The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 391 382 399
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Contract jobs citing BCP 50 53 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.28% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 40 38
Median daily rate £500 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £299 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £290 £388
% change year-on-year
+55.17% -25.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £54.00 £23.88
% change year-on-year
- +126.17%
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
19685 19203 19669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.98% 83.25% 81.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14097 13781 13947
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 218 246
Median hourly rate £24.72 £22.00 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.36% +1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.93 £52.05 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing BCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BCP within the London region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +2 6 £488 +2.63% 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £275 -
BCP
England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for BCP.

1 49 (62.03%) Business Continuity
2 45 (56.96%) Finance
3 44 (55.70%) Business Continuity Planning
4 32 (40.51%) Disaster Recovery
5 27 (34.18%) Banking
6 26 (32.91%) ITIL
7 24 (30.38%) VMware
8 20 (25.32%) Oracle
8 20 (25.32%) Microsoft
9 19 (24.05%) Service Delivery
9 19 (24.05%) Windows
9 19 (24.05%) Linux
9 19 (24.05%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (20.25%) Investment Banking
10 16 (20.25%) Project Management
11 14 (17.72%) Problem Management
11 14 (17.72%) DevOps
11 14 (17.72%) Data Centre
12 13 (16.46%) Migration
13 12 (15.19%) Hyper-V
13 12 (15.19%) SQL Server
13 12 (15.19%) SQL
13 12 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (15.19%) Ansible
13 12 (15.19%) Puppet
14 11 (13.92%) ITIL V3
14 11 (13.92%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (13.92%) Windows Server
14 11 (13.92%) MS Office
15 10 (12.66%) Apache

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (12.66%) Apache
2 8 (10.13%) IIS
3 7 (8.86%) MS Exchange
4 6 (7.59%) JBoss
4 6 (7.59%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.53%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.53%) nginx
5 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.53%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.53%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.27%) Confluence
6 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (13.92%) MS Office
2 9 (11.39%) MS Excel
3 6 (7.59%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (6.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.53%) GNU Octave
6 1 (1.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Eagle PACE
1 2 (2.53%) LatentZero
1 2 (2.53%) Markit EDM
1 2 (2.53%) thinkFolio
2 1 (1.27%) Finacle
2 1 (1.27%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) Office 365
2 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.53%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.53%) IaaS
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.53%) OneDrive
3 2 (2.53%) PaaS
3 2 (2.53%) Route 53
3 2 (2.53%) SaaS
4 1 (1.27%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.66%) WAN
2 8 (10.13%) DNS
3 7 (8.86%) LAN
3 7 (8.86%) TCP/IP
4 6 (7.59%) DHCP
5 5 (6.33%) Firewall
5 5 (6.33%) SSH
5 5 (6.33%) SSL
6 3 (3.80%) DMZ
6 3 (3.80%) Internet
6 3 (3.80%) MPLS
6 3 (3.80%) SAN
6 3 (3.80%) SMTP
7 2 (2.53%) Network Security
7 2 (2.53%) Skype
7 2 (2.53%) Unified Communications
7 2 (2.53%) VPN
8 1 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.27%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.27%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.19%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.86%) Big Data
2 7 (8.86%) Hadoop
3 5 (6.33%) MySQL
4 2 (2.53%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.27%) MS Access
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.53%) JIRA
General
1 45 (56.96%) Finance
2 27 (34.18%) Banking
3 16 (20.25%) Investment Banking
4 7 (8.86%) Financial Institution
5 5 (6.33%) Legal
5 5 (6.33%) Telecoms
6 4 (5.06%) Back Office
6 4 (5.06%) Retail
7 2 (2.53%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.27%) Front Office
8 1 (1.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (12.66%) Analyst
2 9 (11.39%) Consultant
3 6 (7.59%) Administrator
3 6 (7.59%) IT Manager
4 5 (6.33%) Applications Support
4 5 (6.33%) Business Continuity Analyst
4 5 (6.33%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (6.33%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.06%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) Architect
