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 3 months to 28 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
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 381 354 333
Rank change year-on-year -27 -21  
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 41 80 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.37% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.43% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 59 81
Median daily rate £463 £438 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +28.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £720 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £375 £359
% change year-on-year +17.33% +4.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.14 £23.35 £14.50
% change year-on-year -35.16% +61.03%  

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 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 17998 18524 18927
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.68% 85.33% 82.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12875 13537 13435
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 158 253
Median hourly rate £25.75 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.61% -4.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.00 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 28 June 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
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 3 months to 28 June 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 -3 7 £613 +107.62% 2
Canary Wharf +3 1 £450 -
Croydon -7 1 £450 +20.00%
Business Continuity
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 42 (45.65%) Disaster Recovery
2 34 (36.96%) Finance
3 29 (31.52%) Windows
4 28 (30.43%) Firewall
5 23 (25.00%) SQL
6 19 (20.65%) Oracle
6 19 (20.65%) PowerShell
7 17 (18.48%) Windows Server
7 17 (18.48%) ITIL
8 16 (17.39%) Linux
8 16 (17.39%) Microsoft
9 14 (15.22%) IIS
9 14 (15.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (14.13%) T-SQL
10 13 (14.13%) TeamCity
10 13 (14.13%) Data Centre
11 12 (13.04%) VBScript
11 12 (13.04%) Project Management
11 12 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (11.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 11 (11.96%) Legal
12 11 (11.96%) Front Office
12 11 (11.96%) Back Office
12 11 (11.96%) Risk Management
12 11 (11.96%) Active Directory
12 11 (11.96%) CISSP
13 10 (10.87%) Oracle Database 10g
13 10 (10.87%) Oracle9i Database

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 14 (15.22%) IIS
2 5 (5.43%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.09%) CMS
6 1 (1.09%) JBoss
6 1 (1.09%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.09%) SAP Portal
6 1 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Infor M3
1 1 (1.09%) OpenText VIM for SAP
1 1 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.09%) SAP MDM
1 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.09%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.43%) IaaS
2 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.43%) Mimecast
2 5 (5.43%) Office 365
3 4 (4.35%) SaaS
4 2 (2.17%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (2.17%) PaaS
5 1 (1.09%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.09%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.09%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 28 (30.43%) Firewall
2 7 (7.61%) DNS
2 7 (7.61%) LAN
3 6 (6.52%) SAN
3 6 (6.52%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.52%) VoIP
3 6 (6.52%) WAN
4 5 (5.43%) Network Security
4 5 (5.43%) VLAN
5 4 (4.35%) MPLS
6 3 (3.26%) BGP
6 3 (3.26%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (3.26%) VPN
7 2 (2.17%) 4G
7 2 (2.17%) DHCP
7 2 (2.17%) ICMP
7 2 (2.17%) Internet
7 2 (2.17%) LDAP
7 2 (2.17%) SNMP
7 2 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 12 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (10.87%) Oracle Database
3 10 (10.87%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (10.87%) Oracle9i Database
4 6 (6.52%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.09%) EDMS
6 1 (1.09%) GIS
6 1 (1.09%) MS Access
6 1 (1.09%) MySQL
6 1 (1.09%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.09%) Power BI
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (14.13%) TeamCity
2 4 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.09%) JIRA
3 1 (1.09%) Subversion
3 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.09%) Toad
3 1 (1.09%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (36.96%) Finance
2 11 (11.96%) Back Office
2 11 (11.96%) Front Office
2 11 (11.96%) Legal
3 9 (9.78%) Banking
4 5 (5.43%) Law
4 5 (5.43%) Retail
5 3 (3.26%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.17%) Publishing
7 1 (1.09%) Billing
7 1 (1.09%) Music Industry
7 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (30.43%) Analyst
2 14 (15.22%) Support Analyst
