The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 117 - 123
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BCP 3 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% - 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% - 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £238
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-25.16% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £54.00 £19.38 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+178.70% -3.12%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1863 1840 1819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.86% 74.52% 70.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1076 908 831
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 23 37
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.04 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.65% -38.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £59.00 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BCP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BCP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

BCP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BCP across the Berkshire region.

BCP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

BCP
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing BCP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BCP.

1 7 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 7 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 4 (57.14%) Server Building
2 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Automotive
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Capacity Management
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing BCP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Project Manager
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 7 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 4 (57.14%) Server Building
3 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (42.86%) Capacity Management
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) VMware