5 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (5.06%) IT Consultant
5 4 (5.06%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) Security Consultant
6 3 (3.80%) Applications Support Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) Banking Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) IT Operations Manager
6 3 (3.80%) Operations Manager
6 3 (3.80%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.39%) Middleware
2 4 (5.06%) LAMP
3 3 (3.80%) SAML
3 3 (3.80%) WAP
4 2 (2.53%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.27%) .NET
5 1 (1.27%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.27%) WCF
5 1 (1.27%) Web Services
5 1 (1.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.72%) Data Centre
2 12 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (11.39%) Performance Metrics
4 8 (10.13%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.80%) CESG
5 3 (3.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.80%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (2.53%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.53%) Clustering
6 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.27%) Equities
7 1 (1.27%) iPhone
7 1 (1.27%) NHS
7 1 (1.27%) PlayStation
7 1 (1.27%) PMI
7 1 (1.27%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.05%) Linux
1 19 (24.05%) Windows
2 11 (13.92%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.86%) Oracle Linux
3 7 (8.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.33%) Unix
5 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.06%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.53%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.53%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.27%) Android
8 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (62.03%) Business Continuity
2 44 (55.70%) Business Continuity Planning
3 32 (40.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 26 (32.91%) ITIL
5 19 (24.05%) Service Delivery
6 16 (20.25%) Project Management
7 14 (17.72%) DevOps
7 14 (17.72%) Problem Management
8 13 (16.46%) Migration
9 11 (13.92%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (13.92%) ITIL V3
10 10 (12.66%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (11.39%) High Availability
11 9 (11.39%) Information Security
11 9 (11.39%) Risk Management
11 9 (11.39%) Security Management
12 8 (10.13%) Change Management
13 7 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (8.86%) Release Management
13 7 (8.86%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.19%) SQL
2 6 (7.59%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.53%) C#
3 2 (2.53%) PHP
3 2 (2.53%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.27%) C
4 1 (1.27%) C++
4 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (8.86%) Degree
1 7 (8.86%) SC Cleared
1 7 (8.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (3.80%) CCNA
3 3 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.80%) CISSP
4 2 (2.53%) CISA
4 2 (2.53%) CISM
4 2 (2.53%) CRISC
4 2 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.53%) MCSA
4 2 (2.53%) MCSE
4 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.53%) RHCE
4 2 (2.53%) RHCSA
4 2 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.27%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.27%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.66%) SLA
2 9 (11.39%) PCI DSS
3 6 (7.59%) QA
4 3 (3.80%) COBIT
4 3 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (2.53%) ISO27002
System Software
1 19 (24.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (15.19%) Hyper-V
3 8 (10.13%) Active Directory
4 5 (6.33%) Docker
5 2 (2.53%) Squid
5 2 (2.53%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (2.53%) vSphere
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.27%) NFS
6 1 (1.27%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (15.19%) Ansible
1 12 (15.19%) Puppet
2 6 (7.59%) SCCM
3 5 (6.33%) Kubernetes
3 5 (6.33%) SELinux
4 4 (5.06%) SCOM
5 2 (2.53%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (2.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (2.53%) WSUS
6 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.27%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 24 (30.38%) VMware
2 20 (25.32%) Microsoft
2 20 (25.32%) Oracle
3 10 (12.66%) Citrix
4 9 (11.39%) Cisco
4 9 (11.39%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.06%) WorldPay
6 3 (3.80%) Fidessa
6 3 (3.80%) IBM
7 2 (2.53%) Bloomberg
7 2 (2.53%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.53%) Informatica
7 2 (2.53%) NetApp
7 2 (2.53%) Reuters
7 2 (2.53%) SaltStack
7 2 (2.53%) SAP
7 2 (2.53%) Sybase
7 2 (2.53%) Symantec
8 1 (1.27%) Etrali
8 1 (1.27%) Facebook