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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 307 298 280
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -18
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 96 121 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.51% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.65% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 81 74
Average daily rate
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£434 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +1.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £525 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £394
% change year-on-year
- -4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 4
Average hourly rate - £23.50 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.15 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+45.77% -18.33%
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
17625 18479 15938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.45% 77.65% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12904 12836 10936
Average daily rate £450 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 232 316
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.63 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% -5.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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 -3 26 £443 +22.06% 4
Croydon +2 1 £400 +23.07%
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Stanmore - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Bromley - - - -
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 82 (46.07%) Disaster Recovery
2 56 (31.46%) Windows
3 51 (28.65%) BCP
3 51 (28.65%) Finance
4 48 (26.97%) ITIL
5 44 (24.72%) Business Continuity Planning
6 33 (18.54%) Microsoft
7 31 (17.42%) Firewall
8 29 (16.29%) Degree
9 27 (15.17%) Active Directory
10 26 (14.61%) Banking
11 25 (14.04%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (13.48%) Cisco
12 24 (13.48%) MS Exchange
12 24 (13.48%) SQL
12 24 (13.48%) MS Office
13 23 (12.92%) Legal
14 22 (12.36%) Service Management
14 22 (12.36%) Windows Server 2003
14 22 (12.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 21 (11.80%) Blackberry
15 21 (11.80%) LAN
16 20 (11.24%) Citrix
16 20 (11.24%) VMware
16 20 (11.24%) Information Security
16 20 (11.24%) Windows 7
17 18 (10.11%) Service Delivery
17 18 (10.11%) Change Management
17 18 (10.11%) ITSM
17 18 (10.11%) Project Management

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 24 (13.48%) MS Exchange
2 17 (9.55%) SharePoint
3 15 (8.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (3.93%) IIS
6 5 (2.81%) Lync
7 4 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.69%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.12%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.12%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (0.56%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.56%) Apache
10 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.56%) CMS
10 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 24 (13.48%) MS Office
2 7 (3.93%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.25%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.12%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.56%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 5 (2.81%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (1.12%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.56%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.56%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.56%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.37%) Office 365
2 2 (1.12%) SaaS
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (17.42%) Firewall
2 21 (11.80%) LAN
3 18 (10.11%) WAN
4 17 (9.55%) Network Security
5 15 (8.43%) Internet
6 13 (7.30%) SAN
7 12 (6.74%) DNS
8 11 (6.18%) MPLS
9 10 (5.62%) DSL
9 10 (5.62%) BIG-IP
10 9 (5.06%) Wireless
11 8 (4.49%) VPN
12 6 (3.37%) Reverse Proxy
13 5 (2.81%) SSL
14 4 (2.25%) DHCP
14 4 (2.25%) TCP/IP
14 4 (2.25%) VoIP
14 4 (2.25%) Intranet
14 4 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
15 2 (1.12%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (2.25%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.25%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.69%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.69%) Big Data
4 2 (1.12%) DTS
4 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) ClearCase
1 1 (0.56%) Toad
1 1 (0.56%) ERwin
1 1 (0.56%) ProC
1 1 (0.56%) CruiseControl
1 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 51 (28.65%) Finance
2 26 (14.61%) Banking
3 23 (12.92%) Legal
4 9 (5.06%) Retail
5 6 (3.37%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.81%) Law
6 5 (2.81%) Front Office
7 4 (2.25%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.69%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.12%) Advertising
10 1 (0.56%) Publishing
10 1 (0.56%) Billing
10 1 (0.56%) Local Government
10 1 (0.56%) Back Office
10 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 59 (33.15%) Analyst
2 19 (10.67%) Support Analyst
3 18 (10.11%) Consultant
4 13 (7.30%) Business Analyst
5 10 (5.62%) 3rd Line Support
5 10 (5.62%) Business Continuity Manager
5 10 (5.62%) Business Manager
6 9 (5.06%) Applications Support
6 9 (5.06%) Architect
7 8 (4.49%) Operations Analyst
8 7 (3.93%) Applications Support Analyst
8 7 (3.93%) Security Analyst
8 7 (3.93%) Solutions Analyst
9 6 (3.37%) Security Manager
9 6 (3.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (2.81%) Service Manager
10 5 (2.81%) Security Consultant
10 5 (2.81%) Service Analyst
10 5 (2.81%) Support Engineer
10 5 (2.81%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.43%) Middleware
2 3 (1.69%) HTML
2 3 (1.69%) .NET
3 2 (1.12%) Rendezvous
4 1 (0.56%) JSON
4 1 (0.56%) jQuery
4 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.56%) CSS
4 1 (0.56%) JSP
4 1 (0.56%) Web Services
4 1 (0.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.80%) Blackberry
2 14 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.74%) Thin Client
3 12 (6.74%) Fat Client
4 10 (5.62%) Management Information System
4 10 (5.62%) Replication
5 6 (3.37%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.81%) Credit Risk
6 5 (2.81%) Market Risk
6 5 (2.81%) SWIFT
7 4 (2.25%) Mobile Computing
7 4 (2.25%) CESG
8 3 (1.69%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.69%) Economics
8 3 (1.69%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.69%) Clustering
8 3 (1.69%) Derivative
8 3 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.69%) Open Source
8 3 (1.69%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 56 (31.46%) Windows
2 25 (14.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (12.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (11.24%) Windows 7
5 16 (8.99%) Linux
6 10 (5.62%) UNIX
7 7 (3.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.81%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.12%) AIX
10 2 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.56%) openSUSE
11 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.56%) CentOS
11 1 (0.56%) SUSE
11 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (46.07%) Disaster Recovery
2 51 (28.65%) BCP
3 48 (26.97%) ITIL
4 44 (24.72%) Business Continuity Planning
5 22 (12.36%) Service Management
6 20 (11.24%) Information Security
7 18 (10.11%) Project Management
7 18 (10.11%) ITSM
7 18 (10.11%) Service Delivery
7 18 (10.11%) Change Management
8 17 (9.55%) Problem Management
8 17 (9.55%) Business Continuity Management
9 15 (8.43%) Security Architecture
9 15 (8.43%) Performance Management
9 15 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (7.87%) Incident Management
11 13 (7.30%) Migration
11 13 (7.30%) Risk Management
12 12 (6.74%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (5.62%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (13.48%) SQL
2 8 (4.49%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.81%) Perl
4 4 (2.25%) Python
5 3 (1.69%) VB
5 3 (1.69%) C
5 3 (1.69%) C#
6 2 (1.12%) Java
6 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.12%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.56%) VBA
7 1 (0.56%) C++
7 1 (0.56%) Korn
7 1 (0.56%) C-shell
7 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (16.29%) Degree
2 11 (6.18%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.49%) ISEB
4 7 (3.93%) CISSP
5 6 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.37%) CCNA
5 6 (3.37%) CISA
6 5 (2.81%) MCSE
7 4 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.25%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (2.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.69%) CRISC
8 3 (1.69%) BC Cleared
8 3 (1.69%) CCNP
8 3 (1.69%) CISM
8 3 (1.69%) GIAC
8 3 (1.69%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (1.69%) CEH
8 3 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.37%) SLA
3 4 (2.25%) QA
4 2 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.12%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.56%) BS25999
5 1 (0.56%) WAI
5 1 (0.56%) COBIT
5 1 (0.56%) BS7799
5 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.56%) GxP
System Software
1 27 (15.17%) Active Directory
2 15 (8.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.30%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.62%) XenApp
4 10 (5.62%) NLBS
5 7 (3.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 7 (3.93%) Xen
6 4 (2.25%) vSphere
7 3 (1.69%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.12%) vCloud
8 2 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.56%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (4.49%) WSUS
2 4 (2.25%) SCCM
3 2 (1.12%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.12%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.12%) Nessus
3 2 (1.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (1.12%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.56%) WMI
4 1 (0.56%) Nagios
4 1 (0.56%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (18.54%) Microsoft
2 24 (13.48%) Cisco
3 20 (11.24%) Citrix
3 20 (11.24%) VMware
4 15 (8.43%) CheckPoint
5 13 (7.30%) Oracle
6 7 (3.93%) Juniper
6 7 (3.93%) Intel
7 6 (3.37%) F5
8 4 (2.25%) AppSense
8 4 (2.25%) Symantec
8 4 (2.25%) HP
8 4 (2.25%) Sybase
9 3 (1.69%) Adobe
9 3 (1.69%) Dell
9 3 (1.69%) Remedy
9 3 (1.69%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.12%) Bloomberg
10 2 (1.12%) Veeam
10 2 (1.12%) 29West
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