Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 23 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
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 518 451 396
Rank change year-on-year -67 -55 +27
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 117 169 239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.37% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.43% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 118 159
London median daily rate £475 £481 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.30% +20.31% -5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £305 £212
90th Percentile £648 £641 £588
England median daily rate £420 £430 £400
% change year-on-year -2.33% +7.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
London median hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.33% -30.77% +19.54%
10th Percentile £18.95 £17.00 £16.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £19.00 £31.80
England median hourly rate £27.00 £26.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +1.89% +1.92% +4.00%

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 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 40964 38955 39069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.95% 86.20% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29788 27920 27910
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £288
90th Percentile £675 £643 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 408 469
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.77 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.38% +8.83% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.32 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.45 £50.04 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Continuity in London

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Continuity in London

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Continuity in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Continuity in London

Business Continuity
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Continuity in London

Business Continuity
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Continuity in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Business Continuity in London

Business Continuity
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 Business Continuity within the London region over the 6 months to 23 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 0 23 £475 +10.14% 5
West London +2 10 £340 +30.77%
East London -5 3 £425 -
North London -9 3 £550 +27.91% 1
South London -36 2 - - 2
Business Continuity
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 London region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 49 (41.88%) Disaster Recovery
2 33 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 33 (28.21%) Business Continuity Planning
3 32 (27.35%) Finance
4 31 (26.50%) Information Security
5 28 (23.93%) ITIL
6 26 (22.22%) BCP
7 24 (20.51%) Windows
8 20 (17.09%) Active Directory
9 19 (16.24%) Management Information System
10 18 (15.38%) SQL
10 18 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
11 17 (14.53%) Change Management
11 17 (14.53%) VMware
12 15 (12.82%) Incident Management
13 14 (11.97%) Firewall
13 14 (11.97%) Risk Management
13 14 (11.97%) Project Management
14 13 (11.11%) Service Delivery
14 13 (11.11%) Data Centre
15 12 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (10.26%) Degree
15 12 (10.26%) Legal
16 11 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (9.40%) Banking
16 11 (9.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 11 (9.40%) Network Security
16 11 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (9.40%) Office 365
17 10 (8.55%) Continuous Improvement

