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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 514 463 505
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +42
Contract jobs citing BCP 72 92 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.25% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 53 33
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£350 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £218 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £620 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £11.29 £15.93 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.12% -20.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.29 £15.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.12% -20.35%
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
39339 36598 33493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.63% 76.43% 75.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 25883 23216 20586
Average daily rate £415 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -2.40%
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 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1105 1023
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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 -15 56 £340 -18.07% 11
South East -22 7 £300 -11.11% 2
West Midlands -7 6 £400 -11.11%
East of England +2 1 £500 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £288 - 5
South West - 1 £400 - 1
BCP
UK

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 101 (67.33%) Business Continuity
2 97 (64.67%) Business Continuity Planning
3 79 (52.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 65 (43.33%) ITIL
5 47 (31.33%) Windows
6 44 (29.33%) Firewall
7 39 (26.00%) Service Management
8 38 (25.33%) LAN
8 38 (25.33%) WAN
9 37 (24.67%) Cisco
9 37 (24.67%) Active Directory
10 36 (24.00%) Finance
11 35 (23.33%) Microsoft
12 31 (20.67%) CheckPoint
12 31 (20.67%) Service Delivery
13 28 (18.67%) MPLS
13 28 (18.67%) SQL
13 28 (18.67%) Performance Management
14 26 (17.33%) VMware
15 25 (16.67%) MS Exchange
15 25 (16.67%) Problem Management
15 25 (16.67%) Data Centre
16 24 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 24 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 24 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
17 23 (15.33%) Citrix
17 23 (15.33%) SLA
17 23 (15.33%) Blackberry
17 23 (15.33%) DSL
17 23 (15.33%) BIG-IP

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 25 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 22 (14.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (8.00%) IIS
4 10 (6.67%) WebSphere
5 8 (5.33%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.33%) Apache
7 3 (2.00%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.00%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (1.33%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.67%) JBoss
9 1 (0.67%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.67%) CMS
9 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.67%) nginx
Applications
1 21 (14.00%) MS Office
1 21 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (4.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.33%) ION MarketView
1 2 (1.33%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (0.67%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.67%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.67%) Global One
2 1 (0.67%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.67%) SaaS
1 4 (2.67%) PaaS
2 1 (0.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (29.33%) Firewall
2 38 (25.33%) LAN
2 38 (25.33%) WAN
3 28 (18.67%) MPLS
4 23 (15.33%) DSL
4 23 (15.33%) BIG-IP
5 19 (12.67%) VPN
6 18 (12.00%) SAN
7 11 (7.33%) SSL
7 11 (7.33%) Network Security
8 10 (6.67%) Internet
9 9 (6.00%) SNMP
10 8 (5.33%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (4.67%) NetScaler
11 7 (4.67%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (4.67%) VLAN
11 7 (4.67%) SMTP
12 6 (4.00%) LDAP
12 6 (4.00%) Wireless
13 5 (3.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (5.33%) Big Data
4 7 (4.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.00%) MS Access
5 6 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.00%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (2.00%) DTS
7 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.33%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.67%) MySQL
9 1 (0.67%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (0.67%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Introscope
2 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.67%) GCC
General
1 36 (24.00%) Finance
2 11 (7.33%) Banking
3 6 (4.00%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.33%) Retail
4 5 (3.33%) Front Office
5 4 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.00%) Back Office
6 3 (2.00%) Automotive
7 2 (1.33%) Local Government
8 1 (0.67%) Marketing
8 1 (0.67%) French Language
8 1 (0.67%) German Language
8 1 (0.67%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.67%) Billing
8 1 (0.67%) Legal
8 1 (0.67%) Advertising
8 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 47 (31.33%) Analyst
