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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 172 155 194
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +39
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 31 58 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.53% 0.82% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 1.07% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 35 20
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -16.09%
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 £370
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -5.40%
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
4421 5420 5837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.57% 76.21% 74.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3282 4052 4349
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 96 81
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.99 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.02% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.70 £16.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Business Continuity
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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 28 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 28 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 28 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%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (4.69%) IIS
4 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.56%) Lync
5 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.56%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.56%) Apache
5 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise 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%) LatentZero
1 1 (1.56%) Temenos T24
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%) VPN
5 8 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
6 5 (7.81%) LAN
7 4 (6.25%) DNS
8 3 (4.69%) WAN
8 3 (4.69%) SAN
8 3 (4.69%) Internet
9 1 (1.56%) MPLS
9 1 (1.56%) DSL
9 1 (1.56%) DHCP
9 1 (1.56%) VoIP
9 1 (1.56%) WLAN
9 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.56%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.56%) BIG-IP
9 1 (1.56%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) OLAP
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.13%) QlikView
2 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.56%) MySQL
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.56%) MS Access
3 1 (1.56%) IDOL
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
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%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.56%) Front Office
4 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Local Government
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%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) Consultant
5 6 (9.38%) Desktop Support
5 6 (9.38%) Support Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Architect
6 5 (7.81%) Desktop Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Technical Leader
8 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.13%) Management Consultant
9 2 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Service Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Service Desk Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Business Consultant
9 2 (3.13%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) HTML
1 1 (1.56%) .NET
1 1 (1.56%) J2EE
1 1 (1.56%) EJB
1 1 (1.56%) JSP
1 1 (1.56%) XML
1 1 (1.56%) Middleware
1 1 (1.56%) LAMP
1 1 (1.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.13%) Clustering
2 2 (3.13%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.56%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.56%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.56%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.56%) RMADS
3 1 (1.56%) Social Media
3 1 (1.56%) Replication
3 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.56%) PMI
3 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
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%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.56%) AIX
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%) Penetration Testing
4 15 (23.44%) ITIL
5 13 (20.31%) Security Architecture
6 8 (12.50%) Change Management
6 8 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (9.38%) Capacity Management
7 6 (9.38%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (9.38%) Problem Management
8 5 (7.81%) Business Continuity Management
8 5 (7.81%) Information Security
8 5 (7.81%) Configuration Management
9 4 (6.25%) Project Management
9 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.25%) PRINCE2
9 4 (6.25%) TOGAF
9 4 (6.25%) Risk Management
9 4 (6.25%) Migration
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%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) MCSE
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.56%) CISA
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%) vSphere
5 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.56%) Postfix
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.56%) NLBS
5 1 (1.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) SCCM
2 1 (1.56%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.56%) WSUS
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%) Ruckus Wireless
5 5 (7.81%) Citrix
5 5 (7.81%) Websense
5 5 (7.81%) Blue Coat
5 5 (7.81%) HP
6 4 (6.25%) Lotus
7 3 (4.69%) Bloomberg
7 3 (4.69%) Oracle
8 2 (3.13%) IBM
8 2 (3.13%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.13%) Dell
8 2 (3.13%) Remedy
8 2 (3.13%) AppSense
9 1 (1.56%) Perforce
9 1 (1.56%) CA
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