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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 390 375 356
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -19
Contract jobs citing BCP 43 49 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.27% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 41
Median daily rate £450 £338 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.50 -
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
19083 18085 18812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.73% 80.78% 80.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13912 12637 13366
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 257 230
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £65.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +40 11 £450 +35.84% 1
Croydon - 2 £235 -
BCP
England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 42 (62.69%) Business Continuity
2 41 (61.19%) Business Continuity Planning
3 28 (41.79%) Finance
4 25 (37.31%) Disaster Recovery
5 19 (28.36%) SLA
6 18 (26.87%) Microsoft
6 18 (26.87%) Project Management
7 17 (25.37%) Active Directory
8 15 (22.39%) Oracle
8 15 (22.39%) ITIL
8 15 (22.39%) Windows
8 15 (22.39%) Linux
9 14 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (19.40%) Banking
10 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
11 12 (17.91%) Service Delivery
11 12 (17.91%) SQL
12 11 (16.42%) Splunk
12 11 (16.42%) CLAS
13 10 (14.93%) ITIL V3
13 10 (14.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 10 (14.93%) Change Management
13 10 (14.93%) Risk Management
13 10 (14.93%) Migration
14 9 (13.43%) Advertising
14 9 (13.43%) Password Management
14 9 (13.43%) Citrix
14 9 (13.43%) Degree
14 9 (13.43%) Problem Management
14 9 (13.43%) Cyber-Ark

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 6 (8.96%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.46%) IIS
2 5 (7.46%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.99%) Apache
3 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.99%) JBoss
3 2 (2.99%) MQSeries
3 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.46%) MS Office
3 3 (4.48%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Finacle
2 2 (2.99%) Temenos T24
3 1 (1.49%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) Office 365
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.49%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) Firewall
2 7 (10.45%) Internet
3 4 (5.97%) SAN
4 3 (4.48%) VPN
4 3 (4.48%) WAN
5 2 (2.99%) DHCP
5 2 (2.99%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (2.99%) iSCSI
5 2 (2.99%) LAN
5 2 (2.99%) NAS
5 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.49%) DNS
6 1 (1.49%) PuTTY
6 1 (1.49%) Skype
6 1 (1.49%) VoIP
6 1 (1.49%) WebEx
6 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.48%) MS Access
2 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.49%) Big Data
3 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
General
1 28 (41.79%) Finance
2 13 (19.40%) Banking
3 9 (13.43%) Advertising
4 6 (8.96%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.48%) Retail
6 2 (2.99%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.99%) Front Office
6 2 (2.99%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.99%) Legal
6 2 (2.99%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.49%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.49%) International Banking
7 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (19.40%) Consultant
2 9 (13.43%) Administrator
2 9 (13.43%) Architect
2 9 (13.43%) CLAS Architect
2 9 (13.43%) CLAS Consultant
3 8 (11.94%) Applications Engineer
3 8 (11.94%) CLAS Security Consultant
3 8 (11.94%) Security Architect
3 8 (11.94%) Security Consultant
4 6 (8.96%) Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Operations Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.46%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) IT Manager
6 4 (5.97%) IT Support
6 4 (5.97%) Mitel Support
6 4 (5.97%) Senior IT Support
7 3 (4.48%) Applications Support
7 3 (4.48%) Applications Support Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) Web Services
2 1 (1.49%) .NET
2 1 (1.49%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (1.49%) JRules
2 1 (1.49%) Middleware
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.49%) WCF
2 1 (1.49%) WebCenter
2 1 (1.49%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.49%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.46%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (5.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (4.48%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.99%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.99%) iPhone
5 2 (2.99%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.49%) CESG
6 1 (1.49%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.49%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.49%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.49%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.39%) Linux
1 15 (22.39%) Windows
2 5 (7.46%) Unix
2 5 (7.46%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.48%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.99%) Android
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.99%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.99%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.49%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (62.69%) Business Continuity
2 41 (61.19%) Business Continuity Planning
3 25 (37.31%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (26.87%) Project Management
5 15 (22.39%) ITIL
6 14 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (17.91%) Service Delivery
8 10 (14.93%) Change Management
8 10 (14.93%) ITIL V3
8 10 (14.93%) Migration
8 10 (14.93%) Risk Management
9 9 (13.43%) Password Management
9 9 (13.43%) Problem Management
10 7 (10.45%) Service Management
11 6 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (8.96%) Information Security
11 6 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (7.46%) PRINCE2
12 5 (7.46%) Release Management
13 4 (5.97%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.91%) SQL
2 2 (2.99%) C#
3 1 (1.49%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (16.42%) CLAS
2 9 (13.43%) Degree
3 8 (11.94%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.94%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) MCP
5 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (28.36%) SLA
2 10 (14.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.49%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.49%) ISO22301
3 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (25.37%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.99%) NFS
4 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Backup Exec
1 2 (2.99%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (2.99%) Puppet
2 1 (1.49%) Ansible
2 1 (1.49%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.49%) Control-M
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.49%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (1.49%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 18 (26.87%) Microsoft
2 15 (22.39%) Oracle
3 11 (16.42%) Splunk
4 9 (13.43%) Citrix
4 9 (13.43%) Cyber-Ark
5 7 (10.45%) VMware
6 6 (8.96%) Bloomberg
6 6 (8.96%) Reuters
7 5 (7.46%) Mitel
7 5 (7.46%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.97%) Cisco
9 2 (2.99%) arcserve
9 2 (2.99%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.99%) IBM
9 2 (2.99%) Intel Security
9 2 (2.99%) SAP
9 2 (2.99%) SonicWALL
9 2 (2.99%) SunGard
9 2 (2.99%) Sybase
9 2 (2.99%) Temenos