The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank - - 71
Contract jobs citing BCP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.50 -
BCP
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
935 835 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.54% 84.34% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 528 307
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 49
Average hourly rate £22.54 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.60% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

BCP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire