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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 69 66 53
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing BCP 1 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% 0.12% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.16% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £550 £350 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -46.15%
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 £33.00 -
% change year-on-year
-59.09% -
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
630 628 478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.87% 76.12% 72.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 424 290
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £263
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 20 16 10
Median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £63.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for BCP.

1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Implementation

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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Implementation
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP