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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 325 341 280
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -61
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 96 88 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.44% 0.39% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.49% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 67 101
Median daily rate £450 £340 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -18.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £253 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £522 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £370
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £40.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-21.25% +50.94%
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
18159 18039 18505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.85% 80.92% 80.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13319 12707 13280
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 255 234
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% -1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £80.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +33 15 £425 +25.46% 3
Croydon - 8 £356 -
Ilford - 4 £120 -
Bromley -12 2 £475 +93.87%
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 66 (35.87%) Disaster Recovery
2 59 (32.07%) Finance
3 56 (30.43%) ITIL
4 53 (28.80%) Business Continuity Planning
5 42 (22.83%) Risk Management
6 41 (22.28%) Project Management
7 39 (21.20%) BCP
8 36 (19.57%) Microsoft
9 35 (19.02%) Information Security
10 32 (17.39%) Windows
11 31 (16.85%) Data Centre
12 29 (15.76%) Service Delivery
12 29 (15.76%) Security Cleared
13 26 (14.13%) SC Cleared
14 25 (13.59%) Active Directory
15 24 (13.04%) Oracle
15 24 (13.04%) Linux
16 23 (12.50%) SQL Server
16 23 (12.50%) Change Management
17 22 (11.96%) VMware
17 22 (11.96%) Windows Server
18 21 (11.41%) Banking
18 21 (11.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 20 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
19 20 (10.87%) MS Excel
19 20 (10.87%) SLA
19 20 (10.87%) Citrix
20 19 (10.33%) Stakeholder Management
20 19 (10.33%) Degree
21 18 (9.78%) Problem Management

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 14 (7.61%) IIS
1 14 (7.61%) SharePoint
2 13 (7.07%) MS Exchange
3 11 (5.98%) Confluence
4 8 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (3.80%) Skype for Business
6 6 (3.26%) CMS
7 5 (2.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (2.17%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.63%) Apache
9 3 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.63%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.09%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.09%) JBoss
10 2 (1.09%) MQSeries
10 2 (1.09%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.54%) Documentum
11 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.43%) MS Project
3 7 (3.80%) MS Office
4 4 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) BPCS
1 2 (1.09%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.54%) Documaker
2 1 (0.54%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.43%) Office 365
2 4 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.63%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.15%) Firewall
1 15 (8.15%) SAN
2 14 (7.61%) DNS
3 11 (5.98%) Network Security
3 11 (5.98%) TCP/IP
3 11 (5.98%) VPN
4 8 (4.35%) LDAP
5 7 (3.80%) Internet
5 7 (3.80%) VoIP
6 6 (3.26%) Extranet
6 6 (3.26%) LAN
6 6 (3.26%) NAS
6 6 (3.26%) WAN
7 5 (2.72%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (2.72%) SSH
8 4 (2.17%) DHCP
8 4 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (1.63%) ISDN
10 2 (1.09%) OSPF
10 2 (1.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.09%) Big Data
2 2 (1.09%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.09%) MS Access
3 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.54%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (2.17%) JIRA
1 4 (2.17%) JMeter
1 4 (2.17%) NeoLoad
1 4 (2.17%) Selenium
1 4 (2.17%) Zephyr
2 1 (0.54%) Bower
2 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.54%) Grunt
2 1 (0.54%) gulp
2 1 (0.54%) Jasmine
2 1 (0.54%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 59 (32.07%) Finance
2 21 (11.41%) Banking
3 12 (6.52%) Financial Institution
3 12 (6.52%) Legal
4 7 (3.80%) Retail
5 6 (3.26%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.26%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.72%) Front Office
6 5 (2.72%) Retail Banking
7 4 (2.17%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.63%) International Banking
8 3 (1.63%) Marketing
9 2 (1.09%) Back Office
9 2 (1.09%) Billing
9 2 (1.09%) Publishing
10 1 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.54%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (11.96%) Analyst
2 20 (10.87%) Service Manager
3 19 (10.33%) Consultant
3 19 (10.33%) Project Manager
4 18 (9.78%) IT Manager
5 16 (8.70%) Architect
5 16 (8.70%) IT Services Manager
6 14 (7.61%) Service Continuity Manager
7 12 (6.52%) Security Manager
8 10 (5.43%) Business Continuity Manager
8 10 (5.43%) Information Manager
8 10 (5.43%) Security Consultant
9 9 (4.89%) Applications Support
9 9 (4.89%) Business Manager
9 9 (4.89%) CLAS Architect
9 9 (4.89%) CLAS Consultant
9 9 (4.89%) Information Security Manager
10 8 (4.35%) Applications Engineer
10 8 (4.35%) CLAS Security Consultant
10 8 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.80%) .NET
2 5 (2.72%) HTML
2 5 (2.72%) SAML
