The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 44 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BCP 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.52% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£255 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+19.37% +6.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
285 202 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 73.83% 69.90% 67.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 145 92
Average daily rate £350 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £9.50 £16.16 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.21% -7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £15.70 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £18.47 £55.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

BCP Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

BCP
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

BCP Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

BCP
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP UCMDB
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (100.00%) Software Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Software Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) HP