The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 61 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BCP 7 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.04% - 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% - 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £400 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +33.33%
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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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
519 239 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 77.46% 68.68% 65.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 126 138
Average daily rate £360 £340 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £199 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 20
Average hourly rate £20.25 £30.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +106.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £7.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.09 £32.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

BCP Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

BCP
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

BCP Daily Rate Trend in the North East

BCP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

BCP Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

BCP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BCP across the North East region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

BCP Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 7 (77.78%) Business Continuity
2 6 (66.67%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) ISO 14001
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (33.33%) QA
4 3 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) MS Office
4 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 3 (33.33%) ISO 9001
4 3 (33.33%) Six Sigma
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) ISO 9000
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Apache
5 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
5 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
5 2 (22.22%) VME
5 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 2 (22.22%) MySQL
5 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
6 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (22.22%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Coordinator
2 1 (11.11%) Web Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
1 2 (22.22%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Business Continuity
2 6 (66.67%) Business Continuity Planning
3 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
3 3 (33.33%) Six Sigma
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
5 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) ISO 14001
2 3 (33.33%) QA
2 3 (33.33%) ISO 9001
3 2 (22.22%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) HP