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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 330 320 316
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 78 95 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.45% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.56% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 69 53
Average daily rate £388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £399 £370
% change year-on-year
+0.29% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.09 £30.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-47.24% +117.85%
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
17658 17038 17712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.38% 80.34% 80.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12589 12189 12162
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average 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 £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 200 245
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.39 £47.50 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +21 22 £450 +4.65% 7
Bromley -5 1 £238 +10.98%
Canary Wharf - 1 £105 -
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 67 (34.72%) Disaster Recovery
2 51 (26.42%) Windows
3 50 (25.91%) ITIL
3 50 (25.91%) Microsoft
4 48 (24.87%) Finance
5 37 (19.17%) Information Security
5 37 (19.17%) Business Continuity Planning
6 36 (18.65%) SQL Server
7 35 (18.13%) Project Management
8 34 (17.62%) BCP
8 34 (17.62%) Active Directory
9 32 (16.58%) Data Centre
10 29 (15.03%) Windows Server
10 29 (15.03%) SQL
11 28 (14.51%) MS Excel
11 28 (14.51%) Service Delivery
12 27 (13.99%) Service Management
13 25 (12.95%) Change Management
14 24 (12.44%) Risk Management
14 24 (12.44%) Business Continuity Management
15 23 (11.92%) Degree
16 22 (11.40%) Oracle
17 21 (10.88%) PRINCE2
17 21 (10.88%) Cisco
17 21 (10.88%) VMware
18 20 (10.36%) MS Exchange
18 20 (10.36%) Banking
18 20 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
19 19 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
19 19 (9.84%) CISSP

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 20 (10.36%) MS Exchange
2 13 (6.74%) SharePoint
3 12 (6.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (5.70%) IIS
5 10 (5.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (5.18%) Skype for Business
6 6 (3.11%) CMS
7 5 (2.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (2.59%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (2.07%) MQSeries
8 4 (2.07%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (2.07%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.55%) Apache
9 3 (1.55%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.55%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.04%) Documentum
10 2 (1.04%) JBoss
10 2 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.52%) Alfresco
Applications
1 28 (14.51%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.74%) MS Office
3 4 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.55%) MS Project
5 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.63%) SAP GRC
1 7 (3.63%) SAP SRM
2 4 (2.07%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.52%) Documaker
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.52%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.52%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.66%) Office 365
2 5 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.04%) SaaS
4 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.52%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.33%) VPN
2 17 (8.81%) Firewall
3 16 (8.29%) LAN
4 15 (7.77%) DNS
4 15 (7.77%) TCP/IP
5 14 (7.25%) WAN
6 12 (6.22%) Network Security
6 12 (6.22%) VoIP
7 11 (5.70%) SAN
8 9 (4.66%) DHCP
8 9 (4.66%) Internet
9 7 (3.63%) OSPF
10 6 (3.11%) Kerberos
10 6 (3.11%) LDAP
11 5 (2.59%) RIP
11 5 (2.59%) Spanning Tree
11 5 (2.59%) SSH
11 5 (2.59%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (2.07%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (2.07%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.65%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (6.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (4.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (3.63%) SAP BW
4 7 (3.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (3.11%) SAP BI
6 4 (2.07%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 4 (2.07%) EDRMS
6 4 (2.07%) MS Access
6 4 (2.07%) OLAP
6 4 (2.07%) OLAP Cube
6 4 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.07%) PowerPivot
6 4 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.55%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.55%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.52%) Big Data
8 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (1.55%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.52%) JIRA
2 1 (0.52%) Subversion
General
1 48 (24.87%) Finance
2 20 (10.36%) Banking
3 12 (6.22%) Investment Banking
4 10 (5.18%) Legal
5 8 (4.15%) Publishing
6 7 (3.63%) Financial Institution
7 6 (3.11%) Front Office
8 5 (2.59%) Billing
8 5 (2.59%) Retail
9 3 (1.55%) Marketing
10 2 (1.04%) Retail Banking
10 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.52%) International Banking
11 1 (0.52%) Law
11 1 (0.52%) Local Government
11 1 (0.52%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (19.17%) Analyst
2 24 (12.44%) Project Manager
3 19 (9.84%) IT Manager
4 13 (6.74%) Developer
5 12 (6.22%) Consultant
5 12 (6.22%) Service Manager
6 9 (4.66%) DBA
6 9 (4.66%) SQL DBA
6 9 (4.66%) SQL Server DBA
7 8 (4.15%) Business Manager
7 8 (4.15%) Disaster Recovery Manager
