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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 97 84 70
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -14
Contract jobs citing BCP 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.076% 0.086% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.091% 0.11% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£450 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £431
% change year-on-year
- -10.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - -
BCP
West Yorkshire

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
1104 931 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.51% 80.47% 76.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 766 638 330
Average daily rate £363 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £15.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £110.00 £27.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 4 May 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%) Spanning Tree
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

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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%) DMVPN
1 2 (66.67%) HSRP
1 2 (66.67%) Spanning Tree
1 2 (66.67%) VPLS
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
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%) Mac OS
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) VCAP
1 2 (66.67%) VCP5
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
1 2 (66.67%) CCSE
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
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
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