP
6 3 (5.56%) Dell
6 3 (5.56%) AppSense
6 3 (5.56%) Bloomberg
6 3 (5.56%) Remedy
7 2 (3.70%) Websense
7 2 (3.70%) Blue Coat
7 2 (3.70%) Ruckus Wireless
7 2 (3.70%) Lotus
7 2 (3.70%) IBM
8 1 (1.85%) Sybase
8 1 (1.85%) SAP
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