Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for BCP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BCP over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 246 227 218
Rank change year-on-year -19 -9 +49
Contract jobs citing BCP 6 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.084% 0.097% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.096% 0.11% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 15
City of London median daily rate £588 £375 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.56% -31.77% +27.91%
10th Percentile £311 £331 £258
90th Percentile £675 £426 £575
Central London median daily rate £413 £375 £550
% change year-on-year +9.93% -31.77% +27.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

BCP is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,260 5,420 5,954
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.80% 87.84% 85.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,005 4,314 4,739
City of London median daily rate £505 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.32% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £334 £313 £288
90th Percentile £688 £669 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 49 55
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.88% -5.68% +15.82%
10th Percentile £11.67 £13.70 £12.50
90th Percentile £31.35 £55.00 £53.10
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £21.68
% change year-on-year +7.89% -12.37% +21.30%

BCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing BCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for BCP in the City of London

BCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BCP in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for BCP in the City of London

BCP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BCP in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BCP in the City of London

BCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing BCP in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BCP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for BCP.

1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity Planning
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Puppet
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Bloomberg
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) Ansible
3 2 (33.33%) Docker
4 1 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (16.67%) FactSet
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) AirWatch
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10

BCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) IBM Domino
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Bloomberg TOMS
1 1 (16.67%) ION MarketView
1 1 (16.67%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
2 1 (16.67%) Front Office
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior DevOps
1 2 (33.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Information Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) CMDB
1 1 (16.67%) Fixed Income
1 1 (16.67%) iPad
1 1 (16.67%) iPhone
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity Planning
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (16.67%) Invoice Processing
3 1 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CISA
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) CRISC
1 1 (16.67%) ISACA
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27005
1 1 (16.67%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) Ansible
2 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (16.67%) AirWatch
3 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Bloomberg
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Apple
2 1 (16.67%) Charles River
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) FactSet
2 1 (16.67%) ION Trading
2 1 (16.67%) Murex
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Sybase
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec