The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 91 79 65
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -14
Contract jobs citing BCP 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.085% 0.095% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £360 £388
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -7.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
996 841 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.62% 80.10% 74.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 535 274
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 13
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £16.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £110.00 £36.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BCP across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BCP Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

BCP
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BCP across the Leeds region.

BCP Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS
2 2 (66.67%) VCAP
2 2 (66.67%) VCP5
2 2 (66.67%) DMVPN
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) HSRP
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) CCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) VPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SSL

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
1 2 (66.67%) VRRP
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) IPsec
1 2 (66.67%) VPLS
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) DMVPN
1 2 (66.67%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Specialist
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) CCDA
1 2 (66.67%) CCDP
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) CCSA
1 2 (66.67%) CCSE
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (66.67%) VCAP
1 2 (66.67%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) VMware