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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 357 373 373
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Contract jobs citing BCP 58 46 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.24% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 31 20
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£400 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £300 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £425 £500
% change year-on-year
-29.41% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - £18.75
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
19127 19366 18283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.42% 77.63% 75.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13869 13562 12477
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 230 314
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.63 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.73% -37.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014. 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 +26 11 £400 +6.66% 3
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
BCP
England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 65 (60.19%) Business Continuity
2 51 (47.22%) Business Continuity Planning
3 41 (37.96%) Windows
3 41 (37.96%) Firewall
4 37 (34.26%) Cisco
5 36 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 35 (32.41%) Finance
7 34 (31.48%) Disaster Recovery
8 32 (29.63%) ITIL
9 26 (24.07%) Banking
10 23 (21.30%) VPN
10 23 (21.30%) Active Directory
11 22 (20.37%) Wireless
12 20 (18.52%) CheckPoint
13 19 (17.59%) MS Exchange
13 19 (17.59%) LAN
14 18 (16.67%) Network Security
15 17 (15.74%) SQL
15 17 (15.74%) Juniper
15 17 (15.74%) Service Management
15 17 (15.74%) F5
16 16 (14.81%) SAN
16 16 (14.81%) Degree
16 16 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
17 15 (13.89%) Fat Client
17 15 (13.89%) Citrix
17 15 (13.89%) Front Office
17 15 (13.89%) Thin Client
17 15 (13.89%) Security Architecture
18 14 (12.96%) ITSM

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 19 (17.59%) MS Exchange
2 14 (12.96%) SharePoint
3 12 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (7.41%) Lync
4 8 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.78%) Apache
6 2 (1.85%) IIS
6 2 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.93%) CMS
7 1 (0.93%) Drupal
Applications
1 14 (12.96%) MS Office
2 11 (10.19%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.70%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.93%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (37.96%) Firewall
2 23 (21.30%) VPN
3 22 (20.37%) Wireless
4 19 (17.59%) LAN
5 18 (16.67%) Network Security
6 16 (14.81%) SAN
7 14 (12.96%) SSL
8 13 (12.04%) DNS
9 12 (11.11%) WAN
10 11 (10.19%) BIG-IP
10 11 (10.19%) Reverse Proxy
10 11 (10.19%) DSL
10 11 (10.19%) MPLS
10 11 (10.19%) DHCP
11 8 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (7.41%) OSPF
11 8 (7.41%) BGP
12 7 (6.48%) Fibre Channel
12 7 (6.48%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (6.48%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.93%) MySQL
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 35 (32.41%) Finance
2 26 (24.07%) Banking
3 15 (13.89%) Front Office
4 14 (12.96%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.78%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.78%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.93%) Advertising
7 1 (0.93%) French Language
7 1 (0.93%) German Language
7 1 (0.93%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.93%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 32 (29.63%) Analyst
2 13 (12.04%) Security Engineer
3 12 (11.11%) Project Engineer
4 11 (10.19%) Architect
4 11 (10.19%) Support Analyst
5 9 (8.33%) Applications Support
6 8 (7.41%) IT Security Engineer
6 8 (7.41%) Business Analyst
7 7 (6.48%) Security Analyst
7 7 (6.48%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (6.48%) Infrastructure Manager
7 7 (6.48%) Operations Analyst
7 7 (6.48%) Business Manager
8 6 (5.56%) Business Continuity Manager
8 6 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (5.56%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.63%) Consultant
9 5 (4.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.70%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.63%) Middleware
2 1 (0.93%) Web Services
2 1 (0.93%) LAMP
2 1 (0.93%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.89%) Fat Client
1 15 (13.89%) Thin Client
2 12 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 9 (8.33%) Clustering
4 8 (7.41%) Fixed Income
4 8 (7.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (6.48%) SWIFT
5 7 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.63%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.63%) Derivative
7 4 (3.70%) CESG
8 3 (2.78%) RMADS
8 3 (2.78%) Market Risk
9 2 (1.85%) Economics
9 2 (1.85%) PKI
9 2 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.93%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.93%) PMI
10 1 (0.93%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 41 (37.96%) Windows
2 13 (12.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 11 (10.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (9.26%) Linux
6 8 (7.41%) UNIX
7 6 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.93%) AIX
8 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.93%) Android
8 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (60.19%) Business Continuity
2 51 (47.22%) Business Continuity Planning
3 34 (31.48%) Disaster Recovery
4 32 (29.63%) ITIL
5 17 (15.74%) Service Management
6 16 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
7 15 (13.89%) Security Architecture
8 14 (12.96%) ITSM
8 14 (12.96%) Problem Management
9 13 (12.04%) Risk Assessment
10 11 (10.19%) Performance Management
10 11 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (8.33%) Asset Management
12 8 (7.41%) Project Management
13 7 (6.48%) Data Protection
13 7 (6.48%) Information Security
14 6 (5.56%) Change Management
14 6 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
14 6 (5.56%) Capacity Management
15 5 (4.63%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.74%) SQL
2 10 (9.26%) Python
3 6 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.56%) PL/SQL
3 6 (5.56%) C++
4 5 (4.63%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.70%) Ruby
5 4 (3.70%) C#
5 4 (3.70%) VB
5 4 (3.70%) VBA
6 3 (2.78%) Perl
7 2 (1.85%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.85%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.93%) PHP
8 1 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (14.81%) Degree
2 4 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.78%) CCA
3 3 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (2.78%) CISSP
3 3 (2.78%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (2.78%) CEH
4 2 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.85%) ISEB
4 2 (1.85%) CCIE
4 2 (1.85%) CCNP
4 2 (1.85%) CCNA
5 1 (0.93%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.93%) PMP
5 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.93%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.78%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.93%) SLA
3 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (21.30%) Active Directory
2 14 (12.96%) Hyper-V
3 11 (10.19%) NLBS
4 9 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (7.41%) XenApp
6 7 (6.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 7 (6.48%) Xen
7 2 (1.85%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (6.48%) SCOrch
1 7 (6.48%) WSUS
2 4 (3.70%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (1.85%) Nessus
3 2 (1.85%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (1.85%) Control-M
4 1 (0.93%) Nagios
4 1 (0.93%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (34.26%) Cisco
2 36 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 20 (18.52%) CheckPoint
4 17 (15.74%) Juniper
4 17 (15.74%) F5
5 15 (13.89%) Citrix
6 9 (8.33%) Oracle
6 9 (8.33%) VMware
7 7 (6.48%) Dell
7 7 (6.48%) Intel
8 5 (4.63%) Blue Coat
9 4 (3.70%) McAfee
9 4 (3.70%) Websense
9 4 (3.70%) HP
9 4 (3.70%) Ruckus Wireless
10 3 (2.78%) Sybase
11 2 (1.85%) Riverbed
11 2 (1.85%) Nortel
11 2 (1.85%) EMC
12 1 (0.93%) Foundry
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