The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 369 353 375
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +22
Contract jobs citing BCP 53 57 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.31% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 36 22
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.02% -2.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £183 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.29 £15.93 -
% change year-on-year
-29.12% -
BCP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18451 18365 18344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.75% 78.93% 78.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13136 13008 12664
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 228 281
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BCP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BCP Jobs Demand Trend in London

BCP
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BCP across the London region.

BCP Daily Rate Trend in London

BCP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BCP across the London region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

BCP Daily Rate Histogram in London

BCP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BCP across the London region.

BCP Hourly Rate Trend in London

BCP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BCP within the London region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -11 16 £325 -7.14% 4
Chessington - 1 - -
BCP
England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing BCP 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 BCP.

1 61 (64.89%) Business Continuity
2 58 (61.70%) Business Continuity Planning
3 55 (58.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 51 (54.26%) ITIL
5 38 (40.43%) Windows
6 37 (39.36%) Firewall
7 33 (35.11%) Cisco
8 32 (34.04%) Active Directory
9 30 (31.91%) Microsoft
9 30 (31.91%) LAN
9 30 (31.91%) WAN
10 29 (30.85%) CheckPoint
11 28 (29.79%) Service Management
12 27 (28.72%) MPLS
13 26 (27.66%) Performance Management
14 23 (24.47%) Problem Management
14 23 (24.47%) Finance
15 22 (23.40%) VMware
15 22 (23.40%) BIG-IP
15 22 (23.40%) Blackberry
15 22 (23.40%) Windows Server 2003
15 22 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
16 21 (22.34%) VMware Infrastructure
16 21 (22.34%) Windows 7
16 21 (22.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 21 (22.34%) DSL
16 21 (22.34%) MS Exchange
17 20 (21.28%) MS Office
17 20 (21.28%) Citrix
18 19 (20.21%) NLBS

