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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 316 254 302
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +48
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 87 144 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.39% 0.64% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.82% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 97 65
Average daily rate
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£340 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £406
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £27.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+50.94% +55.88%
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
17318 17624 17111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.13% 77.89% 77.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12201 12641 11801
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 227 267
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.88 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -34.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 May 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 22 May 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 +2 24 £339 -32.25% 5
Bromley 0 3 £245 -1.01%
Uxbridge +2 1 £425 -
Brentford - 1 £470 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £338 -
Paddington - 1 £375 -
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 88 (49.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 57 (32.02%) ITIL
3 51 (28.65%) Business Continuity Planning
4 50 (28.09%) BCP
5 43 (24.16%) Windows
6 40 (22.47%) Finance
7 34 (19.10%) Firewall
8 33 (18.54%) VMware
9 30 (16.85%) Project Management
9 30 (16.85%) Microsoft
9 30 (16.85%) Service Delivery
9 30 (16.85%) Degree
10 29 (16.29%) Active Directory
11 28 (15.73%) Cisco
12 27 (15.17%) VMware Infrastructure
13 25 (14.04%) LAN
14 24 (13.48%) Linux
14 24 (13.48%) MS Office
14 24 (13.48%) Service Management
15 23 (12.92%) MS Exchange
15 23 (12.92%) Incident Management
16 21 (11.80%) Problem Management
16 21 (11.80%) WAN
17 20 (11.24%) SQL
17 20 (11.24%) Risk Management
17 20 (11.24%) Business Continuity Management
18 19 (10.67%) Windows Server 2008
18 19 (10.67%) Performance Management
18 19 (10.67%) Blackberry
18 19 (10.67%) SLA

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 23 (12.92%) MS Exchange
2 15 (8.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (6.18%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.49%) IIS
4 8 (4.49%) Lync
5 7 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.25%) MQSeries
6 4 (2.25%) Apache
6 4 (2.25%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.25%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (2.25%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (13.48%) MS Office
2 19 (10.67%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.12%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.56%) ION MarketView
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.56%) Agresso
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) Yammer
1 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (19.10%) Firewall
2 25 (14.04%) LAN
3 21 (11.80%) WAN
4 14 (7.87%) MPLS
5 12 (6.74%) BIG-IP
5 12 (6.74%) DSL
6 11 (6.18%) Network Security
7 10 (5.62%) SAN
8 9 (5.06%) Internet
9 6 (3.37%) Wireless
9 6 (3.37%) LDAP
9 6 (3.37%) SNMP
10 5 (2.81%) Intranet
10 5 (2.81%) TCP/IP
11 4 (2.25%) VPN
11 4 (2.25%) DMZ
11 4 (2.25%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (1.69%) VLAN
12 3 (1.69%) Reverse Proxy
12 3 (1.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.62%) Relational Database
2 9 (5.06%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.37%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (3.37%) RDBMS
3 6 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (2.81%) Big Data
4 5 (2.81%) DTS
4 5 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.25%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.69%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (1.69%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Introscope
2 2 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.56%) JIRA
General
1 40 (22.47%) Finance
2 14 (7.87%) Banking
3 11 (6.18%) Legal
4 7 (3.93%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.93%) Retail
5 6 (3.37%) Local Government
6 5 (2.81%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.25%) Back Office
8 3 (1.69%) Advertising
9 2 (1.12%) Front Office
9 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.56%) Law
10 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 33 (18.54%) Analyst
2 20 (11.24%) Project Manager
3 11 (6.18%) Service Manager
3 11 (6.18%) Administrator
3 11 (6.18%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (5.62%) Consultant
5 9 (5.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (5.06%) Operations Analyst
6 8 (4.49%) Business Manager
6 8 (4.49%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (4.49%) Support Analyst