3 4 (2.17%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.63%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.63%) Middleware
4 3 (1.63%) Web Services
4 3 (1.63%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.54%) CSS
5 1 (0.54%) CSS3
5 1 (0.54%) HTML5
5 1 (0.54%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (0.54%) JRules
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.54%) RESTful
5 1 (0.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.54%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.54%) WebSockets
5 1 (0.54%) XML
5 1 (0.54%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.85%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.07%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.72%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.17%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.17%) Clustering
5 4 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (2.17%) Informatics
5 4 (2.17%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.17%) NHS
5 4 (2.17%) User Experience
6 3 (1.63%) Cyber Attack
6 3 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.63%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.09%) CMDB
7 2 (1.09%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.09%) PMI
7 2 (1.09%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 32 (17.39%) Windows
2 24 (13.04%) Linux
3 22 (11.96%) Windows Server
4 18 (9.78%) Unix
5 13 (7.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (5.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (3.26%) Windows 7
8 6 (3.26%) Windows Phone
9 4 (2.17%) AIX
9 4 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.63%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (1.63%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.09%) Solaris
11 2 (1.09%) SUSE
12 1 (0.54%) Android
12 1 (0.54%) CentOS
12 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (35.87%) Disaster Recovery
2 56 (30.43%) ITIL
3 53 (28.80%) Business Continuity Planning
4 42 (22.83%) Risk Management
5 41 (22.28%) Project Management
6 39 (21.20%) BCP
7 35 (19.02%) Information Security
8 29 (15.76%) Service Delivery
9 23 (12.50%) Change Management
10 20 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (10.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (9.78%) Problem Management
13 17 (9.24%) Business Continuity Management
13 17 (9.24%) PRINCE2
14 14 (7.61%) Capacity Management
14 14 (7.61%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (7.61%) Migration
15 13 (7.07%) Data Protection
15 13 (7.07%) Root Cause Analysis
16 12 (6.52%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.24%) SQL
2 6 (3.26%) Java
2 6 (3.26%) Shell Script
3 5 (2.72%) Perl
3 5 (2.72%) Python
4 4 (2.17%) C#
4 4 (2.17%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.17%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.63%) C++
6 1 (0.54%) Ruby
6 1 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (15.76%) Security Cleared
2 26 (14.13%) SC Cleared
3 19 (10.33%) Degree
4 13 (7.07%) CLAS
4 13 (7.07%) MCSE
4 13 (7.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (5.43%) CISSP
6 8 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (3.26%) CCNA
7 6 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (3.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.72%) MCSA
9 4 (2.17%) MCP
9 4 (2.17%) RHCE
10 3 (1.63%) CCNP
10 3 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.63%) RHCA
11 2 (1.09%) CITP
11 2 (1.09%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.09%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (10.87%) SLA
3 10 (5.43%) Government Security Classifications
4 8 (4.35%) PCI DSS
5 6 (3.26%) QA
6 4 (2.17%) COBIT
6 4 (2.17%) Data Quality
6 4 (2.17%) ISO22301
7 3 (1.63%) BS25999
8 2 (1.09%) COSO
8 2 (1.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (1.09%) MiFID
8 2 (1.09%) RMADS
8 2 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.54%) BS7799
9 1 (0.54%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (13.59%) Active Directory
2 16 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.98%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (3.80%) vSphere
5 6 (3.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 6 (3.26%) UAG
5 6 (3.26%) XenApp
6 4 (2.17%) NFS
7 2 (1.09%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.09%) Samba
7 2 (1.09%) Sendmail
7 2 (1.09%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.54%) Firmware
8 1 (0.54%) Squid
8 1 (0.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (5.43%) Backup Exec
2 7 (3.80%) Puppet
2 7 (3.80%) SCOM
3 6 (3.26%) IBM BigFix
3 6 (3.26%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 4 (2.17%) BladeLogic
4 4 (2.17%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (1.63%) Ansible
5 3 (1.63%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (1.63%) Nagios
5 3 (1.63%) SCCM
6 2 (1.09%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (1.09%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.54%) Control-M
7 1 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.54%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 24 (13.04%) Oracle
3 22 (11.96%) VMware
4 20 (10.87%) Citrix
5 14 (7.61%) Cisco
5 14 (7.61%) Red Hat
6 9 (4.89%) IBM
7 7 (3.80%) SAP
7 7 (3.80%) Symantec
8 6 (3.26%) BMC
8 6 (3.26%) WorldPay
9 5 (2.72%) Adobe
9 5 (2.72%) HP
9 5 (2.72%) NetApp
10 4 (2.17%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.17%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.63%) Dell
11 3 (1.63%) Reuters
11 3 (1.63%) Solace
11 3 (1.63%) SunGard
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