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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 367 372 397
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +25
Contract jobs citing BCP 44 53 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.21% 0.094%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.28% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 39 20
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£430 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £319 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £435
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £20.00 £67.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -70.37%
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
18326 19215 19765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.93% 76.56% 74.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12760 13440 13274
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 231 364
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.34 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +35 16 £331 -26.38% 3
Docklands, London - - - -
BCP
England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 58 (49.57%) Business Continuity
2 50 (42.74%) Business Continuity Planning
3 41 (35.04%) Firewall
4 40 (34.19%) Cisco
5 38 (32.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 38 (32.48%) Finance
6 37 (31.62%) ITIL
7 34 (29.06%) Windows
8 30 (25.64%) Microsoft
9 26 (22.22%) Active Directory
10 24 (20.51%) SQL
10 24 (20.51%) Wireless
11 22 (18.80%) UNIX
11 22 (18.80%) MS Exchange
12 20 (17.09%) Degree
12 20 (17.09%) Network Security
13 19 (16.24%) Banking
13 19 (16.24%) VPN
13 19 (16.24%) Juniper
14 18 (15.38%) SSL
14 18 (15.38%) Security Architecture
14 18 (15.38%) F5
15 17 (14.53%) Penetration Testing
16 16 (13.68%) SharePoint
16 16 (13.68%) MS Office
17 15 (12.82%) LAN
17 15 (12.82%) Service Management
17 15 (12.82%) SAN
18 14 (11.97%) Investment Banking
18 14 (11.97%) Performance Management

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 22 (18.80%) MS Exchange
2 16 (13.68%) SharePoint
3 12 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (10.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (5.98%) IIS
5 6 (5.13%) Lync
5 6 (5.13%) WebSphere
6 5 (4.27%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (4.27%) Tomcat
6 5 (4.27%) CICS
7 4 (3.42%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.56%) MS Project Server
9 2 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.71%) Apache
10 1 (0.85%) CMS
10 1 (0.85%) Drupal
Applications
1 16 (13.68%) MS Office
2 13 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.42%) MS Project
4 2 (1.71%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.85%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.85%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (35.04%) Firewall
2 24 (20.51%) Wireless
3 20 (17.09%) Network Security
4 19 (16.24%) VPN
5 18 (15.38%) SSL
6 15 (12.82%) LAN
6 15 (12.82%) SAN
7 12 (10.26%) DNS
8 11 (9.40%) Reverse Proxy
9 9 (7.69%) WAN
9 9 (7.69%) DHCP
10 8 (6.84%) MPLS
10 8 (6.84%) OSPF
11 7 (5.98%) BGP
11 7 (5.98%) BIG-IP
11 7 (5.98%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (5.98%) DSL
11 7 (5.98%) IPsec
12 6 (5.13%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (5.13%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.84%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.85%) MySQL
5 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.85%) Big Data
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.85%) MarkLogic
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.85%) QlikView
5 1 (0.85%) DB2
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (6.84%) JIRA
2 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
General
1 38 (32.48%) Finance
2 19 (16.24%) Banking
3 14 (11.97%) Investment Banking
4 9 (7.69%) Front Office
5 8 (6.84%) Back Office
6 4 (3.42%) Advertising
7 3 (2.56%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.56%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.85%) Retail
8 1 (0.85%) Local Government
8 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.85%) French Language
8 1 (0.85%) German Language
8 1 (0.85%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 33 (28.21%) Analyst
2 17 (14.53%) Architect
3 16 (13.68%) Security Engineer
4 15 (12.82%) Project Engineer
5 11 (9.40%) Infrastructure Architect
6 10 (8.55%) Support Analyst
6 10 (8.55%) Support Engineer
7 8 (6.84%) Project Manager
7 8 (6.84%) IT Security Engineer
8 7 (5.98%) Business Analyst
8 7 (5.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (5.13%) Applications Support
9 6 (5.13%) Service Analyst
9 6 (5.13%) Consultant
9 6 (5.13%) Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (4.27%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (4.27%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (4.27%) Security Analyst
10 5 (4.27%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.98%) Web Services
2 5 (4.27%) J2EE
3 3 (2.56%) .NET
4 1 (0.85%) LAMP
4 1 (0.85%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 10 (8.55%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.98%) Clustering
4 5 (4.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (4.27%) Replication
4 5 (4.27%) Fixed Income
4 5 (4.27%) Derivative
4 5 (4.27%) iPhone
5 4 (3.42%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.42%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.56%) RMADS
6 3 (2.56%) Taxonomies
6 3 (2.56%) CESG
6 3 (2.56%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.71%) Economics
8 1 (0.85%) Open Source
8 1 (0.85%) iPad
8 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.85%) Contract for Difference
8 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (29.06%) Windows
2 22 (18.80%) UNIX
3 11 (9.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (8.55%) Windows 7
5 7 (5.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (5.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.27%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (4.27%) Android
6 5 (4.27%) Solaris
6 5 (4.27%) Linux
6 5 (4.27%) Windows XP
6 5 (4.27%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.85%) AIX
7 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (49.57%) Business Continuity
2 50 (42.74%) Business Continuity Planning
3 38 (32.48%) Disaster Recovery
4 37 (31.62%) ITIL
5 18 (15.38%) Security Architecture
6 17 (14.53%) Penetration Testing
7 15 (12.82%) Service Management
8 14 (11.97%) Performance Management
9 12 (10.26%) Change Management
10 11 (9.40%) Project Management
10 11 (9.40%) Risk Assessment
11 10 (8.55%) Information Security
11 10 (8.55%) Asset Management
11 10 (8.55%) Incident Management
12 9 (7.69%) Release Management
12 9 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (7.69%) Data Protection
12 9 (7.69%) ITSM
12 9 (7.69%) Service Delivery
13 8 (6.84%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.51%) SQL
2 8 (6.84%) Java
3 7 (5.98%) Korn
3 7 (5.98%) Bash Shell
4 5 (4.27%) Perl
4 5 (4.27%) VBA
5 3 (2.56%) Python
5 3 (2.56%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.56%) C++
6 2 (1.71%) C
6 2 (1.71%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.85%) PHP
7 1 (0.85%) VC++
Qualifications
1 20 (17.09%) Degree
2 5 (4.27%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.42%) CISSP
4 3 (2.56%) CCA
4 3 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (2.56%) CEH
4 3 (2.56%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.71%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.85%) CCIE
6 1 (0.85%) CCNP
6 1 (0.85%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.98%) QA
2 5 (4.27%) SLA
2 5 (4.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.71%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 7 (5.98%) XenApp
3 7 (5.98%) NLBS
4 4 (3.42%) Xen
5 3 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (2.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (1.71%) vSphere
6 2 (1.71%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.85%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (5.13%) SCOrch
2 4 (3.42%) SCCM
2 4 (3.42%) WSUS
3 3 (2.56%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.71%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (1.71%) Control-M
5 1 (0.85%) Nagios
5 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 40 (34.19%) Cisco
2 30 (25.64%) Microsoft
3 19 (16.24%) Juniper
4 18 (15.38%) F5
5 13 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 13 (11.11%) VMware
5 13 (11.11%) Citrix
6 11 (9.40%) Oracle
7 10 (8.55%) Dell
8 7 (5.98%) Temenos
8 7 (5.98%) IBM
8 7 (5.98%) Websense
8 7 (5.98%) Ruckus Wireless
8 7 (5.98%) Blue Coat
9 6 (5.13%) McAfee
9 6 (5.13%) jBASE
10 5 (4.27%) HP
10 5 (4.27%) Sybase
11 3 (2.56%) Veritas
11 3 (2.56%) Avaya
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