The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 124 119 120
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing BCP 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.083% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.21% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £228 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.29% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £388 £425
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £36.25 -
% change year-on-year
-62.75% -
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
1907 1939 1887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.10% 76.34% 74.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1043 996 926
Median daily rate £413 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 57 42
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £13.41 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £40.90 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing BCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BCP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Wokingham - 2 £228 -
BCP
South East

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for BCP.

1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (50.00%) Mitel
2 2 (50.00%) Skype
2 2 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Email Filtering
2 2 (50.00%) Web Filtering
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Phone
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Migration

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Skype
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Phone
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Email Filtering
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) Web Filtering
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Mitel