7 8 (4.15%) Information Manager
7 8 (4.15%) IT Services Manager
7 8 (4.15%) Security Manager
7 8 (4.15%) Service Analyst
8 7 (3.63%) Business Analyst
8 7 (3.63%) Business Continuity Manager
8 7 (3.63%) IT Project Manager
8 7 (3.63%) Technical Support
9 6 (3.11%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.15%) .NET
2 5 (2.59%) Middleware
2 5 (2.59%) SAML
3 4 (2.07%) MDX
3 4 (2.07%) Web Services
4 3 (1.55%) JMS
5 2 (1.04%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.04%) HTML
6 1 (0.52%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.52%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (0.52%) JRules
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.52%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.52%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.58%) Data Centre
2 20 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.77%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.15%) Blackberry
4 8 (4.15%) CESG
4 8 (4.15%) CESG CLAS
5 7 (3.63%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.63%) NHS
6 6 (3.11%) Mainframe
7 5 (2.59%) Handset
7 5 (2.59%) Private Cloud
8 4 (2.07%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.55%) Cryptography
9 3 (1.55%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.55%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (1.55%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.04%) Clustering
10 2 (1.04%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.04%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 51 (26.42%) Windows
2 29 (15.03%) Windows Server
3 17 (8.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (8.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (8.29%) Windows 7
5 14 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (6.74%) Unix
7 12 (6.22%) Linux
8 5 (2.59%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.07%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.55%) AIX
10 3 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.04%) SUSE
12 1 (0.52%) Android
12 1 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.52%) Solaris
12 1 (0.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (34.72%) Disaster Recovery
2 50 (25.91%) ITIL
3 37 (19.17%) Business Continuity Planning
3 37 (19.17%) Information Security
4 35 (18.13%) Project Management
5 34 (17.62%) BCP
6 28 (14.51%) Service Delivery
7 27 (13.99%) Service Management
8 25 (12.95%) Change Management
9 24 (12.44%) Business Continuity Management
9 24 (12.44%) Risk Management
10 21 (10.88%) PRINCE2
11 19 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (8.29%) Problem Management
13 14 (7.25%) ITIL V3
14 13 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (6.22%) User Acceptance Testing
16 11 (5.70%) Continuous Improvement
16 11 (5.70%) Incident Management
16 11 (5.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 29 (15.03%) SQL
2 15 (7.77%) T-SQL
3 9 (4.66%) C#
4 5 (2.59%) Java
4 5 (2.59%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.07%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 3 (1.55%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.04%) C++
8 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.52%) PHP
8 1 (0.52%) VBA
8 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (11.92%) Degree
2 19 (9.84%) CISSP
3 18 (9.33%) Security Cleared
4 10 (5.18%) CLAS
4 10 (5.18%) SC Cleared
5 9 (4.66%) MCP
6 8 (4.15%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (4.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (3.63%) CESG Certified Professional
7 7 (3.63%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (3.63%) MCSE
8 6 (3.11%) CCNA
9 5 (2.59%) MCSA
10 4 (2.07%) CISM
10 4 (2.07%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.55%) CISA
11 3 (1.55%) PMI Certification
11 3 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (1.04%) CCNP
12 2 (1.04%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.25%) SLA
2 10 (5.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (5.18%) ISO22301
3 4 (2.07%) QA
4 2 (1.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (1.04%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.04%) RMADS
4 2 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.52%) COBIT
5 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 34 (17.62%) Active Directory
2 19 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.63%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.59%) vSphere
4 5 (2.59%) XenApp
4 5 (2.59%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.04%) Firmware
6 2 (1.04%) NLBS
6 2 (1.04%) vCloud
6 2 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.04%) Xen
7 1 (0.52%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.52%) NFS
7 1 (0.52%) Samba
7 1 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.07%) Nessus
1 4 (2.07%) SCCM
1 4 (2.07%) SCOM
2 3 (1.55%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.04%) BladeLogic
3 2 (1.04%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (1.04%) HP SIM
3 2 (1.04%) WSUS
4 1 (0.52%) Control-M
4 1 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.52%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.52%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.52%) vMotion
Vendors
1 50 (25.91%) Microsoft
2 22 (11.40%) Oracle
3 21 (10.88%) Cisco
3 21 (10.88%) VMware
4 18 (9.33%) Citrix
5 16 (8.29%) HP
6 12 (6.22%) SAP
7 11 (5.70%) NetApp
8 8 (4.15%) IBM
9 7 (3.63%) Symantec
10 6 (3.11%) EMC
10 6 (3.11%) Juniper
10 6 (3.11%) Veeam
11 5 (2.59%) Adobe
11 5 (2.59%) Aruba
11 5 (2.59%) Mitel
11 5 (2.59%) ServiceNow
12 4 (2.07%) Dell
12 4 (2.07%) F5
12 4 (2.07%) Red Hat
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