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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 371 375 386
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Contract jobs citing BCP 42 54 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.21% 0.088%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.28% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 35 18
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £252 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £443
% change year-on-year
- -9.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
- -51.51%
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
18791 19557 19479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.57% 77.01% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13104 13695 13102
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 236 364
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.04 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £46.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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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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 +37 14 £386 -14.16% 5
Docklands, London - - - -
BCP
England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 56 (50.45%) Business Continuity
2 46 (41.44%) Business Continuity Planning
3 40 (36.04%) Firewall
4 38 (34.23%) Finance
5 36 (32.43%) Cisco
6 34 (30.63%) Windows
7 33 (29.73%) ITIL
8 30 (27.03%) Disaster Recovery
9 28 (25.23%) Microsoft
10 24 (21.62%) Wireless
11 22 (19.82%) Degree
11 22 (19.82%) Active Directory
12 21 (18.92%) VPN
12 21 (18.92%) SQL
12 21 (18.92%) Network Security
13 20 (18.02%) UNIX
14 19 (17.12%) Juniper
14 19 (17.12%) Banking
15 18 (16.22%) Penetration Testing
15 18 (16.22%) SSL
15 18 (16.22%) MS Exchange
15 18 (16.22%) Security Architecture
15 18 (16.22%) F5
16 16 (14.41%) SharePoint
17 15 (13.51%) MS Office
17 15 (13.51%) SAN
18 14 (12.61%) LAN
18 14 (12.61%) Investment Banking
19 13 (11.71%) MS Excel
19 13 (11.71%) Hyper-V

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 16 (14.41%) SharePoint
3 9 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (7.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (6.31%) Lync
6 5 (4.50%) IIS
7 4 (3.60%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (3.60%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.70%) MS Project Server
8 3 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (2.70%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.70%) CICS
9 2 (1.80%) Apache
9 2 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.90%) Drupal
10 1 (0.90%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (13.51%) MS Office
2 13 (11.71%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.70%) MS Project
4 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.90%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (6.31%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.90%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.90%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (36.04%) Firewall
2 24 (21.62%) Wireless
3 21 (18.92%) VPN
3 21 (18.92%) Network Security
4 18 (16.22%) SSL
5 15 (13.51%) SAN
6 14 (12.61%) LAN
7 11 (9.91%) Reverse Proxy
8 10 (9.01%) DNS
9 8 (7.21%) DHCP
10 7 (6.31%) WAN
10 7 (6.31%) MPLS
10 7 (6.31%) OSPF
10 7 (6.31%) BGP
10 7 (6.31%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (5.41%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (5.41%) BIG-IP
11 6 (5.41%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (5.41%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (5.41%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.90%) MySQL
5 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.90%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.90%) Big Data
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.90%) MarkLogic
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.90%) QlikView
5 1 (0.90%) DB2
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (7.21%) JIRA
2 1 (0.90%) Eclipse
General
1 38 (34.23%) Finance
2 19 (17.12%) Banking
3 14 (12.61%) Investment Banking
4 9 (8.11%) Front Office
5 8 (7.21%) Back Office
6 4 (3.60%) Advertising
7 3 (2.70%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.90%) Retail
8 1 (0.90%) Local Government
8 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.90%) French Language
8 1 (0.90%) German Language
8 1 (0.90%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 29 (26.13%) Analyst
2 16 (14.41%) Security Engineer
3 15 (13.51%) Project Engineer
3 15 (13.51%) Architect
4 11 (9.91%) Support Analyst
4 11 (9.91%) Infrastructure Architect
5 10 (9.01%) Support Engineer
6 8 (7.21%) Applications Support
6 8 (7.21%) IT Security Engineer
7 7 (6.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.41%) Security Analyst
8 6 (5.41%) Business Analyst
8 6 (5.41%) Consultant
8 6 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (4.50%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (4.50%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.50%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.50%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (3.60%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (3.60%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.50%) J2EE
1 5 (4.50%) Web Services
2 3 (2.70%) .NET
3 2 (1.80%) Middleware
4 1 (0.90%) LAMP
4 1 (0.90%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.21%) Blackberry
2 7 (6.31%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.31%) Clustering
3 6 (5.41%) Thin Client
3 6 (5.41%) Fat Client
4 5 (4.50%) Fixed Income
5 4 (3.60%) Derivative
5 4 (3.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.70%) Replication
6 3 (2.70%) CESG
6 3 (2.70%) Taxonomies
6 3 (2.70%) Market Risk
6 3 (2.70%) RMADS
7 2 (1.80%) Economics
7 2 (1.80%) iPhone
7 2 (1.80%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.90%) Open Source
8 1 (0.90%) PKI
8 1 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (30.63%) Windows
2 20 (18.02%) UNIX
3 10 (9.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (9.01%) Windows 7
4 7 (6.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.41%) Linux
5 6 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.70%) Solaris
6 3 (2.70%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.80%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.80%) Android
7 2 (1.80%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.90%) AIX
8 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (50.45%) Business Continuity
2 46 (41.44%) Business Continuity Planning
3 33 (29.73%) ITIL
4 30 (27.03%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (16.22%) Penetration Testing
5 18 (16.22%) Security Architecture
6 12 (10.81%) Performance Management
6 12 (10.81%) Risk Assessment
7 11 (9.91%) Change Management
7 11 (9.91%) Service Management
8 10 (9.01%) Asset Management
9 9 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (8.11%) Incident Management
9 9 (8.11%) Release Management
10 8 (7.21%) Information Security
10 8 (7.21%) ITSM
10 8 (7.21%) Project Management
10 8 (7.21%) Test Planning
11 7 (6.31%) Service Delivery
11 7 (6.31%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.92%) SQL
2 8 (7.21%) Java
3 5 (4.50%) Perl
3 5 (4.50%) VBA
3 5 (4.50%) Korn
3 5 (4.50%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.70%) Python
4 3 (2.70%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.70%) C++
5 2 (1.80%) C
5 2 (1.80%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.90%) PHP
6 1 (0.90%) VC++
Qualifications
1 22 (19.82%) Degree
2 4 (3.60%) CISSP
2 4 (3.60%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.70%) CCA
3 3 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (2.70%) CEH
4 2 (1.80%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.90%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (5.41%) QA
2 3 (2.70%) SLA
3 2 (1.80%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.90%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (19.82%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.71%) Hyper-V
3 10 (9.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (6.31%) XenApp
5 6 (5.41%) NLBS
6 4 (3.60%) Xen
7 3 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (2.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (1.80%) vSphere
8 2 (1.80%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.90%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (5.41%) SCOrch
2 4 (3.60%) SCCM
3 3 (2.70%) Data Guard
3 3 (2.70%) WSUS
4 2 (1.80%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (1.80%) Control-M
5 1 (0.90%) Nagios
5 1 (0.90%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.90%) Nessus
Vendors
1 36 (32.43%) Cisco
2 28 (25.23%) Microsoft
3 19 (17.12%) Juniper
4 18 (16.22%) F5
5 12 (10.81%) CheckPoint
5 12 (10.81%) Citrix
6 10 (9.01%) Dell
6 10 (9.01%) Oracle
6 10 (9.01%) VMware
7 7 (6.31%) Websense
7 7 (6.31%) Ruckus Wireless
7 7 (6.31%) Blue Coat
7 7 (6.31%) Temenos
8 6 (5.41%) jBASE
9 5 (4.50%) HP
9 5 (4.50%) IBM
9 5 (4.50%) Sybase
10 3 (2.70%) Veritas
10 3 (2.70%) McAfee
10 3 (2.70%) DataSynapse
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