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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 545 547 497
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -50
Contract jobs citing BCP 68 70 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.17% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 52 53
Median daily rate £500 £358 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.86% -10.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £302 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £498 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
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
40458 40695 38413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.49% 79.83% 78.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 27130 26742 24468
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
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 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 941 1073 1145
Median hourly rate £27.62 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.43% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 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 1 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 -32 29 £500 +47.05% 16
South East +12 13 £400 +3.22% 2
East Midlands - 9 £588 - 2
South West +6 5 £500 +25.00% 1
North East - 5 £170 -
West Midlands -22 4 £450 +12.50% 1
Yorkshire +3 3 £325 +13.04%
BCP
UK

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 80 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 73 (60.83%) Business Continuity Planning
3 42 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 37 (30.83%) ITIL
5 35 (29.17%) Finance
6 30 (25.00%) Project Management
7 28 (23.33%) SLA
8 26 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (17.50%) Linux
9 21 (17.50%) Oracle
9 21 (17.50%) Security Cleared
10 20 (16.67%) SQL
10 20 (16.67%) Migration
11 19 (15.83%) Risk Management
11 19 (15.83%) Problem Management
12 18 (15.00%) SC Cleared
12 18 (15.00%) SQL Server
12 18 (15.00%) Microsoft
13 17 (14.17%) Service Delivery
14 16 (13.33%) Windows
15 15 (12.50%) Unix
15 15 (12.50%) Red Hat
15 15 (12.50%) Incident Management
15 15 (12.50%) Degree
16 14 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
16 14 (11.67%) Information Security
16 14 (11.67%) VMware
16 14 (11.67%) Change Management
17 13 (10.83%) Firewall
17 13 (10.83%) Internet

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 7 (5.83%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.00%) IIS
2 6 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.50%) Apache
3 3 (2.50%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.67%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.67%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.83%) JBoss
5 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (9.17%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.67%) MS Office
3 7 (5.83%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.67%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Finacle
2 1 (0.83%) Documaker
2 1 (0.83%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (0.83%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.83%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.83%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.83%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.17%) Office 365
2 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.83%) Firewall
1 13 (10.83%) Internet
2 6 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.17%) BIG-IP
3 5 (4.17%) SAN
3 5 (4.17%) VPN
4 4 (3.33%) SMTP
5 3 (2.50%) DHCP
5 3 (2.50%) DNS
6 2 (1.67%) IPsec
6 2 (1.67%) NAS
6 2 (1.67%) Network Security
6 2 (1.67%) Skype
6 2 (1.67%) WAN
7 1 (0.83%) DMZ
7 1 (0.83%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.83%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.83%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.83%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (5.00%) MS Access
2 6 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.33%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.50%) Big Data
5 2 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) JIRA
General
1 35 (29.17%) Finance
2 13 (10.83%) Banking
3 7 (5.83%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.33%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.33%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.33%) Legal
4 4 (3.33%) Retail
5 3 (2.50%) Advertising
5 3 (2.50%) Back Office
6 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.67%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Front Office
7 1 (0.83%) International Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (21.67%) Consultant
2 23 (19.17%) Analyst
3 21 (17.50%) Security Consultant
4 14 (11.67%) Architect
5 11 (9.17%) Security Architect
6 10 (8.33%) CLAS Architect
6 10 (8.33%) CLAS Consultant
6 10 (8.33%) IT Consultant
7 9 (7.50%) CLAS Security Consultant
7 9 (7.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 9 (7.50%) IT Support
8 8 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
8 8 (6.67%) Business Analyst
8 8 (6.67%) IT Security Consultant
9 5 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.17%) Security Manager
9 5 (4.17%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.33%) SAML
1 4 (3.33%) WAP
2 2 (1.67%) Middleware
2 2 (1.67%) Web Services
2 2 (1.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.83%) .NET
3 1 (0.83%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.83%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (0.83%) J2EE
3 1 (0.83%) JRules
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.83%) WCF
3 1 (0.83%) WebCenter
3 1 (0.83%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.17%) Data Centre
3 9 (7.50%) CESG
4 8 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.17%) Mainframe
5 5 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.50%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (2.50%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.67%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.67%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.83%) Clustering
8 1 (0.83%) CMDB
8 1 (0.83%) Equities
8 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.50%) Linux
2 16 (13.33%) Windows
3 15 (12.50%) Unix
4 9 (7.50%) Windows Server
5 7 (5.83%) Solaris
6 6 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (4.17%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.33%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.67%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.83%) AIX
11 1 (0.83%) Android
11 1 (0.83%) HPUX
11 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 73 (60.83%) Business Continuity Planning
3 42 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 37 (30.83%) ITIL
5 30 (25.00%) Project Management
6 26 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (16.67%) Migration
8 19 (15.83%) Problem Management
8 19 (15.83%) Risk Management
9 17 (14.17%) Service Delivery
10 15 (12.50%) Incident Management
11 14 (11.67%) Change Management
11 14 (11.67%) Information Security
11 14 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (10.83%) ITIL V3
12 13 (10.83%) Security Architecture
13 11 (9.17%) Data Migration
14 9 (7.50%) Data Security
14 9 (7.50%) Risk Analysis
15 8 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.67%) SQL
2 6 (5.00%) Perl
2 6 (5.00%) Python
3 3 (2.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.67%) C#
4 2 (1.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.83%) C
5 1 (0.83%) C++
5 1 (0.83%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (17.50%) Security Cleared
2 18 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 15 (12.50%) Degree
4 11 (9.17%) CLAS
5 6 (5.00%) CESG Certified Professional
6 5 (4.17%) CISSP
7 4 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.67%) MCSA
8 2 (1.67%) MCSE
8 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.67%) RHCE
8 2 (1.67%) RHCSA
8 2 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.83%) CCNA
9 1 (0.83%) CISM
9 1 (0.83%) CRISC
9 1 (0.83%) ISEB
9 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.83%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (23.33%) SLA
2 11 (9.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (8.33%) Government Security Classifications
4 8 (6.67%) ISO22301
5 5 (4.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 4 (3.33%) COBIT
6 4 (3.33%) PCI DSS
7 2 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (1.67%) QA
8 1 (0.83%) BS25999
8 1 (0.83%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.50%) vSphere
5 2 (1.67%) Squid
6 1 (0.83%) NFS
6 1 (0.83%) Samba
6 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.83%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (8.33%) Puppet
2 6 (5.00%) Nagios
3 3 (2.50%) Ansible
3 3 (2.50%) SCCM
3 3 (2.50%) SCOM
4 2 (1.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.67%) WSUS
5 1 (0.83%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.83%) Control-M
5 1 (0.83%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.83%) vRealize
Vendors
1 21 (17.50%) Oracle
2 18 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 14 (11.67%) VMware
5 10 (8.33%) Citrix
5 10 (8.33%) SAP
6 7 (5.83%) Cisco
6 7 (5.83%) F5
6 7 (5.83%) HP
7 6 (5.00%) Mitel
8 5 (4.17%) Bloomberg
8 5 (4.17%) Reuters
9 4 (3.33%) WorldPay
10 3 (2.50%) IBM
10 3 (2.50%) Splunk
10 3 (2.50%) Sybase
10 3 (2.50%) Symantec
11 2 (1.67%) Fidessa
11 2 (1.67%) Informatica
11 2 (1.67%) Intel Security
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