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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 353 325 296
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -29
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 80 102 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.44% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.55% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 81 94
Median daily rate £438 £340 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.67% -18.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £490 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £359 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.35 £14.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+61.03% -32.55%
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
18283 18659 18629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.33% 81.19% 81.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13371 13253 13181
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 240 230
Median hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £20.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £57.60 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Business Continuity as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the London region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +17 9 £295 -12.91% 2
Croydon - 4 £375 - 1
Ilford - 3 £120 -
Bromley -11 1 £475 +93.87%
Hayes - 1 £395 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 77 (39.90%) Disaster Recovery
2 64 (33.16%) Finance
3 59 (30.57%) ITIL
4 54 (27.98%) Business Continuity Planning
5 42 (21.76%) Project Management
5 42 (21.76%) Risk Management
6 41 (21.24%) BCP
7 36 (18.65%) Microsoft
8 34 (17.62%) Security Cleared
9 33 (17.10%) Information Security
10 32 (16.58%) Windows
11 31 (16.06%) Service Delivery
11 31 (16.06%) SC Cleared
12 29 (15.03%) Data Centre
13 26 (13.47%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (12.95%) Linux
15 24 (12.44%) Oracle
15 24 (12.44%) SQL Server
15 24 (12.44%) Change Management
15 24 (12.44%) Stakeholder Management
15 24 (12.44%) Windows Server
16 23 (11.92%) VMware
17 22 (11.40%) Active Directory
18 21 (10.88%) MS Excel
19 20 (10.36%) Banking
19 20 (10.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 20 (10.36%) Degree
19 20 (10.36%) Problem Management
20 19 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
20 19 (9.84%) Firewall

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (8.29%) SharePoint
2 14 (7.25%) IIS
3 11 (5.70%) Confluence
3 11 (5.70%) MS Exchange
4 8 (4.15%) Skype for Business
5 6 (3.11%) CMS
5 6 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (2.07%) Apache
7 4 (2.07%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.55%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.04%) JBoss
9 2 (1.04%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.04%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.52%) Documentum
10 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (10.88%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.18%) MS Project
3 6 (3.11%) MS Office
4 4 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.04%) GNU Octave
5 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) BPCS
1 2 (1.04%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.52%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.52%) Documaker
2 1 (0.52%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.70%) Office 365
2 4 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.55%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.84%) Firewall
2 15 (7.77%) DNS
2 15 (7.77%) SAN
3 12 (6.22%) Network Security
3 12 (6.22%) TCP/IP
4 9 (4.66%) VPN
5 8 (4.15%) LDAP
6 7 (3.63%) Extranet
6 7 (3.63%) LAN
6 7 (3.63%) VoIP
6 7 (3.63%) WAN
7 6 (3.11%) NAS
8 5 (2.59%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (2.59%) Internet
8 5 (2.59%) SSH
9 4 (2.07%) DHCP
9 4 (2.07%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (1.55%) ISDN
10 3 (1.55%) SMTP
11 2 (1.04%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.07%) Big Data
3 3 (1.55%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.04%) MS Access
4 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.52%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.52%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (2.59%) JIRA
1 5 (2.59%) JMeter
1 5 (2.59%) NeoLoad
1 5 (2.59%) Selenium
1 5 (2.59%) Zephyr
2 1 (0.52%) Bower
2 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.52%) Grunt
2 1 (0.52%) gulp
2 1 (0.52%) Jasmine
2 1 (0.52%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 64 (33.16%) Finance
2 20 (10.36%) Banking
3 13 (6.74%) Financial Institution
4 11 (5.70%) Legal
5 8 (4.15%) Retail
6 7 (3.63%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.59%) Retail Banking
8 4 (2.07%) Investment Banking
8 4 (2.07%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.55%) Front Office
9 3 (1.55%) International Banking
10 2 (1.04%) Back Office
10 2 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.52%) Marketing
11 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.52%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (11.40%) Consultant
2 21 (10.88%) Service Manager
3 20 (10.36%) Analyst
4 19 (9.84%) Architect
4 19 (9.84%) IT Manager
5 17 (8.81%) IT Services Manager
5 17 (8.81%) Project Manager
6 14 (7.25%) Service Continuity Manager
7 13 (6.74%) Security Consultant
8 11 (5.70%) CLAS Consultant
9 10 (5.18%) Business Continuity Manager
9 10 (5.18%) CLAS Security Consultant
9 10 (5.18%) Security Manager
10 9 (4.66%) Applications Support
10 9 (4.66%) Business Manager
10 9 (4.66%) CLAS Architect
10 9 (4.66%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (4.15%) Security Architect
