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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 350 367 375
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +8
Contract jobs citing BCP 64 53 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.28% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 32 31
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£400 £380 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £548 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £413
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.29 £15.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.12% -20.35%
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
18668 18664 19051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.27% 79.03% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13353 13049 13235
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 227 267
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.00 £53.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +3 22 £339 -3.21% 5
Stanmore - 1 £400 -
BCP
England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 67 (61.47%) Business Continuity
2 64 (58.72%) Business Continuity Planning
3 58 (53.21%) ITIL
4 55 (50.46%) Disaster Recovery
5 50 (45.87%) Windows
6 43 (39.45%) Firewall
7 39 (35.78%) Cisco
8 37 (33.94%) Active Directory
9 35 (32.11%) Microsoft
9 35 (32.11%) WAN
9 35 (32.11%) LAN
9 35 (32.11%) CheckPoint
10 31 (28.44%) MPLS
11 30 (27.52%) Service Management
11 30 (27.52%) Finance
11 30 (27.52%) Performance Management
12 28 (25.69%) Problem Management
13 27 (24.77%) Windows Server 2008
13 27 (24.77%) DSL
13 27 (24.77%) MS Exchange
14 26 (23.85%) Blackberry
14 26 (23.85%) BIG-IP
15 25 (22.94%) VMware
15 25 (22.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 25 (22.94%) Windows Server 2003
15 25 (22.94%) SQL
15 25 (22.94%) Windows 7
16 24 (22.02%) VMware Infrastructure
17 23 (21.10%) NLBS
17 23 (21.10%) MS Office

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 27 (24.77%) MS Exchange
2 25 (22.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (11.01%) IIS
4 11 (10.09%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.59%) Apache
6 4 (3.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (3.67%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.75%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.75%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.92%) nginx
8 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.92%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 23 (21.10%) MS Office
2 14 (12.84%) MS Excel
3 10 (9.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (6.42%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) ION MarketView
1 2 (1.83%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (0.92%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.92%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.92%) Global One
2 1 (0.92%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.67%) SaaS
1 4 (3.67%) PaaS
2 3 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (39.45%) Firewall
2 35 (32.11%) LAN
2 35 (32.11%) WAN
3 31 (28.44%) MPLS
4 27 (24.77%) DSL
5 26 (23.85%) BIG-IP
6 19 (17.43%) SAN
7 16 (14.68%) VPN
8 10 (9.17%) Network Security
9 9 (8.26%) SNMP
9 9 (8.26%) SSL
10 8 (7.34%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (7.34%) VLAN
11 7 (6.42%) NetScaler
11 7 (6.42%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (6.42%) Internet
11 7 (6.42%) SMTP
12 6 (5.50%) DNS
12 6 (5.50%) LDAP
12 6 (5.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.17%) Big Data
2 9 (8.26%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.34%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.59%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.75%) MS Access
6 3 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.83%) DTS
7 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.92%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.92%) MySQL
8 1 (0.92%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.92%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Introscope
2 1 (0.92%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.92%) GCC
2 1 (0.92%) MSBuild
General
1 30 (27.52%) Finance
2 18 (16.51%) Banking
3 6 (5.50%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.67%) Retail
4 4 (3.67%) Front Office
5 3 (2.75%) Back Office
5 3 (2.75%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.83%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.83%) Local Government
7 1 (0.92%) Law
7 1 (0.92%) Advertising
7 1 (0.92%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.92%) French Language
7 1 (0.92%) German Language
7 1 (0.92%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 40 (36.70%) Analyst
2 15 (13.76%) Operations Analyst
3 13 (11.93%) 3rd Line Support
4 12 (11.01%) Applications Support
5 10 (9.17%) Support Analyst
6 8 (7.34%) Business Analyst
6 8 (7.34%) Applications Support Analyst
7 7 (6.42%) Architect
7 7 (6.42%) Project Manager
