The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 29 March 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)
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 395 403 367
Rank change year-on-year +8 -36  
Contract jobs citing BCP 13 36 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.066% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.078% 0.19% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 23
Median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £303 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £589 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £375 £425
% change year-on-year -1.66% -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - £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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16653 19113 17455
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.13% 85.16% 82.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 11983 13825 12271
Median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 195 244
Median hourly rate £31.92 £22.12 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.33% +10.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.19 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

BCP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BCP in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BCP in London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BCP in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BCP in London

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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 BCP within the London region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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 -9 3 £400 -17.52%
BCP
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 London region with a requirement for BCP.

1 23 (62.16%) Business Continuity
2 21 (56.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (51.35%) Business Continuity Planning
4 14 (37.84%) Finance
5 9 (24.32%) Oracle
6 8 (21.62%) ITIL
6 8 (21.62%) Banking
7 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
7 7 (18.92%) SQL
7 7 (18.92%) CISSP
7 7 (18.92%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (16.22%) Problem Management
8 6 (16.22%) ITIL V3
8 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
8 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (13.51%) Retail
9 5 (13.51%) Investment Banking
9 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
9 5 (13.51%) Information Security
9 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
9 5 (13.51%) MS Office
10 4 (10.81%) SLA
10 4 (10.81%) Cisco
10 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
10 4 (10.81%) Migration
10 4 (10.81%) Fixed Income
10 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (10.81%) Puppet
10 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS

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Co-occurring 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 2 (5.41%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.70%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
1 5 (13.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Bloomberg TOMS
1 2 (5.41%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) IaaS
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) WAN
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco ICM
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (5.41%) CTI
2 2 (5.41%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) IP Telephony
2 2 (5.41%) LAN
2 2 (5.41%) SAN
3 1 (2.70%) DHCP
3 1 (2.70%) DNS
3 1 (2.70%) Intranet
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.11%) MySQL
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (37.84%) Finance
2 8 (21.62%) Banking
3 5 (13.51%) Investment Banking
3 5 (13.51%) Retail
4 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.41%) Back Office
6 1 (2.70%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Technical Leader
3 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) Data Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Database Team Leader
3 3 (8.11%) IT Security Specialist
3 3 (8.11%) Lead DevOps
3 3 (8.11%) Security Specialist
3 3 (8.11%) Team Leader
4 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco IPT Specialist
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco Specialist
4 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) IP Specialist
4 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Telephony Specialist
5 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Senior Network Administrator
5 1 (2.70%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Murex MxML
2 1 (2.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Fixed Income
2 3 (8.11%) NHS
3 2 (5.41%) CMDB
3 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.41%) Equities
3 2 (5.41%) IVR
3 2 (5.41%) Wiki
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (2.70%) Fintech
4 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Linux
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Unix
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) Business Continuity
2 21 (56.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (51.35%) Business Continuity Planning
4 8 (21.62%) ITIL
5 7 (18.92%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (16.22%) ITIL V3
6 6 (16.22%) Problem Management
7 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
7 5 (13.51%) Information Security
8 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.81%) DevOps
8 4 (10.81%) Migration
8 4 (10.81%) Process Improvement
8 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
8 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (8.11%) Change Management
9 3 (8.11%) Data Modelling
9 3 (8.11%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) CISSP
2 3 (8.11%) CISA
2 3 (8.11%) CISM
2 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.70%) CCNA
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.70%) ISSAP
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
2 3 (8.11%) PCI DSS
2 3 (8.11%) QA
3 2 (5.41%) MiFID
4 1 (2.70%) BS25999
4 1 (2.70%) BS7799
4 1 (2.70%) ISO22301
4 1 (2.70%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Docker
2 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Ansible
1 4 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (10.81%) Puppet
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Oracle
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.81%) Cisco
4 3 (8.11%) VMware
5 2 (5.41%) Bloomberg
5 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.41%) ION Trading
5 2 (5.41%) Murex
5 2 (5.41%) NICE Systems
5 2 (5.41%) SAP
5 2 (5.41%) Sybase
5 2 (5.41%) Verint
6 1 (2.70%) Altiris
6 1 (2.70%) Avaya
6 1 (2.70%) Citrix
6 1 (2.70%) Rackspace