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 3 months to 23 April 2017 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 154 188
Rank change year-on-year -5 +34  
Contract jobs citing BCP 2 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.062% 0.29% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.072% 0.33% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 7
Median daily rate £535 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.88% +38.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £305 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £545 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.19 - £39.50

BCP is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2769 3048 4471
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.65% 87.54% 82.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2131 2478 3455
Median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 39
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.78% -30.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £44.00 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing BCP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for BCP in the City of London

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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

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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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BCP in the City of London

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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 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BCP 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 City of London region with a requirement for BCP.

1 2 (40.00%) SLA
1 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) ION Trading
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) MiFID
2 1 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) CMDB
2 1 (20.00%) Wiki
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) ION MarketView
2 1 (20.00%) Budget Control
2 1 (20.00%) Murex MxML
2 1 (20.00%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning

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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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Bloomberg TOMS
1 1 (20.00%) ION MarketView
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Data Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Electronic Trading Business Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (20.00%) IT Support
1 1 (20.00%) IT Support Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) CMDB
1 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
1 1 (20.00%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Budget Control
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) KYC
2 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Management
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
2 1 (20.00%) ISO22301
2 1 (20.00%) MiFID
2 1 (20.00%) PMO
2 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) ION Trading
1 1 (20.00%) Murex
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) PeopleSoft