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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 176 173 182
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 22 29 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.50% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.65% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 28
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £381 £392
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £603 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £23.75 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £22.63 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+14.91% +14.55%
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
4311 4496 5647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.22% 77.33% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3403 3332 4200
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 40 71
Average hourly rate £21.38 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £36.50 £58.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 August 2015.

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 August 2015, 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 29 (65.91%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (47.73%) BCP
2 21 (47.73%) Business Continuity Planning
3 19 (43.18%) ITIL
4 18 (40.91%) Windows
5 16 (36.36%) Firewall
6 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
6 13 (29.55%) Active Directory
7 12 (27.27%) Service Management
7 12 (27.27%) Problem Management
8 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (25.00%) Cisco
9 10 (22.73%) MS Exchange
9 10 (22.73%) Finance
9 10 (22.73%) VMware
9 10 (22.73%) Windows 7
9 10 (22.73%) Performance Management
9 10 (22.73%) Data Centre
10 9 (20.45%) WAN
10 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
10 9 (20.45%) DSL
10 9 (20.45%) Blackberry
10 9 (20.45%) CheckPoint
10 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (18.18%) MS Office
11 8 (18.18%) LAN
11 8 (18.18%) MPLS
11 8 (18.18%) BIG-IP
11 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 10 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 8 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.27%) IIS
4 1 (2.27%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) MS Office
2 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
3 4 (9.09%) MS Project
4 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (36.36%) Firewall
2 9 (20.45%) DSL
2 9 (20.45%) WAN
3 8 (18.18%) LAN
3 8 (18.18%) BIG-IP
3 8 (18.18%) MPLS
4 7 (15.91%) SAN
5 5 (11.36%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (4.55%) Internet
6 2 (4.55%) VPN
6 2 (4.55%) DHCP
7 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.27%) LDAP
7 1 (2.27%) DNS
7 1 (2.27%) NAS
7 1 (2.27%) DDNS
7 1 (2.27%) Wireless
7 1 (2.27%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) Big Data
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Financial Institution
2 3 (6.82%) Banking
2 3 (6.82%) Local Government
3 2 (4.55%) Advertising
4 1 (2.27%) Back Office
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Analyst
2 11 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 7 (15.91%) Operations Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Security Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Information Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Business Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) DBA
6 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.82%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (6.82%) SQL DBA
7 2 (4.55%) Business Project Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Gloss Business Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) ICT Project Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
1 1 (2.27%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 9 (20.45%) Blackberry
3 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (9.09%) Clustering
4 4 (9.09%) PMI
4 4 (9.09%) Thin Client
4 4 (9.09%) Fat Client
5 3 (6.82%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (4.55%) EMC VNX
6 2 (4.55%) CLARiiON
6 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.27%) Handset
7 1 (2.27%) Celerra
7 1 (2.27%) iSeries
7 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
7 1 (2.27%) iPad
7 1 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (2.27%) PKI
7 1 (2.27%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.91%) Windows
2 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (22.73%) Windows 7
4 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.82%) Linux
6 2 (4.55%) UNIX
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.27%) Android
7 1 (2.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (65.91%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (47.73%) BCP
2 21 (47.73%) Business Continuity Planning
3 19 (43.18%) ITIL
4 12 (27.27%) Service Management
4 12 (27.27%) Problem Management
5 10 (22.73%) Performance Management
6 7 (15.91%) Information Security
6 7 (15.91%) Project Management
7 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
7 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2
7 5 (11.36%) ITSM
7 5 (11.36%) Incident Management
7 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (9.09%) Business Continuity Management
8 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.82%) Data Modelling
9 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (6.82%) Project Planning
9 3 (6.82%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) SQL
2 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.27%) C
4 1 (2.27%) Perl
4 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.27%) VBScript
4 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.55%) CISSP
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.27%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (2.27%) MCP
3 1 (2.27%) CCNP
3 1 (2.27%) CCNA
3 1 (2.27%) CISA
3 1 (2.27%) CISM
3 1 (2.27%) CCSA
3 1 (2.27%) CCSE
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.27%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.82%) BS7799
3 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (29.55%) Active Directory
2 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (18.18%) NLBS
3 4 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (9.09%) Xen
3 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 4 (9.09%) XenApp
4 3 (6.82%) vSphere
5 1 (2.27%) vCloud
5 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.27%) Snort
5 1 (2.27%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) WSUS
2 2 (4.55%) SCCM
3 1 (2.27%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.00%) Cisco
3 10 (22.73%) VMware
4 9 (20.45%) CheckPoint
5 6 (13.64%) Citrix
6 5 (11.36%) Oracle
7 3 (6.82%) EMC
8 1 (2.27%) Nokia
8 1 (2.27%) IBM
8 1 (2.27%) HP
8 1 (2.27%) Veeam
8 1 (2.27%) 3PAR