Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 571 544 509
Rank change year-on-year -27 -35 +15
Contract jobs citing BCP 56 79 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.20% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 55 78
London median daily rate £550 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £326 £293 £255
90th Percentile £675 £645 £588
England median daily rate £450 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £34.25 £49.50
% change year-on-year +45.99% -30.81% +125.00%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40725 39072 39570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.97% 86.26% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29617 28032 28294
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £669 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 402 477
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.89 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.79% +9.45% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.26 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +18.42%

BCP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for BCP in London

BCP
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

BCP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BCP in London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BCP in London

BCP
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

BCP
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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -1 6 £425 -12.82% 4
South London -15 3 £450 - 1
West London - 2 £400 -
East London -5 1 £450 +63.64%
BCP
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 29 (51.79%) Finance
2 25 (44.64%) Business Continuity
3 23 (41.07%) Business Continuity Planning
4 20 (35.71%) Windows
5 13 (23.21%) Linux
5 13 (23.21%) Management Information System
5 13 (23.21%) Information Security
5 13 (23.21%) Incident Management
6 12 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (21.43%) VMware
7 11 (19.64%) ITIL
7 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
8 10 (17.86%) Unix
8 10 (17.86%) SQL
9 9 (16.07%) Solaris
9 9 (16.07%) Active Directory
9 9 (16.07%) Change Management
9 9 (16.07%) Project Management
9 9 (16.07%) Banking
10 8 (14.29%) Asset Management
10 8 (14.29%) Network Security
10 8 (14.29%) DevOps
10 8 (14.29%) Break/Fix
11 7 (12.50%) Windows Server
11 7 (12.50%) Problem Management
11 7 (12.50%) Security Management
11 7 (12.50%) Risk Management
11 7 (12.50%) EMC
12 6 (10.71%) RDBMS

BCP
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 6 (10.71%) IIS
2 4 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.79%) CMS
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) SAP CO
1 2 (3.57%) SAP FI
1 2 (3.57%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.79%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (1.79%) Endur
2 1 (1.79%) Findur
2 1 (1.79%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) Network Security
2 6 (10.71%) NAS
2 6 (10.71%) SAN
3 4 (7.14%) DNS
3 4 (7.14%) WAN
4 3 (5.36%) Firewall
4 3 (5.36%) LAN
4 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.36%) VPN
5 2 (3.57%) OSPF
5 2 (3.57%) SNMP
5 2 (3.57%) SSH
5 2 (3.57%) VLAN
5 2 (3.57%) VSAN
5 2 (3.57%) Wireless
6 1 (1.79%) HTTP
6 1 (1.79%) PSTN
6 1 (1.79%) SMS
6 1 (1.79%) SSL
6 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) RDBMS
1 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.79%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
General
1 29 (51.79%) Finance
2 9 (16.07%) Banking
3 5 (8.93%) Front Office
4 3 (5.36%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Advertising
5 1 (1.79%) French Language
5 1 (1.79%) International Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (12.50%) Architect
2 5 (8.93%) Analyst
3 4 (7.14%) Engineering Specialist
3 4 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
3 4 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 3 (5.36%) Applications Support
4 3 (5.36%) Information Manager
4 3 (5.36%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (5.36%) OpenLink Support
4 3 (5.36%) Security Architect
4 3 (5.36%) Security Manager
4 3 (5.36%) Security Officer
5 2 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (3.57%) Administrator
5 2 (3.57%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (3.57%) Business Manager
5 2 (3.57%) Information Security Officer
5 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
5 2 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (7.14%) Middleware
2 4 (7.14%) TIBCO EMS
2 4 (7.14%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.71%) SWIFT
3 5 (8.93%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.93%) Equities
3 5 (8.93%) Hedge funds
4 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.14%) Blackberry
4 4 (7.14%) CESG
4 4 (7.14%) EMC Centera
4 4 (7.14%) EMC VMAX
4 4 (7.14%) EMC VNX
4 4 (7.14%) EMC VNXe
4 4 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (7.14%) Replication
4 4 (7.14%) Smartphone
5 2 (3.57%) CMDB
5 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.57%) User Experience
6 1 (1.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.71%) Windows
2 13 (23.21%) Linux
3 10 (17.86%) Unix
4 9 (16.07%) Solaris
5 7 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 6 (10.71%) AIX
6 6 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (7.14%) Data ONTAP
7 4 (7.14%) Windows 2000
7 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 4 (7.14%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.57%) Android
8 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.57%) SUSE
8 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.79%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) Business Continuity
2 23 (41.07%) Business Continuity Planning
3 13 (23.21%) Incident Management
3 13 (23.21%) Information Security
4 12 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (19.64%) ITIL
6 9 (16.07%) Change Management
6 9 (16.07%) Project Management
7 8 (14.29%) Asset Management
7 8 (14.29%) Break/Fix
7 8 (14.29%) DevOps
8 7 (12.50%) Problem Management
8 7 (12.50%) Risk Management
8 7 (12.50%) Security Management
9 6 (10.71%) Information Management
9 6 (10.71%) SDLC
9 6 (10.71%) Service Management
9 6 (10.71%) Software Deployment
9 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.86%) SQL
2 6 (10.71%) Java
2 6 (10.71%) Perl
2 6 (10.71%) Python
3 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.57%) VB
4 1 (1.79%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Degree
1 4 (7.14%) IISP
2 3 (5.36%) CISSP
3 2 (3.57%) CISM
3 2 (3.57%) SANS
3 2 (3.57%) SSCP
4 1 (1.79%) EMC Certification
4 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.79%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.79%) MCSE
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.79%) RHCE
4 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) GDPR
2 4 (7.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (7.14%) PMO
2 4 (7.14%) SLA
3 3 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.36%) RMADS
4 2 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.79%) COBIT
5 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.79%) MiFID
System Software
1 12 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (16.07%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.14%) Firmware
3 4 (7.14%) SRDF
3 4 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (3.57%) vSphere
5 1 (1.79%) Docker
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) EMC TimeFinder
1 4 (7.14%) NetApp OnCommand
1 4 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (3.57%) Puppet
2 2 (3.57%) QRadar
2 2 (3.57%) SCOM
2 2 (3.57%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (3.57%) WMI
3 1 (1.79%) Ansible
3 1 (1.79%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.79%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.79%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) VMware
2 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.50%) EMC
4 6 (10.71%) Cisco
4 6 (10.71%) NetApp
5 5 (8.93%) Bloomberg
5 5 (8.93%) HP
5 5 (8.93%) OpenLink
6 4 (7.14%) 3PAR
6 4 (7.14%) Brocade
6 4 (7.14%) Citrix
6 4 (7.14%) FactSet
6 4 (7.14%) IBM
6 4 (7.14%) SAP
6 4 (7.14%) TIBCO
6 4 (7.14%) Veritas
7 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.57%) Dell
8 2 (3.57%) Iron Mountain
8 2 (3.57%) Oracle