The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 244 248 242
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing BCP 5 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.065% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.081% 0.28% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 19
Median daily rate £500 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £300 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £435 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+60.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £32.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+69.23% +38.29%
BCP
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6206 7486 7568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.12% 79.73% 76.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3676 4419 4220
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £387
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 312 286
Median hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

BCP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

BCP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

BCP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

BCP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

BCP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

BCP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BCP within the South East region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire +10 2 £550 +83.33%
Surrey +17 1 - -
Berkshire +6 1 £500 -4.76%
BCP
England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for BCP.

1 11 (78.57%) Business Continuity
2 9 (64.29%) Business Continuity Planning
3 8 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (42.86%) Project Management
5 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
5 5 (35.71%) ISO22301
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
7 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity Management
8 2 (14.29%) CCTV
8 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (14.29%) ISMS
8 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (14.29%) Finance
8 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (14.29%) VMware
8 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
8 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 2 (14.29%) Information Security Management
8 2 (14.29%) Security Management
8 2 (14.29%) Information Security
8 2 (14.29%) WAN
8 2 (14.29%) Windows
8 2 (14.29%) ITIL
8 2 (14.29%) SAS
8 2 (14.29%) LAN

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) SAS
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) VoIP
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity Planner
1 3 (21.43%) Business Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Security Manager
2 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Business Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (14.29%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Server Support
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) CCTV
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (7.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Business Continuity
2 9 (64.29%) Business Continuity Planning
3 8 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (42.86%) Project Management
5 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity Management
7 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
7 2 (14.29%) Information Security
7 2 (14.29%) Information Security Management
7 2 (14.29%) ISMS
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL
7 2 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Security Management
7 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) ITSM
8 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 1 (7.14%) Service Management
8 1 (7.14%) SOA
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (7.14%) CISA
2 1 (7.14%) CISM
2 1 (7.14%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) CRISC
2 1 (7.14%) MCITP
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) ISO22301
2 2 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (7.14%) BS25999
3 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
1 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Meraki
3 1 (7.14%) Veeam