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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 338 301 303
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +2
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 87 130 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.52% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.67% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 82 71
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £253 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £523 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £18.10 £19.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £22.50 £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +5.26%
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
19023 19513 19700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.68% 77.53% 75.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13447 13664 13286
Average daily rate £450 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 232 377
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.93 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -35.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 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 22 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 +11 27 £450 +4.65% 8
Bromley - 3 - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 96 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 66 (30.56%) Finance
3 63 (29.17%) ITIL
4 61 (28.24%) BCP
5 55 (25.46%) Windows
6 53 (24.54%) Business Continuity Planning
7 51 (23.61%) Microsoft
8 38 (17.59%) Firewall
9 34 (15.74%) Cisco
10 33 (15.28%) Degree
11 31 (14.35%) MS Excel
12 29 (13.43%) Linux
12 29 (13.43%) MS Office
12 29 (13.43%) Active Directory
13 28 (12.96%) VMware
14 26 (12.04%) Project Management
15 24 (11.11%) Banking
15 24 (11.11%) Network Security
16 23 (10.65%) Penetration Testing
16 23 (10.65%) UNIX
17 22 (10.19%) Wireless
17 22 (10.19%) Business Continuity Management
18 21 (9.72%) SQL
18 21 (9.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 21 (9.72%) Security Architecture
19 19 (8.80%) VMware Infrastructure
19 19 (8.80%) Windows Server 2008
19 19 (8.80%) Citrix
19 19 (8.80%) Change Management
19 19 (8.80%) Migration

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 16 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 13 (6.02%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (2.78%) IIS
4 6 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.31%) Lync
5 5 (2.31%) CMS
6 4 (1.85%) Apache
6 4 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.39%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (1.39%) MS Project Server
7 3 (1.39%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.93%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.93%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (14.35%) MS Excel
2 29 (13.43%) MS Office
3 6 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.85%) MS Project
5 3 (1.39%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.46%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 3 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.93%) Aligne
2 2 (0.93%) Endur
2 2 (0.93%) ZaiNet
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.46%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.46%) Agresso
3 1 (0.46%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.78%) Office 365
2 1 (0.46%) IaaS
2 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (17.59%) Firewall
2 24 (11.11%) Network Security
3 22 (10.19%) Wireless
4 18 (8.33%) DNS
5 17 (7.87%) SSL
5 17 (7.87%) LAN
6 15 (6.94%) WAN
6 15 (6.94%) SAN
6 15 (6.94%) VPN
7 11 (5.09%) Reverse Proxy
8 9 (4.17%) Internet
8 9 (4.17%) VoIP
9 8 (3.70%) MPLS
10 7 (3.24%) BIG-IP
10 7 (3.24%) DSL
11 6 (2.78%) DHCP
12 4 (1.85%) TCP/IP
12 4 (1.85%) TACACS
12 4 (1.85%) IPsec
13 3 (1.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (1.85%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.39%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.93%) MS Access
5 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.93%) MySQL
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.46%) IDOL
6 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.46%) DTS
6 1 (0.46%) Ingres
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.46%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.46%) CruiseControl
General
1 66 (30.56%) Finance
2 24 (11.11%) Banking
3 14 (6.48%) Legal
4 9 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.24%) Back Office
6 5 (2.31%) Retail
7 4 (1.85%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.85%) Front Office
8 3 (1.39%) Law
8 3 (1.39%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.39%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.93%) Billing
9 2 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.46%) Local Government
10 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (25.46%) Analyst
2 19 (8.80%) Consultant
3 17 (7.87%) Architect
4 16 (7.41%) Support Analyst
4 16 (7.41%) Security Engineer
5 15 (6.94%) Project Engineer
6 13 (6.02%) Business Analyst
7 11 (5.09%) Project Manager
8 10 (4.63%) Applications Support
8 10 (4.63%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (4.17%) Security Analyst
9 9 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