Business Continuity
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 10 (8.55%) IIS
2 4 (3.42%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.56%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (6.84%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.85%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.85%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.85%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (9.40%) Office 365
3 6 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.42%) IaaS
4 4 (3.42%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.71%) npm
5 2 (1.71%) PaaS
5 2 (1.71%) SaaS
5 2 (1.71%) Serverless
6 1 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.97%) Firewall
2 11 (9.40%) Network Security
3 10 (8.55%) LAN
3 10 (8.55%) WAN
4 8 (6.84%) VPN
5 6 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (4.27%) DNS
6 5 (4.27%) MPLS
6 5 (4.27%) Unified Communications
7 4 (3.42%) 4G
7 4 (3.42%) Internet
7 4 (3.42%) Skype
7 4 (3.42%) SMS
7 4 (3.42%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.42%) VoIP
8 3 (2.56%) SAN
8 3 (2.56%) VLAN
8 3 (2.56%) Wireless
9 2 (1.71%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.71%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.42%) Power BI
4 3 (2.56%) Data Lake
4 3 (2.56%) DataStage
4 3 (2.56%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.71%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.85%) DB2
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.85%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.71%) Babel
2 2 (1.71%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.71%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.71%) webpack
General
1 32 (27.35%) Finance
2 12 (10.26%) Legal
3 11 (9.40%) Banking
4 7 (5.98%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.27%) Law
5 5 (4.27%) Retail
6 4 (3.42%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.56%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.85%) Billing
8 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.85%) French Language
8 1 (0.85%) Front Office
8 1 (0.85%) Local Government
8 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (17.09%) Architect
2 10 (8.55%) Analyst
3 9 (7.69%) IT Manager
3 9 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 8 (6.84%) Business Manager
5 6 (5.13%) Business Continuity Manager
5 6 (5.13%) Developer
5 6 (5.13%) Security Architect
5 6 (5.13%) Security Manager
6 5 (4.27%) Consultant
6 5 (4.27%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (4.27%) Service Manager
6 5 (4.27%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (3.42%) Information Architect
7 4 (3.42%) Information Security Architect
7 4 (3.42%) Senior Architect
8 3 (2.56%) Exchange Engineer
8 3 (2.56%) Messaging Engineer
8 3 (2.56%) Office 365 Engineer
8 3 (2.56%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.42%) Web Services
2 2 (1.71%) .NET
2 2 (1.71%) CSS
2 2 (1.71%) CSS3
2 2 (1.71%) Ext JS
2 2 (1.71%) HTML
2 2 (1.71%) HTML5
2 2 (1.71%) LESS
2 2 (1.71%) Node.js
2 2 (1.71%) React
2 2 (1.71%) Sass
2 2 (1.71%) Semantic UI
2 2 (1.71%) Serverless Framework
3 1 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.24%) Management Information System
2 13 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 12 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (7.69%) User Experience
5 5 (4.27%) BYOD
5 5 (4.27%) CESG
6 4 (3.42%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.56%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.56%) NHS
8 2 (1.71%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.71%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.71%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.71%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.85%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.85%) iSeries
9 1 (0.85%) Life Science
9 1 (0.85%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.85%) Social Media
9 1 (0.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.51%) Windows
2 9 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 8 (6.84%) Linux
3 8 (6.84%) Unix
3 8 (6.84%) Windows 7
4 6 (5.13%) Android
5 5 (4.27%) Windows 10
6 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.56%) AIX
7 3 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.56%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.71%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.71%) SUSE
8 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.85%) Solaris
9 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (41.88%) Disaster Recovery
2 33 (28.21%) Business Continuity Planning
3 31 (26.50%) Information Security
4 28 (23.93%) ITIL
5 26 (22.22%) BCP
6 17 (14.53%) Change Management
7 15 (12.82%) Incident Management
8 14 (11.97%) Project Management
8 14 (11.97%) Risk Management
9 13 (11.11%) Service Delivery
10 11 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (8.55%) Asset Management
11 10 (8.55%) Business Continuity Management
11 10 (8.55%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (8.55%) High Availability
11 10 (8.55%) Migration
11 10 (8.55%) Security Management
12 9 (7.69%) Service Management
13 8 (6.84%) Programme Management
13 8 (6.84%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.38%) SQL
2 4 (3.42%) C#
3 3 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.71%) C
4 2 (1.71%) ES6
4 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.71%) VB
5 1 (0.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (10.26%) Degree
2 9 (7.69%) CISSP
3 8 (6.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.13%) CISM
4 6 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (4.27%) MCSE
5 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 4 (3.42%) IISP
7 3 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.56%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.71%) CWNA
8 2 (1.71%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.71%) MCITP
8 2 (1.71%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.71%) SANS
8 2 (1.71%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.71%) SSCP
9 1 (0.85%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.85%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (7.69%) GDPR
2 9 (7.69%) SLA
3 5 (4.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (4.27%) QA
4 3 (2.56%) RMADS
4 3 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.71%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.71%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.71%) PMO
6 1 (0.85%) COBIT
6 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 20 (17.09%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (5.13%) vSphere
4 4 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.56%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (2.56%) ISA Server
5 3 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.71%) Docker
6 2 (1.71%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.85%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.85%) XenApp
7 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (5.98%) SCCM
2 5 (4.27%) SCOM
3 4 (3.42%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (1.71%) QRadar
4 2 (1.71%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.71%) WMI
5 1 (0.85%) Ansible
5 1 (0.85%) Control-M
5 1 (0.85%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.53%) VMware
3 8 (6.84%) Cisco
3 8 (6.84%) Citrix
3 8 (6.84%) Oracle
4 6 (5.13%) Palo Alto
5 5 (4.27%) NetApp
5 5 (4.27%) SolarWinds
6 4 (3.42%) AppSense
6 4 (3.42%) BMC
6 4 (3.42%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.42%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.56%) Apple
7 3 (2.56%) EMC
7 3 (2.56%) F5
7 3 (2.56%) Informatica
7 3 (2.56%) Juniper
7 3 (2.56%) Mitel
7 3 (2.56%) SAP
7 3 (2.56%) ServiceNow