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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 386 386 377
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing BCP 22 29 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 14
Average daily rate £463 £430 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.55% -8.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £585 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -
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
17658 17038 17712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.38% 80.34% 80.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12589 12189 12162
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 200 245
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.39 £47.50 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BCP within the London region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +33 10 £550 +27.90% 3
BCP
England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 34 (58.62%) Business Continuity
2 33 (56.90%) Business Continuity Planning
3 24 (41.38%) Windows
4 19 (32.76%) Microsoft
5 18 (31.03%) Active Directory
5 18 (31.03%) ITIL
5 18 (31.03%) Finance
6 16 (27.59%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (27.59%) SQL
7 13 (22.41%) Project Management
7 13 (22.41%) Information Security
8 12 (20.69%) Linux
9 11 (18.97%) Oracle
9 11 (18.97%) Service Management
10 10 (17.24%) Change Management
10 10 (17.24%) MS Excel
10 10 (17.24%) Citrix
10 10 (17.24%) Cisco
10 10 (17.24%) Data Centre
11 9 (15.52%) Cyber-Ark
11 9 (15.52%) Splunk
11 9 (15.52%) SQL Server
11 9 (15.52%) Firewall
11 9 (15.52%) Service Delivery
11 9 (15.52%) Password Management
11 9 (15.52%) Risk Management
11 9 (15.52%) Advertising
11 9 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (15.52%) Banking
12 8 (13.79%) VMware

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 7 (12.07%) IIS
2 5 (8.62%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.62%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.90%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.45%) Apache
6 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.72%) JBoss
6 1 (1.72%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (6.90%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Relativity
2 1 (1.72%) Documaker
2 1 (1.72%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.72%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Office 365
2 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.72%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) Firewall
2 8 (13.79%) SAN
2 8 (13.79%) WAN
3 7 (12.07%) LAN
3 7 (12.07%) VPN
4 5 (8.62%) MPLS
4 5 (8.62%) Network Security
5 3 (5.17%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (5.17%) Internet
5 3 (5.17%) NetScaler
5 3 (5.17%) SMTP
5 3 (5.17%) SNMP
5 3 (5.17%) SSL
5 3 (5.17%) VLAN
6 2 (3.45%) BIG-IP
6 2 (3.45%) DHCP
6 2 (3.45%) NAS
6 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.72%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.34%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (6.90%) Big Data
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.17%) MS Access
4 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.72%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (31.03%) Finance
2 9 (15.52%) Advertising
2 9 (15.52%) Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Financial Institution
3 3 (5.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Front Office
4 1 (1.72%) International Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (20.69%) Analyst
2 9 (15.52%) Administrator
3 7 (12.07%) Project Manager
4 6 (10.34%) Head of Security
5 5 (8.62%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Architect
6 4 (6.90%) IT Manager
7 3 (5.17%) DBA
7 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Production DBA
7 3 (5.17%) Security Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Security Technical Architect
7 3 (5.17%) SQL DBA
7 3 (5.17%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Production DBA
7 3 (5.17%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Perl Scripter
8 2 (3.45%) Unix Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) Web Services
2 1 (1.72%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (1.72%) JRules
2 1 (1.72%) Middleware
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.72%) WebCenter
2 1 (1.72%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.79%) CESG
2 8 (13.79%) CESG CLAS
3 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.90%) Blackberry
5 3 (5.17%) Client/Server
5 3 (5.17%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (5.17%) PKI
5 3 (5.17%) Public Cloud
6 2 (3.45%) Fat Client
6 2 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (3.45%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.72%) FMCG
7 1 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.72%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.72%) iPhone
7 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.72%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.72%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (41.38%) Windows
2 12 (20.69%) Linux
3 7 (12.07%) Windows Server
4 5 (8.62%) Unix
5 4 (6.90%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.72%) AIX
7 1 (1.72%) Android
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (58.62%) Business Continuity
2 33 (56.90%) Business Continuity Planning
3 18 (31.03%) ITIL
4 16 (27.59%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (22.41%) Information Security
5 13 (22.41%) Project Management
6 11 (18.97%) Service Management
7 10 (17.24%) Change Management
8 9 (15.52%) Password Management
8 9 (15.52%) Risk Management
8 9 (15.52%) Service Delivery
8 9 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (12.07%) Migration
9 7 (12.07%) Security Operations
10 6 (10.34%) Data Modelling
10 6 (10.34%) ITSM
10 6 (10.34%) PRINCE2
10 6 (10.34%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (8.62%) Incident Management
11 5 (8.62%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.59%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.45%) Perl
4 1 (1.72%) PHP
4 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) CISSP
1 8 (13.79%) CLAS
2 7 (12.07%) CESG Certified Professional
3 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.90%) Degree
5 3 (5.17%) CCNA
5 3 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (5.17%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 3 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.45%) CISA
6 2 (3.45%) CISM
6 2 (3.45%) MCP
7 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.72%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (10.34%) SLA
3 5 (8.62%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.72%) COBIT
4 1 (1.72%) ISO22301
4 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 18 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.62%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.17%) vCloud
4 3 (5.17%) vSphere
4 3 (5.17%) XenApp
4 3 (5.17%) XenServer
5 2 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (3.45%) NLBS
5 2 (3.45%) Xen
6 1 (1.72%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) WSUS
2 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.72%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.72%) Control-M
2 1 (1.72%) Nessus
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 19 (32.76%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.97%) Oracle
3 10 (17.24%) Cisco
3 10 (17.24%) Citrix
4 9 (15.52%) Cyber-Ark
4 9 (15.52%) Splunk
5 8 (13.79%) VMware
6 6 (10.34%) CheckPoint
7 5 (8.62%) HP
7 5 (8.62%) IBM
7 5 (8.62%) NetApp
8 4 (6.90%) Dell
9 3 (5.17%) 3PAR
9 3 (5.17%) Avaya
9 3 (5.17%) Brocade
9 3 (5.17%) CommVault
9 3 (5.17%) F5
9 3 (5.17%) Juniper
10 2 (3.45%) Atlassian
10 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
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