The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 553 530 511
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -19
Contract jobs citing BCP 76 85 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.21% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 66 45
Median daily rate £475 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £295 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £632 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 £11.29 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.57% -29.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £11.29 £15.93
% change year-on-year
+19.57% -29.12%
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
41433 41340 38406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.05% 79.98% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27617 27390 24287
Median daily rate £448 £420 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.54% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 956 1081 1104
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing BCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BCP within the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -16 43 £500 +25.00% 10
South East -2 9 £400 +60.80% 3
East Midlands - 6 £585 - 3
South West - 5 £450 - 1
West Midlands -40 4 £450 +12.50% 3
North East - 4 £170 -
Yorkshire - 3 £325 - 1
East of England +20 1 £475 -5.00% 1
BCP
UK

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for BCP.

1 93 (67.39%) Business Continuity
2 84 (60.87%) Business Continuity Planning
3 52 (37.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 46 (33.33%) Finance
5 41 (29.71%) ITIL
6 32 (23.19%) Project Management
7 28 (20.29%) Linux
8 26 (18.84%) Oracle
8 26 (18.84%) SLA
8 26 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (18.12%) VMware
10 24 (17.39%) Service Delivery
10 24 (17.39%) Banking
11 22 (15.94%) Risk Management
11 22 (15.94%) Microsoft
11 22 (15.94%) Security Cleared
12 21 (15.22%) Problem Management
13 20 (14.49%) Windows
14 19 (13.77%) Information Security
14 19 (13.77%) SQL
14 19 (13.77%) Red Hat
14 19 (13.77%) VMware Infrastructure
14 19 (13.77%) SC Cleared
14 19 (13.77%) Puppet
15 17 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
15 17 (12.32%) Data Centre
16 16 (11.59%) Incident Management
16 16 (11.59%) SQL Server
17 15 (10.87%) Unix
17 15 (10.87%) Migration

