The table below looks at the statistics for Business Continuity 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 Business Continuity over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 299 285 299
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 114 123 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.50% 0.54% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.68% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 84 75
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£340 £407 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.51% -4.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £542
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £375 £333
% change year-on-year
-3.66% +12.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.93% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £22.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-34.09% +12.82%
Business Continuity
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
18011 18102 18653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.78% 79.00% 78.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12843 12763 12895
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 229 282
Average hourly rate £22.18 £20.00 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% -28.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £13.30 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.30 £50.00 £56.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in London

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Continuity across the London region.

Business Continuity Daily Rate Trend in London

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Continuity across the London region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Business Continuity Daily Rate Histogram in London

Business Continuity
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity across the London region.

Business Continuity Hourly Rate Trend in London

Business Continuity
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 Business Continuity within the London region over the 3 months to 7 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 -6 27 £338 -14.55% 12
Bromley -4 6 £245 -9.25% 2
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Business Continuity 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 Business Continuity.

1 105 (52.24%) Disaster Recovery
2 74 (36.82%) ITIL
3 67 (33.33%) BCP
4 65 (32.34%) Business Continuity Planning
5 51 (25.37%) Windows
6 48 (23.88%) Firewall
7 43 (21.39%) Microsoft
8 41 (20.40%) Cisco
8 41 (20.40%) Active Directory
9 37 (18.41%) Finance
9 37 (18.41%) VMware
10 36 (17.91%) Service Management
11 34 (16.92%) MS Office
11 34 (16.92%) LAN
11 34 (16.92%) Problem Management
12 32 (15.92%) VMware Infrastructure
12 32 (15.92%) MS Exchange
13 31 (15.42%) Linux
14 30 (14.93%) MS Excel
14 30 (14.93%) WAN
14 30 (14.93%) Performance Management
15 28 (13.93%) Project Management
16 27 (13.43%) CheckPoint
16 27 (13.43%) PRINCE2
16 27 (13.43%) Service Delivery
17 26 (12.94%) SQL
18 25 (12.44%) SLA
19 24 (11.94%) DSL
19 24 (11.94%) MPLS
19 24 (11.94%) Blackberry

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Business Continuity 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 Business Continuity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (15.92%) MS Exchange
2 21 (10.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 16 (7.96%) SharePoint
4 11 (5.47%) Lync
5 7 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (3.48%) IIS
6 4 (1.99%) Apache
6 4 (1.99%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.99%) MQSeries
6 4 (1.99%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.99%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 34 (16.92%) MS Office
2 30 (14.93%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (3.48%) MS Project
5 5 (2.49%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.50%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.50%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.49%) Yammer
3 1 (0.50%) PaaS
3 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 48 (23.88%) Firewall
2 34 (16.92%) LAN
3 30 (14.93%) WAN
4 24 (11.94%) MPLS
4 24 (11.94%) DSL
5 20 (9.95%) BIG-IP
6 13 (6.47%) SAN
6 13 (6.47%) Internet
7 11 (5.47%) VPN
7 11 (5.47%) Wireless
8 10 (4.98%) LDAP
9 9 (4.48%) SNMP
9 9 (4.48%) TCP/IP
9 9 (4.48%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (3.98%) Network Security
10 8 (3.98%) DHCP
11 7 (3.48%) DNS
11 7 (3.48%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (2.49%) DMZ
12 5 (2.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.95%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.96%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.48%) RDBMS
3 9 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (4.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (3.98%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (3.98%) DTS
5 7 (3.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.99%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (2.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.49%) MS Access
8 3 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.49%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.00%) Big Data
9 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 4 (1.99%) LoadRunner
1 4 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.49%) Introscope
2 3 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.50%) JIRA
3 1 (0.50%) GCC
General
1 37 (18.41%) Finance
2 13 (6.47%) Banking
3 8 (3.98%) Retail
4 7 (3.48%) Local Government
5 6 (2.99%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.49%) Legal
6 5 (2.49%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.49%) Advertising
7 3 (1.49%) Front Office
7 3 (1.49%) Back Office
8 2 (1.00%) Law
8 2 (1.00%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.50%) Marketing
9 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 42 (20.90%) Analyst
2 25 (12.44%) Project Manager
3 16 (7.96%) 3rd Line Support
4 15 (7.46%) Operations Analyst
5 14 (6.97%) Administrator
6 13 (6.47%) Consultant
7 11 (5.47%) Service Manager
8 10 (4.98%) Systems Administrator
8 10 (4.98%) DBA
8 10 (4.98%) Business Manager
8 10 (4.98%) Security Manager
9 9 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (4.48%) Applications Support
10 8 (3.98%) Infrastructure Manager
10 8 (3.98%) Business Analyst
10 8 (3.98%) Operations Engineer
11 7 (3.48%) Services Delivery Manager
11 7 (3.48%) Support Analyst
11 7 (3.48%) Delivery Manager
12 5 (2.49%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.99%) .NET
2 5 (2.49%) XMPP
3 4 (1.99%) Java EE
4 3 (1.49%) HTML
5 2 (1.00%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (1.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.00%) CSS
6 1 (0.50%) JSP
6 1 (0.50%) XML
6 1 (0.50%) XSLT
6 1 (0.50%) Middleware
6 1 (0.50%) LAMP
6 1 (0.50%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.50%) CAML
6 1 (0.50%) HTML5
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (0.50%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.94%) Blackberry
2 21 (10.45%) Data Centre
3 16 (7.96%) Management Information System
4 12 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.98%) Mobile App
5 10 (4.98%) Fat Client
5 10 (4.98%) Thin Client
5 10 (4.98%) PKI
6 9 (4.48%) Replication
7 8 (3.98%) NHS
8 6 (2.99%) Client/Server
9 5 (2.49%) Clustering
9 5 (2.49%) iPad
10 4 (1.99%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.49%) CLARiiON
12 2 (1.00%) Fixed Income
12 2 (1.00%) Handset
12 2 (1.00%) PMI
12 2 (1.00%) PDA
12 2 (1.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 51 (25.37%) Windows
2 31 (15.42%) Linux
3 24 (11.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (11.44%) Windows 7
5 22 (10.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (9.45%) UNIX
7 8 (3.98%) FreeBSD
8 7 (3.48%) Solaris
9 5 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.99%) Android
11 3 (1.49%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.50%) AIX
13 1 (0.50%) HPUX
13 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (52.24%) Disaster Recovery
2 74 (36.82%) ITIL
3 67 (33.33%) BCP
4 65 (32.34%) Business Continuity Planning
5 36 (17.91%) Service Management
6 34 (16.92%) Problem Management
7 30 (14.93%) Performance Management
8 28 (13.93%) Project Management
9 27 (13.43%) Service Delivery
9 27 (13.43%) PRINCE2
10 23 (11.44%) Change Management
11 22 (10.95%) Incident Management
12 20 (9.95%) ITSM
12 20 (9.95%) Business Continuity Management
13 17 (8.46%) Change Control
13 17 (8.46%) Risk Management
14 15 (7.46%) Time Management
15 14 (6.97%) Information Security
16 12 (5.97%) Risk Analysis
17 11 (5.47%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 26 (12.94%) SQL
2 8 (3.98%) T-SQL
3 7 (3.48%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.99%) Java
5 5 (2.49%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.49%) Perl
6 2 (1.00%) PHP
6 2 (1.00%) C-shell
6 2 (1.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.00%) Korn
6 2 (1.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.00%) C#
7 1 (0.50%) C++
7 1 (0.50%) R
7 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.50%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (11.44%) Degree
2 11 (5.47%) CCNA
2 11 (5.47%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (4.48%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.98%) CISA
4 8 (3.98%) CISM
5 7 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (3.48%) CISSP
6 6 (2.99%) MCSE
6 6 (2.99%) CRISC
7 5 (2.49%) Check Point Certification
7 5 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.49%) CCSA
7 5 (2.49%) CCSE
8 4 (1.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.49%) CCNP
9 3 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.49%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.00%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.44%) SLA
2 14 (6.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.49%) BS7799
4 4 (1.99%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.49%) QA
6 2 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (1.00%) COBIT
7 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.50%) PMBOK
System Software
1 41 (20.40%) Active Directory
2 32 (15.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (9.95%) NLBS
4 12 (5.97%) Hyper-V
5 10 (4.98%) Xen
6 7 (3.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 7 (3.48%) XenApp
6 7 (3.48%) vSphere
7 4 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.99%) Snort
7 4 (1.99%) Squid
8 2 (1.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.50%) vCloud
9 1 (0.50%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.50%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.50%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 19 (9.45%) WSUS
2 8 (3.98%) WMI
3 4 (1.99%) Nessus
4 3 (1.49%) CA Wily
5 2 (1.00%) Puppet
5 2 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.00%) SCCM
6 1 (0.50%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.50%) Control-M
6 1 (0.50%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.50%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 43 (21.39%) Microsoft
2 41 (20.40%) Cisco
3 37 (18.41%) VMware
4 27 (13.43%) CheckPoint
5 19 (9.45%) Citrix
6 13 (6.47%) Oracle
7 5 (2.49%) Juniper
7 5 (2.49%) HP
7 5 (2.49%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.49%) Polycom
8 4 (1.99%) SolarWinds
8 4 (1.99%) Websense
8 4 (1.99%) NetApp
9 3 (1.49%) Nokia
9 3 (1.49%) EMC
9 3 (1.49%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.49%) SAP
9 3 (1.49%) IBM
9 3 (1.49%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.00%) Sun
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