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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 304 287 276
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -11
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 92 116 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.53% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.67% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 74 70
Average daily rate
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£400 £421 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% +7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £286 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £590 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £375 £379
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -0.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £23.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £17.15 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+114.28% -47.23%
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
16763 17241 15433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.81% 78.54% 76.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11902 11791 10831
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 239 249
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.56 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.98% +11.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £70.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +23 37 £430 +34.90% 5
Croydon -3 1 £400 -17.94%
Bromley - 1 £214 -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 83 (44.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 56 (30.27%) Finance
3 54 (29.19%) BCP
4 53 (28.65%) ITIL
4 53 (28.65%) Windows
5 50 (27.03%) Business Continuity Planning
6 42 (22.70%) Degree
7 34 (18.38%) Microsoft
8 33 (17.84%) Service Delivery
9 30 (16.22%) Firewall
10 29 (15.68%) Banking
11 25 (13.51%) MS Exchange
12 24 (12.97%) VMware
13 23 (12.43%) Legal
13 23 (12.43%) Linux
13 23 (12.43%) Active Directory
13 23 (12.43%) Incident Management
14 22 (11.89%) Blackberry
14 22 (11.89%) MS Office
14 22 (11.89%) Service Management
15 21 (11.35%) SQL
16 20 (10.81%) Cisco
16 20 (10.81%) Business Continuity Management
16 20 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
17 19 (10.27%) VMware Infrastructure
17 19 (10.27%) Change Management
18 18 (9.73%) Citrix
18 18 (9.73%) Project Management
18 18 (9.73%) Windows Server 2003
18 18 (9.73%) Performance Management

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 25 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 14 (7.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 13 (7.03%) SharePoint
4 11 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (4.32%) IIS
6 5 (2.70%) Lync
6 5 (2.70%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.16%) TIBCO EMS
7 4 (2.16%) Apache
7 4 (2.16%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.16%) MQSeries
7 4 (2.16%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.62%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.54%) CMS
Applications
1 22 (11.89%) MS Office
2 13 (7.03%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.62%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.08%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (2.70%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.54%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.54%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.54%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.16%) Office 365
2 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.54%) SaaS
3 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (16.22%) Firewall
2 17 (9.19%) LAN
3 15 (8.11%) WAN
4 14 (7.57%) SAN
4 14 (7.57%) Network Security
5 12 (6.49%) Internet
6 8 (4.32%) MPLS
6 8 (4.32%) DSL
6 8 (4.32%) BIG-IP
7 7 (3.78%) TCP/IP
8 5 (2.70%) DNS
8 5 (2.70%) Intranet
9 4 (2.16%) Wireless
9 4 (2.16%) DMZ
9 4 (2.16%) VPN
10 3 (1.62%) VoIP
10 3 (1.62%) SSL
10 3 (1.62%) DHCP
10 3 (1.62%) PBX
10 3 (1.62%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.78%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.16%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.16%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.62%) DTS
4 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (1.62%) BusinessObjects XI
4 3 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.62%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.62%) Big Data
4 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.08%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 3 (1.62%) Introscope
2 2 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.54%) Toad
3 1 (0.54%) ERwin
3 1 (0.54%) ProC
General
1 56 (30.27%) Finance
2 29 (15.68%) Banking
3 23 (12.43%) Legal
4 9 (4.86%) Retail
5 7 (3.78%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.70%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.16%) Front Office
8 3 (1.62%) Back Office
9 2 (1.08%) Law
9 2 (1.08%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.08%) Advertising
10 1 (0.54%) Publishing
10 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 50 (27.03%) Analyst
2 20 (10.81%) Support Analyst
3 14 (7.57%) Consultant
4 13 (7.03%) Applications Support
5 11 (5.95%) Business Continuity Manager
5 11 (5.95%) Business Manager
6 10 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (5.41%) Applications Support Analyst
