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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 362 361 341
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -20
Contract jobs citing BCP 41 47 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.26% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 22
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£430 £415 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.61% +8.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £503 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £360 £388
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -7.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
17229 18076 16090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.61% 78.59% 77.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 12130 12626 11348
Average daily rate £450 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 242 214
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.75 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.73 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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 +14 13 £430 +91.11% 5
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £338 -
Docklands, London - - - -
BCP
England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 46 (62.16%) Business Continuity
2 41 (55.41%) Business Continuity Planning
3 36 (48.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 29 (39.19%) ITIL
5 23 (31.08%) Windows
6 19 (25.68%) Banking
7 18 (24.32%) Finance
7 18 (24.32%) SQL
8 16 (21.62%) SQL Server
8 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
9 13 (17.57%) Active Directory
9 13 (17.57%) Oracle
9 13 (17.57%) Incident Management
9 13 (17.57%) Degree
10 12 (16.22%) Performance Management
10 12 (16.22%) Service Delivery
10 12 (16.22%) Linux
11 11 (14.86%) Cisco
11 11 (14.86%) Firewall
11 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (14.86%) Investment Banking
12 10 (13.51%) Service Management
12 10 (13.51%) Fixed Income
12 10 (13.51%) SLA
12 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (13.51%) LAN
12 10 (13.51%) PL/SQL
12 10 (13.51%) MS Office
13 9 (12.16%) WAN
13 9 (12.16%) MS Excel

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 8 (10.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (9.46%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.41%) IIS
3 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.70%) MQSeries
4 2 (2.70%) JBoss
5 1 (1.35%) Apache
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (13.51%) MS Office
2 9 (12.16%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.05%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.70%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.35%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) ION MarketView
1 2 (2.70%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (1.35%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.35%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.35%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.35%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.86%) Firewall
2 10 (13.51%) LAN
3 9 (12.16%) WAN
4 7 (9.46%) MPLS
4 7 (9.46%) DSL
4 7 (9.46%) BIG-IP
5 6 (8.11%) SAN
6 5 (6.76%) SSL
7 3 (4.05%) VPN
7 3 (4.05%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (4.05%) Network Security
7 3 (4.05%) Wireless
8 2 (2.70%) DNS
8 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.35%) Intranet
9 1 (1.35%) DHCP
9 1 (1.35%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.05%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.70%) DTS
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.35%) Big Data
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.35%) Sybase ASE
General
1 19 (25.68%) Banking
2 18 (24.32%) Finance
3 11 (14.86%) Investment Banking
4 9 (12.16%) Front Office
5 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.70%) Advertising
5 2 (2.70%) Retail
6 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (28.38%) Analyst
2 13 (17.57%) Applications Support
3 10 (13.51%) Support Analyst
4 7 (9.46%) Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Applications Support Analyst
5 6 (8.11%) Project Manager
5 6 (8.11%) Operations Analyst
6 5 (6.76%) Consultant
6 5 (6.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.41%) Service Manager
7 4 (5.41%) Business Consultant
7 4 (5.41%) Database Developer
8 3 (4.05%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.05%) PL/SQL Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Administrator
8 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (4.05%) DBA
8 3 (4.05%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Fixed Income
2 9 (12.16%) Blackberry
3 6 (8.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (8.11%) Derivative
4 5 (6.76%) Fat Client
4 5 (6.76%) Thin Client
4 5 (6.76%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.41%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.70%) PKI
6 2 (2.70%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.35%) iPhone
7 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.35%) Physics
7 1 (1.35%) iPad
7 1 (1.35%) Replication
7 1 (1.35%) Clustering
7 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.35%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.08%) Windows
2 12 (16.22%) Linux
3 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (10.81%) Windows 7
6 7 (9.46%) UNIX
7 3 (4.05%) Apple iOS
7 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (62.16%) Business Continuity
2 41 (55.41%) Business Continuity Planning
3 36 (48.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 29 (39.19%) ITIL
5 13 (17.57%) Incident Management
6 12 (16.22%) Service Delivery
6 12 (16.22%) Performance Management
7 10 (13.51%) Service Management
8 9 (12.16%) Problem Management
9 7 (9.46%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (9.46%) Capacity Management
9 7 (9.46%) Project Management
9 7 (9.46%) ITSM
9 7 (9.46%) Migration
10 5 (6.76%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (6.76%) Validation
10 5 (6.76%) Unit Testing
11 4 (5.41%) Security Architecture
11 4 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (5.41%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.32%) SQL
2 10 (13.51%) PL/SQL
3 8 (10.81%) PowerShell
3 8 (10.81%) T-SQL
3 8 (10.81%) Python
4 7 (9.46%) C#
5 5 (6.76%) C++
5 5 (6.76%) Shell Script
5 5 (6.76%) Ruby
5 5 (6.76%) VB
6 2 (2.70%) Java
6 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.35%) PMP
3 1 (1.35%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.35%) CISA
3 1 (1.35%) CISM
3 1 (1.35%) CRISC
3 1 (1.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.51%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) Basel II
2 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (17.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.46%) NLBS
2 7 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.76%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.76%) XenApp
3 5 (6.76%) Xen
4 4 (5.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.35%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) WSUS
2 5 (6.76%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.57%) Oracle
3 11 (14.86%) Cisco
4 9 (12.16%) VMware
5 8 (10.81%) Sybase
5 8 (10.81%) Citrix
6 7 (9.46%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.05%) Bloomberg
7 3 (4.05%) Juniper
7 3 (4.05%) Business Objects
7 3 (4.05%) SAP
7 3 (4.05%) MobileIron
7 3 (4.05%) F5
8 2 (2.70%) ParAccel
8 2 (2.70%) ION Trading
8 2 (2.70%) Tradeweb
8 2 (2.70%) MarketAxess
8 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.70%) Adobe
8 2 (2.70%) Remedy
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