The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 68 55 57
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing BCP 2 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.26% 0.13% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.18% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £613 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% +7.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £11.29 £15.93
% change year-on-year
+19.57% -29.12%
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
641 564 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 83.14% 75.50% 72.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 358 326
Median daily rate £388 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +27.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing BCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BCP across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

BCP Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

BCP
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for BCP.

1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) ISMS
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Management
2 1 (33.33%) ISO22301
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planner
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Information Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) ISMS
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) ISO22301
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP