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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 490 481 442
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -39
Contract jobs citing BCP 66 68 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 34
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£430 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% +0.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £505 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £360 £389
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 - -
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
36399 34842 30332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.25% 75.38% 73.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 23271 21346 18415
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 978 1089 1114
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.31 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.50 £50.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 March 2015.

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
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 3 March 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +11 35 £430 -0.75% 10
South East -12 14 £375 -7.69% 4
West Midlands 0 5 - - 1
East Midlands - 3 £475 - 2
South West -18 2 £455 +13.75% 4
North West -20 2 - - 4
Yorkshire - 2 £338 - 4
North East - - - -
East of England - - - - 3
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UK

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 (60.38%) Business Continuity
2 81 (50.94%) Business Continuity Planning
3 63 (39.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 57 (35.85%) ITIL
5 48 (30.19%) Windows
6 43 (27.04%) Microsoft
7 42 (26.42%) Finance
8 29 (18.24%) SQL
9 27 (16.98%) Cisco
10 26 (16.35%) SQL Server
11 25 (15.72%) Degree
12 24 (15.09%) Service Management
12 24 (15.09%) Banking
13 23 (14.47%) Service Delivery
13 23 (14.47%) Oracle
13 23 (14.47%) Active Directory
14 22 (13.84%) VMware
15 21 (13.21%) LAN
15 21 (13.21%) WAN
16 20 (12.58%) Firewall
17 19 (11.95%) Citrix
18 17 (10.69%) Linux
19 16 (10.06%) SLA
19 16 (10.06%) Windows Server 2008
20 15 (9.43%) Fat Client
20 15 (9.43%) Incident Management
20 15 (9.43%) Thin Client
20 15 (9.43%) Management Information System
21 14 (8.81%) CheckPoint
21 14 (8.81%) Windows Server 2003

