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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 548 538 510
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -28
Contract jobs citing BCP 48 55 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 32 36
Average daily rate £400 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £548 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -
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
38418 36663 34938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.41% 77.86% 77.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25454 23704 21566
Average daily rate £430 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1094 997 1101
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 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
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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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
(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 0 22 £463 +7.55% 5
South East +16 13 £300 -25.00% 1
West Midlands -12 4 £400 - 2
South West - 4 £390 - 1
East Midlands -14 2 £450 - 1
North West -18 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -21 1 - - 1
BCP
UK

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 76 (66.09%) Business Continuity
2 74 (64.35%) Business Continuity Planning
3 42 (36.52%) Windows
4 35 (30.43%) Project Management
5 33 (28.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 32 (27.83%) Finance
7 31 (26.96%) Microsoft
8 26 (22.61%) Active Directory
8 26 (22.61%) ITIL
9 23 (20.00%) VMware
10 22 (19.13%) SQL
11 20 (17.39%) SQL Server
11 20 (17.39%) Linux
12 18 (15.65%) Cisco
12 18 (15.65%) Change Management
13 17 (14.78%) MS Visio
13 17 (14.78%) MS Excel
13 17 (14.78%) Migration
13 17 (14.78%) Service Delivery
13 17 (14.78%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (13.91%) Information Security
14 16 (13.91%) MS PowerPoint
15 15 (13.04%) SLA
15 15 (13.04%) SAN
16 14 (12.17%) Service Management
16 14 (12.17%) VPN
16 14 (12.17%) Risk Management
17 13 (11.30%) Banking
17 13 (11.30%) Windows Server
18 12 (10.43%) Data Centre

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 10 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.09%) IIS
3 5 (4.35%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.48%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.74%) Apache
7 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.87%) JBoss
7 1 (0.87%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.87%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.87%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (14.78%) MS Excel
1 17 (14.78%) MS Visio
2 16 (13.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Relativity
2 1 (0.87%) Documaker
2 1 (0.87%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.87%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.22%) Office 365
2 2 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.87%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.04%) SAN
2 14 (12.17%) VPN
3 12 (10.43%) WAN
4 11 (9.57%) Firewall
4 11 (9.57%) LAN
5 9 (7.83%) SSL
6 8 (6.96%) Internet
6 8 (6.96%) Network Security
7 7 (6.09%) MPLS
7 7 (6.09%) Software-Defined Networking
8 5 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (4.35%) IPsec
9 4 (3.48%) SNMP
9 4 (3.48%) VLAN
10 3 (2.61%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (2.61%) NetScaler
10 3 (2.61%) SMTP
11 2 (1.74%) DHCP
11 2 (1.74%) NAS
11 2 (1.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.96%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (6.09%) MS Access
3 7 (6.09%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.22%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (3.48%) Big Data
5 4 (3.48%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.87%) MySQL
7 1 (0.87%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (0.87%) Power BI
7 1 (0.87%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (27.83%) Finance
2 13 (11.30%) Banking
3 9 (7.83%) Advertising
4 4 (3.48%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.61%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.61%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.74%) Retail
6 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.87%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.87%) Front Office
7 1 (0.87%) International Banking
7 1 (0.87%) Legal
7 1 (0.87%) Local Government
7 1 (0.87%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (28.70%) Analyst
2 14 (12.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (12.17%) Project Manager
3 13 (11.30%) Business Analyst
4 12 (10.43%) Business Continuity Analyst
4 12 (10.43%) IT Manager
5 11 (9.57%) Architect
6 9 (7.83%) Administrator
6 9 (7.83%) Infrastructure Architect
6 9 (7.83%) Support Engineer
7 8 (6.96%) IT Analyst
8 7 (6.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 6 (5.22%) Business IT Analyst
9 6 (5.22%) Head of Security
9 6 (5.22%) IT Risk Analyst
9 6 (5.22%) IT Services Manager
9 6 (5.22%) Risk Analyst
10 5 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
10 5 (4.35%) Process Analyst
11 4 (3.48%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.22%) Web Services
2 2 (1.74%) JSF
2 2 (1.74%) Middleware
3 1 (0.87%) .NET
3 1 (0.87%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (0.87%) JRules
3 1 (0.87%) LAMP
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.87%) WebCenter
3 1 (0.87%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.43%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.96%) CESG
2 8 (6.96%) CESG CLAS
3 6 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.35%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.48%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.48%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.61%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.61%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.61%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (2.61%) PKI
6 3 (2.61%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.74%) Clustering
7 2 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.87%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.87%) NHS
8 1 (0.87%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.87%) Replication
8 1 (0.87%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 42 (36.52%) Windows
2 20 (17.39%) Linux
3 13 (11.30%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (6.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.35%) Unix
5 5 (4.35%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.87%) AIX
8 1 (0.87%) Android
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.87%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (66.09%) Business Continuity
2 74 (64.35%) Business Continuity Planning
3 35 (30.43%) Project Management
4 33 (28.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 26 (22.61%) ITIL
6 18 (15.65%) Change Management
7 17 (14.78%) Migration
7 17 (14.78%) Service Delivery
8 16 (13.91%) Information Security
9 14 (12.17%) Risk Management
9 14 (12.17%) Service Management
10 12 (10.43%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (9.57%) Risk Analysis
12 10 (8.70%) Data Modelling
12 10 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
12 10 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (7.83%) Password Management
13 9 (7.83%) PRINCE2
14 8 (6.96%) CRM
14 8 (6.96%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (19.13%) SQL
2 3 (2.61%) C
2 3 (2.61%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.74%) Perl
3 2 (1.74%) PHP
4 1 (0.87%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.87%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (10.43%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.57%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.83%) CISSP
4 8 (6.96%) CLAS
5 7 (6.09%) CESG Certified Professional
6 5 (4.35%) Degree
7 4 (3.48%) CCNA
7 4 (3.48%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.61%) CISM
8 3 (2.61%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 3 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.74%) CISA
9 2 (1.74%) MCP
10 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.87%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.87%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.87%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.04%) SLA
2 12 (10.43%) QA
3 9 (7.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (4.35%) PCI DSS
5 3 (2.61%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.87%) BS25999
6 1 (0.87%) COBIT
6 1 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 26 (22.61%) Active Directory
2 17 (14.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.61%) vCloud
4 3 (2.61%) vSphere
4 3 (2.61%) XenApp
4 3 (2.61%) XenServer
5 2 (1.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (1.74%) NLBS
5 2 (1.74%) Xen
6 1 (0.87%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (6.09%) vRealize
2 5 (4.35%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.74%) WSUS
4 1 (0.87%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.87%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.87%) Control-M
4 1 (0.87%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (0.87%) Nessus
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.87%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.87%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 31 (26.96%) Microsoft
2 23 (20.00%) VMware
3 18 (15.65%) Cisco
4 12 (10.43%) Citrix
4 12 (10.43%) Oracle
5 9 (7.83%) Cyber-Ark
5 9 (7.83%) Red Hat
5 9 (7.83%) Splunk
6 6 (5.22%) CheckPoint
6 6 (5.22%) NetApp
7 5 (4.35%) Dell
7 5 (4.35%) EMC
7 5 (4.35%) HP
7 5 (4.35%) IBM
7 5 (4.35%) Juniper
8 4 (3.48%) F5
8 4 (3.48%) SunGard
9 3 (2.61%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.61%) Avaya
9 3 (2.61%) CommVault
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