6 8 (4.49%) Applications Support
7 7 (3.93%) Business Analyst
7 7 (3.93%) Services Delivery Manager
7 7 (3.93%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (3.37%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (3.37%) Support Engineer
8 6 (3.37%) DBA
8 6 (3.37%) Operations Engineer
9 5 (2.81%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.81%) Middleware
2 4 (2.25%) HTML
2 4 (2.25%) ASP.NET
2 4 (2.25%) .NET
2 4 (2.25%) Java EE
3 3 (1.69%) XMPP
3 3 (1.69%) JSP
4 2 (1.12%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.56%) CAML
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.56%) DHTML
5 1 (0.56%) Web Services
5 1 (0.56%) XML
5 1 (0.56%) XSLT
5 1 (0.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.67%) Blackberry
2 15 (8.43%) Management Information System
3 13 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.49%) Thin Client
4 8 (4.49%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.49%) Fat Client
5 7 (3.93%) NHS
6 6 (3.37%) Replication
6 6 (3.37%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.37%) PKI
7 5 (2.81%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.25%) CLARiiON
8 4 (2.25%) iPad
9 3 (1.69%) PDA
9 3 (1.69%) Celerra
9 3 (1.69%) Open Source
9 3 (1.69%) Handset
9 3 (1.69%) Clustering
10 2 (1.12%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.12%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 43 (24.16%) Windows
2 24 (13.48%) Linux
3 19 (10.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (10.11%) Windows 7
5 17 (9.55%) UNIX
6 16 (8.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (3.93%) Solaris
8 6 (3.37%) FreeBSD
9 5 (2.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.69%) Android
11 3 (1.69%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.56%) AIX
12 1 (0.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (49.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 57 (32.02%) ITIL
3 51 (28.65%) Business Continuity Planning
4 50 (28.09%) BCP
5 30 (16.85%) Project Management
5 30 (16.85%) Service Delivery
6 24 (13.48%) Service Management
7 23 (12.92%) Incident Management
8 21 (11.80%) Problem Management
9 20 (11.24%) Risk Management
9 20 (11.24%) Business Continuity Management
10 19 (10.67%) Performance Management
11 18 (10.11%) Change Management
12 16 (8.99%) PRINCE2
13 15 (8.43%) ITSM
13 15 (8.43%) Information Security
14 13 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (6.18%) Change Control
16 10 (5.62%) Time Management
17 9 (5.06%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.24%) SQL
2 7 (3.93%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.81%) T-SQL
3 5 (2.81%) Perl
4 4 (2.25%) Java
4 4 (2.25%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.25%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.12%) C-shell
5 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.12%) Korn
6 1 (0.56%) R
6 1 (0.56%) C
6 1 (0.56%) C#
6 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (16.85%) Degree
2 11 (6.18%) CCNA
2 11 (6.18%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (4.49%) MCSE
3 8 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (4.49%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.93%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (3.37%) CISA
5 6 (3.37%) CISM
5 6 (3.37%) ISEB
6 5 (2.81%) CISSP
6 5 (2.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.25%) CCNP
7 4 (2.25%) CRISC
8 3 (1.69%) BC Cleared
8 3 (1.69%) MCSA
9 2 (1.12%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.67%) SLA
2 14 (7.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.25%) BS7799
4 3 (1.69%) QA
5 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (1.12%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.56%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (16.29%) Active Directory
2 27 (15.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.74%) NLBS
4 10 (5.62%) Hyper-V
5 8 (4.49%) vSphere
5 8 (4.49%) Xen
6 5 (2.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (2.81%) XenApp
7 4 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.56%) vCloud
9 1 (0.56%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (6.18%) WSUS
2 6 (3.37%) WMI
3 3 (1.69%) CA Wily
4 2 (1.12%) Puppet
4 2 (1.12%) SCCM
5 1 (0.56%) SCOM
5 1 (0.56%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.56%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.56%) Control-M
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 33 (18.54%) VMware
2 30 (16.85%) Microsoft
3 28 (15.73%) Cisco
4 16 (8.99%) Citrix
5 13 (7.30%) CheckPoint
6 11 (6.18%) Oracle
7 7 (3.93%) Juniper
8 5 (2.81%) HP
8 5 (2.81%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.25%) EMC
10 3 (1.69%) Polycom
10 3 (1.69%) MobileIron
10 3 (1.69%) F5
10 3 (1.69%) Spiceworks
10 3 (1.69%) IBM
10 3 (1.69%) NetApp
10 3 (1.69%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.69%) SAP
11 2 (1.12%) Sybase
11 2 (1.12%) Websense
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