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 14 (8.81%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.92%) SharePoint
3 10 (6.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (4.40%) Apache
5 6 (3.77%) JBoss
6 4 (2.52%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.89%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.89%) IIS
8 2 (1.26%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.26%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.63%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (8.81%) MS Office
2 11 (6.92%) MS Excel
3 7 (4.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.26%) MS Project
5 2 (1.26%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.26%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (1.26%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.26%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.26%) ION MarketView
1 2 (1.26%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (0.63%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.63%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.63%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.26%) Office 365
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.21%) LAN
1 21 (13.21%) WAN
2 20 (12.58%) Firewall
3 13 (8.18%) SAN
4 12 (7.55%) VPN
5 11 (6.92%) DNS
6 10 (6.29%) MPLS
7 8 (5.03%) DSL
7 8 (5.03%) DHCP
7 8 (5.03%) TCP/IP
7 8 (5.03%) BIG-IP
8 7 (4.40%) SSL
9 5 (3.14%) IP Telephony
9 5 (3.14%) Network Security
10 4 (2.52%) Asterisk PBX
10 4 (2.52%) ISDN
10 4 (2.52%) Wireless
10 4 (2.52%) PBX
10 4 (2.52%) VoIP
11 3 (1.89%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.35%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.14%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.89%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (1.89%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.89%) SQLPlus
5 3 (1.89%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.26%) MySQL
6 2 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.26%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Toad
1 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.63%) AdminStudio
General
1 42 (26.42%) Finance
2 24 (15.09%) Banking
3 13 (8.18%) Investment Banking
4 12 (7.55%) Telecoms
5 9 (5.66%) Front Office
6 7 (4.40%) Legal
7 5 (3.14%) Retail
8 4 (2.52%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.89%) Marketing
9 3 (1.89%) Advertising
10 2 (1.26%) Automotive
11 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.63%) Electronics
11 1 (0.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 33 (20.75%) Analyst
2 14 (8.81%) Applications Support
3 13 (8.18%) Support Analyst
4 10 (6.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (6.29%) Project Manager
4 10 (6.29%) Developer
5 9 (5.66%) Consultant
6 8 (5.03%) Business Analyst
6 8 (5.03%) Service Manager
7 7 (4.40%) Database Developer
7 7 (4.40%) Operations Analyst
8 6 (3.77%) SQL Developer
8 6 (3.77%) Applications Support Analyst
8 6 (3.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (3.77%) Business Manager
8 6 (3.77%) Information Security Officer
8 6 (3.77%) Security Officer
9 5 (3.14%) Business Continuity Manager
9 5 (3.14%) SQL Database Developer
9 5 (3.14%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.14%) Middleware
2 3 (1.89%) .NET
2 3 (1.89%) Web Services
3 1 (0.63%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.43%) Thin Client
1 15 (9.43%) Management Information System
1 15 (9.43%) Fat Client
2 11 (6.92%) Blackberry
3 10 (6.29%) Fixed Income
4 8 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.40%) SWIFT
6 6 (3.77%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (3.77%) Derivative
6 6 (3.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.52%) CLARiiON
7 4 (2.52%) Clustering
7 4 (2.52%) IVR
7 4 (2.52%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.89%) PKI
8 3 (1.89%) Replication
9 2 (1.26%) AS400
9 2 (1.26%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.26%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 48 (30.19%) Windows
2 17 (10.69%) Linux
3 16 (10.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (8.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (5.66%) UNIX
5 9 (5.66%) Windows 7
5 9 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.52%) Solaris
7 3 (1.89%) AIX
7 3 (1.89%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.26%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.26%) VME
8 2 (1.26%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (60.38%) Business Continuity
2 81 (50.94%) Business Continuity Planning
3 63 (39.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 57 (35.85%) ITIL
5 24 (15.09%) Service Management
6 23 (14.47%) Service Delivery
7 15 (9.43%) Incident Management
8 14 (8.81%) Problem Management
9 13 (8.18%) Performance Management
9 13 (8.18%) Information Security
9 13 (8.18%) Capacity Management
10 12 (7.55%) Risk Assessment
10 12 (7.55%) Migration
11 11 (6.92%) Project Management
11 11 (6.92%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (6.29%) Risk Management
12 10 (6.29%) ITSM
12 10 (6.29%) Data Protection
13 9 (5.66%) Change Management
14 8 (5.03%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (18.24%) SQL
2 13 (8.18%) T-SQL
2 13 (8.18%) PL/SQL
3 12 (7.55%) Shell Script
4 8 (5.03%) Python
5 7 (4.40%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.14%) VB
6 5 (3.14%) Ruby
6 5 (3.14%) C#
6 5 (3.14%) C++
7 3 (1.89%) Perl
7 3 (1.89%) Korn
8 2 (1.26%) Java
9 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (15.72%) Degree
2 11 (6.92%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.66%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.66%) CCNA
3 9 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.14%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (3.14%) HND
5 4 (2.52%) ISEB
5 4 (2.52%) CCNP
6 3 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (1.89%) CISSP
6 3 (1.89%) MCSE
6 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.26%) CCSA
7 2 (1.26%) CCSE
7 2 (1.26%) MCSA
7 2 (1.26%) CCIE
7 2 (1.26%) CCDA
7 2 (1.26%) CCDP
7 2 (1.26%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.06%) SLA
2 5 (3.14%) BS7799
3 4 (2.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.89%) BS25999
5 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.63%) QA
5 1 (0.63%) Basel II
System Software
1 23 (14.47%) Active Directory
2 14 (8.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.66%) Hyper-V
3 9 (5.66%) XenApp
4 8 (5.03%) NLBS
5 7 (4.40%) Xen
5 7 (4.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (3.14%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (3.14%) vSphere
7 4 (2.52%) vCloud
8 3 (1.89%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (1.26%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.63%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (5.66%) WSUS
2 5 (3.14%) SCOM
2 5 (3.14%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (2.52%) ZABBIX
3 4 (2.52%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (2.52%) Puppet
3 4 (2.52%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (2.52%) EMC Navisphere
3 4 (2.52%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (1.89%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.26%) SCCM
5 2 (1.26%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.63%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.63%) Nessus
Vendors
1 43 (27.04%) Microsoft
2 27 (16.98%) Cisco
3 23 (14.47%) Oracle
4 22 (13.84%) VMware
5 19 (11.95%) Citrix
6 14 (8.81%) CheckPoint
7 7 (4.40%) McAfee
7 7 (4.40%) Intel
7 7 (4.40%) Sybase
7 7 (4.40%) SAP
8 6 (3.77%) EMC
8 6 (3.77%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.14%) Juniper
9 5 (3.14%) F5
10 4 (2.52%) NetApp
10 4 (2.52%) Symantec
11 3 (1.89%) Bloomberg
11 3 (1.89%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.89%) HP
11 3 (1.89%) MobileIron
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