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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 507 492 457
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -35
Contract jobs citing BCP 76 83 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.22% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 48 31
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£425 £406 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £491 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £360 £388
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -7.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - -
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
38668 37231 31680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.53% 75.49% 73.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 24509 23298 19446
Average daily rate £425 £409 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% -0.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1098 1049
Average hourly rate £28.50 £26.75 £31.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.54% -15.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 1 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 1 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 +2 41 £430 +3.61% 16
South East -18 14 £381 -12.85% 7
South West +1 4 £455 -0.27% 2
West Midlands -6 4 - -
Yorkshire -6 4 £338 - 3
North West -17 3 - - 4
East of England +8 2 £225 - 2
East Midlands - 2 £500 - 2
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UK

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 87 (61.70%) Business Continuity
2 78 (55.32%) Business Continuity Planning
3 64 (45.39%) Disaster Recovery
4 47 (33.33%) ITIL
5 34 (24.11%) Windows
6 32 (22.70%) Finance
7 29 (20.57%) SQL
8 27 (19.15%) SQL Server
8 27 (19.15%) Microsoft
9 26 (18.44%) Service Delivery
10 23 (16.31%) LAN
11 22 (15.60%) WAN
12 21 (14.89%) Banking
13 20 (14.18%) Service Management
14 19 (13.48%) Cisco
14 19 (13.48%) Oracle
14 19 (13.48%) Active Directory
15 17 (12.06%) Firewall
16 16 (11.35%) VMware
16 16 (11.35%) Linux
16 16 (11.35%) SLA
17 15 (10.64%) T-SQL
17 15 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
18 14 (9.93%) Incident Management
18 14 (9.93%) Management Information System
19 13 (9.22%) PL/SQL
19 13 (9.22%) Degree
20 12 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
20 12 (8.51%) Investment Banking
21 11 (7.80%) Risk Management

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 11 (7.80%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.67%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (3.55%) IIS
5 4 (2.84%) JBoss
6 3 (2.13%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.13%) Apache
7 2 (1.42%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.42%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.42%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.71%) CMS
8 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (7.80%) MS Office
1 11 (7.80%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.42%) MS Project
3 2 (1.42%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Bloomberg TOMS
1 2 (1.42%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.71%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.71%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.71%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.42%) Office 365
2 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (16.31%) LAN
2 22 (15.60%) WAN
3 17 (12.06%) Firewall
4 9 (6.38%) VPN
5 8 (5.67%) TCP/IP
5 8 (5.67%) MPLS
5 8 (5.67%) SAN
6 7 (4.96%) SSL
7 6 (4.26%) BIG-IP
7 6 (4.26%) DNS
7 6 (4.26%) DSL
8 5 (3.55%) VoIP
9 4 (2.84%) Asterisk PBX
9 4 (2.84%) Network Security
9 4 (2.84%) Wireless
9 4 (2.84%) IP Telephony
9 4 (2.84%) PBX
9 4 (2.84%) ISDN
10 3 (2.13%) DHCP
10 3 (2.13%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (4.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.55%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.13%) SQLPlus
6 3 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.13%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.13%) DTS
6 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (2.13%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.13%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Toad
1 3 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.71%) AdminStudio
General
1 32 (22.70%) Finance
2 21 (14.89%) Banking
3 12 (8.51%) Investment Banking
4 9 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 9 (6.38%) Front Office
5 7 (4.96%) Retail
6 4 (2.84%) Automotive
6 4 (2.84%) Legal
7 2 (1.42%) Marketing
7 2 (1.42%) Advertising
7 2 (1.42%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.71%) Billing
8 1 (0.71%) Electronics
8 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (19.86%) Analyst
2 15 (10.64%) Project Manager
3 13 (9.22%) Applications Support
4 11 (7.80%) Support Analyst
5 9 (6.38%) Service Manager
5 9 (6.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 9 (6.38%) Infrastructure Manager
5 9 (6.38%) Developer
6 8 (5.67%) Consultant
