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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 379 378 387
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing BCP 50 47 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.19% 0.081%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.25% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 31 13
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +33.33%
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
19003 19168 19421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.68% 77.47% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13405 13408 13084
Average daily rate £450 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 242 373
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 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 18 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 +28 13 £400 -8.57% 5
Docklands, London - - - -
BCP
England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 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 62 (57.41%) Business Continuity
2 49 (45.37%) Business Continuity Planning
3 42 (38.89%) Windows
3 42 (38.89%) Firewall
4 36 (33.33%) Cisco
4 36 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 35 (32.41%) Finance
6 30 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 26 (24.07%) ITIL
8 25 (23.15%) Wireless
9 23 (21.30%) Active Directory
10 22 (20.37%) VPN
10 22 (20.37%) Degree
11 21 (19.44%) Network Security
12 20 (18.52%) MS Exchange
13 19 (17.59%) Penetration Testing
14 18 (16.67%) Juniper
14 18 (16.67%) Security Architecture
14 18 (16.67%) F5
15 17 (15.74%) SharePoint
15 17 (15.74%) SSL
16 16 (14.81%) MS Office
16 16 (14.81%) SAN
17 15 (13.89%) SQL
17 15 (13.89%) Citrix
17 15 (13.89%) LAN
18 14 (12.96%) Service Management
18 14 (12.96%) CheckPoint
18 14 (12.96%) Hyper-V
19 13 (12.04%) Banking

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 20 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 17 (15.74%) SharePoint
3 10 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (7.41%) Lync
6 4 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.78%) MS Project Server
8 2 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.85%) IIS
8 2 (1.85%) Apache
9 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.93%) CMS
9 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.93%) CICS
9 1 (0.93%) Drupal
Applications
1 16 (14.81%) MS Office
2 12 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.78%) MS Project
4 2 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.93%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 42 (38.89%) Firewall
2 25 (23.15%) Wireless
3 22 (20.37%) VPN
4 21 (19.44%) Network Security
5 17 (15.74%) SSL
6 16 (14.81%) SAN
7 15 (13.89%) LAN
8 11 (10.19%) DNS
8 11 (10.19%) Reverse Proxy
9 9 (8.33%) DHCP
10 8 (7.41%) WAN
10 8 (7.41%) OSPF
10 8 (7.41%) BGP
10 8 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (6.48%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (6.48%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (6.48%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (6.48%) BIG-IP
11 7 (6.48%) DSL
11 7 (6.48%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.93%) DB2
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.93%) MS Access
5 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 35 (32.41%) Finance
2 13 (12.04%) Banking
3 9 (8.33%) Front Office
4 8 (7.41%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.70%) Advertising
6 3 (2.78%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.85%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.93%) Retail
8 1 (0.93%) Back Office
8 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.93%) Local Government
8 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.93%) French Language
8 1 (0.93%) German Language
8 1 (0.93%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 34 (31.48%) Analyst
2 16 (14.81%) Security Engineer
3 15 (13.89%) Project Engineer
3 15 (13.89%) Architect
3 15 (13.89%) Support Analyst
4 10 (9.26%) Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (7.41%) IT Security Engineer
5 8 (7.41%) Applications Support
5 8 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (6.48%) Security Analyst
6 7 (6.48%) Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (5.56%) Business Analyst
7 6 (5.56%) Consultant
8 5 (4.63%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (3.70%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (3.70%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.63%) Middleware
2 3 (2.78%) .NET
3 2 (1.85%) Web Services
4 1 (0.93%) LAMP
4 1 (0.93%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.19%) Thin Client
1 11 (10.19%) Fat Client
2 9 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 9 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.41%) Clustering
4 7 (6.48%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.48%) SWIFT
5 5 (4.63%) Fixed Income
6 4 (3.70%) CESG
6 4 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (3.70%) Derivative
7 3 (2.78%) Taxonomies
7 3 (2.78%) RMADS
7 3 (2.78%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.85%) iPhone
8 2 (1.85%) Economics
8 2 (1.85%) PKI
8 2 (1.85%) Replication
9 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 42 (38.89%) Windows
2 11 (10.19%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (10.19%) Windows 7
2 11 (10.19%) UNIX
3 8 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (6.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (5.56%) Linux
6 2 (1.85%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.85%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (1.85%) Android
7 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.93%) AIX
7 1 (0.93%) Solaris
7 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (57.41%) Business Continuity
2 49 (45.37%) Business Continuity Planning
3 30 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 26 (24.07%) ITIL
5 19 (17.59%) Penetration Testing
6 18 (16.67%) Security Architecture
7 14 (12.96%) Service Management
8 13 (12.04%) Risk Assessment
9 11 (10.19%) Asset Management
9 11 (10.19%) Performance Management
10 10 (9.26%) ITSM
10 10 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (7.41%) Information Security
11 8 (7.41%) Project Management
11 8 (7.41%) Data Protection
11 8 (7.41%) Incident Management
11 8 (7.41%) Problem Management
12 7 (6.48%) Service Delivery
13 6 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
14 5 (4.63%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.89%) SQL
2 5 (4.63%) VBA
3 4 (3.70%) Perl
4 3 (2.78%) C++
4 3 (2.78%) Java
4 3 (2.78%) Python
4 3 (2.78%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.78%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.85%) C
5 2 (1.85%) Korn
6 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.93%) PHP
6 1 (0.93%) VC++
Qualifications
1 22 (20.37%) Degree
2 5 (4.63%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.70%) CISSP
4 3 (2.78%) CCA
4 3 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (2.78%) CEH
4 3 (2.78%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.85%) ISEB
6 1 (0.93%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.93%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.56%) QA
3 3 (2.78%) SLA
4 2 (1.85%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.93%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (21.30%) Active Directory
2 14 (12.96%) Hyper-V
3 9 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (6.48%) XenApp
4 7 (6.48%) NLBS
5 4 (3.70%) Xen
6 3 (2.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.93%) vSphere
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.93%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (6.48%) SCOrch
2 4 (3.70%) SCCM
2 4 (3.70%) WSUS
3 2 (1.85%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (1.85%) Control-M
3 2 (1.85%) Nessus
4 1 (0.93%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.93%) Nagios
4 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 36 (33.33%) Cisco
1 36 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 18 (16.67%) Juniper
2 18 (16.67%) F5
3 15 (13.89%) Citrix
4 14 (12.96%) CheckPoint
5 9 (8.33%) VMware
6 7 (6.48%) Ruckus Wireless
6 7 (6.48%) Blue Coat
6 7 (6.48%) Websense
6 7 (6.48%) Dell
6 7 (6.48%) Intel
7 6 (5.56%) Oracle
8 5 (4.63%) Sybase
8 5 (4.63%) HP
9 3 (2.78%) McAfee
9 3 (2.78%) DataSynapse
9 3 (2.78%) Veritas
10 2 (1.85%) IBM
10 2 (1.85%) Temenos
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