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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 506 484 485
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +1
Contract jobs citing BCP 77 98 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.19% 0.094%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.26% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 58 20
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£340 £415 £377
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.07% +10.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £224 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - -
BCP
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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
38727 37841 32389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.63% 75.25% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24549 23975 19814
Average daily rate £423 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1124 1098 1003
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £51.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 46 £340 -18.36% 19
South East -10 12 £381 -13.10% 5
South West +7 5 £440 - 3
Yorkshire -13 5 £338 -
North West -18 3 - - 2
East of England +20 2 £225 - 1
West Midlands -17 2 - -
East Midlands - 1 £500 - 2
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UK

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 86 (64.18%) Business Continuity
2 80 (59.70%) Business Continuity Planning
3 71 (52.99%) Disaster Recovery
4 47 (35.07%) ITIL
5 37 (27.61%) Finance
6 36 (26.87%) Windows
7 33 (24.63%) LAN
8 32 (23.88%) WAN
9 29 (21.64%) Microsoft
9 29 (21.64%) Firewall
10 27 (20.15%) Service Management
10 27 (20.15%) Active Directory
11 26 (19.40%) Service Delivery
12 25 (18.66%) Cisco
13 23 (17.16%) SQL
14 22 (16.42%) VMware
15 19 (14.18%) Citrix
15 19 (14.18%) CheckPoint
15 19 (14.18%) Project Management
15 19 (14.18%) MPLS
16 18 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
17 16 (11.94%) Windows Server 2008
17 16 (11.94%) Performance Management
17 16 (11.94%) Incident Management
17 16 (11.94%) SLA
17 16 (11.94%) MS Exchange
18 15 (11.19%) VPN
18 15 (11.19%) SQL Server
18 15 (11.19%) MS Office
18 15 (11.19%) SAN

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (11.94%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (5.22%) IIS
4 6 (4.48%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.99%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.24%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.49%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.49%) JBoss
7 2 (1.49%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.75%) CMS
8 1 (0.75%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (11.19%) MS Office
2 11 (8.21%) MS Excel
3 8 (5.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (4.48%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.49%) MS Project
5 2 (1.49%) Acrobat
5 2 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.49%) ION MarketView
1 2 (1.49%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (0.75%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.75%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.75%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.24%) SaaS
1 3 (2.24%) PaaS
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (24.63%) LAN
2 32 (23.88%) WAN
3 29 (21.64%) Firewall
4 19 (14.18%) MPLS
5 15 (11.19%) VPN
5 15 (11.19%) SAN
6 13 (9.70%) SSL
7 11 (8.21%) BIG-IP
7 11 (8.21%) DSL
8 10 (7.46%) Network Security
9 7 (5.22%) SNMP
10 6 (4.48%) SMTP
10 6 (4.48%) NetScaler
10 6 (4.48%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (4.48%) VLAN
11 5 (3.73%) TCP/IP
12 4 (2.99%) Wireless
13 3 (2.24%) Reverse Proxy
13 3 (2.24%) Software-Defined Networking
13 3 (2.24%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.19%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (5.22%) Big Data
3 6 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.73%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.24%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (2.24%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.24%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (2.24%) SQLPlus
6 3 (2.24%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.24%) DTS
6 3 (2.24%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.75%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (2.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (2.24%) Toad
2 1 (0.75%) AdminStudio
General
1 37 (27.61%) Finance
2 12 (8.96%) Banking
3 6 (4.48%) Investment Banking
3 6 (4.48%) Retail
4 5 (3.73%) Automotive
4 5 (3.73%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.24%) Advertising
6 2 (1.49%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.49%) Front Office
6 2 (1.49%) Marketing
7 1 (0.75%) Local Government
7 1 (0.75%) Billing
7 1 (0.75%) Legal
7 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (22.39%) Analyst
2 15 (11.19%) Project Manager
3 12 (8.96%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 12 (8.96%) Infrastructure Manager
4 11 (8.21%) Support Analyst
5 9 (6.72%) Service Manager
5 9 (6.72%) Applications Support
6 8 (5.97%) Architect
6 8 (5.97%) Operations Analyst
7 7 (5.22%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (5.22%) DBA
7 7 (5.22%) Consultant
8 6 (4.48%) Developer
8 6 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.48%) Services Delivery Manager
8 6 (4.48%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (4.48%) Applications Support Analyst
8 6 (4.48%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (3.73%) Business Consultant
9 5 (3.73%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.22%) Web Services
2 2 (1.49%) HTML
3 1 (0.75%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.70%) Blackberry
2 11 (8.21%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.97%) PKI
4 7 (5.22%) Fat Client
4 7 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.22%) Thin Client
4 7 (5.22%) Client/Server
5 6 (4.48%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.99%) Replication
6 4 (2.99%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.99%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.24%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.49%) AS400
8 2 (1.49%) Clustering
8 2 (1.49%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.49%) iSeries
8 2 (1.49%) Derivative
9 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.75%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 36 (26.87%) Windows
2 16 (11.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (11.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (10.45%) Windows 7
5 12 (8.96%) Linux
6 7 (5.22%) UNIX
7 4 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.24%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.24%) AIX
9 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.49%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.75%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (64.18%) Business Continuity
2 80 (59.70%) Business Continuity Planning
3 71 (52.99%) Disaster Recovery
4 47 (35.07%) ITIL
5 27 (20.15%) Service Management
6 26 (19.40%) Service Delivery
7 19 (14.18%) Project Management
8 16 (11.94%) Performance Management
8 16 (11.94%) Incident Management
9 14 (10.45%) Problem Management
10 11 (8.21%) ITSM
11 10 (7.46%) Risk Management
11 10 (7.46%) Information Security
12 9 (6.72%) Risk Assessment
13 8 (5.97%) Migration
14 7 (5.22%) Knowledge Management
14 7 (5.22%) Data Analytics
14 7 (5.22%) Analytics
14 7 (5.22%) Process Management
14 7 (5.22%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 23 (17.16%) SQL
2 12 (8.96%) T-SQL
3 8 (5.97%) Shell Script
4 7 (5.22%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.99%) Perl
5 4 (2.99%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.24%) Korn
6 3 (2.24%) C#
7 2 (1.49%) Java
7 2 (1.49%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.75%) Ruby
8 1 (0.75%) C++
8 1 (0.75%) VBScript
8 1 (0.75%) VB
8 1 (0.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (9.70%) Degree
2 7 (5.22%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.22%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (5.22%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.48%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.73%) VCAP
4 5 (3.73%) CCNP
5 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 3 (2.24%) CCNA
5 3 (2.24%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (2.24%) CISSP
5 3 (2.24%) HND
5 3 (2.24%) MCSE
6 2 (1.49%) MCSA
6 2 (1.49%) CCDA
6 2 (1.49%) CCDP
6 2 (1.49%) CISA
6 2 (1.49%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.94%) SLA
2 10 (7.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (5.22%) PCI DSS
4 5 (3.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (2.99%) BS7799
6 2 (1.49%) QA
7 1 (0.75%) BS25999
7 1 (0.75%) Basel II
7 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 27 (20.15%) Active Directory
2 18 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (9.70%) Hyper-V
4 11 (8.21%) NLBS
5 7 (5.22%) vSphere
6 6 (4.48%) vCloud
6 6 (4.48%) Xen
7 5 (3.73%) XenApp
8 3 (2.24%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (2.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (2.24%) XenServer
8 3 (2.24%) Oracle Clusterware
9 2 (1.49%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.75%) Samba
10 1 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (8.96%) WSUS
2 4 (2.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (2.24%) SCCM
3 3 (2.24%) Data Guard
3 3 (2.24%) Oracle Flashback
3 3 (2.24%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (2.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.75%) SCOM
4 1 (0.75%) Dollar Universe
4 1 (0.75%) Puppet
4 1 (0.75%) Cacti
4 1 (0.75%) Icinga
4 1 (0.75%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.75%) OpenView
4 1 (0.75%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (21.64%) Microsoft
2 25 (18.66%) Cisco
3 22 (16.42%) VMware
4 19 (14.18%) Citrix
4 19 (14.18%) CheckPoint
5 12 (8.96%) Oracle
6 9 (6.72%) F5
6 9 (6.72%) Juniper
7 8 (5.97%) HP
8 7 (5.22%) Dell
8 7 (5.22%) CommVault
8 7 (5.22%) NetApp
9 6 (4.48%) SAP
9 6 (4.48%) Sybase
9 6 (4.48%) IBM
9 6 (4.48%) Brocade
10 5 (3.73%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.24%) 3PAR
11 3 (2.24%) MobileIron
11 3 (2.24%) Bloomberg
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