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing BCP 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 BCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (22.34%) MS Exchange
1 21 (22.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 11 (11.70%) IIS
3 10 (10.64%) WebSphere
4 5 (5.32%) Apache
5 3 (3.19%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.19%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (3.19%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (3.19%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.13%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.06%) JBoss
7 1 (1.06%) nginx
Applications
1 20 (21.28%) MS Office
2 14 (14.89%) MS Excel
3 10 (10.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (7.45%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) ION MarketView
1 2 (2.13%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (1.06%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.06%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.06%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.06%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) SaaS
1 4 (4.26%) PaaS
2 3 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (39.36%) Firewall
2 30 (31.91%) LAN
2 30 (31.91%) WAN
3 27 (28.72%) MPLS
4 22 (23.40%) BIG-IP
5 21 (22.34%) DSL
6 17 (18.09%) SAN
7 14 (14.89%) VPN
8 10 (10.64%) SSL
8 10 (10.64%) Network Security
9 9 (9.57%) SNMP
10 8 (8.51%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (7.45%) NetScaler
11 7 (7.45%) VLAN
11 7 (7.45%) SMTP
12 5 (5.32%) LDAP
12 5 (5.32%) Internet
12 5 (5.32%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (4.26%) Wireless
13 4 (4.26%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.51%) Big Data
1 8 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.19%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.19%) MS Access
3 3 (3.19%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.13%) DTS
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (1.06%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.06%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.06%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Introscope
2 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.06%) GCC
General
1 23 (24.47%) Finance
2 9 (9.57%) Banking
3 5 (5.32%) Front Office
3 5 (5.32%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.19%) Back Office
5 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.13%) Local Government
6 1 (1.06%) French Language
6 1 (1.06%) German Language
6 1 (1.06%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.06%) Advertising
6 1 (1.06%) Retail
6 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 37 (39.36%) Analyst
2 12 (12.77%) Applications Support
2 12 (12.77%) Support Analyst
2 12 (12.77%) Operations Analyst
3 11 (11.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (9.57%) Applications Support Analyst
5 7 (7.45%) Architect
5 7 (7.45%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (6.38%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.38%) Service Manager
7 5 (5.32%) Services Delivery Manager
7 5 (5.32%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 5 (5.32%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (5.32%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (5.32%) Security Manager
8 4 (4.26%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (4.26%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Consultant
8 4 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.45%) Web Services
2 5 (5.32%) .NET
3 3 (3.19%) Java EE
3 3 (3.19%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (3.19%) Middleware
3 3 (3.19%) WCF
4 2 (2.13%) HTML
5 1 (1.06%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.06%) LAMP
5 1 (1.06%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.40%) Blackberry
2 15 (15.96%) Data Centre
3 11 (11.70%) PKI
4 9 (9.57%) Fat Client
4 9 (9.57%) Thin Client
5 8 (8.51%) Client/Server
6 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (7.45%) Public Cloud
7 5 (5.32%) Management Information System
7 5 (5.32%) Fixed Income
8 4 (4.26%) Mobile App
9 2 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (2.13%) Visualisation
10 1 (1.06%) iPad
10 1 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (1.06%) iPhone
10 1 (1.06%) Equities
10 1 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
10 1 (1.06%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (40.43%) Windows
2 22 (23.40%) Windows Server 2003
2 22 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (22.34%) Windows 7
4 10 (10.64%) Linux
4 10 (10.64%) UNIX
5 3 (3.19%) Windows NT
5 3 (3.19%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.19%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (64.89%) Business Continuity
2 58 (61.70%) Business Continuity Planning
3 55 (58.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 51 (54.26%) ITIL
5 28 (29.79%) Service Management
6 26 (27.66%) Performance Management
7 23 (24.47%) Problem Management
8 19 (20.21%) ITSM
9 17 (18.09%) Project Management
9 17 (18.09%) Incident Management
10 16 (17.02%) Service Delivery
11 9 (9.57%) Information Security
12 8 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (8.51%) Risk Management
12 8 (8.51%) Change Management
12 8 (8.51%) Data Analytics
12 8 (8.51%) Analytics
13 7 (7.45%) E-Discovery
13 7 (7.45%) Process Management
13 7 (7.45%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.15%) SQL
2 4 (4.26%) Java
2 4 (4.26%) Perl
3 3 (3.19%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.19%) Python
4 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.13%) C#
4 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.06%) PHP
5 1 (1.06%) C
5 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (12.77%) Degree
2 5 (5.32%) CISA
2 5 (5.32%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.26%) CCNP
3 4 (4.26%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (4.26%) CISSP
3 4 (4.26%) CISM
3 4 (4.26%) VCAP
3 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 3 (3.19%) CCSA
4 3 (3.19%) CCSE
4 3 (3.19%) Check Point Certification
4 3 (3.19%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.13%) CRISC
5 2 (2.13%) MCP
6 1 (1.06%) ISACA
6 1 (1.06%) RHCE
6 1 (1.06%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.02%) SLA
1 16 (17.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (12.77%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.19%) BS7799
4 2 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (1.06%) COBIT
5 1 (1.06%) QA
5 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.06%) Basel II
System Software
1 32 (34.04%) Active Directory
2 21 (22.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (20.21%) NLBS
4 16 (17.02%) Hyper-V
5 9 (9.57%) Xen
6 8 (8.51%) XenApp
7 7 (7.45%) vCloud
7 7 (7.45%) vSphere
8 6 (6.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (3.19%) XenServer
10 2 (2.13%) Snort
10 2 (2.13%) Squid
11 1 (1.06%) Samba
11 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (19.15%) WSUS
2 3 (3.19%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.19%) BladeLogic
2 3 (3.19%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.06%) OpenView
3 1 (1.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.06%) SCCM
3 1 (1.06%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.06%) Dollar Universe
3 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.06%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 33 (35.11%) Cisco
2 30 (31.91%) Microsoft
3 29 (30.85%) CheckPoint
4 22 (23.40%) VMware
5 20 (21.28%) Citrix
6 12 (12.77%) F5
7 9 (9.57%) Juniper
8 8 (8.51%) HP
8 8 (8.51%) Oracle
9 7 (7.45%) Dell
9 7 (7.45%) IBM
9 7 (7.45%) CommVault
9 7 (7.45%) Brocade
9 7 (7.45%) NetApp
10 6 (6.38%) Sybase
11 4 (4.26%) 3PAR
12 3 (3.19%) Business Objects
12 3 (3.19%) SAP
12 3 (3.19%) Bloomberg
12 3 (3.19%) Websense
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