11 8 (4.15%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 8 (4.15%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.66%) .NET
2 8 (4.15%) SAML
3 7 (3.63%) HTML
4 6 (3.11%) .NET Framework
5 5 (2.59%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.07%) Middleware
7 3 (1.55%) CSS
7 3 (1.55%) HTML5
7 3 (1.55%) WAP
7 3 (1.55%) Web Services
7 3 (1.55%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (1.04%) Ajax
8 2 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.04%) jQuery
9 1 (0.52%) IBM Integration Bus
9 1 (0.52%) JRules
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.52%) RESTful
9 1 (0.52%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.52%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.03%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.22%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.59%) CESG
4 5 (2.59%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.59%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (2.07%) Clustering
5 4 (2.07%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (2.07%) Informatics
5 4 (2.07%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.55%) Cyber Attack
6 3 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.55%) NHS
6 3 (1.55%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (1.55%) User Experience
6 3 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.04%) CMDB
7 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.58%) Windows
2 25 (12.95%) Linux
3 24 (12.44%) Windows Server
4 18 (9.33%) Unix
5 13 (6.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (6.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (5.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (3.63%) Windows Phone
8 4 (2.07%) AIX
8 4 (2.07%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (2.07%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.04%) Solaris
9 2 (1.04%) SUSE
10 1 (0.52%) Android
10 1 (0.52%) CentOS
10 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.52%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (39.90%) Disaster Recovery
2 59 (30.57%) ITIL
3 54 (27.98%) Business Continuity Planning
4 42 (21.76%) Project Management
4 42 (21.76%) Risk Management
5 41 (21.24%) BCP
6 33 (17.10%) Information Security
7 31 (16.06%) Service Delivery
8 26 (13.47%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (12.44%) Change Management
9 24 (12.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (10.36%) Problem Management
11 18 (9.33%) Migration
12 17 (8.81%) Business Continuity Management
13 16 (8.29%) PRINCE2
14 15 (7.77%) Capacity Management
15 14 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
16 13 (6.74%) Root Cause Analysis
17 12 (6.22%) Data Protection
17 12 (6.22%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.29%) SQL
2 7 (3.63%) Shell Script
3 6 (3.11%) C#
3 6 (3.11%) Java
4 5 (2.59%) Perl
4 5 (2.59%) Python
5 4 (2.07%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.07%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.55%) C++
7 2 (1.04%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.52%) Ruby
8 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (17.62%) Security Cleared
2 31 (16.06%) SC Cleared
3 20 (10.36%) Degree
4 14 (7.25%) CLAS
4 14 (7.25%) MCSE
4 14 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (5.70%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (5.70%) CISSP
6 7 (3.63%) CCNA
6 7 (3.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.59%) MCSA
8 5 (2.59%) RHCE
9 4 (2.07%) MCP
10 3 (1.55%) CCNP
10 3 (1.55%) ISEB
10 3 (1.55%) ISTQB
10 3 (1.55%) RHCA
11 2 (1.04%) CITP
11 2 (1.04%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (9.33%) SLA
3 10 (5.18%) Government Security Classifications
4 9 (4.66%) PCI DSS
5 8 (4.15%) COBIT
6 6 (3.11%) QA
7 4 (2.07%) Data Quality
7 4 (2.07%) ISO22301
8 3 (1.55%) BS25999
9 2 (1.04%) COSO
9 2 (1.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (1.04%) MiFID
9 2 (1.04%) RMADS
9 2 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.52%) BS7799
10 1 (0.52%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (11.40%) Active Directory
2 19 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.22%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (3.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 7 (3.63%) UAG
4 7 (3.63%) XenApp
5 5 (2.59%) vSphere
6 4 (2.07%) NFS
7 3 (1.55%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.55%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.04%) Samba
8 2 (1.04%) Sendmail
8 2 (1.04%) Squid
8 2 (1.04%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.52%) Firmware
9 1 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (5.70%) Backup Exec
2 8 (4.15%) Puppet
2 8 (4.15%) SCOM
3 7 (3.63%) IBM BigFix
3 7 (3.63%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 5 (2.59%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (2.07%) Ansible
5 4 (2.07%) BladeLogic
6 3 (1.55%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (1.55%) Nagios
6 3 (1.55%) SCCM
7 2 (1.04%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.52%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.52%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.52%) Control-M
8 1 (0.52%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (18.65%) Microsoft
2 24 (12.44%) Oracle
3 23 (11.92%) VMware
4 17 (8.81%) Citrix
5 15 (7.77%) Cisco
5 15 (7.77%) Red Hat
6 11 (5.70%) IBM
7 8 (4.15%) Symantec
8 7 (3.63%) BMC
8 7 (3.63%) CheckPoint
8 7 (3.63%) SAP
8 7 (3.63%) WorldPay
9 5 (2.59%) Adobe
9 5 (2.59%) HP
9 5 (2.59%) Mitel
9 5 (2.59%) NetApp
10 4 (2.07%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.55%) ArcSight
11 3 (1.55%) Dell
11 3 (1.55%) Solace
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