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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 507 455 485
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +30
Contract jobs citing BCP 72 98 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.20% 0.092%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.27% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 58 20
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£340 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.07% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £214 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £573 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 - -
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
37734 36043 31566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.70% 75.13% 74.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24299 23133 19378
Average daily rate £418 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1110 988
Average hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -32 44 £340 -18.07% 14
South East -17 11 £388 -3.12% 11
South West - 5 £440 - 3
Yorkshire -11 4 £338 -
East of England +8 3 £363 - 1
West Midlands -15 3 £400 -28.88% 1
North West -21 1 - - 1
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UK

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (63.70%) Business Continuity
2 82 (60.74%) Business Continuity Planning
3 73 (54.07%) Disaster Recovery
4 53 (39.26%) ITIL
5 36 (26.67%) Windows
5 36 (26.67%) Finance
6 32 (23.70%) LAN
7 31 (22.96%) WAN
7 31 (22.96%) Microsoft
7 31 (22.96%) Firewall
8 29 (21.48%) Service Management
9 28 (20.74%) Service Delivery
10 27 (20.00%) Active Directory
10 27 (20.00%) SQL
11 25 (18.52%) VMware
12 24 (17.78%) Cisco
13 21 (15.56%) Citrix
14 20 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
15 19 (14.07%) CheckPoint
15 19 (14.07%) MPLS
15 19 (14.07%) Project Management
16 18 (13.33%) SLA
16 18 (13.33%) Performance Management
16 18 (13.33%) Incident Management
17 17 (12.59%) Problem Management
17 17 (12.59%) Windows Server 2008
18 16 (11.85%) Windows Server 2003
18 16 (11.85%) MS Exchange
18 16 (11.85%) MS Office
19 15 (11.11%) SAN

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (11.85%) MS Exchange
2 13 (9.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (7.41%) IIS
4 9 (6.67%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.96%) Apache
5 4 (2.96%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.22%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (2.22%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.22%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.48%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.74%) JBoss
8 1 (0.74%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.74%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (11.85%) MS Office
2 13 (9.63%) MS Excel
3 9 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (4.44%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.48%) Acrobat
5 2 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.48%) ION MarketView
1 2 (1.48%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (0.74%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.74%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.74%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.22%) SaaS
1 3 (2.22%) PaaS
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (23.70%) LAN
2 31 (22.96%) WAN
2 31 (22.96%) Firewall
3 19 (14.07%) MPLS
4 15 (11.11%) SAN
4 15 (11.11%) BIG-IP
5 14 (10.37%) VPN
6 12 (8.89%) DSL
7 11 (8.15%) SSL
8 10 (7.41%) Network Security
9 7 (5.19%) SNMP
10 6 (4.44%) SMTP
10 6 (4.44%) NetScaler
10 6 (4.44%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (4.44%) VLAN
11 4 (2.96%) Wireless
12 3 (2.22%) Reverse Proxy
12 3 (2.22%) Software-Defined Networking
12 3 (2.22%) LDAP
12 3 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (5.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (5.19%) Big Data
3 7 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.70%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.22%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (2.22%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.22%) DTS
6 3 (2.22%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.22%) SQLPlus
7 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.74%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (2.22%) Toad
1 3 (2.22%) Introscope
2 1 (0.74%) AdminStudio
General
1 36 (26.67%) Finance
2 11 (8.15%) Banking
3 6 (4.44%) Investment Banking
3 6 (4.44%) Retail
4 5 (3.70%) Automotive
5 4 (2.96%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.96%) Front Office
6 3 (2.22%) Back Office
7 2 (1.48%) Local Government
7 2 (1.48%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.48%) Marketing
8 1 (0.74%) French Language
8 1 (0.74%) German Language
8 1 (0.74%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.74%) Advertising
8 1 (0.74%) Electronics
8 1 (0.74%) Billing
Job Titles
1 33 (24.44%) Analyst
2 16 (11.85%) Project Manager
3 14 (10.37%) Support Analyst
4 13 (9.63%) Service Manager
5 12 (8.89%) Infrastructure Manager
5 12 (8.89%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 11 (8.15%) Applications Support
