The first table below looks at the demand for BCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridge region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing BCP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £381 £338
% change year-on-year
-3.60% +12.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
273 226 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 72.99% 57.80% 64.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 99 156
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 28 32
Average hourly rate £39.50 £38.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.59% -9.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.50 £28.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £56.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
BCP
Cambridgeshire

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

BCP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

BCP
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

BCP Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

BCP
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) Perl
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Sybase
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Solaris
1 6 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 6 (100.00%) Replication
1 6 (100.00%) AWK
1 6 (100.00%) Bourne shell
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (83.33%) sed
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Advertising

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Sybase DBA
1 2 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) Perl
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 6 (100.00%) AWK
1 6 (100.00%) Bourne shell
2 5 (83.33%) sed
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Sybase