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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank - - 33
Contract jobs citing BCP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £488 £413
% change year-on-year
-32.05% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 - £22.50
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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
203 136 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 70.24% 63.55% 68.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 88 80
Average daily rate £305 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.62% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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