7 9 (4.86%) Service Manager
7 9 (4.86%) Business Analyst
8 8 (4.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (3.78%) Support Engineer
9 7 (3.78%) Operations Analyst
9 7 (3.78%) Solutions Analyst
10 6 (3.24%) Transition Manager
10 6 (3.24%) DBA
11 5 (2.70%) Services Delivery Manager
11 5 (2.70%) Architect
11 5 (2.70%) Network Engineer
11 5 (2.70%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.65%) Middleware
2 4 (2.16%) Java EE
2 4 (2.16%) .NET
3 3 (1.62%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.62%) JSP
3 3 (1.62%) HTML
4 2 (1.08%) Web Services
4 2 (1.08%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.54%) jQuery
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.89%) Blackberry
2 14 (7.57%) Management Information System
2 14 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.49%) Thin Client
3 12 (6.49%) Fat Client
4 10 (5.41%) Replication
5 7 (3.78%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.24%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.24%) PKI
7 5 (2.70%) Fixed Income
7 5 (2.70%) SWIFT
8 4 (2.16%) Mobile Computing
8 4 (2.16%) Clustering
9 3 (1.62%) CLARiiON
9 3 (1.62%) PDA
9 3 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.62%) Handset
9 3 (1.62%) Open Source
9 3 (1.62%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.62%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 53 (28.65%) Windows
2 23 (12.43%) Linux
3 20 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (9.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (9.19%) UNIX
6 15 (8.11%) Windows 7
7 7 (3.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.70%) Solaris
9 3 (1.62%) AIX
9 3 (1.62%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.08%) FreeBSD
10 2 (1.08%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.54%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.54%) HPUX
11 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (44.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 54 (29.19%) BCP
3 53 (28.65%) ITIL
4 50 (27.03%) Business Continuity Planning
5 33 (17.84%) Service Delivery
6 23 (12.43%) Incident Management
7 22 (11.89%) Service Management
8 20 (10.81%) Business Continuity Management
9 19 (10.27%) Change Management
10 18 (9.73%) Project Management
10 18 (9.73%) Performance Management
11 16 (8.65%) ITSM
11 16 (8.65%) Risk Management
11 16 (8.65%) Problem Management
12 15 (8.11%) Information Security
13 13 (7.03%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (5.95%) Security Architecture
14 11 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (5.41%) Migration
16 9 (4.86%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.35%) SQL
2 6 (3.24%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.70%) Java
4 3 (1.62%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.62%) Perl
4 3 (1.62%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.62%) Python
5 2 (1.08%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.08%) C#
6 1 (0.54%) C
6 1 (0.54%) VBScript
6 1 (0.54%) R
Qualifications
1 42 (22.70%) Degree
2 9 (4.86%) CCNA
2 9 (4.86%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (4.86%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (4.32%) ISEB
4 7 (3.78%) MCSE
4 7 (3.78%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (3.24%) CISSP
5 6 (3.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (2.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.62%) BC Cleared
7 3 (1.62%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (1.62%) MCSA
7 3 (1.62%) CCNP
7 3 (1.62%) CISA
8 2 (1.08%) CISM
8 2 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.08%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.08%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.19%) SLA
2 16 (8.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.08%) QA
3 2 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.54%) BS7799
4 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.54%) WAI
4 1 (0.54%) COBIT
System Software
1 23 (12.43%) Active Directory
2 19 (10.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.95%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.32%) NLBS
5 7 (3.78%) XenApp
5 7 (3.78%) vSphere
5 7 (3.78%) Xen
5 7 (3.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.62%) vCloud
6 3 (1.62%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.62%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 7 (3.78%) WSUS
2 3 (1.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (1.62%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.62%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.62%) CA Wily
3 2 (1.08%) WMI
4 1 (0.54%) SCCM
4 1 (0.54%) SCOM
4 1 (0.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.54%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.54%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.54%) Nessus
4 1 (0.54%) Control-M
4 1 (0.54%) Nagios
Vendors
1 34 (18.38%) Microsoft
2 24 (12.97%) VMware
3 20 (10.81%) Cisco
4 18 (9.73%) Citrix
5 17 (9.19%) Oracle
6 12 (6.49%) CheckPoint
7 7 (3.78%) HP
8 6 (3.24%) Juniper
9 5 (2.70%) Intel
9 5 (2.70%) Sybase
10 4 (2.16%) TIBCO
10 4 (2.16%) Symantec
11 3 (1.62%) Veeam
11 3 (1.62%) F5
11 3 (1.62%) Spiceworks
11 3 (1.62%) MobileIron
11 3 (1.62%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.62%) SAP
11 3 (1.62%) IBM
11 3 (1.62%) NetApp
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