The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 297 283 276
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 114 135 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.48% 0.56% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.73% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 83 72
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£400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £599
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £369
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £22.50 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £28.95 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £20.60
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18167 18542 19451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.94% 76.48% 73.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12695 12898 12907
Average daily rate £443 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 260 374
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Business Continuity
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -10 32 £400 -5.88% 5
Croydon - 2 £230 -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 120 (45.28%) Disaster Recovery
2 82 (30.94%) Finance
3 80 (30.19%) ITIL
4 67 (25.28%) Microsoft
5 64 (24.15%) Windows
6 59 (22.26%) BCP
7 55 (20.75%) Business Continuity Planning
8 49 (18.49%) SQL
9 41 (15.47%) MS Excel
10 38 (14.34%) VMware
11 37 (13.96%) Active Directory
12 36 (13.58%) Cisco
12 36 (13.58%) MS Office
12 36 (13.58%) Firewall
13 33 (12.45%) Project Management
13 33 (12.45%) UNIX
14 31 (11.70%) Linux
15 29 (10.94%) Banking
15 29 (10.94%) Degree
15 29 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
16 28 (10.57%) Oracle
16 28 (10.57%) Service Delivery
16 28 (10.57%) Business Continuity Management
17 27 (10.19%) Migration
17 27 (10.19%) SharePoint
18 26 (9.81%) Change Management
19 25 (9.43%) Risk Management
20 24 (9.06%) SLA
20 24 (9.06%) Windows Server 2008
20 24 (9.06%) Information Security

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 27 (10.19%) SharePoint
2 20 (7.55%) MS Exchange
3 17 (6.42%) IIS
4 12 (4.53%) Tomcat
5 8 (3.02%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (3.02%) WebSphere
5 8 (3.02%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (2.64%) Lync
6 7 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (2.64%) CICS
6 7 (2.64%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (2.64%) Apache
7 6 (2.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (2.26%) CMS
8 4 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.51%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.13%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.13%) MS Project Server
9 3 (1.13%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 41 (15.47%) MS Excel
2 36 (13.58%) MS Office
3 6 (2.26%) MS Project
3 6 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.51%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.38%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 6 (2.26%) ZaiNet
1 6 (2.26%) Endur
1 6 (2.26%) Aligne
2 3 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.13%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.38%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.38%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.38%) Agresso
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.38%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.64%) Office 365
2 2 (0.75%) IaaS
3 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.38%) SaaS
3 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (13.58%) Firewall
2 22 (8.30%) LAN
3 21 (7.92%) Wireless
4 19 (7.17%) Network Security
5 18 (6.79%) SAN
6 16 (6.04%) DNS
6 16 (6.04%) SSL
7 15 (5.66%) WAN
8 14 (5.28%) Internet
9 12 (4.53%) VPN
10 10 (3.77%) VoIP
11 9 (3.40%) Reverse Proxy
12 7 (2.64%) FTP
13 6 (2.26%) MPLS
13 6 (2.26%) IPsec
14 5 (1.89%) DSL
14 5 (1.89%) DHCP
14 5 (1.89%) TCP/IP
14 5 (1.89%) BIG-IP
15 4 (1.51%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.92%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (4.15%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.64%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.64%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.26%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (1.51%) DataStage
6 4 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.13%) MS Access
7 3 (1.13%) MySQL
8 2 (0.75%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.75%) OLAP
8 2 (0.75%) QlikView
8 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.38%) IDOL
9 1 (0.38%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 6 (2.26%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.75%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.38%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.38%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.38%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
General
1 82 (30.94%) Finance
2 29 (10.94%) Banking
3 12 (4.53%) Investment Banking
4 8 (3.02%) Legal
4 8 (3.02%) Back Office
5 7 (2.64%) Marketing
6 5 (1.89%) Retail
7 4 (1.51%) Billing
7 4 (1.51%) Front Office
8 3 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.13%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.75%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.75%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.75%) German Language
9 2 (0.75%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.38%) Local Government
10 1 (0.38%) Advertising
10 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (18.49%) Analyst
2 26 (9.81%) Architect
3 24 (9.06%) Consultant
4 18 (6.79%) Technical Analyst
5 16 (6.04%) Security Engineer
6 15 (5.66%) Project Engineer
7 14 (5.28%) Administrator
8 13 (4.91%) Project Manager
