The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 511 478 534
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +56
Contract jobs citing BCP 77 80 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.17% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.23% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 46 20
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£419 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £359 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £20.00 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £20.00 £23.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +33.33%
BCP
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38886 35393 38358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.51% 74.47% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24707 22275 22626
Average daily rate £413 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% +0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1095 1010 1412
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.54% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

BCP Jobs Demand Trend in England

BCP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

BCP Daily Rate Trend in England

BCP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BCP across the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

BCP Daily Rate Histogram in England

BCP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

BCP Hourly Rate Trend in England

BCP
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BCP across the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

BCP Hourly Rate Histogram in England

BCP
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 50 £400 -11.11% 15
South East -21 9 £449 +12.18% 4
West Midlands -10 6 £428 -16.58%
Yorkshire - 2 £388 - 2
East of England -28 1 £550 +15.78% 2
South West -36 1 £450 +16.88%
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 2
BCP
UK

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 96 (56.14%) Business Continuity
2 81 (47.37%) Business Continuity Planning
3 59 (34.50%) Windows
4 56 (32.75%) Finance
5 46 (26.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 45 (26.32%) Firewall
6 45 (26.32%) ITIL
7 44 (25.73%) Cisco
8 43 (25.15%) Microsoft
9 35 (20.47%) Degree
10 34 (19.88%) Active Directory
11 25 (14.62%) Wireless
12 24 (14.04%) Project Management
12 24 (14.04%) MS Exchange
13 23 (13.45%) VPN
14 22 (12.87%) MS Office
14 22 (12.87%) Citrix
14 22 (12.87%) Windows Server 2008
15 21 (12.28%) Network Security
15 21 (12.28%) SQL
15 21 (12.28%) Service Management
15 21 (12.28%) Banking
16 19 (11.11%) Juniper
16 19 (11.11%) MS Excel
16 19 (11.11%) VMware
16 19 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
17 18 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
17 18 (10.53%) Security Architecture
17 18 (10.53%) F5
17 18 (10.53%) Management Information System