10 8 (3.70%) IT Security Engineer
11 7 (3.24%) Business Continuity Consultant
11 7 (3.24%) Business Consultant
11 7 (3.24%) Network Engineer
12 6 (2.78%) Administrator
12 6 (2.78%) Service Manager
12 6 (2.78%) Infrastructure Architect
12 6 (2.78%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.70%) XML
1 8 (3.70%) Middleware
2 6 (2.78%) JSP
2 6 (2.78%) EJB
3 5 (2.31%) .NET
4 3 (1.39%) HTML
5 2 (0.93%) J2EE
5 2 (0.93%) XHTML
6 1 (0.46%) Rendezvous
6 1 (0.46%) Web Services
6 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.46%) CSS
6 1 (0.46%) VXML
6 1 (0.46%) LAMP
6 1 (0.46%) JSON
6 1 (0.46%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.48%) Management Information System
2 13 (6.02%) Blackberry
2 13 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.17%) Replication
4 8 (3.70%) Thin Client
4 8 (3.70%) Fat Client
5 7 (3.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (2.31%) PMI
6 5 (2.31%) CESG
6 5 (2.31%) RMADS
6 5 (2.31%) SWIFT
7 4 (1.85%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.85%) Clustering
7 4 (1.85%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.39%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (1.39%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.39%) Derivative
8 3 (1.39%) Taxonomies
8 3 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.39%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 55 (25.46%) Windows
2 29 (13.43%) Linux
3 23 (10.65%) UNIX
4 19 (8.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (7.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (7.41%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.31%) Windows XP
7 5 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.93%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.93%) SUSE
10 2 (0.93%) AIX
11 1 (0.46%) HPUX
11 1 (0.46%) Solaris
11 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.46%) Android
11 1 (0.46%) openSUSE
11 1 (0.46%) CentOS
11 1 (0.46%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 63 (29.17%) ITIL
3 61 (28.24%) BCP
4 53 (24.54%) Business Continuity Planning
5 26 (12.04%) Project Management
6 23 (10.65%) Penetration Testing
7 22 (10.19%) Business Continuity Management
8 21 (9.72%) Security Architecture
9 19 (8.80%) Change Management
9 19 (8.80%) Migration
10 18 (8.33%) Risk Management
10 18 (8.33%) Service Management
10 18 (8.33%) Change Control
11 17 (7.87%) Information Security
12 16 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
12 16 (7.41%) PRINCE2
13 15 (6.94%) Service Delivery
14 14 (6.48%) Problem Management
14 14 (6.48%) Performance Management
15 13 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (9.72%) SQL
2 16 (7.41%) Java
3 8 (3.70%) Perl
3 8 (3.70%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.78%) VB
5 5 (2.31%) C
5 5 (2.31%) C#
6 3 (1.39%) C++
6 3 (1.39%) VBA
6 3 (1.39%) Python
6 3 (1.39%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.39%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.93%) VBScript
7 2 (0.93%) Ruby
7 2 (0.93%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.93%) PHP
7 2 (0.93%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.46%) Korn
8 1 (0.46%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 33 (15.28%) Degree
2 14 (6.48%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.24%) CISSP
3 7 (3.24%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (2.78%) PMI Certification
4 6 (2.78%) CISA
5 5 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.31%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.85%) CEH
6 4 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.85%) MCSE
6 4 (1.85%) CCNP
6 4 (1.85%) CCNA
6 4 (1.85%) CISM
7 3 (1.39%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.39%) ISEB
7 3 (1.39%) CCA
7 3 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (1.39%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (6.94%) SLA
3 8 (3.70%) QA
4 3 (1.39%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.39%) COBIT
5 2 (0.93%) GxP
6 1 (0.46%) BS25999
System Software
1 29 (13.43%) Active Directory
2 19 (8.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.24%) XenApp
4 7 (3.24%) NLBS
5 4 (1.85%) Xen
6 3 (1.39%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.93%) vSphere
8 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.46%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.46%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.31%) WSUS
1 5 (2.31%) SCCM
2 2 (0.93%) Nessus
2 2 (0.93%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.93%) Puppet
3 1 (0.46%) CFEngine
3 1 (0.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.46%) Hyperic
3 1 (0.46%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.46%) WMI
3 1 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.46%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.46%) SCOM
Vendors
1 51 (23.61%) Microsoft
2 34 (15.74%) Cisco
3 28 (12.96%) VMware
4 19 (8.80%) Citrix
5 18 (8.33%) Juniper
5 18 (8.33%) F5
6 17 (7.87%) Oracle
7 9 (4.17%) CheckPoint
8 8 (3.70%) HP
9 7 (3.24%) Websense
9 7 (3.24%) Blue Coat
9 7 (3.24%) Ruckus Wireless
9 7 (3.24%) Intel
10 5 (2.31%) Sybase
11 4 (1.85%) SAP
11 4 (1.85%) IBM
11 4 (1.85%) Dell
11 4 (1.85%) AppSense
11 4 (1.85%) Mitel
11 4 (1.85%) Bloomberg
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