The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside 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 - - -
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
Average daily rate
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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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
274 130 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 69.72% 63.11% 69.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 74 74
Average daily rate £400 £381 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +10.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £277 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Average hourly rate £34.08 £19.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.78% +62.50%
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 Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BCP across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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