The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 136 136 124
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs citing BCP 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.034% 0.035% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.044% 0.046% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£500 - £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.29 £15.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.12% -20.35%
BCP
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2268 2158 1612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.73% 74.52% 71.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1386 1238 855
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £251 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 150 139
Average hourly rate £33.00 £29.41 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.19% -15.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £41.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 July 2015. 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
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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
Cambridgeshire - 1 £500 -
BCP
England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) CCTV
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) CCTV
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya
1 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL