Period
to 30 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Business Continuity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Continuity over the 6 months to 30 July 2021 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 148 129 215
Rank change year-on-year -19 +86 +30
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 20 7 25
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.58% 0.30% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.34% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 16
10th Percentile £330 £357 £397
25th Percentile £420 £476 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £675 £700 £488
Median % change year-on-year -3.57% +43.59% +8.33%
75th Percentile £713 £800 £541
90th Percentile " £813 £575
Central London median daily rate £525 £675 £500
% change year-on-year -22.22% +35.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £26.50
Central London median hourly rate - - £26.50

Business Continuity 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 3,132 2,079 5,924
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.97% 88.43% 90.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,300 1,539 4,651
10th Percentile £363 £342 £350
25th Percentile £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +2.44%
75th Percentile £644 £603 £600
90th Percentile £725 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £513 £525
% change year-on-year +7.32% -2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 40 69
10th Percentile £10.10 £12.49 £11.25
25th Percentile £14.25 £14.88 £12.76
Median hourly rate £23.45 £35.75 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year -34.41% +88.16% +1.60%
75th Percentile £33.75 £44.28 £37.50
90th Percentile £53.80 £52.90 £47.30
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 £34.59 £19.50
% change year-on-year -34.95% +77.37% +4.28%

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Business Continuity as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Business Continuity in the City of London

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Business Continuity in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Business Continuity in the City of London

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Business Continuity in the City of London over the 6 months to 30 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Business Continuity in the City of London

Business Continuity
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Business Continuity in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Business Continuity in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity 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 Business Continuity.

1 17 (85.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (70.00%) Social Skills
3 13 (65.00%) Finance
4 11 (55.00%) Migration
4 11 (55.00%) Project Management
4 11 (55.00%) SAN
4 11 (55.00%) QA
5 9 (45.00%) Service Delivery
5 9 (45.00%) Replication
5 9 (45.00%) AS400
5 9 (45.00%) Middleware
5 9 (45.00%) IBM
5 9 (45.00%) DB2
5 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (45.00%) PRINCE2
5 9 (45.00%) FTP
5 9 (45.00%) NAS
5 9 (45.00%) LPAR
5 9 (45.00%) iSeries
5 9 (45.00%) PowerHA
5 9 (45.00%) Apple iOS
5 9 (45.00%) Project Governance
5 9 (45.00%) Matrix Organization
5 9 (45.00%) Project Delivery
6 7 (35.00%) IaaS
7 6 (30.00%) ITIL
8 5 (25.00%) PMP
8 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 5 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis

Business Continuity
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 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Office
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) IaaS
2 4 (20.00%) Azure
3 3 (15.00%) AWS
3 3 (15.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (10.00%) GCP
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft 365
4 2 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) SAN
2 9 (45.00%) FTP
2 9 (45.00%) NAS
3 3 (15.00%) Firewall
4 2 (10.00%) LAN
4 2 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (5.00%) BGP
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (5.00%) Multicast
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security
5 1 (5.00%) OSPF
5 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.00%) VPN
5 1 (5.00%) VXLAN
5 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.00%) Wireless
5 1 (5.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) DB2
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (70.00%) Social Skills
2 13 (65.00%) Finance
3 5 (25.00%) Influencing Skills
4 4 (20.00%) Banking
4 4 (20.00%) Legal
5 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (10.00%) Law
6 1 (5.00%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Operations Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Server Support
6 1 (5.00%) Asset Management Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Asset Management Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) JSON
2 1 (5.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (5.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) AS400
1 9 (45.00%) iSeries
1 9 (45.00%) LPAR
1 9 (45.00%) Replication
2 2 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Derivative
3 1 (5.00%) Equities
3 1 (5.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (55.00%) Migration
2 11 (55.00%) Project Management
3 9 (45.00%) Matrix Organization
3 9 (45.00%) PRINCE2
3 9 (45.00%) Project Delivery
3 9 (45.00%) Project Governance
3 9 (45.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (30.00%) ITIL
5 5 (25.00%) Business Case
5 5 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 5 (25.00%) Emotional Intelligence
6 4 (20.00%) DevOps
7 3 (15.00%) Network Virtualisation
8 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (10.00%) Change Management
8 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (10.00%) High Availability
8 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (10.00%) Technical Debt
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Python
2 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) PMP
2 2 (10.00%) MCSE
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (55.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) PowerHA
2 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (5.00%) Docker
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
1 2 (10.00%) SCOM
2 1 (5.00%) Ansible
2 1 (5.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) IBM
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco
3 3 (15.00%) Refinitiv
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) Avaya
4 2 (10.00%) Bloomberg
4 2 (10.00%) EMC
4 2 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Arista
5 1 (5.00%) F5
5 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (5.00%) Riverbed
5 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.00%) Splunk