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (5.80%) IIS
2 7 (5.07%) Apache
3 5 (3.62%) JBoss
3 5 (3.62%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.62%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.90%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.17%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.45%) Confluence
6 2 (1.45%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.45%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (7.97%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.52%) MS Office
3 5 (3.62%) MS Project
3 5 (3.62%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.45%) GNU Octave
5 2 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.90%) Finacle
2 2 (1.45%) Eagle PACE
2 2 (1.45%) LatentZero
2 2 (1.45%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.45%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.72%) Documaker
3 1 (0.72%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.90%) Office 365
2 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.72%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.14%) Firewall
2 11 (7.97%) Internet
3 8 (5.80%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.80%) WAN
4 6 (4.35%) BIG-IP
4 6 (4.35%) DNS
5 5 (3.62%) DHCP
6 4 (2.90%) LAN
6 4 (2.90%) SAN
6 4 (2.90%) SMTP
6 4 (2.90%) SSH
6 4 (2.90%) SSL
7 3 (2.17%) MPLS
7 3 (2.17%) Network Security
7 3 (2.17%) VPN
8 2 (1.45%) Skype
9 1 (0.72%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.72%) NAS
9 1 (0.72%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.80%) Hadoop
3 7 (5.07%) Big Data
4 3 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.17%) MS Access
4 3 (2.17%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.45%) MySQL
5 2 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 46 (33.33%) Finance
2 24 (17.39%) Banking
3 12 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.80%) Financial Institution
4 8 (5.80%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.35%) Retail
6 4 (2.90%) Back Office
6 4 (2.90%) Legal
7 2 (1.45%) Advertising
7 2 (1.45%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.45%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.72%) French Language
8 1 (0.72%) Front Office
8 1 (0.72%) German Language
8 1 (0.72%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.72%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (18.84%) Consultant
2 21 (15.22%) Analyst
3 20 (14.49%) Security Consultant
4 13 (9.42%) Architect
5 11 (7.97%) Project Manager
5 11 (7.97%) Security Architect
6 10 (7.25%) CLAS Architect
6 10 (7.25%) CLAS Consultant
6 10 (7.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 10 (7.25%) IT Consultant
6 10 (7.25%) Security Manager
7 9 (6.52%) CLAS Security Consultant
7 9 (6.52%) IT Support
8 8 (5.80%) Administrator
8 8 (5.80%) Applications Engineer
8 8 (5.80%) IT Security Consultant
9 6 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (4.35%) Unix Analyst
10 5 (3.62%) Business Continuity Planner
10 5 (3.62%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.52%) Middleware
2 4 (2.90%) SAML
2 4 (2.90%) WAP
3 3 (2.17%) LAMP
3 3 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.72%) .NET
4 1 (0.72%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.72%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (0.72%) J2EE
4 1 (0.72%) JRules
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.72%) WCF
4 1 (0.72%) Web Services
4 1 (0.72%) WebCenter
4 1 (0.72%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
1 17 (12.32%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.52%) CESG
2 9 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (5.07%) Performance Metrics
3 7 (5.07%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.62%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.17%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.45%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.45%) Clustering
7 2 (1.45%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.45%) PMI
7 2 (1.45%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.72%) Equities
8 1 (0.72%) PKI
8 1 (0.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (20.29%) Linux
2 20 (14.49%) Windows
3 15 (10.87%) Unix
4 12 (8.70%) Windows Server
5 9 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (5.80%) Oracle Linux
6 8 (5.80%) Solaris
7 7 (5.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (3.62%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.45%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.72%) AIX
12 1 (0.72%) Android
12 1 (0.72%) HPUX
12 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (67.39%) Business Continuity
2 84 (60.87%) Business Continuity Planning
3 52 (37.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 41 (29.71%) ITIL
5 32 (23.19%) Project Management
6 26 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (17.39%) Service Delivery
8 22 (15.94%) Risk Management
9 21 (15.22%) Problem Management
10 19 (13.77%) Information Security
11 16 (11.59%) Incident Management
12 15 (10.87%) Migration
13 14 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (9.42%) Change Management
14 13 (9.42%) Security Architecture
15 12 (8.70%) Configuration Management
15 12 (8.70%) ITIL V3
16 11 (7.97%) Continuous Improvement
16 11 (7.97%) DevOps
17 9 (6.52%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.77%) SQL
2 7 (5.07%) Perl
2 7 (5.07%) Python
3 6 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.17%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.45%) C#
6 1 (0.72%) C
6 1 (0.72%) C++
6 1 (0.72%) Java
6 1 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (15.94%) Security Cleared
2 19 (13.77%) SC Cleared
3 15 (10.87%) Degree
4 11 (7.97%) CLAS
5 8 (5.80%) CISSP
6 6 (4.35%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (2.90%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (2.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.45%) CCNA
9 2 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.45%) MCSA
9 2 (1.45%) MCSE
9 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.45%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.45%) PMP
9 2 (1.45%) RHCE
9 2 (1.45%) RHCSA
9 2 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (18.84%) SLA
2 15 (10.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (7.25%) Government Security Classifications
3 10 (7.25%) PCI DSS
4 8 (5.80%) ISO22301
5 5 (3.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 4 (2.90%) COBIT
7 2 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (1.45%) QA
8 1 (0.72%) BS25999
8 1 (0.72%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.72%) ISO27002
System Software
1 19 (13.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (8.70%) Hyper-V
3 9 (6.52%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.90%) Docker
5 3 (2.17%) vSphere
6 2 (1.45%) Squid
6 2 (1.45%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.72%) NFS
7 1 (0.72%) Samba
7 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (13.77%) Puppet
2 11 (7.97%) Ansible
3 7 (5.07%) Nagios
4 4 (2.90%) Kubernetes
4 4 (2.90%) SCCM
4 4 (2.90%) SCOM
4 4 (2.90%) SELinux
5 2 (1.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (1.45%) WSUS
6 1 (0.72%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.72%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.72%) Control-M
6 1 (0.72%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.72%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 26 (18.84%) Oracle
2 25 (18.12%) VMware
3 22 (15.94%) Microsoft
4 19 (13.77%) Red Hat
5 10 (7.25%) Citrix
6 9 (6.52%) SAP
7 8 (5.80%) Cisco
7 8 (5.80%) F5
8 7 (5.07%) HP
9 6 (4.35%) Mitel
10 5 (3.62%) Bloomberg
10 5 (3.62%) Reuters
10 5 (3.62%) WorldPay
11 4 (2.90%) IBM
12 3 (2.17%) Fidessa
12 3 (2.17%) Informatica
12 3 (2.17%) Symantec
13 2 (1.45%) CheckPoint
13 2 (1.45%) Intel Security
13 2 (1.45%) Sybase