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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 75 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BCP 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.72% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £423 £500
% change year-on-year
-28.99% -15.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.88 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - £18.75
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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
663 242 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 79.21% 71.81% 64.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 112 134
Average daily rate £375 £356 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% +18.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 21 23
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 6 (75.00%) Business Continuity
1 6 (75.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) QA
2 3 (37.50%) ISO 14001
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (25.00%) VME
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Apache
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (25.00%) ISO 9000
3 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Web Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) VME
1 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Business Continuity
1 6 (75.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
1 3 (37.50%) ISO 14001
2 2 (25.00%) ISO 9000
2 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) HP