The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 492 464 505
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +41
Contract jobs citing BCP 98 39 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.091% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 17 40
Average daily rate £415 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £286 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £505 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £381 £351
% change year-on-year
-3.60% +8.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37958 31464 38928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.95% 73.02% 69.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 19227 22646
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 981 1339
Average hourly rate £27.88 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
BCP
UK

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 April 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
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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +21 63 £415 +33.87% 11
South East -2 15 £439 +17.00% 9
West Midlands -15 6 £360 - 1
East of England -24 4 - - 3
North West - 2 - - 3
South West - 2 - - 3
Yorkshire -26 1 - -
East Midlands - - - -
BCP
UK

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 60 (38.71%) Business Continuity
2 54 (34.84%) Business Continuity Planning
3 48 (30.97%) Disaster Recovery
4 47 (30.32%) Windows
5 45 (29.03%) ITIL
5 45 (29.03%) SQL
6 44 (28.39%) Finance
7 37 (23.87%) UNIX
8 35 (22.58%) Microsoft
9 30 (19.35%) Project Management
9 30 (19.35%) VMware
10 29 (18.71%) Incident Management
11 27 (17.42%) Degree
11 27 (17.42%) VMware Infrastructure
12 25 (16.13%) Active Directory
13 24 (15.48%) Oracle
14 23 (14.84%) Change Management
15 22 (14.19%) Citrix
15 22 (14.19%) Performance Management
16 21 (13.55%) Cisco
16 21 (13.55%) Service Delivery
17 20 (12.90%) Replication
17 20 (12.90%) Management Information System
17 20 (12.90%) MS Exchange
18 19 (12.26%) Information Security
19 18 (11.61%) IP Telephony
19 18 (11.61%) Service Management
20 17 (10.97%) Perl
20 17 (10.97%) Solaris
20 17 (10.97%) Blackberry

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 17 (10.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (5.81%) IIS
3 9 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (5.16%) WebSphere
4 8 (5.16%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.16%) SharePoint
5 7 (4.52%) CICS
5 7 (4.52%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (3.87%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.94%) Apache
7 3 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.94%) TIBCO EMS
7 3 (1.94%) MS Project Server
8 2 (1.29%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.65%) GlassFish
Applications
1 14 (9.03%) MS Office
2 12 (7.74%) MS Excel
3 8 (5.16%) MS Project
4 2 (1.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.65%) SPSS
5 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.87%) Temenos T24
2 2 (1.29%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.65%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.65%) BASE24
3 1 (0.65%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.29%) Office 365
1 2 (1.29%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.61%) IP Telephony
2 16 (10.32%) LAN
2 16 (10.32%) WAN
3 13 (8.39%) SAN
4 11 (7.10%) Firewall
5 9 (5.81%) Wireless
6 6 (3.87%) VoIP
6 6 (3.87%) MPLS
7 5 (3.23%) VPN
8 4 (2.58%) Structured Cabling
8 4 (2.58%) Internet
9 3 (1.94%) SSL
9 3 (1.94%) Network Security
10 2 (1.29%) DNS
10 2 (1.29%) SNMP
11 1 (0.65%) IPv4
11 1 (0.65%) IPv6
11 1 (0.65%) OSPF
11 1 (0.65%) 3G
11 1 (0.65%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.97%) Relational Database
2 14 (9.03%) SQL Server
3 11 (7.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (5.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (4.52%) Oracle Database
7 6 (3.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (3.87%) DB2
7 6 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (3.87%) RDBMS
8 5 (3.23%) SQLPlus
8 5 (3.23%) BusinessObjects XI
9 4 (2.58%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (1.94%) Oracle OWB
10 3 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.94%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.94%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.29%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (5.16%) JIRA
2 5 (3.23%) Toad
2 5 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.94%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
General
1 44 (28.39%) Finance
2 14 (9.03%) Banking
3 11 (7.10%) Investment Banking
4 9 (5.81%) Back Office
5 6 (3.87%) Advertising
6 4 (2.58%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.94%) Billing
7 3 (1.94%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.94%) Legal
8 2 (1.29%) Front Office
9 1 (0.65%) Retail
9 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (25.16%) Analyst
2 15 (9.68%) Project Manager
3 14 (9.03%) Architect
4 13 (8.39%) Consultant
4 13 (8.39%) DBA
4 13 (8.39%) Service Analyst
5 11 (7.10%) Support Engineer
6 9 (5.81%) Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (5.16%) Infrastructure Manager
7 8 (5.16%) Operations Analyst
7 8 (5.16%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (4.52%) Oracle DBA
9 6 (3.87%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (3.87%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (3.87%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (3.23%) SQL DBA
10 5 (3.23%) Support Analyst
10 5 (3.23%) Business Analyst
11 4 (2.58%) Security Manager
11 4 (2.58%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.16%) Web Services
2 6 (3.87%) Middleware
3 5 (3.23%) J2EE
4 3 (1.94%) .NET
5 2 (1.29%) XML
6 1 (0.65%) CGI
6 1 (0.65%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.90%) Replication
1 20 (12.90%) Management Information System
2 17 (10.97%) Blackberry
3 11 (7.10%) Thin Client
3 11 (7.10%) Fat Client
4 8 (5.16%) iPhone
5 5 (3.23%) Fixed Income
6 4 (2.58%) Derivative
6 4 (2.58%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.58%) CESG
6 4 (2.58%) PACS
7 3 (1.94%) Taxonomies
7 3 (1.94%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.94%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.29%) Economics
8 2 (1.29%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.29%) RMADS
8 2 (1.29%) Data Conversion
8 2 (1.29%) Clustering
9 1 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 47 (30.32%) Windows
2 37 (23.87%) UNIX
3 17 (10.97%) Solaris
4 16 (10.32%) Linux
5 14 (9.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (5.81%) Windows XP
8 8 (5.16%) Windows Mobile
8 8 (5.16%) Android
9 7 (4.52%) Apple iOS
10 5 (3.23%) Windows 7
10 5 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (2.58%) AIX
12 1 (0.65%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.65%) HPUX
12 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (38.71%) Business Continuity
2 54 (34.84%) Business Continuity Planning
3 48 (30.97%) Disaster Recovery
4 45 (29.03%) ITIL
5 30 (19.35%) Project Management
6 29 (18.71%) Incident Management
7 23 (14.84%) Change Management
8 22 (14.19%) Performance Management
9 21 (13.55%) Service Delivery
10 19 (12.26%) Information Security
11 18 (11.61%) Service Management
12 16 (10.32%) Migration
13 14 (9.03%) Data Modelling
14 11 (7.10%) PRINCE2
14 11 (7.10%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (7.10%) Problem Management
14 11 (7.10%) Release Management
15 7 (4.52%) ERP
15 7 (4.52%) Configuration Management
15 7 (4.52%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (29.03%) SQL
2 17 (10.97%) Perl
3 14 (9.03%) T-SQL
3 14 (9.03%) Korn
4 11 (7.10%) Java
5 9 (5.81%) PL/SQL
6 7 (4.52%) C
6 7 (4.52%) AWK
6 7 (4.52%) Bourne shell
6 7 (4.52%) Bash Shell
7 6 (3.87%) sed
8 5 (3.23%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.65%) VC++
9 1 (0.65%) VBA
9 1 (0.65%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (17.42%) Degree
2 7 (4.52%) CISSP
3 6 (3.87%) CCA
3 6 (3.87%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (3.23%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.58%) CISA
6 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.94%) MCSE
6 3 (1.94%) CISM
6 3 (1.94%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.94%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.29%) MCITP
7 2 (1.29%) MCSA
7 2 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.65%) CCIE
8 1 (0.65%) CCNP
8 1 (0.65%) CCDP
8 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.65%) ISEB
8 1 (0.65%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.32%) SLA
2 10 (6.45%) QA
2 10 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.58%) BS25999
3 4 (2.58%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.65%) BS7799
5 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.65%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.65%) COBIT
5 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.65%) FATCA
System Software
1 27 (17.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (16.13%) Active Directory
3 10 (6.45%) Hyper-V
3 10 (6.45%) XenApp
4 9 (5.81%) vSphere
5 8 (5.16%) Xen
6 7 (4.52%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (4.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 7 (4.52%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (3.87%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.29%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.65%) NLBS
10 1 (0.65%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (4.52%) Data Guard
2 5 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (2.58%) SCCM
4 3 (1.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.65%) SCOM
5 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 30 (19.35%) VMware
3 24 (15.48%) Oracle
4 22 (14.19%) Citrix
5 21 (13.55%) Cisco
6 14 (9.03%) Sybase
7 13 (8.39%) IBM
8 8 (5.16%) McAfee
8 8 (5.16%) Avaya
9 6 (3.87%) jBASE
9 6 (3.87%) Business Objects
9 6 (3.87%) Dell
9 6 (3.87%) Temenos
10 5 (3.23%) Juniper
10 5 (3.23%) Remedy
11 4 (2.58%) BT
11 4 (2.58%) HP
12 3 (1.94%) EMC
12 3 (1.94%) TIBCO
12 3 (1.94%) Veritas
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