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 24 (14.04%) MS Exchange
2 18 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (4.68%) Lync
6 7 (4.09%) Apache
7 5 (2.92%) IIS
8 4 (2.34%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.75%) MS Project Server
9 3 (1.75%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.75%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.17%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.58%) Drupal
11 1 (0.58%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.58%) CMS
11 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.58%) CICS
Applications
1 22 (12.87%) MS Office
2 19 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 7 (4.09%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.75%) MS Project
5 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.17%) Temenos T24
1 2 (1.17%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.58%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.58%) BASE24
2 1 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.58%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.58%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.58%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (26.32%) Firewall
2 25 (14.62%) Wireless
3 23 (13.45%) VPN
4 21 (12.28%) Network Security
5 18 (10.53%) SAN
5 18 (10.53%) LAN
6 17 (9.94%) SSL
7 12 (7.02%) DNS
8 11 (6.43%) WAN
8 11 (6.43%) Reverse Proxy
9 10 (5.85%) DHCP
10 8 (4.68%) OSPF
10 8 (4.68%) BGP
10 8 (4.68%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (4.09%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (4.09%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (4.09%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (4.09%) BIG-IP
11 7 (4.09%) DSL
11 7 (4.09%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.19%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (2.34%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.75%) MySQL
4 3 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.58%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.58%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.58%) MS Access
6 1 (0.58%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (1.17%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.58%) Toad
2 1 (0.58%) JIRA
2 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 56 (32.75%) Finance
2 21 (12.28%) Banking
3 15 (8.77%) Investment Banking
4 11 (6.43%) Front Office
5 10 (5.85%) Advertising
6 5 (2.92%) Corporate Banking
7 4 (2.34%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.34%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.75%) Legal
8 3 (1.75%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.58%) Back Office
9 1 (0.58%) Marketing
9 1 (0.58%) French Language
9 1 (0.58%) German Language
9 1 (0.58%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.58%) Local Government
9 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Retail
9 1 (0.58%) Billing
Job Titles
1 42 (24.56%) Analyst
2 20 (11.70%) Architect
3 17 (9.94%) Security Engineer
4 15 (8.77%) Project Engineer
4 15 (8.77%) Support Analyst
5 14 (8.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (7.60%) Infrastructure Architect
7 12 (7.02%) Support Engineer
8 11 (6.43%) Project Manager
9 10 (5.85%) Business Analyst
10 9 (5.26%) IT Security Engineer
11 8 (4.68%) Consultant
11 8 (4.68%) Applications Support
11 8 (4.68%) Infrastructure Manager
12 7 (4.09%) Security Analyst
12 7 (4.09%) 2nd Line Support
13 6 (3.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 6 (3.51%) Service Manager
13 6 (3.51%) Applications Support Analyst
14 5 (2.92%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.85%) Middleware
2 3 (1.75%) .NET
3 2 (1.17%) Web Services
4 1 (0.58%) XML
4 1 (0.58%) COM+
4 1 (0.58%) LAMP
4 1 (0.58%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 12 (7.02%) Clustering
2 12 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.43%) Fat Client
3 11 (6.43%) Thin Client
4 9 (5.26%) Blackberry
4 9 (5.26%) Replication
5 7 (4.09%) SWIFT
6 6 (3.51%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.92%) Fixed Income
7 5 (2.92%) Economics
8 4 (2.34%) Derivative
8 4 (2.34%) CESG
8 4 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.75%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.75%) Taxonomies
9 3 (1.75%) Market Risk
9 3 (1.75%) Mobile Computing
9 3 (1.75%) RMADS
10 2 (1.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 59 (34.50%) Windows
2 22 (12.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (9.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (9.36%) UNIX
5 12 (7.02%) Linux
6 11 (6.43%) Windows 7
6 11 (6.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.75%) Solaris
8 2 (1.17%) AIX
8 2 (1.17%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.17%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (1.17%) VME
8 2 (1.17%) Android
8 2 (1.17%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.58%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (56.14%) Business Continuity
2 81 (47.37%) Business Continuity Planning
3 46 (26.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 45 (26.32%) ITIL
5 24 (14.04%) Project Management
6 21 (12.28%) Service Management
7 19 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
8 18 (10.53%) Security Architecture
9 14 (8.19%) Service Delivery
9 14 (8.19%) Risk Assessment
9 14 (8.19%) Information Security
9 14 (8.19%) Asset Management
10 12 (7.02%) Incident Management
10 12 (7.02%) Problem Management
10 12 (7.02%) Data Protection
11 11 (6.43%) Performance Management
11 11 (6.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (5.85%) Change Management
12 10 (5.85%) ITSM
13 9 (5.26%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (12.28%) SQL
2 5 (2.92%) Perl
2 5 (2.92%) VBA
2 5 (2.92%) Shell Script
3 3 (1.75%) Korn
3 3 (1.75%) Python
3 3 (1.75%) Bash Shell
3 3 (1.75%) C++
3 3 (1.75%) Java
4 2 (1.17%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.17%) C
4 2 (1.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.58%) PHP
5 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.58%) VC++
Qualifications
1 35 (20.47%) Degree
2 7 (4.09%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.09%) CISSP
3 4 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.75%) CEH
4 3 (1.75%) CISA
4 3 (1.75%) CISM
4 3 (1.75%) CCA
4 3 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (1.75%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.75%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.17%) CRISC
5 2 (1.17%) CCNA
5 2 (1.17%) ISEB
5 2 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.58%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.58%) CIMA
6 1 (0.58%) MBA
6 1 (0.58%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.43%) SLA
2 10 (5.85%) QA
3 9 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.92%) ISO 14001
5 4 (2.34%) BS25999
5 4 (2.34%) PCI DSS
6 3 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.75%) ISO 9001
7 2 (1.17%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 34 (19.88%) Active Directory
2 18 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (9.36%) Hyper-V
4 13 (7.60%) XenApp
5 7 (4.09%) NLBS
6 5 (2.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (2.34%) Xen
7 4 (2.34%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.17%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.17%) vSphere
10 1 (0.58%) vCloud
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.58%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (4.68%) SCCM
2 7 (4.09%) SCOrch
3 4 (2.34%) WSUS
4 2 (1.17%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (1.17%) Control-M
4 2 (1.17%) Nessus
4 2 (1.17%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.58%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.58%) Puppet
5 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.58%) SCOM
5 1 (0.58%) Nagios
5 1 (0.58%) EMC Navisphere
5 1 (0.58%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.58%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 44 (25.73%) Cisco
2 43 (25.15%) Microsoft
3 22 (12.87%) Citrix
4 19 (11.11%) Juniper
4 19 (11.11%) VMware
5 18 (10.53%) F5
6 16 (9.36%) CheckPoint
7 14 (8.19%) Oracle
8 9 (5.26%) Sybase
9 8 (4.68%) HP
9 8 (4.68%) Dell
10 7 (4.09%) Intel
10 7 (4.09%) Websense
10 7 (4.09%) Ruckus Wireless
10 7 (4.09%) Blue Coat
11 5 (2.92%) Veritas
12 4 (2.34%) McAfee
12 4 (2.34%) IBM
13 3 (1.75%) SAP
13 3 (1.75%) Lotus
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £380 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago