The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 165 164 183
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +19
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 33 58 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.56% 0.82% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 1.07% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 35 20
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£400 £425 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -17.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £243 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £369
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £23.75 £23.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £20.60
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4452 5405 5840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.69% 76.06% 74.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3298 4052 4356
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 97 84
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.60 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £50.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Business Continuity
London

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 July 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 July 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 30 (46.88%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (29.69%) Windows
3 18 (28.13%) BCP
4 17 (26.56%) Firewall
4 17 (26.56%) Cisco
5 16 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
6 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
6 15 (23.44%) ITIL
6 15 (23.44%) Penetration Testing
6 15 (23.44%) Network Security
7 14 (21.88%) Wireless
7 14 (21.88%) Finance
8 13 (20.31%) Juniper
8 13 (20.31%) Active Directory
8 13 (20.31%) SSL
8 13 (20.31%) Security Architecture
8 13 (20.31%) F5
9 12 (18.75%) Security Cleared
10 10 (15.63%) SQL
11 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
11 9 (14.06%) Windows 7
11 9 (14.06%) DV Cleared
12 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
12 8 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
12 8 (12.50%) VPN
12 8 (12.50%) Change Management
13 7 (10.94%) MS Office
13 7 (10.94%) VMware
14 6 (9.38%) Problem Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (9.38%) SharePoint
1 6 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.25%) IBM Notes
3 3 (4.69%) IIS
3 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.56%) Apache
5 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.56%) Lync
5 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.56%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.94%) MS Office
3 2 (3.13%) MS Project
4 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.56%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Temenos T24
1 1 (1.56%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.56%) Firewall
2 15 (23.44%) Network Security
3 14 (21.88%) Wireless
4 13 (20.31%) SSL
5 8 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
5 8 (12.50%) VPN
6 5 (7.81%) LAN
7 4 (6.25%) DNS
8 3 (4.69%) SAN
8 3 (4.69%) Internet
8 3 (4.69%) WAN
9 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.56%) DSL
9 1 (1.56%) MPLS
9 1 (1.56%) DHCP
9 1 (1.56%) Broadband
9 1 (1.56%) VoIP
9 1 (1.56%) WLAN
9 1 (1.56%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.13%) QlikView
2 2 (3.13%) OLAP
2 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.56%) IDOL
3 1 (1.56%) MySQL
3 1 (1.56%) MS Access
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.56%) CruiseControl
General
1 14 (21.88%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (3.13%) Billing
3 2 (3.13%) Legal
3 2 (3.13%) Back Office
4 1 (1.56%) Publishing
4 1 (1.56%) Front Office
4 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.56%) Local Government
4 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (21.88%) Analyst
2 13 (20.31%) Project Engineer
2 13 (20.31%) Security Engineer
3 8 (12.50%) IT Security Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) Consultant
4 7 (10.94%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Support Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Desktop Support
6 5 (7.81%) Architect
6 5 (7.81%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Technical Leader
8 3 (4.69%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (3.13%) Security Manager
9 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Architect
9 2 (3.13%) Information Manager
9 2 (3.13%) Information Security Manager
9 2 (3.13%) Service Desk Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) Middleware
1 1 (1.56%) EJB
1 1 (1.56%) JSP
1 1 (1.56%) XML
1 1 (1.56%) .NET
1 1 (1.56%) J2EE
1 1 (1.56%) HTML
1 1 (1.56%) Software Packaging
1 1 (1.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.13%) Clustering
2 2 (3.13%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.56%) PMI
3 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.56%) Social Media
3 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.56%) RMADS
3 1 (1.56%) Replication
3 1 (1.56%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.56%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.56%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.69%) Windows
2 9 (14.06%) Windows 7
3 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (9.38%) UNIX
5 5 (7.81%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.69%) Linux
7 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.56%) AIX
8 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.88%) Disaster Recovery
2 18 (28.13%) BCP
3 16 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 15 (23.44%) ITIL
4 15 (23.44%) Penetration Testing
5 13 (20.31%) Security Architecture
6 8 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (12.50%) Change Management
7 6 (9.38%) Problem Management
7 6 (9.38%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (9.38%) Capacity Management
8 5 (7.81%) Configuration Management
8 5 (7.81%) Information Security
8 5 (7.81%) Business Continuity Management
9 4 (6.25%) TOGAF
9 4 (6.25%) Incident Management
9 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (6.25%) Migration
9 4 (6.25%) PRINCE2
9 4 (6.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.63%) SQL
2 3 (4.69%) Java
3 2 (3.13%) VBA
4 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.56%) Perl
4 1 (1.56%) PHP
4 1 (1.56%) VB
4 1 (1.56%) C#
4 1 (1.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 9 (14.06%) DV Cleared
3 5 (7.81%) Degree
4 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) CISA
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.56%) MCSE
5 1 (1.56%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) GIAC
5 1 (1.56%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.13%) SLA
2 2 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 13 (20.31%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.69%) XenApp
4 2 (3.13%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.56%) Postfix
5 1 (1.56%) vSphere
5 1 (1.56%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.56%) NLBS
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) SCCM
2 1 (1.56%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.56%) WSUS
2 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (26.56%) Cisco
2 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.31%) Juniper
3 13 (20.31%) F5
4 7 (10.94%) VMware
5 5 (7.81%) Websense
5 5 (7.81%) Citrix
5 5 (7.81%) HP
5 5 (7.81%) Blue Coat
5 5 (7.81%) Ruckus Wireless
6 4 (6.25%) Lotus
7 3 (4.69%) Bloomberg
7 3 (4.69%) Oracle
8 2 (3.13%) AppSense
8 2 (3.13%) IBM
8 2 (3.13%) Dell
8 2 (3.13%) Remedy
8 2 (3.13%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.56%) Symantec
9 1 (1.56%) Reuters
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