The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing BCP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £388 £425
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £36.25 -
% change year-on-year
-62.75% -
BCP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
284 232 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 82.80% 68.44% 65.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 118 61
Median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £18.80 £51.67 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.61% +244.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing BCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

BCP Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

BCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BCP across the Merseyside region.

BCP Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside