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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Continuity
London / City of London
Rank 145 130 160
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +30
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 5 20 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.64% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.74% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 28
Median daily rate £388 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £370 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £16.09 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+55.37% -55.30%

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
2505 2719 4290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.54% 86.65% 82.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1979 2157 3349
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 £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 33
Median hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% -6.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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
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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 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 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) IIS
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) Firewall
4 4 (26.67%) Project Management
4 4 (26.67%) Banking
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
4 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
5 3 (20.00%) High Availability
5 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (20.00%) VBScript
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle
5 3 (20.00%) Unix
5 3 (20.00%) Apache
5 3 (20.00%) Clustering
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (20.00%) Front Office
5 3 (20.00%) Back Office
6 2 (13.33%) Change Management
6 2 (13.33%) Service Management
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle9i Database

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 (33.33%) IIS
2 3 (20.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) SSL
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) Ingres
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Back Office
3 3 (20.00%) Front Office
4 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Wintel Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Banking Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Implementation Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Security Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Business Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Data Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Unix Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Clustering
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) NHS
4 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) Unix
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (13.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) High Availability
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) BCP
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) Web Filtering
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) ETL
5 1 (6.67%) ITSM
5 1 (6.67%) Process Management
5 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (6.67%) ISO22301
2 1 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) DFS Replication
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Control-M
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Juniper
3 1 (6.67%) Remedy
3 1 (6.67%) Sun