7 10 (7.41%) DBA
8 9 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
8 9 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
9 8 (5.93%) Delivery Manager
9 8 (5.93%) Services Delivery Manager
9 8 (5.93%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (5.93%) Architect
10 7 (5.19%) SQL DBA
11 6 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
11 6 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (4.44%) Administrator
12 5 (3.70%) Consultant
12 5 (3.70%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.19%) Web Services
2 3 (2.22%) WCF
2 3 (2.22%) Java EE
2 3 (2.22%) .NET
2 3 (2.22%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (2.22%) Middleware
3 2 (1.48%) HTML
4 1 (0.74%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.37%) Blackberry
2 11 (8.15%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.67%) Fat Client
3 9 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.67%) Thin Client
4 8 (5.93%) PKI
5 7 (5.19%) Client/Server
5 7 (5.19%) Replication
6 6 (4.44%) Public Cloud
7 5 (3.70%) Fixed Income
8 4 (2.96%) Mobile App
9 3 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (1.48%) Clustering
10 2 (1.48%) AS400
10 2 (1.48%) iSeries
10 2 (1.48%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.74%) iPad
11 1 (0.74%) iPhone
11 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (26.67%) Windows
2 17 (12.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (11.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 10 (7.41%) Linux
6 7 (5.19%) UNIX
7 3 (2.22%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.22%) Windows NT
7 3 (2.22%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.22%) AIX
8 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.74%) Scientific Linux
9 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (63.70%) Business Continuity
2 82 (60.74%) Business Continuity Planning
3 73 (54.07%) Disaster Recovery
4 53 (39.26%) ITIL
5 29 (21.48%) Service Management
6 28 (20.74%) Service Delivery
7 19 (14.07%) Project Management
8 18 (13.33%) Performance Management
8 18 (13.33%) Incident Management
9 17 (12.59%) Problem Management
10 12 (8.89%) Information Security
10 12 (8.89%) ITSM
10 12 (8.89%) Risk Management
11 9 (6.67%) Release Management
11 9 (6.67%) Change Management
12 8 (5.93%) Security Management
13 7 (5.19%) Knowledge Management
13 7 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (5.19%) Database Mirroring
13 7 (5.19%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 27 (20.00%) SQL
2 11 (8.15%) T-SQL
3 7 (5.19%) Perl
4 5 (3.70%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.96%) Java
6 3 (2.22%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.22%) Korn
6 3 (2.22%) Python
6 3 (2.22%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.48%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.48%) C#
8 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (9.63%) Degree
2 7 (5.19%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.96%) CISSP
4 4 (2.96%) CCNP
4 4 (2.96%) VCAP
4 4 (2.96%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.96%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 3 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (2.22%) CISA
5 3 (2.22%) CISM
6 2 (1.48%) MCSE
7 1 (0.74%) CRISC
7 1 (0.74%) ISACA
7 1 (0.74%) VCP5
7 1 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.74%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.33%) SLA
2 13 (9.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (6.67%) PCI DSS
4 5 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (2.96%) BS7799
6 2 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.74%) BS25999
7 1 (0.74%) QA
7 1 (0.74%) Basel II
System Software
1 27 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 12 (8.89%) NLBS
5 8 (5.93%) Xen
6 7 (5.19%) XenApp
6 7 (5.19%) vSphere
7 6 (4.44%) vCloud
8 5 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (2.22%) XenServer
9 3 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (2.22%) Oracle Clusterware
10 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.74%) Samba
10 1 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (9.63%) WSUS
2 4 (2.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (2.22%) Data Guard
3 3 (2.22%) SCCM
3 3 (2.22%) BladeLogic
3 3 (2.22%) Oracle Flashback
3 3 (2.22%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (2.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (2.22%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.22%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.74%) Dollar Universe
4 1 (0.74%) Puppet
4 1 (0.74%) Cacti
4 1 (0.74%) SCOM
4 1 (0.74%) Icinga
4 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.74%) OpenView
4 1 (0.74%) Nagios
Vendors
1 31 (22.96%) Microsoft
2 25 (18.52%) VMware
3 24 (17.78%) Cisco
4 21 (15.56%) Citrix
5 19 (14.07%) CheckPoint
6 13 (9.63%) Oracle
7 12 (8.89%) F5
8 9 (6.67%) Juniper
9 8 (5.93%) HP
10 7 (5.19%) Dell
10 7 (5.19%) CommVault
10 7 (5.19%) NetApp
11 6 (4.44%) IBM
11 6 (4.44%) SAP
11 6 (4.44%) Sybase
11 6 (4.44%) Brocade
12 4 (2.96%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.22%) 3PAR
13 3 (2.22%) MobileIron
13 3 (2.22%) Business Objects
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