3 12 (13.04%) Architect
3 12 (13.04%) IT Manager
4 11 (11.96%) Project Manager
5 7 (7.61%) SQL Analyst
6 6 (6.52%) Applications Support
6 6 (6.52%) Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (6.52%) Implementation Analyst
6 6 (6.52%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (6.52%) Wintel Analyst
7 5 (5.43%) Consultant
7 5 (5.43%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (5.43%) Security Manager
7 5 (5.43%) Service Analyst
7 5 (5.43%) SQL Support Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Author
8 4 (4.35%) IT Security Manager
8 4 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.35%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.43%) .NET
2 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.09%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.09%) HTML
2 1 (1.09%) JSP
2 1 (1.09%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.09%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (1.09%) Web Services
2 1 (1.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.13%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.61%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.09%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.09%) Equities
5 1 (1.09%) Fintech
5 1 (1.09%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.09%) IVR
5 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.09%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.09%) Robotics
5 1 (1.09%) User Experience
5 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (31.52%) Windows
2 17 (18.48%) Windows Server
3 16 (17.39%) Linux
4 7 (7.61%) Windows 10
4 7 (7.61%) Windows 7
4 7 (7.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.43%) Unix
7 2 (2.17%) Android
7 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (45.65%) Disaster Recovery
2 17 (18.48%) ITIL
3 13 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (13.04%) Project Management
5 11 (11.96%) Risk Management
6 10 (10.87%) BCP
6 10 (10.87%) Business Continuity Planning
6 10 (10.87%) Information Security
7 9 (9.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (9.78%) Incident Management
7 9 (9.78%) PRINCE2
7 9 (9.78%) Service Delivery
8 7 (7.61%) Migration
8 7 (7.61%) Problem Management
9 6 (6.52%) Change Management
9 6 (6.52%) Configuration Management
9 6 (6.52%) High Availability
10 5 (5.43%) Business Continuity Management
10 5 (5.43%) Service Management
10 5 (5.43%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.00%) SQL
2 19 (20.65%) PowerShell
3 13 (14.13%) T-SQL
4 12 (13.04%) VBScript
5 4 (4.35%) Java
6 3 (3.26%) C#
6 3 (3.26%) C++
6 3 (3.26%) Python
7 2 (2.17%) Perl
7 2 (2.17%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.17%) VB
7 2 (2.17%) VBA
8 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.09%) C
8 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.09%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (11.96%) CISSP
2 8 (8.70%) CISM
3 7 (7.61%) Degree
4 3 (3.26%) CCNP
4 3 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.17%) CCDP
5 2 (2.17%) CCSP
5 2 (2.17%) CISA
6 1 (1.09%) ACCA
6 1 (1.09%) CCA
6 1 (1.09%) CCEA
6 1 (1.09%) CIMA
6 1 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.09%) ISSAP
6 1 (1.09%) MCITP
6 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.09%) PMP
6 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.43%) QA
3 2 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.17%) GDPR
3 2 (2.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (2.17%) RMADS
3 2 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.17%) SLA
4 1 (1.09%) BS7799
4 1 (1.09%) ISO 22301
4 1 (1.09%) MiFID
4 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.09%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (11.96%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.26%) Docker
4 3 (3.26%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.09%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.09%) XenApp
6 1 (1.09%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (10.87%) Control-M
2 3 (3.26%) AirWatch
2 3 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.26%) Puppet
2 3 (3.26%) SCCM
3 2 (2.17%) Ansible
3 2 (2.17%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.09%) EdgeSight
4 1 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (20.65%) Oracle
2 16 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.87%) Cisco
3 10 (10.87%) VMware
4 6 (6.52%) HP
5 4 (4.35%) SAP
5 4 (4.35%) ServiceNow
5 4 (4.35%) Sybase
6 3 (3.26%) BMC
7 2 (2.17%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.17%) Citrix
7 2 (2.17%) CyberArk
7 2 (2.17%) Juniper
7 2 (2.17%) Remedy
7 2 (2.17%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.09%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.09%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.09%) Cadence
8 1 (1.09%) Concur
8 1 (1.09%) Nintex
London
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