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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 369 373 356
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Contract jobs citing BCP 50 46 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.24% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 30 20
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£400 £419 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% +4.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £400 £500
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -20.00%
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
18509 19400 16996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.45% 77.65% 75.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13588 13586 11659
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 241 292
Average hourly rate £21.78 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.85 £57.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +10 9 £400 -20.00% 5
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
BCP
England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 54 (57.45%) Business Continuity
2 41 (43.62%) Business Continuity Planning
3 39 (41.49%) Windows
4 35 (37.23%) Microsoft
5 33 (35.11%) Finance
6 31 (32.98%) Firewall
6 31 (32.98%) Cisco
7 28 (29.79%) ITIL
7 28 (29.79%) Disaster Recovery
8 23 (24.47%) Banking
9 21 (22.34%) Active Directory
10 20 (21.28%) VPN
11 19 (20.21%) CheckPoint
11 19 (20.21%) Degree
12 18 (19.15%) MS Exchange
12 18 (19.15%) LAN
13 17 (18.09%) SQL
13 17 (18.09%) Wireless
14 15 (15.96%) SAN
15 14 (14.89%) Citrix
15 14 (14.89%) SQL Server
15 14 (14.89%) SharePoint
15 14 (14.89%) Service Management
15 14 (14.89%) Thin Client
15 14 (14.89%) Fat Client
16 13 (13.83%) Hyper-V
16 13 (13.83%) Investment Banking
17 12 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
17 12 (12.77%) Network Security
17 12 (12.77%) Problem Management

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 18 (19.15%) MS Exchange
2 14 (14.89%) SharePoint
3 11 (11.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (8.51%) Lync
4 8 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.19%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.13%) Apache
6 2 (2.13%) IIS
7 1 (1.06%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (12.77%) MS Office
1 12 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.26%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.06%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (32.98%) Firewall
2 20 (21.28%) VPN
3 18 (19.15%) LAN
4 17 (18.09%) Wireless
5 15 (15.96%) SAN
6 12 (12.77%) DNS
6 12 (12.77%) Network Security
7 11 (11.70%) WAN
7 11 (11.70%) DHCP
8 10 (10.64%) SSL
8 10 (10.64%) MPLS
8 10 (10.64%) DSL
8 10 (10.64%) BIG-IP
9 8 (8.51%) Reverse Proxy
9 8 (8.51%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (8.51%) OSPF
9 8 (8.51%) BGP
10 7 (7.45%) IPsec
10 7 (7.45%) WLAN
10 7 (7.45%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
General
1 33 (35.11%) Finance
2 23 (24.47%) Banking
3 13 (13.83%) Investment Banking
4 12 (12.77%) Front Office
5 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.19%) Advertising
5 3 (3.19%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.06%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (28.72%) Analyst
2 11 (11.70%) Architect
3 9 (9.57%) Support Analyst
4 8 (8.51%) Applications Support
4 8 (8.51%) Operations Analyst
5 7 (7.45%) Security Engineer
5 7 (7.45%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (7.45%) Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (7.45%) Business Manager
5 7 (7.45%) Project Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (6.38%) Security Analyst
6 6 (6.38%) Consultant
6 6 (6.38%) Business Analyst
6 6 (6.38%) Developer
6 6 (6.38%) Business Continuity Manager
7 5 (5.32%) IT Security Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.26%) Database Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.32%) Middleware
2 1 (1.06%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.89%) Thin Client
1 14 (14.89%) Fat Client
2 11 (11.70%) Blackberry
3 9 (9.57%) Fixed Income
3 9 (9.57%) Clustering
4 8 (8.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (7.45%) SWIFT
6 6 (6.38%) Derivative
7 5 (5.32%) Management Information System
7 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (4.26%) CESG
9 3 (3.19%) RMADS
10 2 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (2.13%) PKI
11 1 (1.06%) PMI
11 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (1.06%) iPhone
11 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
11 1 (1.06%) Physics
11 1 (1.06%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 39 (41.49%) Windows
2 12 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (11.70%) Windows 7
3 11 (11.70%) Linux
4 10 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (7.45%) UNIX
6 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.06%) Android
7 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (57.45%) Business Continuity
2 41 (43.62%) Business Continuity Planning
3 28 (29.79%) ITIL
3 28 (29.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (14.89%) Service Management
5 12 (12.77%) ITSM
5 12 (12.77%) Problem Management
6 11 (11.70%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (10.64%) Risk Assessment
7 10 (10.64%) Performance Management
7 10 (10.64%) Security Architecture
8 9 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (9.57%) Asset Management
9 7 (7.45%) Project Management
9 7 (7.45%) Data Protection
9 7 (7.45%) Capacity Management
10 6 (6.38%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (6.38%) Information Security
10 6 (6.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.09%) SQL
2 10 (10.64%) PL/SQL
3 9 (9.57%) Python
4 7 (7.45%) PowerShell
5 6 (6.38%) Shell Script
5 6 (6.38%) C++
6 5 (5.32%) C#
6 5 (5.32%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.32%) VB
6 5 (5.32%) Ruby
7 2 (2.13%) Perl
7 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.06%) VBA
8 1 (1.06%) C
8 1 (1.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (20.21%) Degree
2 3 (3.19%) CTC Cleared
2 3 (3.19%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.19%) CEH
2 3 (3.19%) CISSP
3 2 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.13%) CCIE
3 2 (2.13%) CCNP
3 2 (2.13%) CCNA
3 2 (2.13%) ISEB
4 1 (1.06%) CCA
4 1 (1.06%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.06%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.06%) PMP
4 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.06%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.13%) QA
3 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.06%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.06%) SLA
3 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (22.34%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.83%) Hyper-V
3 10 (10.64%) NLBS
4 7 (7.45%) XenApp
4 7 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (6.38%) Xen
5 6 (6.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (2.13%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (8.51%) WSUS
2 7 (7.45%) SCOrch
3 5 (5.32%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (2.13%) Nessus
5 1 (1.06%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (1.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (37.23%) Microsoft
2 31 (32.98%) Cisco
3 19 (20.21%) CheckPoint
4 14 (14.89%) Citrix
5 12 (12.77%) Juniper
5 12 (12.77%) F5
6 11 (11.70%) Oracle
7 7 (7.45%) Dell
7 7 (7.45%) Intel
7 7 (7.45%) VMware
8 5 (5.32%) Sybase
9 4 (4.26%) McAfee
10 3 (3.19%) HP
10 3 (3.19%) Blue Coat
11 2 (2.13%) Riverbed
11 2 (2.13%) Nortel
11 2 (2.13%) EMC
11 2 (2.13%) Websense
11 2 (2.13%) Ruckus Wireless
12 1 (1.06%) ParAccel
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