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 2014 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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank - 122 137
Contract jobs citing BCP 0 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.35% 0.065%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.51% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £238 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -52.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £20.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -51.51%
BCP
South East

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
1786 1774 2055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.50% 69.27% 66.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 882 805 750
Average daily rate £388 £385 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 37 37
Average hourly rate £17.07 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.72% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £40.20 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BCP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
BCP
South East

BCP
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Lotus
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 3 (75.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Economics
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) BS25999
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (75.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Continuity Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Economics
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (75.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) BS25999
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) Lotus