9 12 (4.53%) Service Manager
9 12 (4.53%) Information Manager
9 12 (4.53%) Information Security Manager
9 12 (4.53%) Security Manager
10 11 (4.15%) Infrastructure Architect
10 11 (4.15%) Business Analyst
11 10 (3.77%) Support Analyst
12 9 (3.40%) IT Director
13 8 (3.02%) IT Security Engineer
13 8 (3.02%) Network Engineer
13 8 (3.02%) Developer
14 7 (2.64%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.53%) XML
2 11 (4.15%) .NET
3 9 (3.40%) Web Services
4 7 (2.64%) Middleware
5 6 (2.26%) EJB
5 6 (2.26%) JSP
6 4 (1.51%) HTML
7 3 (1.13%) J2EE
7 3 (1.13%) XHTML
8 2 (0.75%) Application Packaging
8 2 (0.75%) CSS
8 2 (0.75%) Flash
9 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.38%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.38%) Rendezvous
9 1 (0.38%) VXML
9 1 (0.38%) LAMP
9 1 (0.38%) Java EE
9 1 (0.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.30%) Management Information System
2 16 (6.04%) Blackberry
3 12 (4.53%) Replication
4 9 (3.40%) Clustering
4 9 (3.40%) RMADS
5 8 (3.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (2.64%) CESG
7 6 (2.26%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.89%) PMI
8 5 (1.89%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (1.51%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.51%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.51%) Cryptography
10 3 (1.13%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (1.13%) Mobile Computing
10 3 (1.13%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.13%) Taxonomies
11 2 (0.75%) Freedom of Information Act
11 2 (0.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 64 (24.15%) Windows
2 33 (12.45%) UNIX
3 31 (11.70%) Linux
4 24 (9.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (8.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (7.17%) Windows 7
7 10 (3.77%) Solaris
8 7 (2.64%) Apple iOS
9 6 (2.26%) Windows XP
9 6 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.51%) AIX
11 3 (1.13%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.75%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.75%) SUSE
13 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.38%) Android
13 1 (0.38%) HPUX
13 1 (0.38%) VMS
13 1 (0.38%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (45.28%) Disaster Recovery
2 80 (30.19%) ITIL
3 59 (22.26%) BCP
4 55 (20.75%) Business Continuity Planning
5 33 (12.45%) Project Management
6 28 (10.57%) Service Delivery
6 28 (10.57%) Business Continuity Management
7 27 (10.19%) Migration
8 26 (9.81%) Change Management
9 25 (9.43%) Risk Management
10 24 (9.06%) Information Security
11 20 (7.55%) Incident Management
11 20 (7.55%) Problem Management
11 20 (7.55%) ERP
12 19 (7.17%) Penetration Testing
13 18 (6.79%) Performance Management
14 17 (6.42%) Service Management
15 16 (6.04%) PRINCE2
16 15 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
16 15 (5.66%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 49 (18.49%) SQL
2 17 (6.42%) Java
3 10 (3.77%) VB
4 9 (3.40%) PowerShell
4 9 (3.40%) Bash Shell
5 8 (3.02%) C#
6 7 (2.64%) Perl
6 7 (2.64%) Korn
7 6 (2.26%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.89%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.51%) ActionScript
9 4 (1.51%) VBA
9 4 (1.51%) C++
9 4 (1.51%) VBScript
9 4 (1.51%) ActionScript 2.0
10 3 (1.13%) C
10 3 (1.13%) Python
10 3 (1.13%) Ruby
10 3 (1.13%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (10.94%) Degree
2 17 (6.42%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.15%) DV Cleared
4 9 (3.40%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (3.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (3.02%) CISSP
5 8 (3.02%) MCSE
6 7 (2.64%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.26%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.89%) CISA
8 5 (1.89%) CCNP
8 5 (1.89%) CCNA
9 4 (1.51%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (1.51%) CISM
9 4 (1.51%) CEH
9 4 (1.51%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.13%) CCA
11 2 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.75%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.06%) SLA
2 18 (6.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.64%) QA
4 5 (1.89%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.89%) COBIT
5 4 (1.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.75%) GCP
6 2 (0.75%) GxP
System Software
1 37 (13.96%) Active Directory
2 29 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.40%) Hyper-V
3 9 (3.40%) XenApp
4 5 (1.89%) NLBS
5 4 (1.51%) Xen
6 3 (1.13%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.13%) vSphere
6 3 (1.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.75%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.38%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.38%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.38%) Postfix
8 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (2.26%) SCCM
2 3 (1.13%) WMI
2 3 (1.13%) WSUS
2 3 (1.13%) Puppet
3 2 (0.75%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.75%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.75%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.38%) Foglight
4 1 (0.38%) SCOM
4 1 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.38%) Hyperic
4 1 (0.38%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 67 (25.28%) Microsoft
2 38 (14.34%) VMware
3 36 (13.58%) Cisco
4 28 (10.57%) Oracle
5 19 (7.17%) Citrix
6 17 (6.42%) Juniper
7 16 (6.04%) F5
8 13 (4.91%) IBM
9 12 (4.53%) HP
10 10 (3.77%) SAP
11 7 (2.64%) Websense
11 7 (2.64%) CheckPoint
11 7 (2.64%) Blue Coat
11 7 (2.64%) Ruckus Wireless
12 6 (2.26%) NetApp
12 6 (2.26%) Sybase
12 6 (2.26%) Sun
13 4 (1.51%) Dell
13 4 (1.51%) EMC
13 4 (1.51%) Lotus
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