The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 64 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing BCP 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% 0.15% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £513 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +33.33%
BCP
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
497 456 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 64.97% 69.62% 67.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 312 249
Average daily rate £375 £365 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -3.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 11
Average hourly rate £22.00 £175.00 £18.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.42% +822.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £12.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

BCP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

BCP
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

BCP Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 10 (90.91%) Project Management
2 7 (63.64%) Banking
2 7 (63.64%) Investment Banking
2 7 (63.64%) Time Management
3 6 (54.55%) Business Continuity Planning
3 6 (54.55%) Business Continuity
4 5 (45.45%) Business Transformation
4 5 (45.45%) Corporate Banking
4 5 (45.45%) Fund Management
4 5 (45.45%) Wealth Management
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle
6 3 (27.27%) Sybase
6 3 (27.27%) UNIX
6 3 (27.27%) Linux
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (27.27%) Migration
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) Front Office
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (18.18%) MS Office
7 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
7 2 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
7 2 (18.18%) Release Management
7 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
7 2 (18.18%) Service Continuity Management
8 1 (9.09%) Degree
8 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (63.64%) Banking
1 7 (63.64%) Investment Banking
2 5 (45.45%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Service Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Services Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Transition Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Release Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Project Management
2 7 (63.64%) Time Management
3 6 (54.55%) Business Continuity Planning
3 6 (54.55%) Business Continuity
4 5 (45.45%) Business Transformation
4 5 (45.45%) Fund Management
4 5 (45.45%) Wealth Management
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (27.27%) Migration
7 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
7 2 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
7 2 (18.18%) Release Management
7 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
7 2 (18.18%) Service Continuity Management
8 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
8 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
1 3 (27.27%) Sybase
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco