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 3 months to 22 June 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
London / City of London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 160 187
Rank change year-on-year +3 +27  
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 8 9 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.24% 0.26% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.31% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 22
Median daily rate £600 £295 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +103.38% -12.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £294 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £485 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +15.33% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.14 £27.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -43.92% -32.50%  

Business Continuity 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 2903 2921 4710
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.08% 85.81% 81.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2223 2386 3712
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 26 56
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £44.00 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Continuity in the City of London

Business Continuity
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 Business Continuity in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Continuity in the City of London

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Continuity in the City of London over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Continuity in the City of London

Business Continuity
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 Business Continuity in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Continuity in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 7 (41.18%) ITIL
4 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
5 5 (29.41%) Banking
5 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
5 5 (29.41%) Firewall
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
6 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle
6 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (17.65%) Degree
7 3 (17.65%) High Availability
7 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (17.65%) TeamCity
7 3 (17.65%) Sybase
7 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
7 3 (17.65%) VBScript
7 3 (17.65%) .NET
7 3 (17.65%) Linux
7 3 (17.65%) Unix
7 3 (17.65%) BCP
7 3 (17.65%) Workflow
7 3 (17.65%) Front Office

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 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Portal
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) OpenText VIM for SAP
1 1 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (5.88%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) IaaS
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Mimecast
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) Internet
2 2 (11.76%) LDAP
2 2 (11.76%) SNMP
2 2 (11.76%) VoIP
3 1 (5.88%) Extranet
3 1 (5.88%) Intranet
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) TeamCity
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Back Office
3 3 (17.65%) Front Office
4 2 (11.76%) Legal
5 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
5 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Wintel Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) CyberArk Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Head of Infrastructure
4 1 (5.88%) Head of Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Incident and Problem Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Management Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) QA Manager
4 1 (5.88%) SAP S/4HANA Architect
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) SSIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Fintech
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
3 3 (17.65%) Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Unix
4 2 (11.76%) Android
4 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
3 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
4 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
5 3 (17.65%) BCP
5 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity Planning
5 3 (17.65%) High Availability
5 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
5 3 (17.65%) Workflow
6 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (11.76%) Information Management
6 2 (11.76%) Information Security
6 2 (11.76%) IT Governance
6 2 (11.76%) Privileged Access Management
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) SIEM
7 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
2 3 (17.65%) VBScript
3 2 (11.76%) C++
3 2 (11.76%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) Perl
3 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.76%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) ISO 22301
2 1 (5.88%) MiFID
2 1 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) AirWatch
1 1 (5.88%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Sybase
3 2 (11.76%) CyberArk
3 2 (11.76%) ServiceNow
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Adobe
4 1 (5.88%) BMC
4 1 (5.88%) CA
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Concur
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Kronos
4 1 (5.88%) Nintex
4 1 (5.88%) Remedy
4 1 (5.88%) SAP