7 7 (6.42%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (6.42%) Security Manager
8 6 (5.50%) Service Manager
9 5 (4.59%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.59%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 5 (4.59%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (4.59%) Operations Engineer
10 4 (3.67%) Senior Architect
10 4 (3.67%) Middleware Engineer
10 4 (3.67%) Delivery Manager
10 4 (3.67%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.42%) .NET
1 7 (6.42%) Web Services
1 7 (6.42%) Middleware
2 4 (3.67%) TIBCO EMS
3 3 (2.75%) Java EE
3 3 (2.75%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (2.75%) WCF
4 2 (1.83%) LAMP
4 2 (1.83%) HTML
5 1 (0.92%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.92%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.85%) Blackberry
2 16 (14.68%) Data Centre
3 12 (11.01%) PKI
3 12 (11.01%) Fat Client
3 12 (11.01%) Thin Client
4 8 (7.34%) Client/Server
4 8 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (6.42%) Public Cloud
6 5 (4.59%) Fixed Income
6 5 (4.59%) SWIFT
7 3 (2.75%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.75%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.83%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.92%) iPhone
9 1 (0.92%) iPad
9 1 (0.92%) Replication
9 1 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 50 (45.87%) Windows
2 27 (24.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (22.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (22.94%) Windows 7
4 18 (16.51%) Linux
5 16 (14.68%) UNIX
6 4 (3.67%) Solaris
6 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.75%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.75%) Windows NT
7 3 (2.75%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (61.47%) Business Continuity
2 64 (58.72%) Business Continuity Planning
3 58 (53.21%) ITIL
4 55 (50.46%) Disaster Recovery
5 30 (27.52%) Service Management
5 30 (27.52%) Performance Management
6 28 (25.69%) Problem Management
7 23 (21.10%) Project Management
8 22 (20.18%) ITSM
9 19 (17.43%) Incident Management
10 16 (14.68%) Service Delivery
11 13 (11.93%) Information Security
12 11 (10.09%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (10.09%) PRINCE2
13 9 (8.26%) Change Management
13 9 (8.26%) Data Analytics
13 9 (8.26%) Analytics
14 8 (7.34%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (7.34%) Security Management
14 8 (7.34%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.94%) SQL
2 10 (9.17%) Perl
3 8 (7.34%) Java
4 4 (3.67%) Python
4 4 (3.67%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.75%) C#
5 3 (2.75%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.83%) PHP
6 2 (1.83%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.92%) C
7 1 (0.92%) VBScript
7 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (8.26%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (7.34%) Degree
3 6 (5.50%) CCNP
3 6 (5.50%) CISA
4 5 (4.59%) CISM
4 5 (4.59%) CCSA
4 5 (4.59%) CCSE
4 5 (4.59%) CISSP
4 5 (4.59%) Check Point Certification
4 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.67%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (3.67%) VCAP
5 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 3 (2.75%) CRISC
6 3 (2.75%) CBAP
6 3 (2.75%) CCNA
6 3 (2.75%) ISEB
7 2 (1.83%) MCP
7 2 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (11.93%) PCI DSS
3 11 (10.09%) SLA
4 3 (2.75%) BS7799
5 2 (1.83%) COBIT
5 2 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.92%) EMIR
6 1 (0.92%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.92%) MiFID
6 1 (0.92%) QA
6 1 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.92%) Basel II
System Software
1 37 (33.94%) Active Directory
2 24 (22.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (21.10%) NLBS
4 19 (17.43%) Hyper-V
5 12 (11.01%) Xen
6 9 (8.26%) XenApp
7 8 (7.34%) vSphere
8 7 (6.42%) vCloud
8 7 (6.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (3.67%) Snort
9 4 (3.67%) Squid
10 3 (2.75%) XenServer
11 1 (0.92%) Samba
11 1 (0.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (20.18%) WSUS
2 3 (2.75%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.75%) BladeLogic
2 3 (2.75%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (1.83%) SCCM
4 1 (0.92%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.92%) Dollar Universe
4 1 (0.92%) Puppet
4 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.92%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.92%) OpenView
4 1 (0.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.92%) Nagios
Vendors
1 39 (35.78%) Cisco
2 35 (32.11%) Microsoft
2 35 (32.11%) CheckPoint
3 25 (22.94%) VMware
4 23 (21.10%) Citrix
5 14 (12.84%) F5
6 12 (11.01%) IBM
7 9 (8.26%) Juniper
7 9 (8.26%) HP
8 7 (6.42%) Dell
8 7 (6.42%) NetApp
8 7 (6.42%) CommVault
8 7 (6.42%) Oracle
8 7 (6.42%) Brocade
9 5 (4.59%) Sybase
10 4 (3.67%) TIBCO
10 4 (3.67%) 3PAR
11 3 (2.75%) Altiris
11 3 (2.75%) Websense
11 3 (2.75%) Nokia
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