7 7 (4.96%) Business Analyst
7 7 (4.96%) DBA
7 7 (4.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.26%) Security Officer
8 6 (4.26%) Information Security Officer
8 6 (4.26%) Services Delivery Manager
8 6 (4.26%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (4.26%) Applications Support Analyst
8 6 (4.26%) Database Developer
9 5 (3.55%) SQL Developer
9 5 (3.55%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.42%) HTML
1 2 (1.42%) .NET
2 1 (0.71%) Web Services
2 1 (0.71%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.93%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.09%) Fixed Income
3 9 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.67%) Blackberry
5 6 (4.26%) Derivative
5 6 (4.26%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (4.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (3.55%) Thin Client
6 5 (3.55%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.84%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.84%) Replication
7 4 (2.84%) IVR
8 3 (2.13%) Clustering
9 2 (1.42%) PKI
9 2 (1.42%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.42%) iSeries
9 2 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.42%) CLARiiON
9 2 (1.42%) AS400
10 1 (0.71%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 34 (24.11%) Windows
2 16 (11.35%) Linux
3 15 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (6.38%) Windows 7
6 8 (5.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (5.67%) UNIX
7 3 (2.13%) AIX
7 3 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.13%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.42%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.42%) Solaris
9 1 (0.71%) Scientific Linux
9 1 (0.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (61.70%) Business Continuity
2 78 (55.32%) Business Continuity Planning
3 64 (45.39%) Disaster Recovery
4 47 (33.33%) ITIL
5 26 (18.44%) Service Delivery
6 20 (14.18%) Service Management
7 14 (9.93%) Incident Management
8 11 (7.80%) Risk Management
8 11 (7.80%) Risk Assessment
8 11 (7.80%) Project Management
8 11 (7.80%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (7.80%) Performance Management
8 11 (7.80%) Capacity Management
9 10 (7.09%) Information Security
9 10 (7.09%) Migration
10 9 (6.38%) Problem Management
11 8 (5.67%) E-Commerce
12 7 (4.96%) Information Management
12 7 (4.96%) ITSM
12 7 (4.96%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (20.57%) SQL
2 15 (10.64%) T-SQL
3 13 (9.22%) PL/SQL
4 11 (7.80%) Shell Script
5 9 (6.38%) PowerShell
6 8 (5.67%) Python
7 7 (4.96%) C#
8 5 (3.55%) C++
8 5 (3.55%) VB
8 5 (3.55%) Ruby
9 3 (2.13%) Perl
9 3 (2.13%) Korn
10 2 (1.42%) Java
10 2 (1.42%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (9.22%) Degree
2 9 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.67%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.96%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (4.26%) CCNA
6 5 (3.55%) HND
7 3 (2.13%) CISSP
7 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.13%) MCSE
8 2 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.42%) VCAP
8 2 (1.42%) VCP5
8 2 (1.42%) CCSA
8 2 (1.42%) CCSE
8 2 (1.42%) CCNP
8 2 (1.42%) MCSA
8 2 (1.42%) ISEB
8 2 (1.42%) CCDA
8 2 (1.42%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.35%) SLA
2 5 (3.55%) BS7799
3 4 (2.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.71%) Basel II
5 1 (0.71%) BS25999
5 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 19 (13.48%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.26%) NLBS
4 5 (3.55%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.55%) XenApp
5 4 (2.84%) Xen
6 3 (2.13%) Oracle Clusterware
6 3 (2.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (2.13%) vSphere
6 3 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.42%) vCloud
7 2 (1.42%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.71%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.71%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (4.96%) WSUS
2 5 (3.55%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (2.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (2.13%) Oracle Flashback
3 3 (2.13%) SCCM
3 3 (2.13%) SCOM
3 3 (2.13%) Data Guard
3 3 (2.13%) Puppet
4 2 (1.42%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.42%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.42%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (1.42%) EMC Navisphere
4 2 (1.42%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.71%) Nagios
5 1 (0.71%) Icinga
5 1 (0.71%) Cacti
Vendors
1 27 (19.15%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.48%) Cisco
2 19 (13.48%) Oracle
3 16 (11.35%) VMware
4 10 (7.09%) Citrix
5 8 (5.67%) Sybase
5 8 (5.67%) CheckPoint
6 6 (4.26%) SAP
6 6 (4.26%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.13%) Juniper
7 3 (2.13%) Bloomberg
7 3 (2.13%) EMC
7 3 (2.13%) Business Objects
7 3 (2.13%) MobileIron
7 3 (2.13%) F5
8 2 (1.42%) MarketAxess
8 2 (1.42%) Tradeweb
8 2 (1.42%) ParAccel
8 2 (1.42%) ION Trading
8 2 (1.42%) Adobe
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