2 15 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 14 (9.33%) Support Analyst
3 14 (9.33%) Service Manager
4 12 (8.00%) Applications Support
4 12 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 12 (8.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 12 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 12 (8.00%) Operations Analyst
5 10 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
5 10 (6.67%) Services Delivery Manager
5 10 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 9 (6.00%) Architect
6 9 (6.00%) Applications Support Analyst
7 8 (5.33%) Consultant
7 8 (5.33%) Security Manager
8 7 (4.67%) DBA
8 7 (4.67%) Administrator
8 7 (4.67%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.33%) Web Services
2 6 (4.00%) .NET
3 3 (2.00%) Java EE
3 3 (2.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (2.00%) Middleware
3 3 (2.00%) WCF
4 2 (1.33%) LAMP
4 2 (1.33%) HTML
5 1 (0.67%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 23 (15.33%) Blackberry
3 13 (8.67%) Management Information System
3 13 (8.67%) PKI
4 10 (6.67%) Fat Client
4 10 (6.67%) Thin Client
5 9 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (5.33%) Client/Server
7 7 (4.67%) Public Cloud
8 5 (3.33%) Fixed Income
9 4 (2.67%) Replication
9 4 (2.67%) Mobile App
9 4 (2.67%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (1.33%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.33%) Clustering
10 2 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.67%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.67%) Equities
11 1 (0.67%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 47 (31.33%) Windows
2 24 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 24 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (15.33%) Windows 7
4 15 (10.00%) Linux
5 12 (8.00%) UNIX
6 3 (2.00%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.00%) Windows NT
6 3 (2.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.67%) Scientific Linux
8 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (67.33%) Business Continuity
2 97 (64.67%) Business Continuity Planning
3 79 (52.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 65 (43.33%) ITIL
5 39 (26.00%) Service Management
6 31 (20.67%) Service Delivery
7 28 (18.67%) Performance Management
8 25 (16.67%) Problem Management
9 20 (13.33%) ITSM
10 19 (12.67%) Project Management
11 18 (12.00%) Incident Management
12 15 (10.00%) Change Management
13 12 (8.00%) Information Security
13 12 (8.00%) Risk Management
14 11 (7.33%) Migration
14 11 (7.33%) GAP Analysis
14 11 (7.33%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (7.33%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (6.67%) Security Management
16 9 (6.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 28 (18.67%) SQL
2 8 (5.33%) T-SQL
3 4 (2.67%) Java
3 4 (2.67%) Perl
4 3 (2.00%) Python
5 2 (1.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.33%) C
5 2 (1.33%) C#
5 2 (1.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (9.33%) Degree
2 7 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (4.00%) CISA
4 5 (3.33%) CISM
4 5 (3.33%) CISSP
5 4 (2.67%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.67%) CCNP
5 4 (2.67%) CCSA
5 4 (2.67%) CCSE
5 4 (2.67%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.67%) VCAP
5 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 4 (2.67%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (1.33%) CRISC
6 2 (1.33%) CCNA
6 2 (1.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (15.33%) SLA
2 18 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (8.00%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.67%) BS7799
4 4 (2.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.67%) Basel II
6 1 (0.67%) COBIT
6 1 (0.67%) QA
6 1 (0.67%) BS25999
System Software
1 37 (24.67%) Active Directory
2 24 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (13.33%) NLBS
4 17 (11.33%) Hyper-V
5 9 (6.00%) Xen
6 8 (5.33%) XenApp
7 7 (4.67%) vCloud
7 7 (4.67%) vSphere
8 6 (4.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (2.00%) XenServer
9 3 (2.00%) Snort
9 3 (2.00%) Squid
10 1 (0.67%) Samba
10 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (13.33%) WSUS
2 3 (2.00%) SCCM
2 3 (2.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.00%) BladeLogic
2 3 (2.00%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.67%) Icinga
3 1 (0.67%) OpenView
3 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.67%) Nagios
3 1 (0.67%) Nessus
3 1 (0.67%) Cacti
3 1 (0.67%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.67%) Dollar Universe
3 1 (0.67%) Puppet
3 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (0.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 37 (24.67%) Cisco
2 35 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 31 (20.67%) CheckPoint
4 26 (17.33%) VMware
5 23 (15.33%) Citrix
6 12 (8.00%) F5
7 10 (6.67%) Oracle
8 9 (6.00%) HP
8 9 (6.00%) Juniper
9 8 (5.33%) CommVault
9 8 (5.33%) NetApp
9 8 (5.33%) Dell
10 7 (4.67%) IBM
10 7 (4.67%) Brocade
11 6 (4.00%) Sybase
12 5 (3.33%) SAP
13 4 (2.67%) Red Hat
13 4 (2.67%) Websense
13 4 (2.67%) 3PAR
14 3 (2.00%) Bloomberg
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