The first table below looks at the demand for BCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 17 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 East of England 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 144 115 137
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +22
Contract jobs citing BCP 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% 0.089% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.13% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £513 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +34.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £381 £351
% change year-on-year
-3.60% +8.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2275 1549 2146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 72.29% 68.57% 68.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1292 851 1064
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 120 199
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.65 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
BCP
England

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

BCP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

BCP
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

BCP Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

BCP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BCP across the East of England region.

BCP Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

BCP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BCP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Essex - 2 - -
Hertfordshire -7 1 - - 3
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
BCP
England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Solaris
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Sybase
2 7 (46.67%) Project Management
2 7 (46.67%) UNIX
2 7 (46.67%) Replication
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
2 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (40.00%) vSphere
3 6 (40.00%) Bourne shell
3 6 (40.00%) IP Telephony
3 6 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (40.00%) VMware ESX
3 6 (40.00%) ITSM
3 6 (40.00%) AWK
3 6 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (40.00%) VoIP
3 6 (40.00%) Wireless
3 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (40.00%) C
3 6 (40.00%) Perl
3 6 (40.00%) Linux
3 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (33.33%) sed
5 2 (13.33%) Finance
5 2 (13.33%) Advertising
5 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.67%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) VoIP
1 6 (40.00%) Wireless
1 6 (40.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (6.67%) NonStop SQL
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Sybase DBA
2 2 (13.33%) DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) COM+
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) DataPower
2 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Solaris
2 7 (46.67%) UNIX
3 6 (40.00%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) AIX
4 1 (6.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Project Management
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (40.00%) ITSM
2 6 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 6 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Wealth Management
4 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 6 (40.00%) AWK
2 6 (40.00%) Bourne shell
2 6 (40.00%) C
2 6 (40.00%) Perl
3 5 (33.33%) sed
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MBA
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (40.00%) vSphere
2 6 (40.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Sybase
1 7 (46.67%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
2 2 (13.33%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Dell
3 1 (6.67%) EMC
3 1 (6.67%) Juniper
3 1 (6.67%) Hitachi
3 1 (6.67%) webMethods
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) JBoss
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco